October 19, 2011
Don Duffy Added to Softball Staff
A member of the Summit County Softball Hall of Fame, Duffy spent 23 seasons in the dugout at Tallmadge High School, including 12 years as the head coach.
October 18, 2011
Nine Flashes Named NFCA Scholar Athletes
Nine of Kent State’s 21 softball players from the 2010-11 school year were recently named National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar Athletes.
October 14, 2011
Alumni Game & Homecoming Weekend
Kent State's alumni softball game is slated for Saturday, Oct. 15, beginning at 11 a.m. next to Dix Stadium. Over 30 softball alumni are expected to be in attendance.
September 6, 2011
Flashes Release 2012 Schedule
The Kent State softball program recently released its 2012 schedule, which begins Feb. 10 at the UNLV Invitational. The Golden Flashes will start the season with five weekend tournaments and compete in six different states in February and March, before their home and conference opener on March 30 against Central Michigan.
July 11, 2011
MLB All-Star Fan Fest Features AAPGBL Behind Efforts of Lois Youngen
Sixty years ago, Lois Youngen was absorbing home plate collisions with her 5-3, 115-pound frame. Today, she collides with the challenge of preserving the memories of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. As current president of the AAGPBL Players Association, a non-profit organization, Youngen’s endeavors include an annual trip to Fan Fest during this week’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
July 8, 2011
Brookbank-Schaal is Back with Akron Racers at Age 39
Carla Brookbank-Schaal lives and breathes softball. Even when her professional career came to an end eight years ago, the 39-year-old right-handed pitcher continued to give pitching lessons.
July 1, 2011
Kylie Reynolds Continues Pitching Success in Italy
Playing the sport she loves in a foreign country has been a culture shock for Kylie Reynolds. The former Kent State softball pitcher has been forced to overcome a language barrier and playing against older competition in Italy since March. Her play on the field has not reflected the adversity she has faced.
July 1, 2011
Walk-on Tryout Meeting Sept. 1
There will be an informational meeting for Kent State students interested in trying out for the softball team on Thursday, Sept. 1 at 4:00 p.m.
June 13, 2011
Finchum Named Academic All-MAC; Seven Flashes Earn Honorable Mention
Kent State’s Holly Finchum (Galloway, Ohio/Bishop Ready) added another honor to her long list of awards this season when she was recently named to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference Softball Team. Seven other Golden Flashes (Danielle Abernathy, Jess Carmichael, Maleeya Coleman, Mary Holt, Shannon Laughlin, Markie Pozzuto, Sarah Starr) earned Academic Honorable Mention.
June 10, 2011
Flashes Round Out Incoming Class with Signing of Kirkpatrick
The Kent State softball team rounded out its latest recruiting class with the addition of Kimberly Kirkpatrick (Olmsted Falls, Ohio/Olmsted Falls), who will join the Golden Flashes along with four other freshmen this fall. A three-time All-Ohio selection, Kirkpatrick was a left-handed shortstop in high school, but will likely see action in the outfield at Kent State. This week, she won the OHSAA’s distinguished Delores Billhardt Scholarship based on her scholastic record, personal achievement, school and community activities.
May 15, 2011
Ledford Named to MAC All-Tournament Team
Kent State freshman Abbey Ledford (West Liberty, Ohio/West Liberty Salem) was named Mid-American Conference All-Tournament Team Sunday at Firestone Stadium. Ledford hit .500 in three tournament games and helped the the Golden Flashes earn a 5-2 comeback victory over Eastern Michigan on Thursday.
May 13, 2011
Kent State's Season Comes to a Close in 2-1 Loss to Central Michigan
Kent State’s season came to an end Friday with a 2-1 setback against Central Michigan during day three of the MAC Tournament at Firestone Stadium. The Golden Flashes were among the final six teams standing in the tournament for the sixth consecutive season, but the KSU offense could not take advantage of its base runners the way it did during most of the regular season.
May 12, 2011
Seventh-Inning Rally Pushes Flashes Past Eagles
After going 13 innings without scoring a run, Kent State rallied for five runs in the seventh. for a 5-2 come-from-behind victory over Eastern Michigan Thursday at Firestone Stadium. Sophomore Danielle Abernathy tossed 5.1 innings of relief without allowing a run.
