Men's Varsity Volleyball vs. Park

L 0-3

6:00 PM - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Sioux Center, Iowa
Non-conference Match

Recap

SCORE

Park defeats Dordt 3-0 (25-14, 25-14, 25-11)

HOW IT HAPPENED

Dordt College lost a 3-0 decision to Park in men’s volleyball play on Wednesday night in Sioux Center.

The Defenders trailed from the start in set one, getting down 10-1 at one point before ratting off seven of the next eight points to cut the gap to 11-8 as Dordt took advantage of three attack errors and Caleb Brandsma and Austen Scammon.  The Defenders hung in even with the Pirates up to the 16-12 mark when the visitors banged out six points in a row to run away to the 25-14 win.

Set two featured six early ties as the teams went back and forth and the Pirates led 11-8.  A Ben Tiemersma kill got Dordt within 11-9 but the Defenders were unable to dent the lead further and allowed seven points in a row to fall from 16-12 down to 23-12 down and lost 25-14.

The Pirates controlled the third set in taking a 10-4 lead and went on to win 25-11.

THE NUMBERS

  • Dordt had 16 kills but was hampered by 18 errors.
  • The Defenders got to 24 digs and recorded four blocks.
  • Ben Tiemersma had a team high seven kills and got to three digs.
  • Caleb Brandsma and Alex Durbin each had three kills.
  • Tyler Postma put up 14 assists.
  • Daniel Arteaga had a match high 11 kills and Milos Trivunic had 36 assists.
  • Dordt is now 1-15 this season while Park improves to 19-2.

NEXT

Dordt will host Graceland on Saturday, March 18 at 1:00.