Dordt College News

More Honors For Dordt Pair

December 10, 2013

(Tuesday, December 10; Sioux Center, Iowa)  Dordt College volleyball players Kayla Gesink and Brooke Wolterstorff have been accorded national honors by the Tachikara-NAIA All-American selection process.

Gesink claimed Third-Team All-American honors and put up an average of 10.48 assists as Dordt recorded a 25-9 mark this season.  Gesink averaged 1.1 kills with a .406 kill efficiency and she had 17 service aces and averaged 2.25 digs per contest.  Gesink was also a First-Team All-GPAC pick this season and she claimed All-Tournament Honors at the NAIA Volleyball National Championship and was an AVCA Third-Team All-American selection this season.  She is a 2013 NAIA Scholar-Athlete.

Wolterstorff earned Tachikara-NAIA All-American Honorable Mention honors one day after being named the 2013 AVCA NAIA Freshman of the Year.  She averaged a team high 3.11 kills per set with a .290 kill efficiency and she got to 2.44 digs per set.  Wolterstorff had a team high 38 ace serves and averaged 0.63 blocks per outing. She was also an AVCA Honorable Mention All-American honoree and was a first-team All-GPAC selection.

Both players appeared in all 126 sets for the Defenders this season as Dordt appeared in the NAIA National Volleyball Championships Final Site in Sioux City, Iowa for the first time since 2008.  Dordt advanced out of pool play at the event for the first time since 2003.

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