Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Dakota State

November 10, 2006

Game Media

(Madison, South Dakota) The Dordt College Lady Defender basketball team lost an 86-49 decision at the hands of the Dakota State Lady Trojans in non-conference basketball Friday night in Madison, South Dakota. The Defenders trailed from start falling behind 12-0 and 23-4 before going to halftime down 45-22.

The Lady T's, qualifiers for the NAIA Division II national tournament last year, held the Defender off through the entire second half, outscoring Dordt 41-27 in the second twenty minute segment for the 37 point win.

The Defenders were led by Kara Karlsgodt with 10 points and five rebounds while Kelsie De Nooy added nine points and five caroms. Erin Savery added seven points while Amy Prather and Kate Du Mez contributed six points a piece. Du Mez also had three assists. Dordt made 18 of 57 shots from the floor and were held to 5-23 shooting on three-pointers.

Dakota State got 12 points from Angie Gottsleben and ten points and ten rebounds from Laura Tewes. Ashley Mailey added nine points and Jessica Van Loy was good for eight points, three rebounds and seven assists.

The Defenders are now 0-4 and will face Mayville State (North Dakota) Saturday at 1:00 in the second game of the Dakota State Classic. Mayville State was a 67-40 winner over Briar Cliff in the first game of the night Friday.

Dordt's Current Record: 0-4 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 3-1 (0-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 22 27 49
Dakota State 45 41 86
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Kelsie De Nooy 5
Kara Karlsgodt 5
Kate Du Mez 3
Team Total: 31
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Maria Gengler 10
Laura Tewes 10
Becky Smith 5
Team Total: 49
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Kara Karlsgodt 10
Kelsie De Nooy 9
Erin Savery 7
Amy Prather 6
Team Total: 49
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Angie Gotsleben 12
Laura Tewes 10
Ashley Mailey 9
Jessica Van Loy 8
Team Total: 86
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 18/57 32%
3-Point Field Goals: 5/23 22%
Free Throws: 8/11 73%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 36/69 52%
3-Point Field Goals: 5/12 42%
Free Throws: 9/18 50%

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