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Hammen To Join Defenders

Posted: February 4th, 2019
Tags: Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Women's Athletics, Recruits, Basketball

(Wednesday, January 23; Sioux Center, Iowa) Heidi Hammen, a senior at South Central Calhoun High School (Iowa), has announced her intention to attend Dordt and join the women's basketball program.

Hammen is averaging 10.9 points per game this season while converting 46 percent of her field goals and 33 percent of her three-point shots.  She is averaging 4.6 rebounds per game with 1.7 assists and was a first-team all Twin Lakes Conference selection in 2017-18.  She's played four years of varsity basketball and has twice served as her team's captain.   This year's team is undefeated through 15 games and the 2017-18 team advanced to the regional final.

“Heidi will be a great addition to our program next year.  Her athleticism, work ethic, and skillset align great with our program. She has proven to be successful South Central Calhoun and can’t wait to see her success transfer to the college court," said Dordt coach Bill Harmsen.

Heidi is the daughter of Tony and Amy Hammen of Rockwell City, Iowa.  She plans to study Agriculture and Education at Dordt.

Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, is a comprehensive Christian college rooted in the Reformed tradition. The Defender athletic program is a part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC). 

U.S. News & World Report, Money Magazine,, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review all list Dordt on their best colleges lists. Dordt is home to approximately 1,500 students.