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Softball - News Archives

Bison Softball Places Five On All-PAC Teams

May 6 – GREENVILLE, Pa. - Following a season where they made their first Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championship Tournament appearance since 2011, the Bison softball team was honored by having five players be named to the PAC’s All-Conference teams. Sophomore Deanna Mihalco (Patterson, N.Y./Brewster) and junior Kadie Kelly (Royal Oak, Md./St. Michaels) led the way, as each earned First-Team All-PAC honors.

Bison Softball's Run At Conference Title Ends On Day One

May 1 - CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. - The Bison softball team (18-24) dropped a pair of one-run games as they were eliminated from the Presidents' Athletic Conference Championship Tournament on Thursday. Bethany fell to top-seeded Thomas More, 4-3, before dropping a 3-2 decision to W&J in the elimination round.

Bison Softball Set For PAC Championship Run

April 30 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College softball team will look to carry some late season momentum into the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championship Tournament as they will look to capture their second PAC title in the last four years when they travel to Crestview Hills, Ky. on Thursday.

Bison Softball Earns Spot In PAC Playoffs With Split With W&J

April 26 - WASHINGTON, Pa. - Heading into the last day of the regular season, the Bison softball team (18-22, 10-8 PAC) found themselves fighting for the fourth seed in the Presidents' Athletic Conference Championship Tournament. The Bison received two big pitching performances from Kelsey Bish (Landisville, Pa./Hempfield) as they split with the Presidents of W&J. The Bison fell, 3-2, in game one, before taking game two by a 4-0 score.

Bison Softball Earn Split At Saint Vincent

April 24 – LATROBE, Pa. – The Bethany College Softball team (17-21, 9-7 PAC) split with Presidents Athletic Conference foe Saint Vincent College on Thursday afternoon. The Bison won game one, 7-0, before dropping game two by a 4-0 score.

Bison Bats On Full Display In Softball's Doubleheader Sweep of Franciscan

April 23 – STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Bethany College softball team earned their first doubleheader sweep since April 12, as they took both halves of a twin bill over Franciscan University on Wednesday. The Bison captured game one, 7-3, before taking game two by an 18-6 score.

Bison Split Twin Bill With Marietta In Non-Conference Action

April 21 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bison softball team (14-20, 8-6 PAC) completed the home portion of their 2014 schedule, earning a split with Marietta College in a non-conference doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon. The Bison dropped game one by a 4-0 score, before rallying to take game two, 5-4.

Bison Split With Baldwin Wallace In Non-Conference Doubleheader

April 19 - BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College softball team overcame a six-run deficit in game two of a doubleheader with Baldwin Wallace to earn a split with the Yellow Jackets on Saturday. The Bison dropped game one, 2-0, before rallying to take game two, 9-7.

Bison Fall Twice In Conference Clash With Thomas More

April 18 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College softball team (12-18, 8-6 PAC) ran into some stout pitching as they were swept by Thomas More College by identical, 6-0, scores in conference doubleheader action.

Bison Break Out The Lumber In Split With Geneva

April, 16 - BEAVER FALLS, Pa. - Highlighted by an eight-run first inning in game number two, the Bison softball team (12-14; 8-4 PAC) registered a split with Geneva College. Bethany dropped game one, 6-2, before notching a 13-2 win in game two.

Bison Softball Falls Twice to Muskingum

April 13 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bison softball team dropped both games of a doubleheader to Muskingum University on Sunday afternoon. Bethany fell 4-2 in game one, before dropping a 2-1, extra-inning decision in game two.

Bish Shines As Bison Softball Sweeps Thiel

April 12 – BETHANY, W. Va. – Behind the right arm of junior pitcher Kelsey Bish (Landisville, Pa./Hempfield), the Bison softball program (11-13, 7-3 PAC) took both games of a doubleheader from Thiel College on Saturday afternoon. Bish earned both wins in the twin bill, allowing just one earned run in 13 innings of work, as the Bison took game one, 3-0, and game two, 9-1.

Softball Splits Twin Bill With Westminster

April 10 – BETHANY, W. Va. – Behind a solid game one pitching performance from junior Kelsey Bish (Landisville, Pa./Hempfield), the Bison softball team (9-13, 5-3 PAC) notched a split with Westminster College on Thursday. Bethany captured game one, 3-1, before falling to the Titans, 5-2, in game two.

Bethany Splits Doubleheader With Waynesburg

April, 9 – WAYNESBURG, Pa. – The Bison softball team split a twin bill with Waynesburg University on Wednesday afternoon. The Bison dropped game one, 3-1, before getting a stellar pitching performance from Kiersten Conwell (Washington, Pa./Chartiers Houston) in a 4-0 win in game two.

Bish/Conwell Toss Complete-Game Gems In Doubleheader Sweep of Grove City

April 1 - BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College softball program (7-11; 3-1 PAC) received impressive pitching performances by juniors Kelsey Bish (Landisville, Pa./Hempfield) and Kiersten Conwell (Washington, Pa./Chartiers Houston) in back-to-back games, as the Bison swept Grove City College by scores of 6-2 and 8-1 on Tuesday.

Needy's Walk-Off Winner Highlights Softball's Split With Chatham

March 31 – PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Highlighted by a walk-off hit by Ashlee Needy (Chicago, Ill./Marist), the Bison softball program split a doubleheader with Chatham University on Monday. The Bison dropped game one, 4-3, before taking game two by a 2-1 score.

Brill Collects PAC Hitter of the Week Honors

March 31 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – The Presidents’ Athletic Conference has announced that sophomore Ashlee Brill (Lancaster, Ohio/Lancaster) has been named the PAC Hitter of the Week.

Bison Drop Twin Bill to Capital

March 27 – COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Bison softball program dropped a pair of contests to Capital University on Thursday afternoon.

Bison Offense Shines in Doubleheader Sweep of Penn State - Fayette

March 24 – LEMONT FURNACE, Pa. – The Bethany softball program (4-8) took both games of a doubleheader with Penn State-Fayette, outscoring the Roaring Lions by a combined total of 32-2. The Bison blew up the scoreboard in game one, notching a 23-1 victory. They then followed that performance with a 9-1 win in game number two.

Bison Softball Splits On Final Day of Spring Break Trip

March 20 – CLERMONT, Fla. – The Bethany College softball program finished their spring break trip to Clermont, Fla. by splitting a pair of games on Thursday morning. The Bison dropped a 15-2 decision to Springfield College in game one, before defeating McDaniel College, 9-0 in five innings, in game two.

Bethany Softball Drops Twin Bill

March 19 – CLERMONT, Fla. - The Bison softball program dropped both games of a doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon. Bethany dropped a 6-2 decision to Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham before falling, 2-0 to William Paterson College.

