Dordt College Softball vs. Buena Vista
April 13, 2011
(Sioux Center, Iowa) Dordt scored four first inning runs and held on for a 4-3 win over Buena Vista on Wednesday night in non-conference softball in Sioux Center. The win forced a split of the doubleheader played under rainy, cold conditions.
Dordt scored its first inning runs on a double by Sarah Seymour, a single by Bethany Dykstra and a two homer by Kassandra Heynen. Dordt was held scoreless the rest of the game.
Meanwhile, Buena Vista got one in the second and two in the third with Brittany Kooiker pitching the first four innings for the win. Kooiker struck out one and walked one while giving up four hits. Amber Soodsma got the save while holding the one run lead over the final three frames and gave up one hit.
Dykstra was 2-3 with a run scored and a run batted in.
Dordt is 9-12 overall and stand 5-5 in the GPAC when they resume play on Saturday at Midland in Fremont, Nebraska.
Dordt's Current Record: 9-12 (5-5)
Opponent's Current Record: 9-17 (0-6)
Winning Pitcher: Brittany Kooiker (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: Chancey Wilcke (Buena Vista)
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