Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Midland

November 16, 2013

(Fremont, Nebraska) The Dordt College Defender women’s basketball team lost a 70-51 decision on Saturday afternoon in Fremont, Nebraska against Midland in the Great Plains Athletic Conference opener for both teams.

Dordt took a 19-17 lead on an Emily Neuman basket with 6:42 left in the first half. Midland tied the game moments later and then took the lead with a pair of free throws at the 5:39 mark of the half. Dordt led one more time in the first half when Danelle Boone made a free throw and Jaimie Kok knocked down a jumper with 5:08 left in the half for a 22-21 advantage.

Five straight points by the Warriors pushed them ahead 26-22 and the hosts held off the Defenders the rest of the half for a 31-26 lead.

Dordt couldn’t get the 26 off the board as Midland scored the first ten points of the second half and got up 41-26 with 15:46 left in the game. The Defenders never got within single digits the rest of the game in falling 70-51.

Dordt was held to 7-24 shooting in the second half and 2-9 on three-point baskets while Midland countered with 11-22 field goals in the second half.

Dordt was hampered by 19 turnovers while Midland had nine. Dordt was 15-48 as a team for the game and 3-18 on three-pointers. Midland made 21-52 field goals and converted 7-11 three-point shots.

Dordt was led in scoring by Elise Maresh, Jasmin Schelhaas and Jaimie Kok with seven points each. Kok also had a team high 11 rebounds and Abby Chapman dished out two assists.

Dordt is now 4-2 overall and 0-1 in league play while Midland is 4-2 overall and 1-0 in the conference. Dordt will be off until November 23 when they host Doane at the De Witt Gym.

Dordt's Current Record: 4-2 (0-1)
Opponent's Current Record: 4-2 (1-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 26 25 51
Midland 31 39 70
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Jaimie Kok 11
Mycah Hulst 5
Jessica Jelsema 5
Team Total: 38
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Joelle Anderson 7
Halle Dittrich 6
Team Total: 32
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Jasmin Schelhaas 7
Jaimie Kok 7
Elise Maresh 7
Danelle Boone 6
Team Total: 51
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Darien Moon 14
Jamilah Johnson 11
Team Total: 70
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 15/48 31%
3-Point Field Goals: 3/19 16%
Free Throws: 18/24 75%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 21/52 40%
3-Point Field Goals: 7/11 64%
Free Throws: 21/30 70%

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