Horizon League News

A collection of Horizon League releases and blog entries.

#HLSB Championship Final Delayed Due to Weather

Release  Brett Williams · May 10, 2014

The 2014 Horizon League Softball Championship final has been delayed due to weather in the Dayton, Ohio area. The contest between No. 3 Valparaiso and No. 1 Green Bay has been pushed back to a 4:00 p.m. start time.



Stay tuned for more game time and weather updates.

Tags: Green Bay - Softball · Valparaiso - Softball

Green Bay Takes Home #HLSB Championship Title

Release  Brett Williams · May 10, 2014

DAYTON, Ohio—The 2014 Horizon League Softball Championship is in the books as the No. 1 seeded Green Bay Phoenix defeated No. 3 Valparaiso 9-0 on Saturday afternoon at the WSU Softball Field. The Phoenix scored in the bottom of the first inning and didn’t look back as the team continued their hot-hitting of the tournament. Green Bay receives an automatic qualifying bid to the NCAA Division I Softball Championship beginning May 16.

Tags: Green Bay - Softball · Valparaiso - Softball

Green Bay Falls to No. 13 Notre Dame in NCAA Tournament

Release  Horizon League · @ · May 10, 2014

NOTRE DAME, Ind.– The Green Bay men’s tennis team’s impressive 2014 season came to an end on Saturday afternoon, as the Phoenix fell 4-0 to No. 13 Notre Dame in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament at the Courtney Tennis Center on the University of Notre Dame campus.

Tags: Green Bay - Tennis

Sweet Redemption: Scott Has Green Bay Back in NCAA Tournament

Release  Horizon League · @ · May 9, 2014

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Last season as a freshman, Howard Scott (Exeter, England) was the final player on the court as Green Bay fell to Cleveland State 4-3 in the Horizon League Championship title match in Indianapolis. Scott and his Phoenix teammates could only look on as the Vikings hoisted the trophy and celebrated the automatic NCAA Tournament berth.

Tags: Green Bay - Tennis

Valparaiso's Ranieri and YSU's Castiglione Named Horizon League Softball Co-Players of the Year

Release  Brett Williams · May 7, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS -- Valparaiso sophomore outfielder Kaitlyn Ranieri and Youngstown State sophomore first baseman Miranda Castiglione were named the Horizon League Softball Co-Players of the Year, in voting of the League’s coaches.

Tags: Cleveland State - Softball · Detroit - Softball · Green Bay - Softball · Horizon League - Softball · Oakland - Softball · UIC - Softball · Valparaiso - Softball · Wright State - Softball · Youngstown State - Softball

22 Horizon League Teams Earn NCAA APR Recognition

Release  Horizon League · @ · May 7, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS – Twenty-two Horizon League teams have been honored by the NCAA for academic excellence. These teams posted multiyear Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores in the top 10 percent of all squads in each sport, culminating in the 2012-13 academic year.

Tags: Cleveland State - Academics · Detroit - Academics · Green Bay - Academics · Horizon League - Academics · Oakland - Academics · Valparaiso - Academics

Walk-Off Hits Highlight First Day of #HLSB Championships

Release  Brett Williams · May 7, 2014

DAYTON, Ohio—In the first day of the Horizon League Softball Championship, No. 1 Green Bay and No. 3 Valparaiso earn spots in the semifinals Friday, May 9 while No. 6 UIC, No. 5 Cleveland State, No. 4 Youngstown State and No. 2 Wright State battle it out in the loser’s bracket tomorrow in games beginning at 11:00 a.m.



Day 1 Results:
Game 1—No. 3 Valparaiso 4, No. 6 UIC 3
Game 2 – No. 4 Youngstown State 3, No. 5 Cleveland State 2
Game 3 – No. 3 Valparaiso 4, No. 2 Wright State 0
Game 4 – No. 1 Green Bay 5, No. 4 Youngstown State 2



Day 2 Schedule:
Game 5 – 11:00 a.m. – No. 5 Cleveland State vs. No. 2 Wright State
Game 6 – 1:30 p.m. – No. 6 UIC vs. No. 4 Youngstown State
Game 7 – 4:00 p.m. – Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6

Tags: Cleveland State - Softball · Green Bay - Softball · Horizon League - Softball · UIC - Softball · Valparaiso - Softball · Wright State - Softball · Youngstown State - Softball

Green Bay Clinches First-Ever Horizon League Regular Season Title

Release  Brett Williams · May 4, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—The Green Bay softball team clinches its first Horizon League regular season title in program history to take the No. 1 seed of the Championship. The Phoenix won two of three contests against Valparaiso in their final League series to finish with an 11-5 conference record.

Tags: Cleveland State - Softball · Detroit - Softball · Green Bay - Softball · Oakland - Softball · UIC - Softball · Valparaiso - Softball · Wright State - Softball · Youngstown State - Softball

UIC's Fletcher, Green Bay's Butts and Mohrfeld Named to Capital One Academic All-District Teams

Release  Brett Williams · May 1, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—UIC senior Jacki Fletcher (Lowell, Ind.) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 5 Softball Team while Green Bay senior Stacey Butts (Greenfield, Wis.) and junior Hailey Mohrfeld (Menomonee, Wis.) have been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 6 Softball Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), announced Thursday.

Tags: Green Bay - Softball · UIC - Softball

Green Bay to Face No. 13 Notre Dame in NCAA Tournament

Release  Horizon League · @ · April 30, 2014

The Horizon League regular season and tournament champion Green Bay men’s tennis team (18-7) is headed to take on No. 13 Notre Dame (19-9) in the opening round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament. The Phoenix and the Fighting Irish will square off on Friday, May 9 at the Courtney Tennis Center in Notre Dame, Ind.

Tags: Green Bay - Tennis

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