Dordt College Softball vs. Briar Cliff
April 16, 2014
(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Briar Cliff Chargers scored three runs in the sixth inning to turn a 2-1 deficit into a 4-2 advantage and took game one of the doubleheader with Dordt College by that score.
Briar Cliff scored one run in the fourth inning on a double by Bailey Hendrix. The Defenders answered with an Eric White homerun in the home half of the inning that curled inside the rightfield foul pole. The homerun was White’s seventh of the season.
Dordt took a 2-1 on a Sidney Larsen double that plated Samantha Dunn after she had doubled.
The Defenders were unable to hold the lead when they scored three runs on three this and took advantage of a Dordt error.
Dordt got the tying run at the plate in the sixth but left Ashton Beaird stranded at third after she tripled with one out. The Defenders were retired in order in the seventh inning.
Dordt was outhit 8-5 with four of the five hits being extra base hits for the Defenders. Samantha Dunn and Sidney Larsen each doubled and Beaird had her triple while Erica White clubbed the homerun. Bethany Dykstra had a single. Larsen took the loss while striking out one and walking none.
Briar Cliff’s Bailey Hendrix got the win while striking out two and she walked none. Emma Verge was 3-3 at the plate for the Chargers and Hendrix knocked in three runs.
Dordt's Current Record: 9-25 (5-11)
Opponent's Current Record: 15-14 (5-6)
Winning Pitcher: (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: (Dordt College)
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