Dordt College Softball vs. Briar Cliff
April 19, 2006
(Sioux Center, Iowa) Carissa Van Gorp worked a one-hit shutout in the Dordt College Lady Defenders' win over Briar Cliff in game one of their doubleheader, keeping the Lady Chargers off balance in the 1-0 win.
Dordt got their only offense in the fifth inning when Beth Davelaar doubled to lead off the inning. After an out, Briar Cliff misplayed a short fly ball to centerfield and promptly over threw third base as Davelaar advanced. Davelaar was then awarded home plate as the ball went out of play. Two errors were recorded on the play and the Lady Defenders had their winning margin.
Megan Raman and Amanda Pothoven each had a single to account for the Lady Defenders' other two basehits. Van Gorp struck out five and walked none in her eighth win against six losses.
Dordt's Current Record: 11-15 (9-7)
Opponent's Current Record: 8-20 (5-6)
Winning Pitcher: Carissa Van Gorp (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: Tara Colt (Briar Cliff)
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