Softball Results

Dordt College Softball vs. Minnesota Crookston

March 30, 2007

Game Media

(Sioux City, Iowa) The Dordt College Defender softball team came back from a first inning deficit of 1-0 to defeat Minnesota-Crookston on Friday at the Morningside Invite in Sioux City by a 6-1 score.

Dordt scored on a Jackie Ver Mulm single in the first inning and capitalized on three Crookston errors in the frame to tie it at 1-1. Ver Mulm also figured into a run in the third inning with a sacrifice fly. A couple passed balls led to two other runs in the inning for a 4-1 Dordt advantage and Kristin Santana delivered an rbi single in the fourth as the Defenders plated two more runs for the final margin of 6-1.

Carissa Van Gorp worked the distance, allowing seven hits and one run with three walks and three strikeouts. Kristin Santana had a 2-3 day at the plate with two runs scored and a run batted in while Jackie Ver Mulm had two runs batted in. Beth Van Maanen and Mandy Visser both were 1-3 with a run batted in and a run scored respectively.

Dordt is now 2-7 and will face the College of Saint Mary at 5:30. Crookston entered the weekend 0-7.

Dordt's Current Record: 2-8 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 0-8 (0-0)

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Dordt College 1 0 3 2 0 0 6 0 0
Minnesota Crookston 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Winning Pitcher: Carissa Van Gorp (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: Jessica Klassen (Minnesota Crookston)

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