Softball

  • Four NCAA Div. III championships
  • National record 27 NCAA playoff berths
  • 13 national finals appearances
  • 66 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes since 2010

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Career records

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

Individual career hitting leaderboards

Most hits - 100 hits club

No. Name Hits Games Years
1. Abbey Strajack 221 162 2012-15
2. Molly Parrott 201 187 1999-2002
3. Donell Hotze 198 189 1997-2000
4. Angela Davis 192 182 2009-12
5. Whitney Sowers 190 174 2012-15
6. Anne Legg 188 172 2002-05
7. Annie Sarcone 186 176 2011-14
8. Annie Van Wetzinga 184 190 1998-2001
  Kelly Harris 184 164 2005-08
10. Tina Shimak 169 170 2004-07
11. Dawn Nissen 166 161 2004-07
12. Katie Tenboer 159 176 2008-11
13. Kelly MacDonald 156 173 1990-93
  Kris Hughes 156 189 2000-03
15. Alysha Overturf 153 170 2006-09
16. Julie Nelson 146 165 1989-92
17. Michele Magill 144 175 1985-88
18. Kristie Pennington 143 167 1990-93
  Heather Nevitt 143 173 1995-98
20. Wendy Walton 142 180 1996-99
21. Lea Ann Morgan 141 191 1986-89
  Christi Van Werden 141 147 1988-91
23. Laura Anderson 140 169 2004-07
24. Caitlyn Meyer 139 152 2010-13
25. Afton Nelson 136 167 2007-10
26. Emily Te Brink 135 166 2010-13
27 Kelly Oliver 134 191 1998-01
28. Jenny Semler 130 153 1990-93
  Shannon Merkle 130 150 1992-95
  Stacey Sonnek 130 178 1994-97
  Rachael Everingham 130 176 2009-12
32. Deana Bergquist 127 185 1986-89
  Katy Lein 127 132 2001-04
34. Staci Van Arendonk 123 164 1991-94
35. Kris Thompson 122 143 1984-87
  Karlee Rock 122 154 2012-15
37. Laurie Sutten 119 166 1985-88
38. Bri Kuyper 118 172 2002-05
  Sarah Street 118 185 1994-97
40. Missy Voigt 116 153 1999-02
41. Mandy Jens 114 181 1998-2001
42. Holly Hartsock 113 154 1996-99
43. Kristin Wares 112 177 2003-06
44. Ryann Engholm 111 168 2006-09
  Katie Canney 111 124 2013-15
46. Brenda Glasnapp 107 165 1985-88
47. Laura Braun 105 166 2007-10
48. Bethany Koskamp 104 151 2008-11

 

Highest batting average (min. 250 AB)

No. Name Avg. Years
1. Abbey Strajack .410 (221-539) 2012-15
2. Whitney Sowers .390 (190-487) 2012-15
3. Anne Legg .379 (188-496) 2002-05
  Kelly Harris .379 (184-485) 2005-08
5. Christi Van Werden .371 (141-380) 1988-91
6. Lynette Mullen .368 (98-266) 1993-96
7. Donell Hotze .367 (198-539) 1997-2000
8. Annie Sarcone .363 (186-512) 2011-14
9. Dawn Nissen .362 (166-548) 2004-07
10. Caitlyn Meyer .360 (139-386) 2010-13

 

Highest slugging percentage (min. 250 AB)

No. Name Pct. Years
1. Karlee Rock .603 (350 AB) 2012-15
2. Whitney Sowers .602 (487 AB) 2012-15
3. Annie Sowers .602 (512 AB) 2011-14
4. Caitlyn Meyer .578 (386 AB) 2010-13
5. Kelly Harris .577 (485 AB) 2005-08
6. Anne Legg .546 (496 AB) 2002-05
7. Katie Tenboer .536 (468 AB) 2008-11
8. Christi Van Werden .518 (380 AB) 1988-91
9. Donell Hotze .516 (539 AB) 1997-00
10. Tina Shimak .515 (517 AB) 2004-07

 

Highest on base percentage (min.250 AB)

No. Name Pct. Years
1. Lynette Mullen .501 (266 AB) 1993-96
2. Whitney Sowers .497 (487 AB) 2012-15
3. Anne Legg .465 (496 AB) 2002-05
4. Caitlyn Meyer .457 (386 AB) 2010-13
5. Abbey Strajack .454 (539 AB) 2012-15
6. Kelly Harris .452 (485 AB) 2005-08
7. Anni Sarcone .435 (512 AB) 2011-14
8. Jenny Semler .433 (381 AB) 1990-93
9. Christi Van Werden .430 (380 AB) 1988-91
10. Angela Davis .427 (538 AB) 2009-12

 

Most at bats

No. Name AB Years
1. Lea Ann Morgan 583 1986-89
2. Molly Parrott 567 1999-02
3. Donell Hotze 539 1997-00
  Abbey Strajack 539 2012-15
5. Angela Davis 538 2009-12
6. Kelly Oliver 529 1998-01
  Kris Hughes 529 2000-03
8. Annie Van Wetzinga 524 1998-01
9. Tina Shimak 517 2004-07
10. Annie Sarcone 512 2011-14


Most runs scored

No. Name Runs Years
1. Abbey Stajack 151 2012-15
2. Kelly Harris 145 2005-08
3. Molly Parrott 137 1999-02
4. Whitney Sowers 128 2012-15
5. Bri Kuyper 125 2002-05
6. Annie Sarcone 123 2011-14
7. Angela Davis 121 2009-12
8. Alysha Overturf 118 2006-09
9. Mandy Jens 106 1998-01
  Kris Hughes 106 2002-03

