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Volleyball At Briar Cliff Wednesday Night

Posted: October 2nd, 2019
Tags: Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Women's Athletics, Volleyball

WHERE AND WHEN…

Dordt will be at Briar Cliff on Wednesday, October 2 starting at 6:00 with the junior varsity match and 7:30 for the varsity contest. The contest can be heard on KDCR 88.5.  Results will be posted to www.dordt.edu/athletics and https://twitter.com/dordtdefenders and also at https://www.facebook.com/dordtdefenders  .

THE OPPONENT…

Briar Cliff is 13-7 overall and 3-3 in the GPAC. The Chargers have wins in the league over Mount Marty, Dakota Wesleyan and Mount Marty. The Chargers have lost to Dordt, Northwestern and Jamestown this year in league play.

The Chargers are averaging 12.14 kills per set with a .206 kill efficiency and they get 2.52 points per set on blocks and 1.46 on ace serves.

Victoria Gonzalez is averaging 2.64 kills per set with a 2.22 digs per outing and she had 23 service aces. Noel Phillips averages 2.03 kills and Tyra Blue is at 1.83 kills per outing. Delaney Meyer and Maureen Imrie are averaging 5.29 and 4.33 assists respectively. Grace Hanno leads the team with 3.36 digs per set and Cassie Clark is at 3.29.

THE DEFENDERS…  

Dordt is 11-6 this season with its losses coming to Corban (Oregon), Rocky Mountain (Montana), Jamestown, Park and Northwestern.  All of Dordt’s losses are to teams in the most recent NAIA Coaches’ Poll.  The Defenders have a 3-3 GPAC record heading into October ahead of a match with Briar Cliff on Wednesday, October 2.

Dordt has a 13.71 kills per set average with a .228 kill efficiency. Dordt is averaging 2.3 points per set on blocks and has a 91-65 service ace advantage.  Dordt gets to 14.72 digs per outing and limit opponents to 11.06 kills per set and a .173 kill efficiency.

The Defenders are led at the net by Karsyn Winterfeld with 2.8 kills per set and Corrina Timmermans with a 2.56.  Timmermans has not played since September 11.  Winterfeld has a team high 28 ace serves and she also records 2.34 digs per outing.  Ally Krommendyk is at 2.37 kills with a .338 kill efficiency and Jessi De Jager is at 2.48 with a .334 efficiency.  Hannah Connelly gets 4.52 digs per outing and Erica Bousema averages 2.4.  Megan Raszler leads the team with a 7.34 assists per set average. Lydia Smits has a 1.58 kills per set average and Ava Van Soelen is at 1.34  and Jori Bronner’s kill average is 1.94.   

HISTORY…

Dordt was a 25-17, 25-22, 25-19 winner on Saturday, September 14. Krommendyk had 10 kills and Winterfeld eight while Bronner put down seven kills. Raszler put up 18 assists and Emily Feilmeier had 10. Hannah Connelly got to 11 digs in the win.

LAST TIME…

Briar Cliff was a 25-18, 26-24, 25-23, 26-24 winner over Mount Marty on Saturday. Hanno and Blue each had nine kills in the win and Gonzalez had eight. Meyer put up 26 assists and Imrie had 13. Hanno got to 18 digs for Briar Cliff.

The Defenders were winners in five sets over Dakota Wesleyan with a 20-25, 29-27, 22-25, 25-18, 15-7. Karsyn Winterfeld had 26 kills and Jessi De Jager 18 in the win. Megan Raszler put up 60 assists and Hannah Connelly added 33 digs to lead both teams.

WHERE WE GO FROM HERE….

Dordt is back at home on Saturday, October 5 hosting Grand View as they start a three match homestand. Wednesday, October 9 Dordt is hosting Mount Marty and the Defenders will host Dakota Wesleyan on Saturday, October 12.

