2014 Santa Clara Softball News

April 17, 2014
Bronco Softball Walks-Off vs. Fresno State
Wrapping-up a short week, Santa Clara softball walked-off against Fresno State by a final of 1-0. The Broncos are now 7-26 on the season while the Bulldogs are now 24-16.

April 15, 2014
Fisher's Cycle Not Enough as Wild Sixth Sinks Bronco Softball at Cal
Playing the first of two midweek games, Santa Clara softball lost a close game to Cal by a final of 4-3. The Broncos are now 6-26 on the season while the Bears are now 22-17.

April 14, 2014
Bronco Softball Set for Pair of Non-Conference Games
Taking a break from the West Coast Conference, Santa Clara softball plays a pair of non-conference games this week. The Broncos play at Cal on Tues., April 15 at 3 p.m. and host Fresno State Thurs., April 17 at 6 p.m. Last week the Broncos fell at Utah Valley and took one game at BYU. Santa Clara is now 6-25 on the season.

April 12, 2014
Santa Clara Softball Splits with BYU
Finishing up its trip to Utah with a conference doubleheader, Santa Clara softball topped BYU 2-1 in game one and dropped game two by a final of 5-0. The Broncos are now 6-25 on the season and 2-4 in WCC play while the Cougars are now 19-21 and 4-2 in conference action.

April 11, 2014
Broncos Drop Tight Game to BYU
Continuing its trip through Utah, Santa Clara softball lost to BYU by a final of 3-2. The Broncos are now 5-24 overall and 1-3 in WCC play while the Cougars are now 18-20 overall and 3-1 in conference play.

April 10, 2014
Bronco Softball Drops Midweek Game at Utah Valley
Santa Clara softball fell to Utah Valley in a midweek game by a final of 12-4 in six innings. The Broncos are now 5-23 on the season while the Wolverines are now 12-23.

April 9, 2014
Softball Heads to Utah for Match-Ups with Utah Valley, BYU
After getting its first taste of West Coast Conference play, Santa Clara softball heads to Utah to face Utah Valley on Thurs., April 10 at 3 p.m. before visiting BYU for a three-game WCC set. The Broncos and Cougars will play Fri., April 11 at 6 p.m. and a doubleheader Sat., April 12 at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. Last week the Broncos won their first-ever WCC game vs. Pacific before dropping the next two to the Tigers. Santa Clara is now 5-22 overall and 1-2 in conference action.

April 7, 2014
Softball Adds Home Game vs. Fresno State April 17
Santa Clara softball has added a game to its schedule. The Broncos will host Fresno State on Thurs., April 17 at 6 p.m. on the Mission campus. Santa Clara was previously scheduled to just play one game the week of April 14 on Tues., April 15 at 3 p.m. at Cal. The Broncos will still have the weekend off from competition.

April 6, 2014
Bronco Softball Falls to Pacific in Series Finale
Wrapping-up its conference-opening series, Santa Clara softball fell to Pacific by a final of 7-3. The Broncos are now 5-22 overall and 1-2 in WCC play while the Tigers are now 13-21 overall and 2-1 in conference action.

April 5, 2014
Santa Clara Softball Wins Conference Opener, Game Two Comeback Comes Up Just Short
Opening the newly formed West Coast Conference, Santa Clara softball split a doubleheader with newest WCC member Pacific by finals of 2-0 and 8-6. The Broncos are now 5-21 overall and 1-1 in WCC action on the season while the Tigers are now 12-21 overall and 1-1 in conference play.

April 2, 2014
Bronco Softball Opens WCC Play with Trip to Pacific
After taking a week off, Santa Clara softball returns to the field Sat., April 5 at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. vs. Pacific and Sun., April 6 vs. the Tigers at 12 p.m. The games will be the first for Santa Clara in the newly-formed West Coast Conference. After hosting the Santa Clara Marriott Round Robin two weeks ago, the Broncos are 4-20 on the season.

March 23, 2014
Softball Drops Doubleheader to Grand Canyon, Cal
On the final day of the Santa Clara Marriott Round Robin, Santa Clara softball lost to Grand Canyon by a final of 3-2 and fell to Cal by a final of 5-3. The Broncos are now 4-20 on the season while the Lopes are now 15-15 and the Bears are 18-11.

