Men's Varsity Baseball vs. Concordia (NE)

L 3-15

3:00 PM - Saturday, April 9, 2016
Sioux Center, Iowa
Conference Match

Recap

SCORE

Concordia defeats Dordt 15-3

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

Concordia wore down the Dordt pitching game two of their doubleheader on Saturday afternoon, April 9 in Sioux Center for a 15-3, seven inning decision.

Dordt’s first runs came in the fourth inning when Glenn Thompson and Bryan Wallman singled and doubled and Josh Van Eps delivered a one out double to score both. 

Down 4-2, Dordt allowed three run in the top of the fifth and Concordia broke through for another seven in the sixth before leading 15-2 entering the bottom of the seventh.  Taylor Neuroth came in to score in the home half of the seventh on a ground out by Cameron Gingerich and the final ended up 15-3.

THE NUMBERS

-Dordt was outhit 15-5 in the contest and the Defenders allowed 10 earned runs.

-Five different Defenders had a hit each.

-Brandon Fokkema dropped to 1-2 for the season with the loss and allowed seven runs—two of them earned in five innings of work and struck out three.

-Schyler Kane came on in relief and pitched two innings and allowed eight hits and eight runs with four walks and four strikeouts.

-Dordt is now 15-16 overall and 3-5 in the league while Concordia is 18-17 overall and 4-2 in the GPAC.

-Dordt will face Dakota State on Monday in Madison, South Dakota in non-conference play in a single, nine inning contest.