May 12, 2011
Finchum Earns Nan Harvey Award; Marcantonio Named to All-Freshman Team
Kent State senior left fielder Holly Finchum was presented with the Nan Harvey Award, while Alex Marcantonio was named to the Mid-American Conference All-Freshman Team Wednesday at Firestone Stadium.
May 11, 2011
Flashes' Offense Stalls in 1-0 Loss to Western Michigan
Follow Thursday's Game on Cover It Live Western Michigan scored the game’s only run in the fifth inning as the Broncos topped Kent State 1-0 Wednesday in the opening round of the MAC Softball Tournament at Firestone Stadium. Sophomore Danielle Abernathy went all six innings for the Golden Flashes and did not allow an earned run.
May 9, 2011
Flashes Open MAC Tournament Wednesday with Western Michigan
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May 8, 2011
Flashes Fall in Bottom of the Seventh
As the No. 8 seed, Kent State will take on No. 1 seed Western Michigan (20-27, 14-6 MAC) Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. inside Firestone Stadium in Akron. The Broncos, who clinched a regular season title on Saturday, split a pair with Kent State last month.
May 7, 2011
Flashes Clinch Spot in Conference Tournament with Win at Eastern Michigan
With its back to the wall to start the day, Kent State used three home runs and strong pitching in a 4-2 victory over Eastern Michigan Saturday. Paired with an Akron loss on Saturday, the Golden Flashes (19-28, 9-9 MAC) clinched a spot in next week’s Mid-American Conference Championships for the eighth consecutive season.
May 6, 2011
Early Leads Get Away from Flashes at Central Michigan
Central Michigan scored twice in the bottom of the fifth and once in the bottom of the seventh to complete a sweep of Kent State Friday at Margo Jonker Stadium. The Chippewas pulled away late in a 10-2 game one victory, before a 4-3 comeback win in game two. With two games remaining, the Golden Flashes (18-28, 8-9 MAC) hold a slim lead on Akron (24-22, 8-11) for the final spot in the conference tournament.
May 5, 2011
Flashes to Close Out Regular Season at Central Michigan and Eastern Michigan
Wrapping up the 2011 regular season with a four-game trip to the state of Michigan, Kent State (18-26, 8-7 MAC) looks to clinch a spot in next week’s conference tournament, beginning with a Central Michigan (26-18, 10-8) in a doubleheader Friday. Trailing the top of the division standings by a game and-a-half, the Golden Flashes could also have a chance to clinch an unprecedented sixth straight MAC East title with single games at Eastern Michigan (23-13, 9-7) Saturday and Sunday.
April 30, 2011
East Race Remains Tight as Flashes Split with Ohio on Senior Day
Kent State’s offense continued to coast Saturday until the second inning of game two in a doubleheader split with Ohio at the Diamond at Dix. The Golden Flashes (18-26, 8-7 MAC) pounded five extra base hits in a 9-7 opening game win, before falling 7-3 in game two game two.
April 29, 2011
Flashes Host Akron and Ohio This Weekend
Holding a slim lead in the Mid-American Conference East Division standings, Kent State hosts a pair of division rivals this weekend at the Diamond at Dix (April 29 - May 1). The Golden Flashes (16-24, 6-5 MAC) take on Akron (20-20, 4-9) in a doubleheader Friday, followed by single games with Ohio (17-19, 6-6) Saturday and Sunday. Kent State’s four seniors will be honored after Sunday’s game.
April 29, 2011
Flashes Flex Offensive Muscle in Split with Akron
With rain in Sunday's forecast, Kent State will now play a doubleheader against Ohio Saturday, beginning at 2 p.m.
April 25, 2011
Finchum and Cinadr Earn Leadership Awards
Kent State softball player Holly Finchum was named Student Leader of the Year last week at the 2011 Spring Leadership and Honors Awards Ceremony hosted by the University’s Center for Student Involvement. Finchum and Beth Cinadr each earned Leadership Excellence awards.
April 24, 2011
Flashes' East Division Lead Narrows
Kent State holds just a half-game lead in the East Division standings after falling to Miami 4-0 Sunday afternoon. Relief pitcher Lauren McNeil kept the RedHawks scoreless after the first inning, but Miami strung together six straight hits in the opening frame to bring home four runs.
