2017-18 Walsh Softball News

  • Rock Named to NFCA Midwest All-Region Team
    May 09, 2018
    Walsh’s Jessie Rock was named to the Second Team in the Midwest Region at the catcher position. Last week, she was named the G-MAC’s Freshman of the Year and was a First Team All-Conference selection.
  • Cavs Trio Named All-G-MAC, Rock Freshman of the Year
    May 02, 2018
    On the eve of its softball tournament, the Great Midwest Athletic Conference announced its postseason awards. Three Cavaliers have been named to its All-Conference Team with Jessie Rock being named Freshman of the Year and First Team selection. Olivia Pifer was named on the Second Team, while Six was listed as an Honorable Mention.
  • Walsh Takes Down Storm
    April 06, 2018
    The Cavaliers battled cold temperatures and rain to defeat the Storm of Lake Erie by scores of 5-2 and 10-8. This game was originally supposed to be played in Painsville, but was moved to North Canton due to field conditions.
  • Cavs Drop Two to ODU
    March 31, 2018
    The Cavaliers (13-11, 2-2-) dropped two games to former Great Lakes Intercollegiate Conference opponent Ohio Dominican (11-16, 2-2) on a breezy spring afternoon. The Panthers won by scores of 12-3 and 14-0.
  • Walsh Sweeps GMAC Opener
    March 23, 2018
    Walsh (13-9) wins two in their Great Midwest Conference opener against the Fighting Scots of Ohio Valley (2-14). The Cavaliers ended the first game early by way of the run rule defeating OVU 8-0. Game Two was a little closer as the Cavaliers won by score of 4-2.
  • Walsh Falls Twice to Wayne St.
    March 21, 2018
    The Cavaliers (11-9) were swept by old Great Lake Intercollegiate Athletic opponent Wayne State (15-6) in a mid-week double header by scores of 3-0 and 11-1.
  • Walsh Drops Two in Home Opener
    March 17, 2018
    Walsh (11-7) dropped a pair in their home opener to Davenport (15-6) by scores of 12-1 and 7-6.
  • Walsh Split on Final Day in Myrtle Beach
    March 09, 2018
    Walsh (11-5) split on the final day in Myrtle Beach losing to Glenville State (6-7) 4-3 and beating Briar Cliff (3-12) 6-0.
  • Walsh Drops Two In Myrtle Beach
    March 08, 2018
    Walsh dropped two games in Myrtle Beach to Ohio Christian (6-1) 5-3 and Waldorf (6-7) by a score of 4-3.
  • Pifer Earns Repeat Honors as G-MAC Pitcher of the Week
    March 06, 2018
    Olivia Pifer has once again been named the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week after a spectacular start to Walsh’s spring break success in Myrtle Beach. Pifer also earned the accolades for the first week of the season and has helped the Cavaliers to an impressive 8-2 start, their best in 20 years.
  • Walsh Wins Pair in Myrtle Beach
    March 06, 2018
    Walsh closed out the first half of spring break beating Cardinal Stritch (2-3) 3-1 and Briar Cliff (2-9) 10-4.
  • Walsh Stays Perfect in Myrtle Beach
    March 04, 2018
    Walsh (6-2) stays perfect in Myrtle Beach defeating Malone (1-1) 8-6 in thrilling fashion and Glenville State (2-5) 6-1. 
  • Pifer Leads Walsh to a Perfect Day in Myrtle Beach
    March 03, 2018
    Walsh (4-2) completes a perfect opening day at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic by winning a pair of run rule victories over SUNY-Delhi (0-11) by scores of 13-0 and 14-0.
  • Pifer Tabbed As G-MAC Pitcher of the Week
    February 27, 2018
    Walsh and Lake Erie were presented with Great Midwest Athletic Conference Softball Players of the Week honors as announced on Tuesday. For the Cavaliers, it was Olivia Pifer who earned the accolades a the G-MAC’s Pitcher of the Week.
  • Cavaliers Split on Opening Day of Rosemont Invitational
    February 23, 2018
    The Cavaliers split in their season opener at the Rosemont Invitational. An offensive explosion in game number one carried the Cavaliers (1-1) to a 7-4 victory over the Miners of Missouri S&T (7-4). The Cavaliers had 16 hits, coming off the bats of nine different Cavaliers. The offense was quieted as the Cavalier lost 5-1 to Illinois-Springfield (3-2).
  • Softball Selected 11th in First G-MAC Preseason Poll
    January 22, 2018
    The 2018 Great Midwest Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll presented by Under Armour has been released and Walsh has been selected 11th. The Cavaliers received 45 points in the voting process.
  • Softball To Host Winter Camp Sessions
    December 04, 2017
    Walsh Softball Head Coach Anna Ball has announced a winter camp series on Sunday, Jan. 28, and Sunday, Feb. 4. There will be four separate sessions with a pitching/catching and hitting session on each day.
  • Softball To Host Prospect Day
    September 11, 2017
    The Walsh softball team will be hosting a prospect day on Sunday, Sept. 24, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Walsh Softball Complex. The event will be for students in grades 9 through 12 and coast $60 per attendee.
  • Cavs Hire Barley as Assistant Softball Coach
    August 08, 2017
    The softball team has hired Jackie Barley has the new full time assistant coach for this upcoming season 2017-2018 season. She joins the coaching staff after spending one season at Lawrence Technological University coaching alongside current Cavs’ Head Coach Anna Ball.