Dordt College Softball vs. Briar Cliff
April 18, 2011
(Sioux City, Iowa) Dordt College won a 5-1 decision over the Briar Cliff Chargers on Monday, April 18 in Sioux City, Iowa. The Defenders came from 1-0 down to score two in the fourth and three in the fifth while outhitting the hosts 13-6.
A Megan Huizenga double in the fourth got the Defenders on the board. Three run scoring singles by Kaitlyn Lockhorst, Amber Soodsma and Sarah Seymour highlighted the fifth inning and gave the Defenders insurance. The Defenders had five hits in the three-run uprising.
Amber Soodsma, Bethany Dykstra, Sarah Seymour and Kassandra Heynen and Kaitlyn Lockhorst all had two hits with Paige Fynaardt and Megan Huizenga each getting a double each.
Amanda Nikkel was the winning pitcher with six hits allowed and six strikeouts with no walks issued.
Dordt's Current Record: 12-13 (8-6)
Opponent's Current Record: 10-27 (3-8)
Winning Pitcher: Amanda Nikkel (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: Bailey Hendrix (Briar Cliff)
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