Missouri Valley defeats Dordt 3-0 (26-24, 25-22, 25-21)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Dordt College fell to Missouri Valley in three competitive sets on Saturday afternoon in Parkville, Missouri.
The Defenders dropped a 26-24 decision in set one as the Defenders managed to keep it close despite 20 kills by the Vikings and eight for Dordt.
Set two went Missouri Valley’s way 25022 as both teams hit well with Dordt having a .296 kill efficiency to .321 for Missouri Valley.
The Vikings made it a sweep with a 25-21 decision in set three.
Dordt had a .203 kill efficiency and was led by Alex Durbin’s 12 kills.
Ben Tiemersma had six kills and Kalahari Bryan and Shavon Barker each had four kills.
Durbin also had five service aces and Tyler Postma put up 25 assists.
Postma, Bryan and Durbin all where in on three block assists.
Missouri Valley had 49 kills and a .267 kill efficiency.
Dordt recorded six points on blocks to three for Missouri Valley.
Dordt returns to Parkville, Missouri on Saturday, February 23 to face the Park Pirates in league play and travel on to Ottawa, Kansas to face the Ottawa Braves on Saturday, February 24.