Men's Varsity Volleyball vs. Lindenwood

L 2-3

7:00 PM - Thursday, March 9, 2017
Lindenwood, Illinois
Non-conference Match



Lindenwood-Belleville defeats Dordt 3-2 (25-22, 19-25, 19-25, 25-21, 15-10)



Dordt College went on the road and lost a 3-2 decision to Lindenwood-Belleville in men’s volleyball on the road on Thursday, March 9.

The Defenders let a 20-15 lead slip away in set one as the Lynx came back with a three point run to get within 20-18 and then won the set with a 7-0 run.

Set two saw Dordt get up 20-13 with Danny Beaton putting a kill away and Dordt went on to win the set unchallenged with a 25-19 decision to even the match.  The Defeners won set three by an identical score of 25-19 after putting together a 4-1 run to finish it.

Dordt was up in set four 17-14 but the hosts came back to tie it 17-17.  An attack error gave Dordt an 18-17 lead and the score was tied at 18, 19, 20 and 21 before the Lynx went on a 4-0 run to win the set and tie the match.

Set five was tied at 5-5 before a 4-0 run put the Lynx in control and they never led by less than three the rest of the set in winning 15-10.



-Dordt had a .159 kill efficiency while Lindenwood-Belleville had a .130 kill efficiency.

-Danny Beaton had 15 kills and Ben Tiemersma had nine kills.

-Alex Durbin and Tyler Postma each had six kills and Caleb Brandsma had five kills.

-Tyler Postma put up 31 assists and  Mark Schussler recorded 18 digs.

-Dordt is now 1-11 and Lindenwood-Belleville is 4-12.

-Dordt will face Missouri Baptist on Friday.



“We showed tonight we have grown in many areas of our game.  We definitely wanted a different outcome tonight and played free for much of it.”