Record: 20-18 Home: 7-3 Away: 5-11 Neutral: 8-4 IIAC: 7-9
2012 Softball Coaches
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Ashley Rogers - Head Coach - 3rd Season

Ashley begins her third season with the Duhawks and second as head coach in 2011. A graduate of Wahlert High School and Wartburg College, Rogers is now a member of the coaching staff with Loras after recently completing her degree in Business Administration (Marketing). During her playing career with the Knights, Ashley was a first team All-Iowa Conference in 2008 and a second team pick twice as a first baseman. During her final season, Rogers hit .400 and was in the top five in the IIAC in batting average, slugging percentage, on base percentage, runs, and homeruns. Her coaching experiences include numerous camps as well as youth teams. In early July 2009, Rogers was named the Iowa Conference's nominee for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award.

Rogers guided the Duhawks to a 16-21 (5-11) record in her first year as head coach and led the team to their first conference tournament appearance since 2007.

Rachael Rogers - Assistant Coach - 3rd Season

Rachael Rogers was named Assistant Coach of the Loras College softball team in the winter of 2009 and begins her second season with the Duhawks in 2011. The Dubuque native joins her sister, head coach Ashley Rogers, to assist with all aspects of player and program development.

Rogers was a 4-year member of the University of Northern Iowa softball team from 2002-06 where she played shortstop for the Panthers. Rogers was recently named to the inaugural class of the Wahlert High School Athletics Hall of Fame. A four sport athlete with the Golden Eagles (basketball, volleyball, softball, and golf) she earned All-State honors in basketball, volleyball, and softball.

Since her debut on the UNI softball team in 2002, Rogers has been coaching players at many different levels of the game. During her college career, Rogers assisted at UNI softball camps for parents, coaches and players. From the summer of 2005-2008, she was the Assistant Varsity Softball Coach at Wahlert High School. In 2006, she was the Assistant Volleyball Coach at Xavier College Preparatory in Phoenix, Arizona. She was the Assistant Softball Coach at Wartburg College from December 2006 - May 2006; and since the summer of 2008, she has been working with the softball and volleyball teams from Western Dubuque High School, where she currently teaches in the social sciences department. 

Rogers earned her Bachelor of Arts in Social Science Education from UNI. She currently resides in Dubuque, Iowa.