Posts With Keyword ‘Central Softball’

Dutch Softball, Men’s Track See Boosts in Polls

Posted: Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 at 5:57 am

A year of success for Central athletics keeps on trucking, as they say. The Central softball team climbed one rung in the most recent National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III rankings from 12th to 11th.

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Another Big Home Run Fuels a Big Sweep for Central Softball

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 5:57 am

Championship teams, or at the very least, very good teams always find ways to put themselves in a position to win games.

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Pinch Hit Grand Slam Fuels Softball Sweep for Central

Posted: Monday, March 31st, 2014 at 5:57 am

A 3 – 14 Augsburg team gave the Number 12-ranked Central softball team a scare, but the Dutch prevailed 7 – 4 in Sunday’s doubleheader.

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Central Softball Stomps Ranked Foe, Earns Sweep

Posted: Sunday, March 30th, 2014 at 5:57 am

The No. 12 ranked Central softball team took it to the No. 23 Washington – St. Louis squad, 3 – 2 on Saturday.

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Two Dutch Squads in Top 15 in Polls

Posted: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Going 12 – 4 down in Tucson, Arizona, the Central softball team dipped a few spots in the most recent National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III poll.

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Three Dutch Earn Conference Honors

Posted: Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 at 5:56 am

Central softball, baseball and men’s golf each had an athlete earn Iowa Conference honors for their performances last week.

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Dutch Softball Finishes Road Trip With Split

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014 at 5:57 am

On their final day down in Tucson, Arizona, the Central softball team took a win and a loss against their competitors on Saturday.

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Dutch Softball Wins Pair of One-Run Games

Posted: Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 at 5:57 am

The Central softball team recorded their second straight doubleheader sweep with a pair of wins in close games on Friday.

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Central Pitching Key to Thursday Softball Doubleheader Sweep

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 5:57 am

Twelve innings, two runs was the output of work by the Central pitching staff on Wednesday en route to a pair of victories.

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Dutch Baseball, Softball Splits

Posted: Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at 5:57 am

The Central softball team was on the right and wrong end of a shutout yesterday down in Tucson, Arizona.

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Central Softball Tallies Two Losses in Monday Action

Posted: Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 at 5:57 am

All good things must come to an end, and unfortunately for the Central softball team, their hot start down in Arizona hit a brick wall in a pair of losses yesterday.

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Another Day, Another Set of Victories for Central Baseball, Softball

Posted: Monday, March 17th, 2014 at 5:57 am

It was another day in Tucson and another pair of shutout victories for the 4th-ranked Central College softball team on Sunday.

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Central Baseball, Softball Stay Hot in Tucson

Posted: Sunday, March 16th, 2014 at 5:57 am

The Central College softball is off to a 4-0 start after earning another doubleheader shutout sweep in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday.

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Central Baseball, Softball Earn Sweeps in Tucson Debut

Posted: Saturday, March 15th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Central’s baseball team recorded a pair of victories yesterday in Tucson.

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Dutch Men, Women Embark on Arizona Swing

Posted: Friday, March 14th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Both the Central baseball and softball teams have landed in Arizona and are playing some stiff competition for their spring break trip starting today in Tuscon.

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Two Central Teams and a Wrestler Receive Good News in Rankings

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 5:57 am

They haven’t played a game yet and the Central softball team finds themselves ranked sixth in the preseason NFCA Division III preseason rankings.

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O’Brien Receives Honor Away From Central

Posted: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 at 5:56 am

Assistant softball coach and associate athletics director at Central College, Alicia O’Brien was inducted into the Western Connecticut State University Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday in Danbury, Connecticut.

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Nine Central Softballers Make Academic List

Posted: Friday, October 18th, 2013 at 5:57 am

Central’s softball team landed nine athletes on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association’s All-America Scholar-Athlete softball squad for 2013. An athlete earns the distinction by holding at least a 3.50 GPA during the previous academic year. The nine Dutch that made the list is the 17th highest total for any NCAA Division III school. See a full list of all of the athletes from Central below.
Name 2012-13 Yr. Hometown 2012-13 GPA Major
**Lexi Cessna Jr. Bloomington, Ill. 3.69 Biology
**Chelsea Greiner Jr. Agency, Iowa 3.97 Exercise science
**Brie Haycraft So. Eldridge, Iowa 4.00 Elementary education
**Jordan Overland Jr. Madrid, Iowa 3.97 Exercise science
*Heidi Reburn Sr. New Albin, Iowa 3.52 Mathematics
Trisha Smith Fr. New Hampton, Iowa 3.58 Biology
Whitney Sowers So. Marshalltown, Iowa 3.51 Sociology
**Emily Te Brink Sr. Le Mars, Iowa 3.84 Exercisce science
*Dana Van Renterghem So. Oskaloosa, Iowa 3.70 undeclared
*years previously honored

Dutch Softball Host Alumni Day Today

Posted: Saturday, October 5th, 2013 at 5:56 am

Today is alumni day for the Central College softball team, as they’ll be hosting a fundraising auction and the annual alumni game.

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Dutch Softball Looking for Better Protection in Lineup

Posted: Monday, August 5th, 2013 at 5:57 am

Central softball this past season made it back to the Division III national tournament for the first time since 2003 when they won the title.

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