Dordt College Softball vs. Briar Cliff
March 25, 2009
(Sioux City, Iowa) Dordt lost an 8-0 game one decision with Briar Cliff on Wednesday afternoon, March 25 in Sioux City, Iowa. The Defenders surrendered a seven run fourth inning and found offense hard to come by in their fifth Great Plains Athletic Conference outing.
Dordt had two baserunners in the game with Megan Huizenga reaching on a walk in the fourth and Jaclyn Ver Mulm broke up the no-hitter with a single in the fifth inning.
Briar Cliff scored one in the third and seven in the fourth. Sarah Visser took the loss for Dordt with seven hits allowed, two walks and she struck out six. Visser was charged with the eight runs--five of which were earned. Amanda Nikkel appeared in relief for Dordt.
Briar Cliff's Tarah Colt was 2-3 with three runs batted in. Cruz struck out eight and walked one in the win.
Dordt is 5-14 overall and 2-3 in the GPAC entering game two of the doubleheader.
Dordt's Current Record: 5-15 (2-4)
Opponent's Current Record: 7-6 (2-1)
Winning Pitcher: Camille Cruz (Briar Cliff)
Losing Pitcher: Sarah Visser (Dordt College)
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