This Day In Baseball/Softball History

This Day In Baseball/Softball History

We consider Zach Ulin of KCII Radio, the voice of Ravens athletics. He wonderfully communicates our games over the radio through his creative play-by-play. Part of his pre-game commentary will be to go back in time and tell us what notable happenings which took place on that particular game day. The research Zach has done is extensive. We hope you enjoy them and be sure to tune into Zach’s call tonight on KCII Radio or kciiradio.com.

May 24

Today In Baseball History

2013 – Beat Lone Tree 3-2 in walk off. Dallas Nye 2/3 2RBI. Cameron Gingerich CG 9Ks. 

May 26

Today In Softball History

1998 – Split DH with Danville. Lost 16-6 game 1, won game 2 12-2. 9 hits. Betsy Hartzler and Kristi Miller 2RBI. Nicki Slabaugh 3 runs. Hartzler WP 5IP, 1K, 4h.

2011 – Lost to Tri-County 11-7. Laura Hochstetler 3/4, Gretchen Geyer 2/4 2RBI, 2SB. Hochstetler 6IP 7Ks. 

May 27

Today In Baseball History

1994 – Beat HLV 6-3. Aaron Swartzendruber WP 3IP. Adam Yoder/Aaron Swartzendruber/Aaron Schrock/Kevin Oswald RBI.

1996 – Swept by Wapello 10-0 and 5-3. Jon Hartzler 2r HR.

2002 – Split with Highland, won opener 6-5 in nine innings, in the win Will Derksen WP 3IP. Derksen 2/4. Kenton Miller 4/5 2 2B, 3RBI. Karl Yoder 1/4 2RBI. Renfred Miller 2/5RBI. Lost game 2 8-0.

2004 – Lost to CCA 4-0. Jeremy Brokaw, Tyson Schrock, Jerad Ropp, Troy Slabaugh and Chase Gingerich 1 hit each. Ropp 5IP and 7Ks.

2011 – Split with Lone Tree won 11-7 Riley Hochstedler/Aaron Ockenfels 4h 3r, 6RBI combined. Tanner Leyden 3IP 2Ks, 0r. Lost 13-4. Jackson Brokaw 2/2 1r 1RBI.

2015 – Loss to Mediapolis 15-7. Nick Yutzy/Drake Brezina 4h, 4RBI, 3r combined. 

May 31

Today In Baseball History

1994 – Swept CCA 6-5 and 5-2. Game 1 trailed 5-1. Randy Miller 2rHR, Aaron Swartzendruber 2 RBI doubles. Adam Yoder 3 runs scored. Jeremy Pickard winning pitcher. Game 2 Nate Miller WP 3Ks.

1998 – Beat Wapello 7-4. Chuck Miller WP CG. Jon Troyer 2rHR, Jace Bailey solo HR

2013 – Beat Pekin 9-0. Lane Schrock 2/3 4RBI. Cameron Gingerich CGSO 9Ks.

2016 – Beat Holy Trinity 10-0. Tobyn Bender ¾ 3RBI. Blake Bontrager 6IP 7Ks.

2017 – Lost to Burlington Notre Dame 12-1.

June 6

Today In Baseball History 

1992 – Beat West Branch 8-7. Adam Yoder 2RBI. Jeremy/Greg Yoder 1RBI each. Jason Hershberger WP.

1994 – Beat EV 8-1. Aaron Schrock 3RBI. Shane Nisly/Nate Miller RBI. Aaron Swartzendruber WP 4IP.

1996 – Lost to Pekin 7-2. Jon Hartzler 2RBI.

2016 – Beat Lone Tree 6-5. Nick Yutzy 1/2 run, Drake Brezina RBI. Blake Bontrager 6 1/3IP 6Ks.

2017 – Beat W. Burlington 3-2. Caleb Yoder/Noah Bruns 1/3 each RBI. Drake Brezina 5IP 6Ks.

2018 – Beat W. Burlington 10-0. Blake Bontrager 2/3 3RBI. Reggie Borntrager 5IP 4Ks.

June 7

Today In Softball History

1992 – Beat WACO 12-7. Drew 13 walks. Tamara Yoder/Jamie Miller/Cindy Boller 3RBI each.

