Site Rebranding: dcc.dordt.edu has been changed to u.dordt.edu  --  The old URL will redirect to the new one for a while, but please update your browser's bookmarks.

You'll have a better experience on this website using a secure, up-to-date browser. Click here for information and instructions about updating.

3-2 Win
  • 6:00 PM - Wednesday, April 24, 2019
  • Sioux Center, Iowa
  • Conference Match

Recap

SCORE

Dordt def. Briar Cliff 3-2 (8 innings)

HOW IT HAPPENED

The Dordt Defender softball team evened its GPAC record at 9-9  and moved a win within .500 overall in taking a 3-2 win from Briar Cliff in a GPAC sweep in Sioux Center on Wednesday, April 24.

Dordt broke a scoreless tie with a Brooklyn Van Oort double that scored Carley De Roin in the bottom of the fourth inning. The visitors wasted no time and tied the game with a run on two hits in the top of the fifth but left two runners on base.  Neither team scored again until a Hailey Heeringa double scored Rachel Evavold in the bottom of the sixth.

Clinging to the lead Dordt was unable to close the door as Briar Cliff tied it with a two-out rally with a single and a double but couldn’t get a go-ahead run in.

Dordt threatened with a pair of two out singles but couldn’t win it in regulation. Briar Cliff had a threat of its own in the top of the eighth but a runner was stranded at third when the inning ended on a ground out to the pitcher’s mound.

Dordt ended it with a run in the eighth as Rachel Evavold started the inning with a single and was bunted over by Hailey Heeringa. Carley De Roin then ended it with a single that plated Evavold.

THE NUMBERS

Evavold was the winner with two runs allowed on six hits with five strikeouts and two bases on balls.

Evavold was 3-4 at the plate with two runs scored and Jessica Oules had two singles  and a stolen base.

Dordt outhit Briar Cliff 10-6.

NEXT

Dordt will host Jamestown on Friday, April 26 starting at 4:00.

RECORDS

Dordt is 9-9 overall and 17-18 overall. Briar Cliff is 9-27 overall and 4-16 in the GPAC.