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Dordt Volleyball At Home With Dakota Wesleyan

October 23, 2012

WHERE AND WHEN… Dordt will host Dakota Wesleyan on Tuesday, October 23.  The junior varsity match starts at 6:00 and the varsity at 7:30.  The match can be heard on KDCR 88.5 FM and on the web at www.dordt.edu/athletics .  There will be a live video webcast available at www.dordt.edu/athletics.  Results and stats will be posted to www.dordt.edu/athletics and https://twitter.com/dcathletics and also at https://www.facebook.com/dordtdefenders .

THE RIVALS… Dakota Wesleyan enters with a 5-23 mark and a 1-10 GPAC mark.  The Tigers have lost four matches in a row since a win over Concordia on October 13.

Eric Viney’s team is averaging 10.4 kills per set with 13.8 digs and they score 1.5 points per set on blocks.  The Tigers are hitting for a .139 kill efficiency and are led by Danielle Bird’s 3.04 kills per set and Rachel Tinklenberg is at 2.64 kills per contest but has played in only 19 matches this season.  Sarah Kruse has a 1.59 average and Sammy Fluck is good for 1.53 kills.  Briana Jung averages 7.88 assists and has 17 ace serves.  Bird is the team leader in ace serves with 31 and Katie Lindow has 22 aces.  Bird is among the team leaders in digs with a 2.56 average and Maggie Stehly is at 2.78.

THE DEFENDERS… The Defenders are 20-8 this season and 9-2 in league play with conference losses to Doane and Hastings.  The Defenders have five matches remaining in regular season play and will face Concordia this Saturday before closing the regular season with three matches the following week.  Dordt is positioned in second place in the GPAC.

Dordt is averaging 12.2 kills per set with 14.0 digs and they average 2.6 blocks per outing.  The Defenders have a .216 kill efficiency and are led by Danae Geels with 2.65 kills per set and a .276 kill efficiency.  Katelyn Schuller is averaging 2.42 kills and Lindsey Floen is at 2.35 along with 1.17 blocks.  Kayla Gesink is averaging 9.39 assists and has 31 service aces and 2.57 digs.  Kayla Broekhuis tops the team with 4.15 digs and has 25 ace serves.  Jocelyn Bousema has 30 service aces to go with 1.65 digs and Jana Van Zanten has 31 service aces with 1.84 digs.

LAST ACTION… Dakota Wesleyan lost to Midland 25-13, 25-17, 25-23 on Saturday with Sammy Fluck and Rachel Tinklenber each putting down ten kills.  Briana Jung put up 23 assists in the loss and Bird had 15 digs.
Dordt dropped a 17-25, 25-19, 17-25, 18-25 match to Hastings on Saturday.  Dordt was led by Floen and Geels with nine kills each while Schuller and Meghan Krausman had eight a piece.  Gesink got credit for 39 assists and Broekhuis had 29 digs.

HISTORY… Dordt leads the series 25-0 since 1998.  Dordt won the September 12 meeting 25-18, 25-16, 25-21.  Lindsey Floen led the way at the Corn Palace with 11 kills and Geels had seven while Gesink lofted 28 assists.  Broekhuis got credit for 11 digs.  Dordt had ten service aces.  Rachel Tinklenberg had eight kills and Sam Sandau put down seven.  Briana Jung had 25 assists for the Tigers.

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE…Dakota Wesleyan will be at home with Doane and Presentation on Saturday, October 27 while the Defenders are home with Concordia for Seniors Day that same day.  The Dordt match starts with junior varsity play at 1:30 and varsity play at 3:00.

GPAC SCHEDULE AND SCORES…
Standings (Monday, October 22)
Hastings 11-0/21-3
Dordt 9-2/20-8
Midland 9-3/18-8
Doane  8-4/21-8
Northwestern 6-5/17-8
Nebraska Wesleyan 6-5/12-11
Morningside 5-7/14-11
Concordia 4-8/10-16
Briar Cliff 3-9/14-14
Dakota Wesleyan 1-10/5-23
Mount Marty 1-10/5-18

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 3, Concordia 2
Dordt 3, Mount Marty 0

Wednesday, October 17
Northwestern 3, Briar Cliff 1
Midland 3, Doane 2
Morningside 3, Dakota Wesleyan 2

Friday, October 19
Nebraska Wesleyan 3, Dakota Wesleyan 0

Saturday, October 20
Hastings 3, Dordt 1
Midland 3, Dakota Wesleyan 0
Doane 3, Northwestern 2
Morningside 3, Nebraska Wesleyan 0

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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