Dordt College Baseball vs. Presentation
March 10, 2014
(Tucson, Arizona) Dordt College beat Presentation in non-conference baseball in Tucson, Arizona on Monday, March 10. The Defenders scored a 7-4 win in the scheduled nine inning game.
Dordt got the scoring going with a Nathan Forseth triple in the second and he scored when Jason Wapnick lifted a sacrifice fly to left field. Presentation touched Dordt starter Ben Van Kekerix for a run in the second but left two baserunners stranded.
Dordt broke the tie with four runs on four hits in the fifth as Nathan Fraley, Bryan Wallman and Cameron Gingerich all had run scoring singles and Wapnick had a sacrifice fly.
The Saints came back with three runs on three hits in the fifth inning but Van Kekerix was able to get out of the inning without relinquishing the lead.
Michael Grady came on in relief after the sixth inning and got two runs to work with in the eighth when Dane Le Platt reached on an error, scoring Anthony Maule and Jake Thayer followed with a single that got Le Platt in.
Ben Van Kekerix allowed four runs—two of them earned, and surrendered seven hits with five strikeouts and two bases on balls. Michael Grady got the save while allowing one hits and one walk with two strikeouts.
Jake Thayer, Bryan Wallman and Andy Kollbaum all had multiple hits with Jason Wapnick knocking in two runs and he had a single. Kollbaum and Forseth had the only extra base hits for Dordt with the triple and a double.
Adam McFarland took the loss for Presentation with five runs allowed on six hits.
Dordt's Current Record: 6-0 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 0-0 (0-0)
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Losing Pitcher: (Dordt College)
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