February 17, 2014 Wheaton Selected Third in NEWMAC Preseason Poll
BOSTON, Mass. – Babson College received seven first-place votes to earn the top spot in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) softball preseason poll, as announced by the league on Monday. Coast Guard Academy, Springfield College and Wheaton College also received first-place votes from the coaches.
May 8, 2013 Wheaton Earns No.1 Seed In ECAC Softball Tournament
NORTON, Mass. – The Wheaton College softball team has received the first seed in the ECAC Softball Tournament and will play eighth-seeded Becker College on Thursday, May 9 at 2:30 p.m. in the first round of the tournament.
May 14, 2013 At Wheaton College: “You Can Play”
NORTON, Mass. – The Wheaton College Athletics Department has joined the You Can Play Project in supporting the acceptance of all student-athletes regardless of sexual orientation. At Wheaton, the Lyons have taken it one step further.
May 4, 2013 Wheaton Eliminated From NEWMAC Softball Tournament
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The Babson College softball team used a standout pitching performance from junior Kathleen Conway to advance to the final day of the NEWMAC Softball Championship on Saturday after blanking Wheaton, 5-0.
April 25, 2013 NEWMAC TOURNAMENT: Softball Preview
NORTON, Mass. – Second-seeded Wheaton College will host two games in the opening round of the NEWMAC Softball Tournament on Saturday, April 27.
April 21, 2013 Wheaton Sweeps Wellesley On Senior Day
NORTON, Mass. – The Wheaton College softball team swept two games from Wellesley College in a NEWMAC doubleheader on Sunday afternoon at Clark Field by identical 4-3 scores.
April 20, 2013 Wheaton, Coast Guard Split NEWMAC Twinbill
NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Wheaton College softball team split a pair of NEWMAC games against Coast Guard Academy by scores of 8-0 (five innings) and 15-11 on Saturday afternoon.
April 16, 2013 Softball Takes One Of Two From Roger Williams
NORTON, Mass. – The Wheaton College softball team took one of two games from Roger Williams University in non-conference action on Tuesday evening at Clark Field by scores of 3-2 and 11-5 (six innings).
April 14, 2013 Lyons Sweep Clark In NEWMAC Doubleheader
WORCESTER, Mass. – The Wheaton College softball team swept a pair of NEWMAC games versus Clark University by scores of 8-0 and 4-1 on Sunday afternoon at O’Brien Field.
April 13, 2013 Wheaton Earns Split Against Springfield
NORTON, Mass. - The Wheaton College softball team used a five-run rally in game two to split a pair of NEWMAC games versus Springfield College on Saturday afternoon at Clark Field.
April 9, 2013 Lyons Split Non-Conference Doubleheader With Judges
NORTON, Mass. - The Wheaton College softball team split a pair of non-conference games against Brandeis University on Tuesday evening at Clark Field by scores of 3-2 (eight innings) and 2-1.
April 6, 2013 Softball Sweeps MIT On The Road
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Wheaton College softball team swept a pair of New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) games against MIT by scores of 6-5, and 8-0 on Saturday afternoon at Briggs Field.
March 29, 2013 Softball Takes Two From Smith
NORTON, Mass. – The Wheaton College softball team opened up its NEWMAC slate with a sweep of Smith College by scores of 8-0 (five innings) and 5-0 on Friday evening at Clark Field.
March 26, 2013 Wheaton Splits Versus RIC
NORTON, Mass. – The Wheaton College softball team split a pair of non-conference games versus Rhode Island College (RIC) on Tuesday night at the Dayna A. Bazar Memorial Softball Field.
March 24, 2013 Softball Sweeps Lesley University
BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – The Wheaton College softball team swept Lesley University in a pair of non-conference games by scores of 9-1 (five innings) and 7-6 (eight innings) on Sunday afternoon at Clark Field.
March 10, 2013 Softball Splits Doubleheader On Day Two
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Wheaton College softball team split a pair of non-conference games against Marietta College and Lakeland College on day two of its spring break trip.
March 9, 2013 Lyons Swept On Day One In Florida
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Wheaton College softball team dropped a pair of games to open up the 2013 season against Skidmore College and Simpson College on Saturday afternoon at the Rebel Spring Games.
