Dordt College News

Dordt Volleyball Hosts White-Out Tuesday

October 21, 2013

WHERE AND WHEN… Dordt College will host Briar Cliff in GPAC volleyball on Tuesday, October 22.  The junior varsity match starts at 6:00 and the varsity match at 7:30. There will be a live video webstream available at   Results will be posted to and and also at .

WHITE-OUT…Dordt fans are encouraged to wear white for a White-Out with Briar Cliff.

THE OPPONENT… Briar Cliff enters with a 16-10 overall record and a 5-6 GPAC mark.  The Chargers had a three match winning streak stopped on October 19 when they lost to Midland 3-1.  Before that Briar Cliff had three straight sweep wins over Mount Marty, Dakota Wesleyan and the College of Saint Mary.

The Chargers are averaging 13.3 kills per set and have a team kill efficiency of .220.  They get to 15.3 digs per outing while earning 1.8 blocks and 1.3 service aces per set.  Opponents average 1.8 blocks against them and hit for a .142 kill efficiency.

Monica Boeding is good for 4.0 kills per outing with 23 service aces and she averages 3.06 digs per set.  Jenna Berg is good for 2.46 kills and Jenni Semprini 2.57.  Brooke Maguire averages 1.86 kills and she has 19 service aces.  Erin Frank is the setter and has a 10.8 assist average to go with 2.4 digs.

THE DEFENDERS… Dordt College is 17-5 overall and 8-3 in the GPAC.  Dordt had a six match winning streak snapped with a loss to Hastings on Saturday.  The Defenders’ losses this season in GPAC play are to Northwestern, Nebraska Wesleyan and Hastings.

Dordt is averaging 13.17 kills per contest with a .295 kill efficiency.  The Defenders register 2.09 points per set on blocks and 1.4 points on service aces and they are getting to 15.6 digs per outing.

Brooke Wolterstorff leads a balanced Dordt offensive attack with an average of 3.1 kills and a .297 kill efficiency.  She also gets to 2.56 digs and has 23 ace serves.  Lindsey Floen’s kill average is up to 2.84 and she has a kill efficiency of .409 with 1.02 blocks per outing.  Jenna Horstman is good for 2.78 kills and a .297 kill efficiency while Elizabeth Kiel adds 1.56 kills with a .286 hitting percentage and Meghan Krausman is at 1.87 and she gets to 1.35 digs.  Kayla Gesink is putting up 10.34 assists per set and has a 1.1 kill average and she gets to 2.43 digs and has 11 ace serves.  Kayla Broekhuis tops the team in digs with 4.96 per outing and she has 20 ace serves.  Jocelyn Bousema has 20 ace serves this season with 1.76 digs and Celaine Haan has a team high 29 ace serves.

LAST ACTION… Briar Cliff lost to Midland 25-14, 23-25, 25-20, 25-21 on Saturday.  Boeding had a match high 18 kills and had 50 attempts.  Frank put up 37 assists and Amy Frank led the team with 15 digs.

Dordt had a struggle with Hastings on Saturday, October 19 and lost a 25-22, 25-22, 25-19 decision.  Wolterstorff had nine kills and Floen had eight.  Gesink put up 25 assists and Broekhuis had 19 digs in the loss.  Dordt was limited to 37 kills and committed 20 attack errors in the loss and allowed four service aces.

HISTORY… Dordt is 34-5 in the series with Briar Cliff and won the September 14 match up 25-15, 21-25, 25-21, 25-21.  The Defenders got 15 kills from Wolterstorff and Horstman and Krausman added 11 kills.  Gesink put up 44 assists and Broekhuis had 31 digs.  Boeding put down 19 kills and had 68 swings total and Erin Frank had 38 assists while Amy Frank got to 21 digs.

WHERE WE GO FROM HERE… Briar Cliff will host Concordia on Friday night and Doane on Saturday in its next action.  The Chargers also have Northwestern and Morningside remaining on the GPAC schedule.

