Dordt College News

Dordt Volleyball No. 13 In Weekly Poll

November 13, 2013

(Tuesday, November 12; Sioux Center, Iowa)  The Dordt College volleyball team improved three spots in the Tachikara-NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released on Tuesday, November 12.  The Defenders, now 22-6, split their two matches last week with a five set loss to no. 5 Northwestern and a three set sweep of Briar Cliff in the GPAC Quarterfinals on Saturday, November 9.

Dordt took 366 points in the balloting, squeezing in front of Westmont (California) with 362.  Columbia (Missouri) and Park (Missouri) were just in front of Dordt with 396 and 397 points respectively.

Northwestern and Midland both held their spots in the poll at no. 5 and no. 6 heading into the semifinal  round of the GPAC Tournament to be held Wednesday night.  Hastings, who was upset by Doane in the quarterfinal round, is in the receiving votes category of the poll.  Dordt will face Northwestern on Wednesday night, November 12 in Orange City in the semifinals of the GPAC Tournament.

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