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2019 Softball News

  • RAMIREZ-TEJEDA EARNS NFCA NEW ENGLAND ALL-REGION HONORS
    May 16, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – Emmanuel College junior outfielder Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda (Cambridge, Mass.) has been named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-New England Region Softball Third Team, it was announced by the NFCA. 
  • RAMIREZ-TEJEDA NAMED TO GOOGLE CLOUD ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
    May 14, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - The 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Softball Teams have been released to recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom and Emmanuel College junior outfielder Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda (Cambridge, Mass.) has been recognized on the All-District team for the second time this year, also earning Academic All-District honors in Women’s Basketball.
  • RAMIREZ-TEJEDA & KIESELBACK EARN MAJOR GNAC HONORS; SEVEN TABBED TO ALL-GNAC TEAM
    May 07, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – Seven members from the Emmanuel College softball program have been named to the 2019 Great Northeast Athletic Conference Softball All-Conference squad, as announced by the conference office earlier today. Junior outfielder Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda (Cambridge, Mass.) has been named the GNAC Player of the Year while senior pitcher Megan Kieselback (Wethersfield, Conn.) has been named the GNAC Pitcher of the Year. Both players also earned First Team All-Conference honors.
  • SHARON LIFTS USJ PAST SOFTBALL IN GNAC TOURNEY, 5-3
    May 04, 2019
    BRIGHTON, Mass. - Junior pitcher Amaria Sharon (Tolland, Conn.) smashed a three-run home run while hurling a complete-game in the circle to power the #2S University of Saint Joseph Blue Jays past #1N Emmanuel College, 5-3, Saturday morning in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Softball tournament at Daly Field. The win moves USJ on to the GNAC Championship series while the loss sends the Saints to the loser’s bracket final.
  • SHARKS WALK OFF WITH 3-2 WIN OVER SOFTBALL TO END GNAC TOURNEY RUN
    May 04, 2019
    BRIGHTON, Mass. - Sophomore Marissa Santoro (Franklin, Mass.) delivered an RBI single to right field in the ninth inning to give Simmons University a 3-2 walk-off win over Emmanuel College in the 2019 GNAC Softball Tournament loser’s bracket final. The Sharks advance to the GNAC Championship series against University of Saint Joseph (CT) while the Saints season comes to an end with an overall record of 25-14.
  • SOFTBALL HOLDS SEED WITH 4-2 WIN OVER MONKS
    May 02, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. -Senior shortstop Audrey Esakoff (Ventura, Calif.) went 2-for-3 with two RBI to power the #1N Emmanuel College softball team past #3N Saint Joseph’s College (ME), 4-2, Thursday evening in Second Round action of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference softball tournament.
  • SOFTBALL SET TO HOST FIRST ROUND OF GNAC TOURNAMENT
    May 01, 2019
    WINTHROP, Mass. – In the first year of divisional play for the sport of softball in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference, Fenway schools Emmanuel College and Simmons University have topped their respective divisions as the 2019 GNAC Tournament gets underway on Tuesday afternoon with two single-elimination contests.
  • RAMIREZ-TEJEDA & KIESELBACK GARNER GNAC WEEKLY HONORS
    April 29, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Emmanuel College junior outfielder Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda (Cambridge, Mass.) has been named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week and senior pitcher Megan Kieselback (Wethersfield, Conn.) has been named the GNAC Pitcher of the Week and, it was announced by the conference office on Monday, April 29.
  • SAINTS CLINCH #1 SEED IN GNAC NORTH WITH SWEEP OVER ANNA MARIA
    April 28, 2019
    PAXTON, Mass: The Emmanuel College softball team swept Anna Maria College Sunday morning with a 10-0 score in game one and 9-0 final in game two. With the wins, the Saints clinch the number 1 seed in the GNAC North Division to secure a home field for part of the action in next week's GNAC tournament. 
  • LATE INNING HEROICS LIFT SOFTBALL TO GNAC SWEEP OVER JWU
    April 27, 2019
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - After posting an 8-2 victory in Game 1, the Emmanuel College softball team rallied for a 12-10 extra inning win in Game 2 to sweep Johnson & Wales University in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action on Saturday afternoon at Scotts Miracle Gro Field.
  • SAINTS COMPLETE SENIOR DAY SWEEP OVER MONKS; 2-0 & 9-3
    April 23, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Emmanuel College softball team registered a Great Northeast Athletic Conference sweep over Saint Joseph’s College (ME) on Tuesday evening at Roberto Clemente Field. The Saints picked up a 2-0 win in Game 1 before coming from behind to notch a 9-3 victory in Game 2.
  • KIESELBACK & SENDRICK EARN GNAC WEEKLY HONORS
    April 22, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Emmanuel College senior pitcher Megan Kieselback (Wethersfield, Conn.) has been named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Pitcher of the Week and junior second baseman Kerry Sendrick (Medway, Mass.) has been named the GNAC Player of the Week, it was announced by the conference office on Monday, April 23.
  • SOFTBALL SPLITS GNAC TWINBILL WITH SUFFOLK
    April 18, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Emmanuel College softball team split a Great Northeast Athletic Conference twinbill with visiting Suffolk University Thursday evening by taking Game 1, 5-3, before falling in Game 2, 14-6, at Roberto Clemente Field.
  • SOFTBALL SWEEPS REGIS TO STAY PERFECT IN GNAC PLAY
    April 17, 2019
    WESTON, Mass. – The Emmanuel College softball team posted a pair of Great Northeast Athletic Conference victories over host Regis College on Wednesday evening at the Regis Softball Field, The Saints took game 1, 7-3 before exploding for an 18-1 win in game 2.
