Dordt College Softball vs. Morningside
April 9, 2008
(Sioux City, Iowa) Dordt College lost a 6-2 decision to the Morningside Mustangs on Wednesday afternoon in Sioux City in game one of their doubleheader.
Morningside scored three in the third, two in the fourth and one in the fifth while Dordt got their lone runs in the fifth inning to make it 5-2 at the time. Kristin Santana led off the inning by reaching on an error and Amanda Nikkel followed with a single. Becca Hengeveld pushed them both across with a triple--her first extra base hit of the season.
Amber Soodsma took the loss with six innings pitched, seven hits allowed and six runs allowed with two walks and one strikeout. Morningside's Kelly Baumert gave up five hits, one walk and struck out ten. Soodsma and Sarah Seymour both had doubles and Hengeveld her triple to account for three of Dordt's five hits.
Dordt's Current Record: 4-18 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 21-5 (7-2)
Winning Pitcher: Kelly Baumert (Morningside)
Losing Pitcher: Amber Soodsma (Dordt College)
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