Volleyball Results

Dordt College Women's Volleyball vs. Doane

October 8, 2004

(Sioux Center, Iowa) The #5 Dordt College Lady Defenders turned away the #11 Doane Tigers in Great Plains Athletic Conference action at the De Witt Gym on Friday night.

Game one featured 10 ties with the last one coming at 20-20. From there the Lady Defenders reeled off three points in a row on the way to the 30-25 win.

Game two saw Dordt College build up a 9-4 lead and were never seriously challenged the rest of the way for a 30-20 win. Game three had Doane quickly in front 3-0 but Dordt tied the game at 4-4 and never trailed again, putting together a seven point run on the way to a lead that was never smaller than three the rest of the way.

Tara De Boer led the Dordt College attack with 17 kills while Amanda Eekhoff and Rachel Pontier had 12 each. Doane was topped by Kirby Schmidt with 11 kills and Allison Weaver had nine. Rachel Hagerman had 27 assists for the Tigers while Dordt's Emily Van Voorst had 29 and Halley Van Laningham 19. Jill Haan was perfect at the serve line, hitting two aces and put 25 out of 25 in play. Haan also had 14 digs while Traci Kooima and Megan Groeneweg had 15 to lead the Lady Defenders. Ashley Fitzgerald was tops on Doane with 15 digs and Gail Klitz had 12.

Dordt's Current Record: 19-1 (7-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 15-6 (8-1)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Final
Dordt College 30 30 30 3
Doane 25 20 20 0
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Tara De Boer 17
Rachel Pontier 12
Amanda Eekhoff 12
Rachel Van Beek 8
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Emily Van Voorst 29
Halley Van Laningham 19
Rachel Pontier 4
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Traci Kooima 15
Megan Groeneweg 15
Jill Haan 14
Lindsey Van Wyk 12
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Jill Haan 2 Aces (25/25)
Traci Kooima 1 Aces (14/16)
Tara De Boer 1 Aces (9/9)
Team Totals Total
Kills 58
Assists 52
Digs 83

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