2012-13 Santa Clara Softball News

June 12, 2013
Kelly Scribner Named Honorable Mention by PCSC
Recently, Bronco softball’s Kelly Scribner received Honorable Mention for the Pacific Coast Softball Conference 2013 season.

June 12, 2013
Bronco Softball Camp Update
Interested in playing softball in college? Want to brush up on your skills entering the fall season? The Broncos will be hosting their annual softball camp over the course of two weekends this summer. These camps are great opportunities for softball players to learn more about Santa Clara, view the beautiful campus and work closely with SCU coaches and players. Most importantly, it’s the perfect time to showcase your skills!

June 12, 2013
West Coast Conference To Sponsor Softball in 2014
The past 2013 season was exciting for the Broncos as they had the chance to play on their newly constructed on-campus softball facility. They have even more to look forward to for next season as the West Coast Conference also announced the approval of sponsoring the sport beginning in 2014.

June 12, 2013
Support Bronco Softball Today Through SCU's Dugout Club!
Softball enjoyed its first season playing on the Mission Campus and is already looking ahead to the 2014 season. The recently formed Dugout Club is a great way to get involved and give back.

May 21, 2013
Wallis Looks Back on Softball Career
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - spring season marked the first time ever that the softball seniors got to end their careers in the new on-campus stadium. Jamie Wallis (JW), a senior from San Jose, Calif., was a key contributor during her Bronco career.

May 6, 2013
Softball Game At Stanford Moves to 6 pm
Santa Clara will play its final softball game of the season at No. 16 Stanford on Tues., May 8 in Palo Alto.

May 2, 2013
Bronco Softball Hosts Final PCSC Games This Weekend; Senior BBQ After Sunday's Doubleheader at Alumni Park
Santa Clara (6-43 overall, 3-17 PCSC) returns to the Mission Campus for its final PCSC series on May 4-5, facing San Diego in a four-game set. First pitch for both doubleheaders is set for 12 p.m. with the second game each day slated for 2 pm.

May 1, 2013
EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap May 1
In this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, Lauren Matheson takes you around the Misison Campus and get all the latest news in Bronco athletics.

April 28, 2013
Softball Falls at Utah Valley, Hosts San Diego to Close Out PCSC
Santa Clara Softball hit the road one last time for PCSC games, facing Utah Valley in a four-game set. The Wolverines swept the series with scores of 9-1, 3-1, 5-0 and 4-1.

April 24, 2013
Softball Travels to Utah Valley for Last PCSC Road Games
Santa Clara Softball hits the road one last time for PCSC games at Utah Valley, April 26-27. First pitch is set for 11 a.m. PT on both days. Santa Clara, (6-39 overall, 3-13 PCSC) is looking to snap a nine-game losing skid, dating back to the Broncos 6-3 win at CSU Bakersfield on April 7.

April 20, 2013
Broncos Fall in Day 2 Doubleheader to End Four-Game Series with BYU
Santa Clara softball dropped the second doubleheader in a row to visiting BYU. Game scores were 3-0 and 11-0 in favor of the Cougars. Santa Clara drops to 6-39, 3-13 in PCSC. They hit the road for a four-game series at Utah Valley on April 27 and 28, with first pitch at 11 a.m. PT.

April 19, 2013
Softball Drops Doubleheader to BYU
Santa Clara softball fell 3-0 in both games Friday afternoon at the SCU Softball Field. The Broncos fall to 6-37, 3-11 in PCSC play. BYU returns to play another doubleheader, Saturday, April 20th at 12 p.m. against the Broncos.

April 17, 2013
Softball Falls at Cal, Returns to PCSC Play vs. BYU
Santa Clara struggled to find rhythm against No. 10 California Wednesday afternoon, falling 5-0 at Levine-Fricke Stadium. The Broncos drop to 6-35 overall, 3-9 in PCSC action. Santa Clara welcomes Brigham Young to the Mission Campus on April 19-20, with both days featuring 12 p.m. double-headers.

April 14, 2013
Softball Drops Four-Game Series at Saint Mary's; Looks Ahead to Non-League Game at Cal

April 11, 2013
EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap April 11
In this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, co-hosts John Nash and Lauren Matheson talk the latest in Bronco athletics, including men’s basketball’s College Invitational Championship.

