Dordt College Baseball vs. @ Carroll, Iowa vrs Briar Cliff
April 24, 2013
(Carroll, Iowa) Dordt lost a 2-1 decision to Briar Cliff in game two of their doubleheader in Carroll, Iowa on Wednesday. Dordt outhit the Chargers 10-5 and squandered a complete game effort by Jake Slings in absorbing the loss.
Dordt's run came in the second when Nate Fraley delivered a two-out double that plated Dane LePlatt who reached initially on an error.
Dordt threatened with three hits in the fifth inning but stranded two runners and scored none. Briar Cliff scored two runs on three hits in the top of the sixth and then retired the Defenders in the sixth and seventh. Dordt got the tying run as far as second in the seventh with one out but couldn't get Nate Fraley in.
Slings went the distance with five strikeouts and two runs allowed with no walks. Nate Fraley was 3-4 at the plate with a double and two singles. Jon Holwerda, Aaron Parks and Andy Kollbaum all had two hits and Parks had a double.
Zach Watts took the win for Briar Cliff and struck out eight and walked none.
Dordt is now 6-21 overall and 4-12 in the GPAC while Briar Cliff is 10-28 overall and 6-10 in the GPAC.
Dordt hosts Dakota Wesleyan on Thursday, April 25 at 4:00.
Dordt's Current Record: 6-21 (4-12)
Opponent's Current Record: 10-28 (6-10)
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Winning Pitcher: (Dordt College)
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