Women's Volleyball Roster

2020 Women's Varsity Volleyball

# Name Height Position(s) Year Hometown
Erica Bousema 5-8 Defensive Specialist SR Sheldon, Iowa

2019…played in 29 matches…averaged 2.03 digs and had 27 ace serves…had a season high 19 digs against Huston-Tillotson on September 7… earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors.

2018…played in 32 matches…averaged 1.62 digs per set with 18 ace serves…had a season high 13 digs against Viterbo on October 2.

2017…played in 38 matches…averaged 1.71 digs per set with 20 service aces.

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.

1 Hannah Connelly 5-4 Defensive Specialist SR McCook Lake, South Dakota

2019…played in 29 matches and averaged a team high 4.36 digs per set with 12 service aces.…had a season high 33 digs against Dakota Wesleyan on September 28…was named all-GPAC honorable mention at the conclusion of the season.

2018…played in 34 matches with 27 service aces and averaged 1.94 digs per set…had a season high 14 digs against Dakota Wesleyan on October 27…had a season high three service aces against The Master’s on November 29.

2017…played in 32 matches and had nine service aces while averaging just under a dig per set…had a season high 10 digs against Westmont on August 17.

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.

2 Emma Bousema 5-5 Defensive Specialist SO Sheldon, Iowa

2019…played in 26 matches and had 13 ace serves.

Before Dordt…graduated from Western Christian High School (Iowa)…had 275 digs in 2018 with 49 ace serves…had 39 ace serves in 2017 with 365 digs in helping Western to a state title in 2018 and a runner-up finish in 2017…earned second-team all-Lakes Conference honors in both seasons and was named an academic all-conference honoree.

3 Makenna Kooima 5-4 Defensive Specialist FR Rock Valley, Iowa

Before Dordt…graduated from Western Christian High School (Iowa)…averaged 5.2 digs per set in 2019 and had 38 ace serves…had 37 ace serves and averaged just under a dig per set as a junior.

9 Megan Raszler 5-5 Setter SO Elkhorn, Nebraska

2019…played in 29 matches…averaged 8.41 assists per set and had 17 ace serves…had  a season high 60 assists against Dakota Wesleyan on September 28…was named all-GPAC second-team at the conclusion of the season.

Before Dordt… graduated from Elkhorn High School (Nebraska)…started for three seasons on the Elkhorn varsity and served as a captain for two seasons…had 2,319 career assists for an 8.6 assists per set average and 590 career digs with 96 ace serves…recorded 9.6 assists per set with 208 total digs, 34 ace serves and 49 kills with a .268 kill efficiency in 2018…was a part of a team that finished fifth at the Nebraska High School State Tournament…was a two-time all-conference pick in 2017 and 2018 and took honorable mention all-conference honors in 2016…claimed academic all-conference accolades during her career and was one of 48 recipients in Nebraska of the Believers and Achievers award presented by U.S. Bank and the NSAA.

10 Corina Beimers 5-7 Setter JR Langley, British Columbia

Before Dordt…started nine matches in 2019 for Fairleigh Dickinson (New Jersey) and appeared in 23…put up 198 assists for a 3.6 assists per set average…also had 108 digs and was named to the NEC Fall Academic Honor Roll…put up 362 assists in 2018 for a 4.58 assist per set average and had 196 digs…graduated from Langley Christian High School (British Columbia) in 2018 and helped her team to a Provincial Championship.

11 Corrina Timmermans 5-11 Outside Hitter SO Orange City, Iowa

2019…played in 24 matches…averaged 2.43 kills per set with a .218 kill efficiency…had a season high 16 kills against Park on September 7, Aquinas on August 31 and Corban on August 22.

Before Dordt… graduated from Unity Christian High School (Iowa)…had over 1,100 career kills for the Knights and averaged just over four kills per set in 2018…averaged 2.92 digs per set with 23 service aces…four-year starter who helped Unity to four straight conference titles and state tournament berths in all four of her seasons…earned first-team all-state honors in 2017 and 2018  and second-team accolades in 2016…was a first-team all-conference selection in both of those seasons...earned first-team all-area honors from the Sioux City Journal and Northwest Iowa Review and was a first-team all-state selection by the Des Moines Register.

12 Jori Bronner 5-11 Middle Blocker, Opposite Hitter SO Sioux Center, Iowa

2019…played in 29 matches…averaged 1.71 kills and just under a block per set…had a season high 16 kills against Rocky Mountain on August 31.

Before Dordt…graduated from Unity Christian High School (Iowa)…had 364 kills as a senior while averaging 3.43 kills per set with 294 digs for a 2.77 digs per set average…also had 45 ace serves and 69 blocks…was a first-team all-state pick in 2018 while also claiming all-district and all-conference honors in 2017 and 2018…earned all-tournament accolades at the Iowa High School State Volleyball Tournament where Unity finished runner-up in Class 2A.

13 Lydia Smits 6-1 Outside Hitter SR Crete, Illinois

2019…played in 18 matches…averaged 1.44 kills per set…had a season high 12 kills three times against Briar Cliff on October 2, Dakota Wesleyan on September 28 and Jamestown on September 27.

