Spartan Softball News

  • Reaching the peak: Former MAU softball star earns Hall of Fame call
    June 13, 2012
    BENNINGTON -- Becky (Palmer) Murphy wasn’t always a pitcher. In fact, the former Mount Anthony Union High School softball star played second base.
  • Q&A with Freshman Student-Athlete Janis Cava
    May 29, 2012
    Freshman Janis Cava probably had the most unusual combination of experiences for any first-year student-athlete at Case Western Reserve University.
  • Wolz and Roberts Tabbed to NFCA All-Region Team
    May 14, 2012
    STARKVILLE, Miss. – A pair from the Case Western Reserve University softball team have been selected to the 2012 National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Central Region Team, announced by the organization on Monday. Senior first baseman/designated player Lauren Wolz (Ashburn, Va./Stone Bridge) was chosen to the second team, while freshman rightfielder Gena Roberts (Miami, Fla./Palmer-Trinity) garnered third-team honors.
  • 62 Spartan Student-Athletes Named to UAA Spring All-Academic Team
    May 08, 2012
    PITTSFORD, N.Y. – Sixty-two Case Western Reserve University student-athletes spanning six athletic teams were named to the 2011-12 University Athletic Association Spring All-Academic team. Within the UAA, All-Academic Recognition is awarded to student-athletes who have completed at least one full year of college study and who carry a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.300.
  • Spartan Softball Left Out of NCAA Championship Field
    May 07, 2012
    INDIANAPOLIS – Despite posting 26 wins and earning the No. 6 spot in the latest NCAA Central Region rankings, the Case Western Reserve University softball team was left out of the NCAA Division III Softball Championship Tournament field announced on Monday morning.
  • Spartan Softball Dedicates New Scoreboard and Looks to Bolster Postseason Resume versus Wittenberg on Sunday; Watch it Live
    April 29, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Case Western Reserve University softball team dedicates its brand new Mather Park Scoreboard, welcomes program alumni and looks to bolster is postseason resume in the final doubleheader of the regular season on Sunday, April 29 versus Wittenberg University at 2:00 p.m.
  • Spartans Dedicate New Mather Park Scoreboard, Split DH with Wittenberg to Close Regular Season
    April 29, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Case Western Reserve University softball team dedicated its brand new Mather Park scoreboard and split a doubleheader with Wittenberg University on Sunday afternoon. The Spartans won the opener, 12-1 in five innings, but lost a late lead in game two, eventually falling 4-3.
  • Roberts, Taylor and Wolz Tabbed to 2012 All-UAA Softball Team
    April 26, 2012
    PITTSFORD, N.Y. – Three student-athletes from the Case Western Reserve University softball squad have been selected to the 2012 All-University Athletic Association team. Highlighting the Spartan selections were first-team nods for rookie rightfielder Gena Roberts (Miami, Fla./Palmer-Trinity) and pitcher Rebecca Taylor (Greensburg, Pa./Greater Latrobe).
  • Wolz Breaks Hits Record as Spartans Sweep PSU-Altoona and Reach 25 Wins
    April 25, 2012
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Senior first baseman/designated player Lauren Wolz (Ashburn, Va./Stone Bridge) hit a pair of homeruns in the opener to break the school career hits record as the Case Western Reserve University softball team won game one of a doubleheader with Penn State University-Altoona, 13-4, on Wednesday afternoon at Nittany Lion Park on the campus of Division I Penn State.
  • Makenzie Lein Named UAA Hitter of the Week
    April 24, 2012
    PITTSFORD, N.Y. – Case Western Reserve University sophomore shortstop Makenzie Lein (Petersburg, Mich./Ida) has been selected as the University Athletic Association Softball Hitter of the Week, announced the league office on Tuesday. Lein earns the award for the first time in her career.
  • Spartan Softball Adds DH versus PSU-Altoona at Nittany Lion Park
    April 24, 2012
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – After losing several games to inclement weather over the last two weeks, the Case Western Reserve University softball team has added a doubleheader with Penn State University-Altoona on Wednesday, April 25 at Nittany Lion Park, home of the Division I Penn State University softball team.
  • Sunday’s Softball Doubleheader versus Hiram Cancelled
    April 22, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – With inclement weather in the forecast for later this afternoon, the Case Western Reserve University softball doubleheader versus Hiram College scheduled for Sunday, April 22 has been CANCELLED. No make-up date has been announced.
  • Spartan Softball Hosts JCU on Thursday; Watch it Live
    April 19, 2012
    The Case Western Reserve University softball team (21-14 overall) hosts local-rival John Carroll University (22-10 overall) for a doubleheader on Thursday, April 19 at 3:30 p.m. at Mather Park.
  • Spartans Dial Up the Long-ball in Sweep of Local-Rival John Carroll
    April 19, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Case Western Reserve University softball team hit a combined six homeruns, including a season-best five in the opener, en route to a doubleheader sweep of local-rival John Carroll University on Thursday at Mather Park. The Spartans took game one, 15-7 in six innings, and game two, 6-1.
  • Spartans Host Adrian for Seniors' Day at Mather Park on Sunday
    April 15, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Case Western Reserve University softball team (20-13 overall) celebrates Seniors' Day when it hosts Adrian College (Mich.) (14-11 overall) for a doubleheader on Sunday, April 15 at Mather Park. First pitch is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Prior to the twinbill, CWRU will honor its three softball senior student-athletes.
