2019 Belles Softball News

  • Belles Eliminate Flying Dutch, Fall to Champion Knights in MIAA Tournament
    May 04, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. - The Saint Mary's softball team battled all day long but saw the season come to a close in the MIAA Tournament championship game.
  • Belles Top No. 7 Thunder in MIAA Tournament Opener
    May 03, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. - With the game tied 3-3 going into the final inning, the Belles plated two big runs in the top of the seventh and held off a late push by host Trine to take a 5-4 win over the No. 7 ranked Thunder in both teams' first game of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Tournament on Friday.
  • Bruni, Keilman Garner All-MIAA Honors
    May 01, 2019
    FREELAND, Mich. - Saint Mary's softball players Zoe Bruni and Kelsey Keilman both collected Second Team All-MIAA accolades for the 2019 season.
  • Belles Secure MIAA Tournament Berth in Split Versus Bulldogs
    April 27, 2019
    ADRIAN, Mich. - The Saint Mary's softball team claimed a 3-1 win in game one against Adrian before falling in game two by a 5-2 score to earn the fourth seed in next week's top-four MIAA Tournament.
  • Belles Stay in Thick of Tournament Talk with Split Against Flying Dutch
    April 25, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - After falling 4-1 in the opener, the Saint Mary's softball team prevailed in game two against visiting Hope with a 5-4 win to stay in the thick of things for a spot in the top-four MIAA Tournament next week.
  • Belles Split With Scots on Senior Day
    April 22, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's softball team bounced back from a 5-2 loss in game one with a 9-7 game-two victory over Alma on Monday afternoon.
  • Belles Split with Grizzlies
    April 16, 2019
    FRANKLIN, Ind. - The Saint Mary's softball team took a 6-4 (8 innings) win in game one before falling 3-2 in game two in a doubleheader at Franklin on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Belles Tripped Up by Knights
    April 13, 2019
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Saint Mary's softball team fell in a pair of conference games against Calvin by 2-1 and 7-2 scores on Saturday afternoon.
  • Belles Sweep Brits in Conference Contests
    April 10, 2019
    ALBION, Mich. - The Saint Mary's softball team earned a 3-0 win and a 7-3 victory over Albion in a conference doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Belles Fall Short in Pair of One-Run Games Against Anderson
    April 08, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's softball team came up just short in 3-2 and 2-1 (8 innings) setbacks against Anderson on Monday evening.
  • Belles Split with Hornets in League Doubleheader
    April 06, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's softball team bounced back from a 3-2 (8 innings) loss to visiting Kalamazoo to take game two by a 2-0 score on Saturday.
  • Belles Split MIAA Doubleheader Against No. 11 Trine
    April 03, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. - The Saint Mary's softball team bounced back from a 6-1 game-one loss with a 5-1 victory over No. 11 (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) Trine in conference action on Wednesday evening.
  • Belles Sweep MIAA Twinbill Against Comets
    April 02, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's softball team opened the conference portion of their 2019 schedule with a doubleheader sweep against Olivet by 5-2 and 6-3 scores on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Belles Sweep Spartans in Home Opener
    March 26, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's softball team earned a pair of matching 3-1 victories over visiting Manchester on Tuesday in the Belles' first home doubleheader of the season.
  • Belles Fall to Undefeated Cardinals
    March 23, 2019
    NAPERVILLE, Ill. - The Saint Mary's softball team came up just short in 5-2 and 4-1 losses against undefeated North Central on Saturday afternoon.
  • Belles Set Back Twice as Arizona Trip Concludes
    March 15, 2019
    TUCSON, Ariz. - The Saint Mary's softball team fell 6-4 against Millikin before ending on the short side of a 9-2 final against Gustavus Adolphus to conclude their spring break trip to Arizona.
  • Belles Come Up Just Short Three Times
    March 14, 2019
    TUCSON, Ariz. - The Saint Mary's softball team fell 3-2 against Hamline and were just short in a 4-2 final against Case Western Reserve University on Thursday. The Belles added a game against Millikin after two days of rain outs in Arizona but were on the wrong side of a 5-2 final late on Thursday evening.
  • Belles Topped by No. 15 Dutch, Take Down Vikings
    March 11, 2019
    TUCSON, Ariz. - The Saint Mary's softball team bounced back from a 16-10 loss to No. 15 ranked Central (Iowa) to take down Bethany Lutheran in a 5-4 final in Arizona.
  • Belles Narrowly Edged Out Twice in Arizona Debut
    March 10, 2019
    TUCSON, Ariz. - The Saint Mary's softball team lost a 5-4 contest to Dickinson before coming up short in a 2-0 final against Cornell (Iowa) in their first day of action at the Tucson Invitational Games on Sunday.
  • Keilman, Hettinger Garner MIAA Player of the Week Honors
    February 18, 2019
    FREELAND, Mich. - Junior outfielder Kelsey Keilman was named Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Position Player of the Week while freshman Mandi Hettinger picked up MIAA Pitcher of the Week accolades for their efforts last weekend.
  • Belles Fall Twice on Opening Day
    February 15, 2019
    BRIGHTON, Mich. - The Saint Mary's softball team fell in a 10-2 (5 innings) contest against Madonna before shouldering a 3-2 setback against Concordia Ann Arbor at the Legacy Center on Friday.
  • Thirteen Belles Named as Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes
    October 04, 2018
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The 2017-18 Saint Mary's softball team had 13 of its members garner Easton/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Scholar-Athlete honors.
  • Belles Earn Easton/NFCA Top Ten Academic Team Honor
    October 03, 2018
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Saint Mary's softball team had the seventh-highest cumulative grade point average among NCAA Division III programs for the 2017-18 academic year. The performance by the team in the classroom gave the Belles program their second consecutive Easton/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Top 10 Academic Team honor.