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Journey ends for softball team’s 6 seniors

Monday, May 11, 2015 9:01 PM
Third baseman McKenzie Wergin focuses before stepping into the batter's box in a MIAC playoff game against Gustavus. Wergin praised the Tommies’ pitching performance in both of the first two NCAA games this past weekend. (Jake Remes/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas softball team saw its season come to an end this weekend in Decorah, Iowa, as it suffered two losses in the regional round of the NCAA tournament.

Tommie spotlight: Bianca Peterson

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 11:14 PM

Center fielder Bianca Peterson, a mechanical engineering major, uses her vision in the classroom to make machines, while coach John Tschida used his vision and experience to make Peterson a machine on the softball field.

MIAC roundup: Softball receives at-large NCAA bid

Monday, May 4, 2015 11:56 PM
Second baseman Heather Kascht tags a Gustavus runner out at second base last weekend. Despite losing the MIAC championship, the St. Thomas softball team received an at-large bid to the NCAA Division-III tournament. (Jake Remes/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas softball team’s national championship hopes are still alive after earning an at-large bid into the NCAA Division III tournament Monday morning.

Softball loses to Gusties in MIAC championship

Monday, May 4, 2015 2:50 PM
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The St. Thomas softball team faced off in a rematch against Gustavus Sunday with the MIAC postseason title on the line.

Pitching, long ball give softball first-round upset

Friday, May 1, 2015 11:37 PM
The St. Thomas softball team celebrates after its win. The Tommies defeated Bethel 7-0 in the first round of the MIAC playoffs. (Scott Sikich/TommieMedia)

Pitcher Kendra Bowe hit a three-run home run and pitched a shutout in St. Thomas’ 7-0 win against Bethel in the first round of the MIAC tournament.

Softball clinches MIAC playoff berth on senior day

Sunday, April 26, 2015 8:26 PM
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The St. Thomas softball team got the two wins it needed to clinch a berth in next weekend’s MIAC playoffs in dominating fashion Saturday at South Field.

Softball drops late-inning thrillers to Gustavus

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:18 PM
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The St. Thomas softball team dropped two extra inning games against Gustavus on Tuesday at South Field.

Softball sweeps St. Mary’s, Tschida earns milestone win

Thursday, April 9, 2015 9:48 AM
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The St. Thomas softball team swept St. Mary’s Wednesday afternoon to help coach John Tschida earn his 800th career win.

Softball splits doubleheader with Bethel

Saturday, March 28, 2015 9:12 PM
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The St. Thomas softball team won the first game of a doubleheader Saturday against the Royals 10-9 before dropping the second game 7-2.

The Locker Room with John Tschida – March 27, 2015

Friday, March 27, 2015 9:13 PM
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Softball coach John Tschida, pitcher Kendra Bowe and third baseman Kenzie Wergin join senior reporter Baihly Warfield in The Locker Room.

Softball looks to pitching staff as leaders

Sunday, February 8, 2015 9:44 PM
Pitcher Breezy Bannon winds up a pitch during last year's NCAA Super Regional in Naperville, Illinois. Bannon won two games for the Tommies last season and is expected to be a key part of the rotation again this season. (Jacob Sevening/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas softball team returns its full arsenal of pitchers from last season’s team and will likely need its hurlers to carry the load early to make up for an inexperienced lineup.

Softball’s run ends at World Series

Sunday, May 25, 2014 4:55 PM
Left fielder Kirstin Bigelbach eyes a pitch in the second inning of game three of the super regional. St. Thomas was knocked out of the College World Series by Salisbury University in the Final Four Sunday afternoon. (Jacob Sevening/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas softball team lost to Salisbury University 3-2 Sunday, ending St. Thomas’ run in the Division III College World Series.

Softball defeats Montclair State, will rematch Salisbury Sunday

Saturday, May 24, 2014 11:59 PM
Catcher Emily Gregory looks to third base before stepping into the batter’s box in the NCAA regional championship game. Gregory’s 2-for-2 performance led the Tommies offensively against Montclair State in an elimination game at Suddenlink Field. (Jacob Sevening/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas softball team defeated Montclair State 4-3 in an elimination game at Suddenlink Field.

Tommies struggle offensively, lose in first round of World Series

Thursday, May 22, 2014 5:10 PM
Pitcher Breezy Bannon delivers a pitch in the NCAA regional championship game. St. Thomas lost to Salisbury 1-0 Thursday afternoon in the first round of the NCAA Division-III Women's College World Series (Jake Remes/TommieMedia).

The St. Thomas softball team lost to No. 4-ranked Salisbury (MD.) 1-0 Thursday afternoon at Suddenlink Field.

 

College World Series on deck for softball

Sunday, May 18, 2014 12:22 AM
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The St. Thomas softball team defeated North Central College 10-4 to advance to the NCAA Division-III Women’s College World Series.