Softball Coaches Named NFCA East Region Staff of the Year June 12, 2015 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (6/12/15) – After leading the Kean University softball team to just its second NCAA Division III Final Site Appearance in history the Cougar softball coaching staff, led by head coach Margie Acker, was named the 2015 National Fastpitch Coaches Association East Region Coaching Staff of the Year. [read more]
Yard is ECAC Pitcher of the Year, Sabo Named ECAC All-Star June 11, 2015 DANBURY, Conn. (6/11/15) – Senior Courtney Yard of the Kean University softball team was named the ECAC Pitcher of the Year and sophomore Emily Sabo was also honored on the organization’s postseason All-Star Team. [read more]
Courtney Yard is Softball’s First Academic All-American Since ‘96 May 27, 2015 AUSTIN, Texas (5/27/15) – Senior Pitcher Courtney Yard, who last week became the third All-American in Kean University softball history, is now the program’s first Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American in a generation. [read more]
Softball Bows Out of NCAA’s with 2-0 Setback vs. No.4 Salisbury May 23, 2015 SALEM, Va. (5/23/15) – The Kean University softball team ended its 2015 season with a 2-0 loss to No. 4 Salisbury University in the 2015 NCAA Division III National Finals on Saturday. The Cougars earned fifth place in the national tournament, marking the best finish in program history. [read more]
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Softball | May 22, 2015 Softball Dispatches No. 15 Alfred with 10-4 Victory at NCAA Finals SALEM, Va. (5/22/15) – The Kean University softball program exploded for eight runs in the third inning to win a 10-4 elimination game over No. 15 Alfred University at the 2015 NCAA Division III Softball Championship on Friday.
Softball | May 21, 2015 Softball Falls to No. 2 Texas-Tyler 1-0 in Opener of NCAA Finals SALEM, Va. (5/21/15) – The Kean University softball team battled national No. 2 University of Texas at Tyler in the opening game of the 2015 NCAA Division III Softball Championship, but came up on the short end of a 1-0 result.
Softball | May 20, 2015 NCAA Softball Championship Preview SALEM, Va. (5/20/15) – The Kean University softball team will open up play at the 2015 NCAA Division III Championship on Thursday in Salem, Virginia. The Cougars will be making their second-ever trip to the eight-team College World Series, following in the footsteps of the 1986 squad.
Softball | May 20, 2015 Courtney Yard, Emily Sabo Named All-Americans at National Banquet SALEM, Va. (5/20/15) – Senior Courtney Yard and sophomore Emily Sabo were both chosen as Second-Team All-Americans when the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) announced its selections at the National Championship Banquet on Wednesday.
Softball | May 16, 2015 Salem Bound! Softball Clinches Spot in NCAA Division III Championship UNION, N.J. (5/16/15) – The Kean University softball team rallied to win the 2015 NCAA Division III Softball Union Super Regional in a deciding game three 4-2 on Saturday over Wheaton (Mass.) College.
Softball | May 15, 2015 Softball Slugs Its Way to Game One Super Regional Win; Yard with Shutout UNION, N.J. (5/15/15) – The Kean University softball team used a shutout pitching performance by Courtney Yard and homeruns by Cayleen Rizo and Emily Sabo to top Wheaton College 3-0 in game one of the best-of-three NCAA Division III Softball Super Regional on Friday.
Softball | May 13, 2015 Softball NCAA Super Regional Preview UNION, N.J. (5/13/15) – The Kean University softball team will host Wheaton College of Massachusetts in a best-of-three NCAA Division III Softball Super Regional on Friday and Saturday at Cougar Field.