2015 Juniata Softball News

  • Bats Awaken Against Mount Aloysius in Softball’s 12-2 Victory
    April 14, 2015
    CRESSON, PA- Juniata softball broke out of its slump in the second game of a doubleheader as the offense put up 12 runs in a 12-2 win over Mount Aloysius on Tuesday afternoon. It was the second-most runs that the Eagles have scored all season.
  • Softball Edged Out by Scranton
    April 11, 2015
    HUNTINGDON, PA- The Juniata softball team hosted Scranton in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at West End Field. The Royals had two big innings in each game to sweep the Eagles. Scranton improves its record to 9-6 overall and 3-1 in the Landmark Conference. Juniata drops to 6-18 overall and 2-6 in the Landmark.
  • Eagles Get Strong Pitching but Fall Against Dickinson
    April 09, 2015
    HUNTINGDON, PA- The Juniata softball team got to the bottom of the seventh in both games of a doubleheader down by a run but could not complete the rallies on Thursday afternoon at West End Field. The Eagles dropped 5-4 and 4-3 decisions.
  • Softball Falls to Elizabethtown
    April 04, 2015
    ELIZABETHTOWN, PA- Holly Bettinger (Hummelstown, PA/Lower Dauphin) hit a grand slam to give Juniata a 6-4 lead in the seventh inning but host Elizabethtown responded with three runs to win 7-6 on Saturday afternoon. It was Bettinger’s first grand slam of her career.
  • Eagles Split with Pitt-Greensburg
    April 02, 2015
    HUNTINGDON, PA- Chrisi Lerchen (Annville, PA/Annville-Cleona) pitched her second career shutout and Holy Bettinger (Hummelstown, PA/Lower Dauphin) slammed a three-run homerun in the fifth inning as the Juniata softball team defeated Pitt-Greensburg 4-1 in the first game of a doubleheader on Thursday afternoon at West End Field. Lerchen gave up only four hits and two walks. She struck out one batter.
  • Softball Drops Doubleheader to Susquehanna
    March 29, 2015
    SELINSGROVE, PA- The Juniata softball team traveled to Selinsgrove to play Susquehanna in Landmark Conference play on Sunday afternoon. The Eagles fell by the scores of 9-1 and 3-0. The losses drop Juniata’s record to 5-11 overall and 2-2 in the conference. The Crusaders improve to 11-4 and 4-0 in the Landmark.
  • Softball Sweeps Drew to Pickup First Landmark Wins
    March 28, 2015
    HUNTINGDON, PA- Chrisi Lerchen (Annville, PA/Annville-Cleona) pitched her first collegiate shutout in Game 1 and Holly Bettinger (Hummelstown, PA/Lower Dauphin) gave up only three hits in Game 2 as the Juniata softball team swept Drew on Saturday afternoon at West End Field. The Eagles won by the scores of 6-0 and 8-5.
  • Softball Times Pushed Back
    March 27, 2015
    HUNTINGDON, PA- Saturday's softball doubleheader with Drew has been pushed back. Game 1 will start at 3 p.m. with the second game following at 5 p.m.
  • Softball Slips to St. Vincent
    March 24, 2015
    LATROBE, PA- Juniata softball played St. Vincent College in a non-conference doubleheader on Tuesday. The Eagles lost 7-3 and 4-1.
  • Juniata Softball Drops Doubleheader to Eastern Mennonite
    March 19, 2015
    HUNTINGDON, PA- The Juniata softball team hosted its first doubleheader of the season on Wednesday afternoon at West End Field. The results did not go the Eagles’ way as they fell 13-5 and 13-7 to Eastern Mennonite.
  • Softball Edged Out by Bethany and Stockton
    March 13, 2015
    CLERMONT, FL- The Juniata softball team received quality pitching in both of their games on Friday but did not get the run support it needed as it fell 4-3 and 6-5. The losses drop the team’s record to 3-5 overall.
  • Softball Drops Doubleheader
    March 11, 2015
    WINTER GARDEN, FL- Juniata softball dropped a pair of games on Wednesday. In game 1, the Eagles lost an eight inning battle to Roger Williams, 7-5. Game 2 went to Emerson, 16-8 in five innings.
  • Bettinger’s Two-Run Triple Lifts Softball to Victory over Mount Ida
    March 09, 2015
    CLERMONT, FL- Holly Bettinger (Hummelstown, PA/Lowe Dauphin) hit a two- run triple in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Juniata softball team defeated Mount Ida 5-4 on Monday. The Eagles trailed 4-1 and scored four runs to come away with the win.
  • Softball Opens Season With A Split
    March 08, 2015
    CLERMONT, FL- The Juniata softball team began its 2015 season with a pair of games in Florida. The Eagles dropped their first contest 8-0 to St. Mary’s (Ind.) but rebounded in the second to defeat Fitchburg State 13-5.
  • Softball Looking to Defy Expectations in 2015
    March 04, 2015
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Predictions are one thing but actual performance is entirely different. The Juniata softball team is predicted to finish last in the Landmark Conference but third-year head coach Sam Kszepka certainly doesn’t see it ending that way.
  • Softball to Host Pitching and Hitting Clinics
    October 27, 2014
    HUNTINGDON, PA – Juniata College softball is holding four pitching clinics and one hitting session this winter. Both clinics are for grades 4-12 and offer a chance to learn from Eagle pitchers and coaches during their offseason. This is the third year of the pitching clinics and the second for the hitting session.
  • Five Juniata Softball Players Named NFCA All-American Scholar Athletes
    October 03, 2014
    LOUISVILLE, KY- The Juniata College softball team was one of four Landmark Conference programs to earn National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III All-Academic Team honors.
  • Kszepka and Dubois Accept #Chillin4Charity Cold Water Challenge
    July 09, 2014
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. - In support of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, Juniata head softball coach Sam Kszepka and head men's soccer coach Dan Dubois accept the #Chillin4Charity cold water challenge.