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Volleyball Results

Dordt College Women's Volleyball vs. Point Loma

December 1, 2005

(San Diego, California) The Dordt College Lady Defenders improved to 2-0 in pool play at the NAIA national volleyball tournament this afternoon in San Diego, California.

The Lady Defenders knocked off the host school, Point Loma Nazarene University by game scores of 26-30, 30-18, 30-24, 30-19, avenging a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Sea Lions last season at the national tournament.

Point Loma extended a 9-4 lead early in game one and fought off a rally by the Lady Defenders that closed the gap to 23-22. The Sea Lions then outscored Dordt 5-0 after the timeout and go the win.

Game two saw Tara De Boer knock down five kills and the Lady Defenders won convincingly 30-18.

The match actually hinged on game three where the two teams fought through 17 ties, the last at 23-23, before Dordt forged in front 27-23 before winning 30-24. The Lady Defenders took the lead for good in game four at 5-4 and won by a 30-19 margin.

Dordt was led by Tara De Boer's 21 kills while Rachel Van Beek and Jill Haan had 16 and 15 kills respectively. Kristin De Ronde and Lindsey Van Wyk both hit double figures as well with 10 kills while Emily Van Voorst put up a whopping 65 assists. Van Wyk and Traci Kooima led the Lady Defenders in digs with 21 while Haan also had four solo blocks and 16 digs. As a team the Lady Defenders were 72-73 in serve receptions.

Point Loma was topped by Kate Alderson with 14 kills. Point Loma is now 0-2 in pool play.

Dordt's Current Record: 39-3 (1-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 21-15 (0-0)

Team Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Final
Dordt College 26 30 30 30 3
Point Loma 30 18 24 19 1
Dordt Kill Leaders Total
Tara De Boer 21
Rachel Van Beek 16
Jill Haan 15
Lindsey Van Wyk 10
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Emily Van Voorst 65
Dordt Dig Leaders Total
Lindsey Van Wyk 21
Traci Kooima 21
Emily Van Voorst 18
Jill Haan 16
Dordt Serving Leaders Total
Lindsey Van Wyk 1 Aces (24/24)
Emily Van Voorst 1 Aces (24/24)
Team Totals Total
Kills 74
Assists 65
Digs 107

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