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Softball travels to Florida for USF Invite

Central Michigan softball defeated Providence 8-7 Friday in the first of thirteen games at the USF Under Armour Showcase in Clearwater, Fla. The Chippewas (9-6) saw substantial offensive production from Junior shortstop Trista Cox, who scored two runs while going […]
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Senior catcher Cory DeLamielleure rounds second base against Buffalo on April 5, 2013.  (File Photo | Kaitlin Thoresen)

Softball goes 3-2, shows off their bats at Cardinal Classic

Softball won’t worry about scoring runs after this weekend. Central Michigan finished the Cardinal Classic in Louisville, Ky., 3-2. On Friday, the Chippewas won both games, beating Northern Kentucky 12-2 before edging out Eastern Kentucky in a close 6-5 game. […]
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Softball takes first two games of Cardinal Classic

Central Michigan softball won the first two of five games of the Cardinal Classic on Friday in Louisville, Ky.  The Chippewas beat Northern Kentucky in game one by mercy, 12-2, winning in just five innings. The 12 runs scored doubled […]
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Softball heads to UTA Maverick Invitational

Softball opened its season last weekend with performances worthy of its legacy, and travels to Arlington, Texas this weekend to continue the early season tournament schedule. The Chippewas will open the tournament with two games on Friday, playing South Dakota […]
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Softball opens season 3-1 at Rosemont Rumble

Central Michigan softball opened its 2014 season with a 3-1 record at the Rosemont Rumble in Illinois this weekend. Playing two games against Drake University, and one against both the University of Illinois-Chicago and the University of Illinois, the Chippewas […]
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Softball claims two wins in second day of the Rosemont Rumble

Softball opened its second day of competition in the Rosemont Rumble with two victories, staying undefeated in the tournament. CMU defeated Drake for the second time 6-0 Saturday afternoon after meeting on the diamond on Friday. The Chippewas would finish […]
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Central Michigan's softball pitchers pose for a portrait in the IAC on Tuesday afternoon.

Call to arms: Chippewas look to pitching staff to defend MAC title

Central Michigan softball will be without its longtime ace Kara Dornbos as it sets to defend the Mid-American Conference championship in 2014. The Chippewas are looking to fill Dornbos’ 179 innings pitched last season with a staff of three returning […]
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The loss of Kara Dornbos, above, leaves the CMU softball pitching staff big shoes to fill. (File Photo | Chuck Miller)

Softball opens 2014 season with key returners, young outfield

  Softball will look to repeat its successful 2013 Mid-American Conference campaign with a strong roster returning to fill the gaps left by graduated players. In the 2013 season, the Chippewas finished 33-20 overall, winning 15 games against conference opponents. […]
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Softball team participates in ‘Have a Heart’ for 19th consecutive year

This Valentine’s Day will mark the 19th year softball has participated in the “Have a Heart” program in conjunction with the Isabella County Commission on Aging. Since 1995, the team has helped distribute “Have a Heart” boxes to older county residents […]
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Softball takes second in tournament to finish fall season

The last weekend of the fall season was full of ups and downs for the softball team at the Traverse City West Collegiate Softball Tournament. Central Michigan joined Michigan, Western Michigan and Oakland last weekend for a two-day tournament.  The […]
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Softball looking to grow at Traverse City tournament

Softball hopes to build on its successful fall exhibitions this weekend at the Traverse City West Collegiate Softball Tournament. The four-team tournament will feature three, five-inning games of round-robin play on Saturday. Teams will then be ranked based on their […]
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Strong pitching guides Chippewas in fall play

Pitching has led the way for softball during the fall exhibition schedule. The Chippewas pitching staff has allowed a total of three runs through three games in the fall. This fall, four players have stepped into the circle for the […]


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