Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Mid American Nazarene-Northwestern Classic

December 30, 2005

(Orange City, Iowa) The Dordt College Lady Defenders suffered through a sub-par shooting afternoon against the #18 rated Midamerica Nazarene Pioneers at the Northwestern Red Raider Classic on Friday afternoon, falling by a final score of 70-52.

The Lady Defenders got behind 17-2 and trailed by 14 at halftime 41-27. Dordt cut the lead down to 10 on two different occasions in the second half but never got any closer in losing for the first time in December.

Jill Haan led Dordt with 11 points and nine rebounds while Jenna Matson had 24 points and five rebounds for the winners.

Haan was named to the all-Classic team at the conclusion of the Northwestern-William Jewell contest.

Dordt's Current Record: 6-5 (2-3)
Opponent's Current Record: 12-3 (5-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 27 25 52
Mid American Nazarene-Northwestern Classic 41 29 70
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Jill Haan 9
Rachel Van Beek 7
Kristin De Ronde 5
Kara Karlsgodt 5
Team Total: 42
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Nakaiya Anderson 7
Jenna Matson 5
Team Total: 34
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Jill Haan 11
Shawna Flikkema 8
Tara De Boer 7
Team Total: 52
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Jenna Matson 24
Joni Shellenberger 10
Aubrey Clair 10
Jana Young 10
Team Total: 70
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 21/67 31%
3-Point Field Goals: 1/10 10%
Free Throws: 9/21 43%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 29/54 54%
3-Point Field Goals: 6/10 60%
Free Throws: 6/9 67%

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