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Dordt College Men's Basketball vs. Dakota Wesleyan

February 12, 2003

(Mitchell, South Dakota) The Dordt Defenders pulled out a close victory tonight, surviving a late Tiger surge for the win. Dakota Wesleyan hit a late 3-point basket to tie the score before Dordt's Evan Beimers took a pass from Shawn De Stigter and drove the lane making a layup with 1.8 seconds remaining. Dakota Wesleyan's Kory Petoske was fouled on the ensuing possession, but missed the second of two free-throws, leaving the Defenders with the one-point victory. Beimers had 23 points to lead five Defenders in double figures. Shawn De Stigter also had 4 steals for Dordt in the victory.

Dordt's Current Record: 15-9 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 5-24 (3-10)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 47 31 78
Dakota Wesleyan 40 37 77
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Eric Maas 8
Luke Ruter 6
Team Total: 31
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Derrick Robinson 7
Team Total: 30
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Evan Beimers 23
Luke Ruter 12
Shawn De Stigter 11
Kyle Van Arendonk 10
Team Total: 78
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Kory Petoske 17
Derrick Robinson 15
Travis Johnson 12
Team Total: 77
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 25/50 50%
3-Point Field Goals: 5/14 36%
Free Throws: 23/28 82%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 31/60 52%
3-Point Field Goals: 10/22 45%
Free Throws: 5/12 42%

For more information, please contact Mike Byker, Sports Information Director, at mbyker@dordt.edu or (712) 722-6301.