Dordt defeats College of Saint Mary 93-45
HOW IT HAPPENED
A 23-4 advantage in the second quarter propelled the Dordt Defender women’s basketball team to a 93-45 win over the College of Saint Mary Flames on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Center, Iowa.
Dordt scored the last seven points of the first quarter to lead 24-13 and then started the second quarter with a Jordyn Van Maanen field goal. After the College of Saint Mary scored with 7:36 left in the half the Flames were held scoreless until just before the half when Trista Merrival made a pair of free throws to make the score 47-17.
The Flames got within 27 in the third quarter before Dordt outscored the visitors 28-14 in the final period for the 48 point difference.
Dordt was 39-72 from the field and converted 7-21 three-point shots while limiting the College of Saint Mary to 16-54 shooting and 7-27 from the three-point line.
Dordt had a 50-29 rebounding edge and had 18 steals in the win. Dordt had 21 offensive rebounds.
Erika Feenstra scored 18 points and Rachel Evavold had 14 as the two combined for 14-16 shooting. Both had four rebounds with Evavold handing out five assists with two blocked shots and three steals.
Baylee Tetzlaff scored 11 with seven rebounds—six of them offensive. Karly Gustafson scored 10 with five rebounds and had four steals and two assists.
Jordyn Van Maanen had six points and six rebounds and Mya Chmielewski and Faith Anderson each had six points.
Dordt ends the regular season with a 15-7 conference record and a 23-7 overall mark.
Dordt will be the number four seed in the post-season conference tournament and will host Dakota Wesleyan on Wednesday night at 6:00.