April 23, 2014 | Softball
Dutch No. 14 in national softball poll
PELLA—The Central College softball team slid two spots, but remains a top-15 team at No. 14 in this week’s National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III rankings after splitting Saturday’s Iowa Conference doubleheader with Simpson College.
April 22, 2014 | Softball
Central gets softball bounceback with walkoff Canney blast
PELLA--A pair of seventh-inning runs gave No. 9 Coe College a 5-3 win Tuesday that all but ended No. 12 Central’s Iowa Conference title hopes. But Katie Canney, after going hitless in game one and reaching the edge of the warning track in the fifth inning of the nightcap, didn’t miss her chance in the seventh, hammering a 1-0 pitch deep over the left-field fence for a 2-1 walkoff triumph.
April 21, 2014 | General Information
Three Central athletes named conference performers of the week
PELLA—Central College women’s track sprinter Abi Davis raced to her second consecutive Iowa Conference track events performer of the week award, while men’s track thrower Steven Messerschmidt and softball first baseman Kaitlyn Matzen each earned their first recognition.