Softball

Several lacrosse players celebrate the program's first conference win last year. The team just finished preseason training. — File photo

Lacrosse, softball finish preseason training

Several athletic teams, led by new coaches, are preparing for their upcoming preseasons at the start of the new year. Softball coach Jamie Mueller and lacrosse coach Anna Meerbach just finished up fall practices with their teams. Preparing the rest of the winter now falls solely on the athletes. “We […]

by · November 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Softball, Sports
Knights name new head softball coach

Knights name new head softball coach

The Wartburg Knights softball team is welcoming a new face to their coaching staff. That new face is Jamie Mueller as head coach. Mueller’s former coaching position was at Depauw University in Greencastle, Ind. She has been an assistant coach for the past three years. Also at DePauw, Mueller was one […]

by · July 8, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Softball, Sports
Softball improves record and plays ‘fundamental softball’

Softball improves record and plays ‘fundamental softball’

Over the last five years under Coach LeighAnne LaFave, the Wartburg Softball team has improved from 6-34 to 22-17. “Our depth in all positions created competitiveness; competitiveness forced everyone to work harder and that elevated everyone’s game,” Lafave said. Another one of Lafave’s accomplishments from this season was getting her […]

by · May 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Softball sweeps home opener against Auggies

Softball sweeps home opener against Auggies

The Wartburg softball team had a long two days, shutting out Augsburg in their home opener Friday, and then having their 13-game winning streak snapped by losing their first game of a doubleheader against Wis.-Stout, Saturday. Wartburg hit their first game Friday against Augsburg with an 11-game winning streak, not […]

by · March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Softball wins six over weekend

Softball wins six over weekend

The Wartburg softball team had a successful weekend, sweeping Webster on Saturday and then Blackburn on Sunday. In the first game, Wartburg scored four in the first inning after an RBI triple from Taylor Smola. Smola was then batted in from a groundout by Kirby Meyer. The Knights put up […]

by · March 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
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