1995 – Lost to Solon 14-4 in 6 innings. Danette Hostetler 7IP and RBI. Jocelyn Hartzler RBI.

2010 – Beat Wapello 3-1. Keilah Brokaw 3/3 2r. Emma Yutzy 2RBI. Laura Hochstetler WP CG 10Ks.

2011 – Beat L-M 12-0. Amber Davis 3/3 3RBI. Laura Hochstetler 4IP 7Ks.

2012 – Lost to Pekin 18-5.

2015 – Lost to Columbus 13-1.

2016 – Lost to Columbus 12-11. Rubye Ney 4RBI. Avery Blauvelt 4RBI, HR.

2018 – Beat Columbus 10-1. Joya Schrock 2/4 2RBI. Hannah Harris 2RBI, WP 7IP 3Ks.

June 8

Today In Baseball History

1993 – Lost to English Valleys 6-2. Aaron Swartzendruber CG. Swartzendruber/Peter Eberly 1RBI each.

1995 – Split with Washington 4-0 loss and 6-4 win. In win, Jeremy Pickard 2rHR. Kevin Oswald HR. Stephen Bender WP 6IP, 5Ks.

2012 – Lost to Pekin 6-4. Christopher Perez 2/2 RBI. Cameron Gingerich 7IP 9Ks.

2013 – Lost to Mid-Prairie 7-2 and Mt. Pleasant 7-4.

2015 – Lost to Mediapolis 5-0. Payton Miller 1/3. Payton Miller 6IP 2Ks.

2017 – Beat Montezuma 8-0. Caleb Yoder 2/4 3RBI. Blake Bontrager CGSO 6Ks.

June 9

Today In Softball History

1994 – Lost to EV 19-8. Alicia Slaubaugh 2h RBI.

1996 – Beat Mediapolis 9-6. Snapped 46 game losing streak that dated back to 1993. Erin TeBockhorst CG 12Ks. Sarah Smith 4RBI.

2009  – Lost to Pekin 13-0.

2016 – Lost to W. Burlington 16-2. 

June 13

Today In Baseball History

1990 – Beat Mid-Prairie 14-7 in 8 innings. Trailed 6-2 going to the 7th.

1993 – Beat Williamsburg 5-0. Pickard CGSO.

1995 – Swept by Mid-Prairie 6-4 and 12-4. Aaron Schrock and Shane Nisly doubles.

2011 – Swept WMU 14-1 and 12-8. Jackson Brokaw 2/4 3RBI. Cameron Gingerich WP CG. Marshall Schrock 3/3 3r. Christopher Perez 4RBI.

2013 – Lost to Central Lee 9-8. Cameron Gingerich 2/5 2r.

2017 – Beat Pekin 3-0. Caleb Yoder RBI, Drake Brezina CGSO 7Ks.

June 16

Today In Softball History

1987 – Lost to Vinton 9-2 @ Williamsburg tournament. Amy Stutzman/Diane Mast made All-Tournament team.

1993 – Lost to Washington 11-0.

2009 – Beat Columbus 4-1. Kara Ropp 2/4. Haley Slaubaugh RBI. Liz Miller WP CG.

2010 – Lost to Mid-Prairie 6-4. Emma Yutzy 2/3RBI. Laura Hochstetler 6IP 2Ks.

2011 – Beat Lone Tree 3-2. Mo Brenneman 2/4 r. Meredith Schrock 2RBI. Laura Hochstedler CG 4Ks.

2016 – Beat Pekin 7-6. Calli Shaw walkoff 3rHR. Avery Blauvelt 2RBI.

2017 – Beat Lone Tree 5-3. Calli Shaw ¾. Rubye Ney 2RBI. Hannah Harris WP 7IP 8Ks.

June 18

Today In Softball History

1989 – Beat Grinnell 6-5. Stacey Dickel WP, Dana Hochstetler 2rHR.

1995 – Lost to CR LaSalle 12-0. Amy Boller 3B.

2009 – Beat WMU 11-0. Gretchen Geyer 3/3 3RBI. Liz Miller 5IP 2Ks.

