Defender Women To Battle Northwestern Wednesday

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Defender Women To Battle Northwestern Wednesday


Dordt will travel to Orange City, Iowa to face Northwestern on Wednesday, January 27 at 6:00 pm


tickets for the contest have been disbursed.  No tickets will be available at the door.






Northwestern is 11-8 this season and 11-5 in the GPAC. Since November 21 the Raiders have lost two games and are 11-2 since starting the year 0-6.   Northwestern has won six games in a row since the Concordia loss on January 2.

Sammy Blum leads the Northwestern attack with a 13.3 points per game average to go with 3.6 rebounds and a team high 3.1 assists per game.  Blum is making 40.5 percent of her three-point shots and has a team high 29 steals. Molly Schany is good for 11.9 points per game and 6.7 rebounds while Devyn Kemble is averaging 10.4 points per game with 48 made three-point shots. Emilee Danner scores 9.1 points per game and Taylor VanderVelde’s average is 7.5 points per game with 5.1 rebounds.

Northwestern is outscoring teams 75.1-65.9 and is outrebounding teams 40.1-35.8.  Northwestern also converts 42.6 percent of its field goal attempts while limiting opponents to 39 percent.


Dordt is 12-8 this season and 11-6 in the GPAC after a win over Doane last Saturday.

Dordt is outscoring teams 72.0-66.3  and outrebound teams 44.9-34.2. Dordt converts 40.3 percent of its field goals while allowing teams to make 37.6 percent.  Dordt also has made 33.6 percent of its three-point shots while opponents have made 32.6 percent.

Ashtyn Veerbeek is scoring 14.2 points per game while grabbing 9.7 rebounds per contest and she is making 45 percent of her field goal attempts and she is averaging 2.5 assists. Erika Feenstra is good for 12.6 points per game and 5.4 rebounds while converting 47.5 percent of her field goal tries. Karly Gustafson adds 11.2 points per game and she makes 57.8 percent of her field goals and she takes in 6.5 rebounds. Mya Chmielewski and Bailey Tetzlaff add 5.1 and 5.8 points per game respectively. Tetzlaff has 21 steals and Jordyn Winterfeld has 19. Veerbeek is the team leader in three-point baksets made with 29 and a total of eight Defenders have 11 or more three-point baskets made this season.


Northwestern controlled much of its game with Hastings on Saturday and took a 79-70 final, leading the entire fourth quarter by at least five points. Blum scored 21 and had eight rebounds while Danner came off the bench to score 14 and Kemble added 11.

Dordt beat Doane 71-58 on Saturday afternoon in Crete, Nebraska and led much of the game by double figures but were unable to blow open the game. Gustafson had a career high 25 points with eight rebounds and two steals. Veerbeek scored 13 and had 13 rebounds with six assists and four blocked shots. Tetzlaff added 10 points and eight rebounds. Dordt had a 48-32 rebounding edge and was 22-59 from the field while Doane was 21-61.


Northwestern beat Dordt 76-69 on December 16.  The Defenders held a slight 38-36 lead at halftime but a late shot by Taylor VanderVelde gave Northwestern a 53-51 lead at the end of the third quarter. Dordt regained the lead to start the fourth quarter and was up 61-58 after a basket by Erika Feenstra.  Northwestern took the lead on a Sammy Blum three-pointer with just under three minutes remaining and the lead quickly went to two-possessions and Dordt never had the ball with a chance to tie or take the lead the rest of the game. Veerbeek led Dordt with 33 points and nine rebounds while Blum had 18 for Northwestern.  Northwestern had 10 made three-point baskets while Dordt had six.  Dordt had a 44-39 rebounding edge but Northwestern shot 42 percent from the field to Dordt’s 38 percent. Both teams had 15 turnovers.


Dordt will be off until February 3 when it hosts Concordia.


