Women's Basketball

Defenders Shoot Past Nebraska Wesleyan 115-66

Release Courtesy of Nebraska Wesleyan Athletics

Dordt College knocked down eight of ten 3-pointers in the first half and made over 60 percent of their field goals for the game as the Defenders defeated Nebraska Wesleyan 115-66 in GPAC women's basketball action on Saturday in Sioux Center, Iowa.

The Defenders finished the game 11-19 from 3-point range and shot 61.5 percent for the game from the field in an outstanding shooting performance.  Seven different Dordt players scored in double figures.

Nebraska Wesleyan scored 38 points in the first half, but still trailed 61-38 at the break.  To start the second half, NWU was held without a field goal until the 12:12 mark as Dordt built up their lead.

Bridget Bucher had a solid game for the Prairie Wolves finishing with 19 points.  She had 16 in the first half then was sidelined with foul trouble.

Felicia TeKolste scored 14 points with Amanda Diaz adding 11 points for the Prairie Wolves. Courtney Cook was held without a field goal one game after putting up 26 points.

Kara Van Dyke paced the Defenders with 25 points on 11-13 shooting.