April 23, 2011
Flashes' Offense Slowed Down by Rain
Just when it looked like Kent State’s offense was about to heat up, more rain came and eventually ended the game early in Miami’s 4-0 victory Saturday. The contest originally started at 2 p.m., and after three different rain delays, was finally called seven and-a-half hours later in the top of the sixth.
April 22, 2011
Ball State Tops Flashes in Single Game
Another Kent State softball game was canceled due weather Friday, but not before Ball State upended the Golden Flashes 10-0 in a single game before the rains came. A six-run first inning by the Cardinals was too deep of a hole for the Flashes to climb out of.
April 21, 2011
Flashes Take On Ball State and Miami This Weekend
In a rematch of the final two teams standing at last year’s Mid-American Conference Championships, Kent State faces Ball State in a doubleheader Friday in Muncie. The Golden Flashes then head to Oxford for key East Division games against Miami Saturday and Sunday (April 23-24).
April 20, 2011
Softball Doubleheader Canceled
Kent State's softball doubleheader against Cleveland State has been canceled due to poor field conditions and will not be made up.
April 18, 2011
Flashes Host Doubleheader with Cleveland State Wednesday
Hoping to avoid more weather issues, the Kent State softball team is scheduled to host Cleveland State in a doubleheader Wednesday (April 20) at 3 p.m. The Golden Flashes have just three weeks left in their regular season, beginning with their final non-conference matchup of the year Wednesday at the Diamond at Dix.
April 17, 2011
Weather Forces Softball Cancellation
Snow, high winds and cold temperatures forced the cancellation of Kent State's softball doubleheader at Buffalo.
April 15, 2011
Flashes to Play Doubleheader Sunday at Buffalo
With rain in Saturday’s forecast, the Kent State softball team will now play a doubleheader Sunday at Buffalo, beginning at 1 p.m. The Golden Flashes sit in first place atop the MAC East standings at 6-2, two games ahead of the Bulls (4-4), who are tied for second place.
April 13, 2011
Extra Innings Continue to be Unkind to Flashes
Penn State needed an extra inning to complete a doubleheader sweep of Kent State Wednesday night at Beard Field with scores of 9-1 and 4-2. Lauren McNeil held the Nittany Lions to just two runs over seven innings in game two, before a two-run homer by Kailyn Johnson ended the contest in the bottom of the eighth.
April 12, 2011
Flashes to Visit Penn State for Wednesday Doubleheader
First game of doubleheader pushed back to 4:30 p.m.
April 10, 2011
Five-Run Seventh Gives Flashes Comeback Victory Over Northern Illinois
A two out, bases clearing double by Jess Blanton capped off a dramatic five-run seventh inning to lift Kent State past Northern Illinois 8-7 Sunday at the Diamond at Dix. The Golden Flashes (16-19, 6-2 MAC) trailed 6-0 heading into the bottom of the fourth and 7-3 in the seventh with two outs.
April 9, 2011
Huskies Outlast Flashes in Slugfest
Kent State showed plenty of fight and plenty of offense Saturday, but it was not enough in a 19-12 loss to Northern Illinois at the Diamond at Dix. The Golden Flashes responded to an 11-3 deficit by scoring seven runs in the bottom of the third. After six innings, KSU had allowed 14 runs, 10 hits, seven walks, two hit-by-pitches and committed six errors, but found itself down by just two runs (14-12).
April 8, 2011
Strong Defense and Three Homers Push Flashes Past Broncos in Game Two of a Split
Kent State moved to 5-1 in Mid-American Conference play Friday, following a doubleheader split against Western Michigan. After an 8-6 loss in game one, Lauren Grimes preserved a 5-4 win in game two with a game-saving catch in the seventh inning as she crashed into the center field fence.
April 7, 2011
Flashes Host Western Michigan and Northern Illinois This Weekend
Kent State will put its 4-0 conference record on the line this weekend, hosting Western Michigan in a doubleheader Friday and Northern Illinois Saturday and Sunday at the Diamond at Dix. The Golden Flashes began conference play by scoring 44 runs in 22 innings last weekend at Toledo and Bowling Green.
April 6, 2011
Flashes Split a Pair at Robert Morris
Freshman pitcher Lauren McNeil tossed a shutout, before the Kent State bats finally cooled down in a doubleheader split against Robert Morris Wednesday. The Golden Flashes (14-17) extended their winning streak to seven with a 4-0 game one victory, before falling to the Colonials 6-1.
