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Volleyball Hosts Morningside Saturday

Posted: September 11th, 2020
Tags: Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Women's Athletics, Volleyball

WHERE AND WHEN…

Dordt will play a GPAC match on Saturday, September 12 against Morningside. The match was originally scheduled for October but has been moved to this Saturday. The junior varsity match starts at 11:00 a.m. and the varsity match gets underway at 12:30 p.m.  Video of the match will be available at https://livestream.com/dordtwebcast/volleyball

Fan guidelines and expectations can be found here.   

THE OPPONENT…

Morningside is 1-2 this season and scored a 3-1 win over Briar Cliff on Wednesday night.

Krista Zenk has a 4.62 kills per set average and also has a 3.31 digs per set average.  Kaelyn Giefer knocks down 3.15 kills per contest ad Meredith Hoffman is good for 2.08 kills. Sabrina Creason runs the offense and has a 11.23 average.  The Mustangs average 1.0 aces per set and 1.15 blocks per outing.

THE DEFENDERS…  

The Defenders are 2-0 after a win over Dakota Wesleyan on Wednesday, September 9.

Karsyn Winterfeld has a 3.0 kills per set average with 3.14 digs per outing.  Jessi De Jager puts in 2.29 kills per outing and has a .368 kill efficiency. Brenna Krommendyk is at 2.14 kills per set and Allison Timmermans and Corrina Timmermans gets 2.0 kills per contest.   Hannah Connelly leads the team with 5.0 digs and Corrina Timmermans is at 3.14. Megan Raszler and Corina Beimers are at 6.14 and 4.29 assists per set.  Dordt averages 12.43 kills per set with a .235 kill efficiency while getting 4.0 points per set on blocks.  Dordt also has a 1.43 service ace per set average.

LAST ACTION…

Morningside beat Briar Cliff 3-1 by scores of 20-25, 25-21, 25-12, 25-19 for the GPAC win. Zenk had a match high 16 kills and she also had 15 digs. Caitlin Mackovicka and Giefer had 13 kills each. Creason put up 47 assists and Harris had a match high 33 digs.

The Defenders beat Dakota Wesleyan 25-17, 25-22, 25-19 on Wednesday night. Winterfeld had 13 kills and 10 digs while Krommendyk had nine with six blocks. Corrina Timmermans put away nine kills with 11 digs and five blocks and Megan Raszler put up 24 assists with Corina Beimers putting up 16.

HISTORY…

Dordt leads the series 15-11.  The teams played once last season with the Defenders prevailing 25-20, 25-22, 25-23.  Zenk had eight kills to pace Morningside and Dordt was led by Winterfeld with 14 kills.  Dordt got 10 points from blocks and Raszler put up 33 assists while Hannah Connelly got to 17 digs.

WHERE WE GO FROM HERE….

The Defenders will be on the road Tuesday night, September 15 against Northwestern.  Dordt is back at home on Friday, September 18 against Jamestown.

Morningside will play Dakota State on September 18 and resume GPAC play on Saturday, September 19.

GPAC STANDINGS…(September 9)

Dordt                                   1-0/2-0

Concordia                          1-0/1-0

Morningside                      1-0/1-2

Doane                                 1-0/3-0

Hastings                              1-0/2-1

Northwestern                    0-0/2-0

Jamestown                        0-0/0-0

Midland                              0-1/1-2

Mount Marty                    0-1/3-2

College of Saint Mary     0-1/4-1

Dakota Wesleyan             0-1/3-1

Briar Cliff                            0-1/4-1

GPAC SCHEDULE…

September 9

Hastings def. College of Saint Mary 3-1

Concordia def. Midland 3-0

Morningside def. Briar Cliff 3-1

Doane def. Mount Marty 3-1

Dordt def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-0

 

September 12

Doane @ College of Saint Mary

Dakota Wesleyan @ Briar Cliff

 

September 15

Dordt @ Northwestern

 

September 16

College of Saint Mary @ Mount Marty

Midland @ Hastings

Concordia @ Doane

 

September 18

Dakota Wesleyan @ Northwestern

Jamestown @ Dordt

 

September 19

Dakota Wesleyan @ Morningside

Hastings @ Concordia

Jamestown @ Briar Cliff

Doane @ Midland

 

September 23

Midland @ College of Saint Mary

Mount Marty @ Concordia

Doane @ Hastings

Dordt @ Dakota Wesleyan

 

September 25

Briar Cliff @ Dakota Wesleyan

Jamestown @ Northwestern

 

September 26

Midland @ Mount Marty

Jamestown @ Morningside

Concordia @ College of St. Mary

 

September 30

Hastings @ College of Saint Mary

Midland @ Concordia

Morningside @ Briar Cliff

Doane @ Mount Marty

Northwestern @ Dakota Wesleyan

 

October 2

College of Saint Mary @ Doane

Northwestern @ Morningside

Concordia @ Mount Marty

 

October 3

Briar Cliff @ Jamestown

Morningside @ Dakota Wesleyan

Mount Marty @ Hastings

 

October 6

Dakota Wesleyan @ Mount Marty