2014 Santa Clara Softball News

  • Broncos Set Commissioner's Honor Roll Record for Second Straight Year
    July 23, 2014
    Broncos Set Commissioner's Honor Roll Record for Second Straight Year The West Coast Conference announced its 13th annual Commissioner's Honor Roll Tuesday, and 141 Santa Clara Broncos were recognized with honors for their athletic success and academic excellence. Santa Clara had 18 student-athletes receive gold honors (3.75-4.00 GPA) and 33 student-athletes receive silver honors (3.50-3.74 GPA). The Broncos set a new record of student athletes named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll, breaking the previous mark of 133 in the 2012-13 school year.
  • Bronco Softball Incoming Freshmen Finish Strong High School Careers
    June 18, 2014
    Bronco Softball Incoming Freshmen Finish Strong High School Careers Coming off the first year of West Coast Conference softball, Santa Clara softball will welcome six freshmen to the Mission campus for the 2015 season. Ellie Fisher of Tracy, Calif., McCall James of El Segundo, Calif., Kelli Tatum of Fountain Valley, Calif., Micaela Vierra of Huntington Beach, Calif., Justine Garner of Roseville, Calif., and Elizabeth Ray of Salina, Calif. will all start their Bronco careers during the 2014-15 academic year.
  • Bronco Softball Finishes First Year in WCC
    June 03, 2014
    Bronco Softball Finishes First Year in WCC In the first year of West Coast Conference softball, Santa Clara softball continued to move in the right direction with several big performances. Santa Clara swept LMU on the road in a three-game series and went into the final weekend of the season with a chance to finish second in the conference. Perhaps the most thrilling moment of the season was the walk-off 1-0 win vs. Fresno State on April 17.
  • Four Bronco Softball Players Honored by WCC; Scribner Named Defensive Player of the Year
    May 13, 2014
    Four Bronco Softball Players Honored by WCC; Scribner Named Defensive Player of the Year In the first season of West Coast Conference softball, Santa Clara has four players honored by the conference on the All-WCC Softball teams. Breezy Bernard, Stephanie Fisher, and Kelly Scribner all nabbed First Team honors while Ciara Gonzales was named to the Second Team. Scribner was also named the conference Defensive Player of the Year for her work at first base.
  • EYEBRONCO: Softball Seniors Talk Journey as a Bronco
    May 12, 2014
    EYEBRONCO: Softball Seniors Talk Journey as a Bronco EYEBRONCO caught up with Santa Clara softball's five seniors to talk about their experience in Bronco softball and share some of their favorite memories.
  • Broncos Fall on Senior Day
    May 11, 2014
    Broncos Fall on Senior Day On Senior Day Santa Clara softball lost to San Diego by a final of 6-1. The Broncos finish 10-34 overall and 5-10 in WCC play while the Toreros are 26-21 and 10-5 in conference play.
  • Softball Drops Pair of Extra Inning Games
    May 10, 2014
    Softball Drops Pair of Extra Inning Games Kicking-off the final weekend of the regular season, Santa Clara softball dropped two games to San Diego by a final of 3-2 in eight innings and 5-4 in 11 innings. The Broncos are now 10-33 overall and 5-9 in WCC action while the Toreros are now 25-21 overall and 9-5 in conference play.
  • Two Softball Players Nab WCC All-Academic Honors
    May 09, 2014
    Two Softball Players Nab WCC All-Academic Honors Santa Clara softball had two players named to the 2014 West Coast Conference Softball All-Academic Team on Friday. Seniors Krista Jensen and Kelly Scribner were both honored for their work in the classroom. This is the third honor for both players, as they were both named to the 2011 and 2012 Pacific Coast Softball Conference Honor Rolls.
  • Softball Hosts San Diego for Weekend Series; Senior Day Sunday
    May 08, 2014
    Softball Hosts San Diego for Weekend Series; Senior Day Sunday Heading into the final weekend of the regular season, Santa Clara softball hosts San Diego on Sat., May 10 at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. and Sun., May 11 at 10 a.m. for Senior Day. Last week the Broncos dropped a midweek game to Cal State Fullerton but bounced back with a three-game sweep at LMU. The Broncos are now 10-31 overall and 5-7 in WCC action.
  • EYEBRONCO presents the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap
    May 06, 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
  • Breezy Bernard Talks About Approaching the End of The Season
    May 06, 2014
    Breezy Bernard Talks About Approaching the End of The Season Santa Clara Broncos had time to catch up with Breezy Bernard (BB), a junior on the softball team. Bernard is second on the team in hitting and plans to finish strong gearing towards the end of the season. She talks about her season so far, the team’s mentality and how having the new softball field changes the teams mentality.
  • Scribner Named WCC Player of the Week
    May 05, 2014
    Scribner Named WCC Player of the Week Coming off a weekend sweep on the road in conference play, Santa Clara softball senior Kelly Scribner was named WCC Player of the Week on Monday. Scribner is the second Bronco to win the award this week, with fellow senior Stephanie Fisher garnering honors on April 21.
  • Santa Clara Softball Completes Three-Game Sweep of Lions
    May 04, 2014
    Santa Clara Softball Completes Three-Game Sweep of Lions Looking for its first sweep of the season, Santa Clara softball topped LMU by a final of 11-4. The Broncos are now 10-31 overall and 5-7 in WCC play while the Lions are 20-27 overall and 1-13 in conference play.
  • Bronco Softball Sweeps Doubleheader at LMU
    May 03, 2014
    Bronco Softball Sweeps Doubleheader at LMU Santa Clara softball swept a double-header at LMU by finals of 8-3 and 7-5 in eight innings. The Broncos are now 9-31 overall and 4-7 in WCC play while the Lions are 20-26 overall and 1-12 in conference play.
