Softball

  • Four NCAA Div. III championships
  • 25 NCAA playoff berths
  • 13 national finals appearances

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Career records

Molly Parrott
Molly Parrott is Central's career hits leader with 201. A four-year starter at second base, she was a two-sport All-America pick, also being honored in basketball as a point guard.

Individual offensive records

100 career hits club

No. Name Hits Games Years
1. Molly Parrott 201 187 1999-2002
2. Donell Hotze 198 189 1997-2000
3. Angela Davis 192 182 2009-12
4. Anne Legg 188 172 2002-05
5. Annie Van Wetzinga 184 190 1998-2001
  Kelly Harris 184 164 2005-08
7. Tina Shimak 169 170 2004-07
8. Dawn Nissen 166 161 2004-07
9. Katie Tenboer 159 176 2008-11
10. Kelly MacDonald 156 173 1990-93
  Kris Hughes 156 189 2000-03
12. Alysha Overturf 153 170 2006-09
13. Julie Nelson 146 165 1989-92
14. Michele Magill 144 175 1985-88
15. Kristie Pennington 143 167 1990-93
  Heather Nevitt 143 173 1995-98
17. Wendy Walton 142 180 1996-99
18. Lea Ann Morgan 141 191 1986-89
  Christi Van Werden 141 147 1988-91
20. Laura Anderson 140 169 2004-07
21. Caitlyn Meyer 139 152 2010-13
22. Afton Nelson 136 167 2007-10
23. Emily Te Brink 135 166 2010-13
24. Annie Sacrone 134 134 2011-present
  Kelly Oliver 134 191 1998-01
26.. Shannon Merkle 130 150 1992-95
  Jenny Semler 130 153 1990-93
  Stacey Sonnek 130 178 1994-97
  Rachael Everingham 130 176 2009-12
30. Katy Lein 127 132 2001-04
  Deana Bergquist 127 185 1986-89
32. Staci Van Arendonk 123 164 1991-94
33. Kris Thompson 122 143 1984-87
34. Laurie Sutten 119 166 1985-88
35. Bri Kuyper 118 172 2002-05
  Sarah Street 118 185 1994-97
37. Mandy Jens 114 181 1998-2001
38. Holly Hartsock 113 154 1996-99
39. Kristin Wares 112 177 2003-06
40.. Brenda Glasnapp 107 165 1985-88

 

Career batting average leaders

No. Name Average Years
1. Kelly Harris .379 2005-08
  Anne Legg .379 2002-05
3. Christi Van Werden .371 1988-91
4. Kiley Lythberg .369 2008-11
5. Lynette Mullen .368 1993-96
6. Donell Hotze .367 1997-2000
7. Dawn Nissen .362 2004-07
8. Caitlyn Meyer .360 2010-13
9. Angela Davis .357 2008-12
10 Molly Parrott .354 1998-2002
11. Annie Van Wetzinga .351 1998-2001
12.. Julie Nelson .344 1989-92
13. Shannon Merkle .343 1992-95
14. Jenny Semler .341 1990-93
15. Kristie Pennington .340 1990-93
  Katie Tenboer .340 2008-11
17 Mindi Remsburg .337 1990-93
18. Janette Moews .336 1994
19. Alysha Overturf .330 2006-09
20. Tina Shimak .327 2004-07
22. Kelly MacDonald .326 1990-93
23. Laura Anderson .325 2004-07
24. Emily Te Brink .324 2010-13
25. Jamie Waterman .322 1999-2000
26. Janette Moews .321 1993-95
27. Carol Burt .318 1976-79
28. Heather Nevitt .316 1995-98
29. Rachael Everingham .315 2009-12
  Mandy Jens .315 1998-2001

 

Most doubles, career

No. Name Doubles Years
1. Anne Legg 48 2002-05
2. Tina Shimak 41 2004-07
3. Donell Hotze 40 1997-00
  Annie Van Wetzinga 40 1998-2001
5. Angela Davis 36 2009-12
6. Caitlyn Meyer 32 2010-13
7. Molly Parrott 29 1999-2002
  Kelly Harris 29 2005-08
  Alysha Overturf 29 2006-09
10. Kris Thompson 28 1984-87
11. Laura Anderson 27 2004-07
  Katie Tenboer 27 2008-11

 

Most triples, career

No. Name Triples Years
1. Shannon Merkle 16 1992-95
  Angela Davis 16 2009-12
3. Kris Thompson 11 1984-87
  Laurie Sutten 11 1985-88
  Kelly Harris 11 2005-08
6. Wendy Walton 9 1996-99
  Kelly Oliver 9 1998-01
  Kris Hughes 9 2000-03
  Ryann Engholm 9 2006-09
10. Cindy Messer 8 1984-87
  Donell Hotze 8 1997-00
  Missy Voigt 8 1999-02

 

Most home runs, career

No. Name Home Runs Years
1. Katie Tenboer 21 2008-11
2. Tina Shimak 18 2004-07
  Caitlyn Meyer 16 2010-13
4. Kelly Harris 15 2005-08
5. Annie Van Wetzinga 11 1998-2001
  Anne Legg 11 2002-05
7. Ryann Engholm 9 2006-09
  Kiley Lythberg 9 2008-2011
9. Christi Van Werden 8 1988-91
  Wendy Walton 8 1996-99
  Donell Hotze 8 1997-2000
  Missy Voigt 8 1999-2002
  Kris Hughes 8 2000-03

Donnell Hotze
Donnell Hotze was named NCAA Div. III Player of the Year in 2000 and ranks in the top 10 in all of Central's careering hitting lists.

