Roster

2017 Women's Varsity Volleyball roster to come.

2017 Women's Varsity Volleyball

# Name Height Position(s) Year Hometown
1 Hannah Connelly 5-4 Defensive Specialist FR McCook Lake, South Dakota

Before Dordt… played for Siouxland Christian High School (Iowa)…was a 2016 third team all-state honoree for the Eagles…was a three-time first team all-conference honoree, selected unanimously for the award during both her junior and senior seasons…during her career at Siouxland Christian, she averaged 5.0 digs and 3.54 kills per set with a .936 serve efficiency…had 1,450 digs, 204 aces, and 1,049 kills in her four seasons as an Eagle. 

2 Abby Schemper 5-5 Defensive Specialist SR Rock Valley, Iowa

2016…played in 26 matches…recorded 1.03 digs per outing and had eight service aces.

2015…played in 28 matches after recovering from injury…had 19 service aces…had double figures in digs four times…had a season high 14 digs against the College of the Ozarks on September 5.day

2014…season was cut short due to injury…played in nine junior varsity matches and 25 sets before being sidelined…had a 2.08 digs per set average.

Before Dordt… defensive specialist for Western Christian (Iowa) from 2011-2013…helped the Wolfpack to three state tournament berths in a row…had 30 service aces in 2012 and 46 aces with a 1.71 digs per set average in 2013.

3 Aubrey Drake 5-4 Defensive Specialist JR Rock Island, Illinois

2016…played in 36 matches and 132 sets…averages 2.15 digs per set and had 23 service aces…had a season high 17 digs in October 22 match against Midland

2015…played in 32 matches and 115 sets…recorded 23 ace serves and had a 1.4 digs per set average.

Before Dordt…claimed first team all-Metro and all-MAC honors while playing for Pleasant Valley (Iowa)…averaged 3.66 digs per set and was a member of the MAC all-Academic Team.

6 Erica Bousema 5-5 Defensive Specialist FR Sheldon, Iowa

Before Dordt…attended Western Christian High School (Iowa)…was a first-team all-Lakes Conference honoree in 2016…averaged 3.3 digs per set and had a 91 percent success rate from the service area…recorded 53 service aces…served for a 96 percent success rate in 2015 and had 36 aces…had a .38 dig average as a junior.

7 Sara Hanson 5-6 Defensive Specialist FR Kent, Washington

Before Dordt…attended Kentwood Senior High School (Washington)…totaled 136 digs with 23 ace serves in 2016 when Kentwood finished fourth at the state tournament.  

10 Jessica Timmermans 5-9 Outside Hitter JR Orange City, Iowa

2016…played in 13 junior varsity matches…recorded 1.21 kills per outing.

2015…averaged 2.21 kills per set in 22 junior varsity matches.

Before Dordt…averaged 2.7 kills per set in 2014 and helped Unity Christian (Iowa) to a berth in the semifinal round of the Iowa High School State Tournament…earned first team all-conference honors in 2013 and 2014 and was a 2014 Class 2A All-District honoree.

11 Julia Lindbergh 6-2 Outside Hitter JR Margate, Florida

2016…played in 36 matches and had a 2.09 kills per set average with a .169 kill efficiency…had 25 service aces while playing in 130 sets…had a season high 15 kills against MidAmerica Nazarene on September 2…recorded six ace serves against Montana State-Northern on September 2.

2015…played in 26 matches and 80 matches…averaged 1.31 kills per set.

Before Dordt…played for Coral Springs Christian Academy (Florida)…was a first team all-county pick as a senior after claiming second team honors in 2013…averaged 15.5 kills, 7.1 digs, 2.2 blocks and 1.3 ace serves while claiming Region IV Player of the Year honors in 2014…served as her team captain for two seasons.

12 Ema Altena 6-0 Middle Blocker JR Sioux Center, Iowa

2016…was a GPAC first-team honoree while also claiming third-team NAIA All-American accolades…was named to the NAIA National All-Tournament team…was an AVCA all-region first-team pick…recorded 2.89 kills per set with a .224 kill efficiency…had a team high 60 service aces…had a season high 19 kills against Hastings in National Championship match…had five ace serves against Dakota State on August 26.

2015…played in 32 matches and 117 sets…averaged 2.63 kills per set with a kill efficiency of .218…claimed all-GPAC first-team honors and all-AVCA second-team accolades…recorded 20 or more kills on two occasions…had a season high 21 kills against Davenport on August 29…twice had a kill efficiency of .714 in matches.

Before Dordt…earned 2014 first team all-state honors while playing for Western Christian and helping the Wolfpack to a Class 2A state runner-up finish…averaged 3.34 kills per set with a .415 kill efficiency… had 46 ace serves and averaged 1.7 digs per set…totaled 298 kills as a junior with a .419 kill efficiency and earned second team all-state honors…was a first team all-conference and all-district pick as a junior…had 215 kills as a sophomore.

