2018 Softball News

  • Softball to offer Elite Skills ID Clinic July 17
    June 19, 2018
    The Saint Anselm College softball program is teaming with fellow Northeast-10 Conference programs Bentley University, Merrimack College and Southern New Hampshire University to offer an Elite Softball Skills ID Clinic on Tuesday, July 17 on the campus of Southern New Hampshire University.
  • Perry recognized by Fastpitch News as Honorable Mention All-American
    June 12, 2018
    Sophomore pitcher Morgan Perry of the Saint Anselm College softball program was named a 2018 Fastpitch News Honorable Mention All-American, as announced earlier this week.
  • Saint Anselm posts highest NE10 Presidents’ Cup finish in 12 years
    June 05, 2018
    The Saint Anselm College Department of Athletics posted its highest finish in the Northeast-10 Conference Presidents’ Cup in 12 years by placing ninth in the 2017-18 academic year, as the conference released the final standings on Wednesday.
  • Softball ranked No. 2 by NFCA in year-end poll
    June 06, 2018
    Following its national runner-up finish, the Saint Anselm College softball team concluded the 2018 season ranked No. 2 in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll released on Wednesday.
  • Gagnon, staff named NFCA East Region Coaching Staff of the Year
    June 04, 2018
    The coaching staff of the 2018 NCAA Division II national runner-up Saint Anselm College softball team was selected as the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) East Region Coaching Staff of the Year, as the association announced its Regional Coaching Staffs of the Year on Monday afternoon.
  • Softball concludes historic season as national runner-up
    May 28, 2018
    Appearing in the championship series of the 2018 NCAA Division II Softball Championship in a matchup of unranked teams, the second-seeded Saint Anselm College softball team suffered its first back-to-back losses of the season to the same opponent, falling 4-0 and 8-3 to the eighth-seeded University of Southern Indiana on Monday at James I. Moyer Sports Complex.
  • PREVIEW: Softball meets Southern Indiana in national championship series
    May 27, 2018
    With both programs in search of their first-ever national title, the Saint Anselm College softball team and the University of Southern Indiana begin their best-of-three championship series in the 2018 NCAA Division II Softball Championship on Sunday, May 27 starting at 10 a.m. from James I. Moyer Sports Complex.
  • Not done yet! Softball blanks Southern Arkansas, will play for national title
    May 27, 2018
    For the first time in school history, a Saint Anselm College team will play for a national championship after the Hawks blanked eighth-ranked Southern Arkansas, 3-0, in a do-or-die game to advance to the championship series of the 2018 NCAA Division II Softball Championship on Sunday at James I. Moyer Sports Complex.
  • PREVIEW: Softball meets Southern Arkansas yet again in elimination game
    May 27, 2018
    The Saint Anselm College softball team and Southern Arkansas University put their seasons on the line on Sunday when the two teams meet for the third time in four days in an elimination game at 11 a.m. at James I. Moyer Sports Complex.
  • Softball suffers first loss in Salem, setting up do-or-die game Sunday
    May 26, 2018
    The Saint Anselm College softball team suffered its first loss of the 2018 NCAA Division II Softball Championship, falling 11-5 to Southern Arkansas in a game played almost entirely in pouring rain on Saturday at James I. Moyer Sports Complex.
  • PREVIEW: Softball aims to continue unbeaten run in Salem on Saturday
    May 26, 2018
    The second-seeded Saint Anselm College softball team looks to continue its unbeaten start to the 2018 NCAA Division II Championship when it takes on either Angelo State or Southern Arkansas at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 26 on the third day of the tournament at James I. Moyer Sports Complex.
  • Leaving it late! Softball walks off for second-straight day in Salem
    May 25, 2018
    For the second-straight day, the Saint Anselm College softball team overcame a late one-run deficit to claim a walk-off victory at the 2018 NCAA Division II Softball Championship, scoring twice in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Saint Leo University, 4-3, on Friday afternoon at James I. Moyer Sports Complex.
  • PREVIEW: Winner's bracket matchup with Saint Leo up next for softball
    May 25, 2018
    After walking off with a 2-1 victory in its debut at the 2018 NCAA Division II Softball Championship on Thursday, the Saint Anselm College softball team faces No. 25 Saint Leo University in the winner’s bracket on Friday, May 25 at 1:30 p.m. at James I. Moyer Sports Complex.
  • Softball topples No. 8 Southern Arkansas in NCAA Division II Championship opener
    May 24, 2018
    SALEM, Va. - The Saint Anselm College softball team continued to demonstrate resilience in the face of adversity on Thursday, downing No. 8 Southern Arkansas University by a 2-1 margin in a walk-off, nine-inning affair at the NCAA Division II Softball Championship at the James I. Moyer Sports Complex.
  • PREVIEW: Softball begins Salem showing against Southern Arkansas Thursday
    May 23, 2018
    The Saint Anselm College softball team gets its first-ever showing at the NCAA Division II Softball Championship underway on Thursday when the second-seeded Hawks take on seventh-seeded Southern Arkansas University at 4 p.m.
