LONGMEADOW, Mass.— Bay Path hosted Dean College in a postponed New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) matchup despite the Bulldogs still being the home school in softball action today. The Wildcats managed to shut-down the Bulldogs 9-0 in a five inning opener and 10-1 in the closing game concluding their regular season play with 11-5 conference record and 20-14 overall. Dean falls to 8-26 on the season and 3-13 in the NECC. At the conclusion of the Newbury and Mitchell games tomorrow the NECC office will release the final Tournament pairings; currently Bay Path is 3rd in the softball standings.
Sophomore hurler Felicia Gaillardetz (Londonderry, N.H.) earned both victories including the shut-out in the opening game. In the opener, she only gave up three hits and fanned four batters. In the second game, Gaillardetz only allowed one run on eight hits; striking out seven Bulldogs.
Wildcats Honor Lone Senior Vallee Along with Elms’ Senior Olszewski
LONGMEADOW, Mass.— Bay Path split with Elms College in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) softball action today during senior day festivities. Sophomore hurler Felicia Gaillardetz (Londonderry, N.H.) earned the shut-out in the opener leading the Wildcats to a 5-0 victory, the Blazers came back to take the nightcap 7-0 for the split on the day.
LONGMEADOW, Mass.— The Wildcats of Bay Path shut down the Gators of Pine Manor in both game of the regional NCAA III softball action pulling the run rule in both games taking the opener 14-2 and shutting them down 13-0 in the nightcap both games going only five innings. The Wildcats are now 17-13 overall, while Pine Manor falls to 0-20 in the season. Pitching duo Junior Maddie Goodhart (Pawtucket, R.I.) and freshman Kayla Peck (Clifton, N.J.) both tossed the victories. Peck picked up her second collegiate shut-out, while also having a stellar performance at bat going a perfect 4-for-4 with three runs and two RBI. Goodhart also had a great second game performance at the plate going 2-for-2 with three RBI.
LONGMEADOW, Mass.—Bay Path University hosted Southern Vermont in another New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) double header today sweeping the Mountaineers 7-0 in both games. Bay Path is now 13-11 overall and 6-2 in NECC play, Southern Vermont is now 1-23 on the season and 1-9 in conference play. Senior shortstop Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) led the way in the opener going 4-for-4 with two runs and four RBI. Both pitchers sophomore Felicia Gaillardetz (Londonderry, N.H) and junior closer Madison Goodhart (Pawtucket, R.I.) earned shut-outs today going the distance.
LONGMEADOW, Mass.—Bay Path University hosted Newbury College in another New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) double header today sweeping the Nighthawks 6-3 in the opener and 9-8 in game two of the series. Bay Path is now back to .500 at 11-11 overall and 4-2 in the NECC, Newbury falls to 8-12 on the season and 3-3 in conference play. Senior shortstop Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) and sophomore infielder Taylor Feraco (Oxford, Mass.) both homered in the first game, while sophomore hurler Felicia Gaillardetz (Londonderry, N.H.) earned both a save in the opener and a win in the nightcap tossing eight innings.
LONGMEADOW, Mass.—Bay Path University hosted Becker College in a New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) double header today falling 6-1 in the opener and 4-1 in the nightcap in Division III softball action. Becker is now 6-8 on the season and 4-0 in conference play, while Bay Path falls to 9-11 overall and 2-2 in the NECC. Four Wildcats hit safely on the day including senior shortstop Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.), junior centerfielder Jai Ruiz (Hadley, Mass.), sophomore catcher Lilly West (Goshen, Mass.) and junior infielder Katrina Peck (Newington, Conn.).
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Bay Path hosted the University of Saint Joseph in an NCAA Division III regional softball double header and fell 8-2 in the opener and 9-6 in the nightcap. Senior shortstop Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) led the Wildcats going 5-for-8 with three runs on the day including a double and a triple.
LONGMEADOW, Mass.—Bay Path University opened up the home stand with a split against the Pilgrims of New England College taking the opener 3-2 and falling 13-5 in the nightcap. Leading the way for the Wildcats was senior short stop Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) going 4-for-7 on the day with four runs including three doubles and one triple. Freshman outfielder Cameille Keith (Pawtucket, R.I.) led the Wildcats in RBI with going 2-for-6 with two RBI and two runs.
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Junior shortstop Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn)led her team in their finale home softball double header action against the Wildcats of Wheelock College with a grand slam in the opener of the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) match up. Bay Path played a shortened five inning game to the run rule winning 12-1 and after senior day festivities came out and took the nightcap 9-2. The Maroon Wildcats honored its two graduating seniors Gretchen Hale (Naugatuck, Conn.) and Krystal Fredette (Orange, Mass.).
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Bay Path University took both games in the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) softball double header today against Daniel Webster College. The Wildcats won the opener 9-2 and shut down the Eagles 17-0 in five innings during the nightcap. Bay Path is now 15-15 overall and 7-7 in conference play, while Daniel Webster falls to 5-18 on the season and 1-13 in conference play. Bay Path’s freshman pitcher Felicia Gaillardetz (Londonderry, N.H.) earned the shut-out in the second game leading the way for the Wildcats. She fanned eight batters allowing only two hits; also going a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate adding 1 run and 1 RBI.
LONGMEADOW, Mass.— Bay Path University outscored the Pride of Regis College 13 to 8 in double header action splitting the day falling in the extra inning 6-5 in the ninth and coming back to take the Pride 7-3 in the nightcap. Junior shortstop Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) once again lead the way for the Wildcats finishing with two homers , two doubles, seven RBI, five runs and five hits. Freshman pitcher Felicia Gaillaredetz (Londonderry, N.H.) was a force in the circle and at the plate going 2-for-3. Gaillardetz picked up the win allowing only three runs on six hits. She fanned seven and walked one for the day.
LONGMEADOW, Mass. – Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) homered, tripled and drove in two runs, while Madison Goodhart (Pawtucket, R.I.) scattered three runs in seven innings of work and helped her cause with a timely RBI-single to pace the Bay Path University softball team to a 6-3 victory over Mitchell College in the opening game of a New England Collegiate Conference doubleheader at Ryan Field.
LONGMEADOW, Mass.-The first game was an absolute slugfest, as Lesley claimed an 18-16 victory in 10 innings as the teams collected 24 hits apiece. Every player in both starting lineups contributed to the fireworks.
For Bay Path, every starter hit safely or scored a run. Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) led the way with five hits including two home runs, a pair of doubles and five RBI. Keyla Oliveras (Springfield, Mass.) also collected five hits, a double, two stolen bases and two RBI.
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Bay Path for the second time in the past week hosted an away game at home to help out their New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) opponents’ the Nighthawks of Newbury who due to weather were unable to use their home field. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, the Nighthawks left with two conference wins. Bay Path lost 5-4 in eight innings in the opener and fell 11-5 in the nightcap today. The Wildcats are now 6-9 on the season and 2-2 in the NECC, while Newbury opened up conference play at 2-0 and are 5-9 overall.