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Fopma To Attend Dordt

Posted: March 15th, 2019
Tags: Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Women's Athletics, Recruits, Basketball, Track & Field

(Friday, March 8; Sioux Center, Iowa) Mo Fopma, a senior at Pella Christian High School (Iowa), has announced her intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender track and basketball programs.

Fopma has personal bests of 1:05.93 in the 400 hurdles and 1:02.23 in the 400 meters.  Fopma finished fourth at the state meet in the 400 hurdles and was on a 4x200 team that placed third at state.

"Mo will be a great addition to our team for outdoor track and field.  She is a versatile sprinter with the potential to be very competitive in the 400 hurdles.  We are excited to add someone like Mo to our team, as she will be a great teammate and will help build strength in our program in the sprints and hurdles," said Dordt coach Craig Heynen.

She averaged 11.1 points and 8.8 rebounds per game in 2017-18 and missed this season with an injury.  She was an all-district and all-conference pick in basketball after her junior season.

"We are very excited to add Morgan to our basketball program!  She is a great athlete that loves to compete.  Morgan played for and was mentored by Kevin VanMaanen and Brad Engbers at Pella Christian.  We are very excited to add a Pella Christian Eagle to our basketball program," said Dordt basketball coach Bill Harmsen.

Mo is the daughter of Terry and Nicole Fopma of Pella, Iowa. She plans to study Exercise Science 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.