2019 Trine Softball News

  • Trine Coaching Staff Recognized by NFCA
    June 11, 2019
    LOUISVILLE, KY.  --  The Trine University softball coaching staff has been named the 2019 Central Region "Coaching Staff of the Year" by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA).
  • Trine Rewards Softball Coach with Contract Extension
    May 31, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. – The Trine University athletic department has signed head softball Coach Donnie Danklefsen to a contract extension.
  • Thunder Finish Season Third in Nation with Loss to Texas Lutheran
    May 26, 2019
    TYLER, Texas -- The Trine University softball team bowed out of the 2019 NCAA Division III Softball Championship today following a 6-3 defeat at the hands of Texas Lutheran University.
  • Michaela Hartline Homers Twice as Thunder Outpace Ephs
    May 25, 2019
    TYLER, Texas -- Junior Michaela Hartline (Niles, Mich. / Brandywine) came up with two big home runs as the Trine University softball team came up with a 10-7 victory over Williams College.
  • Thunder Slip Against Emory
    May 24, 2019
    TYLER, Texas -- The Trine University softball team fell to Emory University in their second 2019 NCAA Division III Softball Championship contest by the score of 2-1.
  • Daugherty's Homer Enough for Trine's First Win in NCAA Division III Softball Championship
    May 23, 2019
    TYLER, Texas -- The Trine University softball team upset number two seed Illinois Wesleyan University in their first game at the 2019 NCAA Division III Softball Championship by the score of 1-0.
  • Thunder to Face Illinois Wesleyan in First Game of NCAA Championship
    May 20, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. – The Trine University softball team will travel to Tyler, Texas to compete in their third NCAA Division III Softball Championship starting Thursday, May 23.
  • Trine University Softball Featured on ESPN SportsCenter Top 10
    May 19, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. – The Trine University softball team finished off their NCAA Division III Super Regional with a bit of trickery to clinch their third trip to the Division III Women’s College World Series (WCWS).
  • Thunder Punch Ticket to Texas
    May 18, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. -- The Trine University softball team punched their ticket to the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's College World Series (WCWS) in Tyler Texas with a 3-1 victory over SUNY Geneseo in the second game of the Angola, Indiana Super Regional.
  • Murdock Shines in Thunder's Super Regional Comeback
    May 17, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. -- Freshman Taylor Murdock (Lapel, Ind. / Lapel) plated four runs for the Trine University softball team as they came back to defeat SUNY Geneseo in the first game of the 2019 Angola, Indiana NCAA Division III Super Regional.
  • Five Thunder Named to NFCA All-Region
    May 16, 2019
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Five members of the Trine University softball team were named to the 2019 NCAA Division III All-Region team for the central region, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has announced.
  • Friday’s Super Regional Contest Moved to Noon Start
    May 16, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. – The Angola, Indiana NCAA 2019 Softball Super Regional games committee has announced that opening contest between Trine University and SUNY Geneseo has been moved up to an 11 a.m. start time on Friday, May 17.
  • Softball to Host Geneseo for 2019 Super Regional
    May 13, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. -- The Trine University softball team will host SUNY Geneseo for a 2019 Super Regional beginning Friday, May 17.
  • Thunder Secure 2019 Regional Championship
    May 12, 2019
    GREENCASTLE, Ind. – Senior Lainey McCue’s (Westlake, Ohio / Westlake) biggest home run of the weekend was all the scoring the Trine University softball team would need as they came away with the 1-0 win over DePauw University to return as regional champions.
  • McCue's Record Day Leads Thunder to Victory
    May 11, 2019
    GREENCASTLE, Ind. – Senior Lainey McCue (Westlake, Ohio / Westlake) led the way offensively as the Trine University softball team picked up their second win of the NCAA Division III Softball Championship regional round over host DePauw University by the score of 17-4.
  • Thunder Walk-off First Game of NCAA Regional
    May 10, 2019
    GREENCASTLE, Ind. -- Freshman Lexi Clark (Niles, Mich. / Edwardsburg) came up with the clutch two-out, two-strike single in the bottom of the seventh bringing in two runs to give the Trine University softball team their first win of the 2019 NCAA Division III Softball Championship. The walk-off hit gave the Thunder the 4-3 victory over Maryville (Tenn.) College.
  • Softball to Face DePauw in Second Regional Game
    May 10, 2019
    GREENCASTLE, Ind. -- The Trine University softball team will face off with regional host DePauw University tomorrow, May 11 at 10 a.m.
  • Softball to Make 12th Straight Appearance in NCAA Regional
    May 06, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Trine University softball team has received an at-large bid to the 2019 NCAA Division III Softball Championship. They will face off with Maryville (Tenn.) College in the opening round of a regional hosted by DePauw University.
  • MIAA Softball Tournament Start Delayed Until One
    May 03, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. -- Due to field conditions the first game of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Softball Tournament between Calvin College and Hope College has been delayed until 1 p.m.
  • Softball Venue Parking Update for Saturday
    May 03, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. -- Trine University has announced parking and arrival times for the Saturday action of the 2019 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Softball Tournament.
  • Thunder Lose One, Second Game Suspended
    May 03, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. -- The Trine University softball team competed today in the opening games of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Softball Tournament. They dropped their first game of the day to Saint Mary's College and then had their second suspended due to darkness while tied at four with Hope College after eight innings of play.
  • Thunder Softball Bows Out of MIAA Tournament, Awaits NCAA Fate
    May 03, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. -- Trine University softball finished off their extra-inning game against Hope College this morning but were eliminated from the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Associaton (MIAA) Softball Tournament by the score of 5-4.
  • Softball Remains in Top Ten of NFCA Poll
    May 01, 2019
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Trine University softball team gained points but fell out of a tie for sixth to be ranked seventh in this week’s edition of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III Top 25 Poll.
  • Kampmann, Hartline Take Top MIAA Honors
    May 01, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) regular season champion Trine University softball team came away with both athlete of the year awards along with a healthy handful of first and second team All-MIAA selections, the league office announced today.
  • MIAA Softball Tournament Postponed to May 3-4
    May 01, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. -- The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) has announced the MIAA Softball Tournament, scheduled to be hosted by Trine University, has been postponed. Due to unplayable conditions due to inundating rain in the Angola area, the double-elimination tournament will now be held Friday-Saturday, May 3-4 at Trine's SportONE/Parkview Softball Field.
  • Hartline, Kampmann Nab MIAA Weekly Awards
    April 29, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. – The Trine University softball team swept the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) weekly awards the conference announced today. Junior Hannah Kampmann (St. Paul, Minn. / Cretin Derham Hall) was named Pitcher of the Week while classmate Makenna Hartline (Niles, Mich. / Brandywine) was named Position Player of the Week.
  • Softball Senior Day Doubleheader to be Played at 1 p.m.
    April 28, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. -- Due to field conditions, Trine University softball has announced that their doubleheader against visiting Wittenberg University will be pushed back to 1 p.m.
  • Thunder Sweep Visiting Tigers
    April 28, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. -- The Trine University softball team finished off the regular season with a pair of wins over visiting Wittenberg University.
  • Thunder Climb into Tie for Sixth in Latest NFCA Poll
    April 24, 2019
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Trine University softball team jumped four places into a tie for sixth in this week’s edition of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III Top 25 poll.
  • Softball Secures Ninth MIAA Regular Season Title with Sweep of Hope
    April 24, 2019
    HOLLAND, Mich. -- The Trine University softball team secured their ninth Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) regular season title with a pair of wins over host Hope College.
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