Missouri Valley def. Dordt 3-1 (25-18, 25-22, 20-25, 25-22)
The match was evenly contested with Missouri Valley holding a 52-50 kills advantage.
Dordt had a 6-3 ace serves and both teams recorded four points on blocks.
Missouri Valley accounted for a .291 kill efficiency and Dordt’s was .215.
Andres Guzman had a match high 17 kills with four service aces and was a perfect 13-13 on serve receptions for the Defenders.
Caleb Kulesza recorded 14 kills and had 13 digs while Levi Ewald had 14 digs. Both ahd a service ace.
Levi Vroom lofted 42 assists.
Luke Nelson had a solo block and a pair of block assists.
Dordt is 1-2 while Missouri Valley improves to 2-1.
COACH HANSON SAID
“We played a very competitive and high-level match to conclude our weekend tournament. The strength gains made in categories of on-court trust, offensive and defensive responsibilities and performing through tight score situations, will be formative for our success ahead.”
Dordt will play in three matches hosted by Grand View on January 29 and 30 in Des Moines.