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Dordt College Women's Volleyball vs. Dakota Wesleyan

October 23, 2007

(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College Defenders won their 29th match of the season with a 3-0 win over the Dakota Wesleyan Tigers in Great Plains Athletic Conference volleyball action on Tuesday night in Sioux Center, Iowa.

The Defenders won game one 30-17 after pulling away from a 3-3 tie with six straight points on the way to a 9-3 advantage and blew the lead up to 22-9 beforeing winning by the eventual 13 point margin.

Dordt then led start to finish in winning game two 30-21, extending a 17-14 lead up to 21-14 before eventually taking a 2-0 lead in the match.

Game three had Dakota Wesleyan lead early and the game was tied ten different times before Dordt pulled away from a 25-25 deadlock for a 30-26 win.

Dordt was led by Kristin De Ronde's 17 kills while Larissa Veldhuizen added 11 and Autumn Vande Kamp 10. Emily Van Voorst accounted for 37 assists and Liz Van Voorst had three ace serves to go along with five digs. Dorinda Hibm led the team with 19 digs and Emily Van Voorst had a solo block to go along with 11 digs.

Wesleyan was led by Maria Wieneke and Jen Miner's 11 kills while Beth Kopfman had 37 assists and ten digs. Dena Kopfman got to 24 digs in the match for Wesleyan.

Dordt improves to 29-6 overall and 10-4 in the GPAC with two matches remaining while Dakota Wesleyan is now 6-19 and 2-11. The Defenders have matches with Mount Marty and Northwestern remaining and are tied for fourth in the GPAC. Dordt faces the Mount Marty Lancers on Friday, October 26 with the junior varsity match at 6:00 and the varsity match at 7:30.

Dordt's Current Record: 29-6 (10-4)
Opponent's Current Record: 6-19 (2-11)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Final
Dordt College 30 30 30 3
Dakota Wesleyan 17 21 26 0
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Kristin De Ronde 17
Larissa Veldhuizen 11
Autumn Vande Kamp 10
Kendra Potgeter 8
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Emily Van Voorst 37
Betsy Van't Hul 3
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Dorinda Hibma 19
Emily Van Voorst 11
Brittany Haan 8
Larissa Veldhuizen 7
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Liz Van Voorst 3 Aces (22/22)
Brittany Haan 2 Aces (16/16)
Dorinda Hibma 2 Aces (16/16)
Emily Van Voorst 1 Aces (15/15)
Team Totals Total
Kills 55
Assists 43
Digs 62

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