2010 Softball News and Stories

Past News and Headlines

Click here for the 2008 news and headlines
Click here for the 2009 news and headlines

2010 News and Headlines

Softball - Peterson Named MIAA Sheila Wallace Kovalchik Award Winner

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - Awards by the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association to the outstanding senior athletes from its member schools during the 2009-10 academic year have been announced by Commissioner David Neilson.

Softball - Peterson Named ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Ashley Peterson continued to collect national honors as she became the first athlete in Saint Mary's College history to be named to an ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America® team on Wednesday.

Softball - Peterson Earns Second All-American Honor of Career

STARKVILLE, Miss. - Saint Mary's senior outfielder Ashley Peterson was one of 45 Division III softball players to be named to the 2010 Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III All-American Team.

Softball - Peterson and Bojorquez Earn All-Region Honors

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Saint Mary's outfielder's Ashley Peterson and Hayley Bojorquez were both named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III All-Region Central Teams this May.

Softball - Four Belles Named All-MIAA, Peterson MVP

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - Four members of the Saint Mary's softball team were honored as All-MIAA selections by the league's coaches as announced by the conference office on Wednesday.

Softball - Peterson Earns Academic All-District V Honors

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Senior outfielder Ashley Peterson was one of twelve softball players to earn 2010 CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District First Team honors for the College Division of District V, as announced May 6 by the Academic All-America® Committee.

Softball - Belles Bow Out of Tournament to End Season

ALMA, Mich. - The fourth-seeded Saint Mary's softball team fell against top-seeded Alma 8-0 and to second-seeded Adrian 3-2 in eight innings to bow out of the MIAA Tournament on Thursday.

Softball - Peterson Earns Third MIAA Position Player of the Week Honor

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Saint Mary’s outfielder Ashley Peterson its Position Player of the Week for games played through May 2.

Softball - Belles Fall to Thunder

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's softball team fell in both games of their final regular season and MIAA doubleheader on Saturday by 8-0 and 11-3 scores against Trine.

Softball - Records Continue to Fall as Belles Sweep Knights

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's softball team has won at least 20 games for each of the past five years and the individual accomplishments by Ashley Peterson continue to stack up as the Belles defeated Calvin twice on Wednesday.

Softball - Peterson Again Named MIAA Position Player of the Week

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Saint Mary’s outfielder Ashley Peterson its Position Player of the Week in softball for games played through April 25.

Softball - Peterson Breaks More Records as Belles Split with Hope

HOLLAND, Mich. - Ashley Peterson continued to rewrite the record books as the Saint Mary's softball team split a league doubleheader with Hope, winning the opener 8-4 and falling 5-4 in game two.

Softball - Belles Ground Comets

OLIVET, Mich. - The Saint Mary's softball team earned a pair of big MIAA wins with 8-3 and 5-4 decisions over Olivet College on Saturday.

Softball - Belles Drop Pair to Bulldogs

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's softball team fell in both games of a conference doubleheader against Adrian by 14-3 and 9-0 scores on Thursday afternoon.

Softball - Peterson Honored as MIAA Position Player of the Week

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Saint Mary’s outfielder Ashley Peterson its Position Player of the Week in softball for games played through April 11.

Softball - Bojorquez Sets Record, Belles Fall to Grizzlies

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's softball team had a tough time in a non-conference doubleheader against Franklin College on Sunday afternoon.

Softball - Belles Open With Dramatic Win, Fall in Game Two Against Scots

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's earned a dramatic 4-3 win in nine innings in the opener against conference foe Alma before falling to the Scots 13-5 in game two.

Softball - Peterson Smashes Records as Belles Sweep Brits

ALBION, Mich. - Ashley Peterson did a lot of record book rewriting on Friday night as the Saint Mary's softball team swept a conference doubleheader at Albion by 13-12 and 10-2 scores.

Softball - Doubleheader at Albion Rescheduled

The April 7 MIAA doubleheader between Albion and Saint Mary's that was postponed due to inclement weather has been rescheduled.  The doubleheader is scheduled to be played on Friday, April 9 at 3:30 p.m.

Softball - Belles Complete Sweep of Hornets

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Three days after the start of both teams' MIAA-opening doubleheader of the season, Saint Mary's completed the sweep of Kalamazoo by a 23-5 score in game two of the twinbill on Tuesday afternoon.

Softball - Bojorquez Named MIAA Position Player of the Week

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Saint Mary's outfielder Hayley Bojorquez as its softball Position Player of the Week for her performances during the week of March 28 - April 3.

Softball - Belles Defeat Hornets in Game One, Game Two Suspended

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Saint Mary's softball team defeated Kalamazoo in their MIAA opener by a 30-6 score in five innings on Saturday.  The second game of the doubleheader was suspended in the top of the second inning due to rain and poor field conditions.

Softball - Belles Fall to Cardinals

NAPERVILLE, Ill. - The Saint Mary's softball team fell in a doubleheader to North Central College by 4-0 and 6-5 scores on Thursday.

Softball - Belles Battle Pilots in Cross-Town Clash

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's softball team battled against one of the top teams in the country on Monday night in a doubleheader against cross-town foe and #4 NAIA Bethel College.

Softball - Belles Go Deep in Twinbill Sweep

CHICAGO, Ill. - The Belles got home runs in the first inning of each game as Saint Mary's swept a non-conference doubleheader at North Park (Ill.) University on Sunday.

Softball - Belles Battle to Sweep Spartans

NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. - The Saint Mary's softball team was able to hold off the Spartans in both games for a doubleheader sweep of Manchester on Saturday.

Softball - Belles Split with Maple Leafs

GOSHEN, Ind. - The Saint Mary's softball team earned a 4-2 win in game one and fell by a 5-3 score in game two of a doubleheader against Goshen College on Tuesday afternoon.

Softball - Belles Split on Final Day in Florida

FORT MYERS, Fla. - On their final day of games on their Spring Break trip, the Saint Mary's softball team lost their first game 5-0 but finished strong with a big 8-0 win in five innings on Thursday.

Softball - Belles Fall to Knights, Bounce Back Against Scots

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Belles dropped a morning decision to Wartburg by a 9-0 score, but rallied in the second game to defeat Wooster 6-1 to push their record to 5-3.

Softball - Belles Earn Split in Florida

FORT MYERS, Fla. - After falling in their first game of the day by an 8-5 score, the Saint Mary's softball team took a commanding 10-0 win in their second game to earn a split on Tuesday.

Softball - Two Wins for Belles on Day Two of Spring Trip

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Saint Mary's softball team picked up two wins and head coach Erin Sullivan surpassed a career milestone as the Belles moved to 3-1 on the season.

Softball - Belles Split to Open Season

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Saint Mary's softball team opened up their 2010 season with a five inning 11-2 win over Elms before falling to Drew by a 3-0 score.