2006-07 Softball Archive

2006-07 Results
News
June 02, 2007 Former Redbird Birk Signs with Philadelphia
June 02, 2007 Nelson, Nicholson Named Easton All-Americans
May 30, 2007 MVC Centennial Softball Team Has Redbird Flavor
May 30, 2007 Nelson Named NFCA Second Team All-America
May 20, 2007 Northwestern Ends Redbird Softball's Season with 4-1 Loss
May 19, 2007 Northwestern Takes Advantage of Redbird Errors, Topples ISU 5-2
May 19, 2007 Redbirds Down Notre Dame, 3-1, Head to Regional Championship
May 18, 2007 Smith's Bat, Williams' Arm Lift ISU over Notre Dame, 2-1
May 17, 2007 Nelson, Nicholson and Smith Earn NFCA All-Region Honors
May 17, 2007 Softball Takes on Notre Dame at NCAA Regional
May 15, 2007 Birk, Nicholson and Prager Named to 2007 MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team
May 13, 2007 Redbird Softball Makes NCAA Tournament; Earns No. 2 Seed in Evanston Regional
May 12, 2007 Creighton Defeats SIU, 6-2; Wins 2007 State Farm MVC Title
May 11, 2007 Southern Illinois Downs Illinois State, 3-0, in MVC Semifinals
May 11, 2007 No. 22 Salukis Shatter Redbird Hopes of State Farm MVC Tourney Title
May 11, 2007 Creighton Defeats Wichita State, 3-1; Advances to Finals
May 10, 2007 No. 8 Indiana St. Upsets No. 5 Evansville, 3-2, in Extra Innings
May 10, 2007 Jones Walk-Off Homer Run Leads WSU to 1-0 Win
May 10, 2007 Nicholson Takes Third MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week Honor
May 10, 2007 Scoggins Leads SIU to 1-0 Victory Over Bradley
May 10, 2007 No. 7 Bradley Upends No. 6 Missouri State, 2-1, to Advance
May 10, 2007 Redbirds Take on Southern Illinois in State Farm MVC Semifinals
May 10, 2007 Softball Trio Gathers ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Honors
May 09, 2007 Nelson Named MVC Player of the Year, Highlighting Six Redbird First Teamers
May 07, 2007 Buker Earns MVC Player of the Week Honors Heading into Championship
May 06, 2007 Gorrell's RBI Lifts `Birds Over Bears, Secures No. 2 Tourney Seed
May 05, 2007 Buker Uses Walk-Off Homers to Take Pair from Missouri State
May 04, 2007 Redbird Softball Hosts Missouri State, Honors Seniors
May 02, 2007 Nicholson Grabs Second MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week Honor
May 01, 2007 Errors Cost `Birds in 6-2 loss at Eastern Illinois
May 01, 2007 Smith Earns Second Valley Player of the Week Honor
April 29, 2007 Illinois State Edges SIU in Rubbermatch, Claims Series
April 28, 2007 Redbirds, Salukis Split Softball Doubleheader
April 28, 2007 Redbirds, Salukis Split Softball Doubleheader
April 27, 2007 Redbirds Return Home, Take on Southern Illinois
April 22, 2007 Weather Forces 1-1 Tie Between Redbirds, Bluejays
April 21, 2007 Creighton Takes Pair from ISU, `Birds Drop Third Straight
April 20, 2007 No. 18 Redbirds Look to Get Back on Track at Creighton
April 18, 2007 Softball Falls to Indiana State in 11 Innings, 8-7
April 17, 2007 Williams Duo Topple Illinois, 10-7
April 16, 2007 Smith Earns Valley Player of the Week Honor
April 16, 2007 Redbirds Ride Winning Streak to Illinois, Indiana State
April 15, 2007 Williams RBI Propels No. 19 Redbirds over Drake in Valley Sweep
April 14, 2007 Fischer Assumes Winningest Coach Title; `Birds Take Two From Drake
April 13, 2007 Redbirds Head to Drake to Kick Off Road Swing
April 12, 2007 Weather Forces Cancellation of ISU-NIU Softball Game
April 10, 2007 Birk Lifts No. 19 Redbirds over Western Illinois
April 09, 2007 `Birds Blast Five Homers, Sweep Bradley in Record-Breaking Fashion
April 06, 2007 Weekend Softball Series with Bradley Cancelled
April 05, 2007 `Birds Brave Weather, Host Bradley for Weekend Set
April 01, 2007 No. 17 Redbirds Down Wichita State, 9-3, Prevent Series Sweep
March 31, 2007 `Birds Fall in 12-Inning Heartbreaker, Drop Pair to Wichita State
March 31, 2007 Softball Game Pushed Back One Hour
March 30, 2007 No. 17 Redbirds at Wichita State for Three-Game Softball Series
March 28, 2007 Solid Pitching Lifts No. 17 Softball to Pair of Wins Over Indiana State
March 28, 2007 Prager Earns MVC Scholar-Athlete Honor; Softball Earns Fourth Straight
March 27, 2007 No. 17 Redbirds Host Indiana State in MVC Midweek Matchup
March 25, 2007 Softball Uses Consistent Hitting to Down Purple Aces, 7-4
March 24, 2007 Softball Splits with Evansville, Records First MVC Loss
March 23, 2007 No. 17 Softball Travels to Evansville for Valley Series
March 21, 2007 Illinois State Rolls to 4-3 Win over No. 18 DePaul
