Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Northwestern

November 21, 2006

(Orange City, Iowa) The Northwestern Red Raiders turned away the Dordt College Defenders in women's Great Plains Athletic Conference basketball play Tuesday night at the Bultman Center in Orange City by a final score of 93-72. Northwestern broke away from a 17-17 tie midway through the first half to take a 45-24 lead and were never seriously challenged in the second half on the way to their eighth win in as many starts.

Dordt led early, taking a 10-4 lead on a basket by Kristin De Ronde. Northwestern fought back to take a lead at 17-15 on a pair of free throws by Jaime Hoegh. Dordt tied it on a basket by Erin Savery and the teams were pretty well even with Northwestern taking a narrow 22-21 lead with 8:36 remaining. Northwestern then went on a 15 point run with Deb Remmerde scoring eight of those points on a pair of three-pointers and a two point field goal to extend the lead to 37-21 with 4:31 left in the half. The Defenders stopped the run on a Kara Karlsgodt free throw. Northwestern kept the momentum rolling with a run to close the half and take a 21 point lead.

Dordt played even up with Northwestern in the second half with both teams putting up 48 points. Dordt did get the lead down 17 on five straight points by Kate Du Mez with 7:13 remaining but Remmerde rained in a couple more three-pointers, she had eight on the night, to put the game away.

Dordt was 23-73 from the floor for 31.5 percent while Northwestern lit it up for 36-59 for 61 percent. Kate Du Mez led Dordt with 14 points while Kristin De Ronde and Lindsey Van Wyk had 12 and 10 respectively. Amanda Henke scored nine on 3-7 shooting on three-pointers and Erin Savery converted for seven.

Remmerde tossed in 34 on 13-18 shooting and Jaime Hoegh had 15 on 6-7 shooting. Combined the tandem made 19-25 shots and Crystall Algood added nine.

Northwestern won had a 45-38 rebounding edge with Heather Nold snaring seven and Remmerde and Miranda Boekhout had six each. Boekhout also had nine assists. Dordt was led in rebounding by Savery's six and Van Wyk's and Schmidt's five. Savery handed out four assists and Du Mez had four steals.

Dordt is now 1-1 in the GPAC and 1-6 overall while Northwestern stayed perfect at 2-0 and 8-0.

Dordt travels to Morningside after an eight day layoff on November 29 to face the Mustangs who dropped a narrow decision to Mount Marty in Yankton, South Dakota on Tuesday night.

Dordt's Current Record: 1-6 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 8-0 (2-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 24 48 72
Northwestern 45 48 93
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Erin Savery 6
McKinzie Schmidt 5
Lindsey Van Wyk 5
Kristin De Ronde 4
Team Total: 38
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Heather Nold 7
Deb Remmerde 6
Miranda Boekhout 6
Mandy Carr 5
Team Total: 45
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Kate Du Mez 14
Kristin De Ronde 12
Lindsey Van Wyk 10
Amanda Henke 9
Team Total: 72
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Deb Remmerde 34
Jaime Hoegh 15
Team Total: 93
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 23/73 32%
3-Point Field Goals: 7/20 35%
Free Throws: 19/31 61%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 36/59 61%
3-Point Field Goals: 12/25 48%
Free Throws: 9/16 56%

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