Bison Drop Both Games of Twinbill

March 17 – CLERMONT, Fla. – The Bison softball team dropped two games on Monday morning, falling to Messiah College 9-0 before dropping a 7-3 decision to Macalester.

Bison Softball Drops Two In Spring Trip Double Header

March 16 – CLERMONT, Fla. – The Bison softball program dropped both games of a doubleheader on Sunday morning. Bethany dropped a 7-5 decision to Amherst College before falling, 9-0 to Endicott College.

Bison Softball Notches Split In Opening Day Double Header

March 15, CLERMONT, Fla. – The Bethany College softball program (1-1) opened the 2014 regular season, splitting a pair of games at the National Training Center in Clermont, Fla. The Bison notched a 2-1 victory over Hope College behind a stellar pitching performance from Kiersten Conwell (Washington, Pa./Chartiers Houston), before falling 8-1 to Otterbein University in game two.

Bethany Softball Eyes 14th PAC Title in 2014

Feb. 27 – BETHANY, W. Va. – After narrowly missing the Presidents’ Athletic Conference postseason by one game a year ago, the Bethany softball team will look to bounce back and once again make a run at their 14th conference crown.

Bison Softball Selected Third In PAC Preseason Coaches Poll

Feb. 19 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – Coming off a 19-19 season (10-8 PAC) a year ago, the Bethany softball program was selected third in the 2014 PAC Softball Coaches Preseason Poll, which was released on Wednesday.

Vallone, Jump Among Four Bison Named All-PAC

Senior Maria Vallone (Rochester, N.Y./Webster Schroeder) and Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech) capped off their outstanding careers with the Bethany College softball team when they were recently named First Team All-PAC by the coaches of the conference.

Bison Tournament Hopes Dashed After Split with Westminster

Although the Bethany College softball team was eliminated from PAC Tournament contention with a 4-0 loss in game one to Westminster Saturday, the Bison came back with three runs in the sixth inning to pull out a 5-4 game-two victory over the Titans, who will be the #1 seed in next week’s conference playoffs.

Bethany Brings Back Split from Grove City

After being shut out 6-0 in the opening game, the Bethany College softball team bounced back with 10 hits in taking a 7-4 victory over Grove City to salvage a split of the PAC doubleheader Tuesday afternoon.

Bison Lose Twice to Red-Hot Capital

The Bethany College softball team ran into a red-hot Capital (Ohio) University squad Sunday, as the Crusaders swept the non-conference doubleheader from the Bison by scores of 9-3 and 10-2 in five innings.

Bethany Downed in PAC Twinbill at Waynesburg

After pulling out game one by the score of 6-5 with an unearned run in the bottom of the seventh inning, Waynesburg tallied four runs in the middle innings to claim a 4-1 win and sweep Saturday’s PAC doubleheader from the Bethany College softball team.

Bethany Settles for Split with Geneva in Long-Delayed Doubleheader

In a doubleheader started over a week ago and pushed back twice due to weather, the Bethany College softball team went to 10 innings to pull out a 3-2 win in the first game before Geneva came back with a 5-1 win in the second game Thursday at Bethany.

Bethany Blanks Saint Vincent to Take PAC Split

After a furious last-inning rally fell short in a 5-3 loss in game one, the Bethany College softball team continued the momentum it built up by rolling to a 10-0 win in game two over Saint Vincent Wednesday in a game stopped after six innings.

Bethany and Thomas More Settle for Split on Softball Diamond

Sophomore Kiersten Conwell (Washington, Pa./Chartiers-Houston) lifted the Bethany College softball team to a 1-0 win over Thomas More in game one of their doubleheader Saturday by throwing a four-hit shutout.

Weather Halts Bethany-Geneva Softball Doubleheader

The battle between two of the top softball teams in the PAC featuring Bethany College and defending league champion Geneva was stopped in the bottom of the seventh inning of game one due to weather Wednesday afternoon.

Pitching Keys Bison Sweep at Baldwin Wallace

Sparked by outstanding pitching performances from sophomore Kiersten Conwell (Washington, Pa./Chartiers-Houston) and senior Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech), the Bethany College softball team swept a doubleheader at Baldwin Wallace Monday by scores of 3-2 and 2-0.

Bethany Goes to 5-1 in PAC With Chatham Sweep

After holding on for a 5-3 victory in game one, the Bethany College softball team erupted for 12 unanswered runs in the nightcap to post a 13-4 win in five innings and sweep a PAC doubleheader from Chatham Saturday.

Bison Lose a Pair of One-Run Games at Muskingum

A day after winning two games in its final at-bats, the Bethany College softball team had the tables turned, as Muskingum (Ohio) University scored once in the bottom of the seventh to win game one 8-7 and twice in the last of the sixth to pull out a 5-4 triumph in the nightcap Wednesday in a non-conference doubleheader.

Bison Win Twice in Final At-Bat to Sweep Thiel

The Bethany College softball team made its home opener a memorable one, as the Bison scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh to win game one 9-8 and then pushed a run home in the top of the seventh of game two for a 2-1 victory and a sweep of visiting Thiel in a PAC twinbill Tuesday at brisk Bethany Field.

Bethany Opens PAC Play With Split at W&J

Sophomore pitcher Kiersten Conwell (Washington, Pa./Chartiers-Houston) blanked Washington & Jefferson on three hits to propel the Bethany College softball team to a 7-0 victory over the Presidents in game two of their PAC series Saturday.

Jump's Shutout Highlights Bison Split at Marietta

Senior Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech) threw her second straight shutout, this one being a two-hit blanking of Marietta, as the Bethany College softball team defeated the Pioneers 5-0 in the second game of Thursday’s twinbill.

Bethany Finishes Florida Trip by Beating #15 Plattsburgh State

Senior Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech) had a single and a double and threw a four-hit shutout to lead the Bethany College softball team to a 8-0 victory in five innings over Plattsburgh State, who entered the game ranked 15th in the nation by the NFCA.

Vallone Breaks Hits Record as Bison Win Two

Senior Maria Vallone (Rochester, N.Y./Webster Schroder) became the Bethany College softball program’s all-time hits leader when she had two hits in both the Bison’s 9-0 win over Lawrence and 10-2 victory over Plymouth State.

Bison Lose Two on Second Day of Action in Florida

The Bethany College softball team suffered a pair of defeats Sunday on its second day in Florida, dropping an 8-1 decision to Wisconsin-Eau Claire before losing a 4-3 heartbreaker to Manchester.

Bethany Takes Split On Opening Day in Florida

The Bethany College softball team opened its first day in Florida with a split of two games, beginning with a 9-3 victory over Bates before losing 13-4 to nationally-ranked Tufts.