Morningside                      15-1/17-2

Concordia                          12-5/13-7

Northwestern                   11-5/11-8

Briar Cliff                            11-6/13-7

Dordt                                   11-6/12-8

Jamestown                        10-6/13-6

Dakota Wesleyan             9-6/11-6

Midland                              9-8/12-8

Hastings                              4-12/5-13

Doane                                 2-15/4-16

Mount Marty                    2-14/4-15

College of Saint Mary     1-13/2-15


November 10

Midland def. Concordia 91-79


November 11

Morningside def. Jamestown 68-61

Doane def. Mount Marty 74-65

Briar Cliff def. Dakota Wesleyan 80-63


November 14

Concordia def. Northwestern 83-72

Briar Cliff def. Mount Marty  86-54

Dordt def. Midland 70-58


November 18

Jamestown def. Northwestern 70-65

Midland def. Hastings 82-78

Concordia def. Doane 111-52


November 21

Midland def. Northwestern 80-74

Concordia def. Dordt 73-62

Morningside def. Mount Marty 107-52

Briar Cliff def. College of Saint Mary 68-47


November 23

Hastings def. Jamestown 70-68


November 24

Midland def. Mount Marty def. 75-49

Concordia def. College of Saint Mary 99-47

Dordt def. Briar Cliff 79-69


November 25

Jamestown def. Doane 90-81 ot


November 28

Hastings def. College of Saint Mary 71-62


December 2

Morningside def. Dordt 85-79

Northwestern def. Briar Cliff 59-50

Concordia def. Hastings 73-66

Mount Marty def. College of Saint Mary 62-53

Midland def. Doane 87-76


December 5

Morningside def. Midland 84-77

Northwestern def. Hastings 79-57

Briar Cliff def. Concordia 69-59

Dordt def. Doane 83-54


December 6

Dakota Wesleyan def. Doane 77-59


December 8

Dordt def. Jamestown 81-64


December 9

Briar Cliff def. Morningside 80-78

Northwestern def. Dakota Wesleyan 75-69

Hastings def. Doane 80-76


December 12

Morningside def. Concordia 86-67

Northwestern def. Doane 101-62

Hastings @ Dordt

Midland def. Briar Cliff 63-54

Jamestown def. Dakota Wesleyan 64-61


December 14

Dordt def. Hastings 74-67


December 15

Jamestown def. Briar Cliff 78-62

Concordia def. Midland 67-59


December 16

Northwestern def. Dordt 76-69

Morningside def. Dakota Wesleyan 78-53

Doane def. Mount Marty 67-66


December 18

Concordia def. Jamestown 55-50


December 19

Dordt def. Mount Marty 62-56

Briar Cliff def. Doane 69-68

Dakota Wesleyan def. Midland 61-38


December 20

Morningside def. Hastings 89-54


December 21

Jamestown def. Mount Marty  65-44


December 22

Dakota Wesleyan def. Hastings 68-60


December 30

Concordia def. Mount Marty 98-53


December 31

Dordt def. Dakota Wesleyan 70-60

Morningside def. Northwestern 75-62


January 2

Jamestown def. Hastings 66-55

Morningside def. College of Saint Mary  77-40

Concordia def. Northwestern 81-76

Briar Cliff def. Mount Marty 78-53

Dordt def. Midland 67-63

Dakota Wesleyan def. Doane 80-42


January 4

Midland def. College of Saint Mary 65-57


January 6

Morningside def.  Doane 72-49

Northwestern def. Mount Marty  66-44

Briar Cliff def. Hastings 78-70

Dakota Wesleyan def. Concordia 85-80

Dordt def. College of Saint Mary 83-59


January 7

Midland def. Jamestown 75-74


January 9

Morningside def. Hastings 86-50

Northwestern def. College of Saint Mary 109-46

Dordt def. Mount Marty 90-46

Concordia def. Jamestown 67-61

Dakota Wesleyan def. Midland 76-47

Briar Cliff def. Doane 64-60


January 10

Dakota Wesleyan def. College of Saint Mary 79-47  


January 13

Morningside def. Briar Cliff 76-69

Northwestern def. Dakota Wesleyan 66-46

Hastings def. Doane 88-54

Concordia def. Mount Marty 94-62

Midland def. College of Saint Mary 72-61


January 14

Jamestown def. Dordt  69-58


January 16

Morningside def. Concordia  66-64

Northwestern def. Doane 76-39

Dordt def. Hastings 72-53

Briar Cliff def. Midland 75-53

Jamestown def. College of Saint Mary 71-59


January 17

Dakota Wesleyan def. Mount Marty 72-55


January 20

Morningside def. Dordt 82-73

Northwestern def. Briar Cliff 69-59

Mount Marty def. Hastings 79-71

College of Saint Mary def. Doane 81-44


January 23

Jamestown def. Mount Marty 90-47

Morningside def. Midland 82-60

Northwestern def. Hastings 79-70

Concordia def. Briar Cliff 65-59

Dordt def. Doane 71-58


January 24

Dakota Wesleyan def. College of Saint Mary 84-51


January 25

Jamestown def. College of Saint Mary 71-55


January 27

Jamestown @ Morningside

Dordt @ Northwestern

Mount Marty @ Midland

Dakota Wesleyan @ Briar Cliff


January 28

College of Saint Mary @ Concordia


January 30

Morningside @ Mount Marty

Northwestern @ Midland

Dakota Wesleyan @ Hastings

Briar Cliff @ College of Saint Mary


January 31

Doane @ Jamestown


February 3

Mount Marty @ Hastings

Morningside @ Dakota Wesleyan

Concordia @ Dordt

Jamestown @ Briar Cliff

College of Saint Mary @ Doane


February 6

Doane @ Morningside

Mount Marty @ Northwestern

Hastings @ Briar Cliff

Dakota Wesleyan @ Concordia

Midland @ Jamestown

College of Saint Mary @ Dordt


February 9

College of Saint Mary @ Morningside