Braves Journey to (RV) Dordt on Saturday

The Braves enter Saturday’s match towards Dordt College coming off a 3-1 loss to no. 7 Georgetown School and a 3-0 loss to no. 8 Park College final Saturday in Parkville, Mo.Within the loss to no. 7 Georgetown, Ottawa completed the 4 set match with 37 kills, a .205 attacking proportion, 34 assists, 5 service aces, 29 digs, and 6 workforce blocks.Had 15 kills and a .464 attacking proportion.was the opposite Courageous with double digit kills, ending with 10.had 20 assists and two service aces.led OU with 11 digs.completed with 10 assists and three blocks.In Ottawa’s loss to no. 8 Park, OU completed the match with 21 kills, a .109 attacking proportion, 21 assists, three service aces, 26 digs, and three workforce blocks.led OU with six kills.has 13 assists and two service aces.led OU with 9 digs.leads Ottawa in kills (2.5) per set, and blocks (1.1) per the workforce’s chief in assists per set (4.1), andis OU’s chief in service aces (0.2) per set and digs (2.3) per set.Saturday’s match is the seventeenth assembly between Ottawa College and Dordt College. OU leads the sequence, 12-4 and is on a two match profitable streak towards the Defenders. The primary assembly between the 2 groups occurred on Feb. 13, 2016 in Sioux Middle, Iowa. The Defenders gained the match 3-2.Ottawa gained each conferences final yr, taking a 3-1 win over Dordt on March 3, 2022 in Wilson Area Home. Ottawa defeated DU 3-2, in a reverse sweep, within the GPAC Match Semifinals on March 30, 2022 in Sioux Middle, Iowa.In seven matches this season, Ottawa is averaging 8.1 kills per set, 7.5 assists per set, 1.9 blocks per set, 1.3 service aces per set, and 9.1 digs per set. The Braves have a .118 attacking proportion.Ottawa is ranked thirty eighth in attacking errors (134) within the NAIA, thirty ninth in complete assaults (636), forty sixth in assists (195), thirty ninth in service aces (35), forty first in service errors (86), thirty sixth in service errors per set (1.3), thirty fourth in receptions (500), sixth in reception errors (64), thirty fourth in digs (237), twenty eighth in digs per set (9.1), thirty second in solo blocks (15), thirtieth in block assists (69), thirty third in complete blocks (50), twenty fourth in blocks per set (1.9), and forty fifth in factors (293.5).Dordt College is 7-1 total, 3-1 within the GPAC, is 3-0 at house this season, and is receiving votes within the newest NAIA Males’s Volleyball Coaches High 15 Ballot. The Defenders have gained 5 straight matches and enter Saturday’s match coming off a 3-0 victory over Morningside College on Feb. 16 at house.Caleb Kulesza leads Dordt in kills (3.8) and repair aces (0.5) per set, Lukas Van Groningen is the workforce’s chief in assists (9.3) per set, Robert Piekarz leads DU in digs (4.1) per set, and Luke Nelson is the workforce’s chief in blocks (0.9) per set.Via eight matches, Dordt is averaging 12.1 kills per set, 10.2 assists per set, 2.2 blocks per set, 1.9 service aces per set, and 10.3 digs per set. They’ve a .239 attacking proportion.Dordt is ranked twenty fifth within the NAIA in kills (33), eleventh in kills per set (12.1), thirty fifth in errors (149), twenty ninth in complete assaults (794), twenty third in attacking proportion (.239), thirtieth in assists (287), twenty eighth in assists per set (10.2), nineteenth in service aces (54), twenty ninth in service errors (107), twelfth in service aces per set (1.9), fortieth in receptions (423), twenty fifth in digs (290), eleventh in digs per set (10.3), twenty seventh in solo blocks (16), thirteenth in block assists (96), seventeenth in complete blocks (64), sixth in blocks per set (2.2), and twenty fifth in factors (457).