Due to wet and rainy conditions, the second day of action at the 2022 GPAC Softball Tournament has been pushed to Friday (May 6). Concordia's game with Northwestern will begin at 12 p.m. CT on Friday.
A four-run seventh inning in Wednesday (May 4)'s elimination game at the GPAC tournament kept the 2022 season alive for the Bulldogs. Both Caitlyn McGarvie and Kylie Shottenkirk sizzled at the plate.
As the No. 7 seed in the GPAC tournament bracket, the Bulldogs will be headed to Orange City, Iowa, for pod play on Wednesday and Thursday. Concordia will draw No. 2 seed Northwestern in the opening game of the bracket.
A six-run outburst in the 10th inning paved the way for the Bulldogs to salvage a doubleheader split at Hastings as they closed the regular season on Tuesday (April 26). Caitlyn McGarvie continued her hot hitting, collecting five hits.
The 2022 regular season will conclude on Tuesday for the Bulldogs, who are hoping to put a couple of wins on the board at Hastings and sew up a spot in the GPAC tournament. Grace Boganowski has provided a spark in recent action.
Up against the GPAC's second place team, Concordia played two tight games while coming up on the short end of 7-6 and 10-7 decisions. The Bulldogs are now 21-21 overall (9-11 GPAC) with two games left in the regular season.
Camry Moore and Jerzi Rowe shined in the circle while Grace Boganowski continued her emergence as the Concordia shortstop. It added up on Friday (April 22) to two wins over Briar Cliff as the Bulldogs moved to 9-9 in GPAC play.
As part of the road stretch to close the regular season, the Bulldogs will be at Briar Cliff on Friday and at Mount Marty on Saturday. Concordia has been idle since dropping two games at Morningside on April 12.
Concordia had trouble finding the outfield grass as the offense combined for four runs over a pair of losses at Morningside on Tuesday (April 12). The Bulldogs fell by scores of 2-1 (nine innings) and 7-3.
Fresh off playing eight games in a six-day stretch, the Bulldogs will play just one doubleheader this week. Concordia and Morningside will go head-to-head in Sioux City at 3 p.m. CT on Tuesday.
The energy and enthusiasm within the Concordia Softball program displays a picture of a group eager to turn the page to 2024. Coach Brock Culler will put to use three returning All-GPAC players, a host of veterans and a talented bunch of newcomers.
Entering year two as head coach, Brock Culler sees a Concordia Softball program on the rise thanks to a mix of key returners and a talented freshman class. Pitching and defense emerged as the team's strengths this fall.
There were flashes of brilliance and moments that hinted at brighter days to come for the Concordia Softball program. Seniors who were part of the '21 national tournament team left a lasting legacy and the sophomore group made its presence known.
Caitlyn McGarvie has no problem selling the experience Concordia has to offer. She's thrived on the softball diamond while pursuing her aspirations of becoming a pharmacist. Even more special, Caitlyn has shared a Concordia bond with her brother DJ.
There are quite a few unknowns heading into the 2023 season, but Concordia Softball has taken on an upbeat and optimistic approach. Head Coach Brock Culler has brought passion and enthusiasm while getting accustomed to his new role.
Head Coach Brock Culler's enthusiasm for his new role comes across in obvious fashion. The Bulldogs began to form their identity for 2023 as Culler and the student-athletes have taken to the diamond while getting to know one another.
A run to the 2021 national tournament preceded a 2022 season of ups and downs for Concordia Softball. The Bulldogs finished up at 23-24 overall and in a tie for sixth place in the GPAC under Coach Tatum Edwards.
Camry has been all that and 'Moore' for Concordia Softball. The Crete High School product entered the program with incredibly high expectations and has delivered. Moore is ready to soak up one more season with the Bulldogs.
Concordia Softball will look a bit different in 2022 as Tatum Edwards begins her first season as head coach and the Bulldogs replace five starters. Leadership will come from veteran all-conference performers such as Camry Moore and Kylee Nixon.
A transitional phase got underway this fall for the Concordia Softball program, which is being lead by Head Coach Tatum Edwards. The fall has been characterized by an intensified practice and workout schedule.