2015-16 NACC Softball News

  • Walker Named NFCA Division III Catcher Of The Year
    July 12, 2016
    Aurora University freshman Elaine Walker received the top honor given to a Division III catcher by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) today, as she was named the Division III 2016 Diamond Sports Catcher of the Year.
  • Walker Named NFCA All-American
    May 26, 2016
    Aurora University freshman catcher Elaine Walker received a top honor from National Fastpitch Coaches Association as she was named a 2016 Louisville Slugger/NFCA First-Team All-American.
  • Hartzell, Dierking Named CoSIDA Academic All-America
    May 25, 2016
    Aurora University softball had a pair of student-athletes named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America team, which was announced on Tuesday.
  • Domico Lands On CoSIDA Academic All-America Team
    May 25, 2016
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released the 2016 Academic All-America Division III Softball Teams on Tuesday, voting Dominican University's Alyssa Domico to the Academic All-America Second Team after the junior was named to the District VII All-District First Team back on May 6.
  • Eagles Fall In NCAA Super Regional
    May 21, 2016
    The Benedictine University softball season came to end in the third game of the NCAA Super Regional after a 3-1 loss to Emory University.
  • Benedictine Ties School Record With Win Over Emory
    May 21, 2016
    The Benedictine University softball team tied the school record for wins in a season with 38 after they defeated Emory University 1-0, forcing a game three in the NCAA Super Regional.
  • Benedictine Falls To Emory In NCAA Super Regional
    May 20, 2016
    In the first game of the Atlanta NCAA Super Regional, the Benedictine softball team battled with Emory University all the way to the bottom of the seventh inning when Emory hit a walk-off single to win the game.
  • NACC Lands 12 On NFCA All-Region Teams
    May 17, 2016
    The 2016 National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III All-Region awards were recently announced by the organization, and the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference was represented by 12 softball student-athletes on the All-Great Lakes Region teams.
  • Benedictine Advances To NCAA Super Regional
    May 15, 2016
    The Benedictine University softball team once again won back-to-back games when facing elimination, defeating Heidelberg University twice, to advance to the NCAA Super Regional next weekend.
  • Spartans' Season Ends In NCAA Regional
    May 14, 2016
    The Aurora University softball team lost a heartbreaker in the 2016 NCAA Division III Lake Forest Regional to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 4-2.
  • Eagles Fall To Heidelberg
    May 14, 2016
    The Benedictine softball team only tallied three hits in an 8-0 loss to Heidelberg University on Saturday afternoon in the NCAA DIII Regional Tournament.
  • Benedictine Advances To Championship Sunday
    May 14, 2016
    The Benedictine University softball team eliminated host Alma College on Saturday afternoon with a 6-0 shutout of the Scots in the NCAA Division III Regional.
  • Spartans Drop NCAA Regional Opener, 1-0
    May 13, 2016
    The Aurora University softball team dropped game one of the 2016 NCAA Division III Lake Forest Regional to the host Foresters 1-0.
  • Benedictine Wins NCAA Regional Opener
    May 13, 2016
    The Benedictine University softball team came from behind to defeat Alma College 2-1 in 10 innings in the Eagles first game of the NCAA Division III Softball Regional Tournament in Alma, Michigan.
  • AU Headed To NCAA Softball Regional At Lake Forest
    May 10, 2016
    The Spartans received one of 19 at-large Pool C bids after winning the NACC regular season championship but finished second in the NACC tournament.
  • Benedictine Heads To Alma For NCAA Regional
    May 10, 2016
    The Benedictine University softball team is headed to Alma, Michigan to compete in the 2016 NCAA DIII Softball Regional.
  • Benedictine Tabbed For Weekly Awards Sweep
    May 09, 2016
    Benedictine's Shannon Fritsche and Holly Haberkorn have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Position Player and Pitching Softball Student-Athletes of the Week for events of May 2-8, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Benedictine Wins NACC Tournament Title
    May 07, 2016
    Benedictine University softball team won six games over the last three days to win their fifth Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Tournament Championship in the last six years.
  • Spartans Top NACC Softball Awards
    May 05, 2016
    The Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference has announced the softball awards for the 2016 season, as voted on by the league's head coaches, and for the second straight season league champion Aurora swept the four major awards.
  • Maicke Earns CoSIDA Academic All-District Honor
    May 05, 2016
    Sabrina Maicke was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 6 First Team.
  • Spartans Have 2 Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
    May 05, 2016
    Aurora University softball had a pair of student-athletes named to the CoSIDA District VII Academic All-District team, which was announced on Thursday.
  • Domico Named Academic All-District
    May 05, 2016
    Dominican University's Alyssa Domico was recognized by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Thursday morning as a First Team Academic All-District selection for District VII for her combined success on the softball diamond and in the classroom.
  • BenU Sweeps Weekly Awards
    May 02, 2016
    Benedictine's Courtney Grasz and Holly Haberkorn have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Position Player and Pitching Softball Student-Athletes of the Week for events of April 25-May 1, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Sobrilsky, Curtis Chosen For Weekly Honors
    April 25, 2016
    Concordia Wisconsin's Carly Sobrilsky and MSOE's Shannon Curtis have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Position Player and Pitching Softball Student-Athletes of the Week for events of April 18-24, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Spartans Sweep Weekly Softball Awards
    April 18, 2016
    Aurora's Elaine Walker and Vanessa Hartzell have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Position Player and Pitching Softball Student-Athletes of the Week for events of April 11-17, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Walker, Guzior Earn Weekly Awards
    April 11, 2016
    Aurora's Elaine Walker and Benedictine's Melissa Guzior have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Position Player and Pitching Softball Student-Athletes of the Week for events of April 4-10, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Aurora Unveils Plans For Spartan Athletic Park
    April 07, 2016
    Aurora University announced plans today for a new outdoor athletics complex that will eventually house championship-quality venues for softball, baseball, soccer, and track and field.
  • Gorges, Brekke Tabbed For Weekly Honors
    April 04, 2016
    Marian's Emily Gorges and Concordia Wisconsin's Emily Brekke have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Position Player and Pitching Softball Student-Athletes of the Week for events of March 28-April 3, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Ortman Earns Victory No. 100 In NACC Opener
    April 03, 2016
    Kristin Ortman earned her 100th career coaching victory as Alverno College defeated host Benedictine University, 3-0, Sunday afternoon in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference opener.
  • Benedictine Sweeps Weekly Softball Awards
    March 29, 2016
    Benedictine's Shannon Fritsche and Melissa Guzior have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Position Player and Pitching Softball Student-Athletes of the Week for events of March 21-27, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
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