2014-15 Softball News

  • 2015 Babson Athletics Hall of Famer Meghan Gaskell Creighton '06
    August 20, 2015
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—One of the best all-around players in Babson College softball program history, Meghan Gaskell Creighton '06 was a three-time all-region and all-league selection.
  • Women Come In Sixth In NEWMAC Presidents Cup Standings
    June 18, 2015
    BOSTON—Following a successful campaign that included three conference tournament championships, the Babson College women came in sixth for the second year in a row when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its Presidents Cup standings on Wednesday.
  • Hayes Garners NEWMAC All-Conference Accolades
    May 06, 2015
    BOSTON—Babson College senior Meghan Hayes (Robbinsville, N.J.) was named to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) second team when the conference announced its postseason awards on Wednesday morning.
  • Softball Falls To No. 17 Wheaton, 10-2, In NEWMAC Tournament Elimination Game
    May 02, 2015
    NORTON, Mass.—Sophomore Caroline Fairbanks (Milford, Mass.) went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBI, and classmate Morgan Walsh (Norwell, Mass.) finished 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored as top-seeded Wheaton College defeated visiting Babson College, 10-2, in six innings in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Softball Tournament elimination game on Saturday afternoon at Clark Field.
  • NEWMAC Tournament Preview: No. 6 Softball at No. 1 Wheaton
    May 01, 2015
    THE SERIES: Babson and Wheaton will meet for the 63rd time on Saturday afternoon in a series that dates back to 1987. The Beavers are 19-43 all-time against the Lyons and dropped both ends of a regular season doubleheader back on March 31.
  • Smith Named ECAC New England Co-Player of the Week
    April 29, 2015
    DANBURY, Conn.—After being selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Player of the Week on Monday, Babson College first-year Samantha Smith (Hillsborough, N.J.) added to her haul when she was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Co-Player of the Week late Tuesday night.
  • No. 6 Softball Rallies But Falls To No. 3 WPI, 5-4, In NEWMAC Tournament Opener
    April 28, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—First-year Kelsey Saucier (Worcester, Mass.) drove in sophomore Hope Shevchuk (Burlington, Conn.) with a double off the left field wall with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning as third-seeded WPI edged sixth-seeded Babson College, 5-4, in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament opening round game on Tuesday afternoon at Briggs Field.
  • Smith Selected As NEWMAC Player of the Week
    April 27, 2015
    BOSTON—After hitting .667 with four extra-base hits, nine runs scored and nine RBI while helping Babson College win five of six games, first-year Samantha Smith (Hillsborough, N.J.) was selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
  • NEWMAC Tournament Preview: No. 6 Softball vs. No. 3 WPI
    April 26, 2015
    THE SERIES: Babson and WPI will meet for the 57th time on Tuesday afternoon in a series that dates back to 1989. The Beavers are 27-29 all-time against the Engineers and are looking to snap a five-game losing streak in the series.
  • Doubleheader Preview: Softball vs. Brandeis
    April 25, 2015
    THE SERIES: Babson and Brandeis will play for the 39th and 40th times in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon in a series that dates back to 1987. Despite dropping last season's meeting, the Beavers are 24-14 all-time against the Judges and have won 17 of the last 19 games between the two teams.
  • Softball Rallies To Split Doubleheader With Brandeis
    April 25, 2015
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Junior Maya Lacy (East Mill Creek, Utah) went 2-for-2 with a double and four runs batted in to help Babson College defeat visiting Brandeis University, 9-1, to salvage a split of its non-conference softball doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field. The Judges used a 10-run fourth inning to edge the Beavers, 10-9, in the opening game of the day.
  • Softball Sweeps Regionally-Ranked Eastern Connecticut, 20-1 and 5-4
    April 24, 2015
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn.—The Babson College softball team erupted for 20 runs in the opening game and got a bases-loaded strikeout from first-year pitcher Ali Reilly (New Canann, Conn.) in the nightcap to sweep a non-conference doubleheader at regionally-ranked Eastern Connecticut State University on Friday afternoon. The Beavers won game one 20-1 in five innings and then held on for a 5-4 victory in game two.
  • Doubleheader Preview: Softball at Eastern Connecticut State
    April 23, 2015
    THE SERIES: Babson and Eastern Connecticut State will meet in a doubleheader on Friday for just the fifth and sixth times in a series that dates back to 2008. The Warriors are 4-0 all-time against the Beavers after sweeping a doubleheader last season.
  • Softball Sweeps Bridgewater State, 8-0 and 4-1
    April 22, 2015
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass.—Senior Meghan Hayes (Robbinsville, N.J.) tossed her fourth shutout of the season, and junior Madison Dinaso (Ardsley, N.Y.) and sophomore Leslie Moore (Atkinson, N.H.) both finished with four hits on the day as visiting Babson College defeated Bridgewater State University 8-0 and 4-1 to sweep a non-conference doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Doubleheader Preview: Softball at Bridgewater State
    April 20, 2015
    THE SERIES: Babson and Bridgewater State will meet for their annual doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon in a series that goes back to 2000. The Beavers are 14-8-1 all-time against the Bears but were swept in last season's twin bill.
