Roster

 

2012 Men's Varsity Soccer

# Name Height Position(s) Year Hometown
Caleb Vander Hill 6-5 Goalkeeper SO Kalamazoo, Michigan

Pre-Dordt… averaged over 20 saves per game his senior year and gave up approximately a goal per game…was named the 2010 National Home School Soccer Tournament Division 1 All-Star and in 2008 received the Christian Character Award.

1 Jonathan Brinkerhoff 5-11 Goalkeeper, Midfielder SO Branchville, New Jersey

Pre-Dordt… served as team captain at Veritas Christian his junior and senior years and knocked in 28 goals and had 6 assists during his senior season…helped his team team to a 1st place finish in the Faith Tournament and Metro Christian Athletic Association Tournament and Veritas went undefeated in 2010. Brinkerhoff was named the 2010 Metro Christian Athletic Association Most Valuable Player in 2010.

3 Eric Grootenboer 5-10 Forward JR Chatham, Ontario

2011…scored three goals in 18 games played.

2010…played in 13 games…scored a goal in his freshman season.

Pre-Dordt …served as the captain for Chatham Christian (Ontario) during his junior and senior seasons…named the team MVP while netting a team high 22 goals…led Chatham Christian to a Kent County Championship and a Southwestern Ontario Championship while qualifying for the Ontario Provincial Championship.

4 Cameron Stuive 6-0 Defender SO Hudsonville, Michigan

2011…had two goals in 14 games played.

Pre-Dordt… defenseman and striker for the Crusaders and helped Unity Christian to the Michigan State Championship in 2009 and a conference title in 2010 as the team went 18-1-1…served solely as a defenseman for the past 2 seasons and tallied 3 goals from that position as a junior and had a goal and 4 assists during his senior campaign… excelled in the classroom and on the pitch and for his efforts was named to the Michigan All-Academic Team and was an all-conference and all-district selection.

5 David Miedema 5-10 Midfielder SR Zeeland, Michigan

2011…started all 19 games…scored three goals.
2010…played in 14 games and started four…had an assist for the Defenders.

2009…scored two goals and had two assists in 15 games played.

High School…played midfielder where assisted on three goals for a Unity Christian team that finished the 2008 season with a 19-3 record.

6 Ben Ness 6-2 Midfielder, Defender JR Ramsey, Minnesota

2011 played in 19 games.

2010…played in 16 games for the Defenders.

Pre-Dordt … prepped at Meadow Creek Christian (Minnesota)…was instrumental in leading his team to three straight conference champions in 2007, 2008 and 2009…tallied 15 goals and tacked on 5 assists during the 2009 campaign…received all-conference recognition in 2008…team captain in 2009 and wasnamed all-conference, conference player of the year, Minnesota all-state and team MVP.

7 Braden Graves 6-2 Midfielder SO Brighton, Colorado

2011…had two goals in seven games played.

Pre-Dordt… tallied 9 goals and 6 assists for Brighton during his senior season and finished with a total of 21 goals…served as a captain for his Platte Valley Soccer Club as a U15 and as a U16…knocked in over 25 goals and the club lost only one match each of those two years…helped the Broomfield Blast U16s to a first place finish in the 2010 Rocky Mountain Soccer Cup…played for the Colorado North Area Rush Nike Division and helped his team to a 2nd place finish at the New Mexico Rush Open Tournament in February 2011…member of the National Honor Society and in his senior year was named to the CHSAA Academic All-State First Team, was an East Metro Athletic Conference All-Academic selection and he is a two year varsity letter winner.

8 Brian Miller 6-0 Midfielder JR Iowa City, Iowa

Pre-Dordt …competed for Iowa Mennonite…midfielder and defender…tallied 19 goals and 27 assists in his high school career…helped his squad to four straight conference championships…received honorable mention in the conference his junior year and was named First Team All-Conference for his senior campaign…served as the team captain his junior and senior seasons.

9 Kyle Miller 5-11 Midfielder SO Iowa City, Iowa
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10 Jeffrey McClelland 5-10 Midfielder, Forward JR Mt. Vernon, Washington

2011…had two assists in four games played.

2010…played in two games during his freshman season.

Pre-Dordt …attended Mount Vernon Christian (Washington) and had 10 goals and 11 assists last season…selected three times as an all-league first team defender and has also been named first team all-state.

11 Ryan Postma 6-2 Midfielder, Defender SO Gallup, New Mexico

Pre-Dordt… scored 47 career goals and assisted on 20…had 29 goals in 2009 and earned first team all-district and all-state teams…earned honorable mention all-district and all-state honors…helped Rehoboth Christian advance to the state semifinals in 2008 and 2009 and made it to the state quarterfinals in 2010.

