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Volleyball Results

Dordt College Women's Volleyball vs. Northwestern

September 14, 2004

(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College Lady Defenders held off the Northwestern Red Raiders in Great Plains Athletic Conference volleyball tonight at the De Witt Gym.

Dordt won games one and two by comfortable margins of 30-23 and 30-17. In game three the Red Raiders pushed out to a 5-0 lead before Dordt tied it at 7-7. In a game that featured 10 ties, the Red Raiders pulled away late to lead 29-26 and held on for a 30-28 win.

Game four was more of the same with ten ties, the last coming at 25-25. The Lady Defenders pulled away to a 27-25 lead and were never tied again on the way to 30-27 decision.

Amanda Eekhoff led Dordt with 19 kills while Rachel Pontier and Lindsey Van Wyk had 15 kills each. Northwestern was topped by Maggie Freiborg's 17 kills and Carli Blom's 13.

Halley Van Laningham had 29 assists and Emily Van Voorst 26 while Traci Kooima led Dordt with 21 digs.

Dordt's Current Record: 10-0 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 6-1 (2-1)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Final
Dordt College 30 30 28 30 3
Northwestern 23 17 30 27 1
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Amanda Eekhoff 19
Rachel Pontier 15
Lindsey Van Wyk 15
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Halley Van Laningham 29
Emily Van Voorst 26
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Traci Kooima 21
Lindsey Van Wyk 17
Jill Haan 17
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Tara De Boer 2 Aces (24/25)
Jill Haan 1 Aces (21/22)
Megan Groeneweg 1 Aces (21/21)
Team Totals Total
Kills 66
Assists 55
Digs 111

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