Dordt College Women's Volleyball vs. Briar Cliff
October 12, 2011
(Sioux City, Iowa) The Briar Cliff Chargers made it a split of the regular-season series with the Dordt Defenders on Wednesday night, October 12 in Sioux City, Iowa. Dordt lost by a 3-1 match score by decisions of 21-25, 25-20, 19-25, 20-25. Dordt had swept Briar Cliff in the first meeting of the two teams in September.
Briar Cliff pulled away from an 11-11 tie with three straight points and seven of nine points at one juncture and held the Defenders off in set one 25-21. Set two started out all Briar Cliff with the Chargers taking a 10-3 lead before the Defenders rallied with five straight points with Danae Geels and Loy Griess each recording kills and the other three points coming off of Briar Cliff hitting errors. After the two teams traded points the Defenders went on a 6-0 run to get up 16-12 and never trailed again as the Chargers got no closer than three the rest of the way in the 25-20 Defender win.
Briar Cliff led almost start to finish in set three with a 10-4 early lead. Dordt closed to within 22-19 with Griess getting back to back points on kills but the Chargers had an answer and won 25-19. Set four had the Defenders up 17-16 after a Lindsey Moerman kill but the Chargers reeled off three points in a row for 19-17 lead and Briar Cliff held Dordt at bay for a 25-20 win.
Dordt was led by Katelyn Schuller and Danae Geels with nine kills each and Lindsey Moerman had eight. Jessica De Stigter had 23 assists and 12 digs while Kayla Gesink put up 14 assists and Jocelyn Bousema got to 12 digs.
Briar Cliff's Marissa Van Driel and Amber Skoglund had 16 and 15 kills each and Monica Boeding put down ten. Erin Frank lofted 49 assists with 14 digs in Briar Cliff's fifth win in a row.
Both teams are 5-4 in the conference with Dordt standing 10-14 overall and Briar Cliff is 9-14. Dordt plays the College of Saint Mary on Saturday in Omaha, Nebraska at 3:00.
Midland University 3, Concordia University 1
Briar Cliff University 3, Dordt College 1
Morningside College 3, Mount Marty College 0
Doane College 3, Hastings College 2
Dordt's Current Record: 10-14 (5-4)
Opponent's Current Record: 9-14 (5-4)
|Team||Set 1||Set 2||Set 3||Set 4||Final|
|Dordt Kill Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Jessica De Stigter||23|
|Dordt Dig Leaders||Total|
|Jessica De Stigter||12|
|Dordt Serving Leaders||Total|
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