March 7, 2013 2013 Season Preview: Softball
NORTON, Mass. – Last season, the Wheaton College softball team went 19-22 overall and 9-7 in the NEWMAC. In 2013, fifth-year head coach Rachael Powers ’03 foresees a different finish for the Lyons.
February 7, 2013 COMMUNITY SERVICE: Softball Team Steps Up To The Plate
NORTON, Mass. – The Wheaton College softball team has participated in several community service initiatives throughout the 2012-13 academic year including trips to the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston, Mass. and a visit to the EPOCH assisted living association in Norton, Mass., among others.
May 7, 2012 Rocha, Roy named to NEWMAC Second Team
Wheaton College softball junior Megan Roy and sophomore Jenna Rocha were each named to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Second Team.
April 25, 2012 Lyons split doubleheader with Roger Williams
The Wheaton College softball team split its non-conference doubleheader at Roger Williams University on Wednesday afternoon, winning game one 6-2 before dropping the nightcap 6-3.
April 24, 2012 Lyons blank WPI 6-0 in NEWMAC Tournament action
Freshman Noelle Christmas belted a three-run home run and sophomore Allison Baker tossed a complete game shutout to help lift the No. 5 seed Wheaton College softball team to a 6-0 victory over No. 4 seed WPI in a NEWMAC Tournament action Tuesday afternoon at Springfield College’s Potter Field.
April 21, 2012 Wheaton drops two one-run games at Springfield
Freshman Aimee Avila drove in three runs for the Wheaton College softball team, which suffered a pair of 4-3 losses to Springfield College in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action Saturday.
April 13, 2012 Lyons split NEWMAC doubleheader at WPI behind Rocha's bat, Baker's arm
The Wheaton College softball team split its New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader at WPI Friday afternoon, winning game one 3-0 behind a 3-for-4 performance from sophomore Jenna Rocha before suffering a 5-2 setback in the nightcap.
April 11, 2012 Lyons split doubleheader at Brandeis
Sophomore Jenna Rocha belted a pair of home runs to help the Wheaton College softball team shake off a 5-4 loss at Brandeis University in game one and down the Judges 6-3 in the nightcap of its doubleheader Wednesday afternoon.
April 7, 2012 Roy, Laflam each drive in three in split with Clark
Junior Renee Laflam drove in three runs in game one and junior Megan Roy and sophomore Ashley Brillon each had two RBI in the nightcap as the Wheaton College softball team split its conference doubleheader with Clark University Saturday afternoon at Clark Field.
April 6, 2012 Lyons split NEWMAC doubleheader with MIT
Sophomore Jenna Rocha and freshman Noelle Christmas each drove in runs in Wheaton College’s 3-0 win over MIT in game two of its doubleheader in NEWMAC action Friday afternoon at Clark Field.
April 3, 2012 Rocha, Baker helps Lyons earn split at Endicott
Sophomore Jenna Rocha recorded four hits - including a three-run home run - as the Wheaton College softball team split its doubleheader at Endicott College in non-conference action Tuesday afternoon. The Gulls won game one 5-4 before the Lyons scored a 7-1 win in the nightcap.
April 2, 2012 Softball to host annual 'Cans for Cancer' event Saturday, April 7
The Wheaton College softball team will host its annual ‘Cans for Cancer’ event this Saturday, April 7 when the Lyons host a doubleheader with New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference foe Clark University, beginning at noon at Clark Field.
March 27, 2012 Lyons lose two one-run games to Rhode Island College
The Wheaton College softball team dropped a pair of one-run games to Rhode Island College in non-conference action Tuesday afternoon at Clark Field. The Anchorwomen won game one 5-4 and game two 6-5.
March 24, 2012 Lyons sweep DH from nationally-ranked Coast Guard
Sophomore Ashley Brillon singled in the winning run in the seventh inning of game two to give the Wheaton College softball team a doubleheader sweep of No. 23 Coast Guard in NEWMAC action Saturday afetrnoon at Clark Field. The Lyons won game one 6-2 and game two 9-8.
March 22, 2012 Wheaton rallies after losing game one to earn split with Lesley
Freshman Noelle Christmas tossed a complete game, four-hitter to help the Wheaton College softball team rebound from a 4-2 loss against Lesley University in game one to blank the Lynx 4-0 in the nightcap Thursday afternoon in non-conference action at Clark Field.
