Dordt College Volleyball vs. Our Lady of the Lake-Point Loma Classic
September 9, 2011
(Point Loma, California) The Dordt College volleyball team won a 3-2 decision over Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) in the first day of action at the Point Loma University Seaside Classic in San Diego, California.
The Defenders won set one 25-23 after trailing 14-7 early in the match. The Defenders pulled ahead on an attack error at 17-16 and never trailed again in the set.
Set two was tight the whole way with 17 ties, the last at 22-22 before the Saints won the set 25-23. The Defenders couldn't pull out an equally tight decision in set three, dropping that by a 25-23 margin as well.
Dordt finally got clicking in set four, reeling off nine straight points to go from 4-2 down to up 11-4. Dordt got two service aces in the run from Kayla Broekhuis and took advantage of five attack errors in the string and won by an eventual 25-11 margin.
Dordt rode the momentum into the fifth set and went up 7-1, getting back to back kills by Danae Geels off assists from Kayla Gesink to end the run. Our Lady of the Lake got no closer than 9-5 before falling 15-9.
Katelynn Schuller had 16 kills to lead the Defenders and Lindsey Moerman put down nine kills. Danae Geels and Kiley Velgersdyk each had seven kills in Dordt's fifth win of the season. Jessica De Stigter and Kayla Gesink put up 19 and 17 assists respectively while Jocelyn Bousema led the team in digs with 13 and Amber Weingartner had 11.
Dordt scored 17 points off of blocks.
"It was a great blocking performance for us with seven of those happening in the first set," commented Dordt Colelge coach Chad Hanson. "It's a good thing as our offensive connections needed some time to develop. Katelyn and Lindsey led us offensively at the net while Kayla Broekhuis, Jocelyn Bousema and Amber Weingartner led us with some aggressive serving."
Dordt is 5-5 this season while the Saints fall to 1-7. Dordt will face The Master's this evening at 8:30 (Central).
Dordt's Current Record: 5-6 (1-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 1-7 (0-0)
|Team||Set 1||Set 2||Set 3||Set 4||Set 5||Final|
|Our Lady of the Lake-Point Loma Classic||23||25||25||11||9||2|
|Dordt Kill Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Jessica De Stigter||19|
|Dordt Dig Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Serving Leaders||Total|
|Kayla Broekhuis||3 Aces (18/22)|
|Jocelyn Bousema||2 Aces (21/23)|
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