Dordt College Softball vs. Briar Cliff
April 17, 2007
(Sioux City, Iowa) The Dordt College Defenders dropped the first game of their doubleheader Tuesday with the Briar Cliff Chargers in Great Plains Athletic Conference softball play.
The Defenders got a solo homerun by Amanda Pothoven in the first inning but the Chargers struck back with three unearned runs in the bottom of the second inning and never trailed again in taking the 4-3 win.
Dordt plated two runs in the fifth inning when Mandy Visser slugged a two-out double. Dordt had the tying run in both the sixth and seventh innings.
Tessa Prins threw a three-hitter, allowing no earned runs, four walks and struck out four. Dordt outhit the Chargers 4-3 with Mandy Visser's double, Amanda Pothoven's homerun and singles by Amber Daane, Liz DeVries, Susan Butier and Beth Van Maanen accounting for the other base knocks.
Dordt's Current Record: 3-20 (0-10)
Opponent's Current Record: 0-0 (0-0)
Winning Pitcher: Camille Cruz (Briar Cliff)
Losing Pitcher: Tessa Prins (Dordt College)
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