Dordt College Softball vs. MidAmerica Nazarene
March 6, 2009
(Olathe, Kansas) The Dordt College Defender softball team dropped a 4-2 game with MidAmerica Nazarene on Friday in non-conference softball in Olathe, Kansas. The game, the front end of a doubleheader, had Dordt in front 2-1 going into the bottom of the sixth inning.
Dordt was done in by three errors that led to three unearned runs in the bottom of the sixth frame. Dordt got their two runs in the third when Kristin Santana singled and Dorinda Hibma followed with a single. Becca Hengeveld executed a sacrifice that got the runners in scoring position and Amber Soodsma banged out a double to get the two runs in.
Soodsma was the losing pitcher with four runs allowed on six hits with one walk and seven strikeouts. Just one of the Lady Pioneers runs was earned. Santana had two hits in three official at-bats with one run scored. Soodsma and Megan Huizenga accounted for a double each with Dorinda Hibma and Becca Hengeveld each getting credit for a single. Dordt managed six hits in the loss.
Dordt's Current Record: 3-5 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 9-2 (0-0)
Winning Pitcher: (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: Amber Soodsma (Dordt College)
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