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Volleyball Results

Dordt College Women's Volleyball vs. Palm Beach Atlantic

November 30, 2000

(West Palm Beach, FL) Dordt has qualified for the NAIA National Quarterfinals (Elite Eight) for the second time in school history with a win tonight over Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish. The Lady Defenders won in three on the host team's home court. Game scores were 15-6, 15-13, 15-7. Darci Bouma pounded 14 kills, and Rebecca Baber 12 as Dordt improved to 34-7 on the season and 3-0 in the pool. Palm Beach Atlantic drops to 42-8 and 1-2 in pool play. The NAIA National Tournament features four pools of five teams, with the top two teams in each pool moving on to the quarterfinal round. Dordt has one pool play match to go versus Dickinson State of North Dakota. The Bluehawks are 34-1 and ranked second in the country by the NAIA. This match on Friday, December 1 will decide the seedings for the Friday night quarterfinals. If Dordt is a number two seed they will play at 6:00 p.m. (EASTERN) on Friday night, and if they are the top seed they play at 8:15 p.m. (EASTERN) on Friday night. "The women just believe," said Dordt College head volleyball coach Tom Van Den Bosch. "They feel that they can play with and against anybody, and that's the kind of attitude you need at the National Tournament." "We're peaking and on a roll at the right time," added Van Den Bosch.

Dordt's Current Record: 34-7 (9-1)
Opponent's Current Record: 42-8 (0-0)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Final
Dordt College 15 15 15 3
Palm Beach Atlantic 6 13 7 0
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Darci Bouma 14
Rebecca Baber 12
Karen Netz 8
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Alisa Kooima 39
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
A.J. Poppema 12
Laura Beckering 8
Laura Van Kley 8
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Laura Beckering 1 Aces (24/25)
A.J. Poppema 1 Aces (13/13)
Team Totals Total
Kills 41
Assists 39
Digs 48

For more information, please contact Mike Byker, Sports Information Director, at mbyker@dordt.edu or (712) 722-6301.