Softball Opens ’17 With Sweep of DeSales UNION, N.J. (2/24/17) – With an incredible weather backdrop, the Kean University softball program enjoyed its earliest home opener in program history on Friday with two run-rule-shortened wins over DeSales University. Both final scores were 8-0 in six innings. Full Story
Kean Athletics Announces 2017 Benisch Athletic Hall of Fame Class UNION, N.J. (2/24/17) – Kean University director of athletics Jack McKiernan announced that the Benisch Athletic Hall of Fame will be receiving seven new members into its ranks as the Class of 2017. Melissa Beyruti (women’s basketball), Pascal Clergio (men’s soccer), Johanna Hedler (softball), Ebony Jackson (women’s basketball), Melissa Nunez (field hockey & women’s lacrosse), Perry Schatzow (baseball) and Jay Sgaramella (football) will be the honorees at the Hall of Fame’s April 20 induction ceremony. Full Story
Softball Volunteers at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick, N.J. (12/20/16) – Members of the Kean University softball team volunteered recently at the Embrace Kids Foundation Holiday Party at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Full Story
Softball | October 7, 2016 Softball Named NFCA All-Academic Team; Eight Earn Scholar-Athlete Status Louisville, Ky. (10/7/16) – The Kean University softball program was honored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association and named a Division III All-Academic Team for the ninth time in the last 10 years.
Softball | June 8, 2016 Wrapping Up: Kean Softball 2016 UNION, N.J. (6/8/16) - The Kean University softball team had an incredible final day of the regular season to catapult the Cougars into the playoffs after entering the day two games out of a postseason spot with two games to play.
Softball | June 11, 2016 Dana Knapp Earns All-ECAC Honors DANBURY, Conn. (6/11/16) – Junior All-American Dana Knapp of the Kean University softball team added to her impressive trophy case this week when she was named First-Team All-ECAC.
Softball | May 26, 2016 Dana Knapp Named All-American by National Fastpitch Coaches Association 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.
Softball | May 17, 2016 Dana Knapp Earns First-Team All-Region Recognition 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.
Softball | May 7, 2016 Softball Bows Out of NJACs GLASSBORO, N.J. (5/7/16) – The Kean University softball team fell 7-3 in the second round of the NJAC Tournament to Stockton University. Junior Dana Knapp hit a three-run homerun in the first to score all three Cougar runs.
Softball | May 6, 2016 NJAC Softball Schedule Changes 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.