Women's Basketball Goes To Road For Midland Game
- Posted Friday, December 3, 2021
Dordt will travel to face Midland in Fremont, Nebraska on Saturday, December 4 with the game tipping off at 2:00.
Midland is 4-5 this season and stand 1-3 in league play. The Warriors are getting outscored 69.2-68.3 and have been outrebounded on average 40.8-35.9 while converting 39.5 percent of their field goals and allowing teams to make 31.6.
Peyton Wingert averages 14.1 points per game with six rebounds and 3.6 assists per game. Erin Prusa is converting 11.3 points per game with 5.4 rebounds and Karlee McKinney and Emma Shepard average 8.5 and 8.4 points per game.
Midland started the year with a 3-1 record and have gone 1-4 since then with a win over Jamestown breaking up losses to Concordia, Northwestern, Central Methodist and Mount Marty. The Warriors have lost three games in a row.
Dordt is 6-4 this season and 1-3 in the GPAC and those conference games have been Dordt’s last four contests.
Ashtyn Veerbeek leads the team with a 17.3 points per game average while making 48.9 percent of her field goals. Veerbeek also has an 8.6 rebounds per game average with 1.2 steals and 2.9 blocks per contest. Bailey Beckman adds 11.0 points per game and has a team high 17 three-point field goals. Hayden Heimensen and Karly Gustafson score 9.4 and 8.8 points per game and Mya Chmielewski and Janie Schoonhoven get 8.3 and 8.0 points per game. Gustafson and Schoonhoven average 8.3 and 6.2 rebounds per game.
Dordt outscore teams 70.7-68.4 and outrebound teams 38.8-37.1. Dordt has forced 12.6 turnovers per game and have surrendered 9.7 per contest.
Midland lost a 74-67 decision to Mount Marty on Wednesday night and lost control of the game by getting outscored 17-9 in the second quarter. The deficit resulted in Midland playing from behind the rest of the game. Wingert scored 19 points with 10 rebounds and Kraft had 11 points and four assists and Prusa added nine. Midland was outrebounded 42-27 and made 23-55 field goals for 41.8 percent success while Mount Marty made 29-68 field goals.
A six-minute drought late in the first quarter forced Dordt to play from behind and lost to the College of Saint Mary Flames 78-69. Dordt cut the lead down to one early in the third quarter but were unable to complete the comeback. Bailey Beckman scored 19 and Ashtyn Veerbeek had 17 with seven rebounds
Dordt won both games last season with a 70-58 win on November 14 and a 67-63 victory on January 2.
In the first meeting Gustafson scored 18 points with 12 rebounds and Beckman had 16 points and five rebounds. Sullivan scored 15 for Midland with 11 rebounds in the loss. In the January meeting Veerbeek scored 23 with 14 rebounds and four assists with Erika Feenstra had 14 while Macey Nielson was 4-9 from the three-point line. Lexi Haase and Sullivan had 14 and 11 respectively.
Dordt will host Northwestern on Wednesday and Dakota Wesleyan on Saturday.
The Warriors are hosting Hastings on December 8 and will travel to Briar Cliff to play the Chargers on December 18.
Briar Cliff 3-1/5-3
College of Saint Mary 3-2/9-2
Dakota Wesleyan 1-2/6-2
Mount Marty 1-3/1-7
Hastings @ Dakota Wesleyan
Doane @ Jamestown
Dordt @ Midland
Briar Cliff @ College of Saint Mary
Hastings @ Jamestown
Doane @ Dakota Wesleyan
Northwestern @ Concordia
Mount Marty @ Morningside