Dordt College Volleyball vs. Concordia
October 6, 2007
(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College Defender volleyball team won their third match of the week by a 3-0 count on Saturday afternoon by turning away the Concordia Bulldogs in Sioux Center in Great Plains Athletic Conference action.
The Defenders pulled away from a 12-12 tie to take a 17-13 lead and Concordia never got closer than 23-21 on the way to a 30-23 win for the Defenders. The Defenders then jumped in front in game two by a 10-5 count and were up 20-9 before Concordia raced back to make a game of it at 27-23. The Defenders were able to maintain the lead and score the final three points of the game for a 30-23 win.
Game three had Dordt in front early again, holding as much as a 22-15 lead before Concordia fought back to within 27-26. Again, Dordt was able to hold the Bulldogs off and score the win, this time by a 30-27 final.
Dordt was led by Larissa Veldhuizen's13 kills and Kristin De Ronde added 12 with Kendra Potgeter and Autumn Vande Kamp both slamming ten. Emily Van Voorst put up 45 assists and added two ace serves with 11 digs. Dorinda Hibma led Dordt with 26 digs and Betsy Van't Hul had 15.
Concordia was led by Katie Werner's 10 kills and was in on 10 assisted blocks.
Dordt is now 24-6 overall and 5-4 in the GPAC and have won four of their last six matches with three of the wins coming over nationally ranked opponents. Concordia is now 13-9 overall and 4-4 in the conference.
Dordt has a week off before hosting Briar Cliff on Saturday, October 13 at 7:30. Briar Cliff beat Dordt in September in a GPAC match in Sioux City.
Dordt's Current Record: 24-6 (5-4)
Opponent's Current Record: 13-9 (4-4)
|Team||Set 1||Set 2||Set 3||Final|
|Dordt Kill Leaders||Total|
|Kristin De Ronde||12|
|Autumn Vande Kamp||10|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Emily Van Voorst||45|
|Dordt Dig Leaders||Total|
|Betsy Van't Hul||15|
|Emily Van Voorst||11|
|Dordt Serving Leaders||Total|
|Emily Van Voorst||2 Aces (11/12)|
|Liz Van Voorst||1 Aces (7/9)|
|Dorinda Hibma||1 Aces (13/14)|
|Becca Schelhaas||1 Aces (11/13)|
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