Capital University Softball

  • Thirty-Four Crusaders Tabbed Spring Academic All-OAC
    May 22, 2013
    Thirty-four Capital University student-athletes, representing all eight of the institution’s spring varsity sports, were named to the Spring Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference team, the league announced Wednesday, May 22.
  • Boggs Selected First Team Academic All-American
    May 21, 2013
    Senior Devan Boggs of the Capital University softball team has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division III Softball first team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), the organization announced Tuesday, May 21.
  • Boggs Selected First Team All-America by NFCA
    May 16, 2013
    Capital University senior Devan Boggs has been named a first team National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III All-American, the organization announced Thursday night at the NCAA Softball Championship Banquet in Eau Claire, Wis.
  • Niekamp, Boggs Honored by OAC at Annual Banquet
    May 14, 2013
    Capital University seniors Devan Boggs and Spencer Niekamp were honored Monday as Clyde A. Lamb Scholar-Athlete Award winners at the 29th annual Ohio Athletic Conference Awards Banquet at the Holiday Inn in Worthington.
  • Capital Bows Out of NCAA Tournament
    May 11, 2013
    ANGOLA, Ind. – The Capital University softball team was unable to continue its best season in more than a decade Saturday, falling 12-5 against top regional seed and No. 2 Trine University in an NCAA Tournament elimination game at Trine.
  • Crusaders Downed in Back-and-Forth NCAA Contest
    May 10, 2013
    ANGOLA, Ind. – The Capital University softball team came back from two different deficits Friday but eventually fell 5-3 against Allegheny (Pa.) on the second day of the NCAA Regional Tournament at Trine University.
  • Boggs, Swain Named First Team All-Region by NFCA
    May 10, 2013
    Capital University senior Devan Boggs and sophomore Kelsey Swain of the Crusader softball team have been selected to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III All-Central Region first team, the organization announced Friday, May 10.
  • Billings, Boggs Key Capital Win in NCAA Opener
    May 09, 2013
    ANGOLA, Ind. – The Capital University softball team will begin its 2013 NCAA Division III Tournament run in the winner’s portion of the bracket after opening play with a 5-1 victory over Thomas More (Ky.) Thursday at Trine University in Angola, Ind.
  • Crusaders Heading to NCAA Tournament for First Time Since 2002
    May 06, 2013
    The Capital University softball team will make its fourth-ever appearance in the NCAA Division III Softball Tournament after earning an at-large bid to the 62-team national championship tournament, which begins this Thursday, May 9.
  • Softball Staff Tabbed OAC Coaching Staff of the Year
    May 06, 2013
    The Capital University softball coaching staff, under the direction of 15th-year head coach Nan Payne, has been picked as the Ohio Athletic Conference Softball Coaching Staff of the Year by the conference coaches, the league announced Monday.
  • Boggs Named OAC Player of the Year; Staten, Three Others Also Honored
    May 04, 2013
    Capital University senior Devan Boggs has been selected Ohio Athletic Conference Softball Gayle Lauth Player of the Year, while freshman Brooklyn Staten has been tabbed Rookie of the Year as the league announced its all-conference teams and special award winners Saturday following the conclusion of the OAC Tournament at Clowson Field.
  • Capital Knocks Off JCU, Falls in Championship Round
    May 04, 2013
    COLUMBUS – The Capital University softball team entered the championship round of the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament with a 10-2 victory over John Carroll Saturday but fell to eventual tournament champion Mount Union at Clowson Field.
  • Crusaders Split Two on First Day at OAC Tournament
    May 03, 2013
    COLUMBUS – The Capital University softball team won its first Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament game since 2007 in dramatic fashion, defeating fourth-seeded Marietta 3-2 at Clowson Field.
  • Boggs Selected First Team Academic All-District
    May 02, 2013
    Capital University senior Devan Boggs has been named by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) to the Capital One Academic All-District 7 first team, the organization announced Thursday, May 2.
  • Softball to Host First OAC Tournament in Program History
    May 01, 2013
    The Capital University softball team, which clinched its first Ohio Athletic Conference regular season title since 2002 last Saturday, will host this weekend’s four-team, double-elimination OAC Tournament at Clowson Field.
