Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Caroline Raymond steps up as UMass softball sweeps Charlotte in doubleheader

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 16, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Strong pitching performances in both games from Caroline Raymond helped the Massachusetts softball team sweep Charlotte on the road in a doubleheader on Sunday. UMass holds onto early lead to complete sweep After the Minutewomen (12-17, 8-2 Atl...

Minutewomen complete season sweep of Eagles in Boston

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 10, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts softball team completed a season sweep over Boston College with a 7-4 win in Chestnut Hill on Tuesday. The win was the eighth victory of the last nine games for the Minutewomen (10-17), who began the season winn...

UMass softball searches for consistency with trip to BC

By Kaitlin Boyer

April 9, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

Consistency is a recurring theme that the Massachusetts softball team knows it must posses in order be a successful team. And as UMass (9-17, 6-2 Atlantic 10) travels to Chestnut Hill on Tuesday to take on Boston College for ...

Raymond finding her groove, defense slowly progressing

By Joey Saade

April 9, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Massachusetts softball team is in the midst of its best stretch of play this season, winners of seven out of its last eight games, while slowly but surely turning around a campaign that started 2-15. And one of the big...

UMass softball wins 3 of 4 games over weekend

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 8, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The UMass softball team completed a doubleheader sweep of La Salle on Sunday with a 5-0 win in the second game. Caroline Raymond (6-7) dominated on the mound for the Minutewomen (9-17, 6-2 Atlantic 10). In her fifth s...

Minutewomen to face tough Atlantic 10 competition over weekend

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 5, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts softball team is riding a four-game winning streak heading into a weekend of big conference games. The Minutewomen (6-16, 3-1 Atlantic 10) will take on Fordham on Friday at 3 p.m., and Saturday at noo...

UMass center fielder Cyndil Matthew selected 10th in Fastpitch Draft

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 3, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Cyndil Matthew, standout center fielder for Massachusetts softball team, was selected 10th overall in the National Pro Fastpitch Draft on Monday. Matthew, a Westfield, N.J. native, will join the NY/NJ Comets after the conclusion of her s...

Hot bats lead turnaround for UMass softball

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 2, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts softball team’s bats have come alive since it started conference play against Dayton a couple weeks ago, helping the team to a 4-1 record over that span after starting the season 2-15. In the last five games, the Minu...

Minutewomen ride four-game win streak into road contest at UConn

By Joey Saade

April 2, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Don’t look now, but the Massachusetts softball team is on a four-game winning streak, and playing its best ball of the season. After getting off to a shaky start, the Minutewomen (6-16, 3-1 Atlantic 10) used some home-cooking to ge...

UMass softball takes both games against St. Bonaventure

By Kaitlin Boyer

April 1, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Timely hitting and a strong outing from pitcher Caroline Raymond helped propel the Massachusetts softball team to a 12-4 mercy-rule victory over St. Bonaventure in the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday at Sortino Field....

UMass shows composure, withstands BC rally

By Joey Saade

March 28, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

While enduring her team's early-season struggles, Massachusetts softball coach Elaine Sortino preached the importance of patience and composure to her team. The Minutewomen used those traits to withstand a late Boston College rally i...

UMass softball hangs on to win home opener

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

March 28, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Massachusetts softball team welcomed the newly-named Sortino Field with a bright spot, holding off Boston College to win 8-7 on Wednesday. UMass (4-16, 1-1 Atlantic 10) broke a 3-3 tie in the fifth inning when Lindsey Webster hit a shot down the left field line that hit ...