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Dordt-Concordia In Women's Tournament Wednesday

February 19, 2013

GAMETIME… Dordt College will travel to Seward, Nebraska to face Concordia in the quarterfinal round of the GPAC Women’s Basketball Post-Season Tournament on Wednesday, February 20 tipping off at 7:00.  There will be a video webstream available at  http://www.cune.edu/athletics/sports-information-office/concordia-sports-network/.

Click on “Open the Arena Channel” on this page.  Results and updates will be available at https://twitter.com/dcathletics  and at www.dordt.edu/athletics when complete.

SCOUTING REPORT… Concordia started the season as the no. 1 team in the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll and they won their first 15 games before Dordt beat them in double overtime on January 5.  The Bulldogs are 9-5 in their last 14 games.  Concordia has lost two games in a row once and closed the season with three wins against Dordt, Hastings and Mount Marty.  The Bulldogs are no. 7 in the February 12 poll. Concordia is 16-4 in the GPAC and 24-5 overall.

The Bulldogs average 81.4 points per game and allow 62.2 points per outing.  The Bulldogs have built their attack on forcing turnovers.  Through this season Concordia has forced 783 turnovers and they have turned it over 480 times themselves.  Concordia has converted 41.6 percent of its field goals and opponents are making 38.1 percent.  The Bulldogs have converted 240-740 three-point shots and have taken 36 percent of their shots from behind the three-point line.  Concordia holds a slight rebounding edge of 41.1-40.4.

Kristen Conahan and Bailey Morris lead the team in scoring with 15.8 and 14.2 points per game respectively.  Conahan has made a team high 84 three-point shots and is making 36.4 percent of her long shots.  The two have 90 and 81 assists respectively.  Katie Rich adds 11.3 points per game and averages 5.0 rebounds per outing.  Jericca Pearson and Tracy Peitz are good for 7.3 and 7.1 points per game.

DEFENDER NOTES… The Defender women are 16-14 overall and 10-10 in the GPAC and have won three of their last four games.  Dordt has played in two overtime games and have won them both.  Dordt is 4-6 in conference games on the road and they are 8-7 overall in games played away from the De Witt Gym.  Dordt has won back to back games on four occasions while they have lost three games in a row on two occasions.

The Defenders have scored 68.8 points per game and they allow 64.6 points per outing.  The Defenders outrebound teams by a slight 36.9-36.0 margin and they have forced 602 turnovers through 30 games and have turned the ball over 586 times.  Dordt converts 41.5 percent of its field goals and opponents are making 39.7 percent of its field goal attempts. 

Kara Van Dyke scores 13.0 points per game and gets a team high 7.4 rebounds per contest.  Van Dyke makes 48.3 percent of her field goal attempts.  Kayla Broekhuis adds 12.4 points per game and she has converted 62-160 three-point shots and she takes down 4.5 rebounds per outing with 45 assists and 49 steals.  Brianna Spronk completes the double digit scorers with a 10.9 average and she takes in 5.1 rebounds with team highs of 79 assists and 63 steals.  Elise Maresh adds 9.9 points per game and 5.0 rebounds and Jasmin Schelhaas is good for 7.1 points per game and she has 45 assists.

NEXT… The winner of this game will face the winner of the Mount Marty-Northwestern quarterfinal being played in Orange City, Iowa.  If Dordt wins they will travel to Yankton or Orange City on Saturday.  If Concordia wins they would host Mount Marty or Northwestern.

LAST TIME… The Concordia women closed out the regular season with an 88-61 win in Yankton, South Dakota against Mount Marty.  The Bulldogs were up 45-28 at halftime and made 29-58 field goals during the game and 22-26 free throws while forcing 28 turnovers.  Kristen Conahan had 19 points and Katie Rich added 16.  Bailey Morris and Tracy Peitz each had 13 points.

The Defenders scored on their first five possessions of the overtime and beat Doane 68-59 on Saturday.  The Defenders got 14 points each from Brianna Spronk and Elise Maresh and Jaimie Kok scored 13 with five rebounds off the bench.  Dordt led 27-22 at halftime and the score was tied 52-52 at the end of regulation. 

