Dordt College Softball vs. Nebraska Wesleyan
April 28, 2012
(Sioux Center, Iowa) Nebraska Wesleyan never trailed in dropping the Dordt Defenders 9-4 in game two of their doubleheader in Sioux Center.
The Prairie Wolves scored three in the third inning to take the lead for good. Dordt got one run back on three hits with Ashton Beaird knocking a run in with a single. Wesleyan got two more in the fourth for a 5-1 lead with Dordt responding with one run in the fourth on three errors.
Wesleyan then built on the lead with three runs on two hits and two errors. Megan Huizenga then knocked a two run homerun in the fifth inning to make it 8-4 and Wesleyan scored one in the seventh for the final of 9-4.
Ashton Beaird and Kacy Oberfoell each had two hits with Beaird getting two singles and Oberfoell had two doubles. Ashley Viet had a double and Huizenga had her homerun.
Sidney Larsen took the loss while allowing five runs on seven hits. Brittany Kooiker went the final three innings and allowed four runs--one of them earned and struck out two.
Megan Cottier was the winning pitcher for Wesleyan and allowed four runs with nine hits and struck out five. Becky Bomberger had three hits and knocked in two and had a homerun for Wesleyan.
Dordt closed the regular season with a 10-10 GPAC mark and 20-22 overall. Nebraska Wesleyan is 14-20 overall and 8-10 in the GPAC with a doubleheader on Monday.
The GPAC softball tournament is scheduled for May 3-5. The pairiings for the eight team field will be announced Monday night, April 30.
Dordt's Current Record: 13-9 (5-3)
Opponent's Current Record: 14-20 (8-10)
Winning Pitcher: (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: (Dordt College)
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