Softball

Terrier seniors come through en route to senior day triumph

The sun was shining brightly and the weather was picture perfect as the Boston University softball team set out to honor the 2013 senior class during Sunday afternoon’s game against America East foe University of Maine in its last home game as a member of the conference. The Terriers (20-23-1, 8-6 America East) successfully completed a three-game sweep of the […]

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Tricky Great Dane pitching, offensive woes hinder Terriers

During its six-game winning streak, the Boston University softball team improved in every phase of the game, most notably on the offensive side. The Terriers (17-22-1, 5-6 America East) improved their batting average nearly 30 points in a month, raising the team average to .271 going into Wednesday. Despite steadily improving in the past month, BU struggled at the dish […]

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Softball ends streak with 2 losses to Albany

Softball ends streak with 2 losses to Albany

Despite high hopes for a pair of victories that would allow it to move up in the conference standings, the Boston University softball team fell to the University at Albany in both games of a doubleheader at the BU Softball Field Wednesday afternoon, 8-0 in the first game and 3-0 in the second game. Even with the shining sun and […]

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Softball seeks 7th straight vs. Albany

Softball seeks 7th straight vs. Albany

Looking to move on from a week filled with tragedy and delays, the Boston University softball team was dealt with another, albeit less serious, holdup when its Tuesday afternoon doubleheader against the University at Albany was postponed. The Terriers (17-20-1, 5-4 America East) will have to wait until Wednesday to try to expand upon their six-game winning streak. “This time […]

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Lightweight rowing competes in Charles River Lightweight Invite

Although its race was canceled Saturday due to the citywide manhunt that took place a day before, the No. 10 Boston University lightweight rowing team raced Sunday in the Charles River Lightweight Invite. During the races, the Terriers competed against No. 1 Stanford University, No. 3 Princeton University and the No. 2 joint team of Harvard University and Radcliffe College. […]

Softball continues winning patterns

Softball continues winning patterns

The 2013 campaign for the Boston University softball team started on a bleak note, opening with a 2-7 record in tournament play. Inconsistency coupled with strong opponents led to the poor early record. However, that time seems like a distant memory, as the Terriers (17-20-1, 5-4 America East) have played strongly as of late, rattling off a season-best six-game winning […]

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Softball extends win streak with 2 wins over weekend games

With a 7-2 win over Boston College and an 8-0 victory over Sacred Heart University, the Boston University softball team extended its winning streak to a season-high six games during the weekend. The Terriers (17-20-1, 5-4 America East) swept the University of Maryland-Baltimore County in a three-game series to jumpstart their winning trend. They followed their success against the Retrievers […]

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Softball team prepares for rival Boston College after emotional victory

In the wake of tragedy that shook millions across the globe, the Boston University softball team experienced an emotional victory against Bryant University Tuesday. With this win in hand, the team will travel to take on Boston College Thursday. Although the Boston Marathon attack was fresh in everyone’s mind, the Terriers (15-20-1, 5-4 America East), wearing blue and yellow ribbons […]

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Softball perseveres in wake of tragedy

Softball perseveres in wake of tragedy

With the heartbreaking events of Monday weighing on their minds, members of the Boston University softball team traveled to Smithfield, R.I., on a gloomy Tuesday afternoon to play against Bryant University, and the team came up with an emotional 8-6 victory. The big win came after it swept the University of Maryland-Baltimore County over the weekend, outscoring the Retrievers (8-32, […]

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BU pitching staff shows strong play during weekend

After struggling all season, the Boston University softball team’s pitching staff put out its best effort to date and allowed only two runs in a three-game sweep of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. All season long, the most reliable part of BU’s pitching staff has been senior Whitney Tuthill. Until this past weekend, she was on the mound for every […]

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