Softball News Releases/Results


2008 Schedule/Results

June 23, 2008 - Nicholson NPF Blog #4: Shannon at Bat
June 19, 2008 - thirtysomething Q&A with Jessie Buker
June 18, 2008 - NPF Report #2: Birk Earns No-Decision Against Chinese National Team
June 16, 2008 - Nicholson NPF Blog #3: We're Not in Bloomington-Normal Anymore!
June 12, 2008 - NPF Report #1: Birk, Nicholson Struggle in Week One
June 09, 2008 - Redbird Duo Set to Play Olympic Team in Exhibition Game
June 09, 2008 - Nicholson NPF Blog #2: And we're off!
June 03, 2008 - Another Record-Setting Academic Semester For ISU Athletics
June 02, 2008 - Nicholson NPF Blog #1: There's a New Kid in Town
May 27, 2008 - Redbird Softball Announces 2008 Team Awards
May 24, 2008 - Prager Receives Valley's Good Neighbor Award
May 21, 2008 - Prager, Nelson Named to MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team
May 15, 2008 - Missouri Valley Conference Announces 2007-08 Academic Awards
May 14, 2008 - Nelson and Smith Earn NFCA First-Team All-Region Accolades
May 11, 2008 - Redbird Softball Left Out of NCAA Tournament Field
May 10, 2008 - Smith, Nelson Earn MVC All-Tournament Team Honors
May 09, 2008 - Errors Cost ISU in 5-4 Loss to Missouri State in MVC Semifinals
May 08, 2008 - Prager Earns ESPN The Magazine Academic Honor
May 08, 2008 - Redbirds Set to Play Missouri State in MVC Semifinals
May 07, 2008 - Four Redbirds Earn First-Team All-MVC Honors
May 04, 2008 - Olson Sets Single-Game RBI Record in 15-2 Rout of UNI
May 03, 2008 - Redbirds Give up Four Runs in Seventh, Suffer 5-4 Loss to UNI
May 03, 2008 - Five-Run Fifth Inning Helps ISU Bounce Back in Win Over UNI
May 03, 2008 - UPDATE: ISU-UNI Softball Doubleheader Now in Progress
May 02, 2008 - Redbirds Travel to Northern Iowa for Final Valley Series
April 29, 2008 - Buker Homers Twice in Redbird Victory; Fischer Records 750th Win at ISU
April 28, 2008 - Softball Hosts Northern Illinois in Final Home Game of 2008
April 28, 2008 - Buker Named Valley Softball Player of the Week
April 27, 2008 - Gorrell's Walk-Off Shot Beats Drake; Smith Ties Valley Career Home Run Record
April 26, 2008 - Smith Blanks Drake, 8-0; ISU Records Third-Straight Run-Rule Win
April 26, 2008 - Redbirds Secure Series Win Over Drake with 8-3 Game-Two Victory
April 25, 2008 - Redbirds Set to Host Drake in Key Valley Softball Series
April 25, 2008 - AUDIO: Melinda Fischer on Softball's Senior Class
April 23, 2008 - Olson's Two Home Runs Power Redbirds Over Sycamores
April 22, 2008 - Redbirds Take on Streaking Sycamores Wednesday
April 21, 2008 - Redbirds Fight Back For 9-0 Game Two Win Over Creighton
April 21, 2008 - Seventh-Inning Rally Gives Jays 3-2 Win in Game One
April 20, 2008 - Redbirds Shutout Wichita State 1-0, Secure Series
April 19, 2008 - ISU Head coach Melinda Fischer Quotes
April 19, 2008 - Smith's Walk-Off Home Run Lifts Redbirds Past Shockers, 3-2
April 19, 2008 - Seventh Inning Rally Gives Wichita State 4-3 Victory In Game 2
April 18, 2008 - Softball Back in Action with Busy Weekend Slate
April 17, 2008 - ISU-NIU Softball Game Rescheduled for April 29
April 16, 2008 - Redbirds Lose Slugfest to Fighting Illini, 16-8
April 15, 2008 - Redbirds Set to Battle In-state Foe Illinois on Big Ten Network
April 14, 2008 - Smith's Bat, Pitching Arm Lead Redbirds Over Braves, 5-3
April 14, 2008 - ISU Again Defeats Bradley in Come-From-Behind Fashion
April 14, 2008 - ISU-Illinois Softball Game to Air Live on Big Ten Network
April 13, 2008 - Sunday's Series-Opener Against Bradley Cancelled
April 11, 2008 - ISU-Bradley Series Changed to Sunday-Monday
April 11, 2008 - Softball Resumes I-74 Rivalry This Weekend
April 09, 2008 - Redbirds Lose Back-and-Forth Game to Iowa, 3-2
