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Dordt College Volleyball vs. Dana

October 19, 2007

(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College Defender volleyball team had little trouble in turning away the Dana Vikings in Great Plains Athletic Conference volleyball on Friday night in Sioux Center, Iowa.

The Defenders started slow in game one with the two teams tied at 6-6. Dordt pulled away with nine straight points to take a 15-6 lead and rolled to a 30-18 decision.

Game two the Defenders were ahead 9-7 before reeling off seven points in a row for a 16-7 advantage and won the second game by an identical 30-18 score.

10-7 was the difference in game three again before the Defenders flexed their muscle, scoring four in a row to build a 14-7 margin and were up 16-9. After a service break made it 17-9 Cassie Huizenga proceeded to serve for 13 straight points--two of them aces for a 30-9 win in game three.

Dordt was led by Larissa Veldhuizen with 14 kills against three errors while Kendra Potgeter had 13 kills with just one error in 21 attempts. Kristin De Ronde and Autumn Vande Kamp each had nine. Emily Van Voorst put up 42 assists in Dordt's 27th win of the season and got to seven digs. Dorinda Hibma had 15 digs and two ace serves. Potgeter was in on a solo block and six block assists.

Dana was led by Kali Brayfield's seven kills and Danielle Neville also had seven kills. Nichole Elwood had 17 set assists and Neville had seven digs.

Dordt is currently fifth in the GPAC regular season standings with four matches remaining with an 8-4 record. Dordt College faces Midland Lutheran on Saturday, October 20 with the Junior Varsity match starting at 6:00 and the Varsity at 7:30. Dordt will host Dakota Wesleyan next Tuesday.

Dordt's Current Record: 27-6 (8-4)
Opponent's Current Record: 8-20 (1-11)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Final
Dordt College 30 30 30 3
Dana 18 18 9 0
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Larissa Veldhuizen 14
Kendra Potgeter 13
Autumn Vande Kamp 9
Kristin De Ronde 9
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Emily Van Voorst 42
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Dorinda Hibma 15
Emily Van Voorst 7
Betsy Van't Hul 7
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Cassie Huizenga 2 Aces (12/14)
Dorinda Hibma 2 Aces (11/13)
Emily Van Voorst 1 Aces (19/20)
Becca Schelhaas 1 Aces (12/13)
Team Totals Total
Kills 53
Assists 45
Digs 49

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