2016 Franklin College Softball News

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    May 23, 2016
    Spring Student-Athletes Named to HCAC’s All-Academic Team 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.
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    May 16, 2016
    Three Hitters Earn NFCA All-Central Region Honors 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).
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    May 11, 2016
    Six Players Earn All-HCAC Honors, Four Named First Team 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.
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    May 09, 2016
    Three Players Selected to HCAC All-Tournament Team 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.
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    May 07, 2016
    Softball’s Record-Setting Season Ends at HCAC Tournament 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.
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    May 06, 2016
    Softball Loses HCAC Tournament Opener 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.
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    May 06, 2016
    Suiters’ Walk-Off Single Propels Softball in HCAC Tourney 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.
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    May 03, 2016
    Softball’s Olivia Paszek Repeats as HCAC Pitcher of the Week 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.
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    May 03, 2016
    Softball Preparing to Play Anderson In HCAC Tournament Opener 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.
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    May 02, 2016
    Softball Clinches HCAC Tournament Berth in Regular-Season Finale 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.
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    April 28, 2016
    Softball Set to Host Defiance to Conclude Regular Season on Monday 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.
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    April 27, 2016
    Softball’s Olivia Paszek Once Again Named to Louisville Slugger/NFCA Honor Roll 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.
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    April 25, 2016
    Softball’s Olivia Paszek Earns HCAC Pitcher of the Week Honor 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.
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    April 23, 2016
    Softball Sweeps Bluffton, Sets School Record for Wins in Season 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.
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    April 21, 2016
    Softball’s Katie Struewing Selected to Louisville Slugger NFCA Weekly Honor Roll 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.
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    April 21, 2016
    Softball Hosting Bluffton on Saturday 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.
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    April 19, 2016
    Softball Ties School Record for Wins in Midweek Doubleheader Split with Rose-Hulman 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.
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    April 18, 2016
    Softball’s Katie Struewing Named HCAC Hitter of the Week 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.
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    April 18, 2016
    Softball Hosting Rose-Hulman on Tuesday Afternoon 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.
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    April 17, 2016
    Seniors Lead Softball to Sweep against Wilmington on Senior Day 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.
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    April 16, 2016
    Softball Earns Key HCAC Sweep at Manchester 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.
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    April 13, 2016
    Softball to Host Wilmington for Senior Day on Sunday 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.
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    April 10, 2016
    Softball Loses Two One-Run Contests at Anderson 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.
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    April 07, 2016
    Softball Travels to Anderson on Sunday 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.
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    April 07, 2016
    Softball’s Morgan Burch Earns Louisville Slugger NFCA Weekly Honor 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.
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    April 04, 2016
    Softball’s Morgan Burch Named HCAC Hitter of the Week 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.
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    April 02, 2016
    Offense Shines in Softball Sweep of Berea 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.
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    March 31, 2016
    Softball’s Taylor Johnson Providing Veteran Leadership Around Plate 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.
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    March 31, 2016
    Softball Concluding Busy Week with Home Contests against Berea on Saturday 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.
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    March 30, 2016
    Softball’s Grace Paszek Named to Louisville Slugger NFCA National Weekly Honor Roll 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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    March 30, 2016
    Softball Loses Two Games at Transylvania Lexington, Ky. - The Franklin College softball team lost a pair of road contests to Transylvania University 1-0 and 8-2 on Wednesday in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) play.
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    March 29, 2016
    Late Surge Propels Softball Past Hanover in Tuesday’s Opener Hanover, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team scored three runs in each the sixth and seventh inning during an 8-3 victory over Hanover College in the opener of Tuesday’s doubleheader in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) play.
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    March 29, 2016
    Softball Improves to 3-1 in HCAC Following Road Sweep of Hanover Hanover, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team improved to 3-1 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) play after sweeping a doubleheader at Hanover College on Tuesday.
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    March 28, 2016
    Softball Set for Busy Road Stretch During Spring Break Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team plays 10 games during Spring Break, including eight road contests from March 28-31.
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    March 28, 2016
    Softball Improves to 12-6 Following Sweep at Berea Berea, Ky. - The Franklin College softball team collected 26 hits and three home runs during a doubleheader sweep at Berea College on Monday. The Grizzlies won the opener 16-5 before earning a 5-3 triumph in the nightcap.
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    March 26, 2016
    Softball Opens HCAC Schedule with MSJ Split Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team earned a doubleheader split against Mount St. Joseph University to begin Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) play on Saturday from Behrens Field.
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    March 25, 2016
    Late Rally Lifts Softball to Sweep of Adrian Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team earned a non-conference sweep of Adrian College, winning 8-0 in six innings and 5-4 in the second game on Friday afternoon at Behrens Field.
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    March 23, 2016
    Softball Set to Begin HCAC Action This Weekend Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team begins Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) play with home contests against Mount St. Joseph University on Saturday, March 26 at 1 p.m. from Behrens Field.
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    March 17, 2016
    Softball’s Jeana Gregory Selected to Louisville Slugger NFCA National Weekly Honor Roll Franklin, Ind. - The 2016 season is only three weeks old for the Franklin College softball team, and the Grizzlies have had a player recognized in each of those weeks on the Louisville Slugger National Fastpitch Coaches Association Honor Roll.
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    March 12, 2016
    Gregory, Paszek Lead Softball in Split with DePauw Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College softball team earned a split of a doubleheader against DePauw University, winning the opener 6-1 before losing the second contest 10-4 on Saturday from Behrens Field.
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