Dordt College Softball vs. Concordia
April 2, 2013
(Seward, Nebraska) Dordt College erupted for 13 hits and rolled to an 8-3 win over the Concordia Bulldogs in game two of their doubleheader in Seward, Nebraska on Tuesday, April 2.
Dordt scored in every inning but the second frame. Dordt got two in the first Ashley Van Kooten had a run scoring double and Ashton Beaird had a single that got a run in as well.
Concordia tied the score with a run in the first and another in the second that made it 2-2. The two teams exchanged runs in the third with Sidney Larsen singling and eventually scoring on an error.
Dordt unlocked a 3-3 tie with a run in the fourth as Shantelle Gritters tripled and Haley Huisman singled her in. Beaird had a solo homerun in the fifth inning. Sidney Larsen had a double that scored a run and Kassidy Van Voorst delivered a single that put the Defenders up 7-3 with two runs in the sixth. Dordt got a run for insurance in the seventh with Gritters knocking in Ashton Beaird from third.
Larsen got the win while scattering eight hits and allowed just one hit over the final four innings. Concordia had four hits in the third inning. Larsen walked three and struck out six.
Beaird was 3-4 at the plate with two runs scored and two runs batted with a homerun and a pair of singles. Van Voorst and Larsen each had two basehits.
Dordt is 1-1 in the GPAC and 8-11 overall. Concordia slides to 1-1 in the GPAC and 5-13 overall.
Dordt travels to Mount Marty on Wednesday, April 3 for a doubleheader in Yankton, South Dakota.
Dordt's Current Record: 5-14 (1-1)
Opponent's Current Record: 8-11 (2-2)
Winning Pitcher: (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: (Dordt College)
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