The Pioneer softball team dropped both games of Saturday's doubleheader at Whitworth, falling 12-4 and 5-4 to the Pirates in Spokane. The Pioneers rallied for four runs in their final at-bat of game two.
The Pioneer softball team played their final two home games of the 2008 season Sunday afternoon at the Huston Sports Complex, falling 6-0 and 13-3 to the #4 Linfield Wildcats. Paige McFeeley went 3-3 in the second game.
The Pioneers split Tuesday's doubleheader against the George Fox Bruins, falling 7-5 in game one and then holding on for a 7-6 victory in game two. Kim Kittell had five hits for the Pioneers. Kelly Vega earned her first career victory.
The Pioneer softball team lost the first two games on the Bay Area road trip, falling 4-3 and 3-0 to the Menlo Oaks Saturday afternoon in Atherton. Sheree Miura had two hits and drove in a run for the Pioneers.
The Pioneer softball teams plan to make up a pair of previously postponed games has been put on hold again. The Pioneers were to play a doubleheader Thursday afternoon at Corban College in Salem, but the games have been postponed due to rain.
The Pioneer softball team finished off their weekend with a pair of losses to the #1 Linfield Wildcats, falling 13-0 and 6-1 in McMinnville Sunday afternoon. Jessica Mullins hit a home run for the Pioneers.
Pioneer Head Women's Volleyball Coach Lori Jepsen is the latest addition to the Pioneer softball coaching staff. Jepsen will assist Coach Fulks with the softball team once the volleyball season is over.
The Lewis & Clark College Department of PE & Athletics is preparing to welcome in a class of talented first-year student athletes. With more students committing to Pioneer athletics every day, the Pioneers already have 102 recruited student-athletes who have paid deposits to attend the school in the fall. This is over a 100% increase above the number of new student-athletes that arrived on Palatine Hill last fall. Click on the above link to read more about the incoming softball players.