2016-17 Catholic Softball News

  • Catholic Softball Falls at No. 7 Moravian
    April 23, 2017
    The Catholic University of America women’s softball traveled to take on the No. 7 team in the country on Sunday afternoon but fell in a Landmark doubleheader at Moravian, 1-0, 5-0.
  • Catholic Softball Sweeps Hood, 4-1 & 1-0
    April 19, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball team has now won seven-straight games and reached the 20-win plateau thanks to a sweep of the Hood College Blazers. The Cardinals were victorious in game one, 4-1, before a 1-0, extra inning win in the second contest.
  • Catholic Softball Sweeps Scranton
    April 13, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball team pitched its way past Scranton in a doubleheader on Thursday afternoon, 3-1, in extra innings before a 7-2 game two win. Sophomore Kelly Lynch and rookie Claire Sturek each threw one earned run complete games.
  • Adams Earns Landmark Softball Athlete of the Week Honor
    April 10, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball senior Erin Adams was recognized by the Landmark Conference on Monday afternoon as she was selected as the softball Athlete of the Week.
  • Softball Sweeps Shenandoah in Sunday Doubleheader
    April 09, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball team picked up two nonconference wins on Sunday afternoon as the Cardinals swept Shenandoah, 2-1 and 5-0.
  • Catholic Softball Comes Back to Run-Rule Elizabethtown
    April 08, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball team suffered a tough game one loss in its Landmark Conference doubleheader against Elizabethtown on Saturday afternoon but rebounded to run-rule the Bluejays, 9-0, in game two.
  • Softball Splits With Washington College
    April 05, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball team took on Washington College on Wednesday afternoon and split with the Shorewomen, 6-3 and 4-2.
  • Softball Falls at Susquehanna
    April 02, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball team ran into a strong Susquehanna team that now boasts a 12-4 overall record as the Cardinals were topped in a doubleheader, 8-0 and 8-1.
  • Catholic Softball Sweeps Rutgers-Camden, 3-0 & 11-1
    March 30, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball team improved to 12-6 overall on Thursday afternoon as the Cardinals swept a doubleheader against Rutgers-Camden. The Cards took game one, 3-0, and came back to earn a run-rule victory, 11-1, in five innings.
  • Cardinals Sweep Drew in Landmark Opener
    March 25, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball team opened its Landmark Conference schedule on Saturday afternoon and swept the Drew Rangers, 9-1 in five innings and 10-3.
  • Catholic Softball Topped by Frostburg State
    March 23, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball team played its home-opener on Thursday but were topped by Frostburg State in a doubleheader, 4-1 and 10-3.
  • Cardinals Split Final Day of PFX Spring Games
    March 11, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball team went 6-4 overall in Clermont, Fla., at the PFX Spring Games as the Cardinals split on the final day games. The Cards defeated Roger Williams, 6-4, but fell to Ohio Northern, 4-2, in extra innings.
  • Softball Walks Off in Extra Innings Against Muhlenberg, 3-2
    March 09, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball team came back for a 3-2 extra innings win over Muhlenberg at the PFX Spring Games in Clermont, Fla., on Thursday. Rookie outfielder Marissa Wimmer came through with the game-winning sacrifice fly with one out in the bottom of the ninth.
  • Cardinals Get Two More Wins at PFX Spring Games
    March 08, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball team got back on track with two victories on Wednesday at the PFX Spring Games in Clermont, Fla. The Cardinals downed Penn State Brandywine, 6-3, and added a victory over Mount Union, 8-5.
  • Catholic Mounts Two Comebacks but Falls Short in Florida
    March 06, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball suffered two defeats on its second day of action at the PFX Spring Games in Clearwater Fla. The Cardinals scored six runs in two seven-inning comebacks, but fell to Lebanon Valley, 5-2, as well as Alvernia, 7-6.
  • MacNeill Hits Walk-Off Homer in PFX Spring Games Opener
    March 05, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball team began its Spring Break trip in Clearwater, Fla., in style as senior outfielder Molly MacNeill blasted a walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh to down Haverford, 4-3.
  • Catholic Softball Tabbed Second in Landmark Preseason Poll
    March 02, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball team has been selected to finish second overall in the Landmark Conference Preseason Poll, as voted on by the league’s head coaches.
  • OSV Newsweekly Feature: Hoisl Prioritizes Everything
    March 01, 2017
    In their latest issue of Newsweekly, Our Sunday Visitor put an emphasis on the unique challenges that student-athletes face today. The Catholic University of America senior softball captain Rebekah Hosil took the time to share her message for freshmen about to start the collegiate journey.
  • Lynch Earns Landmark Softball Pitcher of the Week
    February 27, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball was recognized on Monday by the Landmark Conference as sophomore starter Kelly Lynch was honored as the league’s Pitcher of the Week.
  • Catholic Opens Season with Sweep of Gallaudet
    February 24, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball team opened the 2017 season with a crosstown matchup against Gallaudet and went on to sweep the doubleheader against the Bison, 6-0 and 5-1.
  • Catholic Softball Starts 2017 Season on Friday
    February 23, 2017
    The Catholic University of America softball head coach Bruce McConkey and the Cardinals look to make a charge to the of the Landmark Conference standings in 2017 after taking the No. 2 seed in the playoffs last year.
  • Catholic Softball Announces 2017 Schedule
    January 19, 2017
    The Catholic University of American softball head coach Bruce McConkey has announced the 2017 schedule for the Cardinals. Catholic is just a month away from starting its season and the Cards have their sights set on a return trip to the Landmark Conference playoffs and beyond.
  • McConkey Announces Softball Winter Clinics
    December 14, 2016
    The Catholic University of America Head Softball Coach Bruce McConkey is set to host four individual winter clinics this upcoming January and February for scholastic student-athletes looking to take their game to the next level.
  • Catholic University Receives $2.5 Million to Renovate the DuFour
    September 28, 2016
    Thanks to an anonymous donation of $2.5 million, The Catholic University of America Athletic Department will renovate the Raymond A. DuFour Center. Construction is scheduled to begin in the coming months.
  • Student-Athletes Dedicate Service to Mother Teresa
    September 20, 2016
    Student-athletes who choose The Catholic University of America select the school not only for its academic and athletic successes but also for the opportunities it provides its students in giving back to the community through service projects.