Dordt College Volleyball vs. Grand View
September 7, 2013
(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College Defender volleyball team turned away Grand View (Iowa) in four sets in a match played at the De Witt Gym on Saturday, September 7. The morning match was part of a triangular hosted by Dordt with the Des Moines based school and York (Nebraska).
Dordt took the early lead before holding on set one for the 25-21 win. The Vikings came all the way back to tie the set at 20-20 on a service ac. An Elizabeth Kiel kill restored order for the Defenders and an attack error by the visitors followed by a Kayla Gesink kill made it 23-20. One more error put the Defenders up 24-20 and Meghan Krausman ended it moments later with a kill after Grand View regained service.
Grand View jumped out quickly in set two and took a 17-9 lead and they were still up 20-13 before the Defenders made it interesting with a run to get to within 21-18 on a Brooke Wolterstorff kill. Grand View took advantage of back to back hitting errors by the Defenders to regain the momentum and the Defenders lost set two 25-20.
Dordt won sets three and four by identical 25-23 scores. set three was never tied as the Defenders led start to finish and Dordt won it on a ball handling error after the Vikings had cut the lead to 24-23 with a three point run. Set four was tight with eight ties, the last one at 13-13. A Gesink kill and a Gesink ace serve put the Defenders up by two and they never relinquished the lead or were tied again in winning the set and match on a Jenna Horstman kill.
Brooke Wolterstorff and Jenna Horstman each had 11 kills while Lindsey Floen put down ten. Gesink had 42 assists and Kayla Broekhuis 16 digs.
Kadie Subbert paced Grand View with 18 kills and Taylor Wells had 17. Chrissy Daggett put up 39 assists and was one of three Grand View players with 11 digs.
Dordt's Current Record: 8-2 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 4-6 (0-0)
|Team||Set 1||Set 2||Set 3||Set 4||Final|
|Dordt Kill Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Dig Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Serving Leaders||Total|
|Brooke Wolterstorff||2 Aces (0/0)|
|Jocelyn Bousema||1 Aces (0/0)|
|Kayla Gesink||1 Aces (0/0)|
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