Bethany's Jump Named PAC Pitcher of the Week

After striking out 14 batters in 13 innings while posting a 2.08 ERA and opening the season 2-0 last week, senior Emily Jump (Milford, Del./ Polytech) was named the PAC Pitcher of the Week for March 4th.

Bethany Earns Split at Beach Blast Behind Big Game from Jump

Senior Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech) belted a two-run homer that provided the winning runs and threw a complete game in the circle to lift the Bethany College softball team to a 5-4 victory over North Carolina Wesleyan Saturday on the second day of the Virginia Wesleyan Beach Blast.

Bison Open Season with Split at Beach Blast

Paced by a combined 16 strikeouts from pitchers Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech) and Kelsey Bish (Landisville, Pa./Hempfield), the Bethany College softball team began the new season with a 7-2 victory over York (N.Y.) College on Friday at the Virginia Wesleyan Beach Blast.

Bison Softball Looks to Rebound, Make Run for PAC Title

With perhaps its deepest team in many years, the Bethany College softball team will look to return to the top of PAC when the Bison begin their quest for the program’s 14th league championship March 1-2 at the Virginia Wesleyan Beach Blast.

Bethany Softball Picked 2nd in Close PAC Preseason Poll

The Bethany College softball team finished in a three-way tie for second place in the 2013 PAC Softball Coaches Preseason Poll, which was released Wednesday.

BETHANY’S VALLONE NAMED SOFTBALL ALL-AMERICAN

After finishing the best season of her remarkable career so far, Bethany College junior Maria Vallone (Rochester, N.Y./Webster Schroeder) was named First Team All-Central Region earlier this week and Third Team All-American by the NFCA Thursday night at the national championship banquet in Salem, Va.

BETHANY PLACES THREE ON ALL-PAC SOFTBALL TEAMS

Bethany College junior Maria Vallone (Rochester, N.Y./Webster Schroeder) was named First Team and juniors Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech) and Alison Powell (Nashport, Ohio/Tri-Valley) were voted Second Team when the All-PAC Softball teams were released Tuesday.

PAC NAMES BETHANY’S CONWELL PITCHER OF THE WEEK

Following a big week in which she allowed just one run in two complete game victories, Bethany College freshman Kiersten Conwell (Washington, Pa./Chartiers-Houston) was picked as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Pitcher of the Week for April 30th.

BETHANY SEASON ENDS WITH SPLIT AT WESTMINSTER

The 2012 season came to a close Sunday for the Bethany College softball team with a split at Westminster, as the Bison won game one 11-5 before falling 6-3 in the nightcap.

BETHANY WIN STREAK AT FIVE FOLLOWING MARIETTA SWEEP

Junior Maria Vallone (Rochester, N.Y./Webster Schroeder) won game one with a RBI single in the bottom of the seventh and the Bethany College softball team took a big lead in game two and held off a late Marietta charge to sweep Wednesday’s non-conference doubleheader by scores of 2-1 and 8-6.

BISON POUND OUT PAC SWEEP OVER GROVE CITY

Freshman Kiersten Conwell (Washington, Pa./Chartiers-Houston) threw two complete games, including a two-hit shutout in the opener, and the Bethany College softball team jumped out to big leads in both games and ended up sweeping Grove City by scores of 7-0 and 7-1 Tuesday afternoon.

CONWELL SHUTOUT BOOSTS BISON TO SOFTBALL SPLIT

Freshman Kiersten Conwell (Washington, Pa./Chartiers-Houston) fired a five-hit shutout to lead the Bethany College softball team to a 2-0 blanking of Waynesburg in game two of their PAC twinbill Sunday afternoon.

BETHANY BRINGS BACK SPLIT FROM TWINBILL AT SAINT VINCENT

The Bethany College softball team blew open a close game with six runs in the late innings for an 8-1 win, but Saint Vincent made it a split of the PAC doubleheader by winning game two 3-2 in eight innings.

HOME RUNS NOT ENOUGH IN BISON LOSSES AT THOMAS MORE

Despite a two-run homer from sophomore Kaitlyn Pitchok (Weirton, W.Va./Weir) in game one and a three-run blast by junior Maria Vallone (Rochester, N.Y./Webster Schroeder) in the second game, the Bethany College softball team dropped both ends of a PAC twinbill Sunday at Thomas More by identical 4-3 scores.

RAIN FORCES CHANGES TO BETHANY SOFTBALL’S WEEKEND

The Bethany College softball team has been forced to juggle its schedule for this weekend due to projected rain in the forecast for Saturday, April 14th.

BETHANY DROPS TWO AGAINST PAC FOE GENEVA

Junior Maria Vallone (Rochester, N.Y./Webster Schroeder) was 3-for-4 with a home run in the opening game, but the Bethany College softball team dropped a 9-3 decision and then the Bison fell in game two by a 2-1 margin, as Geneva swept the PAC twinbill at Bethany Wednesday.

BETHANY’S VALLONE TABBED PAC HITTER OF THE WEEK

Bethany College junior Maria Vallone (Rochester, N.Y./Webster Schroeder) was named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Hitter of the Week for April 10.

BETHANY EVENS PAC SOFTBALL RECORD WITH CHATHAM SWEEP

Junior right fielder Maria Vallone (Rochester, N.Y./Webster Schroeder) went 6-for-8 on Saturday to help the Bethany College softball team to 7-6 and 11-3 (five innings) victories over Chatham, as the Bison evened their PAC record at 3-3 this season.

BUSY STRETCH ENDS WITH BISON LOSSES TO MUSKINGUM

Playing its seventh and eighth games in five days, the Bethany College softball team dropped both ends of a non-conference doubleheader to visiting Muskingum Wednesday by scores of 8-4 and 8-3.

BETHANY USES STRONG PITCHING TO TAKE SPLIT AT THIEL

The Bethany College softball team held Thiel to just four runs in Tuesday’s doubleheader in earning a split with the Tomcats, as the Bison dropped a 2-1 heartbreaker in the first game before bouncing back for a 5-2 triumph in the second game.

BETHANY RALLY COMES UP IN SHORT IN TWINBILL AT CASE

A furious seventh-inning rally by the Bethany College softball fell just short in the second game at Case Western Reserve, as the Spartans survived six Bison runs in the final inning to come away with a 13-12 victory.

BISON OPEN PAC PLAY WITH TWO DEFEATS TO W&J

The conference schedule began on a down note for the Bethany College softball team Saturday, as Washington & Jefferson swept a twinbill at Bethany Field by scores of 9-8 in eight innings and 11-3 in five innings.

BETHANY LOSES A PAIR AT CAPITAL

The Bethany College softball team lost both ends of a doubleheader Monday afternoon at Capital, as the Crusaders won game one 9-1 in six innings and then claimed the second game by the same score in five innings.

