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Softball team looks to stay hot at home against EMU

Central Michigan softball returns to Margo Jonker Stadium Saturday and Sunday to face in-state rival Eastern Michigan. The Chippewas are 9-1 this season at home.

Seniors Kari Seddon, Amanda Patrick lead CMU softball to extra innings win at Michigan State

Senior Kari Seddon pitched all 11 innings and Amanda Patrick hit a game-winning three-run homer as CMU softball beat Michigan State 8-3 in East Lansing Tuesday. “Great win today,” said CMU head coach Margo Jonker. “Kari Seddon pitched a great […]

Central Michigan softball goes 1-3 against MAC East’s Ohio, Akron

Despite being outscored by three runs in four games combined, the Central Michigan softball team went a disappointing 1-3 over the weekend at MAC East opponents Ohio and Akron. The Chippewas split their series against Ohio on Friday, losing Game […]

With MAC West race up in the air, critical weekend ahead for CMU softball

Four games with Ohio and Akron stand in the way of CMU softball and its quest to climb to the top of the Mid-American Conference standings. “This weekend is going to be huge for the conference division,” said CMU head […]
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THOMPSON: Logjam in MAC West has makings for entertaining finish

Immediately after CMU softball head coach Margo Jonker finished her post-game news conference in the Margo Jonker Stadium team room over the weekend, she was given scores from around the conference. She swatted her box-score sheets against her hand as […]
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SLIDESHOW: Softball Weekend


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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