#1 Wheaton Advances To ECAC Tournament Semifinals, Powers Wins 100th Career Game
NORTON, Mass. – The first-seeded Wheaton College softball team provided fifth-year head coach Rachael Powers ’03 with her 100th career win on Thursday evening at Clark Field.
May 8, 2013
Baker, Berardi Selected To NEWMAC Softball Academic All-Conference Team
NORTON, Mass. – Junior Allison Baker and sophomore Emily Berardi have both been named to the NEWMAC Softball Academic All-Conference team.
May 8, 2013
Three Lyons Selected To NEWMAC Softball All-Conference Team
NORTON, Mass. – Three members of the Wheaton College softball team have earned NEWMAC postseason accolades as voted upon by the conference’s nine head 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 4, 2013
Softball Defeats MIT, 4-1, To Advance In NEWMAC Tournament
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - In the second day of the 2013 NEWMAC softball tournament, #2-seeded Wheaton defeated #5-seeded MIT by a 4-1 score.
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.
May 2, 2013
Softball Team Raises Money For New England Handicapped Sports Association
NORTON, Mass. - Through its annual Cans for a Cause event, the Wheaton College softball team has raised $1,500 dollars for the New England Handicapped Sports Association.
April 27, 2013
NEWMAC TOURNAMENT: #2 Wheaton Falls To #6 Coast Guard
NORTON, Mass. - Second-seeded Wheaton College dropped its first game of the NEWMAC Tournament to sixth-seeded Coast Guard by a score of 3-2 on day one at Clark Field.
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.
April 5, 2013
Softball Rallies In Game Two For Split With Babson College
BABSON PARK, Mass. - Wheaton College freshman Kelly Welch launched two homers to help the Lyons split a pair of NEWMAC games against Babson College by scores of 6-1 and 8-3.
April 3, 2013
Wheaton Splits Non-Conference Games With Bridgewater State
NORTON, Mass. – Wheaton College sophomore Noelle Christmas struck out a career-high ten batters in game one as the Lyons split a non-conference doubleheader with Bridgewater State University.
April 2, 2013
Wheaton Sweeps UMass Boston In Comeback Fashion At Clark Field
NORTON, Mass. – The Wheaton College softball team rallied from an 8-2 deficit in game two of its non-conference doubleheader against UMass Boston Tuesday evening to sweep the Beacons.
April 2, 2013
Softball To Host Annual ‘Cans For A Cause’ Event On Saturday, April 13
NORTON, Mass. – The Wheaton College softball team will hosts its annual ‘Cans for a Cause’ event on Saturday, April 13 against Springfield College in a NEWMAC doubleheader beginning at noon on Clark Field.
April 1, 2013
Wheaton Softball Day With Wounded Warrior Amputee Greg Reynolds
NORTON, Mass. - The Wheaton College softball team had Staff Sgt. Greg Reynolds, an original member of the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team, along with them on March 27 for some touch football and a softball practice.
March 30, 2013
Wheaton, WPI Split NEWMAC Doubleheader
NORTON, Mass. – The Wheaton College softball team split a pair of NEWMAC games against WPI on Saturday afternoon at Clark 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 25, 2013
Baker Earns NEWMAC Softball Pitcher of the Week Accolades
NORTON, Mass. – Wheaton College junior Allison Baker has earned NEWMAC Softball Pitcher of the Week accolades, it was announced earlier today by the league office.
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 14, 2013
Softball Splits Doubleheader To Conclude Florida Trip
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Wheaton College softball team split its doubleheader matchup between Defiance College and Illinois Wesleyan on Thursday afternoon at the Rebel Spring Games.
March 13, 2013
Softball Swept By Waynesburg University And Montclair State
KISSIMEE, Fla. – The Wheaton College softball team was swept by Waynesburg University and Montclair State University on day four of competition at the Rebel Spring Games.
March 11, 2013
Baker, Rocha Combine For No-Hitter, Wheaton Completes Doubleheader Sweep
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Wheaton College junior Allison Baker and freshman Jillian Rocha threw the fourth combined no-hitter in program history to highlight the Lyons doubleheader sweep on day three of the Rebel Spring Games.
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 8, 2012
Baker selected to NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team
Wheaton College sophomore Allison Baker has been named to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Academic All-Conference Team.
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 28, 2012
Lyons season ends with 3-0 loss at Wellesley in NEWMAC Tournament
The Wheaton College softball team saw its season come to a close with a 3-0 loss at Wellesley College in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament Saturday afternoon at Potter Field.
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 24, 2012
No. 5 Lyons open NEWMAC Tournament against No. 4 WPI Tuesday afternoon
The Wheaton College softball team has earned the No. 5 seed in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament and will face No. 4 WPI in the first round at Springfield College Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 p.m.
