Clarke defeated Dordt 3-0 (25-13, 25-17, 25-22)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Culver Stockton was in control most of the match with Dordt College at the Tachikara Classic in Parkville, Missouri hosted by Park University.
Clarke won sets one and two in commanding fashion 25-13 and 25-17.
Dordt battled in set three and took a 14-12 lead on a five point run. The score was tied at 14 and 15 but Clarke used a 3-1 run to go up 20-17 and Dordt got as close as 22-21 and 23-22 before falling 25-22.
-Dordt was led by Eric Geels with four kills and six assists.
-Kyle Vander Zee had ten digs and Andrew Kotsier led Dordt with 11.
-Dordt had 18 kills in 89 attacks while Clarke had 37 kills on 96 attacks. Clarke outdug Dordt 34-32.
COACH HANSON SAID
“We had some great rallies in this match and played a final set that was our best yet this season. We showed a great sense of intensity through gritty play. It is fun to see us grow rapidly in all areas of this sport.”