April 5, 2011
Holt Named East Player of the Week; Flashes Visit Robert Morris Wednesday
As Kent State prepares for a doubleheader at Robert Morris Wednesday, junior shortstop Mary Holt was named MAC East Player of the Week Tuesday. The Golden Flashes are riding a six-game winning streak, due largely in part to offensive production from players like Holt. Over its last six games, KSU has scored 70 runs, while carrying a .566 slugging percentage.
April 4, 2011
Flashes Team Up With Family Child Learning Center
Kent State softball has teamed up with the Family Child Learning Center in Tallmadge in making “Strides For Autism.” FCLC specializes in early intervention for children who have been diagnosed with autism.
April 2, 2011
Flashes Score 31 Runs in Sweep of Toledo
The run rule took effect twice in Kent State’s doubleheader sweep of Toledo Saturday at Scott Park. In a pair of five-inning games, the Golden Flashes (13-16, 4-0 MAC) claimed convincing victories of 11-1 and 20-9, totaling 26 hits in 10 innings.
April 1, 2011
Flashes Open MAC Play With Sweep of Bowling Green
With rain in Sunday's forecast, the Golden Flashes will now play a doubleheader Saturday at Toledo starting at 2 p.m.
March 31, 2011
Flashes' Title Defense Begins This Weekend at Bowling Green and Toledo
Kent State opens Mid-American Conference play this weekend with a doubleheader at Bowling Green Friday, followed by single games Saturday and Sunday at Toledo. The Golden Flashes have won MAC regular season titles in three of the last four seasons and have captured MAC East crowns in each of the previous five seasons. During that five-year run, KSU has gone 83-21 in conference games.
March 30, 2011
Flashes Lead Over Pitt Spoiled by Snow
The heavy snowfall could not have come at a better time for Pittsburgh as Wednesday’s game at Kent State was canceled in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Golden Flashes had just scored five runs in the fourth to take a 5-2 lead, before the snow started coming down harder.
March 29, 2011
Ledford Named MAC East Softball Player of the Week
Kent State freshman infielder Abbey Ledford (West Liberty, Ohio/West Liberty Salem) was named Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week Tuesday. Last week in Florida, Ledford raised her team-leading batting average to .404 after hitting .700 in three games.
March 28, 2011
Flashes to Play Single Game with Pittsburgh Wednesday
Originally scheduled for a doubleheader, Kent State will now play just one game against Pittsburgh at 3 p.m.
March 24, 2011
Flashes Sweep Doubleheader from Bethune-Cookman
Kent State left the state of Florida swinging Thursday with a doubleheader sweep of Bethune-Cookman. After a 1-5 start on its trip to the Sunshine State, the Golden Flashes declawed the Wildcats with scores of 16-2 and 10-3.
March 23, 2011
Flashes Visit Central Florida Wednesday and Bethune-Cookman Thursday
Kent State continues its eight-game road trip through the state of Florida Wednesday night at Central Florida, followed by a doubleheader at Bethune-Cookman Thursday. The Golden Flashes are hitting .288 as a team and have knocked 53 extra base hits in 22 games. KSU (7-15) has been have competitive throughout the season, but have suffered four one-run losses in their last eight games, including three extra inning affairs.
March 23, 2011
Central Florida Hangs On for 3-2 Win Over Kent State
Kent State found itself in yet another one-run game Wednesday night at Central Florida. But, like their seven previous one-run games this season, the Golden Flashes came up short, this time with a score of 3-2.
March 20, 2011
Late Rally Lifts Florida Gulf Coast over Flashes
ent State held a 3-0 lead over Florida Gulf Coast after six innings Sunday, but the Eagles scored four times in the seventh and held on for a 4-3 victory at the South Florida Invitational.
March 19, 2011
Flashes Top Rutgers in Saturday Split
Behind a strong pitching performance from sophomore Danielle Abernathy, Kent State topped Rutgers 4-1 Saturday, before falling to Florida A&M 6-3 at the South Florida Invitational. Abernathy allowed just one run in seven innings against the Scarlet Knights.
March 18, 2011
Flashes to Play Five Games at South Florida Invitational
After taking last weekend off from competition, Kent State (6-11) brings its high-powered offense to Clearwater, Fla., to play five games at the South Florida Invitational. The Golden Flashes will take on Boston University and Oklahoma State Friday followed by Saturday matchups with Rutgers and Florida A&M. KSU closes out its five-game weekend Sunday against Florida Gulf Coast.
