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Dordt Volleyball Hosts Senior Day Saturday

October 25, 2012

WHERE AND WHEN… Dordt will host Concordia on Saturday, October 25 with the junior varsity match at 1:30 and the varsity at 3:00.  The varsity match can be seen and heard on a video webcast  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 .

SENIOR DAY..Dordt’s three seniors, Danae Geels, Loy Sahr and Jana Van Zanten will be recognized immediately following the conclusion of the varsity match.

THE RIVAL… Concordia is 4-9 this season and 10-17 overall and have lost six GPAC matches in a row since back to back wins over Briar Cliff and Mount Marty in early October.

Concordia is averaging 11.46 kills per set with a .166 kill efficiency and they average 14.75 digs per outing.  The Bulldogs also average 1.2 ace serves and 1.49 blocks per game.  Amanda Kisker is averaging 3.44 kills and has a .214 kill efficiency with 2.81 digs per outing.   Amanda Abbott has a 2.58 kills per set average and Kelsey Dinkel is averaging 2.0 kills.  Jami Nekoliczak and Kayla James put up 5.14 and 4.45 assists per outing and Carli Smith leads the team in digs with 4.69 per outing.

THE DEFENDERS… Dordt is 21-8 this season and stand 10-2 in the GPAC with four matches remaining.  Dordt is receiving votes in the most recent NAIA poll.  Dordt’s kill average is 12.26 per set and 13.98 digs.  Dordt also gets 2.6 points per set off of blocks and 1.41 on service aces.

Danae Geels is averaging 2.65 kills with a .277 kill efficiency while Katelyn Schuller and Lindsey Floen average 2.36 per outing with Floen at .282 for kill efficiency. Floen also tops the team with 1.16 blocks per set and Loy Sahr is averaging just under one block per set to go with 2.08 kills  per outing.  Kayla Gesink is the team leader in assists with a 9.4 average and she gets to 2.57 digs per outing and has 32 ace serves.  Kayla Broekhuis leads the team with 4.09 digs per outing and she has 26 ace serves.  Jana Van Zanten has 32 ace serves, tied for team honors with Kayla Gesink, and she gets to 1.82 digs and Jocelyn Bousema is averaging 1.67 digs and has 30 ace serves.  Celaine Haan averages 1.72 digs and she has 26 ace serves.

LAST ACTION… Dordt beat Dakota Wesleyan on Tuesday, October 23 by a 25-17, 22-25, 25-20, 25-10 margin and were led by Geels and Floen with ten kills.  Loy Sahr had nine kills and Kayla Gesink 38 assists with ten digs.  Broekhuis had ten digs and an ace serve.  Celaine Haan had nine digs and two ace serves.

Concordia lost to Doane on Wednesday in Crete by a 25-23, 25-18, 21-25, 22-25, 15-4.  Amanda Kisker had 21 kills and 15 digs, tops in both categories.  Amanda Abbott put down ten kills and Carli Smith is at 11 digs.  Jami Nekoliczak has 32 assists and Kayla James put up 13 assists.

HISTORY… Dordt is 14-1 since 1998 in this series.  Last season’s meeting went to the Defenders 21-25, 18-25, 25-16, 25-18, 15-13.  Dordt had 13 kills from Geels and 12 by Schuller.  Jessica De Stigter put up 23 assists and Gesink 20.  Jocelyn Bousema got to 16 digs and Kayla Gesink 12.  Concordia’s Kisker had 16 kills and 11 digs with Amanda Abbott putting down 12 kills with seven digs.  Kayla James had 16 assists and Mariah Schamp 12.

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE…Concordia is at home with Hastings on Thursday, November 1 and will conclude the regular season on Saturday, November 3 at home with Northwestern.

Dordt will be in Sioux City on Tuesday, October 30 to face Morningside and the Defenders will host Northwestern on Thursday, November 1.  Dordt concludes the regular season on Saturday, November 3 at Nebraska Wesleyan.

GPAC SCHEDULE AND SCORES…
Standings (Thursday, October 25)
Hastings 12-0/22-3
Dordt 10-2/21-8
Midland 9-3/18-8
Doane  9-4/22-8
Northwestern 7-5/18-8
Nebraska Wesleyan 6-6/12-12
Morningside 5-8/14-12
Concordia 4-9/10-17
Briar Cliff 4-9/15-14
Dakota Wesleyan 1-11/5-24
Mount Marty 1-11/5-19

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
Briar Cliff 3, Mount Marty  0
Dordt 3, Dakota Wesleyan 1

Wednesday, October 24
Hastings 3, Nebraska Wesleyan 0
Doane 3, Concordia 2
Northwestern  3, Morningside  1

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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