Softball Plays Four In Nebraska

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Softball Plays Four In Nebraska

GAMES

Dordt will travel to face Hastings and Doane on Friday and Saturday, April 8 and 9.  The games against Hastings will start at 4:00 on Friday and Saturday the games against Doane will get underway at 1:00.

COVERAGE

Game 1 vs Hastings video

Game 1 vs Hastings in game stats

Game 2 vs Hastings video

Game 2 vs Hastings in game stats

Game 1 vs Doane video

Game 1 vs Doane in game stats

Game 2 vs Doane video

Game 2 vs Doane in game stats

HASTINGS

The Hastings Broncos are 17-16 this season and 3-5 in the GPAC and haven’t played since April 2 when they split with Mount Marty.

The Broncos have a team batting average of .301 and a team earned run average of 5.06.  Hastings has been outscored 180-179 so far this season.

Elana Gerhard is batting .424 with 28 hits and 22 runs batted in. Lauren Schneider is at .383 with 31 hits and 21 runs batted in. Ana Krueger bats .329 with 23 hits and six doubles. Kyleigh Boever is 8-4 on the mound with a 3.13 earned run average with 59 strikeouts in 76 innings pitched. Mattie Hogrefe is 5-4 with 49 innings pitched and she has 26 strikeouts. The Broncos as a staff have 99 walks and 106 strikeouts in 202 innings.

DOANE

Doane is 7-18 this season and stand 1-7 in the league and has a conference win over Hastings on March 28. 

Lindsey Udell is batting .352 with 25 hits and 13 runs batted in and Jayden Young is hitting .303 with 20 hits and five doubles.  The Tigers are batting .254 as a team and has been outscored 131-95.  Doane’s pitching staff has a team earned run average of 4.81.

Shelby Downard has a 3.68 earned run average and is 4-10 in 83 innings pitched and has 63 strikeouts with 14 doubles and six homeruns. Doane has 93 strikeouts as a team with 90 bases on balls in 157 innings pitched.

DORDT

Dordt is 14-9-1 overall and 4-2 in the GPAC. The Defenders are batting .234 as a team while the pitching staff has a 2.22 earned run average.

Jessica Oules is batting .315 with 17 hits and 11 runs scored. Karli Olsen has 20 hits with two homeruns and 10 runs batted in. Chandler Schemper is also batting .302 with 13 runs batted in and Emma Groen is the team leader in homeruns with four and she has ten runs batted in.

Abby Kraemer is 10-3 on the mound with two saves and a 1.14 earned run average in 86 innings pitched.  Kraemer has 112 strikeouts and 12 bases on balls. Taylor Knaack is 3-3 with a 4.11 earned run average 32 innings pitched and Hailey Wilkin is 1-2 with a 3.42 earned run average in 30 innings pitched.

THE SERIES

The Defenders split with Hastings on April 16, 2021 with a 6-5 win in 10 innings in game one and Hastings won game two 4-2. Kraemer was the winning pitcher for Dordt with 12 strikeouts in the 10 innings and Rachel Evavold had four hits. In game two the Broncos scored two in the fifth inning to secure the win. Jessica Oules and Chandler Schemper each had two hits for Dordt and Boever got the win for Hastings with five strikeouts. Hastings leads the series 26-21.

The next day Dordt host Doane on April 17 and the Defenders were 9-5 winners in game one behind eight strikeouts from Kraemer and Doane won the second game 5-3 in 10 innnings. Evavold had two hits in the loss while Downard got the win for Doane behind four strikeouts and she also hit a homerun. Doane leads the series 28-22.

RECENTLY

Dordt swept Briar Cliff on April 4 with a 1-0 win in game one behind 11 strikeouts by Kraemer and Kenzie Cunard knocked in the winning run in the third inning.  Dordt got the sweep with Kraemer getting the win in relief and Cunard knocked in the winning run with a double in the bottom of the seventh inning.

Doane was swept by Briar Cliff on April 2 by scores of 3-1 and 6-4. Downard took the game one loss with four strikeouts and six walks and Haines took the loss in game two with six earned runs allowed with three strikeouts and Downard had a double in the loss.

Hastings split with Mount Marty on April 2 with a 12-1 loss in game one and a 5-3 win in game two.  

NEXT

Dordt will travel to Mount Marty on April 12 before taking a full week off.  Dordt will play five straight home doubleheaders from April 19-27.

GPAC STANDINGS

Midland 8-2/21-6

Dordt 4-2/14-9-1

College of Saint Mary 4-2/8-16

Mount Marty 5-3/17-9

Briar Cliff 5-3/15-10

Concordia 5-5/17-15

Northwestern 4-4/25-7

Morningside 3-3/15-9

Jamestown 3-3/16-14

Hastings 3-5/16-14

Dakota Wesleyan 1-7/9-20

Doane 1-7/7-18

GPAC SCHEDULES

April 8

Jamestown @ Concordia

Dakota Wesleyan @ Midland

Northwestern @ Doane

Dordt @ Hastings

April 9

Dakota Wesleyan @ Concordia

Jamestown @ Midland

Mount Marty @ College of Saint Mary

Dordt @ Doane

Northwestern @ Hastings

Briar Cliff @ Morningside

April 10

Mount Marty @ Morningside

April 12

Dordt @ Mount Marty

Concordia @ Morningside

Midland @ College of Saint Mary