Dordt College News

Volleyball At Corn Palace Wednesday

September 12, 2012

WHAT TIME DO WE NEED TO BE THERE… Dordt will meet Dakota Wesleyan on Wednesday night, September 12 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota.  The JV match gets underway at 6:00 with the varsity to start at 7:30.

RIVALS…The Tigers are 3-10 this season with wins over Peru State, York and Valley City State.  Dakota Wesleyan is currently on a three match losing skid with losses to Clarke, the College of Saint Mary and Dakota State last weekend.
Dakota Wesleyan is averaging 10.65 kills per set with 9.4 assists and 14.7 digs per set.  Danielle Bird puts down a team high 3.25 kills per set with a .195 kill efficiency.  Rachel Tinklenberg is averaging 2.65 kills per set and has a .285 kill efficiency for a team that has a .142 kill efficiency as a unit.  Sam Sandau is also at 2.06 kills but has played in only 11 of 14 matches this season.  Briana Jung is good for 7.41 assists per set and she has 15 ace serves, second only to Katie Lindow’s 17.  Maggie Stehly is averaging 3.25 digs per set and Jung is at 2.41 and Bird 2.58.

THE DEFENDERS…Dordt is 10-3 this season with a 1-0 conference mark after a win over Briar Cliff last week.  The Defenders average 12.2 kills; 1.47 ace serves; 14.16 digs and 2.83 blocks per set.  Dordt has gone 3-1 in three straight weekend classics along with its win over Briar Cliff.

Lindsey Floen and Danae Geels average 2.47 and 2.39 kills per set respectively and Loy Sahr is at 2.12.  Floen’s kill efficiency is at .308 and Geels is at .281.    Kayla Gesink is the setter in the 5-1 offense and averages 8.98 assists per set and she has a total of 14 ace serves.  Kayla Broekhuis is averaging 4.08 digs per set and Gesink is at 2.59.  Jocelyn Bousema averages 1.84 digs per set with a team high 19 aces while Jana Van Zanten is at 1.96 digs per set with 17 ace serves.  Floen has gotten credit for 1.37 blocks per set this season.

LAST ACTION… Dakota Wesleyan lost to Dakota State on September 8 by a 27-25, 26-28, 16-25, 15-25 margin.  Danielle Bird put away 11 kills and Tinklenberg had nine with Elizabeth Mahsem accounted for nine kills as well.  Jung put up 24 assists and Kelli Swenson had 14.  Bird also got to 20 digs and Maggie Stehly had 14.

Dordt beat Peru State on Saturday, September 8, to cap a 3-1 weekend.  The win over the Bobcats was by scores of 25-12, 25-16, 25-21.  Floen had 14 kills and Gesink 30 assists with Kayla Broekhuis getting 17 digs.

HISTORY… Since 1998 Dordt is 24-0 against the Tigers with a pair of wins coming last season.  Dordt beat the Tigers on September 14 by a final of 25-13, 25-12, 25-16 margin.  Van Zanten had 10 kills and Katelyn Schuller put down seven along with Geels.  Jessica De Stigter got credit for 13 assists and Gesink 17.  Kayla Broekhuis had four service aces and Jocelyn Bousema got credit for 15 digs.  Daniel Bird led Dakota Wesleyan with seven kills and Larissa Veldhuizen had six.

Dordt turned the Tigers away 25-16, 25-14, 25-15 on October 26.  Schuller had 12 kills and Lindsey Moerman had ten.  De Stigter and Gesink had 16 and 15 assists each and Bousema got to 16 digs.  Bird had nine kills for the Tigers and Jung set 19 assists.

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE…Dakota Wesleyan is scheduled to travel to Morningside on Wednesday, Septeber 19 in its next action while the Defenders will have their home opener on Friday, September 14 against Mayville State in non-conference action.

