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Dordt Women To Resume Season Against Flames

Sioux Center, Iowa — The Dordt Defender women’s basketball team will host the College of Saint Mary Flames on Wednesday, December 1 at 6:00 at the De Witt Gym in Sioux Center, Iowa.

The College of Saint Mary is off to an 8-2 start this season and is 2-2 in league play with losses in the conference to Northwestern and Dakota Wesleyan in a pair of games played in Omaha. The two losses came in succession after Kirk Walker’s team had won seven in a row to start the year. A win over Hastings on November 23 stopped the losing skid at two.

Dordt is 6-3 this season and 1-2 in league play and those conference games are the last three games Dordt has played. The Defenders have been idle since a November 23 loss to Briar Cliff.

The Defenders are outscoring teams 70.9-67.3 and outrebound teams 39.1-36.3. Dordt converts 38.6 percent of its field goals and allow 40.1 percent success.

Ashtyn Veerbeek tosses in 17.3 points per game with 8.8 rebounds and she is making 51.3 percent of her field goal attempts. Bailey Beckman is scoring 10.1 points per game and has a team high 14 made three-point shots. Hayden Heimensen scores 9.7 points per game with 3.3 rebounds and Karly Gustafson is averaging 8.8 points with 8.3 rebounds. Mya Chmielewski is good for 8.3 points per game and makes 52 percent of her field goal tries.

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