Monmouth offense powers past Griffs

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor When you’re hot, you’re hot. That’s exactly what Monmouth was when they entered Saturday’s doubleheader with Canisius. Going into the pair of games, the Hawks had won 13 of their last 14 games and led the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference with an 11-1 record. They were also the lone team in the MAAC … [Read more...]

Sockwell, Mackie highlight weekend sweeps of Saint Peter’s and Manhattan

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor A three-home run weekend for sophomore Brittany Sockwell and a trio of complete game shutouts from senior pitcher Erika Mackie helped Canisius extend their win streak to five games after a trip to the New York City area last weekend. The Griffs got out to a great start scoring six runs in the first … [Read more...]

Career-highs set in rout of UB

    By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Offense had come at a premium for the first couple months of the season, but the bats have since been awoken. In their first game in almost two weeks, the Canisius softball team, finally, held their home opener Wednesday in a frigid doubleheader at the Demske Sports Complex. Following … [Read more...]

Nicosia’s three-hit shutout of Marist snaps losing skid

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor The weather in Buffalo can be unpredictable, especially in late March or April, but that wasn't the case for Canisius softball on March 25. A scheduling conflict forced the team to postpone their non-conference doubleheader with Robert Morris from the last week of March to May 1. Canisius will now … [Read more...]

Preview: Canisius heads to Southern Tier to face St. Bonaventure

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor After their home opener originally scheduled for last Sunday with Robert Morris was postponed due to scheduling conflicts, Canisius softball is heading back on the road. This time, however, it is only an hour and a half trip to Olean to face St. Bonaventure. Canisius (3-18), losers of their last … [Read more...]

Softball home opener postponed

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Canisius softball will have to wait a little longer to have their home opener at the Demske Sports Complex. Due to a scheduling conflict, the doubleheader with Robert Morris initially scheduled for Sunday at 4 p.m., has been postponed. The games will be rescheduled and announced at a later … [Read more...]

Griffs to host Robert Morris in home opener Sunday

    By Marshall Haim Sports Editor After spending five of the last six weekends on eight-plus hour bus rides to southern locales for weekend-long tournaments, Canisius softball is gearing up to open their slate of home games. Canisius will host Robert Morris in a doubleheader Sunday at the Demske Sports Complex. The … [Read more...]

Offensive woes continue in Kentucky

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor A worrisome trend for the Canisius softball team has become a recurrence. As a team in last weekend's weather-shortened tournament in Morehead, Ky., Canisius batted just .160 (8-of-50). Through the team's 16 games so far this season, the Griffs are batting at a .187 clip, the eighth worst in Division I … [Read more...]

Mackie stellar in beginning of last go-around

    By Marshall Haim Sports Editor The beginning of the softball season has not got out to the start the team would have liked. From senior pitcher Erika Mackie's perspective, however, it has been the best beginning in her collegiate career. Despite a record of 1-4, the senior has a 2.10 ERA in nine games this season. … [Read more...]

Altman’s walk-off double highlights opening weekend

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor The lone win for the Canisius softball program in their first series of games this weekend in Cleveland came in large part by sophomore outfielder Morgan Altman on Sunday. Gianna Degaltini sparked the comeback by hitting a leadoff single to right field in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Griffs … [Read more...]

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