Dordt Volleyball Drops Five Set Heartbreaker In National Semifinals

Defenders Fall 3-2 to Missouri Baptist
Published: Apr. 30, 2021 at 11:04 PM CDT
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SIOUX CITY, IA (Dakota News Now) - The Dordt Defenders ran out of magic at the NAIA National Volleyball Tournament.

After dropping the first two sets to Missouri Baptist 25-20 and 25-15, the Defenders rallied to force a winner-take-all fifth set with 25-14 and 25-19 victories. The Spartans, though, would get the final word, taking the fifth set 15-13 behind a match-high 21 kills from Giovanna Tapigliani.

Brenna Krommendyk led the Defenders with 13 kills.

The Defenders finish the season 18-6.

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