2011 Women's Soccer Roster


2011 Women's Varsity Soccer

# Name Height Position(s) Year Hometown
Katie Kortman 5-7 Goalkeeper SO Grandville, Michigan

2010…played 1740 minutes in goal with 15 goals allowed…earned all-GPAC honorable mention…made 100 saves in goal and posted seven shutouts with a 13-5-2 record.

Before Dordt…helped Calvin Christian (Michigan) to 3 conference championships…was named all-district and all-conference honorable mention.

1 Emily Holz 5-10 Goalkeeper SO Tucson, Arizona

2010…played 15 minutes in goal for the Defenders.

Before Dordt...played at Desert Christian (Arizona)… competed primarily as a keeper but also played some striker…recorded 225 saves, 26 shut-outs and averages giving up just one goal per outing in three seasons of play…helped the Eagles to three straight conference titles and the Eagles were the Arizona state runner-up in 2009…named first team all-state in 2009 and made the second team in 2008 and 2010… received the Desert Christian's highest athletic honor the "Eagle Award" for leadership, academics and performance in athletics.

2 Elise Wedel 5-1 Midfielder, Forward JR Buhler, Kansas

2010…scored four goals and had one assist in 20 games started.

2009…scored two goals….assisted on four goals….earned all-GPAC honorable mention honors.

Before Dordt …tallied 32 goals and 52 assists in her four years at Buhler High School (Kansas)….was named Buhler’s Most Inspirational Player her senior season…was also a 1st team all-league, 1st team all-area and All-Area Player of the Year, 1st team all-region and second team all-state selection…set a single season assist record in ’09 with 26 assists…was 1st team all-area all four years at Buhler.

4 Marissa Hurst 5-5 Forward FR Lincoln, NE

Before Dordt...forward and midfielder for the Lincoln North Star (Nebraska) Gators and has tallied 13 goals and 16 assists while playing in 52 career high school matches...helped Lincoln North to a third place finish in conference and and to the district finals during her sophomore year...Gators were champions of the Burke Invitational and Papillion South Invite and finished the season with a #10 state ranking... All-Conference Honorable Mention as a junior.

5 Rindy De Nooy 5-3 Forward SR Sioux Center, Iowa

2010…suffered a knee injury in the 11th game of the season that ended the year…scored six goals and had one assist…named Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athlete…named 3rd team all-district in the Co-SIDA/ESPN Academic All-American program.

2009…earned second team all-GPAC honors….scored three goals and had two assists.

2008…finished 3rd in goals scored for Dordt during her freshman season… tallied 8 goals times for the Defenders…16 points was good for a tie for third on the team… received honorable mention in the GPAC as a freshman.

Before Dordt…earned honorable mention all-state honors while playing for Unity Christian (Iowa). Played defensive midfield for the Knights.

6 Michelle Lapadula 5-5 Midfielder FR Visalia, CA

Before Dordt… outside midfielder and striker for the Miners and helped El Diamante to West Yosemite League Championships in 2010 and 2011...Miners were semifinalists in the Central California section in 2011…served as team captain this past season and was voted the team's Most Inspirational Players.

7 Hannah TeWinkel 5-6 Midfielder FR Oostburg, WI

Before Dordt…attended Sheboygan County Christian.

8 Kelly Smies 5-7 Midfielder SR Oostburg, Wisconsin

2010…2nd team all-GPAC honoree…Daktronics NAIA Scholar Athlete…started all 20 games and scored five goals with two assists.

2009….scored three goals….assisted on two…earned all-GPAC honorable mention.

2008…played in 17 games… added a goal and an assist as an outside midfielder.

Before Dordt …Played forward and center midfield while at Sheboygan County Christian (Wisconsin)…. four year starter, Smies served as co-captain for the 2007-2008 season and earned all-conference accolades during her high school career…totaled over 20 goals at Sheboygan County Christian…was a unanimous Central Lakeshore Conference pick in 2008.

9 Aubrey Kloosterhouse 5-6 Defender JR Hudsonville, Michigan

2010…played in 20 games and started 18.

