Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Jamestown (ND)

November 2, 2012

(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College women's basketball team lost a 66-62 decision to Jamestown (North Dakota) on Friday, November 2 to open the 2012-13 season. The Defenders outscored the Jimmies 39-32 but their comeback from 12 down in the second half came up just short.

Dordt trailed 34-23 at the half and Jamestown pushed the lead to 45-33 to start the half, getting up by 12 with 15:13 left in the game.

Dordt went on a seven point run to narrow the gap to 45-40. The lead was still five at 51-46 with 8:22 left in the game. Dordt did eventually cut the gap to 53-51 on a Brianna Spronk bucket and tied it on a Kara Van Dyke basket with 4:32 remaining.

Dordt gave up the next seven points and they never got closer than three down the stretch for the final of 66-62.

Dordt was led by Brianna Spronk with 16 points and Kara Van Dyke added 12 points and 11 rebounds. Dordt converted 23-57 shots for 40 percent and got outrebounded 42-35. Eleven different players scored for the Defenders.

Jamestown was paced by Carly Jensen with 17 points and Bridget Schuneman added 14 with nine rebounds. Hannah Steele had 14 points and made 11-14 free throws.

Dordt is 0-1 and will face Valley City State on Saturday while Jamestown improves to 3-0 and will face Northwestern on Saturday.

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

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 23 39 62
Jamestown (ND) 34 32 66
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Kara Van Dyke 11
Team Total: 35
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Bridget Schuneman 9
Amber Ramlo 9
Team Total: 42
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Brianna Spronk 16
Kara Van Dyke 12
Team Total: 62
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Carly Jensen 17
Hannah Steele 14
Bridget Schuneman 14
Team Total: 66
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 23/57 40%
3-Point Field Goals: 5/13 38%
Free Throws: 11/17 65%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 20/55 36%
3-Point Field Goals: 7/25 28%
Free Throws: 19/26 73%

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