Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. York

November 24, 2012

(York, Nebraska) Dordt College improved to 4-5 this season with an 81-39 win over York (Nebraska) on Saturday afternoon, November 24. Dordt took the suspense out of the game early, withstood a run by the Panthers midway through the first half, and ran away with the 42 point win by limiting the hosts to 15 second half points.

Dordt scored the first 14 points of the game and didn't surrender a field goal until the 12:30 mark of the half when the Panthers cut into an 18-1 deficit with a three-point basket.

York cut the lead all the way to 23-16 before a Danelle Boone made it 26-16 and a three-point play by Jessica Jelsema extended the lead to 29-18 moments later and the Defenders never led by less than 11 the rest of the game.

Dordt got late three pointers in the first half by Kara Van Dyke and Jasmin Schelhaas to extend the lead to 46-24 at halftime.

The lead kept growing the entire second half with the Defenders limiting the Panthers to 15 points in the second half.

The first half was marred by several fouls with the Defenders converting 16-23 and the hosts made 9-14.

Dordt was led by Kara Van Dyke with 19 points unofficially while Schelhaas added 15 and Kayla Broekhuis had 10.

York was led by Sara Lincoln with 15 and no one else had more than eight. The Midlands Collegiate Conference member falls to 1-9 overall and have lost seven games to GPAC members.

Dordt is now 4-5 overall and will face Dakota Wesleyan on Wednesday in Mitchell, South Dakota.

Dordt's Current Record: 4-5 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 1-9 (0-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 46 35 81
York 24 15 39
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Kara Van Dyke 10
Bethany Hulst 8
Elise Maresh 7
Team Total: 55
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Sara Lincoln 5
Team Total: 26
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Kara Van Dyke 19
Jasmin Schelhaas 15
Kayla Broekhuis 10
Jaimie Kok 8
Team Total: 81
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Sara Lincoln 15
Courtney Hammit 8
Courtney Swope 8
Team Total: 39
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 23/71 32%
3-Point Field Goals: 10/32 31%
Free Throws: 25/35 71%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 13/51 25%
3-Point Field Goals: 3/17 18%
Free Throws: 10/18 56%

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