Dordt College News

Broekhuis Claims Weekly Honor

September 18, 2013

(Wednesday, September 18; Sioux Center, Iowa)  Kayla Broekhuis, a senior from Edgerton, Minnesota, has been named the Great Plains Athletic Conference/Hauff Mid-America Sports Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week for matches played September 9-15.

Broekhuis had 31 digs in Dordt’s 3-1 win over Briar Cliff on Saturday night, September 14.  She also recorded a .940 serve reception rate in Dordt’s lone match of the week.

Broekhuis has a season average of 5.56 digs per set and handles serve receptions cleanly over 95 percent of the time.  She also has 12 service aces this season.

Broekhuis has helped the Defenders to a no. 20 national ranking and  a 9-2 start to the season.  Dordt will open a three match homestand on Wednesday, September 18 when the Defenders face Morningside.  The remaining matches in the stretch are against no. 25 Hastings and no. 11 Northwestern.

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