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GPAC Volleyball With Briar Cliff Tuesday

October 9, 2012

DON’T BE LATE… The Dordt College Defenders will host Briar Cliff in GPAC volleyball action on Tuesday, October 9.  The junior varsity match is at 6:00 with the varsity match 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… The Briar Cliff Chargers enter this week’s play with a 3-6 conference record and an 11-11 overall mark.  The Chargers have lost two matches in a row by 3-2 decisions to Concordia and Doane and have played in a total of 11 matches that have gone the distance and are 5-6 in those matches.

The Chargers have a .160 team kill efficiency and average 12.02 kills per set.  The Chargers get to 16.02 digs per set and average 1.57 blocks and 1.25 service aces per contest.

Kally Iedema is leading the team with 2.95 kills per set with 2.84 digs as well.  Monica Boeding is good for 2.32 kills and she is in on 2.49 digs.  Jenna Berg is averaging just a shade under three kills per set with a 1.98 average and she is hitting for a team high .310 kill efficiency.  Erin Frank puts up 7.41 assists per set and Danielle Helland is at 4.17 assists per outing.  Frank is the leader in ace serves with 21 this season and Lindsey Jardine is the leader in digs with a 3.9 average.

THE DEFENDERS… The Defenders are 7-1 in the GPAC and 17-4 overall and have won two matches in a row by 3-2 counts over Morningside and Midland.  The matches were the sixth and seventh Dordt has played in that have been decided in the five and Dordt is 7-0 in those matches.

The Defenders average 12.2 kills per set and have a team kill efficiency of .219.  The Defenders also score 1.5 points per set off of ace serves and 2.7 points on blocks.  Chad Hanson’s team is getting to 14.1 digs per outing.

Katelyn Schuller and Danae Geels are at 2.63 and 2.61 kills per set respectively with Schuller at a .239 kill efficiency and Geels is at .270.  Lindsey Floen has averaged 2.33 kills and is hitting .292 with a team high 1.26 blocks.  Loy Sahr is good for 2.12 kills and has lifted her block average of 0.95.  Kayla Broekhuis is leading the team with 3.91 digs.  Kayla Gesink has an average of 2.72 digs and 9.22 assists with a team high 28 ace serves.  Jana VanZanten averages 2.04 digs and has 25 ace serves.  Jocelyn Bousema also has 26 ace serves and averages 1.7 digs.

LAST ACTION… Briar Cliff went to Doane on Saturday and lost a 27-29, 26-24, 25-22, 15-25, 12-15 match to the Tigers in Crete.  Boeding and Marisa Van Driel had 17 kills each and Frank put up 47 assists.  Jardine got to 25 digs and Iedema had 13.

Dordt beat Midland 20-25, 25-21, 21-25, 25-21, 15-10 on Saturday in Fremont.  Danae Geels had 12 kills while Lindsey Floen added ten and Katelyn Schuller put down nine.  Gesink had 40 assists and 17 digs while Kayla Broekhuis had 23 digs and six service aces.

HISTORY… Since 1998 the Defenders lead the series 32-4.  The two teams played on September 5 in Sioux City and Dordt won the match 25-18, 21-25, 20-25, 25-21, 15-12.  Sahr and Geels each had ten kills and Floen and Horstman had eight a piece.  Kayla Gesink put up 38 assists and had 15 digs while Van Zanten had 12 digs.  Iedema led Briar Cliff with 14 kills while Boeding and Berg had 11 each and Frank put up 50 assist with a team high 15 digs.

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE…Briar Cliff will host York on Thursday, October 11 while the Defenders are off until this weekend when they play Columbia, Viterbo and Taylor at a tournament hosted by Bellevue (Nebraska).

GPAC SCHEDULE AND SCORES…
Standings (Monday, October 8)
Hastings 7-0/17-3
Dordt 7-1/17-4
Doane  6-2/19-6
Midland 5-3/13-8
Northwestern 4-3/15-6
Concordia 4-5/8-11
Nebraska Wesleyan 3-4/9-10
Briar Cliff 3-6/11-11
Morningside 2-6/11-10
Mount Marty 1-7/4-15
Dakota Wesleyan 0-5/4-18

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
Concordia 3, Briar Cliff 2

Saturday, October 6
Dordt College 3, Midland University 2
Concordia University 3, Mount Marty College 0
Hastings College 3, Morningside College 0
Doane College 3, Briar Cliff University 2

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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