2018-19 Castleton Softball News

  • Softball Stays in Playoff Hunt With Split at UMass Boston
    April 24, 2019
    The Castleton University softball team earned a road split with UMass Boston in its penultimate doubleheader of the regular season. Castleton scored two in the seventh to win game one, 3-1, before the Beacons earned a comeback victory in the nightcap with a 3-2 victory in eight innings.  
  • Fish Earns Second LEC Softball Rookie of the Week Award
    April 22, 2019
    For the second time this season, Castleton University softball freshman infielder, Miranda Fish, has been named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week for the week ending April 21.
  • Softball Strikes Out Cancer and Sweeps Middlebury
    April 22, 2019
    Tori Swaine knocked in the winning run in the bottom of the fifth with a double to the wall in left-center field to cap a doubleheader sweep for the Castleton University softball team over Middlebury on Monday as the Spartans hosted the Strike Out Cancer Games. Castleton edged the Panthers, 5-4, in the opener before an 11-10 comeback win in the nightcap
  • Wright Navigates Softball to Narrow Win in Opener Against Colonials
    April 19, 2019
    Kylie Wright pitched 11 strong innings in the circle and Machaila Arjavich hit her first career home run for Castleton in a doubleheaders split with Western Connecticut State on Friday. The Spartans held the lead and won the first game, 4-2, before the Colonial bats came alive in an 8-1 nightcap.
  • Softball to Host Strike Out Cancer Games
    April 18, 2019
    The Castleton University softball team will host its annual Strike Out Cancer Games in association with the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center and Making Strides of Southern Vermont with a common goal of raising awareness and funding for cancer research. Castleton will dedicate its April 22 games versus Middlebury College to the cause. 
  • Softball Explodes for 39 Runs in Doubleheader Sweep Over Bay Path
    April 16, 2019
    The Castleton University softball team scored 39 runs in a doubleheader sweep at Bay Bath on Tuesday in non-conference action. The run total was the highest in a single day since a 41-run explosion on April 13, 2016.
  • Wright Leads Softball to Conference Split With Eastern Connecticut
    April 13, 2019
    The Castleton University softball team earned a conference split with Eastern Connecticut State University in its home opener at Spartan Field on Saturday. Castleton claimed game one, 3-2, before dropping game two, 3-1. 
  • Softball Upended in Extras at Keene State in Sweep
    April 11, 2019
    The Castleton University softball team dropped a pair of conference decisions at Keene State on Thursday. The Spartans couldn’t hold two late leads in a 5-4 eight-inning thriller before losing in five innings, 11-3.
  • Softball Drops Extra-Inning Affair and Suffers Sweep to Plymouth State
    April 07, 2019
    The Castleton University softball team dropped a pair of neutral-site conference contests to Plymouth State on Sunday. The Panthers snagged game one, 11-1, before winning game two, 5-4, in eight innings.
  • Softball Wins First Conference Game in Split at Southern Maine
    April 06, 2019
    The Castleton University softball team picked up its first Little East Conference victory in program history in game two of a split doubleheader on the road at Southern Maine on Saturday. Castleton dropped game one, 9-0, before taking a back-and-forth game two, 6-5.
  • Softball Earns Split at Skidmore
    March 30, 2019
    The Castleton softball team earned a doubleheader split at Skidmore on Saturday. The Spartans won game one, 9-4, before dropping a 5-0 decision in game two.
  • Softball Drops Doubleheader Sweep at No. 20 Rensselaer
    March 27, 2019
    The Castleton softball team dropped a pair of non-conference games at nationally-ranked Rensselaer on Wednesday. RPI won 13-5 in six innings in game one before snuffing out a late Castleton rally and taking game two, 6-5.
  • Softball Swept at UMass-Dartmouth to Open LEC Play
    March 24, 2019
    The Castleton softball team opened its Little East Conference schedule by suffering a sweep to UMass-Dartmouth on the road on Sunday. The Corsairs took game one, 3-0, before coming back with a 4-2 triumph in game two.
  • Van Gorden, Fish, & Wright Earn LEC Softball Weekly Honors
    March 04, 2019
    The Castleton softball team swept the first Little East Conference Softball Athletes of the Week list for the week ending March 9. Calli Van Gorden was named Player of the Week, Miranda Fish earned Rookie of the Week honors, and Kylie Wright garnered Pitcher of the Week recognition.
  • Softball Swept to Complete Myrtle Beach Trip
    March 04, 2019
    The Castleton softball team dropped both games on Monday to end its stay in Myrtle Beach. The Spartans completed the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic with a record of 5-4. 
  • Softball Wins Two Games, Third Game Suspended
    March 03, 2019
    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The Castleton softball team secured wins over Penn State-Schuylkill, 8-1, and Hilbert, 7-3, on Sunday. The third game versus Wentworth was suspended due to a power outage and rain with the Spartans holding a 7-2 lead in the top of the fourth inning.
  • Freshmen Fuel Softball to Season Opening Sweep
    February 28, 2019
    The Castleton softball team opened its 2019 campaign with a pair of eight-run rule victories (9-0, 16-0) over Lehman College on Thursday.
  • Softball Set for Season Opening Trip; Season Preview
    February 27, 2019
    The Castleton University softball team begins its first season as a member of the Little East Conference with a 10-game swing at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. All 10 games will take place at the North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex.
  • SAAC to Host Bottle and Can Drive to Support For Every Girl
    January 17, 2019
    The Castleton University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be hosting a bottle and can drive fundraiser the week of January 21-26 to benefit the non-profit organization For Every Girl.
  • Softball to Sponsor Pair of Fundraisers for Spring Training Trip
    October 23, 2018
    The Castleton University softball team is raising funds for its upcoming spring training trip to Myrtle Beach through the Softball-LOTTO Raffle and the Halloween Home Run Derby!