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Dordt Basketballers Earn National Honors

PrintTrevor Wolterstorff and Cliff Warner, a pair of seniors at Dordt College, have earned NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball All-American recognition for the recently completed 2012-13 season.

Wolterstorff, a 6-4 forward, earned second-team honors for the second straight year and Warner, a 5-10 guard, was an honorable mention pick for the second consecutive season. Both were first-team all-GPAC picks the last two seasons.

Wolterstorff finished the season with a 14.5 points per game scoring average to go with a team high 6.6 rebounds per game. Wolterstorff converted 57.1 percent of his shots from the field and had 58 assists and 34 steals this season.

Warner converted 14.1 points per game this season while making 42.9 percent of his field goals and 43.3 percent of his three-point shots. Warner made a Dordt record 117 three-point baskets this season and led the team in assists with 133 and had a team high 42 steals.

Dordt College recently concluded a 28-7 season, advancing to the NAIA Division II Men’s National Basketball Tournament quarterfinals.

 

Kara Van Dyke, a junior at Dordt College, was named NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball All-American Honorable Mention for the recently completed 2012-13 season.

Van Dyke, a first-team all-GPAC selection, scored a team high 12.8 points per game and led the team in rebounding with 7.5 caroms per contest. She knocked down 47.4 percent of her field goal attempts an also converted 41.0 percent of her three-point shots. Van Dyke got credit for 52 assists this season and 32 blocked shots with 46 steals.

Van Dyke is a native of Edgerton, Minnesota and she helped the Defenders to a 16-15 mark this season.

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