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Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Fresno Pacific

December 29, 2003

(Fresno, California) The Dordt Lady Defenders battled to overtime with the Fresno Pacific Sunbirds in women's basketball this evening. The Lady Defenders had a chance to win in regulation but converted one of two free throws. In overtime the Lady Defenders held a 72-68 lead but couldn't hold it. Fresno Pacific got the go ahead and eventual winning basket with :05 left on a lay up off an assist from Maurecia Clark to Denise Fast.

Dordt was topped by Jenna O'Neill and Jill Bouma with 14 points each. Rachel Van Beek had 13 points and Tara De Boer added 11. Fresno Pacific was topped by Clark's 28 points. Clark made the only three point baskets of the night for the Sunbirds in the second half on consecutive possessions. Dordt fought back from as much as a eight point deficit in the second half to force overtime.

Dordt's Current Record: 3-8 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 6-3 (0-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half OT 1 Final
Dordt College 29 39 6 74
Fresno Pacific 32 36 7 75
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Jill Bouma 9
Rachel Van Beek 7
Colleen De Groot 6
Team Total: 41
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Denise Fast 8
Sheila Kamps 7
Team Total: 40
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Jenna O'Neill 14
Rachel Van Beek 13
Jill Bouma 12
Tara De Boer 11
Team Total: 74
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Maurecia Clark 28
Denise Fast 15
Jane Gillespie 14
Team Total: 75
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 29/58 50%
3-Point Field Goals: 2/12 17%
Free Throws: 12/16 75%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 28/70 40%
3-Point Field Goals: 3/23 13%
Free Throws: 16/26 62%

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