(Thursday, January 16; Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt Defender women’s basketball team is no. 9 in the most recent NAIA Division II Coaches’ Poll released on Wednesday, February 5.
The Defenders hold on to the same spot they held in the previous poll released on January 15.
The Defenders are currently 12-5 in GPAC play and stand 20-5 overall. Dordt’s losses are to Hastings (no. 2), Concordia (no. 3) and Morningside (no. 7). Dordt is one of seven GPAC teams either in the poll or in the ‘Receiving Votes’ category of the ranking.
Dordt garnered 226 points in the poll voted on by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences, Association of Independent Institutions and Unaffiliated Groups.
The Defenders continue their season on Saturday, February 8 against Concordia followed by a road trip to Briar Cliff on Wednesday, February 12.
The next poll will be released on February 19.