2016 Springfield College Softball News

  • 65 Spring Student-Athletes Earn NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Honors
    April 22, 2016
    Boston, Mass. – April 28, 2016 - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its 2015-16 Spring Academic All-Conference Teams, with 65 student-athletes from Springfield College participating in spring sports earning recognition for their efforts in the classroom.
  • Mawdsley and Morin Selected to Attend the 2016 NCAA Career in Sports Forum
    May 16, 2016
    Indianapolis, Ind. - May 16, 2016 - Springfield College's Marnae Mawdsley (Bolton, Conn.) and Simone Morin (Plantsville, Conn.) will be two of more than 200 current student-athletes and NCAA postgraduate scholarship recipients with an interest in working within the sports industry, who have been invited to attend the NCAA Career in Sports Forum in Indianapolis.
  • Webb Selected to NEWMAC Softball All-Conference Second Team
    May 11, 2016
    Boston, Mass. - May 11, 2016 - Springfield College's Jenna Webb (Harrison, N.Y.) has been named to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Conference Second Team, as announced by the conference offices on Wednesday.
  • Nelson Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Softball Team
    May 05, 2016
    Springfield, Mass. - May 6, 2016 - Senior Melissa Nelson (Milford, Conn.) of the Springfield College softball program has been selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Softball team, as selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) members in New England.
  • Softball Eliminated from NEWMAC Championship Tournament with 4-0 Loss to Babson
    April 30, 2016
    Worcester, Mass. - April 30, 2016 - The Springfield College softball was eliminated from the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship Tournament, as the Pride fell to Babson, 4-0, at Rooftop Field on the campus of WPI on Saturday afternoon.
  • Softball Drops 9-2 Decision With Wheaton in NEWMAC Championship Tournament
    April 29, 2016
    Cambridge, Mass. - April 29, 2016 - Sophomore outfielder Carianna Gasdia (Wakefield, Mass.) picked up the Pride's lone RBI, as the Springfield College softball team dropped its opening New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship Tournament contest to Wheaton College, 9-2, at Briggs Field on the campus of MIT on Friday afternoon.
  • Softball Falls Twice to Keene State in Regular-Season Finale
    April 27, 2016
    Keene, N.H. - April 27, 2016 - Closing out its 2016 regular season, the Springfield College softball team dropped a pair of non-conference games to Keene State at the Owl Athletic Complex on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Softball Falls to Wheaton Twice in Crucial NEWMAC Doubleheader
    April 23, 2016
    Springfield, Mass. - April 23, 2016 - The Springfield College softball program dropped a pair of New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contests to Wheaton College on Saturday afternoon at Potter field.
  • Softball Suffers Two Conference Setbacks to Wellesley
    April 22, 2016
    Wellesley, Mass. - April 22, 2016 - The Springfield College softball team dropped a pair of New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contests to Wellesley College on Friday afternoon.
  • Softball Picks Up Two Victories Over Westfield State in Non-Conference Play
    April 19, 2016
    Westfield, Mass. - April 19, 2016 - Led by impressive performances from Kirsten Drobiak (Griswold, Conn.) and Talia Loda (East Haven, Conn.), the Sprignfield College softball team won a pair of non-conference games against Westfield State on Tuesday afternoon at Alumni Stadium.
  • Softball Splits Non-Conference Doubleheader With Eastern Connecticut
    April 17, 2016
    Springfield, Mass. - April 17, 2016 - The Springfield College softball program split a pair of non-conference games with Eastern Connecticut State University on Sunday afternoon at Potter Field.
  • Softball Splits Saturday NEWMAC Doubleheader with Babson
    April 16, 2016
    Springfield, Mass. - April 16, 2016 - Senior Jenna Webb (Harrison, N.Y.) and sophomore Kirsten Drobiak (Griswold, Conn.) both picked up a pair of RBI in the second game of Saturday's New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader, as the Pride split the two games with Babson College on Potter Field.
  • Loda Shines in Softball's Key NEWMAC Doubleheader Sweep of Clark
    April 15, 2016
    Springfield, Mass. - April 15, 2016 - Led by a career performance from sophomore Talia Loda (East Haven, Conn.), the Springfield College softball program picked up a pair of New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victories over Clark on Friday afternoon at Potter Field.
  • Softball Sweeps Western New England to Push Win Streak to Four
    April 13, 2016
    Springfield, Mass. - April 13, 2016 - The Springfield College softball team picked up a pair of non-conference victories over cross-town rival Western New England University on Wednesday afternoon at Golden Bear Park.
  • Softball Walks Off Twice Against Skidmore to Pick Up Two Non-Conference Wins
    April 12, 2016
    Springfield, Mass. - April 12, 2016 - Two walk-off victories helped the Springfield College softball program pick up a pair of wins over Skidmore College on Tuesday afternoon, as the late-game heroics of senior Melissa Nelson (Milford, Conn.) and Carianna Gasdia (Wakefield, Mass.) helped the Pride to improve to 15-9 overall at Potter Field.
