Recent Softball Headlines
Rio Grande's Mattie Lanham connects for a three-run double in Wednesday's game two win over Ohio Christian
Rio Grande's Mattie Lanham connects for a three-run double in Wednesday's game two win over Ohio Christian
Wed, Apr. 22, 2015 at 9:10 PM - [Softball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande softball team made a pair of early three-run leads stand up, as the RedStorm completed a doubleheader sweep of Ohio Christian University in its regular season finale, Wednesday afternoon, at Rio Softball Park.
    Alex Kuhn and Ariel Roder drove in two runs apiece and Jenna Jones scattered seven hits in a complete game effort for a 6-1 win in the opener, while Mattie Lanham's three-run second inning double and a solid pitching performance by Mallory Powell fueled a 4-1 victory in the nightcap.
    Rio Grande, which snapped a season-high four-game losing streak with the opening game triumph, improved to 27-14 with the sweep.
    Ohio Christian, which saw its losing streak extended to four straight, dropped to 7-23 and finished winless in five tries against the RedStorm this season.

Senior Haley Gwin had two hits and scored a run in Saturday's game two loss to IU-Southeast
Senior Haley Gwin had two hits and scored a run in Saturday's game two loss to IU-Southeast
Sat, Apr. 18, 2015 - [Softball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    NEW ALBANY, Ind. - Indiana University-Southeast clinched the top seed in the upcoming Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Softball Tournament and completed a weekend series sweep by dealing the University of Rio Grande a pair of losses on Saturday afternoon.
    The Grenadiers celebrated Senior Day by jumping to early leads in both contests and posting wins of 4-1 and 4-2 and extending Rio Grande's losing slide to a season-high four games.
    IU-Southeast, which began the series one game behind of Rio in the KIAC standings, improved to 26-5 overall and 20-3 in league play with Saturday's victories.
    The RedStorm slipped to 25-14 overall and 17-7 in the KIAC, falling into third place in the conference standings after Point Park recorded a doubleheader sweep of Midway College.

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Tue, Apr. 14, 2015 - [Softball]

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The University of Rio Grande was among the teams receiving votes in the latest NAIA Softball Coaches' Top 25 released on Tuesday.
    The RedStorm, who learned of the ranking prior to their doubleheader with Carlow University, garnered five points in the balloting - good enough for the equivalent of 37th place.
    Rio Grande was the only Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference team to appear in the poll, which was voted upon by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences /independent /unaffiliated groupings.

Junior Kim Rollins earned her second Player of the Week honor on Monday
Junior Kim Rollins earned her second Player of the Week honor on Monday
Mon, Apr. 13, 2015 - [Softball]

Rio Grande/KIAC Sports Information
    BEREA, Ky. - University of Rio Grande junior catcher Kim Rollins was named the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week by KIAC officials on Monday.

Rio freshman Tayler Arndt connects for a home run in game two of Sunday's DH sweep of Midway
Rio freshman Tayler Arndt connects for a home run in game two of Sunday's DH sweep of Midway
Sun, Apr. 12, 2015 - [Softball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Haley Gwin had three hits, including a home run, to fuel a game one comeback, while Mallory Powell tossed her first collegiate shutout in game two as the University of Rio Grande swept a Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader from Midway College, Sunday afternoon, at Rio Softball Park.
    The RedStorm rallied from an early deficit to post a 6-4 win in the opener and scored four times in their final at bat to seal an 8-0 mercy rule-shortened triumph in the nightcap.
    Rio Grande ran its win streak to six straight, improving to 22-9 overall and 14-2 in the KIAC. The RedStorm are currently tied with Indiana University-Southeast at the top of the conference standings.
    Midway fell to 2-18 overall and 2-18 in the league.

Junior Kim Rollins had six hits and seven RBI in Saturday's DH sweep of Midway
Junior Kim Rollins had six hits and seven RBI in Saturday's DH sweep of Midway
Sun, Apr. 12, 2015 - [Softball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Kim Rollins had six hits and drove in seven runs, leading the University of Rio Grande to a doubleheader sweep of Midway College in Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference softball action, Saturday afternoon, at Rio Softball Park.
    Rollins, a junior from Cincinnati, Ohio, went 3-for-3 with a double and three RBI in the RedStorm's 8-0 victory in the opener, while going 3-for-4 with a home run, double and four RBI to fuel a 15-2 win in the nightcap.
    Both games were halted after 4-1/2 innings by the 8-run mercy rule.
    Rio Grande, which extended its winning streak to four straight with the sweep, improved to 20-9 overall and 12-2 in the KIAC. The wins, coupled with a doubleheader split by Point Park and Indiana University-Southeast, moved the RedStorm into the top spot in the league standings by percentage points.
    Midway slipped to 2-16 overall and 2-16 in league play.