Softball

Plourde almighty takes down Terriers

Plourde almighty takes down Terriers

Despite coming within one run in the sixth inning, the Boston University softball team fell to University of Massachusetts 3-2 Wednesday afternoon. The winning run of the game reached base in the sixth inning on an error by freshman third baseman Megan Volpano. “We have a lot of heart,” said BU coach Shawn Rychcik. “We’ve had a lot of come-from-behind […]

BU continues homestand against rival UMass

BU continues homestand against rival UMass

If the weather holds out, the Boston University softball team will look to salvage its longest home stretch of the season with an afternoon game against University of Massachusetts at the BU Softball Field on Wednesday. While it looks as though the weather should be fine, the rain so far this week has already caused issues for both of the […]

CUMMINGS: Baseball fans should turn to BU softball

CUMMINGS: Baseball fans should turn to BU softball

While I wait for the weather to warm up and watch as the semester draws to a close and summer gradually approaches, my mind has already automatically switched into baseball mode, meaning that the part of my brain that would usually be reserved for memorizing Rajon Rondo’s assist totals and Shaquille O’Neal’s rebounds (or lately, lack thereof) has morphed into […]

Terriers hope for advantage in rest of homestand

Terriers hope for advantage in rest of homestand

After an overall disappointing performance in conference play over the weekend, the Boston University softball team is looking to salvage the rest of its nine-game home stand. The Terriers (18-10, 4-2 America East), are an all-time 151- 41 at home and have not had a home record below .500 over the past twelve seasons. So far this year, BU is […]

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Shaky defense has been Terriers’ biggest problem

With a team batting average and earned run average at the top of the America East, it would seem that the Boston University softball team should be dominating its opponents in just about every category. However, sloppy play in the field has caused countless extra outs and unearned runs for the Terriers. On the year, the Terriers (18-10, 4-2 AE) […]

No margin for errors

No margin for errors

Just days after getting off to a hot 3-0 start in America East play, the Boston University softball team struggled to keep their winning streak going against University of Maine this weekend, winning 3-2 Saturday afternoon before being swept 8-2 and 6-1 on Sunday. “I don’t think we had our best games this weekend,” said BU coach Shawn Rychcik. “We […]

Softball overcomes seven-run deficit to beat BC

After giving up seven runs on three hits and three errors in just one inning, the Boston University softball team was one run away from potentially being mercy-ruled. However, a throw from senior center fielder April Setterlund cut off the eighth Boston College run at the plate and put an end to the inning giving the Terriers the opportunity for […]

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Softball faces big weekend against BC, Maine

After winning its last four road games, the Boston University softball team will return to its own field to play nine straight. The team will kick off its longest home stretch of the season with a game against Boston College on Thursday and a three-game series against University of Maine on Saturday and Sunday. On Wednesday, the Terriers (16-8, 3-0 […]

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Softball knocks off UConn on solo homer

With another strong pitching performance at hand, the Boston University softball team took a close game from the University of Connecticut on a solo homerun by freshman third baseman Megan Volpano. “It was just a real good softball game,” said BU coach Shawn Rychcik. “We got a big hit, played good defense, had good pitching… just a real good softball […]

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Softball looks to continue to roll against UConn

Softball looks to continue to roll against UConn

After taking the first three games of America East play, the Boston University softball team is looking to carry over their powerful pitching and offensive performances into a non-conference road game against University of Connecticut Wednesday afternoon. The Terriers (14-8, 3-0 AE) dominated Stony Brook University last weekend, scoring 32 runs in just 15 innings of play. Leading the team’s […]

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