Dordt College Softball vs. Mayville State
March 15, 2013
(Tucson, Arizona) Mayville State scored three first inning runs on the way to a 7-2 win over the Defenders in softball action at Tucson, Arizona on Friday, March 15.
The Defenders gave up three runs on one hit and an error in the first inning and came back with one run in the bottom of the second when Sidney Larsen put the ball in play with Haley Huisman at third. Huisman scored on the error and Larsen was safe on the play.
The Comets responded with a run in the third and three more in the fourth for a 6-1 lead and Dordt got the final run of the game on another sequence of errors when Brittany Kooiker came across. Kooiker reached with a single to lead off the inning and a Shantelle Gritters single got Kooiker to second. She eventually scored when Larsen again reached on an error.
Kooiker took the loss after surrendering the first three runs of the game. Sidney Larsen pitched six and two-third innings and allowed four runs on eight hits with six strikeouts. Shantelle Gritters was the lone player with multiple hits for the Defenders with a pair of singles. Huisman, Kooiker, Van Voorst and Van Kooten all had singles as well.
Dordt is 2-13 and is scheduled to host Buena Vista on Wednesday, March 20.
Dordt's Current Record: 2-13 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 0-0 (0-0)
Winning Pitcher: (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: (Dordt College)
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