Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Mayville State

November 11, 2006

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(Madison, South Dakota) The Defenders took on Mayville State in their 5th game of the season in Madison, South Dakota at the Dakota State Classic. Mayville earned the win in a 90-61 game.

Dordt took an early 9-6 lead, forcing Mayville to use the first time-out of the game. Side-line fast breaks, bigger-bodied posts, and a 5-6 three-point shooting effort from Cassie Leraas put Mayville up 44-31 at the half.

Mayville's match-up zone created problems for the Defenders into the 2nd half of the game, causing 26 turnovers for Dordt.

Kate De Mez came gave the Defenders a spark off the bench with her 18 points, 3 steals, and 4 rebounds. Erin Savery and Amy Prather handled the gaurd positions well for Dordt with 7 and 10 points respectively. Amanda Henke added 12 points and 3 assists, while Kara Karlsgodt battled for 9 points and a game-high 9 rebounds.

Dordt College was limited to 19-67 shooting from the floor while Mayville State shot nearly 50 percent from the floor and the Comets outrebounded Dordt 47-36 behind Kelly Latozke's eight.

Mayville State is now 5-1 while the Defenders drop to 0-5, playing four Dakota Athletic Conference schools on back to back weekends around a loss to Grand View.

Dordt's Current Record: 0-5 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 5-1 (0-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 31 30 61
Mayville State 44 46 90
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Kara Karlsgodt 9
Amanda Henke 4
Amy Prather 4
Kate Du Mez 4
Team Total: 36
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Kelly Latozke 8
Lindsay Sannes 6
Shonna Soeby 5
Jamie Wheeler 5
Team Total: 47
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Kate Du Mez 18
Amanda Henke 12
Amy Prather 10
Kara Karlsgodt 9
Team Total: 61
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Cassie Leraas 22
Kelly Latozke 15
Laura Big Crow 13
Michelle Halvorson 12
Team Total: 90
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 19/67 28%
3-Point Field Goals: 11/27 41%
Free Throws: 12/17 71%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 32/63 51%
3-Point Field Goals: 9/20 45%
Free Throws: 17/24 71%

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