2019 WestConn Softball News

  • WestConn Softball Fall Prospect Day set for September 8
    July 26, 2019
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University softball team and head coach Heather Stone will be hosting its annual Fall Prospect Day on Saturday, September 22 at Westside Field.
  • Jaclyn Smith And Annie Rosa Named To LEC Softball All-Conference Second Team
    May 08, 2019
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University senior pitcher Jacklyn Smith (Sandwich, MA) and sophomore utility player Annie Rosa (Washington, CT) have been named to the 2019 Little East Conference Softball All-Conference Second Team on Wednesday.
  • Colonials Fall In LEC Tournament Opener, 3-2, To UMass Dartmouth... Season Ends With Loss To Plymouth State, 6-2
    May 02, 2019
    DARTMOUTH, MA - Sophomore second baseman Reilly McMahon (South Windsor, CT) belted her third home run of the season and Annie Rosa (Washington, CT) had a run-scoring double to give the Western Connecticut State University softball team a 2-0 lead, but the Colonials could not hold on as top seed and host University of Massachusetts Dartmouth came from behind to capture the Little East Conference Championships opening game, 3-2 at UMD Softball Complex on Thursday morning.
  • Women's Lacrosse And Softball Chase For The LEC Titles
    May 02, 2019
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's lacrosse and softball teams continue play in the 2019 Little East Conference Championship beginning on Thursday.
  • WestConn Softball Ends Regular Season With Loss At Trinity, 3-2
    April 30, 2019
    HARTFORD, CT - With the Little East Conference double-elimination Championships set to begin on Thursday, the Western Connecticut State University softball team closed out the regular season with a 3-2 loss at Trinity College on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Softball Captures Final Seed in LEC Championship Tournament with Doubleheader Split at UMass-Dartmouth
    April 29, 2019
    DARTMOUTH, MA – The Western Connecticut State University softball team earned the final seed in the upcoming Little East Conference Postseason Championship Tournament following a doubleheader split at UMass-Dartmouth on Monday afternoon. The Colonials downed the Corsairs 5-0 in the opener to capture a playoff berth, while the Corsairs won the nightcap, 6-1, claiming the No. 1 seed when the tournament begins on Thursday.
  • Splitsville Again As Colonials Draw With Southern Maine
    April 27, 2019
    FAIRFIELD, CT - The Western Connecticut State University softball team kept its post-season hopes alive on Saturday after splitting a Little East Conference doubleheader with University of Southern Maine at Sacred Heart University on Saturday afternoon. The Colonials captured the opener 7-2 before being edged by the Huskies, 2-1 in the nightcap.
  • Softball Splits LEC Doubleheader Against RIC at Albertus Magnus
    April 25, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, CT – The Western Connecticut State University softball team split a doubleheader against Rhode Island College at Albertus Magnus on Thursday evening. WestConn dropped the opener, 8-2, before winning the nightcap, 3-0. With the split, the Colonials moved to 17-13 overall and 5-7 in league play, while the Anchorwomen moved to 17-13 and 4-8.
  • McMahon Leads Softball to Split on Easter Doubleheader at Plymouth State
    April 21, 2019
    CONCORD, NH – After splitting a twin bill at Castleton on Good Friday, the Western Connecticut State University softball squad split yet another Little East Conference doubleheader on Easter Sunday. Sophomore Reilly McMahon (East Windsor, CT) touched the plate twice as the Colonials fell in the opener at Plymouth State, 5-1, before blanking the host Panthers in Game Two, 1-0. McMahon blasted a solo homer in Game One and scored the game-winning run in the nightcap after being hit by a pitch.
  • Plasczynski Powers Softball to Split at Castleton
    April 19, 2019
    CASTLETON, VT– The Western Connecticut State University softball team split a doubleheader at Little East Conference foe Castleton University on Good Friday. The Colonials fell in the opener 4-2 before rebounding to down the hosts 8-1 in the nightcap. WestConn returns to action on Easter Sunday for yet another league twin bill at Plymouth State.
  • WestConn Softball Drops Pair To #16 Manhattanville
    April 14, 2019
    PURCHASE, N.Y. – The Western Connecticut State University softball team dropped a doubleheader at 16th-ranked Manhattanville College on Sunday, 7-2 and 6-5.
  • Connecticut Derby Ends In Split, WestConn Softball Wins Nightcap Over Eastern Connecticut
    April 11, 2019
    DANBURY, CT - Junior outfielder Erica Bower (Hillsborough, NJ) finished with a 2-for-6 night and drove in a pair of runs in the nightcap as the Western Connecticut State University softball team salvaged a split against Eastern Connecticut State University at Westside Field on Thursday night.
