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Dordt-Northwestern Meet In Volleyball Wednesday

September 25, 2012

DON’T BE LATE… Dordt is traveling to Northwestern in Orange City for a Great Plains Athletic Conference match on Wednesday, September 26.  The junior varsity match starts at 6:00 with varsity getting underway at 7:30.  The match can be heard on KDCR 88.5 FM and on a live webstream at www.dordt.edu/athletics.  Results and stats will be posted to www.dordt.edu/athletics and https://twitter.com/dcathletics and also at https://www.facebook.com/dordtdefenders .

THE RIVAL…Northwestern enters the match with a 3-1 record in the league and a 13-4 overall mark.  Northwestern lost to Hastings this past Saturday at Hastings and had a seven match winning streak snapped with the loss.  The other losses for Northwestern have come to Vanguard, Master’s and Biola.

The Raiders have averaged 12.18 kills per set with 15.82 digs and they get 2.77 points per set off of blocks. 
Kaitlin Floerchinger is leading the team with 3.24 kills per set and a .276 kill efficiency.  Jaci Moret is putting down 2.22 kills per set with Karlie Schut and Katelyn Kragt each at 1.65 and 1.55 kills per outing.  Megan Hutson tops the team with a 1.22 blocks per set average and Schut is at 1.11 blocks per outing.  Alexis Bart is good for a team high 4.98 digs per set and she has 13 ace serves.  Claire Roesner leads the team with 26 ace serves and Floerchinger has 25.

THE DEFENDERS… Dordt is 14-3 this season and 4-0 in the league and has won six matches in a row since a loss to Grand View at the Hastings Tournament.

The Defenders average 12.52 kills, 1.57 ace serves, 14.11 digs and 2.84 blocks.  The Defenders have also lifted their kill efficiency as a team to .230 for the season.

Katelyn Schuller leads the team with 3.06 kills per set with a .374 kill efficiency.  Lindsey Floen is putting down 2.48 kills per set with a .312 kill efficiency and she averages 1.3 blocks per outing.  Danae Geels is good for 2.52 kills and Loy Sahr 2.17.  Kayla Gesink sets up 9.32 kills with assists and she is averaging 1.0 kills per outing. 

Gesink shares team honors with Jocelyn Bousema in ace serves with 24.  Kayla Broekhuis leads the team with 4.02 digs per set and Gesink is second on the team with 2.65.  Jana Van Zanten has a 1.94 dig average and she has 19 ace serves.

LAST ACTION… Northwestern was tripped by Hastings 25-20, 25-23, 25-21 on Saturday.  Floerchinger had a team high 10 kills and Moret had seven with Hanno putting up 16 assists and Floerchinger 14.  Bart got to 25 digs and Hutson was in on four blocks.

Dordt held off a pesky Nebraska Wesleyan team by a 25-19, 19-25, 25-21, 23-25, 16-14 margin on Saturday behind 18 kills by Katelyn Schuller and 15 from Danae Geels.  Kayla Broekhuis got to 25 digs and Kayla Gesink had 49 assists and 13 digs.

HISTORY… Dordt leads the series 24-13 with Northwestern taking two of three last year.  Dordt beat Northwestern on September 27 in Sioux Center by scores of 25-18, 20-25, 25-21, 18-25, 15-12.  Schuller had 20 kills and Kiley Velgersdyk had 13 for the Defenders.  Northwestern got nine from Hutson and eight by Kate Boersma.  Bousema led Dordt with 13 digs and Bart had 11 for Northwestern.

November 3, Northwestern turned the tables and won a 28-26, 25-18, 22-25, 25-23 decision.  Schuller had 16 kills and Geels 12 while Jenni Jansen had 21 and Moret had 17 for Northwestern.  Five days later the Raiders ended the Dordt season in the GPAC playoffs with a 25-20, 25-23, 25-14 decision.  Schuller had nine kills for Dordt and Geels six.  Moret put down nine kills and Bart had 13 digs for Northwestern.  Bousema had 17 digs for Dordt and Gesink 14.

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE…Dordt hosts Doane on Saturday at 5:00 while Northwestern will host Midland that same afternoon at 3:00.