March 18, 2011
Flashes Drop Extra Inning Battle with Boston University
Kent State suffered an extra inning loss for the third game in a row Friday at the South Florida Invitational in a 10-9 nine-inning setback to Boston University. The Terriers scored twice in the bottom of the ninth to end the back-and-forth battle. Later in the evening No. 20 Oklahoma State topped the Golden Flashes 8-0
March 12, 2011
Carmichael Named MAC East Player of the Week in Fourth Straight Season
Kent State senior Jess Carmichael (Dalton, Ohio/Dalton) was named Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week Friday for her performance at the Marshall Invitational. Carmichael has now won the conference award in four straight seasons.
March 6, 2011
Softball Falls In Wild, 17-16, Affair At Marshall
Kent State fell to 0-4 in extra-inning games this season as Marshall scored seven runs in the bottom of the ninth to defeat the Golden Flashes 17-16 Sunday. After dropping a nine-inning battle with Marshall on Friday and sitting through a rain delay before a cancellation Saturday, KSU’s hitters were eager to get back on the field Sunday, scoring eight runs in the first two innings.
March 5, 2011
Rain Halts Day 2 of Marshall Invitational
Kent State’s Saturday softball game at Marshall has been moved to Sunday at 1 p.m. due to rain. The Golden Flashes’ Saturday game against Presbyterian and their Sunday game against Buffalo have been canceled.
March 4, 2011
Flashes Split Day One of Marshall Invitational
Kent State (6-9) knocked 20 hits on the day, in a split of its first two games at the Marshall Invitational Friday. The Golden Flashes pounded Presbyterian 10-1 in six innings, before dropping a nine-inning battle with Marshall 4-3.
March 3, 2011
Flashes Look to Make Season Turning Point at Marshall Invitational
Making its fourth consecutive weekend trip to the South, Kent State (5-9) heads to Huntington, W. Va., playing five games at the Marshall Invitational. The Golden Flashes will open their weekend slate Friday morning against Presbyterian before battling host Marshall. KSU will play a rematch against both teams Saturday and take on MAC East foe Buffalo Sunday in a non-conference game.
February 27, 2011
Florida Atlantic Hands Kent State Fourth Place Finish
Florida Atlantic topped Kent State 5-0 Sunday in the third place game of the Strike Out Cancer Tournament. The Golden Flashes (5-9) left seven runners on base, while tournament host Owls came through with game changing two-out hits.
February 26, 2011
Another Productive Day at the Plate Leads to Split
Kent State (5-8) continued to get offensive contributions up and down the lineup Saturday, splitting a pair of games at the Strike Out Cancer Tournament. A four-run lead turned into a 14-5 loss to Connecticut, before all nine starters notched hits in 12-8 victory over tournament host Florida Atlantic.
February 25, 2011
Flashes Top Maryland After Falling to Pitt
Kent State (4-7) bounced back from a loss to Pittsburgh, by downing Maryland 5-3 Friday at the Strike Out Cancer Tournament hosted by Florida Atlantic. Local product Lauren McNeil (Akron, Ohio/Archbishop Hoban) earned her first collegiate victory, going all seven innings against the Terrapins.
February 23, 2011
Another 5-Game Weekend Awaits Flashes at Florida Atlantic Tournament
Kent State (3-6) will continue to get tested this weekend at the Strike Out Cancer Tournament hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. The Golden Flashes will take on Pittsburgh and Maryland Friday before battling host FAU and Connecticut Saturday.
February 20, 2011
Hofstra Downs Flashes in Final Game of Pirate Classic
Two big innings made the difference in Hofstra’s 12-0 victory over Kent State Sunday on the final day of the Pirate Classic. After a scoreless first, the Pride piled up six runs in the second.
February 19, 2011
Flashes Down St. John's In Saturday Split at Pirate Classic
Kent State smacked 12 hits in a 9-2 victory over St. John’s before falling to host East Carolina 3-1 Saturday night at the Pirate Classic. The Golden Flashes moved to 3-5 on the year and 1-3 on the weekend.