SERIES… Dordt trails the series 17-7 with the two teams splitting this year’s meetings.  Dordt won on January 5 in double overtime 96-86.  The Defenders and Bulldogs were tied 71-71 at the end of regulation and the teams were deadlocked at 80-80 after the first overtime. Kara Van Dyke led the Defenders with 27 points and nine rebounds while Kayla Broekhuis scored 21 points and had eight rebounds with Elise Maresh going for 15 points and 13 rebounds.  Concordia was topped by Jericca Pearson with 18 points off the bench and she had ten free throws.  Tracy Peitz and Kristen Conahan each had 14 points with Lori Loboda scoring 10 with 12 rebounds.
 
On February 9 the Defenders traveled to Seward and were up 32-31 at halftime before Concordia pulled away for an 87-64 win.  Dordt got 15 points from Elise Maresh and Jaimie Kok scored 11 with six rebounds.  Katie Rich scored 17 and Kristen Conahan had 15 in the win.  Dordt had a 41-33 rebounding advantage but got forced into 28 turnovers.

RANKINGS...
Women’s Poll (February 13)
#4-Morningside
#7-Concordia
#9-Briar Cliff
#10-Northwestern
RV—Dakota Wesleyan

Men’s Poll
#5-Northwestern
#13-Dordt
#24-Doane
RV-Hastings

GPAC STANDINGS…(Final)
Women
Morningside 17-3/25-4
Concordia  16-4/24-5
Northwestern  15-5/21-6
Briar Cliff 13-7/22-8
Dakota Wesleyan 11-9/20-10
Mount Marty  10-10/16-13
Dordt College 10-10/16-14
Hastings  10-10/15-15
Midland   6-14/12-18
Nebraska Wesleyan 1-19/3-22
Doane   1-19/6-22

Men
Northwestern 17-3/23-5
Dordt   15-5/23-6
Midland  12-8/18-11
Doane  11-9/21-9
Hastings  11-9/20-10
Morningside 11-9/16-14
Briar Cliff 10-10/19-11
Dakota Wesleyan 9-11/14-16
Nebraska Wesleyan 8-12/13-12
Mount Marty  4-16/8-21
Concordia  2-18/6-22

GPAC TOURNAMENT…
GPAC Women’s Basketball Quarterfinals – Wednesday, February 20

#8 Hastings (15-15, 10-10) at #1 Morningside (25-4, 17-3), 7pm
#5 Dakota Wesleyan (20-10, 11-9) at #4 Briar Cliff (22-8, 13-7), 7pm
#6  Mount Marty (16-13, 10-10) at #3 Northwestern (21-6, 15-5), 6pm
#7 Dordt (16-14, 10-10) at #2 Concordia (24-5, 16-4), 7pm
(GPAC Tiebreakers determined the 6-8 seeds of the 10-10 tied teams)

GPAC Women’s Basketball Semifinals – Saturday, February 23
#8/#1 winner vs. #5/#4 winner, Time TBA
#6/#3 winner vs. #7/#2 winner, Time TBA
GPAC Women’s Basketball Championship Tuesday, February 26
Semifinal winners at highest remaining seed, Time TBA

GPAC Men’s Basketball Quarterfinals – Wednesday, February 20

#8 Dakota Wesleyan (14-16, 9-11) at #1 Northwestern (23-5, 17-3), 8pm
#5 Morningside (16-14, 11-9) at #4 Doane (21-9, 11-9), 7pm
#6 Hastings (20-10, 11-9) at #3 Midland (18-11, 12-8), 7pm
#7 Briar Cliff (19-11, 10-10) at #2 Dordt (23-6, 15-5), 7pm
(GPAC Tiebreakers determined the 4-6 seeds of the 11-9 tied teams)

GPAC Men’s Basketball Semifinals – Saturday, February 23
#8/#1 winner vs. #5/#4 winner, Time TBA
#6/#3 winner vs. #7/#2 winner, Time TBA

