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2019 Softball News

  • Simpson tallies 38 Spring All-Academic honorees
    June 20, 2019
    The American Rivers Conference announced its 2019 Spring All-Academic Team on Thursday and Simpson had 38 student-athletes receive the honor. From around the league, 348 student-athletes were recognized for the achievement.
  • Storm place 16 on NFCA Scholar-Athlete list
    June 19, 2019
    The Simpson softball team placed 16 student-athletes on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete list for the 2019 campaign. As a unit, the Storm had a collective grade-point average of 3.68.
  • Bell named Storm softball MVP
    May 10, 2019
    Sophomore Emily Bell was recently named the Simpson softball team’s Most Valuable Player for her efforts on the diamond in 2019.
  • Reusche earns CoSIDA Academic All-District recognition
    May 09, 2019
    Simpson senior softball player Kayla Reusche has been named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District 8 Softball First Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Softball places four on all-conference ballot
    May 08, 2019
    Simpson softball’s Megan Crockett has earned American Rivers All-Conference First Team honors for her impressive sophomore season, while Ashley Allen, Emily Bell and Sara Trent were tabbed to the second team.
  • Simpson closes season in A-R-C semifinals
    May 04, 2019
    In the American Rivers Conference semifinals, the sixth-seeded Simpson softball team came short of an upset bid and lost 3-1 to second-seeded Coe on Saturday.
  • Leo sends Storm to A-R-C semifinal
    May 03, 2019
    Camrey Leo smoked a two out, two-run homer in the seventh inning to extend Simpson softball’s season on Friday as the Storm won 7-6 over Wartburg to advance in the American Rivers Conference Tournament.
  • SB Preview: Storm open up A-R-C Tournament play
    May 02, 2019
    The Simpson softball team enters the American Rivers Conference Tournament as the sixth seed and will take on the three-seed, Wartburg, on Friday. First pitch is slated for 4:30 p.m. as top-seeded Central College hosts the tournament.
  • Storm use longball to earn spot in A-R-C Tourney
    April 28, 2019
    At the doorstep of getting into the American Rivers Conference Tournament, the Simpson softball team used five home runs to win 6-2 at Buena Vista on Sunday to clinch the sixth seed in the tournament. The Storm lost 7-3 in the series finale.
  • Softball moves doubleheader to Sunday
    April 26, 2019
    The Simpson softball doubleheader scheduled at Buena Vista on Saturday has been moved to Sunday, April 28 to avoid the forecasted weather.
  • Schilke guides Storm over No. 9 Coe
    April 24, 2019
    Emily Schilke held the highest-scoring offense in the American Rivers Conference to one run as the Simpson softball team won 3-1 against No. 9 Coe on Wednesday after falling 14-1 in the doubleheader opener.
  • Storm play longball against Grinnell
    April 23, 2019
    Home runs from Ashley Allen and reigning American Rivers Conference Female Athlete and Softball Position Player of the Week, Megan Crockett, highlighted the Simpson softball team’s two losses to Grinnell on Tuesday.
  • Crockett tabbed A-R-C Female Athlete of the Week
    April 22, 2019
    Simpson softball player Megan Crockett was named as the American Rivers Conference Female Athlete and Softball Position Player of the Week for the period ending Sunday, April 21, the league office announced Monday.
  • 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.
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