Senior Day is meant to be a day of celebration for those players who have put their heart and soul into the game of softball for four years and find themselves playing in the last home day game of their long and winding careers.
A nail-biter it wasn’t. Nine runs in the first inning propelled the Boston University softball team to an assertive 12-0 shutout of the College of the Holy Cross in the first of two games Thursday afternoon.
Eleven times this year, Boston University softball pitching has produced a win via the shutout. Wednesday, the No. 17/21 University of Massachusetts-Amherst’s pitching lineup turned the tables on the Terrier lineup, shutting out BU, 3-0.
After splitting a doubleheader against the University of Hartford on Sunday afternoon, the Boston University softball team claimed the series and sole possession of second place in the America East Conference with a rubber-match win Monday.
The University of Hartford should regret the two days it set foot in the batting box this season against Boston University redshirt junior pitcher Cassidi Hardy.
The Boston University and University of Hartford softball teams entered yesterday tied for second place in the America East standings with 5-2 conference records.
The Boston University softball team had played five conference games over the course of five days before Thursday’s cross-town matchup with Harvard University.
Almost three weeks into the usually tepid spring season, yesterday was a day of both hot and cold for the Boston University softball team as the squad split a road doubleheader with conference foe the University of Maine.
Fresh off its three-game sweep of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County over the weekend, the Boston University softball team takes on the University of Maine in two more America East matchups on Wednesday.
The no-hitter is one of the greatest feats of endurance and precision in all of sports. Very few pitchers will ever get to feel the rush of putting down an entire team of hungry batters. In the history of Major League Baseball, there are a select few who can say they have done it.