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Volleyball Hosts Ottawa

Posted: March 21st, 2019
Tags: Athletics, Men's Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Volleyball

WHERE AND WHEN… 

Dordt will host Ottawa on Thursday, March 21 at 7:00.  The match will be available here and results will be posted here  after the match is complete.  

THE OPPONENT…

The Ottawa Braves are coached by Tom Sorenson and sport a 10-7 overall record and a 6-2 league mark. 

The Braves average 11.75 kills per set with 11.66 kills per set allowed. Teams are recording a .226 kill efficiency against the Braves while Ottawa has a .265 kill efficiency as a team. Ottawa has allowed 94 ace serves and has recorded 91.  Ottawa is good for 2.13 points per set on blocks and allow 1.85.

Ottawa is led by PH Tulikihihifo with a 3.46 kills per set average and Ashan Jordan is averaging 3.1 kills per outing with a .234 kill efficiency. Bryce Thompson has a 9.92 assists per set average and has a team high 37 assists. Troy Lance is the leading blocker with 23 solo and 47 assisted blocks. David Sandridge is good for 2.09 digs to top the team.

THE DEFENDERS…

The Defenders are 5-12 this season and stand 1-8 in the American Midwest/Great Plains/Kansas league.

Ben Tiemersma is averaging 3.81 kills per set with a .231 kill efficiency and he has five solo and 19 assisted blocks. Garrett Vander Zee has a 3.04 kills per set average and he gets to 1.7 digs per set. Shavon Barker’s kill average is 1.11 and he has 36 assisted blocks and seven solo blocks. Tyler Postma averages 7.65 assists per set and has seven solo and 25 assisted blocks and he averages 1.65 digs per outing. Austen Scammon leads the team with 3.25 digs per set.

Dordt averaged 10.19 kills per set and allow 12.98.  Dordt gets 1.81 points per set on blocks and allow 1.59. Teams have 76 ace serves against the Defenders and Dordt has 50 aces this season.

NEXT…

Dordt will host Park on Saturday, March 23.

HISTORY…

Ottawa beat Dordt on February 1 by set scores of 25-21, 26-24, 25-13.  Tiemersma and Vander Zee led Dordt with 10 and nine kills each and Tyler Postma had 24 assists. Ottawa was led by Jordan with 13 kills and Tafua had 10 with Thompson putting up 30 assists.

AMC/GPAC/KCAC…(March 21, 2019)

Missouri Baptist 10-0/22-0
Ottawa 6-2/10-7
Briar Cliff 6-3/11-8
Park 5-3/14-3
Lindenwood-Belleville 3-8/5-14
Dordt 1-8/5-12
Morningside 1-8/5-15