Softball

Junior catcher Gabi Martinez's .402 slugging percentage is good for fourth on the team. PHOTO BY BRIGID KING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Softball looks to gain momentum with games at Bryant, Lowell

The Boston University softball team will look to make it two in a row Wednesday afternoon when it heads to Smithfield, Rhode Island to take on Bryant University in the first of two road games. The Terriers (14-20, 2-4 Patriot League) will then travel back to Massachusetts to take on the University of Massachusetts Lowell Thursday afternoon. BU head coach […]

by Nick Neville· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Lauren Hynes, who finished with a team-leading 2.24 ERA, is one of three Terriers graduating. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Softball tops Bucknell, earns first Patriot League series win

Dominant pitching performances ruled the weekend as the Boston University softball team recorded its first Patriot League series win against Bucknell University. The Terriers (14-20, 2-4 Patriot League) split Saturday’s doubleheader against the Bison (22-18, 7-5 Patriot League), winning game one 8-0 in five innings, while losing 5-1 in game two. BU squeaked by in Sunday’s rubber game with a […]

by Joe Calabrese· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Lauren Hynes didn't pitch against Brown, but did cross home plate twice. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Softball storms past Brown University, ends losing skid

No matter which pitcher Brown University put in the circle Wednesday afternoon against the Boston University softball team, the Terriers consistently found ways to score, taking down the Bears 7-3 and ending their six-game losing skid. While neither team got things off the ground in the first two frames, senior first baseman Lauren Hynes’ leadoff walk in the third set […]

by Joe Calabrese· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Melanie Russell has a 4.09 	ERA on the year. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Softball prepares for Brown University, Boston College after several cancellations

The Boston University softball team will travel to Rhode Island Wednesday afternoon to take on Brown University, and it will then return home Thursday to square off against crosstown rival Boston College. Over the past week and a half, the Terriers (11-18, 0-3 Patriot League) postponed their three-game series against Lehigh University, and games against Harvard University and the University […]

by James Mattone· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Brittany Younan finished with an RBI in the second game of the doubleheader. PHOTO BY SOFIA FARENTINOS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Softball delivers mixed performances in doubleheader at Marist College

Following a game in which the Boston University softball team was overpowered, the Terriers ultimately fell short of topping Marist College.  The Red Foxes (23-7) relied on the long ball in their doubleheader sweep, winning the first game by a score of 9-3 and stealing a 5-4 victory in the last inning of the reverse fixture. Heading into the doubleheader, […]

by Joe Calabrese· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
After a week off, BU will travel to Marist for a doubleheader Wednesday. PHOTO BY BRIGID KING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Softball heads to Marist College after rare April snowstorm

After having four home games in a row canceled or postponed due to inclement weather, the Boston University softball team will finally return to action Wednesday afternoon when it travels for a doubleheader at Marist College. The Terriers (11-16, 0-3 Patriot League) were originally supposed to host the Red Foxes (21-7), but Monday’s snowfall prompted the switch in venues. BU […]

by Jordan Green· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Melanie Russell and the BU softball team welcome Lehigh to town this weekend. PHOTO BY BRIGID KING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Softball looks to reclaim winning ways against Lehigh

The Boston University softball team will look to get back into the win column this weekend, continuing its homestand with a three-game set against Patriot League rival Lehigh University. The Terriers (11-16, 0-3 Patriot League) have had a tough first half of the season and are currently in their second four-game losing streak of 2016. However, with the series against […]

by Nick Neville· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Gabi Martinez's late homer kept BU's hopes alive against its cross-town rival. PHOTO BY BRIGID KING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Despite softball’s loss to Boston College, Gabi Martinez steps up

With a rough outing on the basepaths, the Boston University softball team fought hard Wednesday in a 5-4 extra-inning loss to Boston College. While the team could not best its Commonwealth Avenue rivals, there were some solid takeaways for the Terriers (11-16, 0-3 Patriot League), who faced a tough ACC opponent in the Eagles (19-13). For example, this game would […]

by James Mattone· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Softball drops extra-inning encounter to Boston College

Softball drops extra-inning encounter to Boston College

The Boston University softball team suffered a hard-fought, extra-inning 5-4 loss Wednesday afternoon at the hands of crosstown rival Boston College.  Though the Terriers (11-16, 0-3 Patriot League) fell, there were many good moments and building blocks that arose. For one, the Terriers fought throughout all eight innings. The Eagles (19-13) scored the first three runs of the game, but […]

by Tyler Oringer· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Gabi Martinez and the rest of the BU softball team will try and stop its three-game slide. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Softball hosts Boston College with hopes of snapping losing skid

Three loses in a row has not made the Boston University softball team change its approach or focus for the upcoming week. In fact, head coach Ashley Waters said BU is looking to keep things simple to ensure it gets back into the win column. Even with rival Boston College making the three-mile trip to the BU Softball Field on […]

by Andrew Battifarano· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports