Volleyball Plays Two GPAC Matches This Weekend

Volleyball Plays Two GPAC Matches This Weekend

WHERE AND WHEN…

Dordt will travel to Yankton to face the Mount Marty Lancers on Friday night, October 23 and the College of Saint Mary Flames on Saturday afternoon, October 24.   The junior varsity match will start at 6:00 and the varsity will get underway at 7:30 against Mount Marty and the Saturday match will start with junior varsity play at 12:00 and the varsity will follow at 1:30.

Mount Marty’s current safety protocols dictate no visitor fan attendance at indoor athletic contests. An outline of Mount Marty’s status can be found here.   

The College of Saint Mary is allowing spectators to a 50% capacity.  Their guidelines can be found here

COVERAGE…

MOUNT MARTY VIDEO

COLLEGE OF SAINT MARY VIDEO

THE OPPONENTS…

The Mount Marty Lancers are 5-13 entering play and 0-8 in the league.  The Lancers were 5-6 through September 19 and then went idle until October 13.  Since re-starting play in mid-October the Lancers are 0-6.

Mount Marty is averaging 10.9 kills per set with a .192 kill efficiency and allow opponents 11.1 kills per outing.  Teams also have a 2.3-1.5 points on blocks edge against the Lancers and a 111-71 service ace edge this season. Elizabeth Watchorn leads the team with a 3.1 kills per set average and she gets to 3.9 digs per set. Gabby Ruth is putting down 2.9 kills and Mikaela Ahrendt is at 1.59. Molly Brinkman gets to 4.2 digs per set and Amber Miller is averaging 7.3 assists per set.

The Flames are 7-6 entering the weekend and 2-6 in the GPAC.  The College of Saint Mary will face Northwestern on Friday night.  Entering the weekend the Flames’ wins in league play are over Doane and Mount Marty.  The College of Saint Mary had a substantial shutdown from September 19 to October 10 and have gone 0-5 since resuming the schedule on October 10.

The College of Saint Mary is averaging 12.3 kills per set with 11.9 allowed and teams have a .173 kill efficiency against the Flames. The College of Saint Mary has a 61-47 ace serves advantage but is surrendering 2.3 points per set on blocks while getting 1.81.

Makenna Freeman has a 3.1 kills per set average while Kamryn Willman is averaging 2.13 and Rosa Reed-Bouley is at 2.07. Lauren Anderson puts up 9.9 assists per set. Rachel Cushing leads the team with 5.5 digs per outing.

THE DEFENDERS…  

The Defenders are 9-5 overall and 8-5 in the league after winning three straight matches.

Dordt is averaging 13.3 kills per set with a .244 kill efficiency and has a 56-40 ace serves edge.  The Defenders also record 2.4 points per set on blocks while allowing 12.0 kills per set with 1.4 blocks per outing.   

Jessi De Jager leads the team with 2.8 kills per set and a .335 kill efficiency.  Brenna Krommendyk’s kills per set average is at 2.6 with a .388 kill efficiency and a team high 1.2 blocks per set. Karsyn Winterfeld accounts for 2.5 kills per set and Allison Timmermans 2.4.  Winterfeld is also averaging 2.9 digs per set and Hannah Connelly leads in that category with 4.6 digs per set. Corrina Timmermans and Winterfeld lead the team in ace serves with 21 and 10 respectively.  Megan Raszler and Corina Beimers have a 7.3 and 4.9 assists per set average respectively as Dordt has utilized mostly a 6-2 offense this season.

LAST ACTION…

Dordt beat Briar Cliff on Tuesday night 25-23, 25-17, 25-19 with Jessi De Jager leading the way with nine kills and Corrina Timmermans, Alli Timmermans and Brenna Krommendyk each getting seven kills. Megan Raszler and Corina Beimers put up 18 and 17 assists respectively and Hannah Connelly recorded a team high 15 digs.

Dakota Wesleyan beat Mount Marty on Wednesday, October 21 by scores of 25-13, 25-14, 25-11. Gabby Ruth had 14 kills and Elizabeth Watchorn added seven while Amber Miller put up 20 assists. Watchorn got to 10 digs and Molly Brinkman had two ace serves.

The College of Saint Mary lost to Concordia on Tuesday night 25-13, 25-20, 14-25, 25-21.  Elizabeth Dlouhy had 15 kills and Willman had ten while Anderson recorded 38 assists. Cushing had 16 digs to lead the Flames.

HISTORY…

Dordt beat the College of Saint Mary on October 26 by sets scores of 25-18, 29-27, 15-25, 24-26, 15-11. Winterfeld had 27 kills for the Defenders and Corinna Timmermans added 13.  Megan Raszler had 51 assists and Winterfeld 15 digs. Anderson led the College of Saint Mary with 18 kills.

