2015-16 Women's Basketball Roster

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2015 Women's Varsity Basketball

# Name Height Position(s) Year Hometown
0 Jamie Schuetz 5-9 Guard FR Gretna, Nebraska

2014-15…sat out the season with an injury.

Before Dordt… averaged 13.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, two steals and two assists during her senior campaign…was a first-team all-conference pick and second-team all-state pick in 2014…averaged 10 points, six rebounds, two assists and two steals per game for Gretna (Nebraska)in 2012-13…was a 2013 Class B all-state honorable mention and was an honorable mention all-conference pick…claimed Omaha World Herald all-area honors in basketball and also earned all-conference and all-state honors in softball during her high school career.

1 Hannah Norton 5-2 Guard JR Buffalo, Minnesota

Before Dordt…started 27 games for the Anoka Ramsey Community College (Minnesota) Rams in 2014-15…averaged 9.1 points per game while converting 34 percent of her three-point field goal attempts…played for an Anoca Ramsey Team that won the MCAC Southern Division title and placed fifth at the VJCAA Division III National Tournament.

3 Kenzie Bousema 5-8 Guard FR Sheldon, Iowa

Before Dordt… Bousema averaged 11.2 points per game and over three rebounds per game for Western Christian (Iowa)…earned first-team all-conference honors while helping Western to its fourth straight state tournament berth…scored 11.7 points and 3.7 rebounds per game with 49 assists and 67 steals in helping Western to its third straight state basketball title in 2014.

4 Kim Kroeze 5-7 Guard JR Hull, Iowa

2014-15…scored 10.6 points per game and played in 24 games…took down 5.9 rebounds per game and averaged 2.5 assists per game…scored a career high 25 points against Northwestern on February 18 and took down a season high 16 rebounds against AIB on November 11.

2013-14…averaged 17.9 minutes per game in 29 games played…started eight games and averaged 5.2 points per game with 2.2 rebounds…scored a season high 14 points against Briar Cliff on January 29.

Before Dordt…Kroeze, a multi-sport standout at Western (Iowa) Christian High School… was a part of two state champion basketball teams…two-time all-conference and all-district performer in basketball…earned all-conference and all-district performer for the Western volleyball team…was a part of several state title winning track events…averaged 9.0 points, 3.6 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 2.3 steals per game in 2012-13…had similar numbers in 2011-12 with averages of 9.7 points, 5.1 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.5 steals…was a member of the 2012 all-state tournament team…was 51-4 the last two seasons in basketball.

5 Alissa Pollema 5-7 Guard SO Rock Valley, Iowa

2014-15…started eight games before suffering a season ending knee injury…was averaging 30 minutes played per game when she was hurt and had a 7.5 points per game average…averaged 4.0 rebounds per game and 5.0 assists per game.

Before Dordt…averaged 8.6 points per game as a junior and senior at Western Christian (Iowa)…gave out over six assists per game and had over 140 steals during those two seasons…played point guard as Western won three state championships in a row…earned all-state honors and was named to the all-tournament team at the state tournament.

11 Karina Bell 5-4 Guard SO Billings, Montana

2014-15…averaged 8.5 points per game in 12 junior varsity contests.

15 Jora Vander Hart 5-7 Guard JR Pella, Iowa

2014-15…averaged 5.0 points per game in 12 junior varsity games.

21 Emily Neuman 5-11 Guard SR Maplewood, Minnesota

2014-15…one of two players to start all 30 games for the Defenders…averaged 4.8 points per game with 3.2 rebounds…scored a season high 17 points against Presentation on November 1…snagged eight rebounds against Briar Cliff on December 3.

2013-14…played in 28 games and started nine…averaged 13.5 minutes per game and scored 1.7 points and grabbed 1.2 rebounds…had a season high six points twice, once against Hastings on December 14 and again when the Defenders played Westmont on December 31.

2012-13…played in 26 games and started five…averaged 11.8 minutes per game and scored 1.8 points per game…took down 1.1 rebounds per game…scored a season high seven points against Nebraska Wesleyan on January 19.

22 Abby Chapman 5-9 Guard SR Arvada, Colorado

2014-15…one of two players to start all 20 games for the Defenders…averaged a team high 12.5 points per game and took down 3.7 rebounds per game…converted 31.4 percent of her three-point shots…scored a season high 24 points against Dakota State on November 4…scored 20 or more points on six different occasions.

2013-14…played in 27 games and averaged 11.5 minutes per game…scored 4.1 points per game…converted 22-61 three-point shots…had a season high 16 points against Nebraska Wesleyan on February 15.

2012-13… attended and played for Biola (California) in 2012-13…played in 26 games and average 2.8 points per game…averaged 13 points per game and converted 9-15 three-point shots in three games in the GSAC post-season tournament.

