Dordt College Softball vs. Mount Marty
April 26, 2006
(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College Lady Defender softball team bounced back from two losses on Tuesday night with a win over Mount Marty in game one of their doubleheader at Open Space Park in Sioux Center, Iowa on Wednesday, April 26 by a 3-0 score.
Dordt scored two unearned runs in the first inning when Mandy Visser reached on a throwing error and two runs scored before Mount Marty could track the ball down. Meanwhile, Carissa Van Gorp threw a two-hitter in registering the shutout while striking out eight and walking one.
Dordt got an insurance run in the sixth when Megan Raman knocked in Amanda Pothoven. Pothoven had led off the inning with a single and stole second and advanced on a sacrifice to set up the run scoring play. Jill Gruppen had a pair of singles for Dordt College.
Dordt's Current Record: 15-19 (9-11)
Opponent's Current Record: 1-20 (1-14)
Winning Pitcher: Carissa Van Gorp (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: R. Hoff (Mount Marty)
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