  • Softball Drops Midweek Road Game to Cal State Fullerton
    May 01, 2014
    Softball Drops Midweek Road Game to Cal State Fullerton Santa Clara softball fell to Cal State Fullerton by a final of 12-4 in five innings on Thursday night. The Broncos are now 7-31 on the season while the Titans are now 28-20-1.
  • Bronco Softball Heads South to Los Angeles
    April 30, 2014
    Bronco Softball Heads South to Los Angeles Heading down the coast, Santa Clara softball will play at Cal State Fullerton on Thurs., May 1 at 6 p.m. before playing a three game set with LMU over the weekend. The Broncos and Lions will square off Sat., May 3 at 10 am and 12 pm and Sun., May 4 at 12 p.m. Last week the Broncos dropped a game at Stanford before losing three tight games to Saint Mary’s. Santa Clara is 7-30 overall on the season and 2-7 in West Coast Conference action.
  • Bronco Softball Falls to Saint Mary's in "Pink" Game
    April 27, 2014
    Bronco Softball Falls to Saint Mary's in "Pink" Game Wrapping-up its first home conference series of the year with a “pink” game, Santa Clara softball fell to Saint Mary’s by a final of 4-1. The Broncos are now 7-30 on the season and 2-7 in WCC play while the Gaels are now 22-22 overall and 8-4 in conference action.
  • Gonzales' Gems Not Enough as Broncos Drop Pair of 1-0 Games
    April 26, 2014
    Gonzales' Gems Not Enough as Broncos Drop Pair of 1-0 Games Playing the first-ever home West Coast Conference games, Santa Clara softball dropped two games to Saint Mary’s by finals of 1-0 in nine innings and 1-0. The Broncos are now 7-29 overall and 2-6 in WCC action on the season while the Gales are now 21-22 overall and 7-4 in conference play.
  • Bronco Softball to Host "Pink" Game Sunday
    April 25, 2014
    Bronco Softball to Host "Pink" Game Sunday Santa Clara softball will host a “pink” game on Sun., April 26 at 12 p.m. vs. Saint Mary's at the Softball Field. The game will be in support of the Strikeout Cancer organization. The Broncos will be wearing pink socks and pink shoelaces and fans are encouraged to wear pink as well.
  • Casandra Padilla Loves Playing Softball at SCU
    April 23, 2014
    Casandra Padilla Loves Playing Softball at SCU Santa Clara’s Casandra Padilla (CP) brings softball to life in her interview with Santa Clara University (SCU). We’re sucked into her exciting whirlwind of a world as she talks about what softball means to her.
  • Softball Drops Road Contest to Stanford
    April 22, 2014
    Softball Drops Road Contest to Stanford Taking a quick trip up the coast, Santa Clara softball fell at Stanford by a final of 8-0 in five innings. The Broncos are now 7-27 on the season while the Cardinal are now 27-18.
  • Softball Travels to Stanford, Hosts First WCC Games vs. Saint Mary's
    April 21, 2014
    Softball Travels to Stanford, Hosts First WCC Games vs. Saint Mary's Getting set for the first home West Coast Conference games in program history, Santa Clara softball travels to Stanford for a midweek game Tues., April 22 at 6 p.m. before returning home for a three-game series with rival Saint Mary’s. The Broncos and Gales will play Sat., April 26 at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. and Sun., April 27 at 12 p.m. Last week Santa Clara lost a tight game to Cal before walking-off vs. Fresno State 1-0. The Broncos are 7-26 overall and 2-4 in conference play.
  • Brianna Rios Is Going To Put Up a Fight for the Remainder of Her Season
    April 21, 2014
    Brianna Rios Is Going To Put Up a Fight for the Remainder of Her Season Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) had time to catch up with left-handed pitcher Brianna Rios (BR). The Broncos set individual and team goals, and Rios discusses what these are and how she and the team have accomplished these goals. She also touches on the mental side of the game.
  • Stephanie Fisher Named WCC Player of the Week After Hitting for Cycle
    April 21, 2014
    Stephanie Fisher Named WCC Player of the Week After Hitting for Cycle For the first time in the inaugural season of West Coast Conference softball, Stephanie Fisher was named Player of the Week after hitting for the cycle against Cal and picking up a big hit in the Broncos’ seventh inning rally to top Fresno State.
  • Bronco Softball Walks-Off vs. Fresno State
    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.
  • Fisher's Cycle Not Enough as Wild Sixth Sinks Bronco Softball at Cal
    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.
  • Bronco Softball Set for Pair of Non-Conference Games
    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.
  • Santa Clara Softball Splits with BYU
    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.
  • Broncos Drop Tight Game to BYU
    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.
  • Bronco Softball Drops Midweek Game at Utah Valley
    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.
  • Softball Heads to Utah for Match-Ups with Utah Valley, BYU
    April 09, 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.
  • Softball Adds Home Game vs. Fresno State April 17
    April 07, 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.
  • Bronco Softball Falls to Pacific in Series Finale
    April 06, 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.
  • Santa Clara Softball Wins Conference Opener, Game Two Comeback Comes Up Just Short
    April 05, 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.
  • Bronco Softball Opens WCC Play with Trip to Pacific
    April 02, 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.
  • Softball Drops Doubleheader to Grand Canyon, Cal
    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.
  • Santa Clara Softball Drops Game to Grand Canyon
    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.
  • Broncos Drop Opener of Santa Clara Marriott Round Robin
    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.
  • EYEBRONCO presents the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap
    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!
  • Bronco Softball Hosts Santa Clara Marriott Round Robin
    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.
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