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Dordt College Volleyball vs. Northwestern--Region III Quarterfinals

November 17, 2005

(Rapid City, South Dakota) The Dordt College Lady Defenders advanced to the semifinal round of the NAIA Region III volleyball tournament with a 3-0 win over Northwestern today at Rapid City, South Dakota.

Dordt won game one 30-22 after seeing the game tied seven times, the Lady Defenders pulled away for a 30-22 decision.

Game two was more of the same with the Lady Defenders coming from behind at 22-19 to force a tie at 22. Dordt maintained control until the 29-27 mark when Northwestern broke their service and tied it at 30. The Red Raiders actually served for game point at 31-30 but failed to convert with the Lady Defenders winning game two 33-31 on three straight points.

Game three had 11 ties, the last at 19 when Dordt pulled away for their third 3-0 win over the Red Raiders this season.

Dordt was topped by Tara De Boer's 14 kills while Kristin De Ronde had 12 and Jill Haan 10.

Emily Van Voorst assisted on 45 kills and Haan led the diggers with 17.

Dordt's Current Record: 36-3 (16-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 24-11 (0-0)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Final
Dordt College 30 33 30 3
Northwestern--Region III Quarterfinals 22 31 27 0
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Tara De Boer 14
Kristen De Ronde 12
Jill Haan 10
Lindsey Van Wyk 9
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Emily Van Voorst 45
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Jill Haan 17
Lindsey Van Wyk 14
Traci Kooima 13
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Traci Kooima 1 Aces (12/12)
Jill Haan 1 Aces (13/13)
Team Totals Total
Kills 53
Assists 47
Digs 66

For more information, please contact Mike Byker, Sports Information Director, at mbyker@dordt.edu or (712) 722-6301.