2012 – Lost to WACO 13-5. Laura Hochstetler 2/4. Casey Perez RBI. Hochstetler 12Ks.

2013 – Beat Wapello 4-3 in 8 innings. Naomi Miller RBI. Laura Hochstetler 8IP 8Ks.

2018 – Beat MEPO 16-9. Rubye Ney 3 / 4 3RBI. Leah Bontrager CG 5Ks.  

June 22

Today In Baseball History

1992 – Beat Mid-Prairie 4-3. Jason Hershberger/Jeremy Yoder RBI.

1996 – Beat Lone Tree 10-0. John Gingerich HR and WP. 5Ks.

1998 – Beat Highland 4-1 Chuck Miller WP CG 4h. Jace Bailey/Justin Slaubaugh RBI.

2000 – Lost to Highland 8-4. Nolan Yoder 2RBI. Justin Slabaugh 2 2Bs.

2001 – Lost to WACO 3-2 and 8-7. Karl Yoder/Justin Brokaw RBI Game 1. Game 2 Brandon Hochstetler, Durrell Bontrager, Will Derksen, Rylan Miller 1h/1r each.

2002 – Swept Wapello 14-4 and 16-8. 10-0 in SEISC. Game 1 Will Derksen WP 5Ks. Jerod Ropp 2/4 3r. Rylan Miller 2r and 2RBI. Game 2 Kenton Miller WP 4IP. Tyler Coblentz 3RBI.

2010 – Swept Pekin 14-3 and 15-0. Game 1 Riley Hochstetler RBI. Chris Perez 3IP. Game 2 Jason Litwiller 3/4 2RBI. Riley Hochstetler 6RBI. Jackson Brokaw 4IP 6Ks.

2011 – Beat West Branch 9-4. Cameron Gingerich 2/2 2RBI. Marshall Schrock CG 5Ks.

2012 – Beat WMU 12-2. Zeke Nebel 3/4 2r. Cameron Gingerich 4RBI. Dallas Nye 6IP 7Ks.

2013 – Beat Keokuk 12-9. Scored 8 runs in the 7th. Dallas Nye 4RBI. Reggie Hochstetler 3/5.

2016 – Lost to Danville 9-5. Drake Brezina HR 2RBI. Blake Bontrager 5IP 3Ks.

June 23

Today In Baseball History

1992 – Lost to Williamsburg 13-6. Ryan Miller 3RBI. Greg Yoder 2RBI.

1994 – Won at HLV 13-8. Adam Yoder/Jeremy Pickard 3h 2RBI each. Nate Miller 2h, Stephen Bender 3r.

1999 – Beat WACO. Justin Slaubaugh 4h CGSO. Zach Grimm 2r.

2003 – Swept WACO 9-4 and 8-1. Game 1 Kenton Miller WP CG 10Ks. Rylan Miller 3/3 RBI. Game 2 Jerod Ropp WP CG. Kenton Miller 3/4 2r. Karl Yoder 2/4 RBI and 2r.

2012 – Beat Danville 13-2. Aaron Ockenfels 3/3 2RBI. Tanner Leyden 5IP 7Ks.

2015 – Lost to Highland 2-1. Payton Miller 2/4 RBI. Blake Bontrager 6IP 5Ks.

2017 – Lost to Highland 8-7. Nick Yutzy 2RBI.

June 24

Today In Softball History

1987 – Lost to Amana 13-1.

1995 – Lost to Wilton 10-3. Led 3-1 after 4. Danette Hochstetler pitcher. Jodi Hochstetler 2B.

1998 – Lost to Highland 9-4. Jessica Wilson RBI.

2000 – Lost to Highland 11-3.

2003 – Beat WMU 9-7. Kelli Ferguson and Lindsay Erb combined 6h. Ferguson 3r. Erb 2RBI. Kara Stoltzfus WP CG.

2008 – Lost to Columbus 7-5. Gretchen Geyer 2/3 RBI. Brooke Yoder 2RBI.

2011 – Beat Highland 4-2. Megan Haifley 1/2 RBI. Laura Hochstetler CG 6Ks.

2016 – Beat Keota 12-3. Jess Bender 3/4 2RBI. Hannah Harris 2/4 3RBI. Harris 5IP 4Ks.

