2012-13 Cleveland State Softball News

  • Toman And McNew Named To Spring Academic All-League Team
    June 14, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Cleveland State softball duo of Dara Toman and Erica McNew each earned a spot on the Horizon League Softball Academic All-League Team Friday afternoon (June 14), as the Horizon League announced all eight of its Spring Academic All-League Teams.
  • Toman Signs With Akron Racers
    June 11, 2013
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Former Cleveland State softball standout Dara Toman (Westerville, Ohio), who was named the Horizon League Player of the Year this past season, has signed a contract for the 2013 National Pro Fastpitch season with the Akron Racers.
  • Toman Named to NFCA All-Region Second Team
    May 16, 2013
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Dara Toman, the 2013 Horizon League Player of the Year and the career leader in home runs in Horizon League history, was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Midwest Region second team.
  • Toman and McNew Selected to Horizon League All-Tournament Team
    May 11, 2013
    CHICAGO- Cleveland State senior Dara Toman and redshirt freshman Erica McNew were once again honored by the Horizon League Saturday afternoon, as both Vikings were selected to the 2013 Horizon League tournament All-Tournament Team for their performances this past week in Chicago.
  • Vikings Fall 4-3 in Extra-Inning Heartbreaker to Valparaiso
    May 10, 2013
    CHICAGO- A 3-0 lead wasn't quite enough Thursday afternoon as the fourth-seeded Cleveland State Vikings' Horizon League tournament run came to a heartbreaking finish, falling to the third-seeded Valparaiso Crusaders 4-3 in eight innings at Flames Field in Chicago.
  • Softball vs. Loyola Postponed Until Friday Morning Due to Rain
    May 09, 2013
    CHICAGO- The Cleveland State Vikings' Thursday night game vs. the Loyola Ramblers in the Horizon League tournament has been postponed until Friday morning due to rain. The delay for the two teams came in the top of the fifth inning, with Cleveland State leading 3-1.
  • Vikings Advance with 5-4 Win Over Loyola
    May 09, 2013
    CHICAGO- Survive and advance, that's a phrase you often hear around tournament time in college sports, and that's exactly what the Cleveland State Vikings were able to do Friday morning vs. the Loyola Ramblers in the Horizon League tournament.
  • Softball Game Suspended in Top of Fifth
    May 09, 2013
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland State softball game against Loyola in the Horizon League tournament was suspended due to rain on Thursday night with the Vikings leading, 3-1, in the top of the fifth inning.
  • Vikings Fall 4-3 to Wright State in Horizon League Tournament's Opening Round
    May 08, 2013
    Chicago- Despite a seventh inning home run by senior Horizon League `Player of the Year' Dara Toman, the Cleveland State Vikings were unable to complete a late comeback Wednesday afternoon, falling 4-3 in the opening game of the 2013 Horizon League tournament to the Wright State Raiders in Chicago.
  • Toman and McNew Each Earn League 'Player of the Year' Honors
    May 07, 2013
    CLEVELAND- Four Cleveland State Vikings' softball players were honored with year-end league recognitions Tuesday, as both the Horizon League and CollegeSportsMadness.com end of the year awards were announced.
  • Softball Set for League Championships at UIC
    May 07, 2013
    SETTING THE SCENE:The Vikings will head to Chicago this week for the 2013 Horizon League Championships Wednesday through Saturday. CSU will open the double-elimination tournament Wednesday with the week's very first game vs. Wright State at 11:00 a.m. CT. Cleveland State comes into the tournament as the league's fourth seed with a 10-9 league record, while Wright State heads into the tournament with a 10-11 league record as the fifth seed.
  • Vikings Drop Regular Season Finale at UIC, 9-4
    May 05, 2013
    CHICAGO, Ill. - The Cleveland State softball team dropped its regular season finale at UIC on Sunday afternoon, falling 9-4.
  • Softball Splits Saturday Doubleheader at UIC
    May 04, 2013
    CHICAGO- Erica McNew and Cynthia Woodard each hit a home run Saturday, helping the Cleveland State Vikings (21-24, 10-8 HL) split a Horizon League softball doubleheader in Chicago at the UIC Flames. McNew and Woodard led the charge for CSU with their homers in a game one 7-4 win, but the Vikings were unable to keep that momentum going in game two, falling 7-0.
  • Woodard's Walk-off Gives CSU 4-3 Win over Robert Morris
    May 02, 2013
    CLEVELAND- A walk-off double to right field by sophomore second baseman Cynthia Woodard was the difference Thursday night, as the Cleveland State Vikings took down the Robert Morris Colonials 4-3 in non-league action at Viking Field.
  • Vikings Split Mid-Week Doubleheader at Kent State
    April 30, 2013
    Kent, Ohio- Despite two home runs from both Erica McNew and Dara Toman, the Cleveland State Vikings were only able to come away with one win Tuesday afternoon, splitting a mid-week doubleheader with the Kent State Golden Flash. The Vikings took game one of the day 6-3 before falling 5-4 in game two.
