Softball

Despite finishing 1-3 on the weekend, Ashley Waters assured there were positives elements. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Softball encounters mixed results at CSU Tournament

With expectations to win each game of its opening tournaments, a 1-3 start to the season was not the one the Boston University softball team hoped for. But in the larger picture, the four-game Charlestown Southern University Tournament arguably meant more than just wins and losses. It represented one of the first times BU (1-3) could trade the confines of […]

by Andrew Battifarano· · 1 comment · Softball, Sports
Sophomore Emma Wong was named to the Patriot League All-Conference Second Team last year. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DFP FILE PHOTO

Softball readies for opening weekend, trip to Charleston

After spending much of the school year practicing indoors, the Boston University softball team will open the 2016 season this weekend in the Charleston Southern University Tournament. The Terriers (0-0) will kick off the year with a set of double-headers as they matchup with Western Carolina University and Charleston Southern (3-0) Friday, then square off against Western Carolina (4-1) and […]

by Nick Frazier· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
With Ashley Waters at the helm, BU softball hopes to reclaim its Patriot League glory. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DFP FILE PHOTO

Softball set to commence Ashley Waters era, 2016 season

A fresh era will soon begin for the Boston University softball team, as a new head coach is at the helm and rearing to bring the program back to Patriot League prominence. Ashley Waters, who has taken over for the departed Kathryn Gleason, will lead BU’s roster of 22 players through a three-month season that wraps up in mid-May. The […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
BU softball hires Ashley Waters as new head coach

BU softball hires Ashley Waters as new head coach

The search for the seventh coach in the history of the Boston University softball team has finally come to a close. Amesbury native Ashley Waters will take over the Terriers come spring, according to a Tuesday announcement from BU director of athletics Drew Marrochello. “I am excited to join the Boston University community, to work with the student-athletes and to […]

by Nick Neville· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Boston University softball head coach Kathryn Gleason announced her resignation Wednesday. FILE PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Gleason steps down as softball head coach

Following a 2015 season in which the Boston University softball team failed to make the Patriot League Tournament, head coach Kathryn Gleason announced her resignation Wednesday. “I would like to thank Boston University for the opportunity to lead the softball program over the past three seasons,” Gleason said in an article on the BU Athletics website. “I am proud of all […]

by Jonathan Sigal· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Roundup: Softball swept by Bucknell in season finale

Roundup: Softball swept by Bucknell in season finale

The Boston University softball team traveled to Lewisburg, Pennsylvania to take on Bucknell University this weekend. The Terriers (17-27, 7-11 Patriot League) ended their year by getting swept by the Bison (33-18, 12-6 Patriot League) by scores of 2-1, 6-1 and 5-3. The weekend started with a Saturday doubleheader. Game one saw BU and Bucknell knotted at one going into […]

by Judy Cohen· · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Softball, Sports
Pitching shines in softball’s victory over UMass Lowell

Pitching shines in softball’s victory over UMass Lowell

A walk-off single from freshman third baseman Kaitlin Sahlinger gave the Boston University softball team the 2-1 victory over in-state rival University of Massachusetts Lowell Wednesday afternoon, bringing its win streak to eight games. On Wednesday, the Terriers’ (17-24, 7-8 Patriot League) pitchers, sophomore Makinna Akers and junior Melanie Russell, continued their dominant stretch while the usually-effective Terrier offense stagnated. […]

by Joe Calabrese· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Softball wins eighth straight in walk-off fashion against UMass Lowell

Softball wins eighth straight in walk-off fashion against UMass Lowell

The Boston University softball team wrapped up its abridged home season with a thrilling 2-1 walk-off victory over University of Massachusetts Lowell. The Terriers (17-24, 7-8 Patriot League) had not scored since the first inning, but put things away quickly in the final frame with a leadoff walk by senior second baseman Emily Felbaum, followed by the game-winning double by […]

by Ryan Provencher· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Softball looks to extend winning streak into game against UMass Lowell

Softball looks to extend winning streak into game against UMass Lowell

With Tuesday’s doubleheader against Stony Brook University canceled weeks ago, the Boston University softball team will be preparing to defend its seven-game win streak against in-state rival University of Massachusetts Lowell on Wednesday afternoon for just its fifth and final home game of the season. In addition to winning their last seven contests, the Terriers (16-24, 7-8 Patriot League) have […]

by Joe Calabrese· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Softball sweeps weekend series with Colgate, wins seven straight

Softball sweeps weekend series with Colgate, wins seven straight

The Boston University softball team is starting to hit its stride with the playoffs fast approaching, sweeping a weekend set with Patriot League foe Colgate University. After winning both games of the doubleheader on Saturday afternoon, the Terriers (16-24, 7-8 Patriot League) beat the Raiders (14-16, 9-6 Patriot League) by a score of 9-3 on Sunday for their seventh-straight victory. […]

by Nick Neville· · 0 comments · Softball, Sports