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  • 2014-08-14 Winkler joins Tigers softball for fall 2015

    Winkler joins Tiger softball for fall 2015
    Posted: 8/14/2014

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Morgan Winkler, a senior at Perry Meridian High School, has signed a letter of intent to continue her education and softball playing career as a Tiger at Olivet Nazarene University.... More

    2014-05-30 Gardner named NAIA Player of the Year

    Gardner named NAIA Player of the Year
    Posted: 5/30/2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2014 Softball All-America teams, selected by the NAIA All-America committee. Senior second baseman Hannah Gardner... More

    2014-05-13 Tigers advance to Opening Round Championship with big win over Davenport

    Tigers advance with big win over Davenport
    Posted: 5/13/2014

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Despite a slightly sluggish start to the morning, the No. 4 Olivet Nazarene University softball team exploded into the championship game of the NAIA Opening Round - Davenport Bracket... More

    2014-04-30 No. 4 Tigers head to CCAC Tourney

    No. 4 Tigers head to CCAC Tourney
    Posted: 4/30/2014

     CHICAGO – The No. 4 Olivet Nazarene University softball teams heads in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament as the top seed after claiming the Regular Season title on Thursday,... More

    2014-04-19 Tigers finish weekend with perfect 6-0 record

    Tigers finish weekend with perfect 6-0 record
    Posted: 4/21/2014

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – While their classmates were enjoying a little break from college-life for Easter Break, the No. 7 Olivet Nazarene University softball team didn’t get much time to relax. The Tiger... More

    2014-04-15 McAndrews recognized as NAIA Pitcher of the Week

    McAndrews recognized as NAIA Pitcher of the Week
    Posted: 4/16/2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Virginia McAndrews of Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) has been named the NAIA Softball National Pitcher of the Week and Kamara Trice of Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) has been selected as the... More

    2014-04-15 McAndrews, Sendzik sweep CCAC weekly honors

    McAndrews, Sendzik sweep CCAC weekly honors
    Posted: 4/16/2014

    CHICAGO --- Olivet Nazarene University's Cheryl Sendzik (Mokena, Ill.) has claimed her second straight Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week honor, while teammate Virginia... More

    2014-04-15 Tigers down Eagles to extend streak to 34 games

    Tigers down Eagles to extend streak to 34 games
    Posted: 4/16/2014

    ELGIN, Ill. – Senior Hannah Gardner (Frankfort, Ill.) used a 5-for-7 night at the plate, including a home run and two doubles with 5 RBIs, to lead the No. 7 Olivet Nazarene University softball team... More

    2014-04-09 Tigers sweep Eagles behind Sendzik's 3 home runs

    Tigers sweep Eagles behind Sendzik's 3 home runs
    Posted: 4/10/2014

    CHICAGO – The No. 7 Olivet Nazarene University softball team used 26 hits, including five home runs to sweep Robert Morris University (Ill.) in Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference action on Wednesday,... More

    2014-04-01 McAndrews POW

    Shutout by McAndrews produces weekly honor
    Posted: 4/1/2014

    CHICAGO --- Tossing a two-hit shutout in a non-conference affair against Robert Morris University, Olivet Nazarene University's Virginia McAndrews (Wheaton, Ill.) has been named the Chicagoland Collegiate... More

    2014-03-29 Tigers pick up 2 wins at ONU Invite

    Tigers pick up two wins at ONU Invite
    Posted: 3/31/2014

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – The No. 11 Olivet Nazarene University softball team picked up two wins in the weather shortened ONU Invite on Saturday, March 29. The Tigers downed Purdue University – Calumet (Ind.)... More

    2014-03-18 Gardner named NAIA Player of the Week

    Gardner named NAIA Player of the Week
    Posted: 3/18/2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Hannah Gardner of Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) has been named the NAIA Softball National Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Gardner was selected based on their... More

    2014-03-18 Gardner earns CCAC Player of the Week honor

    Gardner earns CCAC Player of the Week honors
    Posted: 3/18/2014

    CHICAGO --- Ridiculous numbers authored by Olivet Nazarene University's Hannah Gardner (Frankfort, Ill.) and Saint Xavier University's Nicole Nonnemacher (Bloomington, Ill.) during the seven-day period... More

    2014-03-13 Tigers off to strong start in Tucson(2)

    Tigers off to strong start in Tucson
    Posted: 3/14/2014

    TUCSON, Ariz. – In No. 10 Olivet Nazarene University’s first 10 games of their annual spring break trip to Tucson, the Tigers are 8-2 and have outscored their opponents 95-21. The Tigers have a combined... More

    2014-03-07 2014 Tiger Softball Preview

    2014 Tiger Softball Preview
    Posted: 3/7/2014

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – It’s hard not to be optimistic when you are entering a season returning all but one player off of a team that went 48-9 the year before. When, among those returners, you have the defending... More

