Softball

2017 RECORD: 30-15; GNAC: 15-7 / GNAC TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES: 13 / ALL-GNAC PLAYERS IN PROGRAM HISTORY: 26

2017 Albertus Magnus Softball News

  • 2016-17 GNAC Academic All-Conference Honorees Announced
    June 15, 2017
    Winthrop, Mass. - The Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) has announced its All-Academic Team for the 2016-17 school year. This year, 57 student-athletes from Albertus Magnus College were among the 893 members of the Academic Team from 12 full-time institutions and 12 associate member institutions in the conference.
  • Fortier Named to NFCA Northeast Second-Team
    May 16, 2017
    Louisville, Ky. – Junior Gillian Fortier (Naugatuck, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College softball team has been named to the 2017 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III All-Northeast Second Team. This is the second time in Fortier's collegiate career she has received this year-end honor from the NFCA.
  • Four Softball Players Earn All-GNAC Honors
    May 08, 2017
    Winthrop, Mass. – A quartet of Albertus Magnus College softball players earned All-Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) honors as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. The Falcons landed one player on the first team, one on second team and two on the third team.
  • Softball Falls 9-2 in Late Innings to Suffolk
    May 07, 2017
    Providence, R.I. – The Albertus Magnus College softball team dropped a 9-2 decision late to the third-seeded Suffolk University Rams in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Tournament elimination game at Johnson & Wales Scotts Miracle-Gro Complex on Sunday morning.
  • Wehder Records Grand Slam in Top Fifth; Softball Defeats Norwich in Six Innings, 15-5
    May 06, 2017
    Providence, R.I. – The Albertus Magnus College softball team defeated Norwich University, 15-5, in six innings on Saturday afternoon as part of the double elimination portion of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Tournament. Following the win, the Falcons will face Saint Joseph’s of Maine in game 10 at 8 p.m.
  • Ferraro Throws Shutout as Falcons Defeat Saint Joseph's (Me.) in GNAC Tournament
    May 06, 2017
    Brookline, Mass. – Junior Megan Ferraro of the Albertus Magnus College softball team didn’t allow a single run to score as the Falcons defeated Saint Joseph’s (Me.), 8-0, in five inning on Saturday evening at Daly Field.
  • Albertus Magnus Holds Annual Athletics Banquet
    May 04, 2017
    New Haven, Conn. – On Wednesday, May 3, the Albertus Magnus College Department of Athletics held its annual end of the year awards banquet to honor its student-athletes and coaches as well as to celebrate the success from this past academic year.
  • Softball Weekly Preview: GNAC Tournament - Second Round
    May 04, 2017
    The Albertus Magnus College softball team finished the regular season with a 27-13 overall record and earned the No. 4 seed in the upcoming Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Tournament thanks to a 15-7 mark in league action.
  • Softball Shuts Down Simmons, 9-0; Faces Top-Seeded Johnson & Wales in GNAC Tournament
    May 04, 2017
    Providence, R.I. - The Albertus Magnus College softball team advances to the next game of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Tournament as the Falcons defeated eighth-seeded Simmons College, 9-0, on Thursday evening at the Scotts Miracle-Gro Athletic Complex. The fourth-seeded Falconss will now face top-seeded Johnson & Wales at 5:30 p.m.
  • Falcons' Seventh Inning Rally Falls Short vs. Johnson & Wales in GNAC Tournament
    May 04, 2017
    Providence, R.I. – Despite rallying three runs on one hit in the top of the seventh, the Albertus Magnus College softball team fell short, 13-12, against top-seeded Johnson & Wales University on Thursday evening at the Scotts Miracle-Gro Complex in the second round of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Tournament.
  • Softball Splits Twinbill vs. Saint Joseph’s (Me.) on Senior Day
    April 30, 2017
    New Haven, Conn. - The Albertus Magnus College softball team concluded the 2017 regular season with a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) doubleheader split against Saint Joseph's (Me.) on Sunday afternoon at Celentano Field. The Monks stole game one from the Falcons, 3-2, but the hosts bounced back in the night cap, 6-0.
  • Fortier and Castillo Leads Softball in Doubleheader Sweep at Emmanuel
    April 29, 2017
    Boston, Mass. - Behind a five home run performance, including two home runs a piece from junior Gillian Fortier (Naugatuck, Conn.) and Melissa Castillo (Taftville, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College softball team swept GNAC foe Emmanuel (Mass.) College on Saturday afternoon at Clemente Field. The Falcons took game one 5-1 before rallying back in game two, 6-5, after Castillo hit a two-run blast in the top of the seventh to give the Falcons the walk-off win.
  • Softball Drops Doubleheader to Suffolk
    April 27, 2017
    New Haven, Conn. - The Albertus Magnus College softball team dropped a pair of Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) games to Suffolk University on Thursday afternoon at Celentano Field. The Falcons lost game one 6-1 and fell short 9-3 in the night cap.
  • Softball Weekly Preview: Suffolk, Emmanuel and Saint Joseph's (Me.)
    April 26, 2017
    The Albertus Magnus College softball team looks to close out the regular season on a high note as the Falcons prepare for six games over the span of three days. The week begins with a home doubleheader against Suffolk University on Thursday before wrapping up the regular season with back-to-back doubleheaders against Emmanuel and Saint Joseph’s (Maine).
  • Softball Sweeps Rivier in GNAC Doubleheader
    April 23, 2017
    New Haven, Conn. - The Albertus Magnus College softball team swept Rivier University in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) doubleheader on Sunday afternoon at Celentano Field. The Falcons triumph in game one, 11-0, and came back to take the night cap, 5-1.
  • Softball Splits Twinbill at Simmons
    April 22, 2017
