Women's Varsity Softball vs. Northwestern

L 3-4

7:00 PM - Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Sioux Center, Iowa
Conference Match



Northwestern defeats Dordt 4-3 (8 innings)


Dordt College was unable to hold a 3-1 lead and lost a 4-3, eight inning decision, to Northwestern on Wednesday night in Sioux Center.

Dordt started the scoring with a run on two Northwestern errors in the second inning. Corinne May scored after reaching initially with a two out walk.

Northwestern got one run in the fourth inning but Dordt answered with two as Summer Jansen doubled and May had a double an out later to get the run in.  Hannah Sikkema singled with two outs and May scored on an error.

The Raiders answered with a run on two hits in the fifth and tied it with a run in the seventh.

Dordt got a runner on first with two outs in the seventh but was unable to move Marissa VandenBerg up.

A run on two hits in the eighth put Northwestern up.

Dordt tried to retaliate with Rachel Evavold singling and Hailey Heeringa added a single with one out to put runers at first and second. A pop out and a strikeout ended the Dordt threat and the game.


Dordt was outhit 11-7.

Northwestern committed three errors.

Seven different players had one hit each for Dordt and Summer Jansen and Corinne May each had doubles

Marissa VandenBerg had there of Dordt’s hits with a pair of singles and a double.

Tianna Top allowed four runs with two walks and ten strikeouts.  Top took the loss.

Dordt is 11-14 overall and 0-6 in the conference. Northwestern improves to 7-1 and 22-5.

Dordt is scheduled to face the College of Saint Mary on Thursday afternoon in Omaha.