March 21, 2007 Birk Earns Second Straight MVC Scholar-Athlete Honor
March 20, 2007 Gorrell, Buker Hit Seventh Inning Bombs to Take Down Illinois
March 19, 2007 Softball Hosts Illinois, DePaul in Midweek Contests
March 19, 2007 Buker Earns First Ever MVC Player of the Week Award
March 18, 2007 Birk's One-Hitter Secures Illinois State Sweep of UNI
March 17, 2007 No. 17 Redbirds Use Long Ball to Down Northern Iowa, Take Two Valley Wins
March 16, 2007 No. 17 Illinois State Hosts UNI in Valley Home Opener
March 14, 2007 Redbirds, Ramblers Split in Rainy ISU Opener
March 14, 2007 Nicholson Out Indefinitely with Knee Injury
March 14, 2007 Birk Earns Second Weekly Honor, Named MVC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week
March 13, 2007 Birk Named MVC Pitcher of the Week, ISU Claims Back-to-Back Honors
March 13, 2007 No. 17 Softball Redbirds Host Loyola in Home Opener
March 11, 2007 No. 18 Redbirds Smack Four Homeruns in Game Two; Shutout SEMO and Belmont
March 10, 2007 Warning, Gorrell Lead No. 18 Redbirds to Shutout of Bradley, 8-0
March 10, 2007 Eight Run Third Inning Lifts No. 18 `ISU Over IUPUI in Saturday's Second Shutout Win
March 09, 2007 No. 18 Redbirds Travel to SEMO for Final Tournament
March 07, 2007 Illinois State Earns Ranking in Second National Poll
March 07, 2007 Nicholson Adds to Weekly Honors, Claims MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week
March 06, 2007 Redbird Softball Jumps to No. 18 in National Poll
March 05, 2007 Nicholson Claims Valley Pitcher of the Week Honor
March 05, 2007 Redbirds Take Championship Honors in L.A., Make Program History
March 04, 2007 Birds Steal Second 1-0 Victory over Florida; Hold On to Down Long Beach State
March 03, 2007 Long Beach State Edges No. 25 Softball, 5-4
March 02, 2007 Redbirds Stun No. 12 UCLA, Score Two in Bottom of the Seventh
March 02, 2007 Nelson, Nicholson Shutout No. 17 Florida
March 01, 2007 No. 25 Redbirds Face Ranked Opponents in Los Angeles
February 27, 2007 Redbird Softball Cracks Top-25 in National Polls
February 26, 2007 Nicholson Named to NFCA Leadoff Classic All-Tournament Team
February 25, 2007 Home Runs, Strong Pitching Downs Baylor, 4-1
February 25, 2007 Thunderstorms Delay Softball Against Baylor
February 24, 2007 Long Balls Down Lehigh; VT Stifles Redbird Offense, Down `Birds 3-1
February 23, 2007 Henderson Leads ISU Over Coastal Carolina; `Birds Hang On to Down Georgia
February 23, 2007 Henderson Leads ISU Over Coastal Carolina; `Birds Hang On to Down Georgia
February 22, 2007 NFCA Leadoff Classic Awaits Softball Redbirds
February 22, 2007 Softball Takes Community Service to Georgia
February 18, 2007 Gorrell, Warning Lead 'Birds over North Carolina, 11-4
February 17, 2007 Redbirds Shutout Idaho State, Downed by No. 2 Arizona State
February 17, 2007 Williams Duo Lead Softball Redbirds to Pair of Wins
February 17, 2007 Williams Duo Lead Softball Redbirds to Pair of Wins
February 15, 2007 Redbirds Continue to Earn Votes; Enter Second Weekend at ASU
February 11, 2007 Redbirds Fall to No. 16 Oklahoma in Championship, Put Two On All-Tourney Team
February 10, 2007 Birk, Redbirds Defeat Illinois, No. 20 Louisville
February 09, 2007 Birds Split in First Day of Diamond Fun & Sun
February 08, 2007 Softball Redbirds Open Season at Diamond Fun & Sun Classic
February 05, 2007 Redbirds Picked First, Land Pair on Preseason All-MVC Squad
January 31, 2007 Softball Receives Votes in Top-25 Poll, Builds Challenging Schedule
January 23, 2007 Smith Named to ASA Top 50 Watch List
December 08, 2006 Redbirds to Host Clinics for Area Softball Players
November 16, 2006 Fischer Signs Five Recruits to Complete 2007-08 Softball Class
October 01, 2006 Buker's Home Run Pushes Redbirds Over Alumni, 4-3
September 30, 2006 Redbirds Use Offensive Attack, 19 Runs to Down Lake Land
September 29, 2006 Softball Hosts Final Fall Tournament; Alumni for Competitive Matchup
September 24, 2006 Softball Gives First Game to Saint Louis, Rebounds to Tie SIU
September 22, 2006 Third Fall Tournament Awaits Redbird Softball
September 17, 2006 `Birds Handle Hoosiers, Rain Cancels Tournament
September 15, 2006 4-0 Redbirds on Road for Second Tourney of Fall Season
September 10, 2006 Undefeated Redbirds: Softball Posts Shut-Out Wins
September 09, 2006 Softball Redbirds Pick Up Two Wins on Opening Day
September 08, 2006 Softball Gears Up for Fall Season, Hosts Opening Tourney