2008 Women's Softball Season Summary - Ohlone College Renegades Women's Softball

Team photo at the Renegades dugout.Women's Softball Team - 2008.
Action photos of women's softball team - photos by Donald Jedlovec.

Team News

Ohlone freshman makes All-American - July 16, 2008, Tri-City Voice - 'Kathryn "Kat" Sumner, a catcher for the Ohlone Renegades 2008 softball team, was chosen as an All-American by two different organizations.'

Renegades leave too many on base - May 21, 2008, Tri-City Voice - "…Ohlone College Renegades Softball Team of Fremont traveled to Redding to take on Shasta College in a best two out of three format in a NorCal Regional. The winner would advance to the eight team double elimination state tournament in Riverside next week-end, May 16-18. Shasta was the number four seed in NorCal and Ohlone the number five seed out of the eight remaining NorCal teams."

Ohlone's Colker one-hits Shasta - May 12, 2008, Inside Bay Area - "After being pushed to the edge in the first game of the best-of-3 series against Solano, the Ohlone College softball team wanted to show the Falcons which was the better team."

Ohlone Women's Softball Team advance in playoffs - May 7, 2008, Tri-City Voice - "After being pushed to the edge in the first game of the best-of-3 series against Solano, the Ohlone College softball team wanted to show the Falcons which was the better team."

Ohlone crushes Solano, advances JC Softball: Renegades rally for win in first round of Northern Regional softball playoffs - May 5, 2008, Inside Bay Area - "After being pushed to the edge in the first game of the best-of-3 series against Solano, the Ohlone College softball team wanted to show the Falcons which was the better team."

Ohlone beats Solano in Game 1: Renegades rally for win in first round of Northern Regional softball playoffs - May 4, 2008, Inside Bay Area - "It was close, but the Ohlone College softball team pulled out a gutsy 3-2 win over visiting Solano on Saturday in Game 1 of the first round of the Northern Regional playoffs in the best-of-3 format."

Ohlone enjoying magical season: Renegades head into state playoffs after going 24-0 in conference - May 2, 2008, Inside Bay Area - "Of the Ohlone College softball team's 10 Coast Conference North titles, none was as special as the one earned this year. The Renegades' sixth conference title in a row came in a season in which coach Donna Runyon recorded her 700th career victory at Ohlone. Moreover, the Renegades posted the best conference record in school history—24-0—also going 38-7 overall."

Ohlone Softball team poised for the post season - April 23, 2008, Tri-City Voice - "Having wrapped up the Coast Conference North (CCN) Division's regular season championship weeks ago, while continuing to add to their resume for a high seed in the California Community College softball playoffs, the Renegades of Fremont's Ohlone College can now concentrate on refining their game for a run at the state championship."

Ohlone's Runyon gets 700th win: Colker no-hitter helps coach hit landmark Roundup - April 9, 2008, Inside Bay Area - "Ohlone College pitcher Kelly Colker gave softball coach Donna Runyon win No. 700 in style."

Renegades Softball rebounds with big win after tough weekend - April 9, 2008, Tri-City Voice - "Ohlone College of Fremont women's softball team is undefeated in Coast Conference (CC) play and lead the conference's North Division by seven and a half games over second place City College of San Francisco."

Ohlone gets big victory over San Jose JC Softball - April 4, 2008, Inside Bay Area - "The Ohlone College softball team has proven to be the team to beat in the Coast Conference North. On Thursday, the Renegades got the opportunity to show the Coast Conference South that they're a team to be reckoned with, when San Jose City, ranked No.3 in the state, came to town."

March Madness 2008 moves to Pleasanton - March 12, 2008, Tri-City Voice - "March Madness was moved to Pleasanton Sports Complex at Pleasanton Sports and Recreational Park in Pleasanton on Saturday and Sunday, March 15 - 16, on fields 1, 2, 3, and 4 (the fields with lights)."

Ohlone's Colker fires 3-hitter - March 12, 2008, Inside Bay Area - 'This is one of those special Ohlone College softball teams. The Renegades, with the perfect mix of freshmen and sophomores who have that chemistry thing down, improved to a stellar 10-0 in Coast Conference play with a 5-1 win over visiting Chabot Tuesday afternoon. "I feel like I'm blessed to have 15 players like this, which is one of the bigger teams I've had in a while," Ohlone coach Donna Runyon said. "With this group, I can plug in someone else in the lineup, and we don't lose a step."'

Ohlone Softball finds the going gets tougher - March 5, 2008, Tri-City Voice - "Ohlone defeated Coast Conference North (CCN) rival Foothill of Los Altos Hills, 25-0, in a game called after five innings because of the "Mercy Rule" (an eight run lead after five or six innings)."

College softball rides a roller coaster - February 20, 2008, Tri-City Voice - "Last week, the Ohlone College Renegades played a home game against Coast Conference North (CCN) rival Mission of Santa Clara in a game that would not end."

Photo credit: Donald Jedlovec Photography.

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