Dordt College Volleyball vs. Doane
October 16, 2009
(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College Defenders pulled the Doane College Tigers down to their second loss of the conference season with a 3-2 match win over the conference rival on Friday night in Sioux Center, Iowa.
The Defenders started fast with a 25-19 win over the Tigers in set one, using a run early to take a 5-4 lead after trailing 4-2 and never trailed again in taking the 1-0 lead.
Dordt fell behind 17-12 in set two but rebounded for six straight points and held an 18-17 lead after back to back kills by Steph Fykstra. Dordt held a 21-19 lead but the Tigers scored five points in a row for a 24-21 lead and won it 25-22 to tie the match.
Set three had doan in front again at 18-16 but the Defenders tied it at 19 and it was tied again at 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24. Dordt then took the lead on a Kendra Potgeter kill and she finished it at 26-24 with another kill.
Set four was tied at 8-8 with Doane pulling away 15-10 but the Defenders again refused to fade, tying the set at 18-18, but were unable to keep the momentum as Doane took the lead for good on a Jessy Livers kill and won 25-21.
Set five started with a 4-0 lead for Doane and the Tigers were up 5-1 before Dordt scored nine of the next ten points, the last on a Brittany Landegent kill to make it 10-6 and they won it by an eventual 15-9 score.
Dordt was led on offense by Jana Van Zanten with 20 kills while Landegent added 15 and Kendra Potgeter 12. Jessica De Stigter had 28 assists and three service aces with 12 digs while Dorinda Hibma had a team high 29 digs and was 60-61 on serve receptions. Betsy Van't Hul put up 21 assists and Van Zaten had 12 digs.
Doane was led by Susan Rollman and Jessy Livers with 19 kills each.
Dordt is now 21-7 overall and 8-2 in the league while Doane falls to 21-5 and 8-2.
Dordt will host Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday with Junior Varsity starting at 6:00 and varsity play at 7:30.
Dordt's Current Record: 21-7 (8-2)
Opponent's Current Record: 21-5 (8-2)
|Team||Set 1||Set 2||Set 3||Set 4||Set 5||Final|
|Dordt Kill Leaders||Total|
|Jana Van Zanten||20|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Jessica De Stigter||28|
|Betsy Van't Hul||21|
|Dordt Dig Leaders||Total|
|Jessica De Stigter||12|
|Jana Van Zanten||12|
|Dordt Serving Leaders||Total|
|Jessica De Stigter||3 Aces (20/20)|
|Amber Weingartner||1 Aces (15/15)|
|Cassie Huizenga||1 Aces (12/12)|
|Dorinda Hibma||1 Aces (18/20)|
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