Dordt College Volleyball vs. Briar Cliff-GPAC Quarterfinals
November 9, 2013
(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College Defender volleyball team advanced to the semifinal round of the GPAC Volleyball Tournament with a convincing 3-0 win over Briar Cliff on Saturday night, November 9 in Sioux Center, Iowa.
The Defenders won set one by jumping out to a 6-0 lead, helped out in the run by three Briar Cliff attack errors. Dordt was never seriously challenged in the set and won 25-13.
Set two was much tighter with the Defenders pulling away from a 12-12 tie with an 8-2 run and they went on to win the set 25-20, scoring the final two points of the set on a Jenna Horstman block and kill.
Set three had the Defenders in front the entire way with Briar Cliff closing to within two at 23-21 but Kayla Gesink recorded a kill and Horstman had another kill to finish it and made it a final at 25-21.
Dordt hit for a .319 kill efficiency with 41 kills and they got to 43 digs. Briar Cliff countered with 39 kills but committed 24 attack errors and they had four service errors. Dordt got five points off of service aces and had no service errors and they got eight points on blocks.
Jenna Horstman had 12 kills and Brooke Wolterstorff put down ten kills. Kayla Gesink put up 34 assists and Kayla Broekhuis topped the team with 13 digs.
Briar Cliff was led by Monica Boeding’s 14 kills and Erin Frank had 35 assists.
Dordt advances to face Northwestern with a 22-6 record on Wednesday, November 13 in a rematch of two matches played this season won by Northwestern 3-2. . Briar Cliff’s season ends at 19-15.
GPAC Quarterfinal Results
Doane def. Hastings 3-1
Northwestern def. Morningside 3-0
Midland def. Concordia 3-1
Dordt def. Briar Cliff 3-0
Semifinal Pairings Wednesday, November 13
Dordt @ Northwestern 7:30 Doane @ Midland 7:30
Dordt's Current Record: 22-6 (12-4)
Opponent's Current Record: 19-15 (8-8)
|Team||Set 1||Set 2||Set 3||Final|
|Briar Cliff-GPAC Quarterfinals||13||20||21||0|
|Dordt Kill Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Dig Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Serving Leaders||Total|
|Jocelyn Bousema||2 Aces (8/8)|
|Celaine Haan||1 Aces (17/17)|
|Siri Nelson||1 Aces (17/17)|
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