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The Blue & Gray Press | May 24, 2018

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Varsity softball, a second family

April 29, 2018 |


Staff Writer

On Wednesday, Apr. 18, the UMW softball team lost to CNU 10-1 at the 3 p.m. game. The game ended in the fifth inning and although UMW was defeated, they have had a great season so far and are continuing to grow as a team.Read More

Softball season preview: experience and skill to be in Eagles’ favor

February 24, 2015 |


Coming off a strong season (6-6 CAC, 13-14 Overall) and finishing fourth in the Capital Athletic Conference last year, the University of Mary Washington’s women’s softball team is set to return for another action packed season. Read More

Softball focused despite loss

April 16, 2014 |

The lady Eagles softball team’s woes continued in the trek north to face the Salisbury University Sea Gulls. Still managing to stay just above .500 for the year, the University of Mary Washington dropped two important games against the first place Salisbury.Read More

UMW welcomes Spring Jubilee to kick off NCAA DIII week

April 9, 2014 |

Every year, the NCAA sets aside one week to recognize Division-III athletics across the country and give proper thanks to the student-athletes who work hard in the classroom and on the field to represent their school proudly.Read More

Softball strikes win against Lynchburg in Saturday’s sun

March 19, 2014 |

The University of Mary Washington’s softball team is off to a great start this season, emerging from this past weekend with a 5-4 record.Read More

Doubleheader domination

April 17, 2013 |

Senior day for the University of Mary Washington softball team was a hit for the Eagles as they swept York College, 6-0 and 5-0, in their doubleheader on Saturday.Read More

Conway to Focus All Attention on Softball

November 28, 2012 |

After 26 years of coaching both women’s volleyball and softball, Deborah Conway has decided to put her focus solely on the diamond.Read More

Softball Advances to CAC Semis

April 18, 2012 |

In her first taste of postseason collegiate softball, University of Mary Washington freshman pitcher Hannah Otterman delivered a stellar outing. The first-year player tossed seven innings of one-run ball to help lift the Eagles to a 2-1 win over Stevenson … Read More

Softball Splits Doubleheader

March 21, 2012 |

A pitching gem by freshman Hannah Otterman helped the University of Mary Washington softball team take one of two St. Patrick’s Day games against Eastern Mennonite University last Saturday. The split of the afternoon doubleheader kept the Eagles at .500 … Read More

Spring Sports Recap

March 14, 2012 |

As the majority of the student body set off to enjoy their spring break endeavors, the University of Mary Washington athletes involved in spring sports remained with their respective teams to compete in their craft. The UMW baseball team, softball … Read More

UMW Athletics Weekend Recap

April 20, 2011 |

The vast majority of the University of Mary Washington’s sports teams competed in their respective conference tournaments this past weekend. With so many games in action, there was an excess of things to cover, so here’s a recap of how … Read More

Softball Dominates Fighting Squirrels

March 16, 2011 |

The University of Mary Washington’s women’s softball team won both games of a doubleheader on Saturday against the Mary Baldwin College Fighting Squirrels. The Eagles dominated in both games winning 17-0 in the first and 5-0 in the second. The … Read More

Spring Sports Preview

February 9, 2011 |

Track and Field

Track and field begin their 2011 campaign with high hopes, hoping to improve on the acclaim given to such competitors as senior Matt Geller, junior Nicole Ditto and senior Sarah Dawes.

The squad opened competition on Jan. … Read More

Spring Sports Seasons in Review

April 21, 2010 |

With only a week left in the spring semester, finals looming next week, followed by the sweet release of summer, it’s time to take a look back at the UMW spring sports and see how each team fared in their … Read More

Salisbury Spoils Softball’s Senior Day

April 14, 2010 |

The University of Mary Washington’s softball team’s Senior Day ended on a sore note as the Eagles dropped a pair to 15th ranked Salisbury University. UMW lost the first game to the visiting Sea Gulls 3-0 and fell 3-2 in … Read More

Softball Drops Two At Lynchburg

March 24, 2010 |

The University of Mary Washington’s women’s softball team lost both games of a double-header on Saturday at Lynchburg College. The Eagles were blown out 12-0 in the first game but were only narrowly defeated 1-0 in the second game.

The … Read More