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Central Michigan softball with major task against No. 2 Michigan

Central Michigan softball will try and knock off No. 2 Michigan in Ann Arbor at 6 p.m. today. In the past the Chippewas have played Michigan tough, amassing an overall 30-43 record against the in-state rival. “We’ve had great games […]
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Off the field: CMU softball infielder Amanda Patrick

Staff Reporter Matt Thompson sat down and talked to senior infielder Amanda Patrick before her game against Michigan. Patrick, holding a .322 batting average, is leading the Chippewas with 25 RBIs this season. She’s also second on the team with […]
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SLIDESHOW: Softball Weekend

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Pitching comes through again for Chippewas in weekend doubleheaders

Friendly competition is normal between teammates, but common team goals allow CMU’s pitchers to push each other. Senior Kari Seddon and sophomore Kara Dornbos were at it again, each picking up three wins while giving up a combined three earned […]
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Strong play at home continues for CMU softball

Sitting in the meeting room of a stadium named after her Saturday afternoon, softball coach Margo Jonker jokingly said the team should just play its whole season at home. Looking at the box scores for the six games played at […]
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CMU softball keeps it going with sweep of Bowling Green

Bowling Green proved to be no problem for Central Michigan as the Chippewas swept the Falcons Saturday, recording 25 hits and 17 runs on the day. Sophomore right-hander Kara Dornbos picked up a win in the first game by a […]
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Senior infielder Amanda Patrick rounds third base after hitting a home during the second game of Friday's double header against the Toledo Rockets at Margo Jonker Stadium in Mount Pleasant. The Chippewas won both games against Toledo. (Andrew Kuhn/Staff Photographer)

CMU softball sweeps Toledo

The Central Michigan softball team has proved to be a different team at home, pulling off its second consecutive sweep Friday at Margo Jonker Stadium. After 26 straight road games to start the season, the team brought everything home.
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CMU softball plays host to Toledo, Bowling Green this weekend

The Central Michigan softball will play its first Mid-American Conference home games this season this weekend with a doubleheader against Toledo at 1 p.m. Friday and single games with Bowling Green Saturday and Sunday. CMU is trying to shake off […]
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Pitching prowess: Kari Seddon, Kara Dornbos lead strong CMU softball pitching staff

Kari Seddon and Kara Dornbos are anchoring a Central Michigan softball pitching staff that tossed 10 shutouts as a part of an impressive non-conference showing. When CMU began conference play April 1, the staff had a league-best 1.29 earned run […]
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Molly Coldren sets CMU home run record in win against Detroit

Junior Molly Coldren stepped into the batter's box in the bottom of the second inning Wednesday against Detroit with senior Kari Seddon standing on second base. She watched the first pitch go by, then drilled an inside pitch over the […]
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Starting fast: Macy Merchant helps orchestrate fast start for CMU softball team

Sophomore Macy Merchant is the Central Michigan softball leadoff hitter. She has one job: to score. Most players care about their batting averages, but not Merchant. The percentage she’s worried about is on-base percentage. Other hitters boast over power numbers, […]


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