March 22, 2014
Santa Clara Softball Drops Game to Grand Canyon
Santa Clara softball fell to Grand Canyon by a final of 7-1 on the second day of the Santa Clara Marriott Round Robin. The Broncos are now 4-18 on the season while the Lopes are now 13-15.

March 21, 2014
Broncos Drop Opener of Santa Clara Marriott Round Robin
Kicking-off the Santa Clara Marriott Round Robin, Santa Clara softball lost to Princeton by a final of 6-1. The Broncos are now 4-17 on the season while the Tigers are now 5-11.

March 18, 2014
EYEBRONCO presents the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – On this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, co-hosts Cali Reis from the women's soccer team and Denzel Johnson from the men's basketball team give a quick update on the latest Bronco sports news. This edition features interviews, highlights, pictures and bloopers that you won't want to miss!

March 17, 2014
Bronco Softball Hosts Santa Clara Marriott Round Robin
Getting set to host its final tournament of the season, Santa Clara softball welcomes Princeton, Grand Canyon, and Cal to the Mission campus for the 2014 Santa Clara Marriott Round Robin. The Broncos will play Princeton Fri., March 21 at 1 p.m., Grand Canyon Sat., March 22 at 12 p.m. and Sun., March 23 at 12:30 p.m., and Cal Sun., March 23 at 3 p.m.

March 16, 2014
Broncos Rock Tigers 9-1 in Five Innings
On the final day of the San Jose State Super Series, Santa Clara softball topped Princeton by a final of 9-1 in five innings. The Broncos are now 4-16 on the season while the Tigers are now 2-7.

March 15, 2014
Bronco Softball Falls to Princeton in San Jose
Santa Clara softball lost to Princeton by a final of 4-0 on Saturday afternoon. The Broncos are now 3-16 on the season while the Tigers are now 2-6.

March 14, 2014
Santa Clara Falls to Local Rival San Jose State at Home
Kicking off the San Jose State Spartan Classic, Santa Clara softball lost to San Jose State by a final of 8-4. The Broncos are now 3-15 on the season while the Spartans are now 13-11.

March 13, 2014
Softball Plays in San Jose State Super Series This Weekend
Santa Clara softball will play threes games this week as part of the San Jose State Super Series. The Broncos host San Jose State Fri., March 14 at 5 p.m. then travel to San Jose State to face Princeton Sat., March 15 at 2 p.m. and Sun., March 16 at 10 a.m. Santa Clara won two games at the Cal Poly Mustang Classic last weekend with a 6-0 win over Fairleigh Dickinson and a 9-1 win in six innings over Stony Brook. The Broncos are now 3-14 on the season.

March 11, 2014
Kelly Scribner Discusses Her Past Four Years As A Bronco
Written by Kennedy Dinius '17 As a member of the softball team, Kelly Scribner (KS) has had many great experiences with her teammates over the past four years. In her last season, she hopes to enjoy every moment with her team and make a difference for the softball program. Although busy in the middle of her season, Scribner was able to give Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) her thoughts on how she feels about being apart of the Bronco’s softball program.

March 9, 2014
Softball Falls in Walk-Off at Cal Poly
Santa Clara softball fell to Cal Poly by a final of 3-2 on a walk-off in the bottom of the seventh. The Broncos are now 3-14 on the season while the Mustangs are now 12-9.

March 8, 2014
Bronco Softball Splits Doubleheader on First Day at Cal Poly
Santa Clara softball split a doubleheader on the opening day of the Cal Poly Mustang Classic. The Broncos lost the opening game 6-2 to Sacramento State before coming back with a 6-0 win vs. Fairleigh Dickinson in the nightcap. Santa Clara is now 2-12 on the season.

March 8, 2014
Broncos Win Big vs. Stony Brook in Game One of Doubleheader
On the second day at the Cal Poly Mustang Classic, Santa Clara softball split a double header for the second straight day. Santa Clara beat Stony Brook 9-1 in six innings before falling to Fairleigh Dickinson 9-1 in five innings. The Broncos are now 3-13 on the season.

