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Junior pitcher Chelsea Sundberg pitches during the second game against Ball State April 26, 2013 at Margo Jonker Stadium. (File Photo | Kaitlin Thorne)

Softball drops two in doubleheader against Ball State

Softball dropped two big conference games against Ball State on Friday at Margo Jonker Stadium in two contrasting contests. Starting with the second game, the two teams found themselves tied 1-1 at the end of the seventh, and final inning. […]
Softball / Sports

Softball with opportunity to take first place in MAC over weekend

The softball team has the opportunity this weekend to take first-place in the Mid-American Conference at Margo Jonker Stadium. If the team can sweep Ball State on Friday, starting at 1 p.m., and Miami (Ohio) on Saturday and Sunday, it […]
Softball / Sports
Senior pitcher Kara Dornbos delivers a pitch during Saturdays game against Toledo at Margo Jonker Stadium. Dronbos pitched all seven innings giving allowing only three hits as the Chippewas beat Toledo 3-0 to for their seventh straight victory. (Chuck Miller/Staff Photographer)

CM Life Player of the Week: Dornbos nearly perfect over the weekend

Senior pitcher Kara Dornbos and the Chippewas pitching staff continue to dominate as the season progresses into important Mid-American Conference play. Dornbos started two of the four games this past weekend, both against conference opponents in less-than-ideal weather. Nevertheless, Dornbos […]
Softball / Sports

Softball sweeps doubleheader against Bowling Green

The softball team was clicking on all cylinders in its doubleheader sweep at home against conference opponent Bowling Green Friday. The Chippewas were the aggressors all day long, getting out to a 2-0 lead in the third inning of both […]
Softball / Sports

CMU softball goes 4-0 over weekend, sweeping Western Michigan and Northern Illinois

Softball had another successful weekend on the road, sweeping both Northern Illinois and rival Western Michigan in doubleheaders Friday and Sunday. “We just need to keep on winning because we know other schools are also going to continue to win,” […]
Softball / Sports

Chippewas sweep Huskies in doubleheader match-up

The softball team displayed their power at the plate to earn themselves to more conference victories over the Northern Illinois Huskies in the double header on Friday. The Chippewas got on the board first in game two with an RBI […]
Softball / Sports

CMU softball travels to Northern Illinois, Western Michigan for four games this weekend

Softball is back on the road this weekend with a doubleheader at Northern Illinois Friday and two-game series at Western Michigan on Saturday and Sunday. Due to weather, the Chippewas’ game against in-state foe Michigan State earlier this week was […]
Softball / Sports

Cory DeLamielleure heating up at the plate

Going back a month, you would find junior catcher Cory DeLamielleure’s batting average at .125. Today, her average sits at .239, not an astounding number, but on the rise. DeLamielleure now leads the team in triples, second in home runs […]
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Softball mercies UDM in home-opening double-header

Softball mercies UDM in home-opening double-header

Softball continued its dominance against Detroit by sweeping the home-opening double-header by a combined score of 22-4 at Margo Jonker Stadium Wednesday. Junior catcher Cory DeLamielleure lead her team to a 9-1 mercy in game one after ending the game […]
Softball / Sports
On Sept. 22, 2012 Central Michigan head coach Margo Jonker shakes hands with the Northwood team following the Chippewas 11-1 win over the Timberwolves at Margo Jonker Stadium. (File Photo by Andrew Kuhn)

Softball opens Margo Jonker Stadium Wednesday in doubleheader against Detroit-Mercy

You’d have to go all the way back to 2009 to find the last time the softball team had a full-game victory against Detroit-Mercy. Since the second game of a doubleheader in 2009, the Chippewas have won by mercy rule […]
Softball / Sports
Softball works through long layoff

Softball works through long layoff

Before entering conference competition this weekend against Eastern Michigan, the softball team had two games postponed and one cancelled, causing a 13-day break. The team split the doubleheader against the Eagles following their near two-week break from game competition. “I […]
Softball / Sports

Home runs and pitching help softball split opening MAC series at EMU

Softball earned an almost-perfect 3-0 victory against Eastern Michigan in the second game of a two-day series over the weekend in Ypsilanti. Sophomore Carol Ann Sexauer, the team’s leader in RBIs and extra-base hits, got the Chippewas started with her […]


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