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    March 25, 2017
    UMASS BOSTON STAYS HOT; RALLIES FOR TWINBILL SWEEP OVER SOFTBALL BOSTON, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Boston softball team rallied for a pair of non-conference wins over host Emmanuel College Saturday afternoon at Roberto Clemente Field. The Beacons erased a pair of two-run deficits in each game, posting a 14-3 win in six innings in the opener followed by an 8-7 win in the nightcap. UMB improves to 10-2 on the year for the best start in program history while the Saints fall to 3-9 overall.
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    March 13, 2017
    SKEY NAMED GNAC SOFTBALL CORVIAS PLAYER OF THE WEEK BOSTON, Mass. – Sophomore designated players/third baseman Ashley Skey (Brookline, N.H.) has been named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Corvias Player of the Week, it was announced by the conference office Monday afternoon. This marks the second time in Skey’s career she’s been honored by the conference as she earned GNAC Rookie of the Week honors on March 28, 2016.
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    March 10, 2017
    NINE-RUN FOURTH LIFTS LEBANON VALLEY OVER SOFTBALL, 11-3 LEESBURG, Fla. – After being held scoreless for three innings, Lebanon Valley exploded for 11 runs including a nine-run fourth to put away Emmanuel College, 11-3, Friday morning in Day 5 softball action at the NTC Spring Games. The Flying Dutchmen improve to 6-3 overall while the Saints drop to 3-6.
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    March 10, 2017
    SOFTBALL BLANKED BY MISERICORDIA 5-0 IN SPRING BREAK FINALE CLERMONT, Fla. – Misericordia University defeated Emmanuel College 5-0 on Friday afternoon in the Saints final day of softball action at the NTC Spring Games. Misericordia improves to 3-7 on the trip while the loss drops the Saints to 3-7.
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    March 09, 2017
    SOFTBALL FALLS TO CONCORDIA AND SUNY FREDONIA IN DAY 4 ACTION AT SPRING GAMES LEESBURG, Fla. – Emmanuel College dropped a pair of softball decisions Thursday afternoon in Day 4 action of the NTC Spring Games. The Saints opened the day with a 6-1 loss to Concordia University Chicago before falling in the night cap to SUNY Fredonia, 8-5. The Saints now stand at 3-5 on the year.
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    March 08, 2017
    SOFTBALL HITS THREE HR'S TO BLAST PAST ELIZABETHTOWN, 11-6 LEESBURG, Fla. – Emmanuel College belted three home runs to power past Elizabethtown College, 11-6, Wednesday morning in Day 3 softball action at the NTC Spring Games at Sleepy Hollow Park. EC improves to 2-3 on the year while the loss dips the Blue Jays to 3-4 overall.
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    March 08, 2017
    BIG SIXTH INNING POWERS SOFTBALL PAST WHEATON, 5-2 LEESBURG, Fla. – Emmanuel College scored five unanswered runs to come-from-behind for a 5-2 victory over Wheaton College (Ill.) Wednesday morning in Day three softball action at the NTC Spring Games at Sleepy Hollow Park. The Saints sweep the day and improve to 3-3 on the year while the loss drops Wheaton to 2-6 overall.
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    March 06, 2017
    SAINTS NIPPED BY JOHN CARROLL, 8-7 LEESBURG, Fla. – John Carroll University downed the Emmanuel College softball team 8-7 Monday afternoon at Sleepy Hollow Field in Day Two action of the NTC Spring Games. The Blue Streaks improve to 3-1 on the year while the loss dips the Saints to 1-2.
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    March 06, 2017
    SOFTBALL DROPS 20-14 SLUGFEST TO COLLEGE OF SAINT BENEDICT LEESBURG, Fla. – The College of Saints Benedict blew open a close game scoring eight runs over the final two innings to cruise to a 20-14 victory over Emmanuel College Monday evening in Day two action of the NTC Spring Games. CSB improves to 3-1 on the year while the loss drops Emmanuel to 1-3 overall.
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    March 06, 2017
    ROGERS EARNS GNAC ROOKIE OF THE WEEK HONORS IN COLLEGIATE DEBUT BOSTON, Mass. – Emmanuel College second baseman Sydney Rogers (Southwick, Mass.) has been named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Week, the conference office announced earlier this afternoon. Additionally, sophomore catcher Casey Sheehan made the GNAC Weekly Honor Roll.
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    March 05, 2017
    SOFTBALL RALLIES FOR 15-14 WALK OFF WIN IN SEASON-OPENER VS COAST GUARD CLERMONT, Fla. – The Emmanuel College softball erased a six run deficit to come-from-behind and defeat Coast Guard Academy, 15-14, in eight innings Sunday morning in Day 1 action of the NTC Spring Games. The Saints plated six runs in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game at 14-14 before plating the game-winner in the eighth on an RBI single to right field by senior third baseman Kara Madden (Silver Spring, Md.).
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    March 05, 2017
    PITT-GREENSBURG SNEAKS BY SOFTBALL, 5-4 CLERMONT, Fla. – Pitt-Greensburg College downed Emmanuel College, 5-4, Sunday morning in Day 1 softball action at the NTC Spring Games. Pitt-Greensburg opens the year with a 1-0 mark while the loss drops the Saints to 1-1.
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    February 23, 2017
    SOFTBALL TABBED THIRD IN GNAC PRE-SEASON COACHES' POLL WINTHROP, Mass. – Winners of back-to-back GNAC Softball Championships the last two springs, Johnson & Wales University (RI) has received 10 of a possible 12 first-place votes to take the top spot in the annual preseason poll, as voted upon by the league’s head coaches.
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    January 05, 2017
    SOFTBALL TO HOST WINTER SKILLS CLINIC BOSTON, Mass. - For the second consecutive season, the Emmanuel College softball program will be hosting a Winter Skills Clinic. The clinic will be run by Head Coach Kelsea Cheney along with members of the 2017 Saints roster on February 19.
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    July 13, 2016
    KELSEA CHENEY NAMED SOFTBALL HEAD COACH BOSTON, Mass. – Following a national search, the Emmanuel College Athletic Department is pleased to announce the hire of Kelsea Cheney as the Head Softball Coach. Cheney becomes the 12th head coach since the program began competitive play at the NCAA level in 1993 and takes over the role from Rob Spofford who stepped down earlier this year after serving in the position for four seasons.