George Fox Softball News Section

George Fox Softball News Section

July 1, 2019 149 Bruins Named Scholar-Athletes By Northwest Conference Office The Northwest Conference office announced the 2018-19 NWC Scholar-Athletes Monday, July 1. For the seventh year in a row, the Bruins set a new department record for NWC Scholar-Athletes with 149 deserving student-athletes.
May 13, 2019 Bruins Finish Second In McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports Trophy The Northwest Conference announced the final standings of the 2018-19 McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports Trophy on Monday, as George Fox University claimed its highest placement at second with 220 points...
May 1, 2019 Six Bruins Named All-NWC For George Fox Softball Six George Fox softball players have been named All-Northwest Conference, as announced by the conference office on Monday, April 29.
April 27, 2019 Bruins' Season Closes In NWC Tournament Semifinals The George Fox softball team finished off an impressive season with a matchup against Whitworth in their third game of the Northwest Conference Tournament, falling 6-2.
April 27, 2019 Bruins Stave Off Tournament Elimination By Dropping Pacific (Ore.) The Bruins faced off against Pacific in day two of the Northwest Conference softball tournament on Saturday, earning a solid 8-4 win to advance to game five of the tournament.
April 26, 2019 Bruins Fall In NWC Tournament Opener The George Fox softball team caught the #1 Linfield Wildcats in the opening round of the Northwest Conference tournament on Friday, dropping the tough one on the road, 6-0.
April 23, 2019 Gonzalez Named NWC Student-Athlete of the Week George Fox's Alyssa Gonzalez has been named Northwest Conference Softball Position Student-Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday.
April 20, 2019 Bruins Clinch Spot In NWC Tournament With Sweep Of Willamette The George Fox softball team faced Willamette in the final two games of the regular season on the road on Sunday, earning the sweep with 13-11 and 12-8 victories, respectively.
April 19, 2019 Bruins Take Two At Home On Senior Day The George Fox softball team hosted Willamette in the first two games of their last conference series on Friday afternoon, sweeping the Bearcats on day one with a 6-3 win in game one and a 13-2 win in game two. The two wins capped the careers of three Bruin seniors at Morse Athletic Field as George Fox paused between games to honor Alyssa Gonzalez, Kimi Ito, and Winter Ridgeway.
April 16, 2019 Ito Named NWC Student-Athlete of the Week George Fox’s Kimi Ito has been named Northwest Conference Softball Position Student-Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday...
April 14, 2019 Bruins Split Season Series With Lutes, 2-2 The George Fox softball team hosted Pacific Lutheran in games three and four of their conference matchup on Sunday, splitting the series with a 12-1 loss in game one and a 13-5 win in game two.
April 13, 2019 Bruins Split Saturday's Doubleheader With Lutes The George Fox softball team hosted Pacific Lutheran in a Saturday afternoon doubleheader, splitting the pair of games with a 12-7 loss in game one and a 7-6 win in game two...
April 11, 2019 Bruins Finish Series Sweep Of Puget Sound The George Fox softball traveled to Washington on Thursday, April 11, facing Puget Sound in a pair of games initially slated for Saturday, April 6th that were postponed due to weather. They won both in commanding fashion, 7-0 and 10-0, respectively.
April 7, 2019 Bruins Bring The Power Against Loggers On Sunday The George Fox softball team traveled to Washington for a Sunday afternoon doubleheader against Puget Sound, showing out with a pair of commanding wins, 13-2 and 17-1...
April 3, 2019 Finding My Place - A Window Into George Fox Softball During my entire time as a George Fox student-athlete, I have experienced the “Be Known” promise. Whether it be from my coaches, professors or administration, I have experienced their desire to get to know me and to help push me to be better than I ever envisioned...
March 31, 2019 Bruins Split Series With Boxers The George Fox softball team split its season series against Pacific (Ore.) after a repeat performance of its first doubleheader, taking game one with a 3-2 final before falling in game two by an 8-0 margin in a run-rule outing.
March 30, 2019 Bruins Split Doubleheader To Start Series Against Pacific (Ore.) The George Fox softball team played host for the Pacific (Ore.) Boxers on Saturday, March 30, in the first two games of a four-game Northwest Conference matchup. The Bruins eked out a come-from-behind 7-6 win in game one and fell just short in game two with a 5-4 final.
March 28, 2019 Bruins Sweep DePauw In Nonconference Games The George Fox softball team hosted DePauw for a midweek nonconference doubleheader on Thursday, winning game one, 14-6, and taking game two, 5-4, in walk-off fashion...
March 24, 2019 Bruins Drop Series to No. 12 'Cats The George Fox softball team played games three and four of its road series against Linfield on Sunday, dropping both, 7-5 and 10-4...
March 23, 2019 Bruins Split Saturday Against No. 12 'Cats The George Fox softball team made the short trip to No. 12 Linfield on Saturday, splitting a two-game series with the Wildcats with a 2-1 loss in game one and an 11-6 win in game two...
March 19, 2019 Ridgeway Named NWC Student-Athlete of the Week George Fox’s Winter Ridgeway has been named Northwest Conference Softball Pitching Student-Athlete of the Week for her performances during the Bruins’ Arizona trip on March 14-17...
March 17, 2019 Bruins End Arizona Trip With A Doubleheader Sweep The George Fox softball team ended its Arizona road trip in style on Sunday, as the Bruins kept the win streak alive with a 6-5 win over Wisconsin-La Crosse and a 6-2 victory over Augsburg...
March 16, 2019 Bruins Sweep Saturday In Arizona The George Fox softball team grabbed two wins on its second day of competition at the Tucson Invitational on Saturday, as the Bruins beat Central (IA), 4-1, and Wisconsin-Platteville, 13-3, in a five-inning mercy-rule game...
March 14, 2019 Bruins Take 2-of-3 On Day One In Tucson The George Fox softball team traveled to Arizona for the first three games of the Tucson Invitational on Thursday. They dropped a close game one to Case Western Reserve, 7-5, then finished the day with wins against St. Scholastica and Mount Mary, 7-1 and 19-5, respectively...
March 10, 2019 Bruins Bring Out The Brooms Against Pios The George Fox softball team hosted Lewis & Clark in games three and four of its Northwest Conference series on Sunday, completing the sweep with two wins, 12-4, and 9-7...
March 9, 2019 Bruins Sweep Saturday Over Pios The George Fox softball team hosted the Lewis & Clark Pioneers in a Saturday afternoon doubleheader, winning both games in dominant fashion, 12-4 and 10-1, respectively...
March 3, 2019 Bruins' Halted Series Finished On April 24 The George Fox softball team hosted the Whitworth Pirates in games three and four of the Northwest Conference series on Sunday, dropping game three, 16-5, and paused play with an 8-8 tie in the 10th for almost two months before the finishing the game at Linfield on April 24 with a 13-9 loss in 11 innings.
March 2, 2019 Pirates Get The Best Of Bruins The George Fox softball team kicked off Northwest Conference play with a home doubleheader against the Whitworth Pirates on Saturday, dropping both, 12-3 and 10-1, respectively...
February 3, 2019 Bruins Drop Season Opener To Owls The George Fox softball team kicked off the 2019 season against NAIA powerhouse No. 10 Oregon Tech, losing a pair of tough games at home, 11-1 and 8-2...
January 29, 2019 2019 Softball Season Preview Young, talented and excited, the George Fox softball team is preparing to carry the tradition of success into the 2019 season...
January 14, 2019 Hitting, Catching and Pitching Camp Set On Feb. 9 The George Fox annual hitting, catching and pitching camp is set for Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, as announced by head coach Jessica Hollen...
September 27, 2018 129 Bruins Named Northwest Conference Scholar-Athletes The Northwest Conference announced the 2017-18 NWC Scholar-Athletes Tuesday, with a record-breaking 129 Bruins earning a spot on the prestigious list...
June 5, 2018 Meyer Named Google Cloud Academic All-America® George Fox softball sophomore Allison Meyer was named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division III Softball Team, announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), Tuesday.  
May 16, 2018 Four Bruins Named on NFCA All-Region Team Roni Braun, Madison Sorensen, Alyssa Gonzalez and Annie Veatch will represent the George Fox softball team on the 2018 NCAA Division III All-Region Team, as announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA)...
May 11, 2018 Bruins Drop Game One in NCAA Regional The No. 12 George Fox softball team kicked off the NCAA Tournament with a showdown against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the McMinnville Regional, falling to the Athenas 6-3.
May 7, 2018 Bruins Head to Linfield For NCAA West Regional For the second time in the program’s history, the No. 12-ranked George Fox softball team will make an appearance in the NCAA Division III West Regional in McMinnville, Oregon, May 11-13...
April 25, 2018 Bruins Record Two Top Honors and Eight All-NWC Selections The George Fox softball team had nine student-athletes named to the 2018 All-Northwest Conference Softball Team, while Madison Sorensen was named Pitcher of the Year and Jessica Hollen was named Coach of the Year...
April 24, 2018 Sorensen Grabs Seventh NWC Student-Athlete of the Week Honor George Fox senior Madison Sorensen recorded a program-best seventh Northwest Conference Softball Pitching Student-Athlete of the Week honor, as announced by the conference Tuesday...
April 22, 2018 Bruins Drop Championships Game To Linfield The No. 14-ranked George Fox softball team hosted No. T-16th Linfield in the championships game of the Northwest Conference tournament, losing a heartbreaker, 9-1 – six innings...
April 21, 2018 Bruins Bounce Back To Advance To NWC Championship Game(s) The No. 14-ranked and No. 1-seed George Fox softball team hosted the No. 3-seed Whitworth Pirates and the No. 4-seed Pacific (Ore.) Boxers in games three and four of the Northwest Conference tournament on Saturday, winning both, 10-3 and 7-2, respectively...
April 20, 2018 Bruins Fall In Game One Of NWC Tournament The No. 14-ranked and No. 1-seed George Fox softball team hosted the No. 4-seed Pacific (Ore.) for the first game of the Northwest Conference tournament on Friday, dropping a tough one, 10-2 – six innings...
April 17, 2018 George Fox to Host Northwest Conference Tournament George Fox will host the Northwest Conference Softball Tournament, April 20-22, for the first time in program history. The Bruins enter the tournament as the #1 seed and Northwest Conference Co-Champions with Linfield College, the #2 seed. Whitworth University is the #3 seed and Pacific University is the #4 seed...
April 17, 2018 Braun and Sorensen Earn NWC Student-Athletes of the Week The George Fox softball team swept the Northwest Conference Softball Pitching and Position Student-Athletes of the Week, as Madison Sorensen and Roni Braun were both named, respectively...
April 16, 2018 Bruins Sweep Bearcats To Set A New School Record In Single-Season Wins The No. 9-ranked George Fox softball team made the short trek to McMinnville on Monday, taking on Willamette in the final Northwest Conference doubleheader of the season, winning game one 11-0 and game two 14-5...
April 14, 2018 Bruins Sweep Bearcats On Senior Day The No. 9-ranked George Fox softball team hosted Willamette in a Northwest Conference doubleheader on Saturday, winning game one 10-0 and game two 11-2.
April 12, 2018 Bruins Split NWC Series With Lutes The No. 9-ranked George Fox softball team traveled to Washington to complete the four-game series against Pacific Lutheran Thursday night, winning game one, 3-2 and falling in game two, 7-3...
April 9, 2018 Bruins Split With Lutes The No. 10-ranked George Fox softball team traveled to Tacoma for a Northwest Conference doubleheader against Pacific Lutheran Monday, winning game one 5-0 and losing game two 1-0...
