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Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Dakota Wesleyan

January 7, 2004

(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt Defenders dropped their first conference game of the new year tonight to the top-ranked Dakota Wesleyan Tigers, but not without a fight. After a rocky first half, the Defenders fought back to within ten points midway through the second half, but couldn't sustain the run as the Tigers rallied back to make it a 21-point game by the end.

Colleen De Groot had 13 points to lead the Defenders, while Jill Bouma added 11 points and four rebounds. Dakota Wesleyan's Randi Morgan had 18 points and 9 boards for the Tigers, who enjoyed a 56 percent shooting night from 3-point land.

Dordt's Current Record: 5-10 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 16-2 (6-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 26 34 60
Dakota Wesleyan 42 39 81
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Jill Bouma 4
Team Total: 23
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Randi Morgan 9
Victoria Drefs 6
Team Total: 31
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Colleen De Groot 13
Jill Bouma 11
Team Total: 60
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Randi Morgan 18
Victoria Drefs 16
Abbey DeWolf 14
Amanda Williams 11
Team Total: 81
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 22/49 45%
3-Point Field Goals: 3/7 43%
Free Throws: 13/18 72%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 31/55 56%
3-Point Field Goals: 9/16 56%
Free Throws: 10/12 83%

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