2018 WestConn Softball News

  • WestConn Softball Fall Prospect Day set for September 22
    August 13, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University softball team and head coach Heather Stone will be hosting its annual Fall Prospect Day on Saturday, September 22 at Westside Field.
  • WestConn Honors Its Student-Athletes At Annual Awards Banquet
    May 11, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University honored several student-athletes at its 17th annual Athletics Awards Banquet at the William A. O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center on Tuesday evening.
  • Sara Tenke, Kayla Nowak and Tori Dugan Named To LEC Softball All-Conference Team
    May 10, 2018
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University's Sara Tenke (Glen Cove, NY), Kayla Nowak (Northford, CT) and Tori Dugan (Norwalk, CT) have been selected to the 2018 Little East Conference Softball All-Conference Team, announced on Thursday.
  • Fourth-Seeded Softball Season Ends with Heartbreaking Loss to Top-Seeded Plymouth State in LEC Tournament, 5-4
    May 05, 2018
    PLYMOUTH, NH – After splitting a pair of games in the Little East Conference postseason tournament yesterday, the fourth-seeded Western Connecticut State University softball squad had an opportunity to reach the title game of the double elimination tournament on Saturday. However, the Colonials dropped a heartbreaker to top-seeded host Plymouth State, 5-4. With the loss, the season came to an end at 17-24-1 overall, while the Panthers improved to 26-14, advancing where they would lose to sixth-seeded UMass-Boston, who captured the tournament crown.
  • Fourth-Seeded Softball Splits at LEC Tourney on Friday
    May 04, 2018
    PLYMOUTH, NH - The fourth-seeded Western Connecticut State University softball team edged fifth-seeded UMass-Dartmouth, 6-5, before falling to sixth-seeded UMass-Boston in a dramatic extra inning contest, 7-6, in the Little East Conference postseason tournament on Friday. With the split, the Colonials dropped to 17-23-1 overall. They return to action in the double elimination tournament tomorrow at 10 a.m. against top-seeded host Plymouth State. The winner advances to meet UMass-Boston in the championship game at Noon.
  • Colonials Defeat Southern Maine, 4-2 In LEC Tournament First Round
    May 03, 2018
    PLYMOUTH, NH - Sophomore shortstop Charline Plasczynski (Bethel, CT) went 2-for-3 with two doubles and a pair of runs batted in to help the Western Connecticut State University softball team defeat the University of Southern Maine, 4-2 in the opening round of the Little East Conference double-elimination softball tournament at Panther Field on Thursday afternoon.
  • Regular Season Ends With Split At Plymouth State
    April 28, 2018
    PLYMOUTH, MA - The Western Connecticut State University softball team closed out the regular season with a doubleheader split at Plymouth State University on Saturday afternoon. The Colonials dropped the opener, 2-0, then bounced back to take the second game, 6-1 at D & M Park.
  • Perry Cassidy and Kayla Nowak Honored By The Little East Conference
    April 24, 2018
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Two Western Connecticut State University student-athletes have been honored by the Little East Conference this week.
  • Softball Sweeps Past Rhode Island College
    April 24, 2018
    DANBURY, CT – Sophomore pitcher Angelina Miller (Holbrook, NY) tossed a shutout in the opener and junior Erica Bower (Hillsborough, NJ) smacked a game-winning walk-off hit in the nightcap to lead the Western Connecticut State University softball team to a doubleheader sweep over visiting Little East Conference foe Rhode Island College on Tuesday. The Colonials won Game One, 4-0, before pushing three runs across in the bottom of the seventh inning to capture Game Two, 6-5.
  • Kayla Nowak Belts Eighth Home Run Of The Season As Colonials Sweep UMass Boston
    April 22, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - Senior outfielder Kayla Nowak (Northford, CT) went 3-for-6, belted her eighth home run of the season and drove in four runs in Western Connecticut State University's softball doubleheader sweep of the University of Massachusetts Boston, 5-3 and 9-0, on Senior Day Sunday afternoon.
  • WestConn Softball Earns Split At Southern Maine
    April 21, 2018
    GORHAM, ME–  Senior Kayla Nowak (North Branford, Conn.) hit a solo h ome run to lead off the eighth inning, and sophomore Angelina Miller (Holbrook, N.Y./Sachem North) was able to retire the side in the bottom of the inning as the Western Connecticut State University softball team earned their 5-4 extra-inning win in game one of a doubleheader split at the University of Southern Maine Saturday afternoon at USM Softball Stadium.
  • WestConn Softball Sails Over New England College
    April 20, 2018
    HENNIKER, N.H.—The Western Connecticut State University softball team opened up a hectic string of six games in three days with a doubleheader sweep at New England College on a chilly Friday afternoon.  The Colonials swept the Pilgrims, 11-2 and 10-0 in the frigid Granite State.
  • WestConn Softball Drops Two At Trinity College, 8-2 and 9-1
    April 18, 2018
    HARTFORD, CT – Junior shortstop Courtney Erickson (Everett, Mass.) went 5-for-7 with three runs and two runs batted in to lead the Trinity College Bantams to an 8-2, 9-1 doubleheader sweep against the visiting Western Connecticut State University Colonials in softball action this afternoon. 
  • Hart Paces Softball in Split at Eastern
    April 17, 2018
    WILLIMANTIC, CT – The Western Connecticut State University softball team split both games of a doubleheader at Little East Conference rival Eastern Connecticut on Tuesday afternoon. The Colonials were edged in the opener, 9-7, before winning the nightcap, 5-2. With the split, WestConn moved to 7-18-1 overall and 2-4 in league play, while the Warriors went to 12-15.
