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Topic: Softball

Schoenewald ’17 powers softball to best start in six years


Schoenewald ’17 powers softball to best start in six years

March 7, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Entering the weekend already pacing the softball team on offense, co-captain Julia Schoenewald ’17 did not slow down against Rutgers.

Yeram Park ’18 follows through on a swing after making contact. The sophomore started the year by hitting .545 at the Winthrop Invitational.


Athlete of the Week: Park ’18 shows off hitting power in opening games

March 4, 2016 Comments are Disabled

The softball team started the season off with a bang, winning four of five games at the Winthrop Invitational last weekend.

Yeram Park ’18 puts the ball in play. The sophomore launched a three-run homer against Wagner over the weekend, providing her team’s only runs in a 3-2 victory. The win was part of a promising 4-1 start for the Bears.


Softball explodes with 20-run effort to cap off 4-1 weekend

February 29, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Last year, the softball team was 2-3 and had already allowed 28 runs. But this year already feels different, said co-captain Julia Schoenewald ’17.

Starting pitcher Katie Orona ’18 delivers her trademark change-up. As the team gears up for the new season, Orona expects the new crop of strong first-years and the players’ versatility to contribute to success.


Refocused softball team heads to South Carolina for first test of 2016 season

February 26, 2016 Comments are Disabled

The incoming class will certainly play an important role: The current roster lists five first-years, four of whom will compete for starting spots.

The recently announced renovation of the baseball and softball fields has received positive reactions from players. It will not interfere with either teams’ practices, said Baseball Head Coach Grant Achilles.


Renovations in fields’ futures

October 30, 2015 Comments are Disabled

A $5 million renovation to the baseball and softball fields will take place during summer 2016 and is slated to be finished by spring 2017.

Softball players accused Head Coach Katie Flynn of making snide comments about their physical appearances and creating a hostile environment.


Softball coach Flynn accused of bullying players

April 23, 2015 45 comments

Several softball players have left the team over the last three seasons after allegedly being bullied by Head Coach Katie Flynn.

Softball takes one of four with eight-run inning


Softball takes one of four with eight-run inning

April 20, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Bruno (11-19, 5-1 Ivy) salvaged a single win in a four-game set at conference-leading Dartmouth.

Yeram Park ’18 goes to bat for Bruno against a tough Crimson bullpen. Harvard started with the Ivy League Co-Pitcher of the Week, Laura Ricciardone. The Bears scored 14 runs in the four-game stretch against the Crimson.


Women’s softball picks up one win in four-game series against Harvard

April 12, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Unfortunately for the Bears, two narrow losses and a blowout to Harvard all but ended their title aspirations.

Team members had a good deal to cheer about as the squad swept the visiting Quakers in Friday's doubleheader for the first time since 2011.


Inconsistent softball sweeps Penn, sputters against Lions

April 6, 2015 1 comment

Coming off of a scoreless loss to Princeton, the softball team looked to redeem itself this weekend in a pair of Ivy League doubleheaders.

The first-year left-hander has had impressive performances against nonconference and conference foes but has yet to get her first Ivy win.


Athlete of the week: Orona ’18 garners Ivy Co-Rookie of Week honors

April 3, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Though the past week may not have resulted in the most desirable final scores for the women’s softball team, pitcher Katie Orona ’18 continued to impress.