Following the conclusion of the Sunkissed Games in Plant City, Florida, the Lions returned home to take on DeSales University and Ramapo College in a pair of doubleheaders. In the four games, the Lions outscored their opinions by
While a majority of the College’s campus benefitted from a spring break, the softball team took advantage of a trip to Lakeland and Spring City, Florida, where it won nine of its 10 games after a shaky 2-4 start to the season.
Namit got the College’s five-win week started in the first game of its doubleheader against Stockton University on April 17 at Dr. June Walker Field. She hurled her first no-hitter of the week, holding her opponent hitless in five innings while the Lions’ offense generated eight runs, cruising past Stockton, 8-0.
After six games were postponed due to inclement weather, the softball team was back at Dr. June Walker Field on March 27 against Cabrini University.
The Lions split the doubleheader, losing 1-2 and winning 8-0 against Cabrini. They then took both games against Rutgers University-Newark on Saturday, March 31, winning 6-4 in extra innings, followed by a 5-2 victory.
While students were on spring break, the College’s softball team brought nothing but scorching fire in this year’s Sunkissed Games at Osceola, Florida. The College won eight games and lost only two, compiling a 11-3 regular season record.
On March 10, the Lions dropped their first game against Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 5-3. The team jumped to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning before WPI made a comeback.
With spring break around the corner, the College’s softball team traveled south to Salisbury, Maryland for their season opener. During the weekend of Saturday, Feb. 24 to Sunday, Feb. 25, the Lions swept Keystone College, 7-1 and 7-3, and split a doubleheader against Salisbury University with a 6-4 victory and a 7-1 loss.
Coming off a rocky 14-17 record last season, the Lions set out for a strong start in 2018.