2012 Softball News
June 20, 2012
Heather Ryder Joins Softball Program
University at Buffalo softball coach Jen Teague has announced the addition of Heather Ryder, a pitcher and corner infielder that will have two years of eligibility left beginning in 2012-13.
May 8, 2012
Curtiss And Gallardo Earn Postseason Honors
University at Buffalo freshman Alexis Curtiss and sophomore Sammi Gallardo were recognized by the Mid-American Conference on Tuesday evening as the conference announced their postseason awards. Curtiss became just the third player in school history named to All-MAC First Team, while Gallardo was named to the Second Team. Curtiss was also named to the All-Freshman Team.
May 6, 2012
Bulls End Season With 5-2 Loss At Akron
The host Akron Zips scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth, turning a 2-1 deficit into a 5-2 victory over the University at Buffalo softball team on Sunday. The game ended the season for the Bulls, who finished with a 14-31 record and a 4-17 mark in the MAC.
May 5, 2012
Bulls Fall At Akron
The University at Buffalo softball team fell at Akron on Saturday afternoon, 4-1, in their second to last game of the season. Three different Bulls recorded two-hit games in the loss.
May 4, 2012
Bulls Swept By Bobcats
Beginning their final road trip of the year, the University at Buffalo softball team dropped a pair of games at Ohio on Friday afternoon. The Bobcats had their offense going as they combined for 19 runs in the two games. Ohio won the first contest 8-0 and the second game 11-3.
April 29, 2012
Bulls Overpowered By Ball State
The University at Buffalo softball team concluded the home portion of its schedule on Sunday afternoon, falling to Ball State, 13-0, at Nan Harvey Field. Today’s game was the final home contest for Haylee Land, Holly Johnson and Kristin Waldron.
April 28, 2012
Late Charge Leads Ball State Past Bulls
The visiting Ball State Cardinals scored six runs over the final two innings as they defeated the University at Buffalo softball team on Saturday afternoon, 9-5.
April 27, 2012
Bulls Fall In Doubleheader To Miami (OH)
The University at Buffalo softball team ran into a hot pitching performance from Miami (OH) senior Jessica Simpson as the RedHawks swept a doubleheader from the Bulls by scores of 3-0 and 9-3. The losses drop Buffalo to 14-25 on the year and 4-11 in the MAC.
April 23, 2012
Tuesday's Softball Game Against St. Bonaventure Cancelled
Due to a winter storm that has hit the Buffalo area, tomorrow's doubleheader against St. Bonaventure has been cancelled and will not be made up.
April 22, 2012
Bulls Drop Marathon Doubleheader To Kent State
In a doubleheader that last over six and a half hours of actual game time, the University at Buffalo softball team dropped a pair of tough games to Kent State. UB lost the first game 14-11 in 10 innings and the second contest, 9-6.
April 21, 2012
Saturday Softball Game Postponed; Doubleheader Set For Sunday
Due to rain in the forcast for Saturday afternoon, today's softball game against Kent State has been postponed and will be made up as part of a doubleheader tomorrow beginning at Noon.
April 18, 2012
Bulls Sign Kenzie Koch To National Letter Of Intent
Head coach Jen Teague has announced the addition of Kenzie Koch, who has signed a National Letter of Intent to player softball for the Bulls in 2012-13. Koch comes to Buffalo from Prosser, WA.
April 18, 2012
Offense Continues To Shine As Bulls Sweep Niagara
The University at Buffalo softball team combined for 20 runs and received a first-game shutout from Tori Speckman as the Bulls took a doubleheader from Niagara on Wednesday at Nan Harvey Field. UB won the first game 11-0 in five innings and took the second game 9-6 as it improves to 14-21 on the season. The Bulls have now won six of their last seven games.
April 17, 2012
Alyssa Ward Named MAC East Player Of The Week
For the second straight week a University at Buffalo softball player has been honored by the Mid-American Conference as junior Alyssa Ward has been named MAC East Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday morning.
April 15, 2012
Late Defensive Play Saves 5-4 Comeback Victory For Bulls
The University at Buffalo softball team knocked off the defending Mid-American Conference Champions on Sunday, defeating Western Michigan, 5-4, at Fran Ebert Field. It was a victory that almost didn’t happen, but the Bulls defense came through when they needed to the most.
April 14, 2012
Bulls Shutout By Western Michigan, 4-0
The University at Buffalo softball team ran into a solid pitching performance from Western Michigan's Meredith Whitney as the Bulls fell to the Broncos, 4-0, on Saturday afternoon.