    2014-03-05 BBCHS' Pusateri signs with Tiger softball for 2015

    BBCHS' Pusateri signs with Tiger softball for 2015
    Posted: 3/5/2014

    Alyssa Pusateri, a junior at Bradley Bourbonnais Community High School, has signed a letter of intent to continue her education and playing career as a member of the Tiger softball team in the fall of... More

    2014-01-22 Tigers ranked 10th in preseason NAIA Coaches' Poll

    Tigers ranked 10th in preseason NAIA Coaches' Poll
    Posted: 1/22/2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Olivet Nazarene University softball team finds themselves ranked 10th in the preseason edition of the 2014 NAIA Softball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll which was released on Tuesday, Jan.... More

    2013-01-08 Kiefer joins Tiger softball for 2014-15 season

    Kiefer joins Tiger softball for 2014-15 season
    Posted: 1/8/2014

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Jamie Kiefer, a senior at Loyola Academy in Chicago, has signed a letter of intent to continue her education and softball career at Olivet Nazarene University. Kiefer will take the... More

    2013-10-16 Mickey Goetz

    Olivet adds St. Charles North standout
    Posted: 10/16/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Coach Ritchie Richardson is pleased to announce that Mickey Goetz, a senior at St. Charles North High School, has signed a letter of intent to continue her playing career as a member... More

    2013-09-18 Tigers sign Cebulski for spring 2015

    Tigers sign Cebulski for spring 2015
    Posted: 9/18/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Olivet Nazarene University softball coach Ritchie Richardson is pleased to announce the signing of Erica Cebulski, a senior at Lockport Township High School. Cebulski will join the... More

    2013-08-15 Collalti to continue career as Tiger

    Collalti to continue career as Tiger
    Posted: 8/15/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Coach Ritchie Richardson is excited to announce the first 2014 addition to the Olivet Nazarene University softball team. Sarah Collalti, a senior at St. Charles East High School,... More

    2013-08-06 Shepherd joins Tigers for 2013

    Shepherd joins Tigers for 2013
    Posted: 8/6/2013

    Ligonier, Ind. – The Olivet Nazarene University softball team is pleased to announce signing of former West Noble softball standout Ashley Shepherd. Shepherd will be joining a program at Olivet Nazarene... More

    2013-06-17 Duffy takes reigns of Houghton College softball

    Duffy takes reigns of Houghton College softball
    Posted: 6/17/2013

     HOUGHTON, N.Y. – Houghton College Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics H. “Skip” Lord has announced the hiring of Nora Duffy as the college’s next softball head coach. Duffy brings playing... More

    2013-06-10 Gardner, Phillips named NAIA All-Americans

    Gardner, Phillips named NAIA All-Americans
    Posted: 6/10/2013

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2013 Softball All-America teams, selected by the NAIA All-America committee. Juniors Hannah Gardner (Frankfort,... More

    2013-05-20 Holaway named Capital One Academic All-America®

    Holaway named Capital One Academic All-American®
    Posted: 5/20/2013

    TOWSON, Md. – Senior outfielder Bethany Holaway (Wheaton, Ill.) has been named a 2013 Capital One second-team Academic All-America® College Division Softball Team, as selected by the College Sports Information... More

    2013-05-10 Tigers season comes to end

    Tigers knocked out of NAIA Opening Round
    Posted: 5/17/2013

    CLEVELAND, Tenn. – Despite finishing the 2013 season with an impressive 48-9 record, the No. 14 Olivet Nazarene University softball team walks away disappointed. The Tigers failed to advance out of the... More

    2013-05-14 Olivet struggles offensively at NAIA Opening Round

    Olivet struggles offensively in NAIA Opening Round
    Posted: 5/15/2013

     CLEVELAND, Tenn. – Day two at the NAIA Opening Round did not turn out quite as the No. 14 Olivet Nazarene University softball team had planned. The Tigers opened the day with No. 3 Lee University (Tenn.)... More

    2013-04-30 Phillips, Stotler sweep CCAC weekly honors

    Phillips, Stotler sweep CCAC weekly honors
    Posted: 5/1/2013

    CHICAGO --- For the third time this season, Olivet Nazarene University has swept Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week distinction with junior shortstop Justine... More

    2013-04-25 Tigers sweep Eagles; Gardner extends streaks

    Tigers sweep Eagles; Gardner extends streaks
    Posted: 4/26/2013

     BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Junior Hannah Gardner (Frankfort, Ill.) went 5-for-8 at the plate on Thursday, April 25 to lead the No. 16 Olivet Nazarene University softball team to a sweep of Robert Morris University... More

    2013-04-24 Gardner repeats as CCAC Player of the Week

    Gardner repeats as CCAC Player of the Week
    Posted: 4/23/2013

    CHICAGO – Junior Hannah Gardner (Frankfort, Ill.) has been named Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season. This time the recognition comes for her... More

