2019 Buena Vista Softball News

  • Linderman Named All-Conference; Lesmeister Tabbed Honorable Mention
    May 08, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Buena Vista University softball player Brook Linderman has been named a Second Team All-American Rivers Conference Player in 2019 while teammate Kate Lesmeister is voted as an Honorable Mention selection.
  • Beavers End Season with DH Split against the Storm
    April 28, 2019
    STORM LAKE - The Buena Vista softball team needed a sweep of visiting Simpson College on Sunday afternoon to keep any hopes of a conference tournament berth alive, but the Storm connected on five home runs to defeat the Beavers in the opener, 6-2. BVU did bounce back in the nightcap and ended the season on a strong note with a 7-3 victory.
  • Softball Salvages Split at Dubuque to Remain in Contention for Tournament Spot
    April 20, 2019
    DUBUQUE - After dropping a tough 9-3 contest in game one of Friday's American Rivers Conference doubleheader at the University of Dubuque, the Buena Vista softball team held off the Spartan, 4-3, in the nightcap and kept itself alive for the sixth and final conference tournament spot with one week left of the regular season.
  • Beavers Keep Tournament Hopes Alive with Sweep of Duhawks
    April 16, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Savanna Pohlmann blasted a walk-off three-run homerun to left in the fifth inning of game two that completed a much-needed sweep of Loras College on Tuesday afternoon as the Beavers kept their conference tournament hopes alive.
  • Beavers Split Thrilling Doubleheader at No. 8 Coe on Saturday
    April 14, 2019
    CEDAR RAPIDS - The Buena Vista softball team nearly came out with a major doubleheader sweep at eighth-ranked Coe College on Saturday afternoon, but was edged in the opener, 1-0, and settled for the split after bouncing back with a 4-3 triumph in the nightcap.
  • Beaver Softball Edged Twice in DH against Neb. Wesleyan
    April 09, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Buena Vista was going after its first American Conference victories of the season, but the Beavers remained winless in conference play after falling to Nebraska Wesleyan in a doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon by a pair of 3-2 scores.
  • Softball Swept at Luther on Saturday
    April 06, 2019
    DECORAH - Luther scored four times without recording a hit during the second inning of game one en route to a 6-0 victory and then jumped out to an early lead in game two and held of the Beavers 5-1 in American Rivers Conference action on Saturday afternoon.
  • Beavers Rally Late but Come up Short at Central
    April 02, 2019
    PELLA - The Buena Vista softball team put together late rallies in both games of Tuesday's American Rivers Conference doubleheader at Central College, but the Beavers came up on the short end of both contests, losing in walk-off fashion, 7-6, in the opener before dropping a 6-4 decision in the nightcap.
  • Softball Swept by Knights to begin A-R-C Play
    March 31, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Wartburg used big hits in the first inning of both games on Sunday afternoon to jump out to a big lead, and the Knights never looked back as they handed the Buena Vista softball team a pair of losses to begin American Rivers Conference play by scores of 13-4 (6 inn.) and 11-2 (5 inn.).
  • Beavers Sweep Pioneers Prior to A-R-C Play
    March 28, 2019
    STORM LAKE - The Buena Vista softball team wrapped up non-conference play on Thursday afternoon by hosting Grinnell College, and the Beavers rallied to win the opener 4-2 before completing the doubleheader sweep with a commanding 9-1 triumph in five innings of game two.
  • Saint Benedict Spoils Beavers Home Opener
    March 23, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Buena Vista hit four home runs on the day, but even that power surge wasn't near enough, as Saint Benedict spoiled the home opener for the Beavers with a doubleheader sweep by scores of 8-3 and 8-4.
  • Softball Gearing up For Home Opener inside J. Leslie Rollins Stadium
    March 22, 2019
    STORM LAKE - It will be an historic afternoon for the Buena Vista softball team on Saturday when it hosts the Bennies from the College of Saint Benedict inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium. The doubleheader will mark the first games played on campus in BVU history.
