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 TABLE              OF      CONTENTS                                                                          QUICK FACTS
Preview ................................................................................................. 1   Location: ................................................................... Olivet, MI 49076
Coaching Staff ....................................................................................... 2      Founded: ..................................................................................... 1844
Meet the Comets ................................................................................... 3         Enrollment: ................................................................................. 1,050
Team Picture ......................................................................................... 4      Affiliation: ................................................................. NCAA Division III
Returning Players ............................................................................. 4-6           Conference: ..................... Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
                                                                                                              President: ........................................................... Don Tuski ’85, Ph.D.
Comet Newcomers ........................................................................... 7-8
                                                                                                              Director of Athletics: ......................................... Dominic Livedoti ’65
Advertisements ...................................................................................... 9
                                                                                                                   Phone number: ................................................... (269) 749-4183
2007 Game Results and Statistics ................................................. 10-11                           E-mail address: ................................ dlivedoti@olivetcollege.edu
Record Book ................................................................................. 12-15           Associate Athletic Director: ................................. Heather Bateman
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association ....................................... 16                      Assistant Athletic Director: ........................................... Glen Metcalf
Advertisements .......................................................... Inside Back Cover                   Athletic Department Administrative Assistant: ........ Chris Bramer
2008 Schedule .................................................................... Back Cover                      Phone number: ................................................... (269) 749-7512
                                                                                                              Sports Information Director: ..................................... Geoff Henson
 ABOUT OLIVET COLLEGE                                                                                              Office phone number: ....................................... (269) 749-7602
                                                                                                                   E-mail address: ............................... ghenson@olivetcollege.edu
       Established in 1844, Olivet College is                                                                      Home phone number: ....................................... (517) 543-2683
a private, liberal arts institution located in                                                                     Cell phone number: .......................................... (616) 902-0338
south central Michigan, between Battle                                                                        Head Athletic Trainer: ................................................ Aaron Gunther
Creek and Lansing. Olivet was one of the                                                                           Phone number: ................................................... (269) 749-4167
first institutions in America to admit women                                                                  Head Coach: ................................................................ James Farnum
and minorities. The college is dedicated to                                                                        Alma mater, year: ....................................................... Alma, 1993
                                                                                                                   Office phone number: ....................................... (269) 749-6604
its vision of Education for Individual and
                                                                                                                   Cell phone number: .......................................... (517) 231-7935
Social Responsibility, and remains true to
                                                                                                                   E-mail address: ................................. jfarnum@olivetcollege.edu
its roots by providing a quality higher                                                                       Assistant Coach: ......................................................... Gordie Hetrick
education to all, regardless of gender, race                                                                  Letterwinners returning/lost: ...................................................... 5/8
or financial means. Olivet College is home                                                                    Starters returning/lost: ................................................................ 4/7
to more than 1,000 students, who study                   Burrage Library
under The Olivet Plan. In this unique
educational experience, students engage in both curricular and co-
curricular programs that combine real world experiences with lectures
and service learning.
       Olivet College offers 28 programs leading to a bachelor of arts
degree, a master of arts in teaching degree, and dual degree programs                                              For all of the latest information, including rosters,
with two higher education institutions in Michigan. Olivet is accredited by                                                  press releases and statistics on
the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.                                                                    Olivet College athletics, please visit:
       The college offers opportunities for students to get involved in more
than 20 clubs and organizations. Approximately 40 percent of all Olivet
                                                                                                                          www.olivetcollege.edu/athletics/
students participate in athletics on a non-scholarship basis.
       Olivet consistently has one of the most diverse student populations
of any private institution in Michigan. In a typical year, the student body
includes 20 percent minority students and international students from 14
countries. All of this makes the campus community a microcosm of the
world – an ideal place for learning to live and work in the global society
of the 21st century.                                                                                           CREDITS: The 2008 Olivet College softball guide is a
                                                                                                               publication of OIivet’s Office of College Relations. The
                                                                                                               guide was designed and written by Sports Information
                                                                                                               Director Geoff Henson with editing by the college
                                                                                                               relations staff. Individual pictures were taken by Mike
                                                                                                               Gorecki of SPI Photo. The guide was printed by
                                                                                                               Graphics 3, Inc. in Coldwater.
                                                      SOFTBALL
 2007 SEASON PREVIEW
      The Olivet College softball team returns a solid nucleus of players      bats. In her career, she also has 44 runs scored, 11 doubles, four triples
from the 2007 team, which finished the year with a 20-12 overall record        and 27 RBI.
and placed fifth in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA)         Sophomore Christine Cameron (Elkhart, Ind./Concord) is
with an 8-8 mark. After missing out on the MIAA Tournament for the first       expected to start in right field. During her rookie season at Olivet, she
time in three years, the Comets have aspirations of making the four-team       had a .348 batting average. Also, look for freshmen Morgan Heintz
field this year.                                                               (Eaton Rapids) and Courtney Praski (New Lothrop) to get playing
                                                                               time.
INFIELD
     The Comet infield is led by junior shortstop Kacie Rosecrants             PITCHER
(Parma/Western). Rosecrants, a 2007 first-team All-MIAA, has started                Sophomore Karlie McManaman (Williamston) is the only returning
almost every game of her collegiate career at short. In two seasons, she       pitcher. Last year, she made seven appearances and posted a 2-2
has a .347 batting average to go along with 41 runs scored, 70 hits, 14        record with both of her wins came in relief. One of McManaman’s wins
doubles, 33 RBI and .460 slugging percentage.                                  came during Olivet’s spring break trip and the other was against Calvin,
     Joining her in the infield is junior third-baseman Anna Braner            pitching thee shutout innings against the Knights.
(Belmond, Iowa/Marshall). Braner, who came to Olivet after one season               When she is not at second base, DeLora is going to be in the
at Simpson (Iowa) College, was the starter in all 32 games last year. She      pitching circle. A transfer from Muskegon Community College, she earned
posted a .305 batting average and led the team with seven stolen bases.        Honorable Mention All-Michigan Community College Athletic Association
Braner may also see time in the outfield this spring.                          honors. In addition, freshman Katie Harper (Vassar) is expected to see
     At second base, juniors Cassie Bowerman (Quincy) and Beth                 time in the circle.
DeLora (Muskegon/Oakridge) are expected to split time. Bowerman
was used as a role player for the bulk of her first two years at Olivet. She   CATCHER
broke into the starting lineup for the final two doubleheaders of the 2007          Look for junior Felicia Smith (Spring Lake) to be the starting
season, and made the most of it. Bowerman had seven hits in the four           catcher. She is also a transfer from Muskegon Community College. A trio
games, including a 5-for-5 performance in a doubleheader sweep of              of newcomers -- Ashley Laprise (Constantine), Haley Ray
Albion College.                                                                (Constantine) and Jenny Robbins (Fenton) -- are also in the mix to
     Junior Katie Fleshner (Grand Blanc/                                                                    get playing time either behind the plate or at
Haslett), sophomore Taryn Johnson                                                                           an infield position.
(Grand Rapids/Creston) and freshman
Amber Askin (Grand Blanc/Lake Fenton)                                                                      SCHEDULE
are all competing for the starting job at first                                                                 Olivet opens its season for the fourth
base. After playing during her freshman                                                                    consecutive season at the Gene Cusic Classic
season, Fleshner did not play in 2007.                                                                     in Fort Myers, Fla. Over the last three years,
Johnson was a back-up infielder last year.                                                                 the Comets have compiled a 24-6 record.
     Junior Amanda Egmer (Constantine)                                                                          After returning to Michigan, Olivet travels
has improved and is going to get an                                                                        to play Grand Valley State University
opportunity to play at any of the infield                                                                  March 19, host Manchester (Ind.) College
positions.                                                                                                 March 26 and participate in the first-ever
                                                                                                           Denison (Ohio) Invitational March 28-29.
OUTFIELD                                                                                                        The Comets host three straight league
      Juniors Kacey Darling (Hartford) and                                                                 doubleheaders, beginning April 2 when Saint
Heidi Wear (Hastings/Wayland Union) return                                                                 Mary’s (Ind.) College visits Olivet. MIAA play
to lead the outfield in center and left field,                                                             wraps up April 21 at Hope College. A home
respectively. In two seasons at Olivet,                                                                    non-league doubleheader against Huntington
Darling has a .312 batting average along                                                                   (Ind.) College is scheduled for April 26,
with 39 runs scored, 12 doubles, five triples,                                                             followed by a single game at Rochester
10 home runs and 36 RBI. Her 10 home                                                                       College April 29.
runs rank No. 1 all-time at Olivet. Wear is a                                                                   The 2008 MIAA Tournament takes place
                                                      Junior Anna Braner led the Comets last year in       May 1-2 at the regular season champion.
lifetime .356 hitter, collecting 57 hits in 160 at-
                                                        runs scored (28) and stolen bases (seven).



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                                                            SOFTBALL
HEAD COACH JAMES FARNUM
                           James Farnum begins his fifth season as                            experience as an assistant softball and football coach at Alma College.
                        Olivet's head softball coach. In addition to his                      Farnum is a 1993 graduate of Alma, where he was a four-year
                        coaching responsibilities, Farnum is an                               letterwinner on the football team.
                        assistant professor in the college's Health,                               Farnum resides in Lansing with wife, Tammy, and two
                        Physical Education, Recreation and Sport                              daughters, Adalin (5) and Kate (2).
                        Department.
                            Under Farnum's leadership, the Comets
                        have compiled an 85-53 overall record,                                                   Farnum’s Year-by-Year Record
                        including a school-record 24 wins in 2006.                                                         at Olivet
In addition, he became Olivet’s winningest softball coach in 2007.
                                                                                                                                                                                               MIAA
     Prior to being promoted to head coach, Farnum was an assistant                                             Year                     W                   L               Pct.            Finish
coach for the Comets for two seasons. He also has coaching                                                       2004                    19                 15               .559               6th
                                                                                                                 2005                    22                 14               .611               4th
                                                                                                                 2006                    24                 12               .667               4th
                                                                                                                 2007                    20                 12               .625               5th
                            Farnum vs. Opponents                                                        ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                                                                Total                    85                 53               .616               n/a
 Opponent                    W         L        Opponent                     W       L
 Adrian                      7         1        Kalamazoo                     8      0
 Albion                      6         2        Kenyon (Ohio)                 1      0
 Alfred (N.Y.)               3         0        Loras (Iowa)                  0      1
 Alma                        1         9        St. John Fisher (N.Y.)        0      1
 Anna Maria (Mass.)          2         1        Manchester (Ind.)             5      1        ASSISTANT COACH GORDIE HETRICK
 Calvin                      2         6        Menlo (Calif.)                1      1
 Carlow (Pa.)                1         0        Monmouth (Ill.)               1      0                                  Gordie Hetrick begins his fourth season
 Clark (Mass.)               2         0        New Jersey City               1      0
 Concordia (Calif.)          0         2        Ohio Northern                 1      1                              as an assistant softball coach.
 Defiance (Ohio)             2         0        Ohio Wesleyan                 2      0                                  Hetrick is serving as the pitching and hitting
 Dominican (Ill.)            1         0        Penn State-Behrend (Pa.)      0      1
 Eastern Nazarene (Mass.)    1         0        Pine Manor (Mass.)            1      0
                                                                                                                    coach. Prior to joining the Olivet staff, Hetrick
 Elizabethtown (Pa.)         2         0        Rochester College             6      0                              was an assistant softball coach at Lansing
 Emmanuel (Mass.)            2         0        Rochester Inst. of Tech.      2      0
 Franklin (Ind.)             2         0        Rockford (Ill.)               2      0
                                                                                                                    Community College (LCC). He was a member
 Grand Valley                0         4        Saint Mary’s (Ind.)           5      3                              of the coaching staff when LCC won the 2002
 Capital (Ohio)              0         2        Siena Heights                 2      2                              National Junior College Athletic Association
 Hillsdale                   0         2        Thomas More (Ky.)             1      0
 Hiram (Ohio)                2         0        Tri-State (Ind.)              6      2        (NJCAA) Championship.
 Hope                        1         9        Wittenberg (Ohio)             1      1            Hetrick is a 1968 graduate of Alma College. He lives in Perry
 Huntington (Ind.)           1         1        Worcester Poly. Tech. (Mass.) 1      0
                                                                                              and has two daughters, Lindsay (22) and Lacey (19).
         NOTE: Oppoents in italics are on the Comets’ schedule for the 2008 season




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                                              SOFTBALL
 MEET           THE   COMETS
Alphabetical Roster                                                                                    Numerical Roster
Name                       Yr.        Pos.        B/T     Hometown                  High School         # ............................................................ N a m e
Amber Askin                Fr.        INF        R/R      Grand Blanc                Lake Fenton        1 ......................................... Courtney Praski
Cassie Bowerman             Jr.       INF        R/R      Quincy                          Quincy        2 ............................................. Kacey Darling
Anna Braner                 Jr.      INF/OF      R/R      Belmond, Iowa                  Marshall       3 ...................................... Kacie Rosecrants
Christine Cameron          So.         OF        R/R      Elkhart, Ind.                  Concord        4 .................................... Karlie McManaman
Kacey Darling               Jr.        OF        R/R      Hartford                        Hartford      5 ........................................... Ashley Laprise
Beth DeLora                 Jr.       P/INF      R/R      Muskegon                      Oakridge        6 ............................................. Morgan Heintz
Amanda Egmer                Jr.       INF        R/R      Constantine                 Constantine       7 ............................................. Katie Fleshner
Katie Fleshner              Jr.       INF        R/R      Grand Blanc                     Haslett       9 ..................................... Christine Cameron
Katie Harper               Fr.         P         R/R      Vassar                          Vassar        12 .............................................. Anna Braner
Morgan Heintz              Fr.       INF/OF      R/R      Eaton Rapids              Eaton Rapids        15 ......................................... Taryn Johnson
Taryn Johnson              So.        INF        R/R      Grand Rapids                   Creston        16 ................................................. Haley Ray
Ashley Laprise             Fr.       C/INF       R/R      Constantine                 Constantine       19 ......................................... Jenny Robbins
Karlie McManaman           So.         P         R/R      Williamston                 Williamston       20 ......................................... Amanda Egmer
Courtney Praski            Fr.         OF        R/R      New Lothrop                New Lothrop        21 ............................................... Beth DeLora
Haley Ray                  Fr.       C/INF       R/R      Constantine                 Constantine       23 ................................... Cassie Bowerman
Jenny Robbins              So.       C/INF       R/R      Fenton                          Fenton        24 ............................................. Felicia Smith
Kacie Rosecrants            Jr.       INF        R/R      Parma                          Western        25 .............................................. Amber Askin
Felicia Smith               Jr.        C         R/R      Spring Lake                 Spring Lake       29 .............................................. Katie Harper
Heidi Wear                  Jr.        OF         L/L     Hastings                 Wayland Union        33 ................................................. Heidi Wear




 ROSTER            BREAKDOWN
BY POSITION                                                               BY YEAR
Catcher (4): Ashley Laprise, Haley Ray, Jenny Robbins and                 Juniors (9): Cassie Bowerman, Anna Braner, Kacey Darling,
Felicia Smith                                                             Beth DeLora, Amanda Egmer, Katie Fleshner, Kacie Rosecrants,
Infield (12): Amber Askin, Cassie Bowerman, Anna Braner,                  Felicia Smith and Heidi Wear
Beth DeLora, Amanda Egmer, Katie Fleshner, Morgan Heintz,                 Sophomores (4): Christine Cameron, Taryn Johnson,
Taryn Johnson, Ashley Laprise, Haley Ray, Jenny Robbins and               Karlie McManaman and Jenny Robbins
Kacie Rosecrants,                                                         Freshmen (6): Amber Askin, Katie Harper, Morgan Heintz,
Outfield (6): Anna Braner, Christine Cameron, Kacey Darling,              Ashley Laprise, Courtney Praski and Haley Ray
Morgan Heintz, Courtney Praski and Heidi Wear
Pitcher (3): Beth DeLora, Katie Harper and Karlie McManaman




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                                                                           SOFTBALL
2008 OLIVET COLLEGE SOFTBALL TEAM




Front row (from left): Taryn Johnson, Anna Braner and Cassie Bowerman
Middle row (from left): Head Coach James Farnum, Courtney Praski, Katie Fleshner, Beth DeLora, Jenny Robbins, Heidi Wear, Karlie
McManaman, Christine Cameron, Ashley Laprise and Assistant Coach Gordie Hetrick
Back row (from left): Felicia Smith, Kacey Darling, Haley Ray, Morgan Heintz, Kacie Rosecrants, Amanda Egmer, Katie Harper and Amber Askin




                                      CASSIE                                                      #12                                                         Anna                                                           #2
                                         BOWERMAN                                                                                                               BRANER
                                      Junior ................................................. Infield                                                        Junior ................................................. Infield
                                         Quincy ................................ Quincy H.S.                                                                    Belmond, Iowa ................ Marshall H.S.

                Bowerman’s Career Statistics                                                                                                 Braner’s Career Statistics
 Year    GP   Avg.    AB    R     H   2B 3B      HR RBI TB         SLG     OB% SB-ATT PO          A     E FLD               Year GP Avg.      AB    R H 2B 3B           HR RBI TB         SLG     OB% SB-ATT PO A E FLD
 2006    15   .000     1    5     0    0 0        0  0   0         .000    .000  0-0   0          0     0 .000              2007 32 .305      95    28 29 5 2            1 13 41          .432    .396  7-9  38 83 18 .871
 2007    22   .533    15    9     8    1 0        0  3   9         .600    .588  0-0   7          8     1 .938              Total 32 .305     95    28 29 5 2            1 13 41          .432    .396  7-9  38 83 18 .871
 Total   37   .500    16    14    8    1 0        0  3   9         .563    .556  0-0   7          8     1 .938
                                                                                                                        Major: Insurance and Risk Management ... Minor: Mathematics
Major: Mathematics ... Minor: Science                                                                                   At Olivet: After transferring to Olivet from Simpson (Iowa) College, Anna started every game last year at third
At Olivet: After being used as a role player for most of the 2007 season, Cassie was inserted into the starting         base. She finished the year with a .305 batting average and led the Comets with 28 runs scored. This fall, Anna
lineup at second base for the last four games of the year. In those games, she had seven hits, including a              was a part of Olivet’s cross country team. Off the softball field, she is a member of Gamma Iota Sigma and has
5-for-5 performance in the Comets’ doubleheader sweep of Albion College. Cassie has also been a part of the             been on the Dean’s List.
Olivet women’s basketball program for the last three seasons. In addition, she was named a 2007 NFCA                    Personal: Anna is the daughter of Scott and Kathy Braner. She has two older sisters, Alyssa and Aubrey, and a
Scholar-Athlete and been on the Dean’s List four semesters.                                                             younger brother, Alex, who is a freshman at Olivet.
Personal: Cassie is the daughter of Scott Bowerman and Beth Forsyth. She has two brothers.


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                                                                                SOFTBALL
RETURNING PLAYERS

                                         CHRISTINE                                                          #9                                                        KACEY                                                            #2
                                           CAMERON                                                                                                                      DARLING
                                         Sophomore ...................................... Outfield                                                                    Junior ............................................... Outfield
                                           Elkhart, Ind. ..................... Concord H.S.                                                                             Hartford ............................ Hartford H.S.

                    Cameron’s Career Statistics                                                                                                     Darling’s Career Statistics
 Year GP Avg.          AB     R     H   2B 3B       HR RBI TB          SLG     OB% SB-ATT PO            A     E FLD                Year    GP   Avg. AB     R H 2B 3B            HR RBI TB         SLG     OB% SB-ATT PO           A     E FLD
 2007 18 .348          23     2     8    0 0         0  4   8          .348    .400  0-0   2            0     0 1.00               2006    34   .308 91     19 28 5 3             6 14 57          .626    .360  0-0  28           4     1 .970
 Total 18 .348         23     2     8    0 0         0  4   8          .348    .400  0-0   2            0     0 1.00               2007    32   .316 95     20 30 7 2             4 22 53          .558    .363  2-2  32           2     3 .919
                                                                                                                                   Total   66   .312 186    39 58 12 5           10 36 110         .591    .361  2-2  60           6     4 .943
Major: Insurance and Risk Management
At Olivet: Christine earned her first varsity letter last spring after playing in 18 games, including starting four in         Major: Business ... Minor: Psychology and Marketing Management
rightfield. She had eight hits and drove in four runs. Off the softball field, she is a member of Gamma Iota Sigma             At Olivet: Kacey has been one of the most consistent hitters over the last two seasons. During her freshman
and the Soronian literary society.                                                                                             season, she hit six home runs and posted a .308 batting average. Last year, Kacey hit .316 with 30 hits, 20
Personal: Christine is the daughter of Jon and Gabe Cameron. She has two younger sisters, Kelsey and                           runs scored and 22 RBI. Her 10 career home runs rank first all-time at Olivet.
Courtney. Her grandmother, Ponja Vahs, is the Adminstrative Assistant to the Vice President for Institutional                  Personal: Kacey is the daughter of Mark (step-dad) and Sherry Miller (mom), and Terry (dad) and Ada (step-
Advancement at Olivet.                                                                                                         mom) Darling. She has one sister, Andrea, and two brothers, Kevin and Eddie.




                                         AMANDA                                                         #20                                                           Katie                                                            #7
                                           EGMER                                                                                                                        FLESHNER
                                         Junior ................................................. Infield                                                             Junior ................................................. Infield
                                           Constantine ................. Constantine H.S.                                                                               Grand Blanc ....................... Haslett H.S.

                       Egmer’s Career Statistics                                                                                                   Fleshner’s Career Statistics
 Year GP Avg.          AB     R     H   2B 3B       HR RBI TB          SLG     OB% SB-ATT PO            A     E FLD                Year GP Avg.      AB     R    H    2B 3B      HR RBI TB         SLG     OB% SB-ATT PO           A     E FLD
 2006 1 .000            0     0     0    0 0         0  0   0          .000    .000  0-0   0            0     0 .000               2006 10 .200      10     3    2     1 0        0  0   3         .300    .500  0-0  14           0     1 .933
 2007 5 .000            2     0     0    0 0         0  0   0          .000    .500  0-0   0            0     0 .000               Total 10 .200     10     3    2     1 0        0  0   3         .300    .500  0-0  14           0     1 .933
 Total 6 .000           2     0     0    0 0         0  0   0          .000    .400  0-0   0            0     0 .000
                                                                                                                               Major: Business ... Minor: Marketing Management
Major: Sports Management ... Minor: Fitness Management                                                                         At OIivet: After playing during the 2006 season, Katie chose not to play softball last year. In 2006, she played in
At Olivet: In two seasons at Olivet, Amanda has played in six games.                                                           10 games, collecting two hits and scoring three runs.
Personal: Amanda is the daughter of Douglas and Joanna Egmer. She has one brother, Eric.                                       Personal: Katie is the daughter of Mark and Denise Fleshner.




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                                                                              SOFTBALL
RETURNING PLAYERS

                                        TARYN                                                         #15                                                           KARLIE                                                              #4
                                          JOHNSON                                                                                                                     McMANAMAN
                                        Sophomore ........................................ Infield                                                                  Senior .............................................. Pitcher
                                          Grand Rapids ................... Creston H.S.                                                                               Williamston .................... Williamston H.S.

                    Johnson’s Career Statistics                                                                                              McManaman’s Career Statistics
 Year GP Avg.          AB     R    H   2B 3B       HR RBI TB         SLG     OB% SB-ATT PO            A    E FLD                Year     ERA    W-L   App     GS      CG     SV      IP     H     R      ER     BB      SO     BF       WP   HBP
 2007 5 .000            1     2    0    0 0         0  0   0         .000    .500  0-0   2            0    1 .667               2007     4.62   2-2    7       1       0      0     16.2    17    17     11     17       8     90        0    0
 Total 5 .000           1     2    0    0 0         0  0   0         .000    .500  0-0   2            0    1 .667               Total    4.62   2-2    7       1       0      0     16.2    17    17     11     17       8     90        0    0

Major: Biology                                                                                                              Majors: Biology and Chemistry
At Olivet: Last year, Taryn played in five games, scoring two runs. Off the softball field, she is a member of the          At Olivet: During the 2007 season, Karlie made seven appearances in the circle, posting a 2-2 record and 4.62
Alpha Phi Upsilon society.                                                                                                  ERA in 16 and two-thirds innings. One of her wins came in relief when she held Calvin College scoreless for
Personal: Taryn is the daughter of Dale and Carol Johnson. She has one sister, Kaitlyn.                                     three innings. Off the softball field, Karlie is a member of Alpha Phi Upsilon and Soronian literary society.
                                                                                                                            Personal: Karlie is the daughter of Bob and Judy McManaman. She has a younger brother, Garrett.




                                        KACIE                                                             #3                                                        HEIDI                                                           #33
                                          ROSECRANTS                                                                                                                  WEAR
                                        Junior ................................................. Infield                                                            Junior ............................................... Outfield
                                           Parma ............................... Western H.S.                                                                         Hastings ................ Wayland Union H.S.

                 Rosecrants’ Career Statistics                                                                                                        Wear’s Career Statistics
 Year    GP    Avg. AB R          H 2B 3B          HR RBI TB         SLG     OB% SB-ATT PO A E                 FLD              Year    GP   Avg. AB    R      H 2B 3B         HR RBI TB          SLG     OB% SB-ATT PO             A    E FLD
 2006    34    .371 105 21        39 9 0            2 21 54          .514    .445  0-1  36 70 13               .891             2006    29   .361 72    17     26 5 1           1  9  36          .500    .387  1-1  18             0    2 .900
 2007    32    .320 97 20         31 5 0            1 12 39          .402    .368  2-4  49 76 10               .926             2007    32   .352 88    27     31 6 3           0 18 43           .489    .387  5-5  31             3    3 .919
 Total   66    .347 202 41        70 14 0           3 33 93          .460    .409  2-5  85 146 23              .909             Total   61   .356 160   44     57 11 4          1 27 79           .494    .387  6-6  49             3    5 .912

Major: Insurance and Risk Management ... Minor: Marketing                                                                   Major: Fitness Management ... Minor: Business Administration
At Olivet: A 2007 first-team All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA), Kacie has started 64-of-66           At Olivet: Heidi has been a mainstay in the Comet starting lineup each of her first two years at Olivet, playing in
career games at shortstop. During her freshman season, Kacie led the Comets in almost every offensive                       61 games, including 52 starts in leftfield. She ranked among the team leaders last year in batting average (.352),
category, including batting average (.371), runs scored (21) and hits (39). Last, she had a .320 batting average.           hits (31), runs scored (27) and stolen bases (5). In addition to her skills on the softball field, Heidi has is a two-
Kacie is a 2006 NFCA Scholar-Athlete and has been named to the Dean’s List each of her four semesters at                    time NFCA Scholar Athlete and been named to the Dean’s List every semester. She is a member of the Student-
Olivet.                                                                                                                     Athlete Advisory Committee, choir and Phil Epsilon Kappa.
Personal: Kacie is the daughter of Steve (step-dad) and Joyce (mom) McMurtrie. She has six sisters and two                  Personal: Heidi is the daughter of Gary Wear. She has one older sister, Jenny.
brothers.




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                                                                          SOFTBALL
2008 COMET NEWCOMERS

                                      AMBER                                                     #25                                                     BETH                                                        #21
                                        ASKIN                                                                                                             DeLORA
                                      Freshman ........................................... Infield                                                      Junior ..................................... Pitcher/Infield
                                         Grand Blanc .............. Lake Fenton H.S.                                                                      Muskegon ....................... Oakridge H.S.
Majors: Secondary English and History ... Minors: Political science and women in gender studies                  Major: Special education ... Minor: Physical education
At Olivet: During the winter, Amber served as a student manager for the Olivet women’s basketball team.          At Olivet: Beth was named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester.
Before Olivet: At Lake Fenton High School, Amber played basketball, volleyball, soccer and softball.             Before Olivet: Beth attended and played two years of softball at Muskegon Community College.
Personal: Amber is the daughter of Clay and Jill Askin.                                                          Personal: Beth is the daughter of Thomas and Debra DeLora. She has two older siblings, Becky and John.




                                      KATIE                                                     #29                                                     MORGAN                                                          #6
                                        HARPER                                                                                                            HEINTZ
                                      Freshman ......................................... Pitcher                                                        Freshman .............................. Infield/Outfield
                                         Vassar ................................. Vassar H.S.                                                              Eaton Rapids ............Eaton Rapids H.S.
Major: Psychology                                                                                                Major: Mathematics
At Olivet: Katie was named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester.                                             At Olivet: Morgan was named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester.
Before Olivet: Katie played four years of softball at Vassar High School.                                        Before Olivet: Morgan played four years of softball at Eaton Rapids High School.
Personal: Katie is the daughter of James and Cheryl Harper. She has two sisters, Amy and Allisa, and one         Personal: Morgan is the daughter of Terrell Heintz and Shelli Long. She has two sisters, Maci and Margeaux.
brother, Joe.




                                      ASHLEY                                                        #5                                                  COURTNEY                                                        #1
                                        LAPRISE                                                                                                           PRASKI
                                      Freshman ............................. Catcher/Infield                                                            Freshman ......................................... Outfield
                                        Constantine ................. Constantine H.S.                                                                     New Lothrop ............. New Lothrop H.S.
Major: English                                                                                                   Major: Criminal Justice ... Minor: Women’s Studies
At Olivet: Ashley was a member of the junior varsity women’s basketball team during the winter.                  At Olivet: Courtney was a member of the cross country team during the fall, and played on the junior varsity
Before Olivet: Ashley played softball at Constantine High School.                                                women’s basketball team during the winter.
Personal: Ashley is the daughter of Craig Laprise and Laura Masters. She has two sisters, Amanda and             Before Olivet: At New Lothrop High School, Courtney was a member of the basketball, softball, bowling and
Sandra.                                                                                                          golf teams. In softball, she was a first-team All-GAC selection in 2004, 2006 and 2007 and second-team All-GAC
                                                                                                                 selection in 2005. In addition, Courtney was a first-team All-District and All-Region softball selection in 2007.
                                                                                                                 Personal: Courtney is the daughter of Pat and Kim Praski. She has two younger brothers, Ryan and Brandon.




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                                                                           SOFTBALL
COMET NEWCOMERS

                                      HALEY                                                      #16                                                          JENNY                                                   #19
                                        RAY                                                                                                                      ROBBINS
                                      Freshman ............................. Catcher/Infield                                                                  Sohomore ............................ Catcher/Infield
                                        Constantine ................. Constantine H.S.                                                                          Fenton ................................ Fenton H.S.
Major: Criminal Justice ... Minor: Psychology                                                                            Major: Biology with a pre-medicine concentration
Personal: Haley is the daughter of Curtis and Denise Ray. She has one sister, Stacey, and five brothers, Curt,           At Olivet: During the 2007 season, Jenny served as a student manager.
Mike, Phil, Ron and Tom.                                                                                                 Before Olivet: Jenny attended Fenton High School where she played basketball and softball. She earned four
                                                                                                                         varsity letters in softball and two varsity letters in basketball
                                                                                                                         Personal: Jenny is the daughter of Terry and Debbie Robbins. She has one sister, Jessica.




                                                                                                   FELICIA                                                   #24
                                                                                                      SMITH
                                                                                                   Junior .............................................. Catcher
                                                                                                      Spring Lake ............... Spring Lake H.S.
                                                             Major: Physical Education ... Minor: Health
                                                             Before Olivet: Felicia attended and played two years of softball at Muskegon Community College. At Spring
                                                             Lake High School, she played volleyball, basketball and softball.
                                                             Personal: Felicia is the daughter of John and Dawn Ordus. She has one older brother, Aaron.




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                 SOFTBALL
ADVERTISEMENTS




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                  SOFTBALL
2007 STATISTICS




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                    SOFTBALL
2007 GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS




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                                                                                   SOFTBALL
 SINGLE-SEASON RECORDS -- INDIVIDUAL
                             BATTING                                               Most Runs Scored                                                                                              PITCHING
                                                                                   Jenn Newland .................................. 35           .............. 2005
Highest Batting Average                                                            Jill Shufelt .......................................... 30   .............. 2005   Most Wins
    (min 25 at-bats, 1980-1995)                                                    Beth Shunkwiler ............................... 30           .............. 2005   Jessie Davenport ............................. 15         .............. 2000
Gina Hayward ................ .485            (16-33)        .............. 1992   Beth Shunkwiler ............................... 28           .............. 2004   Erica Anderson ................................. 14       .............. 2005
Kitty Hickock ................... .444        (12-27)        .............. 1980   Anna Braner .................................... 28          .............. 2007   Jessie Davenport ............................. 13         .............. 1999
Joy Bommerscheim ...... .412                  (14-34)        .............. 1982                                                                                      Erica Anderson ................................. 13       .............. 2006
Sue Cato .......................... .393      (11-28)        .............. 1987   Most At-Bats                                                                       Stacey Dulinski ................................ 10       .............. 2003
Linda Hoover .................. .393          (11-28)        .............. 1980   Jenn Newland ................................ 130            .............. 2005   Erica Anderson ................................. 10       .............. 2004
                                                                                   Anna Rybicki .................................. 126          .............. 1996   Corie Greene .................................... 10      .............. 2007
Highest Batting Average                                                            Kari Munson .................................... 124         .............. 2003
    (min 65 at-bats, 1996-present)                                                 Allison Stein .................................... 123       .............. 1996   Best ERA (>30 innings)
Kim Horanburg .............. .450 (54-120)                   .............. 2003   Lindsey Daniels ............................. 123            .............. 2005   Marge Caid ..................................... 0.22     .............. 1983
Kim Horanburg .............. .437 (45-103)                   .............. 2004   Beth Shunkwiler ............................. 123            .............. 2005   Jessie Davenport .......................... 0.73          .............. 2000
Jill Shufelt ...................... .432 (51-118)            .............. 2005                                                                                      Jenn Newland ............................... 1.28         .............. 2004
Jenn Newland .............. .408 (53-130)                    .............. 2005
                                                                                   Most Sacrifices                                                                    Erica Anderson .............................. 1.55        .............. 2005
                                                                                   Jenn Newland .................................. 13           .............. 2004   Ann Harding .................................... 1.60     .............. 1984
Jessie Davenport ........... .402 (37-92)                    .............. 1999
                                                                                   Shelly Burzycki ................................ 11          .............. 1998
Most Hits                                                                          Terra Demkovich ............................... 8            .............. 1997   Best ERA (<30 innings)
Kim Horanburg .................................. 54          .............. 2003   Amy Hillis ............................................ 8    .............. 2003   Dolores Thomas ............................ 1.27          .............. 1983
Jenn Newland .................................. 53           ............ .2005                                                                                       Ann Harding .................................... 1.64     .............. 1983
Jill Shufelt .......................................... 51   .............. 2005
                                                                                   Most Walks                                                                         Jackie Leupp ................................. 2.05       .............. 1998
Beth Shunkwiler ............................... 48           .............. 2005   Bobbi Topp ......................................... 15      .............. 1999   Melinda Ruel .................................. 2.10      .............. 1995
                                                                                   Jeena Bowers .................................. 15           .............. 2000
Kari Munson ...................................... 47        .............. 2003
                                                                                   Terra Demkovich ............................. 14             .............. 1997   Most Innings Pitched
Most Doubles                                                                       Kim Horanburg .................................. 14          .............. 2003   Niki Bojanich ...............................   180.1     .............. 1996
Kim Horanburg .................................. 16          .............. 2003   Kari Munson ...................................... 14        .............. 2004   Jessie Davenport .......................        173.1     .............. 2000
Kari Munson ...................................... 16        .............. 2003   Kacie Rosecrants .......................... 14               .............. 2006   Jessie Davenport .......................        167.1     .............. 1999
Beth Shunkwiler ............................... 14           .............. 2005   Anna Braner .................................... 14          .............. 2007   Erica Anderson ...........................      135.2     .............. 2005
Beth Shunkwiler ............................... 12           .............. 2004                                                                                      Erica Anderson ...........................      121.1     .............. 2006
Lindsey Daniels ................................ 11          .............. 2005
                                                                                   Most Hit by Pitch
Heather Hinesman ............................. 11            .............. 2005   Jessie Davenport ...............................         4   .............. 2000   Most Strikeouts
Jenn Newland ................................... 11          .............. 2005   Anna Rybicki ......................................      3   .............. 1999   Jessie Davenport ........................... 206 .............. 2000
                                                                                   Mandy Shellenberger ........................             3   .............. 1999   Jessie Davenport ........................... 202 .............. 1999
Most Triples                                                                       Jamie McCabe ...................................         3   .............. 1996
Joy Bommerscheim ..........................             4    .............. 1982   Allison Stein ........................................   3   .............. 1996   Most Walks
Anna Rybicki ......................................     4    .............. 1996   Lisa Toncray .......................................     3   .............. 2000   Heather Morrison .............................. 89        .............. 1990
Jeena Bowers ....................................       4    .............. 2000   Danielle Martin ....................................     3   .............. 2006   Georgia Allen .................................... 65     .............. 1986
Kari Munson ........................................    4    .............. 2004   Katelan Schoen ...................................       3   .............. 2006   Heather Morrison .............................. 58        .............. 1991
                                                                                                                                                                      Jackie Knight .................................... 58     .............. 1997
Most Home Runs                                                                     Most Stolen Bases
Beth Shunkwiler .................................       9    .............. 2005   Angie Swinford ................................. 22          .............. 1996   Fewest Walks Issued (>30 innings)
Kacey Darling ...................................       6    .............. 2006   Allison Stein ...................................... 17      .............. 1996   Marge Caid .......................................... 2   .............. 1983
Alisha Ridsdale ..................................      5    .............. 2006   Jenn Newland .................................. 17           .............. 2005   Delores Thomas ................................. 6        .............. 1984
Kim Horanburg ....................................      4    .............. 2003   Anna Rybicki .................................... 16         .............. 1996   Jackie Knight ...................................... 6    .............. 2000
Katelan Schoen ...................................      4    .............. 2005                                                                                      Niki Bojanich ..................................... 12    .............. 1995
Kacey Darling ...................................       4    .............. 2007
                                                                                   Most Stolen Base Attempts
                                                                                   Angie Swinford ................................. 25 .............. 1996            Most Earned Runs Allowed
Most RBIs                                                                          Allison Stein ...................................... 22 .............. 1996        Heather Morrison .............................. 99 .............. 1990
Beth Shunkwiler ............................... 50           .............. 2005   Anna Rybicki .................................... 19 .............. 1996           Jackie Knight .................................... 91 .............. 1997
Alisha Ridsdale ................................ 30          .............. 2007                                                                                      Heather Morrison .............................. 80 .............. 1993
Danielle Martin .................................. 29        .............. 2006
                                                                                   Highest Slugging Percentage
Lindsey Daniels ............................... 28           .............. 2005   Beth Shunkwiler ............................ .740            .............. 2005   Fewest Earned Runs Allowed (>30 innings)
Katelan Schoen ................................. 28          .............. 2005   Kim Horanburg ............................... .683           .............. 2003   Marge Caid .......................................... 1 .............. 1983
                                                                                   Kari Munson ................................... .629         .............. 2003   Ann Harding ......................................... 8 .............. 1984
Most Total Bases                                                                   Kacey Darling .............................. .626            .............. 2006   Delores Thomas ................................. 8 .............. 1984
Beth Shunkwiler ............................... 91           .............. 2005   Christina Luna ................................ .579         .............. 2007
Kim Horanburg .................................. 82          .............. 2003
Kari Munson ...................................... 78        .............. 2003
                                                                                   Highest On-Base Percentage
Jenn Newland .................................. 71           .............. 2005   Kim Horanburg ............................... .507           .............. 2003
Jill Shufelt .......................................... 64   .............. 2005   Shelly Burzycki ............................ .481            .............. 1996
                                                                                   Kim Horanburg ............................... .478           .............. 2004
                                                                                   Jessie Davenport .......................... .455             .............. 1999
                                                                                   Jamie McCabe .............................. .455             .............. 1996


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                                                                                 SOFTBALL
 SINGLE-SEASON -- INDIVIDUAL                                                      SINGLE-SEASON -- TEAM
No-Hit/Perfect Games                                                                                                                               HITTING
Jan Bowers -- No-hitter
          4/15/80 vs. Calvin                                                       Highest Batting Average ......................................... .333 ................................................. 2005
Lurinda Henderson -- No-hitter                                                     Lowest Batting Average .......................................... .143 ................................................. 1990
          4/23/80 vs. Hope                                                         Most At-Bats .............................................................. 1,072 ................................................. 1999
Marge Caid -- Perfect game                                                         Most Runs ..................................................................... 218 ................................................. 2005
          4/27/83 vs. Alma                                                         Most Hits ........................................................................ 342 ................................................. 2005
Ann Harding -- No-hitter                                                           Fewest Hits ....................................................................... 32 ................................................. 1990
          4/7/84 vs. Adrian                                                        Most RBIs ...................................................................... 192 ................................................. 2005
Delores Thomas -- No-hitter                                                        Most Doubles .................................................................. 74 ................................................. 2005
          4/7/84 vs. Adrian                                                        Most Triples ..................................................................... 21 ................................................. 2006
Jessie Davenport -- No-hitter                                                      Most Home Runs ........................................................... 22 ................................................. 2006
          3/29/2000 vs. Saint Mary’s                                               Most Strikeouts ........................................................... 188 ................................................. 1999
Jenn Newland -- No-hitter                                                          Most Walks ....................................................................... 95 ................................................. 2004
          4/6/2004 vs. Kalamazoo                                                   Most Hit by Pitch ........................................................... 14 ................................................. 2000
Erica Anderson -- No-hitter                                                        Most Sacrifices ............................................................... 50 ................................................. 2004
          4/12/2005 vs. Kalamazoo
Kim Green -- No-hitter                                                                                                                            PITCHING
          4/18/2005 vs. Rochester
                                                                                   Best ERA ....................................................................... 0.92 ................................................. 1983
                            FIELDING                                               Worst ERA .................................................................. 10.96 ................................................. 1990
                                                                                   Most Innings Pitched ............................................. 268.1 ................................................. 1996
Most Put-Outs                                                                      Most Shutouts ................................................................... 8 ................................................. 2006
Kim Horanburg ................................ 278         .............. 2003     Most Hits Allowed ...................................................... 396 ................................................. 1996
Jessica Schmansky ..................... 235                .............. 2005     Fewest Hits Allowed ..................................................... 37 ................................................. 1983
Bobbi Topp ....................................... 220     .............. 1998     Most Earned Runs Allowed .................................... 129 ................................................. 1999
Kim Horanburg ................................ 220         .............. 2004     Fewest Earned Runs Allowed ..................................... 9 ................................................. 1983
Jackie Knight .................................. 160       .............. 1999     Most Strikeouts ........................................................... 234 ................................................. 1999
                                                                                   Most Walks .................................................................... 101 ................................................. 1997
Most Assists
Amy Hillis .......................................... 87   .............. 2003                              FIELDING (started in 1997)/BASERUNNING
Beth Shunkwiler ............................... 87         .............. 2004
Anna Braner .................................... 83        .............. 2007     Most Errors ...................................................................... 90 ................................................. 1999
Jenn Newland .................................. 82         .............. 2005     Fewest Errors .................................................................. 56 ................................................. 2007
Katelan Schoen ................................. 80        .............. 2005     Most Put-Outs ............................................................... 789 ................................................. 1999
                                                                                   Most Assists ................................................................. 344 ................................................. 2005
Most Chances                                                                       Best Fielding % .......................................................... .947 ................................................. 2003
Kim Horanburg ................................ 309         .............. 2003     Worst Fielding % ....................................................... .914 ................................................. 1997
Jessica Schmansky ..................... 272                .............. 2005     Most Stolen Bases ...................................................... 120 ................................................. 1996
Bobbi Topp ....................................... 241     .............. 1998     Most Stolen Base Attempts .................................... 141 ................................................. 1996
Kim Horanburg ................................ 237         .............. 2004
Jackie Knight .................................. 190       .............. 1999                                                                    GENERAL
Best Fielding % (min 100 chances)                                                  Most Wins ......................................................................... 24 ................................................. 2005
Lisa Toncray .................................. .988       .............. 2000     Most Losses ..................................................................... 31 ................................................. 1995
Erika Hinga ..................................... .987     .............. 1999     Best Record by % .......................................... .684 (13-6) ................................................. 1980
Jessica Schmansky .................... .986                .............. 2006     Fewest Wins ....................................................................... 0 ............................... 1990 and 1991
Kim Horanburg ............................... .983         .............. 2004     Fewest Losses ................................................................... 6 ................................................. 1980
Christina Luna ................................ .982       .............. 2006




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                                                                                         SOFTBALL
 CAREER RECORDS -- INDIVIDUAL
                                                        BATTING                                                                       Most Total Bases
                                                                                                                                      Jackie Knight ........................................................ 148 .................................. 1997-2001
Highest Batting Average (min 75 at-bats)                                                                                              Beth Shunkwiler ................................................... 146 ...................................... 2004-05
Kim Horanburg ....................................          .444     (99-223) ...................................... 2003-04          Jill Shufelt .............................................................. 145 ...................................... 2002-05
Beth Shunkwiler .................................           .376     (89-237) ...................................... 2004-05          Kim Horanburg ...................................................... 137 ...................................... 2003-04
Jenn Newland ....................................           .375     (87-232) ...................................... 2004-05          Kari Munson .......................................................... 123 ...................................... 2003-04
Gina Hayward ....................................           .364     (44-121) ...................................... 1991-94
Jessie Davenport ...............................            .364     (71-195) .................................. 1998-2000            Most At-Bats
                                                                                                                                      Jackie Knight ........................................................ 367 .................................. 1997-2001
Highest Slugging Percentage                                                                                                           Jill Shufelt .............................................................. 367 ...................................... 2002-05
Beth Shunkwiler .................................................. .616 ...................................... 2004-05                Allison Stein .......................................................... 301 ...................................... 1995-98
Kim Horanburg ..................................................... .614 ...................................... 2003-04               Bobbi Topp ............................................................. 287 ...................................... 1996-99
Kacey Darling .................................................... .591 ............................ 2006-present                     Kim Imhoff .............................................................. 267 ...................................... 1995-98
Alisha Ridsdale ................................................... .570 ...................................... 2006-07
Kari Munson ......................................................... .528 ...................................... 2003-04             Most Stolen Bases
                                                                                                                                      Angie Swinford ........................................................ 34 ...................................... 1994-96
Most Hits                                                                                                                             Allison Stein ............................................................. 31 ...................................... 1995-98
Jill Shufelt .............................................................. 125 ...................................... 2002-05
Jackie Knight ........................................................ 107 .................................. 1997-2001                                                                  PITCHING
Kim Horanburg ......................................................... 99 ...................................... 2003-04
Allison Stein ............................................................. 97 ...................................... 1995-98         Most Wins
Beth Shunkwiler ...................................................... 89 ...................................... 2004-05              Erica Anderson ........................................................ 44 ...................................... 2003-06
                                                                                                                                      Jessie Davenport .................................................... 31 .................................. 1998-2000
Most Runs Scored                                                                                                                      Joann Gardner ......................................................... 12 ...................................... 1998-99
Jill Shufelt ................................................................. 74 ......................................   2002-05    Niki Bojanich ............................................................ 12 ...................................... 1995-96
Jenn Newland ......................................................... 61 ......................................           2004-05    Corie Greene ........................................................... 12 ...................................... 2006-07
Beth Shunkwiler ...................................................... 58 ......................................           2004-05
Bobbi Topp ................................................................ 55 ......................................      1996-99    Most Losses
Kim Horanburg ......................................................... 45 ......................................          2003-04    Heather Morrison ..................................................... 39 ...................................... 1990-93
                                                                                                                                      Jessie Davenport .................................................... 25 .................................. 1998-2000
Most Doubles                                                                                                                          Erica Anderson ........................................................ 25 ...................................... 2003-06
Beth Shunkwiler ...................................................... 26 ...................................... 2004-05              Niki Bojanich ............................................................ 23 ...................................... 1995-96
Kim Horanburg ......................................................... 24 ...................................... 2003-04
Kari Munson ............................................................. 22 ...................................... 2003-04           Best ERA
Jackie Knight ........................................................... 19 .................................. 1997-2001             Jessie Davenport ................................................ 1.47 .................................. 1998-2000
Jessie Davenport .................................................... 17 .................................. 1998-2000                 Delores Thomas .................................................. 1.58 ...................................... 1983-84
                                                                                                                                      Ann Harding .......................................................... 1.64 ...................................... 1983-84
Most Triples                                                                                                                          Marge Caid ........................................................... 2.09 ...................................... 1982-83
Jeena Bowers ........................................................... 7 ......................................          2000-01
Kari Munson ............................................................... 7 ......................................       2003-04    Most Innings Pitched
Anna Rybicki ............................................................. 6 ......................................        1995-99    Erica Anderson .................................................. 468.0 ...................................... 2003-06
Heather Hinesman ..................................................... 6 ......................................            2004-06    Jessie Davenport .............................................. 386.1 .................................. 1998-2000
Joy Bommerscheim ................................................. 5 ......................................                1982-83    Jackie Knight ..................................................... 258.0 .................................. 1997-2001
                                                                                                                                      Heather Morrison ............................................... 252.1 ...................................... 1990-91
Most Home Runs                                                                                                                        Niki Bojanich ...................................................... 224.1 ...................................... 1995-96
Kacey Darling ........................................................ 10 ............................ 2006-present
Beth Shunkwiler ........................................................ 9 ...................................... 2004-05             Most Strikeouts
Alisha Ridsdale ......................................................... 8 ...................................... 2006-07            Jessie Davenport ................................................. 445 .................................. 1998-2000
Jackie Knight ............................................................. 6 .................................. 1997-2001            Erica Anderson ..................................................... 278 ...................................... 2003-06
Kim Horanburg ........................................................... 4 ...................................... 2003-04            Kim Green ................................................................ 84 ...................................... 2005-06
Kari Munson ............................................................... 4 ...................................... 2003-04          Corie Greene ........................................................... 81 ...................................... 2006-07
Katelan Schoen .......................................................... 4 ...................................... 2004-06            Marge Caid ............................................................... 72 ...................................... 1982-83
Christina Luna ............................................................ 4 ...................................... 2006-07
                                                                                                                                      Fewest Walks Issued (min 50 innings)
Most RBIs                                                                                                                             Marge Caid ................................................................. 8 ...................................... 1982-83
Beth Shunkwiler ...................................................... 61 ...................................... 2004-05              Delores Thomas ...................................................... 15 ...................................... 1983-84
Jackie Knight ........................................................... 55 .................................. 1997-2001
Kim Horanburg ......................................................... 52 ...................................... 2003-04
Kari Munson ............................................................. 44 ...................................... 2003-04
Alisha Ridsdale ....................................................... 44 ...................................... 2006-07




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                                           SOFTBALL
CAREER RECORDS -- INDIVIDUAL                                            ALL-TIME COACHING RECORDS
 Year          Won          Lost            Tie             Pct         Coach                    Year(s)     Wins       Losses     Ties   Pct.
 1979            3            7              0             .300         Pat Vanndorsdal         1979-80       16          13        0     .552
 1980           13            6              0             .684         Colleen Wendell         1981-83       50          36        0     .581
 1981           13           14              0             .481         John Ramos              1984-85       34          32        0     .515
 1982           20           10              0             .667         Lenora Lee              1986-87       15          20        0     .429
 1983           17           12              0             .586         Audrey Randall          1988-91       17          84        0     .168
 1984           19           13              0             .594         Mike Sherrill               1992       2          23        0     .080
 1985           15           19              0             .441         Tom Walsh               1993-96       21         107        0     .164
 1986            8           13              0             .381         Tina Kerr               1997-98       21          40        0     .344
 1987            7            7              0             .500         James Knight          1999-2003       74         104        2     .417
 1988           14           15              0             .483         James Farnum        2004-present      85          53        0     .616
 1989            3           23              0             .115
 1990            0           26              0             .000
 1991            0           20              0             .000
 1992            2           23              0             .080
 1993            1           21              0             .045
 1994            6           29              0             .171
 1995            8           31              0             .205
 1996            6           26              0             .188
 1997            8           26              0             .235
 1998           13           14              0             .481
 1999           18           24              0             .429
 2000           20           16              1             .554
 2001            6           26              1             .197
 2002           11           23              0             .324
 2003           19           19              0             .500
 2004           19           15              0             .559
 2005           22           16              0             .611
 2006           24           12              0             .667
 2007           20           12              0             .625



ALL-TIME ALL-MIAA SELECTIONS
        1983                     Marge Caid – 1st team                               2001                    Jackie Knight – 1st team
                              Kelly Goodwin – 1st team                               2003                 Stacey Dulinski – 1st team
                                Ann Harding – 1st team                                                   Theresa Flowers – 1st team
                         Joy Bommerscheim – 2nd team                                                      Kim Horanburg – 1st team
        1984                    Ann Harding – 1st team                                                       Kari Munson – 2nd team
        1985                      Kelly Hunt – 2nd team                                                        Jill Shufelt – 2nd team
                                  Ann Satori – 2nd team                              2004                 Kim Horanburg – 1st team
        1987                         Sue Cato – 1st team                                                 Beth Shunkwiler – 1st team
                               Sandy Garza – 2nd team                                                      Jenn Newland – 2nd team
        1988                  Annette Brown – 2nd team                               2005                 Erica Anderson – 1st team
                                  Ann Satori – 2nd team                                                     Jenn Newland – 1st team
        1992                  Gina Hayward – 2nd team                                                    Beth Shunkwiler – 1st team
        1993                  Gina Hayward – 2nd team                                                Jessica Schmansky – 2nd team
        1994                  Gina Hayward – 1st team                                                          Jill Shufelt – 2nd team
                              Jennifer Lapka – 2nd team                              2006                 Erica Anderson – 1st team
        1995                    Allison Stein – 2nd team                                                  Danielle Martin – 2nd team
        1997                      Kim Imhoff – 2nd team                                                  Alisha Ridsdale – 2nd team
        1998                    Allison Stein – 2nd team                             2007               Kacie Rosecrants – 1st team
        1999         Jessie Davenport – 1st team – MVP                                                     Christina Luna – 2nd team
        2000                Jessie Davenport – 1st team
                               Amy Strouse – 2nd team




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                                                   SOFTBALL
 MICHIGAN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
                                     Adrian College
                                       Albion College
                                          Alma College
                                             Calvin College
                                               Hope College
                                             Kalamazoo College
                                          Olivet College
                                       Saint Mary’s College
                                     Tri-State University



       The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
(MIAA) is America’s oldest collegiate athletic conference.                     2008 MIAA Composite Softball Schedule
       The 2007-08 school year marks the 121st
consecutive year of operation for the NCAA Division III         Saturday, March 29
                                                                     Alma at Hope, 3:30 p.m.                                   Adrian at Albion, 3:30 p.m.
affiliated conference. The MIAA was founded March 24,                Calvin at Saint Mary’s, 3:30 p.m.                     Tri-State at Kalamazoo, 1 p.m.
1888. From the very beginning, the MIAA has conducted
                                                                Wednesday, April 2
full-season championships in multiple sports. There have
                                                                    Hope at Albion, 3:30 p.m.                                Adrian at Alma, 3:30 p.m.
been changes in some of the sports (bicycle racing and              Tri-State at Calvin, 3:30 p.m.                    Saint Mary’s at Olivet, 3:30 p.m.
Indian club juggling have long since disappeared, and
                                                                Saturday, April 5
basketball did not even exist in 1888), but these changes            Calvin at Hope, 1 p.m.                                       Adrian at Olivet, 1 p.m.
have served to develop the MIAA into one of America’s                Alma at Saint Mary’s, 1 p.m.                            Albion at Kalamazoo, 1 p.m.
finest NCAA Division III conferences, today offering 18
                                                                Tuesday, April 8
sports for men and women.                                           Hope at Tri-State, 3:30 p.m.                           Kalamazoo at Alma, 3:30 p.m.
       The MIAA’s continuity is noteworthy. Of the 12 schools       Calvin at Adrian, 3:30 p.m.                                Albion at Olivet, 3:30 p.m.
that have had full membership, eight are still members —        Thursday, April 10
Adrian, Albion, Alma, Calvin, Hope, Kalamazoo, Olivet,               Olivet at Alma, 3:30 p.m.
and Saint Mary’s. Significantly, not one of these eight
                                                                Saturday, April 12
colleges has ever belonged to any other formal league.               Adrian at Hope, 1 p.m.                                      Tri-State at Alma, 1 p.m.
Albion and Olivet were charter members although Albion               Saint Mary’s at Albion, 1 p.m.                          Olivet at Kalamazoo, 1 p.m.
is the only member to hold continuous membership. Ex-           Monday, April 14
members are Michigan State University (1888-1907),                  Calvin at Olivet, 3:30 p.m.
Eastern Michigan University (1892-1926), Hillsdale
                                                                Wednesday, April 16
College (1888-1960), and Defiance College (1997-2000).              Hope at Saint Mary’s, 3:30 p.m.                    Kalamazoo at Calvin, 3:30 p.m.
       The MIAA’s membership list went unchanged from               Albion at Tri-State, 3:30 p.m.
1960 until 1997 when the Defiance College of Ohio and           Saturday, April 19
Saint Mary’s College of Indiana were invited to join. It             Hope at Kalamazoo, 1 p.m.                                   Alma at Calvin, 1 p.m.
also marked the first time that the league added members             Saint Mary’s at Adrian, 1 p.m.                           Olivet at Tri-State, 1 p.m.
outside the state of Michigan. The league stipulated,           Monday, April 21
however, that the name of the conference would not                  Olivet at Hope, 3:30 p.m.
change. The inaugural year of current members are:              Tuesday, April 22
Adrian (1908), Albion (1888), Alma (1902), Calvin (1953),           Albion at Calvin, 3:30 p.m.                            Adrian at Tri-State, 3:30 p.m.
Hope (1926), Kalamazoo (1896), Olivet (1888), and Saint
                                                                Wednesday, April 23
Mary’s (1997).                                                      Kalamazoo at Saint Mary’s, 3:30 p.m.
       The MIAA marked a historic note in 2002 when the
                                                                Saturday, April 26
league accepted Wisconsin Lutheran College of                        Saint Mary’s at Tri-State, 1 p.m.                            Alma at Albion, 1 p.m.
Milwaukee as an associate member for the purpose of                  Kalamazoo at Adrian, 1 p.m.
competing in football. Wisconsin Lutheran announced in
                                                                Thursday-Friday, May 1-2 or Friday-Saturday, May 2-3
2005 that it will leave the MIAA after the 2007 season to            League Tournament hosted by regular season champion
join another conference.
       Tri-State University of Angola, Ind., became a
conference member in 2004-05 upon its acceptance as a
provisional NCAA member.
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                                                  MAR.     8         vs. Elms (Mass.) #                            1 p.m.
                                                           8         vs. St. Joseph’s (Maine) #                    3 p.m.
                                                           9         vs. Salem State (Mass.) #                     9 a.m.
                                                           9         vs. Drew (N.J.) #                            11 a.m.
                                                          10         vs. Lesley (Mass.) #                          5 p.m.
                                                          10         vs. Ohio Wesleyan #                           7 p.m.
                                                          12         vs. Wooster (Ohio) #                          9 a.m.
                                                          12         vs. Eastern Nazarene (Mass.) #               11 a.m.
                                                          13         vs. Pine Manor (Mass.) #                      9 a.m.
                                                          13         vs. New Jersey City #                         1 p.m.
                                                          14         vs. Bowdoin (Maine) #                         9 a.m.
                                                          14         vs. North Park (Ill.) #                      11 a.m.
                                                          19         @ Grand Valley (2)                            3 p.m.
                                                          26         MANCHESTER (Ind.) (2)                         3 P.M.
                                                       28-29         @ Denison (Ohio) Invitational                   TBA
                                                  APR.     2         SAINT MARY’S (Ind.) * (2)                  3:30 P.M.
                                                           5         ADRIAN * (2)                                  1 P.M.
                                                           8         ALBION * (2)                               3:30 P.M.
                                                          10         @ Alma * (2)                               3:30 p.m.
                                                          12         @ Kalamazoo * (2)                             1 p.m.
                                                          14         CALVIN * (2)                               3:30 P.M.
                                                          19         @ Tri-State (Ind.) * (2)                      1 p.m.
                                                          21         @ Hope * (2)                               3:30 p.m.
                                                          26         HUNTINGTON (Ind.) (2)                         1 P.M.
                                                          29         @ Rochester                                3:30 p.m.

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                     Olivet College breaks ground for The Cutler Events Center
      Olivet College is constructing a new multipurpose events center thanks                 The 44,500-square-foot multipurpose facility will be added on to the
to the generosity of Dave Cutler, a 1965 Olivet alumnus. Cutler has contributed        existing athletic building at the Cutler Athletic Complex. It will be used by the
two donations totaling $4.3 million toward the $5.1 million facility. In recognition   college and community for activities ranging from athletic events to
of his outstanding support of the college, Olivet will name the facility The           commencement exercises, student events, guest speakers, concerts and
Cutler Events Center.                                                                  conferences. The new facility will include a fitness center, 100-meter track,
      According to Cutler, his support of the center has been given in recognition     locker rooms, coaches’ offices and wrestling room. Olivet’s men’s and women’s
of Olivet’s 1961 football team. That year, he was the starting quarterback and         basketball, volleyball and wrestling programs will use the facility for practices
led the Comets to one of their best overall records in school history at 8-1.          and competition. All of the college’s 18 NCAA Division III athletic programs
      “Olivet College is very fortunate to have an alumnus such as Dave                will use the center for off-season workouts and conditioning.
Cutler, who has taken on a tremendous responsibility by funding the majority                 A native of DeWitt, Cutler is a noted software engineer and designer with
of the events center,” said Olivet President Don Tuski.                                Microsoft and holds more than 20 patents. After arriving at Microsoft in 1988,
      “This is truly a monumental gift that helps Olivet maintain a competitive        he launched the Windows NT group and has since led the development of
edge with other colleges and universities. The entire Olivet College community         three major releases of the product. In addition to leading the Windows 2000
is grateful for Dave Cutler’s outstanding support through the years.”                  team, Cutler contributed to the architecture of all parts of the system. In
                                                                                       recognition of his significant contributions to the field, Cutler was awarded
                                                                                       membership in the National Academy of Engineering in 1993.

								
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