March 20, 2012 Lyons split doubleheader at Bridgewater State
The Wheaton College softball team split its non-conference doubleheader with Bridgewater State University on Tuesday afternoon, winning game one 2-1 before dropping game two 3-0. The Lyons move to 5-7 with the split while the Bears go to 11-3.
March 15, 2012 Laflam's bat, Baker's arm help Lyons blank Rams 3-0
Junior Renee Laflam went 3-for-3 and drove in a pair of runs to propel the Wheaton College softball team to a 3-0 win over Farmingdale State in non-conference action Thursday afternoon at the Rebel Spring Games.
March 15, 2012 Lyons doubled up by Lake Forest, 4-2
Junior Megan Roy went 2-for-3 with an RBI in Wheaton College’s 4-2 loss to Lake Forest (Ill.) in non-conference softball action Thursday afternoon at the Rebel Spring Games.
March 13, 2012 Lyons pick up first win of 2012 with 5-4 come-from-behind win over Otterbein
Sophomore Vanessa Campbell stroked a two-run double in the fourth and classmate Jenna Rocha scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the sixth to give the Wheaton College softball team their first win of the season, a 5-4 triumph over Otterbein University in non-conference action Tuesday morning.
March 13, 2012 Lyons make it a perfect day with 3-2 win over Skidmore
Senior Amanda Poplaski and sophomore Jenna Rocha each drove in runs in the fourth to propel the Wheaton College softball team to a 3-2 win over Skidmore College in non-conference action Tuesday afternoon at the Rebel Spring Games.
March 12, 2012 Roy plates three in Lyons 4-3 loss to Utica
Junior Megan Roy drove in all three runs for the Wheaton College softball team, which dropped a 4-3 decision to Utica College in non-conference action Monday afternoon at the Rebel Spring Games.
March 12, 2012 Rain wipes out games against Montclar St., Rutgers-Camden
The Wheaton College softball team saw their games against Montclair St. and Rutgers-Camden washed away due to rain Sunday afternoon. The Lyons return to action on Monday with games against McDaniel (1 p.m.) and Utica (3 p.m.).
March 5, 2012 2012 Season Preview: Softball
The numbers are gaudy: 172 hits, 93 runs, 90 RBI. Those are the combined numbers for the Wheaton College softball program’s Class of 2011, a quintet of student-athletes who were staples in fourth-year head coach Rachael Powers ’03 starting lineup the past two years and solid contributors for four.
September 14, 2011 Lyons meet softball legend Jennie Finch
Members of the Wheaton College softball team recently had the opportunity to meet 2004 United States softball gold medalist Jennie Finch prior to the Brockton Rox home game on Saturday, Sept. 3.
April 30, 2011 Wheaton snaps Endicott's 22-game winning streak, splits with Gulls
The Wheaton softball team did what no team had done in over a month's time, as the Lyons handed visiting Endicott its first loss since March 29 on Saturday afternoon, defeating the Gulls by a 6-5 count on Senior Day before dropping a 7-4 decision at Clark Field.
April 22, 2011 Wheaton eliminated from NEWMAC Tournament, falls to Clark, 5-4
The fifth-seeded Wheaton softball team had the tying run on third base in the bottom half of the seventh but was unable to force extra innings during a NEWMAC Tournament elimination game on Friday, as the Lyons dropped a 5-4 decision to sixth seed Clark at Coast Guard.
April 20, 2011 Lyons blank Babson in NEWMAC, push fourth-ranked Coast Guard to end
Wheaton softball freshman hurler Allison Baker tossed a pair of gems during the Lyons' split in NEWMAC Tournament play on Wednesday. Fifth-seeded Wheaton blanked fourth seed Babson by an 8-0 count in six innings before pushing top seed and nationally-ranked Coast Guard to the end before losing to the host Bears on a walk-off fielder's choice.
April 8, 2011 Huge eight-run rally in nightcap completes Wheaton sweep at MIT
After winning Friday's opener by a 9-4 count at NEWMAC foe MIT, the Wheaton softball team found itself down 7-0 in the sixth inning of the nightcap and in jeopardy of losing to the Engineers for the first time since 1994, but an eight-run frame pushed the Lyons to an 8-7 win at Briggs Field.
April 2, 2011 Wheaton overpowers Smith to even NEWMAC record
The Wheaton College softball team combined to score 28 runs on 24 hits to overpower Smith College in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference doubleheader Saturday at Clark Field.
