Softball Season PreviewOne step away. The Washington College softball team was five outs away from a second Centennial Conference championship and a trip to the NCAA Tournament with a 1-0 lead over Haverford, but its hopes were dashed as the team fell to Haverford in the championship round 2-1 and 5-3 to see the dream of a conference crown and NCAA Tournament come to an end.
Spinden, Edwards and Meil Tabbed Softball CaptainsWashington College softball head coach Lacey Lister has named her three captains for the 2017 season. Senior Erin Spinden and juniors Gabrielle Edwards and Allyson Meil will serve as the three captains for the Shorewomen this spring and are serving as captains for the first time.
"When In Rome" - Maddie Bennett's Italy ExperienceMaddie Bennett, a sophomore on the Washington College softball team spent the entire month of July in Italy as part of the Global Leadership Program. Bennett, the 2016 Centennial Conference Softball Pitcher and Rookie of the Year writes about her time in Rome and a weekend excursion to Florence.
2017 Indoor Tournament InformationThe Washington College softball team will be hosting indoor tournaments for U10, U12, and U14 teams the weekends of January 21st and 22nd, January 28th and 29th, and February 11th and 12th.
Hofstedt Named Assistant Softball CoachWashington College head softball coach Lacey Lister recently announced the hiring of Clare Hofstedt, a 2016 graduate of the College, as an assistant coach at her alma mater.
Maddie Bennett - Shorewoman of the WeekFreshman softball player Maddie Bennett is this week's Shorewoman of the Week. Bennett hit .462 and also went 1-0 in the circle during the Centennial Conference Tournament over the weekend.
Shorewomen Down Fords In CC Tournament 3-2; Game Against Bullets Suspended Due To DarknessThe top seeded Washington College softball team edged visiting four seed Haverford, 3-2, in its first round game of the 2016 Centennial Conference Softball Tournament at the Washington College Softball Field on Saturday afternoon. In the team’s second round game, the Shorewomen were leading two seed Gettysburg 7-3 after five innings when the game was halted due to darkness. That game will resume tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m.
Shorewomen Softball To Host Centennial Conference Tournament For The First TimeThe Washington College softball team earned the top seed and hosting rights for the 2016 Centennial Conference Softball Tournament in a split of a doubleheader with visiting McDaniel on Saturday afternoon. In game one, McDaniel downed Washington College 7-4 to force a winner-take-all game two for the right to host and the Shorewomen held off the Green Terror, 2-1, to earn the right to host the conference tournament which will be next Friday-Sunday at the Washington College Softball Field.
Maddie Bennett & Clare Hofstedt - Shorewoman of the WeekFreshman softball player Maddie Bennett and senior teammate Clare Hofstedt share this week's Shorewoman of the Week honor. Bennett tossed the first seven-inning no-hitter in team history and Hofstedt reached 150 career hits as the Shorewomen swept Swarthmore Thursday.
Bennett Pitches Shorewomen To Split With First Place GettysburgCHESTERTOWN, Md. — Freshman Maddie Bennett allowed just four hits while striking out nine batters in a 3-1 complete game victory for host Washington College over visiting Gettysburg in Game Two of today’s Centennial Conference softball doubleheader between the two programs at the WC Softball Field in Chestertown, Maryland. Gettysburg won Game One by a final score of 4-2.
Shorewomen Level With Mustangs In DH SplitVisiting Washington College and host Stevenson split a non-conference softball doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon at Weinberg-Fine Field. The Shorewomen won the first game in six innings, 14-5, due to the eight-run rule, while the Mustangs captured the second game, 5-2.
Shorewomen 50-50 With Red Devils in Doubleheader SplitVisiting Washington College managed to split with host Dickinson in a Centennial Conference softball doubleheader on Sunday afternoon at Dickinson Park. The Shorewomen jumped out to a 7-1 lead in game two before hanging on for a 7-5 victory, while the Red Devils rallied from 2-1 down to take the opener, 4-2.
Weekend Weather Impacting Athletics ScheduleForecasts for wind, snow, and rain this weekend across the Mid-Atlantic region is taking its toll on the Washington College Athletics varsity schedule. Check back here for changes as they are announced.
Shorewomen Split Double-Header at MuhlenbergThe Washington College softball team split a Centennial Conference double-header with host Muhlenberg College this afternoon. The Mules took game one, 2-1, but the Shorewomen rebounded for a 6-4 victory in game two.
