2013 Softball Headlines

  • Richards leads softball trio of NFCA All-West Region selections
    May 10, 2013
    ORANGE, Calif. – The postseason accolades continue to roll in for center fielder Jenny Richards and the pitching duo of Natalie Both and Cassie Oregel as the trio earned NFCA All-West Region honors in an announcement made by the association on Friday. Richards’ first team selection marks the first by a Panther since 2010 while Both and Oregel received third team honors.
  • Softball eliminated from SCIAC Tournament after pair of losses
    April 26, 2013
    The new kids on the block were bullied right out of the SCIAC Softball Tournament on Friday as Chapman University lost a pair of games to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges 3-0 and host and top-seeded University of Redlands 5-2 at the Field of Dreams in Redlands.
  • Softball quartet earns All-SCIAC honors
    April 26, 2013
    Following an impressive 24-14 regular season, the Chapman University softball team had four players named to the 2013 All-SCIAC Softball team, including two first team selections. The Panthers made their mark in their first year as full-fledged members of the conference, adding a postseason berth to the four All-SCIAC selections announced by the conference on Friday.
  • Panthers enter 'Championship Week' in search of SCIAC titles
    April 23, 2013
    ORANGE, Calif. - While the rest of campus begins preparations for final exams, Chapman University athletes will be tested early as they vie for SCIAC Championships in their respective postseason tournaments. In their first season of postseason eligibility, the following spring sports will look to add their names to join the women’s soccer team and swimmer Julie Case on the short list of Panther SCIAC Champions.
  • Pitching falters on 'Senior Day' as Panthers suffer doubleheader sweep
    April 20, 2013
    ORANGE, Calif.- In a preview of the SCIAC postseason tournament first-round matchup, the Chapman University softball team was swept by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in a doubleheader Saturday at El Camino Real Park. The Panthers wrapped up their season with six straight losses, but will enter the postseason tournament as the No. 3 team, facing the Athenas on Friday in Redlands
  • Scoreless softball squashes Panthers' title hopes
    April 13, 2013
    In a doubleheader featuring two of the top-25 softball teams in the nation, visiting University of Redlands dashed Chapman University’s hopes of its first SCIAC championship, sweeping a pair of games 4-0 and 3-0 in 10 innings on Saturday afternoon at El Camino Real Park.
  • Panthers strike early in doubleheader sweep of Whittier
    April 12, 2013
    A decisive run-rule victory in the second game highlighted the Chapman University softball team’s doubleheader sweep of the Whittier Poets on Friday at El Camino Real Park. Each of the Panthers 12 total runs on the day came in the first four innings as they completed the season series sweep of the Poets to improve their conference record to 17-5 with six games remaining in the regular season.
  • Walk-off win highlights Panthers' softball split with No. 8 Linfield
    March 22, 2013
    A memorable seventh inning rally by the Chapman University softball team led to a doubleheader split with perennial powerhouse No. 8 Linfield at El Camino Real Park on Friday.
  • Home streak snapped, but softball rallies for doubleheader split
    March 19, 2013
    A Chapman University softball team that has been beating opponents with its pitching received a little bit of its own medicine on Tuesday night. The Panthers were shutout by visiting Williams College (Mass.) 2-0 in the first game of a non-conference doubleheader before rebounding with a 3-1 win in the nightcap at El Camino Real Park.
  • Lloyd sets Panthers' all-time coaching wins record
    March 18, 2013
    In the midst of her 19th season at the helm of the Chapman University softball team, head coach Janet Lloyd broke her father’s record to become the Panthers’ all-time coaching wins leader with a 4-3 win over Redlands on Saturday.
  • Pitching powers first-place Chapman; Lloyd ties coaching mark
    March 15, 2013
    Twelve shutout innings by the Chapman University softball pitching staff, along with some timely hitting gave the Panthers a SCIAC doubleheader sweep 3-0 and 9-0 over visiting Occidental College on Friday afternoon at Hart Park. The second win gives Chapman head coach Janet Lloyd 534 career victories tying her with her father Lisle as the all-time winningest coaches in school history.
  • Muniz drives in six runs as Panthers sweep doubleheader
    March 11, 2013
    One day after sweeping Pomona-Pitzer at El Camino Real Park, the Chapman University softball team produced the same result on the same diamond, winning two games over visiting Stevens Institute (NJ) on Monday night. Sophomore Karina Muniz went 5-for-5, driving in six runs as the Panthers improved their season record to 14-2.
  • Dominant pitching leads Panthers to doubleheader sweep of Sagehens
    March 10, 2013
    The first-place Chapman University softball team rode the arms of Cassie Oregel and Natalie Both to a sweep in Sunday’s doubleheader versus Pomona-Pitzer at El Camino Real Park.
  • Saturday softball pushed back 24 hours
    March 08, 2013
    The Chapman University softball team's Saturday doubleheader against SCIAC opponent Pomona-Pitzer Colleges has been postponed for 24 hours due to rainy weather on Friday.
  • Early offense keys both teams in softball split with Berry
    March 02, 2013
    Strong starts by each club powered the Chapman University and Berry College (Ga.) softball teams to a doubleheader split at El Camino Real Park on Saturday afternoon in non-conference play. The host Panthers used a five-run third inning to win the first game 6-0, while the Vikings scored four first inning runs in the second game to win 7-2.
  • Both teams toss shutouts as Panthers split doubleheader with La Verne
    February 23, 2013
    Freshman Natalie Both tossed her first career shutout as the Chapman University softball team earned a split in its doubleheader with La Verne on Saturday at El Camino Real Park.
  • Plenty of crooked numbers gives Panthers season opening sweep
    February 10, 2013
    A 29-hit offensive attack propelled the Chapman University softball team to a doubleheader sweep of visiting Cal Lutheran University in its season and SCIAC debuts at El Camino Real Park on Sunday afternoon. The Panthers disposed of the Regals 15-2 in a run-rule shortened Game 1 and then completed the sweep with a 7-1 win in the second game.
  • Softball to open season with doubleheader Sunday
    February 09, 2013
    The Chapman University softball team will get their season underway on Sunday vs. Cal Lutheran after rain thwarted their plans for doubleheaders on Friday and Saturday.
  • Rain alters softball opening weekend
    February 08, 2013
    The Chapman University softball team's Friday afternoon doubleheader at El Camino Real Park has been cancelled due to rain.
  • 2013 Softball Season Preview
    February 05, 2013
    A strong core of experienced seniors will lead the Chapman University softball team this season as it pursues a second-straight winning campaign.
  • Weather alters softball weekend exhibitions
    January 25, 2013
    A weekend that originally had the Chapman University softball team playing a pair of exhibition games has been partially wiped out by rainy weather this week. The Panthers' annual alumni game, scheduled for Saturday at 11 a.m. has been cancelled entirely.
  • Peruvian National softball team set to take on Panthers
    January 23, 2013
    The Chapman University women’s softball team will welcome an unfamiliar opponent in their first exhibition game of the season this Sunday, as they take on the Peruvian National softball team.
  • Softball recognized with All-Academic team award by NFCA
    November 07, 2012
    A cumulative team grade point average of 3.329 earned the Chapman University softball team All-Academic Team recognition this week by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) for the 2012 season, while six student-athletes were selected All-America Scholar Athletes.
  • Chapman introduces its Hall of Fame Class of 2012
    October 08, 2012
    Chapman University Athletics is proud to announce its Hall of Fame Class of 2012 and will host its 33rd annual Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony and banquet on Saturday, Oct. 27.