Softball's junior catcher Taylor Hall was selected to one of the Eastern College Athletic Conference’s (ECAC) two 2014 Division I All-Star teams, as voted upon by the head coaches within the ECAC Division I softball membership.
Softball’s freshman third baseman Kaelin Jackson tied the game with an RBI-double in the top of the seventh inning, but Binghamton’s Taylor Chaffee used a walk-off home run to slip past the Retrievers, 2-1, in heartbreaking fashion in an elimination game at the America East Championships on Friday evening at University Field.
Softball's designated player Danielle O’Neill homered for the 11th time this season to enter into the Retrievers’ single-season home run list, but Stony Brook used three of its four blasts as part of a 12-run fourth inning to defeat UMBC, 16-1, in the opening game of the America East Championships on a rainy Thursday afternoon at University Field.
BALTIMORE – UMBC softball is set to make its return to the America East Championships for the first time since 2011 and the sixth time overall when it travels to Stony Brook, N.Y. for the three-day tournament. The fourth-seeded Retrievers open play against the host and top-seeded Seawolves on Thursday, May 8 at 1 p.m. at University Field.
UMBC softball makes its return to the America East Championships for the first time since 2011 and on Wednesday was honored with five players receiving postseason recognition at the conference’s award banquet on the campus of Stony Brook University. Junior catcher Taylor Hall and sophomore designated player Danielle O’Neill highlighted the Retrievers’ honors, each receiving a spot on the All-Conference First Team.
Softball’s junior catcher Taylor Hall homered for the 14th time this season to move into a tie with Stevie Shore for third on the Retrievers’ single-season home run list in the regular-season finale at UMBC Softball Stadium. The Retrievers hit the ball hard, but Albany came away with the 6-1 victory on Senior Day to take the series sweep.
UMBC softball’s senior outfielder Caitlin Chance blasted her fourth home run of the season to tie up game two at three apiece in the bottom of the sixth inning on Friday afternoon, but Albany used one of its eight doubles on the day to take grab its second victory of the afternoon in America East action at UMBC Softball Stadium.
Softball battles for seeding in the upcoming America East Championships when it closes its regular-season slate in a three-game series against Albany. Action opens with a doubleheader on Friday, May 2, but due to weather, first pitch has been pushed back to 2:30 p.m. at the UMBC Softball Stadium. The Retrievers were celebrate Senior Day on Saturday, May 3 in the series finale scheduled for noon.
Due to inclement weather, UMBC softball’s single game against Coppin State scheduled for Wednesday, April 30 has been cancelled. The Retrievers will return to action on Friday when it opens a three-game series against conference foe Albany.
A no-hitter from UMBC softball’s freshman pitcher Jessica Holte and a grand slam from junior catcher Taylor Hall helped the Retrievers to complete the series sweep of Hartford and clinch their first America East Championship appearance since 2011. The Retrievers defeated the Hawks, 10-0, in five innings in Monday’s series finale at Hartford Softball Field.
Softball used four home runs on Sunday afternoon to take down Hartford in a sweep of the America East doubleheader at Hartford Softball Field and help head coach Joe French to his 600th career softball victory.
Softball travels to Hartford for a critical America East series, as the Retrievers continue to battle for a spot in the upcoming America East Championships. Due to rain, the series will now open with a single game at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 26 and conclude with a doubleheader on Sunday, April 27 starting at noon at Hartford Softball Field.
Softball's freshman pitcher Nicole Casagrand tossed a four-hit shutout in game two of Tuesday afternoon’s doubleheader to help the Retrievers split against La Salle in non-conference action at the UMBC Softball Stadium. The Retrievers fell, 5-3, in game one, but came back with a 4-0 victory in game two.
BALTIMORE – Senior Caitlin Chance and junior Mary Hartman each blasted homeruns and freshman pitcher Jessica Holte tossed her 18th complete game of the year as UMBC finished off the series sweep of UMass Lowell with a 6-2 win in the weekend finale, Saturday afternoon in America East action at UMBC Softball Stadium.
Softball picked up a pair of critical America East victories as the Retrievers used a pair of walk-off home runs to sweep a doubleheader against UMass Lowell on Friday afternoon at the UMBC Softball Stadium. UMBC sophomore short stop Bridget O’Malley launched a three-run home run, her second blast of the day, in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Retrievers a 7-5 victory in game two, while junior catcher Taylor Hall (Cosby, Va./Cosby) tallied one of her four RBI on a solo home run that ended game one in six innings with a 10-2 black and gold victory.
Softball returns home for a weekend series against America East newcomer UMass Lowell, starting with a doubleheader on Friday, April 18 at the UMBC Softball Stadium. First pitch for Friday has been pushed back to 1:45 p.m. in game one and 4 p.m. in game two. Saturday’s series finale, set for 11 a.m., marks Fan Appreciation Day and Strikeout Cancer Day at the UMBC Softball Stadium.
Softball’s sophomore Danielle O’Neill reached base on six of her seven plate appearances, recording three hits and three walks, to help the Retrievers win their first series of their America East schedule. UMBC fell to Maine in game one on Saturday afternoon, 8-0, but captured the 7-6 victory in the series finale at Mike Kessock Field.
Softball freshmen Jessica Holte and Kelly Lane helped to guide the Retrievers to their first conference victory of the season, as Holte tossed a complete-game shutout and Lane drove in two runs in a 3-0 victory against Maine in America East action on Friday afternoon at Mike Kessock Field.
Softball looks to get back on track as they return to America East action on Friday, April 11 when they Retrievers open a three-game series at Maine. First pitch on Friday has been moved to 3 p.m. at Mike Kessock Field. The series wraps-up with a doubleheader on Saturday, April 12, with first pitch slated for noon.
Softball blasted four home runs in Wednesday afternoon’s non-conference matchup against Georgetown, but the Retrievers finished the contest with five total hits, falling to the Hoyas, 8-6, at the UMBC Softball Stadium.
UMBC softball’s Danielle O’Neill launched a pair of home runs, while junior Taylor Hall homered for her 150th career hit in Sunday afternoon’s doubleheader against Binghamton, but the Retrievers stranded 13 runners on base, making room for the Bearcats to complete the series sweep in America East action at the Bearcats Softball Complex.
UMBC softball’s sophomore short stop Bridget O’Malley launched her first home run of the season, but it was not enough to take down Binghamton, as the Bearcats defeated the Retrievers, 6-2, in the series opener on Saturday afternoon at Bearcats Softball Complex
UMBC softball returns to America East action over the weekend, as it travels to Binghamton for a three-game series against the Bearcats. The schedule for the weekend has been updated with the Retrievers opening the series with a single game at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 at the Bearcats Softball Complex and closing the series with a doubleheader on Sunday, April 6 at noon. All the action will be live free of charge on the America East digital network.
UMBC softball’s offense exploded for 20 runs and a .308 batting average in Wednesday’s doubleheader sweep of Howard at Kiwanis Park. The Retrievers’ offensive efforts were highlighted by a pair of grand slams in game two from senior Caitlin Chance and sophomore Jordan Sganga.