Dordt College Baseball vs. Mount Marty
April 19, 2014
(Sioux Center, Iowa) Dordt College bounced back for a 6-2 win over the Lancers on Saturday afternoon to salvage a split of the GPAC doubleheader in Sioux Center.
Lucas Carls went the distance for his second win of the season and allowed seven hits in the scheduled nine inning contest and struck out three and walked none. The Dordt defense was perfect behind Carls and didn't commit an error.
Dordt broke through for two runs on three hits in the fourth inning with Andy Kollbaum doubling in Jake Thayer and Nathan Forseth had a sacrifice fly that scored Sam De Nooy who was running for Kollbaum.
Dordt got two more runs in the fifth with Jake Thayer singling in Anthony Maule who started off the inning with single. Kollbuam knocked in his second run of the game with a sacrifice fly that got Cameron Gingerich in from third base.
The visitors got one run in the sixth but Dordt answered with Jacob Monsma scoring on a throwing error as he stole third base. Monsma was running for Forseth who reached on an error to start the frame.
Mount Marty cut the gap to 5-2 with a run in the seventh but Dordt would get that run back in the bottom of the eighth inning. Jon Holwerda delivered a single that scored Nathan Fraley after Fraley had initially reached on a walk.
Carls worked an uneventful ninth inning, retiring all three batters he faced to secure the win.
Jake Thayer was 4-5 with a run scored and a run batted in and Anthony Maule was 2-2 with a run scored and walked twice. Kollbaum knocked in two runs.
Dordt outhit Mount Marty 11-7.
Dordt is now 11-24 overall and 4-12 in the GPAC. Mount Marty is 4-12 in the conference and 20-20 overall. Dordt will host Morningside in non-conference baseball on Tuesday, April 22.
Dordt's Current Record: 5-22 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 20-20 (4-12)
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