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2012 Chicago Softball News

  • Maroons Place Five on All-Region Team
    May 14, 2012
    CHICAGO -- Five University of Chicago softball players have been named to the 2012 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Great Lakes Region Team.
  • Maroons Season Ends at NCAA Regional
    May 12, 2012
    ALMA, Mich. -- After defeating Denison University 1-0 in Saturday's first game, the University of Chicago dropped a 3-1 decision to host Alma College on the third day of the 2012 NCAA Division III Softball Championship.
  • Maroons Fall to Trine at NCAA Regional
    May 11, 2012
    ALMA, Mich. -- Trine University pitcher Andi Gasco limited the University of Chicago to three hits as the Thunder defeated the Maroons 6-1 on the second day of the 2012 NCAA Division III Softball Championship Regional Friday at Alma College.
  • Tomaka 3-Run HR Lifts Maroons to NCAA Regional Win
    May 10, 2012
    ALMA, Mich. -- Junior SS Vicky Tomaka's (Roselle, Ill./ Lake Park) three-run home run in the bottom of the second inning provided the University of Chicago all the runs it would need as the Maroons defeated John Carroll University 3-2 in the opening round of the 2012 NCAA Division III Softball Championship Regional Thursday at Alma College.
  • Maroons Earn NCAA Tournament Bid
    May 07, 2012
    CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago has earned an at-large bid to the 2012 NCAA Division III Softball Championship. The Maroons will participate in an eight-team, double-elimination regional at Alma College beginning Thursday, May 10.
  • Schneider's Walk-Off Blast Lifts Maroons in Regular Season Finale
    May 01, 2012
    CHICAGO -- Senior 2B Julia Schneider (Edgewater, N.J./ Dwight-Englewood) homered to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning to give the University of Chicago softball team a 2-1 win over North Central College Tuesday at Stagg Field.
  • Maroons Split at No. 19 Carthage
    April 29, 2012
    KENOSHA, Wis. -- Making its final road appearance of the regular season, the University of Chicago softball team split a doubleheader Sunday at 19th-ranked Carthage College, losing the opener 5-4 before taking game two 7-3.
  • Kaitlyn Carpenter, Kim Cygan Named All-UAA
    April 26, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago sophomore center fielder Kaitlyn Carpenter (Des Moines, Iowa/ East) and junior pitcher Kim Cygan (Lake Barrington, Ill./ Barrington) have been selected to the 2012 All-University Athletic Association Softball Team.
  • Maroons Rally, Win Big Over Aurora
    April 25, 2012
    CHICAGO -- After rallying for a 2-1 victory in game one, the Maroons took the nightcap 11-0 as the University of Chicago softball team swept a doubleheader over Aurora University Wednesday at Stagg Field.
  • Kaitlyn Carpenter's Record-Setting Triple Caps Sweep
    April 21, 2012
    CHICAGO -- Sophomore CF Kaitlyn Carpenter (Des Moines, Iowa/ East) tied the school season triples record in the first game and broke the record in the nightcap as the University of Chicago softball team swept a doubleheader from Hope College Saturday at Stagg Field.
  • Julia Schneider Named UAA Athlete of the Week
    April 16, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago senior second baseman Julia Schneider (Edgewater, N.J./ Dwight-Englewood) has been selected as this week's University Athletic Association Athlete of the Week for softball.
  • Maroons, #9 UW-Whitewater Split Saturday at Stagg
    April 14, 2012
    CHICAGO -- Facing a top-10 ranked opponent for the second time this season, the University of Chicago softball team split a twinbill with #9 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Saturday at Stagg Field. After winning the opener 5-1, the Maroons dropped a 6-2 decision in game two.
  • Maroons Sweep North Park
    April 10, 2012
    CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago softball team swept a doubleheader from North Park University Tuesday at Stagg Field, winning 15-1 and 3-1.
  • Chicago Drops Two at Oshkosh
    April 07, 2012
    OSKHOSH, Wis. -- In a pair of pitchers' duels Saturday at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, the University of Chicago softball team came up on the short end twice, losing to the Titans 2-0 and 1-0.
  • Maroons Win Big Twice
    April 06, 2012
    APPLETON, Wis. -- Playing the first of back-to-back doubleheaders in central Wisconsin, the University of Chicago softball team swept Lawrence University 11-1 and 14-3 Friday afternoon.
  • Kim Cygan Named UAA Pitcher of the Week
    April 03, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago junior Kim Cygan (Lake Barrington, Ill./ Barrington) has been selected as this week's University Athletic Association Athlete of the Week for softball (pitching).
  • Maroons Split at #22 Illinois Wesleyan
    April 01, 2012
    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- In a key regional matchup Sunday afternoon, the University of Chicago softball team split a doubleheader with 22nd-ranked Illinois Wesleyan University. Chicago won game one 1-0 before the host Titans rallied for a 6-2 victory in the nightcap.
  • Maroons Win Wheaton Invitational; Cygan Named MVP
    March 31, 2012
    WHEATON, Ill. -- Led by tournament MVP, junior RHP Kim Cygan (Lake Barrington, Ill./ Barrington), the University of Chicago softball team won a pair of games Saturday to win the Wheaton College Invitational.
  • Alex Terry, Raechel Cloud Earn UAA Weekly Honors
    March 27, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago sophomore pitcher Alex Terry (Omaha, Neb./ Brownell-Talbot) and freshman outfielder Raechel Cloud (Wilmette, Ill./ New Trier) have been selected as this week's University Athletic Association Athletes of the Week for baseball (pitching) and softball, respectively.
  • Maroons Split Home Opener
    March 26, 2012
    CHICAGO -- In its 2012 home debut, the University of Chicago softball team split a doubleheader with Lake Forest College Monday afternoon at Stagg Field. The Maroons took the first game 3-2 before dropping a 1-0 decision in the nightcap.
  • Maroons Fall to #5, Defeat #25
    March 24, 2012
    CLERMONT, Fla. -- On the final day of its spring break trip, the University of Chicago softball team split a pair of games against nationally-ranked opponents. After dropping a 2-0 decision to #5 Eastern Connecticut State University, the Maroons defeated #25 Tufts University 4-1.
  • Maroons Improve to 8-2
    March 23, 2012
    CLERMONT, Fla. -- With a 9-1 win over the University of Southern Maine and a 9-0 decision over Allegheny College on its spring break trip Friday, the University of Chicago softball team extended its winning streak to seven games and raised its overall record to 8-2.
  • Maroons Extend Win Streak to Five
    March 21, 2012
    CLERMONT, Fla. -- With a 10-9 come-from-behind win over Bethel College and a 4-1 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Wednesday afternoon, the University of Chicago softball team extended its spring break winning streak to five games.
  • Maroons Defeat Buffalo State, Union
    March 20, 2012
    CLERMONT, Fla. -- Extending its winning streak to three games, the University of Chicago softball team defeated Buffalo State University 16-6 and downed Union College 6-0 on the third day of its spring break trip Tuesday afternoon.
  • Maroons Split Again
    March 18, 2012
    CLERMONT, Fla. -- For the second straight day, the University of Chicago softball team split two games on its season-opening spring break trip. Chicago dropped its first game to Fontbonne University 7-4 before defeating Western Connecticut State University 12-4 in Sunday's second game.
  • Maroons Open Season with Split
    March 17, 2012
    CLERMONT, Fla. -- The University of Chicago softball team opened its 2012 campaign with a win and a loss Saturday in Clermont, Fla. After falling to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville 5-4 in their first game, the Maroons defeated Concordia University Wisconsin 4-3 in extra innings.