    Boston, Mass. – The Albertus Magnus College softball team split with Simmons College in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at Daly Field The Sharks took game one, 7-6, but the Falcons rallied back in the night cap, 3-1.
  • Softball Suffers Doubleheader Sweep to Johnson & Wales
    April 19, 2017
    Providence, R.I. - The Albertus Magnus College softball team was swept by Johnson & Wales in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) doubleheader on Wednesday evening at the Scott Miracle-Gro Athletic Complex. The Wildcats won the opener, 8-6, then took the nightcap, 8-1.
  • Softball Weekly Preview: Johnson & Wales, Simmons and Rivier
    April 18, 2017
    The Albertus Magnus College softball team looks to keep their momentum going as the Falcons prepare for three crucial Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) doubleheaders against Johnson & Wales (Wednesday), Simmons College (Saturday) and Rivier University (Sunday).
  • Fortier Named GNAC Athlete of the Week
    April 17, 2017
    Winthrop, Mass. - Junior Gillian Fortier (Naugatuck, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College softball team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Athlete of the Week after leading the Falcons to a 6-0 week.
  • Softball Splits Non-Conference Doubleheader to Mt. St. Vincent
    April 17, 2017
    New York, N.Y. – The Albertus Magnus College softball team split with the College of Mt. St. Vincent in non-conference doubleheader on Monday afternoon at Randall’s Island Field No. 29. The Falcons’ nine-game winning streak came to an end after falling 9-4 in game one, but the visitors bounced back in the night cap, edging the Dolphins 15-10.
  • Fortier Sets New Season-High in Home Runs, Softball Takes Two from Mount Ida in GNAC Play
    April 15, 2017
    New Haven, Conn. - Junior Gillian Fortier (Naugatuck, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College softball team set a new season-high in home-runs with six as the Falcons swept Mount Ida College in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference doubleheader at Celentano Field on Saturday afternoon. The Falcons took game one, 12-4, in six innings and shut out the Mustangs, 8-0, in the night cap.
  • Softball Extends Winning Streak to Seven, Sweeps Saint Joseph's (Conn.) in GNAC Doubleheader
    April 12, 2017
    New Haven, Conn. – The Albertus Magnus College softball team extends its winning streak to seven as the Falcons swept in-state rival the University of Saint Joseph’s (Conn.) on Wednesday afternoon at Celentano Field in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference doubleheader. The Falcons took game one, 6-2, and secured the night cap, 3-1.
  • Softball Weekly Preview: Saint Joseph's (Conn.) and Mount Ida
    April 11, 2017
    Following a 5-1 week, the Albertus Magnus College softball team looks to keep their momentum going as they host doubleheaders against in-state rival Saint Joseph’s (Conn.) and GNAC foe Mount Ida in the week ahead.
  • Fortier's Big Day Leads Softball in Doubleheader Sweep at Dean
    April 10, 2017
    Franklin, Mass. - Behind a solid performance at the plate, including two home runs, by Gillian Fortier (Naugatuck, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College softball team improved to 16-6 on the season as the Falcons swept Dean College in a non-conference doubleheader on Monday afternoon. The Falcons dominated in game one, 14-0, and secured the night cap, 10-2, in five innings.
  • Balanced Effort Leads Falcons to Doubleheader Sweep at Lasell
    April 09, 2017
    Newton, Mass. - Behind a 23 run performance, including a four-run RBI grand slam from Gillian Fortier (Naugatuck, Conn.) in game one, the Albertus Magnus College softball team took two from Lasell College on Sunday afternoon in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference doubleheader. The Falcons triumph in game one, 16-1, before taking game two, 7-0.
  • Softball Splits GNAC Doubleheader vs. Norwich
    April 08, 2017
    New Haven, Conn. – The Albertus Magnus College softball team split a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) doubleheader with Norwich University on Saturday afternoon at Celentano Field. The Cadets took the opener, 2-0, and the Falcons secured the night cap, 7-0.
  • Softball Weekly Preview: Anna Maria, Dean, Norwich and Lasell
    April 05, 2017
    The Albertus Magnus College softball team returns to action this week as the Falcons open up GNAC play beginning with Anna Maria on Wednesday. Then, the Falcons travel to Franklin, Mass. to take on non-conference opponent Dean before returning home on Saturday to host Norwich. Albertus Magnus will wrap up the week with a conference doubleheader at Lasell on Sunday.
  • Softball Sweeps Anna Maria with a Pair of Shutouts
    April 05, 2017
    New Haven, Conn. – Holding Anna Maria scoreless through 12 innings on Wednesday evening, the Albertus Magnus College softball team swept a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) doubleheader against the AMCATS on Wednesday evening at Celentano Field. The Falcons rolled to a 10-0 mercy-rule victory in game one and a 7-0 win in the second game.
  • Softball Splits Doubleheader Against Rutgers-Newark
    March 30, 2017
    New Haven, Conn. – The Albertus Magnus College softball team split with Rutgers-Newark in non-conference play on Thursday afternoon at Celentano Field. The Falcons secured game one, 4-3, in extra innings before falling 13-4 in the night cap. Freshman Laura Anderson (East Haven, Conn.) tied the game up, 3-3, after she allowed Brianna Whitfield (West Islip, N.Y.) to score off a sacrifice fly to center field.
  • Softball Extends Winning Streak to Six, Sweeps Purchase in Non-Conference Doubleheader
    March 29, 2017
    New Haven, Conn. – The Albertus Magnus College softball team swept Purchase College in a non-conference doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon at Celentano Field. The Falcons took game one, 6-5, after scoring the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth, and wrapped up the afternoon with a 10-2 win in the night cap.
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