On Aug. 19, the IU Board of Trustees approved construction of a new baseball and softball complex to be built north of the Indiana Tennis Center and Mellencamp Pavilion. Ground is scheduled to be broken in spring 2012. The stadiums should be ready for the 2013 season.
IU baseball and softball will have a new complex for the 2013 baseball and softball seasons. The Board of Trustees approved the construction on Thursday with the goal of starting construction in spring 2012 and completing it for the 2013 seasons.
The Hoosiers, who finished the 2011 regular season second in the Big Ten and with an overall record of 37-16, drew a first-round matchup with DePaul on Friday in the Columbia, Mo. regional.
Seniors Morgan Melloh, Sara Olson and Kelsey Stander will have gone through their four years of eligibility, making the 2011 postseason their last hurrah in the cream and crimson.
The IU softball team swept their rain-delayed doubleheader against Illinois Thursday to extend their winning streak to 12 and improve their record to 32-15 (12-2).
The Hoosiers (30-15, 10-2) have won 10 straight games for the first time since 1994 and currently are tied for first place in the Big Ten with No. 2 Michigan with just eight games remaining in the regular season.
The IU softball team swept its two-game series during the weekend at Michigan State to record its 10th win in a row, its longest streak since 1994, and improve to 30-15 (10-2) on the season. The Hoosiers 30 victories are their most since the 2006 season.
IU senior pitcher Morgan Melloh has been in Bloomington for less than a year and has already made a lasting effect on the Hoosier softball program.
The IU Softball team defeated Indiana State 5-2 Thursday afternoon to extend their win streak to five games and improve their record to 25-15 (6-2). The Hoosiers have won 14 of their last 16 games overall and improved to 10-1 at home. The Hoosiers welcome Wisconsin this weekend for a two game set.
The IU softball team improved its record to 24-15 (6-2) after sweeping a doubleheader Wednesday against Ohio State. The Hoosiers outscored the conference rival Buckeyes by a combined total of 12-2 in the two games, winning the second game 9-0 in five innings due to the eight-run mercy rule.
The IU softball team welcomes Ohio State to Bloomington today for a doubleheader starting at 2 p.m.