Dordt College Baseball vs. Nebraska Wesleyan
April 7, 2014
(Sioux Center, Iowa) Nebraska Wesleyan scored single runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings to defeat Dordt College 3-2 in game one of their doubleheader with Dordt in Sioux Center on Monday afternoon.
The Prairie Wolves scored one in the fourth while recording the first hits of the game for Wesleyan against Dordt starter Josh Van Kekerix.
Dordt scored two in the bottom of the inning with Jason Wapnick delivering an rbi single and Nathan Forseth had a fielder’s choice to the right side of the infield that scored Nathan Fraley. Fraley had reached initially on a walk.
A run on two hits in the fifth tied the game for Wesleyan. Dordt had a chance to retake the lead in the fifth inning but the Defenders were retired after loading the bases with one out in the inning. Wesleyan took the lead with a run on one hit in the sixth and Dordt was retired in order in the sixth.
Dordt got a runner on in the seventh inning with two outs but couldn’t move Alex Schoonhoven across from first base.
Dordt outhit the visitors 6-5 and had eight runners stranded to five for the Prairie Wolves.
Andy Kollbaum was 2-3 with two singles and four other players had one single each.
Josh Van Kekerix was the starter and went five innings and allowed two runs on four hits and struck out four. John Drenten took the loss after working the sixth inning and gave up a run on one hit and the run was unearned.
Dordt's Current Record: 10-14 (3-5)
Opponent's Current Record: 2-5 (3-18)
Winning Pitcher: (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: (Dordt College)
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