2018-19 Women's Basketball Roster

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2018 Women's Varsity Basketball

# Name Height Position(s) Year Hometown
2 Erika Feenstra 6-0 Forward SO Hull, Iowa

2017-18…one of two players to start all 31 games for the Defenders…averaged 11.1 points per game with 4.8 rebounds per game…converted 44.8 percent of her field goals…scored a season high 22 points twice and had 11 rebounds against Dakota State on November 1…was third in the NAIA in free throw shooting percentage after converting 89.6 percent…named all-GPAC honorable mention.

Before Dordt…played for Western Christian High School (Iowa)…averaged 15.2 points per game, while sinking 46 three-point shots and grabbing 128 rebounds on the way to a first-team all-conference selection…helped Western to a 2017 Class 2A state title and was a member of the all-tournament team and was a third-team all-state selection.

3 Kenzie Bousema 5-8 Guard SR Sheldon, Iowa

2017-18…played in 28 games and averaged 7.1 points per game…grabbed a career high 4.7 rebounds per game and handed out 1.4 assists per game…converted 44.7 percent of her field goals…had a season high 14 points twice…handed out five assists against Mount Mercy on December 30 and had ten rebounds against Hastings on January 6…named/NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete.

2016-17…played in 25 games and had a 7.0 scoring average…converted 47 percent of her field goal attempts and took down 3.6 rebounds per game…scored a season high 22 points against Doane on December 10 and also had a team high eight rebounds in that game.

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… 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.

5 Siennah Stamness 5-10 Guard SO Rochester, Minnesota

2017-18…played in 31 games…averaged 6.6 points per game with 4.7 rebounds per outing…averaged 1.5 assists per game…had a season high 16 points against Northwestern on January 31…had 11 rebounds against Concordia on January 20 and handed out six assists against Presentation on November 11.

Before Dordt…played for Rochester Mayo High School (Minnesota)…scored 237 points, with 70 assists during her senior season…was a two-time all-conference honorable mention honoree…shot 34 percent from the three-point line while helping guide her team to its second consecutive conference championship...was also a part of Mayo’s 2015 section championship and state tournament team. Stamness is a four-year letter winner for Mayo and was named to the Minnesota Girls Basketball Coaches Association Academic All-State honoree.

10 Ebby Prewitt 5-9 Guard JR Urbandale, Iowa

2017-18…played in 31 games…averaged seven points per games with 3.3 rebounds…scored a season high 16 points against Mount Marty on January 24…converted five three-point baskets on December 2.

2016-17…one of four players to appear in all 30 games for the Defenders…scored 3.8 points per game and handed out just over one assist per game…had a season high 13 points against Friends.

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.

11 Baylee Tetzlaff 5-10 Forward SO Brookings, South Dakota

2017-18…averaged 5.5 points per game in 30 games played…took down 3.1 rebounds per game…scored a season high 14 points against the College of Saint Mary on November 21…grabbed seven rebounds in two games.

Before Dordt…graduated from Brookings High School (South Dakota)…averaged 11 points with 5.3 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 1.3 assists as a senior…averaged 11 points, 6.6 rebounds, and had 43 steals during her junior campaign…was a four-year varsity letter-winner…was a two-time honoree on the All-ESD team.

12 Faith Anderson 6-0 Guard SO Sherrard, Illinois

2017-18…averaged 3.4 points per game in 24 games played…converted 37 percent of her three-point shots…had a season high nine points against Nebraska Christian on February 7…had five assists against William Penn on November 24.

Before Dordt…graduated from Sherrard High School (Illinois)…scored 15.3 points per game as a senior and took in 4.4 rebounds with 2.6 assists per game…scored 1,166 career points and converted 62 three-point baskets this season while also serving as team captain…was named first-team all-state honoree by the Associated Press and the Illinois Basketball Coaches’ Association and earned all-conference and all-area honors…Sherrard won regional and sectional championships before reaching the Elite Eight of the state tournament.