April 08, 2008 - Red-Hot Redbirds Hit the Road for Key Regional Game at Iowa
April 07, 2008 - Smith Earns Valley Player of the Week Honor
April 06, 2008 - Prager Sets Career High for Hits; Redbirds Sweep Evansville
April 05, 2008 - Hendersons' Seventh-Inning Heroics Lead ISU Over Evansville
April 05, 2008 - Gorrell's Hitting, Smith's Pitching Stellar in 6-0 Redbird Win
April 04, 2008 - Softball Faces Tough Weekend Series at Home Against Evansville
April 02, 2008 - Redbirds Ride Smith's Hot Hitting to 2-1 Victory Over Sycamores
April 02, 2008 - Slump Broken: Redbirds Put up 12 Runs in Win Over Indiana State
April 01, 2008 - Redbirds Conclude Nine-Game Road Swing at Indiana State
March 30, 2008 - Rain Cancels Game 3 of Illinois State-Southern Illinois Series
March 30, 2008 - ISU-SIU Softball Game Cancelled
March 29, 2008 - Olson's Homer Not Enough as ISU Drops Series Opener to SIU
March 29, 2008 - Redbirds Drop Third-Straight in 2-1 Loss to Salukis
March 28, 2008 - Softball Travels to In-State Rival Southern Illinois for Valley Series
March 24, 2008 - Illinois State-DePaul Softball Game Cancelled
March 22, 2008 - Pitcher's Duel Goes Awry as ISU Loses Rubber Match to MSU
March 21, 2008 - Redbirds Drop Valley-Opener to Missouri State, 3-2
March 21, 2008 - Three Redbirds Homer in 8-0 Rout of Missouri State
March 20, 2008 - Softball Goes on the Road for Valley Series with Missouri State
March 18, 2008 - Redbirds-Fighting Illini Rained Out Tuesday
March 18, 2008 - Illinois State-Missouri State Softball Game Times Changed
March 17, 2008 - Redbirds Renew Rivalry with Fighting Illini Tuesday
March 14, 2008 - Illinois State-Creighton Softball Series Postponed
March 13, 2008 - Illinois State-Creighton Sunday Softball Game Time Changed
March 11, 2008 - Registration Now Open for Redbird Softball Summer Camps
March 10, 2008 - Winter Weather Once Again Forces Redbird Softball Out of Action
March 08, 2008 - Snow Forces Cancellation of ISU-Western Kentucky Series
March 07, 2008 - Redbirds Face Western Kentucky in Non-Conference Road Series
March 07, 2008 - Redbirds Face Western Kentucky in Non-Conference Road Series
March 06, 2008 - Illinois State-Western Kentucky Game Times Changed
March 05, 2008 - Prager Selected as Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Candidate
March 03, 2008 - Smith Named to NFCA Leadoff Classic All-Tournament Team
March 03, 2008 - This Week on Redbird All-Access - March 3-9
March 03, 2008 - Olson Named MVC Softball Player of the Week
March 02, 2008 - Pitcher's Duel Ends in 2-0 ISU Win Over No. 23 North Carolina
March 01, 2008 - Buker's Homer Not Enough in 5-2 Loss to No. 4/6 Tennessee
March 01, 2008 - Smith's Pitching, Prager's Hitting Lead Redbird Shutout of Hofstra
February 29, 2008 - Redbirds Pull out Extra-Inning Win Over Winthrop, 3-2
February 29, 2008 - Gorrell, Olson Homer; ISU Rolls Past Charlotte, 9-2
February 28, 2008 - Prestigious NFCA Leadoff Classic on Tap for Redbird Softball
February 28, 2008 - Redbird Softball Takes Community Service on the Road
February 24, 2008 - Nelson's Career Day Leads Redbird Rout of Buffalo
February 23, 2008 - Redbirds Suffer 2-0 Loss in Pitcher's Duel to Iowa
February 23, 2008 - Shifflet's Home Run Highlights 5-1 ISU Win Over Miami (Ohio)
February 22, 2008 - Redbirds Drop First Game in Arizona, 5-3, to Radford
February 22, 2008 - Redbirds Fall to No. 2/4 ASU, 8-0, in Perfect Game for Sun Devils
February 21, 2008 - Redbirds Head to Arizona for Littlewood Classic
February 19, 2008 - Illinois State-Northern Illinois Softball Added to Radio
February 17, 2008 - Williams, Smith Homer in 8-1 Win Over Florida International
February 17, 2008 - Illinois State at Florida International - LIVE STATS - 10:30 a.m.
