Tag Archives: NCAA Division II Softball

Softball playoff hopes on the line in regular season finale   

 By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager
 
The West Liberty softball team prepares for Notre Dame of Ohio and Urbana in its last respective away and home games of the regular-season. Every game is critical as the Lady Hilltoppers continue to fight for the last seed in the North Division of the Mountain East Conference Tournament

Lady Toppers fight to keep playoff dreams alive

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager

 
Hilltopper softball hits the road this weekend to face off against two Mountain East Conference opponents. With tournament play approaching, the team will look for a strong performance in their two doubleheaders as the Black and Gold try to keep a hold of the fourth seed in the north division of the Mountain East Conference standings with just two weeks left in the regular season. 

Lady Toppers looking for success in jam packed weekend

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager

WLU softball returns to the hilltop this weekend for more Mountain East Conference action. Glenville State and W. Va. Wesleyan will face the Lady Hilltoppers in two doubleheader games Friday and Saturday, respectively. 

WLU softball hits the road for tough conference match-up

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager
 
The West Liberty softball team will travel today, April 5, and tomorrow, April 6, for two inner-conference away games against UVa-Wise and Concord University. Two wins here will move the Lady Hilltoppers towards the middle of the Mountain East Conference (MEC).

WLU softball prepares for busy Easter weekend

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer
 
The Hilltopper softball team will have plenty of game time on the field as they will be taking on Shepherd University and Fairmont State University this upcoming weekend. The softball team’s record currently stands at nine wins and nine losses as of March 26. They are hoping to boost their win count with the consecutive games being played this weekend. 

WLU softball team is hopeful for turnaround season

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor
 
The West Liberty University softball team will be in action for the first time of the 2018 season this weekend when they travel to Charlotte, N.C. to take on Johnson C. Smith University and Queens University of Charlotte. They will play each team once on Friday and then again on Saturday. 

Lady Toppers travel to Wesleyan and Glenville 

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer

The West Liberty softball team is gearing up for two doubleheaders against West Virginia Wesleyan University and Glenville State College this Friday and Saturday, respectively. Friday’s doubleheader against Wesleyan starts at 12 p.m., and Saturday’s doubleheader against Glenville also starts at 12 p.m.

Lady Toppers set to host Concord and UVA-Wise 

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer

After a six-game stint on the road, the WLU Lady Toppers will be back on the hilltop to host two double-headers this weekend at the Hilltoppers Softball Complex.
 
Beginning on Saturday, April 8, the Toppers (11-15, 5-9 MEC) will welcome two Mountain East Conference matchups against the Concord University Mountain Lions (18-20, 7-7 MEC) and the University of Virginia College at Wise Cavaliers (17-13, 8-6 MEC).

Lady Hilltoppers hit the road for two doubleheaders

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer

After a split decision in their first two games at home, the softball Lady Hilltoppers will hit the road again for two doubleheaders in Charleston and Institute, W.Va. 
 
Beginning on Saturday, March 25, the WLU Toppers (5-5, 1-1 MEC) are traveling to southern West Virginia to face two Mountain East Conference matchups against the University of Charleston Golden Eagles (10-7, 2-0 MEC) and the West Virginia State University Yellow Jackets (14-10, 0-2 MEC). 

Senior outfielder looking towards the future 

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor 
 
Senior outfielder Kylee Ensign has a lot of history when it comes to softball. She’s been playing ball all her life; starting with t-ball when she was six-years-old and swinging a bat since she was one. Now, she’s wearing the number 15 and entering her final season here on the hilltop.