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Dordt College Volleyball Holds On To Number Three Ranking

September 21, 2004

The Dordt College volleyball team holds the number three ranking nationally for the fourth week in a row in a poll issued by the NAIA on Tuesday, September 28.

The Lady Defenders, who have started the year with seventeen straight match wins, are currently 5-0 in Great Plains Athletic Conference play after beating Sioux Falls 3-0 on Tuesday night at Sioux Falls.

The Lady Defenders went 3-0 last week with wins over Mount Marty, Briar Cliff and Dakota State. The Lady Defenders conclude a four game road swing wtih a match at Morningside College in Sioux City on Friday night.

The Lady Defenders have been rated in the top 25 for six years running, dating back to the first poll of the 1998 season and have spent 34 weeks in the top ten. Along the way the Lady Defenders have a home winning streak of 44 matches dating back to October 25, 2001. Since 1998 the Lady Defenders are 65-3 at the De Witt Gym.

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