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Dordt College Women's Volleyball vs. Madonna (Michigan)-NAIA National Tournament

December 5, 2003

(San Diego, California) The Dordt College Lady Defenders dropped their last match of pool play today against the fifth seeded Madonna Crusaders. The Lady Defenders won game one 30-27 in a contest that featured 14 ties, the last one coming at 25-25. Game two was all Madonna as they pulled out to a 14-5 lead and Dordt couldn't close it to less than seven th erest of the way in losing 30-20. Game three saw Madonna pull out to a 19-15 lead. Dordt battled back to within one on two different occasions, the last time at 27-26 before losing 30-27.

The Lady Defenders rebounded with a convincing win in game four, leading the entire way to a 30-23 decision.

Madonna never trailed in game five, winning 15-8. Dordt was led by Rachel Ponier's 21 kills while Rachel Van Beek added 19. Tara De Boer had 18 kills, five ace serves, 13 digs and was in on three blocks. Tricia Beckering led Dordt College with 40 digs.

Dordt's Current Record: 37-5 (16-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 44-3 (0-0)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Final
Dordt College 30 20 27 30 8 2
Madonna (Michigan)-NAIA National Tournament 27 30 30 23 15 3
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Rachel Pontier 21
Rachel Van Beek 19
Tara De Boer 18
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Alisa Den Hartog 68
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Tricia Beckering 40
Jill Bouma 19
Lindsey Van Wyk 14
Tara De Boer 13
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Tara De Boer 5 Aces (20/22)
Lindsey Van Wyk 2 Aces (17/18)
Team Totals Total
Kills 77
Assists 70
Digs 117

For more information, please contact Mike Byker, Sports Information Director, at mbyker@dordt.edu or (712) 722-6301.