Roster

 

2013 Men's Varsity Soccer

# Name Height Position(s) Year Hometown
Joey Rasnic 5-9 Goalkeeper JR Gering, Nebraska

Before Dordt…attended and played soccer for Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC)…finished his sophomore season at WNCC with 132 saves for the Cougars which was good for 6th in the nation amongst junior college goalkeepers…named an all-region player in JUCO Region 9….ended his high school senior season with 118 saves and was named player of the week on three separate occasions….holds records at Gering High School for most saves in a season, most saves in a game and most saves in a career…also played for the Reccos Futbol Club for 10 season helping his side to seven tournament championships.

1 Jon Brinkerhoff 5-11 Goalkeeper JR Branchville, New Jersey

2012…played 1742 minutes in goal…allowed 31 goals for a 1.60 per-90 minutes played average…made 92 saves and posted a 10-8-1 record…earned all-GPAC honorable mention honors.

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

3 Eric Grootenboer 5-10 Forward, Midfielder SR Chatham, Ontario

2012…scored 11 goals and assisted on four while playing in 18 games for the Defenders…earned all-GPAC 2nd team honors.

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 JR Hudsonville, Michigan

2012…started 17 games…had an assist…earned all-GPAC honorable mention.

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

2012…started all 19 games for the Defenders.

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.

6 Ryan Couperus 6-2 Defender JR Abbotsford, British Columbia

2011…played in 15 games.

Pre-Dordt...helped his Pacific Y League team to a Pacific Division Championship and his side qualified for the Super Y League North American finals in 2006 and 2008...team earned the Y League championship in 2010 and finished 2nd in the Coastal Cup...was named the Abbotsford Soccer Association Player of the Year in 2006...attended Abbotsford Christian.

7 Braden Graves 6-2 Midfielder JR Brighton, Colorado

2012…had a goal and an assist in 14 games played.

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 Defender SR Iowa City, Iowa

2012….started all 19 games for the Defenders.

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 Defender JR Iowa City, Iowa

2012-played in three games and had an assist for the Defenders.

10 Jeff McClelland 5-10 Midfielder SR Mount Vernon, Washington

2012…played in six games and had two goals with an assist.

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 JR Gallup, New Mexico

2012…played in five games.

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 SO South Holland, Illinois

2012…played in 16 games and started 12.

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 Colin Middel 6-1 Midfielder SO Lombard, Illinois

2012…played in three games…scored a goal.

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.

14 Cody Van Holland 5-10 Midfielder FR Sioux Falls, South Dakota

2012…started all 19 games for the Defenders…had six goals and eight assists…earned all-GPAC 1st team honors.

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.

15 Shane Schaap 5-6 Midfielder SO Sioux Falls, South Dakota

2012…played for the Dordt junior varsity team.

Before Dordt…tallied 11 goals in his senior season while helping Sioux Falls Christian (South Dakota) to a South Dakota State Championship in 2011as the team went 15-0…the Chargers finished second in the state in 2009 and were third in 2010…was named First Team All-State in 2011 and was a team captain for Sioux Falls Christian.

16 Chris Johnson 6-0 Midfielder JR Chanhassen, Minnesota

Before Dordt…competed for Colorado Christian University for two seasons…appeared in 29 games at CCU and started four matches…played two seasons for Faith Christian Academy (Colorado) and competed for the Grapevine Faith (Texas) his freshman and sophomore year…played left back and midfield and helped Faith Christian to the Colorado state quarterfinals his junior year and the Eagles were Metro Conference Champions and state semifinalists his senior year…was a member of the Grapevine Faith team that secured a conference title and a Texas 4A State Championship his freshman season...earned all-conference and all-state honorable mention.

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

2012…played in 18 games and started nine…scored four goals and had two assists.

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 Davi Baldussi Alves 5-10 Forward SO Rolandio, Brazil

2012-played in five games while also seeing action at the junior varsity level.

19 Derick Sackey 5-7 Forward JR Arlington, Texas

2012…played in 11 games and started six…hampered by injury…had two goals.

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

20 Mason Davis 5-7 Midfielder SR Englewood, Colorado

2012…played in 13 games and started four…had a goal.

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.

21 Mason Nab 5-11 Midfielder JR Gering, Nebraska

Before Dordt…attended Western Nebraska Community College and is a graduate of Gering High School in Nebraska..named second team all-region as a high school sophomore and first team all-region as a junior and senior…represented the Gering Bulldogs in the Nebraska Shriners game…also played for the Reccos Soccer Club for 14 years and helped his team to four Rushmore Cup championships.

22 Alex Durbin 5-10 Midfielder FR Omaha, Nebraska

Before Dordt…tallied six goals and four assists in three high school seasons for the Burke Bulldogs (Nebraska)…played eight years of club soccer with the Omaha FC 94/95 Elite 1 team and helped his squad to four straight Nebraska State Cup championships…was an honorable mention for the Omaha World Herald Class A Team and also received the Coach's Choice Award in 2012…was a member of the 2008 and 2009 Nebraska State Olympic Development Program team…was a 2011-2012 NSAA Academic All State Award recipient.

23 Jacob Drenth 5-11 Midfielder FR Cave Creek, Arizona

Before Dordt…played for Scottsdale Christian Academy (Arizona) and the Sereno Soccer Club…was a four year varsity starter for the Eagles and finished his senior campaign with 12 goals and 7 assists…helped the school to three consecutive Arizona Division III quarterfinal appearances…helped the Eagles to the 2012 Arizona Lutheran Winter Classic title and was named the All-Tournament Player while also garnering an Arizona first team honorable mention...competed for the Sereno Soccer Club for eight years and the team won multiple championships including the 2013 Alianza de Futbol-U18 title and the 2013 Las Vegas Players Showcase-U18 title.

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

2012…started all 19 games for the Defenders…had six goals and eight assists…earned all-GPAC 1st team honors.

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 VJ Hachaba 5-5 Forward FR Minneapolis, Minnesota

Before Dordt…graduated Coon Rapids High School (Minnesota) and was a three year varsity player…netted 23 careeer goals and 16 assists with 16 goals and 11 assists coming during his senior campaign…helped his team to a second place finish in their section in 2012 and was named to the Minnesota All-State Team, All-Metro and NWSC All-Conference First Team while also serving as team captain…Coon Rapids named Hachaba their team MVP and the Best Offensive Player and he received an Outstanding Player award at the Minnesota State High School Soccer League Senior Classic…played two years of club soccer for the Coon Rapids Soccer Club and helped his team to the Eau Claire United Tournament Championship in 2011 and the MYSA State quarterfinals in 2011…netted 19 goals and assisted on 13 others in this two years with the program.