Women's Varsity Volleyball vs. Mount Marty

W 3-0

7:30 PM - Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Yankton, South Dakota
Conference Match



Dordt defeats Mount Marty 25-17, 25-13, 25-19



Dordt controlled most of the match with Mount Marty on Wednesday night, October 14 in Yankton, South Dakota on the way to a 3-0 match win. 

Dordt raced to a 5-0 lead and an eventual 15-9 advantage before Mount Marty scored three points in a row to narrow the difference to 15-12.  The teams swapped points to 17-14 before Dordt scored points on an attack error, an Ema Altena kill and a Jamie Gesink kill for a 20-14 lead before winning it 25-17.

Set two had six ties to 8-8 before three points in a row put Dordt up 11-8 with a kill by Jenna Horstman.  Later a Brooke Granstra ace put Dordt up 16-9 and Dordt won it going away 15-13 with Summer Jansen putting a service ace in for the final point.

The third set was tight through a 14-14 tie but back to back points on an Elizabeth Kiel kill and a Mount Marty Attack error put Dordt up for good and the Defenders scored six of the last seven points for the 25-19 win.



-Dordt is now 18-3 overall and 9-1 in the GPAC.

-Mount Marty is 7-14 and 2-8 in the leage.

-Dordt hit for a .650 kill efficiency in set two in 20 attacks and had 15 kills.  Dordt hit .292 for the entire match.

-Brooke Granstra had a team high 12 kills and hit .444 and added two blocks, two ace serves and nine digs.

-Jenna Horstman had 10 kills and Ema Altena had nine with one error in 23 attacks for a .348 success rate.

-Elizabeth Kiel and Haley Moss had seven and six kills respectively.

-Jamie Gesink put up 43 assists with two service aces and had six digs.

-Summer Jansen had 16 digs and handled all 25 of her possible serve receptions cleanly.

-Mount Marty was led by Sierra Kloth with six kills and the Lancers hit .089.

-Dordt has won four matches in a row.

-The loss stopped a two match winning streak for the Lancers.

-This was the first of three straight matches on the road for Dordt.

-Saturday the Defenders travel to face no. 2 ranked Midland which lost for the first time this season on Wednesday 3-2 to Concordia.  Dordt and Midland are both 9-1 in GPAC play.  Three other teams have two losses in league play.



“We wanted to serve tough—that was an important piece and I like how we did that,” said Dordt College coach Chad Hanson.  “They were out of system quite a bit.  Our serve receive passers took some ownership and said that they really wanted to keep us in system every single time. 

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