Men's Varsity Volleyball vs. Briar Cliff

L 0-3

7:00 PM - Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Sioux Center, Iowa
Non-conference Match

Recap

SCORE

Briar Cliff defeats Dordt 3-0 (25-9, 25-21, 25-16)

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

Briar Cliff took control of the men’s volleyball match with Dordt College with a 25-9 win in set one and pulled away late in sets two and three for a pair of set wins and the eventual 3-0 match victory.

After dropping set one the Defenders trailed 10-9 after a Briar Cliff attack error in set two.  The Chargeres proceeded to score the next three points and led 13-9.  The lead grew to as many as 17-12 before the Defenders mounted a comeback to trim the lead to 21-20 after a Ben Tiemersma kill and an attack error by Briar Cliff.  The difference was still one at 22-21 before Briar Cliff ran off the final three points for a 25-21 win.

Set three was played mostly with at least a four point difference after a 7-7 tie and Briar Cliff controlled the set for the 25-16 win.

 

THE NUMBERS

-Dordt had 18 kills on 75 attacks while Briar Cliff had 40 kills on 78 attacks.

-Ben Tiemersma had 10 kills and seven digs for the Defenders.

-Danny Beaton had four kills for the Defenders.

-Peyton Schirman and Karson Kruz each had 11 kills for Briar Cliff to lead all players.

-Tyler Postma put up 15 assists for Dordt.

-The Defenders are now 1-8.

-Dordt will host Grand View on Tuesday, February 28.