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Franken Breaks 1,000 Point Barrier

Posted: November 16th, 2020
Tags: Athletics, Men's Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Basketball

(Monday, November 16; Sioux Center, Iowa)  Garrett Franken became the 41st player in Dordt men’s basketball history to score at least one-thousand career points with a basket late Saturday, November 14 against Midland in Fremont, Nebraska.

Franken entered the game with 986 points and scored his 14th and 15th points on a basket with 2:30 left in the game as Dordt won a GPAC road game 83-72.

“Garrett has improved each and every season, and has been a model of consistency.  You can count on him each and every night to be a productive player in a lot of different ways.   He has worked hard for this accomplishment, and I am really happy for Garrett,” said Dordt men’s basketball coach Brian Van Haaften.

Franken, a senior from Atlantic, Iowa, has 1,001 career points and ranks 40th all-time in scoring at Dordt.  He scored 439 points in 2018-19 and 492 points in 2019-20.  He currently has 70 points through five games in 2020-21.  He's a career 46.4 percent field goal shooter and is approaching 500 career rebounds and currently has 479.

Dordt All-Time Scoring

1.     Greg Van Soelen         1984-88           3104

2.     Trevor Wolterstorff    2009-13           1968

3.     Luke Ruter                  2002-06           1793

4.     Gene Hospers             1965-69           1627

5.     Logan Kingma             2006-10           1561

6.     Dave Van Essen          1991-95           1560

7.     Nathan Rindels           2012-16           1463

8.     Austin Katje                2010-14           1438

9.     Evan Beimers              1999-2003       1405

10.  Alec Henrickson          2015-19           1401

11.  Kyle Lindbergh             2010-14           1398

12.  Jordan Vogel               2009-13           1382

13.  Michael Eekhoff          2006-10           1346

14.  Eric Maas                    1998-2003       1295

15.  Kevin Veenstra           1985-89           1275

16.  Terry Crull                   1974-78           1243

17.  Jerry Vander Pol         1975-79           1215

18.  Kyle Van Arendonk     2000-04           1210

19.  Brad Boer                    1981-85           1204

20.  Cliff Warner                2010-13           1184

21.  Dalton Franken           2013-17           1165

22.  Brandon Haan             2003-06           1154

23.  Don Van Den Top       1981-85           1135

24.  Larry Louters              1967-71           1133

25.  Bob Rip                       1974-78           1116

26.  Warren Vander Pol     1967-71           1105

27.  Mark Sybesma             1971-75           1093

28.  Steve VerMeer            1985-88           1087

29.  Eric Van Maanen        2004-08           1062

30.  Galen Van Roekel       1989-92           1057

31.  Don VerMeer              1963-67           1047

32.  Marcus Winterfeld     2016-20           1042

33.  Randy Oostra              1996-2000       1029

34.  Jesse Jansma               2017-Present  1028

35.  Chris Sievers               2009-13           1021

36.  Tyler Wolterstorff      2011-14           1017

37.  Leighton Sampson      2014-17           1013

38.  Craig Shannon             1971-75           1009

39.  Ross Bouma                1994-98           1004

40.  Garrett Franken          2018-Present  1001

41.  Neal Brenneman        1996-2000       1000