April 3, 2018 Sorensen and Ito Sweep NWC Student-Athletes of the Week For the third time this season, the George Fox softball team has swept the Northwest Conference Softball Pitching and Position Student-Athletes of the Week, as announced by the conference office. Madison Sorensen was named NWC Pitching Student-Athlete of the Week, while Kimi Ito grabbed the NWC Position Student-Athlete of the Week...
March 31, 2018 Bruins Set A Program Record With Their 14th Consecutive Win The No. 11-ranked George Fox softball team hosted Puget Sound in games three and four of its Northwest Conference series on Saturday, earning the sweep as they won game one 9-0 and game two 9-1...
March 30, 2018 Bruins Break Two School Records In Friday's Sweep Over Loggers The No. 11-ranked George Fox softball team hosted Puget Sound in a Northwest Conference doubleheader Friday, sweeping the Loggers with a 10-0, 5-inning win in game one and a 2-1 win in game two...
March 28, 2018 Bruins Sweep Pirates For The First Time In Program History The No. 11 George Fox softball team hosted Whitworth in a conference doubleheader Wednesday, as the original set of games were postponed on February 25. George Fox swept the Pirates, winning game one 8-0 and game two 14-7. This marks the first time the Bruins have swept the Pirates in a four-game Northwest Conference series...
March 27, 2018 Allison Meyer Earns NWC Student-Athlete of the Week For the second straight week, George Fox softball’s Allison Meyer has been named Northwest Conference Position Student-Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference Monday...
March 25, 2018 Bruins Break Single-Season Home Run Record In Series Sweep Over Pios The No. 19 George Fox softball team broke the single-season home run record Sunday, as the Bruins recorded their 40th home run of the season in Sunday’s sweep over Lewis & Clark. The Bruins won the first game, 7-5 and the second game 15-2 – six innings...
March 24, 2018 Bruins' Bats Can't Be Stopped Against Pios The No. 19-ranked George Fox softball team swept Lewis & Clark on the road Saturday, winning game one, 19-2, and game two, 6-0...
March 20, 2018 Sorensen and Meyer Earn NWC Student-Athletes of the Week The George Fox softball team swept this week’s Northwest Conference Pitching and Position Student-Athletes of the Week, as Madison Sorensen was named for pitching and Allison Meyer was named for position.
March 18, 2018 Bruins Bring Out The Brooms Against Pacific The No. 20-ranked George Fox softball team took on Pacific University on the road Sunday, completing the sweep against the Boxers in the Northwest Conference doubleheader, 7-4 and 13-5, respectively...
March 17, 2018 Bruins Hit Seven Home Runs In Saturday's Sweep Over Boxers The No. 20-ranked George Fox softball team hit seven home runs and swept the Pacific University Boxers Saturday, taking game one, 10-1, and game two, 7-2...
March 11, 2018 Bruins Split NWC Series With 'Cats The No. 18 George Fox softball team hosted the No. 21 Linfield Wildcats for games three and four of the Northwest Conference series Sunday, winning the first game, 9-3, but falling 4-1 in the final game...
March 10, 2018 Bruins Split Saturday With 'Cats The No. 18 George Fox softball team hosted No. 21 Linfield in a Saturday afternoon doubleheader, winning game one and dropping game two, 6-3 and 5-3 (8 inn.), respectively...
March 6, 2018 Sorensen Earns Third NWC Student-Athlete of the Week Honor For the third time this season, George Fox senior pitcher Madison Sorensen has been named Northwest Conference Pitching Student-Athlete of the Week...
March 4, 2018 Bruins Split Sunday Against Top Ranked Teams The George Fox softball team bounced back Sunday with a 4-3 win against the No. 5-ranked team in the nation, Illinois Wesleyan...
March 3, 2018 Bruins Split Saturday at NFCA Leadoff Classic The George Fox softball team continued its exhibition road trip in Arizona with a Saturday matchup against East-coast powerhouse No. 11 Christopher Newport University, losing a close one, 7-5...
March 2, 2018 Bruins Run The Table On Day One of the NFCA Leadoff Classic The No. 22-ranked George Fox women’s softball team traveled to Arizona Friday for the NFCA Leadoff Classic to take on the No. 20-ranked University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, taking a huge win against their tough opponent, 10-2.
February 27, 2018 Sorensen Named NWC Student-Athlete of the Week George Fox University’s Madison Sorensen has been named Northwest Conference Softball Pitching Student-Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference Monday...
February 25, 2018 Final Doubleheader Against Pirates Postponed Due To Weather The George Fox softball team started out red hot in the final doubleheader against Whitworth Sunday, but the weather played a factor as the series is put on hold for a later date.
February 24, 2018 Bruins Blank Pirates To Start Conference Play The George Fox softball team opened Northwest Conference play with a sweep against the Whitworth Pirates on Saturday afternoon, winning game one 7-0 and game two 5-0...
February 13, 2018 Sorensen and Gonzalez Sweep NWC Student-Athletes of the Week George Fox University’s Madison Sorensen and Alyssa Gonzalez swept the Northwest Conference Softball Pitching and Position Student-Athlete of the Week, respectively, as announced by the conference Monday...
February 11, 2018 Bruins Complete Road Trip With A Sweep The George Fox softball team wrapped up its road trip Sunday with a pair of games against Whittier, winning both, 11-2 and 4-2...
February 10, 2018 Bruins Split With Tigers Saturday The George Fox softball team continued its road trip with a Saturday afternoon doubleheader against Occidental, dropping the first and winning the second, 5-4 and 15-2, respectively.
February 9, 2018 Bruins Open Season With A Sweep The George Fox softball team kicked off its season in California with a Friday afternoon doubleheader against Redlands, sweeping the series with a 9-0 first game win and a 7-6 nine-inning victory in the second game...
February 1, 2018 2018 Softball Season Preview In wake of a third straight season finishing above the .500 mark in conference play, the George Fox softball team is eager to see what it can accomplish in 2018...
August 1, 2017 107 Bruins Named Northwest Conference Scholar-Athletes The Northwest Conference announced the 2016-17 NWC Scholar-Athletes Tuesday, with a record-breaking 106 Bruins earning a spot on the prestigious list.
July 28, 2017 Jim Bray Hired as Assistant Softball Coach George Fox University is proud to announce the hiring of Jim Bray as the new assistant softball coach, serving under head coach Jessica Hollen.
June 13, 2017 Bruins Sports Day George Fox University Athletics and the Chehalem Park and Recreation District are excited to announce the second annual Bruin Sports Day. Girls and boys entering the second through eighth grade in the fall will have the opportunity to pick one of five sports to participate in an afternoon clinic, free of charge...
May 1, 2017 Sorensen and Veatch Named All-NWC First Team The Northwest Conference announced the 2017 All-NWC Softball Team, and George Fox University’s Madison Sorensen and Annie Veatch both grabbed a spot on the All-NWC first team...
April 22, 2017 Bruins Fall In Extra Innings At NWC Tournament The George Fox softball team had a heart-breaker Saturday night, as the Bruins fell in extra innings of the Northwest Conference Tournament elimination game to Pacific Lutheran, 3-2...
April 22, 2017 Bruins Survive and Advance In NWC Tournament Elimination Game After dropping the first game of the Northwest Conference Tournament Friday, the George Fox softball team bounced back with a 2-0 win over No. 22 and No. 2-seed Linfield College in the NWC Tournament elimination game...
April 21, 2017 Bruins Drop Opening Game of NWC Tournament The George Fox softball team traveled to Washington for the first game of the Northwest Conference Tournament Friday, losing to the top-seeded Whitworth Pirates in a nail-biter, 2-0...
April 19, 2017 Bruins Head To NWC Tournament For the third year in a row, the George Fox softball team will make the trip to Spokane, Washington, for the Northwest Conference Tournament with their eyes set on taking home the NWC title...
April 15, 2017 Bruins Secure Spot in NWC Tournament With Split Against Pios The George Fox softball team hosted Lewis & Clark Saturday for the last two regular-season games of the year, winning game one 3-0 and losing game two 10-3...
April 9, 2017 Bruins Split NWC Series With Bearcats The George Fox softball team played the final two games of the Northwest Conference series against Willamette Sunday, winning game one and losing game two, 7-2 and 5-4 respectively...
April 8, 2017 Bruins Split With Bearcats Saturday The George Fox softball team made the short trip to Salem Saturday to take on the Bearcats of Willamette in a Northwest Conference double-header, winning the first and dropping the second, 3-0 and 10-2, respectively...
April 2, 2017 Bruins Take NWC Series Over Boxers The George Fox softball team swept the Boxers of Pacific Sunday, as the Bruins won the Northwest Conference series against the Boxers with an 8-1 win in game one and 5-0 win in game two...
April 1, 2017 Bruins Split With Boxers Saturday The George Fox softball team hosted the Boxers of Pacific University Saturday, as the Bruins split with the Boxers in two close games...
March 30, 2017 Pirates Edge Bruins In NWC Series It was another battle Thursday, as the George Fox softball team dropped the final two games of the Northwest Conference series to the Whitworth Pirates...
March 28, 2017 Pirates Sneak By Bruins in Doubleheader The George Fox softball team came up just short in Tuesday’s Northwest Conference doubleheader against the Pirates of Whitworth University, dropping both games, 1-0, 7-6...
March 25, 2017 Bruins Split NWC Doubleheader With Pios The George Fox softball team traveled to Portland to take on the Pioneers of Lewis & Clark Saturday, as the Bruins split the Northwest Conference doubleheader with the Pios. The Bruins won the first game, 4-2, but dropped game two, 4-0...
March 21, 2017 Sorensen and Veatch Grab NWC Awards After sweeping the Puget Sound Loggers in Northwest Conference play, the George Fox softball team swept the Northwest Conference weekly awards, as Madison Sorensen and Annie Veatch were named NWC Softball Student-Athletes of the Week.
March 19, 2017 Bruins Complete Sweep Over Loggers The George Fox softball team traveled to play Puget Sound in its final doubleheader of the weekend, earning the four game sweep with two big wins, Sunday afternoon...
March 18, 2017 Veatch Leads Bruins In Wins Over Loggers Powered by the bat of Annie Veatch, the George Fox softball team picked up two victories Saturday afternoon, taking down the Puget Sound Loggers by scores of 11-3 and 9-6...
March 11, 2017 Bruins Sweep Lutes Saturday The George Fox softball team hit the road Saturday and took the first two games of the weekend series over Pacific Lutheran by a score of 9-4 in game one and 5-4 in game two...
March 4, 2017 Bruins Move Four-Game Series With Pirates to March 28-29 The George Fox softball team has postponed the March 4-5 four-game series with Whitworth due to weather, and rescheduled those games for March 28-29...
March 1, 2017 Bruins Split With 'Cats in Makeup Games The George Fox softball team resumed play Wednesday, as the Bruins and the Linfield Wildcats made up their rained out series with a split...
February 26, 2017 Weather Postpones Games With 'Cats The George Fox softball team was forced to postpone its doubleheader with the Linfield Wildcats Sunday, as Mother Nature intervened between the two teams...
February 25, 2017 Bruins Open NWC Play in Extras The George Fox softball team traveled to McMinnville Saturday for an afternoon doubleheader, losing two close games to the undefeated Linfield Wildcats...
February 6, 2017 Bruins End California Trip With Split Against Redlands The George Fox softball team finished up their California swing Monday afternoon in a double-header against Redlands, staging a late game comeback in game two to split with the Bulldogs. ..
February 6, 2017 Alex Parker Named NWC Student-Athlete of the Week The 2017 Northwest Conference Softball weekly awards were announced Monday, February 6, and Alex Parker made week one’s list for NWC softball position student-athlete of the week...
