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Feenstra Becomes All-Time Leading Scorer

Posted: January 7th, 2021
Tags: Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Women's Athletics, Basketball

(Thursday, January 7; Sioux Center, Iowa) With a three-point basket late in the third quarter Wednesday night, January 6, Erika Feenstra (Senior; Hull, Iowa) became the all-time leading scorer in the Dordt women’s basketball program.  Feenstra ended the game with 14 points and 1,738 career points, passing Amber Soodsma’s total of 1,736.  Soodsma played for the Defenders from 2007-2011.

“To be able to coach Erika for the last three years has really been a blessing. She puts in so much time, effort and energy and to see her become the all-time leading scorer here is really a blessing.  To coach her and see her through thick and thin and to see her surrounded by a lot of great teammates and too see her achieve this accomplishment is really, really awesome,” said Dordt basketball coach Bill Harmsen.

Feenstra scored 343 points during her freshman campaign and followed that with a Dordt single-season record of 637 points her sophomore season.  Feenstra had 562 points in 2019-20 and has 10 regular season games remaining in 2020-21.

Feenstra also has 658 career rebounds and has converted 54.7 percent of her career field goals and 79.2 percent of her free throws.  She’s the career leader in free throws made and ranks second in field goals made and 13th in career rebounds.

See the record breaking shot here.

1. Erika Feenstra 2017-Present 1738
2. Amber Soodsma 2007-11 1736
3. Lisa Roos 1995-99 1414
4. Jill Bousema 1988-92 1318
5. Kate DuMez 2006-10 1315
6. Kara Van Dyke 2010-14 1298
7. Rachel Evavold 2016-20 1296
8. Serena Van Beek 1998-2002 1280
9. Jacque Van Leewen 1982-86 1246
10. Carla Geylense 1996-2000 1173
11. Linda Mabie 1981-85 1083
12. Faye Woudstra 1982-86 1080
13. Jill Van Essen 1992-96 1059
14. Lisa Vander Wal 1976-80 1045
15. Brianna Spronk 2009-13 1029
16. McKinzie Schmidt 2006-10 1021
17. Julia DeKoekkoek 2007-11 1006