Volleyball Results

Dordt College Women's Volleyball vs. Benedictine

September 7, 2007

Game Media

(Baldwin City, Kansas)

The Defenders beat Benedictine 3-1 to imrove to 2-0 overall in the Baker Tournament (Baldwin City, Kansas)after a scheduling change. Originally, Dordt was supposed to play Avila (Kansas) tonight and then face Benedictine at 1:00 tomorrow.

This was only the second time the teams had seen each other. Dordt came into the game with a 1-0 advantage but quickly fell behind Benedictine, giving up the first game 23-30. Although coming out strong, Benedictine wouldn't be able to counter the Defender attack, losing the last three games (30-24, 30-25, and 30-16)

Kristin De Ronde led the attack for the Defenders with 21 kills on 44 attemps. Outside hitter Larissa Veldhuizen was good for 14 kills on the night. Kendra Potgeter added an offensive and defensive presence behind the net with 15 kills and 8 blocks. Senior Liz Van Voorst led in assists with 45. Dorinda Hibma and Betsy Van't Hul had 21 and 20 digs in the game respectively.

Dordt's Current Record: 11-1 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 0-0 (0-0)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Final
Dordt College 23 30 30 30 3
Benedictine 30 24 25 16 1
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Kristin De Ronde 21
Kendra Potgeter 15
Larissa Veldhuizen 14
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Emily Van Voorst 45
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Dorinda Hibma 21
Betsy Van't Hul 20
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Liz Van Voorst 5 Aces (17/17)
Emily Van Voorst 1 Aces (13/15)
Betsy Van't Hul 1 Aces (13/14)
Team Totals Total
Kills 60
Assists 55
Digs 84

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