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 Rebounding Leaders||Total|
|Opponent Rebounding Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Scoring Leaders||Total|
|Opponent Scoring Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Team Shooting||Pct|
|3-Point Field Goals:||3/19||16%|
|Opponent Team Shooting||Pct|
|3-Point Field Goals:||7/11||64%|
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