Dordt College Volleyball vs. Olivet Nazarene-Northwestern Tournament
August 30, 2008
(Orange City, Iowa) The Dordt College Defender volleyball team won a back and forth affair with nationally ranked Olivet Nazarene Saturday morning at the Northwestern Red Raider Classic in Orange City, Iowa.
The Defenders managed to hang on for a 3-2 win, their second of the tournament by a 3-2 margin. Dordt won set one win of 25-21 and lost set two by the same score of 25-21. Set three swung back to Dordt with a 25-19 decision before Olivet Nazarene managed to squeek out set four 25-23. Tied at two sets a piece the Defenders pulled away late for a convincing win of 15-8 in set five.
Kelsey Van Dyke (freshman; Edgerton, Minnesota) led Dordt with 17 kills and 13 digs while Kendra Potgeter (sophomore; Byron Center, Michigan) put down 15 kills with two assisted blocks. Larissa Veldhuizen (junior; Pipestone, Minnesota) and Kristin De Ronde (senior; Oskaloosa, Iowa) both had eight kills and April Solsma (freshman; Sioux Center, Iowa) added seven. Dorinda Hibma (sophomore; Sioux Center, Iowa) led the defensive effort with 36 digs and also recorded two ace serves. Cassie Huizenga (junior; Orange City, Iowa) was good for 31 assists and Jessica De Stigter (freshman; Sioux Center, Iowa) had 21 with 11 digs.
Dordt is 6-1 and face highly regarded Black Hills State this afternoon at 5:00.
Dordt's Current Record: 7-1 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 0-0 (0-0)
|Team||Set 1||Set 2||Set 3||Set 4||Set 5||Final|
|Olivet Nazarene-Northwestern Tournament||21||25||19||25||8||2|
|Dordt Kill Leaders||Total|
|Kelsey Van Dyke||17|
|Kristin De Ronde||8|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Jessica De Stigter||21|
|Dordt Dig Leaders||Total|
|Kelsey Van Dyke||13|
|Jessica De Stigter||11|
|Dordt Serving Leaders||Total|
|Dorinda Hibma||2 Aces (19/21)|
|Jessica De Stigter||1 Aces (17/20)|
|Amber Weingartner||1 Aces (15/16)|
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