Dordt College Softball vs. Doane
April 4, 2008
(Crete, Nebraska) The Doane Tigers turned away the Dordt College Defenders in game two of their doubleheader in Crete, Nebraska on Friday afternoon by a 7-1 score. The Defenders fought off the shutout with a homerun by Dorinda Hibma in the sixth inning for their only hit of the game.
Doane scored one in the third, four in the fourth, one in the fifth and another in the sixth for the final margin, accumulating eight hits. Both teams struggled on defense, committing four errors a piece.
Amber Soodsma took the loss, allowing five earned and two unearned runs with eight hits, two walks and eight strikeouts. Jen Liddell was the winner with one walk, one hit and one strikeout.
Dordt is 0-2 in the GPAC heading into a doubleheader at Hastings on Saturday while Doane is 7-1 in the GPAC and 14-4 overall. Dordt slides to 3-13 in the league.
Dordt's Current Record: 3-13 (0-2)
Opponent's Current Record: 14-4 (7-1)
Winning Pitcher: Jennifer Lidell (Doane)
Losing Pitcher: Amber Soodsma (Dordt College)
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