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Basketball Hosts Mount Marty Wednesday

Posted: January 7th, 2020
Tags: Athletics, Men's Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Women's Athletics, Basketball

GAMETIME…

The Defender women’s and men’s basketball teams will be hosting Mount Marty in women’s and men’s basketball with the women starting at 6:00 and the men’s game will follow at about 8:00.  You can hear the games on KDCR 88.5 FM and watch it live https://livestream.com/dordtwebcast/Basketball.  

THE FOE…  

The Mount Marty women are 9-6 this season and 2-6 in GPAC play with their  conference wins over Jamestown and the College of Saint Mary. The Lancers are 5-3 in their last eight games and have won three of their last four with the loss being a narrow 64-62 home loss to Morningside on January 2.

Jamie Tebben leads the team with a 12.1 points per game average and she has a 7.3 rebounds per game average. She is making 46 percent of her field goals and 35 percent of her three-point shots.  She is second on the team wit 26 steals in 15 games. Karlee McKinney scores 11.4 points per game with 2.8 rebounds and Ali Kuca is good for 9.9 points per game and Molly Koisti scores 7.3 points per game.  Hannah Williams grabs 5.5 rebounds per game.

Mount Marty is averaging is getting outscored 66.2-65.6 and they are getting outrebounded 40.1-36.4.  The Lancers convert 39.5 percent of its field goals and 31.3 percent of its three-point shots. Teams are making 37.2 percent of their field goals against the Lancers and Mount Marty commits 19 turnovers per game and force just under 18 per outing.

The Mount Marty men are 14-3 this season and 6-2 in the GPAC in a dramatic turnaround from recent history. The Lancers have losses to York, Northwestern and Morningside this year and have won nine of their games by single digits.

Chris King scores a team high 21.6 points per game and is making 51.3 percent of his field goals and 44 percent of his three-point shots (59-134).  King is also second on the team in assists with 39. Colby Johnson scores 17.4 points per game and is converting 58 percent of his field goals and he is taking down 5.8 rebounds per game. Jordan Johnson adds 12.9 points per game and he has a team high 61 assists in 16 games. Jailen Billings is averaging 8.1 points per contest with 38 made three-point shots and is converting 42 percent of his three-point shots.

Mount Marty is averaging 90.2 points per game and allow 78.2.  The Lancers are getting outrebounded 37.1-33 but have forced 14 turnover per game while committing just eight per game. Todd Lorensen’s first Mount Marty team is making 49.1 percent of their shots and 40.2 percent of their three-point baskets. Over half of Mount Marty’s field goal attempts have been three-point shots and the Lancers are 240-597 this season.

DEFENDER NOTES…

The Defender women are off to a 14-3 mark and stand 6-3 in the GPAC with wins over Dakota Wesleyan (88-86), Northwestern (92-84), Briar Cliff (93-58), Jamestown (77-58),Midland (98-62) and Doane (80-47).  Dordt’s losses in the GPAC are to Morningside, Concordia and Hastings.

Dordt is converting 48.2 percent of its field goals and 31.9 percent of its three-point shots.  The Defenders outrebound teams 44.6-32.1 and have forced 22 turnovers per game.

Erika Feenstra scores 20.0 points per game with 6.4 rebounds and she is making 65.7 percent of her field goals. Karly Gustafson scores 10.3 points per game and she snags 6.4 rebounds and she is making 59.5 percent of her field goals. Rachel Evavold adds 9.7 points per game with 5.3 rebounds and she is making 62.8 percent of her field goals. Gabby Kreykes is at 7.7 points per game with a team high 38 steals through 17 games and Bailey Beckman’s average is 6.3 points per game. Payton Harmsen has converted a team high 31 three-point baskets and she has 27  steals while scoring 6.2 points per game.  Jordyn Van Maanen leads the team with 47 assists and Harmsen has 46.

The Defender men are 13-5 this season and 5-4 in the GPAC.  Dordt’s losses in the league are to Jamestown (110-107 ot), Dakota Wesleyan (79-78), Concordia (91-79) and Morningside (96-88). Dordt has won nine of its last 11 games after starting the year 4-3.

Garrett Franken scores 15.4 points per game and Jesse Jansma is at 13.2 points per game. Cade Bleeker and Chad Barkema are scoring 11.4 and 10.4 points per game  and Barkema is making 51.1 percent of his field goals and he takes down 5.4 rebounds per game. Bleeker is making 50 percent of his field goals and 48.9 percent of his three-point shots.  Franken leads the team with 8.2 rebounds per game. Marcus Winterfeld is coming off the bench to get 8.1 points per game and Zach Bussard has returned to action after missing a month of play and is averaging 9.0 points per game. Josh Van Lingen and Ben Gesink are at 7.2 and 6.4 points per game.   Jansma is the team leader in assists at 2.5 per game.

Dordt is averaging 86.4 points per game and allowing 76.4.  The Defenders own a 41.8-36.7 rebounds per game average and the Defenders are converting 46.8 percent of their field goals and 38.8 percent of their three-point shots. Teams are making 43.7 percent against the Defenders and 33.6 percent of their three-point shots. 

LAST TIME…

The Lancer women overcame a 33-29 halftime deficit to win 72-66 in Omaha on Sautrday. The Lancers outscored the Flames 25-11 in the third quarter on the way to the six point win. Ali Kuca scored a game high 23 points and Molly Koisti had 15 points and Jamie Tebben scored 11 with 11 rebounds.

The Defender women battled back from a double digit deficit to Concordia on Saturday to take a brief lead with six minutes remaining in their contest.  The Bulldogs responded with a double digit run and won by a 69-55 verdict. Ebby Prewitt had a season high 13 points and Rachel Evavold added nine points with seven rebounds.

The Mount Marty men stepped outside of conference play with an 85-79 home win over Waldorf on Saturday. Colby Johnson had a game high 26 points with seven rebounds and four assists and Chris King added 25 points and five rebounds. The Lancers had just four turnovers in the game to make up for getting outrebounded 38-29.

The Defender men had an early 10 point lead in the second half but Concordia battled back and took a 91-79 final. Dordt had the lead down to three-points with five minutes remaining but Concordia converted three straight three-point baskets and Dordt was unable to challenge in falling for the fourth time in league play. Franken had 20 points with 11 rebounds and five assists and Zach Bussard came off the bench to score 14 and Chad Barkema had 11.

HISTORY…

Dordt was an 87-75 winner in Yankton on November 8, 2018, using a 30-14 advantage in the third quarter to take control of the game. Annie Rhinesmith led the Defenders with 18 and Evavold had 17 with six rebounds. Karissa Chamley scored 17 with six rebounds and Kuca had 16 in the loss. Six weeks later the Defenders were steady in outscoring Mount Marty 81-66 in Sioux Center. Feenstra had a team high 19 points for the Defenders and Evavold had 15. Mount Mary was led by Karlee McKinney with 20.

The Dordt men had a 37-18 lead at halftime of their first meeting with Mount Marty in Yankton on November 7 and went on to win 81-56. Barkema scored 17 and Franken had 15 in the win while Chase Altenburg scored 12 for the Lancers. The teams played again on January 16 and Dordt prevailed in Sioux Center 95-64. Alec Henrickson scored 19 in the win and Franken scored 14. Jailen Billings had game high 24 in the loss.

NEXT…

Dordt will be on the road this Saturday with a women’s game at the College of Saint Marty at 2:00 and the men will play Nebraska Christian at 4:00.  Both games are played in Omaha, Nebraska.  The women’s game is played at the College of Saint Mary campus and the men’s game will be played at D.J. Sokol Arena on Creighton’s campus.

GPAC STANDINGS…(January 6)

Women’s Basketball

Hastings 9-0/17-0

Concordia 9-0/14-1

Morningside 8-2/13-4

Dordt 6-3/14-3

Northwestern 6-3/11-3

Dakota Wesleyan 5-4/12-5

Jamestown 4-5/9-6

Mount Marty 3-6/9-6

College of Saint Mary 2-8/4-12

Midland 2-7/6-11

Briar Cliff 1-8/4-13

Doane 0-8/1-13

 

Men’s Basketball

Morningside 9-0/16-0

Dakota Wesleyan 6-2/14-3

Mount Marty 6-2/14-3

Northwestern 6-2/14-4

Dordt 5-4/13-5

Concordia 4-4/11-5

Jamestown 3-5/11-6

Briar Cliff 2-6/11-7

Midland 2-6/5-10

Hastings 2-6/9-9

Doane 0-9/4-13

GPAC SCHEDULE AND SCORES…

November 12­­

(W) Concordia def. Midland 93-70

(W) Northwestern def. Mount Marty 90-67

(M) Concordia def. Midland 95-71

(M) Northwestern def. Mount Marty  99-84

 

November 13

(W) Morningside def. College of Saint Mary 80-52

(W) Hastings def. Doane 107-55

(W) Dordt def. Dakota Wesleyan 88-86

(M) Hastings def. Doane 78-66

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Dordt 79-78

 

November 16

(W) Jamestown def. Doane 78-56

(W) Concordia def. Briar Cliff 113-59

(W) Hastings def. Mount Marty 65-49

(W) Morningside def. Dordt 81-78

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Midland 71-48

(W) Northwestern def. College of Saint Mary 83-70

(M) Jamestown def. Doane 97-71

(M) Briar Cliff def. Concordia 70-69

(M) Mount Marty def. Hastings 107-105

(M) Morningside def. Dordt 96-88

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Midland 85-65

 

November 20

(W) Morningside def. Doane 99-45

(W) Briar Cliff def. Mount Marty 79-72

(W) Dordt def. Northwestern 92-84

(W) Jamestown def. Dakota Wesleyan 71-69

(W) Concordia def. College of Saint Mary 127-51

(M) Morningside def. Doane 69-32

(M) Mount Marty def. Briar Cliff 110-96

(M) Dordt def. Northwestern 86-68 

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Jamestown 75-65

 

November 23

(W) Dordt def. Briar Cliff 93-58

(W) Hastings def. Morningside 76-69

(W) Northwestern def. Jamestown 78-51

(W) Midland def. College of Saint Mary 71-54

(M) Dordt def. Briar Cliff 82-63

(M) Morningside def. Hastings 95-77

(M) Northwestern def. Jamestown 103-94

 

November 25

(W) Mount Marty def. Jamestown  55-53

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Briar Cliff 74-55

(M) Mount Marty def. Jamestown 93-88 (ot)

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Briar Cliff 88-73

 

November 27

(W) Hastings def. Midland 73-58

(M) Midland def. Hastings 85-74

 

December 4

(W) Concordia def. Doane 110-47

(W) Northwestern def. Briar Cliff 75-56

(W) Morningside def. Midland 89-66

(W) Dordt def. Jamestown 77-58

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Mount Marty 73-42

(W) Hastings def. College of Saint Mary 104-53

(M) Concordia def. Doane 83-77 (ot)

(M) Northwestern def. Briar Cliff  85-83 (ot)

(M) Morningside def. Midland 92-66

(M) Jamestown def. Dordt 110-107 (ot)

(M) Mount Marty def. Dakota Wesleyan 106-98

 

December 7

(W) Dordt def. Midland 77-58

(W) Mount Marty def. Doane 83-60

(W) Morningside def. Briar Cliff 95-55

(W) Concordia def. Dakota Wesleyan 100-72

(W) Hastings def. Northwestern 72-62

(W) Jamestown def. College of Saint Mary 61-47

(M) Dordt def. Midland 96-87

(M) Mount Marty def. Doane  69-61

(M) Morningside def. Briar Cliff 81-72

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Concordia 77-57

(M) Northwestern def. Hastings 93-76

 

December 11

(W) Concordia def. Morningside 88-77

(M) Morningside def. Concordia 72-71

 

December 12

(W) College of Saint Mary def. Doane 61-49

 

December 14

(W) Hastings def. Dordt 88-69

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Doane 98-41

(W) Northwestern def. Midland 95-87

(W) Morningside def. Jamestown 62-57

(W) Concordia def. Mount Marty 80-50

(W) College of Saint Mary def. Briar Cliff 58-56

(M) Dordt def. Hastings 70-68

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. 79-51

(M) Northwestern def. Midland 99-86

(M) Morningside def. Jamestown 76-68

(M) Mount Marty def. Concordia 97-70

 