2009…played in 12 games.

Before Dordt …was named first team all-conference in 2009 while starting as a defender for Unity Christian (Michigan)…started each of the past three seasons and was member of the 2007, 2008 and 2009 Michigan state championship teams.

10 Kristin Scholten 5-10 Midfielder SO Inwood, Iowa

2010…played in five games.

Before Dordt…played midfield at Western Christian (Iowa).

11 Dineke Tolkamp 5-6 Midfielder FR Langley, B.C.
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12 Meghan Warners 5-7 Defender JR Hudsonville, Michigan

2010…2nd team all-GPAC…two assists in 20 games started.

2009….played in 20 games as a freshman

Before Dordt …selected first team all-conference team during her senior year at Unity Christian (Michigan) while playing central defender…three year starter for Unity and a member of 2007, 2008 and 2009 Michigan state championship teams.

14 Torre Vasquez 5-0 Midfielder SO Centennial, Colorado

2010…played in five games.

Before Dordt…played for Front Range Christian (Colorado) and helped them to a conference championship in 2010…served as the team captain during her senior campaign.

15 Shantelle Gritters 5-5 Midfielder, Forward SO Hull, Iowa

Before Dordt…helped Western Christian (Iowa) to the state soccer tournament in 2009 and was an All-Conference selection for the Lakes Conference in 2009…had six goals and five assists in 2010.

16 Tara Postma 5-8 Defender, Midfielder JR Gallup, New Mexico

2010…had an assist in 12 games played.

2009…played defense in 15 games….part of a unit that had nine shut outs.

Before Dordt …named first team all-district all four years of high school soccer…was named 2nd team all-state in 2008 and 2009 while playing defense and midfield for Rehoboth Christian (New Mexico)….helped Rehoboth Christian to a district championship in 2009 and was named 2nd team all-state…received team MVP honors in 2008 and 2009 and was named the district player of the year.

17 Kolette Heynen 5-10 Midfielder SO Boyden, Iowa

2010…played in four games.

Before Dordt…helped Western Christian (Iowa) qualify for the state tournament in 2009 and was named to the Lakes All-Conference team…had 3 goals and 5 assists in 2010.

18 Kim van der Giessen 5-8 Midfielder FR Lake Forest Park, WA
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18 Steph Cooper 5-5 Midfielder SR Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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19 Katie Heynen 5-8 Defender, Midfielder SO Sheldon, Iowa

2010…played in four games.

Before Dordt…played sweeper for Western Christian (Iowa) and helped them to a 2009 state tournament berth.

20 Heidi Ferkranus 5-9 Defender FR Thousand Oaks, California

Before Dordt… defender for the Westlake Warriors (California) and helped the team to a Marmonte League Championship in 2010-2011…two-year letter winner.

22 Morgan Meissner 5-7 Forward JR Sioux Center, Iowa

2010…Daktronics NAIA Scholar Athlete…scored three goals and had five assists...played in 17 games after missing time early with an injury.

2009…bounced back from limited action in 2008 by earning all-GPAC honorable mention…scored six goals which was third highest on the team.

2008…played in only 3 games for the Defenders before suffering an illness sidelining her for the remainder of the season.

23 Kayla DeVries 5-9 Midfielder, Forward JR Grand Rapids, Michigan

2010…played in ten games.

2009….saw action in seven games.

Before Dordt …played defense for Grand Rapids Christian (Michigan) and was named 1st team all-district in 2008…helped Grand Rapids Christian to a District Championship in 2008.

24 Allison Hogan 5-7 Forward SO Centennial, Colorado

Before Dordt…helped Denver Christian (Colorado) to three trips to the Colorado state soccer play-offs with the team getting to the semi-finals on one occasion and the quarter-finals on two others…served at the team captain, was voted the MVP for the Crusaders and was selected to the Metro League All-Conference Team.

99 Hannah Van Maanen 5-10 Goalkeeper FR Doon, IA

Before Dordt…was named First Team All-Lakes Conference in 2011…played goalkeeper for Western Christian (Iowa).