Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. South Dakota Tech-South Dakota Tech Classic

November 12, 2004

(Rapid City, South Dakota) The Lady Defenders lost their season opener this afternoon in Rapid City against the South Dakota Tech Hardrockers. Dordt College held a 20-17 lead in the first half but Tech went on a 15-3 run to close the half. Tech made life difficult for the Lady Defenders on the offensive end while converting in transition.

Tech led by as much as 63-42 before the Lady Defenders cut the lead to 14 on three pointers by Kara Karlsgodt and Christa Kuipers late in the game.

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

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 23 27 50
South Dakota Tech-South Dakota Tech Classic 32 33 65
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Kathryn Bekkering 11
Merribeth Van Engen 0
Team Total: 39
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Melanie Vedvei 11
Team Total: 57
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Shawna Flikkema 11
Christa Kuipers 8
Kathryn Bekkering 7
Katie Bleeker 6
Team Total: 50
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Stacie Vedvei 15
Cori Leis 13
Team Total: 65
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 18/63 29%
3-Point Field Goals: 7/28 25%
Free Throws: 7/19 37%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 27/66 41%
3-Point Field Goals: 2/7 29%
Free Throws: 9/17 53%

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