April 24, 2012
Top-seed Springfield downs Lyons in NEWMAC Tournament, 12-0
The No.5 seed Wheaton College softball team was defeated by No. 1 seed Springfield 12-0 in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament action Tuesday afternoon at 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 20, 2012
Baker's complete game shutout helps Lyons split DH at Wellesley
The Wheaton College softball team split its New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader at Wellesley College Friday afternoon, winning game one 1-0 before falling in game two 2-1 in eight innings.
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.
April 1, 2012
Lyons pound out 31 hits, score 30 runs in DH sweep of Smith
Junior Megan Roy went 6-for-9 with a two-run home run and six RBI to help the Wheaton College softball team sweep its NEWMAC doubleheader with Smith College on Sunday. The Lyons won game one 16-1 and game two 14-3.
March 30, 2012
Lyons rally for three in eighth to win 7-6 and earn DH split with Babson
The Wheaton College softball team rallied for three runs in the eighth to defeat Babson College 7-6 and earn a split of its doubleheader with the Beavers Friday afternoon in NEWMAC action Friday afternoon 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 16, 2012
Lyons blank Framingham State 5-0 behind two-hitter from Baker, Berardi
Sophomore Jenna Rocha went 2-for-3 with an RBI in Wheaton College’s 5-0 win over Framingham State in non-conference softball action Friday morning at the Rebel Spring Games.
March 16, 2012
Lyons end Rebel Spring Games with 8-0 loss to Centenary (N.J.)
The Wheaton College softball team was defeated by Centenary (N.J.) College 8-0 in the final game for the Lyons at the Rebel Spring Games Friday afternoon.
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 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 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 12, 2012
Laflam drives in three in Lyons 7-5 loss to McDaniel
Junior Renee Laflam went 2-for-4 with three RBI in Wheaton College’s 7-5 loss to McDaniel College in non-conference softball action Monday 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 10, 2012
Lyons open season with 5-0 loss to Anderson (Ind.), extra innings loss to Trine
Juniors Renee Laflam and Megan Roy each drove in three runs on the day as the Wheaton College softball team opened their season with losses to Anderson (Ind.) (5-0) and Trine (11-10) Saturday at the Rebel Spring Games.
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.
May 11, 2011
Hunt, Poplaski, Salka draw NFCA all-region honors for first time
The Wheaton softball team landed three players on a NFCA All-New England team for the first time in four seasons, as seniors Kristen Hunt and Katy Salka and junior Amanda Poplaski each drew their first honor.
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 27, 2011
Trio of Lyons selected to NEWMAC All-Conference teams
The Wheaton softball team had three of its players named to NEWMAC all-league teams for the first time since 2008.
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 15, 2011
Lyons split with WPI in Wheaton's NEWMAC regular season finale
The Wheaton softball team split with visiting WPI during the Lyons' NEWMAC regular season finale on Friday on Clark Field, winning 7-0 in the opener before dropping a 12-1 decision in five innings in the nightcap.
April 14, 2011
Wheaton drops non-conference twinbill to Brandeis
The Wheaton softball team dropped a pair of non-conference games to Brandeisy on Thursday afternoon, suffering 7-3 and 4-3 setbacks on Clark Field.
April 11, 2011
Wheaton's four-game win streak snapped at Rhode Island College
The Wheaton softball team ran into a red-hot Rhode Island College squad that extended its winning streak to 18 games on Monday night, as the Lyons suffered a 9-1 setback in five innings at the Bazar Complex.
April 9, 2011
Lyons extend league winning streak to four, take two at Clark
The Wheaton softball team extended its NEWMAC winning streak to four games thanks to Saturday's doubleheader sweep at Clark, as the Lyons posted convincing 8-1 and 5-0 victories at O'Brien Field.
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 6, 2011
Lyons drop pair at league foe Babson, lose opener on walk-off homer
The Wheaton softball team dropped a pair of NEWMAC games at Babson on Wednesday afternoon, as the Lyons endured 5-3 and 6-1 setbacks at Alumni Field.
April 4, 2011
First baseman Roy selected NEWMAC Player of the Week
Wheaton softball sophomore Megan Roy was selected NEWMAC Player of the Week for the week ending on Sunday, April 3.
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 31, 2011
Lyons drop 6-2 decision at Rhode Island College, nightcap canceled
The Wheaton softball team dropped a 6-2 decision at non-conference foe Rhode Island College on Thursday afternoon before the second game was canceled due to inclement weather at the Bazar Complex.
