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GPAC Basketball For Women's Basketball Saturday

Posted: January 10th, 2020
Tags: Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Women's Athletics, Basketball


The Defender women’s basketball team will be traveling to Omaha, Nebraska to face the College of Saint Mary on Saturday, January 11 at 2:00 at the Lied Fitness Center on the College of Saint Mary’s campus.  You can hear the game on KDCR 88.5 FM.


The College of Saint Mary Flames are 5-12 this season and 2-8 in league play. The Flames secured back to back wins over Doane and Briar Cliff on December 12 and 14 for their two conference wins and recently stopped a three game losing skid with a win over Nebraska Christian on January 7.

The College of Saint Mary has been outscored 75.6-61.6 this season and they get outrebounded 42.6-36.7. The Flames are allowing teams to make 41.1 percent of their shots and convert 35.7 percent of the shots they take.

Lynsey Curran converts 8.8 points per game and Clare Lewandowski is at 8.1 points per game with 5.4 rebounds and she is making 50.5 percent of her field goal attempts. Trista Merrival, Kenzi Hoit and A’leah Davis add 7.2. 7.0 and 6.9 points per game. Curran is the leading three-point threat with 36 made long shots and Merrival and Alyssa Laudato each have 21 made three-point baskets. Madelyn Turner leads the team in assists with 48.


The Defender women are off to a 15-3 mark and stand 7-3. Dordt’s losses in the GPAC are to Morningside, Concordia and Hastings and the Defenders are 8-1 in their last ten games and started the season with a seven game winning string.  

Dordt is converting 48 percent of its field goals and 31.3 percent of its three-point shots.  The Defenders outrebound teams 44.4-32.1 and have forced 21 turnovers per game.

Erika Feenstra scores 19.4 points per game with 6.4 rebounds and she is making 65.4 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 10.1 points per game with 5.4 rebounds and she is making 61.9 percent of her field goals. Gabby Kreykes is at 7.7 points per game with a team high 38 steals through 18 games and Bailey Beckman’s average is 6.7 points per game. Payton Harmsen has converted a team high 31 three-point baskets and she has 28 steals while scoring 5.7 points per game.  Jordyn Van Maanen leads the team with 50 assists and Harmsen has 47.


College of Saint Mary beat the Nebraska Christian Sentinels on Wednesday night by a 77-56 margin and converted 40 percent of their field goals hile holding Nebraska Christian to 32.1 percent success. Bailey White led the team with 13 points and Madelyn Turner and Davis each had ten points and Turner had five assists. CSM had a 40-36 rebounding advantage and

The Defenders had to overcome a seven point second half deficit and pulled out a 74-71 win over Mount Marty on Wednesday night in Sioux Center. Rachel Evavold had 16 points and six rebounds while Bailey Beckman added 15 and Erika Feenstra scored all 10 of her points in the second half while taking down 10 rebounds. Baylee Tetzlaff came off the bench to score eight points with ten rebounds and two assists and two steals.


The two teams played twice last season with Dordt winning both contests. The first game was in Omaha on November 17 and Dordt prevailed 82-62 behind 49 percent field goal shooting while limiting the Flames to 33 percent. Dordt also had a 53-34 rebounding advantage. Feenstra and Evavold each had 26 and 13 points with 13 and 11 rebounds respectively.

The teams played again on January 19 in Sioux Center and the Defenders were 91-67 winners. Rachel Evavold had 22 points and 10 rebounds and Feenstra had 17 and 11 while Annie Rhinesmith chipped in with 16. Dordt converted 49 percent of its field goals and allowed 35 percent success.  Dordt again had a 53-39 rebounding edge. Corryne Millett scored a game high 23 points on 11-21 field goal shooting.


The Defenders will begin the second half of the GPAC season on Wednesday night on the road against Dakota Wesleyan and will return home to face Morningside on Saturday, January 18. The Defenders have 11 games remaining after the CSM contest.


Women’s Basketball

Hastings 10-0/18-0

Concordia 9-1/14-2

Morningside 8-2/14-4

Dordt 7-3/15-3

Northwestern 6-4/11-4

Dakota Wesleyan 6-4/13-5

Jamestown 4-5/10-6

Mount Marty 3-7/9-7

College of Saint Mary 2-8/5-12

Midland 3-7/7-11

Briar Cliff 1-8/4-13

Doane 0-9/1-14


Men’s Basketball

Morningside 9-0/17-0

Dakota Wesleyan 7-2/15-3

Mount Marty 6-3/14-4

Northwestern 6-3/14-5

Dordt 6-4/14-5

Concordia 5-4/12-5

Jamestown 3-5/12-6

Briar Cliff 2-6/11-7

Midland 3-6/7-9

Hastings 2-7/9-10

Doane 0-9/4-14


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

(W) Hastings @ Concordia 66-59

(W) Dakota Wesleyan def. Northwestern 82-56

(W) Dordt def. Mount Marty 74-71

(W) Midland def. Doane 79-68

(M) Concordia def. Hastings 83-62

(M) Dakota Wesleyan def. Northwestern 73-69

(M) Dordt def. Mount Marty 107-82

(M) Midland def. Doane 80-72


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