Franklin & Marshall opens the week with a 14-14 overall record and a 6-4 mark in Centennial Conference (CC) play. The Diplomats take on Lebanon Valley on Thursday, entering the game with a 25-18 overall mark, though the Dutchmen have won the past four contests.
Franklin & Marshall’s softball team split with Swarthmore in Centennial Conference (CC) action on Saturday afternoon. F&M took the first game 3-0 but dropped a hard-fought 10-inning 4-3 loss in the second game.
Franklin & Marshall’s softball team split with Penn St.-Harrisburg in non-conference action on Thursday afternoon. The Nittany Lions took the first game 5-1, but the Diplomats bounced back in the second with a 9-0 shutout.
Franklin & Marshall’s softball team delivered its second-straight sweep in Centennial Conference (CC) action taking down Muhlenberg by an 8-5 tally in the first game followed by an 11-3 victory in the second.
Franklin & Marshall delivered a 2-0 sweep in weekday Centennial Conference (CC) softball action on Thursday afternoon. The Diplomats first defeated the Red Devils 1-0 in extra innings in the first game followed by a 2-0 victory.
F&M and Dickinson meet for the 75th time this week. The Diplomats hold a 45-29 advantage including a 2-0 sweep during the regular season last year. F&M then travels to Muhlenberg where the Diplomats currently own a the winning-streak after splitting last season’s contests.
Franklin & Marshall’s softball team dropped both games against McDaniel in its Centennial Conference (CC) opener on Thursday afternoon. The Diplomats fell in a hard-fought 10-8 loss in the first game before losing 5-0 in the second.
Due to last week’s storm, there are several schedule changes, including Tuesday’s game against York, originally set as a road contest, being moved to Lancaster. Thursday’s doubleheader is now against McDaniel with the Lancaster Bible games being postponed.
Izzy Schaefer ended the day with a no-hitter to help Franklin & Marshall softball to a 2-0 sweep on the final day of Spring Break action. The Diplomats first defeated FDU-Florham in a tight 3-2 contest before blanking Lasell 9-0 on Friday afternoon.
Franklin & Marshall softball opened its 2018 season in Florida, splitting the day with a 7-6 win against Finlandia and a 4-3 loss to Wisconsin-Stout. The Diplomats moved to 1-1 on the year while the Wisconsin-Stout improved to 3-1.
Last season saw Franklin & Marshall softball bring home its first Centennial Conference (CC) Championship title while claiming the program’s first NCAA Tournament appearance. The 2018 team has their sights set just as high.
Franklin & Marshall Director of Athletics and Recreation Patricia S.W. Epps announced the hiring of Brooke Kalman as head coach of the softball program. Kalman, who will officially begin her role on Aug. 14, becomes the 10th coach in the program's history.
A roaring finish to the 2017 softball season saw Franklin & Marshall claim its first Centennial Conference (CC) Championship and make the program’s first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The Diplomats finished with a 17-23 record and an 8-8 CC mark, qualifying F&M for the Centennial Playoffs for the first time in the CC’s 24 years of softball.
Franklin & Marshall saw its softball season end in the NCAA Regionals on Sunday afternoon, dropping a 3-1 decision to No. 18 Randolph-Macon. The Diplomats closed out their season with a 17-23 record and the program’s first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
A five-run third inning proved to be enough for top-ranked Virginia Wesleyan, defeating an upset-minded Franklin & Marshall team 5-0 on Saturday afternoon in the first game of the NCAA Division III Softball Tournament for both teams. The Diplomats fell to 17-22 on the year, while the Marlins improved to 44-2 with the win.
The 2017 Franklin & Marshall softball season continues on Friday at the Ashland, Va. regional of the NCAA Tournament. The Diplomats will take on Virginia Wesleyan at 3:30 p.m. on Friday before action continues into Saturday. The final two teams standing will compete on Sunday for the right to advance to next weekend’s super regionals.
Franklin & Marshall’s Lexi Piccinich and Taylor Long were both named to the All-Centennial Conference Softball Team, announced by the league office on Wednesday. Piccinich was named to the First Team, while Long landed Second Team honors.
The Franklin & Marshall softball team learned its NCAA path on Monday afternoon with the airing of the NCAA DIII Softball Selection Show. The Diplomats will travel to Ashland, Va. to take on Virginia Wesleyan in the first game of the Tournament, with Averett and hosts Randolph-Macon also earning a spot in the four-team pod.