Archive for Softball

Roemmich’s right-field transition helps Griffs

April 11, 2012 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

Before the season even started, softball coach Jen Bagley made a bold move. She decided against having team captains. Bagley’s decision didn’t affect the team. She said by going with zero captains, it was a way to have the girls motivated individually, and that the girls would benefit from it in the end. It may […]

Athlete of the week — Keri Lorbert

April 3, 2012 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

Name: Keri Lorbert Sport: Softball Year: Junior Position: Catcher Stats this week: Hits — 3; RBIs — 6; Home Runs — 1 Lorbert blasted a three-run homer in game two against Fort Hays State to pace the Griffons in an 8-0 (six innings) victory. The junior also connected on a double in game one against the […]

Softball bounces back at home

April 2, 2012 Comments

Kyle Inman

No. 21 Missouri Western Softball swept MIAA opponents Fort Hays State and Washburn in double headers over the weekend at Spring Sports Complex to improve its record to 29-6 on the season and 12-2 in conference play. The Griffons bounced back and won four straight after losing back-to-back games at Emporia State, their only MIAA […]

Freshman’s swing sparks softball

March 26, 2012 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

Bre Fleschner knew she could hit the ball. She never thought of herself as just a slapper. Less than two months into her freshman year at Missouri Western, her team and coaches know that, too. Joining a veteran Western squad that is currently ranked in the NFCA top-25 poll, the added pressure of playing with […]

Western sweeps two from rivals

March 17, 2012 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

Despite losing nearly 50 percent of its home runs from last season, Missouri Western’s coach Jen Bagley isn’t too worried about her top-ten team. The Griffons are winning a different way than round trippers. No. 10 ranked Western continued its dominance in the circle behind 2011 MIAA Freshman of the Year Jackie Bishop, as it […]

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