Dordt College Volleyball vs. Sioux Falls
September 7, 2010
(Sioux Center, Iowa) Dordt College was able to fight the University of Sioux Falls Cougars off in Great Plains Athletic Conference volleyball Tuesday night in Sioux Center. The Defenders won the conference opener for both teams by scores of 25-23, 25-21, 22-25, 25-19.
The Defenders seemed to have the match in hand with a 14-7 lead midway through the third set but couldn't hold on as Sioux Falls fought back to tie the set at 20-20. Dordt scored the next two points on kills by Lindsey Moerman and Loy Griess but the Cougars had an answer, going on a 5-0 run to end the set with the final point coming on a hitting error.
Set four was event most of the way, featuring 11 ties to the 17-17 mark. Danae Geels had a kill to give Dordt the lead for good and Jana Van Zanten gave Dordt some breathing room with another kill. Sioux Falls got one point back on a Amber Nieuwsma kill but Geels retaliated with her final kill of the match and Dordt rolled to the eventual 25-19 win with Kendra Potgeter getting the match winner on a tip.
Dordt was balanced with Geels getting 14 kills, Potgeter 13, Brittany Landegent and Moerman each had nine with Van Zanten and Griess posting eight and seven respectively. Jessica De Stigter topped Dordt with 29 assists and Dorinda Hibma got to 33 digs. Brandee Zeutenhorst had 14 digs and two service aces.
Sioux Falls got 17 kills from Danielle Roers and Kaprice Glover had 14. Rachel Heeney led all players with 46 digs.
Dordt is 7-2 for the season while Sioux Falls goes to 10-4. Dordt will travel to Hastings for four matches this weekend against Southern Nazarene, Oklahoma Baptist, Black Hills State and the College of the Ozarks.
Nebraska Wesleyan University 3, Midland Lutheran College 0
Morningside College 3, Concordia University 1
Northwestern College 3, Dakota Wesleyan University 0
Dordt College 3, University of Sioux Falls 1
Dordt's Current Record: 7-2 (1-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 10-4 (0-1)
|Team||Set 1||Set 2||Set 3||Set 4||Final|
|Dordt Kill Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Jessica De Stigter||29|
|Dordt Dig Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Serving Leaders||Total|
|Brandee Zeutenhorst||2 Aces (20/20)|
|Jocelyn Bousema||0 Aces (16/16)|
|Kayla Broekhuis||0 Aces (12/13)|
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