GPAC SCHEDULE AND SCORES…
Standings (Monday, September 24)
Dordt 4-0/14-3
Hastings 3-0/13-2
Doane  4-1/17-4
Northwestern 3-1/13-4
Midland 3-1/11-6
Concordia 2-3/5-9
Morningside 1-3/10-7
Briar Cliff 1-3/9-8
Nebraska Wesleyan 1-3/6-6
Dakota Wesleyan 0-3/3-13
Mount Marty 0-4/2-12

Wednesday, September 5
Dordt def Briar Cliff 3-2
Midland def Concordia 3-0
Hastings def Doane 3-2

Tuesday, September 11
Briar Cliff University def. Mount Marty College 3-0
Hastings College def. Nebraska Wesleyan University 3-0
Doane College def. Concordia University 3-0

Wednesday, September 12
Dordt def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-0
Northwestern def. Morningside 3-2

Friday, September 14
Northwestern def. Concordia 3-0
Saturday, September 15
Doane def. Mount Marty  3-0
Midland def. Morningside 3-2

Tuesday, September 18
Northwestern def. Briar Cliff  3-0
Concordia def. Nebraska Wesleyan 3-1

Wednesday, September 19
Doane def. Midland  3-2
Morningside def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-1
Dordt def. Mount Marty 3-0

Friday, September 21
Nebraska Wesleyan def. Briar Cliff 3-0

Saturday, September 22
Midland University def.  Mount Marty College 3-0
Hastings College def. Northwestern College 3-0
Dordt College def. Nebraska Wesleyan University 3-2
Concordia University def. Dakota Wesleyan University 3-2
Doane College def. Morningside College 3-2

Tuesday, September 25
Mount Marty @ Dakota Wesleyan

Wednesday, September 26
Briar Cliff @ Morningside
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Midland
Concordia @ Hastings
Dordt @ Northwestern

Saturday, September 29
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Mount Marty
Hastings @ Briar Cliff
Midland @ Northwestern
Concordia @ Morningside
Doane @ Dordt College

Tuesday, October 2
Dakota Wesleyan @ Briar Cliff
Doane @ Nebraska Wesleyan

Wednesday, October 3
Hastings @ Midland
Morningside @ Dordt
Northwestern @ Mount Marty

Friday, October 5
Briar Cliff @ Concordia

Saturday, October 6
Dordt @ Midland
Mount Marty @ Concordia
Morningside @ Hastings
Briar Cliff @ Doane

Tuesday, October 9
Briar Cliff @ Dordt College
Hastings @ Doane
Morningside @ Mount Marty

Wednesday, October 10
Midland @ Concordia
Northwestern @ Dakota Wesleyan
Friday, October 12
Doane @ Morningside

Saturday, October 13
Midland @ Briar Cliff
Concordia @ Dakota Wesleyan
Hastings @ Mount Marty
Northwestern @ Nebraska Wesleyan

Sunday, October 14
Hastings @ Dakota Wesleyan

Tuesday, October 16
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Concordia
Dordt @ Mount Marty

Wednesday, October 17
Briar Cliff @ Northwestern
Doane @ Midland
Morningside @ Dakota Wesleyan

Friday, October 19
Dakota Wesleyan @ Nebraska Wesleyan

Saturday, October 20
Dordt @ Hastings
Dakota Wesleyan @ Midland
Northwestern @ Doane
Morningside @ Nebraska Wesleyan

Tuesday, October 23
Mount Marty @ Briar Cliff
Dakota Wesleyan @ Dordt College

Wednesday, October 24
Hastings @ Nebraska Wesleyan
Concordia @ Doane
Northwestern @ Morningside

Saturday, October 27
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Briar Cliff
Midland @ Mount Marty
Hastings @ Northwestern
Concordia @ Dordt College
Doane @ Dakota Wesleyan

Tuesday, October 30
Briar Cliff @ Dakota Wesleyan
Midland @ Hastings
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Doane
Dordt @ Morningside
Mount Marty @ Northwestern

Thursday, November 1
Morningside @ Briar Cliff
Midland @ Nebraska Wesleyan
Dakota Wesleyan @ Mount Marty
Hastings @ Concordia
Northwestern @ Dordt College

Saturday, November 3
Mount Marty @ Doane
Morningside @ Midland
Dakota Wesleyan @ Hastings
Dordt @ Nebraska Wesleyan
Northwestern @ Concordia

 

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