  • SOFTBALL USES LONG BALL TO BURY NORWICH IN GNAC SWEEP
    April 14, 2019
    NORTHFIELD, Vt.  – The Emmanuel College softball team took advantage of the long-ball on Sunday in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) doubleheader sweep over Norwich University on Sabine Field at Haynes Family Stadium. Emmanuel (15-11, 6-0 GNAC) run-ruled Norwich (8-10, 2-4 GNAC) in both games, winning Game 1 by a score of 13-4 in six innings and Game 2 by a 10-2 total in five innings.
  • SOFTBALL DROPS TWO IN NON-CONFERENCE ACTION TO WHEATON
    April 09, 2019
    NORTON, Mass. - The Emmanuel College softball team dropped a pair of one-run non-conference decisions to Wheaton College on Tuesday afternoon in Norton, Mass. The Saints fell in Game 1 by a 7-6 score to snap their program-best nine-game winning streak before falling to the Lyons in Game 2, 1-0, in a six-inning game shortened by darkness. 
  • SOFTBALL WINS NINTH STRAIGHT WITH GNAC SWEEP OVER RIVIER
    April 07, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - With two more victories on Sunday afternoon, the Emmanuel College softball team tied the program-record for consecutive wins at nine following a 7-4 and 10-2 GNAC sweep over Rivier University at Roberto Clemente Field.
  • SAINTS USE THE LONG-BALL TO SWEEP LASERS, 7-1 & 11-8
    April 06, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. -The Emmanuel College softball team blasted six home runs to power past Lasell College, 7-1 & 11-8, Saturday morning in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action at Roberto Clemente Field.
  • SAINTS SWEEP EMERSON FOR FIRST TIME IN 22 YEARS, 7-6 & 9-3
    April 03, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. -The Emmanuel College Saints swept the Emerson College Lions in non-conference softball action Wednesday evening at Roberto Clemente Field. The Saints walked off with a 7-6 win in Game 1 before posting a 9-3 Game 2 victory for the program’s first sweep over the Lions in 22 years.
  • ORCUTT CLAIMS GNAC ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
    April 01, 2019
    Freshman Grace Orcutt (Lexington, Mass.) took the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week title as announced by the conference on Monday, April 1st after leading the Saints' offense for the week.
  • SOFTBALL TAKES TWO FROM USJ, 8-0 & 7-6
    March 31, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. — The Emmanuel College softball team used a pitching gem in Game 1 followed by an offensive surge in Game 2 to sweep the University of Saint Joseph (CT) Sunday morning in New England softball action at Roberto Clemente Field. The Saints posted an 8-0 win in six innings in the opener before coming from behind to collect a 7-6 victory in the second affair.
  • SOFTBALL SALVAGES SPLIT WITH SIMMONS
    March 30, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – Senior catcher Casey Sheehan (Medway, Mass.) was 3-7 with a home run, two RBI and a run scored to lead the Emmanuel College softball team in a split with host Simmons University this afternoon in non-conference play at Daly Field in Brighton, Mass. The Sharks took the opener, 7-3, before the Saints rebounded with a 7-4 win in the nightcap. Simmons is now 4-16 on the season, while Emmanuel is 5-9.
  • UMASS BOSTON SWEEPS SOFTBALL IN NEW ENGLAND OPENER
    March 20, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Emmanuel College softball team dropped a pair of decision to University of Massachusetts Boston on Wednesday evening in non-conference action at Roberto Clemente Field. The Beacons overcame an early deficit in Game 1 to pull out a 13-11 victory in eight innings before cruising to an 8-0 win in Game 2 in five innings.
  • KIESELBACK NAMED GNAC PITCHER OF THE WEEK
    March 11, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – Emmanuel College senior pitcher Megan Kieselback (Wethersfield, Conn.) has been named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Pitcher of the Week, the conference office announced earlier this afternoon.
  • SOFTBALL DROPS TWO AGAINST ROANOKE & DOMINICAN
    March 07, 2019
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Emmanuel College softball team dropped a pair of non-conference games Thursday morning in Day 4 action of the NTC Spring Games at Hancock Park. The Saints fell in the opener to Roanoke College, 10-4, before dropping a 3-2 decision to Dominican University in the second game of the morning.
  • ESAKOFF LIFTS SOFTBALL TO 4-3 WIN IN EXTRAS OVER MONMOUTH
    March 06, 2019
    Senior shortstop Audrey Esakoff (Ventura, Calif.) connected on a two-out RBI single in the eighth inning to lift the Emmanuel College softball team to a 4-3 walk-off victory over Monmouth College (IIl.) in Day 3 action of the NTC Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla.
  • EARLY RUNS POWER SAINTS PAST LEBANON VALLEY, 5-2
    March 06, 2019
    The Emmanuel College softball team scored three runs in the first inning and never looked back in a 5-2 victory over Lebanon Valley College in Day 3 action of the NTC Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla.
  • No. 24 MORAVIAN SLIPS PAST SOFTBALL, 9-2
    March 04, 2019
    Kissimmee, Fla. - #24 Moravian College scored five unearned runs in the fourth inning to propel the Greyhounds past Emmanuel College, 9-2, Monday morning in Day 2 action of the NTC Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla.
  • SOFTBALL BATS COME TO LIFE IN 17-9 WIN OVER COLLEGE OF ST. ELIZABETH
    March 04, 2019
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Emmanuel College racked up 17 hits over five innings to cruise past the College of Saint Elizabeth, 17-9, Monday afternoon in Day 2 softball action of the NTC Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla.
  • SOFTBALL FALLS TO MISERICORDIA, 5-1
    March 03, 2019
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Sophomore shortstop Amanda Butera (Collegeville, Pa.) went 3-for-3 with three RBI to power the Misericordia University softball team past Emmanuel College, 5-1, Sunday afternoon in Day 1 action of the NTC Spring Games.
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