BETHANY LOSES A PAIR AT CAPITAL

The Bethany College softball team lost both ends of a doubleheader Monday afternoon at Capital, as the Crusaders won game one 9-1 in six innings and then claimed the second game by the same score in five innings.

BETHANY’S COFFEY EARNS PAC HITTER OF THE WEEK ACCOLADES

Bethany College freshman Maddy Coffey (Green Lane, Pa./Upper Perioman) went on to earn the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Softball Hitter of the Week distinction for her efforts this past week.

BETHANY LOSES PAIR OF TIGHT GAMES TO BALDWIN-WALLACE

The Bethany College held leads in both games through six innings against visiting Baldwin-Wallace Tuesday, but the Yellow Jackets rallied to sweep the twinbill from the Bison by scores of 3-2 in eight innings and 7-3.

BISON EARN A WIN TO CLOSE OUT FLORIDA PLAY

Junior pitcher Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech) led the Bethany College softball team to a 4-1 win over Fitchburg State in the final game of their trip to Florida.

SUNWORN BISON TAKE A WIN TO END DAY IN FLORIDA

Freshman left-handed pitcher Kiersten Conwell (Washington, Pa./Chartiers-Valley) and the Bethany College softball team even the tally for the day at 1-1, as they won over Rutgers-Newark late Wednesday evening 5-1.

PITCHING GEM LIFTS BISON TO FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON

Freshman Kiersten Conwell (Washington, Pa./Chartiers-Houston) struck out 13 on her way to a four-hit shutout , as the Bethany College softball team grabbed its first win of the season with a 7-0 blanking over Minnesota-Morris late Monday night.

FIRST INNINGS ROUGH FOR BETHANY TO OVERCOME IN OPENING GAMES

To open up the 2012 campaign, the Bethany College softball team struggled in the first few innings in each game to take a 0-2 start over spring break in Florida with losses to Saint Mary’s and Salve Regina.

YOUTHFUL BISON AIMING FOR PAC REPEAT IN SOFTBALL

The Bethany College softball team will begin the 2012 season as defending PAC champions and a very young Bison team will be aiming to repeat as champions and bring back its conference record 14th crown.

BETHANY SOFTBALL PICKED TO REPEAT AT PAC CHAMPIONS

With eight first place votes, the Bethany College softball team was predicted to take the 2012 PAC championship, according to the preseason poll as voted on by league coaches and released by the conference office Thursday.

BETHANY COACHES SELECTED FOR NATIONAL INSTRUCTIONAL CAMP

Bethany College assistant softball coaches Kristen McGaughey and Ashley Marinacci have been selected to work the National Instructional Camp, conducted by USA Preps and Mizuno Feb. 24th-26th in Palm Springs, Calif.

BETHANY TO HOST SOFTBALL HITTING CLINIC

The Bethany College softball program will host a hitting clinic for all interested players at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19th at the Thomas P. Johnson Recreation Center on the Bethany campus.

BETHANY ELIMINATED FROM NCAA’S WITH LOSS TO ALMA

Alma (Mich.) College scored eight times in the sixth inning to blow the game wide open and the Scots went on to an 11-0 victory in six innings over the Bethany College softball team, which eliminated the Bison from the NCAA Regionals at Adrian (Mich.) College.

ROCKY START DOOMS BISON IN 6-3 LOSS TO BALDWIN-WALLACE

Baldwin-Wallace scored five runs in the opening two innings, and despite a comeback attempt from the Bethany College softball team, the Bison came up short in a 6-3 loss to the Yellow Jackets Thursday in the opening round of the NCAA Regional at Adrian, Mich.

BETHANY’S THOMAS, FORSTY HIGHLIGHT ALL-PAC SOFTBALL AWARDS

Bethany College senior 3B Andrea Thomas (Toronto, Ohio) was selected as the Player of the Year and head coach Jan Forsty was tabbed as the Coach of the Year to highlight a big day for the Bison with the announcement of the All-PAC Softball teams.

BETHANY OPENS NCAA PLAY THURSDAY VERSUS BALDWIN-WALLACE

After capturing the program’s 13th PAC championship Saturday, the Bethany College softball team (29-14) will begin play at NCAA Regionals Thursday when it takes on Baldwin-Wallace (Ohio) College at 2 p.m. at Adrian (Mich.) College, who will serve as host for the eight-team Regional.

BETHANY WINS 13TH PAC SOFTBALL TITLE WITH 1-0 WIN OVER THOMAS MORE

Senior 2B Chelsea Butler (Cortland, Ohio/Lakeview) hit a two-out game-winning single in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Bethany College softball team a 1-0 win over Thomas More in the PAC Tournament championship game and give the Bison their 13th conference title in school history.

BISON IN DRIVER’S SEAT AT PAC CHAMPIONSHIPS AFTER TWO WINS FRIDAY

Sophomore pitcher Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech) allowed one run in two complete game wins Friday to lift the top-seeded Bethany College softball team to a 1-0 victory over #4 Waynesburg and a 2-1 win over #2 Thomas More on the opening day of the PAC Softball Tournament.

BETHANY SET TO HOST 2011 PAC SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

After compiling a 14-2 record in conference play as part of a 26-14 regular season mark, the Bethany College softball team earned the #1 seed and will host the 2011 PAC Softball Tournament this weekend, beginning with four games Friday and concluding Saturday with the championship game(s).

BETHANY’S JUMP EARNS SECOND PAC AWARD THIS SEASON

After posting a 4-0 record last week and putting the Bethany College softball team in position to secure the top seed for the PAC Tournament, sophomore Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech) was named the PAC Pitcher of the Week for May 2nd for the second time this season.

BUTLER BREAKS HITS RECORD, BETHANY EARNS TOP PAC SEED WITH THIEL SPLIT

Senior 2B Chelsea Butler (Cortland, Ohio/Lakeview) broke the school’s career hits record and the Bethany College softball team clinched the #1 seed for this weekend’s PAC Tournament with an 8-0 victory in five innings over Thiel Monday afternoon.

BETHANY ONE WIN AWAY FROM TOP SEED AFTER W&J SWEEP

The Bethany College softball team took a big step towards clinching the top seed and hosting rights for the PAC Tournament by sweeping Washington & Jefferson Saturday by scores of 4-1 and 9-1 in five innings.

BETHANY TAKES PAC LEAD AFTER SWEEPING THOMAS MORE

A pair of stellar pitching performances from sophomore Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech) and senior Cortney Newland (Carmichaels, Pa.) propelled the Bethany College softball team to 1-0 and 4-1 victories over Thomas More Friday, which also lifted the Bison into first place in the PAC.

