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Dordt-Northwestern Volleyball Thursday

October 31, 2012

WHERE AND WHEN… Dordt College will host Northwestern in Great Plains Athletic Conference play on Thursday, November 1.  The match will start with the junior varsity contest at 6:00 with varsity at 7:30.  The varsity match will be available on KDCR FM and on the web at www.dordt.edu/athletics.  There will also be a live webstream available of the contest 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 RIVAL… Northwestern is 19-9 currently with an 8-6 conference record.  The Raiders average 11.91 kills per set with a .235 kill efficiency.  The Raiders have a 15.1 dig average with and they get 2.64 blocks and 1.88 aces per outing.  Northwestern is 3-3 in its last six matches and is 6-3 after suffering a three match losing skid in late September to Hastings, Dordt and Midland.

Kaitlin Floerchinger leads the team with 3.22 kills per set and she puts up 3.88 assists per outing.  Jaci Moret is averaging 2.14 kills and Karli Schut is at 1.85.  Madeline Hanno puts up 5.19 assists per outing Alexis Bart is getting to a team high 4.78 digs per outing.  Floerchinger is the team leader in ace serves this season with 46 and Schut has 32.

THE DEFENDERS… The Defenders are 22-9 this season and 11-3 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference.  The Defenders average 12.2 kills per set with 13.9 digs and they get 2.6 points per set on blocks and 1.4 points off of ace serves.

Danae Geels is good for a team high 2.58 kills  per outing and Katelyn Schuller is averaging 2.4.  Lindsey Floen and Loy Sahr are at 2.33 and 2.07 kills per set respectively.  Foen leads the team with a 1.14 blocks per outing average and Sahr’s average is right at one block per contest.  Kayla Gesink has a 9.34 assist average and has 33 ace serves and averages 2.48 digs. Jana Van Zanten has 33 ace serves and 1.81 digs.

LAST ACTION… Northwestern beat Mount Marty on Tuesday night by set scores of 25-14, 25-22, 23-25, 25-17.  The Raiders hit for a .220 kill efficiency and they totaled 58 digs.  Kaitlin Floerchinger had 13 kills and 14 assists with six digs and one service ace.  Megan Hutson put down 10 kills and Jaci Moret while Karlie Schut and Jaci Moret each had nine.  Madeline Hanno put up 21 assists and Alexis Bart had 15 digs.

Dordt had a rough go of it at Morningside on Tuesday, October 30, losing a 25-17, 25-15, 25-21 match.  Dordt hit .110 for the match and was led by Katelyn Schuller’s 10 kills while Kayla Gesink had 24.  Kayla Broekhuis got to 13 digs and Celaine Hann added eight.

HISTORY… Dordt College beat Northwestern 25-19, 25-16, 18-25, 25-27, 15-9 on September 26 in Orange City.  Dordt was topped by Schuller with 14 kills and Geels with 13 while Gesink put up 37 assists and Broekhuis got to 18 digs.  Northwestern’s Floerchinger had 17 kills and 13 assists with seven digs and she had an ace serve.  Bart got to 18 digs and Karlie Schut added 11 kills.

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE…Both teams play on the road to conclude the regular season.  Dordt goes to Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday while the Raiders got to Concordia.

GPAC SCHEDULE AND SCORES…
Standings (Wednesday, October 31)
Hastings 14-0/24-3
Dordt 11-3/22-9
Doane  11-4/24-8
Midland 10-4/19-9
Northwestern 8-6/19-9
Nebraska Wesleyan 6-8/12-14
Morningside 6-8/15-12
Briar Cliff 6-9/18-14
Concordia 4-10/10-18
Dakota Wesleyan 1-13/5-26
Mount Marty 1-13/7-23

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
Briar Cliff 3, Nebraska Wesleyan 2
Midland 3, Mount Marty 0
Hastings 3, Northwestern 2
Dordt 3, Concordia 0
Doane 3, Dakota Wesleyan 0

Tuesday, October 30
Briar Cliff 3, Dakota Wesleyan 0
Hastings 3, Midland 0
Doane 3, Nebraska Wesleyan 0
Morningside 3, Dordt 0
Northwestern 3, Mount Marty 1

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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