  • Spartan Softball Splits Seniors’ Day Doubleheader with Adrian
    April 15, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Case Western Reserve University softball team split a Seniors’ Day doubleheader with Adrian College (Mich.) on Sunday at Mather Park. The Spartans rallied with five runs in the sixth inning to win game one, 7-5, but the Bulldogs came back to take game two, 11-2 in five innings.
  • Saturday Softball Doubleheader POSTPONED to Sunday
    April 13, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – With weekend forecasts calling for inclement weather in Northeast Ohio, the Case Western Reserve University softball Seniors’ Day doubleheader with Adrian College (Mich.) scheduled for Saturday, April 14 has been POSTPONED to Sunday, April 15. The games will be played at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Mather Park to Receive Scoreboard Upgrade through Gift from the Flora Stone Mather Alumnae Association
    April 11, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Case Western Reserve University's Mather Park will be receiving a major upgrade later this spring with the installation of a new state-of-the-art scoreboard made possible through a gift from the Flora Stone Mather Alumnae Association.
  • Spartan Softball Swept at Mount Union
    April 09, 2012
    ALLIANCE, Ohio – The Case Western Reserve University softball team dropped both ends of a Monday afternoon doubleheader versus the University of Mount Union at 23rd Street Field. The Spartans were blanked in game one, 7-0, then outslugged in the nightcap, 11-5.
  • Spartan Softball Wraps Up Home Stand with Sweep of Oberlin
    April 06, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Freshman pitcher Rebecca Taylor (Greensburg, Pa./Greater Latrobe) threw a one-hitter in the opener, then saved the nightcap as the Case Western Reserve University softball team concluded a season-long eight-game home stand with a doubleheader sweep of Oberlin College on Friday afternoon at Mather Park. The Spartans won a pitcher’s duel in game one, 3-1, then took game two, 6-5.
  • Spartans Wrap Up Home Stand versus Oberlin This Afternoon; Follow with Live Stats
    April 06, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Case Western Reserve University softball team (18-11 overall) concludes a season-long eight-game home stand on Friday afternoon with a doubleheader versus Oberlin College (8-14) at Mather Park. First pitch is set for 3:30 p.m.
  • Spartans Continue Home Stand versus Heidelberg Today at Mather Park; Follow with Live Stats
    April 04, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Case Western Reserve University softball team (17-10 overall) begins the second half of its season-long eight-game home stand with a doubleheader on Wednesday, April 4 versus Heidelberg University (10-8 overall). First pitch is set for 3:30 p.m. at Mather Park.
  • Spartan Softball Splits Home Twinbill with Heidelberg
    April 04, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Case Western Reserve University softball team split a doubleheader with visiting Heidelberg University on Wednesday afternoon at Mather Park. The Spartans won the opener in walk-off fashion, 3-2 in eight innings, but dropped the second game, 9-1 in five innings.
  • Spartan Freshman Gena Roberts Named UAA Hitter of the Week
    April 03, 2012
    PITTSFORD, N.Y. – Another "red-hot" seven days at the plate has landed Case Western Reserve University freshman rightfielder Gena Roberts (Miami, Fla./Palmer-Trinity) University Athletic Association Hitter of the Week honors, announced the league office on Tuesday.
  • Spartan Softball Continues Home Stand versus Bethany (W. Va.) Today at Mather Park; Follow with Live Stats
    April 01, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Case Western Reserve University softball team (15-10 overall) plays games three and four of its current eight-game home stand when its hosts Bethany College of West Virginia (3-12 overall) on Sunday at Mather Park. First pitch of the doubleheader is set for 1:00 p.m.
  • Roberts Posts Career Day, Wolz Breaks RBI Record as Spartans Sweep Bethany
    April 01, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Freshman Gena Roberts (Miami, Fla./Palmer-Trinity) was a combined 7-for-8 at the plate with seven runs batted-in and four runs scored, while senior first baseman/designated player Lauren Wolz (Ashburn, Va./Stone Bridge) broke the school RBI record as the Case Western Reserve University softball team swept Bethany College (W. Va.) on Sunday afternoon at Mather Park. The Spartans won the opener, 11-2 in five innings, and held off a late Bethany rally for a 13-12 win in the nightcap.
  • Wolz Ties RBI Record, but Spartans Fall Twice to No. 17 Trine
    March 31, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Senior first baseman/designated player Lauren Wolz (Ashburn, Va./Stone Bridge) tied the school RBI record, but the Case Western Reserve University softball team dropped both ends of a home doubleheader with No. 17 nationally-ranked Trine University (Ind.) on Saturday at Mather Park. The Thunder grabbed game one, 4-2, and took the nightcap, 6-1.
  • Spartans Begin Home Stand versus No. 17 Trine on Saturday; Follow with Live Stats
    March 30, 2012
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Case Western Reserve University softball team (15-8 overall) looks to continue its recent hot streak as it opens an eight-game home stand versus No. 17 nationally-ranked Trine University (Ind.) on Saturday, March 31 at Mather Park. First pitch of the doubleheader is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.
  • Late Rally Propels Spartans to Twinbill Sweep of Baldwin-Wallace
    March 29, 2012
    BEREA, Ohio – The Case Western Reserve University softball team swept a doubleheader at cross-town foe Baldwin-Wallace College on a chilly Thursday afternoon at Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds Field. The Spartans won the opener 7-2 and rallied from three down to take game two by a score of 8-4.
  • Latrobe grad blossoms at Case Western Reserve University
    March 28, 2012
    Latrobe graduate Rebecca Taylor isn't afraid to laugh at herself — and that quality endeared her to Case Western Reserve University softball coach Josie Henry.
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