Softball

Terriers defeat Louisville, fall to No. 23 LSU in NCAA elimination game

The Boston University softball team’s season ended Saturday night, as the Terriers were eliminated from the NCAA Tournament by Louisiana State University in their second match of the day. The Terriers (36-21, 13-5 Patriot League) traveled to Tucson, Ariz., to begin the regional round of the NCAA Tournament. After a 9-6 loss to No. 11 University of Arizona Friday, BU […]

Terriers fall to Arizona, 9-6, in NCAA Regional opener

In its first NCAA Tournament game under second-year coach Kathryn Gleason, the Boston University softball team fell to the University of Arizona by a score of 9-6. “We came out ready for a battle and we are battle tested from the Patriot League Tournament,” Gleason said.  “We felt ready and prepared to play the game.  We just didn’t play great […]

BU claims Patriot League title, NCAA bid, with 10-5 victory over Bucknell

The Boston University Softball team clinched its seventh bid to the NCAA Tournament Saturday afternoon after defeating Bucknell University by a score of 10-5 in the Patriot League Tournament final. As the No. 2 seed, the Terriers (35-19, 13-5 Patriot League) looked to sweep the conference tournament as they faced off against No. 3 Bucknell (23-26, 10-8 Patriot League) for […]

BU defeats Army, 8-0, advances to Patriot League title round

The Boston University softball team will play in the Patriot League Championship round with a trip to the NCAA tournament on the line after defeating the U.S. Military Academy by a score of 8-0 Saturday morning in Bethlehem, Pa. The contest, which qualified as a run-rule victory, ended after six innings. “Our whole mindset coming into the Patriot League was […]

Terriers best Bucknell in thrilling postseason opener

The Boston University softball team started off its postseason strong with a 4-3 win in extra innings over Bucknell University Thursday at the home field of top-seeded Lehigh University. The Terriers (33-19, 13-5 Patriot League) faced the Bison (21-25, 10-8 Patriot League) in their last three games to conclude the season. In the first contest of the series, BU sophomore […]

Roundup: Hyoty named conference Player of the Year, Sheehan earns Coach of the Year

The Boston University women’s tennis team hit the ground running during its first foray in the Patriot League, posting a 14-6 record and defeating nine-time defending champion U.S. Military Academy for the conference championship. As a result of the BU’s wildly successful season, four Terriers were given major year-end awards on Tuesday. BU coach Lesley Sheehan was named Patriot League […]

Russell’s perfect game highlights Terriers’ doubleheader sweep

The Boston University softball team continued its dominance during the final stretch of the 2014 regular season by sweeping Bucknell University in a doubleheader set Saturday afternoon at the BU Softball Field. With the two victories, the Terriers (32-18, 13-4 Patriot League) extended their win streak to 13 games. Sophomore pitcher Melanie Russell was the clear-cut star of the first […]

Softball takes on Bucknell in final regular-season series

The Boston University softball team will head into this weekend looking to extend its 11-game win streak as well as keeping its momentum going into the Patriot League playoffs. After having their game against the University of Massachusetts-Amherst cancelled on Wednesday due to inclement weather, the Terriers (30-18, 11-4 Patriot League) only have the weekend series against Bucknell University remaining. “Our offense […]

Softball set to close book on regular season

With the regular season coming to a close, the Boston University softball team is gearing up for its last few games as it prepares for a Wednesday matchup against the University of Massachusetts – Amherst followed by its final regular-season series: a weekend Patriot League matchup against Bucknell University. A weekend sweep of Patriot League rival Lafayette College and a win on Monday against […]

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Softball producing extra-base hits during stretch

In the midst of a 11-game winning streak, the Boston University softball team is clicking on all cylinders. While the team has excelled both at the plate and on the mound, the most significant aspect of the Terriers’ stellar play may be their recent proclivity for producing extra-base hits. The Terriers (30-18, 11-4 Patriot League) have had one of the […]

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