April 8, 2013
Softball Travels to Saint Mary's to Continue PCSC Competition
Santa Clara softball heads north to Saint Mary's on April 13-14 for 12 p.m. doubleheaders on both days. Santa Clara (6-30, 3-5 PCSC) has previously faced the Gaels this season, falling 4-0 at home on Feb. 24.

April 7, 2013
Broncos Snap Losing Streak, Beat CSUB in Final Game of Four-Game Series
Santa Clara traveled to CSU Bakersfield this weekend, winning the final game in the four-game series 6-3 to end the weekend 3-1. On Saturday, the Broncos fell 3-1 and 5-4, and the first game Sunday ended 4-2 in favor of the Roadrunners.

April 3, 2013
Softball Falls at San Jose State, Hits the Road for PCSC Action at CSU Bakersfield
Santa Clara fell to San Jose State 4-0 Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference game at SJSU Field. Santa Clara falls to 5-27 overall, 3-25 in non-PCSC play.

April 3, 2013
Carissa Theis Named PCSC Pitcher of the Week
Carissa Theis was named the PCSC Pitcher of the Week after a very strong performance for the Broncos this past weekend against Loyola Marymount.

April 1, 2013
Broncos Travel to San Jose State for Non-Conference Duel
Santa Clara Softball takes a break from PCSC play this Wednesday, April 3, when they travel to local San Jose State for a 3 p.m. game.

March 27, 2013
Softball Opens PCSC Play; Hosts LMU in Four-Game Series
Santa Clara Softball opens PCSC play at home this Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30, welcoming LMU. Both days feature double-headers that start at 12 p.m.

March 24, 2013
Softball Plays in Wolfpack Classic In Reno, Nev.
Reno, Nev. – The Santa Clara softball team traveled to Reno to participate in the Wolfpack Classic, hosted by University of Nevada-Reno March 23-24. Santa Clara tangled with Idaho State and Nevada on both days and while the Broncos put up a fight they were unable to come away with victories.

March 19, 2013
Bronco Softball Heads to Reno for Wolfpack Classic
The Santa Clara softball team travels to Reno, Nev. this weekend to take on Idaho State and Nevada. They meet Idaho State at 10 a.m. and Nevada at 12:30 p.m. on March 23, and then again the next day, with the first game at 10 a.m. against Idaho State and a finale against Nevada at 3 p.m.

March 16, 2013
Broncos Drop Two Final Games vs. UCSB
Santa Clara, Calif. – Broncos’ pitcher Carissa Theis allowed just three hits in her second sterling pitching performance in two days, but the Broncos failed to score and dropped the second game of a doubleheader 1-0 to UC Santa Barbara on Saturday. The Gauchos also won the first game, 10-1, behind a 12-hit attack. Santa Clara falls to 3-20 on the season while UCSB improves to 19-8.

March 15, 2013
Bronco Softball Shutouts UCSB in Extra Innings
Santa Clara, Calif. – Carissa Theis notched her first win of the season pitching eight shutout innings and the Broncos snapped a nine-game losing steak with a 1-0 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Friday afternoon. The Broncos improved to 3-18 with the walk off win while dropping the Gauchos to 17-8. The teams will play a double header Saturday beginning at 9 a.m.

March 10, 2013
Softball Plays In Mizuno Classic At Oklahoma State
Stillwater, Okla. - Santa Clara fell in all five games at the Mizuno Classic, hosted by Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla. The Broncos move to 2-18 on the season, and return home for three-game series with UC Santa Barbara on March 15 and 16.

March 3, 2013
Softball Can't Withstand Late Sac State Rally, Loses 4-3
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — In the final day of action hosting Sacramento State (8-5), Santa Clara fell to the Hornets 4-3 in a late-game comeback from the visitors. Sacramento State moves to 8-5, and the Broncos fall to 2-13. Santa Clara hits the road next, heading to Oklahoma State for a tournament March 8-10.

March 2, 2013
Softball Drops Two to Visiting Sac State
In the first day of action hosting Sacramento State, Santa Clara fell twice Saturday. Game one ended in a 6-2 decision for the Hornets, who also took game two by a final of 3-2.

