Dordt College Softball vs. Midland
April 12, 2014
(Fremont, Nebraska) For the second time Saturday afternoon the Defenders and Midland went to extra innings in softball play and the Defenders were able to salvage a split of the twinbill with a 3-2 win eight inning decision.
An Erica White single in the eighth inning proved to be the game winner as it pushed Kassidy Van Voorst across. Midland went down in order in the home half of the eighth in dropping the decision.
Midland got a run in the second inning but left two runners stranded. Dordt got the equalizer with a run in the fifth when Samantha Dunn scored on an error. The Defenders then took the lead with a run in the sixth when Ashton Beaird singled in Bethany Dykstra.
As they did in the first game, Midland tied it in the home half of the seventh inning. Midland left the winning run stranded at second as the inning came to an end setting up Erica White’s game winner in the Dordt half of the eighth.
Dordt was outhit 8-7 with Ashton Beaird providing the only multiple hit game.
Samantha Dunn was the winning pitcher with two runs allowed on eight hits and three strikeouts.
Dordt will host Concordia on Monday, April 14 at 5:00 and will take a 7-23 overall mark and a 3-9 GPAC record into the games. Midland is now 16-13 overall and 7-5 in the GPAC.
Dordt's Current Record: 7-23 (3-9)
Opponent's Current Record: 16-13 (7-5)
Winning Pitcher: (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: (Dordt College)
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