Northwestern defeats Dordt 79-63
HOW IT HAPPENED
Northwestern led at every quarter break on the way to a 79-63 win over Dordt in GPAC action on Wednesday, November 30 in a game played in Orange City.
Dordt led briefly after a Rachel Evavold basket with 7:25 left in the first quarter but the Raiders took the lead for good at 9-7 at the midpoint of the first quarter. The lead grew to as many as 11 before Northwestern settled for a 44-34 lead at halftime.
Back to back baskets by Kim Kroeze cut the gap to six to start the second half 44-38 but an 8-0 run extended the lead back to double digits and the Defenders were unable to cut the gap under ten the rest of the game.
-Dordt was 23-51 from the field for 45.1 percent success and 4-17 from the three-point line.
-Northwestern was 28-59 from the field for 47.2 percent and took seven three-point shots and made two. The Raiders took 27 free throws and made 21 while Dordt was 13-19.
-Northwestern had a 39-27 rebounding edge.
-Dordt forced 19 turnovers.
-Kim Kroeze had 18 points on 7-11 shooting and she was 4-8 from the free throw line. Annie Rhinesmith and Shae Pollema each had eight points.
-Pollema led Dordt’s rebounding effort with nine.
-Northwestern was led by Darbi Gustafson with 22 points and Paige Danner added 17.
-Dordt is 5-4 overall and 0-3 in the GPAC. Northwestern is 8-3 overall and 2-3 in the GPAC.
Hastings College 69, Doane University 41
Briar Cliff University 72, Mount Marty College 42
Northwestern College 79, Dordt College 63
Dakota Wesleyan University 91, Morningside College 81
Concordia University 95, College of Saint Mary 56