2018 Buccaneer Softball News

  • Bucs Place 79 on All-Academic, Five for Fourth Time
    July 12, 2018
    The Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Association announced its Spring All-Academic Team, and a whopping 79 Buccaneer athletes were listed. In total, cadets from eight sports were honored, with at least four men and four women in each. Men’s lacrosse claimed the most honorees, as 17 players were tabbed for the list.
  • Five Student-Athletes Named to MASCAC Sportsmanship Teams
    May 31, 2018
    Five Massachusetts Maritime Academy players have been named to the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Spring Sportsmanship Teams. Nathan Anderson, Mikayla Correia, Joe Eastman, Michelle Sheehan, and Emily Bacciocchi all took home the prestigious honor.
  • Hunt, Rouette Honored as 2017-18 Athletes of the Year
    May 30, 2018
    At the annual Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s Senior Student-Athlete Award Night, Stephanie Hunt and Mick Rouette were announced as the 2017-18 Players of the Year after stellar four-year careers for the Buccaneers. Seven other awards were also given out as part of the evening.
  • Corazzini Dubbed to All-MASCAC Second Team
    May 11, 2018
    Fresh off its Team IMPACT Draft Day yesterday, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s softball team added another season highlight as Jill Corazzini was named to the All-Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Second Team.
  • Academy Adds Eighth Team IMPACT Draftee in Softball’s Tripp
    May 10, 2018
    The Buccaneer softball team grew by one member on Thursday night as Massachusetts Maritime Academy celebrated the Draft Day of Paetyn Tripp through a partnership with Team IMPACT.
  • Softball Season Ends with Doubleheader Loss to Worcester
    April 28, 2018
    The Worcester State University Lancer softball team, which sits at the top of the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference standings with a 12-2 record, swept both ends of a regular season ending double header from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy Buccaneers Saturday at Alison Rollins Field in Buzzards Bay. The Lancers took the opening contest behind a one-hit pitching performance by senior Dakota Smith-Porter (Montague, Mass.) by a score of 15-0 in five innings. Worcester State claimed the nightcap in six innings by a score of 10-2.
  • Gardner a Bright Spot in Bridgewater Losses
    April 24, 2018
    After a run of excellent play, the Buccaneers’ torrid softball bats were quieted by Bridgewater State University in a 5-0, 17-1 MASCAC sweep. The Bears allowed Massachusetts Maritime Academy only seven hits and hung two crooked numbers in the game two romp. Rachel Gardner reached base in four of her eight plate appearances to lead the Bucs.
  • Maritime Loses Extra-Inning Thriller in Curry Sweep
    April 23, 2018
    Fresh off their first MASCAC victory in 13 years, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy softball team got off to a great start against Curry College scoring first and rallying four times as the game went on, but dropped an extra-inning 9-8 thriller in game one. In the nightcap, the Colonels used put up two crooked numbers in a 10-2 victory.
  • Nalette Tosses Shutout for Bucs' First MASCAC Win
    April 21, 2018
    After a long dry spell in conference play it took the Massachusetts Maritime Academy softball team just one hour and seven minutes to get into the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference win column with a 6-0 victory in game one of a double header over Westfield State University. The WSU Owls bounced back in the second game to claim a 13-0 victory.
  • Rams Overcome Murphy’s Fleet Feet, Cochrane’s Arm
    April 17, 2018
    Framingham State used a pair of big innings in both ends of a doubleheader to claim a MASCAC sweep on a cool Tuesday afternoon. Melissa Cochrane was unhittable in the early innings of game one and a Buccaneer comeback in the fifth gave Massachusetts Maritime Academy a chance to upset the Rams, but a big fifth inning continued into a high-scoring second game and 11-3, 8-0 results.
  • Packard Pitches UMaine-Presque Isle Past MMA In Doubleheader Sweep
    April 15, 2018
    University of Maine-Presque Isle senior pitcher Sara Packard picked up both ends of a Sunday doubleheader at Alison Rollins Field as the visiting Owls slipped past the Massachusetts Maritime Buccaneers in the early game by a score of 7-6 before closing out their trip to Buzzards Bay with a 7-1 victory in the second contest of the twinbill.