February 25, 2013
Santa Clara Softball Finishes Strong, Rallying to Beat St. John's
Freshman starter Ciara Gonzales worked effectively into the sixth inning and Stephanie Fisher and Jordan Newell each tripled as part of a three-run Santa Clara fifth, leading the Broncos to a 3-2 comeback win over visiting St. John’s.

February 24, 2013
Briana Rios Leads Broncos Past Bengals; SCU Hosts St. John's Monday at 2 p.m.
Sophomore lefty Briana Rios (Modesto, Calif. / Central Catholic) pitched six-plus scoreless innings in relief to lead Santa Clara University past visiting Idaho State University 4-3 on Sunday at the 2013 SCU Bronco Classic.

February 22, 2013
Matadors Rally to Top Broncos in Softball Friday Afternoon
Santa Clara University’s softball team was in position to pick up its first win of the year Friday afternoon at its own SCU Bronco Classic, shutting out Cal State Northridge through five innings before the Matadors rallied for a 7-3 victory.

February 20, 2013
Softball Set to Host the 2013 Santa Clara University Bronco Classic
The Santa Clara University softball program will be hosting its annual Bronco Classic this weekend – the first time the event will take place primarily on SCU’s Mission campus.

February 17, 2013
Aggies Claim Six-Inning Victory Over Broncos
The Santa Clara University softball team played UC Davis tough through three innings, but the Aggies came away with a 14-1, six-inning victory over the Broncos on Sunday at the 2013 Stanford Nike Invitational Tournament.

February 16, 2013
Bronco Softball Drops Pair Saturday at Stanford's Nike Invitational
The Santa Clara University softball team was denied its first win of the season after falling to CSU Northridge 5-0 and UC Davis 7-2 on Saturday at the 2013 Stanford Nike Invitational Tournament.

February 14, 2013
Nationally Ranked Cardinal Too Much for Broncos
No. 20 Stanford scored in four of the five innings played against visiting Santa Clara on Wednesday night to methodically build up an 8-0 lead by the bottom of the fifth.

February 13, 2013
Kelly Scribner is Ready to Play Ball
Recently SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) had the chance to catch up with junior first baseman, Kelly Scribner (KS). As a sophomore she started in 52 of the team’s 54 games and hit in the heart of Santa Clara’s batting order. This will be her third season playing for the Bronco’s softball team and first season playing on their new home turf.

February 12, 2013
Bronco Softball Plays No. 20 Stanford Wednesday; CSUN and UC Davis This Weekend
Santa Clara will matchup with No. 20 Stanford at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Cardinal’s Boyd & Jill Smith Family Stadium.

February 9, 2013
Capacity Crowd on Hand for Opening of SCU Softball Field
A new era began for Santa Clara University’s softball program this afternoon, with ‘Opening Day’ 2013 being held at the team’s brand-new on-campus facility, the SCU Softball Field.

February 7, 2013
Softball ‘Opening Day’ Nearing a Sell Out! Broncos to Host First-Ever Game at the Brand New On-Campus SCU Softball Field Saturday at 11 a.m.
Saturday, February 9, 2013 marks a significant moment in Santa Clara University softball history. The team, the athletic department and the campus community will be celebrating ‘Opening Day’ at the University's brand new on-campus softball facility.

January 29, 2013
2013 SCU Baseball and Softball Tickets Available for Purchase Online!
Santa Clara University is happy to announce to all, especially Bronco fans, families, alums and visiting opponents, they can now purchase season and single-game tickets for all SCU baseball and softball games for the upcoming 2013 season.

January 18, 2013
Softballs Jessica Turner is Excited for the Season and a Hometown Return to Oklahoma
Junior all-star pitcher Jessica Turner, who led Santa Clara’s pitching staff in the 2012 season, looks forward for the team’s trip to her home state of Oklahoma. In addition, this will be the first season the Broncos (SCB) will play on their new home field on the Mission Campus. Turner (JT) is hopeful that the team will be able to carry over last seasons success, as well as bring in an even larger crowd to their home games.

January 15, 2013
Join Us! Celebrate Our Newly Built Softball Stadium; Crab Feed Registration Available Online
Please join us in the celebration of our newly built Bronco Softball Stadium at Kickoff Weekend for SCU Softball! February 9-10, 2013.

