Dordt defeats Morningside 3-0 (25-13, 25-23, 25-18)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Dordt secured its second win in league play with a regular-season ending 3-0 win on the road against Morningside.
Dordt took the lead for good with a Ben Tiemersma kill to put Dordt up 4-3 in set one and a kill by Shavon Barker put Dordt up 5-3.
The Defenders took firm control of set one with a six point run to go from up 11-7 to up 17-7 and a five point run finished the set for a 25-13 win.
Dordt never trailed in set two but the hosts had the lead trimmed to one on several occasions, the last time at 24-23. Tiemersma recorded another kill to finish the set 25-23.
The Defenders controlled set three, betting up 18-7 before winning by an eventual 25-18 margin.
Dordt had its best attack numbers of the season with a .381 kill efficiency and 43 kills to 27 kills for the hosts.
Dordt had seven service aces to one for the Mustangs.
Dordt scored nine points on blocks while Morningside got two.
Tiemersma had 16 kills and Alex Durbin had 12. Tiemersma also had a team high 13 digs.
Mark Schussler and Cobi Jones each had two service aces. Schussler also had 11 digs.
Tyler Postma put up 32 assists.
Dordt will open conference tournament play on Friday, April 6.