Dordt’s Chris Sievers Named Player of the Week

Date posted - February 15, 2012


Dordt College post player Chris Sievers is this weeks GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Player-of-the-Week.

Sievers, a junior from Huxley, Iowa, came off the bench to average 18 points and 5.3 rebounds in three Dordt wins as the Defenders secured their first ever GPAC Championship. His 22 points against Concordia on Saturday was a season high. For the week he made 21-34 shots from the floor (62%) and connected on 12-13 free throws.

Sievers is one of five players averaging in double digits for the Defenders and has an 11.1 points per game average to go with a team high 63.3 shooting percentage from the floor. Sievers is the second Dordt College player to earn player of the week honors this season. Cliff Warner took the honor for games played January 23-30.

No. 4 ranked Dordt is now 25-3 and 16-3 in the league. The Defenders have secured a berth in NAIA Division II Mens Basketball Championship in Point Lookout, Missouri, March 7-13. Dordt concludes the regular season this Saturday, February 18 when they travel to Crete, Nebraska to face Doane College.

The GPAC post-season tournament begins with the quarterfinal round on Wednesday, February 22.

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