Dordt College Volleyball vs. Northwestern
November 1, 2006
(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Northwestern Red Raiders used a run late in game two of their match with the Dordt College Defenders on Wednesday night to seize control of the match on the way to a 3-1 decision.
Dordt College took game one by a final score of 30-26, coming from behind at 24-22 to win, using a six point run to claim the victory.
Game two was all Dordt early as they built a 10-4 lead and led by a 20-16 margin before Northwesten tied it at 20. Three more ties ensued at 21, 22 and 23 before a five point run by the Raiders gave them enough breathing room for a 30-24 win.
Game three was similar to game two in that Dordt got up early, but not as big. Dordt forged a 16-14 lead but Northwestern fought back to tie it at 18 and 19 before pulling awya to an eventual 26-22 lead. Dordt trimmed it to 26-24 but could get no closer as Northwestern won 30-25.
Game four was all Northwestern as they got an early 20-8 lead and held on for the 30-20 win as Dordt got as close as 26-19.
Dordt was led by Kristin De Ronde with 15 kills while Lindsey Van Wyk had 11 and Haylee Bakker nine. Emily Van Voorst put up 37 assists and Liz Van Voorst had three ace serves. Lindsey Van Wyk had 24 digs to lead Dordt and Traci Kooima had 21. Northwestern was led in kills by Randa Hulstein's 18 kills (unofficial) and Kate Schnoes' 17 (unofficial).
Dordt College ends the regular season with a 25-10 record and are 11-5 in GPAC play while Northwestern is 28-2 and 15-1. Dordt holds the number five seed in the post-season GPAC tournament and will travel to Briar Cliff on Saturday night while Northwestern hosts Morningside in a match up of the number two and number seven seeds.
Dordt's Current Record: 25-10 (11-5)
Opponent's Current Record: 28-2 (15-1)
|Team||Set 1||Set 2||Set 3||Set 4||Final|
|Dordt Kill Leaders||Total|
|Kristin De Ronde||15|
|Lindsey Van Wyk||11|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Emily Van Voorst||37|
|Dordt Dig Leaders||Total|
|Lindsey Van Wyk||24|
|Liz Van Voorst||22|
|Emily Van Voorst||19|
|Dordt Serving Leaders||Total|
|Liz Van Voorst||3 Aces (19/20)|
|Lindsey Van Wyk||2 Aces (10/11)|
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