Dordt defeats Mount Marty 3-0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-12)
Dordt defeated Mount Marty in GPAC play on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Center.
Dordt had little trouble handling the Lancers in the second meeting of the two teams.
Dordt pulled away from a 7-6 lead in set one with four straight points and added another five point run to lead 15-7 before settling for the 25-13 win as Paige Vos finished the set with a kill.
Set two saw the Lancers within 7-5 before a four point run put the Defenders up 11-5 with Ema Altena recording three straight ace serves at one point in the sequence. An Ava Van Soelen kill finished the set at 25-13.
Set three was never close as Dordt ran out to an 8-1 advantage and the lead was double figures at 15-5. Haley Delperdang’s kill finished the set and Dordt had a 25-12 win.
Dordt hit for a .436 kill efficiency and limited Mount Marty to .060.
The Defenders had an 8-2 points on blocks edge and recorded seven ace serves while surrendering two.
Ema Altena had a team high 10 kills and Leah Kamp added eight.
Julia Lindbergh had seven kills and Lydia Smits had five.
Jessi De Jager led the defense at the net with four block assists.
Jamie De Jager put up 26 assists and had six digs.
Altena had four ace serves and Aubrey Drake recorded 13 digs.
COACH HANSON SAID
“This is a busy and unique weekend. We try to be as specific with our scheduling as we can and have a focus on the match. We had some benchmarks we wanted to hit today and we didn’t hit them all. We look forward to our match with a Northwestern team that is playing well in their gym on Tuesday.”
Dordt will travel to Northwestern to face the Red Raiders on Tuesday night, October 23 in GPAC play.