Softball Results

Dordt College Softball vs. Friends

March 15, 2011

Game Media

(Wichita, Kansas) Dordt scored the first run but the Friends Falcons fought back immediately to win a 9-1, five inning decision in game two of their doubleheader in Wichita, Kansas on Tuesday, March 15.

Dordt scored a run in the third inning on an Amber Soodsma solo homerun. Dordt's offense was limited the rest of the contest with the three other players singling as the Defenders were outhit 12-4. Friends got three runs in the third inning and four in the fourth and put the game away with two runs in the fifth.

Amanda Nikkel went four and two-thirds innings and allowed nine runs on 12 hits with three strikeouts and one walk. Paige Fynaardt, Bethany Dykstra and Chelsie Harris each had singles.

Dordt will face Central Christian in McPherson, Kansas on Wednesday, March 16. Dordt is 0-2.

Dordt's Current Record: 0-2 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 0-0 (0-0)

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Dordt College 0 0 1 0 0 x x 1 4 1
Friends 0 0 3 4 2 x x 9 12 1

Winning Pitcher: Kelsey Porte (Friends)
Losing Pitcher: Amanda Nikkel (Dordt College)

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