 

Most doubles

No. Name 2B Years
1. Anne Legg 48 2002-05
2. Whitney Sowers 44 2012-15
3. Annie Sarcone 43 2011-14
4. Tina Shimak 41 2004-07
5. Donell Hotze 40 1997-00
  Annie Van Wetzinga 40 1998-2001
7. Angela Davis 36 2009-12
8. Caitlyn Meyer 32 2010-13
9. Molly Parrott 29 1999-2002
  Kelly Harris 29 2005-08
  Alysha Overturf 29 2006-09

 

Most triples

No. Name 3B 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

No. Name HR Years
1. Annie Sarcone 25 2011-14
2. Karlee Rock 23 2012-15
3. Katie Tenboer 21 2008-11
4. Tina Shimak 18 2004-07
5. Whitney Sowers 17 2012-15
6. Caitlyn Meyer 16 2010-13
7. Kelly Harris 15 2005-08
8. Katie Canney 12 2013-15
6. Annie Van Wetzinga 11 1998-2001
  Anne Legg 11 2002-05

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

Most runs batted in

No. Name RBIs Years
1. Annie Sarcone 172 2011-14
2. Katie Tenboer 140 2008-11
3. Tina Shimak 125 2004-07
4. Karlee Rock 122 2012-15
5. Kelly Harris 112 2005-08
  Whitney Sowers 112 2012-15
7. Caitlyn Meyer 108 2010-13
8. Annie Van Wetzinga 101 1998-2001
9. Anne Legg 100 2002-05
10. Angela Davis 96 2009-12

Most total bases

No. Name Bases Years
1. Annie Sarcone 308 2011-14
2. Whitney Sowers 293 2012-15
3. Kelly Harris 280 2005-15
4. Donell Hotze 278 1997-00
5. Angela Davis 275 2009-12
6. Anne Legg 271 2002-05
7. Tina Shimack 266 2004-07
8. Annie Van Wetzinga 261 1998-01
9. Katie Tenboer 251 2008-11
10. Molly Parrott 250 1999-02
       


Most walks

No. Name BB Years
1. Whitney Sowers 93 2012-15
2. Bri Kuyper 92 2002-05
3. Stacey Sonnek 87 1994-97
4. Afton Nelson 83 2007-10
5. Anne Legg 79 2002-05
6. Kristin Wares 77 2003-06
7. Brenda Glasnapp 66 1985-88
8. Katie Tenboer 63 2008-11
  Emily Te Brink 63 2010-13
10. Kelly Oliver 61 1998-01
       

 

Most times hit by pitch

No. Name HBP Years
1. Caitlyn Meyer 27 2010-13
2. Stef Miller 20 2001-04
3. Kaitlyn Matzen 19 2014-15
4. Annie Sarcone 16 2011-14
5. Whitney Sowers 15 2012-15
6. Laura Braun 14 2007-10
7. Holly Edwards 11 2002-05
8. Heather Reedy 10 1990-93
  Holly Hartstock 10 1996-99
  Dawn Nissen 10 2004-07
  Afton Nelson 10 2007-10

 

Most sacrifice flies

No. Name SF Years
1 Kris Hughes 10 2000-03
2. Katie Tenboer 9 2008-11
  Kyrie Hale 9 2009-12
4. Stacey Sonnek 8 1994-97
  Alysha Overturf 8 2006-09
6. Angela Davis 6 2009-12
  Annie Sarcone 6 2011-14
8. Staci Van Arendonk 5 1991-94
  Laura Anderson 5 2004-07
  Karlee Rock 5 2012-15

 

Most sacrifice hits

No. Name SF Years
1. Heather Reedy 84 1990-93
2. Beth Peterson 51 2001-04
3. Denise Barnard 45 1999-02
  Stef Miller 45 2001-04
5. Bri Kuyper 41 2002-05
6. Sarah Street 35 1994-97
7. Tina Kautzky 31 1995-98
8. Kristin Wares 30 2003-06
  Holly Von Fumetti 30 2009-12
10. Laura Braun 28 2007-10
  Angela Davis 28 2009-12

 

Most stolen bases

No. Name SB Years
1. Daniela Grob 114 (114-147) 1997-2000
2. Molly Parrott 95 (95-125) 1999-2002
3. Bri Kuyper 78 (78-109) 2002-05
4. Dawn Nissen 76 (76-91) 2004-07
5. Kelly Harris 71 (71-82) 2005-08
6. Kim Pickett 69 (69-97) 1993-96
7. Mandy Jens 65 (65-97) 1998-2001
8. Mindi Remsburg 63 (63-80) 1990-93
  Emily Te Brink 62 (62-79) 2010-13
10. Denise Barnard 61 (61-76) 1999-2002
  Laura Braun 61 (61-87) 2007-10

 

Most games played

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. Deana Bergquist 185 1986-89
  Sarah Street 185 1994-97
8. Beth Peterson 183 2001-04
9. Angela Davis 182 2009-12
10. Mandy Jens 181 1998-01

 

Most games started

No. Name Games Years
1. Kelly Oliver 191 1998-2001
2. Kris Hughes 189 2000-03
3. Molly Parrott 187 1999-02
4. Annie Van Wetzinga 184 1998-01
5. Beth Peterson 183 2001-04
6. Angela Davis 182 2009-12
7. Sarah Street 179 1994-97
  Wendy Walton 179 1996-99
9. Kristin Ware 177 2003-06
10. Katie Tenboer 176 2008-11
  Annie Sarcone 176 2011-14
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