2018…played in 21 matches and averaged 1.3 kills per set…had a season high 10 kills against Northwestern on October 23…played in seven junior varsity matches with a 2.53 kills per set average and a .291 kill efficiency.

Before Dordt…. graduated from Heritage Christian High School (Illinois)…competed for Trinity Christian College (Illinois) in 2017…averaged 2.34 kills per set for a total of 304 kills on the season during her freshmen year at Trinity Christian…totaled 41 blocks and 20 aces…was a two time state champion for volleyball and once for basketball at Heritage Christian…was awarded conference MVP her junior and senior year of high school volleyball.

14 Ava Van Soelen 6-2 Outside Hitter JR Waukee, Iowa

2019…played in 29 matches…averaged just under a kill per set...had a season high eight kills against Aquinas on August 31… earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors.

2018…played in 15 matches…averaged just under a kill per set…had a season high five kills against Eastern Oregon on November 30…played in 12 junior varsity matches…averaged 1.54 kills per set.

Before Dordt… played for Des Moines Christian (Iowa)…totaled 244 kills her senior year and averaged 3.34 kills per set while totaling 21 ace serves...tallied 33 total blocks with an average of .45 blocks per set…earned unanimous all-conference honors in 2016 and 2017 and was named all-region those two years as well…earned Iowa All-State Honorable Mention in 2017 and helped her team to a 22-9 record while claiming a conference championship.

15 Jessi De Jager 6-1 Middle Blocker JR Hull, Iowa

2019…played in 29 matches…averaged 2.47 kills per set with a .295 kill efficiency…averaged just under  a block per set…had a career high 18 kills against Dakota Wesleyan on September 28…was named all-GPAC honorable mention at the conclusion of the season… earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors.

2018…played in 34 matches…averaged 1.72 kills per set with a kill efficiency of .206…averaged just under a block per set…had a season high 12 kills twice against Northwestern on October 23 and The Master’s on November 29.

Before Dordt…graduated from Western Christian (Iowa)…averaged 2.79 kills and .63 blocks per set with a kill efficiency of .306 during her senior season…helped the Wolfpack to a 37-9 record here senior year in 2017 and was part of 2A State Championship teams in both 2015 and 2016…was named first-team all-conference and was a member of the Iowa High School State Tournament Class 2A All-Tournament team.

16 Karsyn Winterfeld 5-10 Outside Hitter SR Sioux Center, Iowa

2019…played in 28 matches…averaged a team high 3.17 kills per set with 2.37 digs and she was tops on the team with 43 ace serves…had a season high 27 kills against the College of Saint Mary on October 26…had a season high 19 digs against Jamestown on September 3…was named all-GPAC second-team at the conclusion of the season…was accorded AVCA All-Region honorable mention… earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors.

Before Dordt…. graduated from Western Christian (Iowa) and played for and attended Northwestern College (Iowa) in 2017…will have three seasons of volleyball eligibility remaining after sitting out the 2018 volleyball season per Great Plains Athletic Conference transfer rules…averaged 3.4 kills per set to help Western Christian (Iowa) to a 2016 Class 2A state title…got to 3.01 digs per contest and had a team high 101 ace serves…was a first-team all-state selection at the conclusion of the season…totaled 87 ace serves and 2.61 digs per set…earned all-GPAC honorable mention honors at the conclusion of the season.

17 Brenna Krommendyk 5-11 Middle Blocker SO Belle Plain, Minnesota

2019…played four matches.

Before Dordt… attended Southwest Christian High School (Minnesota)…had 623 career kills and 230 blocks while averaging 2.93 kills per set with a .358 kill efficiency in 2018…was a first-team all-conference pick in 2017 and 2018 while also earning first-team all-state and Minnesota Academic All-State honors…leaves Southwest Christian fourth all-time in career kills and blocks.

18 Grace Langemeier 6-1 Outside Hitter FR Marquette, Nebraska

Before Dordt…competed for Nebraska Christian High School…played three seasons and had 909 kills, 162 blocks, 549 digs and 115 service aces..earned all-conference first-team honors twice and second-team honors once and earned first-team all-state honors as a junior and second-team honors her senior season…won the Goldenrod Conference title three-times with Langemeier in the lineup, placed fourth at the state tournament in 2017 and was a state qualifier in 2018.

19 McKenna Vroom 5-10 Setter SO Monument, Colorado

2019…played in 17 junior varsity matches….put up 3.7 assists per set and nearly a dig per set.

Before Dordt… played for Palmer Ridge High School (Colorado)…helped Palmer Ridge to a Class 4A state title in 2017 with a 24-3 record.

25 Alli Timmermans 6-1 Opposite Hitter, Setter JR Orange City, Iowa

Before Dordt… graduated from Unity Christian High School (Iowa) and transferred from Wayne State College (Nebraska) after two seasons…graduated from Unity in 2017 after earning first-team all-state honors for the 2016 season and she was a third-team all-state pick in 2015…claimed first-team all-conference honors from 2014-16 and was an all-district selection in both 2015 and 2016…was the 2016 Sioux City Journal Volleyball Player of the Year…competed for the Wayne State Wildcats in 2017 and 2018 and played in 18 matches as a rightside hitter and averaged right at one kill per set.