March 27, 2011
Wheaton blanks Wellesley in opener, falls a run short during game two
Wheaton softball freshman hurler Allison Baker fired a four-hit shutout in Sunday's opener before a seventh-inning rally fell just short in game two, as the Lyons split a NEWMAC twinbill with visiting Wellesley at Clark Field.
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.
May 6, 2010
Sixteen Wheaton student-athletes earn NEWMAC academic honors
Sixteen Wheaton student-athletes were named to NEWMAC Academic All-Conference teams for the spring of 2010.
May 4, 2010
Salka earns first career NEWMAC All-Conference laurel
Wheaton softball junior Katy Salka earned the first NEWMAC all-league accolade of her career on Tuesday during the postseason coaches meeting at WPI.
April 24, 2010
Wheaton's season ends with 3-2 NEWMAC tourney loss to regionally-ranked Wellesley
The sixth-seeded Wheaton softball team's season came to a close on Saturday, as the Lyons narrowly fell to regionally-ranked Wellesley, the fourth seed, 3-2 during a NEWMAC Tournament loser's bracket game at Coast Guard.
April 21, 2010
Sixth seed Wheaton blanked by number-three Babson in NEWMAC opening round
The sixth-seeded Wheaton softball team opened NEWMAC Tournament play with an 11-0 setback in five innings to number-three Babson at Springfield's Potter Field.
April 18, 2010
Warn carries no-hitter into sixth, Lyons split finale at Clark
Wheaton softball sophomore Lesley Warn carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning during a 2-1 victory in the opening game of a NEWMAC doubleheader split at Clark's O'Brien Field on Sunday.
April 16, 2010
Strong pitching performances propel Wheaton past WPI, into postseason
The Wheaton softball team swept WPI, 1-0 and 5-1 on Friday at Clark Field to clinch a NEWMAC Tournament berth, as senior Andrea Bagley and sophomore Lesley Warn combined to allow one run over 14 innings.
April 14, 2010
Lyons stay with nationally-ranked Brandeis in second game of sweep
The Wheaton softball team trailed 20th-ranked Brandeis just 5-4 in the fifth inning of the second game of a doubleheader on Wednesday at Marcus Field before falling 11-4 after suffering a 9-1, six-inning setback in the opener.
April 11, 2010
Wheaton tallies pair of five-inning victories over NEWMAC foe MIT
The Wheaton softball team picked up a pair of much-needed NEWMAC wins on Sunday, twice defeating MIT in five innings, 15-1 and 15-2 at Briggs Field.
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.
April 7, 2010
Regional power Endicott rallies past Lyons in game two, Wheaton swept
The Wheaton softball team held a late lead during its second contest with Endicott, which has qualified for the past seven NCAA Tournaments, before falling in the bottom of the seventh, 6-5 after suffering a six-inning, 10-2 setback in the opener on Wednesday.
April 6, 2010
Lyons drop pair at regional power Wellesley during NEWMAC twinbill
The Wheaton softball team dropped a pair of NEWMAC games to regional power Wellesley on Tuesday afternoon, as the Lyons lost 9-1 in five innings during the opener before falling by a 6-1 count in the nightcap.
April 2, 2010
Wheaton suffers pair of one-run losses to NEWMAC foe Babson
The Wheaton softball team dropped a pair of one-run decisions to NEWMAC foe Babson, 2-1 and 4-3 on Friday at Clark Field.
April 1, 2010
Late game-two rally falls short, Lyons drop pair to regional power RIC
The Wheaton softball team fell twice on Thursday to Rhode Island College, which has qualified for the past four NCAA Tournaments, dropping a close 6-4 affair in the nightcap after suffering an 8-0, six-inning loss in the opener at Clark Field.
March 27, 2010
Wheaton splits with two-time defending NEWMAC champ Springfield
The Wheaton softball team split with two-time defending NEWMAC Tournament champion Springfield on Saturday, notching a 4-3 victory in the opening contest at Clark Field before dropping an 8-5 decision in the second game.
March 26, 2010
Roy's homer wins game one before Lyons drop wild affair to Bridgewater
Wheaton softball freshman Megan Roy's first career home run broke a seventh-inning tie during the Lyons' opener with Bridgewater State on Friday before the Bears held on for a 12-7 victory in game two at Clark Field.
March 21, 2010
Win streak ends, Lyons twice stay close at nationally-ranked Coast Guard
The Wheaton softball team opened its northern slate with a pair of narrow setbacks to the nationally-ranked United States Coast Guard Academy, 2-0 and 6-3 on Sunday in each team's league-opening doubleheader.