Dordt 1-0/10-3
Hastings 2-0/12-2
Midland 1-0/9-5
Northwestern 0-0/10-3
Morningside 0-0/9-4
Dakota Wesleyan 0-0/3-10
Doane 1-1/14-4
Briar Cliff 1-1/7-5
Mount Marty 0-1/2-7
Nebraska Wesleyan 0-1/3-2
Concordia 0-2/3-7

Wednesday, September 5
Dordt def Briar Cliff 3-2
Midland def Concordia 3-0
Hastings def Doane 3-2

Tuesday, September 11
Briar Cliff University def. Mount Marty College 3-0
Hastings College def. Nebraska Wesleyan University 3-0
Doane College def. Concordia University 3-0

Wednesday, September 12
Dordt @ Dakota Wesleyan
Morningside @ Northwestern

Friday, September 14
Concordia @ Northwestern

Saturday, September 15
Doane @ Mount Marty
Midland @ Morningside

Tuesday, September 18
Northwestern @ Briar Cliff
Concordia @ Nebraska Wesleyan

Wednesday, September 19
Midland @ Doane
Dakota Wesleyan @ Morningside
Mount Marty @ Dordt College

Friday, September 21
Briar Cliff @ Nebraska Wesleyan

Saturday, September 22
Mount Marty @ Midland
Northwestern @ Hastings
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Dordt College
Dakota Wesleyan @ Concordia
Morningside @ Doane

Tuesday, September 25
Mount Marty @ Dakota Wesleyan

Wednesday, September 26
Briar Cliff @ Morningside
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Midland
Concordia @ Hastings
Dordt @ Northwestern

Saturday, September 29
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Mount Marty
Hastings @ Briar Cliff
Midland @ Northwestern
Concordia @ Morningside
Doane @ Dordt College

Tuesday, October 2
Dakota Wesleyan @ Briar Cliff
Doane @ Nebraska Wesleyan

Wednesday, October 3
Hastings @ Midland
Morningside @ Dordt
Northwestern @ Mount Marty

Friday, October 5
Briar Cliff @ Concordia

Saturday, October 6
Dordt @ Midland
Mount Marty @ Concordia
Morningside @ Hastings
Briar Cliff @ Doane

Tuesday, October 9
Briar Cliff @ Dordt College
Hastings @ Doane
Morningside @ Mount Marty

Wednesday, October 10
Midland @ Concordia
Northwestern @ Dakota Wesleyan
Friday, October 12
Doane @ Morningside

Saturday, October 13
Midland @ Briar Cliff
Concordia @ Dakota Wesleyan
Hastings @ Mount Marty
Northwestern @ Nebraska Wesleyan

Sunday, October 14
Hastings @ Dakota Wesleyan

Tuesday, October 16
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Concordia
Dordt @ Mount Marty

Wednesday, October 17
Briar Cliff @ Northwestern
Doane @ Midland
Morningside @ Dakota Wesleyan

Friday, October 19
Dakota Wesleyan @ Nebraska Wesleyan

Saturday, October 20
Dordt @ Hastings
Dakota Wesleyan @ Midland
Northwestern @ Doane
Morningside @ Nebraska Wesleyan

Tuesday, October 23
Mount Marty @ Briar Cliff
Dakota Wesleyan @ Dordt College

Wednesday, October 24
Hastings @ Nebraska Wesleyan
Concordia @ Doane
Northwestern @ Morningside

Saturday, October 27
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Briar Cliff
Midland @ Mount Marty
Hastings @ Northwestern
Concordia @ Dordt College
Doane @ Dakota Wesleyan

Tuesday, October 30
Briar Cliff @ Dakota Wesleyan
Midland @ Hastings
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Doane
Dordt @ Morningside
Mount Marty @ Northwestern

Thursday, November 1
Morningside @ Briar Cliff
Midland @ Nebraska Wesleyan
Dakota Wesleyan @ Mount Marty
Hastings @ Concordia
Northwestern @ Dordt College

Saturday, November 3
Mount Marty @ Doane
Morningside @ Midland
Dakota Wesleyan @ Hastings
Dordt @ Nebraska Wesleyan
Northwestern @ Concordia


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