GPAC Men’s Basketball Championship Tuesday, February 26
Semifinal winners at highest remaining seed, Time TBA


GPAC SCORES …

Men's Basketball
Saturday, February 16
Dordt College 104, Doane College 73
Northwestern College 89, Midland University 86
Mount Marty College 84, Concordia University 48
Morningside College 93, Hastings College 85
Dakota Wesleyan University 81, Briar Cliff University 75

Wednesday, February 13
Northwestern College 86, Dakota Wesleyan University 83
Midland University 72, Briar Cliff University 51
Hastings College 83, Concordia University 63
Morningside College 87, Mount Marty College 77
Nebraska Wesleyan University 75, Doane College 58


Saturday, February 9
Morningside College 76, Briar Cliff University 66
Dordt College 84, Concordia University 73
Midland University 63, Dakota State University 53
Nebraska Wesleyan University 63, Dakota Wesleyan University 48
Northwestern College 100, Doane College 75
Hastings College 95, Mount Marty College 68

Wednesday, February 6
Briar Cliff University 72, Concordia University 68
Dordt College 79, Dakota Wesleyan University 69
Midland University 68, Doane College 67
Northwestern College 84, Mount Marty College 60
Nebraska Wesleyan University 82, Hastings College 79

Saturday, February 2
Briar Cliff University 64, Mount Marty College 51
Dordt College 79, Hastings College 76
Northwestern College 82, Concordia University 55
Morningside College 72, Nebraska Wesleyan University 61
Dakota Wesleyan University 81, Midland University 69

Wednesday, January 30
Nebraska Wesleyan University 77, Concordia University 67
Briar Cliff University 87, Doane College 78
Northwestern College 89, Dordt College 87 (OT)
Morningside College 90, Dakota Wesleyan University 86
Hastings College 87, Midland University 75

Saturday, January 26
Dordt College 77, Briar Cliff University 58
Midland University 71, Morningside College 66
Dakota Wesleyan University 87, Doane College 83
Northwestern College 90, Hastings College 78
Nebraska Wesleyan University 57, Mount Marty College 38


Wednesday, January 23
Northwestern College 88, Briar Cliff University 77
Dordt College 89, Morningside College 68
Midland University 67, Nebraska Wesleyan University 52
Doane College 85, Concordia University 77
Dakota Wesleyan University 77, Mount Marty College 54

Saturday, January 19
Dakota Wesleyan University 79, Concordia University 63
Hastings College 82, Briar Cliff University 74
Dordt College 97, Nebraska Wesleyan University 68
Midland University 78, Mount Marty College 56
Doane College 68, Morningside College 66

Wednesday, January 16
Briar Cliff University 66, Nebraska Wesleyan University 62
Mount Marty College 77, Dordt College 60
Midland University 91, Concordia University 64
Morningside College 98, Northwestern College 81
Doane College 90, Hastings College 73


Saturday, January 12
Dordt College 78, Midland University 69
Morningside College 86, Concordia University 64
Northwestern College 79, Nebraska Wesleyan University 64
Doane College 62, Mount Marty College 59
Hastings College 90, Dakota Wesleyan University 77

Wednesday, January 9
Hastings College 84, Concordia University 75
Briar Cliff University 64, Midland University 51
Northwestern College 77, Dakota Wesleyan University 74
Morningside College 88, Mount Marty College 66
Doane College 68, Nebraska Wesleyan University 63

Saturday, January 5
Dakota Wesleyan University 103, Nebraska Wesleyan University 97 (2OT)
Dordt College 79, Concordia University 66
Northwestern College 96, Doane College 69
Hastings College 87, Mount Marty College 62
Briar Cliff University 71, Morningside College 66
Dakota State University 75, Midland University 69

Wednesday, January 2
Briar Cliff University 78, Mount Marty College 70
Dordt College 91, Hastings College 79
Midland University 82, Dakota Wesleyan University 60
Northwestern College 94, Concordia University 74
Nebraska Wesleyan University 61, Morningside College 56

