2013 Merrimack Softball News

Softball Summer Skills Clinic and Instructional Showcase Canceled
Softball summer clinic canceled

Cardello Announces Five-Member Softball Class of 2017
Five incoming freshmen join Warriors this fall representing Cardello's first recruiting class

Season Recap: New and Familiar Stars Emerge in Softball’s 20-Win 2013 Campaign
Merrimack finished the year with 21 wins and saw three individuals earn all-conference distinction

Palmieri Earns NFCA Third-Team All-American Honors
Senior infielder becomes program's first All-American since 2009 season

Palmieri Picked to Daktronics All-East Region Second Team
NE-10 All-Conference First Team representative picks up third postseason accolade this spring

Palmieri Garners NFCA All-Region First Team Honors
Senior garners second career all-region honor after batting .432 with eight homers and 34 RBI

Softball to Hold Summer Skills Clinic and Instructional Showcase
Three-day summer clinic to be held July 1-3, 2013 on campus

Palmieri, Fugazzotto, Monet Perry Highlight Softball All-Conference Honorees
Tawny Palmieri, Jessica Fugazzotto garner first-team honors; Monet Perry second-team honoree

Softball Closes Out 2013 with Sunday Sweep at Franklin Pierce
Merrimack finishes the season 21-22-1 and in fifth place in the Northeast Division

Softball Splits Senior Day Doubleheader with Ravens
Senior Courtney Parker got the start in game one for the Warriors on Senior Day

Saint A’s Takes Two from Softball Friday
Merrimack will honor its five seniors tomorrow against Franklin Pierce starting at 12 p.m.

Falcons Nip Softball, 2-0, in Northeast Divisional Tilt Thursday
Merrimack returns to action with doubleheader vs. Saint Anselm Friday

Softball's Offense Come Alive in Game One Win; Darkness Forces Tie in Game Two
Merrimack bats explode for 8-0 game one victory; darkness forces 6-6 tie after five innings in game two

From the ET: New Mindset Has Warriors On a Roll
First-year head coach Jim Cardello and the Warriors were featured by the Eagle Tribune Tuesday

Softball Doubleheader Postponed to Friday Afternoon
Merrimack and Saint Anselm's doubleheader moved to Friday at 3 p.m. on campus

Lowell Doubles Up Softball, 6-3, Monday Afternooon
Junior Keaira Monet Perry drove in all three Merrimack runs on a homer in the first

Softball Edges Saint A’s in Game 1, Drops Slugfest in Game 2 in Sunday Split
Junior Ashley Perry's two-RBI single in game one fueled the Warriors to a victory

Softball’s Saturday Doubleheader vs. Saint A’s Postponed
No reschedule date announced, two teams will play as scheduled tomorrow (DH) at noon

Deardorff Dazzles in Game One, Softball Splits with SNHU Friday
Senior righty Kelli Jo Deardorff struck out six and yielded just one hit to help Merrimack win game one

Softball Moves Back to .500 with Doubleheader Sweep at Post
Sophomore Valerie Bauer dominated in the circle in game one to help Merrimack sweep Post

Stonehill Rallies in Seventh, Wins in Ninth to Edge Softball, 9-8, in Extras
Junior Ashley Perry homered twice and drove in three in Tuesday's loss

Softball Ups Winning Streak to Five, Sweeps Tripleheader at Saint Mike’s Sunday
Sophomore Lindsay Gibbs enjoyed a huge day at the plate to fuel the Warriors' sweep

SCHEDULE UPDATE: Softball to play Sunday Triple-Header AT SAINT MICHAEL'S
Merrimack and Saint Michael's will play three games on Sunday in Vermont

Softball Thursday Doubleheader at Le Moyne Canceled
Weather forecast forces cancelation of Merrimack's planned two-game set against Dolphins

Softball Sweeps Bentley, Improves to 3-2 in Division Wednesday
KJ Deardorff pitched seven dominant innings to help the Warriors to a doubleheader sweep

Two-Homer Inning Lifts Softball to Sunday Split with Southern Connecticut
Lindsay Gibbs homered for the Warriors in a game one win

Softball Earns Doubleheader Split with New Haven Saturday
Junior Ashley Perry homered for the Warriors in their 6-1 game two win

Six-Run Second Dooms Softball in 7-5 Setback against Southern NH
Monet Perry led the Warriors with a three-run homer on Friday

Softball Edged by Queens, 7-6
Warriors' rally falls short in Wednesday non-conference defeat

Softball Tuesday Game at Bentley Postponed
Field conditions have postponed Tuesday's single-game showdown to TBA

Bauer Lifts Softball to 2-1 Win in Opener; Warriors Split with River Hawks Monday
Bauer picks up team-leading third win in game one win

Softball Swept by LIU Post, 3-1, 12-5, Friday in Rhode Island
Nine-run sixth in game two leads Pioneers to sweep over the Warriors

Softball's Friday Doubleheader vs. LIU Post Moved to Bryant
Venue moved to Conaty Park due to field conditions at Merrimack

Softball Sweeps Monday Doubleheader Finale in Florida, Finishes Trip 5-5
Eight-run third pushes Warriors past Beavers in Florida finale

Softball Bounces Back with 2-1 Saturday in Florida
Jaclyn Giovannini's two homers power Warriors to pair of wins Saturday

Softball Drops Three-Game Set on Friday in Florida
Merrimack dropped decisions to Indiana Tech (4-0), Shippensburg (7-4, 8 innings), Minn. Duluth (3-2)

Gillis' Late Homer Powers Warriors to 4-3 Win over Kutztown; Softball Splits Day 1 in Fla.
Merrimack (1-3) will take to the diamond three times on Friday in Florida

Softball Reschedules Tuesday Afternoon Contest at UMass Lowell
Warriors and River Hawks will now play on Monday, April 1

Softball Sunday Doubleheader at Saint Rose Postponed
Merrimack will open NE-10 divisional play at UMass Lowell Tuesday afternoon

Softball's Sunday Doubleheader at Queens Postponed
No makeup date announced at this time; Warriors travel to Saint Rose Saturday, March 16

Softball Falls to Adelphi, LIU Post Sunday
Warriors manage just six hits over two games in losses to Adelphi, LIU Post

Softball Begins 2013 Campaign at Adelphi Sunday Morning
Merrimack pegged fourth in NE-10 Preseason Poll, looking to build off 19-win campaign in 2012

Softball Tabbed Fourth in NE-10 Preseason Coaches’ Poll
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Merrimack softball team has been tabbed to finish fourth in the Northeast-10 Conference Northeast Division, as announced by the league’s Preseason Coaches’ Poll Thursday.

Softball Officially Commences ’13 Campaign Tuesday
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Two seasons removed from a trip to the NCAA Super Regionals, the Merrimack softball team, guided by first-year head coach Jim Cardello, officially kicks off the 2013 season with the start of preseason camp on Tuesday.

Merrimack Names Jim Cardello Head Softball Coach
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Jim Cardello has been named the head softball coach at Merrimack College, as announced by Interim Director of Athletics Dean O’Keefe Thursday.

Ashley Perry ESPN NH Interview
Junior Ashley Perry chats with Mike Machnik during Merrimack's hockey broadcast vs. Boston College (2-24-13)