Women's Varsity Volleyball vs. Bellevue

L 1-3

Red Raider Classic

2:30 PM - Friday, August 26, 2016
Orange City, Iowa
Non-conference Match

Recap

SCORE

Bellevue def. Dordt 3-1 (24-26, 25-14, 20-25, 19-25)

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

The Dordt College Defender women’s volleyball team lost a 3-1 decision to the Bellevue Bruins on Friday afternoon at the Northwestern Red Raider Classic.

Dordt lost a tight decision in set one 26-24 and came back to soundly beat the Bruins in set two 25-14.  The momentum swung back to the Bruins in set three with a 25-20 win and Bellevue rode that momentum to a 25-19 win in set four.

 

THE NUMBERS

 

-Neither team attacked well in set one with Dordt getting 13 kills on 41 attacks for a .098 kill efficiency and Bellevue won the set despite a .071 kill efficiency with 11 kills son 42 attacks.

-Dordt dominated net play in set two with 15 kills against three errors and had a .429 kill efficiency.  Dordt struggled in set four with ten kills and eight errors.

-For the match Dordt had a .170 kill efficiency while Bellevue had a .139 success rate.

-Dordt was unable to overcome 27 attack errors and 16 service errors.

-Brooke Granstra had 15 kills and 12 digs with six block assists.

-Ema Altena recorded ten kills and Julia Lindbergh had eight with Haley Moss and Elizabeth Kiel each recording seven.

-Jill Schouten led the team with 17 digs and Jamie Gesink had 16.  Gesink also put up 45 assists  and had two service aces.

-Dordt is 0-1 while Bellevue improves to 3-2.  Dordt was no. 13 in the preseason poll and Bellevue was receiving votes.