  • Crusaders Claim OAC Regular Season Title on Senior Day
    April 27, 2013
    COLUMBUS – The Capital University softball team clinched its first Ohio Athletic Conference regular season championship since 2002 Saturday with a doubleheader sweep over local rival Otterbein at Clowson Field.
  • Softball Takes Two More, Matches School Record for Wins
    April 25, 2013
    COLUMBUS – The Capital University softball team extended its winning streak to 13 games and made a little history Thursday, knocking off Bluffton in back-to-back non-conference games at Clowson Field.
  • First-Place Softball Sweeps Again for 11th Straight Win
    April 23, 2013
    COLUMBUS – The Capital University softball team remained in first place in the Ohio Athletic Conference Tuesday with a doubleheader sweep of Ohio Northern at Clowson Field.
  • Crusaders Take Two at Bethany
    April 21, 2013
    The Capital University softball team extended its winning streak to nine games Sunday with two victories at Bethany in a non-conference doubleheader in Bethany, W.Va.
  • Softball Takes Pair at Wilmington, Moves Into Sole Possession of First Place
    April 20, 2013
    The Capital University softball team stayed hot Saturday with two more victories at Wilmington in an Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader in Wilmington, Ohio.
  • First-Place Crusaders Win Two More; Boggs Takes OAC Career Doubles Lead
    April 17, 2013
    COLUMBUS – The Capital University softball team continued its winning ways with solid pitching and strong defense Wednesday, defeating Mount Union in consecutive Ohio Athletic Conference games at Clowson Field.
  • Capital Sweeps BW, Moves Into Tie for First in OAC
    April 16, 2013
    The Capital University softball team used a combination of strong pitching and a powerful offense Tuesday to defeat Baldwin Wallace in consecutive games in an Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader in Berea, Ohio.
  • Recapping Division III Week at Capital University
    April 15, 2013
    The Capital University athletics department recognized the NCAA’s Division III Week from April 8-14 and in the dates surrounding it. One event is still to come.
  • Cotton’s Big Hit Lifts Crusaders in Split Against Denison
    April 14, 2013
    COLUMBUS – The Capital University softball team suffered a rare shutout setback Sunday but recovered for a 3-1 victory over Denison in the second game of a non-conference doubleheader at Clowson Field.
  • Offense, Defense Deliver For Softball in Sweep; Boggs Reaches Milestone
    April 13, 2013
    The Capital University softball team continued its hot start in Ohio Athletic Conference play Saturday with a pair of wins at Muskingum in a doubleheader in New Concord, Ohio.
  • Softball vs. Baldwin Wallace Games Postponed Again, Now Tuesday
    April 12, 2013
    The Capital University softball team’s Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader at Baldwin Wallace has been postponed for a third time due to weather/field conditions and will now be played Tuesday, April 16, at 1 p.m. in Berea.
  • Hard Work Paying Off For All-American Boggs
    April 11, 2013
    Passion, determination, focus and strength. It’s not often you find someone who truly exemplifies all of these qualities but in those rare moments where you do, you can’t let them go unrecognized.
  • UPDATE: Softball Doubleheader at Baldwin Wallace Postponed to Friday
    April 10, 2013
    The Capital University softball team's Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader at Baldwin Wallace originally scheduled for Tuesday, April 9, has been postponed to Friday, April 12, at 3 p.m. in Berea, Ohio, due to inclement weather and field conditions.
  • UPDATE: Softball Doubleheader at Baldwin Wallace Postponed to Friday
    April 10, 2013
    The Capital University softball team's Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader at Baldwin Wallace originally scheduled for Tuesday, April 9, has been postponed to Friday, April 12, at 3 p.m. in Berea, Ohio, due to inclement weather and field conditions.
  • Boggs, Niekamp Among Award Winners at Honors Convocation
    April 10, 2013
    Capital University seniors Devan Boggs and Spencer Niekamp earned the highest athletic honors Wednesday at the Capital University Honors Convocation at the campus’s Mees Hall Auditorium.
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