2016-17 Women's Basketball Roster

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2016 Women's Varsity Basketball

# Name Height Position(s) Year Hometown
0 Alyssa Fedders 5-9 Guard FR Sioux Center, Iowa

Before Dordt…played for Unity Christian High School (Iowa)…averaged 6.9 points per game and made over 30 percent of her three-point shots as Unity won its second straight state basketball title…handed out 3.5 assists per game…averaged 4.2 points per game, while compiling 52 assists, 37 steals and 72 rebounds while earning all-conference honorable mention honors in 2015…averaged 3.7 points for the 2013-14 team.

1 Hannah Norton 5-2 Guard SR Buffalo, Minnesota

2015-16…played in three varsity games and averaged four points per game…played in 13 junior varsity games with a 5.1 points per game average.

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.

2 Ashley Ziolkowski 5-6 Guard FR Wellington, Colorado
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3 Kenzie Bousema 5-8 Guard SO Sheldon, Iowa

2015-16…played in 23 games and averaged 2.2 points per game…took in 2.1 rebounds per game…had a season high six rebounds against Mount Marty on January 6 and had a season high seven points aginst Morningside on November 24…played in six junior varsity games and had a 14.3 points per game average.

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 SR Hull, Iowa

2015-16…scored 8.9 points per game while taking down 4.7 rebounds per game…converted 28 three-point shots and had a team high 79 assists…earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors…had a season high 20 points against Northwestern on January 20 and took down a season high nine rebounds three different times in a game...had a season high seven assists in two different games…has 664 career points, 343 rebounds and 186 assists.

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 Floen 5-7 Guard JR Sioux Center, Iowa

2015-16…was hampered by injury for the second straight season…averaged 9.8 points with 3.7 rebounds…averaged 4.4 assists per game in 19 games played…scored a season high 21 points against Grand View on November 13…handed out a season high seven assists against Morningside on November 24 and had six steals against Northwest on November 6.

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 Ebby Prewitt 5-9 Guard FR Urbandale, Iowa

Before Dordt…graduated from Des Moines Christian High School (Iowa)…averaged 17.6 points per game with 3.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists for the Lions… was named all-conference in 2014 and 2015 and led Des Moines Christian to a 2014 conference championship and two consecutive state tournament appearances in 2014 and 2015…scored 12.2 points per game as a junior and  11.3 points per game as a sophomore.

15 Payton Harmsen 5-8 Guard FR Rock Rapids, Iowa

Before Dordt…prepped at Western Christian High School (Iowa)…averaged 10.1 points per game while converting 38.1 percent of her three-point tries in 2015-16…handed out 3.0 assists per game while earning all-conference honors while helping Western to its fifth straight state tournament appearance and a Class 2A runner-up finish…averaged 8.0 points, made 47 three pointers, had 49 steals and 85 assists during her junior campaign…was named second-team All-Lakes Conference and was also part of Western’s 2013-2014 Lakes Conference Champions and State Championship team when she averaged 6.0 points per game. 

22 Jamie Gesink 5-9 Guard SO Sioux Center, Iowa

2015-16…played in 19 games and averaged 7.5 points per game while converting 46 percent of her field goal attempts…averaged 4.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game…scored a season high 16 points against Mount Marty on January 6 and took in a season high nine rebounds against the Lancers on February 17…had five assists against Morningside on January 27 and took away five steals against Briar Cliff on February 10.

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.

23 Paige Engbers 5-9 Forward SR Pella, Iowa

2015-16…played in 28 games and averaged 7.5 points and 2.9 rebounds…made a team high 62 three-point shots and has converted 40.3 percent of her career three-point attempts…has made 117 three-point baskets during her career which is fifth all-time…claimed NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors.

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.

25 Annie Rhinesmith 5-8 Guard FR Shakopee, Minnesota

Before Dordt…played for Shakopee (Minnesota)…averaged 8.2 points per game with 3.8 assists and 2.6 rebounds with 1.8 steals per contest…scored 9.3 points and 4.3 assists while earning all-conference honors for a third straight season as a junior…helped guide the Sabers to a fourth place finish at the 2015 Minnesota Class AAAA state tournament and played a major role in their 2014 Missota Conference Championship.  

31 Shae Pollema 6-0 Forward SR Hull, Iowa

2015-16…averaged 2.3 points per game in 20 games played…missed six weeks with injury…scored a season high eight points against Northwestern on November 18…named NAIA Scholar-Athlete.

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.  

32 Rio Landers 6-1 Forward FR Grand Meadow, Minnesota

Before Dordt…played for Grand Meadow (Minnesota)…averaged 15.0 points per game with 9.2 rebounds and handed out 1.7 assists per contest and blocked 2.3 shots per game…averaged 16.2 points, 8.4 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game as a junior…was named All-Southeast Conference and All-Area during her career and scored over 1,000 career points…averaged 12.1 points per game in 122 games played.

33 Abby Wolterstorff 5-8 Guard SO Sioux Center, Iowa

2015-16…played in 12 varsity games and averaged 1.42 points per game…played in 16 junior varsity games with an 11.8 points per game average.

35 Rachel Evavold 6-1 Forward FR Bloomington, Minnesota
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53 Steffi Cunard 5-10 Guard SO Missouri Valley, Iowa

2015-16…played in ten varsity contests…scored 14.3 points per game in 15 junior varsity contests.

Before Dordt… averaged 18.8 points per game for Logan Magnolia (Iowa) and converted 45 percent of her three-point shots…averaged 22.0 points per game for Heartland Christian (Iowa)…was a third-team all-state pick as a junior and was a second-team pick as a senior.

55 Deanna Hoksbergen 6-0 Forward FR Hull, Iowa
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