Dordt College News

Lady Defenders Rated 23rd in Pre-Season Poll

August 16, 2004

The Dordt College Lady Defender volleyball team is rated 23rd in the pre-season poll put out by the NAIA on August 17.

The Lady Defenders are coming off their best ever finish at the NAIA national tournament where they advanced to the Final Four before being eliminated by Fresno Pacific, the eventual national champions and this year's pre-season number one team. The Lady Defenders finished 2003 with a 37-6 record.

The Lady Defenders opened practice on Tuesday, August 17 and will host a "meet the team" night on Friday, August 20 at 7:00 at the Dordt College Rec Center.

Dordt College will begin the 2004 season at the Northwestern Classic, August 27 and 28 with four matches and will begin defense of their Great Plains Athletic Conference crown on Wednesday, September 1 at Dakota Wesleyan.

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