Dordt College Softball vs. Hastings-OBU Spring Festival
February 22, 2014
(Shawnee, Oklahoma) The Dordt College Defender softball team lost a 7-2 decision to Hastings on Saturday in Shawnee, Kansas in their final game of the weekend.
The Defenders got on the board in the top of the second inning when Erica White doubled, stole third, and scored on a throwing error.
Hastings scored a run in the bottom of the frame to tie it and left three runners stranded after getting three hits in the inning. Dordt went scoreless in the third and then Hastings erupted for three runs on four hits in the bottom of the inning as they capitalized on four hits, two errors and stranded another three to lead 4-1.
Dordt got one run back in the top of the fifth as Brianna Kroeze scored on a Kassidy Van Voorst single. Kroeze was running for Sidney Larsen who walked and advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt.
A three run, four hit performance in the bottom of the fifth put the game away with a three run, four hit bottom of the fifth. Dordt threatened with one hit and left two in the bottom of the seventh.
Dordt was outhit 12-6 with Erica White getting two doubles. Sidney Larsen took the loss with seven runs allowed—three of them earned and struck out one and walked one. McKenzie Welchert struck out eight and walked one to get the win.
Dordt is 0-4 and will be off until March 10 when they face Peru State in Tucson, Arizona as part of their Spring Break trip.
Dordt's Current Record: 0-4 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 3-1 (0-0)
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Winning Pitcher: (Dordt College)
Losing Pitcher: (Dordt College)
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