13 Jamie Gesink 5-9 Setter JR Sioux Center, Iowa

2016…was a GPAC first-team honoree while also claiming second-team NAIA All-American accolades…was named to the NAIA National All-Tournament team… was an AVCA all-region first-team pick…put up 10.77 assists per set with nearly a kill per set…recorded 35 service aces…had a season high 62 assists against MidAmerica Nazarene on September 2…recorded eight kills against Columbia on December 2…had a season high 16 digs in a match with Hastings on November 5 and Bellevue on August 26.

2015…played in 117 sets and 32 matches…put up 10.7 assists per set with 29 service aces…averaged 2.41 digs per set…was an all-GPAC and all-AVCA first-team honoree…had a season high 63 assists against Rocky Mountain on September 5.

Before Dordt…earned first team all-state honors for the fourth straight year in 2014 and helped Western to its fourth straight state runner-up finish…averaged 9.5 assists per set in 2014 and 10.1 in 2013…had 62 ace serves in 2014 and 60 in 2013…earned all-tournament accolades four straight years at the Iowa High School State Tournament….Western was 181-13 in the four seasons Gesink set.

14 Ally Krommendyk 6-2 Middle Blocker SO Belle Plaine, Minnesota

2016…played in six varsity matches…played in five junior varsity matches with a 2.42 kills per set average and had a .370 kill efficiency…averaged 1.58 blocks per set.

Before Dordt…went to Southwest Christian High School (Minnesota)…recorded 327 kills on 635 attempts, 34 digs, and 100 blocks…earned first-team all-conference honors as a junior and senior while earning all-state honors in 2015…was the starting middle hitter as a sophomore for the Stars 2013 State Championship team. 

18 Leah Kamp 5-11 Middle Blocker, Outside Hitter JR Tinley Park, Illinois

2016…played in 11 varsity matches and 16 sets…had one solo and three assisted blocks and recorded seven kills…played in eight matches with a 2.37 kills per set average…averaged nearly a block per set.

Before Dordt…attended Calvin College (Michigan) in 2015-16…graduated from Chicago Christian High School (Illinois)  and had 124 career solo blocks, 275 total career blocks, 71 aces, 236 digs and 554 kills…earned all-conference honors in both volleyball and basketball and was selected an All-American for her play in AAU volleyball.  

19 Summer Jansen 5-10 Defensive Specialist SR Sheldon, Iowa

2016…earned all-GPAC honorable mention honors…averaged 2.95 digs per outing and had 17 ace serves…had a season high 35 digs in match against Corban on December 2.

2015…played in 31 matches and 114 sets…averaged a team high 4.9 digs per set…claimed second-team all-GPAC honors…recorded 20 or more digs on ten occasions…had a season high 31 digs against Viterbo on December 2 at the NAIA National Championships.

2014…played in 101 sets and had a 2.57 digs per set average…recorded 20 service aces in 26 matches played…had a season high 26 digs against Doane on October 3 and had 20 digs against Dakota Wesleyan on October 7…was credited with three service aces against Morningside on September 17.

Before Dordt…totaled 395 digs and 243 kills in 2013 as Western Christian (Iowa) finished as the runner-up at the Class 2A Iowa State Tournament…had 29 ace serves and was in on 36 blocks while earning second-team all-Lakes Conference honors and third-team honors from the Northwest Iowa Review.

22 Haley Delperdang 6-1 Middle Blocker, Outside Hitter FR Remsen, Iowa

Before Dordt… played at Remsen-St. Mary’s High School (Iowa)…finished her senior season with 223 kills, a .290 kill efficiency, and 2.79 kills per set…had 26 aces, with a .908 serve efficiency, along with 40 block assists and 29 solo blocks…finished her career with 612 kills, 242 blocks, and 90 service aces…earned a first-team all-conference nod in 2016 and CYO all-tournament teams honors during her final two seasons. 

24 Robyn Underwood 5-8 Setter JR Santa Clarita, California

2016…played in 11 matches…averaged 1.35 assists per set and had four service aces.

2015…played in six matches.

Before Dordt…claimed all-Foothill League honors playing for Saugus High School (California)…was a three-year starter and was her teams captain and claimed scholar-athlete honors.

29 Sarah De Haan 6-3 Middle Blocker, Opposite Hitter FR Hollandale, Minnesota

Before Dordt… graduated from Albert Lea High School (Minnesota)…posted a .422 kill efficiency and averaged 1.1 blocks per set while claiming all-conference honors in 2015 and 2016…earned Minnesota Academic All-State Honors in 2016…was on the Big 9 Conference Academic Honor Roll all four years of high school…helped her club volleyball team to a third place finish in the Premier 17s division at the 2016 nationals.