Roster

2016 Men's Varsity Hockey

# Name Position(s) Year Hometown
1 Bryce Andry Goalie FR Eldridge, Iowa

Before Dordt…had a .922 save percentage with a 2.29 goals against average in 23 games last season…was named MSHL All-League and was team MVP…had four shutouts in goal in 2015-16 while competing for Quad City (Iowa) in the Midwest High School Hockey League.

2 Alex Ten Napel Defense SR Sioux Center, Iowa

2015-16…played in 23 games…scored three goals and had eight assists.

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 Wilhelm Oppdeyk Defense FR Mountain Home, Idaho

Before Dordt…competed for the Boise Junior Steelheads (Idaho) and Canyon County Coyotes during his career.

4 Chris Soodsma Forward SR Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

2015-16…played in 25 games…scored eight goals and had 16 assists.

2014-15…earned all-academic honors from the ACHA...sat out competition dealing with injury.

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 Joe Bartels Defense FR Orange City, Iowa

Before Dordt…played for the Sioux Center Storm (Iowa) and had two goals and five assists in 2015-16…earned academic all-state honors during his career and helped the Storm to a state runner-up finish in 2016 and a third place finish in 2015.

6 Caleb Koomans Defense FR Emo, Ontario

Before Dordt…was an assistant captain for the Fort Frances Canadians (Ontario)…helped his team to four tournament championships during his career and also competed for the Fort Frances Muskies in soccer where he helped them to an undefeated season in 2015.

7 Wyatt Koller Defense FR Idaho Falls, Idaho
No details available.
9 Lucas Koomans Defense SR Emo, Ontario

2015-16…played in 25 games…scored six goals and had nine assists…was chosen to play in the ACHA Division III All Star Challenge for the MACHA Conference team.

2014-15…put in four goals…assisted on eight goals and played 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 SO Smithers, British Columbia

2015-16…had eight goals and seven assists in 25 games played.

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 SO Orange City, Iowa

2015-16…had a pair of goals.

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 Jaren Brue Forward FR Sioux Center, Iowa

Before Dordt…played center, wing and defense for the Sioux Center Storm (Iowa) and helped the Storm finish first in the league in 2016 and a second place finish at the state tournament.

13 Tom Soodsma Forward JR Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

2015-16…had 13 goals and 13 assists in 24 games played.

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

14 Andrew Koetsier Forward SR Listowel, Ontario

2015-16…appeared in 12 games.

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 SR Mission, British Columbia

2015-16…had two goals and six assists…played in 17 contests.

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 SR Minooka, Illinois

2015-16…had nine goals and three assists and played in 25 games.

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

17 Seth Vandergugten Forward FR Langley, British Columbia

Before Dordt…played in the Fraser Valley Christian Junior Hockey Association for three seasons…was credited with 29 points in 2015-16 while serving as his team’s captain…had 80 career points. 

18 Cody Pollock Forward FR Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Before Dordt…played in the Minnesota Youth Recreational Hockey League….scored 22 goals and had 18 assists in 40 games for two teams across two leagues.

19 David Van Woerden Forward FR Abbotsford, British Columbia
No details available.
20 Keaton De Jong Forward SO Sioux Center, Iowa

2015-16…scored four goals and assisted on two.

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 JR Ingersoll, Ontario

2015-16…played in 25 games.

2014-15…played in 17 games.

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

23 Alex Lokhorst Forward SO Fort Macleod, Alberta

2015-16…totaled four goals and had two assists in 25 games played.

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

24 Dylan Bartels Forward SR Orange City, Iowa

2015-16…had a goal and three assists in 25 games.

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 SR Sioux Center, Iowa

2015-16…played over 1200 minutes in goal and had 522 saves and allowed 76 goals.

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.

31 David Burns Goalie FR Sioux Falls, South Dakota
No details available.
32 Kaden Ewald Goalie FR Smithers, British Columbia
No details available.