Saturday, December 15
Dordt College 74, Briar Cliff University 58
Midland University 90, Morningside College 52
Northwestern College 114, Hastings College 102
Nebraska Wesleyan University 63, Mount Marty College 52
Dakota Wesleyan University 75, Doane College 72

Wednesday, December 12
Mount Marty College 80, Dakota Wesleyan University 70
Doane College 77, Concordia University 67
Dordt College 70, Morningside College 63
Midland University 56, Nebraska Wesleyan University 47


Saturday, December 8
Hastings College 88, Briar Cliff University 69
Nebraska Wesleyan University 71, Dordt College 69 (OT)
Midland University 62, Mount Marty College 54
Dakota Wesleyan University 75, Concordia University 65
Doane College 76, Morningside College 60

Wednesday, December 5
Morningside College 80, Dakota Wesleyan University 69
Dordt College 64, Northwestern College 56
Doane College 65, Midland University 64
Briar Cliff University 75, Concordia University 68
Hastings College 64, Nebraska Wesleyan University 58

Saturday, December 1
Midland University 97, Dordt College 89
Dakota Wesleyan University 91, Hastings College 79
Northwestern College 79, Nebraska Wesleyan University 68
Doane College 66, Mount Marty College 61
Morningside College 87, Concordia University 70

Wednesday, November 28
Midland University 88, Concordia University 81 (OT)
Briar Cliff University 71, Nebraska Wesleyan University 64
Dordt College 95, Dakota Wesleyan University 78
Mount Marty College 56, Northwestern College 54
Hastings College 80, Doane College 73

Tuesday, November 20
Doane College 83, Briar Cliff University 73
Dordt College 86, Mount Marty College 72
Hastings College 77, Midland University 70
Concordia University 68, Nebraska Wesleyan University 65
Northwestern College 109, Morningside College 98

Saturday, November 17
Doane College 86, Dordt College 70
Briar Cliff University 76, Dakota Wesleyan University 71
Northwestern College 88, Midland University 85
Concordia University 66, Mount Marty College 63
Morningside College 88, Hastings College 75

Wednesday, November 14
Northwestern 94, Briar Cliff 93 ot


Women's Basketball
Saturday, February 16
Dordt College 68, Doane College 59 (OT)
Northwestern College 78, Midland University 67
Concordia University 88, Mount Marty College 61
Morningside College 79, Hastings College 63
Dakota Wesleyan University 96, Briar Cliff University 72

Wednesday, February 13
Morningside College 65, Mount Marty College 54
Midland University 65, Briar Cliff University 61
Concordia University 73, Hastings College 61
Northwestern College 87, Dakota Wesleyan University 81
Doane College 62, Nebraska Wesleyan University 57

Saturday, February 9
Morningside College 85, Briar Cliff University 73
Concordia University 87, Dordt College 64
Midland University 77, Dakota State University 66
Dakota Wesleyan University 81, Nebraska Wesleyan University 53
Northwestern College 70, Doane College 65
Hastings College 78, Mount Marty College 65

Wednesday, Wednesday, February 6
Briar Cliff University 89, Concordia University 80
Dordt College 60, Dakota Wesleyan University 59
Midland University 75, Doane 73
Northwestern College 80, Mount Marty College 54
Hastings College 67, Nebraska Wesleyan University 40

Saturday, February 2
Women's Basketball
Briar Cliff University 66, Mount Marty College 44
Dordt College 73, Hastings College 66
Northwestern College 63, Concordia University 51
Morningside College 114, Nebraska Wesleyan University 49
Dakota Wesleyan University 77, Midland University 69

Wednesday, January 30
Briar Cliff University 106, Doane College 69
Northwestern College 71, Dordt College 67
Hastings College 73, Midland University 56
Concordia University 78, Nebraska Wesleyan University 54
Morningside College 78, Dakota Wesleyan University 71

Saturday,   January 26
Briar Cliff University 88, Dordt College 67
Morningside College 68, Midland University 65
Dakota Wesleyan University 88, Doane College 67
Hastings College 76, Northwestern College 63
Mount Marty College 79, Nebraska Wesleyan University 54