  • Softball earns No. 2 seed in Salem, faces Southern Arkansas on Thursday
    May 20, 2018
    The Saint Anselm College softball team earned the No. 2 seed in the 2018 NCAA Division II Softball Championship in Salem, Va. and will face No. 7 seed Southern Arkansas in the third game of the opening day of the tournament on Thursday, May 24 at 4 p.m.
  • Salem Bound! Softball blanks LIU Post to win East Regional
    May 18, 2018
    For the first time in program history, the Saint Anselm College softball team is headed to the NCAA Division II College World Series as the Hawks blanked LIU Post, 5-0, behind a three-hitter from sophomore Morgan Perry to win the East Region title on Friday afternoon at South Athletic Fields.
  • Perry, Colson lead softball past LIU Post in Super Regional opener
    May 17, 2018
    Sophomore Morgan Perry earned her third victory in as many games and sophomore Shannon Colson drove in a pair of runs as the Saint Anselm College softball team won the opening game of its NCAA Division II Softball Championship Super Regional against LIU Post, 3-1, on Thursday afternoon at South Athletic Fields.
  • PREVIEW: Softball begins Super Regional against LIU Post on Thursday
    May 15, 2018
    In its first appearance in the Super Regionals of the NCAA Division II Softball Championship, the Saint Anselm College softball team will host the Pioneers of LIU Post on Thursday and Friday, May 17-18.
  • Bickford, Thompson and Perry honored by D2CCA
    May 14, 2018
    Senior outfielder Amanda Bickford, sophomore designated player Erin Thompson and sophomore pitcher Morgan Perry of the Saint Anselm College softball team received their second all-region honors of the season as they were named to the 2018 Division II CCA All-East Region Teams on Monday.
  • Moving on! Softball rallies past Merrimack for first Super Regional berth
    May 12, 2018
    For the first time in program history, the No. 2-seeded Saint Anselm College softball team is headed to the Super Regionals of the 2018 NCAA Division II Softball Championship after defeating No. 7-seeded Merrimack College, 4-3, in Game 6 of the East 2 Regional on Saturday at South Athletic Fields.
  • Perry pitches softball past SNHU, into first East Regional 2 final
    May 11, 2018
    Behind a 10-strikeout complete game by sophomore Morgan Perry, the No. 2-seeded Saint Anselm College softball team advanced to its first-ever NCAA Division II East Regional final by defeating crosstown-rival and No. 3-seeded Southern New Hampshire University, 3-1, on Friday at South Athletic Fields.
  • Softball tops Merrimack, 3-2, in East 2 Regional opener, to face SNHU on Friday
    May 10, 2018
    Senior Megan Murrell provided the go-ahead RBI single in the bottom of the fifth inning and sophomore Morgan Perry shut the door by striking out all six batters she faced as the No. 2 seeded Saint Anselm College softball team opened the NCAA East 2 Regional with a 3-2 victory over No. 7 Merrimack College on Thursday afternoon at South Athletic Fields.
  • Bickford gathers CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team honors
    May 10, 2018
    Senior Amanda Bickford of the Saint Anselm College softball team earned First Team Academic All-District honors from the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) as the organization announced the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Softball Teams on Thursday.
  • Softball lands three on NFCA All-East Region First Team
    May 09, 2018
    Senior outfielder Amanda Bickford, sophomore pitcher Morgan Perry and sophomore designated player Erin Thompson of the Saint Anselm College softball team were each named First Team All-East Region selections by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) as the organization announced its all-region honorees on Wednesday.
  • PREVIEW: Softball opens East 2 Regional against Merrimack on Thursday
    May 08, 2018
    The Saint Anselm College softball team will begin its showing at the East 2 Regional of the 2018 NCAA Division II Softball Championship against a familiar foe, Merrimack College, in game one of the pod on Thursday, May 10.
  • Softball earns at-large NCAA Tournament bid, will host four-team pod
    May 07, 2018
    The Saint Anselm College softball team earned the No. 2 seed in the East Region of the 2018 NCAA Division II Softball Championship and will host a four-team regional pod from May 10-12, as the NCAA revealed the 64-team field on Monday morning.
  • No. 24 softball eliminated by Pace in NE10 Semifinals
    May 04, 2018
    The No. 24-ranked Saint Anselm College softball team was shut out for just the second time this season as Emma Bernet pitched Pace University to a 2-0 victory over the Hawks in the semifinals of the 2018 Northeast-10 Conference Softball Championship on Friday afternoon at Janet L. Ficke Field on the campus of Adelphi University.
  • PREVIEW: No. 24 softball meets Pace in NE10 Championship semifinals
    May 03, 2018
    Following a record-setting regular season, the No. 24-ranked Saint Anselm College softball team begins its showing at the Northeast-10 Conference Championship in the semifinals on Friday, May 4 when the Hawks take on Pace University.
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