Dordt College Softball vs. Doane
April 20, 2013
(Crete, Nebraska) Dordt College was on the short end of a 13-3 softball score in game two of its doubleheader with Doane on Saturday afternoon in Crete, Nebraska.
The Defenders allowed three in the first and six in the fourth before getting on the board with a pair in the fifth when Ashley Van Kooten doubled in Kassidy Van Voorst and Bethany Dykstra. Doane got four in the sixth and Dordt was able to respond with one in the bottom of the sixth on an Ashton Beaird homerun and the game ended after the sixth by virtue of the eight-run difference rule. Dordt was the home team as the game was originally scheduled to be played in Sioux Center.
Dordt was outhit 17-3 with Van Kooten's double and Beaird's homerun accounting for the extra base hits and Bethany Dykstra had a single.
Sidney Larsen took the loss while allowing 12 earned runs, walking one and she struck out one.
Dordt slips to 2-14 in the GPAC and 6-27 overall while Doane improves to 8-4 and 13-17. Dordt is scheduled to host Dakota Wesleyan on Tuesday, April 23.
Dordt's Current Record: 6-27 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 13-17 (8-4)
Winning Pitcher: (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: (Dordt College)
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