Jamestown def. Dordt 3-1 (25-23, 25-27, 25-23, 25-22)
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Dordt Defender women’s volleyball team lost a 3-1 decision to Jamestown (North Dakota) on the road Tuesday night, September 3.
Dordt started fast in set one and built a 5-1 lead. Jamestown came back to tie the set at 10-10 but a Jori Bronner kill put Dordt back in front. The Defenders were in control much of the set and led 23-18 after and Erica Bousema ace serve.
Five straight points by the hosts tied the score but Ally Krommendyk got Dordt to set point with a kill. After Jamestown tied the score Dordt got to set point on another kill by Bronner. Jamestown proceeded to score the next three points and stole the set 27-25.
Set two saw the hosts go up 5-1 before Dordt dominated play, building a 20-8 lead. Jamestown had an answer and proceeded to score 12 unanswered to tie the set as Dordt used both of its timeouts to try to stall the comeback. Ava Van Soelen got a kill to unlock the tie and Ally Krommendyk added a kill after Jamestown had tied the score. Krommendyk got the Defenders to set point with a kill and Dordt held on to win 25-23.
Set three was back and forth with 12 ties, the last one at 22-22 when Corrinna Timmermans recorded a kill. Back to back points put Jamestown up 24-22 and, after a Dordt point Jamestown secured the win 25-23.
Set four turned when Jamestown scored five unanswered to go from down 13-11 to up 16-13. Dordt never led again, forcing a tie at 19 and again at 20 before falling 25-22.
Dordt had 56 kills and a .349 kill efficiency.
Jori Bronner had 14 kills, Ally Krommendyk 12 and Corrina Timmermans 10.
Karsyn Winterfeld had nine kills and 19 digs.
Megan Raszler put up 29 assists and Emily Feilmeier had 20.
Hannah Connelly recorded 31 digs to lead Dordt.
Dordt is now 6-3 and 0-1 in the GPAC and will play in a classic hosted by Park University this weekend in Parkville, Missouri.