Dordt College Baseball vs. Trinity Christian
March 15, 2010
(Clearwater, Florida) The Trinity (Illinois) Trolls averted a doubleheader sweep in Florida on Monday in taking game two from the Defenders 11-1 in five innings. Dordt was outhit 12-5 in the affair and committed three errors while allowing ten earned runs.
Dordt got on the board with a run in the first with Kyle Davis singling and Travis Dekkers followed with a single that was misplayed and both runners advanced a base each. After a walk to Tony Asta to load the bases Nathan Fraley was able to work for a walk and pushed a run in. A flyout ended the inning and Dordt was up 1-0.
Three up and three down ensued for the Trolls in the bottom of the first but Dordt came up empty in the second with a runner stranded at second. Trinity then plated four runs in the second and plated six more in the third on a combined ten hits and Dordt never got on track again.
Dordt got two hits from Travis Dekkers--both of them singles. Kyle Davis, Josh Bowers and Robbi Garcia all had a single each. Jensen Callaway absorbed the loss in the start while giving up five hits in two and two-thirds innings. Mark Nyhoff pitched in relief and was not involved in the decision.
The Defenders are 3-3 and are scheduled to play two more games on Tuesday, March 16 in Clearwater, Florida.
Dordt's Current Record: 3-3 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 2-5 (0-0)
Winning Pitcher: Baker (Trinity Christian)
Losing Pitcher: Jensen Callaway (Dordt College)
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