February 4, 2017 Bruins Sweep Saturday Over Tigers After opening up the 2017 season with a split against La Verne Friday, the George Fox softball team bounced back with a clean sweep over Occidental. The Bruins won the first game 4-1 and the second game 7-4...
February 3, 2017 Bruins Open Season With A Split It was a tale of two games for the George Fox softball team to open up the 2017 season, as the Bruins split a double-header with La Verne...
January 31, 2017 2017 Softball Season Preview After recording its second consecutive 31-win season, the George Fox softball team is excited to kick off the 2017 campaign...
January 23, 2017 The Best of 2016
September 8, 2016 Softball Camp Rescheduled For Feb. 12 The annual winter hitting camp has been rescheduled to Feb. 12, 2017, as announced by head softball coach Jessica Hollen after canceling the the Jan. 8 camp due to weather.
January 6, 2017 Jan. 8 Winter Camp Cancelled Due to Weather Head softball coach Jessica Hollen has cancelled the annual winter hitting camp set for Jan. 8, 2017 due to weather...
July 21, 2016 Bruins Sports Day George Fox University Athletics and the Chehalem Park and Recreation District are excited to announce the second annual Bruin Sports Day. Girls and boys entering the second through eighth grade in the fall will have the opportunity to pick one of five sports to participate in an afternoon clinic, free of charge...
July 14, 2016 2015-16 NWC All-Sportsmanship Team Announced The Northwest Conference has released the 2015-16 NWC All-Sportsmanship Team Friday, as one Bruin athlete from each sport was selected...
July 14, 2016 Buhler and Schroeder Named NWC First Team Scholar-Athletes The Northwest Conference has announced the 2015-16 NWC First Team Scholar-Athletes Thursday, as standout athletes Grant Schroeder and Dakota Buhler were the recipients for the Bruins...
July 13, 2016 102 Bruins Named Northwest Conference Scholar-Athletes The Northwest Conference announced the 2015-16 NWC Scholar-Athletes Wednesday, as a record breaking 102 Bruins earned a spot on the list.
May 14, 2016 Bruins NCAA Journey Comes To An End The journey in the NCAA Regional has come to an end for the George Fox softball team, as the Bruins fell to Claremont Mudd-Scripps in the final elimination game on Saturday, 3-1...
May 14, 2016 Bruins Fall to 'Cats In NCAA Regional The George Fox softball team fell to Linfield College on Saturday in the winner’s bracket by a score of 5-4...
May 13, 2016 Bruins Advance To Winner's Bracket At NCAA Regional The Bruins handled their first-ever appearance in post-season play like veterans on Friday, as they defeated No. 1-seed Claremont Mudd-Scripps 5-0 to advance to the winner’s bracket.
May 12, 2016 Bruin Softball: A Tale Of The Fantastic Four In 2012, four freshmen walked onto the campus of George Fox University and, unbeknownst to them, immediately changed the fortunes of the Bruin’s softball program...
May 9, 2016 Bruins Make History With First-Ever NCAA Tournament Appearance For the first time in school history, the George Fox softball team is headed to the 2016 NCAA Division III Softball Tournament, where they will face Claremont Mudd-Scripps in the West Regional hosted by Whitworth in Spokane, Washington...
April 27, 2016 Six Bruins Named All-NWC The Northwest Conference has announced the 2016 All-NWC Softball Team on Wednesday, as six George Fox softball players made the list...
April 23, 2016 Bruins Fall To 'Cats in NWC Tournament Championship Game The Cinderella story came to an end on Saturday, as the Bruins finished second to Linfield College in the Northwest Conference Tournament Championship game, 12-2...
April 23, 2016 Bruins Blank Pirates, Advance to NWC Tournament Championship Madison Sorensen was near perfect for the Bruins in Saturday’s Northwest Conference Elimination game, leading the Bruins to a 3-0 victory over #1-seed Whitworth Pirates...
April 22, 2016 Bruins Beat Boxers, Advance In NWC Tournament With an elimination game hanging above their heads, the George Fox softball team stepped up to the plate on Friday, defeating the Boxers of Pacific, 4-1...
April 22, 2016 Bruins Fall In Game One of NWC Tournament The George Fox softball team opened up the Northwest Conference Tournament against the Wildcats of Linfield College on Friday afternoon, as the Bruins fell, 9-0...
April 21, 2016 Northwest Conference Tournament Preview For the second straight year, the George Fox softball team is headed to Spokane, Washington for the Northwest Conference Tournament in hopes of capturing their first NWC Championship in school history...
April 17, 2016 Sorensen Wins Twice, Woods Shines as Bruins Sweep Pioneers The Bruins clinched the #2 spot in the Northwest Conference with their sweep of Lewis & Clark on Sunday afternoon. Amanda Woods powered the Bruins to a high-scoring 10-7 win in the opener, and Madison Sorensen threw a gem in the later game as the Bruins won, 6-1. The wins marked head coach Jessica Hollen's 150th and 151st, and the 100th win for seniors Woods, Courtney Howard, Kayla Anderson, and Kat Hylton.
April 16, 2016 Anderson Drives in Four, Bruins Sweep Pioneers Kayla Anderson had quite the day at the plate on Saturday, leading the Bruins to a doubleheader sweep of Lewis & Clark. In the first game, Anderson knocked in two of the Bruins's runs in their 3-2 victory. Then, in the second, Anderson's homer sparked the Bruins to a 9-5 win.
April 10, 2016 Sorensen Wins Twice as Bruins Beat Bearcats The Bruins outscored Willamette 18-5 in their doubleheader sweep on Sunday afternoon. Annie Veatch'ss two home runs powered the Bruins to an 11-5 win in the first game, while a complete-game two-hitter from Madison Sorensen blanked the Bearcats in the second, 7-0—her second win of the day, having picked up the win in the first game in relief. The two victories gave the Bruins a three-games-to-one series win.
April 9, 2016 Bruins Split with Willamette; Veatch Walks Off in First Game The Bruins drew with Willamette on Saturday, but their win in game one was accomplished with flair. Powered by Annie Veatch's two home runs, including an eighth-inning walkoff, the Bruins overcame a 7-2 deficit to win, 9-7. Then, in the second game, Willamette held the Bruins to five hits and went on to win, 7-2.
April 3, 2016 Bruins Battle Back to Earn Sunday Split with Boxers After Saturday's even match, the Bruins split their Sunday doubleheader with Pacific too, each team carrying away two wins and two losses from the four-game weekend set. In the first game Sunday, Pacific's Marissa Reichard was dazzling, throwing a complete-game four-hitter, stifling the Bruins en route to a 6-0 win. In the nightcap the Bruins had vengeance, battling back in another low-scoring affair to take a 3-2 win in eight innings, centerpieced by a Courtney Howard homer.
April 2, 2016 Woods Powers Bruins to Saturday Split with Boxers The Bruins suffered a tough loss in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader with Pacific, but rebounded in the second for a split. In the first game, Kimi Ito knocked in two runs, but the Bruins lost to Pacific, who surged late, 7-4. Amanda Woods's three-run shot in the second game, plus a dominating performance from Madison Sorensen, sealed a 3-1 win for the Bruins.
March 30, 2016 Veatch Leads Bruins In Split With Lutes After splitting yesterday's doubleheader, the Bruins finished the four-game series against Pacific Lutheran with another split on Wednesday. Kimi Ito's three-run homer, plus two more from Annie Veatch, powered the Bruins to a 5-2 win early, but the Lutes's Elli Rassbach threw a gem in the late game, shutting out the Bruins 6-0.
March 29, 2016 Bergerson Dominates as Bruins Split with Lutes The Bruins's Tuesday doubleheader with Pacific Lutheran saw two of the best individual pitching performances this season. In the early game, which the Bruins won 4-0, starter Abbie Bergerson was masterful, throwing a complete-game, one-hit shutout, facing just two batters over the minimum. In the second game, Lutes starter Marissa Miller did her best to match Bergerson and nearly succeeded. Miller allowed two hits over her complete-game shutout, and the Lutes took a 3-0 win to split the doubleheader.
March 29, 2016 Madison Sorensen Named NWC Student-Athlete of the Week Sophomore Madison Sorensen earned Northwest Conference Softball Pitching Student-Athlete of the Week for her performances through March. 21-27, announced by the conference office on Monday...
March 26, 2016 Bruins Split with Loggers, Win Series After sweeping yesterday's doubleheader with Puget Sound, the Bruins had a slight hiccup on Saturday, losing the first game 4-3 on a three-run Puget Sound third, before rebounding to take the second game, 7-3.
March 25, 2016 Starting Pitchers Shine as Bruins Sweep Loggers The Bruins returned from their Arizona trip to a doubleheader with Puget Sound on Friday. Carrying the momentum of a six-game winning streak as they restarted Northwest Conference play, the Bruins swept aside hosts Puget Sound, 9-3 in the opener and 5-1 in the nightcap.
March 22, 2016 Bruins Score 26 Runs in Doubleheader Sweep of Carleton With two mercy-rule wins over Carleton on Tuesday, the Bruins finished up their Arizona trip with a 7-1 record and plenty of momentum to take back to Oregon. Madison Sorensen threw a complete-game shutout in the first game, which the Bruins won 12-0, while Rebecca Pridmore drove in five runs to spark the Bruins to a 14-4 win in game two.
March 22, 2016 Abbie Bergerson Named NWC Student-Athlete of the Week Abbie Bergerson is off to a hot start in Arizona, and it comes as no surprise for her recent Northwest Conference Softball Pitcher Student-Athlete of the Week award, announced by the conference office on Tuesday...
March 21, 2016 Crazy Eights as Bruins Sweep Monday's Doubleheader: 8-2, 8-0 The Bruins continued their winning run through Arizona by sweeping Monday's doubleheader. In the early game, the Bruins logged their second consecutive win over Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 8-2. Then, in the nightcap, the Bruins shut out Crown, 8-0.
March 19, 2016 A Wisconsin Sweep In Arizona After a day one split on Thursday, the George Fox softball team responded with a sweep on day two, taking down Wisconsin – La Crosse, 6-0, and Wisconsin – Eau Claire, 6-1...
March 18, 2016 Bruins Open Arizona With A Split The George Fox softball team kicked off their Arizona trip with a double-header on Friday, as the Bruins split the double dip on the day. The Bruins beat La Verne, 5-0, in game one, but fell to Denison in a nail-biting 3-2 finish...
March 11, 2016 Bruins Reschedule With Lutes Due To Weather Makeup dates are being set for the George Fox softball team, as this weekend will be rescheduled due to weather. The Bruins were scheduled to play the Lutes of Pacific Lutheran on Saturday and Sunday, but the forecast had a different opinion for the weekend.
March 6, 2016 Howard, Hylton Shine as Bruins Split with Pirates After yesterday's doubleheader, low-scoring and tense, the Bruins's two-game matchup with Whitworth on Sunday was open, and the bats were awake—at least in the first game. Courtney Howard, who's enjoying a nice run of form, and Kat Hylton sparked the Bruins, who just managed to hold off Whitworth's last-ditch efforts in game one to take an 8-7 win. In the second, Makayla Lefever had another stellar outing, holding the Bruins to a 5-0 loss.
March 5, 2016 Bruins Split Low-Scoring Doubleheader with Whitworth Though it took all seven innings, the Bruins outlasted Whitworth in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader, winning 1-0 in pitching duel of attrition. Abbie Bergerson was masterful, working seven innings and performing a Houdini-like escape in the fourth. But in the second, the Pirates's Makayla Lefever outmatched Madison Sorensen, and the Bruins split the series, taking a 3-1 loss.
February 28, 2016 Howard Homers Twice as Bruins Split with Wildcats After splitting with the Wildcats in yesterday's doubleheader, the Bruins split Sunday's two-game set, too, and in dramatic fashion. Courtney Howard walked off in the first game with a mammoth homer to give the Bruins a comeback win, but Linfield surged in the second game for a comfortable win.
February 27, 2016 Bruins Battle Linfield to Saturday Split The Bruins began their 2016 Northwest Conference schedule on Saturday by splitting a doubleheader with the Linfield Wildcats, currently ranked #5 nationally. In the first game, Linfield scored two in the seventh for a late 4-2 win, but the Bruins came right back in the nightcap, scoring three in the first as part of a 5-3 victory.
February 22, 2016 Bruins Split Doubleheader with Whitter The Bruins split their doubleheader with Whittier on Monday afternoon. Abbie Bergerson went a strong four innings for the Bruins, but Whittier took the first game of Monday's doubleheader, 5-2, on the strength of three unearned runs. In the second, the Bruins left nothing to chance, blasting two homers and breaking out for an 8-1 victory in six innings.
February 21, 2016 Bruins Take Two from La Verne The Bruins were consistent as they opened their 2016 season by sweeping Saturday's doubleheader with La Verne, winning the first game 4-1 and the second 4-2. Abbie Bergerson put in a gutsy performance for the Bruins, throwing a complete game in the opener before coming back to record the save in the nightcap. Alex Parker was the heroine of game two: her grand slam was the difference.
February 15, 2016 2016 Softball Preview A record-breaking number of wins. A 31-13 overall record. A 19-9 record in the Northwest Conference. A team batting average of .312 and 30 total home runs. Seven All-NWC selections. Coach of the Year. Two All-West Region Second Team spots...
January 12, 2016 Proving Them Wrong Some especially gifted and well-rounded players are lauded as “five-tool players,” possessing a high average, power, a strong throwing arm, footspeed, and fielding acumen. Those players are nearly always stars, the sort of players teams coalesce around. Kayla Anderson is exactly that sort of player. Last season, in her junior year, Anderson led the Bruins in all three Triple Crown categories, posting a .388 average, knocking eight home runs, and driving in 45 runs. With Anderson entrenched at shortstop, the Bruins set a team record by winning 31 games and reaching the Northwest Conference championship game...
November 3, 2015 Bruin Softball Hitting Camp Set For Jan. 10 George Fox University's annual winter Bruin Softball Hitting Camp has been set for Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016...
October 19, 2015 2016 Softball Schedule Released After one of the most historic seasons to date for the George Fox softball program, it’s never too early to start thinking about what 2016 has in store. The Bruins made their second trip to the Northwest Conference Tournament in 2015, and their first-ever trip to the Championship game over six months ago, now a return trip is in order..
July 31, 2015 88 Bruins Grab A Spot on the Northwest Conference Scholar-Athlete List A total of 88 George Fox University student-athletes have been named as Northwest Conference Scholar-Athletes for the 2014-15 academic year, as announced recently by the conference office.
July 29, 2015 Rewriting History In a span of seven years, Head Coach Jessica Hollen has rewritten the record books and transformed the George Fox softball team into a history-making machine.
May 21, 2015 17 Bruins Are Chosen for 2014-15 NWC All-Sportsmanship Team Seventeen George Fox University athletes have been named to the 2014-15 Northwest Conference All-Sportsmanship Team. One player from each team in every sport was selected by his or her coach to be included on the team. ..
May 11, 2015 Woods and Anderson Grab Spot on All-West Region Second Team Another first was added to the 2015 softball season, as Amanda Woods and Kayla Anderson were both named to the 2015 NCAA Division III All-West Region Second Team as announced Monday by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association, which oversees all levels of college and high school softball...
April 30, 2015 Softball Grabs 7 All-NWC Honors and Coach of the Year The accolades continue to roll in for the George Fox softball team, as seven players were named to the 2015 All-Northwest Conference Softball Team and head coach Jessica Hollen was named Coach of the Year...
April 25, 2015 A lot to Celebrate The Bruins lost to the Linfield Wildcats, 4-3, on Saturday in the final game of the NWC tournament, despite a tremendous last-inning comeback that nearly proved decisive. Despite Linfield's championship win, though, the Bruins have reason to celebrate...
April 25, 2015 A New Program Best The Bruins decided to make some history on Saturday...
April 24, 2015 Bruins Split Day One In NWC Tournament The in-form Bruins kicked off their playoff run on Friday afternoon with a no-nonsense 6-2 win over Pacific, behind a clinical combination from – who else – pitchers Abbie Bergerson and Madison Sorensen...
April 23, 2015 Tournament Ready George Fox University's softball team has had a year of firsts in 2015 and will look to continue that success as the squad heads into the four-team Northwest Conference Tournament this weekend...
April 19, 2015 A Real Nail-Bitter Both teams traded places as George Fox beat the Boxers yesterday, and the Boxers returned the favor today in a tight double-header...
April 18, 2015 Broom! There It Is George Fox University’s softball team brought out the broomsticks Saturday afternoon, as the Bruins beat the Boxers of Pacific University in a Northwest Conference double-header...
April 12, 2015 Punching Their Ticket George Fox softball team split a pair of games Sunday, as the Bruins fell in a tight game one, but opened up game two in dominating fashion to punch their ticket in the Northwest Conference Tournament...
April 11, 2015 Magic Number 26 With an overall record of 26-8, the 2015 softball team now holds the record for most wins in a single-season, surpassing the 2014 team's overall record of 24-16...
April 4, 2015 Pirates Keep the Ship Afloat The No. 25-ranked George Fox softball team put together two great games on Saturday, but Whitworth University was able to come out the other end on top...
April 3, 2015 Splitting the Day The No. 25-ranked George Fox softball team entered Friday’s double-header tied for first in the Northwest Conference standings with opponent Whitworth University. After the double-dip both teams walked away still tied for first, as they each took a game in dramatic fashion...
April 1, 2015 Building Greatness The difference between a mediocre team and an outstanding team is often attributed to singular moments, opportunities to transcend. Although it's quite in vogue to discredit the idea of momentum, the inertia that carries successful teams along or mires out-of-form teams in the mud of ineptitude, there exist certain moments that help define seasons, legacies. These turning points often determine how, exactly, things turn out: teams, players, championships...
April 1, 2015 Abbie Bergerson Earns National Honor With a year of firsts upon its 2015 campaign, the No. 25-ranked George Fox softball team notched another first on Wednesday, as Abbie Bergerson became the first Bruin to be selected as the Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III National Pitcher of the Week...
March 25, 2015 Lab Coats and Catcher's Masks Courtney Howard has never been one to chase after dreams without total commitment to the end goal. The junior and current captain of the softball team is determined to get a job in cancer research once she graduates from George Fox University, because of the ways this disease has touched the lives in her family.
March 29, 2015 'Cats Get the Broom The Linfield Wildcats came to George Fox on Sunday with high hopes, boasting a 17-5 record, but they left considerably less enthused. In the first game, the Bruins leapt all over Wildcats starter Montana McNealy, knocking her out of the box in the second. In fact, the Bruins scored all ten of their runs in the second, en-route to a thumping 10-2 victory...
March 30, 2014 WHITWORTH 5-10, GEORGE FOX 0-4: Bruins Drop Pair of Games to Hit-Happy Pirates SPOKANE, Wash. – Collecting double-digit hits twice - 10 in the first game and 16 in the second - the Whitworth University Pirates swept a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader from the visiting George Fox University Bruins 5-0 and 10-4 Sunday afternoon here at Marks Field, giving them a 3-1 edge in the four-game weekend series.
March 29, 2014 GEORGE FOX 1-6, WHITWORTH 0-8: Bruins Win Pitchers’ Duel, Drop Slugfest to Pirates SPOKANE, Wash. – Erin Hento threw a three-hit shutout in the opener as the George Fox University Bruins won 1-0 to stretch their winning streak to eight, but the Whitworth University Pirates bounced back for an 8-6 win in the nightcap as the teams split a critical Northwest Conference softball doubleheader Saturday afternoon here at Marks Field.
March 27, 2014 GEORGE FOX 8-10, LEWIS & CLARK 1-4: Bruins Run Win Streak to 7 with Sweep of Pios HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. – Stretching their current winning streak to seven - their second-longest of the season after winning their first nine - the George Fox University Bruins returned to Northwest Conference softball action with a sweep of the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers, 8-1 and 10-4, in a pair of makeup games Thursday afternoon here at Hood View Park.
March 26, 2014 Bruins Go 5-1 in Tucson Invitational Games with 5-Game Winning Streak to Finish Up TUCSON, Ariz. – Basking in the warm southern Arizona sun for a few days, the George Fox University softball team also got hot on the diamond as the Bruins posted a 5-1 record in the Tucson Invitational Games Mar. 22-25 here at Lincoln Park, winning their last five in a row to push their overall season record to 16-6.
March 20, 2014 Bruins Complete Softball Makeup Schedule with PLU Game at Linfield, DH at Willamette NEWBERG, Ore. – Finalizing their slate of Northwest Conference softball makeup games, the George Fox University Bruins have scheduled a single game with Pacific Lutheran University for Friday, Apr. 4, at 7:00 p.m. at Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore., and a doubleheader at Willamette University in Salem, Ore., on Wednesday, Apr. 9, starting at 3:00 p.m.
March 19, 2014 Bruins and Pioneers Set Final Softball Makeup Date for Single Game on April 3 NEWBERG, Ore. – Completing plans for making up their four-game Northwest Conference softball series that was rained out on Mar. 8-9, the George Fox University Bruins and the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers will play a single game on Thursday, Apr. 3, at 4:30 p.m. here at George Fox’s Morse Field.
March 16, 2014 LINFIELD 1-0, GEORGE FOX 0-2: Bruins Hand No. 11 Wildcats First Loss in Twinbill Split McMINNVILLE, Ore. – Staff aces Allyssa DenDekker and Erin Hento combined on a six-hit shutout as the George Fox University Bruins handed the 11th-ranked Linfield College Wildcats their first loss of the season 2-0 in the second game of their Northwest Conference softball doubleheader, earning a split Sunday afternoon here at Del Smith Stadium.
March 15, 2014 WILLAMETTE 9-3, GEORGE FOX 1-0: Bearcats Beat Bruins Twice Behind Solid Pitching NEWBERG, Ore. – Two strong efforts by members of the Willamette University pitching staff were enough to slow down the George Fox University offense, one of the most prolific in the Northwest Conference this season, as the visiting Bearcats defeated the Bruins 9-1 and 3-0 in a softball doubleheader here at Morse Field on Saturday afternoon.
March 12, 2014 GEORGE FOX 6, LEWIS & CLARK 2: Chavez’s Grand Slam Powers Bruins Past Pioneers NEWBERG, Ore. – A two-out grand slam home run by Felicia Chavez in the bottom of the 6th inning capped a six-run rally that powered the George Fox University Bruins past the visiting Lewis & Clark College Pioneers 6-2 in the first makeup game of a four-game Northwest Conference softball series Wednesday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 11, 2014 Bruins Set One Softball Makeup Game for Wednesday; Friday Game Not Yet Confirmed NEWBERG, Ore. – Still trying to get all of their rained-out softball games made up, the George Fox University Bruins have set one of their four-game series with the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers for Wednesday, Mar. 12, at 4:30 p.m. at the Bruins’ Morse Field.
March 10, 2014 Bruins to Begin Making Up Rainouts with Softball DH vs. Lewis & Clark on Mar. 27 NEWBERG, Ore. – After losing seven softball games to the weather over a 15-day period, the George Fox University Bruins have started rescheduling games by lining up a home doubleheader with the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers for Thursday, Mar. 27, during their spring break, with the first pitch set for 12:00 noon.
March 8, 2014 Bruins’ Saturday Twinbill with Lewis & Clark Postponed; Sunday DH Still on for 12 Noon NEWBERG, Ore. – A constant downpour on Saturday with no signs of letting up has forced the George Fox University Bruins and the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers to postpone their Northwest Conference softball doubleheader to a later date, with details still to be determined.
March 7, 2014 Bruins Move Saturday Softball Doubleheader with Visiting Pioneers Ahead to 10:30 a.m. NEWBERG, Ore. – With predictions of rains beginning by mid-afternoon Saturday, the George Fox University Bruins are moving their March 8 Northwest Conference softball doubleheader at home with the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers ahead an hour-and-a-half, from 12:00 noon to a 10:30 a.m. start.
March 2, 2014 Bruins’ Softball Twinbill Sunday at Willamette Postponed by Rain, Makeup Date TBA NEWBERG, Ore. – Due to heavy rain expected all day, the Northwest Conference softball doubleheader in Salem, Ore., between the George Fox University Bruins and the Willamette University Bearcats that was set for Sunday, Mar. 2, at 12:00 noon has been postponed, and a makeup date for the twinbill will be determined later.
March 1, 2014 LINFIELD 10-3, GEORGE FOX 2-2: Bruins’ Season-Opening Win Streak Stopped at 9 by ‘Cats NEWBERG, Ore. – Freshman Ashley Bunce hit a seventh-inning solo home run to force extra innings for George Fox University against 14th-ranked Linfield College, but the visiting Wildcats scored in the ninth for a 3-2 victory over the Bruins to complete a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader sweep Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
February 23, 2014 GEORGE FOX 8, PAC LUTHERAN 1: Bruins Top Lutes in Twinbill Opener, 2nd Rained Out PARKLAND, Wash. – Erin Hento tossed a complete-game seven-hitter and the George Fox University offense backed her with 14 hits, giving the Bruins an 8-1 victory over the Pacific Lutheran University Lutes in the first game of a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader Sunday afternoon here at the PLU softball field.
February 22, 2014 GEORGE FOX 10-12, PUGET SOUND 1-0: Bruins Bash Loggers Twice to Open NWC Action TACOMA, Wash. – Kayla Anderson went 5-for-8 with two home runs and seven runs batted in, leading a George Fox University attack that collected 24 hits on the day as the Bruins opened Northwest Conference softball play with a 10-1, 12-0 doubleheader sweep of the University of Puget Sound Loggers Saturday afternoon here at Logger Field.
February 18, 2014 GEORGE FOX 8-12, CONCORDIA TX 2-3: Bruins Blast Tornadoes to Complete Texas Six-Step ROUND ROCK, Texas – Finishing off a perfect six-game swing through Texas to open their 2014 softball season in grand style, the George Fox University Bruins banged out 21 hits and rocked the Concordia University (Texas) Tornadoes 8-2 and 12-3 in a non-conference doubleheader Tuesday afternoon here at Old Settlers Park.
February 16, 2014 GEORGE FOX 8-7, DALLAS 1-0: Bruins Crush Crusaders to Continue Perfect Texas Trip IRVING, Texas – With outstanding pitching from their three hurlers and some big hits in key situations, the George Fox University Bruins continued their rampage through the Lone Star State with an 8-1, 7-0 doubleheader sweep of the University of Dallas Crusaders in non-conference softball action Sunday afternoon here at Crusader Field.
February 15, 2014 GEORGE FOX 13-7, SOUTHWESTERN 4-2: Bruin Bats Too Much in Sweep of Pirates GEORGETOWN, Texas – Kayla Anderson hit a pair of home runs in the opener and then was walked four times in the nightcap as the George Fox University Bruins swept the host Southwestern University (Texas) Pirates 13-4 in the first game and 7-2 in the second in a non-conference softball doubleheader Saturday here at Taylor-Sanders Field.
March 29, 2013 PACIFIC 8-7, GEORGE FOX 1-5: Bruins Bitten Twice by Boxers in Return to NWC Action FOREST GROVE, Ore. – Hoping to bounce back from a difficult road trip earlier in the week to southern California, the George Fox University Bruins found a return to Northwest Conference play no easier as they dropped a softball twinbill to the Pacific University Boxers 8-1 and 7-5 Friday afternoon here at Sherman/Larkins Stadium.
March 27, 2013 REDLANDS 8-12, GEORGE FOX 2-6: Bruins Bounced Twice by No. 14-Ranked Bulldogs REDLANDS, Calif. – Showing why they are ranked 14th in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association NCAA Division III softball poll, the University of Redlands Bulldogs handed the visiting George Fox University Bruins a pair of defeats, 8-2 and 12-6, in non-conference softball action Wednesday here at Redlands’ “Field of Dreams”.
March 26, 2013 LA VERNE 10-1, GEORGE FOX 3-0: Bruins Fall Twice to Leopards in Blowout, Pitching Duel LA VERNE, Calif. – After surrendering 18 hits in a 10-3 loss to the University of La Verne Leopards in the first game of a non-conference softball doubleheader Tuesday afternoon here at Wheeler Park, the George Fox University Bruins got a well-pitched second game from southpaw Rachel Fielder but fell again in a pitchers’ duel 1-0.
March 25, 2013 CAL LUTHERAN 18-12, GEORGE FOX 0-8: Bruins Drop Two to Regals to Open SoCal Trip THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Opening their spring break trip to southern California against the California Lutheran University Regals, the George Fox University Bruins surrendered 31 hits in two games and fell 18-0 in a five-inning first game and 12-8 in the second game in non-conference softball action Monday here at Hutton Field.
March 22, 2013 WHAT’S BRUIN: George Fox Softball Weekly News & Notes 3/22 NEWBERG, Ore. - * COMING UP: Bruins to Play Face 10 Games This Week: 6 in SoCal, 4 at Pacific * Chriss Honorable Mention for Conference Hitting Honors for Mar. 11-17 * NCAA STATS: Bruins’ Closer Hento Ranked No. 1 Nationally in Saves * NWC STATS: Anderson League Leader in Hits, Top 10 in 6 Categories
March 17, 2013 PACIFIC LUTHERAN 9-8, GEORGE FOX 1-9: Bruins Outslug Lutes in Nightcap for DH Split PARKLAND, Wash. - Defending NCAA Division III national champion Pacific Lutheran University won the first game of a Northwest Conference doubleheader 9-1 in five innings, but the George Fox University Bruins, led by two home runs by Bethany Chriss, outslugged the Lutes 9-8 in the second game for a split Sunday afternoon here at the PLU softball field.
March 16, 2013 PACIFIC LUTHERAN 7-9, GEORGE FOX 2-1: Bruins’ Win Streak Ends at 8 as Lutes Sweep PARKLAND, Wash. – An eight-game winning streak that had propelled George Fox University into first place in the Northwest Conference softball standings came to an end here Saturday as the defending NCAA Division III national champion Pacific Lutheran University Lutes swept the upstart Bruins 7-2 and 9-1 at the PLU softball field.
March 14, 2013 WHAT’S BRUIN: George Fox Softball Weekly News & Notes 3/14 NEWBERG, Ore. - * COMING UP: Bruins Visit Defending National Champion PLU for NWC Series * Hento NWC Pitcher of the Week, Anderson HM for NWC Hitting Honors * NCAA STATS: Bruins’ Closer Hento Ranked No. 1 Nationally in Saves * NWC STATS: Bruins’ Pitching Staff Up to 2nd in Conference in ERA
March 10, 2013 GEORGE FOX 3-4, LEWIS & CLARK 0-3: Bruins Sweep into 1st in NWC with Sweep of Pios NEWBERG, Ore. – Amanda Woods drove in all three runs in the first game and Jenna Kirk drove in the go-ahead run with a line double in the second as the George Fox University Bruins made it two Northwest Conference softball series sweeps in a row with 3-0 and 4-3 wins over the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers Sunday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 9, 2013 GEORGE FOX 4-5, LEWIS & CLARK 2-0: Bruin Pitching Stymies Pioneers in NWC Sweep NEWBERG, Ore. – Maintaining a share of second place in the Northwest Conference softball race, the George Fox University Bruins swept one of the three teams they had been tied with, the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers, 4-2 and 5-0 behind the stingy pitching of Allyssa DenDekker, Rachel Fielder and Erin Hento Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 8, 2013 WHAT’S BRUIN: George Fox Softball Weekly News & Notes 3/8 NEWBERG, Ore. - * COMING UP: Bruins Host Lewis & Clark in Critical 4-Game Conference Series * Fielder Honorable Mention for Position, Pitching Conference Weekly Honors * NWC STATS: Bruins’ Offense Leading Conference in Hits, Doubles, Walks
March 3, 2013 GEORGE FOX 1-4, PUGET SOUND 0-3: Bruins Carve Pair of One-Run Wins Out of Loggers NEWBERG, Ore. – Completing a four-game sweep of their Northwest Conference-opening softball series, the George Fox University Bruins allowed only eight hits and squeezed out a pair of one-run victories over the visiting University of Puget Sound Loggers, 1-0 in the nine-inning opener and 4-3 in the second, Sunday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 2, 2013 GEORGE FOX 8-4, PUGET SOUND 2-3: Bruins Open Home Season with Sweep of Loggers NEWBERG, Ore. – Allyssa DenDekker and Erin Hento threw complete games and Courtney Howard and Rachel Fielder each had three-RBI games as the George Fox University Bruins opened their home season with a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader sweep of the University of Puget Sound Loggers 8-2 and 4-3 Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
February 28, 2013 WHAT’S BRUIN: George Fox Softball News & Notes 2/28 NEWBERG, Ore. - * COMING UP: Bruins Welcome Puget Sound for Home-Opening 4-Game Set * DenDekker Bruin Athlete of the Week, HM Along with Kirk for NWC Honors * NWC STATS: Woods Among Top 10 in League in 11 Offensive Categories
February 24, 2013 GEORGE FOX 4-8, WILLAMETTE 1-9: Bruins Get First NWC Victory in Split with Bearcats SALEM, Ore. - Allyssa DenDekker pitched the George Fox University Bruins to their first Northwest Conference softball victory of the season, a 4-1 win over Willamette University in the first game of a doubleheader, but the Bearcats built a seven-run cushion and hung on to win the second game 9-8 Sunday afternoon here at the WU softball field.
February 23, 2013 WILLAMETTE 8-12, GEORGE FOX 5-3: Bruins Drop Two to Bearcats to Open NWC Play SALEM, Ore. – Amanda Fernandes hit a three-run walk-off home run to give Willamette University an 8-5 first-game win before the Bearcats breezed past the visiting George Fox University Bruins 12-3 in the second game, sweeping the Northwest Conference-opening softball doubleheader for both teams Saturday afternoon here at the WU softball field.
February 21, 2013 WHAT’S BRUIN: George Fox Softball News & Notes 2/21 NEWBERG, Ore. - * Coming Up: Bruins Open NWC Play with Four at Willamette Feb. 23-24 * Woods Wins Bruin, NWC Position Honors; Hento HM for NWC Pitching
February 17, 2013 CONCORDIA TX 1-3, GEORGE FOX 0-2: Bruins Drop Two One-Run Decisions to Tornados CEDAR PARK, Texas – In a pair of pitchers’ duels, the George Fox University Bruins finished their six-game season-opening trip to Texas with two one-run losses, 1-0 and 3-2, at the hands of the Concordia University (Texas) Tornados in a non-conference softball doubleheader Saturday afternoon here at the Vista Ridge High School field.
February 16, 2013 HOWARD PAYNE 7-7, GEORGE FOX 6-8: Bruins Battle Back for Split with Yellowjackets CEDAR PARK, Texas – With both teams scoring the winning run in their last at bats, the George Fox University Bruins and the Howard Payne University Yellowjackets split a non-conference softball twinbill Saturday afternoon here at Vista Ridge High School, the ‘Jackets winning the first game 7-6 in nine innings and the Bruins the nightcap 8-7.
February 15, 2013 GEORGE FOX 3-11, SOUTHWESTERN 1-3: Bruins Sweep Pirates in Texas to Open Season GEORGETOWN, Texas – Getting their 2013 softball season off to a sizzling start, the George Fox University Bruins swept the Southwestern University Pirates, winning 3-1 in the opener and coming from behind for an 11-3 second-game victory, in a non-conference twinbill on a chilly, wind-swept Friday afternoon here at Taylor-Sanders Field.
April 2, 2012 GEORGE FOX 8-3, PACIFIC 0-2: Bruins Tighten Grip on 4th in NWC with Sweep of Boxers NEWBERG, Ore. – Erin Hento pitched a four-hit shutout in the opener and Bethany Chriss stroked a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning of the nightcap as the George Fox University Bruins swept a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader from the Pacific University Boxers, 8-0 and 3-2, Monday afternoon here at Morse Field.
April 1, 2012 Bruins-Boxers Softball a No-Go for Second Day in a Row, Will Try for 2 at 2:30 Monday NEWBERG, Ore. – Unplayable outfield conditions and a steady downpour have forced postponement of a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader between the George Fox University Bruins and the Pacific University Boxers for the second day in a row, this one to have been played Sunday at 12:00 noon at George Fox’s Morse Field.
March 31, 2012 George Fox-Pacific Softball Saturday Twinbill Postponed; Teams Will Try Again Sunday NEWBERG, Ore. – Overnight rains and a steady morning downpour have forced a postponement of the Northwest Conference softball doubleheader between the George Fox University Bruins and the Pacific University Boxers that was scheduled for Saturday, Mar. 31, at 12:00 noon at George Fox’s Morse Field athletic complex.
March 28, 2012 NW CHRISTIAN 2-4, GEORGE FOX 0-0: Bruins Blanked by Beacons Twice in Twinbill Loss EUGENE, Ore. – Kalyssa Koontz went the distance in game one while Jenna Royce and Brooke Davis combined on a one-hitter in the second game as the Northwest Christian University Beacons blanked the George Fox University Bruins 2-0 and 4-0 in a non-conference softball doubleheader Wednesday afternoon here at James Park.
March 23, 2012 GEORGE FOX 5-10, LEWIS & CLARK 1-0: Bruins Power Past Pios for Twinbill Sweep PORTLAND, Ore. – Felicia Chavez drilled a go-ahead two-run homer in the first game and Kerrianne Davidson slugged a grand slam in the second, powering the George Fox University Bruins past the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers 5-1 and 10-0 in a Northwest Conference softball twinbill Friday afternoon here at the Huston Sports Complex.
March 18, 2012 PAC LUTHERAN 3-1, GEORGE FOX 2-3: Bruins and Lutes Split Pair of Pitching Duels NEWBERG, Ore. – With outstanding pitching on both sides, the visiting Pacific Lutheran University Lutes took the opening game of a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader 3-2 in eight innings before the George Fox University Bruins bounced back to win the nightcap 3-1 on a chilly Sunday afternoon here at the Morse Softball Field.
March 17, 2012 PAC LUTHERAN 7-3, GEORGE FOX 2-2: League-Leading Lutes Pick a Pair from Bruins NEWBERG, Ore. – Northwest Conference-leading Pacific Lutheran University, riding high with consecutive wins over NCAA Division III national champion Linfield College and a No. 7 national ranking, rode into town and took a pair of softball games from the George Fox University Bruins, 7-2 and 3-2, Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 10, 2012 GEORGE FOX 2, LEWIS & CLARK 1: Bruins Edge Pios in Opener, Nightcap Rained Out PORTLAND, Ore. – McKenzie Beeson hit her first home run and Rachel Fielder and Erin Hento combined to win a 2-1 pitchers’ duel for George Fox University at Lewis & Clark College in the first game of Northwest Conference softball doubleheader Saturday afternoon here at the Huston Sports Complex, but the second game was rained out.
March 4, 2012 GEORGE FOX 7-11, PUGET SOUND 3-2: Bruins Complete Four-Game Sweep of Loggers TACOMA, Wash. – Playing a flawless two games in the field with outstanding pitching and 24 total hits, the George Fox University Bruins took a doubleheader from the University of Puget Sound Loggers, 7-3 and 11-2, to complete a four-game sweep of their Northwest Conference softball series Sunday afternoon here at Logger Field.
March 3, 2012 GEORGE FOX 10-7, PUGET SOUND 4-0: Pitching and Big Innings Lift Bruins by Loggers TACOMA, Wash. – Stellar pitching by three George Fox University hurlers and a six-run inning in each game were the key ingredients for the George Fox University Bruins as they swept a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader from the University of Puget Sound Loggers, 10-4 and 7-0, Saturday afternoon here at Logger Field.
February 26, 2012 WILLAMETTE 9-7, GEORGE FOX 1-10: Bruins’ 8-Run Inning Earns Split with Bearcats CLACKAMAS, Ore. – An eight-run outburst in the 5th inning of the second game enabled the George Fox University Bruins to rally for a 10-7 win and earn a split of their Northwest Conference softball doubleheader with Willamette University after the Bearcats had taken the opener 9-1 Sunday afternoon here at Hood View Park.
February 25, 2012 WILLAMETTE 10-19, GEORGE FOX 1-10: Bearcats Beat Bruins Twice on Blustery Day CLACKAMAS, Ore. – A big seven-run 1st inning in the opener and a nine-run 2nd inning in the second game enabled Willamette University to open up insurmountable leads as the Bearcats swept the George Fox University Bruins 10-1 and 19-10, each game in five innings, in a Northwest Conference softball twinbill Saturday here at Hood View Park.
February 23, 2012 WHAT’S BRUIN: Softball News & Notes 2/23 NEWBERG, Ore. - With three sterling pitching performances as the George Fox Bruins went 2-2 in the Northwest Cup tournament Feb. 18-19, southpaw Rachel Fielder has been named the Bruin Athletic Association Women’s Athlete of the Week as well as the Northwest Conference Softball Pitching Student-Athlete of the Week for Feb. 13-19.
February 22, 2012 Bruins’ NWC-Opening Series with Willamette Moved to Hood View Park in Clackamas NEWBERG, Ore. – One week after going 2-2 in the Northwest Cup softball tournament at Hood View Park, the George Fox University Bruins will be back at the same complex in Clackamas, Ore., this weekend to open Northwest Conference play due to unplayable conditions at their own field in the Morse Athletic Complex that will not be dry in time.
February 19, 2012 NORTHWEST CUP: Bruins Edged by NAIA Champ Owls, Bounce Back to Beat Beacons CLACKAMAS, Ore. – For the second day in a row, the George Fox University Bruins gained a split of their two games in the Northwest Cup softball tournament Sunday here at Hood View Park, dropping a narrow 2-1 decision to the NAIA power Oregon Institute of Technology Owls before recovering for a 4-2 win over the Northwest Christian University Beacons.
February 15, 2012 Chavez Named BAA Athlete of the Week; Bruins to Play Four Games in Northwest Cup NEWBERG, Ore. - A blistering week at the plate as the George Fox University Bruins went 3-3 on their season-opening softball road trip through southern California has earned lefty-swinging right fielder Felicia Chavez the Bruin Athletic Association Women’s Athlete of the Week award for the week of Feb. 6-12.
February 12, 2012 GEORGE FOX 10-7, CAL LUTHERAN 5-9: Bruins Split with Regals to Finish 3-3 in SoCal THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - An eight-run rally in the 5th inning enabled the California Lutheran University Regals to come back for a 9-7 win over the George Fox University Bruins for a non-conference softball doubleheader split after the Bruins had pounded out 14 hits in a 10-5 first-game victory Sunday afternoon here at Hutton Field.
February 10, 2012 CHAPMAN 8-8, GEORGE FOX 0-1: Panthers Go Crazy with Eights in Sweep of Bruins ORANGE, Calif. - Collecting 24 hits on the day and scoring eight runs in each game, the Chapman University Panthers opened their softball season by sweeping the visiting George Fox University Bruins 8-0 and 8-1, the first game in six innings, in a non-conference doubleheader Friday afternoon here at El Camino Real Park.
February 9, 2012 GEORGE FOX 7-8, OCCIDENTAL 3-4: Bruins Open Softball Season with Sweep of Tigers LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Banging out 20 hits on the day and playing flawlessly in the field, the George Fox University Bruins got their 2012 softball season off on a good note by sweeping the Occidental College Tigers 7-3 and 8-4, the second game in only five innings, in a non-conference doubleheader Thursday afternoon here at Bell Field.
March 31, 2011 WILLAMETTE 7-3, GEORGE FOX 3-4: Bearcats and Bruins Split Makeup Doubleheader NEWBERG, Ore. – Mica Romero fell a single short of the cycle in leading Willamette University over George Fox University 7-3 in the first game of a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader Thursday afternoon here at Morse Field, but the Bruins rallied from behind twice to defeat the visiting Bearcats 4-3 in the second game for a split.
March 27, 2011 George Fox at Pacific Softball Twinbill Postponed by Rain; No Makeup Date Set Yet FOREST GROVE, Ore. – A consistent Sunday morning rainfall has forced a postponement of the Northwest Conference softball doubleheader that was to have been played here at Sherman/Larkins Stadium between the visiting George Fox University Bruins and the Pacific University Boxers at 12:00 noon.
March 26, 2011 LINFIELD 8-12, GEORGE FOX 0-0: No. 1 Wildcats Whitewash Bruins in 5-Inning Pair WEST LINN, Ore. – Throwing a pair of five-inning shutouts, the No. 1-ranked Linfield College Wildcats posted 8-0 and 12-0 wins over the George Fox University Bruins in a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader that was played here on Rosemont Middle School’s artificial turf field due to wet grounds in McMinnville Saturday afternoon.
March 25, 2011 George Fox -Linfield Twinbill Saturday Moved from McMinnville to West Linn NEWBERG, Ore. - Due to wet field conditions at Linfield College’s diamond in McMinnville and the threat of more rain, Saturday’s softball doubleheader between the Wildcats and the George Fox University Bruins has been moved to Rosemont Middle School’s artificial turf field in West Linn, Ore., with a 12:00 noon start.
March 23, 2011 GEORGE FOX 5-6, NW CHRISTIAN 4-7: Bruins and Beacons Split Rain-Shortened Pair NEWBERG, Ore. – Bethany Chriss singled in two runs in the bottom of the seventh to give George Fox University a 5-4 first-game win over Northwest Christian University, but the visiting Beacons used two big innings to build leads and hung on for a rain-shortened 7-6 second-game win in non-conference softball Wednesday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 19, 2011 PAC LUTHERAN 11-5, GEORGE FOX 3-1: Lutes Take NWC Lead with Sweep of Bruins PARKLAND, Wash. – Moving into sole possession of first place in the Northwest Conference softball race, the Pacific Lutheran University Lutes took a doubleheader from the George Fox University Bruins, 11-3 in the five-inning first game and 5-1 in the second, Saturday afternoon here at the PLU softball field.
March 17, 2011 Bruins-Bearcats Thursday DH Rained Out; Series Makeups Set for March 31, April 6 NEWBERG, Ore. – Thursday’s Northwest Conference softball doubleheader at 2:00 p.m. between the George Fox University Bruins and the Willamette University Bearcats, which was supposed to make up half of their series postponed from March 12-13, has been canceled due to rainy weather and wet grounds here at GFU’s Morse Field.
March 16, 2011 WHAT’S BRUIN - Softball News & Notes 3/16 NEWBERG, Ore. - * Upcoming Games: Bruins to Make Up Games Thursday, Saturday; * Chriss, Hento Honorable Mention for NWC Weekly Awards; * NWC Batting Stats: Davidson in Doubles, Chriss in Triples Lead NWC; * NWC Fielding Stats: Two Bruins Among Leaders in Fielding Avg.
March 12, 2011 Bruins-Bearcats Series Washed Out; One Makeup Doubleheader Set for March 17 NEWBERG, Ore. – Wet grounds at George Fox University’s Morse Field have forced the Bruins and the Willamette University Bearcats to postpone their entire four-game Northwest Conference softball weekend series that was set for Saturday-Sunday, March 11-12, with 12:00 noon doubleheaders on both days.
March 11, 2011 GEORGE FOX 6-3, PUGET SOUND 0-4: Bruins and Loggers Each Get First NWC Win TACOMA, Wash. – With George Fox University winning the first game 6-0 and the University of Puget Sound taking the second game 4-3 with a last-of-the-seventh rally, both the Bruins and the Loggers picked up their first Northwest Conference softball victories of the season with a doubleheader split Friday afternoon here at East Field.
March 6, 2011 PACIFIC 8-6, GEORGE FOX 4-5: Boxers Sweep Never-Say-Die Bruins in NWC Twinbill NEWBERG, Ore. – Scoring eight unearned runs in the opener and pulling out an extra-inning win in the nightcap, the Pacific University Boxers pulled off a Northwest Conference softball sweep of the never-say-die George Fox University Bruins, 8-4 and 6-5 in eight innings, Sunday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 5, 2011 LINFIELD 12-11, GEORGE FOX 0-0: No-Hitter Highlights No. 1 Wildcats’ Sweep of Bruins NEWBERG, Ore. – Southpaw Claire Velaski threw a no-hitter in the first game and the No. 1-ranked Linfield College Wildcats hammered out 29 hits at the plate, including five home runs, en route to a 12-0, 11-0 Northwest Conference softball sweep of the George Fox University Bruins Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 4, 2011 Bruins and Wildcats to Play Softball in Newberg Saturday after Flip-Flopping Dates NEWBERG, Ore. – Due to the relative wet conditions of their respective softball fields, the George Fox University Bruins and the Linfield College Wildcats will swap home dates and meet for the first time on Saturday, March 5, here at the Bruins’ Morse Field for a Northwest Conference doubleheader starting at 12:00 noon.
February 25, 2011 Bruins Snowed Out of Weekend Twinbills in Tacoma, Reset for Dates in March NEWBERG, Ore. – Due to heavy snow on the softball fields at Pacific Lutheran University and the University of Puget Sound, the George Fox University Bruins will not be traveling to Tacoma, Wash., this weekend for their Northwest Conference doubleheaders with the Lutes on Saturday and the Loggers on Sunday.
February 24, 2011 Bruins Sweep NWC Softball Awards with Hento and Doyle; Hento Gets BAA Honors NEWBERG, Ore. – Rookie right-hander Erin Hento and second baseman Becka Doyle of George Fox University have been named the Northwest Conference Softball Pitching and Offensive / Defensive Student-Athletes of the Week respectively for Feb. 14-20, with Hento also named the Bruin Athletic Association Women’s Athlete of the Week.
February 20, 2011 GEORGE FOX 5-4, EASTERN OREGON 2-3: Bruins Finish 4-Game Sweep of Mountaineers NEWBERG, Ore. – Shelby Briske singled home Becka Doyle with the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, giving the George Fox University Bruins a 4-3 win and a sweep of their non-conference softball doubleheader against the Eastern Oregon University Mountaineers Sunday afternoon here at Morse Field.
February 19, 2011 GEORGE FOX 6-5, EASTERN OREGON 4-0: Bruins Sweep Mountaineers in Home Opener NEWBERG, Ore. – Getting strong pitching performances from freshmen right-handers Erin Hento and Allyssa DenDekker, the George Fox University Bruins swept their softball home-opening doubleheader from the Eastern Oregon University Mountaineers 6-4 and 5-0 Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
February 13, 2011 CAL LUTHERAN 11-4, GEORGE FOX 10-3: Bruins Drop Pair of One-Run Games to Regals THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Three times letting three-run leads slip away, twice in the first game, the George Fox University Bruins dropped a pair of one-run heartbreakers to the California Lutheran University Regals, 11-10 in 10 innings and 4-3, in non-conference women’s softball Sunday afternoon here at Hutton Field.
February 12, 2011 WHITTIER 3-10, GEORGE FOX 1-1: Poets Pounce on Bruins for Doubleheader Sweep WHITTIER, Calif. – Winning a tight pitchers’ duel in the opener and a runaway in the nightcap, the Whittier College Poets pounced on the George Fox University Bruins for a doubleheader sweep, 3-1 and 10-1 in five innings, in non-conference women’s softball action Saturday afternoon here at Palmer Field.
February 11, 2011 POMONA-PITZER 9-5, GEORGE FOX 1-6: Bruins Open Season in Split with Sagehens CLAREMONT, Calif. – Taviah Jenkins was 3-for-3 with two runs scored and Hilary Broadus went 2-for-2 with three RBIs as the George Fox University Bruins earned a split of their season-opening softball doubleheader against the Pomona-Pitzer Colleges Sagehens with a 6-5 second-game win here Friday afternoon.
April 10, 2010 SB: GEORGE FOX 8-0, WILLAMETTE 4-8 – Bruins Take Opener in Split With #16 Bearcats SALEM, Ore. – Bethany Chriss slugged a two-run home run to get the George Fox University Bruins off to an eventual 8-4 first-game upset of 16th-ranked Willamette University, but the Bearcats turned the tables for an 8-0 second-game win and a split of their Northwest Conference softball twinbill Saturday afternoon here at the WU softball field.
April 8, 2010 SB: Bruins and Boxers Set Makeup Games for April 14 in Forest Grove NEWBERG, Ore. – The Northwest Conference softball doubleheader between George Fox University and Pacific University that was rained out on Apr. 3 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 14, starting at 4:00 p.m. at Sherman/Larkins Stadium in Forest Grove, Ore.
April 7, 2010 SB: LINFIELD 12-8, GEORGE FOX 0-0 – Bruins Drop Two Makeup Games to No. 19 Wildcats McMINNVILLE, Ore. – Continuing their drive toward a possible seventh straight Northwest Conference softball title, the 19th-ranked Linfield College Wildcats swept the George Fox University Bruins 12-0 and 8-0 Wednesday here at the Linfield softball field in a makeup doubleheader of games that were postponed from April 2.
April 3, 2010 SB: Bruins-Boxers Doubleheader Rained Out, No Makeup Date Set Yet NEWBERG, Ore. – Saturday’s Northwest Conference softball doubleheader between the George Fox University Bruins and the Pacific University Boxers that was set for 12:00 noon here at Morse Field has been postponed due to wet grounds and the serious threat of more rain.
April 2, 2010 SB: Bruins' Doubleheader at No. 16 Linfield Rescheduled for April 7 NEWBERG, Ore. – The George Fox at Linfield Northwest Conference softball doubleheader scheduled for Friday, Apr. 2, at 3:00 p.m. in McMinnville, Ore., has been postponed due to standing water in the outfield at the Linfield softball diamond.
April 1, 2010 SB: Bruins' Games at Linfield Friday Pushed Back to 3:00 to Accomodate Classes NEWBERG, Ore. – The George Fox at Linfield softball doubleheader set for Friday, Apr. 2, at 12:00 noon in McMinnville, Ore., has been pushed back to 3:00 p.m. in order to accommodate those students from both schools who have Friday classes.
March 28, 2010 SB: GEORGE FOX 9, WHITWORTH 8 - Bruins Edge Bucs in 10 in 1st Game, 2nd Rained Out NEWBERG, Ore. - Nicole Renteria dumped a soft single over the head of Whitworth University’s drawn-in left fielder to score Taylor Whitmore from second in the bottom of the 10th inning, giving the George Fox University Bruins a hard-fought 9-8 victory over the Pirates in Northwest Conference softball action Sunday here at Morse Field.
March 27, 2010 SB: WHITWORTH 10-13, GEORGE FOX 0-5 - Pirates’ Pair of 10’s Trump Bruins’ Two Aces NEWBERG, Ore. - Scoring 10 runs total in the first game and 10 runs in the top of the 6th inning in the second game, the Whitworth University Pirates captured a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader from the George Fox University Bruins 10-0 in five innings and 13-5 in six innings Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 23, 2010 SB: TUCSON INVITATIONAL - Bruins Fall Twice as Offense Stalls on Final Day in Arizona TUCSON, Ariz. - Collecting only 11 hits and two runs total in two games, the George Fox University Bruins dropped a 4-0 decision to the North Central College (Ill.) Cardinals and a 3-2 heartbreaker to the Calvin College Knights on their final day of play in the Tucson Invitational Softball Games Tuesday here at Lincoln Park.
March 21, 2010 SB: TUCSON INVITATIONAL - Bruins, Battered by UBC, Bounce Back to Slam North Central TUCSON, Ariz. - Bouncing back from an 11-2 loss to the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds earlier in the day, the George Fox University Bruins used the two-hit pitching of Erin Lee and a grand slam home run by Kerrianne Davidson to blast the North Central College (Ill.) Cardinals 10-1 in the Tucson Invitational Softball Games here Sunday.
March 20, 2010 SB: TUCSON INVITATIONAL - Bruins Open Tourney with Wins over Otterbein, Whittier TUCSON, Ariz. - Strong pitching performances by Taylor Whitmore and Erin Lee carried George Fox University to an 8-1 win over the Otterbein College Cardinals and a 6-2 victory over the Whittier College Poets on the Bruins’ first day of play in the Tucson Invitational Softball Games Saturday here at Lincoln Park.
March 14, 2010 SB: PUGET SOUND 5-1, GEORGE FOX 3-9 - Chriss Slugs Bruins to NWC Win over Loggers NEWBERG, Ore. - Bethany Chriss went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run, and four RBIs, leading the George Fox University Bruins to a 9-1 second-game win in six innings and a split of their Northwest Conference softball doubleheader with the University of Puget Sound Loggers Sunday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 13, 2010 SB: PAC LUTHERAN 11-12, GEORGE FOX 1-3 - Lutes Expand Leads Late to Sweep Bruins NEWBERG, Ore. - Scoring eight runs in the last three innings of the first game and seven runs in their final two at bats of the second game, the Pacific Lutheran University Lutes broke open two close contests and went on to an 11-1, 12-3 sweep of the George Fox University Bruins in Northwest Conference softball action Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 7, 2010 SB: PACIFIC 8-5, GEORGE FOX 5-1 - Bruins Fall Twice to Boxers in First NWC Road Games FOREST GROVE, Ore. - Hitting the road for the first time in Northwest Conference play this season, the George Fox University Bruins saw their losing streak reach seven games while the Pacific University Boxers extended their winning steak to five with an 8-5, 5-1 softball doubleheader sweep Sunday afternoon here at Sherman/Larkins Stadium.
