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Dordt Volleyball Hosts GPAC Tournament Match

November 7, 2013

WHERE AND WHEN… Dordt College will host Briar Cliff in GPAC  Post-Season Quarterfinal round volleyball on Saturday, November 9 at 7:30.   There will be a video/audio webcast at www.dordt.edu/athletics.   Results will be posted to www.dordt.edu/athletics and https://twitter.com/dcathletics and also at https://www.facebook.com/dordtdefenders .

THE OPPONENT…  Briar Cliff finished the season with an 8-8 league record and they are 19-12 overall.  Briar Cliff’s win over Morningside on Wednesday night stopped a three match losing streak to Northwestern, Columbua (Missouri) and Bellevue (Nebraska).

Briar Cliff’s eight losses in league play all came to teams that finished in front of them in the standings.  The Chargers average 11.9 kills per set and have a .215 kill efficiency.  The Chargers average 1.8 blocks and 1.4 service aces and they are getting to 14.7 digs per contest.

Monica Boeding tops the team with a 3.85 kills per set average and Jenna Berg is good for 2.5 kills and Jenni Semprini is at 2.4.  Brooke Maguire and Breanna Nogelmeier are averaging 1.9 and 1.8 kills per set respectively. Erin Frank runs the offense and is averaging 10.5 assists and 2.9 digs and she has 21 service aces.  Amy Frank gets to 4.0 digs and Boeding adds 2.9 digs.  Boeding is the team leader in ace serves with 30.

THE DEFENDERS… Dordt College is 12-4 this season in GPAC play and 21-6 overall.  The Defenders are 10-2 in their last 12 matches and they had a four match winning streak snapped on Wednesday in a loss to Northwestern.

The Defenders have a .293 kill efficiency and average 13.5 kills per set with a 16.0 dig average.  Dordt gets 2.2 blocks per set andthey get another 1.4 points per set on ace serves.

Brooke Wolterstorff leads the offense with 3.0 kills per contest with a .286 kill efficiency.  Wolterstorff also gets to 2.5 digs per outing and she has 28 ace serves.  Lindsey Floen is averaging 2.8 kills and has a .369 kill efficiency with 1.1 blocks per outing.  Jenna Horstman has gotten her kill average to 2.9 and she has a .310 kill efficiency.  Meghan Krausman and Elizabeth Kiel are averaging 1.9 and 1.5 kills per contest and Kayla Gesink is at 1.1 kills per contest.  Like Briar Cliff, Dordt employs a one setter offense and Gesink handles the setting with a 10.4 assists per set average and she gets to 2.4 digs per contest.  Kayla Broekhuis averages 5.1 digs and has 23 service aces.  Celaine Haan has a team high 31 aces and Jocelyn Bousema averages 1.7 digs and has 25 service aces.

LAST ACTION… Briar Cliff had little trouble with Morningside on Wednesday night as they scored a 25-20, 25-11, 25-19 win.  The Chargers hit for a .291 kill efficiency with 44 kills and 51 digs.  Morningside was limited to 24 kills and committed 19 attack errors and had 35 digs.  Briar Cliff was led by Monica Boeding’s 18 kills and Frank put up 32 assists.  Amy Frank accounted for 13 digs and Jenni Semprini came through with eight kills.

Dordt lost a five set match to Northwestern by scores of 20-25, 23-25, 25-15, 25-18, 16-14.  Brooke Wolterstorff led the Dordt attack with 16 kills and Jenna Horstman added 11.  Dordt hit for a .187 kill efficiency and had 62 digs with nine blocks.  Northwestern got nine points off of blocks and had 11 service aces with 68 kills and they hit for a .194 kill efficiency.

HISTORY… Dordt is 35-5 in the series with Briar Cliff.  Dordt won the two previous meetings this season, both by scores of 3-1.  Dordt won the October 22 meeting in Sioux Center by scores of 25-22, 25-20, 24-26 and 25-20.  Horstman had 15 kills for the Defenders as Dordt hit for a .347 team kill efficiency.  Brooke Wolterstorff added 14 kills while Floen and Kiel had 11 and ten kills respectively.  Gesink put up 53 assists and Broekhuis had 28 digs.  Nogelmeier led Briar Cliff with 16 kills and Brooke Maguire had 13 kills.

Dordt also won the September 14 contest in Sioux City by set scores of  25-15, 21-25, 25-21, 25-21.  The Defenders got 15 kills from Wolterstorff and Horstman and Krausman added 11 kills.  Gesink put up 44 assists and Broekhuis had 31 digs.  Boeding put down 19 kills and had 68 swings total and Erin Frank had 38 assists while Amy Frank got to 21 digs.

GPAC TOURNAMENT…
GPAC Volleyball Quarterfinals – Saturday, November 9

#8 Morningside (12-16, 4-12) at #1 Northwestern (32-1, 16-0), 8pm
#5 Briar Cliff (19-14, 8-8) at #4 Dordt (21-6, 12-4), 7:30pm
#6 Doane (15-17, 6-10) at #3 Hastings (21-11, 12-4), 7:30pm
#7 Concordia (17-13, 5-11) at #2 Midland (31-3, 13-3), 7:30pm

GPAC Volleyball Semifinals – Wednesday, November 13
Highest Seed Hosts
#4/#5 Winner vs. #1/#8 Winner, 7:30pm
#3/#6 Winner vs. #2/#7 Winner, 7:30pm

GPAC Volleyball Championship - Saturday, November 16
Semifinal Winners, At Highest Seed, Time TBA

NAIA POLL…Dordt College is no. 16 in this week’s poll while fellow GPAC members Northwestern and Midland are no. 6 and no. 7 respectively.  Hastings is in the receiving votes category of the poll.

