Dordt College Softball vs. Doane
April 14, 2006
(Crete, Nebraska) Dordt College built up a 10-6 lead going into the seventh inning and held on for a 10-9 win in Great Plains Athletic Conference play against Doane College in Crete, Nebraska on Friday afternoon.
The Lady Defenders scored in every frame but the seventh and had 14 hits as a team in taking the narrow win. Amanda Pothoven smacked her fifth homerun of the season and has 10 for her career, ranking second all-time in that category. The sophomore had three runs batted in and three hits. Amber Daane, Megan Raman, Cara Mulder, Mandy Visser and Jill Gruppen all had two hits and Visser and Gruppen both scored two runs.
Carissa Van Gorp earned the complete game win, scattering 13 hits while walking four.
Dordt's Current Record: 8-14 (6-6)
Opponent's Current Record: 16-20 (5-6)
Winning Pitcher: Carissa Van Gorp (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: M. Steele (Doane)
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