Junior College all-region 1B/P Mao signs with PPU
Aug. 2, 2013 at 1:30 pm.. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park softball has signed 1B/P Karen Mao, a junior college all-region player at Clarendon (Texas) College. The Anaheim, Calif., native hit .389 and had 118 strikeouts in 136.2 innings as a pitcher.
Elkins, W.Va. all-state product Lewis-Lambert signs
Aug. 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Michaela Lewis-Lambert, a second-team all-state pithcer from Elkins, W.Va., has signed with Point Park softball. She will be a freshman for the upcoming 2013-14 year for head coach Michelle Coultas.
Point Park claims 2012-13 KIAC Commissioner's Cup
Aug. 1, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park University claimed the KIAC Commissioner's All-Sports Cup as the best overall athletic department in the KIAC during the 2012-13 school year. The softball team did its part finishing in second place.
Montour's all-state player McMurtrie headed to PPU
July 30, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Alyssa McMurtrie, an all-state center fielder from Montour High School, is headed to Point Park for softball. The two-time all-state selection and Corapolis, Pa., native will be a freshman for the 2013-14 year.
Point Park softball named an 'NAIA Scholar Team'
July 16, 2013
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park University softball has been named an NAIA Scholar Team for the 2012-13 school year with a team GPA of 3.40. That team GPA ranked tied for 18th in NAIA softball and second at Point Park.
Morran repeats as NAIA Softball H.M. All-American
June 4, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park University junior second baseman Ashley Morran has once again been named NAIA Softball Honorable Mention All-American for 2013 after hitting .388 with 13 homers and 56 RBIs in 44 games.
Babincak signs with Point Park softball & basketball
May 22, 2013 at 11:45 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Rebecca Babincak of Deer Lakes High School has signed on to play women's basketball and softball at Point Park University. She is the starting shortstop and leadoff hitter for the No. 1 ranked team in the WPIAL.
Three named Capital One (R) Academic All-District
May 17, 2013 at 2:45 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park softball had three players named Capital One (R) Academic All-District College Division First Team by CoSIDA -- 3B Danielle Dorunda (3.79), LF Amanda Ardinger (3.65) and P Kristen Zelenka (3.50).
Player of the Year Morran leads All-KIAC picks
May 7, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park junior second baseman Ashley Morran was named the 2013 KIAC Softball Player of the Year to lead four selections from Point Park on the KIAC All-Conference First Team, announced on May 6.
KIAC Softball Tournament Central: Recaps, Results
Updated -- May 4, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. ET
DANVILLE, Ky. -- Point Park is the No. 2 seed in the KIAC Softball Tournament May 3-4 hosted by Asbury (Ky.). Our Tournament Central page has the Bracket, Schedule and Tournament Preview at the link below. PPU is 29-11, 22-6.
Reese, Morran sweep KIAC softball weekly awards
April 29, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Kate Reese threw a no-hitter, and Ashley Morran had another big showing at the plate as Point Park swept the KIAC Softball Pitcher and Player of the Week honors announced by the KIAC league office Monday.
Point Park wins twice of Senior Day over Brescia
April 27, 2013 at 11:00 p.m. ET
KENNEDY TWP, Pa. -- Point Park beat Brescia (Ky.) twice of Senior Day Saturday at Lind Field, 12-3 and 6-0, to end the regular season at 29-11 overall and 22-6 KIAC. The Pioneers will be the No. 2 seed in the playoffs May 3-4.
Reese's no-hitter highlights sweep of Alice Lloyd
April 26, 2013 at 11:30 p.m. ET
KENNEDY TWP., Pa. -- Kate Reese threw a no-hitter in Game 1 to highlight a KIAC sweep of visiting Alice Lloyd (Ky.) as Point Park won both games, 12-0 and 10-2, after five innings and the mercy rule. The Pioneers are 27-11.
