Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Northwestern (MN)

January 2, 2004

(Orange City, Iowa) The Dordt College Lady Defenders fought off a determined Northwestern (MN) basketball team today in the Taco John's Classic hosted by Northwestern College in Orange City. The Lady Defenders held an eight point lead at halftime but the Eagles scored the first eight points of the second half to tie the game at 35.

The Lady Defenders held a five to eight point lead most of the second half before putting the game away with free throws in the closing moments.

Rachel Van Beek led Dordt with 21 points while Colleen De Groot came off the bench to log 10 points.

Dordt's Current Record: 4-9 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 5-11 (0-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 35 30 65
Northwestern (MN) 27 31 58
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Rachel Van Beek 9
Jill Bouma 8
Katie Bleeker 5
Team Total: 43
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Aubree Levinski 7
Maggie Chandler 7
Team Total: 31
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Rachel Van Beek 21
Colleen De Groot 10
Team Total: 65
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Sara Tonneson 14
Lisa Neufeld 14
Aubree Levinski 10
Team Total: 58
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 20/56 36%
3-Point Field Goals: 1/4 25%
Free Throws: 24/34 71%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 21/58 36%
3-Point Field Goals: 4/18 22%
Free Throws: 12/15 80%

For more information, please contact Mike Byker, Sports Information Director, at mbyker@dordt.edu or (712) 722-6301.