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  • Nazzaro Named to NFCA All-Region
    May 13, 2013
    Nazzaro Named to NFCA All-Region For the first time in her career, junior Maria Nazzaro (North Reading, Mass.) has been named to the 2013 National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-New England Third Team.
  • Copan Quiets Lynx Bats, NCAA Run Ends for Lesley
    May 10, 2013
    Copan Quiets Lynx Bats, NCAA Run Ends for Lesley BABSON PARK, Mass.—First-year Melissa Mayhew (Hiram, Maine) hit a two-out, two-run single in the bottom of the fourth inning and junior Rae-Marie Copan (Newton, Mass.)
  • Jumbos Hit Their Way Past Lynx in NCAA Regional Opener
    May 09, 2013
    Jumbos Hit Their Way Past Lynx in NCAA Regional Opener BABSON PARK, Mass.—Senior Emily Beinecke (Concord, Mass.) and junior Sara Hedtler (Palo Alto, Calif.) combined for six hits and five runs batted to help pace top-seeded Tufts
  • Mercurio and Doka Get Weekly NECC Honors
    May 07, 2013
    Mercurio and Doka Get Weekly NECC Honors Junior Nicole Mercurio (Wakefield, Mass.) and sophomore Jodee Doka (Sacramento, Calif.) were honored with the final New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) weekly
  • Five Lynx Honored by NECC
    May 06, 2013
    Five Lynx Honored by NECC Five Lynx players were honored by the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) today as the league released its postseason awards this afternoon. Juniors Nicole Mercurio
  • Lynx Set to Open NCAA Championship
    May 06, 2013
    Lynx Set to Open NCAA Championship The NECC Champion Lynx will be making their third straight NCAA Championship appearance and earned the eight-seed in the Babson region of the bracket and will play top-seeded Tufts
  • Watch the 2013 NCAA Selection Show Tomorrow
    May 05, 2013
    Watch the 2013 NCAA Selection Show Tomorrow The New England Collegiate Conference Champion Lynx will find out their opponent as the NCAA will release the 2013 Softball Championship bracket tomorrow. The Lynx are headed to the
  • Champs Again! Lynx Claim Fifth Straight NECC Crown
    May 04, 2013
    Champs Again! Lynx Claim Fifth Straight NECC Crown BOSTON, Mass. – The top-seeded Lesley University Lynx went a perfect 3-0 in the Championship after receiving the first round bye and were crowned 2013 New England
  • Lynx Atop NECC Championship After Day 1
    May 03, 2013
    Lynx Atop NECC Championship After Day 1 BOSTON, Mass. – The Lynx went a perfect 2-0 in day one of the double elimination final four portion of the NECC Softball Championship bracket. The top-seeded Lynx took victories over
  • Lesley Gets First Win of NECC Tourney, Top Elms
    May 03, 2013
    Lesley Gets First Win of NECC Tourney, Top Elms BOSTON, Mass. – Senior Emily Mangiaratti (Amherst, Mass.) and junior Nicole Mercurio (Wakefield, Mass.) each had three hits as the Lesley University Lynx defeated the Elms College
  • Lynx Set to Kick Off NECC Tournament at UMass.- Boston
    April 29, 2013
    Lynx Set to Kick Off NECC Tournament at UMass.- Boston CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After finishing the year 17-1 in New England Collegiate Conference play, the Lynx have earned the No. 1 seed and will look to secure their fifth consecutive
  • Lynx Sweep Eagles in Regular Season Finale
    April 27, 2013
    Lynx Sweep Eagles in Regular Season Finale Nashua, N.H. – The Lynx closed out its regular season by taking a pair of New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) matchups, 5-0 and 7-3 Saturday over Daniel Webster College
  • Fountain, Thayer Go Deep; Lynx Sweep Hawks
    April 24, 2013
    Fountain, Thayer Go Deep; Lynx Sweep Hawks CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Lesley took both ends of a double-dip with Becker College this afternoon at Buckingham Field to improve to 19-17 on the season and 15-1 in New England
  • Mukai Named NECC Rookie of the Week
    April 22, 2013
    Mukai Named NECC Rookie of the Week For the first time of her career, freshman Angela Mukai (Amherst, N.H.) has been named New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Rookie of the Week. Assistant Commissioner for
  • Lynx Take Two on Senior Day
    April 21, 2013
    Lynx Take Two on Senior Day CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Lynx took both ends of the doubleheader with Elms College this afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) action. With the pair of wins, Lesley
  • Babson Walks Off, Sweep of Lynx
    April 18, 2013
    Babson Walks Off, Sweep of Lynx BABSON PARK, Mass. – Senior captain Catie Funk (Scarborough, Maine) blasted a two-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh to help the Babson College softball team
  • Salve Takes Two from Lynx
    April 16, 2013
    Salve Takes Two from Lynx NEWPORT, R.I. - Senior Ali Muehlbronner (Glenside, Pa.) and freshman Melissa Figueiredo (East Bridgewater, Mass.) delivered back-to-back RBI singles in the fifth inning
  • Dorval Tosses Second No-No of Season; Lynx Sweep SVC
    April 15, 2013
    Dorval Tosses Second No-No of Season; Lynx Sweep SVC BENNINGTON, Vt. – Timely hitting and strong defensive play helped carry the visiting Lesley University softball team over Southern Vermont College in a New England Collegiate
  • Lynx Rip Past Wildcats
