Softball Results

Dordt College Softball vs. Morningside

April 11, 2006

Game Media

(Sioux City, Iowa) The Dordt College Lady Defender softball team beat Morningside in the first of two games in Sioux City by a score of 4-3.

Carissa Van Gorp went the distance, allowing three runs, one of which was earned while walking one and scattering 10 hits. Dordt got two hits a piece from Mandy Visser and Amber Daane. Visser and Daane both had doubles as did Amanda Pothoven. Beth Davelaar had a triple and a run scored.

The Lady Defenders took the lead for good with three runs in the fourth inning, doing all their damage with two outs. Back to back doubles by Amber Daane and Mandy Visser got the Lady Defenders rolling in the inning and Cara Mulder knocked a run in with single. Mulder later scored on a passed ball to give Dordt the eventual winning margin.

Dordt's Current Record: 6-14 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 21-7 (4-3)

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Dordt College 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 4 10 2
Morningside 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 10 2

Winning Pitcher: Carissa Van Gorp (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: W. McElrath (Morningside)

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