2017 Olivet College Softball News

  • 109 Olivet College student-athletes named to the 2016-17 MIAA Academic Honor Roll
    July 24, 2017
    One hundred and nine (109) Olivet College student-athletes have been named to the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Academic Honor Roll for 2016-17. Olivet succeeded the 100 plateau for the fourth time in school history.
  • Smith named All-MIAA second-team for softball
    May 02, 2017
    Olivet College senior Taylor Smith have been named to the 2017 All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) second-team for softball.
  • Softball team splits season-finale doubleheader at Calvin
    April 29, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team ended the 2017 season by splitting a doubleheader against Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) foe Calvin College today at the Gainey Athletic Facility in Grand Rapids. After losing a pitcher's duel in game one, 2-1, the Comets bounced back to win the nightcap, 6-3.
  • VanDam’s gem in game one helps softball team win pair of games at Adrian
    April 22, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team won a pair of one-run games, 3-2 and 4-2, against Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) rival Adrian College today at the A.C. Softball Field in Adrian.
  • Softball team sweeps Senior Day doubleheader from Kalamazoo, 3-1 and 3-2
    April 21, 2017
    Behind solid pitching from senior Carrie Chamberlain and freshman Gracie Boyle and timely hitting from the offense, the Olivet College softball team swept a doubleheader from Kalamazoo College, 3-1 and 3-2, this afternoon at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.
  • Softball team loses two close games to Baldwin Wallace, 3-1 and 5-4
    April 17, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team lost two close games to Baldwin Wallace (Ohio) University, 3-1 and 5-4, in a non-conference twinbill today at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.
  • Softball team shutout twice at Hope
    April 15, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team was shutout by Hope College in both games of a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) doubleheader this afternoon at Wolters Stadium in Holland.
  • Softball team splits home MIAA doubleheader against Albion
    April 12, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team split a home Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) doubleheader against Albion College today at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet. The Britons won the first game, 7-4. Behind a complete game, three-hitter by freshman Gracie Boyle, the Comets claimed a 2-1 victory in the nightcap.
  • Softball team swept by #4 Trine, 8-0 and 12-1
    April 09, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team was swept by Trine (Ind.) University, 8-0 and 12-1, today at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet. The Thunder are ranked No. 4 in the most recent National Fastpitch Coaches Association poll.
  • Softball team drops both games of doubleheader at Alma
    April 08, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team dropped both games of Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) doubleheader to Alma College today at Scots Park in Alma. The Scots won by scores of 5-4 and 9-1.
  • Softball team splits home twinbill against North Park
    April 01, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team split a home twinbill against North Park (Ill.) University today at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet. After losing a pitcher’s duel, 1-0, in game one, the Comets came back to win the nightcap, 3-1.
  • Softball team swept by Saint Mary’s in MIAA-opening doubleheader
    March 29, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team was swept by Saint Mary’s (Ind.) College in its Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) opening doubleheader this afternoon at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.
  • Softball team loses twice at Defiance, 4-3 and 6-0
    March 24, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team made its northern debut this afternoon and lost both games of a non-conference doubleheader, 4-3 and 6-0, against Defiance (Ohio) College at Sal Hench Field in Defiance, Ohio.
  • Olivet College’s Smith tabbed MIAA Position Player of the Week
    March 20, 2017
    Olivet College senior Taylor Smith has been tabbed the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Position Player of the Week for softball. She is being honored for the first time in her career.
  • Softball team defeats Norwich and Bethel to end Spring Break trip with 7-3 record
    March 16, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team ended its Spring Break trip to The Spring Games with a 4-3 win over Norwich (Vt.) University and 5-0 shutout victory over Bethel (Minn.) University today at the Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex in Leesburg, Florida. With the wins, the Comets finish their trip to the Sunshine State with a 7-3 record to improve their overall record to 8-8.
  • Softball team splits two contests at The Spring Games
    March 15, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team split a pair of contests today at The Spring Games and inside the Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex in Leesburg, Florida. The Comets allowed eight unanswered runs to lose their first game, 8-4, to Western Connecticut State University. Olivet salvaged the split by rallying for a 5-3 win in its second game.
  • Smith’s three home runs lead softball team to two wins in Sunshine State
    March 14, 2017
    Senior Taylor Smith hit three home runs to lead the Olivet College softball team to two victories today at The Spring Games and at Hancock Park in Clermont, Florida. The Comets defeated University of Wis.-River Falls, 9-6, and Westfield State (Mass.) College, 4-2.
  • Softball team wins Sunday games at The Spring Games
    March 12, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team won two games today at The Spring Games and inside Hancock Park in Clermont, Florida. The Comets defeated Macalester (Minn.) College, 5-3, in their first game before shutting out Bethany (W.Va.) College, 3-0, in their second game.
  • Softball team loses to Anderson and Mass.-Boston to open Florida trip
    March 11, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team suffered loss to Anderson (Ind.) University, 4-1, and University of Mass.-Boston, 5-2, to open its spring break trip to The Spring Games and at Hancock Park in Clermont, Florida.
  • Softball team ends North Carolina trip with two losses
    February 26, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team ended its trip to the 2017 Grand Slam Triangle Classic in Cary, North Carolina with two losses this morning inside the Thomas Brooks Park. The Comets dropped a 17-7 decision to Salisbury (Md.) College and a seventh-inning rally fell short in a 7-6 loss to Greensboro (N.C.) College.
  • Softball team loses pair of games at Triangle Classic
    February 25, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team lost a pair of game today at the 2017 Grand Slam Triangle Classic at Thomas Brooks Park in Cary, North Carolina. The Comets fell to Piedmont (Ga.) College, 6-1; and Averett (Va.) University, 17-3.
  • Softball team splits season-opening games at Triangle Classic
    February 24, 2017
    The Olivet College softball team split its season-opening games today at the 2017 Grand Slam Triangle Classic, hosted by William Peace (N.C.) University and held inside Thomas Brooks Park in Cary, North Carolina. The Comets were shutout by William Peace, 5-0, before rallying to beat North Carolina Wesleyan College, 9-8.