    April 14, 2013
    Lynx Rip Past Wildcats LONGMEADOW, Mass.- The Wildcats fell to New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) perennial powerhouse the Lynx of Lesley University in a softball doubleheader today during
  • Lynx Sweep Past Wildcats
    April 13, 2013
    Lynx Sweep Past Wildcats CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Lynx took both ends of a doubleheader over Wheelock College today in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) action at Regis College. The Lynx, who
  • Thayer's Double Lifts Lynx to DH Sweep of Rams
    April 08, 2013
    Thayer's Double Lifts Lynx to DH Sweep of Rams CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Sydney Thayer's (Reading, Mass.) game-winning RBI double in the bottom of the sixth secured a doubleheader sweep for the Lynx over Framingham State
  • Mercurio, Long Ball Lead to DH Sweep of Newbury
    April 06, 2013
    Mercurio, Long Ball Lead to DH Sweep of Newbury CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The Lynx bounced back after seeing their 42-game New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) regular season win streak snapped on Friday against Regis
  • Lynx Split at Regis; Pride Snap Lynx' 42-Game NECC Win Streak
    April 05, 2013
    Lynx Split at Regis; Pride Snap Lynx' 42-Game NECC Win Streak WESTON, Mass. Regis College's Samantha Bliss (Framingham, Mass.) hit the go-ahead two-run single in the sixth inning to help lead the Pride defeat Lesley University, 5-4, in game
  • Warriors Swing Their Way to DH Sweep
    April 03, 2013
    Warriors Swing Their Way to DH Sweep MANSFIELD, Conn. - Senior All-America third baseman Arielle Cooper (Mystic) continued her offensive onslaught this season with two home runs, two doubles and a triple as the
  • Long Ball Propels Panthers to DH Sweep
    April 02, 2013
    Long Ball Propels Panthers to DH Sweep CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Plymouth State University used the long ball to secure wins in both ends of a non-conference double-header this afternoon, topping Lesley 9-5 in game one and
  • Lynx Take Both Ends of Doubleheader over Mariners
    March 30, 2013
    Lynx Take Both Ends of Doubleheader over Mariners NEW LONDON, Conn. – Lesley University came away with a doubleheader sweep of the Mitchell College softball team on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference
  • Welch, Wheaton Take Two over Lynx
    March 24, 2013
    Welch, Wheaton Take Two over Lynx BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – The Wheaton College softball team swept Lesley University in a pair of non-conference games by scores of 9-1 (five innings) and 7-6 (eight innings) on Sunday
  • Dorval Tosses No-Hitter in Win Over Suffolk
    March 14, 2013
    Dorval Tosses No-Hitter in Win Over Suffolk CLERMONT, Fla. – Lesley junior Jennifer Dorval (Franklin, N.H.) tossed a no-hitter against Suffolk University today in the Lynx final game of their annual Central Florida trip. Dorval
  • Bates Comes Back, Tops Lynx
    March 14, 2013
    Bates Comes Back, Tops Lynx CLERMONT, Fla. – After jumping out to a 5-1 lead after two innings, Lesley’s bats went silent and eventually fell to Bates College 6-5 in ten innings.
  • RIC Hits Their Way Past Lynx
    March 11, 2013
    RIC Hits Their Way Past Lynx CLERMONT, Fla. – Rhode Island College senior Marisa Jandreau (Plainville, Conn.) had four hits and came across the plate three times to lead a strong offensive performance from
  • Big Third Inning Powers Simmons Past Lynx
    March 11, 2013
    Big Third Inning Powers Simmons Past Lynx CLERMONT, Fla. – Simmons College sophomore Amanda Cordeiro (Fall River, Mass.) went six innings, giving up just two earned runs and striking out three batters to lead the Sharks
  • Stevenson Hangs on in 7th, Down Lynx
    March 10, 2013
    Stevenson Hangs on in 7th, Down Lynx CLERMONT, Fla. – Stevenson University freshman Molly Hoyt (Parisppany, N.Y.) tossed five innings giving up just two runs en route to a 5-4 win over the Lynx tonight at the
  • 2013 Softball Preview
    March 06, 2013
    2013 Softball Preview CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Lynx will open up their season on Sunday, March 10th against Manhattanville College at Hancock Park (Fla.) as part of their annual spring training trip.
  • Lynx Land Atop NECC Softball Poll
    February 27, 2013
    Lynx Land Atop NECC Softball Poll The four-time defending NECC champion Lynx were picked to repeat for a fifth straight year after a vote by the league’s coaches. NECC Assistant Commissioner for Communications Robb Modica released the official preseason poll this afternoon.
  • Softball Team Lends Hand with 5th Annual Coat Drive
    January 08, 2013
    Softball Team Lends Hand with 5th Annual Coat Drive The Lesley University softball team held is 5th annual winter coat drive collecting warm coats, accessories, socks and blankets from the Lesley community.
  • BENWAY NAMED TO HAMDEN HIGH HALL OF FAME
    December 05, 2012
    BENWAY NAMED TO HAMDEN HIGH HALL OF FAME (CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) – Lesley University Director of Athletics and Head Softball Coach Jen Benway was recently inducted into the Hall of Fame Class of 2012 at Hamden High School in Hamden, Conn. where she graduated in1994.