Volleyball Results

Dordt College Women's Volleyball vs. Black Hills State

August 29, 2009

Game Media

(Orange City, Iowa)

Dordt College finished off a 4-0 weekend at the Northwestern Red Raider Classic in Orange City, Iowa with a 3-1 match win over Black Hills State (South Dakota).

The Defenders won set one 25-21 but trailed 20-14 in set two. Dordt fought back to a tie at 20-20 with Brandee Schaap (Sophomore; Rock Valley, Iowa) getting on a roll from the service line. A lift call on the Defenders gave Black Hills State the lead and they rode it home for a 28-26 win.

Dordt was in control in set three and won 25-20 and set up a dramatic set four in the process. The Defenders were up by a comfortable 20-14 margin in set four but the Yellow Jackets came back to eventual tie it and had a set point serve before Dordt forced a tie at 25 and won it on a pair of attacks at the net.

Kendra Potgeter (Junior; Byron Center, Michigan), held in check much of the weekend, came up with 18 kills and six assisted blocks in the match up of NAIA National Tournament qualifiers. Jana Van Zanten (Freshman; Pella, Iowa) added 16 kills and Brittany Landegent (Freshman; Alvord, Iowa) had 11 kills and three block assists. Dordt's dual setter approach provided balanced numbers with Jessica De Stigter (Sophomore; Sioux Center, Iowa) getting 24 assists and Cassie Huizenga (Senior; Orange City, Iowa) added 20. De Stigter also had 10 digs, second on the team to Dorinda Hibma's (Junior; Sioux Center, Iowa) 25. April Solsma (Sophomore; Sanborn, Iowa) put down six kills and had five assisted blocks.

Dordt improves to 4-0 with the win and will host Briar Cliff on Wednesday, September 2. Black Hills State is now 4-5 and went 2-2 this weekend.

Dordt's Current Record: 4-0 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 4-5 (0-0)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Final
Dordt College 25 26 25 27 3
Black Hills State 21 28 20 25 1
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Kendra Potgeter 18
Jana Van Zanten 16
Brittany Landegent 11
April Solsma 6
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Jessica De Stigter 24
Cassie Huizenga 20
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Dorinda Hibma 25
Jessica De Stigter 10
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Brandee Schaap 4 Aces (23/25)
Jana Van Zanten 1 Aces (13/13)
Dorinda Hibma 1 Aces (20/20)
Jessica De Stigter 0 Aces (16/17)
Team Totals Total
Kills 54
Assists 48
Digs 70

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