2013 Softball News
May 10, 2013
Motuza Named 2nd Team All-Region
She ended her career with school records for games played (181), at bats (558), runs scored (153), hits (188) and walks (67).
May 4, 2013
Oilers Softball Run in GLIAC Tournament Ends
The Oilers defeated Ferris State University by a score of 3-2 before falling 5-4 in ten innings against Wayne State University.
May 3, 2013
3 Softball Players Earn 1st Team All-Conference Honors
Jenna Motuza, Brittany Dauterman and Tori Allen all earned first team all-conference honors.
May 3, 2013
#9 Grand Valley Knocks Off Findlay
The University of Findlay softball team fell 0-3 to #9 Grand Valley State on Friday, May 3 in the first round of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament. The Oilers are now 25-14 overall with a 13-12 mark in conference action.
May 3, 2013
Whited Pitches Oilers Past Northwood
The Oilers scored two runs in the first inning and then rode the arm of Tawna Whited the rest of the way as she limited the Timberwolves to one run on four hit in a complete game victory.
April 29, 2013
Oilers Softball Earns 8-Seed in GLIAC Tournament
The Oilers are currently 25-13 on the season and will play top-seeded Grand Valley State University (36-4) in the opening round.
April 29, 2013
Oilers Softball Signs 3
The Oilers signed three players during the spring period and have now inked a total of eight for next year.
April 27, 2013
GVSU Sweeps Findlay Softball
The University of Findlay softball team lost a pair of games at Grand Valley State on Saturday, April 27. The Oilers fell 6-5 in the first game and then lost 11-0 in the second game to give them a 25-13 mark on the 2013 season and a 13-11 record in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).
April 26, 2013
Bulldogs Bite Oilers
The University of Findlay softball team dropped both games at Ferris State on Friday, April 26. The Oilers fell 2-0 in both games against the Bulldogs. With the losses, Findlay drops to 25-11 overall with a 13-9 mark in conference action.
April 22, 2013
Borders Named GLIAC Offensive Player of the Week
The Lake Villa, Ill. native is hitting .347 on the season with eight home runs and 33 runs batted in. She also leads the conference with 23 walks.
April 21, 2013
Findlay Crushes Walsh, Oilers Win 11 Straight
The Oilers crushed Walsh University 4-0 in the opener and won 8-2 in the second game of the doubleheader on Sunday, April 21 at Anderson Field.
April 20, 2013
Findlay Softball Sweeps Lake Erie, Motuza Sets Record On Senior Day
The University of Findlay softball team swept Lake Erie College in a doubleheader on Saturday, April 20. The Oilers won the opener 12-0 and swept the Storm 11-0 in the second contest.
April 19, 2013
Oilers Softball 7th in Regional Rankings
The Oilers have never been ranked in the region at the NCAA Division II level and are one of five teams from the GLIAC to appear in the poll.
April 18, 2013
Oilers Defeat Pioneers
The University of Findlay softball team swept Malone University in a twinbill on Thursday, April 18. The Oilers won the first game 16-2 in five innings and defeated the Pioneers 10-1 in the second contest.
April 15, 2013
Oilers Knock Off Lakers
The University of Findlay softball team swept Lake Superior State University in a twin bill on Monday, April 15 at Findlay. The wins give the Oilers a 19-9 record on the season with a 7-7 mark in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play.
April 14, 2013
Oilers Softball Sweeps Northwood, Dauterman Breaks Records
The Oilers scored 32 runs in their two wins over the Timberwolves on Sunday.
April 10, 2013
Baseball/Softball Games Against Wayne State Postponed
The University of Findlay baseball and softball teams were each scheduled to play a twin bill against Wayne State University at home on Wednesday, April 10, but were postponed due to rain.
April 6, 2013
Oilers Split Against Ashland
The Oilers split a doubleheader with Ashland on Saturday in Findlay.
April 4, 2013
Oilers Sweep Blue Knights
The Oilers came away with a 1-0 win in the first game and 6-5 victory in extra innings for game two.
April 2, 2013
Saginaw Valley Sweeps Findlay
The University of Findlay softball team lost a pair of home games against Saginaw Valley University on Tuesday, April 2. The Oilers fell 7-4 in the first game and 8-7 in the second contest. With the losses, Findlay drops to 12-8 overall with a 2-6 mark in conference action.
March 28, 2013
Ohio Dominican Sweeps Findlay
The University of Findlay softball team lost a pair of away games at Ohio Dominican University on Thursday, March 28. The Oilers fell 8-4 in the first game and 3-0 in the second contest. With the losses, Findlay drops to 11-5 overall with a 1-3 mark in conference action.
March 25, 2013
Softball Games vs. Lewis Postponed
The Oilers were scheduled to play Lewis University in a doubleheader at home on Tuesday, March 26, but winter weather has forced the team to postpone those contests.
March 23, 2013
Oilers Split Against Hillsdale
The University of Findlay softball team split with Hillsdale College in a doubleheader at Anderson Field on Saturday, March 23. The Oilers won the first game 7-1 and then fell 10-5 in the second contest to give them a 111-3 record on the season with a 1-1 start in the GLIAC.
March 22, 2013
Oilers Crush Cardinals
The University of Findlay softball team swept Concordia University - Ann Arbor in a doubleheader on Friday, March 22. The Oilers won the first game 5-3 and beat the Cardinals 25-7 in the second contest to give them a 10-2 record on the season.
March 18, 2013
Softball Games vs. Urbana Postponed
March 9, 2013
Oilers Softball Wins 2 On Saturday
The University of Findlay softball team picked up two more wins in Florida on Saturday, March 9, to start the 2013 campaign 8-2. The Oilers defeated Cedarville 7-2 and then came away with a 3-1 victory over St. Thomas Aquinas
March 8, 2013
Findlay Picks Up Two More Wins In Florida
The University of Findlay softball team added two more victories on Friday, March 8 in Clermont, Fla. The Oilers knocked off Hannibal - LeGrange 8-1 and then defeated Bloomfield by a score of 12-9 in the second contest of the day.
March 6, 2013
Oilers Softball Wins 2 on Wednesday
The Oilers came away with a 2-0 win over Lynn and then defeated Felecian by a score of 4-0 in the second contest to run their record to 4-2 on the year.
March 5, 2013
Oilers Split on 2nd Day in Florida
The Oilers went 1-1 on the second day of their trip to Florida.
March 4, 2013
Oilers Open Up with Split in Florida
February 20, 2013
Softball Picked to Finish 10th in the GLIAC
The Oilers were picked to finish 10th in the GLIAC this season.
November 29, 2012
Oilers Will Offer a Variety of Camps/Clinics During the Winter
The Oilers will offer a variety of camps this winter for softball players.
November 26, 2012
Oilers Ink 5
The Oilers signed five players during the November signing period.
October 24, 2012
Oilers Rank 6th in NFCA GPA
The University of Findlay softball team was ranked 6th by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) for the 2011-2012 season while recording a team grade point average of 3.503.
October 19, 2012
Oilers to Host Clinics
The University of Findlay softball team will host three clinics during November and December in the Malcolm Athletic Center.
August 10, 2012
Oilers to Host Annual Alumnae Game
The Oilers will be hosting their annual alumnae game on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Anderson Field.