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 Rebounding Leaders||Total|
|Kara Van Dyke||11|
|Opponent Rebounding Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Scoring Leaders||Total|
|Kara Van Dyke||12|
|Opponent Scoring Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Team Shooting||Pct|
|3-Point Field Goals:||5/13||38%|
|Opponent Team Shooting||Pct|
|3-Point Field Goals:||7/25||28%|
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