June 29, 2011
SCU Softball Lands 71 Percent of its Student-Athletes on Academic Honor Roll
The Santa Clara University softball program saw ten of its 14 eligible student-athletes post a cumulative GPA above 3.0.
June 1, 2011
Santa Clara Softball Adds Junior College All-American to Incoming Class of 2011-12
The Santa Clara University softball program and head coach Lisa Mize have received a National Letter of Intent from All-America shortstop Alyssa Jepsen.
May 16, 2011
Catherine Surane and Briana Knight Earn All-PCSC Honors
Santa Clara University juniors Catherine Surane (left) and Briana Knight (right) were named Pacific Coast Softball Conference All-Coastal Division Team players.
May 8, 2011
Briana Knight Finishes Season Hitting .413 for Santa Clara
Santa Clara University’s Briana Knight finished the 2011 season with a .413 batting average. The junior from Fairfield, Calif. went 31 for 75 with eight homeruns and 20 RBI.
May 7, 2011
Close Games Go to St. Mary’s in Softball Wins Over SCU
The homestanding St. Mary’s College Gaels swept a Saturday afternoon doubleheader over PCSC rival Santa Clara University. Game scores went 5-4 (8 innings) and 9-3; with SCU leading Game One in the seventh inning and Game Two being tied 3-3 in the sixth.
May 4, 2011
Video Feature on Incoming Softball Recruit Jaymi Bautista-Geiger
Back in November, the Santa Clara softball program announced the signing of six prep recruits who will attend the University this fall and play for the Broncos in 2012. One of those prized recruits is Elizabeth "Jaymi" Bautista-Geiger.
May 3, 2011
No. 10 Stanford Tops Santa Clara in Softball
The No. 10 Stanford University softball team downed Santa Clara University, 12-0, in five innings Tuesday, at Smith Family Stadium. It was the Cardinal’s home finale.
May 3, 2011
Bronco Softball Wraps Up 2011 Season This Week
The Santa Clara University softball team will wrap up its 2011 season this week, playing at No. 13 Stanford on Tuesday night, then matching up with Pacific Coast Softball Conference rival St. Mary’s over the weekend.
May 1, 2011
Santa Clara Softball Drops Heartbreaker in Home Finale
The Santa Clara University softball team wrapped up its 2011 home schedule with Senior Weekend; playing four games against Sacramento State University on the Broncos home field at West Valley College.
April 30, 2011
Hornets Edge Broncos in Softball Doubleheader Saturday
In a pair of hotly contested games that couldn’t have been any closer, Sacramento State hit a pair of late-inning homeruns that eventually allowed the Hornets a sweep over homestanding Santa Clara Saturday.
April 27, 2011
No. 9 Cal Softball Gets Past Santa Clara
The ninth-ranked University of California softball team scored five unearned runs, helping the Golden Bears to a 12-0 non-conference victory over visiting Santa Clara University on Wednesday afternoon.
April 26, 2011
Senior Weekend On Deck for Santa Clara Softball
It’s Senior Weekend for the Bronco softball program. SCU will be celebrating the careers of (pictured l-r) Jackie Nicora, Jenna Fong, Stephanie Smith and Amanda Edmonson on Sunday, May 1 against Sacramento State.
April 23, 2011
Short-Handed Broncos Swept In Saturday Doubleheader
Santa Clara University's softball team dropped both games of a Saturday afternoon doubleheader with Pacific Coast Softball Conference rival University of San Diego.
April 22, 2011
USD Tops Santa Clara in Softball, Series Resumes Saturday
The University of San Diego softball team ran its unbeaten streak to nine, sweeping host Santa Clara University in a doubleheader at West Valley College by scores of 11-2 and 8-2.
April 19, 2011
Santa Clara Softball Battles USD This Weekend in Saratoga
A weekend series against Pacific Coast Softball Conference (PCSC) rival University of San Diego is on deck for the Santa Clara University softball team, Friday and Saturday, April 22-23.
April 17, 2011
Jessica Turner Turns In Five Scoreless Innings, But LMU Rallies Over SCU
Freshman pitcher Jessica Turner threw five scoreless innings for Santa Clara University’s softball team, but visiting Loyola Marymount University rallied for a 4-1 victory in the finale of a four-game series.
April 16, 2011
Softball: LMU Takes Doubleheader from Santa Clara
Playing without all-conference outfielder and the league’s top hitter Briana Knight for the weekend, the Santa Clara University softball team dropped a pair of games to Loyola Marymount Saturday
April 14, 2011
Santa Clara Softball Plays Well in Home-Opener
All-league centerfielder Briana Knight hit a two-run homer and true freshman pitcher Jessica Turner provided a gutty performance from inside the circle, but Santa Clara was edged by Oregon State 4-3.
April 13, 2011
Pacific Claims Tuesday Night Game Versus Santa Clara
Jamie Wallis hit a solo homerun for Santa Clara Tuesday night against Pacific, but the Tigers won handily on their home field 11-1.