12 Kyle Vander Zee 6-2 Defender, Midfielder FR South Holland, Illinois

Before Dordt… played midfield and stopper for Illiana Christian (Illinois)…helped the Vikings to an 11-14-1 record while winning the 2011 Manteno Columbus Cup…named to Metro Suburban 2011 All-Conference Team.

13 David Riley 6-0 Midfielder SR Mt. Vernon, Washington

2011…started 18 games…earned NAIA Scholar Athlete honors.
2010…had an assist while playing in 14 games and started four.

2009…got on the field in 18 games during his freshman season.

Pre-Dordt …tallied 29 goals and added 14 assists during his senior season at Mount Vernon Christian. Was named the school and league MVP last season and was selected as conference first-team forward, and was the highest scorer in class 2B in the state of Washington, Additionally, Riley was selected once as the Washington State Athlete of the Week.

14 Colin Middel 6-1 Midfielder FR Lombard, Illinois

Before Dordt… served as a midfielder and stopper at Timothy Christian High School (Illinois)…helped Timothy Christian to a state championship in 2009…was named to the Metro Suburban All-Conference team and received the Team Fitness award…scored 11 goals and had six assists in the past three seasons.

15 Shane Schaap 5-6 Midfielder FR Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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16 Damon Vander Maten 5-11 Defender FR Edgerton, Minnesota

Before Dordt… served as a sweeper for Southwest Christian (Minnesota)…finished his high school career with 7 goals and 4 assists.

17 Steven Talsma 6-0 Forward, Midfielder JR Chandler, Minnesota

2011…played in ten games and scored two goals.

2010…saw action in seven games and scored two goals.

Pre-Dordt …netted 25 goals over two seasons at Southwest Christian (Minnesota) and helped his team to 2nd place in sectional play in 2008.

18 Kevin Grootenboer 5-11 Forward FR Chatham, Ontario
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19 Derick Sackey 5-7 Forward SO Arlington, Texas

2011…played in 19 games…had seven goals and four assists.

20 Josh Brinkerhoff 6-1 Forward SR Branchville, New Jersey

2011…claimed honorable mention all-GPAC honors…played in 19 games…had four goals and two assists.

2010…had two goals and one assist…played in 17 games and started 15.

2009…scored two goals in 12 games played during his freshman season.

Pre-Dordt…served the Veritas soccer team as a stopper, midfielder and forward where he scored 42 goals his senior season and was named the Metro Christian Athletic Association Most Valuable Player.

21 Joel Dykstra 6-3 Defender SO Kansas City, Missouri
No details available.
22 Davi Baldussi Alves 5-9 Forward FR Rolandia, Brazil
No details available.
23 Brandon Lindemulder 5-10 Defender SR Lansing, Illinois

Before Dordt… scored four goals and had eight assists for Illiana Christian (Illinois).

24 Brady Van Holland 5-11 Midfielder SO Sioux Falls, South Dakota

2011…played in 18 games…had three goals and four assists.

Pre-Dordt… helped Sioux Falls Christian to state titles in soccer in 2007 and 2008 and was the runner-up in the state in 2006 and 2009…named 1st Team All-State in 2008, 2009 and 2010 and finished his high school career with 77 goals and 75 assists…helped his club team to six consecutive State Cup Championships from 2005 to 2010.

25 Mason Davis 5-7 Midfielder JR Englewood, Colorado

Pre-Dordt… was a Colorado Select Player from 2005 to 2008 and was in the Region 5 ODP Boys '92 Pool. Davis helped his club to a State Cup Championship in 2005 and Heritage High to the Continental League Championship in 2009. Additionally, Davis' side took the En-Fuego Futsal State Championship in 2008.

26 Scott Van Wylen 6-2 Forward SR Hudsonville, Michigan

2011…played 19 games…had three goals and two assists.

2010…started all 19 games…all-GPAC honorable mention…scored five goals and had one assist.
2009…played in 14 games for the Defenders as a freshman.

Pre-Dordt …Led Unity the team in scoring in 2008 with 16 goals and 4 assists in 17 starts while playing central midfielder. Was named to the O.K. Green All-Conference Team in 2008 and his squads were conference champions in both 2007 and 2008 and in 2007 Unity was the Michigan State Champion in Division 2.

27 Jason De Jager 6-0 Goalkeeper FR Waupun, Wisconsin
No details available.
28 Dylan Hoekstra 6-5 Goalkeeper FR Sioux Center, Iowa

Before Dordt…played goalkeeper for Unity Christian (Orange City)…had a 2.2 goals allowed per game average.