2017 – Beat Columbus 14-2. Avery Blauvelt 2/3 RBI. Rachel Miller 2RBI. Hannah Harris 4IP 2Ks.

June 25

Today In Softball History

1994 – Lost to Williamsburg 11-4.

1996 – Beat Lone Tree 14-6. LT 10 errors. Erin Tebockhorst WP. Tebockhorst/Sarah Bock each 2/3.

1999 – Lost to WMU 17-0.

2002 – Beat Lone Tree 5-4. Kara Stoltzfus WP and 2r.Lisa Nye 2RBI. Heidi Bender 3B.

2007 – Lost to Highland 5-3. Brooke Yoder 2/3 RBI. Kelsey Schrock 1/3 RBI. Elizabeth Miller 6IP 2Ks.

2010 – Beat L-M 8-7 in 9 innings. Megan Haifley 3/5 RBI. Laura Hochstetler 9IP 4Ks. 

2011 – Lost to Central Lee 4-3. Mo Brenneman 1/3 RBI.

2012 – Lost to Columbus 13-6. Jacayla Litwiller 2/4 RBI.

2013 – Beat WMU 4-1. McKayla Brush 2/3. Casey Perez 2RBI. Laura Hochstetler CG 9Ks.

2017 – Lost to Danville 6-5. Avery Blauvelt 2/3 RBI. 

June 28

Today In Softball History

1986 – Split with EV, lost 16-0, won 5-4. G1 C. Slabaugh/T. Boller 1h each. G2 Beachy, first no-hitter in program history. S. Brenneman HR.

1988 – Lost to EV 7-5. Tina Boller 2RBI. Leslie Slabach 3B.

1993 – Beat WACO 5-4. Trailed 4-0. Denise Hochstedler/Kera Miller/Cindy Boller 2h. Hochstedler 2RBI.

1996 – Lost to WMU 10-6.

1997 – Lost to Highland 15-5. Game tied at 5 going to sixth inning. Katie Hochstedler 2RBI.

2000 – Lost to WMU 9-4. Kara Soltzfus 3B. Kaite Hochstedler/Nicki Slaubaugh/Sarah Schneider/Cammy Perez h.

2003 – Beat Louisa-Muscatine 9-3. Set School Record with 7th win. Kara Stoltzfus WP

2006 – Beat Columbus 3-2. Laura Stoltzfus WP and 2RBI. Brooke Yoder winning run.

2007 – Swept by L-M. G1 8-2 Hannah Ney 1/3. Elizabeth Miller 7IP. G2 6-3 Megan Schrock 2/3 2RBI. Elizabeth Miller 7IP 2Ks.

2008 – Beat WACO 6-5 Brooke Yoder 3/4 3RBI. Liz Miller CG 8Ks. G2

2010 – Beat Wapello 10-1. Mo Brenneman 2/2 3RBI. Meredith Schrock 2/4 3RBI. Laura Hochstetler CG 3Ks.

2011 – Beat L-M 7-0. Meredith Schrock 2/4 RBI. Megan Haifley 2/4 3RBI. Laura Hochstetler CGSO 13Ks.

2012 – Lost to Pekin 15-5. Casey Perez 2/3 RBI. Laura Hochstetler 5IP 3Ks.

2013 – Lost to Tri-County 6-5. Keilah Brokaw 3/3 RBI. Casey Perez 2/4 RBI. Laura Hochstetler CG 10Ks.

2016 – Beat WMU 13-1. Rachel Miller 3/3 3RBI. Suzanna Yoder 2/4 4RBI. Hannah Harris WP 3IP K.

2018 – Lost to Columbus 16-6. Rubye Ney 2/2 2RBI. Hannah Harris 2RBI. Leah Bontrager 4IP K.

June 30

Today In Baseball History

1992 – Split with Don Bosco 12-7 loss and 13-3 win. G1 Aaron Swartzendruber steals home. G2 Jeremy YoderWP. Yoder HR. Jason Hershberger 2RBI in 8 run 4th.  

1993 – Won Home Tournament. Beat Ft. Madison Aquinas 11-1 in 5. Chris Hartzler WP. Hartzler/Peter Eberly/Aaron Schrock/Jeremy Pickard 2RBI each. Beat MP 10-0 in 5. Swartzendruber WP allowed only two baserunners.

1995 – Beat Keota 12-8. John Gingerich WP 5IP 3Ks. Adam Yoder/Stephen Bender 2Bs.

1996 – Swept Columbus 5-3, scored three runs in 7th. Zach Grimm go-ahead pinch hit single. Phil Miller 2/3 2RBI. Nate Miller WP. G2: Won 11-4. Stephen Bender 2/4 22Bs 3RBI 3rs.

2000 – Beat West Branch 4-3. Justin Slaubaugh WP 6h. 2/2 r, 4SB.

2003Clinched 1st Conference Title in School History Beat Columbus 8-4. Will Derksen WP CG 6Ks. Jerod Ropp 2/3 2r.

2006 – Swept WACO 14-1 and 5-4. G1 Clint Gingerich/Tyson Schrock/Levi Ney/Danny Hershberger/Branson Rop 2h each. Gingerich 4RBI. G2 Carson Miller WP 6IP.  Jon Derksen Save. Tyson Schrock 3/4 2 2B 2RBI.

2011 – Lost to Van Buren 6-2. Marshall Schrock 1/4 2RBI. Jackson Brokaw 6 1/3IP 8Ks.

2017 – Lost to Wapello 4-3. Noah Bruns 3/3 r. Isaiah Swantz 1/3 RBI. Blake Bontrager 6IP 5Ks.

2020 – Beat WMU 8-2. Jace Rempel 2/3 3RBI. Drew Blauvelt WP 6IP 8Ks.

July 1

Today In Softball History

1986 – Split with Amana, lost 21-2, won 7-6. G2 L. Troyer WP, 4h, 4Ks. L. Brenneman 3B.

1993 – Swept by Don Bosco 11-2 and 10-0. Tamara Yoder RBI, Hochstedler.

1996 – Lost to Wapello 9-5. Led 5-1. Erin TeBockhorst 2RBI

1998 – Lost to Highland 4-3. Jina Knepp 2B RBI.

2001 – Beat WACO 13-2. Kara Stoltzfus WP CG 4Ks. Lindsay Yoder/Cammy Perez/Allison Brenneman/Catrina Schrock 2RBI. Kelli Ferguson 3RBI.

2010 – Lost to MEPO 10-0. Megan Hailfley 1/3 Laura Hochstetler 5 2/3IP 2Ks.

2014 – Lost to Highland 14-0. Kaylin Brokaw h. Rachel Miller 5IP 2Ks.

2016 – Lost to Wapello 17-5.

July 2

Today In Softball History

1992 – Beat Keota 12-0. Adam Yoder/Jason Hershberger/Jeremy Yoder 2RBI each. Yoder WP 5IP.

1995 – Swept by Regina 4-3 and 3-1. G1 Nate Miller 6IP 1K. 9h G2 Stephen Bender 6IP 3Ks. Jeremy Pickard 2B

1999 – Swept CJ 7-3 and 11-7. Zach Grimm 3/4 2B RBI 3r 4SB. Chuck Miller 3/4 3RBI 2r.

2002 – Beat Columbus 12-4. Jerod Ropp WP 7h 4Ks. Will Derksen 3/5 2RBI. Renfred Miller 3/4 RBI. Jeremy Brokaw 3RBI.

2005 – Swept WACO 8-1 and 10-0. Levi Ney 2/4 RBI, Torey Miller 2/4 2RBI.

2010 – Beat Highland 5-1 Ethan Gingerich 2/3 1r. Harlan Gingerich 2/4 2RBI r. Chance Miller WP CG 7IP 5Ks.

2012 – Beat Highland 14-5. Christopher Perez 5/5 5RBI. Reggie Hostetler WP CG 4Ks.  

2014 – Beat WMU 16-6 Dallas Nye 4/5 3RBI and WP 5IP 3Ks.

2020 – Beat Columbus 10-0. Drew Blauvelt 3/3 3RBI. London Schrock WP 5IP 7Ks.