Dordt College Softball vs. Mount Marty
April 3, 2013
(Yankton, South Dakota) Dordt College came roaring back from a 5-0 deficit to defeat Mount Marty in game two of their doubleheader in Yankton, South Dakota by a 10-7 final.
The Lancers scored three in the first and two in the second for a 5-0 lead before Dordt struck for two runs in the third with Brittany Kooiker and Ashton Beaird delivering rbi singles. The Defenders evened the score with three runs on three hits in the fourth. Shantelle Gritters doubled in a run and Ashley Van Kooten hit a two run homerun for a 5-5 tie.
A Haley Huisman single in the fifth gave the Defenders a 6-5 advantage but Mount Marty got two runs back in the bottom of the fifth for a 7-6 advantage. Dordt scored the final four runs of the game with Kooiker and Beaird knocking in a run each with doubles in the sixth and Huisman got a run across on an error. The Defenders added an unearned run in the top of the seventh.
Beaird was 3-4 at the plate with two runs and two runs batted in. Kooiker was 2-4 with two runs scored and two runs batted in and Huisman and Van Kooten each got credit for two runs batted in and Van Kooten was walked twice.
Sidney Larsen allowed 12 hits with four strikeouts and two walks issued and five earned runs allowed.
Dordt's Current Record: 6-15 (2-2)
Opponent's Current Record: 1-9 (1-1)
Winning Pitcher: (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: (Dordt College)
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