On Monday, the OAC announced the 2015 Spring Academic All-OAC list. Thirty-five Capital student-athletes earned academic all-conference honors by doing more than just excelling on their respective playing surfaces.
The OAC announced its all-conference softball teams this weekend. Brooklyn Staten, Therese Becker, LeAnna Cotton, and Kelsey Swain received nods for first team All-OAC. While Brooke Billings received second team All-OAC honors.
Crusaders Softball had its tournament title run come to an end after falling in an elimination game against Ohio Northern . The Polar Bears outlasted the Crusaders in an extra-inning pitcher’s duel, 3-2, in 10 innings.
Capital split Sunday’s doubleheader with Ohio Northern with a 5-2 loss before rebounding with a 10-2 (F/6) . The Crusaders finish the regular season with a 27-12 overall record and acquired the No. 2 seed in the upcoming OAC Softball Tournament.
Capital Softball punched its ticket to the OAC Tournament with a win over John Carroll University in its doubleheader on Saturday afternoon.The Crusaders split with the Blue Steaks and are now 24-9 overall and 13-2 in the OAC.
Capital blasted a total of four home runs, two hit by LeAnna Cotton, and cranked out 21 runs as part of a midweek sweep of Bethany College. The Crusaders defeated the Bison by scores of 12-5 and 9-0 (F/6) on Thursday afternoon.
Continuing the newfound tradition of celebrating the on- and off-field successes of Capital student-athletes and those that help sustain excellence, Capital Athletics held its second annual CAPSPY’s awards banquet.
LeAnna Cotton (Okeechobee, Fla.) had a lot to do with the wins the Capital softball team earned last week and she has been named the Ohio Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week, the league announced on Monday.
Maura Rose exploded for five hits, two of which were home runs, as part of Capital Softball’s doubleheader sweep on Monday afternoon. The Crusaders’ play boosted their Ohio Athletic Conference record to 7-1 on the year.