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

2017-18…played in 31 games…averaged 6.6 points per game…converted 55 three-point shots…had a career high 21 points against Southeastern (Florida) on November 10 when she made six three-point shots…grabbed a season high six rebounds five occasions and five assists twice.

2016-17…played in 26 games…converted 32.3 percent of her three-point shots…averaged 3.8 points per game…scored a season high nine points in wins over Briar Cliff and College Saint Mary.

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.

20 Mari Smitsdorff 6-1 Forward SO Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Before Dordt…graduated from Legacy Christian Academy (Minnesota) and attended the  University of Sioux Falls for one year…averaged 15.6 points, 9.6 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 4.1 blocked shots per game in high school…has three years of eligibility remaining after played 15 games for the University of Sioux Falls in 2017-18.

21 Jordyn Van Maanen 5-5 Guard FR Sioux Center, Iowa

Before Dordt… played for Sioux Center High School (Iowa)…averaged 12.7 points per game with nearly five assists per game…missed six games with a hand injury...averaged 11.0 points per game as a junior while handing out three assists per game…helped Sioux Center to a pair of state runner-up finishes in 2017 and 2018…was a three-time first-team all-conference selection.

22 Mya Chmielewski 5-5 Guard FR Mayer, Minnesota

Before Dordt… played at Mayer Lutheran (Minnesota) High School…averaged 14.5 points as a senior with 3.8 assists and 3.1 steals…scored 450 points, 168 rebounds, 100 steals and 84 assists as a junior and joined the 1,000 point club.

23 Kenzie Cunard 5-8 Guard FR Missouri Valley, Iowa

Before Dordt… played for Logan-Magnolia (Iowa) High School…averaged 14.3 points with 5.1 rebounds, 2.6 assists, and 2.4 steals per game…converted 40 percent of her three-point shots…averaged 18.6 points per game in her junior season and made 41 percent of her three-point shots…earned first-team all-conference and first-team all-district honors multiple times during her high school career…earned all-state honors and academic all-state honors during her career.

25 Annie Rhinesmith 5-8 Guard JR Shakopee, Minnesota

2017-18…played in 25 games…averaged 10.3 points per game with 3.2 assists per game…converted 40 three-point shots...scored a season high 22 points twice…made six three-point shots against Presentation on November 11…grabbed seven rebounds twice and had nine assists against Dakota State on November 1…named all-GPAC honorable mention.

2016-17…averaged 7.7 points per game with 2.4 rebounds per contest in her freshman season…converted 38 percent of her three-point field goal attempts and handed out nearly three assists per game…scored a season high 24 points against Morningside…converted a school record eight three-point shots against Morningside…handed out a season high six assists on five different occasions and had a season high six steals against Waldorf.

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. 

30 Makayla De Young 6-0 Guard FR Waupun, Wisconsin

Before Dordt… played basketball at Central Wisconsin Christian High School…averaged 14.4 points, 13.3 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 3.2 blocks per game as a senior…averaged 13.5 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 3.5 steals per game…averaged a double-double during her career…earned all-conference honors and was named her team’s mvp.

32 Riley Van Hulzen 5-11 Guard FR Lynden, Washington

Before Dordt… graduated from Lynden Christian (Washington)…averaged 10 points per game with 7 rebounds per game as a junior before a season ending injury…averaged 5.4 points per game as a senior after coming back from injury. 

43 Rachel Evavold 6-1 Forward JR Bloomington, Minnesota

2017-18…played in 31 games…scored 13.5 points per game with 5.8 rebounds and 1.7 assists…had a season high 26 points against Mount Marty on November 29 and had a season high 15 rebounds in that game as well…handed out six assists against Nebraska Christian on February 7 and blocked four shots against Dakota State on November 1…named all-GPAC second-team.

2016-17…averaged 6.2 points per game in 28 games played…converted 55 percent of her field goals and grabbed 4.5 rebounds per game…scored a season high 12 points twice against Midland and Viterbo…took down a season high 10 rebounds against Briar Cliff.

Before Dordt…averaged nine points for Jefferson (Minnesota)…was named team captain and earned all-conference honorable mention honors during her senior season.