Volleyball Results

Dordt College Women's Volleyball vs. Olivet Nazarene

August 30, 2008

Game Media

(Orange City, Iowa) The Dordt College Defender volleyball team won a back and forth affair with nationally ranked Olivet Nazarene Saturday morning at the Northwestern Red Raider Classic in Orange City, Iowa.

The Defenders managed to hang on for a 3-2 win, their second of the tournament by a 3-2 margin. Dordt won set one win of 25-21 and lost set two by the same score of 25-21. Set three swung back to Dordt with a 25-19 decision before Olivet Nazarene managed to squeek out set four 25-23. Tied at two sets a piece the Defenders pulled away late for a convincing win of 15-8 in set five.

Kelsey Van Dyke (freshman; Edgerton, Minnesota) led Dordt with 17 kills and 13 digs while Kendra Potgeter (sophomore; Byron Center, Michigan) put down 15 kills with two assisted blocks. Larissa Veldhuizen (junior; Pipestone, Minnesota) and Kristin De Ronde (senior; Oskaloosa, Iowa) both had eight kills and April Solsma (freshman; Sioux Center, Iowa) added seven. Dorinda Hibma (sophomore; Sioux Center, Iowa) led the defensive effort with 36 digs and also recorded two ace serves. Cassie Huizenga (junior; Orange City, Iowa) was good for 31 assists and Jessica De Stigter (freshman; Sioux Center, Iowa) had 21 with 11 digs.

Dordt is 6-1 and face highly regarded Black Hills State this afternoon at 5:00.

Dordt's Current Record: 7-1 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 0-0 (0-0)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Final
Dordt College 25 21 25 23 15 3
Olivet Nazarene 21 25 19 25 8 2
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Kelsey Van Dyke 17
Kendra Potgeter 15
Kristin De Ronde 8
Larissa Veldhuizen 8
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Cassie Huizenga 31
Jessica De Stigter 21
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Dorinda Hibma 36
Kelsey Van Dyke 13
Amber Weingartner 12
Jessica De Stigter 11
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Dorinda Hibma 2 Aces (19/21)
Jessica De Stigter 1 Aces (17/20)
Amber Weingartner 1 Aces (15/16)
Team Totals Total
Kills 60
Assists 58
Digs 99

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