2016 Olivet College Softball News

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    July 21, 2016
    School record 133 student-athletes named to MIAA Academic Honor Roll in 2015-16 A school record 133 Olivet College student-athletes have been named to the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Academic Honor Roll for 2015-16.
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    July 18, 2016
    Eleven Olivet College teams receive 2015-16 MIAA Team GPA award Eleven Olivet College teams have earned the 2015-16 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Team GPA award.
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    May 05, 2016
    Olivet College’s Grubb named to CoSIDA Academic All-District team Olivet College junior designated player/pitcher Ashlynn Grubb has been named to the 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District VI Softball team.
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    May 04, 2016
    Olivet College’s Grubb and Smith earn All-MIAA softball honors Olivet College junior softball players Ashlynn Grubb and Taylor Smith have earned 2016 All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) honors. Grubb is a first-team selection, while Smith is a second-team pick.
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    April 30, 2016
    Softball team closes season with two losses against Calvin, 8-7 and 8-3 The Olivet College softball team ended the 2016 season with a pair of losses to Calvin College on a rainy Senior Day at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet. The first game was back-and-forth before the Knights scored a run in the seventh to win the game, 8-7. Calvin won the second game by an 8-3 score.
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    April 29, 2016
    Softball team loses both games of home twin bill against Adrian The Olivet College softball team lost both games of a home MIAA doubleheader against Adrian College this afternoon at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet. In game one, the Comets rallied from a 3-0 deficit to take a 4-3 lead before the Bulldogs scored four runs in the top of seventh to win the game, 7-4. Adrian then used two big hits to win the nightcap, 4-0.
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    April 24, 2016
    Softball team swept at Alma, 7-0 and 9-1 The Olivet College softball team lost twice to Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association co-leader Alma College, 7-0 and 9-1, this afternoon at Scots Park in in Alma.
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    April 23, 2016
    Softball team splits doubleheader at Kalamazoo The Olivet College softball team split a doubleheader against Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association rival Kalamazoo College today in Kalamazoo. After the Hornets won the opener, 7-1, the Comets rebounded to win the nightcap, 4-1.
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    April 19, 2016
    Softball team falls to Trine in MIAA doubleheader The Olivet College softball team was on the losing end of both games of a doubleheader to defending MIAA champion Trine (Ind.) University today at SportONE/Parkview Softball Field in Angola, Indiana. After the Thunder won game one 17-0, they hung on to beat the Comets, 5-3, in game two.
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    April 16, 2016
    Softball team swept by Saint Mary’s, 9-2 and 6-1 The Olivet College softball team was swept by Saint Mary’s (Ind.) College on a sun-drenched afternoon at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet. The Belles claimed 9-2 and 6-1 wins over the Comets.
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    April 14, 2016
    Softball team loses twice at Hope, 2-0 and 11-1 The Olivet College softball team lost both games of a doubleheader to Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association rival Hope College this afternoon at Wolters Stadium in Holland. The Flying Dutch won by scores of 2-0 and 11-1.
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    April 13, 2016
    Grubb’s no-hitter in game one helps softball team win two mercy-rule games over Albion Junior Ashlynn Grubb threw the 12th no-hitter in school history in game one to help the Olivet College softball team open MIAA play with two mercy-rule wins over Albion this afternoon at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet. The Comets won the first game, 10-0, in five innings and the second game, 13-4, in six innings.
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    April 03, 2016
    Softball team sweeps doubleheader at North Park, 4-0 and 16-0 Backed by complete game shutout pitching performances by juniors Carrie Chamberlain and Ashlynn Grubb, the Olivet College softball team blanked North Park University, 4-0 and 16-0, today at Holmgren Field in Chicago.
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    March 29, 2016
    Softball team swept by Bluffton, 10-8 and 3-2 The Olivet College softball team was swept by Bluffton University in a non-conference doubleheader this afternoon in Bluffton, Ohio. The Beavers came-from-behind to win the games, 10-8 and 3-2.
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    March 22, 2016
    Softball team splits doubleheader at Cornerstone The Olivet College softball team split a non-conference doubleheader against Cornerstone University in contrasting fashion this afternoon in Grand Rapids. The Comets posted an 11-3 run-rule victory in game one. The Golden Eagles came back to win the nightcap, 3-0.
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    March 18, 2016
    Softball team splits home-opening doubleheader against Defiance The Olivet College softball team split its home-opening doubleheader against Defiance (Ohio) College this afternoon at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet. The Comets won the first game, 9-1, in five innings before the Yellow Jackets salvaged the split with a 10-3 win in game two.
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    March 10, 2016
    Softball team wins twice to end spring break trip with 9-1 record The Olivet College softball team cruised to two victories – 7-4 over Pitt-Bradford (Pa.) and 15-2 over Bethany Lutheran on a sun-drenched morning at the Gene Cusic Classic in Fort Myers, Florida. With the two wins, the Comets end their spring break trip with a 9-1 record.
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    March 09, 2016
    Softball team improves to 7-1 with wins over Kenyon and Northland at Gene Cusic Classic The Olivet College softball team improved its record to 7-1 with two wins this morning at the Gene Cusic Classic and in the North Collier Regional Park in Naples, Florida. The Comets defeated Kenyon, 8-2, and shutout Northland, 14-0, in five innings.
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    March 08, 2016
    Softball team defeats Rockford and Dominican in Sunshine State The Olivet College softball team won two games in contrasting styles today at the Gene Cusic in Naples, Florida. In their first game, the Comets posted season-highs for hits (14) and runs in a 14-1 mercy-rule win over Rockford. In its second game, Olivet had a season-low four hits in a 2-1 victory over Dominican.
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    March 06, 2016
    Dominant pitching leads softball team to shutout wins over Wilmington and Bridgewater State Backed by dominating complete game pitching performances from Carrie Chamberlain and Ashlynn Grubb, the Olivet College softball team won two games today at the Gene Cusic Classic in Fort Myers, Florida. Grubb allowed six hits and struck out eight batters, as the Comets blanked Wilmington, 3-0. Chamberlain surrendered just two hits, as Olivet shutout Bridgewater State, 8-0.
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    March 05, 2016
    Softball team splits season-opening games at Gene Cusic Classic The Olivet College softball team split its season-opening games this morning at the Gene Cusic Classic and inside the North Collier Regional Park in Naples, Florida. The Comets defeated Marian, 2-1, and fell to Eastern Nazarene, 3-1.
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    October 06, 2015
    Brown named head softball coach at Olivet College Darrick Brown has been named head softball coach, according to an announcement by Athletic Director Ryan Shockey.