  • Vikings Take Game Two of Doubleheader vs. Valparaiso
    April 27, 2013
    Cleveland- In a huge series in the Horizon League softball standings, a Cynthia Woodard grand slam in the first inning of game two helped the Cleveland State Vikings (18-22, 9-7 HL) split a home doubleheader with the Valparaiso Crusaders (24-22, 9-8 HL) Saturday afternoon. After falling in game one 3-2, Woodard's homer helped CSU to a 4-1 game two victory.
  • Softball Set for Final Home Horizon League Series
    April 24, 2013
    SETTING THE SCENE:The CSU softball team will have three games this week, as they host their final home Horizon League games of the 2013 regular season vs. Valparaiso Saturday and Sunday. The two teams will first play a doubleheader Saturday at 1:00 p.m., followed by a single game Sunday at noon.
  • Wednesday Softball Doubleheader Cancelled Due to Rain
    April 24, 2013
    Cleveland- The Cleveland State Vikings' non-league doubleheader at Niagara scheduled for today has been cancelled due to rain.
  • Record-Breaking Day for Toman Highlights Softball Split With Green Bay
    April 22, 2013
    Cleveland- With less than two weeks to go in the 2013 softball regular season, Cleveland State Vikings' senior Dara Toman is making sure she leaves a lasting impact. The senior broke two records Monday, the Horizon League career home run mark and Cleveland State career runs scored mark, in leading the Vikings to a doubleheader split vs. the Green Bay Phoenix in Horizon League play.
  • Clutch Hit by Toman Helps Vikings to Sunday Split vs. Loyola
    April 21, 2013
    Cleveland- A late clutch hit by CSU senior Dara Tomanpicked up one win but fielding errors also doomed Cleveland State (16-20, 7-5 HL), as the Vikings split a doubleheader Sunday with the Loyola Ramblers in Horizon League action. Loyola took game one 3-0, with the Vikings turning around and winning game two 2-1.
  • Vikings Fall 5-4 in Ten Innings to Loyola
    April 20, 2013
    Cleveland- The Cleveland State Vikings fell in a heartbreaker Saturday afternoon, dropping game one of a three game Horizon League weekend series to the Loyola Ramblers, 5-4 in ten innings. The loss drops CSU to 15-19 on the year and 6-4 in league play.
  • Weekend Softball Schedule Adjusted Due to Weather
    April 19, 2013
    Cleveland- The Cleveland State Vikings' softball games vs. Loyola this weekend have been pushed back in the weekend due to the weather.
  • Softball Completes Sweep of Detroit With a 10-2 Win
    April 18, 2013
    Cleveland- The Cleveland State Vikings continued their hot offensive performance Thursday, taking down the Detroit Titans 10-2 in five innings in Horizon league softball action. The win improved CSU to 15-18 on the year and 6-3 league play.
  • Powerful Offense Leads to Doubleheader Sweep of Detroit
    April 17, 2013
    Cleveland- The Cleveland State Vikings' softball team (14-18, 5-3) used a high-powered offensive attack to ignite a late game one win and dominating game two win Wednesday, defeating Detroit (4-34, 1-10) in a midweek Horizon League doubleheader. CSU took game one 8-7 in extra-inning comeback fashion, while winning game two 9-0 in five innings.
  • Softball Set for Eight Game Homestand
    April 16, 2013
    SETTING THE SCENE: The CSU softball team will be home this week for six games vs. two Horizon League opponents. The Vikings will first take on Detroit in a three game series Wednesday and Thursday, before then hosting Loyola Saturday and Sunday.
  • McNew Named Horizon League Player of the Week
    April 15, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Cleveland State redshirt freshman catcher Erica McNew (Canton, Ohio) has been named the Horizon League Player of the Week.
  • Home Runs Power CSU to Split at Jackson State
    March 14, 2013
    Jackson, Miss- The Cleveland State Vikings bounced back from an early 2-1 loss with an 8-6 extra innings victory Thursday night to split an evening doubleheader on the road with the Jackson State Lady Tigers.
  • Softball Heads to Jackson State for Spring Break Road Trip
    March 13, 2013
    SETTING THE SCENE: The Cleveland State Vikings will continue their spring break road swing this week as they head to Jackson, Miss. for six games at Jackson State University in a three day period from Thursday to Saturday. CSU will begin that trip with a double header vs. the host Lady Tigers Thursday at 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
  • Vikings Fall in Championship of Oklahoma State Tournament
    March 10, 2013
    Stillwater, OK- The Cleveland State Vikings' softball team (5-9) unfortunately ended their Oklahoma State Tournament on a low note Sunday, falling to the host Cowgirls 10-1 in the tournament's championship game.
  • Balanced Offense Leads CSU to Day Two Split
    March 09, 2013
    Stillwater, OK-The Cleveland State Vikings split their second straight day at the Oklahoma State Invitational, falling in their first game to the host Cowgirls, before picking up a win vs. the Northern Iowa Panthers in their afternoon contest.
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