• Softball Wins Horizon League Raise Your Sights Community Service Award
    July 20, 2010
    The Youngstown State softball team was presented the 2010 Horizon League Raise Your Sights Community Service Award at YSU Scholar-Athlete Banquet recently.
  • YSU Signee Samantha Snodgrass Named West Virginia Player of the Year
    June 09, 2010
    Youngstown -- Youngstown State softball signee Samantha Snodgrass (South Charleston, W. Va.) was named the West Virginia Gatorade Softball Player of the Year on Wednesday. Snodgrass, a right-handed pitcher for St. Albans High School, signed a National Letter of Intent with YSU in November.
  • Vicky Rumph Named to Horizon League Softball All-Newcomer Team
    May 13, 2010
    Youngstown State freshman Vicky Rumph was named to the 2010 Horizon League Softball All-Newcomer Team, the league announced.
  • Softball Drops Pair at Green Bay to Close Out Season
    May 09, 2010
    The Youngstown State softball team closed out the 2010 season with a pair of losses to Green Bay, 6-5, 5-2, in a doubleheader on Sunday morning.
  • Softball Closes Out Regular Season with Three-Game Series at Green Bay
    May 07, 2010
    The Youngstown State softball team closes out the regular season when it takes on Green Bay in a three-game series, May 8-9, in Green Bay, Wis. First pitch for Saturday's doubleheader is set for 2 p.m. (EDT) and Sunday's single game is slated to begin at Noon (EDT).
  • Softball Squanders Five-Run Lead in 9-8 Loss to Valpo in Extras
    May 02, 2010
    Freshman Vicky Rumph tied a school mark with four hits and the Youngstown State softball team collected 14 hits, but squandered a five-run lead and dropped a 9-8 decision to Valparaiso in eight innings on Sunday afternoon.
  • Softball Swept By Valparaiso
    May 01, 2010
    The Youngstown State softball team fell to 14-33 overall and 6-14 in the Horizon League after dropping a pair of games to Valparaiso, 8-0, 4-1, on Saturday afternoon.
  • Haley Thomas' Record Day Leads to Softball Split Against Niagara
    April 28, 2010
    Sophomore Haley Thomas set three school single-game records and tied another and the Youngstown State softball team (14-31) set a team record with with six home runs in 15-10 win over Niagara in game one of a doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon at McCune Park. The Penguins dropped game two, 12-2.
  • Softball Closes Out Home Slate Against Niagara, Visits Valparaiso
    April 27, 2010
    The Youngstown State softball team closes out the home portion of its 2010 schedule when it hosts Niagara in a non-league doubleheader, Wednesday, April 28. First pitch is slated for 3 p.m. at McCune Park in Canfield, Ohio.
  • Softball Falls to Flames, 5-4, in 12 Innings
    April 25, 2010
    Senior Cheryl Cale turned in a yeoman's effort pitching 12 innings and throwing 183 pitches but UIC's Shannon Kehr's solo home run in the top of the 12th frame was deciding factor in a 5-4 win over the Youngstown State softball team on Sunday morning at McCune Park.
  • Errors Hinder Penguins as Softball Swept By UIC, Finale Moved Up to 11 a.m.
    April 24, 2010
    Senior Cheryl Cale scattered just seven hits, struck out four and allowed just two earned runs, but the Youngstown State softball team committed seven errors in an 8-0 loss in game one of a doubleheader against UIC on Saturday afternoon at McCune Park. The Penguins also lost the second game, 11-1.
  • CSU's Macenko Fires One-Hitter at Softball
    April 21, 2010
    Canfield, Ohio -- Cleveland State's Amanda Macenko fired a one-hitter with six strikeouts to defeat the Youngstown State softball team, 9-0, in six innings at McCune Park on Wednesday evening.
  • Haley Thomas Named Horizon League Player of the Week
    April 20, 2010
    Indianapolis, Ind. -- For the second time this season and the second time in her career, sophomore Haley Thomas has been named the Horizon League Softball Player of the Week for the week of April 19. Last week, Thomas led the Penguins to a 3-3 record and batted .550 with three doubles and a triple.
  • Ingalls' Clutch Hits, Cale's Strong Outing Lifts Softball to Split
    April 20, 2010
    Canfield, Ohio -- Sophomore Jordan Ingalls' two-run home run in the bottom of the fourth gave the Penguins their first lead, and her single in the bottom of the sixth sparked a four-run inning to lift the Youngstown State softball team to a 6-3 victory over Cleveland State in game two of a doubleheader at McCune Park. The Penguins dropped game one, 13-3.
  • Softball Hosts Cleveland State, UIC in Crucial HL Series
    April 19, 2010
    The Youngstown State softball team gears up for two crucial Horizon League series when it hosts league-leading Cleveland State(31-10, 11-1 Horizon League), April 20-21, and UIC (11-29, 4-6 Horizon League), April 24-25, at McCune Park. First pitch against the Vikings on Tuesday is set for 4 p.m. The Penguins (12-25, 5-7 Horizon League) are currently in seventh place in the league standings, but are just a half-game out of sixth, one game out of fifth, two out of fourth and three from third.
  • Cale's Gem Leads Softball to Sweep of Detroit
    April 15, 2010
    Detroit, Mich. -- Senior Cheryl Cale fired an impressive two-hit shutout with five strike outs to lead the Youngstown State softball team to a 2-0 victory and a sweep of Horizon League foe Detroit on Thursday afternoon at Buysse Ballpark. The Penguins improve to 12-22 overall and 5-4 in the Horizon League and now have won four straight games for the first time since 2006.
