Softball

2019 RECORD: 19-17; GNAC: 8-7 / GNAC TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES: 15 / ALL-GNAC PLAYERS: 31

Softball Set to Play Eight Games to Open 2017 Season

Softball Set to Play Eight Games to Open 2017 Season

Albertus Magnus College
Softball Weekly Preview

Albertus Magnus (0-0)
vs.
SUNY Canton / Spalding / Lycoming / Franciscan /
Gettysburg / Bay Path / St. Joseph's (Conn.) / Keystone
March 13-17 • Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic • Myrtle Beach, S.C.

A NEW YEAR
The Albertus Magnus College softball team opens the 2017 season in Myrtle Beach, S.C. for the "Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic". The Falcons will play a series of eight games over a span of four days. 

ALL-TIME VS. SUNY CANTON
This is the first all-time meeting between the schools.

ALL-TIME VS. SPALDING
This is the first all-time meeting between the schools.

ALL-TIME VS. LYCOMING
This is the first all-time meeting between the schools.

ALL-TIME VS. FRANCISCAN
This is the first all-time meeting between the schools.

ALL-TIME VS. GETTYSBURG
Gettysburg edges Albertus Magnus, 2-0, in the all-time series.

LAST TIME VS. GETTYSBURG
FINAL SCORE: Gettysburg 4 | Albertus Magnus 0 – RECAP/BOXSCORE 

ALL-TIME VS. BAY PATH
Bay Path leads the all-time series over Albertus Magnus, 10-2.

LAST TIME VS. BAY PATH
FINAL SCORE 1:
Bay Path 7 | Albertus Magnus 4 RECAP/BOXSCORE
FINAL SCORE 2:
Albertus Magnus 9 | Bay Path 4 RECAP/BOXSCORE 

ALL-TIME VS. ST. JOSEPH'S (CONN.)
St. Joseph's (Conn.) has a 28-16 edge over Albertus Magnus in the all-time series.

LAST TIME VS. ST. JOESPH'S (CONN.)
FINAL SCORE 1:
St. Joseph's 3 | Albertus Magnus 1 – RECAP/BOXSCORE
FINAL SCORE 2:
Albertus Magnus 11 | St. Joseph's 7 RECAP/BOXSCORE 

ALLL-TIME VS. KEYSTONE
Albertus Magnus holds a 1-0 advantage over Keystone in the all-time series.

LAST TIME VS. KEYSTONE
FINAL SCORE:
Albertus Magnus 8 | Keystone 5 RECAP/BOXSCORE 
HIGHLIGHTS:
In the circle, Samantha Maselli (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) went five and one third innings to earn her first win of the season as she allowed four runs on five hits and a strikeout. Righty Kristen Cunning (Hoboken, N.J.) recorded the last five outs for Albertus.

SOFTBALL PICKED TO FINISH FIFTH IN GNAC PRESEASON POLL
The Albertus Magnus College softball team was picked to finish fifth in the 2017 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Preseason Poll.

2016 RECAP

  • Albertus Magnus is coming off another successful season, finishing 2016 with a 22-17 overall record and a 12-10 mark in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action. 
  • Albertus Magnus saw its season come to an end on the final weekend of the conference tournament as the Falcons fell to both Johnson & Wales and Suffolk in the double elimination portion of the league tourney.

GNAC YEAR AWARD WINNERS

  • Infielder Gillian Fortier (Naugatuck, Conn.) was named to the first team for the second straight year.
  • Teammates Brianna Whitfield (West Islip, N.Y.) and Alyssa Puccilli (Milford, Conn.) both received third team distinction.
  • Infield Rachel Cataudella (Shelton, Conn.) represented Albertus Magnus on the squad.

FUN-FILLED SUMMER
Gillian Fortier (Naugatuck, Conn.), Samantha Maselli (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) and Megan Kelly (Bronx, N.Y.) traveled the world playing softball. Fortier and Maselli, who are both entering their junior years on campus, traveled to Cape Town, South Africa for two weeks to take part in Beyond Sports' first annual South Africa Softball Tour. Kelly, who is set to begin her senior campaign with the Falcons, had the opportunity to travel to Aruba and play five games.

UP NEXT
Albertus Magnus returns home for its season opener on March 22 as the Falcons welcome Sarah Lawrence for a non-conference doubleheader.