  • First Endowed Coaching Position For Springfield College Athletics Officially Unveiled
    April 11, 2016
    Springfield, Mass. - April 11, 2016 - For the first time in the history of Springfield College Athletics, a head coaching position has been endowed thanks to the efforts of alums and friends of the program. Over the weekend, the Diane L. Potter '57 Head Softball Coach at Springfield College was officially announced, honoring the legendary Springfield College teacher/coach, Dr. Diane Potter.
  • Softball Falls Twice to MIT in NEWMAC Doubleheader
    April 09, 2016
    Cambridge, Mass. - April 9, 2016 - Despite another dominant pitching performance from sophomore Talia Loda (East Haven, Conn.), the Springfield College softball program fell twice to the MIT Engineers in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Saturday afternoon.
  • Softball Sweeps Smith College in Friday NEWMAC Doubleheader
    April 08, 2016
    Springfield, Mass. - April 8, 2016 - Senior captain Jenna Webb (Harrison, N.Y.) and junior Elizabeth Joseph (Stamford, Conn.) put on an offensive show, and sophomore Talia Loda (East Haven, Conn.) put forth a dominant pitching performance, en route to the Springfield College softball team defeating Smith College twice on Friday afternoon at Stagg Field.
  • Nelson's Walk-Off RBI Single Leads Softball to Split with Western Connecticut
    April 06, 2016
    Springfield, Mass. - April 6, 2016 - Highlighted by a two-out, bases-loaded, game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning off the bat of senior Melissa Nelson (Milford, Conn.), the Springfield College softball team split a pair of non-conference games with Western Connecticut on Wednesday afternoon at Potter Field.
  • Drobiak's Career Day Pushes Softball Past Emerson in NEWMAC Doubleheader
    April 02, 2016
    Springfield, Mass. - April 2, 2016 - The Springfield College softball team picked up a pair of impressive New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victories over Emerson College on Saturday afternoon.
  • WPI Sweeps Softball, 6-2 and 8-3, In NEWMAC Showdown
    March 31, 2016
    Worcester, Mass. - March 31, 2016 - The Springfield College softball team dropped a pair of New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contests to WPI on Thursday evening. WPI picked up a 6-2 win in the opener, before pushing past the Pride, 8-3, in the nightcap.
  • Softball Picks Up Two Key NEWMAC Victories Over Coast Guard
    March 26, 2016
    New London, Conn. - March 26, 2016 - In its first competition since Spring Break, the Springfield College softball program picked up a pair of important New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victories over Coast Guard in New London on Saturday afternoon.
  • Webb Selected as NEWMAC Softball Co-Player of the Week
    March 21, 2016
    Boston, Mass. - March 21, 2016 - Springfield College's Jenna Webb (Harrison, N.Y.) of the softball program has been selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Softball Co-Player of the Week, as announced by the conference offices on Monday afternoon.
  • Nelson's Walk-Off Double Against Hamilton Highlights Softball's Final Day in Florida
    March 18, 2016
    Kissimmee, Fla. - March 18, 2016 - Competing in its last two games of its Spring Break trip in Florida, the Springfield College softball program split a pair of contests with Hamilton College and Rowan University on Friday morning at the Osceola Softball Complex, host of the 2016 Rebel Spring Games.
  • Softball Drops Pair to Dubuque and Washington College
    March 17, 2016
    Kissimmee, Fla. - March 17, 2016 - The Springfield College softball program dropped a pair of contests to Dubuque and Washington College on Thursday morning, playing at the Osceola Softball Complex in Kissimmee, Fla. as part of the Rebel Spring Games.
  • Pavadore and Loda Highlight Softball's Two Wins Over Ramapo and Utica
    March 15, 2016
    Kissimmee, Fla - March 15, 2016 - Led by standout performances from sophomore Talia Loda (East Haven, Conn.) and junior Alicia Pavadore (Taunton, Mass.), the Springfield College softball program picked up a pair of impressive wins over Ramapo and Utica on Tuesday morning at the Osceola Softball Complex.
  • Joseph's Career Day Leads Softball to Split With Lesley and McDaniel
    March 14, 2016
    Kissimmee, Fla. - March 14, 2016 - Senior Elizabeth Joseph (Stamford, Conn.) registered five RBI, including the walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lead the Springfield College softball team to its third-consecutive win on Sunday morning at the Osceola Softball Complex.
  • Softball Sweeps Dickinson and Farmingdale State in Florida to Open 2016 Campaign
    March 13, 2016
    Kissimmee, Fla. - March 13, 2016 - Opening its 2016 campaign at the Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla., the Springfield College softball program claimed a 4-1 win over Dickinson, before edging Farmingdale State College, 3-2, in nine innings at the Osceola Softball Complex on Sunday morning.
  • 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee Spotlight: Dr. Kathy Mangano ’86 G’88
    March 11, 2016
    Springfield, Mass. - March 11, 2016 - Springfield College is proud to announce that Dr. Kathy Mangano ’86 G’88 is one of the five individuals who will be inducted into the Springfield College Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 9th.
  • Softball to Host Day of Clinics on March 5
    January 27, 2016
    Springfield, Mass. - January 27, 2016 - The Springfield College softball team is set to host a pair of clinics on Saturday, March 5 for high school, middle school and elementary school-aged players in the Springfield College Field House.