Dordt College News

Volleyball In Yankton Tuesday

October 15, 2012

WHERE AND WHEN… Dordt travels to Mount Marty in Yankton, South Dakota for a GPAC volleyball match on Tuesday, October 16.  The junior varsity match gets underway at 6:00 and the varsity will play at 7:30.  The match can be heard on KDCR 88.5 FM and on the web at  Results and stats will be posted to and and also at .

THE RIVAL… Mount Marty enters play with a 5-17 overall mark and 1-9 league record.  Mount Marty is 1-5 over its last six matches.  The Lancers have a conference win over Dakota Wesleyan and non-conference victories over Grace (Nebaska) twice, the College of Saint Mary, and Buena Vista.

Mount Marty averages 10.53 kills per set and have a team kill efficiency of .147.  The Lancers get to 13.48 digs per outing and average 1.53 blocks per outing.

Amanda Dirksen is the lone player with more than two kills per set and she is at 2.14 for a season average.  Kate Lingscheit is at 1.88 kills and Branson Lexie is good for 1.73.  Caitlyn Illg puts up 6.43 assists per outing and has a team high 25 ace serves.  Courtney Miller averages 2.82 digs per outing and Dirksen is at 2.68.

THE DEFENDERS… Dordt is 18-7 this season and 8-1 in league play.  Dordt’s loss in conference play is to Doane and the Defenders are coming off three straight losses to rated teams at a classic hosted by Bellevue.

Dordt averages 12.24 kills per set with a .218 kill efficiency.  The Defenders average 14.11 digs and get 2.63 points per set on blocks.

Danae Geels is good for 2.61 kills and a .273 kill efficiency.  Katelyn Schuller is averaging 2.6 kills per set and Lindsey Floen is good for 2.6 kills and has a .287 kill efficiency.  Floen also leads the team in blocks per set with a 1.19 average.  Loy Sahr is the fourth Defender with more than two kills per set at 2.1 and a 0.97 blocks per set average.  Kayla Gesink is good for 9.32 assists per outing and she gets to 2.61 digs and has 30 ace serves.  Kayla Broekhuis gets to 4.1 digs per outing and has 25 ace serves and Jana Van Zanten leads the team in ace serves with 31 and averages 1.9 digs.

LAST ACTION… Mount Marty lost to Hastings on Saturday in Yankton by set scores of 25-20, 25-14, 17-25, 25-17.  Dirksen and Boyle each had nine kills and Illg put up 19 assists and Rowbotham had 18.

Dordt lost a 26-24, 22-25, 18-25, 18-25 decision to #24 Taylor to cap a weekend where they faced three ranked teams in less than 24 hours.  Meghan Krausman and Danae Geels each had 12 kills and Gesink put up 42 assists with Broekhuis getting 21 digs.

HISTORY… Dordt is 24-0 against Mount Marty since 1998 with a 27-25, 25-15, 25-13 win on September 19 in Sioux Center the most recent result in the series.  Dordt was led in that match by Schuller with 11 kills and Sahr had nine while Jocelyn Bousema and Van Zanten each had seven digs.  Gesink put up 31 assists and Lindsey Floen was in on six blocks.  Dirksen had seven kills for the Lancers and Illg 22 assists.

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE…Mount Marty will host Mayville State and Valley City State on Friday , October 19.  Dordt will be at home to face Buena Vista on Friday night before traveling to Hastings on Saturday, October 20.

Standings (Monday, October 15)
Hastings 10-0/20-3
Dordt 8-1/18-7
Doane  7-3/20-7
Midland 7-3/15-8
Northwestern 5-4/16-7
Nebraska Wesleyan 4-4/10-10
Concordia 4-7/8-13
Morningside 3-7/12-11
Briar Cliff 3-8/12-13
Mount Marty 1-9/5-17
Dakota Wesleyan 1-7/5-20

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 def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-0
Northwestern def. Morningside 3-2

Friday, September 14
Northwestern def. Concordia 3-0
Saturday, September 15
Doane def. Mount Marty  3-0
Midland def. Morningside 3-2

Tuesday, September 18
Northwestern def. Briar Cliff  3-0
Concordia def. Nebraska Wesleyan 3-1

Wednesday, September 19
Doane def. Midland  3-2
Morningside def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-1
Dordt def. Mount Marty 3-0

Friday, September 21
Nebraska Wesleyan def. Briar Cliff 3-0

Saturday, September 22
Midland University def.  Mount Marty College 3-0
Hastings College def. Northwestern College 3-0
Dordt College def. Nebraska Wesleyan University 3-2
Concordia University def. Dakota Wesleyan University 3-2
Doane College def. Morningside College 3-2

Tuesday, September 25
Mount Marty def.  Dakota Wesleyan 3-0

Wednesday, September 26
Briar Cliff def. Morningside 3-0
Midland def. Nebraska Wesleyan 3-0
Hastings def. Concordia 3-0
Dordt def. Northwestern 3-2

Saturday, September 29
Nebraska Wesleyan University 3, Mount Marty College 0
Hastings College 3, Briar Cliff University 1
Midland University 3, Northwestern College 1
Morningside College 3, Concordia University 1
Doane College 3, Dordt College 1

Tuesday, October 2
Briar Cliff University 3, Dakota Wesleyan University 0
Nebraska Wesleyan University 3, Doane College 1

Wednesday, October 3
Hastings College 3, Midland University 2
Dordt College 3, Morningside College 2
Northwestern College 3, Mount Marty College 0

Friday, October 5
Concordia 3, Briar Cliff 2

Saturday, October 6
Dordt College 3, Midland University 2
Concordia University 3, Mount Marty College 0
Hastings College 3, Morningside College 0
Doane College 3, Briar Cliff University 2

Tuesday, October 9
Dordt College 3, Briar Cliff University 1  
Hastings College 3, Doane College 1
Morningside College 3, Mount Marty College 1

Wednesday, October 10
Midland University 3, Concordia University 0
Northwestern College 3, Dakota Wesleyan University 0

Friday, October 12
Doane College 3, Morningside College 1

Saturday, October 13
Dakota Wesleyan University 3, Concordia University 1
Hastings College 3, Mount Marty College 1
Nebraska Wesleyan University 3, Northwestern College 0

Sunday, October 14
Hastings College 3, Dakota Wesleyan University 0

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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