Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Sioux Falls

January 11, 2006

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(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College Lady Defenders took a convincing win over the Sioux Falls Cougars in Great Plains Athletic Conference play on Wednesday night 69-53. The Lady Defenders took the lead for good at 15-14 and had a 27-19 halftime lead. Sioux Falls scored the first two points of the second half but the Lady Defenders answered with a four point run to push the lead to double figures and were never seriously challenged on the way to the 16 point margin.

Dordt was paced by Jill Haan's 15 points and nine rebounds while Tara De Boer and Lindsey Van Wyk had 14 and 13 respectively. Rachel Van Beek added ten points and Kristin De Ronde had eight points, eight rebounds, five blocks and one steal. Van Wyke and Van Beek both had six rebounds.

Sioux Falls was led by Morgan Campbell's 14 points and 11 rebounds.

The win was the first for Dordt College in the series since 1999. Dordt is now 4-4 in the GPAC while Sioux Falls falls to 5-2.

Dordt's Current Record: 9-6 (4-4)
Opponent's Current Record: 10-8 (5-2)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 27 42 69
Sioux Falls 19 34 53
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Jill Haan 9
Kristin De Ronde 8
Rachel Van Beek 6
Lindsey Van Wyk 6
Team Total: 39
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Morgan Campbell 11
Kristen Klaassen 9
Team Total: 40
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Jill Haan 15
Tara De Boer 14
Lindsey Van Wyk 13
Rachel Van Beek 10
Team Total: 69
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Morgan Campbell 14
Jenna Kraayenbrink 12
Team Total: 53
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 24/64 38%
3-Point Field Goals: 2/9 22%
Free Throws: 19/22 86%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 17/50 34%
3-Point Field Goals: 5/14 36%
Free Throws: 14/22 64%

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