Blue Knight Softball
Softball Recruiting Class Reaches 10 after Haley Signing
Urbana University Head Softball Coach Danielle Lowe announced the addition of another recruit to her talented 2014 class, bringing the total to 10 new Blue Knights joining the squad this fall. Bellefontaine High School standout Jazmyn Haley is the 10th and newest softball Blue Knight.
Haley just wrapped up her senior season on the diamond for the Chieftains and Coach Kate Buffkin. She was a First Team All-CBC performer while hitting an eye-popping .607 and also leading the team in stolen bases and on-base percentage. Haley earned 2nd Team All-Ohio honors in addition to First Team All-Metro accolades. She was named her team's offensive and defensive MVP. Haley excelled in four different sports during her time at Bellefontaine. Read More
Softball Adds Gearhart & McNultyJun. 3th, 2014
Urbana University Head Softball Coach Danielle Lowe announced the addition of two more recruits to her talented 2014 class. Miami East High School’s Ellie Gearhart and Keystone High School’s Morgan McNulty will join four recent Blue Knight spring signees, and three early signees, on the field this fall at Urbana University.
Gearhart and McNulty will both bolster the Blue Knight infield. Gearhart is a 5’10” South Charleston, Ohio native with experience at third base, shortstop and first base. McNulty is a 5’3” middle infielder from Elyria, Ohio. Read More
Softball Summer Clinics Added on June 17May. 27th, 2014
The Urbana University softball team has added a pair of summer clinics following the 2014 season. An offensive clinic will take place on Tuesday, June 17th from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. A defensive clinic will follow from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. The offensive clinic costs $35. The defensive clinic is $30 per person. If a player wishes to participate in both clinics, the cost is $50.
Click "Read More" for a Registration form and a Medical Consent form. If you have any further questions, please contact Head Softball Coach Danielle Lowe at (937) 484-1325 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Read More
Kolmerten Named First Team Academic All-American®May. 21st, 2014
Senior Haley Kolmerten of Urbana University is the second pitcher on the Capital One Academic All-America® Division II first team. The senior from West Lafayette, Ohio, finished her career with a perfect 4.00 G.P.A. with a dual degree in management and entrepreneurship, graduating from the university’s honors program. Kolmerten is the first Urbana student-athlete to earn Athlete and Student-Athlete of the Year honors in Blue Knights’ athletics department history. A four-time all-conference honoree, Kolmerten was recently named to the Daktronics Atlantic Region second team. She capped of her stellar career for the Blue Knights with a single-season program record with 17 wins in 2014, while also setting new program standards in appearances (34), starts (26), complete games (19), shutouts (6), innings pitched (183.1) and strikeouts (184). Her 543 career strikeouts are more than double the next player on Urbana’s all-time career strikeout list.
Earlier, Kolmerten became the first Blue Knight in school history to earn back-to-back NCAA Division II Academic All-District first team honors. She is the second Urbana University student-athlete to earn Capital One Academic All-America® Division II first team honors this school year. Senior football player Kyle Wallace (West Milton, Ohio) became the first Blue Knight in UU history to receive NCAA Division II's highest academic accolade in the fall. Both Kolmerten and Wallace graduated this spring with perfect 4.0 GPA's. Read More
Kolmerten Collects All-Region HonorMay. 12th, 2014
Four-time All-Conference pitcher Haley Kolmerten finally added an All-Region honor to her long list of career accolades at Urbana University. The senior landed on the 2014 Daktronics Atlantic Region Second Team, released this afternoon and voted upon by the region’s Sports Information Directors.
Kolmerten capped her record-breaking four-year career at UU with her strongest season this spring. The staff’s ace racked up a single season school record 17 wins for a team that set the all-time program record for wins with 28. Kolmerten also set single season school records for appearances (34), starts (26), complete games (19), shutouts (6), innings pitched (183.1) and strikeouts (184). She’s the career leader in each of those statistical categories as well. Her 543 career strikeouts are more than double the next closest Blue Knight. The All-Region honor comes on the heels of Kolmerten being named the Urbana University Athletic Department’s top female athlete and top female student-athlete in 2013-14. Kolmerten graduated on Saturday with a dual major in Management and Entrepreneurship in the University’s Honor’s Program with a perfect 4.0 GPA. The two-time First Team Academic All-District selection finds out later this month if she will become the first female Blue Knight in school history named to the NCAA Division II Academic All-American Team. Read More