Grand View Invite
Dordt def. St. Ambrose 3-2 (25-18, 16-25, 21-25, 25-14, 15-13)
Dordt won set one after trailing 15-13. An 8-0 run by the Defenders pushed Dordt up 21-15 and they road that to the set one win.
Dordt led once in set two by a 7-6 score and the Bees took an 18-11 lead before winning 25-16.
Set three featured six ties with the final one at 9-9. St. Ambrose used a 3-0 run to go ahead for good and won it 25-21.
Dordt dominated set four with a fast start and a 14-8 lead before winning 25-14.
The decisive set five was tied seven times with Dordt leading 6-2 early but St. Ambrose used a 6-1 run to go up 8-7. Dordt scored the final two points on a Caleb Kulesza kill and an attack error by St. Ambrose.
Dordt had a 53-38 kills advantage with a .270 kill efficiency.
Both teams recorded 10 points on blocks and Dordt had a 6-5 service ace edge.
Kulesza had a match high 26 kills with a .465 kill efficiency.
Andres Guzman had 13 kills and Luke Nelson had 10 with two solo and four assisted blocks.
Levi Vroom had 44 assists and Lucas Lopes had three service aces.
Guzman and Levi Ewald each had 10 digs.
Dordt is 2-2 this season.
COACH CHAD HANSON SAID
“We showed great poise and skill consistency as the match got into the final sets. What a wonderful win for our guys.”