April 11, 2011
Santa Clara Softball Begins 13-game Homestand This Week
Coming off a pair of conference victories the Santa Clara University softball team will play six games this week, including the team’s home-opener at 12 noon on Thursday, April 14 against Oregon State.
April 10, 2011
SCU Softball Wins Again, Shutting Out Bakersfield 3-0
Santa Clara University improved to 2-2 in Pacific Coast Softball Conference play, using Jenna Fong’s complete-game shutout to beat Cal State Bakersfield 3-0 Sunday on the road.
April 9, 2011
Santa Clara Softball Wins PCSC Opener, 4-3 Over CSUB
Santa Clara softball won its conference opener 4-3 over Cal State Bakersfield Saturday afternoon on the road. Cleanup hitter, junior centerfielder Briana Knight, went 3-for-3, hitting her fourth homerun of the season and senior pitcher Jenna Fong went the distance to win her fourth game.
April 6, 2011
PCSC Play Begins for Santa Clara with Four Games in Bakersfield
SCU softball will play four games against Cal State Bakersfield this weekend, marking the opening weekend of PCSC play for both teams. Doubleheaders are scheduled for 12 noon on both Saturday and Sunday.
April 6, 2011
Wallis Has Winning Attitude
A graduate from nearby Lynnbrook High School in San Jose, Jamie Wallis has been contributing to the Bronco softball team in the field and at the plate in her sophomore season.
April 4, 2011
An Inside Look at SCU Softball: Senior Amanda Edmonson
This week, the women’s softball team looks to start off their conference campaign strong at Cal State Bakserfield. It will be the final season for senior Amanda Edmonson (Las Vegas, Nev./Silverado).
March 29, 2011
UC Davis Outlasts Santa Clara Softball
Santa Clara University and UC Davis played a tight game through five and a half innings, until the homestanding Aggies pushed in six runs in the bottom of sixth to come away with a 9-1 victory over SCU on Tuesday.
March 26, 2011
SCU Softball Will Not Play Until Tuesday Due to Rainouts
No games will be played on Saturday March 26, due to wet field conditions at the Aggie Stampede softball tournament hosted by UC Davis.
March 24, 2011
Rain Forces Schedule Change for SCU Softball in Davis
Due to inclement weather and wet field conditions, UC Davis has pushed Friday’s game schedule to Saturday at the Aggie Stampede tournament. Games on Sunday are to be determined.
March 23, 2011
Aggie Stampede Precludes Conference Play for SCU Softball
If weather permits, Santa Clara's softball team will face some tough competition in Davis this weekend.
March 20, 2011
Rain Washes Out Softball's Game Sunday
Heavy rains that swept through the Sacramento area overnight and into this morning have forced the cancellation of Sunday’s entire slate of Capital Classic Softball Tournament games.
March 19, 2011
SCU Softball Takes Loss to UIC Before Rain Stops Play at Capital Classic
Rain continues to cause cancellations at the Capital Classic softball tournament in Sacramento. Santa Clara’s morning game against Illinois-Chicago was halted after five innings and will go down as an 8-2 victory for UIC.
March 18, 2011
SCU Softball Rained Out In Both Games at Capital Classic in Sacramento
Santa Clara University's softball team was rained out of its games today against Sacramento State and Towson in the first day of the Capital Classic in Sacramento.
March 15, 2011
Capital Classic in Sacramento On Deck for SCU Softball
Santa Clara University’s softball team will travel to Sacramento to take part in the 2011 Capital Classic this weekend. SCU will play twice on Friday afternoon.
March 13, 2011
SCU Softball Completes Day Two of Bronco Classic
At the 2011 Santa Clara Bronco Softball Classic in Hayward Saturday morning, Boise State extended its winning streak to nine with a 5-0 victory over tournament host Santa Clara.
March 13, 2011
Complete Results of Santa Clara Bronco Softball Classic
Boise State won team championship honors at the 2011 Santa Clara Bronco Classic. Tournament host Santa Clara went 1-3 during the weekend, BSU was perfect at 5-0, extending its program-record winning streak to 12 games.
March 11, 2011
Santa Clara Wins at Its Own Softball Classic
The middle of the batting order supplied Santa Clara with four early runs and freshman ace Jessica Turner did the rest as the Broncos defeated Albany 4-3 in one of three games Friday night at the 2011 Santa Clara Bronco Classic in at the Alden E. Oliver Sports Park in Hayward.
March 9, 2011
2011 Santa Clara Bronco Classic This Weekend
The Santa Clara University softball team will be hosting the 2011 Bronco Classic this weekend at the Alden E. Oliver Sports Complex in Hayward.
March 6, 2011
SCU Softball Wins Three Times at Colorado State Classic
The Santa Clara University softball team went 3-2 at the Colorado State Classic over the weekend, scoring 37 runs and banging out 40 hits in five games.
