Men's Varsity Baseball vs. Morningside

L 3-4

5:00 PM - Friday, April 22, 2016
Sioux City, Iowa
Conference Match

Recap

SCORE

Morningside defeats Dordt 4-3

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

Dordt held a 3-1 lead entering the bottom of the ninth inning but Morningside scored three in the home half of the inning to take the sweep 4-3.

Morningside scored a run in the fourth inning but stranded two runners.  Dordt answered with a run in the fifth with Colton Van Otterloo reaching on an error to start the inning. A sacrifice bunt move dthe runner up and Parker Schutt singled in Van Otterloo.

Dordt added a run in the seventh inning with Bryan Wallman doubling and Van Otterloo lifted a sacrifice fly to score a run from third base. 

Dordt took a 3-1 lead after Jake Thayer singled, stole second base and scored on a Ted Steffel double.

Morningside made it 3-2 with a solo homerun.  Morningside was eventually able to load the bases with one out and won on back to back singles.

 

THE NUMBERS

-Trent Roose had two hits for Dordt while five other players had one hit each.

-Roose pitched seven innings and allowed one run on seven hits and walked one with four strikeouts.

-Cole Samuelson took the loss in relief with three runs allowed on five hits with one base on balls.

-Morningside out hit Dordt 12-7.

-Dordt stranded three and Morningside had 10.

-Jake Thayer recorded his 56th hit of the season, tying the record for most hits in a season by a Dordt player.  He ties Craig Broek’s 2000 total.

-Dordt is 4-10 in the GPAC and 16-21 overall.  Morningside is 34-11 overall and 10-4 in the GPAC.  Dordt will host Mount Marty on Saturday at 1:00 in GPAC play.