2010 Merrimack Softball: Year in Review
NORTH ANDOVER, MA The 2010 Merrimack College softball season did not result in a return trip to the Northeast-10 Conference semifinals, but clearly ended on a positive note with three straight wins to close out the season.
Lemay, Conetta, Gosselin Named to Northeast-10 All-Conference Team
NORTH ANDOVER, MA Led by second team all-Conference short stop Kristen Lemay, three members of the Merrimack College softball team were named to the Northeast-10 all-Conference team on Wednesday.
Softball Seniors Seal Career with Sweep of Pace Sunday
NORTH ANDOVER, MA With a 13-3 and 10-9 win over Pace University on Sunday, the softball team (17-26) sent off four seniors with a smile on Volpe Field despite falling short of a second straight trip to the Northeast-10 postseason.
Softball Earns Hard-Fought Split with Adelphi Saturday
NORTH ANDOVER, MA After dropping game one of a doubleheader in extra innings, 5-3, the softball team (15-26) bounced back for a 7-2 victory in game two over Adelphi University Saturday afternoon on Volpe Field.
Cahill's Three-Hit Shutout Gives Merrimack 5-0 Win over Bentley
WALTHAM, MA - Senior Atlee Cahill pitched a three-hit shutout and her teammates gave her more than enough support with a four-run third as the softball team blanked Bentley, 5-0, in NE-10 softball on the Bentley field Thursday afternoon.
Gosselin's Three-Run Homer Not Enough to Overcome Bentley; Game Two PPD
WALTHAM, MA - A three-run blast in the seventh inning by sophomore Monique Gosselin (Lawrence, MA) was not enough for the softball team in a 4-3 loss to Bentley University Tuesday afternoon.
Millett's Monster Weekend Concludes with Softball Sweep of Saint Rose
ALBANY, NY Snapping a six-game skid, the Merrimack College softball team pulled off a sweep at the College of Saint Rose on Sunday behind the powerful bat of junior Jamie Millett (Shrewsbury, MA).
Millett Leads Merrimack but Warriors Beaten by Dolphins
SYRACUSE, NY The Merrimack College softball team (11-24) struggled to score runs on Saturday in Syracuse as the Warriors fell to pre-season favorite Le Moyne College (14-16), 8-4 and 3-1 at the Niland Athletic Complex.
Softball Swept by Stonehill Wednesday
NORTH ANDOVER, MA Dropping a pair of Northeast-10 Conference games Wednesday, the Merrimack College softball team was swept by Stonehill College in a doubleheader at Volpe Field, 4-2 and 2-1.
Late Homers not enough for Softball to avoid Sweep from Assumption
NORTH ANDOVER, MA Despite two seventh-inning homers from Merrimack College in game one of a doubleheader with Assumption College, the Warriors could not produce enough offense to avoid the doubleheader sweep on Tuesday at Volpe Field.
Cahill Throws Shutout to Earn Merrimack Split with AIC
NORTH ANDOVER, MA Picking up a 5-0 win behind senior pitcher Atlee Cahill (Gloucester, MA), the Merrimack College softball team (11-18) snapped a seven game skid Sunday afternoon on Volpe Field.
Softball Doubleheader with Assumption Moved to Tuesday
NORTH ANDOVER, MA Due to the forecasted precipitation on Saturday, the Merrimack College softball team (10-17) has rescheduled their doubleheader with Assumption College (14-14) for Tuesday, April 20th at 3:00pm on Volpe Field.
Softball Upended by Franklin Pierce in Tuesday Doubleheader
RINDGE, NH Dropping game one 3-2 in extra innings and game two 6-3, the Merrimack College softball team suffered a sweep at Franklin Pierce University Tuesday afternoon on the FPU softball field.
Eagle-Tribune: Merrimack's Melillo is one tough out
NORTH ANDOVER Merrimack College catcher Kara Melillo of North Andover played on an all-star boys baseball team when she was 13 years old.
Softball Suffers Sweep at #14 New Haven
WEST HAVEN, CT Held scoreless through game one (4-0) and on the short end of an abridged 10-1 loss in game two, the softball team fell to #14 University of New Haventhe top-ranked team in the East RegionSunday afternoon in West Haven, Connecticut.
Softball Swept at Southern Connecticut, 6-3; 8-0
NEW HAVEN, CT- Despite jumping out to a 2-0 lead in game one, the softball team (10-13) dropped a pair of road games to Southern Connecticut State (20-8) Saturday afternoon on Pelz Field.