Dordt won a pair of 3-0 decisions last year over Mount Marty. The second meeting was on October 9 and Dordt was a 25-15, 25-15, 25-15 winner with De Jager recording 12 kills and Winterfeld had nine.  Gabby Ruth topped Mount Marty with nine kills and Elizabeth Watchorn delivered seven kills.

WHERE WE GO FROM HERE….

Dordt will host Northwestern on Tuesday, October 27 in the regular season finale for the Defenders.

GPAC STANDINGS…(October 22)

Jamestown                        8-0/10-0

Northwestern                    9-1/11-1

Concordia                          8-3/8-3

Dordt                                   8-5/9-5

Morningside                      6-4/7-6

Hastings                              3-3/4-4

Dakota Wesleyan             6-6/10-6

Midland                              3-5/4-6

College of Saint Mary     2-6/7-6

Briar Cliff                            3-9/8-12

Doane                                 1-7/3-7

Mount Marty                    0-8/5-13

 

GPAC SCHEDULE…

 

September 9

Hastings def. College of Saint Mary 3-1

Concordia def. Midland 3-0

Morningside def. Briar Cliff 3-1

Doane def. Mount Marty 3-1

Dordt def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-0

 

September 12

College of Saint Mary def. Doane 3-1

Dakota Wesleyan def. Briar Cliff 3-2

 

September 16

College of Saint Mary def. Mount Marty 3-0

Hastings def. Midland 3-2

Concordia def. Doane 3-0

 

September 19

Dakota Wesleyan def. Morningside  3-1

Concordia def. Hastings 3-0

Dordt def. Briar Cliff 3-0

Midland def. Doane 3-1

 

September 23

Hastings def. Daone 3-1

Dordt def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-1

 

September 25

Dakota Wesleyan def. Briar Cliff 3-0

Jamestown def. Dordt 3-1

 

September 26

Jamestown def. Morningside 3-1

 

September 29

Jamestown def. Dordt 3-1

 

September 30

Concordia def. Midland 3-1

Morningside def. Briar Cliff 3-0

Northwestern def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-1

 

October 2

Northwestern def. Morningside 3-0

Concordia def.  Dordt 3-0

 

October 3

Jamestown def. Briar Cliff 3-0

 

October 4

Morningside def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-0

 

October 5

Dordt def. Northwestern 3-0

 

October 7

Morningside def. Dordt 3-1

Northwestern def. Briar Cliff 3-0

Dakota Wesleyan def. Midland 3-1

 

October 9

Jamestown def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-1

 

October 10

Briar Cliff def. Doane 3-1

Jamestown def. College of Saint Mary 3-0

Midland def. Dordt 3-0

Northwestern def. Concordia 3-1

 

October 12

Northwestern def. Briar Cliff 3-0

 

October 13

Concordia def. Mount Marty 3-0

Midland def. College of Saint Mary 3-0

 

October 14

Northwestern def. Dakota Wesleyan  3-1

 

October 16

Briar Cliff def. College of Saint Mary 3-2

Morningside def. Mount Mary 3-0

Jamestown def. Concordia 3-0

Northwestern def. Doane 3-0

Dordt def. Hastings 3-1

 

October 17

Briar Cliff def. Mount Marty 3-2

Morningside def. College of Saint Mary 3-1

Dordt def. Doane 3-0

Jamestown def. Midland 3-1

Dakota Wesleyan def. Concordia 3-2

Northwestern def. Hastings 3-1

 

October 20

Concordia def. College of Saint Mary 3-1

Northwestern def. Mount Marty 3-0

Dordt def. Briar Cliff 3-0

 

October 21

Dakota Wesleyan def. Mount Marty 3-0

 

October 23

Northwestern @ College of Saint Mary

Morningside @ Midland

Briar Cliff @ Concordia

Jamestown @ Doane

Dakota Wesleyan @ Hastings

Dordt @ Mount Marty

 

October 24

Dordt @ College of Saint Mary

Jamestown @ Hastings

Morningside @ Concordia

Briar Cliff @ Midland

Dakota Wesleyan @ Doane

 

October 27

Mount Marty @ Midland

Hastings @ Doane

Northwestern @ Dordt

 

October 28

Hastings @ Mount Marty

College of Saint Mary @ Concordia

Hastings @ Mount marty

 

October 30

College of Saint Mary @ Dakota Wesleyan

 

October 31

Doane @ Morningside

Hastings @ Briar Cliff

Midland @ Northwestern

Mount Marty @ Jamestown