Lindsay Ward hit a go-ahead single in the eighth inning and Kelly Hysong went 4-for-5 with two RBIs leading Cleveland State to a 9-6 Horizon League victory over Northern Kentucky in game two of a doubleheader on Saturday.
Cleveland State senior Riley Ries has been named to the 2019 Horizon League Softball All-Academic Team as selected by the league’s faculty athletic representatives and announced by the league office on Friday.
Cleveland State will step out of conference for the final time in 2019 when it travels to Bowling Green State to take on the Falcons on Tuesday (April 30) for a doubleheader scheduled for a 3 p.m. start at Meserve Field.
Cleveland State will host Wright State in a crucial series as the Vikings conclude the home portion of their schedule beginning on Friday (April 26) at Viking Field. The Vikings and Raiders will play a single game on Friday and conclude the series with a doubleheader on Saturday (April 27).
Riley Ries, Lindsay Ward and Mackenzie Tucker each had three hits, but Cleveland State suffered a pair of heartbreaking losses to Oakland in Horizon League play on Wednesday at the Oakland Softball Field. The Grizzlies won the opening game 6-5 in nine innings and then defeated the Vikings 4-3 in eight innings in game two.
Cleveland State will travel to Oakland to begin a three-game Horizon League series against the Grizzlies beginning on Tuesday (April 23). The teams will open the series at 4 p.m. on Tuesday and then play a doubleheader on Wednesday (April 24) beginning at 1 p.m.
Kelly Hysong went 2-for-4 with a home run, but Cleveland State dropped the rubber match of the series to IUPUI as the Jaguars defeated the Vikings 7-1 on Sunday in a Horizon League game at Viking Field.
Kelly Hysong went a combined 4-for-6 at the plate and tossed a one-hit shutout as Cleveland State earned a split with visiting IUPUI on Senior Day on Saturday. Behind Hysong's pitching the Vikings won the opener 1-0 and then dropped a 10-6 decision in game two.
Cleveland State will host IUPUI for a three-game Horizon League series beginning on Friday (April 19) at Viking Field. The Vikings will also celebrate Senior Day on Saturday (April 20) prior to game one of the scheduled doubleheader.
Aly Packish had three hits and reached base six times, but Cleveland State dropped both ends of a Horizon League doubleheader to Youngstown State on Saturday at the Youngstown State Softball Complex. The Penguins won the opener 2-1 and then posted a 4-2 victory in game two.
Hanna Griffin allowed just two earned runs over six innings, but Cleveland State could not get its offense untracked as the Vikings fell to Youngstown State 3-0 in the series opener between the two teams on Friday night at the Youngstown State Softball Complex.
Cleveland State heads to Youngstown State for a three-game Horizon League series beginning on Friday (April 12). The Vikings will be looking to return to their winning ways after having their four-game winning streak halted by Detroit Mercy.
Lindsay Ward had three hits, including a home run, but Cleveland State had its four-game winning streak snapped by Detroit Mercy as the Titans swept a doubleheader from the Vikings on Tuesday at Viking Field. Detroit Mercy won the opener 2-0 and then held off a late CSU charge to post a 3-2 win in game two.
Lindsay Ward belted her first career home run and Aly Packish added a pair of RBIs as Cleveland State completed a three-game sweep of Green Bay with a 5-4 win over the Phoenix on Sunday at Viking Field.
Hanna Griffin and Kelly Hysong each recorded complete-game victories and Riley Ries had two hits including a home run and Cleveland State swept Green Bay in its home opener on Saturday at Viking Field. The Vikings won the opener 4-3 and then finished off the sweep with a 1-0 win in game two.
After playing the first 27 games of the season on the road, or at a neutral site, Cleveland State will play its home opener this weekend against Green Bay at Viking Field. The teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday (April 6) and a single game on Sunday (April 7).
Senior Riley Ries went 5-for-8 with two doubles, a home run and six runs batted in and Cleveland State earned a split of its non-conference doubleheader with Robert Morris by winning the second game 8-5 on Wednesday at the North Athletic Complex. The Colonials won the opening game 6-5 with a walk-off single in the seventh inning.
After opening Horizon League play last weekend, Cleveland State returns to non-conference action on Wednesday (March 27) when it faces Robert Morris at the North Athletic Complex. The two teams will play a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m.
Gabby Shackelford went 2-for-3 with a double and Hallie Ward homered and drove in three runs, but Cleveland State lost both games of its Horizon League doubleheader at Flames Field on Saturday. UIC won the opener 15-1 and then captured game two by a 5-4 score.
Cleveland State will open the Horizon League portion of its schedule with a three-game series at UIC beginning on Friday (March 22). The Vikings and Flames are schedule to play one game on Friday and a doubleheader on Saturday (March 23).