St. Francis (Illinois) def. Dordt 4-3
HOW IT HAPPENED
Dordt was unable to hold on to a 3-2 lead going into the bottom of the eighth and lost a 4-3 decision to St. Francis on Saturday in Tucson, Arizona.
Dordt had a 2-1 lead after the fourth inning but gave up a run in the bottom of the seventh to send the game to extra innings. The Defenders responded with a run in the eighth but gave up two in the bottom of the inning and fell 4-3.
Dordt was outhit 9-7.
Rachel Evavold had two singles with a run scored.
Hailey Heeringa had two singles.
Abby Smith and Erin Bredemus had a single each with a run batted in each. Carley De Roin got credit for the other run batted in.
Natalie Vos went seven and two-third innings on the mound with five strikeouts and two walks and she allowed three earned runs and nine hits.