Dordt College Softball vs. Briar Cliff
April 16, 2013
(Sioux City, Iowa) Dordt scored a run in the top of the first but the offense was hard to come by after that as they lost a 7-1 decision to Briar Cliff in game two of the doubleheader.
Dordt's run came after Ashley Van Kooten singled and stole second. An Ashton Beaird fielder's choice scored Van Kooten from third for a 1-0 lead.
Briar Cliff struck for two runs in the first and added single runs in the fourth and fifth frames and three in the sixth to finish the game 7-1.
Dordt was outhit 9-5 and Beaird took the loss while allowing six earned runs and walked four with two strikeouts.
Van Kooten was the lone Dordt batter to get two hits with a pair of singles.
Dordt stands 2-12 in the GPAC and 6-25 overall. Briar Cliff is 3-7 and 7-13. The Defenders will host Doane on Saturday, April 20 in its next outing.
Dordt's Current Record: 6-25 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 7-13 (3-7)
Winning Pitcher: (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: (Dordt College)
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