GPAC STANDINGS…(October 2)

Northwestern                    6-0/18-0

Midland                              5-1/13-4

Jamestown                        5-1/15-3

Concordia                          4-2/15-2

Dordt                                   3-3/11-6

Doane                                 2-3/11-7

Hastings                              2-3/7-8

Morningside                      3-3/11-5

Briar Cliff                            3-3/13-7

Dakota Wesleyan             1-5/15-5

College Saint Mary          1-5/15-8

Mount Marty                    0-6/7-14

 

GPAC SCHEDULE…

September 3

Jamestown def. Dordt 3-1

 

September 4

Midland def. Doane 3-2

Briar Cliff def. Mount Marty 3-0

College of Saint Mary def. Morningside 3-2

Northwestern def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-1

Concordia def. Hastings 3-1

 

September 11

Hastings def. Doane 3-1

Briar Cliff def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-1

Midland def. Morningside  3-0

Concordia def. College of Saint Mary 3-1

Northwestern def. Dordt 3-1

 

September 13

Jamestown def. Mount Marty 3-1

 

September 14

Doane def. Morningside 3-0

Hastings def. College of Saint Mary 3-0

Jamestown def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-0

Northwestern def. Mount Marty 3-0

Midland def. Concordia 3-1

Dordt def. Briar Cliff 3-0

 

September 17

Morningside def. Concordia 3-1

 

September 18

Northwestern def. Briar Cliff 3-0

Midland def. College of Saint Mary 3-0

Dakota Wesleyan def. Mount Marty 3-0

 

September 21

Doane def. College of Saint Mary 3-0

Dordt def. Mount Marty 3-0

Jamestown def. Briar Cliff 3-0

Morningside def. Hastings 3-2

 

September 24

Northwestern def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-1

 

September 25

Concordia def. Doane  3-0

Midland def. Hastings 3-0

 

September 27

Jamestown def. Dordt 3-1

 

September 28

Morningside def. Midland 3-2

Briar Cliff def. Mount Marty 3-1

Concordia def. College of Saint Mary 3-0

Northwestern def. Jamestown 3-0

Dordt def.  Dakota Wesleyan 3-2

 

October 2

Dakota Wesleyan @ Jamestown

Midland @ Doane

Dordt @ Briar Cliff

Morningside @ College of Saint Mary

Concordia @ Hastings

Northwestern @ Mount Marty

 

October 4

Briar Cliff @ Dakota Wesleyan

 

October 5

Doane @ Morningside

Hastings @ College of Saint Mary

Concordia @ Midland

 

October 9

Doane @ Concordia

Briar Cliff @ Northwestern

Midland @ Hastings

Mount Marty @ Dordt

 

October 11

Morningside @ Concordia

Mount Marty @ Jamestown

 

October 12

Morningside @ Hastings

College of Saint Mary @ Doane

Northwestern @ Jamestown

Dakota Wesleyan @ Dordt

 

October 15

Briar Cliff @ Morningside

 

October 16

Hastings @ Doane

Midland @ College of Saint Mary

Dakota Wesleyan @ Mount Marty

Dordt @ Northwestern

 

October 18

Jamestown @ Briar Cliff

 

October 19

Briar Cliff @ Hastings

Dakota Wesleyan @ College of Saint Mary

Northwestern @ Midland

Dordt @ Concordia

Mount Marty @ Doane

Jamestown @ Morningside

 

October 23

Morningside @ Dordt

College of Saint Mary @ Northwestern

 

October 25

Doane @ Jamestown

Concordia @ Briar Cliff

Hastings @ Dakota Wesleyan

Midland @ Mount Marty

 

October 26

Concordia @ Mount Marty

Hastings @ Jamestown

Doane @ Dakota Wesleyan

Midland @ Briar Cliff

Morningside @ Northwestern

College of Saint Mary @ Dordt

 

October 31

Jamestown @ Concordia

 

November 1

Northwestern @ Doane

Briar Cliff @ College of Saint Mary

Mount Marty @ Morningside

Jamestown @ Midland

Dordt @ Hastings

 

November 2

Mount Marty @ College of Saint Mary

Dakota Wesleyan @ Midland

Northwestern @ Hastings

Dakota Wesleyan @ Midland

Dordt @ Doane

 

November 3

Dakota Wesleyan @ Concordia

 

November 6

Doane @ Briar Cliff

Morningside @ Dakota Wesleyan

College of Saint Mary @ Jamestown

Hastings @ Mount Marty

Concordia @ Northwestern

Midland @ Dordt