BISON PRIMED FOR SHOWDOWN AFTER SWEEPING CHATHAM

With a doubleheader showdown looming Friday against PAC leader Thomas More, the Bethany College softball team took care of business Thursday afternoon by sweeping Chatham 4-2 and 6-1 in a conference twinbill.

BETHANY OUTLASTS WAYNESBURG FOR SOFTBALL SWEEP

The Bethany College softball team and Waynesburg essentially played three games during Monday’s twinbill, as the Bison pulled out a 7-6 victory in 14 innings and completed the sweep with a 6-3 triumph in game two.

PAC AND ECAC HONOR BETHANY’S VALLONE WITH HITTER OF THE WEEK AWARDS

After earning her second PAC Hitter of the Week award Monday, Bethany College sophomore Maria Vallone (Rochester, N.Y./Webster Schroeder) added the ECAC South Hitter of the Week honor to her collection on Tuesday.

BISON FALL IN DOUBLEHEADER TO CASE WESTERN RESERVE

The Bethany College softball team held a 3-0 lead in game one, but fell victim to a late rally in falling 5-4 in eight innings to Case Western Reserve, who made it a sweep of the non-conference twinbill Sunday at Bethany with a 5-0 triumph in the nightcap.

BISON USE LATE RALLIES TO TAKE SWEEP OVER GROVE CITY

After coming back from a 5-0 deficit to take game one 6-5, the Bethany College softball team scored twice in the bottom of the sixth to rally for a 2-1 game-two triumph and sweep Friday’s PAC doubleheader at Grove City.

BETHANY TAKES NON-CONFERENCE SPLIT WITH CAPITAL

Senior 3B Andrea Thomas (Toronto, Ohio) capped a four-run fifth inning with a two-run homer and sophomore Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech) tossed a four-hitter, as the Bethany College softball team took a 4-1 victory in game one of Thursday’s doubleheader with visiting Capital.

THOMAS POWERS BISON TO PAC SWEEP OVER SAINT VINCENT

Senior 3B Andrea Thomas (Toronto, Ohio) singled in the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh for a 2-1 win and then went 4-for-4 with a two-run homer in the nightcap, as the Bethany College softball team completed a sweep over Saint Vincent with a 7-2 triumph.

BETHANY EARNS SPLIT WITH MUSKINGUM

The Bethany College softball team rallied from a 3-1 deficit to claim a 6-4 victory in game one Thursday at Muskingum, but the Muskies recovered for a 5-4 win in game two and post a split with the Bison.

JUMP SHUTOUT GIVES BETHANY SPLIT WITH WESTMINSTER

Sophomore Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech) fired a five-hit shutout, as the Bethany College softball team beat Westminster 6-0 in game two of their twinbill Wednesday to give the Bison a split after the Titans earned a 10-2 win in five innings in the opener.

BETHANY DOUBLES UP IN SWEEP AT ALLEGHENY

The Bethany College softball team hammered 25 hits, including 14 doubles, as the Bison rolled to a pair of wins at Allegheny Sunday by scores of 9-7 and 9-1 in six innings.

GENEVA RIDES HOT BATS TO SWEEP OVER BISON

The Bethany College softball team could not slow down a strong Geneva offense which collected 20 hits, as the Golden Tornadoes swept a twinbill from the Bison by scores of 8-2 and 11-1 in six innings.

BISON SOFTBALL SETTLES FOR SPLIT AT PITT-GREENSBURG

The Bethany College softball team routed Pitt-Greensburg 11-0 in five innings in their first game Saturday, but wasted opportunities by the Bison came back to haunt them in a 5-4 eight-inning loss to the Bobcats in the nightcap of their twinbill played Saturday at the Peterson Sports Complex on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh.

BETHANY LOSES TWO AT MARIETTA

The Bethany College softball team played their first games since returning from Florida, but their northern schedule began on a down note with two losses at Marietta by scores of 7-2 and 9-1 in five innings.

PAC TABS BETHANY’S THOMAS AS HITTER OF THE WEEK

Bethany College senior Andrea Thomas (Toronto, Ohio) has been selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Hitter of the Week for March 21.

BETHANY GAINS SPLIT ON FINAL DAY IN FLORIDA

The Bethany College softball team wrapped up its trip to Florida Thursday by splitting a pair of games, falling to #8 Messiah 4-0 and besting Mount Ida (Mass.) College 8-0 in five innings. The split decisions gave the Bison a 7-3 record to open the year.

BISON NOW 6-2 IN FLORIDA AFTER WEDNESDAY SPLIT

The Bethany College softball team now stands at 6-2 overall after splitting a pair of games Wednesday in Florida, first losing 10-1 to Wesleyan (Conn.) in six innings before bouncing back to hang on for a 7-6 victory over St. Joseph (Conn.) College in the second game.

BETHANY WORKS EXTRA INNINGS FOR TWO BIG WINS

Seven innings wasn’t enough to decide an outcome, but the Bethany College softball team made sure all the extra work paid off, as the Bison pulled out a 10-9 victory in 11 innings over Transylvania (Ky.) University before knocking off #13 Cortland State (NY) 4-2 in eight innings Monday afternoon.

BETHANY’S VALLONE AND JUMP HONORED WITH PAC WEEKLY AWARDS

After leading the Bethany College softball team to a 3-1 start to its season in Florida, sophomore RF Maria Vallone (Rochester, N.Y./Webster Schroeder) was selected as the PAC Hitter of the Week and sophomore Emily Jump was tabbed as the conference’s Pitcher of the Week for March 14.

BISON TAKE TWO ON SECOND DAY OF FLORIDA TRIP

Led by a pair of strong pitching performance, the Bethany College softball team scored a pair of victories Sunday in Florida over Oswego State (5-2) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) (3-1) to improve its record to 3-1 this season.

BETHANY’S NEW SEASON BEGINS WITH SPLIT IN FLORIDA

After defeating Manhattanville 7-4 in its first game of the day, the Bethany College softball team settled for a split on the opening day of the season after dropping a 9-1 decision in six innings against John Carroll in Florida.

BETHANY SOFTBALL EYES RETURN TO TOP OF PAC

Coming off back-to-back second place finishes in the PAC, as well as a school-record 35 wins last year, the Bethany College softball team is determined to take the final step and reclaim the PAC championship this spring.

BETHANY TO HOST SOFTBALL HITTING CLINIC

The Bethany College softball program will host a hitting clinic for all interested players at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 27th at the Thomas P. Johnson Recreation Center on the Bethany campus.

BETHANY’S VALLONE GARNERS ALL-REGION FROM ECAC

The remarkable freshman season by Bethany right fielder Maria Vallone (Rochester, N.Y./Webster Schoeder) earned her one more award, as she was voted First Team ECAC All-South Region, the only PAC player to earn First Team status.

