Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Briar Cliff

February 21, 2004

(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt Defenders overcame a halftime deficit to capture their final win of the season today with a 77-59 win over Briar Cliff. Dordt led early before Briar Cliff took over. The Defenders regained the lead midway through the second half and held the Chargers to just 33 percent shooting in the half for the win.

Nicki De Blaey scored 16 points to lead three Defenders in double figures. The victory avenges an earlier road loss to Briar Cliff in January.

Dordt's Current Record: 9-19 (4-14)
Opponent's Current Record: 8-24 (4-14)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 27 50 77
Briar Cliff 28 31 59
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Rachel Van Beek 6
Tara De Boer 6
Colleen De Groot 6
Team Total: 43
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Betsy Graf 8
Team Total: 35
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Nikki De Blaey 16
Tara De Boer 15
Rachel Van Beek 13
Team Total: 77
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Betsy Graf 16
Brooke Bollmeyer 15
Team Total: 59
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 27/67 40%
3-Point Field Goals: 1/10 10%
Free Throws: 22/28 79%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 16/48 33%
3-Point Field Goals: 6/23 26%
Free Throws: 21/27 78%

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