Volleyball Results

Dordt College Women's Volleyball vs. Dakota Wesleyan

August 30, 2006

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(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College Lady Defenders swept the Dakota Wesleyan Tigers in Great Plains Athletic Conference volleyball on Wednesday night in Sioux Center in the conference opener for both teams.

The Lady Defenders trailed early in game one by a 10-5 score with Dena Kopfman ripping off four ace serves for the visitors to stake them to that lead. The Lady Defenders slowly chipped away at the deficit, cutting the margin to 20-18 and eventually tying the game at 21. The points came grudgingly after that with ties at 22,24,25 and 26 before Dordt College took the lead for good, winning 30-28.

Game two had the Lady Defenders establish a cushion of 18-12 before Wesleyan made a charge to cut it to 22-20. The Tigers would get no closer than three the rest of the game, losing 30-26. In the final game Dordt fought back from down 15-11 to tie it at 16 and won going away with a 30-23 margin.

Dordt was led by Lindsey Van Wyk and Kristin De Ronde wtih 13 kills each while Larissa Veldhuizen had seven kills. Emily Van Voorst put up 33 assists and had an ace serve. Traci Kooima led the Lady Defenders with 20 digs. Wesleyan was led in kills by Katrina Brooks with 11 and Maria Weineke had eight.

Dordt's Current Record: 4-1 (1-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 0-4 (0-1)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Final
Dordt College 30 30 30 3
Dakota Wesleyan 28 26 23 0
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Kristin De Ronde 13
Lindsey Van Wyk 13
Larissa Veldhuizen 10
Rebecca Schelhaas 7
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Emily Van Voorst 33
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Traci Kooima 20
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Lindsey Van Wyk 1 Aces (13/14)
Emily Van Voorst 1 Aces (12/14)
Liz Van Voorst 1 Aces (14/14)
Team Totals Total
Kills 50
Assists 37
Digs 45

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