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Norse softball falls to Miami Redhawks during double-header

Norse softball falls to Miami Redhawks during double-header

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

May 1, 2019

The NKU softball team took on Miami (Ohio) in a double header on Tuesday afternoon.  The final score of the first game was 5-1 with the Redhawks winning. The final score of the second game was 3-2 with the Redhawks taking the win as well. Overall, the Norse’s record falls 17-30 while the Redhawks’ record improves 30-14.

Norse softball falls to IUPUI Jaguars

Norse softball falls to IUPUI Jaguars

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

March 24, 2019

The NKU softball team took on the IUPUI Jaguars on Saturday for a double-header at Frank Ignatius Grein softball field. In the first game, the Norse lost to the Jaguars 13-5 and lost 1-0 in the second. This brought the Norse down to 7-18 overall and 0-3 in the Horizon League.

Softball rookies make the switch from varsity to collegiate play

(L to R) Freshmen Josie Frazier, Hailey Whitmer and Faith Howard are learning how to succeed in the classroom and on the field.

Mike Canizales, Reporter

May 8, 2018

Freshmen women's softball players Hailey Whitmer, Faith Howard and Josie Frazier are among the latest crop of Norse rookies making the switch from high school varsity teams to an accredited college program, and they came prepared.

Norse drop first game against Green Bay, game two postponed

Morgan Glover (10) talks with assistant coach Shana Madura during Thursday's game against Green Bay.

Kevin Carey, Contributor

April 28, 2017

Northern Kentucky hosted Green Bay in a doubleheader Friday afternoon to begin their final homestand of the season. Six Norse players did not dress for either game. “Six players sat out due to a violation of team rules,” said Chloe Smith, the Assistant Athletic Communications Director said. He...

Norse suffer run-rule loss

Ashlynn Roberts looks on during a visit to the mound on Tuesday against EKU.

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

April 18, 2017

The NKU softball team hosted Eastern Kentucky at Grein Softball Field on Tuesday, and lost to the Colonels 13-4. The Norse are now 12-29 on the season. “I was disappointed in our effort,” Head Coach Kathryn Gleason said. “I don’t think we showed up to play today.” Ashlynn Roberts started...

Gallery: Norse split double header with Youngstown State

The Norse celebrate after Dani Devlin homered against Youngstown State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

April 13, 2017

The NKU softball team split a double header with Youngstown State Wednesday afternoon at Frank Idnatius Grein Field. The Norse improve to 10-26 and 4-7 in Horizon League play while the Penguins are 17-23 and 5-6 in league play. The rubber match of the three game series starts at noon on Thursday. A ...

RECAP: Norse softball drop two of three

The Norse gather at the mound prior to the start of the inning against Valparaiso.

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

April 10, 2017

The NKU softball team dropped two out of three games to Detroit Mercy over the weekend in Detroit. The Norse are now 9-25 overall, and 3-6 in conference play. Game 1: NKU 6, Detroit 2 Charlie Nolen pitched seven complete innings, allowing just two runs on six hits, while striking out six and walking j...

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