2018 Softball News

  • Tigers Jump into First in NCAC Standings with Sweep of DePauw
    April 18, 2018
    The Tigers took down the previously undefeated DePauw Tigers on their home turf 7-5 and 8-4. While game two was called due to darkness, the Tigers lead for the majority. Game one featured a Wittenberg comeback that took the wind out of DePauw’s sails for the remainder of the day.
  • 18 Run First Inning and Combined No-No Highlight Sweep
    April 13, 2018
    Wittenberg swept Kenyon College in historic fashion on Friday afternoon, as Chelsea Zang and Katelyn Niswonger pitched a combined no-hitter for the Tigers. The 19-0 win over Kenyon served as the second Tiger no-hitter of the season, and the second of the week for that matter, as Wittenberg’s offense quite possibly out shined their efforts in the circle on Friday.
  • Tigers Split Twin Bill With Denison
    April 10, 2018
    The Tigers dropped the front-end of the double-dip 6-4, before refocusing to take down the Big Red 2-1.
  • Zang Tosses No-No in 4-0 Win over #6 Illinois Wesleyan
    April 08, 2018
    Senior pitcher Chelsea Zang threw her second career no-hitter on Sunday in a 4-0 win over #6 Illinois Wesleyan.
  • Toetz Named NCAC Player of the Week
    April 02, 2018
    Toetz led the Tigers to a series sweep of Allegheny last weekend to open up NCAC play this season. In the two games, Toetz batted .625 (5-for-8) with two home runs, two runs scored and six RBI.
  • Tigers Sweep Gators in NCAC Opener
    March 31, 2018
    Wittenberg opened NCAC play against the Gators or Allegheny with a double-header sweep on Saturday.
  • Wittenberg Drops Two at Otterbein
    March 23, 2018
    Wittenberg softball dropped both games on Thursday to the Otterbein Cardinals, moving their season record to 6-10.
  • Tigers Split their Home Opener against Thomas More
    March 23, 2018
    Wittenberg softball moved to 7-11 on the season with a split against Thomas More College on Friday.
  • Tigers Split With Alma in Extra Inning Affair
    March 17, 2018
    Wittenberg softball moved to 6-8 on the year with a split against Alma College on Saturday. The Tigers were set to face off against Alma for the home-opener in Springfield on Saturday, but winter-like weather graced the Springfield area, calling for the home-opener to be postponed, as the team traveled to Alma for their first games since a successful Arizona Spring Break trip.
  • Tigers Take Two on Final Day of Arizona Trip
    March 08, 2018
    Wittenberg softball concluded a successful Spring Break trip to Arizona with two decisive victories over Rockford University and Bethany Lutheran. The Tigers stomped Rockford 10-2 in game one, before Abby Haab tossed a one-hitter in an 11-0 win against Bethan Lutheran.
  • Tiger Softball Soars Past Oneonta 9-7
    March 07, 2018
    The Tigers exploded for nine runs on 12 hits, including homeruns from Rachel Black and Abby Curnutte.
  • Tigers Fall 4-2 to Central (IA)
    March 07, 2018
    In a game that saw both starting pitchers go the distance, and all the scoring take place in the first two innings, Chelsea Zang scattered seven hits, while Wittenberg’s defense played a full game of error free softball.
  • Tigers Edge St. John Fisher 4-3
    March 06, 2018
    Wittenberg got back in the win column with a one-run victory over St. John Fisher on Tuesday. The Tigers hung on to take down SJF 4-3 after taking a 4-1 lead into the sixth inning.
  • Softball Falls to Coe 7-5
    March 06, 2018
    Wittenberg softball fell to Coe College 7-5 on Tuesday, as the Tigers were outhit 13-9 in the contest.
  • Tigers Fall to Titans in Extra Inning Affair
    March 04, 2018
    Wittenberg and Wisconsin-Oshkosh needed eight innings to don a winner, as the Tigers fell 4-3.
  • Tigers Drop 5-4 Decision to Linfield
    March 04, 2018
    he Tigers trailed 4-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning before clawing back to 5-4 after a Katy Baumgartner two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh innings.
  • Tigers Upend Moravian 19-3
    March 03, 2018
    Wittenberg softball recorded their first win of the year in a big way on Saturday, as the Tigers upended Moravia 19-3.
  • Tigers Fall in 1-0 Pitcher's Duel
    March 03, 2018
    After exploding for 19 runs earlier in the day, Wittenberg softball found themselves in a good old-fashioned pitcher’s duel on Saturday afternoon against Whitworth. The Tigers eventually fell 1-0, as both Whitworth’s starting pitcher, and Abby Haab, went the distance.
  • Tigers Fall to MIT in Season Opener
    March 02, 2018
    In the five-inning affair, the Tigers could not solve MIT’s starting pitcher, as the Tigers were held to just two hits in the contest.
  • Wittenberg Falls Short Against East Texas Baptist
    March 02, 2018
    In game two of the Tiger’s twin-bill, East Texas Baptist University got the best of the Tigers, as Wittenberg fell 10-1 in a five-inning game.
  • Tiger Softball Picked to Finish Second in NCAC Preseason Poll
    February 22, 2018
    Wittenberg won the regular season NCAC crown a year ago and played host to the 2017 NCAC Tournament
  • Matthews Named Head Softball Coach at Wright State University
    September 21, 2017
    During her five-year stint at Wittenberg, Matthews led the Tigers to a 128-57-1 record. The last two seasons for the Tigers have been Matthews’ best work, as the team claimed their second NCAC Tournament Championship in school history in 2016.