2015-16 NESCAC Softball News

  • Ruscz and Li Named NFCA All-Americans
    May 27, 2016
    NESCAC Co-Players of the Year Cassie Ruscz of Tufts and Erica Li of Williams have been named to NFCA All-Americans. Ruscz landed on the Second Team, while Li was selected for the Third Team.
  • Spring All-Academic Selections Announced
    May 24, 2016
    A total of 1,049 student-athletes have been named to the 2016 NESCAC Spring All-Academic Team by the conference office today.
  • Spring All-Sportsmanship Selections Announced
    May 19, 2016
    The All-Sportsmanship Team is comprised of student-athletes for their positive contributions to sport.
  • Softball Weekly Release #9
    May 16, 2016
    Williams and Tufts saw their respective seasons come to an end in the NCAA Regional Softball Championships.
  • NCAA Regional: WPI Hands Tufts 4-2 Loss
    May 15, 2016
    Kristin Gallagher hit a pair of clutch, two-out, two-run singles as the WPI softball team won an NCAA Regional title with a 4-2 victory against host Tufts on Sunday afternoon.
  • NCAA Regional: Williams Falls to MIT
    May 15, 2016
    MIT's Lexi Marshall pitched a complete-game nine-hitter Sunday — stranding eight Williams runners in the final three innings‚ as the Engineers held on to defeat the Ephs in the seventh and final game of the 2016 NCAA Division III Williamstown Regional.
  • NCAA Regional: Williams Stays Alive with 9-0 Win
    May 14, 2016
    The Williams College Ephs (33-10) shut out the Western Connecticut State University Colonials (23-18) 9-0 in Game 4 of the NCAA regional tournament.
  • NCAA Regional: Tufts Defeats Salve Regina, 4-1
    May 14, 2016
    Cassie Ruscz drove in four runs, including a three-run home run, as the Tufts University softball team defeated Salve Regina University 4-1 in game five of the NCAA Regional Saturday at Spicer Field.
  • NCAA Regional: Tufts Loses in Extra Innings to WPI
    May 14, 2016
    Lindsay Gurska sent an RBI single through the right side in the bottom of the eighth as WPI edged Tufts, 3-2, in eight innings at the 2016 NCAA Division III Softball Championship Medford Regional winner's bracket final Saturday at Spicer Field.
  • NCAA Regional: Williams Defeats Johnson & Wales, 6-1
    May 14, 2016
    Williams advanced to Sunday's Regional Championship following a 6-1 win over Johnson & Wales on Saturday.
  • NCAA Regional: Tufts Shuts Out Becker, 2-0
    May 13, 2016
    Erica County threw a six-hit shutout and Cassie Ruscz had both RBIs as the Tufts softball team opened 2016 NCAA play with a 2-0 win over Becker College Friday at Spicer Field.
  • NCAA Regional: Williams Falls to Johnson & Wales, 9-0 (5 inn.)
    May 13, 2016
    In the first round of NCAA Regionals, Johnson & Wales pitcher Jennifer Corona threw a two-hitter against Williams College to lead her team to a 9-0 victory.
  • NESCAC Softball All-Conference Teams Released
    May 10, 2016
    Williams senior Erica Li and Tufts junior Cassie Ruscz have been selected as the NESCAC Co-Players of the Year as voted upon by the conference coaches.
  • Tufts and Williams Receive NCAA Softball Tournament Bids
    May 09, 2016
    Tufts and Williams will represent the NESCAC in the 2016 NCAA Softball Tournament when regional action gets underway on Friday. Both institutions will host regional sites starting on Friday, May 13.
  • Softball Weekly Release #8
    May 09, 2016
    Tufts junior Cassie Ruscz and Williams first-year Mackenzie Murphy have been selected as the NESCAC Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, based on their performances during the NESCAC Championship.
  • NESCAC Game 7: Williams 8, Tufts 3
    May 08, 2016
    Williams College earned its first NESCAC Tournament title since 2006 Sunday via an 8-3 win over four-time defending NESCAC champion Tufts on Cole Field.
  • NESCAC Game 6: Tufts 13, Williams 6
    May 08, 2016
    Entering Sunday needing to defeat Williams College twice in order to win the 2016 NESCAC Championship, the Tufts University softball team won the first game 13-6 to force a deciding game seven in the tournament.
  • NESCAC Game 3: Amherst 4, Trinity 3
    May 07, 2016
    Julia Turner's sacrifice fly in the top of the seventh inning snapped a 3-3 tie and lifted Amherst College past Trinity, 4-3, in game three of the 2016 NESCAC Tournament.
  • NESCAC Game 4: Williams 17, Tufts 4 (5 inn.)
    May 07, 2016
    The Williams College softball team banged out 13 hits in four innings Saturday, scoring in every inning en route to a 17-4 victory over Tufts in a game shortend to five innings because of the eight-run mercy rule.
  • NESCAC Game 5: Tufts 3, Amherst 1
    May 07, 2016
    Erica County scattered seven hits Saturday and Raven Fournier homered as the Tufts softball team eliminated Amherst from the 2016 NESCAC Tournament via a 3-1 score.
  • NESCAC Game 1: Williams 10, Trinity 2 (5 inn.)
    May 06, 2016
    A seven-run fourth inning helped propel Williams College past Trinity, 10-2, in the first game of the 2016 NESCAC Softball Championship.
  • NESCAC Game 2: Tufts 5, Amherst 3
    May 06, 2016
    Tufts pitcher Raina Galbiati worked her way out of bases-loaded one out jam in the top of the seventh Saturday, hurling Tufts to a 5-3 win over Amherst in the second game of the 2016 NESCAC Tournament.
  • Williams Set to Host NESCAC Softball Championship
    May 04, 2016
    Williams welcomes Amherst, Trinity and Tufts to Cole Field in Williamstown, Mass. for the 2016 NESCAC Softball Championship. The three-day championship begins with a pair of games on Friday, May 6, and concludes on Sunday, May 8.
  • Softball Weekly Release #7
    May 02, 2016
    Amherst senior Taylor Summers and Williams first-year Mackenzie Murphy have been chosen as the NESCAC Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, based on their efforts last week.
  • Field Set for 2016 NESCAC Softball Championship
    April 30, 2016
    The 2016 NESCAC Softball Championship returns to Williams for the sixth time, as the No. 1 seed from the West Division welcomes Amherst, Tufts and Trinity to Cole Field.
  • Softball Weekly Release #6
    April 25, 2016
    Williams first-year Mackenzie Murphy and Tufts sophomore Raina Galbiati have been named the NESCAC Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively.
  • Softball Weekly Release #5
    April 18, 2016
    Tufts sophomore Raven Fournier and Williams first-year Mackenzie Murphy have been selected as the NESCAC Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, based on their performances last week.
  • Softball Weekly Release #4
    April 11, 2016
    Tufts first-year Christian Cain and Middlebury senior Neve Stearns have been selected as the NESCAC Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively.
  • Softball Weekly Release #3
    April 04, 2016
    Trinity first-year Courtney Erickson and Williams junior Brooke Bovier have been chosen as the NESCAC Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, based on their performances last week.
  • Softball Weekly Release #2
    March 28, 2016
    Tufts junior Cassie Ruscz and Williams first-year Mackenzie Murphy have been chosen as the NESCAC Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, based on their performances last week.
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