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 pitching records

Corrie Schmidt
Corrie Schmidt was the 2004 Iowa Conference MVP after leading the Dutch to their ninth league championship.

Individual pitching
(min. 20 games)

Highest winning percentage

No. Name W-L Pct. Years
1. April Miller 55-8 .873 2000-03
2. Emily Grimes 64-14 .820 1991-94
3. Libby Hysell 71-16 .816 2000-03
4. Corrie Schmidt 58-19 .753 2002-05
5. Missey Allen 68-24 .739 1993-96
6. Mallory Schulenberg 54-20 .730 2011-15
7. Brenda Vigness 50-19 .725 1986-89
8. Jamie Mahnke 76-29 .723 1989-92
9. Kara Stanley 49-19 .721 1995-98
10. Brie Haycraft 28-12 .700 2011-14


Most wins

No. Name W-L Games Years
1. Jamie Mahnke 76-29 111 1989-92
2. Libby Hysell 71-16 97 2000-03
3. Missey Allen 68-24 111 1993-96
4. Kiley Lythberg 65-30 115 2008-11
5. Emily Grimes 64-14 85 1991-94
6. Laurie Sutten 62-33 104 1985-88
7. Corrie Schmidt 58-19 113 2002-05
8. April Miller 55-8 85 2000-03
9. Mallory Schulenberg 54-20 104 2011-15
10. Katie Shelley 52-24 84 1997-99

 

Lowest earned run average (min. 100 IP)

No. Name ERA Years
1. Libby Hysell 0.69 2000-03
2. Laurie Sutten 0.76 1985-88
3. Jamie Mahnke 0.83 1989-92
4. Emily Grimes 0.86 1991-94
5. April Miller 0.87 2000-03
6. Brenda Vigness 0.93 1986-89
7. Missey Allen 0.99 1993-96
8. Kara Stanley 1.03 1995-98
9. Corrie Schmidt 1.26 2002-05
10 Shelley Weis 1.29 1984-86

Lowest oppenent batting average (min. 100 IP)

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Fewest walks allowed per seven inning game (min. 100 IP)

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Most strikeouts per seven inning game (min. 100 IP)

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Most saves

No. Name Saves Years
1. Corrie Schmidt 11 2002-05
  Brie Haycraft 11 2011-14
3. Megan Swingen 9 2006-09
  Libby Hysell 9 2000-03
5. Missey Allen 6 1993-96
6. Laurie Sutten 5 1985-88
  Emiy Grimes 5 1991-94
8. Jamie Mahnke 4 1989-92
  Kara Stanley 4 1995-98
  Amy Zellner 4 2005-08
  Kiley Lythberg 4 2008-11
  Mallory Schulenberg 4 2012-15

Most appearances

No. Name Games Years
1. Libby Hysell 118 2000-03
2. Kiley Lythberg 115 2008-11
3. Corrie Schmidt 113 2002-05
4. Jamie Mahnke 111 1989-92
  Missey Allen 111 1993-96
6. Megan Swingen 108 2006-09
7. Laurie Sutten 104 1985-88
  April Miller 104 2000-03
  Mallory Schulenberg 104 2012-15
10. Brie Haycraft 95 2011-14

Most games started

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Most complete games

No. Name CG Years
1. Jamie Mahnke 99 1989-92
2. Laurie Sutten 85 1985-88
3. Missey Allen 77 1993-96
4. Emily Grimes 69 1991-94
5. Brenda Vigness 62 1986-89
6. Katie Shelley 60 1997-99
Libby Hysell 60 2000-03
8. Kara Stanley 47 1995-98
9. Kiley Lythberg 44 2008-11
10. Corrie Schmidt 38 2002-05

Most shutouts

No. Name Shutouts Years
1. Libby Hysell 33 2000-03
2.. Missey Allen 32 1993-96
3. Jamie Mahnke 31 1989-92
  Brenda Vigness 31 1986-89
5. Laurie Sutten 27 1985-88
6. Emily Grimes 25 1991-94
7. Corrie Schmidt 17 2002-05
8. Katie Shelley 16 1997-99
  Kara Stanley 16 1995-98
10. April Miller 13 2000-03
  Kiley Lythberg 13 2008-11

 

Most innings pitched

No. Name Innings Years
1. Jamie Mahnke 723.0 1989-92
2. Laurie Sutten 639.1 1985-88
3. Missey Allen 635.1 1993-96
4. Libby Hysell 605.1 2000-03
5. Emily Grimes 550.1 1991-94
6. Kiley Lythberg 549.0 2008-11
7. Katie Shelley 505.0 1997-99
8. Brenda Vigness 482.0 1986-89
9. Corrie Schmidt 467.2 2002-05
10. Kara Stanley 449.0 1995-98

 

Missey Allen
Missey Allen is Central's career strikeouts leader with 725. She posted a 68-24 roecord and 0.99 ERA from 1993-96.

Most strikeouts

No. Name Strikeouts Years
1. Missey Allen 785 1993-96
2. Libby Hysell 582 2000-03
3. Kiley Lythberg 410 2008-11
4. April Miller 378 2000-03
5. Jamie Mahnke 375 1989-92
6. Emily Grimes 363 1991-94
7. Corrie Schmidt 338 2002-05
8. Mallory Schulenberg 300 2012-15
9. Laurie Sutten 284 1985-88
10. Megan Swingen 276 2006-09
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