Dordt College News

Van Groningen Joins Defender Women's Soccer

January 28, 2014

Adrianna Van Groningen, a senior at Ripon Christian, has announced her intention to attend Dordt College and join the Defender women's soccer program.

Van Groningen is a 5'9" midfielder that has tallied 18 career goals and 11 assists for the Knights prior to her upcoming senior season. Van Groningen helped the Knights to their first ever Southern League Championship in 2013 and that same year Ripon Christian made it to the finals of the CIF-Sac Joaquin section finals and the Knights have won the Big Valley Tournament title each of the last three years.  For her efforts on the field, Van Groningen is a two time honorable mention in the Southern League (2012 and 2013).

Adrianna is the daughter of Jeff and Judy Van Groningen of Ripon, California and she plans to major in Secondary Education at Dordt College.

Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, is a comprehensive Christian college rooted in the Reformed tradition. Dordt’s athletic program is a part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC).

U.S. News & World Report,, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review all list Dordt on their best colleges lists. Dordt is home to approximately 1,400 students.

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