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Video And Stat Links For Defender Classic Basketball Games

Posted November 26, 2021

GAME SCHEDULE

Dordt will host a classic on Friday and Saturday, November 26 and 27 with Peru State, Northwestern and Oak Hills Christian making up the field with the Defenders.

Friday, November 26

5:00  Northwestern vs Peru State

7:00 Dordt vs Oak Hills Christian

Saturday, November 27

2:00 Northwestern vs Oak Hills Christian

3:45 Dordt vs Peru State

Women's Cross Country Closes Season Ranked In Top 10

Posted November 24, 2021

The Dordt University women's cross country team closed out the 2021 season with a top 10 ranking as noted by the NAIA office earlier today.

The Defenders are eighth in the postseason coaches' poll, up six spots from the last poll released prior to the NAIA Championship. Dordt joins fellow GPAC member, Hastings, in the top 25.

Men's Cross Country Ranked Eighth in Final Poll

Posted November 24, 2021

The Dordt University men's cross country team closed the 2021 season with a top 10 ranking announced by the NAIA national office earlier today. 

The Defenders moved up five spots from the previous poll, up to eighth, in the final edition of the NAIA Coaches' poll released on Nov. 24. This is the highest final ranking in Dordt men's cross country history.

Steiger Receives National Honor

Posted November 24, 2021

Eric Steiger received All-American honors by the NAIA and the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) in a press release earlier today.

Steiger finished 34th at the NAIA Championship held last weekend in Vancouver, Wash. The senior was the top Dordt runner and helped lead the Defenders to their best ever finish (8th) at the championship. 

Kampman Earns All-American Honor

Posted November 24, 2021

Jessica Kampman earned All-American honors for the 2021 women's cross country season announced by both the NAIA and the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). 

Defenders Host Basketball Classic Friday and Saturday

Posted November 24, 2021

GAME SCHEDULE

Dordt will host a classic on Friday and Saturday, November 26 and 27 with Peru State, Northwestern and Oak Hills Christian making up the field with the Defenders.

Friday, November 26

5:00  Northwestern vs Peru State

7:00 Dordt vs Oak Hills Christian

Saturday, November 27

2:00 Northwestern vs Oak Hills Christian

3:45 Dordt vs Peru State

Volleyball Learns Final Site Assignment

Posted November 22, 2021

(Monday, November 22; Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt Defender women’s volleyball team has learned its pool assignment and schedule for the NAIA National Women’s Volleyball Championship beginning November 30 at Sioux City, Iowa.

The Defenders have been assigned to Pool C along with Missouri Baptist and Central Methodist (Missouri) and the Defenders will play their two pool play matches on Tuesday, November 30.

Men's Basketball Battles Briar Cliff On Road Tuesday

Posted November 22, 2021

GAME

Dordt will travel to Sioux City, Iowa and will face Briar Cliff starting at 7:45 (approximate) on Tuesday, November 23.

COVERAGE

Dordt Media Network audio 

Briar Cliff produced video

Tickets must be purchased in advance 

In game live stats

Women's Basketball Goes To Briar Cliff Tuesday

Posted November 22, 2021

GAME

Dordt will travel to Sioux City, Iowa and will face Briar Cliff starting at 6:00 on Tuesday, November 23.

COVERAGE

Dordt Media Network audio 

Briar Cliff produced video

Tickets must be purchased in advance 

In game live stats

Women's Volleyball Battles Bethel In Opening Round

Posted November 19, 2021

THE MATCH 

Dordt will host Bethel (Indiana) on Saturday, November 20 at 1:00 pm. The match is a NAIA National Championship Opening Round contest. 

Per NAIA Guidelines masks are required and will be available at the admission gate.

COVERAGE 

Dordt Media Network Video 

Dordt Media Network Audio 

Women's Basketball Hosts Nationally Rated Foe

Posted November 19, 2021

THE GAME 

The Dordt Defender women’s basketball team will host Concordia on Saturday, November 20 starting at 4:00. The game was originally scheduled for a 2:00 start but was moved to accommodate the NAIA Volleyball National Tournament Match at 1:00. 

COVERAGE 

Dordt Media Network Video 

Dordt Media Network Audio 

Men's Basketball Hosts Concordia Saturday

Posted November 19, 2021

THE GAME 

The Dordt Defender men’s basketball team will host Concordia on Saturday, November 20 starting at 5:45. The game was originally scheduled for a 3:45 start but was moved to accommodate the NAIA Volleyball National Tournament Match at 1:00. 

COVERAGE 

Dordt Media Network Video  

Dordt Media Network Audio 

Raszler and Timmermans Earn Academic Honors

Posted November 19, 2021

(Friday, November 19; Sioux Center, Iowa) The 2021 Academic All-District Volleyball Teams, selected by CoSIDA, recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in academics.  Dordt has two athletes who have been named to the second-team.

Megan Raszler (Junior; Elkhorn, Nebraska) and Alli Timmermans (Graduate Studies; Orange City, Iowa) were both on the list released late on Thursday, November 18.

Huisman And Stoesz Earn Academic All-District Honors

Posted November 19, 2021

(Friday, November 19; Sioux Center, Iowa) The 2021 Academic All-District Football Teams, selected by CoSIDA, recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in academics.  Dordt has two athletes on the list.

Alex Huisman (Senior; Pella, Iowa) and Abe Stoesz (Sophomore; Mountain Lake, Minnesota) have earned the honor announced late Thursday, November 18. 

Album cover of "I Belong to You"

Song is result of collaboration of worship arts students

Posted November 19, 2021

"I Belong to You" is a gospel and soul-infused, original single from Dordt Worship that released today for streaming or download on all major digital distributors. The song is the first ever co-write by Dordt worship coordinators and worship arts students in collaboration with London-based worship artists in residence, Geraldine Latty and Carey Luce.

Beimers Reflects on Summer in Zambia

Posted November 19, 2021

“Everywhere we go we encounter God at work.”

This phrase is highlighted on the website of Poetice, a Christian missions organization based in Choma, Zambia. Dordt volleyball senior Corina Beimers had an opportunity to encounter God’s work in her life and in the people of Zambia this summer, serving with Poetice in their Intensive Training Program.

Defender Cross Country Daily Journal -NAIA Championships

Posted November 19, 2021

The Dordt University cross country teams will compete at the NAIA National Championships this weekend (Friday, Nov. 19). Check out the link below for updates on the Defenders week in Vancouver, Washington!

Hockey to Battle the Bluejays

Posted November 18, 2021

THE GAME

Dordt hockey plays their final two games before Thanksgiving break versus the Creighton Bluejays this weekend. Opening faceoff is scheduled for 7:00 PM on Friday and 1:00 PM on Saturday. Both games will be played at Vernon Arena.

COVERAGE

Follow the game live online at the following links:

Dordt Media Network Livestream

Tickets

10 Football Players Earn GPAC Recognition

Posted November 17, 2021

(Wednesday, November 16; Sioux Center, Iowa) The 2021 Great Plains Athletic Conference All-Conference Team has been selected after a vote of the league coaches.  Dordt has 10 players on the list. 

Levi Jungling (Senior; Pella, Iowa), Alex Huisman (Junior; Pella, Iowa) and Nathan Kabongo (Senior; Plano, Texas) all earned first-team honors. 

Men's Cross Country Team Preps For Nationals

Posted November 17, 2021

The Event... The Dordt University men's cross country team will run at the 2021 NAIA Championship this weekend at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Championship Course in Vancouver, Wash. Friday's 8K race will begin at 12:30pm (CST). 

Follow the Defender teams this week at this link: 

Championship Information: