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MVNU Softball Falls Twice to Warner

LAKE WALES, Fla. – The Mount Vernon Nazarene University softball team (0-2) opened its season in Lake Wales, Florida against Warner University (6-10) on Wednesday, February 28. MVNU fell in the first game by a final score of 5-6. MVNU started strong as it got off to a quick 3-0 lead in the top of the first. Mollie Pentz, Kiera Myer, …

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Crossroads League Announces All-Conference Softball Honors

JACKSON, Mich. — The Crossroads League announced its Softball All-Conference recipients on Wednesday, May 10. The Mount Vernon Nazarene University softball team put together an impressive showing this season, earning a multitude of All-Conference awards. First Team All-Conference Macee Marcum received the honor after finishing the season tied for first in the conference for runs batted in with 52 for …

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Lady Cougars Defeat Taylor and No.16 IWU in Crossroads League Tournament

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio. — The No.25 Mount Vernon Nazarene University softball team (33-14) began play in the Crossroads League Tournament in Mount Vernon, Ohio on Thursday, May 4. No.3 MVNU began play against No.8 Taylor University (23-29) and won by a score of 7-4. MVNU trailed 3-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth. Despite the slow start, the Lady …

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Lady Cougars Drop Two at No.10 Marian

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The No.25 Mount Vernon Nazarene University softball team (30-13, 22-12 CL) lost twice at No.10 Marian University (40-6, 29-5 CL) on Tuesday, April 25. MVNU dropped game one of the doubleheader 8-3. Marian jumped on top of MVNU 3-0 in the first and never looked back. Despite the loss for MVNU, Mollie Pentz hit her first homerun …

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Lady Cougars Sweep Maple Leafs

GOSHEN, Ind. — The No.20 Mount Vernon Nazarene University softball team (21-6, 13-5 CL) defeated Goshen College (19-12, 11-7) twice on Monday, April 10. MVNU took game one of the series by a final of 12-3. Goshen jumped out to a 3-0 lead after two innings of work, but the Lady Cougars responded with two runs in the third and …

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Softball Ranked in NAIA Coaches’ Poll for First Time

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Mount Vernon Nazarene University softball team found itself ranked in the third edition of the 2023 NAIA Softball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll on Wednesday, April 5. The No.20 ranking for the Lady Cougars is the first NAIA national ranking in team history. MVNU is coming off a big week in which it swept Indiana Wesleyan …

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Lady Cougars Come Away with a Win at Grace

WINONA LAKE, Ind. — The (RV) Mount Vernon Nazarene University softball team (19-4, 11-3 CL) split its doubleheader at Grace College (6-15, 5-11) on Tuesday, April 4. Leading 3-2 heading into the bottom of the seventh, MVNU saw the Lancers score two runs for a walk-off victory. Sheridan Sullivan pitched four innings and allowed four hits and two earned runs. …

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Softball Closes Florida Trip with Wins over UNOH and Carlow

CLERMONT, Fla. — The (RV) Mount Vernon Nazarene University softball team will return to Ohio with an 8-1 record after wins against the University of Northwestern Ohio (7-7) and Carlow University (2-6). MVNU found a way late to secure its first win of the day. UNOH held a 2-1 advantage, but MVNU exploded for five runs in the bottom of the …

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Ollis Named an All-American for the First Time

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Mount Vernon Nazarene University softball team received exciting news from the NAIA on Wednesday, June 8. The NAIA announced its 2022 All-Americans, and Kaycee Ollis‘ name made it on the Honorable Mention list. The accolade is Ollis’ first NAIA All-American honor, and MVNU softball’s first since Lori Brown in 1994. Ollis had a monster season …

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Lady Cougars Swept at No.18 Marian

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The receiving votes Mount Vernon Nazarene University softball team (27-9, 17-7) dropped two games at No.18 Marian University (30-7, 20-6) on Tuesday, April 19. Game One The first game of the doubleheader was all Marian as the Knights walked away with an 8-0 victory in five-innings. After a Knight run in the first, Marian did a majority …

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