2014 UMass Dartmouth Softball News

May 6, 2014
Sasin Headlines 2014 All-Little East Teams; Orton, Spinuzzi Honored
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. — University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Amy Sasin was named the Little East Conference Softball Coach of the Year this afternoon, when the conference office announced its 2014 major awards program and all-conference teams.

May 3, 2014
Rhode Island College Eliminates Corsairs from LEC Tournament
MANSFIELD, Conn. – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth softball team had its late innings comeback fall short as Rhode Island College eliminated the Corsairs, 5-4, in Day 2 of the Little East Conference softball tournament.

May 2, 2014
Colonials March Past Corsairs In Little East Tournament
MANSFIELD, Conn. — Western Connecticut State University right fielder Michaela Rocha laced a home run over the left field fence to supply starting pitcher Emily Cintorino with all the run support she would need en route to an 8-0 victory over the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in Game 3 of the 2014 Little East Conference Softball Championship tournament this afternoon at the Eastern Softball Stadium.

April 28, 2014
Corsairs Clinch No. 4 Seed In Little East Softball Tournament
KEENE, N.H. — The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth softball team clinched the No. 4 seed in the upcoming Little East Conference Softball Championship tournament this evening with a split at Keene State College. The Corsairs secured their highest postseason seed with a 1-0 victory in Game 1, while the Owls won the finale 3-1.

April 24, 2014
Corsairs Split with Rhode Island College
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. –The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth softball team split a pair of Little East Conference games with Rhode Island College on Thursday afternoon, 1-0 and 7-2.

April 19, 2014
Corsairs Split with #24 Western Connecticut State
DANBURY, Conn. -- The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth softball team split with nationally ranked Western Connecticut State University in a pair of Little East Conference games on Saturday afternoon. UMass Dartmouth outlasted Western Connecticut in 12 innings to take the 4-3 win in Game 1 and the Colonials took the back half of the double header by a score of 6-2.

April 17, 2014
Warriors Ride Strong Pitching Past Corsairs
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Eastern Connecticut State University spun a pair of shutouts to sweep the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth this afternoon, defeating the Corsairs 8-0 and 11-0 in a Little East Conference softball doubleheader.

April 12, 2014
Pitching Guides Panthers Past Corsairs
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Senior Nora Galvin and junior Whitney Roberts combined for zero runs through 14 innings of work to help Plymouth State University sweep the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth softball team, 5-0 and 1-0, in Little East Conference action on Saturday afternoon.

April 10, 2014
Wildcats Sweep Corsairs
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Johnson & Wales University softball swept a non-conference doubleheader against the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Thursday afternoon at the Scotts Miracle-Gro Athletics Complex.

April 8, 2014
Rain Washes Softball Doubleheader At Wildcats
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth athletics department announced the postponement of the Corsairs softball doubleheader at Johnson & Wales originally scheduled for this afternoon due to unplayable field conditions.

April 6, 2014
Orton and Marcyoniak Power Corsairs Past Huskies
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass.—Sophomore Shannon Orton (Swansea, Mass.) fanned 19 batters and allowed four runs on nine hits in 15 innings of work to guide the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth softball team to a pair of victories against Little East Conference opponent Southern Maine University, 4-3 and 8-1, on Sunday afternoon.

April 5, 2014
Corsairs Sweep Beacons In Little East Opener
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth softball team swept intra-state rival University of Massachusetts Boston, 8-0 and 3-2, this afternoon to open the 2014 Little East Conference schedule.

April 3, 2014
Hawks Claw Past Corsairs
BRISTOL, R.I. – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth softball team dropped a pair of games to Roger Williams University on Thursday afternoon at the Paolino Field. The Hawks won Game 1 by a score of 2-0 and edged the Corsairs, 6-5, in nine innings during Game 2.

April 2, 2014
Orton Powers Corsairs To Split With Framingham State
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Sophomore Shannon Orton (Swansea, Mass./Joseph Case) hurled a complete-game, five hitter to power the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth to a 4-2 victory over visiting Framingham State University this afternoon in the Corsairs' home opener.

March 24, 2014
Spinuzzi Named Little East Rookie of the Week
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- University of Massachusetts Dartmouth freshman Marissa Spinuzzi (Fair Lawn, N.J.) was named the Little East Conference Softball Rookie of the Week this afternoon by the conference office for her performance during the Corsairs Spring Break trip to Fort Myers, Fla.

March 20, 2014
Softball Sails Past Alfred State and Knox
FORT MYERS, Fla. – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth softball team captured a pair of wins against Alfred State College, 8-3, and Knox College (Ill.), 11-2, on Thursday at the Lee County Sports Complex.

March 19, 2014
Corsairs Collapse Golden Knights; Edged By Nor’easters
FORT MYERS, Fla.— Sophomore right fielder Rachel Carey (Holbrook, Mass./Cardinal Spellman)sparked the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth softball team to its first win of the season, defeating Clarkson University, 7-2, this morning at the Lee County Sports Complex. Carey went 2-for-3 with a run batted in to pace the eight-hit attack.

March 16, 2014
Corsairs Fall to Smith and Brockport
CAPE CORAL, Fla. – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth softball team dropped a pair of games on Saturday at the Cape Coral Sports Complex. In the morning session, UMass Dartmouth fell to Smith College, 5-1, and later in the day the College of Brockport held off the Corsairs to earn a 6-2 victory.

March 15, 2014
Corsairs Edged By Red Dragons and Monks
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth softball team was edged by Oneonta State, 3-2, this morning at the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic at the Lee County Sports Complex.