2016 Franklin College Softball News

  • Spring Student-Athletes Named to HCAC’s All-Academic Team
    May 23, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - Success in the classroom and athletics have garnered 24 Franklin College student-athletes across seven spring sports recognition to the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s (HCAC) All-Academic Team.
  • Three Hitters Earn NFCA All-Central Region Honors
    May 16, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - Following strong offensive seasons, three members of the Franklin College softball team have earned second-team All-Central Region honors from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA).
  • Six Players Earn All-HCAC Honors, Four Named First Team
    May 11, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - A record-breaking 2016 season for the Franklin College softball team has brought postseason All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) honors for six players, including four first-team choices as selected by league coaches.
  • Three Players Selected to HCAC All-Tournament Team
    May 09, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - Following strong performances at the 2016 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) softball tournament, three Franklin College players have been selected to the league’s all-tournament team.
  • Softball’s Record-Setting Season Ends at HCAC Tournament
    May 07, 2016
    Lexington, Ky. - The Franklin College softball team’s record-setting 2016 spring season came to an end with a 5-3 loss to Anderson University on Saturday at the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference double-elimination tournament at Transylvania University.
  • Softball Loses HCAC Tournament Opener
    May 06, 2016
    Lexington, Ky. - The Franklin College softball team lost a hard-fought 3-2 contest to No. 2 seed Anderson University in the first round of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament on Friday at Transylvania University.
  • Suiters’ Walk-Off Single Propels Softball in HCAC Tourney
    May 06, 2016
    Lexington, Ky. - Franklin College junior Baylea Suiters (Indianapolis, Ind./Roncalli) hit a walk-off single to lead the softball team to the second day of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s double-elimination tournament on Friday at Transylvania University.
  • Softball’s Olivia Paszek Repeats as HCAC Pitcher of the Week
    May 03, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College sophomore Olivia Paszek (Franklin, Ind./Franklin Community) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s (HCAC) Softball Pitcher of the Week for the second consecutive week and third time this season.
  • Softball Preparing to Play Anderson In HCAC Tournament Opener
    May 03, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - After another record-breaking season, the Franklin College softball team heads into postseason play as the No. 3 seed in this weekend’s Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference championship tournament, being hosted May 6-7 by Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky.
  • Softball Clinches HCAC Tournament Berth in Regular-Season Finale
    May 02, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team clinched a berth in the 2016 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) postseason tournament with a doubleheader split against Defiance College on Monday from Behrens Field. The Grizzlies closed out the regular season winning a school record 24 games.
  • Softball Set to Host Defiance to Conclude Regular Season on Monday
    April 28, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team concludes its 2016 regular season when it hosts Defiance College on Monday, May 2 at 3:30 p.m. from Behrens Field.
  • Softball’s Olivia Paszek Once Again Named to Louisville Slugger/NFCA Honor Roll
    April 27, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - For the second time this spring, Franklin College sophomore left-handed pitcher Olivia Paszek (Franklin, Ind./Franklin Community) has been named to the Louisville Slugger National Fastpitch Coaches Association’s weekly honor roll.
  • Softball’s Olivia Paszek Earns HCAC Pitcher of the Week Honor
    April 25, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - Two more victories in the circle have earned Franklin College sophomore Olivia Paszek (Franklin, Ind./Franklin Community) the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s (HCAC) Softball Pitcher of the Week award.
  • Softball Sweeps Bluffton, Sets School Record for Wins in Season
    April 23, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College softball recorded a pair of shutouts to earn a doubleheader sweep against Bluffton University, winning 2-0 and 13-0 in five innings on Saturday in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) action from Behrens Field.
  • Softball’s Katie Struewing Selected to Louisville Slugger NFCA Weekly Honor Roll
    April 21, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College softball senior Katie Struewing (Greenwood, Ind./Greenwood) has earned a spot on the Louisville Slugger National Fastpitch Coaches Association’s weekly honor roll after posting a .611 batting average in two doubleheader sweeps.