March 5, 2014
Softball Heads to Cal Poly Mustang Classic
After a strong weekend on offense, Santa Clara softball returns to the field at the Cal Poly Mustang Classic in San Luis Obispo, Calif. starting Fri., March 7. The Broncos play Fri., March 7 vs. Sacramento State at 9 a.m. and vs. Fairleigh Dickinson at 7 p.m., Sat., March 8 vs. Stony Brook at 9 a.m. and vs. Fairleigh Dickinson at 11:30 a.m., and Sun., March 9 at 11:30 a.m. vs. Cal Poly.

March 2, 2014
Broncos Drop Wild Game vs. Seattle
In the finale of the 2014 Santa Clara Marriott Invitational, Santa Clara softball fell to Seattle in a shootout by a final of 13-11. The Broncos are now 1-11 on the season while the Redhawks are now 10-11.

March 1, 2014
Broncos Top Davis 5-4 on Late Run, Split Double-Header
Playing a doubleheader due to rain the previous day, Santa Clara softball lost to Seattle by a final of 7-3 and beat UC Davis 5-4. The Broncos are now 1-10 on the season while the Redhawks are 7-11 and the Aggies are 5-14.

March 1, 2014
Softball Moves Up Game Times Sunday
The final day of the 2014 Santa Clara Marriott Invitational will start 30 minutes earlier than originally scheduled. The first game of the day, UC Davis vs. Boston will now start at 9:30 a.m. instead of 10 a.m.

February 28, 2014
Bronco Softball Scores Early but Falls to Boston
On a cold and rainy day, Santa Clara softball feel to Boston University by a final of 8-4. The loss puts the Broncos at 0-9 while the Terriers are now 4-2.

February 27, 2014
Softball Hosts Santa Clara Marriott Invitational This Weekend
Getting set for its second home tournament in as many weeks, Santa Clara softball will host the 2014 Santa Clara Marriott Invitational. The Broncos will host Seattle, Boston, and UC Davis. On Fri., Feb. 28 Santa Clara will play Boston at 3:30 pm and Seattle at 6 p.m. On Sat., March 1 the Broncos will play UC Davis at 12 p.m. and on Sun., March 2 they will play Seattle at 3 p.m. The whole schedule can be found here. Santa Clara enters the week with a 0-8 record. Seattle University is 5-11, UC Davis is 5-13, and Boston is 3-1.

February 27, 2014
Amanda Delfino Excited To Be A Bronco
Freshman softball player Amanda Delfino (AD) is ready and excited for her first season as a Bronco. Delfino opens up about her team’s goals and what she is looking forward too.

February 23, 2014
Softball Falls vs. Iowa State
In its final game of the Santa Clara Marriott Bronco Classic, Santa Clara softball fell to Iowa State by a final of 3-0. The loss puts the Broncos at 0-8 on the season while the Cyclones are 11-2.

February 21, 2014
Broncos Fall in Home-Opening Double Header
Opening its home schedule, Santa Clara softball dropped both ends of a double header to Iowa State and Sacramento State. The Broncos are now 0-7 on the season. The Broncos return to the field Sun., Feb. 23 at 10 a.m. vs. Iowa State.

February 13, 2014
Catching up with Jordan Newell Off the Field
Halfway through her college career, Jordan Newell is excited about improving her game to be a key player for the Bronco softball team. With hard work, she hopes to be a dominant presence on the field and support the new freshmen on the team. Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) had to the chance to sit down with her to discuss the ongoing season.

February 8, 2014
Softball Falls in Both Ends of Double Header
Finishing up the first week of the season, Santa Clara softball fell to Cal State Fullerton 8-0 in five innings and 10-1 in five innings to defending national champion No. 2 Oklahoma. The Broncos are now 0-5 on the young season.

February 7, 2014
Softball Comeback Comes Up Short vs. Kent State
With just one game on the second day of the season, Santa Clara softball fell to Kent State 4-2. The loss puts the Broncos at 0-3 overall while Kent State is now 2-0.

February 6, 2014
Softball Drops Double Header on Opening Day
Opening its 2014 season, Santa Clara softball fell 6-0 to No. 14 Kentucky and 8-0 to Long Beach State in five innings in the first day of the Long Beach State Tournament. The Broncos are now 0-2 on the young season. They return to the field tomorrow, Fri., Feb. 7 at 11:30 a.m. vs. Kent State.

