Dordt College Volleyball vs. Dakota Wesleyan
September 14, 2010
(Mitchell, South Dakota) Dordt College won its tenth volleyball match in a row this season with a 3-0 win over Dakota Wesleyan in Mitchell, South Dakota on Tuesday, September 14. Dordt earned the victory by scores of 25-11, 25-17 and 25-16 to lift its season record to 12-2 overall and 2-0 in the GPAC.
The Defenders rattled off ten of the first 11 points set one and won the initial set handily, scoring five points by block. Set two was the most competitive with Dakota Wesleyan getting out to an 11-5 lead, taking advantage of three Dordt College passing and hitting errors for the cushion. The Defenders ran off a streak of four points in a row, getting a kill by Kiley Velgersdyk and a block to narrow the difference to 12-9. The Defenders eventually evened the score at 14-14 on a net violation and took the lead on a block. A service error by the hosts gave Dordt the lead for good at 16-15 and Velgersdyk closed the set with three straight kills.
Set three featured an early tie at 3-3 but Dordt was up 10-5 when Wesleyan used their first time out. The Tigers never got closer than eight down the stretch with Dordt winning the set and match on a block. All totaled Dordt scored 12 points on blocks.
Kendra Potgeter had nine kills with a .529 kill efficiency while Danae Geels and Velgersdyk both had seven kills for a team that had a .326 match kill efficiency. Dorinda Hibma led all players with 25 digs. JEssica De Stigter had 10 digs and 16 assists while Bekah Posthuma had 15 assists and a service ace. Wesleyan's Andrea Johnson had eight kills and Brooke Warne got to 13 digs.
Dordt will face MidAmerica Nazarene and Evangel on Friday, September 17 and will play Benedictine and Baker on Saturday, September 18. The matches will be played at MidAmerica Nazarene in Olathe, Kansas. Dordt faces Northwestern next Wednesday, September 22 in its next GPAC contest.
Dordt's Current Record: 12-2 (2-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 3-11 (0-0)
|Team||Set 1||Set 2||Set 3||Final|
|Dordt Kill Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Jessica De Stigter||16|
|Dordt Dig Leaders||Total|
|Jessica De Stigter||10|
|Dordt Serving Leaders||Total|
|Jocelyn Bousema||1 Aces (6/6)|
|Bekah Posthuma||1 Aces (16/17)|
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