Dordt College Women's Volleyball vs. Vanguard (Biola Classic)
August 21, 2014
(Los Angeles, California) Dordt College battled Vanguard (California) in the second match of the day for both teams at the Biola Classic. Dordt won set one 25-21 but the Lions came back to win sets two, three and four by scores of 25-16, 25-16, 26-24.
The Defenders jumped out to an 8-2 lead in set one and withstood a charge by the Lions that cut the lead to 10-9 and the gap was one again at 14-13. Three straight kills by Heather Showers, Jenna Horstman and Elizabeth Kiel re-established order for the Defenders and they went on to take the four point win.
Vanguard never trailed in set two before winning 25-16. Dordt got out to a 4-2 lead in set three when Haley Moss put a kill down but the Lions took the lead for good at 5-4. Dordt tied it at 9-9 on a Vanguard hitting error but the Golden State Athletic Conference member slowly pulled away to win set three 25-16.
Set four was the most competitive set of the night with ties at 1, 2, 4, 5 and 7. The Lions pulled away to a 19-13 lead but the Defenders had an answer. Back to back kills by Jenna Horstman finished the initial charge to get Dordt back to within 19-18. The two teams traded points to 20-19 and a service error each made it 21-20 in favor of Vanguard.
A Brooke Wolterstorff kill tied it at 22-22 and 23-23 and Heather Showers knotted it at 24-24. Vanguard answered with a kill and an attack error by Dordt to finish the set.
Doirdt hit .187 for the match while Vanguard was good for a .293 kill efficiency. Brooke Wolterstorff had 18 kills and Elizabeth Kiel had ten. Haley Moss recorded seven kills and Heather Showers eight. Kayla Bartman put up 36 assists and Meghan Krausman had two service aces and ten digs. Wolterstorff led the team with 11 digs.
Dordt is 0-2 and will face The Masterís (California) and Rocky Mountain (Montana) Friday to conclude the event.
Dordt's Current Record: 0-2 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 2-1 (0-0)
|Team||Set 1||Set 2||Set 3||Set 4||Final|
|Vanguard (Biola Classic)||21||25||25||26||3|
|Dordt Kill Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Dig Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Serving Leaders||Total|
|Meghan Krausman||2 Aces (15/17)|
|Summer Jansen||2 Aces (11/12)|
|Siri Nelson||1 Aces (13/13)|
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