  • Cale's Gem Leads Softball to Sweep of Detroit
    April 15, 2010
    Detroit, Mich. -- Senior Cheryl Cale fired an impressive two-hit shutout with five strike outs to lead the Youngstown State softball team to a 2-0 victory and a sweep of Horizon League foe Detroit on Thursday afternoon at Buysse Ballpark.
  • Ingalls Seven Hits, 14-Run Inning Leads Softball to Doubleheader Sweep at Detroit
    April 14, 2010
    Detroit, Mich. -- Sophomore Jordan Ingalls tied a school record with four hits in game one and added three more in the nightcap to lead the Youngstown State softball team to a doubleheader sweep against Detroit, 14-1, 11-2, on Wednesday afternoon at Buysse Ballpark. The Penguins, who improve to 11-22 overall and 4-4 in the Horizon League, scored 14 runs in the top of the first inning of game one led by two-run home runs by junior Kim Klonowski and Ingalls, who went 4-for-4 and drove in four runs.
  • Softball Continues Horizon League Trek at Detroit Wednesday, Thursday
    April 13, 2010
    The Youngstown State softball team continues its stretch of 15-straight Horizon League games when it visits Detroit in a three-game series, April 14-15, at Buysse Ballpark.
  • Six-Run Third Lifts Softball to 9-7 Win at Loyola
    April 11, 2010
    Chicago, Ill. -- The Youngstown State softball team used a six-run third inning spark by home runs by senior Autumn Grove and sophomore Jordan Ingalls en route to a 9-7 win in the series finale against Loyola on Sunday afternoon. The Penguins improve to 9-22 overall and 2-4 in the Horizon League while the Ramblers fall to 12-14 overall and 4-4 in the league.
  • Softball Falls Twice at Loyola, 3-2, 10-2
    April 10, 2010
    Chicago, Ill. -- The Youngstown State softball team fell to 8-22 overall and 1-4 in the Horizon League after dropping a pair of games to Loyola, 3-2 and 10-2, on Saturday afternoon at the Loyola Softball Park. In the opener, sophomore Haley Thomas went 2-for-2, including a game-opening solo home run, to put the Penguins ahead 1-0 in the top of the first inning.
  • Softball Embarks on 15-Game Horizon League Stretch at Loyola
    April 09, 2010
    The Youngstown State begins a stretch of 15 straight Horizon League games when it visits Loyola in a three-game series, April 10-11, in Chicago. The Penguins and Ramblers will play a doubleheader on Saturday at 2 p.m. (EDT) and conclude the series with a single-game, Sunday, at 1 p.m. (EDT).
  • Softball Embarks on 15-Game Horizon League Stretch at Loyola
    April 09, 2010
    The Youngstown State begins a stretch of 15 straight Horizon League games when it visits Loyola in a three-game series, April 10-11, in Chicago. The Penguins and Ramblers will play a doubleheader on Saturday at 2 p.m. (EDT) and conclude the series with a single-game, Sunday, at 1 p.m. (EDT).
  • Big Inning Lifts Softball to Split at Akron; Toledo Postponed
    April 06, 2010
    Akron, Ohio -- Youngstown State used an eight-run sixth inning to turn a 5-3 deficit into an 11-5 lead and banged out 14 hits to knock off Akron, 11-7, in game one of a doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon at Lee Jackson Field. The Penguins dropped the second game, 6-0.
  • Softball Gears For Busy Road Week at Akron, Toledo, Three-Game Series at Loyola
    April 05, 2010
    The Youngstown State softball team (7-19, 1-2 Horizon League) has a busy week with seven road games in just six days when it takes on Akron (April 6) and Toledo (April 7) in non-league doubleheaders and Loyola in a three-game Horizon League series, April 10-11, in Chicago, Ill.
  • Campbell Picks Up 300th Win as Cale Shuts Down Butler, 4-2
    April 04, 2010
    Canfield, Ohio -- Senior Cheryl Cale struck out five and scattered just seven hits in a complete-game 4-2 win over Butler on Sunday afternoon at McCune Park to give Head Coach Brian Campbell his 300th career victory. The Penguins improve to 7-19 overall and 1-2 in the Horizon League while Butler falls to 26-7 overall and 4-1 in the league.
  • Softball Shutout Twice By Butler Saturday
    April 03, 2010
    Canfield, Ohio -- The Youngstown State softball team fell to 6-19 overall and 0-2 in the Horizon League after dropping a pair of league contests to Butler, 6-0, and 9-0, on Saturday afternoon at McCune Park. The Bulldogs improved to 26-6 overall and 4-0 in league play.
  • Softball Drops Two One-Run Games at Robert Morris
    March 31, 2010
    Moon Township, Pa. -- Youngstown State received solid starting pitching performances from senior Cheryl Cale and freshmen Hana Somogyi and Kayla Vallery but the Penguins dropped a pair of games to Robert Morris, 3-2, in eight innings and 4-3 on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Penguins' Bats Come Alive Late to Earn Split Against Canisius
    March 30, 2010
    Canfield, Ohio -- Youngstown State banged out 16 hits and rallied from an 8-3 deficit in the fifth inning to defeat Canisius, 10-8, in the second game of the doubleheader on Tuesday evening at McCune Park. The Penguins dropped a hard-fought 10-inning 7-6 decision in the first game.
  • Softball Takes on Canisius, Robert Morris, Opens Horizon League Play Against Butler
    March 29, 2010
    The Youngstown State softball team (5-14) gears up for a busy week with seven games in six days beginning with a home doubleheader against Canisius, Tuesday, March 30, at 3 p.m. at McCune Park. The Penguins also visit Robert Morris in a doubleheader, Wednesday, March 31, at 3 p.m. and host Butler in a three-game series, April 3-4, at McCune Park. Saturday’s doubleheader against the Bulldogs will begin at 1 p.m. and Sunday’s single game starts at Noon.
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