UMBC Softball Announces Fall ScheduleThe UMBC softball team has its fall ball schedule set, as announced on Monday by head coach Joe French. The Retrievers will take part in three tournaments, including the UMBC Fall Classic Tournament and the UMBC Fall Harvest Tournament.
Warner and Ferguson Named to NFCA All-Region TeamsSTARKVILLE, MISS – UMBC softball sophomore Jessica Warner (Huntingtown, Md./Huntingtown) and senior Katie Ferguson (North East, Md./North East/Cecil CC) have been named to the NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Teams, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced Thursday afternoon.
Softball Drops a Pair to Boston U. on Senior DayBALTIMORE – With six seniors playing for the final time at their home stadium, the UMBC softball team (19-31, 1-17 AE) lost both games of a season ending doubleheader against America East rival Boston University (37-14, 15-3 AE), Saturday afternoon at the UMBC Softball Stadium.
Maine Walks Off with 1-0 Win to Sweep UMBCORONO, Maine – Maine’s Jennifer Eberhardt hit a one-out fly ball to center field and Brynne Davis raced home with the game’s only win as the Black Bears finished off a sweep of UMBC, 1-0, on Sunday afternoon at Kessock Field.
Two Complete Games Fuel UMBC’s Doubleheader Sweep of LaSalleBALTIMORE – UMBC sophomore Kayla Martinez (Odenton, Md./Arundel) and junior Heather Brown (Pasadena, Md./North East) each threw a complete game and senior Ashley Carver (Swoyersville, Pa./Wyoming Valley West) hit her first career homerun as the UMBC softball team swept LaSalle in a doubleheader Tuesday afternoon at the UMBC Softball Stadium.
Two-Run Fourth Gives Hartford Weekend Sweep over UMBCWEST HARTFORD, Conn. – UMBC freshman catcher Taylor Hall (Cosby, Va./Cosby) hit her sixth homerun of the season and reached base in all three trips to the plate but the UMBC softball team lost to Hartford, 3-2, in the series finale Saturday afternoon at the Hartford Softball Complex.
Hall and Warner Each Homer, but Softball Falls at Binghamton, 8-2VESTAL, N.Y. – UMBC softball sophomore Jessica Warner (Huntingtown, Md./Huntingtown) went 1-for-3 and hit her tenth homerun of the year, but the Retrievers (17-19, 1-5 America East) fell to Binghamton (15-17, 6-3 America East), 8-2, Saturday afternoon at East Gym Field.
Georgetown Shuts Out Softball, 8-0BALTIMORE, Md. – America East Rookie of the Week Taylor Hall (Cosby, Va./Cosby) went 2-for-3 with a double, but was the only Retriever to reach base as Georgetown defeated the UMBC softball team, 8-0, Tuesday afternoon at the UMBC Softball Stadium.
Seventh Inning Rally Gives UMBC Sunday Split with St. Peter’sBALTIMORE, Md. – UMBC sophomore Caitlin Chance (Easton, Md./Easton) laid down a squeeze bunt with no outs in the bottom of the seventh and senior Katrina Gaar (Newport Beach, Calif./Corona del Mar/Orange Coast CC) raced home from third as the Retrievers scored two runs in the inning to earn a walk-off victory against the St. Peter’s Peahens, 4-3, and split Sunday’s doubleheader at the UMBC Softball Stadium and after dropping the first game of the day, 8-3.
Softball Sweeps Saturday’s Doubleheader with St. Peter’sBALTIMORE, Md. – UMBC senior Angela Yannone (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) recorded four hits and belted two homeruns as the Retrievers swept both games of Saturday’s doubleheader against St. Peter’s at the UMBC Softball Stadium to improve to 16-14 on the season.
Ferguson Leads Softball Past Howard, 12-5BALTIMORE, Md. – Senior Katie Ferguson (North East, Md./North East/Cecil CC) slammed two homerun, one in the first inning and one in the third inning, as the UMBC softball team (14-14) evened their record for the season with a 12-5 win over Howard (4-20) Thursday afternoon at the UMBC Softball Stadium.
UMBC Holds off George Washington Rally to Earn 7-4 WinBALTIMORE, Md. – Sophomore Caitlin Chance (Easton, Md./Easton) went 2-for-3 and hit her second homerun of the year as the UMBC softball team held off a late George Washington rally to take the win, 7-4, Tuesday afternoon at the UMBC Softball Stadium.
Softball Walks Off with Win in the Seventh over Albany, 4-3BALTIMORE, Md. – Freshman Courtney Paone (Middletown, N.J./Middletown North) drove a fly ball to right field that was misplayed by the outfielder, allowing Katrina Gaar (Newport Beach, Calif./Corona del Mar/Orange Coast CC) to score the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh as the UMBC softball team (12-14, 1-2 America East) rallied to defeat Albany (13-7, 2-1 America East), 4-3, Monday afternoon at the UMBC Softball Stadium.
Softball Slides by George Mason in Extras, 4-2FAIRFAX, Va. – Freshman Taylor Hall (Cosby, Va./Cosby) doubled to right-centerfield in the top of the eighth inning to drive in senior Becca Bernheimer (Lewes, Del./Cape Henlopen) to break a 2-2 tie, as the Retrievers downed George Mason, 4-2, in extra innings, Tuesday afternoon at the George Mason Softball Complex.