Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Mount Marty

January 4, 2006

Game Media

(Yankton, South Dakota) The Dordt College Lady Defenders moved to 3-3 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference with a 66-50 win over Mount Marty at Yankton, South Dakota on Wednesday night.

The Lady Defenders pulled away from a 21-25 deficit to take a 35-28 lead at halftime. The Lady Defenders then held off an early second half charge by the Lady Lancers that saw a ten point lead get trimmed to six before Dordt College won by an eventual 16 points.

Kristin De Ronde scored a season high 18 points with five rebounds, five blocks and two steals. Jill Haan and Rachel Van Beek each had 12 points and Shawna Flikkema had seve points, three assists and five steals in the Lady Defenders sixth win in seven games.

Mount Marty was topped by Carrie Ahlers 10 points and nine rebounds.

Dordt's Current Record: 7-5 (3-3)
Opponent's Current Record: 7-9 (4-3)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 35 31 66
Mount Marty 28 22 50
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Rachel Van Beek 10
Jill Haan 6
Kristin De Ronde 5
Team Total: 32
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Carrie Ahlers 9
Team Total: 32
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Kristin De Ronde 18
Rachel Van Beek 12
Jill Haan 12
Team Total: 66
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Carrie Ahlers 10
Team Total: 50
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 23/53 43%
3-Point Field Goals: 2/8 25%
Free Throws: 18/23 78%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 20/58 34%
3-Point Field Goals: 9/19 47%
Free Throws: 1/4 25%

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