2015-16 Hockey Roster

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2015 Men's Varsity Hockey

# Name Position(s) Year Hometown
2 Alex Ten Napel Defense JR Sioux Center, Iowa

2014-15…played in 25 games…scored two goals and assisted on two.

2013-14…played in all 24 games for the Blades…scored three goals and assisted on another.

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

3 Jesse Ewald Forward FR Smithers, British Columbia

Before Dordt…graduated Bulkley Valley Christian School and was a multi-sport athlete for the Royals.

4 Chris Soodsma Defense SR Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

2014-15…earned all-academic honors from the ACHA.

2013-14…played in 12 games for Dordt…assisted on two scores.

2012-13…played in ten games for the Blades…had an assist.

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

5 Mitchell Ten Napel Defense SR Sioux Center, Iowa

2014-15…played in 27 games…put one in the net and assisted on three scores.

2013-14…played in all 24 games…assisted on two goals as a defenseman.

9 Lucas Koomans Defense JR Emo, Ontario

2014-15…assisted on eight goals and scored four while playing in 25 games.

2013-14…was a solid presence on the blue line for the Blades…played in 23 games…scored two goals and assisted on six.

Before Dordt…played defense for the Fort Frances Canadians and tallied nine goals…assisted on 20 in 32 games in 2012-13.

10 Caleb Groot Forward FR Smithers, British Columbia

Before Dordt…graduated Bulkley Valley Christian…scored ten goals and had 21 assists in 28 games played…competed two years in the Midget Tier 2 Provincial Championship Tournament where his team finished third twice.

11 Seth Dykstra Forward FR Orange City, Iowa

Before Dordt…played for the Sioux Center Storm for five seasons and helped them to a third place finish at the South Dakota State Tournament in 2015. 

12 Kevin Grootenboer Forward SR Chatham, Ontario

2014-15…scored six goals and had eight assists….appeared in 15 games… earned all-academic honors from the ACHA…also plays soccer for Dordt College.

2013-14…had two goals and five assists for the Blades…played in 23 contests.

2012-13…scored two goals in 14 games…plays soccer at Dordt.

Before Dordt…played in the Midget/Juvenile House League in Chatham, Ontario…finished his final season as the third top scorer.

13 Tom Soodsma Forward SO Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

2014-15…played in 24 games…had seven goals and seven assists.

14 Andrew Koetsier Forward JR Listowel, Ontario

2014-15…played in 26 games for Dordt College…scored six goals and had one assist.

2013-14…played in 24 games for the Blades…assisted on two goals.

15 Levi Minderhoud Forward JR Mission, British Columbia

2014-15…played in 27 games…recorded two goals and a team high 11 assists.

2013-14…skated in all 24 games for the Blades…knocked in a goal and added three assists.

16 Aaron Ladzinski Forward JR Minooka, Illinois

2014-15…led the team in scoring with 10 goals…had four assists…played in all 27 games for the Blades.

17 Seth Mundorf Forward SR Ballwin, Missouri

2014-15…saw time in 25 games…scored a goal for the Blades.

2013-14…played in 19 games for the Blades.

2012-13…played in 16 games and had a goal and an assist.

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

19 Ayden Van Driel Forward SR Lynden, Washington

Before Dordt…played seven years of junior hockey with the Fraser Valley Junior Hockey Association and competed three years in both the Fraser Valley Hockey Association and the Bellingham Sportsplex Hockey League.

20 Keaton De Jong Forward FR Sioux Center, Iowa

Before Dordt…played for the Sioux Center Storm and scored 13 goals and assisted on nine in 2014-15…  in 2013-14 De Jong had ten goals and five assists and served as team captain both seasons…earned all-state honors in 2014-15 and was named the recipient of the Sam Tronnes Hockey, Academic and Character Scholarship. 

21 Adrian Visser Forward SO Ingersoll, Ontario

2014-15…played in 17 games.

Before Dordt…played as a forward for four years with Ingersoll Express.

22 Tyler Postman Forward FR Nobleford, Ontario

Before Dordt...product of the Nobleford (Ontario) Rec Hockey League.

23 Alex Lokhorst Forward FR Fort Macleod, Alberta

Before Dordt…lifelong hockey player from Fort Macleod, Alberta.

24 Dylan Bartels Forward JR Orange City, Iowa

2014-15…played in 26 games…had two goals and three assists.

2013-14…played in 17 games for the Blades with one goal.

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

30 Ross Van Gaalen Goalie JR Sioux Center, Iowa

2014-15…played in 18 games…logged 1031 minutes in goal…recorded 653 saves.

2013-14…appeared in goal during three games…started two games and was 1-1…had a 3.43 goals allowed average and a .923 save percentage.

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