2017 Softball News

  • MASCAC Spring Sportsmanship Teams Announced
    May 24, 2017
    WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Thirty-four Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) student-athletes have been recognized for their outstanding sportsmanship as members of the 2017 Spring Sportsmanship Teams.
  • Lindsey Couturier Named Head Softball Coach
    May 15, 2017
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – Bridgewater State University Director of Athletics, Dr. Marybeth Lamb, announced today that Lindsey Couturier has been named as the Bears’ new head softball coach.
  • Three Bears Named to All-MASCAC Softball Team
    May 10, 2017
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Three Bridgewater State University student-athletes have been selected to the 2017 All-Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Softball Team which was announced today by the league’s Director of Media Relations, Emily Diekelmann.
  • Softball Falls to Worcester State in MASCAC Tournament Opening Round
    May 03, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. -- Fifth-seeded Bridgewater State University dropped a 9-4 decision to #4 Worcester State University in the opening round of the 2017 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Softball Tournament on Wednesday afternoon at Worcester's Rockwood Park.
  • Kathleen Bailey Named MASCAC Softball Pitcher of the Week
    May 01, 2017
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University senior right-hander Kathleen Bailey has been selected as the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Softball Pitcher of the Week.
  • Softball Splits MASCAC Twinbill with Framingham State
    April 29, 2017
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – The visiting Bridgewater State University softball team split a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) doubleheader with Framingham State University on Saturday afternoon at Maple Street Field.
  • Softball Sweeps Mass. Maritime in MASCAC Doubleheader
    April 27, 2017
    BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. -- Senior Courtney Leddy (Saugus, Mass.) rapped out six hits and drove in six runs to lead Bridgewater State to a sweep of a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference softball doubleheader from Massachusetts Maritime Thursday afternoon by scores of 17-1 in the opener and 9-1 in the nightcap in a pair of six inning outings played at Alison Rollins Field.
  • Softball Sweeps MCLA in MASCAC Doubleheader
    April 23, 2017
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – The Bridgewater State University softball team swept a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) doubleheader on Sunday afternoon at Alumni Park. Bridgewater won the first game, 1-0, and completed the sweep with a 7-4 victory in the nightcap.
  • Softball Splits Non-Conference Twinbill with Curry
    April 20, 2017
    MILTON, Mass. -- The visiting Bridgewater State University softball team split a non-conference doubleheader with Curry College on Thursday afternoon.
  • Softball Drops Pair of MASCAC Games to Fitchburg
    April 17, 2017
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – The Fitchburg State University softball team swept a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) doubleheader with Bridgewater State University on Monday afternoon at Alumni Park.
  • Softball Swept by Worcester State in MASCAC Twinbill
    April 14, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass.—The Worcester State University softball team swept the visiting Bridgewater State University Bears by scores of 9-8 and 8-7 on Friday afternoon in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action.
  • Softball Splits Non-Conference Twinbill with UMass Dartmouth
    April 11, 2017
    DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The Bridgewater State University softball team spilt a non-conference doubleheader with UMass Dartmouth on Tuesday afternoon at the UMD Softball Field.
  • Shannon Grindle Named MASCAC Softball Player & Rookie of the Week
    April 10, 2017
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University freshman designated player Shannon Grindle has been selected as the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Softball Player and Rookie of the Week.
  • Grindle's Walk-Off Homer Gives Softball Split of MASCAC Twinbill
    April 09, 2017
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Freshman Shannon Grindle (Halifax, Mass.) belted a walk-off three-run homer to lead the Bridgewater State University softball team to a MASCAC doubleheader split with Westfield State University on Sunday afternoon at Alumni Park.
  • Softball Splits MASCAC Twinbill with Salem State
    April 08, 2017
    SALEM, Mass. – The Bridgewater State University softball team opened Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) play with a doubleheader split on the road against Salem State University.
  • Softball Sweeps RIC in Non-Conference Twinbill
    April 05, 2017
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – The Bridgewater State University softball team swept a non-conference doubleheader against Rhode Island College on Wednesday afternoon at Alumni Park. The Bears won the first game, 3-2, and completed the sweep with a 4-1 victory in the nightcap. Game two was called due to darkness in the middle of the fifth inning.
  • Softball Swept in Non-Conference Twinbill
    March 30, 2017
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – The visiting UMass Boston softball team swept a non-conference doubleheader with Bridgewater State University on Thursday afternoon at Alumni Park. UMass won the first game 15-1 in five innings and completed the sweep with an 8-3 victory in the nightcap.
  • Softball Drops Pair of Games to Wheaton
    March 24, 2017
    NORTON, Mass. - Sophomore Emily Schlapak hit a home run in both of the Wheaton College softball teams games against Bridgewater State, as the Lyons sweep the Bears, earning an 11-3 win in the opening contest (5 innings), before winning the second 8-4.
  • Shannon Grindle Named MASCAC Softball Rookie of the Week
    March 13, 2017
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University freshman shortstop Shannon Grindle has been selected as the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Softball Rookie of the Week.
  • Courtney Leddy Named MASCAC Softball Player of the Week
    March 13, 2017
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University senior second baseman Courtney Leddy has been selected as the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Softball Player of the Week.
  • Softball Drops Pair of Games to Kenyon and Swarthmore
    March 09, 2017
    NAPLES, Fla. – The Bridgewater State University softball team dropped its final two games at the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic on Thursday in Naples, Florida.
  • Softball Downs Elms, Falls to Alverno
    March 08, 2017
    NAPLES, Fla. – The Bridgewater State University softball team split a pair of games at the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic on Wednesday in Naples, Florida.
  • Softball Downs Pitt.-Bradford, Falls to Eastern Nazarene
    March 07, 2017
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Bridgewater State University softball team split a pair of games at the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic on Tuesday in Fort Myers, Florida.
  • Softball Downs Rockford, Falls to Albion
    March 06, 2017
    NAPLES, Fla. – The Bridgewater State University softball team split a pair of games at the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic on Monday in Naples, Florida.
  • Softball Splits Pair of Game to Open 2017 Campaign
    March 05, 2017
    FORT MYERS, Mass. -- The Bridgewater State University softball team split a pair of games to open the 2017 season at the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic in Fort Myers, Florida.
  • Bridgewater State Chosen to Finish Third in MASCAC Preseason Poll
    March 02, 2017
    WESTFIELD, Mass. -- The Bridgewater State Bears have been selected to finish third in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Softball poll as voted on by coaches around the league.
  • Chrissy Semler to Speak at Be the Best Baseball & Softball Coaches' Convention
    December 09, 2016
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – Bridgewater State University head softball coach, Chrissy Semler, has been selected to speak on a variety of topics geared toward sports psychology at the Be the Best Baseball and Softball Coaches' Convention in January.
  • Drilled for Success, Walpole Softball Coach Focuses on the Basics
    June 26, 2016
    WALPOLE, Mass. -- As a four-year starting shortstop for the women’s softball team at Bridgewater State University, Rachael Sprague paid close attention to the daily drills run by the coaches in practice. The Bears advanced to the NCAA Division 3 tourney in three of her four seasons.