Recent Softball Headlines
Junior Jessi Robinson had Rio Grande's only hit in Wednesday's game two loss to Georgetown
Junior Jessi Robinson had Rio Grande's only hit in Wednesday's game two loss to Georgetown
Thu, Apr. 24, 2014 at 12:15 PM - [Softball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Visiting Georgetown College limited the University of Rio Grande to just one run and five hits en route to a doubleheader sweep of the RedStorm, 1-0 and 4-1, Wednesday afternoon, in Mid-South Conference action at Rio Softball Park.
    Rio Grande, which was playing the final home games of its 2014 scheduled, suffered just its second sweep of the year in MSC play this season in falling to 27-16 overall and 19-13 in league play.
    The Tigers, who received votes in the latest NAIA Top 25 coaches poll, improved to 28-12 overall and 23-9 in the conference.

Freshman Jenna Jones earned her third MSC Pitcher of the Week honor on Monday
Freshman Jenna Jones earned her third MSC Pitcher of the Week honor on Monday
Tue, Apr. 22, 2014 at 3:30 PM - [Softball]

Mid-South Conference
    COLUMBIA, Ky. - University of Rio Grande freshman Jenna Jones is the Mid-South Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week and Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) junior Kristina Krupinski is the MSC Player of the Week, conference officials announced on Monday.
    The weekly honor is the third of the season for Jones. She also earned the award on March 10 and March 24. Krupinski earns her first weekly honor of the season and second of her career. She was player of the week as well on Feb. 25, 2013.

Freshman Kari Jenkins had a key RBI double in Monday's game one win over Lindsey Wilson
Freshman Kari Jenkins had a key RBI double in Monday's game one win over Lindsey Wilson
Tue, Apr. 22, 2014 at 3:25 PM - [Softball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - University of Rio Grande freshman pitcher Jenna Jones limited Lindsey Wilson's potent offense to just one run and the RedStorm rallied to post a 2-1 win over the eighth-ranked Blue Raiders, Monday afternoon, in Mid-South Conference softball action at Rio Softball Park.
    Lindsey Wilson rebounded to post a 6-1 triumph in game two, snapping Rio's seven-game win streak.
    The game one victory, which marked just the second time all season that LWC had been limited to one run or less, was also the RedStorm's first-ever win over the Blue Raiders in 13 all-time meetings.
    The split left Rio Grande with a 27-14 record overall and a 19-11 mark in the MSC, while Lindsey Wilson finished the day at 38-6 overall and 24-4 in league play.

Freshman Alex Kuhn's two-out, seventh inning single gave Rio a game two win on Saturday
Freshman Alex Kuhn's two-out, seventh inning single gave Rio a game two win on Saturday
Sun, Apr. 20, 2014 - [Softball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Freshman Alex Kuhn delivered a two-out, game-winning single in the bottom half of the seventh inning to lift the University of Rio Grande to a 4-3 game two win and a doubleheader sweep of the University of Pikeville, Saturday afternoon, in Mid-South Conference action at Rio Softball Park.
    The RedStorm parlayed two early runs and a strong pitching performance by freshman Jenna Jones (Lancaster, OH) into a 3-1 opening game triumph.
    Rio Grande, which has now won each of the first six games on its final homestand of the season, improved to 26-13 overall and 18-10 in league play.

Rio Grande's Jenna Jones fires a pitch during her game one no-hitter on Friday vs. Bluefield
Rio Grande's Jenna Jones fires a pitch during her game one no-hitter on Friday vs. Bluefield
Sat, Apr. 19, 2014 - [Softball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Simply being good on Good Friday was not good enough for the University of Rio Grande's Jenna Jones.
    The freshman right-hander from Lancaster, Ohio was, for lack of a better term, great inside the pitcher's circle.
    Jones fired the second no-hitter of her collegiate career to fuel a game one win and spark the RedStorm's doubleheader sweep of Bluefield (Va.) College in Mid-South Conference action at a sun-splashed Rio Softball Park.
    Rio Grande, which won the opener 4-0 before posting an 11-4 triumph in the nightcap, improved to 24-13 overall and 16-10 in league play with the victories.
    Bluefield, which saw its losing streak reach 17 straight games by day's end, dropped to 3-41 overall and 1-29 in the MSC.

Rio's Haley Gwin hopes to continue swinging a hot bat against Bluefield and Pikeville
Rio's Haley Gwin hopes to continue swinging a hot bat against Bluefield and Pikeville
Fri, Apr. 18, 2014 - [Softball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande will look to strengthen its hold on the No. 4 seed in the upcoming Mid-South Conference tournament while, at the same time, taking aim at one of the top three spots when it hosts Bluefield College on Friday and the University of Pikeville on Saturday at Rio Softball Park.
    First pitch for game one of the twinbills is set for 2 p.m. each day.
    Rio Grande enters the weekend at 22-13 overall and 14-10 in the MSC, resting three games behind third place Campbellsville University and one game in front of fifth place Cumberland University.