April 1, 2011 Wheaton to honor 2001 world series softball team, hosts fundraiser
In between games of Saturday's NEWMAC doubleheader against Smith at Clark Field, the Wheaton Department of Athletics will recognize the 10-year anniversary of the 2001 softball team that finished third in the country at the NCAA Tournament College World Series.
March 26, 2011 Lyons drop NEWMAC pair at nationally-ranked Coast Guard
The Wheaton softball team had the 11th-ranked team in the country on the ropes in game two of Saturday's NEWMAC twinbill before the Bears answered with a three-run fifth inning, as the Lyons suffered 5-0 and 7-6 setbacks.
March 22, 2011 Rocha helps Lyons salvage split with Bears
Freshman utility player Jenna Rocha went a combined 3-for-6 with a home run in each contest to help the Wheaton softball team salvage a split with non-conference rival Bridgewater State this afternoon at Clark Field.
March 20, 2011 Roy helps Wheaton earn a split with Springfield
NORTON, Mass. -- Sophomore first baseman Megan Roy (North Dighton, Mass.) powered a two-run homer over the left centerfield fence and freshman pitcher Allison Baker (Orange, Conn.) hurled a complete-game, five hitter to lift the Wheaton College softball team to a split with Springfield College in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opener for both clubs this afternoon at Clark Field. The Lyons captured the opener 3-1, while the Pride stormed back to win the nightcap 12-0.
March 18, 2011 Hunt, Roy power Wheaton in Florida finale
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Senior third baseman Kristen Hunt (Milford, Conn.) and sophomore first baseman Megan Roy (North Dighton, Mass.) powered the Wheaton College softball team to a 2-0 mark this afternoon at the 2011 Spring Rebel Games in Kissimmee, Fla. Hunt blasted a grand slam to lift the Lyons to a 5-2 victory over William Paterson, while Roy went 3-for-3 with a pair of runs batted in to lead Wheaton past Skidmore College 3-1.
March 17, 2011 Baker helps Wheaton salvage split
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Freshman pitcher Allison Baker (Orange, Conn.) hurled her second complete-game shutout of the season this afternoon to lead the Wheaton College softball team to an 8-0 victory over McDaniel College (Md.) at the 2011 Spring Rebel Games in Kissimmee, Fla. The Lyons fell to Utica College 10-2 in the opener.
March 15, 2011 Poplaski helps Wheaton extend win streak to 3
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Sophomore centerfielder Amanda Poplaski (North Reading, Mass.) went a combined 5-for-8 with three runs scored and a run batted in to help the Wheaton College softball team extend its current win streak to three games this afternoon with victories over William Paterson University and McDaniel College (Md.) at the 2011 Spring Rebel Games in Kissimmee, Fla. The Lyons scored a run in the sixth and added an insurance marker in the seventh to pull away from the Pioneers, 5-3. In the nightcap, Wheaton used a two-run rally in the bottom of the fifth to edge the Green Terror, 3-2.
March 14, 2011 Salka powers Wheaton attack as Lyons earn a split
KISSIMMEE, Fla.- Senior shortstop Katy Salka (Ayer, Mass.) went a combined 5-for-7 with five runs batted in to lead the Wheaton College softball team to a 1-1 mark this afternoon at the 2011 Spring Rebel Games in Kissimmee, Fla. The Lyons pounded out a season-best 14 hits to cruise to a 13-2 victory over Geneva College (Pa.) in the second contest, while falling to Montclair State University, 6-2, in the opener.
March 13, 2011 Baker stymies Cyclones, 2-1
KISSIMMEE, Fla.- Wheaton College freshman pitcher Allison Baker (Orange, Conn.) hurled a three-hit complete game to earn her first collegiate victory and lead the Wheaton College softball team to a 2-1 win against Centenary College (N.J.) this afternoon at the 2011 Spring Rebel Games in Kissimmee, Fla. Baker did not allow an earned run and matched her season-high with six strike outs.
March 13, 2011 Dubuque holds off Wheaton rally, 7-6
KISSIMMEE, Fla.- The Wheaton College softball team scored six unanswered runs between the fifth and sixth innings, but the University of Dubuque spoiled the comeback bid with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh to lift the Spartans to the 7-6 victory. Senior right fielder Rachel Merrick (Methuen, Mass.) and classmate Kristen Hunt (Milford, Conn.) led the charge offensively for the Lyons with two hits each.
