Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Midland (NE)

January 17, 2004

(Fremont, Nebraska) The Dordt Defenders picked up a second road conference victory today with a 61-50 win over Midland Lutheran. Dordt started out sluggish, but came back to take a slim halftime lead at 26-23. The Defenders took advantage of Midland's poor shooting night to get the win.

Tara De Boer had 13 points to lead the Defenders while Rachel Schutte chipped in 12. Colleen De Groot went 2-2 from three-point range to help jump-start the Defender offense, and ended with eight points. Rachel Van Beek had seven boards for the Defenders.

Dordt's Current Record: 6-12 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 12-6 (3-5)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 26 35 61
Midland (NE) 23 27 50
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Rachel Van Beek 7
Katie Bleeker 6
Team Total: 42
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Lindsay Epke 8
Shari Elofson 8
Team Total: 33
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Tara De Boer 13
Rachel Schutte 12
Team Total: 61
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Jill Hayden 22
Erin McCabe 9
Team Total: 50
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 23/63 37%
3-Point Field Goals: 2/7 29%
Free Throws: 13/16 81%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 16/45 36%
3-Point Field Goals: 3/9 33%
Free Throws: 15/21 71%

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