Dordt will host Concordia on Saturday, October 26 before traveling to Mitchell, South Dakota to face Dakota Wesleyan on Tuesday, October 29.  The match with Concordia is the final home match of the regular season.


Volleyball Standings (Tuesday, October 22)
School GPAC/Overall
Northwestern 10-0/26-1
Hastings 9-2/18-9
Dordt 8-3/17-5
Midland 8-2/26-2
Nebraska Wesleyan 7-4/17-6
Doane 4-6/13-13
Concordia 4-7/15-9
Morningside 3-7/11-11
Mount Marty 0-10/11-16
Dakota Wesleyan 0-11/7-21

GPAC Scores and Schedules

September 4
Hastings def. Concordia 3-1

September 11
Midland def. Concordia 3-0
Nebraska Wesleyan def. Morningside 3-1

September 14
Dordt def. Briar Cliff 3-1
Doane def. Hastings 3-1

September 17
Hastings def. Nebraska Wesleyan 3-0
Doane def. Concordia 3-0
Briar Cliff def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-0
Northwestern def. Mount Marty 3-0

September 18
Dordt def. Morningside 3-2
September 20
Concordia def. Dakota Wesleyan University 3-0
Northwestern College def. Morningside College 3-1

September 21
Midland def. Briar Cliff 3-0
Concordia def. Mount Marty 3-0
Nebraska Wesleyan def.Dakota Wesleyan 3-1
Dordt  def. Hastings 3-1
Northwestern def. Doane 3-2

September 24
Midland University def.  Nebraska Wesleyan University 3-1
Northwestern College def.  Dordt College 3-2
Morningside College def.  Dakota Wesleyan University 3-0
Briar Cliff University def., Mount Marty College 3-1

September 25
Hastings College  def. Concordia University 3-1

September 27
Midland University def.  Dakota Wesleyan University 3-0
Hastings College def. Briar Cliff University 3-0
Nebraska Wesleyan University def. Dordt College 3-0
Doane College def. Morningside College 3-0
Northwestern College def. Concordia University 3-0

September 28
Concordia University def.  Morningside College 3-1
Dordt College def.  Midland University 3-1
Hastings College def. Dakota Wesleyan University 3-0
Nebraska Wesleyan University def.  Briar Cliff University 3-2
Doane College def.  Mount Marty College 3-2

October 1
Nebraska Wesleyan University 3, Concordia University 1
Dordt College 3, Mount Marty College 0
Northwestern College 3, Dakota Wesleyan University 0

October 2
Midland def. Doane 31
Briar Cliff University def. Morningside 3-0

October 5
Northwestern def. Midland 3-2
Dordt def. Doane 3-0

October 8
Mount Marty @ Morningside

October 9
Midland University 3, Hastings College 0
Nebraska Wesleyan University 3, Doane College 0
Dordt College 3, Dakota Wesleyan University 0
Northwestern College 3, Briar Cliff University 1

October 11
Morningside College 3, Dakota Wesleyan University 0
Briar Cliff University 3, Mount Marty College 0

October 12
Hastings College 3, Nebraska Wesleyan University 2

October 13
Hastings College 3, Mount Marty College 0

October 15
Briar Cliff 3, Dakota Wesleyan 0

October 16
Dordt 3, Morningside 1
Midland 3, Nebraska Wesleyan 1
Northwestern 3,  Mount Marty 0
Doane 3, Concordia 1

October 19
Midland 3, Briar Cliff 1
Concordia 3, Mount Marty 0
Northwestern 3, Doane 0
Hastings 3, Dordt 0
Nebraska Wesleyan 3, Dakota Wesleyan 0

October 22
Briar Cliff @ Dordt College
Mount Marty @ Dakota Wesleyan

October 23
Doane @ Midland
Concordia @ Nebraska Wesleyan
Morningside @ Northwestern

October 25
Midland @ Mount Marty
Hastings @ Morningside
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Northwestern
Doane @ Dakota Wesleyan
Concordia @ Briar Cliff

October 26
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Mount Marty
Hastings @ Northwestern
Concordia @ Dordt College
Midland @ Morningside
Doane @ Briar Cliff

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