Volleyball Results

Dordt College Women's Volleyball vs. Morningside

October 11, 2006

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(Sioux Center, Iowa) Dordt College took Morningside in three in a conference home game for the Defenders. Losing in five in their last meeting, Dordt improved to 19-9 on the season and 6-4 in the GPAC.

The match started with an exciting 33-31 game one score. Both teams earning each point with extended volleys. Dordt's hard hitting was countered by Morningside's impressive blocking. Players of both teams dug the ball well with Dordt recording 99 on the night. Traci Kooima led for the Defenders with 32 on the night. After a 26-21 disadvangtage in game one, Dordt rallied, tying the game at 29, after ties again at 30 and 31 the Defenders pushed through for a 33-31 win. Both crowds had the chance to stand for the game point more than once, Dordt ending it with their final score of 33-31.

The next two games were more displays of hustle and good play; however, the Defenders continued to expand the margin of victory winning by 6 in game two and 15 in the deciding game three.

Lindsey Van Wyk led Dordt in kills with 18 on the match. Kristin De Ronde followed with 12. Emily Van Voorst helped the Defenders with her 20 digs and team-high 30 assists.

Dordt's Current Record: 2-0 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 15-12 (4-6)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Final
Dordt College 33 30 30 3
Morningside 31 24 15 0
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Lindsey Van Wyk 18
Kristin De Ronde 12
Larissa Veldhuizen 7
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Emily Van Voorst 30
Betsy Van't Hul 9
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Traci Kooima 32
Emily Van Voorst 20
Betsy Van't Hul 10
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Liz Van Voorst 3 Aces (20/22)
Traci Kooima 2 Aces (9/9)
Cassie Huizenga 2 Aces (11/12)
Lindsey Van Wyk 1 Aces (9/10)
Team Totals Total
Kills 46
Assists 39
Digs 99

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