Dana Knapp Named All-American by National Fastpitch Coaches Association May 26, 2016 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (5/25/16) – Junior centerfielder Dana Knapp of the Kean University softball program was selected as an NCAA Division III All-American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association in her first season with the Cougars. [read more]
Dana Knapp Earns First-Team All-Region Recognition May 17, 2016 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (5/17/16) – Junior Dana Knapp of the Kean University softball team was named First-Team All-East Region by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association the organization announced this week. In her first season with the Cougars, Knapp smashed the old single season school-record of seven home runs (Sara Steinman, 2007) with 10 dingers this year. [read more]
NJAC Softball Schedule Changes May 6, 2016 PITMAN, N.J. (5/6/16) – The NJAC Softball Tournament’s slate of Friday games, including Kean University’s second round contest with Stockton, has been washed out by rain. The Tournament is scheduled to resume on Saturday morning, with the Cougars and Ospreys squaring off at 9a.m. at host Rowan University. [read more]
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Softball | May 4, 2016 Softball Falls in NJAC Tournament Opener GLASSBORO, N.J. (5/4/16) – The Kean University softball team dropped a 4-0 decision to No. 1 seed Rowan University in the first game of the double-elimination NJAC Tournament on Wednesday. Kean, the tournament’s six-seed, was within one run for most of the game before the Profs struck for three runs in the home half of the sixth.
Softball | April 30, 2016 Softball Sweeps Montclair to Earn Final NJAC Playoff Berth MONTCLAIR, N.J. (4/30/16) – Junior pitcher Shannon McMahon of the Kean University softball team fired her seventh shutout of the season in a 1-0 victory over Montclair State to catapult the Cougars up the standings and send Kean into the NJAC playoffs on the final day of the regular season on Saturday.
Softball | April 27, 2016 Knapp Sets Single-Season HR Record as Softball Splits GALLOWAY, N.J. (4/27/16) – Junior Dana Knapp launched her eighth homerun of the season to set a new school-record in the Kean University softball team’s 7-2 victory over Stockton University on Tuesday. The Ospreys topped Kean 2-0 in the nightcap to salvage the split.
Softball | April 24, 2016 Softball Takes Two from DSU UNION, N.J. (4/24/16) – The Kean University softball team surrendered just one run in two games as the Cougars swept DeSales University by scores of 3-1 and 8-0 on Sunday. MacKenzie Valeriani hit a three-run homer in game one and Shannon McMahon twirled the game two shutout.
Softball | April 23, 2016 TCNJ Tops Softball on Senior Day UNION, N.J. (4/23/16) – The College of New Jersey softball team took two tight games from Kean University, 3-2 and 2-0, in NJAC action on Saturday. Kean is now 15-19 on the year and 6-8 in the conference; the Lions improved to 22-13 and 9-5 in the league.
Softball | April 20, 2016 McMahon Tosses Shutout for Softball in Game Two UNION, N.J. (4/20/16) – Junior hurler Shannon McMahon of the Kean University softball team tossed her fifth shutout of the season as the Cougars blanked FDU-Florham 4-0 in game two on Wednesday. The Devils topped Kean 3-2 in the opener.
Softball | April 19, 2016 Softball Drops Two on Tuesday UNION, N.J. (4/19/16) – The Kean University softball team fell to visiting Ramapo College 9-1 and 8-4 in NJAC doubleheader action on Tuesday.