Career runs batted in

No. Name RBI Years
1. Katie Tenboer 140 2008-11
2. Tina Shimak 125 2004-07
3. Annie Sarcone 121 2011-present
4. Kelly Harris 112 2005-08
5. Caitlyn Meyer 108 2010-13
6. Annie Van Wetzinga 101 1998-2001
7. Anne Legg 100 2002-05
8. Angela Davis 96 2009-12
9. Alysha Overturf 93 2006-09
  Afton Nelson 93 2007-10
11. Donell Hotze 86 1997-2000
12. Shannon Merkle 84 1992-95
  Kris Hughes 84 2000-03
14. Laura Anderson 83 2004-07
15. Wendy Walton 81 1996-99
16. Heather Nevitt 77 1995-98
  Ryann Engholm 77 2006-09
18. Staci Van Arendonk 75 1991-95
19. Kris Thompson 73 1984-87
20. Missy Voigt 72 1999-02

 

Career stolen base leaders

No. Name Bases Years
1. Daniela Grob 114 1997-2000
2. Molly Parrott 95 1999-2002
3. Bri Kuyper 78 2002-05
4. Dawn Nissen 76 2004-07
5. Kelly Harris 71 2005-08
6. Kim Pickett 69 1993-96
7. Mandy Jens 65 1998-2001
8. Mindi Remsburg 63 1990-93
  Emily Te Brink 62 2010-13
10. Denise Barnard 61 1999-2002
  Laura Braun 61 2007-10

 

Career games played leaders

No. Name Games Years
1. Lea Ann Morgan 191 1986-89
  Kelly Oliver 191 1998-2001
3. Annie Van Wetzinga 190 1998-2001
4. Kris Hughes 189 2000-2003
5. Molly Parrott 187 1999-2002
6. Sarah Street 185 1994-97
  Deana Bergquist 185 1986-89
8. Beth Peterson 183 2001-04
9. Angela Davis 182 2009-12
10. Mandy Jens 181 1998-01

 

Most runs scored, career

No. Name Runs Years
1. Kelly Harris 145 2005-08
2. Molly Parrott 137 1999-02
3. Bri Kuyper 125 2002-05
4. Angela Davis 121 2009-12
5. Alysha Overturf 118 2006-09
6. Mandy Jens 106 1998-01
7. Emily Te Brink 96 2010-13
  Kris Hughes 106 2000-03
9. Donell Hotze 93 1997-00
10. Dawn Nissen 92 2004-07

 

 

Dawn Nissen

Individual defensive

Highest fielding percentage, career

No. Name Pct. Years
1. Stef Miller .991 2001-04
2. Kris Thompson .989 1984-87
3. Ryann Engholm .988 2006-09
  Lynette Mullen .988 1993-96
5. Anne Legg .987 2002-05
  Katie Tenboer .987 2008-11
7. Kyrie Hale .984 2009-12
  Caitlyn Meyer .984 2010-13
9. Amy Sue Lester .980 1994-97
  Amy Wood .980 1994-96
  Amy Hakeman .980 1995-98

 

Career putouts

No. Name Putouts Years
1. Kelly MacDonald 1492 1990-93
2. Anne Legg 1353 2002-05
3. Kelly Oliver 1338 1998-01
4. Kris Thompson 1265 1984-87
5. Katie Tenboer 1035 2008-11
6. Amy Hakeman 937 1995-98
7. Kelly Harris 828 2005-08
8. Annie Van Wetzinga 783 1998-01
9. Stef Miller 773 2001-04
10. Lynette Mullen 719 1993-96

 

Career assists

No. Name Assists Years
1. Laurie Sutten 410 1985-88
2. Lea Ann Morgan 406 1986-89
3. Sarah Street 377 1994-97
4. Afton Nelson 364 2007-10
5. Kristen Wares 346 2003-06
6. Molly Parrott 341 1999-02
7. Diane Pitz 336 1986-89
8. Tina Kautzky 327 1995-98
9. Beth Peterson 322 2001-04
10. Heather Reedy 296 1990-93

 

Double plays turned, career

No. Name Double plays Years
1. Katie Tenboer 45 2008-11
2. Angela Davis 42 2009-12
3. Kelly MacDonald 39 1990-93
4. Christi Van Werden 34 1988-91
5. Anne Legg 30 2002-05
6. Kelly Oliver 24 1998-01
7. Kristen Wares 23 2003-06
8. Molly Parrott 22 1999-02
  Sarah Street 17 1994-97
10. Amy Hakeman 17 1995-98
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