Women's Varsity Volleyball vs. Nebraska Wesleyan

W 3-2

4:00 PM - Saturday, September 22, 2012
Sioux Center, Iowa
Non-conference Match

Recap

Dordt College scored a dramatic come from behind win in set five of its match with Nebraska Wesleyan to prevail 3-2 in a GPAC match at the De Witt Gym on Saturday afternoon.<p>Dordt scored the last three points of the match to overcome a 14-13 deficit and won 16-14. The set featured eight ties with Katelyn Schuller tying it at 14-14. Danae Geels unlocked the tie with a kill and Loy Sahr finished it with a kill on an overpass to win it 16-14. <p>To get to the decisive fifth set, Dordt won sets one and three but lost sets two and four.<p>A five point run in set one put the Defenders up 13-5 with Geels registering back to back kills in the run and Jenna Horstman finished it with a kill for a 25-19 win.<p>Set two had Dordt fighting from behind most of the way, tying it at 17-17. Two straight points by the visitors put them ahead to stay and they won the set 25-19. <p>Set three was tight with the Defenders scoring four points in a row to increase a 16-15 lead to 20-15 and the hosts held on for a 25-21 win. <p>Dordt nearly won the match in four sets, tying the set at 19-19 on a setting error by Wesleyan but three straight points made it 22-19 for the visitors. Dordt battled, coming within one at two different junctures--22-21 and 24-23 but a Katelyn Walsh kill won it for Wesleyan.<p>Dordt hit .141 as a team and had 77 digs while Wesleyan hit .172 with 69 digs. Dordt scored 13 points on blocks and Wesleyan had 11.<p>Dordt was led by Katelyn Schuller with 18 kills and Geels had 15 while Lindsey Floen and Loy Sahr had eight kills a piece. Kayla Gesink put up 49 assists and had two aces with 13 digs. Kayla Broekhuis had a team high 25 digs and Floen was in on six blocks.<p>Dordt is 14-3 overall and 4-0 in the GPAC while Nebraska Wesleyan falls to 1-3 and 6-6. Dordt travels to Northwestern on Wednesday for GPAC play.