Larks go 3-2 at Cowtown Classic

The Hesston College softball team had a strong showing in its season-opening appearance at the Cowtown Classic, Feb. 5-6 at Fort Worth’s (Texas) Gateway Park. Trailing 11-1 early to Hill (Texas) College, the Larks battled back to take a marathon game one by a 17-16 final. Hesston then downed Clarendon (Texas) College 6-3 in game […]

Larks aim for turnaround in 2016

The Hesston College softball team opens its 2016 schedule with a weekend tournament in Fort Worth, Texas, Feb. 5-6. This will be the Larks first appearance in the annual Cowtown Classic. Seventh-year coach Andrew Sharp is optimistic for a rebound after a disappointing 2015 season. Seven sophomores and eight freshmen make up this year’s roster. […]

Larks sign Ohio catcher to letter-of-intent

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Jaelyn Rufenacht, a catcher from Pettisville (Ohio) High School, as the latest addition to the Larks’ 2016 recruiting class. A three-sport athlete at Pettisville High, Rufenacht runs cross country and plays basketball for the Blackbirds in addition to her time on the diamond. She is a four-year varsity […]

Hesston Softball inks two more

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Sierrah Long, a shortstop/utility from Citrus Valley High School, Redlands, Calif., and Brinkli Jones, a pitcher/utility from Sky View High School, Smithfield, Utah, as the newest additions to the Hesston program. Long is a key part of a strong Citrus Valley program that has put together four consecutive […]

Hesston Softball strengthens California ties with two latest additions

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Kendall Richardson, an infielder/outfielder from Lodi (Calif.) High School, and Ashley Yasin, a pitcher/first baseman from Kern Valley High School, Lake Isabella, Calif., as the latest west-coast talent to pledge to Hesston College Softball. Richardson, a versatile player with speed and athleticism, brings a competitive softball background to […]

Larks sign pitcher, outfielder to letters-of-intent

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Josie Noll, an outfielder from Jefferson County North High School, Winchester, Kan., and Mikayla Bomgardner, a pitcher from Lebanon, Pa., as the newest additions to the Hesston program. Noll competes in volleyball and power lifting at Jefferson County North High and plays travel ball for the Lawrence (Kan.) […]

Softball announces first two recruits of 2016 class

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Jocelyn Chavez, an outfielder from Dwight D. Eisenhower High School, Rialto, Calif., and Brittney Postlewait, a catcher/outfielder from Adna High School, Chehalis, Wash., as the first additions to the Larks’ 2016 recruiting class. A second-team all-Citrus Belt League performer as a junior and four-year varsity player at Eisenhower […]

Softball signs Washington infielder

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Bailyn Piecewicz, a middle infielder/outfielder from Mt. Spokane (Wash.) High School, as the newest addition to the Larks program. A softball team captain and Most Valuable Player her sophomore year, Piecewicz was a three-year varsity starter in the infield at Mt. Spokane High. She also played high school […]

Larks rally falls short in Region VI playoff

The Hesston College softball team saw its season end with a first-round playoff loss at Johnson County CC (Overland Park, Kan.) in a best-of-three series Sunday, April 26. JCCC won the opener 8-0 before holding on for a 4-3 series-clinching win in game two. Down 4-0 heading into the sixth inning of the elimination game, […]

Softball sweeps on sophomore night

The Hesston College softball team earned a doubleheader sweep (5-3, 4-3) over Bethel College (North Newton, Kan.) on Wednesday, April 22, closing out its home schedule in style. In the opener, freshman Dakoda Lee’s (Boise, Idaho) first-inning three-run home run gave the Larks an early lead, while RBI’s by Alicia Ramirez (Albuquerque, N.M.) and sophomore […]

Larks get road sweep over Indy

The Hesston College softball team swept a Region VI double header at Independence (Kan.) CC on Tuesday, April 14, pounding out 10 hits in a 10-4 game-one win before winning the nightcap by a 7-5 score. In the opener, Dakoda Lee (Boise, Idaho) tossed a complete-game, allowing four earned runs and striking out three. Alicia […]

Larks split at Pratt

The Hesston College softball team split a non-conference double header at Pratt (Kan.) CC on Monday, April 6, winning game one 12-2 (6 innings) before falling 8-7 in the nightcap. In the opener, freshman Dakoda Lee (Boise, Idaho) went the distance, allowing six hits and two runs to pick up the win. Makenna Grow (Logan, […]

Softball adds more California talent to 2015 recruiting class

Hesston College softball coach Andrew Sharp announces Jerrica Brown, a pitcher/corner infielder from Hallmark Charter School, Sanger, Calif., as the newest addition to the Larks program. Through her junior year at Hallmark Charter, Brown compiled a 3.34 ERA and .347 batting average. Voted team MVP her sophomore season, Brown was a first-team All-County Metro Athletic […]

Hesston sweeps Allen

The Hesston College softball team earned a Region VI sweep over Allen CC (Iola, Kan.) at home on Saturday, March 21, to improve its season mark to 10-12. In the opener, freshman Dakoda Lee (Boise, Idaho) went the distance, allowing six hits and one earned run in the 4-2 Hesson win. Lee walked one and […]

Larks earn Region VI sweep over Brown Mackie

The Hesston College softball team won a pair of games against Brown Mackie College (Salina) on Tuesday, March 17, improving the Larks to 8-10 on the year. Cheyenne Cherubini (Flint, Mich.) tossed a complete-game in the opener, a 5-2 Hesston win. Cherubini scattered seven hits and didn’t walk a batter. Megan Redd (Castle Rock, Colo.) […]