Thomsen Added To Defender Program

Thomsen Added To Defender Program

(Wednesday, October 31; Sioux Center, Iowa) Brooke Thomsen, a senior at Russell-Tyler-Ruthton (Minnesota), has announced her intention to attend Dordt College and join the Defender basketball program.

Thomsen scored 16 points per game last season and converted 60 percent of her field goal attempts.

"We are excited to announce the addition of Brooke Thomsen to our basketball program.  Brooke has had a standout career at Russell-Tyler-Ruthton High School playing for legendary coach Steve Krause.  Brooke is an outstanding student and will be pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education.  Brooke is a fantastic leader and we can’t wait to see the impact she has on our basketball family," said Dordt College coach Bill Harmsen.

Brooke is the daughter of John and Tanya Thomsen of Tyler, Minnesota.  She plans to study Education 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.