  • Softball Places Three On NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team
    April 20, 2015
    BOSTON—The Babson College softball team had three student-athletes honored for their work in the classmate on Monday afternoon as senior Nicole Ravetier (Cranford, N.J.), junior Maya Lacy (East Mill Creek, Utah) and sophomore Celeste Hynes (Matawan, N.J.) were selected to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Academic All-Conference squad.
  • Doubleheader Preview: Softball vs. WPI
    April 18, 2015
    THE SERIES: Babson and WPI will meet for the 55th and 56th times on Saturday afternoon in a series that dates back to 1989. The all-time series is deadlocked at 27-27 after the Engineers defeated the Beavers three times last season.
  • WPI Blanks Softball In Doubleheader Sweep
    April 18, 2015
    BABSON PARK, Mass.--First-year Nina Murphy-Cook (Roseville, Calif.) had a pair of three hit games to go along with three runs scored and four stolen bases to help visiting WPI sweep Babson College in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) softball doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field. The Engineers took the opener 3-0, and then won game two 6-0.
  • Softball Sweeps Clark, 5-2 and 5-1
    April 17, 2015
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Senior Meghan Hayes (Robbinsville, N.J.) drove in a pair of runs and tossed a complete game in the opener, and first-year Ali Reilly (New Canann, Conn.) struck out a career-high 12 in game two as Babson College swept visiting Clark University in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) softball doubleheader on Friday afternoon at Alumni Field.
  • Doubleheader Preview: Softball vs. Clark
    April 16, 2015
    THE SERIES: Babson and Clark will meet for the 45th and 46th times on Friday afternoon in a series that dates back to 1996. The Beavers lead the all-time series 25-19 and have won seven consecutive games against the Cougars going back to 2011.
  • Doubleheader Preview: Softball at MIT
    April 15, 2015
    THE SERIES: Babson and MIT will meet for the 28th consecutive season in a doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon. The Beavers are 36-14 all-time against the Engineers and have won 21 of the last 22 games between the two teams going back to 2004.
  • Softball Drops Pair At NEWMAC Foe MIT
    April 15, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—After plating a single run in the front end of Wednesday’s New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader at MIT, the Babson College softball team scored six runs in the nightcap before falling to the Engineers, 8-6, at Briggs Field. The Beavers lost 6-1 in the opener.
  • Game Preview: Softball at Endicott
    April 14, 2015
    THE SERIES: Babson and Endicott will meet for the 18th and 19th times in a doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon in a series that goes back to 2002. The Beavers are 8-9 all-time against the Gulls but have won three straight matchups between the two teams.
  • Reilly, Softball Edge Endicott, 3-1
    April 14, 2015
    BEVERLY, Mass.—Junior Emily Morris (Wolcott, Conn.) doubled twice and drove in a run, and first-year Ali Reilly (New Canaan, Conn.) tossed a complete-game two-hitter as visiting Babson College defeated Endicott College, 3-1, in non-conference softball action on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Dinaso, Hayes Help Softball Earn Split With Springfield
    April 11, 2015
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Senior Meghan Hayes (Robbinsville, N.Y.) and junior Madison Dinaso (Ardsley, N.Y.) both homered and combined to drive in four runs as Babson College won game two 8-1 to salvage a split of its New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) softball doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field. The Pride won the opening game 4-1.
  • Offense Carries Softball To Sweep Of Emerson
    April 10, 2015
    BOSTON—Senior Lindsey Schmid (New Canaan, Conn.) and junior Caitie Benoit (Williamstown, Mass.) both homered twice, and first-year Ali Reilly (New Canaan, Conn.) picked up a pair of victories as visiting Babson College swept Emerson College in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) softball doubleheader on Friday afternoon at Rotch Field. The Beavers won game one 11-3 and then topped the Lions 5-3 in the nightcap.
  • Doubleheader Preview: Softball vs. Springfield
    April 10, 2015
    THE SERIES: Babson and Springfield will meet for the 47th and 48th times on Saturday in a series that dates back to 1999. The Beavers are 15-31 all-time against the Pride and the teams have split the last six meetings going back to 2013.
  • Babson Athletics Set To Induct 2015 Hall of Fame Class
    April 09, 2015
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Athletics Hall of Fame will welcome its five newest honorees on Saturday evening in a ceremony at the Babson Executive Conference Center (BECC). The 15th induction class includes baseball’s Teddy Dziuba ’06, softball's Meghan Gaskell Creighton ’06, men's ice hockey's Mark Kuryak ’93, men's soccer's Mark McNabb ’85, and legendary administrator Dr. Norm Govoni.
  • Doubleheader Preview: Softball at Emerson
    April 09, 2015
    THE SERIES: Babson and Emerson will meet for just the fourth and fifth times in a doubleheader on Friday afternoon. The Beavers are 1-2 all-time against the Lyons after splitting a pair of games last season in a series that dates back to 2009.
  • Softball Salvages Split With Coast Guard
    April 04, 2015
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Junior Maya Lacy (East Mill Creek, Utah) went 4-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI as Babson College defeated the visiting Coast Guard Academy, 8-3, to salvage a split of a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) softball doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field. The Bears scored a pair of runs in the fifth inning to win game one 7-5.
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