Listen live Saturday afternoon on the Slocum Sports Network to college softball as the Kalamazoo College Hornets host the Trine University Thunder in a doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. ET. For both teams, this will be their second MIAA series of the season. Kalamazoo dropped their first two league games last Saturday at St. Mary’s (6-0, 5-0), while Trine picked up wins last weekend at Calvin (3-2, 5-0).
The Hornets sit at 9-9 overall, hoping to reach double-digit wins for back-to-back seasons and looking for the first-ever winning record in program history. The Thunder, last year’s MIAA runner-up, sit at 21-1 overall this year. That record is good for the #4 ranking in NCAA Division III. Trine hosted and won both meetings last season, 6-4 and 14-0. The Thunder have won the previous 15 meetings with the Hornets, with the last Kalamazoo win over Trine (known then as Tri-State) coming on April 22, 2007.