Morran & Robertson sweep KIAC Weekly awards
April 23, 2013 at 2:05 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park's Ashley Morran (2B) and Kelsey Robertson (RHP) earned KIAC Softball Player & Pitcher of the Week honors for April 15-21. Morran hit .550 with 4 HRs and 10 RBIs. Robertson was 2-0 with 0.50 ERA.
Point Park's dominant weekend continues Saturday
April 21, 2013 at 6:00 a.m. ET
KENNEDY TWP., Pa. -- Point Park's dominant weekend of KIAC softball continued Saturday as the Pioneers hammered Midway (Ky.), 12-4 and 10-2, at home. Both games ended in walk-off wins via the mercy rule.
Pioneers pound Asbury (Ky.), 9-1 and 10-0, in KIAC
April 19, 2013 at 11:50 p.m. ET
KENNEDY TWP., Pa. -- Point Park softball pounded Asbury (Ky.), 9-1 and 10-0, in a KIAC home douleheader on Friday night. Taylor Geary and Teresa Davis each homered twice and each provided a walk-off hit on the night.
Point Park splits two KIAC games with rival Carlow
April 17, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. ET
KENNEDY TWP., Pa. -- Point Park split two KIAC softball games with rival Carlow on Tuesday at Lind Field. The Pioneers lost the first game, 9-8, after leading 8-3, but then Kelsey Robertson threw a shut-out for a 7-0 win.
Pioneers get two walk-off wins to rally past Berea
April 15, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. ET
KENNEDY TWP., Pa. -- Point Park picked up two walk-off wins on Sunday at Lind Field as the Pioneers beat Berea, 12-11, on Teresa Davis' two-run single and 5-3 on Ashley Morran's home run. Point Park is 20-10, 13-5 KIAC.
Point Park drops both games to No. 25 IU Southeast
April 14, 2013 at 6:00 a.m. ET
KENNEDY TWP, Pa. -- Point Park came up on the losing end in both games of its KIAC showdown with NAIA No 25 IU Southeast. The Pioneers lost 10-9 and 8-0 to the big-hitting Grenadiers to have their six-game win streak end.
Pioneers beat Carlow twice in last at-bat, 5-3, 8-7
April 9, 2013 at 11:15 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park softball beat Carlow twice in its last at-bat to sweep a KIAC doubleheader on Tuesday at Lind Field, 5-3 and 8-7. Gabi Vogt hit a walk-off HR in the opener. Abby Mathieu scored on a wild pitch in Game 2.
Point Park picks up two more KIAC wins on the road
April 6, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET
MIDWAY, Ky. -- Point Park ran its record to 16-8 overall and 9-3 KIAC with two more KIAC road wins at Midway (Ky.) on Saturday. The Pioneers won 2-0 and 6-2 to put themselves alone in second place in the KIAC standings.
Pioneers win twice at Asbury, take over 2nd place
April 5, 2013 at 11:00 p.m. ET
WILMORE, Ky. -- Point Park softball won two KIAC games at Asbury (Ky.) on Friday, 1-0 and 2-1, to take the edge over the host Eagles for second place in the conference. The Pioneers (14-8, 7-3 KIAC) have now won six of eight.
Point Park wins big, loses big to Pitt-Greensburg
April 3, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET
KENNEDY TWP., Pa. -- Point Park softball had mixed results in its home openers on Wednesday at Lind Field winning big versus Pitt-Greensburg, 11-2, in five innings, and then losing big to the Bobcats, 12-2, in five innings.
Zelenka picked as KIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week
April 1, 2013 at 11:30 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park senior Kristen Zelenka has been named the KIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week for March 25-31. The Washington, Pa., native got the win in six innings at Berea giving up two earned runs.
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2013 Season Outlook -- Point Park Univ. Softball
March 14, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. ET
PITTSBURGH -- Point Park softball begins the northern portion of its schedule March 16 vs. Geneva. Download the Pioneers' 2013 Season Outlook, Quick Facts and Head Coach interview. The preseason interview clip is above.
SEASON OUTLOOK, QUICK FACTS