March 6, 2010 SB: LINFIELD 3-9, GEORGE FOX 1-0 - Wildcats Sweep Bruins in NWC-Opening Twinbill NEWBERG, Ore. - Brittany Woods and Claire Velaski combined on a six-inning no-hitter in the second game, completing a 3-1, 9-0 doubleheader sweep by the Linfield College Wildcats over the George Fox University Bruins in the Northwest Conference softball opener for both teams Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 5, 2010 SB: Chriss Captures NWC Student-Athlete Softball Hitter of the Week for Feb. 22-28 NEWBERG, Ore. - Rookie third baseman Bethany Chriss became the third George Fox University player to earn Northwest Conference Student-Athlete Softball honors this season when she was named the league’s Hitter of the Week for Feb. 22-28 after two good games in the Bruins’ doubleheader with Eastern Oregon on Feb. 27.
February 27, 2010 SB: EASTERN OREGON 8-6, GEORGE FOX 7-3 - Mountaineers Sweep Bruins Late and Early NEWBERG, Ore. - A late rally by Eastern Oregon University and too many missed opportunities by George Fox University in the first game, and a big early lead in the second game enabled the visiting Mountaineers to thwart the Bruins 8-7 and 6-3 in a non-conference softball doubleheader Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
February 24, 2010 SB: WHAT'S BRUIN - Briske, Lee Earn Both NWC Awards; Lee Wins BAA Honor Also Right-hander Erin Lee and center fielder Shelby Briske of George Fox have been named the Northwest Conference Student-Athlete Softball Pitcher and Hitter of the Week respectively for Feb. 15-21, and Lee also garnered the Bruin Athletic Association Women’s Athlete of the Week for their performances in the Bruins’ 3-1 season-opening week.
February 21, 2010 SB: Long Balls Benefit and Betray Bruins in Split of Games in Northwest Cup Tournament CLACKAMAS, Ore. - After slugging three home runs on the way to an 8-0 win over the College of Idaho Lady Coyotes in their first game of the day, the George Fox University Bruins later surrendered four of them in a 13-6 loss to the Northwest Christian College Beacons in the Northwest Cup softball tournament Sunday here at Hood View Park.
February 20, 2010 SB: GEORGE FOX 2-2, CORBAN 1-1 - Bruins Sweep Warriors to Open 2010 Season in Style NEWBERG, Ore. - Sterling pitching performances by freshman Taylor Whitmore and senior Erin Lee, backed by stellar defense and timely late-inning hits, carried George Fox University to a pair of 2-1 wins, the first in 11 innings, over the Corban College Warriors in the Bruins’ season-opening softball twinbill Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
May 5, 2009 ALL-CONFERENCE: Bradely, Tsuruda Earn All-Northwest Conference Honors NEWBERG, Ore. – Chelsea Bradely’s first year at George Fox University and Kerstyn Tsuruda’s last made favorable impressions around the Northwest Conference as the two have been selected to the All-Conference Teams, Bradely to the First Team and Tsuruda to the Second Team, as voted on by the league’s eight coaches.
April 25, 2009 GEORGE FOX 6-1, DALLAS 4-19: Bruins End Hollen’s 1st Season by Splitting with Crusaders NEWBERG, Ore. – Ending their first season under new coach Jessica Hollen on a more upbeat note than most of the rest of the season, the George Fox University Bruins split a non-conference softball doubleheader with the University of Dallas Lady Crusaders Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field, winning the opener 6-4 before dropping the nightcap 19-1 in five innings.
April 19, 2009 PUGET SOUND 4-14, GEORGE FOX 2-5: Bruins End Conference Play with Losses to Loggers NEWBERG, Ore. – Bringing the Northwest Conference portion of their 2009 softball season to a close, the George Fox University Bruins dropped a pair of decisions 4-2 and 14-5 to the visiting University of Puget Sound Loggers Sunday afternoon here at Morse Field.
April 18, 2009 PACIFIC LUTHERAN 11-12, GEORGE FOX 1-1: Hagensen’s Bat and Arm Lead Lutes by Bruins Twice NEWBERG, Ore. – Stacey Hagensen went 5-for-7 with two doubles, two home runs, seven RBIs and five runs scored on the day and got the pitching victory in the second game as the visiting Pacific Lutheran University Lutes took a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader from the George Fox University Bruins 11-1 and 12-1 Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
April 16, 2009 LEWIS & CLARK 9-14, GEORGE FOX 6-6: Pioneers Take High-Scoring Makeup Games from Bruins PORTLAND, Ore. – On an offense-oriented that saw the two teams combine for 35 runs and 48 hits, the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers swept a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader that had been postponed from March 22 from the visiting George Fox University Bruins 9-6 and 14-6 Thursday afternoon here at the Houston Sports Complex.
April 11, 2009 PACIFIC 20-15, GEORGE FOX 2-3: Boxer Bats Batter Bruins Twice with Big Innings NEWBERG, Ore. – A 13-run 1st inning in the first game and a seven-run 2nd inning in the second game highlighted a big offensive day for the Pacific University Boxers as they swept a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader from the George Fox University Bruins 20-2 and 15-3 Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
April 10, 2009 PACIFIC 6-10, GEORGE FOX 0-0: Little Offense Dooms Bruins to Double Defeat by Boxers NEWBERG, Ore. – Recent struggles to put runs on the board continued to plague the George Fox University Bruins Friday afternoon here at Morse Field as the visiting Pacific University Boxers handed the home team a double whitewashing, 6-0 and 10-0 in five innings, in Northwest Conference softball action.
April 5, 2009 WILLAMETTE 8-10, GEORGE FOX 0-0: Bruins Blanked Twice by 10th-Ranked Bearcats SALEM, Ore. – Nikki Franchi threw a no-hitter in the first game and Alex Watilo threw a three-hitter in the second as the 10th-ranked Willamette University Bearcats blanked the George Fox University Bruins 8-0 and 10-0 in a pair of five-inning Northwest Conference softball games Sunday afternoon here at the WU softball field.
April 4, 2009 LINFIELD 12-17, GEORGE FOX 1-0: No. 6 Wildcats Sweep Bruins to Stay Unbeaten in NWC NEWBERG, Ore. – Piling up 32 hits while allowing only four themselves, the No. 6-ranked Linfield College Wildcats maintained their perfect Northwest Conference record by sweeping the home-standing George Fox University Bruins 12-1 and 17-0 in a pair of five-inning softball games Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 28, 2009 WHITWORTH 1-9, GEORGE FOX 0-1: Bruins Lose Tight One and Runaway to Pirates on Road POKANE, Wash. – After losing a 1-0 extra-inning heartbreaker in the opening game, the George Fox University Bruins surrendered seven runs in the final two innings of the nightcap and dropped a 9-1 decision to the Whitworth University Pirates in a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader Saturday afternoon here at Marks Field.
March 23, 2009 CORBAN 4-13, GEORGE FOX 3-6: Warriors Take Non-Conference Pair from Bruins NEWBERG, Ore. – After taking a tight 4-3 victory in the first game, the Corban College Warriors broke open a close second game with six runs in the final two innings for a 13-6 win, completing a non-conference softball sweep of the home-standing George Fox University Bruins on a cold and sometimes drizzly Monday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 21, 2009 GEORGE FOX 1-5, LEWIS & CLARK 0-6: Bruins and Pioneers Split Conference Doubleheader NEWBERG, Ore. – Southpaw Chelsea Bradely spun a neat six-hit 1-0 shutout for the George Fox University Bruins in the opener, but the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers bounced back to win 6-5 for their first victory of the season in the nightcap as the teams split a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader Saturday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 19, 2009 WILLAMETTE 13-4, GEORGE FOX 2-0: No. 8 Bearcats Beat Bruins Twice in Makeup Twinbill NEWBERG, Ore. – Finally getting in a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader that had been originally scheduled back on Sunday, the 8th-ranked Willamette University Bearcats threw a pair of two-hitters to stop the George Fox University Bruins 13-2 and 4-0 Thursday afternoon here at Morse Field.
March 13, 2009 LINFIELD 14-9, GEORGE FOX 1-1: No. 22 Wildcats Make Quick Work of Bruins McMINNVILLE, Ore. – In a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader that was moved ahead one day due to expected wet weather over the weekend, the 22nd-ranked Linfield College Wildcats stayed unbeaten with a 14-1, 9-1 sweep of the George Fox University Bruins, both in five innings, Friday night here at the Linfield softball diamond.
March 11, 2009 NW CHRISTIAN 3-12, GEORGE FOX 2-4: Beacons Take Close One and Blowout from Bruins EUGENE, Ore. – Freshman Brooke Davis was the star of each game, striking out 14 in an extra-inning win in game one and hitting three home runs in consecutive at-bats in game two, as the Northwest Christian University Beacons swept a softball doubleheader from the George Fox University Bruins, 3-2 in ten innings and 12-4 in six, Wednesday afternoon here at James Park.
March 8, 2009 GEORGE FOX 10-10, PUGET SOUND 2-8: Bruin Bats Burst Scoreless Bubble to Bushwhack Loggers TACOMA, Wash. – Held scoreless over 20 consecutive innings and three shutout losses, the George Fox University Bruins broke loose for 26 hits, 20 runs, and four home runs to take a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader from the University of Puget Sound Loggers 10-2 and 10-8 Sunday afternoon here at the UPS field.
March 7, 2009 PACIFIC LUTHERAN 7-8, GEORGE FOX 0-0: Bruins Blanked in Back-to-Back Games by Lutes TACOMA, Wash. – Getting shutout pitching from starting hurlers Stacey Hagensen and Cathy Kirkevold in both games, the Pacific Lutheran University Lutes swept the visiting George Fox University Bruins 7-0 and 8-0,the second game in five innings, in a pair of Northwest Conference softball games played on a brutally cold and windy Saturday afternoon here at the PLU Field.
March 4, 2009 CONCORDIA 1, GEORGE FOX 0: Cavaliers Win Brilliant Pitching Duel with Bruins PORTLAND, Ore. – An unearned run in the bottom of the 7th inning was the only blemish on a brilliant pitching duel between George Fox University’s Chelsea Bradely and Concordia University-Portland’s Danielle Pulfrey, with the Cavaliers edging the visiting Bruins 1-0 in a non-conference softball game Wednesday afternoon here at Delta Park.
February 27, 2009 CORBAN 3-6, GEORGE FOX 0-3: Warriors Use Pitching and Long Ball to Sweep Bruins NEWBERG, Ore. – Erin Sailors threw a one-hit shutout in the opening game and the Corban College Warriors smacked three home runs in the second game, earning the sweep of a non-conference softball doubleheader 3-0 and 6-3 over the George Fox University Bruins Friday afternoon here at Morse Field.
February 20, 2009 EASTERN OREGON 3-4, GEORGE FOX 2-5: Hollen Gets 1st Win as Bruins Split with Mountaineers NEWBERG, Ore. – After dropping the first game of the Jessica Hollen era to Eastern Oregon University 3-2 in 9 innings, the George Fox University Bruins gave their new coach her first victory with a 5-4 darkness-shorted win over the Mountaineers in the second game of a non-conference softball doubleheader Friday afternoon here at Morse Field.
NORTHWEST CUP: Bruins Edge Lady ‘Yotes but Fall Hard to Host Cavs in Tournament CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Taking advantage of the College of Idaho’s wildness, the George Fox University Bruins rallied for a 5-4 win over the Lady ‘Yotes in the first game but fell victim to two big innings in a 15-2 loss to the host Concordia University-Portland Cavaliers in their second game of the Northwest Cup softball tournament here Saturday.