2014-15 Lesley Softball Roster

  • ECAC Honors Golden with All Star Nod
    June 11, 2015
    DANBURY, Conn. – The postseason awards keep rolling in for Lesley University sophomore Mekenzi Golden (Laguna Niguel, Calif.) as she has been named to the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III New England All Star Second Team.
  • Golden Named to NFCA All-New England Team
    May 11, 2015
    LOUISVILLE, Ken. – For the second straight season, Lesley University’s Mekenzi Golden (Laguna Niguel, Calif.) has been honored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association as she has been named to the All-New England Second Team. The designation comes one week after Golden was named New England Collegiate Conference Player of the Year.
  • Golden Named NECC Player of the Year; Quezada, Pereira Also Honored
    May 04, 2015
    ATTLEBORO, Mass. – A year after being named New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Year, Lesley University sophomore Mekenzi Golden (Laguna Niguel, Calif.) has been named 2015 NECC Player of the Year and placed on the NECC All-Conference First Team. Junior Selena Quezada (West Covina, Calif.) and freshman Theresa Pereira (Hopedale, Mass.) joined Golden on the All-Conference Team as they both were voted to the Second Team.
  • Softball's Season Comes to an End in NECC Tournament
    April 28, 2015
    WESTON, Mass. – Fifth-seeded Lesley University feel to fourth-seed Newbury College, 4-2, in the first round of the New England Collegiate Conference Championship Tournament, Tuesday evening on the campus of Regis College. Lesley’s season comes to a close with an overall record of 13-19 while Newbury improves to 19-11 on the season and will travel to New London, Conn. to battle top-seeded Mitchell College on Friday morning.
  • Becker Sweeps Softball to Spoil Home Finale
    April 26, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Becker College spoiled Lesley University’s home finale as the Hawks used scores of 4-2 and 9-7 to sweep a New England Collegiate Conference doubleheader over the Lynx this afternoon at Buckingham Field. The pair of losses drops the Lynx to 13-18 overall and 10-8 in the NECC while the Hawks improve to 17-12 in the regular season and 13-5 in the conference.
  • Softball Helps Raise Awareness for NFCR Through 'Play4TheCure'
    April 26, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In their doubleheader against Elms College on Saturday, the Lesley University Softball program teamed up with the National Fastpitch Coaches Association and the National Foundation for Cancer Research as they participated in Play4TheCure, a national initiative to raise awareness and support for Esophageal Cancer research.
  • Softball Battles Elms into Extra Innings
    April 25, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Lesley University dropped game one of a New England Collegiate Conference doubleheader 5-1 to Elms College this afternoon at Buckingham Field. Game two traveled into extras and play was halted in the top of the 12th inning with the Blazers holding a 12-9 lead. Play will resume tomorrow morning at 11:00a at Buckingham Field.
  • Offensive Explosion Leads Softball to Split at DWC
    April 23, 2015
    NASHUA, N.H. – After dropping the opening game 4-3, the Lesley University offense kicked into high gear as they exploded for a season-high 23 runs to top host Daniel Webster College 23-2 in the nightcap to earn the split on the day. The Eagles conclude their home schedule as they move to 5-19 overall and 3-13 in the NECC while the Lynx move to 13-14 overall and 10-4 in the conference.
  • Softball's Bats Fuel Sweep at Regis
    April 21, 2015
    WESTON, Mass. – Lesley University scored a combined 22 runs on 27 hits as the Lynx swept Regis College in a New England Collegiate Conference doubleheader on Tuesday night. The Lynx, who improved to 12-13 overall and 9-3 in the NECC won game one, 12-4, in five innings before rallying for a 10-3 win in the nightcap over the Pride, who drop to 8-13 on the year and an even 7-7 in the conference.
  • Softball Slugs Their Way to Pair of Wins Over Wheelock
    April 19, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- Lesley University picked up a pair of New England Collegiate Conference victories this afternoon as they topped Wheelock College in both ends of a doubleheader at Buckingham Field. The Lynx utilized the run-rule in both games as they took a 10-0 decision in game one while earning a 13-4 triumph in game two.
  • Softball Splits a Pair with Southern Vermont
    April 18, 2015
    BENNINGTON, Vt. – Lesley University and Southern Vermont College split a New England Collegiate Conference doubleheader this afternoon as the Lynx prevailed 3-0 in game one before falling 6-3 to the Mountaineers in the second game of the day.
  • Softball Takes Two from Newbury
    April 16, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Lesley University earned a pair of wins as they swept a New England Collegiate Conference doubleheader with Newbury College this afternoon at Buckingham Field. Lesley topped Newbury 8-4 in the day’s opening game before hanging on for a 5-4 victory in the nightcap. The Lynx, who are now winners of three straight, improve to 7-12 on the season and 4-2 in NECC play while the Nighthawks drop to 9-11 overall and 4-6 in the conference.
  • Offensive Barrage Leads Softball to Split at Endicott
    April 15, 2015
    BEVERLY, Mass. – Lesley University rallied to score nine runs in the final two innings to take a 14-12 victory in game two to salvage a split with Endicott College today in a non-conference doubleheader this afternoon in Beverly, Mass. The Gulls earned a 5-0 victory in the day’s opening game.