  • Miller Hurls Shutout As Colonials Split With Owls
    April 14, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - Sophomore righty Angelina Miller (Holbrook, NY) tossed a four-hit shutout in the nightcap to help the Western Connecticut State University softball team earn a split with visiting Keene State College. The Owls captured the opener, 1-0, before the Colonials came back to take the nightcap, 5-0 at Westside Field on Saturday afternoon.
  • WestConn JV Softball Splits Doubleheader With Morris Community College
    April 13, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - Western's J.V softball team today split a doubleheader with Morris Community College winning game one, 2-0 before falling in the nightcap, 11-1.  
  • Miller’s Solid Pitching Propels Softball to Victory at SUNY-New Paltz
    April 11, 2018
    NEW PALTZ, NY – Sophomore pitcher Angelina Miller (Holbrook, NY) tossed three scoreless innings in relief to pick up her first save of the season before firing six strong innings in the nightcap as the Western Connecticut State University softball squad edged SUNY-New Paltz, 6-5, before the second game of the doubleheader was called due to darkness at 2-2. The Colonials moved to 5-16-1 overall.
  • Colonials Drop A Pair To UMass Dartmouth In Their LEC Opening Day
    April 08, 2018
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA - The Western Connecticut State University softball team dropped its Little East Conference opening doubleheader at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 7-1 and 5-3, on Sunday afternoon.
  • Nowak Nearly Notches Cycle as Softball Splits at Mt. Saint Mary
    April 05, 2018
    NEWBURGH, NY - The Western Connecticut State University softball team split both games of a doubleheader at Mt. Saint Mary College on Thursday afternoon. The Colonials won the opener, 5-3, before falling in the second contest, 4-1. With the split, WestConn moved to 4-14 overall while the Knights went to 5-8.
  • Coach Heather Stone Captures 400th Career Win
    March 30, 2018
    PURCHASE, NY - Western Connecticut State University Head Softball Coach Heather Stone captured her 400th collegiate victory after the Colonials defeated Purchase College, 11-3 in the opener of its double-header sweep on Thursday afternoon.
  • WestConn Softball Sweeps Two Against Purchase, 11-3 and 9-3
    March 28, 2018
    PURCHASE, NY - Sophomore shortstop Charline Plasczynski (Bristol, CT) belted two home runs and the Western Connecticut State University softball team broke its eight-game losing streak by taking a pair of games at Purchase College, 11-3 in five innings and 9-3 on Wednesday night.
  • Softball Drops Pair At Springfield
    March 27, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, MA - The Western Connecticut State University softball team dropped a pair at Springfield College on Tuesday afternoon. The Pride came from behind to take the opener, 8-7 then blanked the Colonials, 3-0 in the nightcap at Potter Field on Tuesday.
  • Softball Drops Pair at NYU
    March 24, 2018
    BRONX, NY – The Western Connecticut State University softball team dropped both games of a doubleheader at non-league opponent New York University on Saturday night. The Colonials were edged in the opener, 4-3, before falling in the nightcap, 21-6. With the pair of losses, WestConn moved to 1-11 overall while the Bobcats improved to 7-5.
  • Three Colonials Honored By Little East Conference On Monday
    March 19, 2018
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University sophomore softball outfielder Natalia Hart (Milford, CT) and women's lacrosse student-athletes Lauren Bradshaw (Bethel, CT) and Caroline Galligan (Marshfield, MA) have been honored with weekly honors from the Little East Conference, for the week ending March 18.
  • Colonials Drop A Pair At Chapman College, 13-3 and 4-2
    March 16, 2018
    ORANGE, CA - Early leads, by the Western Connecticut State University softball team, in both games of its doubleheader at Chapman College, would not hold up as the Panthers came from behind to sweep the twinbill, 13-3 and 4-2 on Friday night at El Camino Real Park.
  • WestConn Softball Drops Two At Claremont Mudd-Scripps
    March 15, 2018
    CLAREMONT, CA - The Western Connecticut State University softball team dropped a pair of one-run games at Claremont Mudd-Scripps on Thursday afternoon, 11-10 in eight innings and 7-6.
  • Softball Picks Up First Win Following A Pair Of Extra-Inning Games At The Redlands
    March 14, 2018
    REDLANDS, CA - Western Connecticut State University picked up its first win of the season as it defeated University of Redlands, 5-3 in eight innings to cap off a doubleheader split on Wednesday afternoon.  In a pair of tight games, the Colonials fell 3-2 in nine innings in the opener.
  • Softball Drops Twinbill to Cal. Lutheran
    March 12, 2018
    THOUSAND OAKS, CA – The Western Connecticut State University softball team dropped both games of a doubleheader on Monday. In Game One, the Colonials rallied but the comeback fell short as they were downed, 6-4. In Game Two, WestConn overcame a four-run deficit, but the Regals rallied to win a nailbiter, 10-9.
  • Softball Drops Pair At Whittier In Season Opener, 8-1 and 3-1
    March 11, 2018
    WHITTIER, CA - For the first time in program history, the Western Connecticut State University softball team opened its season in California. On Sunday, the left-coast hosts were not too welcoming as Whittier College swept a doubleheader, 8-1 and 3-1 at Palmer Field.
  • WestConn Softball Picked Second In LEC Pre-Season Coaches' Poll
    February 20, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University softball team has been selected second in the 2018 Little East Conference Pre-Season Softball Coaches' Poll, released recently.
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