De Jong To Join Defender Volleyball

De Jong To Join Defender Volleyball

(Monday, March 5th; Sioux Center, IA)  Annetta de Jong a senior from Nampa Christian (Idaho) High School has announced her intention to join the Defender women's volleyball program.

Annetta is a libero and defensive specialist who averaged 7 digs per set her senior year and 3 aces per set. She was a four time District Champion as well as a four time state qualifier and two time State Champion in 2016 and 2017.  She earned All-State honors as a junior and senior as well as All-Conference honors those same years.

“We are delighted to have Annetta joining us in this 2018 class as she will add strong play for our backrow and a competitive spirit that blends well with her Defender teammates.  She has a heart to serve the Lord and others.  We are grateful for the work of high school coach Curtis Johnson and club coach Tayler Yett in developing Annetta through her formative volleyball years.  We anticipate great years of volleyball ahead as she joins us in August,"  said Dordt College women's volleyball coach Chad Hanson.

Annetta is the daughter of Simon and Debra de Jong who reside in Nampa, Idaho. She is planning to study Communication at Dordt College.

Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, is a comprehensive Christian college rooted in the Reformed tradition. The Defender athletic program is a part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC). 

U.S. News & World Report, Money Magazine, Forbes.com, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review all list Dordt on their best colleges lists. Dordt is home to approximately 1,500 students.