ECAC TITLE SLIPS AWAY FROM BISON WITH LOSSES TO DESALES

DeSales (Pa.) University scored the final six runs of the first game to record a 7-4 win over the Bethany College softball team and then claimed the ECAC South Region Tournament title with a 2-0 victory in the final game over the Bison on the second day of tournament at Bethany.

FOUR ALL-REGION PLAYERS LEAD BISON INTO ECAC’S THIS WEEKEND

Led by four All-Region players as selected by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA), the Bethany College softball team will host the ECAC South Region Tournament this weekend, a double-elimination playoff that begins Saturday and concludes Sunday afternoon at Bethany Field.

BETHANY WINS TWICE, MOVES INTO ECAC SOFTBALL TITLE GAME

Behind a pair of sterling pitching efforts, the top-seeded Bethany College softball team defeated Catholic (D.C.) University 5-1 and DeSales (Pa.) University 5-0 to advance to the ECAC South Region Softball Tournament championship game tomorrow at 12 p.m.

BETHANY MOVES ON IN ECAC TOURNEY, WILL HOST THIS WEEKEND

Behind timely hitting and a five-hit shutout from freshman Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech), the top-seeded Bethany College softball team beat #8 Pitt-Bradford (19-20) 5-0 Wednesday to advance in the ECAC South Region Tournament.

BETHANY PLACES SIX ON ALL-PAC SOFTBALL TEAMS

Six members of the Bethany College softball team were honored when the All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) teams were announced by the conference office Wednesday.

BETHANY EARNS TOP SEED FOR ECAC SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

After finishing with a 32-13 overall record and as the runner-up in the PAC Tournament, the Bethany College softball team has earned the #1 seed for this week’s ECAC South Region Tournament, which is set to begin Wednesday, May 12 with four first round games.

BETHANY REACHES PAC FINAL BUT FALLS SHORT OF TITLE

The Bethany College softball team forced a decisive game for the PAC Tournament championship by defeating Westminster 3-0 and Thomas More 3-1 before Thomas More came away with the league crown by knocking off the Bison 8-1 in the decisive championship game Saturday at Bethany.

BETHANY TAKES SPLIT ON 1ST DAY OF PAC TOURNAMENT

After rallying for two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to pull out a 4-3 win over Thiel in their opening game of the day, the top-seeded Bethany College softball team suffered an 8-0 defeat in five innings to Thomas More to conclude the opening day of the 2010 PAC Softball Tournament at Bethany.

BETHANY’S MARINACCI VOTED ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT

Bethany College senior Ashley Marinacci (Bellaire, Ohio/Bellaire St. John’s) has been voted to the Third Team ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District II softball team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

BETHANY SET TO HOST 2010 PAC SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT THIS WEEKEND

After rolling through the regular season with a 29-11 overall record and an 11-3 conference mark, the Bethany College softball team earned the #1 seed and hosting right for the 2010 Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Softball Tournament.

BETHANY’S JUMP HONORED AS PAC PITCHER OF THE WEEK

After helping the Bethany College softball team go unbeaten last week, freshman Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech) was chosen as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Pitcher of the Week for May 3.

BISON SWEEP W&J FOR FORSTY’S 600TH WIN AND CLINCH PAC TOP SEED

By sweeping visiting Washington & Jefferson Saturday by scores of 3-1 and 7-1, the Bethany College softball team not only gave head coach Jan Forsty her 600th career win, but also clinched the #1 seed and hosting rights for next weekend’s PAC Tournament.

BISON SWEEP THIEL TO MOVE WITHIN A GAME OF PAC LEAD

By sweeping a road twinbill at Thiel Thursday by scores of 8-2 and 5-4, the Bethany College softball team moved within a game of first place Thomas More and maintained their chances to earn the #1 seed in next weekend’s PAC Tournament.

BETHANY BACK IN PAC HUNT AFTER SWEEP AT THOMAS MORE

The Bethany College softball team climbed back into the hunt for the top seed for the PAC Tournament after handing Thomas More their first two conference losses of the season Tuesday by scores of 7-0 and 8-1 in Kentucky.

BETHANY SPLITS KEY PAC TWINBILL AT WESTMINSTER

The Bethany College softball team had their eight-game winning streak stopped with a 1-0 loss in the first game, but recovered to win a 4-1 decision in the nightcap to come away with a split at Westminster Thursday.

BISON RUN WINNING STREAK TO EIGHT WITH CHATHAM SWEEP

The Bethany College softball team (22-10, 4-2) ran their winning streak to eight games Tuesday by taking two on the road at Chatham (7-19, 2-8) by scores of 10-0 and 5-4.

BISON CATCHER FAUTH RECEIVES PAC AND ECAC AWARDS

Bethany College senior catcher Bridgette Fauth (Pittsburgh, Pa./Carrick) had a strong week hitting for the Bison to earn Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) and ECAC South Region Hitter of the Week for April 19.

BETHANY’S OFFENSE CONTINUES HOT STREAK WITH SWEEP AT CASE

The Bethany College softball team continued its recent offensive surge by blasting seven home runs and scoring 31 runs to sweep a doubleheader at Case Western Reserve Sunday by scores of 15-4 in six innings and 16-14.

BETHANY EVENS PAC RECORD WITH SWEEP OVER GROVE CITY

The Bethany College softball team improved to 18-10 overall and evened their PAC record at 2-2 by cruising to 9-1 and 8-0 victories in five innings over visiting Grove City (8-17, 3-5) Saturday afternoon.

BETHANY SWEEPS PAST PITT-GREENSBURG

The Bethany College softball team (16-10) bounced back from two losses earlier in the week by sweeping a twinbill from visiting Pitt-Greensburg (4-16) Thursday by scores of 10-0 in five innings and 10-6

BETHANY OPENS PAC PLAY WITH LOSSES TO WAYNESBURG

Despite late rallies in both games, the Bethany College softball team could not overcome early deficits against visiting Waynesburg, as the Yellow Jackets swept a PAC doubleheader from the Bison by scores of 8-6 and 3-2 Tuesday afternoon.

BISON FRESHMAN VALLONE GARNERS PAC AWARD

Bethany College freshman right fielder Maria Vallone (Rochester, N.Y./Webster Schoeder) continued her strong first season with the Bison by earning PAC Softball Hitter of the Week for April 12.

BETHANY IMPRESSIVE IN SWEEP AT CAPITAL

The Bethany College softball team pounded out 27 hits and scored 18 runs in posting an impressive sweep on the road Sunday with 12-1 (6 innings) and 6-5 victories at Capital, which upped the Bison’s record to 14-8 on the season.

