Dordt College Baseball vs. Briar Cliff
April 8, 2006
(Sioux Center, Iowa) Chris Liebhart went the distance in an 8-2 win for the Dordt College Defender baseball team this afternoon against the Briar Cliff Chargers in game one of their doubleheader. Dordt plated two runs in the first inning and five in the third to give the sophomore from Chino Hills, California all the support he would need in lifting his record to 3-3 overall and helping the Defenders to 5-6 in the league.
Travis De Jong doubled in the first run of the game in the first fram, one of three hits the catcher had in the game. The Defenders scored five runs in the third inning by virtue of two hits and two Briar Cliff errors. Jon Ledeboer knocked in two runs with a double and Jeff Zomer also had two runs batted in.
Liebhart gave up five hits and struck out four and walked no one in the win.
Dordt's Current Record: 7-15 (5-6)
Opponent's Current Record: 5-15 (2-7)
Winning Pitcher: Chris Liebhart (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: J. Jacobs (Briar Cliff)
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