Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Doane

February 3, 2007

(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College Defender women's basketball couldn't pull off the upset Saturday of the Doane College Tigers in women's basketball play at the De Witt gym in Sioux Center, Iowa.

The Defenders led the entire first half and were up by as many as eight with 13:14 left in the first half on a jump shot by Erin Savery.

Dordt also was up by as many as seven at 27-20 with 3:04 left in the half but surrendered the final four points of the half to lead 27-24 at the intermission.

In the second half Doane charged back, tying the game at 31-31 wtih 16:43 left in the game on a Lindsay Anderson free throw. The Tigers took the lead at 35-33 on a Anderson two pointer and built the lead to as many as nine at 48-39 with 10:40 remaining in the game on an Alissa Holland field goal. Dordt proceeded to cut the lead down, scoring the next five points and eventually taking the leadon at 51-50 on a Amy Prather three-pointer with 7:12 left. Dordt would build as much as a three point lead on a Kara Karlsgodt shot with 6:11 left to make it 55-52.

The final tie came at 55-55 with 5:15 left on a free throw by Anderson and the Tigers eventually took a 63-57 lead that stood up as dordt charged back to within two, 65-63 with 1:00 left on a pair of free throws by Kate Du Mez. Dordt did get a defensive stop on Doane's next possession but a missed shot by the Defenders with :09 left and two free throws by Doane's Ashley Sullwold made the final 67-63.

Doane improves to 17-7 with the win while the Defenders fall to 9-15. Dordt made 25-71 shots from the floor for 35.2 percent while Doane was good for 26-64 shooting for 40.6 percent. Dordt outrebounded Doane 53-36.

Dordt was led by Kara Karlsgodt with 13 poins and seven rebounds while Lindsey Van Wyk converted 11 and had two assists. Kate Du Mez and McKinzie Schmidt both had 10 and Erin Savery eight with six rebounds and three steals. Du Mez had three rebounds, three assists, one block and three steals to go along with her ten points.

Doane was led by Lindsay Anderson's 17 while Ashley Howard converted for 14. Alissa Holland had 13 points and 10 rebounds and three steals.

GPAC Scores from Saturday
Midland Lutheran def. Morningside 86-76
Mount Marty def. Concordia 58-43
Northwestern def. Dana 90-50
Hastings def. Sioux Falls 74-63
Dakota Wesleyan def. Nebraska Wesleyan 74-62

GPAC Standings
Morningside 13-3
Mount Marty 12-3
Doane 11-3
Northwestern 11-3
Hastings 11-4
Concordia 7-7
Dordt 7-8
Briar Cliff 6-8
Sioux Falls 5-9
Midland Lutheran 5-9
Dana 3-10
Dakota Wesleyan 3-11
Nebraska Wesleyan 0-15

Dordt's Current Record: 9-15 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 17-7 (11-3)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 27 36 63
Doane 24 43 67
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Kelsie De Nooy 10
McKinzie Schmidt 8
Kara Karlsgodt 7
Erin Savery 6
Team Total: 53
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Alissa Holland 10
Ashley Sullwold 7
Ashley Howard 5
Team Total: 36
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Kara Karlsgodt 13
Lindsey Van Wyk 11
McKinzie Schmidt 10
Kate Du Mez 10
Team Total: 63
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Lindsey Anderson 17
Ashley Howard 14
Alissa Holland 13
Ashley Sullwold 11
Team Total: 67
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 25/71 35%
3-Point Field Goals: 1/8 12%
Free Throws: 12/17 71%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 26/64 41%
3-Point Field Goals: 2/10 20%
Free Throws: 13/18 72%

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