Dordt College News

Dordt Baseball Hosts Mount Marty Tuesday

April 16, 2013

GAMETIME… Dordt will host Mount Marty in non-conference baseball play Tuesday afternoon, April 16 starting at 4:00.  The games can be heard on KDCR 88.5 FM and live on the world wide web at  Results of the games can be found at when complete and also at

SCOUTING REPORT… Mount Marty is 6-6 in the league and 12-20 overall.  The Lancers have managed a split in four of the six doubleheaders they have played in the GPAC this season. 

Mount Marty is batting .288 and have been outscored 192-167 this season.  Jared Miller has a team high 43 hits and has a .391 batting average with 13 doubles, four homeruns and 31 runs batted in.  Zac Hollenback is batting .336 with 37 hits and five doubles and Mike O’Connell is batting .300.  Tyler Edler has knocked in 22 runs.  Hollenback has 10 stolen bases and Mathias Godsil has nine stolen bases.

Cassidy Key-Darlington and Josh Cleveland both have three wins this season with Key-Darlington leading the team in inningspitched with 51 and he has 40 strikeouts.  Dominic Wieseler has pitched 40 innings and has a team low earned run average of 3.15 and is 1-3 this season with 41 strikeouts.  Teams are batting .296 against the Lancer pitching staff.

DEFENDER NOTES… Dordt is 5-16 overall and 3-9 in the GPAC.  The Defenders have been involved in eight one-run games in GPAC play and are 3-5 in those games.  Two other losses in the GPAC have been by two runs.

Dordt is batting .226 as a team and are led by Jon Holwerda’s .304 batting average with 17 hits and he has two doubles and six runs batted in with six bases on balls.  Nathan Fraley is batting .300 with a team high 16 runs scored and eight stolen baes and has 21 hits with two homeruns and four doubles with eight runs batted in.  Aaron Parks is batting .238 and has 15 hits and Nick Serrato has 14 hits.

Ben Van Kekerix is 3-2 on the mound with a 4.50 earned run average and has struck out 28 batters in 30 innings pitched.  Mark Nyhoff has pitched 29 innings and has a 4.66 earned run average and has 21 strikeouts.  Lucas Carls has a 4.44 earned run average and has 19 strikeouts in 26 and one-third innings pitched.

THE SERIES…Dordt trails the longstanding series with Mount Marty 61-23.  The two teams played in GPAC action earlier this year and the Lancers swept the games 3-2 and 7-6.

Northwestern  9-1/19-14
Doane    8-4/23-15
Dakota Wesleyan 6-4/19-16
Nebraska Wesleyan 7-5/12-12
Mount Marty   6-6/12-20
Morningside  6-6/16-20
Concordia   5-7/12-18
Midland   5-7/21-18
Hastings  5-7/9-21
Briar Cliff  4-8/7-25
Dordt   3-9/5-16

NEXT UP… Mount Marty will travel to Hastings on Saturday, April 20 and will face Nebraska Wesleyan in Lincoln, Nebraska on Sunday, April 21.

Dordt is scheduled to host Briar Cliff on April 19 and will go on the road to face Midland on Saturday, April 20.

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