Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Viterbo-Northwestern Taco John's Classic

January 3, 2004

(Orange City, Iowa) The Dordt College Lady Defenders turned away a determined Viterbo team at the Taco John's Classic in Orange City, Iowa Saturday afternoon. The Lady Defenders led by 13 at halftime, but saw their lead in the second half shrink to 53-51 with eight minutes left before turning in the 72-63 win for their fourth win in the last six outings.

Katie Bleeker had 16 points to lead the way for the Defenders. Jill Bouma recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 boards.

Dordt's Current Record: 5-9 (1-4)
Opponent's Current Record: 5-11 (0-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 38 34 72
Viterbo-Northwestern Taco John's Classic 25 38 63
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Jill Bouma 10
Rachel Van Beek 9
Team Total: 46
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Shelly Brueggen 6
Anne Wilson 6
Team Total: 33
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Katie Bleeker 16
Colleen De Groot 13
Jill Bouma 11
Rachel Van Beek 9
Team Total: 72
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Anne Wilson 16
Charlotte Koski 13
Becky Arndt 11
Lindsey Klatt 11
Team Total: 63
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 25/58 43%
3-Point Field Goals: 1/4 25%
Free Throws: 21/35 60%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 25/63 40%
3-Point Field Goals: 8/27 30%
Free Throws: 5/6 83%

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