THOMAS GRAND SLAM HIGHLIGHTS BISON SPLIT AT SAINT VINCENT

Junior Andrea Thomas (Toronto, Ohio) belted a grand slam to help the Bethany College softball team post a 9-1 victory in five innings over Saint Vincent in the second game of their doubleheader after the Bearcats squeezed out a 6-5 triumph in the opener in eight innings on a walk-off home run.

WALK-OFF DOUBLE GIVES BISON SPLIT WITH MARIETTA

Senior catcher Bridgette Fauth (Pittsburgh, Pa./Carrick) stroked a two-out double in the bottom of the seventh inning that scored the winning run in the Bethany College softball team’s 5-4 game-one win over visiting Marietta Tuesday afternoon.

BETHANY SOFTBALL GAINS SPLIT WITH GENEVA

After scratching out a 2-0 win in the opener, the Bethany College softball team (10-6) rallied from a five-run deficit in the nightcap, but came up just short in falling 7-6 in nine innings and settling for a split with visiting Geneva (9-11) Saturday.

STRONG PITCHING LEADS BISON SWEEP OVER ALLEGHENY FOR FORSTY’S 500TH WIN

Behind complete game pitching efforts from freshman Emily Jump (Milford, Del./Polytech) in the opener and junior Cortney Newland (Carmichaels, Pa.) in the nightcap, the Bethany College softball team swept a home doubleheader from Allegheny Thursday by scores of 5-1 and 6-1.

BISON GAIN SPLIT AGAINST MUSKINGUM IN HOME OPENER

Senior SS Ashley Marinacci (Bellaire, Ohio/Bellaire St. John’s) belted a homer and two doubles to lead the Bethany College softball team to a 5-2 win over Muskingum in Tuesday’s second game after the Muskies pulled out a 4-3 win in the opener.

PAC HONORS BETHANY’S MARINACCI AS HITTER OF THE WEEK

Bethany College senior shortstop Ashley Marinacci (Bellaire, Ohio/Bellaire St. John’s) has been named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Softball Hitter of the Week for March 22.

BISON CLOSE OUT SPRING TRIP WITH TWO TOUGH LOSSES

The Bethany College softball team completed their spring break trip Friday by battling defending national champion Messiah hard before falling 2-0 and then suffered a 9-6 defeat to Westfield State, giving them a 6-4 mark through their Florida swing.

BISON SPLIT GAMES WEDNESDAY IN FLORIDA

After dropping a 4-3 decision in eight innings to Plattsburgh State to open the day, the Bethany College softball team rebounded to rout Mount St. Vincent 20-3 in five innings, as the Bison improved to 5-1 on the season

BETHANY SOFTBALL OPENS SEASON WITH FOUR WINS

After starting the year with wins over Manhattanville (4-1) and Concordia (3-0) Sunday, the Bethany College softball team claimed two more wins by scoring in their final at-bat Monday to defeat UMass-Boston 5-3 and SUNY-Geneseo 5-4 to improve to 4-0 on the young season.

BISON HOPE EXPERIENCE, DEPTH LEAD TO PAC CROWN

Bolstered by eight returning position players and two pitchers, as well as a strong incoming class, the Bethany College softball team brings aspirations of capturing its 13th PAC championship into the 2010 season.

BETHANY’S FAUTH EARNS SECOND TEAM ECAC LAURELS

Bethany junior catcher Bridgette Fauth (Pittsburgh, Pa./Carrick) was voted to the ECAC Second Team South Region All-Star Softball Team this week, the fourth postseason award of her career.

BISON SEASON ENDS TO CENTENARY IN ECAC’S

The Bethany softball team had their season come to an end Sunday with a 7-6 loss in eight innings to Centenary (N.J.) College on the second day of the ECAC South Region Tournament at Juniata (Pa.) College.

BISON SPLIT ON FIRST DAY OF ECAC TOURNAMENT

After making two of their six errors in the final inning to help Centenary (N.J.) College claim a 7-6 victory in their first game of the day, the Bethany softball team regrouped to post a 1-0 triumph over Juniata (Pa.) College and advance to day two of the ECAC South Region Tournament.

BETHANY AIMING FOR ECAC TITLE THIS WEEKEND

The Bethany softball team will be trying to win their first ECAC Championship in school history this weekend when they compete in the South Region Tournament at top-seed Juniata Saturday and Sunday.

BETHANY PUTS SIX ON ALL-PAC TEAMS

The Bethany softball team had six players recognized when the All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) teams were announced Tuesday by the league office.

BISON SOFTBALL EARNS ECAC INVITATION

After finishing in second place in the PAC during the regular season and the conference tournament, the Bethany softball team was rewarded with a bid to the ECAC South Region Tournament, which begins Wednesday with a preliminary round game and continues Saturday and Sunday with a double-elimination format.

PAC TITLE SLIPS AWAY FROM BISON AT THOMAS MORE

Needing one win to secure the PAC Championship, the Bethany softball team came up short by the narrowest of margins Saturday, as Thomas More claimed 4-3 and 1-0 victories over the Bison to win the conference tournament, which was held in Kentucky.

BISON WIN TWO, MOVE INTO PAC TOURNAMENT TITLE GAME

The Bethany softball team advanced to Saturday’s championship game of the PAC Tournament with a 2-1 victory over Washington & Jefferson and a 7-6 triumph in 10 innings over the top seed and host Thomas More on Friday.

BISON FINISH REGULAR SEASON WITH LOSSES AT MUSKINGUM

The Bethany softball team completed its regular season Sunday by falling 10-2 (6 inn.) and 9-1 (5 inn.) at Muskingum.

BETHANY’S COMEBACK KIDS DO IT AGAIN TO SWEEP THIEL

Junior SS Ashley Marinacci (Bellaire, Ohio/Bellaire St. John’s) doubled home the winning run in the bottom of the 17th inning of game one and singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh frame of game two, as the Bethany softball team rallied to post 3-2 and 2-1 victories over visiting Thiel Saturday in the PAC finale for both teams.

BISON SPLIT WITH W&J, CLINCH SPOT IN PAC TOURNAMENT

Sophomore 2B Chelsea Butler (Cortland, Ohio/Lakeview) singled in the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Bethany softball team a 2-1 win in the second game at Washington & Jefferson after the Presidents took the first match-up 9-4.

BISON’S TERRELL RECEIVES SECOND PAC AWARD OF THE YEAR

Bethany freshman Summer Terrell (Bridgeville, Pa./Chartiers Valley) has been selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week for April 20.

BETHANY TAKES SECOND GAME FOR SPLIT WITH WOOSTER

After being limited to one run on seven hits in a 4-1 loss in the opener, the Bethany softball team bounced back with 14 hits in a 13-6 victory in the second game Sunday against Wooster.

