Heretick Named to All-State Second TeamSarah Heretick, a senior catcher on the Bridgewater Eagles softball team and May 2012 graduate, earned Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) College Division All-State softball second team honors following voting conducted among the state’s sports information professionals.
Anderson, Jenkins and Rees Named to Softball All-Region TeamAfter posting a 33-12 overall record during an outstanding 2012 season, three Bridgewater Eagles softball players were selected to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Region team in voting conducted among the region’s coaches.
Five Named to Softball All-Conference Teams; Heretick Named to First TeamIn a release by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) office, the Bridgewater Eagles softball team had five players named to the All-ODAC team following voting conducted among the conference coaches. Senior Sarah Heretick led the way for the Eagles with the program’s lone first team selection.
Rees Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District TeamSenior shortstop Hillary Rees was named to the Capital One Collegiate Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) Academic All-District first team following voting conducted among the nation's sports information directors.
Softball Falls to Roanoke in Conference Title Tilt, 7-2Second-seeded Roanoke College put three runs on the board and added four more runs over the final innings of play as the Bridgewater Eagles softball team didn’t have enough firepower to overcome to early Maroons onslaught in a 7-2 loss in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) softball tournament title game.
Softball Holds Off Virginia Wesleyan, 3-2Top-seeded Virginia Wesleyan scored a run and had two runners on in the bottom of the seventh before a pop up to the shortstop ended the ball game as the Bridgewater Eagles softball team earned a thrilling 3-2 victory over the Marlins to move on to championship round play at the 2012 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) softball championships.
Softball Falls to Roanoke, 3-1Bridgewater College took the lead in the top of the fourth inning, but the second-seeded Roanoke Maroons scored single runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth to drop the Eagles to the loser’s bracket of the 2012 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) softball championships with a 3-1 loss on Saturday afternoon at the James I. Moyer Complex.
Softball Earns Fifth Seed for ODAC Tournament; Opens Friday Against LynchburgAfter dropping a doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon against regular-season champion Virginia Wesleyan, the Bridgewater Eagles softball team earned the fifth seed for the upcoming Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) tournament which opens play on Friday afternoon at the James I. Moyer Complex in Salem, Va.
Softball Swept by Virginia Wesleyan in Regular Season FinaleConference-leading Virginia Wesleyan (27-10, 17-1 ODAC) held the 23rd-ranked Bridgewater Eagles softball team to just five hits on the afternoon and used two homeruns to sweep the Eagles on Wednesday afternoon in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) action at the BC Softball Field.
No. 19 Eagles Split with Randolph-MaconJunior Melanie Lamb drove in the winning run with the bases loaded in the ninth inning of game one to hand the 19th-ranked Bridgewater Eagles softball team a 2-1 victory, but the Eagles couldn’t get enough offense in game two as they settled for a split in a conference twinbill with visiting Randolph-Macon.
Fulk Announces Second Annual Benefit Golf TournamentAfter a rousing success during its inaugural run, head coach Donnie Fulk has announced his second annual golf tournament to benefit the Bridgewater Eagles softball team. This year’s tournament will be held on Sunday, September 23, 2012.
No. 23 Softball Salvages Split at RoanokeAfter dropping a heartbreaker in the opening game, the 23rd-ranked Bridgewater Eagles softball team took advantage of numerous Roanoke miscues and pounded out a dozen hits to earn the doubleheader split in a conference twinbill on Saturday at the Moyer Complex.
No. 23 Eagles Sweep Pair from ShenandoahAfter turning in an outstanding offensive effort in the opener, the 23rd-ranked Bridgewater Eagles softball team erased an early three run deficit in the nightcap to post a doubleheader sweep of visiting Shenandoah University (20-15) on Wednesday afternoon.
Lamb Named ODAC Softball Player of the WeekAfter hitting at a .545 clip at the plate and driving in a team-high eight runs on the week, Bridgewater College junior third baseman Melanie Lamb earned Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Player of the Week honors.
No. 15 Eagles Sweep Guilford on the RoadA pair of outstanding pitching efforts coupled with two long balls proved to be the difference as the 15th-ranked Bridgewater Eagles softball team swept a road doubleheader on Monday afternoon at Guilford.
#15 Softball Sweeps Sweet BriarBehind a combined 44 runs on 42 hits, the No. 15 Bridgewater Eagles softball team exploded offensively to sweep a doubleheader from the visiting Sweet Briar Vixens.
No. 15 Softball Earns Split at LynchburgAfter a walk-off homerun in the opener handed the host team the victory, the 15th-ranked Bridgewater Eagles softball team exploded for 12 hits in the nightcap to earn the daily split against the Lynchburg Hornets at Aubrey Moon Field.
Softball Remains in 15th in NFCA Coaches PollAfter going 3-1 on the diamond last week, the Bridgewater College softball team held on to its 15th-place ranking in the most recent National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Coaches Poll released on Wednesday afternoon.
#15 Softball Sweeps RandolphAfter stymying visiting Randolph in the opener en route to a 4-1 victory, the 15th-ranked Bridgewater Eagles softball team came from behind in the nightcap to record the doubleheader sweep over the visiting WildCats in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) action.
Softball Moves Up Nine Spots to 15th in NFCA PollAfter a split week on the diamond a week ago, the Bridgewater Eagles softball team moved up nine spots into 15th place in the most recent National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Coaches Poll released on Wednesday afternoon.
#24 Softball Splits With GreensboroAfter dropping a 5-2 decision in the opener, the 24th-ranked Bridgewater Eagles softball team stormed back for an 8-0 victory in six innings in the nightcap to salvage a sweep with the visiting Greensboro Pride in non-conference action at the BC Softball Field.
Sunday’s Softball Twinbill at Guilford PostponedDue to poor weather conditions in the forecast for Sunday in the Greensboro area, tomorrow’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) softball doubleheader against the Guilford Quakers has been postponed.
No. 24 Softball Sweeps Mary WashingtonAfter earning an easy 8-0 victory in game one of a doubleheader with Mary Washington, senior Hillary Rees broke a seventh-inning deadlock with a single to right field, scoring senior Sarah Heretick to earn the 24th-ranked Bridgewater Eagles softball team the sweep over the visiting Eagles.
Softball Team Cracks the Top 25After knocking off two top 10 teams during their Spring Break trip to Florida, the Bridgewater Eagles softball team moved into the top 25 in the most recent National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Poll released on Wednesday afternoon. The Eagles are ranked 24th in the most recent survey.
Softball Sweeps Averett on the RoadBehind outstanding pitching performances in both halves of a non-conference twinbill, the Bridgewater Eagles softball team picked up its 11th win of the year with a doubleheader sweep over Averett at Cougar Field. Bridgewater took game one by a 3-0 score, before posting a 3-1 victory in nine innings in the nightcap.