Dana Knapp Named to National Player of the Year Watchlist LOUISVILLE, Ky. (3/15/17) - Senior centerfielder Dana Knapp of the Kean University softball team is one of 50 players across the country to be named to the Schutt Sports/NFCA Division III National Player of the Year Watch List, announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Full Story
Softball Splits on Final Florida Day KISSIMMEE, Fla. (3/1017) – Senior Emily Bissonnette went 4-for-6 as the Kean University softball team split its final two games at the Rebel Spring Games on Friday. The Cougars topped Rhodes College 5-4 in a thriller before falling to Plattsburgh State 6-2. Full Story
Softball | March 8, 2017 Softball Makes More History; Moves to 10-0 KISSIMMEE, Fla. (3/8/17) – Shannon McMahon and Taryn DiGiacomo tossed their second-straight shutouts, while Emily Sabo became just the second Cougar to knock 200 hits and tied the Kean career stolen bases mark in an eventful sweep of Penn State-Altoona and St. Joseph’s of Long Island on Wednesday. The wins extend the best-ever start to a Kean softball season to 10-0. Cougar pitching has not allowed a run in the last four games – a streak of 29-straight scoreless innings.
Softball | March 7, 2017 McMahon Hurls No-Hitter as Softball Starts Season 8-0 KISSIMMEE, Fla. (3/7/17) – Senior pitcher Shannon McMahon tossed a no-hitter and was an error away from a perfect game to highlight another sweep for the Kean University softball team at the Rebel Spring Games in Florida on Tuesday.
Softball | March 6, 2017 Riley, McMahon & DiGiacomo Earn NJAC Weekly Awards PITMAN, N.J. (3/6/17) – Three members of the Kean University softball team earned NJAC Weekly awards in week two of the 2017 season. Sophomore Jacqueline Riley was named the NJAC Player of the Week, while senior Shannon McMahon and freshman Taryn DiGiacomo repeated as the NJAC Pitcher and Rookie Pitcher of the Week, respectively.
Softball | March 5, 2017 Softball Sweeps to Stay Perfect KISSIMMEE, Fla. (3/5/17) – The Kean University softball team topped Lakeland University and Penn State Berks at the Rebel Spring Games to remain undefeated (6-0) on the year.
Softball | March 4, 2017 Softball Knocks Off No. 16 Coe, Simpson on Day One in Florida KISSIMMEE, Fla. (3/4/17) – The Kean University softball team upset No. 16 Coe College and topped Simpson College 4-1 and 8-0, respectively, on the first day of action at the Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee on Saturday.
Softball | February 27, 2017 Softball Sweeps First NJAC Weekly Pitching Awards PITMAN, N.J. (2/27/16) –Shannon McMahon and Taryn DiGiacomo of the Kean University softball team swept the first NJAC softball pitching awards of the 2017 season after combining to shut out DeSales University in the Cougars’ pair of 8-0 victories over the Bulldogs on Friday.
Softball | February 24, 2017 Softball Opens ’17 With Sweep of DeSales UNION, N.J. (2/24/17) – With an incredible weather backdrop, the Kean University softball program enjoyed its earliest home opener in program history on Friday with two run-rule-shortened wins over DeSales University. Both final scores were 8-0 in six innings.