Paige Briganti - Shorewoman of the WeekSenior softball player Paige Briganti is this week's Shorewoman of the Week. Briganti became the fourth player in team history to reach 150 career hits and hit .417 in a 2-2 week for the Shorewomen.
Shorewomen Sweep CC Twinbill Versus Bears, 3-2 and 9-1The Washington College softball team swept a Centennial Conference doubleheader from visiting Ursinus on Tuesday afternoon at Washington College Softball Field. The host Shorewomen won the first game, 3-2, and downed the Bears, 9-1, in game two in six innings due to the eight-run rule.
Washington College Softball Schedule ChangesToday's scheduled softball double-header between host Muhlenberg College and visiting Washington College has been postponed due to rain and field conditions. It will be made up April 6th at 3:00 p.m. The non-conference double-header at Wesley scheduled for April 6th has been postponed (make-up date TBA) to accommodate this change.
Shorewomen Nine Open Centennial Play With Sweep of Diplomats, 2-1 and 1-0The Washington College softball team won a pair of one-run games over visiting Franklin & Marshall on Saturday afternoon in the Centennial Conference softball opener for both teams. The Shorewomen captured game one by a 2-1 score and won game two on a two-out walk-off double by freshman Regan Horan in the bottom of the seventh inning, 1-0, on Saturday afternoon in a conference doubleheader at Washington College Softball Field. For Horan, the walk-off two bagger was her first career hit.
#9 Sea Gulls Take Two From Shorewomen, 7-0 and 3-0Visiting Salisbury swept host Washington College in a non-conference softball doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon at Washington College Softball Field. The Sea Gulls won game one, 7-0, and took game two, 3-0.
Elaina DiPrimio - Shorewoman of the WeekSophomore softball player Elaina DiPrimio is this week's Shorewoman of the Week. DiPrimio hit .500 as the Shorewomen went 4-4 over their final eight games in Kissimmee, Fla., last week.
Shorewomen Fall to Dubuque and #T23 Cortland in Final Day at Rebel Spring GamesThe Washington College softball team concluded its 10-game swing at the Rebel Spring Games with a pair of losses in the team’s final two games at the games on Friday. The Shorewomen dropped non-conference contests to Dubuque, 3-1, in the first game of the day and 2-1 to #T23 Cortland in the second contest. WC went 6-4 during the week.
Shorewomen Softball Clinch Winning Florida Trip In Wins Over Ramapo and SpringfieldThe Washington College softball team clinched a winning week at the Rebel Spring Games in a pair of non-conference softball games on Thursday. The Shorewomen won their first game of the day against Ramapo, 2-1, and then shut out Springfield in the second game of the day, 2-0. WC is now 6-2 in Florida this week with two games to go tomorrow.
Shorewomen Nine Fall To Skidmore and RowanThe Washington College softball team dropped a pair of games at the Rebel Spring Games on Tuesday afternoon in a pair of non-conference softball games. In the opening game of the day, Skidmore rallied from a 5-1 deficit to post a 6-5 walk-off victory over the Shorewomen and in game two Rowan downed WC, 7-0.
Shorewomen Nine Down #16 Wheaton (Mass.), 5-4, and Lesley, 6-2, To Go 2-0 On The DayThe Washington College softball team won a pair of games in the second day of the Rebel Spring Games at the Osceola County Softball Complex in a pair of non-conference games against opponents from Massachusetts. The Shorewomen topped #16 Wheaton (Mass.), 5-4, in the second game of the day after besting Lesley in the first contest, 6-2.
Third Time’s The Charm (At Bat) For Washington In A Pair of WinsThe Washington College softball team scored seven of its nine runs in the third inning in a pair of wins on Sunday afternoon at the Osceola County Softball Complex at the Rebel Spring Games in a pair of non-conference games. The Shorewomen scored four of their five runs in the bottom of the third in a 5-1 win over Ramapo in the first game and scored three of their four runs in the top of the third in a 4-0 victory against Utica in the second game.
Yellow Jackets Take Both From Shorewomen, 3-2 and 6-3Host Randolph-Macon swept a non-conference softball doubleheader from visiting Washington College on Tuesday afternoon at Randolph-Macon College Softball Field. The Yellow Jackets took game one by a 3-2 score and captured the second game, 6-3.