Softball

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

Softball Weekly Preview: Purchase St., Rutgers-Newark, St. Joseph's (Me.) & Anna Maria

Softball Weekly Preview: Purchase St., Rutgers-Newark, St. Joseph's (Me.) & Anna Maria

Albertus Magnus College
Softball Weekly Preview

Albertus Magnus (6-4)
vs.
Purchase State (DH) (0-0)
March 29 • 3:30 p.m. / 5:30 p.m. • New Haven, Conn.
LINKS: LIVE STATS (G1) | LIVE STATS (G2) | VIDEO 

Albertus Magnus (6-4)
vs.
Rutgers-Newark (DH) (8-6)
March 30 • 3 p.m. / 5 p.m. • New Haven, Conn.
LINKS: LIVE STATS (G1) | LIVE STATS (G2) | VIDEO
 

Albertus Magnus (6-4)
vs.
Saint Joseph's (Me.)* (DH) (3-7)
April 1 • 3 p.m. / 5 p.m. • New Haven, Conn.
LINKS: LIVE STATS (G1) | LIVE STATS (G2) 

Albertus Magnus (6-4)
at
Anna Maria* (DH) (2-8)
April 2 • 6:30 p.m. / 8:30 p.m. • Paxton, Mass.
LINKS: LIVE STATS (G1) | LIVE STATS (G2)

A NEW WEEK
The Albertus Magnus College softball team looks to continue its winning ways as the Falcons prepare for eight games in the week ahead, including two home doubleheaders. The Falcons open the week with doubleheaders against Purchase State and Rutgers-Newark before resuming GNAC play over the weekend against St. Joseph's (Me.) and Anna Maria.

LAST WEEK RECAP
Albertus Magnus 6 | Sarah Lawrence 5 – RECAP/BOX SCORE
Albertus Magnus 10 | Sarah Lawrence 2 – RECAP/BOX SCORE

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

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

ALL-TIME VS. ST. JOSEPH'S (ME.)
Saint Joseph's (Me.) leads the all-time series over Albertus Magnus 15-4.

LAST YEAR VS. ST. JOSEPH'S (ME.)
FINAL SCORE: Albertus Magnus 3 | Saint Joseph's (Me.) 0 - RECAP/BOX SCORE
FINAL SCORE: Albertus Magnus 2 | Saint Joseph's (Me.) 0 - RECAP/BOX SCORE

ALL-TIME VS. ANNA MARIA
Albertus Magnus holds a 7-0 advantage over Anna Maria in the all-time series.

LAST YEAR VS. ANNA MARIA
FINAL SCORE: Albertus Magnus 7 | Anna Maria 2 - RECAP/BOX SCORE
FINAL SCORE: Albertus Magnus 10 | Anna Maria 1 – 5 innings -RECAP/BOX SCORE

HIT LEADERS

1.    Melissa Castillo – 10
2.    Laura Anderson – 9
3.    Gillian Fortier – 9
4.    Brianna Whitfield – 9
5.    Marissa Guglielmi / Megan Kelly / Daysia Wedher – 8 

RBI LEADERS
1.    Daysia Wedher – 13
2.    Gillian Fortier – 7
3.    Marissa Guglielmi – 7
4.    Laura Anderson – 6
5.    Megan Kelly – 6

RUN LEADERS
1.    Brianna Whitfield – 8
2.    Gillian Fortier – 7
3.    Megan Kelly – 7
4.    5 players – 5
5.    3 players – 3 

BATTING AVERAGE LEADERS
1.    Marissa Guglielmi - .421
2.    Amanda Jessey - .389
3.    Melissa Castillo - .385
4.    Laura Anderson - .375
5.    Morgan Shura - .364 

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 to action next week against Dean, Norwich and Lasell.