MIAA Champions 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013
MIAA Tournament Champions 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013
NCAA Regional Tournament 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Average 30 wins a season since 2007
Set School Record with 40 Wins in 2012
2013 NFCA DIII Leadoff Classic Gold Champions
The Softball team will be hosting a clinic Feb. 16. More details on the upcoming camp will be announced soon.
2013 Season recap
The softball team steamrolled through MIAA play, finishing the season undefeated at 16-0 in conference action to win its fifth conference title in seven years. The Thunder would follow with a sweep of the MIA Tournament, defeating Hope, Alma and Adrian in the championship game to also claim its fifth title and a berth in the NCAA Regional Tournament.
Trine entered the tournament ranked second in the nation, the highest ever for any team in any sport in the history of the school. Hosting the regional for the first time in school history, the Thunder received the top seed. Though the Thunder fell in the opening round, the team bounced back to defeat Mount Union and Capital before falling to eventual champion Anderson. Carly Searles and Leah Hall were named to the All-Tournament team.
The softball team swept the MIAA MVP awards for the second straight season. Senior catcher Belote was named the Most Valuable Position Player and senior Gasco was named the Most Valuable Pitcher for the second straight season.
Belote and Gasco were named to the All-MIAA First Team along with sophomores Rachel Harris, Bree Fuller and Carly Searles. The Thunder also had four players elected to the All-MIAA Second Team in senior Lauren Harris, junior Haleigh Daniels, sophomore Newell and freshman Kaitlyn Clark
As a team, Trine led Division III in scoring, home runs per game and slugging percentage. The team was also second in batting average and triples per game and sixth in doubles per game and winning percentage. Individually, Gasco led the nation in home runs and home runs per game, was second in slugging and runs batted in per game and eighth in triples. Her sister, Carly Searles, ranked second in triples and runs per game, third in triples per game and fifth in stolen bases. Belote finished sixth in home runs and seventh in home runs per game while Rachel Harris was ninth in home runs. In addition, pitcher Bree Fuller finished the season seventh in hits allowed per game.