Pitching ’til the cows come home. Although Sagehens softball’s elite pitching moo-ved them past the Williams College Ephs in game one, their arms couldn’t save their bats in game two, splitting the series against one of the best teams in the country.
Despite falling in their first game against Redlands 8-3 at Athena Field, CMS softball charged back and took the series win by pulling out the next two games in close, high-scoring contests.
After having a rocky preseason, the Athena softball team is off to a terrific start in SCIAC competition, having won their opening series of the year.
The CMS softball team enters the 2020 season with high expectations, as they were voted to finish first in the SCIAC in a coaches’ poll.
Emily Glass PO ’15 researched baseball player development programs and philosophies in six countries during her Watson fellowship, leading her to realize that building an education program for a professional baseball team was her next career goal.
The P-P softball team (20-7-1, 12-4 SCIAC) had a dominant week against SCIAC opponents, going 4-0 against Cal Lutheran (8-19, 2-13 SCIAC) and Whittier (10-14-1, 7-9 SCIAC). After handling Cal Lu in a road doubleheader March 29, winning 8-0 and 14-5, the Sagehens came home to beat Whittier 8-7 and
The Pomona-Pitzer softball team (11-2-1, 6-2 SCIAC) went undefeated last week, winning both sides of a home doubleheader against Hiram (1-8-1) 8-1 and 6-3 March 8, before beating Redlands (6-12, 2-6 SCIAC) 13-5 and 6-5 on the road last Saturday. Kristen Hong PZ ’19 showed out in the decisive wins
Lauren Richards CM ’22 threw seven innings of shutout ball, allowing four hits and striking out two, to seal the Athenas’ (7-2, 6-0 SCIAC) sweep of Sixth Street rival Pomona-Pitzer 2-0 in the second game of a doubleheader last Saturday. Richards also notched a save in game one, throwing a
The Claremont Colleges’ unique cross-campus rivalry served to uplift both the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Pomona-Pitzer teams last weekend.
Sagehen softball (7-0-1) remained undefeated after picking up three wins and a tie over the past week.