Softball

Kaitlin Sahlinger is now batting .222 on the year. PHOTO BY SOFIA FARENTINOS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Softball knocks off Sacred Heart in ninth inning

Between waiting an extra hour for their opponent to arrive and waiting until the ninth inning to seal a 6-5 victory against Sacred Heart University, the Boston University softball team needed a lot of patience on Thursday. Originally scheduled for a doubleheader against the Pioneers (6-15), BU head coach Ashley Waters said that concerns regarding the weather and miscommunication led […]

by Joe Calabrese· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
BU will look to keep its impressive run of form going when Sacred Heart visits. PHOTO BY SOFIA FARENTINOS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Softball readies for Sacred Heart with Patriot League play looming

After splitting a weekend series in rainy Maryland, the Boston University softball team has two more non-conference fixtures against Sacred Heart University before diving into Patriot League play. The Terriers (10-12) will face off against the Pioneers (6-14) in a doubleheader Thursday afternoon at home, and BU head coach Ashley Waters said her team is ready for what’s ahead. “Getting […]

by James Mattone· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Brittany Younan has led BU this season on and off the field. PHOTO BY SOFIA FARENTINOS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Softball looks ahead to Maryland Invitational

Riding a five-game win streak, the Boston University softball team will look to remain hot as it heads to the University of Maryland, College Park Saturday for a four-game tournament. BU (9-11) will have a doubleheader on both days of the tournament, as it’ll take on Binghamton University and the University of Maryland on Saturday. Contests against Ball State University […]

by Tyler Oringer· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Ashley Waters' team won its first home game of the year, largely thanks to Heinen's contributions. PHOTO BY SOFIA FARENTINOS/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Alex Heinen thrives in softball’s home opener vs. Providence

Seeing pitch after pitch and hitting foul ball after foul ball, Boston University first baseman Alex Heinen was locked in a third-inning battle with Providence College pitcher Christina Ramirez. By about the third foul ball in a row, Heinen, at the plate with the bases loaded and two outs, didn’t stray away from her normal strategy. Instead, the freshman looked […]

by Andrew Battifarano· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Lauren Hynes was strong on the mound, giving BU's offense a chance to get hot. PHOTO BY SOFIA FARENTINOS/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Softball surges past Providence College in home opener

A bases-clearing double from freshman first baseman Alex Heinen was the difference in Wednesday’s game, as the Boston University softball team was able to fend off Providence College in a 10-2 game that lasted five innings due to mercy rule. Coming into Wednesday’s game against the Friars (10-11), the Terriers (9-11) were looking to continue the success they had over […]

by Joe Calabrese· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Lauren Hynes was recently named the Patriot League Pitcher of the Week. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Softball readies for home opener vs. Providence College

It took 19 games, four tournaments and multiple plane trips, but the Boston University softball team is back home. For the first time this season, BU (8-11) will play a game on campus, taking on Providence College Wednesday at 4 p.m. They might be trading the warm days in California for partly cloudy, mid-50s weather in Boston, but the Terriers […]

by Andrew Battifarano· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Brittany Younan leads BU with 24 hits on the year. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Softball finishes California trip strongly, sweeps Mizuno Invitational

While it’s only the middle of March, the Boston University softball team has already competed in nearly 20 games, and that’s largely because of the 10 games it played over spring break in California. The Terriers (8-11) saw action in the San Diego Classic, Mizuno Invitational and three non-tournament games, earning five wins and five losses in total. Results were […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Emma Wong is one of many Terrier players who will return home to California this weekend. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

San Diego Classic, California homecoming await BU softball

After beginning its season with two East Coast Tournaments, the Boston University softball team will head out to California to partake in the San Diego Classic. BU’s (3-6) roster is laden with players who call California home, making the five games from Friday morning to Sunday evening a homecoming of sorts for veterans and newcomers alike. The Terriers will face […]

by James Mattone· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Lauren Hynes has emerged as BU's "ace" pitcher. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Softball Notebook: Ashley Waters shares on Heinen, Younan and more

Alex Heinen making immediate impact The Boston University softball team encountered mixed results in season-opening games at the Charleston Southern University Tournament and the Florida Atlantic University Invitational, and one bright spot emerged from the two trips. Freshman catcher Alex Heinen, who came to BU (3-6) as a two-year captain of her high school team, has thrived under the tutelage […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Brittany Younan enjoyed a strong weekend for BU while down in Florida. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Softball encounters mixed results at FAU Invitational

After opening its season in South Carolina, the Boston University softball team went down to the Sunshine State to partake in the Florida Atlantic University Invitational, earning mixed results along the way. With five contests occurring from Friday morning to Sunday afternoon, the Terriers (3-6) won two contests and dropped three, with all but one game being decided by more […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports, Uncategorized