Softball Results

Dordt College Softball vs. Briar Cliff

April 19, 2006

Game Media

(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College Lady Defenders earned a sweep of the Briar Cliff Chargers on Wednesday with a 7-2 win in game two of their Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader.

The Lady Defenders came back from a 2-1 deficit after three and a half innings to take the lead with three runs in the home half of the fourth, two more in the fifth and one in the sixth inning.

Beth Davelaar smacked two more doubles and knocked in three runs and scored another three as she went 3-3 at the plate. Jill Gruppen and Amanda Pothoven also had two singles each while Lisa Moore knocked in a run with a single.

Mandy Visser got the win, working four innings for the Lady Defenders, surrendering two runs, one earned on eight hits. Carissa Van Gorp pitched three shutout innings and was credited with the save.

Kelli Kersten was 3-4 at the plate with three singles for the Chargers and Brittany Prevail took the loss pitching.

Dordt is now 9-7 in conference play while Briar Cliff slipped to 5-7.

Dordt's Current Record: 11-15 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 9-20 (5-7)

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Dordt College 0 1 0 3 2 1 x 7 9 2
Briar Cliff 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 8 2

Winning Pitcher: Mandy Visser (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: Brittany Prevail (Briar Cliff)

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