Dordt College Football vs. Hastings
November 9, 2013
(Hastings, Nebraska) The Dordt College Defender football team was on the short end of a 66-21 decision with Hastings on Saturday, November 9. The Defenders allowed three first quarter touchdowns and were down 45-0 before playing Hastings to a 21-21 second half standoff.
The Broncos scored on drives 75, 30 and 84 to take control of the game in the first quarter.
Dordt got on the board after trailing 52-0 in the third quarter. Dordt’s first score came on a 13 play, 75 yard drive that ended with a Trai Pickney eight yard run with 5:24 left in the third. A Loken Vande Vegte 55 yard run made it 52-14 just over two minutes later and the Defenders got a third score in the fourth quarter when Courtney Samuel ran it in from seven yards out.
Dordt was outgained 548-303. Dordt gained 293 yards on the ground and ten yards passing while Hastings was more balanced with 272 yards rushing and 287 passing.
Thomas Newman ran for 116 yards on 15 carries and Loken Vande Vegte had six carries for 62 yards and a touchdown. Courtney Samuel ran for 57 yards on 12 carries and Trai Pickney had eight carries for 36 yards. Newman one completion for 13 yards to Chris Soodsma.
Hastings was led by Nate Arlt with 127 yards on 16 rushes and Jake Fowler ran for 66 yards on ten carries. Matt Overmiller was 12-19 passing for 257 yards and two scores. Trevor Bohn had two catches for 83 yards.
Seth Vande Voort had 10 solo and seven assisted tackles while Vanoy Harris had three solo and four assists while Cole McClain was in on three each.
Dordt will finish the season on Saturday, November 16 at home against Dakota Wesleyan while Hastings goes to Nebraska Wesleyan to finish the season.
Dordt is 0-8 in the GPAC and 2-8 overall while Hastings is now 1-7 in the GPAC and 2-7 overall.
Dordt's Current Record: 2-8 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 2-7 (1-7)
|Team Stats||First Downs||Rushing Yards||Passing Yards||Total Yards|
|Dordt Rushing Leaders||Att||Yards||TD|
|Loken Vande Vegte||6||62||1|
|Opponent Rushing Leaders||Att||Yards||TD|
|Dordt Passing Leaders||Cmp/Att||Yards||TD|
|Opponent Passing Leaders||Cmp/Att||Yards||TD|
|Dordt Receiving Leaders||Catches||Yards||TD|
|Opponent Receiving Leaders||Catches||Yards||TD|
|Dordt Tackles Leaders||Solo||Assists|
|Seth Vande Voort||10||7|
|Opponent Tackles Leaders||Solo||Assists|
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