Wednesday, January 23
Northwestern College 87, Briar Cliff University 75
Morningside College 91, Dordt College 42
Midland University 70, Nebraska Wesleyan University 42
Concordia University 75, Doane College 63
Mount Marty College 73, Dakota Wesleyan University 69

Saturday, January 19
Dakota Wesleyan University 72, Concordia University 61
Briar Cliff University 79, Hastings College 70 (OT)
Dordt College 80, Nebraska Wesleyan University 63
Mount Marty College 81, Midland University 64
Morningside College 78, Doane College 71

Wednesday, January 16
Briar Cliff University 80, Nebraska Wesleyan University 46
Dordt College 70, Mount Marty College 63
Concordia University 80, Midland University 49
Morningside College 63, Northwestern College 60
Hastings College 59, Doane College 55

Saturday, January 12
Midland University 76, Dordt College 65
Concordia University 78, Morningside College 66
Northwestern College 80, Nebraska Wesleyan University 45
Mount Marty College 66, Doane College 37
Hastings College 63, Dakota Wesleyan University

Wednesday, January 9
Briar Cliff University 86, Midland University 72
Northwestern College 69, Dakota Wesleyan University 66
Nebraska Wesleyan University 54, Doane College 51
Mount Marty College 77, Morningside College 68

Saturday, January 5
Dakota Wesleyan University 69, Nebraska Wesleyan University 53
Dordt College 96, Concordia University 86 (2OT)
Northwestern College 73, Doane College 60
Mount Marty College 80, Hastings College 67
Morningside College 77, Briar Cliff University 71
Midland University 80, Dakota State University 68


Wednesday, January 2
Briar Cliff University 86, Mount Marty College 72
Hastings College 73, Dordt College 65
Dakota Wesleyan University 75, Midland University 65
Concordia University 71, Northwestern College 68
Morningside College 65, Nebraska Wesleyan University 50

Saturday, December 15
Dordt College 91, Briar Cliff University 74
Morningside College 77, Midland University 53
Northwestern College 77, Hastings College 45
Mount Marty College 81, Nebraska Wesleyan University 56
Dakota Wesleyan University 81, Doane College 69

Wednesday, December 12
Morningside College 64, Dordt College 62
Midland University 68, Nebraska Wesleyan University 33
Dakota Wesleyan University 70, Mount Marty College 66

Saturday, December 8
Briar Cliff University 82, Hastings College 69
Dordt College 67, Nebraska Wesleyan University 34
Mount Marty College 84, Midland University 71
Concordia University 78, Dakota Wesleyan University 58
Morningside College 69, Doane College 48

Wednesday, December 5
Concordia University 72, Briar Cliff University 65
Northwestern College 71, Dordt College 51
Midland University 65, Doane College 60
Morningside College 74, Dakota Wesleyan University 59
Hastings College 56, Nebraska Wesleyan University 49
Mount Marty College 66, Dakota State University 60

Saturday, December 1
Dordt College 70, Midland University 63
Dakota Wesleyan University 75, Hastings College 53
Northwestern College 103, Nebraska Wesleyan University 61
Mount Marty College 70, Doane College 58
Concordia University 80, Morningside College 76

Wednesday, November 28
Northwestern College 62, Mount Marty College 51
Briar Cliff University 77, Nebraska Wesleyan University 39
Dakota Wesleyan University 95, Dordt College 84
Hastings College 71, Doane College 55

Tuesday, November 27
Concordia 110, Midland 65

Tuesday, November 20

Briar Cliff University 73, Doane College 67
Mount Marty College 55, Dordt College 51
Hastings College 55, Midland University 51
Concordia University 91, Nebraska Wesleyan University 61
Morningside College 72, Northwestern College 70

Saturday, November 17
Dordt College 55, Doane College 46
Briar Cliff University 76, Dakota Wesleyan University 61
Concordia University 91, Mount Marty College 61
Northwestern College 86, Midland University 68
Morningside College 74, Hastings College 66

Wednesday, November 17
Briar Cliff 91, Northwestern 79
 

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