Dordt defeats the College of Saint Mary 3-1 (25-11, 23-25, 25-17, 25-23)
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Dordt Defender volleyball team stayed perfect in GPAC play with a 3-1 win over the College of Saint Mary Flames in Omaha, Nebraska on Saturday afternoon.
Dordt won the first set handily with a 25-11 win but the Flames bounced back for a 25-23 win in set two to event the match.
The Defenders re-established control with a 25-17 win in set three and had a .500 kill efficiency in the set while forcing the Flames into nine attack errors.
The fourth set was tight but Dordt was able to prevail 25-23 to move to 10-0 in GPAC play.
Dordt had a slight 49-48 kills advantage but was more efficiency with a .250 to .107 kill efficiency edge.
Dordt had six service aces but was hampered by eight service errors.
Dordt was able to make up for the errors with a 18-3 points off blocks advantage.
Ema Altena and Ally Krommendyk had 13 kills each and Leah Kamp had 10 kills.
Jamie De Jager put up 44 assists and had seven block assists and she had two service aces.
Aubrey Drake had a 22 dig night and Altena had 11 digs.
Krommendyk had 11 block assists and one solo. Her block assists were one point shy of the Dordt single match record.
COACH HANSON SAID
“The College of Saint Mary played us very well. Some execution areas that had been comfortable for us were instead tested in this contest. We feel relief coming away with the win and have some reminders of areas to grow in as our fun season continues.”
Dordt brings its road swing to a close with a trip to Jamestown, North Dakota on Tuesday night, October 9.