Southern California natives sign with Bulldog softball

A pair of Southern California natives put pen to paper last week in pledging their commitments to head coach Todd LaVelle and the Concordia University softball program.

Hitting, depth emerge as themes for softball fall season

A 17-game fall exhibition slate did nothing to dampen the spirits of a Concordia University softball program coming off back-to-back appearances at the NAIA national tournament. If anything, it only whetted appetites for spring 2016.

Keene set to play in Wednesday's NCA softball all-star game

Grand Island Northwest High School standout Mikaela Keene is set to play in Wednesday’s Nebraska Coaches Association All-Star Game. Keene will join head coach Todd LaVelle’s softball program this fall.

Woodward highlights softball All-Nebraska selections

Freshman pitcher Michaela Woodward starred during the Concordia softball team’s late-season run to a second-straight national tournament appearance. In recognition, she was named to the Omaha World-Herald’s All-Nebraska NAIA Softball Team.

Softball places four on scholar-athlete list

Four Concordia University softball players have been named 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced on Wednesday by the NAIA.

Bulldog softball climbs higher with never-be-satisfied approach

In 2014 then first-year head coach Todd LaVelle guided the Concordia University softball team to its first-ever national tournament appearance. A year later the Bulldogs captured the program’s first-ever win on the national stage.

Bulldogs notch program's first-ever national tourney win; eliminated from postseason

Tuesday turned into a historic day for Concordia University softball as the program recorded its first-ever national tournament victory. Facing an elimination game, the Bulldogs knocked off Grand View University (Iowa), 6-4, in their school’s fourth game over the past two years in the opening round.

Top-ranked Oklahoma City denies Concordia of first national tournament win

Making its second-straight appearance at the opening round of the national tournament, the Concordia University softball team fell victim to powerfully-built Oklahoma City University on Monday.

Underdog 'Dogs open national tournament Monday in Oklahoma City

Following a six-hour bus ride on Sunday, the Concordia University softball team will prep for its showdown with the NAIA’s No. 1-ranked team. The Bulldogs and national tournament opening round host Oklahoma City (52-4) will go head-to-head at 7 p.m. CT from Ann Lacey Stadium in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Monday.

Tyree, Woodward highlight softball all-conference choices

After starring in Concordia’s GPAC tournament title run, junior Julia Tyree and freshman Michaela Woodward headline 2015 all-conference selections for head coach Todd LaVelle’s squad.

Softball sent to Oklahoma City for national tournament opening round

Champions of the GPAC tournament, the Concordia University softball team learned on Thursday night that it will head to Oklahoma City for the opening round of the 2015 national tournament. The host Stars are the NAIA’s No. 1-ranked team entering the grand event

Woodward named GPAC player and pitcher of week

The brightest star of Concordia’s thrilling GPAC tournament title run, freshman Michaela Woodward has swept GPAC weekly softball honors. On Tuesday the conference named the Cortland, Neb., native both the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Player and Pitcher of the Week, marking the first career collegiate honors for Woodward.

Seventh-seeded Bulldogs knock off Morningside for GPAC tournament title

For the second time in program history, and for the first time since 2007, the Concordia University softball team has earned the distinction of GPAC tournament champion.

GPAC championship softball series features rematch of 2014 conference final

A year after winning five-consecutive GPAC tournament elimination games to qualify for the program’s first ever national tournament, the Concordia University softball team eyes another late-season run.

Rollercoaster ride accelerates into GPAC championship series

It was worth the wait for Concordia University softball. It took a second try, but the Bulldogs staved off the host and No. 2 seed for another berth in the GPAC championship series.

Seventh-seeded Bulldogs bust up Midland Bracket

The lowest-seeded team in Fremont busted up the Midland Bracket on the opening day of the 2015 GPAC softball tournament on Wednesday. The Concordia University softball squad got a pair of wins from freshman pitcher Michaela Woodward on the way to upsets of host and second-seeded Midland, 8-4, and sixth-seeded Nebraska Wesleyan, 6-1.

Bulldog softball hopes to make another GPAC tournament run

A year after winning five-consecutive GPAC tournament elimination games to qualify for the program’s first ever national tournament, the Concordia University softball team eyes another late-season run.

Woodward snaps Morningside win streak with one-hit shutout

In a rematch of last year’s GPAC tournament title clash, the Concordia University softball team split a road doubleheader with conference preseason favorite Morningside in Sioux City, Iowa, on Sunday afternoon.

Goncalves, Madsen drive in five apiece in split-salvaging game 2

After struggling to come up with clutch hits in the opening contest of Saturday afternoon’s doubleheader at Dakota Wesleyan, the Concordia University softball team took out its frustrations by piling up a season high 16 runs in game 2.

Softball presents donation to umpire affected by tragedy

Following Wednesday’s home regular-season finale, the Concordia University softball team presented a cash donation of $560 to local umpire Tom Morgan, whose wife recently died after a battle with cancer.