Softball

Walz earns All-MIAC honors
MAY 13, 2014 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf sophomore infielder Becca Walz was named All-MIAC on Tuesday.


Saint Ben's holds off Oles in game one, completes sweep

APRIL 26, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Lexi Alm went a combined 4-for-8 with three homers and nine RBI as Saint Ben's held off St. Olaf 11-10 in game one before completing a MIAC softball sweep with a 13-2 in game two on Saturday at Mabel Shirley Field.





UST upends Ole softball team twice
APRIL 25, 2014 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - No. 16 St. Thomas upended the visiting St. Olaf softball team twice on Friday afternoon, 7-1 and 10-0.


Softball sweeps Mac
APRIL 22, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Becca Walz' had a walk-off single in game one and St. Olaf completed the sweep with a 9-7 win in game two in a MIAC softball doubleheader with Macalester College on Tuesday at Mabel Shirley Field.




Ole bats come alive in split with Pipers
APRIL 18, 2014 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf had a combined 26 hits in a MIAC softball split with Hamline University on Friday afternoon, as the Oles won the first game 8-5 and lost the second 9-7.


Knights sweep Ole softball team
APRIL 17, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Visiting Carleton College dealt St. Olaf a pair of MIAC softball losses on Thursday, defeating the Oles 1-0 in the opener and 9-2 in the nightcap at Mabel Shirley Field.




Collins shutout helps Oles to shutout, split with Cobbers
APRIL 16, 2014 — MOORHEAD, Minn. - Danielle Collins tossed a two-hit shutout in game one as St. Olaf split a MIAC softball doubleheader at Concordia-Moorhead on Tuesday, winning the opener 6-0 before losing 7-4 in game two.


Ole softball gets swept, shut out against Luther
APRIL 13, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - The St. Olaf softball team were outscored 23-0 and outhit 22-5 as visiting Luther College swept a Sunday afternoon doubleheader 10-0 and 13-0 at Mabel Shirley Field.


Softball splits with Auggies
APRIL 12, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - St. Olaf won a 3-1 decision in game one before falling 7-4 in game two of a MIAC softball doubleheader with Augsburg College on Saturday afternoon at Mabel Shirley Field.




Walz walk-off homer lifts Oles to sweep of SCU
APRIL 11, 2014 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Becca Walz hit a walk-off three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead St. Olaf to a 6-3 win in game two and MIAC softball sweep of visiting St. Catherine University on Friday afternoon.




Oles lose twice at Bethel
APRIL 9, 2014 — ARDEN HILLS, Minn. - St. Olaf led late in game one and had 10 hits in game two, but Bethel University swept the visiting Oles 4-2 and 8-3 on Wednesday afternoon at the Ona Orth Complex.


Gusties sweep in softball doubleheader
APRIL 6, 2014 — ST. PETER, Minn. - Gustavus Adolphus College swept visiting St. Olaf 7-2 and 9-5 on Sunday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field.


Softball loses twice to SMU
MARCH 30, 2014 — ST. PETER, Minn. - Saint Mary's University swept a MIAC softball doubleheader from St. Olaf, taking the opener 3-0 and the second game 10-3 on Sunday afternoon at Hollingsworth Field at Gustavus Adolphus College.


GFU sweeps Oles with a pair of 8-0 decisions
MARCH 25, 2014 — TUCSON, Ariz. - George Fox University dealt the St. Olaf softball team a pair of 8-0 losses on Tuesday at Lincoln Park.


George Fox egdes Oles 5-4
MARCH 24, 2014 — TUCSON, Ariz. - Becca Walz went 3-for-4 and Afton Wolter 2-for-3 for St. Olaf, but George Fox University defeated the Oles 5-4 on Monday afternoon at Lincoln Park.


Chapman rally in seventh denies Oles
MARCH 23, 2014 — TUCSON, Ariz. - Taylor Cartwright hit a two-strike, two-out, two-run homer as Champman University walked off with a 2-1 softball win over St. Olaf on Sunday afternoon.


Whittier, Central top Oles
MARCH 22, 2014 — TUCSON, Ariz. - Whittier College defeated St. Olaf 11-1 before Central College pounded out 15 hits in a 12-2 softball win over St. Olaf on Saturday at Lincoln Park.


Softball drops two to UW-Stout to open 2014
MARCH 12, 2014 — ROSEMOUNT, Minn. - Haley Schreier went a combined 5-for-7 but St. Olaf dropped both ends of its season-opening softball doubleheader with UW-Stout, 2-0 and 9-7, at the Irish Dome on Wednesday morning.


Wolter, Walz earn All-MIAC honors, four are honorable mention
MAY 11, 2013 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - Senior Mackenzie Wolter and first year Becca Walz were named All-MIAC on Friday, while four others were honorable mention selections.




St. Olaf bounced from MIAC softball playoffs
MAY 4, 2013 — NORTH MANKATO, Minn. - St. Olaf was eliminated from the MIAC softball playoffs on Saturday as the Oles lost twice, dropping a 10-2 decision to Bethel before an 11-2 loss to Gustavus.


Schreier homers twice, Oles walk off to reach semifinals
MAY 3, 2013 — MANKATO,Minn. - Haley Schreier homered twice as the St. Olaf softball team walked off to defeat Hamline 10-9 on Friday to win its pool and advance to the MIAC playoff semifinals. The Oles topped Concordia 10-3 in the opener.


Wilson walks off in game two to create split with St. Mary's
APRIL 30, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Senior Jessica Wilson blasted a two run, walk off home run in game two to give St. Olaf a split in a MIAC doubleheader against St. Mary's University on Tuesday afternoon at Mabel Shirley Field.




