Men's Varsity Baseball vs. Concordia (NE)

L 1-8

1:00 PM - Saturday, April 14, 2012
Sioux Center, Iowa
Non-conference Match

Recap

Concordia took a split of their doubleheader with Dordt College on Saturday afternoon, April 14 in Sioux Center for an 8-1 win. Concordia scored three in the second inning and then tacked one one in the fifth, one in the sixth and three more in the seventh. Dordt got a run in the sixth to make it 5-1 at the time and missed out on an even bigger inning when they left the bases loaded.<p>The Defenders allowed three runs on three hits and two errors in the second inning--all of the runs in that frame were unearned. After the three run inning Jake Slings pitched two scoreless innings and the score was still 3-0 in the fifth when Concordia got another unearned run. Dordt's run came after Concordia scored another run in the sixth. Dordt broke up Michael Hodges no-hit bid with back to back singles by Nic Serrato and Travis Dekkers, loading the bases. After two batters were retired, pinch hitter Josh Peterson was hit by a pitch, making it 5-1 but three runs in the top of the seventh made it a final of 12-2.<p>Dordt was outhit 12-2 with Jake Slings taking the loss in six and a third innings and allowed 10 hits with three walks and three strikeouts. Michael Hodges took the win with seven strikeouts, two walks and two hits allowed. <p>Dordt is now 11-23 overall and 2-10 in the GPAC. Concordia is 20-21 and 5-5 in league play.