February 4, 2014
Bronco Softball Set To Kick-Off 2014 Season
Getting set for the first year in the West Coast Conference, Santa Clara softball is looking forward to a season in which it returns all but five players. Santa Clara won eight games last season, including five in the Pacific Coast Softball Conference. Santa Clara welcomes five freshmen to the team in 2014, including four from the Bay Area.

January 31, 2014
Two Softball Players Named Preseason All-WCC
With the season about to get underway, Santa Clara softball had two players named to the Preseason All-West Coast Conference Team. Seniors Stephanie Fisher and Kelly Scribner were the two Broncos selected.

January 24, 2014
Jessica Turner Talks About The Upcoming Season
Jessica Turner (JT) is getting ready for her first game of the season in a couple of weeks. After three years on the softball team, the senior from Tulsa, Okla. is ready to leave everything on the field. Turner talks about her experience as a Bronco and her hard work and dedication over Christmas break to prepare for her last season.

January 23, 2014
Catching up with Senior Krista Jensen
Krista Jensen, a senior utility player for the Softball team, has shown dedication and heart throughout her four years at Santa Clara. As Jensen enters her final season with the Broncos, she plans on using all the hyped up energy and enthusiasm from offseason workouts, and using that drive and turn that into results on the field.

January 16, 2014
Stephanie Fisher Looks Forward to Final Season as Bronco
Stephanie Fisher, a senior outfielder for the Softball team, has shown consistency as well as determination through her four years at Santa Clara. As she enters her final season as a Bronco, she looks to give it her all on the field and have no regrets. Playing in every game last year, Fisher looks to continue her streak of continuous game as well as being a major contributor to this year’s team.

January 6, 2014
Support Bronco Softball at the 2014 Crab Feed!
Come enjoy a fun evening out and meet your SCU Softball team! The annual crab feed will be Sat., Jan. 25 at 5 p.m. and is held in conjunction with the program's annual kick-off weekend, celebrating the start of the new season. The Broncos' annual Alumni Game will be played earlier in the day.

December 12, 2013
Bronco Softball Announces 2014 Schedule
Opening the second season on its new field, Santa Clara softball announced its 2014 schedule Thursday. The season kicks off Feb. 6 at the Long Beach State Tournament vs. Kentucky. The home opener will be Feb. 21 vs. Iowa State in the Santa Clara Marriott Bronco Classic while conference play opens at Pacific April 5. This will be the first season for softball in the West Coast Conference. For the previous xxx years Santa Clara has played in the Pacific Coast Softball Conference (PCSC).

November 25, 2013
Bronco Softball Signs Six National Letters of Intent
Santa Clara softball head coach Lisa Mize officially announced six players signing National Letters of Intent to come become Broncos for the 2015 season. All six players come from the stats of California.

November 8, 2013
Softball Hosts Exhibition Double Header Saturday Beginning at Noon
Playing a pair of exhibition games in its beautiful new stadium, Santa Clara Softball will face Academy of Art Sat., Nov. 9 at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. in a double header. Following the game there will be a social mixer to follow just down the street from campus at Wine Affairs on the Alameda. The Broncos will finish the fall season Sun., Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in a double header at Stanford.

October 2, 2013
SCU Softball’s Fall Schedule Highlighted by Home Double-Header Nov. 9
Fall practice is underway for Santa Clara University's softball program. The Broncos will host a home double-header on Saturday, Nov. 9, with a social mixer to follow just down the street from campus at Wine Affairs on the Alameda.

August 22, 2013
The Bleachers Are Coming! The Bleachers Are Coming!
After getting a on-campus field last year, Santa Clara softball is continuing to improve the softball experience for fans. The Broncos will have bleachers installed at the park before the start of next season. The seating should be finished by January 2014 and will hold approximately 200 fans.

July 1, 2013
Santa Clara Broncos Relaunches Website; Features Include New Online Retail Store & Mobile App
Santa Clara University Athletics is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned official athletics website, www.SantaClaraBroncos.com (as of 12 pm Pacific on July 1, 2013). Santa Clara and PrestoSports, the provider for the past three years, have been working hard the last few months to design and launch the new website with plenty of new features (see below). The website will continue to provide Bronco fans with in-depth coverage while improving features and user-friendly site navigation.