BETHANY SOFTBALL TAKES SPLIT WITH WESTMINSTER

After their eight-game winning streak was stopped with a 9-6 loss in the opener, the Bethany softball team started another by beating Westminster 7-2 in the second game and salvaging a split of their conference doubleheader.

ANOTHER BIG COMEBACK GIVES BISON SWEEP AT GROVE CITY

After cruising to a 7-1 victory in the opener, the Bethany softball team used their second big rally in the last four days to wrestle a 12-11 victory in eight innings away from Grove City for a PAC sweep.

BETHANY'S NEWLAND RECEIVES PAIR OF AWARDS

Bethany sophomore Cortney Newland (Carmichaels, Pa.) has been selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Pitcher of the Week, as well as the Division III Softball Central Region Player of the Week for April 13.

HUGE RALLY HELPS BETHANY TAKE TWO FROM ALLEGHENY

After rallying from a seven-run deficit to win the first game 9-8 in 10 innings, the Bethany softball team claimed a 4-1 victory in game two to finish a sweep over Allegheny Monday afternoon.

BISON OUTLAST WAYNESBURG FOR SOFTBALL SWEEP

After sophomore Cortney Newland (Carmichaels, Pa.) closed down a 6-5 win in nine innings in the first game, she held Waynesburg to just one run in game two as the Bethany softball team finished off a sweep with a 2-1 victory Thursday.

BETHANY SWEEPS PAST SAINT VINCENT

The Bethany softball team used 20 hits and seven Saint Vincent errors to pull away for 8-2 and 9-0 (5 innings) victories over the visiting Bearcats Wednesday afternoon.

BISON BATS HELD IN CHECK BY THOMAS MORE IN SWEEP

The Bethany softball team saw their PAC record evened at 2-2 Saturday with a pair of losses to visiting Thomas More by counts of 4-0 and 4-1.

GENEVA RALLIES TWICE TO SLIP PAST BETHANY

The Bethany softball team fell victim to a three-run rally in the bottom of the seventh of game one and then Geneva scored six unanswered runs in the second game, as the Golden Tornadoes knocked off the Bison 5-4 and 7-2 Wednesday afternoon.

BISON EVEN RECORD WITH SWEEP OVER CASE WESTERN

Behind a strong pitching performance in game one and clutch two-out hitting the nightcap, the Bethany softball team (8-8) swept a twinbill from visiting Case Western Reserve Tuesday by scores of 2-0 and 4-2.

BETHANY'S FAUTH GARNERS PAC AWARD

Bethany junior Bridgette Fauth (Pittsburgh, Pa./Carrick) has been selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Hitter of the Week for March 30.

BISON BURY CHATHAM BEHIND POTENT OFFENSE

The Bethany softball team pounded out 24 runs on 32 hits, as they recorded 9-0 and 15-3 triumphs over visiting Chatham Saturday in games that were stopped after the sixth and fifth innings, respectively.

BETHANY BATS STYMIED BY MARIETTA

The Bethany softball team fell victim to two outstanding pitching performances by Marietta hurlers Tuesday, as the Pioneers claimed 8-0 and 1-0 victories over the Bison.

BETHANY NARROWLY MISSES SWEEP TO CLOSE OUT FLORIDA TRIP

After beating Suffolk 5-1 to open their final day in Florida, the Bethany softball team committed a costly sixth-inning error to help Westfield State rally for a 5-2 win over the Bison, who finished with a 4-6 record during the spring break schedule.

BISON KNOCKED OFF TWICE TUESDAY IN FLORIDA

The Bethany softball team was stymied offensively in a pair of games Tuesday, as they lost by scores of 10-0 to Messiah and 7-1 to Ripon.

BETHANY'S TERRELL NAMED PAC PITCHER OF THE WEEK

Following a week in which she gained her first collegiate save, victory and no-hitter, Bethany freshman Summer Terrell (Bridgeville, Pa./Chartiers Valley) was selected as the PAC Pitcher of the Week for March 16.

BETHANY DROPS TWO TIGHT GAMES IN ORLANDO

The Bethany softball team saw their record evened at 3-3 with two close losses Monday, as they dropped a 3-0 decision to Frostburg State and a 4-3 contest to Medaille.

BETHANY SETTLES FOR SPLIT ON DAY 2 IN FLORIDA

After stranding nine runners in a 1-0 loss to Pine Manor in their first game of the day, the Bethany softball team bounced back to club UMass-Boston 7-2 to raise their record to 3-1 on their spring break trip to Florida.

TERRELL NO-HITTER HIGHLIGHTS BISON'S SWEEP

Bethany freshman Summer Terrell (Bridgeville, Pa./Chartiers Valley) threw a five-inning no-hitter in her first collegiate start Saturday, as the Bison softball team beat Morrisville State 8-0 in Orlando, Fla.

BETHANY SOFTBALL EYEING POSSIBLE REPEAT

The Bethany softball team brings back six starters from last year’s PAC championship team, as the Bison will be trying to capture their 13th conference championship in school history in 2009.

BETHANY'S O'DELL EARNS ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT

Bethany College senior Kara O’Dell (St. Mary’s, Pa./Elk County Catholic) was recently voted to the ESPN the Magazine First Team Academic All-District II softball team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

LATE ROCHESTER RUNS SENDS BISON TO 2-1 LOSS

Third-seeded Rochester scored twice in the sixth inning and held on for a 2-1 victory over the sixth-seeded Bethany College softball team in the regional consolation final to knock the Bison out of the NCAA Tournament.

BETHANY FALLS TO TOP-SEED ITHACA 4-0

A three-run fifth inning blew open a one-run game and sent the top-seed Ithaca (N.Y.) College (33-10) to a 4-0 victory over the Bethany College softball team (24-22) Saturday afternoon in an NCAA Tournament regional semifinal game.

BETHANY ROLLS ON AT NCAA'S WITH 5-1 VICTORY OVER RAMAPO

Eight different players had hits and senior pitcher Heather Immesberger (Rumson, N.J./Rumson Fair Haven) allowed one run over seven innings, as the Bethany College softball team knocked off Ramapo (N.J.) College 5-1 to move into the regional semifinal in the NCAA Tournament at Ithaca (N.Y.) College.

BISON BLANK ROCHESTER 2-0 TO OPEN NCAA REGIONALS

Senior pitcher Heather Immesberger (Rumson, N.J./Rumson Fair Haven) struck out seven and allowed just two hits to lead the Bethany College softball team to a 2-0 shutout victory over the University of Rochester on the first day of the NCAA Tournament Regionals at Ithaca (N.Y.) College.
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