February 16, 2008 - Redbirds Drop 3-0 Pitchers' Duel to No. 21/23 Georgia
February 16, 2008 - Offense Struggles in 8-0 Blanking by Ohio State
February 16, 2008 - Illinois State vs. Georgia LIVE STATS - 11:30 a.m. CST
February 15, 2008 - Errors, Home Runs Take Down Redbird Softball
February 15, 2008 - Shifflet's Hitting Spree Leads Redbird Rout of Providence, 10-3
February 14, 2008 - Schutt Sports Invitational Awaits ISU Softball
February 10, 2008 - Redbirds Fall to Kansas in Extra Innings, 4-3
February 10, 2008 - Illinois State vs. Kansas Live Stats - LIVE!
February 09, 2008 - Offense Explodes for 12 Hits in 7-3 Win Over NC State
February 09, 2008 - Redbirds Suffer Second-Straight Shutout, Lose 6-0 to Kansas
February 09, 2008 - ISU Set to Play Kansas Sunday at Central Florida Tournament
February 08, 2008 - Softball Runs Into Solid Pitching, Suffers 5-0 Loss to UCF
February 08, 2008 - Redbirds Pick up First Win of Season, Roll Past Central Arkansas, 7-2
February 07, 2008 - Redbirds Open 2008 Season at Central Florida Tournament
February 06, 2008 - Redbirds Picked Fourth in MVC Poll; Nelson and Buker Honored
February 01, 2008 - 2008 Softball Schedule Available for Download to Microsoft Outlook
January 31, 2008 - ISU Softball Season Preview 3: The Battery
January 30, 2008 - Nelson Named to Initial ASA Player of the Year Watch List
January 30, 2008 - ISU Softball Season Preview 2: Infield and Outfield
January 29, 2008 - Redbirds Collect Five Votes in Preseason Poll
January 29, 2008 - ISU Softball Season Preview 1: Projected Lineup
January 28, 2008 - Illinois State Softball Media Day Quotes
January 23, 2008 - Softball Collects 23 Votes in NFCA Top-25 Poll
January 22, 2008 - Nicholson Goes Pro, Signs with Akron of NPF League
January 17, 2008 - Redbird Softball to Air Live on Radio 29 Times in 2008
December 10, 2007 - ISU-Illinois Game Date/Time Changed
December 05, 2007 - ISU-DePaul Game Date and Time Changed
November 29, 2007 - Spots Remain Open for ISU Softball Winter Clinics
November 20, 2007 - ISU Softball Releases 2008 Schedule
November 19, 2007 - Redbird Softball Signs Five for 2008-09 Recruiting Class
October 29, 2007 - Redbird Softball to Hold Winter Clinics
September 23, 2007 - Early 'Birds Capitalize on Redbird Miscues, Win Alumni Game, 5-1
September 22, 2007 - Redbirds Pick up Two Wins at Reverse Exposure Tournament
September 21, 2007 - Softball Competes in Final Fall Tournament; Hosts Alumni Sunday
September 16, 2007 - Redbirds Roll to Three Victories at Chicagoland Fall Classic
September 15, 2007 - ISU 5, Heartland CC 4
September 15, 2007 - ISU 3, Western Illinois 2
September 15, 2007 - Seventh-Inning Heroics Lead ISU over Western Illinois, Heartland
September 14, 2007 - Redbirds Host Round Robin Saturday, Go on Road Sunday
September 14, 2007 - Redbirds Host Round Robin Saturday, Go on Road Sunday
September 09, 2007 - Smith's One-Hitter Leads ISU Over Bradley; Redbirds Split Day Two of Fall Classic
September 09, 2007 - Smith's One-Hitter Leads ISU Over Bradley; Redbirds Split Day Two of Fall Classic
September 09, 2007 - SIU-E 3, ISU 2
September 09, 2007 - ISU 4, Bradley 0
September 08, 2007 - Offense Comes Alive in `Total Team Effort', `Birds Win Two
September 06, 2007 - ISU Hosts Seven Teams for Annual Fall Classic Tournament
September 03, 2007 - Illinois State vs. Heartland Community College
September 03, 2007 - Illinois State vs. Heartland Community College
September 03, 2007 - Strong Pitching and Buker's Two Home Runs Lead `Birds in Scrimmage
September 02, 2007 - Redbirds Set to Begin Fall Season Against Heartland
August 22, 2007 - Birk, Philadelphia Conclude 2007 NPF Season
August 10, 2007 - Small-Ball and Strong Pitching Lead Birk, Philadelphia to NPF Victory
August 08, 2007 - 2007 Athlete of the Year Nominees Announced
August 07, 2007 - Birk Nearly Goes the Distance in Exhibition Loss
August 03, 2007 - Birk Takes a No-Decision in 16-3 Philadelphia Loss