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Keane Joins Defender Basketball

Posted April 1, 2022

(Wednesday, March 30, 2022; Sioux Center, Iowa) Vincent Keane, a senior at St. Joseph by the Sea High School, has announced his intnention to attend Dordt and join the Defender basketball program. Keane is a 5-11 guard.  

Vincent is the son of Vincent and Elizabeth Keane of Staten Island, New York.  He plans to study theology at Dordt. 

Men's Outdoor Track and Field Debuts At Home Meet

Posted April 1, 2022

The Event...The Dordt University men's track and field team will make its 2022 outdoor season debut at its home meet, the Dordt Invitational, this weekend. Events get underway on Saturday, April 2, at Open Space Park at 11am and will conclude around 6pm.

Meet Information

Women's Track and Field to Make Outdoor Season Debut

Posted April 1, 2022

The Event...The Dordt University women's track and field team will make its 2022 outdoor season debut at its home meet, the Dordt Invitational, this weekend. Events get underway on Saturday, April 2, at Open Space Park at 11am and will conclude around 6pm.

Meet Information

Softball to Battle Midland in Home Opener

Posted April 1, 2022

THE GAME 

After a week away from the diamond, the Dordt Defenders are scheduled to take on the Midland Warriors on Saturday, April 2. Saturday's doubleheader will begin at 1:00 PM.

COVERAGE

Dordt Media Network Livestream

Live Stats (Game 1) (Game 2)

Baseball Preps For Conference Leader

Posted March 31, 2022

THE GAMES

Dordt will travel to Crete, Nebraska to face the Doane Tigers in GPAC play on Friday, April 1 starting at noon. 

COVERAGE

Video for both games produced by Doane University

In game stats for both games

DORDT

The Defenders are 8-16 this season and 4-4 in league play and are 4-2 in their last six games.

50 Years Later-It's About Time!

Posted March 31, 2022

Listen to Kim and November full interview

Almost 50 years to the day when it was set, one of the oldest records on the books in Dordt athletics fell when Gyeongju Kim struck out 21 batters in a 3-1 win over Hastings on March 26. 

Jennett To Join Defenders Soccer Program

Posted March 31, 2022

(Thursday, March 31; Sioux Center, Iowa) Hayden Jennett, a senior at Valley Christian High School (Ariz.), has announced her intention to attend Dordt University and join the Defender women’s soccer program.

“We are super excited Hayden has decided to join our program,” commented Dordt Head Coach Alex Durbin. “We look forward to Hayden doing great things and believe that she will be a great fit with our team.”

Bisong Added To Defender Basketball

Posted March 30, 2022

(Wednesday, March 30, 2022; Sioux Center, Iowa) Bebetha Tambog Bisong, a student at Pamukkale University located in Turkey, has announced his intention to attend Dordt and join the basketball program.  

Bisong is 6-4 and is a forward. He averaged 28.5 points per game while competing for a Intercity Dormitory Basketball Championship in 2021. His team also won a championship in 2019.  

Krommendyk To Join Basketball Program

Posted March 30, 2022

(Wednesday, March 30, 2022; Sioux Center, Iowa) Bennett Krommendyk, a senior at Southwest Christian High School (Minnesota), has announced his intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender basketball program.  

 “Bennett provides us with a guy that can improve a lot over the next couple of years and he is a great fit, as he loves Dordt,” said Dordt basketball coach Brian Van Haaften. 

Van Berkel To Play Hockey At Dordt

Posted March 30, 2022

(Tuesday, March 29, 2022; Sioux Center, Iowa) Lucas Van Berkel, a senior at Unity Christian High School (Iowa), has announced his intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender hockey program.  

Beekman To Golf For Defenders

Posted March 30, 2022

(Wednesday, March 30, 2022; Sioux Center, Iowa) Katherine Beekman, a senior at St. Croix Lutheran Academy (Minnesota), has announced her intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender golf program. 

“We are excited to have Katherine join our program.  As a multi-sport athlete in high school and having had success as an individual and on a team level, we look forward to Katherine bringing a competitive fire to the team.  We are excited to see her develop her skills and help push the team to new levels,” said Dordt golf coach Jon Crane. 

NAIA Pitcher-Of-The-Week Honors For Kim

Posted March 30, 2022

(Wednesday, March 30; Sioux Center, Iowa) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced the baseball pitcher-of-the-week for games played March 21-27 and Dordt’s Gyeongju Kim (Junior; Seoul, South Korea) has earned the honor.  

Dordt And Ottawa Square Off In GPAC Volleyball Semifinals

Posted March 29, 2022

THE MATCH

Dordt will host Ottawa in a GPAC Semifinal match on Wednesday, March 30 at 6:00 pm.

COVERAGE

Dordt Media Network video

In game stats

Kim Claims GPAC Pitcher Of The Week Honor

Posted March 29, 2022

(Tuesday, March 29; Sioux Center, Iowa) The Great Plains Athletic Conference and Hauff MId-America Sports have announced the Great Plains Athletic Conference baseball pitcher-of-the-week for games played March 21-27 and Dordt’s Gyeongju Kim (Junior; Seoul, South Korea) has earned the honor.  

Men's Basketball Postseason Interviews

Posted March 29, 2022

Members of the Dordt men's basketball team were interviewed to reflect on the 2021-22 season and talk about their individual performances and goals.

These interviews are available at this link and include the following athletes:

  • Luke Rankin (0:00 - 5:17)
  • Bryce Coppock (5:18 - 10:15)
  • Caleb Harmsen (10:16 - 16:23)
  • Cade Bleeker (16:24 - 22:45)
  • Jackson Louscher (22:46 - 29:38)

Smith Announced As Women's Volleyball Coach

Posted March 28, 2022

(Monday, March 28; Sioux Center, Iowa) Dordt University has announced Jacki Smith will be its next head women’s volleyball coach after Darci Wassenaar’s resignation from the position.    

“I am happy to announce Jacki Smith as our women’s volleyball coach,” says Dordt director of athletics Ross Douma. “Although we are disappointed to accept Darci Wassenaar’s resignation as coach, we wish her well in her and her family’s future endeavors, and we look forward to working with Coach Smith in this role.”

Men's Golf At Jimmie Spring Swing

Posted March 28, 2022

THE MEET

The Defender men’s golf team will compete in the Jimmie Spring Swing in Ames, Iowa on Monday and Tuesday, March 28 and 29.

COVERAGE

In progress scoring 

Women's Golf At Ames Event

Posted March 28, 2022

THE MEET

The Defender women’s golf team will compete in the Jimmie Spring Swing in Ames, Iowa on Monday and Tuesday, March 28 and 29.

COVERAGE

In progress scoring  

THE LINEUP

Rachel Bostwick, Kerri Kroeze, Bailey Weg, Libby Douma and Olivia Olson will be the five who golf for the Defenders.

Defenders Host Briar Cliff For Monday Doubleheader

Posted March 27, 2022

GAMETIME

The Dordt University baseball team will host Briar Cliff on Monday, March 28, in a conference doubleheader. First pitch of game one is scheduled for 4pm. This doubleheader is a make-up from games postponed last week.

Doenhoefer To Join Defender Volleyball

Posted March 25, 2022

(Wednesday, March 25, 2022; Sioux Center, Iowa) Payton Hoehoefer, a senior at Siouxland Christian High School (Iowa), has announced her intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender volleyball program.

“I chose to commit to Dordt University because of how welcoming everyone is and I have watched their volleyball program for a few years now and can’t wait to be a part of the team,” said Doenhoefer.