January 2

(W) Dordt def. Doane 80-47

(W) Hastings def. Briar Cliff 79-63

(W) Concordia def. Northwestern 97-81

(W) Morningside def. Mount Marty 64-62

(W) Jamestown def. Midland 85-76

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. College of Saint Mary 81-65

(M) Dordt @ Doane 91-55

(M) Briar Cliff def. Hastings 90-87

(M) Concordia def. Northwestern 88-65

(M) Morningside def. Mount Marty 91-87

(M) Jamestown def. Midland 72-69

 

January 4

(W) Concordia def. Dordt 69-55

(W) Hastings def. Jamestown 77-52

(W) Northwestern def. Doane 85-44

(W) Midland def. Briar Cliff 72-43

(W) Morningside def. Dakota Wesleyan 84-62

(W) Mount Marty def. College of Saint Mary 72-66

(M) Concordia def. Dordt 91-79

(M) Hastings def. Jamestown 79-65

(M) Northwestern def. Doane 97-95 2ot

(M) Midland def. Briar Cliff 99-86

(M) Morningside def. Dakota Wesleyan 74-60

 

January 8

Hastings @ Jamestown

Concordia @ Hastings

Dakota Wesleyan @ Northwestern

Mount Marty @ Dordt

 

January 11

Briar Cliff @ Doane

Northwestern @ Morningside

Jamestown @ Concordia

Midland @ Mount Marty

Dordt @ College of Saint Mary

 

January 15

Doane @ Morningside

Briar Cliff @ Jamestown

Hastings @ Midland

Northwetern @ Mount Marty

Dordt @ Dakota Wesleyan

Concordia @ College of Saint Mary

 

January 18

Doane @ Jamestown

Concordia @ Briar Cliff

Mount Marty @ Hastings

Dakota Wesleyan @ Midland

Morningside @ Dordt

College of Saint Mary @ Northwestern

 

January 22

Briar Cliff @ Northwestern

Hastings @ Dakota Wesleyan

Morningside @ Concordia

Jamestown @ Dordt

College of Saint Mary @ Doane

 

January 25

Dordt @ Doane

Briar Cliff @ Hastings

Mount Marty @ Morningside

Midland @ Jamestown

Dakota Wesleyan @ College of Saint Mary

 

January 29

Briar Cliff @ Mount Marty

Morningside @ Hastings

Northwestern @ Concordia

Jamestown @ Dakota Wesleyan

College of Saint Mary @ Midland

 

February 1

Doane @ Mount Marty

Morningside @ Briar Cliff

Northwestern @ Hastings

Dordt @ Midland

Concordia @ Dakota Wesleyan

College of Saint Mary @ Jamestown

 

February 5

Concordia @ Doane

Dakota Wesleyan @ Briar Cliff

Dordt @ Northwestern

Midland @ Morningside

Mount Marty @ Jamestown

Hastings @ College of Saint Mary

 

February 8

Jamestown @ Hastings

Doane @ Northwestern

Concordia @ Dordt

Midland @ Briar Cliff

Morningside @ Dakota Wesleyan

College of Saint Mary @ Mount Marty

 

February 12

Dordt @ Briar Cliff

Midland @ Doane

Hastings @ Concordia

Northwestern @ Jamestown

 

February 15

Hastings @ Dordt

Dakota Wesleyan @ Doane

Midland @ Northwestern

Jamestown @ Morningside

Mount Marty @ Concordia

Briar Cliff @ College of Saint Mary

 

February 19

Doane @ Hastings

Jamestown @ Briar Cliff

Northwestern @ Dakota Wesleyan

Concordia @ Midland

Dordt @ Mount Marty

Morningside @ College of Saint Mary

 

February 22

Doane @ Briar Cliff

Dakota Wesleyan @ Hastings

Morningside @ Northwestern

Concordia @ Jamestown

Mount Marty @ Midland

College of Saint Mary @ Dordt