February 18, 2011
Virginia and St. John's Provide Slow Start for Flashes at Pirate Classic
Kent State freshmen Alex Marcantonio and Lauren McNeil continued to show promise, but the Golden Flashes dropped two games at the Pirate Classic Friday. Virginia topped KSU 8-0 in the morning game, before St. John’s hung on for a 3-2 win over the Flashes in the afternoon.
February 16, 2011
Flashes' 5-Game Weekend Begins Friday at Pirate Classic
Kent State (2-2) heads back to the state of North Carolina this weekend to play five games at the Pirate Classic in Greenville. Friday, the Golden Flashes will take on Virginia and St. John’s. The Red Storm and Flashes will play a rematch Saturday, before Kent State battles tournament host East Carolina. Sunday, the Flashes close out their weekend against Hofstra.
February 13, 2011
Flashes Rout Elon 11-3 After Falling In Extra Innings to Youngstown State
Kent State’s offense continued to click Sunday in another split of two games at the Phoenix Leadoff Classic. The Golden Flashes dropped an extra-inning battle with Youngstown 6-5, before pounding host Elon in five innings. Junior shortstop Mary Holt smashed her third home run in as many games against the Penguins, while Jess Blanton and Abbey Ledford each went deep twice against the Phoenix.
February 12, 2011
Flashes Settle for Split on Opening Day
Kent State opened the 2011 softball season with a convincing 9-1 victory in five innings over Youngstown State Saturday at the Phoenix Leadoff Classic. The Golden Flashes then jumped out to a 3-0 lead against host Elon, before the Phoenix claimed a 4-3 comeback victory. Elon’s four runs all came in the last three innings, three of which scored with the help of two throwing errors.
February 11, 2011
Softball Opens 2011 Campaign Saturday in Elon (Season Preview)
The Golden Flashes will take on host Elon and Youngstown State both Saturday and Sunday in a four-game weekend at the Phoenix Classic.
February 8, 2011
Flashes Picked Third in the East
Coming off its fifth Mid-American Conference East Division title, the Kent State softball team was picked to finish third in the East according to the 2011 MAC Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday.
November 29, 2010
Softball Inks Four During Early Signing Period
The Kent State softball team recently announced the signing of four high school seniors to national letters of intent. Two outfielders, a catcher and a pitcher will join the Golden Flashes for the 2012 season.
October 5, 2010
Ten Flashes Named National Fastpitch Scholar Athletes
Ten Kent State softball players were recently named National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar Athletes for the 2009-10 school year. The NFCA also released its top team grade point averages, where the Golden Flashes ranked 27th with a 3.368 GPA over two semesters. With a long history of academic success, KSU has had 14 different players honored as Academic All-Americans and has consistently ranked in the top 30 team GPAs.
September 24, 2010
Schedule Changes to Fall Invitational
Opponent and time changes in the KSU Fall Invitational schedule have been made for Kent State and several other schools
September 8, 2010
Softball Releases 2011 Schedule and Fall Exhibition Dates
Carrying on what has become a five-year run of excellence in the Mid-American Conference, the Kent State softball program was presented with its next obstacle when the 2011 schedule was recently unveiled. Twelve different games on the Golden Flashes slate will feature opponents from the 2010 NCAA Tournament.
September 3, 2010
Jexx Varner Joins Softball Staff
The Kent State softball team recently announced the addition of Jexx Varner as an assistant coach for the 2010-11 season. With the Golden Flashes fall schedule just around the corner, Varner looks to prepare KSU for a sixth straight Mid-American Conference East Division title
August 23, 2010
Walk-on Tryout Meeting Sept. 2
The Kent State softball program has scheduled a mandatory meeting for those interested in the opportunity to participate in a walk-on tryout for the 2011 squad. The meeting is scheduled for 4:00 p.m., Thursday Sept. 2, in the M.A.C. Center Softball Office, room 232.
August 10, 2010
Toocheck Named Head Coach at Medina
Toocheck is one of three seniors from Kent States 2008 NCAA Tournament team to currently hold a head coaching position in the high school ranks.
July 6, 2010
Where Are They Now? - Carla Brookbank
Carla Brookbank-Schaal was a featured pitcher and hitter for the Akron Racers from 1999-2000. The Green, Ohio native currently resides with her husband, Bob and her four boys Jack (6 ½), Nick (5), Mike (3 ½) and Luke (20 mos.) while serving as a full-time MOM, part-time nurse practitioner and part-time softball instructor through her company Brookbank Fastpitch.