Women's Varsity Basketball vs. York

W 81-39

2:00 PM - Saturday, November 24, 2012
York, Nebraska
Non-conference Match


Dordt College improved to 4-5 this season with an 81-39 win over York (Nebraska) on Saturday afternoon, November 24. Dordt took the suspense out of the game early, withstood a run by the Panthers midway through the first half, and ran away with the 42 point win by limiting the hosts to 15 second half points.<p>Dordt scored the first 14 points of the game and didn't surrender a field goal until the 12:30 mark of the half when the Panthers cut into an 18-1 deficit with a three-point basket. <p>York cut the lead all the way to 23-16 before a Danelle Boone made it 26-16 and a three-point play by Jessica Jelsema extended the lead to 29-18 moments later and the Defenders never led by less than 11 the rest of the game.<p>Dordt got late three pointers in the first half by Kara Van Dyke and Jasmin Schelhaas to extend the lead to 46-24 at halftime.<p>The lead kept growing the entire second half with the Defenders limiting the Panthers to 15 points in the second half. <p>The first half was marred by several fouls with the Defenders converting 16-23 and the hosts made 9-14. <p>Dordt was led by Kara Van Dyke with 19 points unofficially while Schelhaas added 15 and Kayla Broekhuis had 10. <p>York was led by Sara Lincoln with 15 and no one else had more than eight. The Midlands Collegiate Conference member falls to 1-9 overall and have lost seven games to GPAC members.<p>Dordt is now 4-5 overall and will face Dakota Wesleyan on Wednesday in Mitchell, South Dakota.