Women's Basketball Adds Gross
- Posted Wednesday, May 19, 2021
(Wednesday, May 5; Sioux Center, Iowa) Katelynn Gross, a senior at Gilbert Christian School (Arizona), has announced her intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender women’s basketball program.
Gross averaged 4.2 points and 4.6 rebounds for Gilbert Christian and earned distinguished Christian High School student award as a sophomore and junior and Gilbert Christian was named a scholar-athlete/activity team award winner during her sophomore, junior and senior season.
“I truly believe God opened the door for me to come and play a sport I love at Dordt. I have always loved basketball. It is a sport that has grown and stretched me mentally, physically and spiritually and is a sport that has given me the bet friends and memories. I can’t wait to continue to develop my skills in college and to continue to grow as a person through the sport of basketball for God’s glory. I truly desire to play for God and to use what he has gifted me with by continuing to play in college for Dordt,” said Gross.
Katelynn is the daughter of Justin and Tamela Gross of Gilbert, Arizona. She plans to study Nursing at Dordt.
Dordt University 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), Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC), American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) and the Mid-American Collegiate Hockey Association (MACHA).
U.S. News & World Report, Money Magazine, Forbes.com, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review all list Dordt on their best colleges lists. Dordt is home to approximately 1,500 students.