2012 Softball News

May 14, 2012
Killilea Earns NFCA All-Region Honors
Infielder becomes first player to be named two-time all-region selection

May 8, 2012
Sue Killilea and Natalia Bouyea Earn All-Conference Honors
Sue Killilea earned a spot on the Little East Conference First Team and Natalia Bouyea was named a Second Team honoree.

May 3, 2012
Softball Falls In Little East Conference Tournament
UMass Boston dropped a pair to end their season at 17-21

May 2, 2012
Softball Looking to Make a Run in the Little East Conference Tournament
Beacons enter this year's touranment as the sixth seed and will face #1 Eastern Connecticut State in game one at noon.

April 29, 2012
Softball Splits with Brandeis on Senior Day
Amanda Perry becomes single-season RBI leader after walk-off two run single in the bottom of the seventh.

April 28, 2012
Softball Drops A Pair At Western Connecticut
UMass Boston remains in the hunt for a postseason berth despite dropping two to Western Connecticut.

April 24, 2012
Softball Rallies To Earn Split With Southern Maine
Amanda Perry set a new program record for home runs, while Sue Killilea tied the Beacons mark for triples in a season.

April 21, 2012
Plymouth State Takes a Pair From Softball
Junior Sue Killilea led the way for the Beacons with three extra-base hits and four hits on the day.

April 19, 2012
Freshmen Help Softball Earn Split With Curry College
Freshman Michelle Zullo was one out from a no-hitter, while freshman Amanda Perry set the program record for home runs in a season.

April 18, 2012
Softball Earns Little East Conference Win In Doubleheader Split With Keene State
After dropping game one, UMass Boston bounced back with a 2-1 win behind a complete game shutdown performance from Michelle Zullo.

April 14, 2012
No. 3 Eastern Conn. State Downs Softball In Doubleheader Sweep
UMass Boston managed just six hits in a doubleheader against the number three team in the country.

April 12, 2012
Softball Doubleheader Vs. Simmons Postponed
Thursday's softball doubleheader against Simmons College has been postponed due to inclement weather.

April 11, 2012
Softball Crushes Gordon College In Sweep
UMass Boston had their biggest offensive day of the season with 39 runs over 10 innings against the host Scots.

April 7, 2012
Rhode Island College Sweeps Softball in Little East Action
Anchorwomen take two from the Beacons in Little East Conference doubleheader.

April 5, 2012
Softball Wins Fourth Straight with 8-1 Decision over Suffolk
Senior Kara Willis allows just four hits in the circle as the Beacons role past Suffolk University.

April 3, 2012
Softball Sweeps MIT
UMass Boston earned their second three-game winning streak of the season behind strong pitching and a late rally in the first game.

April 1, 2012
Softball Splits Doubleheader At UMass Dartmouth
A complete game shutout from Michelle Zullo and freshmen Amanda Perry's grand slam gave UMass Boston their first Little East Conference win.

March 30, 2012
Schedule Changes Announced for Baseball and Softball
Saturday's baseball and softball games moved to Sunday due to inclement weather in the forecast. Baseball and Softball to play at 11 a.m.

March 28, 2012
Walk-off Win Gives Softball Split With Framingham State
Softball earned their first home win of the season with two runs in the bottom of the seventh to knock off Framingham State 7-6.

March 27, 2012
Softball Splits A Pair With Bridgewater State
UMass Boston took one of two at Bridgewater State behind four hit days from Lisa Polsonetti and Samantha Hemstock.

March 22, 2012
Softball Drops A Pair To Salem State
UMass Boston failed to overcome the Vikings pitchers until it was too late in a doubleheader sweep at the hands of Salem State.

March 15, 2012
Softball Closes Out Spring Trip with Split
Beacons drop a hard fought 4-3 loss to University of Scranton, but bounce back with a 7-2 win over St. Joseph College (Conn.)

March 14, 2012
Softball Splits A Pair In Florida
Beacons wipe out the University of Minnesota Morris 11-2 in five innings, before falling 12-3 to SUNY Fredonia in six innings.

March 13, 2012
Softball Earns Season Opening Sweep in Florida
Beacons defeat Grace College (IN) by the final of 4-3 and Ripon College (WI) by the final of 8-6 to earn first sweep of 2012.

March 13, 2012
Softball Slugs Past Hood For Third Straight Win
Beacons pound out 11 hits and four extra base hits in 9-3 win over Hood College.

February 1, 2012
Little East Conference Releases Preseason Softball Coaches' Poll
Beacons selected to finish fifth in 2012 by the Little East Conference.

November 14, 2011
Softball Walks to Benefit National Down Syndrome Society
BOSTON, Mass. – As one of their many on-going community service initiatives, members of the University of Massachusetts Boston softball program helped to raise money and awareness during the National Down Syndrome Society Buddy Walk. The day-long event was held at Lake Quannapowitt, in Wakefield, Massachusetts and raised more than $346,000.

October 20, 2011
UMass Boston Student-Athletes Take Part in GForce Forum
BOSTON, Mass. – Earlier this week members of the University of Massachusetts Boston softball, women’s ice hockey, baseball, and lacrosse programs traveled to Northeastern University to take part in special forum “The Invisible Athletes” which was presented by GForce in conjunction with Northeastern’s Sport in Society