|St. Clair County||4-8||.333||4-15||.211||6.0||2-4||2-5||0-6||Lost 2|
|> - Delta||0-0||.000||0-0||.000||4.0||0-0||0-0||0-0|
|Henry Ford||0-14||.000||0-22||.000||11.0||0-8||0-6||0-8||Lost 22|
|Kalamazoo Valley||8-0||1.000||19-5||.792||0.5||6-0||7-4||6-1||Won 8|
|Lake Michigan||3-7||.300||5-18||.217||6.5||2-8||3-5||0-5||Lost 6|
|Grand Rapids||1-7||.125||7-21||.250||7.5||4-4||0-9||3-8||Won 2|
|Glen Oaks||0-8||.000||0-18||.000||8.5||0-8||0-5||0-5||Lost 18|
It seems hard to believe the we will ever play softball again here in Michigan, as the tempature dives below zero again, but the release of the NJCAA Division II women's softball poll is a sign spring is around the corner. Kalamazoo Valley Community College is ranked 6th in the pre-season poll. The Cougars, who qualified for the NJCAA Division II Tournament last season, were 35-16 for the 2013 campaign. Mott Community College is ranked 14th in the pre-season poll. The Bears were 28-10 last year.
Kalamazoo Valley Community College softball players Amanda Kotecki and Bethaney Murphey have been named NJCAA Division II Softball Third All-Americans. Kotecki, a 5-7 freshman infielder, hit .460 in 161 at bats with 12 doubles, two triples, nine home runs and 58 RBI. She also stole 18 bases and only struck out eight times. She also posted a .943 fielding percentage.
Delta College's Emily Schrader and Kalamazoo Valley Community College's Bethaney Murphey have been named Players of the Year in the Eastern and Western Conference respectively in a vote of conference coaches. Schrader, a 5-3 sophomore shortstop, batted .422 with seven doubles, one home run, nine RBI and 45 runs scored and 18 stolen bases. She also had a .922 fielding percentage for the Pioneers. Murphey, a 5-7 freshman catcher/infielder, batted .518 with 15 double, nine home runs, 56 RBI and 39 runs scores. She also stole two bases and had a .986 fielding percentage for the Cougars. Murphey also earned Freshman of the Year honors in the Western Conference. Macomb Community College's Kam LaCarter was named the Eastern Conference Freshman of the Year. LaCarter, a 5-3 freshman infielder, batted .470 with five doubles, three triples, 11 RBI, 12 stolen bases and 36 runs scored.
The Kalamazoo Valley Community College softball team used a five run first inning to cruise to an 8-1 win in the NJCAA District G Championship game on Friday at Bailey Park in Battle Creek, MI. The Cougars (34-14) were led by Tournament Most Valuable Player Morgan Hill, who threw seven innings allowing just five hits, one run, walking two and striking out six. Morgan Vanderbor went two for three with a home run, four RBI and a runs scored, while Emily McCarty went 2 for three with three RBI and one run scored. Katie Lorenz went 3 for 4 with two runs scored and Kala Foerster went 2 for 4 with a run scored.
|Kalamazoo Valley at||9|
|Kalamazoo Valley at||13|
|Henry Ford at||0|
|Henry Ford at||3|
|Lake Michigan at||3:00pm|
|Lake Michigan at||Game|
|Glen Oaks at||3:00pm|
|Glen Oaks at||Game|
|Henry Ford at||3:00pm|
|St. Clair County||EST|
|Henry Ford at||Game|
|St. Clair County||2|