GPAC SCHEDULE AND SCORES…
Volleyball Standings (FINAL)
School GPAC/Overall
Northwestern 16-0/32-1
Midland 13-3/31-3
Dordt 12-4/21-6
Hastings 12-4/21-11
Nebraska Wesleyan 10-6/20-8
Briar Cliff  8-8/19-12
Doane 6-10/15-17
Concordia 5-11/17-13
Morningside 4-12/12-16
Mount Marty 2-14/13-20
Dakota Wesleyan 0-16/7-27

GPAC Scores and Schedules

September 4
Hastings def. Concordia 3-1

September 11
Midland def. Concordia 3-0
Nebraska Wesleyan def. Morningside 3-1

September 14
Dordt def. Briar Cliff 3-1
Doane def. Hastings 3-1

September 17
Hastings def. Nebraska Wesleyan 3-0
Doane def. Concordia 3-0
Briar Cliff def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-0
Northwestern def. Mount Marty 3-0

September 18
Dordt def. Morningside 3-2
September 20
Concordia def. Dakota Wesleyan University 3-0
Northwestern College def. Morningside College 3-1

September 21
Midland def. Briar Cliff 3-0
Concordia def. Mount Marty 3-0
Nebraska Wesleyan def.Dakota Wesleyan 3-1
Dordt  def. Hastings 3-1
Northwestern def. Doane 3-2

September 24
Midland University def.  Nebraska Wesleyan University 3-1
Northwestern College def.  Dordt College 3-2
Morningside College def.  Dakota Wesleyan University 3-0
Briar Cliff University def., Mount Marty College 3-1

September 25
Hastings College  def. Concordia University 3-1

September 27
Midland University def.  Dakota Wesleyan University 3-0
Hastings College def. Briar Cliff University 3-0
Nebraska Wesleyan University def. Dordt College 3-0
Doane College def. Morningside College 3-0
Northwestern College def. Concordia University 3-0

September 28
Concordia University def.  Morningside College 3-1
Dordt College def.  Midland University 3-1
Hastings College def. Dakota Wesleyan University 3-0
Nebraska Wesleyan University def.  Briar Cliff University 3-2
Doane College def.  Mount Marty College 3-2

October 1
Nebraska Wesleyan University 3, Concordia University 1
Dordt College 3, Mount Marty College 0
Northwestern College 3, Dakota Wesleyan University 0

October 2
Midland def. Doane 31
Briar Cliff University def. Morningside 3-0

October 5
Northwestern def. Midland 3-2
Dordt def. Doane 3-0

October 8
Mount Marty @ Morningside

October 9
Midland University 3, Hastings College 0
Nebraska Wesleyan University 3, Doane College 0
Dordt College 3, Dakota Wesleyan University 0
Northwestern College 3, Briar Cliff University 1

October 11
Morningside College 3, Dakota Wesleyan University 0
Briar Cliff University 3, Mount Marty College 0

October 12
Hastings College 3, Nebraska Wesleyan University 2

October 13
Hastings College 3, Mount Marty College 0

October 15
Briar Cliff 3, Dakota Wesleyan 0

October 16
Dordt 3, Morningside 1
Midland 3, Nebraska Wesleyan 1
Northwestern 3,  Mount Marty 0
Doane 3, Concordia 1

October 19
Midland 3, Briar Cliff 1
Concordia 3, Mount Marty 0
Northwestern 3, Doane 0
Hastings 3, Dordt 0
Nebraska Wesleyan 3, Dakota Wesleyan 0

October 22
Dordt 3, Briar Cliff 1
Mount Marty 3, Dakota Wesleyan 0

October 23
Midland 3, Doane 1
Nebraska Wesleyan 3, Concordia  0
Northwestern  3, Morningside 0

October 25
Doane College 3, Dakota Wesleyan University 0
Midland University 3, Mount Marty College 0
Hastings College 3, Morningside College 2
Northwestern College 3, Nebraska Wesleyan University 0
Briar Cliff University 3, Concordia University 0

October 26
Nebraska Wesleyan University 3, Mount Marty College 0
Northwestern College 3, Hastings College 0
Dordt College 3, Concordia University 0
Midland University 3, Morningside College 2
Briar Cliff University 3, Doane College 0

October 29
Dordt 3, Dakota Wesleyan 0

October 30
Midland University 3, Hastings College 2
Doane College 3, Nebraska Wesleyan University 0
Morningside College 3, Mount Marty College 1
Northwestern College 3, Briar Cliff University 0

November 2
Northwestern College 3, Midland University 2
Hastings College 3, Mount Marty College 0
Nebraska Wesleyan University 3, Morningside College 1
Concordia University 3, Dakota Wesleyan University 1
Dordt College 3, Doane College 0

November 6
Midland University 3, Concordia University 1
Hastings College 3, Doane College 2
Northwestern College 3, Dordt College 2
Briar Cliff University 3, Morningside College 0
Mount Marty College 3, Dakota Wesleyan University 0

November 9
#8 Morningside (12-16, 4-12) at #1 Northwestern (32-1, 16-0), 8pm
#5 Briar Cliff (19-14, 8-8) at #4 Dordt (21-6, 12-4), 7:30pm
#6 Doane (15-17, 6-10) at #3 Hastings (21-11, 12-4), 7:30pm
#7 Concordia (17-13, 5-11) at #2 Midland (31-3, 13-3), 7:30pm

November 13
GPAC Semifinals
Highest Seed Hosts
#4/#5 Winner vs. #1/#8 Winner, 7:30pm
#3/#6 Winner vs. #2/#7 Winner, 7:30pm

November 16
GPAC Finals
Semifinal Winners, At Highest Seed, Time TBA
 

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