Bleeker Picks Dordt College

Bleeker Picks Dordt College

(Monday, November 19; Sioux Center, Iowa) Cade Bleeker, a senior at Sioux Center High School (Iowa), has announced his intention to attend Dordt College and join the Defender basketball program.

Bleeker averaged 15 points per game as a junior and helped the Warriors to an 18-5 record. He converted 54 percent of his field goal tries and 41 percent of his three-point shots.  He took in nearly five rebounds per game and averaged over two assists per game with 1.5 steals. He was a first-team all-conference pick in 2018.  A multi-sport athlete, Bleeker also claimed all-district honors in football and baseball as a junior and advanced to the state track and field meet in the high jump. He’s listed 6-5, 180 pounds.

“Cade will be a tremendous player at Dordt,” said Dordt College coach Brian Van Haaften. “He’ll be a tremendous example, leader and person our players can count on. As a basketball player he will stretch the floor and his athleticism will help him score in many different ways.  Cade will be a perfect fit at Dordt.”

Cade is the son of Bryan and Becca Bleeker of Sioux Center, Iowa. He plans to study Business at Dordt College.

Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, is a comprehensive Christian college rooted in the Reformed tradition. The Defender athletic program is a part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC). 

U.S. News & World Report, Money Magazine,, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review all list Dordt on their best colleges lists. Dordt is home to approximately 1,500 students.