Embry Riddle took a 6-4 decision from Dordt in softball play on Saturday as the Defenders were unable to hold a 4-3 lead heading into the bottom of the seventh inning. <p>
The two teams exchanged runs in the second and Embry Riddle took a 3-1 lead with runs in the third and fourth innings. Dordt answered with one run in the fifth and two in the top of the seventh to take a 4-3 lead but the hosts scored three in the home half of the seventh.<p>
Ashton Beaird had two hits and three runs batted in. Michal Hoogland had a double and four other players had a single. <p>
Samantha Dunn took the loss and pitched six and two-third innings and allowed five earned runs and walked one.