2013-14 Hockey Roster

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2013 Men's Varsity Hockey

# Name Height Weight Position(s) Year Hometown
1 Reuben Van Gaalen 6-1 195 Goalie JR Sioux Center, Iowa

2011-2012...was a reserve netminder for the Blades in his freshman season.

Before Dordt...played for the Sioux Center Storm where he garnered the team MVP award and had the highest save percentage his senior season.

2 Alex Ten Napel 5-10 175 Defense FR Sioux Center, Iowa

Before Dordt…was a blueliner for the Sioux Center Storm and spent his senior year of varsity hockey playing for the Sioux City Metros in the Midwest High School Hockey League.

3 Andrew Ter Haar 6-0 200 Defense JR Sioux Center, Iowa

2012-2103…played in 19 games for the Dordt Blades.

2011-2012...had a goal and three assists for four points during freshman season.

Before Dordt...played for Sioux Center for seven years, since the opening of the rink, five years for the Tornadoes and two years on the Sioux Center Storm...was captain three years for the Tornadoes and two for the Storm.

4 Chris Soodsma 6-1 202 Defense SO Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

2012-2013…Played in 10 games for Dordt College and had one assist, also plays football at Dordt.

Before Dordt...played for the Woodland Wild and the PHL Bulldogs in Rocky Mountain House.

5 Mitchell Ten Napel 6-0 160 Defense SO Sioux Center, Iowa
No details available.
6 Chase VanGaalen 6-3 200 Defense JR Foremost, Alberta

2012-2013…played in all 21 games for the Blades, adding a goal and an assist.

2011-2012...had three assists for Dordt in sophomore season.

2010-2011...had a goal and an assist in his freshman campaign for the Blades.

Before Dordt...attended Foremost High School where he helped his school to provincial titles in basketball in 2009 and volleyball in 2010...named MVP in basketball and co-senior high athlete of the year in 2010.

7 David Prins 6-3 200 Forward SR Foremost, Alberta

2012-2013…scored two goals in 19 games played.

2011-2012...had nine points in sophomore year, scoring four goals and adding five assists for the Blades.

2010-2011...added one assist for the Blades in his freshman season.

Before Dordt...attended Foremost High School where he helped his school to provincial titles in basketball in 2009 and volleyball in 2010.

8 Andrew De Young 6-1 195 Defense SR Sioux Center, Iowa

2012-2013…played in all 21 games, scoring once and adding three assists.

2011-2012...had two goals and 11 assists for the Blades for 13 points during sophomore year.

2010-2011...a consistent blue liner for the Blades in his freshman season.

Before Dordt...De Young attended Western Christian while playing for the Sioux Center Storm...had five goals and seven assists while playing forward and defense for the Storm last season...helped Western Christian to a 2010 Lakes Conference Championship in baseball...named academic all-state in hockey.

9 Lucas Koomans 6-2 175 Defense FR Emo, Ontario

Before Dordt…played defense for the Fort Frances Canadians and tallied nine goals and added 20 assists in 32 games played in 2012-2013, also plays soccer at Dordt.

10 Eric Huitsing 5-11 185 Forward SR Edmonton, Alberta

2012-2013…was the top goal scorer for the Dordt Blades, tallying nine goals and adding nine assists for 18 points in 18 games played...named an ACHA Academic All-American.

2011-2012...finished the year as the top goal scorer with 17 tallies to go along with 10 helpers for 27 points.

2010-2011...finished the season 5th in scoring for the Blades with seven goals and four assists for 11 points.

Before Dordt...Huitsing attended Edmonton Christian High School and competed in the Edmonton Minor Hockey League Northeast Zone.

11 Dylan Van Dyk 6-2 170 Forward SR Coaldale, Alberta

2012-2013…had two goals and an assist in 18 games for the Blades.

Before Dordt...played with the Coaldale Canadians and competed in the Old Timers Hockey Challenge with some previous NHL players.

12 Kevin Grootenboer 5-11 165 Forward SO Chatham, Ontario

2012-2013…scored two goals in 14 games,also plays soccer at Dordt.

Before Dordt...played in the Midget/Juvenile House League in Chatham, Ontario where he finished the regular season as the third top scorer.