March 18, 2010
Wheaton pushes win streak to 10, rallies late to down Fitchburg in opener
Sophomore Amanda Poplaski went 6-for-8 while scoring five runs in helping the Wheaton softball team take two victories and extend its winning streak to 10 games on Thursday, its longest run since April 2003.
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 15, 2010
Wheaton takes pair of close games in Florida, downs Amherst and Curry
The Wheaton softball team extended its winning streak to four games by knocking off a pair of fellow Massachusetts foes on Monday, downing Curry, 3-2 and Amherst, 3-1 during the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic at the Lee County Sports Complex.
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.
December 18, 2009
Wheaton athletics unveils new Web site for first time in nearly a decade
The Wheaton Department of Athletics unveiled its new and improved Web site on Friday, announcing the launch in partnership with PrestoSports.
May 8, 2009
Kelleher earns all-region first-team accolade for third straight season
Wheaton softball senior Stacey Kelleher earned a spot on the NFCA All-New England first team for the third straight season, receiving an accolade as a first baseman after drawing an honor as a designated player each of the prior two campaigns.
April 28, 2009
Kelleher selected to NEWMAC All-Conference team for third time
Wheaton softball senior Stacey Kelleher picked up NEWMAC all-league honors for the third consecutive season during Tuesday's postseason meeting at WPI.
April 18, 2009
Wheaton swept by Clark on Senior Day, awaits NEWMAC Tournament fate
The Wheaton softball team suffered a NEWMAC doubleheader sweep at the hands of Clark on Saturday during Senior Day at Clark Field, falling by 2-1 and 8-4 finals.
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 swept by Judges in first series meeting since 1997 season
In the first series meeting since 1997, the Wheaton softball team was swept by visiting Brandeis, 10-5 and 3-2 during a twinbill on Tuesday at Clark 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.
April 10, 2009
Wheaton breaks out with pair of big victories over MIT in NEWMAC play
Junior Andrea Bagley yielded two runs over 11 innings, and the Wheaton softball team scored in nine different frames during its 9-1 and 11-1 NEWMAC twinbill sweep of MIT on Friday at Clark Field.
April 7, 2009
Lyons suffer pair of setbacks to regionally-ranked Eastern Connecticut
The Wheaton softball team lost twice to regionally-ranked Eastern Connecticut State on Tuesday, dropping decisions of 6-4 and 9-1 in six innings during a twinbill on Clark Field.
April 5, 2009
Wheaton takes leads into late stages in pair of losses to Wellesley
The Wheaton softball team took a 2-1 advantage into the late innings in both ends of a NEWMAC doubleheader against league power Wellesley on Sunday at Clark Field before coming up short, 6-2 in the opener and 4-2 in the nightcap.
Safe at home
Norton — You’re out! Its not something former Norton High School softball standout Randi Carine heard much of as a player, but behind the plate it’s a phrase she often uses.
April 21, 2012
Former Wheaton standout Terceira inducted into Durfee H.S. Hall of Fame
Six athletes and a state championship team make up the Durfee High School Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2012, set for induction on Friday, May 4, at White’s of Westport.
March 31, 2011
Strong start at short
Wheaton College senior shortstop Katy Salka of Ayer is making a strong case to repeat as a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference all-star selection.
March 10, 2011
Locals help Wheaton softball
Two members of the Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High softball family - Megan Roy and Jenna Rocha - along with Bishop Feehan High grad Ashley Brillon, are expected to help the cause of the Wheaton College softball team in 2011.
May 13, 2010
Salka appears in Boston Globe West notebook
Ayer High graduate Katy Salka earned second-team all-star honors in the NEWMAC in softball this spring.
April 9, 2010
Salka featured in Ayer Public Spirit newspaper
One of the keys to the quick start has been the play of ex-Ayer High star Katy Salka, who has enjoyed a productive start to the season.
April 6, 2010
Warn profiled by Portland (Maine) Press Herald
Lesley Warn broke her jaw just before she left Portland for Wheaton in Norton, Mass., last year.
Athletics RSS Feeds
This site now has RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds of web content available to our site visitors. Our RSS feeds can be accessed by many commonly used RSS reader applications and services or you can receive our RSS feed content by e-mail. Every time we publish updates to our Web site, the corresponding information is published immediately to our RSS feed.
What is RSS?
RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is an XML-based format for distributing and aggregating Web content (such as sports headlines). RSS feeds collect new content from the Web sites you visit most often and distributes it to your desktop, browser, or e-mail account. Through RSS feeds you can monitor news, blogs, and content for any personal and professional interest. With RSS, Web content comes to you as it is newly published on the Web rather than you needing to go looking for it.
Getting Started With RSS
Athletics Top Stories
Men's Sports RSS Feeds
Women's Sports RSS Feeds