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Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Huron

December 17, 2003

(Huron, South Dakota) The Dordt College Lady Defenders improved their season record to 3-7 with a win over Si Tanka University at Huron, South Dakota on Wednesday night. The win did not come easily to the Lady Defenders as they held a slim 33-31 halftime edge.

In the second half the hosts built an eight point lead at 51-43 before Dordt went on a 8-0 run to tie the game on a Jill Bouma three point play. The Screaming Eagles threatened to pull away with a six point lead at 61-55 but the Lady Defenders answered the call again, this time taking the lead on a Shawna Flikkema three point shot to take the lead at 64-61 and never trailed again on the way to the non conference win at 81-76.

Flikkema and Bouma led Dordt with 17 and 15 points respectively. Both Lady Defenders came off the bench while Tara De Boer had 12 points in the win, the third game in a row that the sophomore has scored in double digits.

Dordt College will now prepare for a pair of games at Fresno, California, playing Fresno Pacific on Monday, December 29 at 6:00 pm (Central Time) and facing Holy Names at 4:00 pm (Central time)on Tuesday December 30.

Dordt's Current Record: 3-7 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 3-11 (0-4)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 33 48 81
Huron 31 44 75
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Katie Bleeker 8
Jill Bouma 7
Colleen De Groot 5
Team Total: 38
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
TJ Randall 7
Tara Prue 5
Teri Johnson 5
Team Total: 26
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Shawna Flikkema 17
Jill Bouma 15
Tara De Boer 12
Nikki De Blaey 9
Team Total: 81
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Tara Prue 15
Crystal Hook 14
Judith Crespo 12
Team Total: 75
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 25/54 46%
3-Point Field Goals: 4/9 44%
Free Throws: 27/38 71%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 25/53 47%
3-Point Field Goals: 6/19 32%
Free Throws: 19/29 66%

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