Park defeats Dordt 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-17)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Park handed Dordt a 3-0 men’s volleyball loss on Friday night in Parkville, Missouri in the first meeting of the two teams this season.
Dordt battled to a 14-14 tie in set one after an attack error by the Pirates. A service error by Dordt put the Pirates up for good and they went on to lead 20-15. Dordt did narrow the gap to 21-19 on back to back kills by Ben Tiemersma but the Defenders got no closer and lost 25-20 as Park scored the final three points of the set.
The Pirates took control of set two with a five point run to lead 13-7 and Dordt was able to get as close as four before falling 25-17 and Park led start to finish in winning set three by the same score.
-Ben Tiemersma had 15 kills with three errors in 34 attacks for a .353 kill efficiency.
-Danny Beaton added six kills and Caleb Brandsma had four.
-Tyler Postma put up 23 assists and Cobi Jones had two service errors. Mark Schussler got to a team high 10 digs.
-Dordt hit for a .207 kill efficiency and both teams had three ace serves.
-Park had a .393 kill efficiency and was led by Leondro Sodre’s 13 kills.
-Dordt faces Ottawa on Saturday at 11:00 AM. The Defenders are 1-6.