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Volleyball Hosts Pair Of GPAC Matches Friday and Saturday

Posted: October 15th, 2020
Tags: Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Women's Athletics, Volleyball

WHERE AND WHEN…

Dordt will play a pair of GPAC matches on Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17 against Hastings and Doane. The Friday night match is a 6:00/7:30 JV/Varsity doubleheader while the Saturday match will be varsity only match starting at 4:00.

Fan guidelines and expectations can be found here.       

COVERAGE…

VIDEO V. HASTINGS

VIDEO V. DOANE  

RADIO

LIVESTATS V. HASTINGS

LIVESTATS V. DOANE

SENIOR DAY...

The seniors in Dordt's program will be recognized at the conclusion of the match against Doane on Saturday.

THE OPPONENTS…

Hastings is 4-2 overall this season and 3-1 in the GPAC. The wins for the Broncos in league play are over the College of Saint Mary, Midland and Doane and the loss is to Concordia. Hastings has not played since September 23 when they beat Doane.

The Broncos are averaging 12.08 kills per set with a .204 kill efficiency.  The Broncos are averaging 3.17 blocks per set and allow 1.62.  Lucy Skoch leads the team with a 3.08 kills per set average with a .245 kill efficiency while Emily Krolikowski is good for 2.62 kills per contest and a .254 kill efficiency. Marlee Taylor also averages 1.92 kills per outing.  Claire Thede and Makenna Asher are averaging 4.43 and 6.04 assists per set. Ireland Currey has a 4.35 digs per set average to lead the Broncos and she also has 10 service aces. Sydney Mullin and Skoch are the leading blockers at the net with a 1.27 and 1.35 per set average.

Doane is 3-5 this season and 1-5 in the GPAC. The Tigers have a 3-1 win over Moutn Marty to their credit on September 9.  After that the Tigers have lost five in a row to the College of Saint Mary, Concordia, Midland, Hastings and Briar Cliff.

The Tigers average 11.24 kills per contest with a .148 kill efficiency. Doane is even with opponents in ace serves with 41 for and 41 allowed and teams are getting 2.11 points per set from blocks while allowing 1.58.  Kennedy Scheele averages 2.48 kills per outing while Genna Ryan-Piasecki is at 2.41. Ryed Creek adds 2.24 kills per set.  Jaime Renshaw puts up 9.28 assists per set and Scheele leads the team with 12 service aces.

THE DEFENDERS…  

The Defenders are 6-5 overall and 5-5 in the league after falling to Morningside 3-1 and Midland 3-0 in their last two outings.  

Dordt is averaging 12.97 kills per set with a .237 kill efficiency and have a 43-35 ace serves edge.  The Defenders also record 2.61 points per set on blocks while allowing 12.3 kills per set with 1.3 blocks per outing.   

Brenna Krommendyk and Jessi De Jager each average 2.63 kills per set and have kill efficiencies of .397 and .324.  Krommendyk also accounts for 1.24 blocks per outing. Karsyn Winterfeld’s kill average is 2.5 and she gets 2.7 digs.  Alli Timmermans puts down 2.4 kills per contest with a .364 kill efficiency. Megan Raszler and Corina Beimers account for 7.58 and 4.62 assists per set respectively and Corrina Timmermans has a team high 14 ace serves with 2.37 digs per contest. Hannah Connelly leads the team with 4.74 digs.

LAST ACTION…

Dordt lost to Midland on October 10 by scores of 25-19, 25-12, 25-22.  De Jager and Krommendyk each had eight kills and Raszler 15 assists while Connelly got to nine digs.

Doane lost to Briar Cliff 25-11, 25-21, 18-25, 25-15 on Saturday. Scheele had 13 kills and Prybl had six. Brandl accounted for 23 digs.

Hastings last played on September 23 and beat Doane 25-15, 25-17, 25-27, 25-16. Skoch had 14 kills and Krolikowski added 10 with Asher putting up 27 assists and Thede had 21.

HISTORY…

Hastings beat Dordt on November 1 last season 25-12, 25-11, 25-23 in a match played at Hastings. Krolikowski led the Hastings effort with 10 kills and Thede had 20 assists. Dordt was paced by Ally Krommendyk with eight kills and De Jager had seven. Raszler put up 20 assists and Connelly had eight digs.

The following night on November 2 the Defenders went to five with Doane and won a 25-17, 25-20, 22-25, 20-25, 15-11 decision. Winterfeld had 19 kills and De Jager recorded 15.  Raszler put up 50 assists and Connelly got to 29 digs for the Defenders. Alexis Dale topped Doane with 18 kills and Allison Kuenle recorded 16 kills for the hosts.

Dordt leads the series with Hastings 24-18 and Doane 31-7.

WHERE WE GO FROM HERE….

The Defenders will travel to face Briar Cliff on Tuesday, October 20 in their next action before going to Yankton on October 23.

GPAC STANDINGS…(October 15)

Jamestown                        6-0/8-0

Concordia                          7-1/7-1

Northwestern                    6-1/8-1

Hastings                              3-1/4-2

Dordt                                   5-5/6-5

Morningside                      4-4/5-6

Midland                              3-4/4-5

Dakota Wesleyan             4-6/7-6

College of Saint Mary     2-3/7-3

Doane                                 1-5/3-5

Briar Cliff                            1-8/6-10

Mount Marty                    0-4/5-8

 

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

College of Saint Mary def. Doane 3-1

Dakota Wesleyan def. Briar Cliff 3-2

 

September 16

College of Saint Mary def. Mount Marty 3-0

Hastings def. Midland 3-2

Concordia def. Doane 3-0

 

September 19

Dakota Wesleyan def. Morningside  3-1

Concordia def. Hastings 3-0

Dordt def. Briar Cliff 3-0

Midland def. Doane 3-1

 

September 23

Hastings def. Daone 3-1

Dordt def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-1

 

September 25

Dakota Wesleyan def. Briar Cliff 3-0

Jamestown def. Dordt 3-1

 

September 26

Jamestown def. Morningside 3-1

 

September 29

Jamestown def. Dordt 3-1

 

September 30

Concordia def. Midland 3-1

Morningside def. Briar Cliff 3-0

Northwestern def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-1

 

October 2

Northwestern def. Morningside 3-0

Concordia def.  Dordt 3-0

 

October 3

Jamestown def. Briar Cliff 3-0

 

October 4

Morningside def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-0

 

October 5

Dordt def. Northwestern 3-0

 

October 7

Morningside def. Dordt 3-1

Northwestern def. Briar Cliff 3-0

Dakota Wesleyan def. Midland 3-1

 

October 9

Jamestown def. Dakota Wesleyan 3-1

 

October 10

Briar Cliff def. Doane 3-1

Jamestown def. College of Saint Mary 3-0

Midland def. Dordt 3-0

Northwestern def. Concordia 3-1

 

October 12

Northwestern def. Briar Cliff 3-0

 

October 13

Concordia def. Mount Marty 3-0

Midland def. College of Saint Mary 3-0

 

October 14

Northwestern def. Dakota Wesleyan  3-1

 

October 16

College of Saint Mary @ Briar Cliff

Mount Mary @ Morningside

Concordia @ Jamestown

Doane @ Northwestern

Hastings @ Dordt

October 17

Mount Marty @ Briar Cliff

College of Saint Mary @ Morningside

Doane @ Dordt

Midland @ Jamestown

Concordia @ Dakota Wesleyan

Hastings @ Northwestern

 

October 20

Concordia @ College of Saint Mary

Northwestern @ Mount Marty

Dordt @ Briar Cliff