2019 Softball News

  • Crockett, Trent power offense in win over Wartburg
    April 20, 2019
    Megan Crockett and Sara Trent each had two home runs as the Simpson softball team won 9-5 over Wartburg in the doubleheader open, but lost 8-1 to split the season series at the Simpson Softball Complex on Saturday.
  • Softball schedules doubleheader with Grinnell
    April 19, 2019
    The Simpson softball team has scheduled a doubleheader with Grinnell for Tuesday, April 23 with the first game beginning at 5 p.m. and the second to follow at the Simpson Softball Complex.
  • Storm grab first A-R-C sweep of season
    April 16, 2019
    Madi Bennett secured the game-winning RBI in the doubleheader opener and Megan Crockett exploded for four RBIs in the game two win to sweep Nebraska Wesleyan on Tuesday.
  • No. 24 Luther overpowers Storm in doubleheader
    April 09, 2019
    The Simpson softball team nearly pulled off an upset of No. 24 Luther in game one and had the lead late in game two of the doubleheader, but could not hold on. The Storm fell 2-0 in the opener and 14-6 in six innings.
  • Storm softball switches schedule to avoid weather
    April 08, 2019
    The Simpson softball doubleheader scheduled for Wednesday at Luther, has now been moved to Tuesday to avoid the forecasted weather. The games originally scheduled for Tuesday against Grinnell have been postponed.
  • Storm win opener against Loras, fall in finale
    April 06, 2019
    In the heart of American Rivers Conference play, the Simpson softball team split a doubleheader with Loras on Saturday. The Storm won the opening contest 3-2, and lost 4-2 to close out the weekend.
  • Storm softball announces schedule change
    April 03, 2019
    The Simpson softball doubleheader scheduled against Grinnell for today, has been postponed to Tuesday, April 9, due to the projected forecast later today.
  • Bell, Crockett propel Storm in win at Dubuque
    April 02, 2019
    Emily Bell and Megan Crockett provided the spark the Simpson softball team needed to earn its first American Rivers Conference victory of the year on Tuesday at Dubuque. The Storm won 6-2 in the first game, but fell 8-0 in the later matchup.
  • Storm drop pair of A-R-C games to Central
    March 31, 2019
    In the opening weekend of American Rivers Conference play for the Simpson softball team, the Storm dropped two contests to Central on Sunday.
  • Storm softball games moved to Sunday
    March 29, 2019
    The Simpson softball doubleheader scheduled against Central on Saturday, has been pushed to this Sunday due to the forecasted weather.
  • Bell named A-R-C Pitcher of the Week
    March 27, 2019
    Simpson softball player Emily Bell earned American Rivers Conference Pitcher of the Week honors for the period ending Sunday, March 24, the league office announced Tuesday.
  • Crockett powers Storm sweep at North Park
    March 24, 2019
    Megan Crockett drove in the game-winning run in game one, hit a two-run homer in game two, and the Simpson softball team won its final two games at the North Park Invitational on Sunday. The Storm beat North Park 3-2 in eight innings and topped Olivet 5-3.
  • Allen, Bell lead Storm to win over Olivet
    March 23, 2019
    Ashley Allen drove in two runs and Emily Bell tossed a shutout as the Simpson softball team beat Olivet 4-0 in the first game of North Park Invitational on Saturday. Simpson lost to the host Vikings 5-4 in the nightcap.
  • Storm tally two shutouts to end week in Florida
    March 16, 2019
    The Simpson softball team scored early and often on Saturday to close out its Florida trip with two shutout victories. The Storm won 8-0 over Finlandia and 11-0 against Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.
  • Bennett, Reusche provide spark for Storm offense
    March 15, 2019
    The Simpson softball offense produced 13 combined runs on Friday to win 4-1 over Becker and 9-6 over Smith in the PFX Spring Games.
  • Storm split against Bridgewater State, Wheaton
    March 14, 2019
    The Simpson softball team split both its games for the third consecutive day on Thursday. The Storm won 4-2 over Bridgewater State and came up just short against Wheaton to fall 5-4
  • Bell shines for Storm in win over Geneva
    March 13, 2019
    With a day off on Tuesday, the Simpson softball team used the break to its advantage and won 3-1 over Geneva in the early morning contest. The Storm stumbled in the finale on Wednesday and lost 7-4 to Roger Williams.
  • Storm explode for 15 runs in win over Pitt.-Greensburg
    March 11, 2019
    After only scoring eight runs in two games on Sunday, the Simpson softball team exploded for 15 runs in a 15-0 win over Pittsburgh Greensburg on Monday. The Storm lost 6-1 to Stockton in the afternoon matchup.
  • Pair of comebacks fall short for Storm softball
    March 10, 2019
    A pair of late comebacks fell short for the Simpson softball team on Sunday against Concordia-Chicago and Franklin & Marshall. The Storm lost 5-4 in both matchups on the third day of competition in Florida.
  • Trent highlights day two with walk-off winner
    March 09, 2019
    Sara Trent was the hero in the 2-1 win over Fredonia for the Simpson softball team on Saturday. Trent ripped a walk-off single to push the Storm to victory, before claiming a 9-5 win over Potsdam in the nightcap.
  • Bell, Storm blank No. 18 Rhodes on opening day
    March 08, 2019
    The Simpson softball team opened up its season on Friday by splitting the first two games of the team’s spring break trip in Florida, by losing 8-0 to Concordia Moorhead in the opener and won 8-0 against No. 18 Rhodes.
  • Storm softball opens up season in Florida
    March 07, 2019
    The Simpson softball team gears up for its 2019 season by starting play on Friday in Florida. The Storm will play 16 games in nine days in the Sunshine State.
  • Storm tabbed tied for fifth in A-R-C Preseason Poll
    February 06, 2019
    The Simpson softball team racked up 31 votes to tie for fifth in the American Rivers Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as announced by the conference on Wednesday.