  • Emerson Spoils Softball's Home Opener
    April 13, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Emerson College spoiled Lesley University’s home opener as the Lions claimed an 8-1 victory over the Lynx in a non-conference matchup this afternoon at Buckingham Field. The Lions earned the sweep in the regular season two-game series as they improve to 11-14 on the year while the Lynx drop to 4-11 overall.
  • Softball Sweeps Bay Path in NECC Doubleheader
    April 10, 2015
    LONGMEADOW, Mass. – The Lesley University softball team got themselves back into the win column this afternoon, posting a pair of wins over Bay Path University in New England Collegiate Conference play in Longmeadow, Mass. The Lynx rolled to an 11-0 win in five innings in the opener before rallying for a 6-2 win in seven innings to complete the sweep.
  • Softball Swept in Twin Bill at Mitchell
    April 09, 2015
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – Mitchell College pulled off a sweep of Lesley University on Thursday afternoon, winning by final scores of 7-1 and 6-3 against the defending New England Collegiate Conference champions at Alumni Field.
  • Softball's Bats Quieted at Emerson
    April 06, 2015
    BOSTON, Mass. – Emerson College freshman Jillian Gearin (Hermosa Beach, Calif.) finished 3-for-4 with two doubles, a triple, an RBI and a run scored to power the Lions past Lesley University 8-0 in six innings this evening at Rotch Field in a non-conference affair. The win improves the Lions to 8-12 on the year while the Lynx, playing for just the second time since March 19th and the first time in the past 11 days, fall to 2-8 in 2015.
  • Framingham State Shuts Down Softball
    March 26, 2015
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – Junior Natasha Arseneau (Waltham, Mass.) tossed a complete game five-inning no hitter as the Framingham State University softball team defeated Lesley University 11-0 this afternoon in the first game of a scheduled doubleheader. The second game of the doubleheader was postponed because of inclement weather. The Rams are now 2-9 on the year, while the Lynx move to 2-7.
  • Goggin, Golden Honored with NECC Weekly Awards
    March 23, 2015
    ATTLEBORO, Mass. – After their first week of play, Lesley University sophomore Mekenzi Golden (Laguna Niguel, Calif.) and freshman Courtney Goggin (Cheshire, Conn.) have been recognized by the New England Collegiate Conference as the Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively. NECC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations, Roger Crosley, made the announcement today in the conference Weekly Report.
  • Softball Splits Doubleheader on Final Day in Florida
    March 19, 2015
    CLERMONT, Fla. – Lesley University used a six run fifth inning to power themselves to a 9-1 victory over Babson College in six innings in game one of their southern trip finale this morning at the National Training Center in Clermont, Fla. The Lynx fell victim to an 11-0 defeat in the second game of their doubleheader against Plattsburgh State and will return to Cambridge with a 2-6 record.
  • Softball Falls to Western Conn. and UNE
    March 18, 2015
    CLERMONT, Fla. – The Lesley University softball team dropped a pair of games to tough regional opponents Western Connecticut State University and the University of New England this afternoon at the Dot Richardson Games as the National Training Center.
  • Softball Drops Pair to Keene State and Tufts
    March 16, 2015
    CLERMONT, Fla. – Lesley University had a tough task in front of them as their day two slate of the Dot Richardson Games featured a doubleheader with Keene State College and Tufts University, the former a 2014 NCAA Tournament qualifier and the latter the two-time defending National Champion. The Lynx found themselves on the losing end of both games, dropping a 3-0 decision to the Owls before falling 8-0 in five innings to the Jumbos this morning at the National Training Center in Clermont, Fla.
  • Softball Splits Doubleheader on Opening Day of Spring Trip
    March 15, 2015
    WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – Lesley University opened up their season in Winter Haven, Fla. this morning as part of the annual Dot Richardson Spring Games where the Lynx split a doubleheader, falling 6-0 to Anderson University (Ind.) before topping the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts 10-7 in the second game of the day.
  • Fountain Named Softball Captain
    March 12, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second straight season, Lesley University catcher Allison Fountain (Cheshire, Conn.) is poised to lead the Lynx as she has been named captain by head coach Jen Benway. Fountain, who is currently enrolled in her first year of graduate school here at Lesley, has been a cornerstone of the softball program for the past three years.
  • Softball Tabbed as Favorites in NECC Preseason Poll
    March 04, 2015
    ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Lesley University has been picked to continue their historic run as they claimed the top slot in the New England Collegiate Conference Preseason Poll after a vote by the league’s coaches. The Lynx accumulated six first place tallies and 87 out of a possible 90 total points to take the top ranking in the Preseason Poll for the seventh straight season.
  • Lesley Softball Celebrates 1st Annual Alumni Game
    October 06, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Lesley University softball program welcomed team former members of the team back to Cambridge this past Saturday as they celebrated their first annual Lesley
  • NFCA Honors Five Lynx All-America Scholar-Athletes
    October 02, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Five members of the 2013 Lesley University softball team have been recognized by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) as All-America Scholar-