Softball

Softball

Freshman Brittney Horan plays like a veteran in weekend games

When women’s softball coach Margo Jonker was asked about who had recruited left fielder Brittney Horan, she laughed and sheepishly raised her hand. Despite coming out of high school with an impressive athletic resume, Horan, a Rosebush native, wasn’t being […]
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Kara Dornbos pitches twice as CMU softball splits doubleheader against Ball State

Sophomore pitcher Kara Dornbos threw 211 pitches and started both games Sunday as CMU softball split with Ball State at Margo Jonker Stadium. The Chippewas took three of four games on the weekend, Dornbos earning two wins, putting themselves in […]
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Rain postpones CMU-Ball State softball opener; doubleheader set for Sunday

Rain has postponed the Central Michigan softball team's scheduled game against Ball State in Mount Pleasant. Both teams took the field at Margo Jonker Stadium Saturday afternoon, but umpires made the call to postpone play after heavy rain began during […]
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CMU softball wins two more at home, sweeps Miami

CMU softball is only a half a game out of first in the Mid-American Conference West after sweeping Miami Friday at Margo Jonker Stadium. “Key wins for us against Miami,” said CMU head coach Margo Jonker. “Miami was picked to […]
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CMU softball hosts first-place Ball State, Miami this weekend

The Ball State Cardinals are in first place of the Mid-American Conference West Division and coming to Mount Pleasant this weekend with last year's MAC tournament title and two consecutive regular season titles. “Ball State is always big competition,” said […]
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CMU softball falls short at Michigan

No. 2-ranked Michigan beat the Central Michigan softball team 3-0 in Ann Arbor on Wednesday night behind a one-hitter by Wolverine ace Jordan Taylor. “You have to take into consideration we played a good game against the No. 2-ranked team,” […]
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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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