Dordt claimed a close victory over Northwestern last Saturday, 78-70. Neither team shot well, as the Red Raiders hit 37 percent and the Defenders shot 40 percent. Freshman Daniel Van Kalsbeek scored 17 points to lead NW and sophomores Walker Seim and Ryan Stock added 14 and 12 points, respectively. Freshman Ben Miller pulled down 11 rebounds, and Miller and freshman Mike Vorwald each dished out four assists.
The Raiders bounced back Wednesday night, claiming a win over Mt. Marty, 81-59, raising their record to 12-11, 7-6 in the conference. NW dominated the shooting with 54 percent compared to Mt. Marty’s 27 percent. Van Kalsbeek again led the Raiders, scoring 25 points and pulling down nine rebounds. Seim and Miller contributed with 12 and 10 points, respectively, and freshman Stuart Goslinga added seven rebounds.
Next up, NW will take on Dana College at 4 p.m. on Saturday.