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Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Dakota State

February 6, 2006

Game Media

(Madison, South Dakota) The Dordt College Lady Defenders faced there fourth ranked foe in five games and lost a 68-53 decision to the Dakota State Lady T's in non-conference play Monday night at the Dakota State Fieldhouse in Madison, South Dakota.

The Lady T's, who ranked 17th in last week's NAIA national rating took an early 18-9 lead. Dordt trimmed the lead ot 27-20 and had three possessions to cut the lead down even further, but failed, falling behind 35-22 on four straight points. The two teams traded buckets into intermission with the hosts getting a last second lay-up to close the half.

The Lady Defenders used an eight point run in the second half to cut the lead ot 44-36 on Jill Haan putback but the hosts used an eight point run of their own to build a 52-36 lead, a double digit advantage they would never relinquish.

Dordt was led by Lindsey Van Wyk wtih 12 points while Jill Haan had 11 points and 11 rebounds. Shawna Flikkema added seven points and Nicki De Blaey had five points and five assists to go along with two steals.

The Lady T's were paced by Laura Tewes with 19 points and Jessica Van Loy added 10 points and had eight rebounds, eight assists and five steals. Dakota State made 55 percent of their shots in the first half.

Dordt's Current Record: 2-8 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 19-7 (10-3)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 24 29 53
Dakota State 37 31 68
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Jill Haan 11
Kathryn Ferrie 5
Rachel Van Beek 5
Team Total: 0
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Jessicca Van Loy 8
Sara Nelson 8
Team Total: 0
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Lindsey Van Wyk 12
Jill Haan 11
Shawna Flikkema 7
Nicki De Blaey 5
Team Total: 53
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Laura Tewes 19
Jessicca Vanloy 10
Team Total: 68
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 20/63 32%
3-Point Field Goals: 5/17 29%
Free Throws: 6/12 50%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 29/57 51%
3-Point Field Goals: 2/6 33%
Free Throws: 8/15 53%

For more information, please contact Mike Byker, Sports Information Director, at mbyker@dordt.edu or (712) 722-6301.