Cahill Pitches Softball to Pair of Wins over Saint Michael's, 11-1; 5-2
NORTH ANDOVER, MA Helping the softball team improve to 6-2 in the Northeast-10 Conference and 10-11 overall, senior pitcher Atlee Cahill picked up a pair of wins (11-1; 5-2) Thursday afternoon against Saint Michaels College in eight innings.
Softball Earns Split at Saint Anselm as Gosselin Falls Single Shy of Cycle
MANCHESTER, NH Snapping a three-game win streak, the softball team dropped the opener but won the nightcap on the road against Saint Anselm Wednesday afternoon.
Melillo Lets Loose on River Hawks in Softball Sweep
NORTH ANDOVER, MA Junior Kara Melillo of the softball team swatted three home runs in a doubleheader sweep of the UMass-Lowell Saturday afternoon on Volpe Field.
Softball Splits Doubleheader with SNHU in Conference-Opener
NORTH ANDOVER, MA Opening the Northeast-10 Conference portion of their 2010 schedule, the softball team (5-10) earned a doubleheader split with the Penmen of Southern New Hampshire (4-8) Friday afternoon on Volpe Field.
Softball Drops a Pair to CW Post Thursday
BROOKVILLE, NY The softball team dropped a pair of games to C.W. Post on Thursday afternoon in their final tune-up before the Northeast-10 Conference schedule starts on Friday. In game one, Merrimack fell 7-2 before being blanked 6-0 in game two.
Gosselin Goes for Cycle, Grabs NE-10 Player of the Week
NORTH ANDOVER, MA Sophomore Monique Gosselin (Lawrence, MA) of the Merrimack College softball team was named the Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week on Monday after a stellar week in Florida that included the programs first cycle since before 2004.
Softball Wins One, Drops Two on Final Day in Florida
CLERMONT, FL Ending their spring break schedule in Florida on Saturday, the Merrimack College softball team took down Nyack, 11-1, before falling to Queens (3-2) in eight innings and Molloy, 9-5.
Softball Dropped by Wayne State 4-0 in Rainy Florida
CLERMONT, FL On a rainy day at the National Training Center, the Merrimack College team snuck in a game against Wayne State College in the morning, but had their afternoon game with Post University cancelled due to inclement weather.
Gosselin Hits for Cycle, Deardorff Pitches Complete Game in 2-1 day for Softball
CLERMONT, FL - Sophomore Monique Gosselin hit for the cycle and freshman Kelli Jo Deardorff pitched a complete game to help the softball team to a 2-1 day at the National Training Center in Clermont, Florida Tuesday.
Lemay Leads Warriors in Split with #16 Bloomsburg Monday
CLERMONT, FL Going 3-for-3 and scoring three runs, junior Kristen Lemay led the Merrimack womens softball team to their first win of the season Monday over #16 Bloomsburg University, 5-4.
Softball Drops a Pair on Opening Day to Millersville, #9 Kutztown
CLERMONT, FL On the opening day of the 2010 season, the Merrimack softball team dropped a pair of hard-fought games to Millersville University (5-0) and #9 Kutztown University (3-1) on Sunday at Hancock Park.
Softball Kicks off 2010 with Twelve Game Tour in Florida
NORTH ANDOVER, MA Under reigning Northeast-10 Conference Coach of the Year, Elaine Schwager, the Merrimack College softball team travels to Florida during the schools spring recess for a 12-game tour in Clermont, Florida starting Sunday, March 7 against Millersville University (PA).
Softball Selected Eighth in NE-10 Preseason Coaches' Poll
NORTH ANDOVER, MA Following a 26-19 (18-10 NE-10) campaign and trip to the Northeast-10 Conference semifinals under reigning Coach of the Year Elaine Schwager, the Merrimack softball Warriors have been chosen to finish eighth in the Northeast-10 preseason coaches poll.
Softball Team Gears Up for 2010 Season with Judgment Day
NORTH ANDOVER, MA This past weekend the Merrimack College softball team was the latest Warrior team to take part in the two-day team-building and leadership mini-camp known as Judgment Day put on by The Program Athletics.
Merrimack Athletics Unveils Championship Banners
NORTH ANDOVER, MA Merrimack College student-athletes helped unveil team championship banners Friday at the Volpe Center.