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Norse softball falls to Miami Redhawks during double-header

Norse softball falls to Miami Redhawks during double-header

Despite the loss Ava Lawson managed to hit her first triple of the season.
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.
(L to R) Freshmen Josie Frazier, Hailey Whitmer and Faith Howard are learning how to succeed in the classroom and on the field.

Softball rookies make the switch from varsity to collegiate play

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.
Sydney Ferrante

Softball looks to improve offensively in 2018 season

Kevin Carey , Assistant Sports Editor February 21, 2018

Moving two spots up in the Horizon League preseason polls to seventh, the Norse are looking to improve their 14-38 record in 2017. They enter their third season in the Horizon League with a mindset to...

Paige McQueen connects with a pitch against Youngstown State

McQueen steers Norse to senior day victory over Phoenix

Kevin Carey , Contributor April 30, 2017

The NKU softball team split an odd double header with Green Bay on Sunday afternoon. The Norse lost 7-3 in the first game, which was a continuation of Friday’s rain shortened game. The Norse capped...

Kailey Rossiter throws the ball back into the infield against Cleveland State

Norse drop both games of Friday DH with Cleveland State

Kevin Carey , Contributor April 21, 2017

Northern Kentucky and Cleveland State battled it out in Horizon League play Friday afternoon in a doubleheader that was originally scheduled for April 22nd, but was moved due to inclement weather projected...

Ava Lawson connects on a pitch against Youngstown State

Softball steals a Saturday victory against UIC

Cole Grecco, News Editor April 17, 2017

Over the weekend the Norse softball team traveled to Chicago to play three games against the University of Illinois-Chicago, two of which in a doubleheader on Saturday. The Norse ended the series 1-2,...

Toree Stalter lays down a bunt against Yougnstown State

Ferrante’s six RBI lead Norse past Penguins

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor April 13, 2017

The NKU softball team secured their first Horizon League series victory of the season and first league series win since 2014, defeating Youngstown State 11-3 in five innings at Grein Stadium Thursday afternoon.  "It's...

The Norse celebrate after Dani Devlin homered against Youngstown State

Gallery: Norse split double header with 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...

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

Norse split double header with Morehead State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor April 5, 2017

The NKU Norse split a double header with Morehead State on Tuesday afternoon. The Norse fell in game one 4-2 but came back in game to and got the victory 4-3. The Norse record is now 8-23. The Norse will...

Outfielder Ava Lawson throws the ball back into the infield to keep runners from advancing .

Norse softball falls to No. 16 Kentucky

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor March 29, 2017

The NKU softball team lost 2-1 to No. 16 Kentucky on Wednesday. The loss brings the Norse to 6-20 on the season, and 1-5 at home. Kentucky advances to 23-6 on the season. NKU's Charlie Nolen pitched...

Zahrya McFarland stands in to face Valparaiso on Friday. The Norse would fall to the Crusaders 7-4

GALLERY: Softball drops first Horizon League series of the season

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor March 26, 2017

The NKU softball team dropped their first Horizon League series of the year to Valparaiso, losing two out of three games. The Norse fall to 6-19 on the season and open Horizon League play 1-2 while...

Preview: Softball hopes versatility will guide them to winning season

Preview: Softball hopes versatility will guide them to winning season

Amanda Meagher, Contributor February 17, 2017

After placing ninth in the Horizon League’s 2017 preseason poll, the Northern Kentucky University softball team is motivated to advance their record this year and improve from last year’s 13-40 record...

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