23 Jamie Gesink 5-9 Guard FR Sioux Center, Iowa

Before Dordt… averaged 13.8 points per game and earned all-conference and all-state honors in 2015…averaged 16.7 points per game while helping the Western Christian (Iowa) Wolfpack to a Class 2A state basketball title in 2014  and a 27-1 record.  She grabbed 6.4 rebounds per game and got to 2.1 steals and handed out 2.9 assists per contest…was named the captain of the Class 2A All-Tournament Team after averaging 19.7 points per game with nine rebounds in the three games at the tournament…earned first-team all-state honors from the Des Moines Register, Iowa Newspaper Association and the Iowa Girls Coaches’ Association…averaged 8.6 points per game as a sophomore and 4.1 points per game as a freshman…helped Western to three state titles and four state tournament berths.

25 Robyn Blount 5-10 Guard SR St. Paul, Minnesota

2014-15…averaged 6.1 points per game with 3.7 rebounds in 30 games played…came off the bench in 29 games and made 50 percent of her shots…scored a season high 16 points against Martin Luther on December 18…took in eight rebounds in a win over Peru State on November 19 and grabbed eight rebounds.

2013-14…played in all 29 games for the Defenders…averaged 10.3 minutes per game and scored 1.8 points per game with 1.9 rebounds…had a season high six points against Nebraska Wesleyan on January 11 and grabbed a season high seven rebounds against Morningside on January 8.

2012-13…played in 21 games…averaged 5.9 minutes per game and 1.5 points per game….scored a season high six points against Moody Bible on November 9.

31 Breanna Bergquist 6-2 Forward FR Minneapolis, Minnesota

Before Dordt… was a four-year letter winner for St. Anthony Village High School (Minnesota)…was named all-conference and team mvp during her career.

32 Mycah Hulst 6-3 Center, Forward SR Byron Center, Michigan

2014-15…played in 28 games, missing two games because of injury…scored 8.5 points per game and led the team in rebounds with a 10.5 average…was first in the country in blocked shots per game with a 3.75 average and total blocked shots with 105…scored a season high 20 points against Doane on November 22…took down 17 rebounds against Midland on November 15… set the Dordt single season record for blocked shots and single game record with nine against Concordia on December 6.

2013-14…played an average of 11.8 minutes per game in 29 contests…averaged 4.2 points per game and 3.9 rebounds…blocked a team high 31 shots…had a season high 11 points against Nebraska Wesleyan on January 11…grabbed a season high 10 rebounds against York on October 25.

2012-13…played in 25 games…averaged 1.9 points per game in 8.0 minutes of play per game…took down 2.8 rebounds per game  and blocked 25 shots…scored a season high 10 points in games against Moody Bible  on November 9 and Midland on December 1.

33 Paige Engbers 5-10 Guard JR Pella, Iowa

2014-15…played in 30 games and started 11…scored 6.5 points per game and converted 42.2 percent of her three-point shots…scored a career high 24 points against Peru State on November 13…all but six of her field goals made were three-point shots and she attempted just 13 two-point baskets…tied a Dordt record with seven made three-point baskets against Bethany Lutheran on December 1.

2013-14…played in 10 games for the Defenders…averaged 16.9 points per game while playing for the Dordt junior varsity team.

Before Dordt…scored 14.3 points per game and grabbed 4.5 rebounds per game while playing for Pella (Iowa) Christian High School…made 63 three-point baskets and made 42.3 percent of her three-point attempts…Pella Christian was 19-6 and made the state tournament in 2013…as a junior Engbers averaged 9.6 points per game and four rebounds per game while helping Pella Christian to a runner-up finish at the 2012 Iowa Girls State Tournament…claimed all-conference honors multiple times…was a second-team all-state pick in 2013.

35 Cassidy Vredevoogd 6-0 Forward SO Caledonia, Michigan

2014-15…played in 29 games and started 15…averaged 9.2 points and grabbed 5.4 rebounds per game…converted 47.3 percent of her field goal attempts…scored a season high 26 points against Concordia on January 3…strung together three double-double performances in a row from December 18-January 3.

Before Dordt…Vredevoogd earned all-state and all-conference honors at South Christian (Michigan)….averaged 10 points per game with five rebounds as a junior and senior…was a member of the 2014 Grand Rapids Area Dream Team.

45 Shae De Jager 6-0 Forward JR Hull, Iowa

2014-15…played in 30 games…averaged 2.7 points per game and 2.8 rebounds…scored a season high nine points against Bethany Lutheran on December 1.

2013-14…played in 10 games for the Defenders and averaged 1.0 points per game with 1.2 rebounds…averaged 10.5 points per game for the Dordt junior varsity.

Before Dordt…De Jager averaged 7.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game for the Wolfpack as they won their second state title in a row and posted a 26-1 record…was named to the All-State Tournament Team after scoring 16 points and grabbing nine rebounds in the Class 2A title game.