Hockey Results

Dordt College Blades Hockey vs. Colorado College

November 7, 2008

Game Media

(Honnen Arena, Colorado Springs, Colorado) The Dordt Blades got a pair of short-handed tallies and goals from 7 different players to lift them to an 8-2 win over Colorado College.

The win is Dordt's second in a 3 game long weekend, the first win coming Thursday in a 9-1 victory over the University of Colorado and they will play Wyoming on Saturday at 6:30 pm to finish of their trip.

Dordt dominated play through-out the contest outshooting Colorado 48-20 with Dordt netminders Ted Gibbons (13 saves, 2 goals allowed) playing 2 periods in goal, while freshman goalie Nico VanKeulen (5 saves) played the third.

Dordt had a very well rounded offense tonight with their 8 goals coming from 7 different players including the first goals of the season for two American skaters Jon Gesink (FR, Centennial, CO) and Matt Chesla(SR, Lino Lakes, MN.

Senior Kurtis Heerema (Thunder Bay, ON) was the only player with two tallies in the game as he got the scoring started in the first period and netted another in the 3rd.

Dordt will play Wyoming in the Cheyenne, Wyoming Event Center at 6:30 pm on Saturday, November 8. Scoring Summary:
First Period:
Dordt 13:39 Heerema (Esselink, Havinga)
Dordt 11:45 Gesink (Prins, Chesla)
Dordt 11:07 Woudstra (Bakker)

Second Period:
Dordt 16:37 Bakker (Sikkema, Esselink) (Short-handed)
CC 9:25 Polk (Fuwa) (Power play)
CC 7:02 Giangreco (Lanical, Shapiro)
Dordt 5:30 Breukelman (Prins, Bakker)
Dordt 3:29 Chesla (Woudstra, Esselink)

Third Period:
Dordt 17:00 Heerema (Woudstra)
Dordt 5:49 Esselink (Chesla) (Short-handed)

Dordt's Current Record: 8-1-1-1 (0-0-0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 0-0-0 (0-0-0)

Team Period 1 Period 2 Period 3 Final
Dordt College 3 3 2 8
Colorado College 0 2 0 2
Dordt Goal Leaders Total
Kurtis Heerema 2
Nate Woudstra 1
Jon Gesink 1
Matt Chesla 1
Opponent Goal Leaders Total
Giangreco 1
Matthew Polk 1
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Jake Esselink 3
Todd Bakker 2
Nate Woudstra 2
Opponent Assist Leaders Total
Rob Shapiro 1
Chris Lanical 1
Daniel Fuwa 1

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