January 9, 2013
SCU Softball’s Winter Camp Saturday, Jan. 19 Nearing Capacity; Reserve Your Spot Today
There is still time to register for Santa Clara University Softball’s 2013 Winter Camp, which will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bellomy Field on Santa Clara’s campus.

January 4, 2013
SCU Softball to Host 2013 ‘Opening Day’ at New Stadium Saturday, Feb. 9!
The 2013 Santa Clara University softball schedule has been announced and includes 25 games at the recently constructed Santa Clara Bronco Softball Stadium, beginning with a doubleheader Saturday, Feb. 9 against Pacific.

December 12, 2012
Support Bronco Softball Today Through SCU's Dugout Club!
Santa Clara’s softball team is proud to announce its newly formed Dugout Club. The goal of the Dugout Club is to get supporters of the program from alumni, current and alumni parents, friends of the program both community and organizations to join the Dugout Club. The Dugout Club gifts go directly to the softball program's operating budget and will be used to help fund team travel, equipment purchases, new uniforms and costs associated with recruiting.

December 4, 2012
Bay Area Softball Standouts Choose Santa Clara University
A trio of outstanding student-athletes - each homegrown players from right here in the Bay Area - have signed National Letters of Intent to attend Santa Clara University and play softball for the Broncos in 2013-14.

November 7, 2012
Santa Clara Intends To Play On New Softball Field, Pending Approvals From City, PCSC
The Santa Clara University softball team intends to play all home games during the 2013 season on the new softball field adjacent to the Leavey Center, pending approvals from the Pacific Coast Softball Conference and the City of Santa Clara. Santa Clara informed the Bronco softball team of this at Wednesday’s practice.

September 25, 2012
SCU's EyeBronco Channel Previews New Softball Facility
John Nash '13 interviews Santa Clara University Athletic Director Dan Coonan and Santa Clara Softball's head coach Lisa Mize about the new softball facility on campus.

September 20, 2012
Offseason Conditioning Helps SCU Softball Prepare for Upcoming Fall Schedule
In order to prepare themselves for the upcoming season, and to build on the program’s recent success, the Broncos have been working hard this summer in anticipation of initiating fall practice.

September 13, 2012
New Field and New Conference on the Horizon for SCU Softball
The Santa Clara University softball program will not only be practicing in a brand new on-campus field soon, the WCC has also announced it has added the sport for 2014.

August 6, 2012
Ashley Haney: My First Season with the Broncos
I am very excited for school to start up. SCU has been the perfect fit for me. I can’t wait to get back with my teammates to start preparing for our upcoming season on our new field!

July 16, 2012
West Coast Conference To Sponsor Softball in 2014
The West Coast Conference recently announced the approval of sponsoring softball, which will initiate in 2014.

July 10, 2012
SCU Softball Players Gain Professional Experience Through Summer Internships
Being a student-athlete is not an easy task. Handling morning work-outs, afternoon practices, study hall and a demanding college course load requires determination, discipline and long hours of hard work both on and off the field.

July 10, 2012
Eleven of SCU Softball’s 19 Student-Athletes Honored for Academic Achievement
Graduating senior Kristin Welsh became a four-time PCSC Honor Roll award winner as the league announced its list of 2012 academic award winners on Tuesday,

July 9, 2012
SCU’s Jaymi Bautista-Geiger Shines in International Championship Play
Santa Clara University’s Jaymi Bautista-Geiger hit .462 with three doubles, while striking out 22 batters in 24 innings inside the circle at the 2012 Scotiabank Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship.

June 27, 2012
PHOTOS & VIDEO: Santa Clara's New On Campus Softball Facility
Construction is underway on the Mission campus for a brand new facility for the Santa Clara University softball team.

June 8, 2012
SCU’s Jaymi Bautista-Geiger Preps for National Team Play at Canadian Open
Santa Clara University’s Jaymi Bautista-Geiger will represent Peru in the upcoming 2012 Scotiabank Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship.

May 11, 2012
Santa Clara Softball Has Three Players Garner All-PCSC Honors
Senior Briana Knight, sophomore Stephanie Fisher and junior Alyssa Jepsen all drew praise from the league’s coaches.