  • Softball Bats Stay Hot, MCLA Hotter in Sweep
    April 14, 2018
    Despite continuing to mount a strong offensive attack, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy softball team suffered a heart-breaking doubleheader sweep on its home opener at Rollins Field. On a very windy afternoon, MCLA claimed the first game 9-3 and followed with a 10-5 victory.
  • Cochrane Dominates Pine Manor, Thomas Homers
    April 13, 2018
    Carli Thomas hit the Buccaneers’ first home run and Melissa Cochrane had seven hits as the Massachusetts Maritime Academy softball team blasted Pine Manor College, 17-0 and 12-0. After putting together a solid offensive attack in yesterday’s loss to Becker, the bats broke out for 45 hits in the doubleheader, including a likely record-breaking 26 in game one.
  • Ovadek, Corazzini Lead Softball Offense as Rallies Fall Short
    April 12, 2018
    Buccaneer softball came very close to claiming a win in the first game of a doubleheader thanks to great pitching from Melissa Cochrane, but a late rally and a convincing nightcap victory spelled sweep for host Becker College.
  • Murphy Breaks up No-No, Softball Swept
    April 07, 2018
    Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s softball team ran into the buzzsaw of Salem State, dropping a doubleheader against an all-around effort by the Vikings. Kaylene Murphy, one of our NCAA D-III Athletes of the Week, broke up a no-hitter in game one with a double and Madison Ovadek had a pair of hits in the nightcap as the Buccaneers lost 15-0 and 10-1
  • Softball Sets Season-High in Runs in Loss
    March 31, 2018
    With the Academy’s softball field only just recovering from the four March nor’easters, Mass Maritime’s softball squad has been forced into late action. With only two doubleheaders under their belts, the Buccaneers started MASCAC play today and ran into a hot-hitting Fitchburg State University team, dropping the doubleheader 14-0 and 7-3.
  • Corazzini Leads Breakout Offensive Effort in DH Loss
    March 31, 2018
    Playing their second doubleheader in less than 24 hours, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy softball team nearly claimed its first win of the year in game one, holding the lead through five. A late Wentworth Institute rally game the hosts the 6-5 victory and they claimed a 10-1 win in game two.
  • Maritime Softball Falls Despite Cochrane’s Efforts
    March 28, 2018
    Despite another first-rate performance by sophomore Melissa Cochrane, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy softball team was swept in a doubleheader by UMass-Dartmouth on Wednesday. Cochrane was outduelled in the first game by Hannah Smith and Annika Evensen, who combined for a no-hitter and a 6-0 victory. The nightcap finished in the Corsairs’ favour as well, 10-2.
  • Cochrane Excels as Softball Swept
    March 25, 2018
    Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s softball field still lies under heavy snow, but the Buccaneers finally got in their first doubleheader of the year. The Blue-and-Gold were scheduled to play Bay Path University at home, but instead travelled to the Springfield area, where they were swept by the Wildcats, 9-0 and 3-0.
  • Four Sports, Baseball’s Grand Opening Suffer Postponements
    March 21, 2018
    Buccaneer Athletics have been hit hard by March’s steady stream of nor’easters, with a number of games postponed in the last fortnight. Unfortunately, despite the valiant efforts of the athletics’ staff, most surfaces are still not playable. As a result, we are delaying games in four sports, including the second attempt at the Grand Opening of Hendy Baseball Field.
  • 2018 MASCAC Softball Preseason Poll
    February 20, 2018
    MASCAC is Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference
  • Goodwin Appointed To NCAA Division III National SAAC
    November 02, 2017
    Massachusetts Maritime junior softball standout Emily Goodwin has been appointed to the NCAA Division III National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee as the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference’s representative. The announcement was made by the NCAA and MASCAC Commissioner Angela Baumann last week
  • L'Abbe Named As Massachusetts Maritime's Head Softball Coach
    October 03, 2017
    Kathleen L’Abbe, who has served for the past three seasons as an assistant softball coach at Massachusetts Maritime, has been promoted to the position of Head Softball Coach at the Academy. L’Abbe’s appointment, which is effective immediately, was confirmed today by Buccaneer Director of Athletics Garin Veris
  • 2018 MASCAC Softball Preseason Poll
    Buccaneers looking forward to the spring.