SOFTBALL

Softball Results

Dordt College Softball vs. Northwestern

April 8, 2014

Game Media

(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Northwestern Red Raiders took an early lead and never looked back as they defeated the Dordt Defenders 8-1 in GPAC softball.

The Red Raiders manufactured three early runs to get out to a quick advantage.

Northwestern tagged starting pitcher Haley Fligge for a run in the top of the first inning on an RBI single by Alex Price.

In the second inning, Jordan Biehle came home to score on a grounder to the shortstop. Two batters later, Jill Kleinhesselink drove in another run on an infield single, making it 3-0.

Dordt managed to scrape together a run in the fourth inning after Kassidy Van Voorst tripled to lead off the frame. She scored Dordt’s lone run one at-bat later on a throwing error by pitcher Keely Bracelin.

Northwestern used the longball to extend the lead late. Alex Price launched a two-run home run in the fifth inning to make it 5-1, and Lindsey Remien clocked a three-run shot in the seventh to make it 8-1, the eventual final score.

Dordt managed just three hits off Bracelin, who won her seventh game of the season. Northwestern collected 11 hits off Fligge.

The Defenders dropped to 6-21 (2-7). Northwestern improved to 19-14 (6-4).

Dordt's Current Record: 6-22 (2-8)
Opponent's Current Record: 19-14 (6-4)

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Dordt College 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 3
Northwestern 1 2 0 0 2 0 3 8 10 2

Winning Pitcher: (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: (Dordt College)

For more information, please contact Mike Byker, Sports Information Director, at mbyker@dordt.edu or (712) 722-6301.