13 Andrew Vandriel 6-2 195 Defense SO Lynden, Washington

Before Dordt…played for the Sabres in the Fraser Valley Christian Hockey League, helping the team to two championships.

14 Andrew Koetsier 6-3 185 Defense FR Listowel, Ontario
No details available.
15 Levi Minderhoud 5-11 165 Forward FR Mission, British Columbia
No details available.
16 Eric Grootenboer 5-11 160 Forward SR Chatham, Ontario

2012-2013…scored five times and assisted on four others while playing in 14 games,also plays soccer at Dordt.

2011-2012...finished in a three way tie for third in points with 13 on 10 goals and three assists.

2010-2011...tallied one goal for the Blades in his freshman season.

Before Dordt...in his last season in Major Bantam, Grootenboer captained the team, won the scoring title and was named the MVP of the Chatham based league...Eric helped his team hoist the CMHL Day of Champions trophy and the Glencoe Tournament trophy in 2006.

17 Seth Mundorf 5-11 170 Forward SO Ballwin, Missouri

2012-2013…had a goal and an assist in 16 games played.

Before Dordt...played hockey for Westminster Christian Academy in St. Louis.

18 Nic Enerson 6-0 175 Forward JR Byron, Minnesota

2012-2013…played in all 21 games for Dordt College, scoring seven times and adding two assists, also plays baseball for the Defenders.

2011-2012...tallied four goals and six assists in his first year of collegiate hockey for the Blades.

Before Dordt...played high school hockey for the Dodge County Wildcats...had 14 goals and 13 assists in 26 games his senior season.

19 Preston Crich 6-1 175 Forward FR Lucknow, Ontario
No details available.
20 Kevin Vermeer 6-1 180 Forward SR Lansing, Illinois

2012-2013…had one assist in 14 games played.

2011-2012...had three goals and two assists for Dordt College in sophomore season.

2010-2011...played in half of the Blades contests on the year.

Before Dordt...attended Illiana Christian High School.

21 Jeremy van Woerden 5-9 155 Forward SR Abbotsford, British Columbia

2012-2013…added an assist in 12 games for the Blades, also runs cross country at Dordt.

2011-2012...had 2 goals and an assist for the Blades.

2010-2011...saw limited action in his freshman season for the Blades, appearing in 13 contests.

Before Dordt: attended Abbotsford Christian and played in the Fraser Valley Christian Hockey League…had 9 goals and 10 assists in 23 games…named top defenseman and helped team to the FVCJHA championship in 2008, received MVP and most sportsmanlike award and was named the top male athlete in his high school.

22 Ben Kingma 5-11 150 Forward FR Chilliwack, British Columbia

Before Dordt…played defense and forward in the Chilliwack Minor Hockey Association.

23 Andrew De Haan 6-1 160 Forward JR Sioux Center, Iowa

2012-2013…added a goal and an assist in 14 games.

2011-2012...played in 19 games, scoring once and assisting on six goals.

Before Dordt...played for the Sioux Center Storm JV team, which placed third at state his senior year and was third in points for the Storm with 13 goals and five assists.

24 Dylan Bartels 6-2 150 Forward FR Orange City, Iowa

Before Dordt…played forward for the Sioux Center Storm and led the team in scoring last season with six goals and six assists.

30 Riley Braun 5-11 155 Goalie SR Altona, Manitoba

2012-2013…posted one shut-out while playing all 1248 minutes in goal for the Blades, finishing the season with a 4.81 goals against average and a .882 save percentage...… named an ACHA Academic All-American.

2011-2012...spent over 1100 minutes between the pipes for the Blades posted a save percentage of .873 and a goals against average of 4.60.

2010-2011...played 16 games in goal for the Blades, posting a .861 save percentage and a goals against average of 5.36...was in net for all 5 Dordt wins.

Before Dordt...attended and played for the W.C. Miller Collegiate Aces…had 14 wins and five losses in 1,177 minutes played with a 2.80 GAA and a .912 save percentage…selected to the Pembina Valley All-Star Team…winner of the Breakaway Challenge in All-Star Skills Competition…2009-2010 MVP for the W.C. Miller Aces

31 Ross Van Gaalen 6-4 173 Goalie FR Sioux Center, Iowa

Before Dordt…played for the Sioux Center Storm and was named the team MVP his senior year.