April 13, 2012
Bulls Sweep Crucial Doubleheader At Northern Illinois
The University at Buffalo softball team remained on an offensive tear Friday afternoon as the Bulls swept a doubleheader at Northern Illinois. UB won the first game 7-3 and the second game 8-3 and have now won three straight games to improve their record to 11-20 and 3-6 in the MAC.
April 11, 2012
Ward’s Cycle Leads Bulls Past Canisius, 10-2
The University at Buffalo softball team used timely hitting and clutch pitching on Wednesday as they defeated Canisius, 10-2. The Bulls were powered to their strong offensive performance by junior Alyssa Ward, who hit for the cycle and drove six runs home in the game.
April 10, 2012
Alexis Curtiss Named MAC East Player Of The Week
Following a six-game set where she batted .500, Buffalo freshman Alexis Curtiss has been named the MAC East Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday morning.
April 9, 2012
Vote For Nan Harvey as a Title IX Trailblazer
In honor of 40 years of Title IX the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators is hosting a Title IX Trailblazer Tribute Video Contest. The video with the most views will be awarded $9,000 for its women’s athletics programs.
April 8, 2012
Bulls Drop Sunday Matinee To Bowling Green
For the second straight game, the University at Buffalo softball team out hit Bowling Green, but again they fell to the visiting Falcons, 8-4. The loss drops UB to 8-20 on the season 1-6 in the MAC.
April 7, 2012
Bowling Green Takes Series Opener, 3-1
Despite outhitting their opponent on Saturday afternoon, the University at Buffalo softball team fell to visiting Bowling Green, 3-1, at Nan Harvey Field. The one run was a far contrast from yesterday when Buffalo scored 23 runs in its doubleheader.
April 6, 2012
Offense Explodes In Doubleheader Split Against Toledo
The University at Buffalo softball team combined for 23 runs and 29 hits on Friday afternoon, splitting a doubleheader with the Toledo Rockets. The Bulls took the first game, 14-3, in just five innings, while they fell in extra innings in game two, 11-9.
April 4, 2012
Buckeyes Take Two From Bulls
While the final result may have been the same in today’s doubleheader with Ohio State, little else was the same for the University at Buffalo softball team as they recorded a season-high 15 hits in the second game defeat. The Bulls lost the first game 5-0 and the second 8-5.
April 1, 2012
Today's Softball Game Against Central Michigan Has Been Cancelled
Due to continuing rainfall in the Buffalo area and unplayable field conditions, today's softball game against Central Michigan has been cancelled.
March 31, 2012
Bulls Shut Out By Central Michigan, 7-0
The University at Buffalo softball team had tough afternoon at the plate on Saturday afternoon as they managed just three hits in a 7-0 loss to Central Michigan at Nan Harvey Field. The loss drops the Bulls to 0-3 in the MAC.
March 30, 2012
Bulls Drop A Pair To Eastern Michigan
The University at Buffalo softball team began Mid-American Conference play on Friday afternoon, dropping a pair of games to Eastern Michigan at Nan Harvey Field. The Eagles won the first game 13-4 in five innings and the second one 6-5.
March 28, 2012
Bulls Fall In Home Opener To Canisius, 4-3
The University at Buffalo softball team was able to overcome an early three-run deficit on Wednesday afternoon, but ultimately fell to visiting Canisius, 4-3, in UB’s home opener at Nan Harvey Field. The loss drops the Bulls to 7-12 on the season.
March 26, 2012
Busy Week Begins For UB Softball
After playing the first 18 games of the season away from home, the University at Buffalo softball team will have its home opener on Wednesday afternoon against Canisius at 4:00 pm. It will be the first of five home games for Buffalo this week.
March 17, 2012
Bulls Knock Off Nationally Ranked Baylor, 1-0
Behind a complete game two-hitter from senior Holly Johnson, the University at Buffalo softball team defeated Baylor, ranked by some as high as 15th in the country, 1-0, at Getterman Stadium. The victory improves UB’s record to 7-12 on the year.
March 16, 2012
Offense Breaks Out As Bulls Split In Waco
The University at Buffalo softball team received a couple of complete game performances in the circle and the offense broke out for six second-game runs as the Bulls split their two contests on Friday afternoon. UB fell 3-0 to 16th-ranked Baylor and defeated Liberty, 6-3.
March 14, 2012
Bulls Drop A Pair At Sam Houston St.
The University at Buffalo softball team ended its 10-day layoff on Wednesday evening with a pair of games against Sam Houston St., however the host Bearkats took both ends of the doubleheader.
March 13, 2012
Massive Rainfall Cancels Tuesday Doubleheader
A massive amount of rainfall over the weekend has forced the cancelation of today's doubleheader against Houston Baptist. With nearly four inches of rain falling over the past weekend, the Bulls have now had all four of their games cancelled in Houston.
