Posts With Keyword ‘Central Softball’

Central Softball Prevails Twice in Exciting Consolation Bracket

Posted: Sunday, May 10th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Central’s softball team entered yesterday knowing that it need four wins this weekend to keep its season alive, andthe Dutch are halfway home after eliminating Fontbonne 4-3 and Gustavus Adolphus 7-4.

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Dutch Softball Falls in Extras, on Brink

Posted: Saturday, May 9th, 2015 at 5:50 am

There are very few easy marks when the NCAA playoffs begin, and fourth-seeded Gustavus proved to be a tough challenge for top-seeded Central in the Regional softball opener in Pella.

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Central Softball Begins Chase for Fifth Title

Posted: Friday, May 8th, 2015 at 5:50 am

The drive for five. One for the thumb. Whatever tee-shirt catchphrase you want to use, Central College begins its quest for a fifth softball national championship this afternoon with an NCAA regional game against Gustavus of Minnesota.

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Five Dutch Athletes Earn Conference Weekly Honors

Posted: Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 at 5:50 am

In what turned out to be a huge weekend for Central sports, the Dutch had five athletes earn weekly honors for their performances over the past seven days.

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Dutch Softball Hosts Regional Tournament

Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Automatically making the 62-team NCAA Division III National Tournament after walloping Luther, 8 – 2, on Saturday, the Central softball team now knows they won’t have to go that far for their next set of contests.

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Two Emphatic Sweeps Usher Central Softball tOno National Stage

Posted: Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Needing one win Saturday at the Iowa Conference tournament to feel secure with its NCAA postseason resume, the Central College softball team took away all doubt by sweeping Dubuque and Luther to win the IIAC championship and the league’s automatic berth into the 62-team national field.

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Dutch Softball Destroys Luther, Earns Auto-Bid to NCAA National Tourney

Posted: Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 at 5:50 am

It was supposed to be a clash between two Iowa Conference powerhouses in the league tournament finals, with an automatic berth into the NCAA Division III national tournament up for grabs.

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Dutch Softball Up Two Spots in Regional Ladder

Posted: Friday, May 1st, 2015 at 5:50 am

The Central softball team gained some respect from the regional rankings, as the Dutch climbed two spots to third in the most recent NCAA Division III ladder.

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Three Central Athletes Earn Weekly Honors

Posted: Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 at 5:50 am

A trio of seniors for three different Central athletic teams came away with weekly Iowa Conference honors, which were announced yesterday.

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Central Walks Off With Softball Sweep, First-Round Bye

Posted: Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Central College finished the softball regular season yesterday with an 8-2, 7-6 sweep of Buena Vista at the Kuyper Athletic Complex.

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Dutch Softball Concludes Regular Season, Hopefully, Today

Posted: Sunday, April 26th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Mother Nature has really thrown a kink into the works of the Iowa Conference softball schedule in 2015.

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Central Baseball, Softball Begin Season Wind-Down

Posted: Saturday, April 25th, 2015 at 5:50 am

The tail-end of their conference schedule coming up on completion, both the Central baseball and softball teams will see action this afternoon.

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Record Set in Dutch Softball Split

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 5:50 am

There were some positives and highlights to Central’s softball split with Coe yesterday in Cedar Rapids.

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Dutch Softball Can Tie Luther with Sweep Today

Posted: Saturday, April 18th, 2015 at 5:50 am

The biggest two games of the Central softball season up to this point are today when they host Division III No. 4 ranked, Luther for a doubleheader.

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Central Women Drop Five Spots, Ranked Third in Regional Poll

Posted: Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Back-to-back Iowa Conference splits dropped the Central softball team from 13th down to 18th in the most recent NFCA Division III Coaches’ Poll.

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Central Women Rebound in Another Softball Split

Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 5:50 am

In danger of ending up on the wrong end of a doubleheader sweep against league also-ran Loras, the Central College softball bats finally woke up in game two as the Dutch rallied for an 11-6 victory after dropping the opener 4-3.

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Dutch Softball Stifled in Opener, Split with Dubuque

Posted: Saturday, April 11th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Playing in front of the home crowd for the first time in the Iowa Conference portion of their schedule, the Central College softball team split a doubleheader against Dubuque yesterday afternoon.

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Central Softball Finally Gets Back to Business Today

Posted: Friday, April 10th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Rained out from Wednesday, Central’s softball team has its Iowa Conference home opener this afternoon against the University of Dubuque.

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Central Squads Climb, Fall in Rankings

Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Four of Central’s spring sports teams found themselves on the move in their respective polls for Division III nationally and regionally.

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Central Hopes Momentum Train Keeps Chugging Through Waverly

Posted: Saturday, April 4th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Four days after opening Iowa Conference play with a thrilling doubleheader sweep against Simpson, one of the league favorites, the Central College softball team will visit Waverly today to battle cellar-dwellar Wartburg.

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