Dordt College Softball vs. Briar Cliff
April 18, 2011
(Sioux City, Iowa) Briar Cliff pushed three runs across in the first inning on the way to a 4-1 win over the Defenders in the second game of their doubleheader in Sioux City.
Dordtgot one run back immediately in the second inning but that was all the offense they would get in a game where offense was at a premium through out. Sarah Seymour scored on an error off the bat of Ashley Viet to cut the difference to 3-1 but the Defenders gave a run back in the third inning and lost by the final of 4-1.
Dordt left the bases full in the fifth and two more runners in the seventh in the loss while getting out-hit 6-4. Dordt had four errors and Briar Cliff three in wet conditions. Kassandra Heynen had two of Dordt's four hits while Seymour and Chelsie Harris each had singles. Amber Soodsma took the loss with six hits allowed, struck out six and walked two.
Dordt is now 8-6 in the league and 12-13 overall while Briar Cliff is 4-8 and 11-27. Dordt will face Northwestern in Orange City on Wednesday night.
Dordt's Current Record: 12-13 (8-6)
Opponent's Current Record: 11-27 (4-8)
Winning Pitcher: Bailey Hendrix (Briar Cliff)
Losing Pitcher: Amber Soodsma (Dordt College)
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