    2013-04-20 Tigers sweep weekend at Ashford Tournament

    Tigers sweep weekend at Ashford Tournament
    Posted: 4/22/2013

    MORRISON, Ill. – Junior Hannah Gardner (Frankfort, Ill.) continues to lead the No. 17 Olivet Nazarene University offense, extending her hitting streak to 19 games and her reached base streak to 40 in... More

    2012-04-09 Tigers split with Calumet St Joe

    Tigers split with Calumet-St. Joe
    Posted: 4/12/2013

    WHITING, Ind. – It was overcast, cold spring day in Whiting, Ind. when the No. 17 Olivet Nazarene University softball team took on Calumet College of St. Joe on Tuesday, April 16. The atmosphere didn’t... More

    2013-04-06 Tigers sweep ONU Invite

    Tigers sweep ONU Invite
    Posted: 4/8/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. –The No. 19 Olivet Nazarene University softball team took matters into their own hands after falling 11 spots in the latest NAIA Coaches Poll. The Tigers completed a perfect 4-0 sweep... More

    4-4-13 Tigers pitchers dominate Wolves

    Tiger pitchers dominate Wolves
    Posted: 4/5/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill – Sophomore Lindsay Stotler (Bloomington, Ill.) and junior Virginia McAndrews (Wheaton, Ill.) combined to allow the Wolves of Cardinal Stritch University (Wis.) just three hits in two... More

    2013-03-30 Rough patch for the Tigers; Finish 2-2 on weekend

    Rough patch for Tigers; Finish 2-2 on the weekend
    Posted: 4/2/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – The No. 8 Olivet Nazarene University softball team played a bit of Jekyll and Hyde in their own Tiger Invitational on March 29-30. The Tigers (19-3) dominated the University of Michigan-Dearborn... More

    2013-03-28 Olivet opens CCAC play with wins over Roosevelt

    Olivet opens CCAC play with wins over Roosevelt
    Posted: 3/30/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – After cancelling or rescheduling eight of their first 10 games since returning to Illinois after spring break, the No. 8 Olivet Nazarene University softball team were final able to... More

    2013-03-09 Tigers finish impressive spring trip; Gardner finishes strong

    Tigers pick up where they left off
    Posted: 3/24/2013

    HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Ritchie Richardson’s Olivet Nazarene University softball team jumped into the top 10 of the NAIA Coaches Poll after opening their season 13-1, and picked up right where they left off... More

    Santefort, Phillips sweep first CCAC weekly softball awards

    Santefort, Phillips sweep first CCAC weekly honors
    Posted: 3/12/2013

    CHICAGO --- Olivet Nazarene University's Justine Phillips (Metamora, Ill.) and Caitlin Santefort (Mokena, Ill.) could not have gotten off to a much better start to the 2013 season, leading the Tigers... More

    2013-02-11 2013 Olivet Softball Preview

    2013 Olivet Softball Preview
    Posted: 2/11/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Spring may seem like it’s a long way off, but the Olivet Nazarene University softball team has been busy preparing for the 2013 season. The hard work is already paying off as the Tigers... More

    2013-02-06 Tigers give back to community

    Tigers give back to the community
    Posted: 2/11/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – In an effort to get the youth of the area passionate about softball, the Olivet Nazarene University softball team, in conjunction with the Bradley-Bourbonnais Youth Softball League... More

    2013-02-06 Shahan signs with Tigers

    Shahan signs with Tigers
    Posted: 2/6/2013

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Kristina Shahan, a senior at Plainfield Central High School, has signed a letter of intent to continue her education and playing career at Olivet Nazarene University as a member of... More

    2012-11-21 Semro inks with Tigers

    Semro inks with Tigers
    Posted: 11/26/2012

     MARENGO, Ill. – Megan Semro, a senior outfielder at Marengo Community High School, has signed a letter of intent to continue her education and playing career as a member of the Olivet Nazarene University... More

    2012-09-18 Reynolds repeats as Golden Shoe Award winner

    Reynolds repeats as Golden Shoe Award winner
    Posted: 9/19/2012

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Jordan Reynolds (’12, Metamora, Ill.) continues to be recognized for her impressive career as a member of the Olivet Nazarene University softball team. For the second straight year,... More

    ONU produces four softball scholar-athletes
    Posted: 6/24/2012

     KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Four Olivet Nazarene University softball players - seniors Kelly Blucker (Galesburg, Ill.), Katie Hannagan (Monee, Ill.) and Jordan Reynolds (Metamora, Ill.) and junior Bethany Holaway... More

    Megan Smalley Takes the Helm of Bethel Softball
    Posted: 6/24/2012

     Bethel College Athletic Director Jody Martinez announced today that Megan Smalley has accepted the position as Head Softball Coach at Bethel College replacing Anna Welsh who will be starting the softball... More

    Six named CCAC All-Academic, five repeat honorees
    Posted: 6/24/2012

     BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – The Olivet Nazarene University softball team had six players recognized on the All-Academic team by the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAC) on Wednesday, June 6.Seniors... More