Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Valley City State (ND)

November 5, 2011

Game Media

(Valley City, North Dakota) The Dordt College Defender women's basketball team lost their second game in as many tries in North Dakota, falling this afternoon 64-53 to Valley City State. Dordt held a small 34-33 edge in rebounding but could not overcome an afternoon where they shot 34.6% from the floor while the Vikings shot 43.1%.

Kayla Adamson came off the bench to lead the Defenders in scoring with 15 points, including 3 of 6 from three point range. Brianna Spronk was the only other Dordt player in double figures as she added 11 points on 5 of 9 from the field. Kara Van Dyke had a game high 10 rebounds for the Defenders and Dordt had 5 different players dish out two assists.

Kristin Bearstail had team high honors in points for the Vikings with 14 while also dishing out a game high 5 assists. Brittany Lehner added 12 points with Alyssa Hummel contributing 10.

The two teams combined for 51 turnovers on the afternoon with Dordt losing the ball 26 times and the Vikings 25.

The Defender women will play their first home game of the season when they play host to the York Panthers at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, November 8.

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

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 28 25 53
Valley City State (ND) 31 33 64
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Kara Van Dyke 10
Brianna Spronk 6
Bailey Spencer 6
Elise Maresh 4
Team Total: 34
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Lehner, Brittany 7
Hunter, Kelsey 5
Titus. Courtney 4
Hummel, Alyssa 4
Team Total: 33
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Kayla Adamson 15
Brianna Spronk 11
Elise Maresh 8
Jessica Jelsema 6
Team Total: 53
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Bearstail, Kristin 14
Lehner, Brittany 12
Hummel, Alyssa 10
Hunter, Kelsey 9
Team Total: 64
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 18/52 35%
3-Point Field Goals: 4/16 25%
Free Throws: 13/20 65%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 22/51 43%
3-Point Field Goals: 6/15 40%
Free Throws: 14/18 78%

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