March 5, 2011
Santa Clara Softball Wins Again, Tops Sacred Heart 8-6
Santa Clara University’s softball team continued its offensive onslaught at the Colorado State Classic in Fort Collins, beating Sacred Heart 8-6 Saturday morning.
March 4, 2011
Offense Sparks SCU Softball Victory in Fort Collins
Freshman Krista Jensen hit a walk-off double in the bottom of the seventh to lift Santa Clara past Sacred Heart 7-6 at the Colorado State University Classic Friday afternoon.
March 2, 2011
Ram’s Tournament in Fort Collins Next for Bronco Softball
The Santa Clara University softball team will play five games at the Colorado State University Classic in Fort Collins this weekend. The Broncos will open tournament play against Connecticut’s Sacred Heart University Friday at 11:15 a.m. (MT).
February 27, 2011
One Run Separates Santa Clara and No. 13 Oregon
Santa Clara freshman pitcher Jessica Turner held No. 13-ranked Oregon to one run, but the Ducks were able to come away with a 1-0 win over the Broncos in the final game of the Libby Matson Tournament in Stockton.
February 26, 2011
SCU Drops Game to Pacific, Plays No. 13 Oregon Sunday
Freshman Kelly Scribner homered for Santa Clara but the Broncos allowed nine first-inning runs in an 11-1 loss at Pacific Saturday.
February 24, 2011
Weather Changes SCU Softball's Schedule in Stockton This Weekend
The Santa Clara University softball team will play two games at the University of the Pacific’s Libby Matson Tournament in Stockton this weekend.
February 20, 2011
Bronco Softball Suffers Close Loss on Opening Day
Santa Clara University’s softball team nearly beat host San Jose State Sunday afternoon in the first game of a double-header at SJSU Field.
February 17, 2011
Santa Clara Softball Opens Season at SJSU; Sunday Double-Header at 12 noon
The Santa Clara University softball team opens its 2011 season this weekend, playing a double-header against local rival San Jose State University at SJSU Field on Sunday, February 20.
February 14, 2011
SCU Softball’s Annual Crab Feed This Saturday!
Reservations are available to attend the Santa Clara University softball program’s Crab Feed, the evening of Saturday, Feb. 19 at the American Legion Hall in Santa Clara.
February 4, 2011
Santa Clara Softball Fueled by Senior Leaders
Fourth-year catcher Stephanie Smith talks about the upcoming softball season and senior leadership
February 4, 2011
Junior Welsh Hopes to Lead Team Again
Junior infielder Kristin Welsh looks to follow up her stellar sophomore season with an even stronger showing in 2011.
January 25, 2011
SCU Freshmen Getting Initiated to Division I Athletics
The Bronco softball team has seven freshmen preparing to play their first collegiate games this spring. At least five practices per week, early-morning conditioning, along with responsibilities in the classroom are enough to keep anyone busy.
January 18, 2011
SCU Softball Working Hard for Season-Opener February 20
Hard work, sweat and early mornings, that’s what senior pitcher Jenna Fong mentioned about the first week of softball practice for the 2011 Santa Clara University Broncos.
January 11, 2011
Defense, Conditioning the Focus of Softball’s Preseason Training
The Santa Clara University softball team puts on cleats and gloves for the first time this week as official practice begins in preparation for the 2011 season.
December 6, 2010
Santa Clara Softball Announces 2011 Schedule
The Santa Clara University softball 2011 schedule was recently announced and it includes home games against Boise State, Oregon State and San Diego. The team’s official season-opener will be on Sunday, February 20 at San Jose State.
December 6, 2010
SCU Softball to Host Winter Prospect Camp on January 30
The Santa Clara University softball program will be holding a High School Prospect Day Camp on Sunday, January 30 on the SCU Campus.
December 3, 2010
Extra Effort and a Positive Attitude Keys Success for Knight
Briana Knight started in every game last year as a sophomore for the Broncos and was named to the 2010 PCSC All-Coastal Division First Team.
November 22, 2010
Bronco Softball Inks Accomplished Class for 2011-12
Santa Clara University softball head coach Lisa Mize announced the signing of six prep recruits who will attend Santa Clara and play for the Broncos in 2011-12.
November 17, 2010
Nicora Excited for Senior Season
Jackie Nicora who was named to the 2010 PCSC Academic Honor Roll and 2010 PCSC All-Coastal Division First Team, is excited for her final season playing softball for the Broncos.
October 27, 2010
Catching Up with Bronco Softball Player Jackie Nicora
In addition to batting .285 and leading the team in sacrifice bunts (6) last season, Nicora also posts impressive numbers in the classroom with a 3.85 GPA majoring in Economics.
October 21, 2010
Santa Clara Softball: Fall Training Underway
Santa Clara University's softball program has initiated its fall training, with a focus on teaching hitting philosophies and implementing the team's system.