Softball

Rain cancels softball for 8th time in 2014

Rain cancels softball for 8th time in 2014

Ailing the Boston University softball team this season is a propensity for games to get canceled or postponed due to weather. The Terriers (20-18, 5-4 Patriot League) were set to take on the University of Massachusetts-Amherst on Tuesday afternoon before high winds and strong rain in the Boston area prevented the game from taking place. “It’s just things we can’t […]

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Softball regains 3 pitchers in circle for UMass

Softball regains 3 pitchers in circle for UMass

The Boston University softball team will be looking for its second consecutive victory on Tuesday when it takes on the University of Massachusetts-Amherst at BU Softball Field. After ending a four-game losing streak on Sunday with an 11-1 win over the College of the Holy Cross, the Terriers (20-18, 5-4 Patriot League) are excited for their next opportunity to play. “I think we’re in […]

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Softball ends 3-game losing stretch with mercy-rule win

Softball ends 3-game losing stretch with mercy-rule win

After losing three games in as many days, the Boston University softball team avoided dropping to .500, finishing its weekend at College of the Holy Cross with a five-inning victory. The Terriers (20-18, 5-4 Patriot League) had difficulties early this weekend with a rematch against rival Boston College on Thursday at home. Sophomore pitcher Lauren Hynes, the team’s mainstay in the circle […]

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Dartmouth edges BU softball in tight contest

Dartmouth edges BU softball in tight contest

Struggles to come through with a hit with runners in scoring position led to a 5-4 loss at the hands of Dartmouth College for the Boston University softball team Wednesday afternoon. On two occasions, the Terriers loaded the bases with no outs but could not make the most out of their opportunities. The team’s inability to drive in runs with runners in […]

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Softball set for games with Big Green, Boston College

In the first of its two games this week, the Boston University softball team will head up to Dartmouth College Wednesday for a key non-conference matchup. With them, the Terriers (19-14, 4-2 Patriot League) hope to bring the momentum they gained after taking two of three games from Patriot League rivals Lehigh University as they search for their 20th victory of the […]

Softball thrives during Patriot League contests

Softball thrives during Patriot League contests

Since the start of the season, the Boston University softball team has stayed consistent no matter the opponent, something that has been critical since the start of the Terriers’ games in the conference portion of the schedule. In their first year in the Patriot League, the Terriers (19-14, 4-2 Patriot League) have established themselves as a threat to win the […]

Hynes throws 3 complete games against Lehigh

The Boston University softball team started the season with three pitchers: sophomore Lauren Hynes, sophomore Melanie Russell and freshman Makinna Akers. Through the trials and tribulations of the season, the Terriers pitching staff began to take on aches and pains.Eventually, Hynes stood alone in the circle this weekend as the team took on Lehigh University in a three-game series. With […]

Softball takes 2 of 3 in weekend series

Softball takes 2 of 3 in weekend series

The Boston University softball team captured its second consecutive Patriot League series, beating a streaking Lehigh University team in two out of three weekend contests. Over the last month, the Mountain Hawks (17-12, 7-2 Patriot League) have been firing on all cylinders, coming into the weekend riding a 12-game win streak. Lehigh hoped to continue its dominance against the Terriers […]

Sixth inning turns tide in game for softball

For five straight innings, the Boston University Terriers struggled to knock in runs against the University of Connecticut. Despite loading the bases in the first, second and fourth inning, the Terriers offense faced difficulty in driving in any runners, as they left nine runners stranded through the first five innings. As the sixth inning rolled on, the Terriers (17-12, 2-1 […]

Hynes pitches softball to victory

In its first home game of the season, the Boston University softball team used a three-run sixth inning to defeat the University of Connecticut by a score of 3-1. “It’s nice to be on our home field,” said BU coach Kathryn Gleason.  “I think we had confidence that some of those hits would go through.  We’re disappointed for leaving 10 […]