Dordt College Volleyball vs. Mount Marty
October 30, 2009
(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College Defender volleyball team made short work of their match with the Mount Marty Lancers in taking a 3-0 match win on Friday night, October 30 in Sioux Center, Iowa.
The Defenders started fast with a 25-7 win, outscoring the visitors in the early going by an 11-2 count with Kendra Potgeter getting three kills in the run for the lead and she had five in the set with Dordt getting the game winner on a block.
Set two had Mount Marty in front early by a 4-1 count but nine straight serves by Amber Weingartner got them to an 11-4 lead and they were never challenged with Potgeter getting the 25th point on a kill, her tenth of the match. Set three was by far the closest with Mount Marty matching Dordt point for point up to 13-13. Again it was Potgeter getting the big hit and a pair of Mount Marty hitting errors put Dordt up 16-13. The Lancers trimmed it to a one point difference on three different occasions with Dordt finally pulling away from an 18-17 lead with a Betsy Van't Hul kill that led to six straight points--three off kills from Potgeter. Van't Hul got the game winner for Dordt's 11th win of the conference season.
Dordt was led by Potgeter with 17 kills, no errors and a .630 kill efficiency. Brittany Landegent had eight kills and Jana Van Zanten seven. Cassie Huizenga put up 21 assists and Jessica De Stigter had 15. Dorinda Hibma had a match high 14 digs.
Mount Marty got five kills from Megan Phillips and Jen Jerdee put up 14 assists.
Dordt is 11-4 in the conference and 24-10 overall while Mount Marty falls to 4-25 and 0-15. Dordt faces Northwestern on Saturday night in the regular season finale for both teams.
Dordt's Current Record: 24-10 (11-4)
Opponent's Current Record: 4-25 (0-15)
|Team||Set 1||Set 2||Set 3||Final|
|Dordt Kill Leaders||Total|
|Jana Van Zanten||7|
|Betsy Van't Hul||5|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Jessica De Stigter||15|
|Dordt Dig Leaders||Total|
|Jana Van Zanten||6|
|Dordt Serving Leaders||Total|
|Cassie Huizenga||1 Aces (9/10)|
|Jessica De Stigter||1 Aces (17/17)|
|Amber Weingartner||1 Aces (15/16)|
|Dorinda Hibma||0 Aces (11/11)|
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