Ole softball wins fifth straight with sweep of Macalester
APRIL 29, 2013 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf swept Macalester College 3-0 and 4-3 in a Monday afternoon MIAC softball doubleheader.


Softball leaves Moorhead with sweep over Concordia
APRIL 28, 2013 — MOORHEAD, Minn. After demolishing Concordia College-Moorhead 9-0 in five innings in game one, St. Olaf completed the Sunday afternoon sweep with a 5-4 victory in game two of the MIAC softball doubleheader.


Oles plate six in seventh in game two to save split
APRIL 27, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - St. Olaf scored six runs on six hits in the top of the seventh in game two to pick up a 8-2 win and series split with host Carleton College, which won the opener 4-3, in a MIAC softball doubleheader on Saturday.


Oles bounce back, earn softball split against Saint Benedict
APRIL 26, 2013 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. After dropping a hard fought game one 6-3 in eight innings to the College of Saint Benedict, St. Olaf rebounded to win game two 6-2, picking up a split in the MIAC doubleheader on Friday afternoon.


Oles leave Hamline with softball split
APRIL 25, 2013 — ST. PAUL, Minn.- The St. Olaf softball team began Thursday afternoon with a 6-2 victory over Hamline University, but dropped game two in an identical 6-2 margin to emerge with a split in the MIAC doubleheader.


No. 20 St. Thomas gets two close wins over Ole softball team
APRIL 7, 2013 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - No. 20 St. Thomas swept St. Olaf 3-0 and 2-1 in eight innings in a MIAC softball doubleheader on Sunday afternoon at South Field.





Gusties edge Oles in game one, complete softball sweep
APRIL 4, 2013 — ST. PETER, Minn. - Gustavus Adolphus College edged St. Olaf 4-3 in game one and completed a MIAC softball sweep with a 7-0 victory in game two on Thursday afternoon.


Wins over Houghton, Union cap Florida trip for softball
MARCH 28, 2013 — CLERMONT, Fla. - Alex Lebens and Jessica Wilson had a combined four hits each as St. Olaf picked up two softball wins on Thursday, defeated Houghton College 10-4 and Union College (N.Y.) 3-0.


Oles drop a pair
MARCH 27, 2013 — CLERMONT, Fla. - The St. Olaf softball team lost twice on Wednesday, dropping an 11-2 game to Fontbonne before an 8-0 decision to UW-Whitewater.


St. Olaf drops 5-4 game to BVU, tops Fredonia State
MARCH 26, 2013 — CLERMONT, Fla. - The St. Olaf softball team lost a 5-4 game to Buena Vista University and defeated Fredonia State 6-4 on Tuesday afternoon.


Oles fall in seventh to Loras, beat UW-River Falls 2-1
MARCH 25, 2013 — CLERMONT, Fla. - The St. Olaf softball team lost a 11-10 game to Loras College before defeating UW-River Falls 2-1 on Monday afternoon.


Softball gets first win of 2013
MARCH 23, 2013 — CLERMONT, Fla. - St. Olaf defeated D'Youville College 3-0 in the second game of the day on Saturday to get its first win of 2013. The University of Chicago defeated St. Olaf 7-3 in the first game of the day.


Softball loses two
MARCH 8, 2013 — ROSEMOUNT, Minn. - UW-Stout defeated St. Olaf twice, 6-3 and 16-3, in a non-conference softball doubleheader on Friday morning at the Rosemount Dome.


Three Oles are honorable mention All-MIAC
MAY 17, 2012 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - Three St. Olaf softball student-athletes -- cather Maggie Scholer, and pitchers Amy Prok and Jess Green -- were named All-MIAC honorable mention on Thursday afternoon.


Oles sweep Carleton to close 2012
APRIL 29, 2012 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - The St. Olaf softball team closed the 2012 season with a 7-2 and 10-2 sweep of Carleton College on Sunday afternoon at Mabel Shirley Field.




Bethel sweeps Oles in MIAC softball doubleheader
APRIL 25, 2012 — ARDEN HILLS, Minn. - Bethel University scored a pair of MIAC softball wins over visiting St. Olaf on Wednesday, winning the first game 5-4 in eight innings and the second 3-0.


Two-out rally helps Oles save split with Scots
APRIL 23, 2012 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - St. Olaf scored five runs with two outs in the fourth inning on the way to a 6-2 win in game two to save a MIAC softball split with Macalester College on Monday at Mabel Shirley Field.




Ole softball team takes two losses at Hamline
APRIL 20, 2012 — ST. PAUL, Minn. - Hamline University dealt St. Olaf a pair of MIAC softball losses -- 9-1 and 11-3 -- on Friday afternoon at Meredith Field.


Eighth inning homers give Oles game one win, split with SMU
APRIL 17, 2012 — WINONA, Minn. - Haley Schreier and Natalie Mironov each hit eighth inning home runs to lift St. Olaf to a 7-6 extra inning win in game one of a MIAC softball doubleheader with Saint Mary's University on Tuesday. SMU won the second game 3-1.


Oles win 12-inning thriller in game one, complete sweep of St. Kate's
APRIL 14, 2012 — NORTHFIELD, Minn. - The St. Olaf softball team scored on a wild pitch in the 12th inning to beat St. Catherine 2-1 in game one, then picked up a 4-2 victory in game two to complete a MIAC softball sweep on Saturday afternoon.


Softball shut out in opener, rebounds with 4-2 win to gain split with Auggies
APRIL 11, 2012 — MINNEAPOLIS - The St. Olaf softball team dropped a 5-0 decision to Augsburg in game one, but rebounded with a 4-2 victory in the second to earn a MIAC doubleheader split.