March 12, 2011 Warn tosses complete-game gem as Wheaton earns split
The Wheaton softball team split its first two contests of the season this afternoon at the 2011 Spring Rebel Games, as junior hurler Lesley Warn tossed a six-hit, complete-game victory to help lead the Lyons past Westminster.
March 9, 2011 2011 season preview
After seeing steady improvement from her first year at the helm in 2009 through her second season last spring, Wheaton softball head coach Rachael Powers '03 is expecting the 2011 Lyons to put themselves in position to compete for a NEWMAC crown.
December 8, 2010 Athletics launches new online store
Wheaton has teamed up with Prime Time Sports to launch a new online store, the exclusive source for official athletic-branded apparel. The store carries a wide range of items such as fleeces, hats, jackets, polos, sweatpants, sweatshirts and T-shirts featuring all 21 varsity programs.
April 10, 2010 Bagley wins both ends of NEWMAC twinbill, Lyons twice down Smith
Senior Andrea Bagley yielded one run over 10 innings while picking up both of the Wheaton softball team's victories against Smith on Saturday, as the Lyons notched 7-0 and 10-1 wins at Clark Field, with the second contest decided in five frames.
April 8, 2010 Softball to host second annual Cans for Cancer bottle drive
The Wheaton softball team will hold its second annual Cans for Cancer bottle and can drive on Saturday, an event intended to support former player and cancer survivor Kate Pinzino '02 and others currently fighting the disease.
March 17, 2010 Lyons extend winning streak to eight, down undefeated Brockport
Sophomore hurler Lesley Warn yielded no earned runs and four hits during 12 innings of work on Wednesday, tossing a pair of complete games to help the Wheaton softball team down Macalester, 14-0 in five innings and undefeated Brockport, 2-1 during the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic at Lee County Sports Complex.
March 16, 2010 Lyons move to 7-1 in Florida, DeRosa's walk-off double beats Lancers
The Wheaton softball team extended its winning streak to six games by scoring the final 11 runs of a six-inning, 11-1 victory over SUNY Oswego and downing Worcester State, 1-0 on junior Nicole DeRosa's walk-off double on Tuesday at the Northwest Softball Complex during the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic.
March 14, 2010 Warn fans 12 during pair of victories, Lyons improve to 3-1 in Florida
Sophomore Lesley Warn did not yield an earned run during 12 innings of work, picking up a pair of victories while striking out 12 without issuing a walk to help the Wheaton softball team win twice on Sunday during the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic at the Cape Coral Sports Complex.
March 13, 2010 Lyons split pair with non-region foes, open 2010 season in Fort Myers
The Wheaton softball team staged a late rally to win its season opener, 4-2 over Fredonia State on Saturday at the Lee County Sports Complex during the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic before succumbing to a seventh-inning comeback during a 7-3 loss to Wisconsin-Superior.
March 8, 2010 2010 softball season preview
As a former Wheaton softball player, second-year head coach Rachael Powers '03 has plenty of incentive in trying to return the program to its former status as a New England power, but the question remains how to do so.
April 17, 2009 Wheaton aids postseason hopes, splits pair of one-run NEWMAC games
Senior Stacey Kelleher knocked home the eventual winning run in the top of the seventh inning of the second game of a NEWMAC softball doubleheader on Friday, helping Wheaton earn a 3-2 win over WPI and salvage a twinbill split on Class of 1893 Field.
April 14, 2009 Wheaton to hold fundraiser during Saturday games
The Wheaton baseball and softball teams will hold fundraisers on Saturday during their 12:00 p.m. home doubleheaders, as the baseball team is set to promote awareness for WRC, the largest effort in the world of men working to end violence against women, while softball is holding a Cans for Cancer bottle and can drive in support of former player Kate Pinzino '02, who is fighting the disease.
April 11, 2009 Fay, O'Connell help Wheaton salvage NEWMAC split at Smith
Freshman Emily O'Connell smacked her first two collegiate hits while scoring the go-ahead run in the fifth inning, and classmate Mary Fay spun six shutout frames to push the Wheaton softball team past Smith, 6-0 on Saturday and salvage a split of a NEWMAC twinbill.