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Game 1
Game 2
Doane University
Briar Cliff
Softball - Sat, Apr. 29, 2017

On senior day at the Cliff, the visting Tigers of Doane took two from the home team.  The Tigers won game one, 9-7, thanks mostly to a six-run fourth inning.  Then in the nightcap, the guests scored four runs in the first and never looked back in posting a 9-2 decision.

In game one, the Cliff received multiple hits in game one from Danielle Ishii (2-4), Ashley Del Alto (2-2), Mikaela Rodriguez (2-4) and Bailey Nichols (2-4).  However, it was Nichols who provided the fireworks with a two-run bomb in the bottom of the fourth.  Ciara Dotzler suffered the loss on the hill for BC after working 3.1 innings and allowing seven runs.  Claire Fischer threw 2.2 innings, allowing two runs on three hits, while Summer Williams also saw the mound, throwing one inning and giving up a hit, while striking out one.  For the Tigers, who were outhit in the game, 12-8, made the most of their opportunities.

In game two, the Tiger bats were hot, outhitting the Chargers, 11-5.  Doane struck early with four runs in the first and then added a run in the third and fourth before tacking on three in the seventh.  The only Charger with multiple hits in the contest was Nicole Wiles, who went 2-3 with a run scored and an RBI.  Breanna Hamilton went the distance on the mound for the Tigers, striking out six.  For the Cliff, Williams went 4.0 innings, allowing six runs on seven hits before Dotzler came in to work the final three innings, allowing three runs on four hits.  Williams registered three strikeouts in the contest, while Dotzler had one.

The Chargers finished the season with an overall record of 8-31 and a conference mark of 2-18.  Meanwhile, the Tigers finished up 23-23 (8-12).

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