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Dordt College Volleyball vs. Doane

October 4, 2008

Game Media

(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College Defender volleyball team came back from a 2-1 set deficit to defeat Doane College for the second time this season and improved to 5-1 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference in the process.

One night after beating Nebraska Wesleyan 3-1, the Defenders went to the limit and handed Doane their fifth loss of the season and their second in GPAC play. Doane came from behind to claim set one 27-25 but the Defenders stormed back with a resounding 25-12 win in set two.

Set three had Doane hold Dordt off 25-22 and the Defenders continued the pattern with a solid 25-17 win. Set five had Dordt in front 6-1 early and the hosts rode that lead in for the win.

Dordt's Kendra Potgeter had 22 kills against just three errors in 50 swings while Kelsey Van Dyke knocked down 20 kills with four error sin 38 attempts for a .421 kill efficiency. Kristin De Ronde went over the top for 13 kills and just one error in 23 chances and Larissa Veldhuizen was good for nine kills.

Dorinda Hibma led all players with 33 digs and Jessica De Stigter had 14 digs with 35 assists. Cassie Huizenga lofted 26 assists and Van Dyke had 11 digs.

The two teams combined for just two ace serves in the entire match. Dordt hit for a.347 kill efficiency while Doane had 77 digs to Dordt's 95.

The Defenders are now 21-4 this season and will host Northwestern on Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30.

Dordt's Current Record: 21-4 (5-1)
Opponent's Current Record: 16-5 (4-2)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Final
Dordt College 25 25 22 25 15 3
Doane 27 12 25 17 10 2
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Kendra Potgeter 22
Kelsey Van Dyke 20
Kristin De Ronde 13
Larissa Veldhuizen 9
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Jessica De Stigter 35
Cassie Huizenga 26
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Dorinda Hibma 33
Jessica De Stigter 14
Kelsey Van Dyke 11
Brandee Schaap 10
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Kelsey Van Dyke 1 Aces (11/13)
Dorinda Hibma 0 Aces (14/14)
Jessica De Stigter 0 Aces (22/22)
Brandee Schaap 0 Aces (29/29)
Team Totals Total
Kills 75
Assists 73
Digs 95

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