  • Softball Hosting Bluffton on Saturday
    April 21, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team continues its eight-game home stand to conclude the 2016 regular season when it hosts Bluffton University on Saturday, April 23 at 3 p.m. from Behrens Field.
  • Softball Ties School Record for Wins in Midweek Doubleheader Split with Rose-Hulman
    April 19, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team tied the program record for victories in a single season during a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) doubleheader split with Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Tuesday from Behrens Field.
  • Softball’s Katie Struewing Named HCAC Hitter of the Week
    April 18, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - A dazzling .611 batting average over four games has made Franklin College senior outfielder Katie Struewing (Greenwood, Ind./Greenwood) being recognized as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s (HCAC) Softball Hitter of the Week.
  • Softball Hosting Rose-Hulman on Tuesday Afternoon
    April 18, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team has matched the intensity of the warming spring weather, taking a four-game winning streak into a home Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) doubleheader against Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Tuesday, April 19 at 3:30 p.m. from Behrens Field.
  • Seniors Lead Softball to Sweep against Wilmington on Senior Day
    April 17, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team collected 30 hits in a doubleheader sweep against Wilmington College during the program’s Senior Day on Sunday from Behrens Field. The Grizzlies won the opener 7-6 before earning a 13-5 victory in six innings in the nightcap.
  • Softball Earns Key HCAC Sweep at Manchester
    April 16, 2016
    North Manchester, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team earned a key doubleheader sweep at Manchester University, winning 7-1 and 11-3 on Saturday in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) action.
  • Softball to Host Wilmington for Senior Day on Sunday
    April 13, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The season picks up pace for the Franklin College softball team this weekend as a pair of doubleheaders fill the schedule, including Senior Day at Behrens Field.
  • Softball Loses Two One-Run Contests at Anderson
    April 10, 2016
    Anderson, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team lost a pair of one-run decisions at Anderson University in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) action on Sunday.
  • Softball Travels to Anderson on Sunday
    April 07, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team resumes Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) play when it travels to Anderson University for a doubleheader on Sunday, April 10, at 1 p.m.
  • Softball’s Morgan Burch Earns Louisville Slugger NFCA Weekly Honor
    April 07, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College softball players continue to reap national honors for their play on the diamond, with sophomore Morgan Burch (Coatesville, Ind./Cascade) being named to the Louisville Slugger National Fastpitch Coaches Association’s weekly honor roll.
  • Softball’s Morgan Burch Named HCAC Hitter of the Week
    April 04, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - Hitting two home runs and driving in 15 runs has earned Franklin College softball sophomore Morgan Burch (Coatesville, Ind./Cascade) the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s (HCAC) Hitter of the Week award.
  • Offense Shines in Softball Sweep of Berea
    April 02, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team collected 25 hits during a doubleheader sweep against Berea College in non-conference action on Saturday afternoon from Behrens Field.
  • Softball’s Taylor Johnson Providing Veteran Leadership Around Plate
    March 31, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - This has made Johnson become a coach on the field. She has been behind the plate as a catcher on softball and baseball teams for 12 years, and has been on the receiving end of different personalities, styles, and pitches from more than 10 different Franklin hurlers since 2014.
  • Softball Concluding Busy Week with Home Contests against Berea on Saturday
    March 31, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team concludes a busy weekly stretch of eight games during spring break with a home doubleheader against Berea College on Saturday, April 2, at 1 p.m. from Behrens Field.
  • Softball’s Grace Paszek Named to Louisville Slugger NFCA National Weekly Honor Roll
    March 30, 2016
    Franklin, Ind. - The national weekly honors keep rolling in for a Franklin College softball player with sophomore Grace Paszek (Franklin, Ind./Franklin Community) earning a spot on the Louisville Slugger National Fastpitch Coaches Association’s honor roll.
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