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Dordt College Volleyball vs. Doane-Northwestern Tournament

August 29, 2008

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(Orange City, Iowa) Behind a 22 kill performance by Kendra Potgeter (sophomore; Byron Center, Michigan), Dordt College was able to fight off a feisty Doane volleyball team and had the Crete, Nebraska based school their first loss of the young 2008 season.

The Defenders won games one and two 25-23 and 25-15 and were even with Doane in game three before fading 25-20. Dordt was up 14-11 in game four but the Tigers reversed their fortunes and went up 21-16 before winning by the 25-21 margin.

Dordt took the momentum back midway through game five when Kendra Potgeter had back to back kills to put Dordt up 13-10 and the Defenders held on for a 15-11 win for their fifth win of the season. Potgeter assisted on 11 blocks at the net to lead a strong defensive effort and Dorinda Hibma (sophomore; Sioux Center, Iowa) had 32 digs in the marathon match. Kelsey Van Dyke (freshman; Edgerton, Minnesota) had 11 kills and 12 digs and Kristin De Ronde (senior; Oskaloosa, Iowa) had eight kills and one solo block with four assisted. Jessica De Stigter (freshman; Sioux Center, Iowa) had a team high 27 assists and Cassie Huizenga (junior; Orange City, Iowa) had 19. Amber Weingartner (freshman; Arvada, Colorado had three ace serves in the match.

Dordt is now 5-1 and will face nationally ranked Olivet Nazarene (Illinois) on Saturday at 11:00 and will conclude the tournament against Black Hills State at 5:00.

Dordt's Current Record: 5-1 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 4-1 (0-0)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Final
Dordt College 25 25 20 21 15 3
Doane-Northwestern Tournament 23 15 25 25 11 2
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Kendra Potgeter 22
Kelsey Van Dyke 11
Kristin De Ronde 8
Larissa Veldhuizen 5
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Jessica De Stigter 27
Cassie Huizenga 19
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Dorinda Hibma 32
Kelsey Van Dyke 12
Jessica De Stigter 10
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Dorinda Hibma 3 Aces (20/22)
Amber Weingartner 3 Aces (17/18)
Cassie Huizenga 1 Aces (15/15)
Jessica De Stigter 1 Aces (17/17)
Team Totals Total
Kills 53
Assists 51
Digs 84

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