Softball Results

Dordt College Softball vs. Mount Vernon Nazarene

March 17, 2010

Game Media

(Clermont, Florida) Dordt College lost an 11-5 decision to Mount Vernon Nazarene on Wednesday, March 17. Dordt gave up six runs in the second inning and fought from behind the rest of the game in falling by the 11-5 margin.

Dordt struck for two runs in the second with Kassandra Heynen getting Sarah Seymour in after she doubled. Megan Huizenga scored on a Becca Hengeveld single in the inning, scoring two runs in the inning on four hits. Three more runs in the third made it difficult for the Defenders as they mustered one run in the fourth, fifth and seventh innings.

Dordt was outhit 20-10 and were hurt by three errors that gave Mount Vernon Nazarene four unearned runs.

Soodsma, Huizenga and Heynen all had two hits with Soodsma, Huizenga and Sarah Seymour all banging out doubles. Heynen knocked in two runs and Huizenga scored a pair. Amanda Nikkel took the pitching loss.

Dordt is scheduled to face Dakota Wesleyan on March 24 in their next outing.

Dordt's Current Record: 1-7 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 0-0 (0-0)

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Dordt College 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 5 10 3
Mount Vernon Nazarene 0 6 3 1 1 0 0 11 20 1

Winning Pitcher: Burlew (Mount Vernon Nazarene)
Losing Pitcher: Amanda Nikkel (Dordt College)

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