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Dordt Volleyball Faces Ranked Team Saturday

October 4, 2012

DON’T BE LATE… Dordt College will travel to Fremont, Nebraska to face the Midland Warriors in Great Plains Athletic Conference play on Saturday, October 6.  The volleyball match will start with JV play at 1:30 and the varsity gets underway at 3:00.  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… Midland is 13-7 overall and 5-2 in the GPAC with losses in the league to Doane and Hastings.  The Warriors have won three matches in a row three different times and have lost back to back matches twice this season.

The Warriors are averaging 12.66 kills per set and have a team kill efficiency of .207 with 1.95 service aces per set and 1.53 blocks.  The Warriors also have a dig average of 14.86.

Mackenzie Scheef is the leader in kills with a 2.75 average and a .311 kill efficiency.  Katie Dettmer puts down 2.62 kills per outing and Ashley Wheeler is at 2.56 kills per set.  Megan Farley puts up 9.05 assists per set and she is digging 2.16 per outing.  Molly Pettit tops the team with a 3.31 digs per set average and Wheeler is at 2.47.

THE DEFENDERS… The Defenders are 16-4 overall and 6-1 in the GPAC.  The Defenders average 12.58 kills per set and they have a .221 kill efficiency.  Dordt gets to 14.25 digs per outing and it scores 2.65 points per set off blocks and 1.54 points per outing on ace serves.

Katelyn Schuller is averaging 2.68 kills per set with a .246 kill efficiency and Danae Geels is at 2.62 kills per set with a .284 efficiency.  Lindsey Floen is at 2.36 kills  per outing and Loy Sahr puts down 2.17 kills per set with a .278 kill efficiency.    Meghan Krausman is averaging 1.46 kills per set through 11 matches and Jenna Horstman averages 1.83 kills per set through 18 matches.  Kayla Gesink is averaging 9.3 assists and just under one kill per outing with 2.68 digs.  Kayla Broekhuis accounts for 3.87 digs and Jana Van Zanten gets to 2.03 digs.  Floen is averaging 1.21 blocks and Sahr is at 0.91.

LAST ACTION… Midland lost to Hastings on Tuesday, October 3 by a 25-20, 18-25, 22-25, 25-21, 10-15 margin.  Wheeler and Mackenzie Scheef had 14 and 13 kills respectively and Heather Prybil had 12 kills.  Farley put up 38 assists and Pettit had 14 digs.

Dordt turned away Morningside by a 25-22, 22-25, 23-25, 25-23, 15-7 score and were led by Geels with 14 kills and Sahr had 12 kills.  Meghan Krausman put down ten kills and Gesink put up 53 assists and had 12 digs.  Jana Van Zanten was the team leader in digs with 16.

HISTORY… Dordt leads the series 17-2 and the Defenders won the match last year in Sioux Center by scores of 25-15, 25-14, 25-14.  Schuller and Floen had eight kills each and Gesink recorded 16 assists.  Midland was led by Wheeler with 11 kills and Farley had 28 assists.

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE…Dordt will host Briar Cliff on Tuesday, October 9 while the Warriors travel to Concordia on Wednesday, October 10.

GPAC SCHEDULE AND SCORES…
Standings (Thursday, October 4)
Hastings 6-0/16-3
Dordt 6-1/16-4
Doane  5-2/18-6
Midland 5-2/13-7
Northwestern 4-3/14-6
Concordia 2-5/6-11
Morningside 2-5/11-9
Briar Cliff 2-3/10-8
Nebraska Wesleyan 1-4/6-7
Mount Marty 1-4/3-12
Dakota Wesleyan 0-4/4-13

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 def.  Dakota Wesleyan 3-0

Wednesday, September 26
Briar Cliff def. Morningside 3-0
Midland def. Nebraska Wesleyan 3-0
Hastings def. Concordia 3-0
Dordt def. Northwestern 3-2

Saturday, September 29
Nebraska Wesleyan University 3, Mount Marty College 0
Hastings College 3, Briar Cliff University 1
Midland University 3, Northwestern College 1
Morningside College 3, Concordia University 1
Doane College 3, Dordt College 1

Tuesday, October 2
Briar Cliff University 3, Dakota Wesleyan University 0
Nebraska Wesleyan University 3, Doane College 1

Wednesday, October 3
Hastings College 3, Midland University 2
Dordt College 3, Morningside College 2
Northwestern College 3, Mount Marty College 0

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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