Volleyball Results

Dordt College Women's Volleyball vs. Peru State

August 25, 2007

Game Media

(Orange City, Iowa) The Dordt College Defender volleyball team survived their second five-game match test of the day Saturday afternoon with a 3-2 win over the Peru State Bobcats (Nebraska) at the Northwestern Red Raider Classic in Orange City, Iowa.

The Defenders won game one easily, blitzing the Bobcats for a 30-18 decision. Peru State came back to win game two 30-28 and took a 2-1 game advantage whe Dordt didn't finish game three, winning 31-29 after trailing the Defenders 17-10.

Dordt recovered for a 30-23 win in game four and then jumped out to a 9-3 lead in game five before winning 15-8.

Kristin De Ronde (Junior; Oskaloosa, Iowa) put away 23 kills and Autumn Vande Kamp (Freshman; Sioux Center, Iowa) had 21 kills from the outside. Larissa Veldhuizen (Sophomore; Pipestone, Minnesota) and Kendra Potgeter (Freshman; Byron Center, Michigan) had 19 and 16 kills respectively in a match where the Defenders piled up 85 kills. Potgeter also had two solo and five assisted blocks at the net. Emily Van Voorst (Senior; Rock Valley, Iowa) had the vast majority of the assists with 77 while Liz Van Voorst (Junior; Rock Valley, Iowa) had 38 digs. Betsy Van't Hul (Sophomore; Rock Valley, Iowa) had 16 digs and Brittany Haan (Freshman; Sioux Center, Iowa) and Dorinda Hibma (Freshman; Sioux Center, Iowa) had 13 digs a piece. The Defenders had a .310 kill efficiency as a team.

Dordt is now 3-1 and will travel to Omaha, Nebraska to face the College of Saint Mary Flames on Tuesday, August 28 at 7:00. It is a single varsity contest.

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

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Final
Dordt College 30 28 29 30 15 3
Peru State 18 30 31 23 8 2
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Kristin De Ronde 23
Autumn Vande Kamp 21
Larissa Veldhuizen 19
Kendra Potgeter 16
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Emily Van Voorst 77
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Liz Van Voorst 38
Betsy Van't Hul 16
Dorinda Hibma 13
Brittany Haan 13
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Betsy Van't Hul 1 Aces (22/22)
Cassie Huizenga 1 Aces (19/21)
Team Totals Total
Kills 85
Assists 79
Digs 104

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