  • Softball Splits With Keene State, Captures First LEC Win
    April 07, 2019
    DANBURY, CT - Junior Sara Tenke (Glen Cove, NY) hurled a three-hit shut out and the Western Connecticut State University softball team captured the second game of a Little East Conference doubleheader against Keene State College, 8-0 in five innings, at Westside Field on Sunday afternoon.
  • Softball Sweeps Mount St. Mary In Non-Conference Twinbill, 4-0, 4-1
    April 04, 2019
    DANBURY, CT - Junior shortstop Charline Plasczynski (Bristol, CT) and Rachel Mirel (New Fairfield, CT) each had three hits as the Western Connecticut State University softball team swept a non-conference doubleheader against Mount St. Mary College at Westside Field on a cold and windyThursday night.
  • WestConn Softball Sweeps Purchase College, 12-1 And 7-4
    April 02, 2019
    PURCHASE, NY - The Western Connecticut State University softball team swept host Purchase College Tuesday, 12-1, in five innings and 7-4, in a pair non-conference matchups.
  • Colonials Drop A Pair To UMass Boston On Saturday
    March 30, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass.— The Western Connecticut State University softball team suffered a pair of Little East Conference losses at University of Massachusetts Boston, 7-0 and 6-1, on Saturday afternoon.  The Colonials were coming off a two-week layoff since they played their final game in Floriday on March 15.
  • Annie Rosa and Alyssa Lionetti Honored By Little East Conference
    March 18, 2019
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University softball returned from its Florida trip with an 8-4 record.  On Monday, sophomore Annie Rosa (Washington, CT) and freshman pitcher Alyssa Lionetti (Brookfield, CT) were named Little East Conference Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, for the week ending on March 17.
  • Softball Wraps Up Spring Trip with Another Split, Edges SUNY-Canton, Falls to Brockport
    March 15, 2019
    FT. MYERS, FL – The Western Connecticut State University softball squad concluded its spring trip on Friday. The Colonials edged SUNY-Canton, 11-10, before falling to Brockport, 6-2. With the split, WestConn moved to 8-4 overall.
  • Softball Splits in Florida, Downs Rockford, Falls to North Central
    March 14, 2019
    NAPLES, FL – After splitting a pair of close games during their Florida trip yesterday, the Western Connecticut State University softball team split yet another pair of games on Thursday. However, the counts were more lopsided as the Colonials blanked Rockford, 11-0, in five innings before falling to North Central (MN), 7-1, later in the day. With the split, WestConn moved to 6-3 overall.
  • Softball Edges Blackburn Before Win Streak Ends Versus Wilmington
    March 13, 2019
    FORT MYERS, FL – The Western Connecticut State University softball squad edged Blackburn, 5-4, before falling to Wilmington (OH), 6-5, on Wednesday afternoon on Day Five of their Spring trip. With the split, the Colonials moved to 6-2 overall and return to action tomorrow against Rockford at 9 a.m. before meeting North Central (MN) at 11 a.m.
  • Rosa Bashes Two Homers as Softball Downs New Jersey City and Alfred State
    March 11, 2019
    NAPLES, FL – Sophomore Annie Rosa (Washington, CT) rang up six hits while bashing a pair of home runs to lead the Western Connecticut State University softball team to a pair of victories on Day Three of their Spring trip on Monday. The Colonials pounded New Jersey City, 12-3, before downing Alfred State, 11-3, extending their win streak to five.
  • Softball Surges Past Lesley and St. Joseph on Day Two of Spring Trip
    March 10, 2019
    NAPLES, FL – After splitting a pair games to open the season on Saturday, the Western Connecticut State University softball team got right back to work on Sunday. The Colonials swept a twinbill with a 10-2 victory over Lesley followed by a 10-0 shutout win against St. Joseph (Conn.) on Day Two of their Spring Trip. WestConn improved to 3-1 overall and will meet New Jersey City and Alfred State on Monday starting at 11 a.m.
  • Softball Splits Against RIT and Albion to Open 2019 Slate
    March 09, 2019
    FORT MYERS, FL – The Western Connecticut State University softball squad split a pair of games to open the 2019 season on the first day of their spring trip on Saturday. The Colonials fell in the opener to RIT, 2-0, before rebounding to edge Albion, 3-1, later in the afternoon.
  • 2019 Little East Conference Pre-Season Coaches' Polls Announced
    February 16, 2019
    PAWTUCKET, RI - It really does not matter if that rodent in Pennsylvania saw his shadow or not, the spring athletic season is right around the corner!  The Little East Conference released the 2019 Pre-Season Coaches' Polls for five sports this week.
  • WestConn Softball Team Breakfast Set For February 20
    January 30, 2019
    Get appetite ready and wallets open because it's time for the annual Western Connecticut State University Softball Team Breakfast.