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DeRosa leading freshman charge


Matt Gad—Sports Writer This year’s softball squad has seen an offensive jolt from its incoming freshman class, including from infielder Liz DeRosa. She said her relationship with her fellow freshmen teammates has really been important. “We have a bond coming in and working together, and the upperclassmen have been really supportive,” she said. “They’ve been helping us whenever we need

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Softball wins at home


Sam Tapper—Contributor Despite a slow start to their season, the Owls’ spirits remain high after the softball team split a double-header against the Greyhounds of Assumption College. Sophomore pitcher Jazmyn Martinez started game one for the Owls, but quickly found herself in a jam, surrendering four runs in the top of the first inning off walks, stolen bases and some

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Fresh faces for softball


Matt Gad—Sports Writer The softball teams holds high expectations for this season, as this year’s squad features 10 underclassmen and what the team is calling a very deep lineup, one through nine. Head coach Jillian Rispoli said the incoming class of athletes has already impressed her. “We have a handful of fresh faces,” Rispoli said. “And those young kids have

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Giuliana D’Arcangelo leads Owls softball team to success


Matt Gad – Special to the Southern News While this year’s Southern softball team is trying to rebuild after losing six players to graduation last season, infielder Giuliana D’Arcangelo’s competitive fire remains one of the lady Owls’ key assets. The team is less experienced after losing the six seniors who brought them to last year’s Women’s College World Series. However, the entire

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Softball team excited to start 2016 season


Matt Gad – Special to the Southern News Southern Connecticut’s softball team is raving with excitement for their upcoming 2016 campaign, as younger pieces are expected to continue playing vital roles this spring. The lady Owls were originally expected to play their season-opening doubleheader at Pelz Field against Franklin Pierce on March 5, but the games were postponed, and a makeup date

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