Volleyball Results

Dordt College Women's Volleyball vs. Morningside

September 5, 2006

Game Media

(Sioux City, Iowa) The Dordt College Defender volleyball team lost a 3-2 decision to Morningside at Allee Gym in Sioux City, Iowa Tuesday night, seeing their 55 match conference winning streak snapped in the process.

The Lady Defenders took game one 30-21 and fought off a comeback by Morningside in game two 30-28.

Game three was all Morningside with the Mustangs winning 30-26 setting up a pivotal game four. Dordt led early in game four but Morningside tied it at 20. From there the teams traded points to 24-24 with Morningside taking a 26-24 lead. After a Dordt timeout, the Defenders scored four of the next five points and took a 28-27 lead but a missed serve tied the game and Morningside went on to win 30-28.

With the momentum squarely behind them, the Mustangs went on to win game five handily 15-7.

Kristin De Ronde had a career high 24 kills for Dordt College with Lindsy Van Wyk putting down seven. Larissa Veldhuizen also had nine kills in the loss while Emily Van Voorst had 51 assists. Traci Kooima led Dordt with 27 digs and Liz Van Voorst had four ace serves.

Cassie Cheever led Morningside wtih 22 kills and Cara DeStigter had 19 kills and 22 digs.

Dordt drops to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference. Dordt had not lost a regular season GPAC match since October of 2002 when they lost to Midland Lutheran in Fremont, Nebraska.

Dordt's Current Record: 4-2 (1-1)
Opponent's Current Record: 6-3 (0-1)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Final
Dordt College 30 30 26 28 7 2
Morningside 21 28 30 30 15 3
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Kristin De Ronde 24
Lindsey Van Wyk 11
Larissa Veldhuizen 9
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Emily Van Voorst 51
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Traci Kooima 27
Lindsey Van Wyk 16
Liz Van Voorst 10
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Liz Van Voorst 4 Aces (22/23)
Lindsey Van Wyk 2 Aces (22/23)
Team Totals Total
Kills 62
Assists 52
Digs 59

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