  • Softball to Make History with DH vs Saint Benedict on Saturday
    March 21, 2019
    STORM LAKE – The Buena Vista softball team will be making history on Saturday, March 23, when it hosts the College of Saint Benedict in a non-conference doubleheader. 
  • Softball Completes 7-1 Spring Trip with wins over Hamline & UW-P
    March 19, 2019
    TUCSON, Ariz. - A strong spring trip for the Buena Vista softball team came to a close on Tuesday afternoon with an 8-4 win over Hamline followed by a thrilling 5-2 victory over UW-Platteville.
  • Softball Takes Down Augsburg and Hamline on Sunday
    March 18, 2019
    TUCSON, Ariz. - The Buena Vista softball team had its six-game win streak snapped on Saturday afternoon, but the Beavers now have a new streak at three following their 7-0 win over Augsburg and 3-2 triumph against Hamline on Sunday.
  • Softball Falls to Millikin, Posts Comeback Win over UW-La Crosse
    March 17, 2019
    TUCSON, Ariz. - The Buena Vista softball team had its six-game win streak snapped with an 11-4 setback against Millikin to begin the day Saturday, but the Beavers overcame an early 3-1 deficit against UW-La Crosse later in the day to score nine unanswered runs to win 10-3.
  • Beavers with a Sweep to begin Spring Trip
    March 15, 2019
    TUCSON, Ariz. - Sophomore Brook Linderman blasted a grand slam over the fence in left to put Buena Vista ahead for good against Case Western Reserve, and the Beavers hung on for a 7-5 victory to complete a sweep on its first day playing in the desert.
  • March 9-10 Softball Games Cancelled
    March 06, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Due to current and forecasted weather conditions in Peoria, Ill., the Buena Vista softball games scheduled for Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10 have been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.
  • Lesmeister Named American Rivers Conference Position Player of the Week
    March 04, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Buena Vista University sophomore third baseman Kate Lesmeister has been named the American Rivers Conference Softball Position Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
  • Softball Pulls out the Brooms with Sweep of Foresters
    March 03, 2019
    ROSEMONT, Ill. - After seeing a three-run lead disappear in the opener of a doubleheader against Lake Forest College on Saturday afternoon, the Beavers were able to recover and win the game in walk-off fashion, 6-5, before later completing the sweep of the Foresters with a 5-1 victory in the nightcap.
  • Beavers Score 13 Runs in Sweeping a Pair of Games on Sunday
    March 03, 2019
    The Buena Vista University softball team's first of two straight trips to the state of Illinois ended with a sweep for the second straight day, as the Beavers rolled past Lakeland University, 9-1, in five innings before notching a 4-1 victory over Concordia-Wisconsin to finish the day.
  • Beavers Fall to a Pair of Ranked Teams in Season Openers
    February 24, 2019
    The Buena Vista softball team had no easy task facing a pair of top-25 teams in the what was the first two games of the year, and the Beavers would come out on the wrong end of both, falling 8-0 (6 inn.) against #21 UW-Oshkosh before #7 St. Thomas upended them 16-4 (5 inn.).
  • Beavers Split a Pair of Games on Day Two inside Rochester Dome
    February 24, 2019
    ROCHESTER, Minn. - Freshman pitcher Ashtyn Miller picked up her first collegiate victory by throwing a complete-game shutout against Gustavus Adolphus to begin the day for Buena Vista, but the Beavers couldn't hold the lead in its final game of the day as St. Catherine's rallied to pick up a 5-4 win.
  • A Mix of Talented Youth and Returners to Lead Beaver Softball on the Diamond in 2019
    February 21, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Playing softball in the American Rivers Conference is no easy task.  With at least three teams perennially ranked in the top-25 of Division III, it’s a battle each and every game.
  • Guyett Named to DIII Player of the Year Watch List
    February 11, 2019
    Buena Vista sophomore catcher Carlee Guyett was a First Team All-Region selection following her freshman campaign a year ago, and now prior to her second season, has been listed as one of 50 players on the Schutt Sports/NFCA Division III National Player of the Year for 2019.