March 4, 2012
Long Ball Leads Bulls To Victory
The University at Buffalo softball team used a three-run home run from junior Alyssa Ward as the Bulls went on to defeat Robert Morris, 3-0, in the final game of the Colonial Classic. The win was UB’s third straight.
March 3, 2012
Curtiss’ Walk Off Double Leads Bulls To Win Over Stony Brook
Freshman catcher Alexis Curtiss led the University at Buffalo softball team to its second straight win, hitting a two-run walk-off double in the bottom of the seventh to lead the Bulls to a 3-2 victory over Stony Brook. The win improves UB’s record to 4-8 on the season.
March 2, 2012
Bulls Split Opening Day At George Washington
The University at Buffalo softball team hit the nation’s capital and split the opening day of the Colonial Classic on Friday, falling to Army 7-2 and coming back to defeat George Washington, 6-5. The victory ends an eight-game skid for the Bulls.
March 2, 2012
Changes Made To Weekend Softball Schedule
Due to the weather forcast for this evening and into tomorrow, changes have been made to the weekend schedule at the Colonial Classic. The Bulls will still play Stony Brook tomorrow morning, but that game has been pushed back one hour until 10:00 am.
March 1, 2012
UB Softball Visits Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
Prior to their weekend tournament at George Washington University, the University at Buffalo softball team visited the Traumatic Brain Unit at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital on Thursday afternoon.
February 19, 2012
Sunday Finale Against UConn Is Cancelled
Due to inclement weather in the Athens, GA area, today's softball game against the University of Connecticut has been cancelled and will not bad made up.
February 18, 2012
Bulls Fall Short In Georgia
The University at Buffalo softball team fell in its two games at the Georgia Softball Classic on Saturday, losing 8-3 to Western Illinois and 8-0 to nationally-ranked Georgia. The Bulls conclude action in Athens tomorrow morning.
February 17, 2012
Bulls Drop A Pair Down In Georgia
The University at Buffalo softball team dropped two games on Friday during the opening day of play at the Georgia Softball Classic. UB fell 7-6 in the first game to Winthrop and 3-0 to Tennessee Tech in the afternoon.
February 12, 2012
Bulls Drop Weekend Finale To St. Louis, 8-1
The University at Buffalo softball team concluded its opening weekend on Sunday morning, falling to St. Louis, 8-1. Overall, the Bulls picked up two victories over the first weekend, seeing bright spots both offensively and in the pitching circle.
February 11, 2012
Bulls Go 1-1 During Second Day In Jacksonville
The University at Buffalo softball team split a pair of games on Saturday, winning the opener 6-3 over UNC Greensboro and then falling 6-0 to Virginia Tech.
February 10, 2012
Bulls Split A Pair To Open Season
Behind 6.1 brilliant shutout innings from sophomore Tori Speckman, the University at Buffalo softball team won its season open over St. Louis, 6-4, in the first game of the Wingate by Wyndham Opening Weekend Tournament at Jacksonville University. The Bulls followed up its victory with a 6-2 loss to Jacksonville.
February 9, 2012
Bulls To Begin 2012 Season Down In Jacksonville
The University at Buffalo softball team will begin its 2012 season this weekend as it heads down south for the Jacksonville Invitational. The Bulls will begin play on Friday morning against St. Louis.
January 18, 2012
Changes Made To Softball Winter Camp Schedule
The University at Buffalo softball team's general hitting camp scheduled for this Saturday from 6-9 pm has been cancelled, however there are still spots open in the elite hitting camp morning session, which goes from 8am-12pm.
November 15, 2011
Softball Signs Three For Next Season
Head coach Jen Teague has announced the addition of three players, who have all signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Bulls next year. Amongst the class are a pair of players from California, as well as one player from New York.
October 7, 2011
Five Bulls Named NFCA All-America Scholar Athletes
Over 4,000 student-athletes representing 707 different academic institutions were named as a 2011 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete, the Association announced Thursday. Amongst those were five players from the University at Buffalo softball team.
September 29, 2011
Changes Made To Fall Schedule
The University at Buffalo softball team has made some changes to its fall schedule this weekend.
September 12, 2011
UB Student-Athletes Take Part In Habitat For Humanity
The University at Buffalo had members of six different teams take part in Habitat For Humanity this past weekend.
August 17, 2011
Bulls To Host Open Tryouts
The University at Buffalo softball team will be hosting open tryouts on Friday, September 2 at 5:30 pm.
August 17, 2011
Bulls Announce Fall Softball Schedule
The University at Buffalo softball team has announced a slate of seven games for the Fall, all against Big 4 competition.