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0-3 Loss
  • 5:00 PM - Saturday, January 26, 2019
  • Sioux Center, Iowa
  • Non-Conference Match



Graceland def. Dordt 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-22)


Graceland defeated Dordt in their second match of the day at the De Witt Gym on Saturday, January 26. 

The visitors were in control of set one and won 25-15.  Set two saw the Defenders battle to ties on eight different occasions up to a 10-10 deadlock but back to back points put Graceland up 15-12 and the visitors held at least a three point lead in winning 25-19.

The Defenders were down as many as seven with a 19-12 deficit before rallying to within 23-22 as Ben Tiemersma recorded a service ace and forced Graceland to call a timeout. The Yellowjackets got back to back kills to finish the set and the match with a 25-22 victory.


Graceland had a 42-27 kill advantage and a .281-.070 kill efficiency edge.

Dordt scored six points on blocks while Graceland had five points on blocks.

Dordt had a 4-3 ace serve edge and recorded 33 digs.


Ben Tiemersma led Dordt with 11 kills and one solo block.

Garret Vander Zee had six kills and eight digs.

Austen Scammon had a team high nine digs and Tyler Postma put up 24 assists.


Matt Romero had a team high 11 digs and Brenden Danyluck put up 27 assists and had one ace serve.


Dordt will host Briar Cliff on Wednesday, January 30.


Dordt is 0-2 while Graceland improves to 2-1.