2016-17 Softball News

  • Mike Roberts Named UB Softball Head Coach
    August 17, 2017
    BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced Thursday morning that Mike Roberts has been named the new head coach of the UB softball program. Roberts becomes just the fourth head coach of the softball program in the Bulls division I history. He comes to Buffalo after two very successful campaigns as the pitching coach at the University of Washington.
  • Tori Speckman Named UB Softball Pitching Coach
    July 25, 2017
    BUFFALO, NY – Former UB softball great Tori Speckman was named pitching coach at her alma mater on Tuesday afternoon, as announced by fifth-year head coach Trena Prater. Speckman returns to Buffalo where she holds a plethora of all-time pitching records in the blue and white.
  • Ally Power Named Academic All-MAC
    May 31, 2017
    University at Buffalo sophomore Ally Power has been named Academic All-MAC, the conference office announced on Wednesday morning.
  • UB Athletics Posts Strong Scores As NCAA Releases Annual APR Data
    May 10, 2017
    The NCAA released annual Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) data on Thursday afternoon and nine UB programs had perfect single-year rates for 2015-16, while men’s tennis continues to lead the charge with a perfect four-year rate.
  • Power Earns All-MAC Second Team Honors; Martinez And Goldyn Named To Freshman Team
    May 09, 2017
    A trio of University at Buffalo softball players were honored on Tuesday afternoon as the Mid-American Conference announced its postseason awards. Sophomore Ally Power was named to the All-MAC Second Team, while Jenelle Martinez and Jessica Goldyn each earned All-Freshman Team honors.
  • Bulls End Season With 6-4 Loss To Ohio
    May 07, 2017
    The University at Buffalo softball team concluded the 2017 season on Sunday with a 6-4 loss to Ohio at Dobson Field at D’Youville College.
  • Bulls Swept In Marathon Doubleheader Against Ohio
    May 06, 2017
    The University at Buffalo softball team and the Ohio Bobcats met on the diamond for nearly six hours on Saturday, fighting cold temperature and rain, to play a pair of games, but the Bobcats won both ends of the doubleheader, 9-3 and 11-9.
  • Changes Made To Weekend Softball Series
    May 05, 2017
    Due to overwhelming rain in the Buffalo area and unplayable field conditions, today's series opener between the University at Buffalo softball team and Ohio has been cancelled.
  • Bulls Use Long Ball (Sort Of) To Defeat Niagara, 2-1
    May 03, 2017
    The University at Buffalo softball team hit a pair of solo home runs on Wednesday in very different ways, but the two solo shots were enough to lead the Bulls to a 2-1 victory over Niagara.
  • Bulls Swept By Kent State in Softball Action
    April 29, 2017
    The University at Buffalo softball team was swept by Kent State in a doubleheader at Nan Harvey Field on Saturday afternoon. The Golden Flashes won game one, 11-1, and won game two, 10-0.
  • Bulls Drop Pitcher’s Duel Against Kent State
    April 28, 2017
    The University at Buffalo softball team and Kent State engaged in a pitcher’s duel on Friday afternoon as Buffalo starter Ally Power and Kent State starter Ronnie Ladines combined to allow just four hits and record 22 strikeouts, but the Bulls fell to the Golden Flashes, 1-0.
  • Bulls Lose Series Finale At Miami (OH), 8-5
    April 22, 2017
    The University at Buffalo softball team lost the final game of a three-game series at Miami (OH) on Saturday afternoon as the Bulls fell to the RedHawks, 8-5. The game was UB’s final regular season road contest of the year.
  • RedHawks Take Two From Bulls
    April 21, 2017
    The Miami (OH) RedHawks took the first two games of a three-game series on Friday as they defeated the University at Buffalo softball team 6-3 in the opener and 1-0 in the second contest.
  • Bulls Drop Two At Binghamton
    April 18, 2017
    The University at Buffalo softball team lost a pair of mid-week contests at Binghamton on Tuesday, losing the first game 3-2 and the second contest 6-2.
  • Bulls Swept By Falcons In Saturday Doubleheader
    April 15, 2017
    The University at Buffalo softball team lost a pair of games on Saturday at Bowling Green, falling in the opener 2-0 before losing the second contest 3-2.
  • Bulls Fall In Extra Innings At Bowling Green
    April 14, 2017
    The University at Buffalo softball team dropped its series opener at Bowling Green on Friday, falling 1-0 in eight innings on a UB fielding error.
  • Five Bulls Named To MAC Honor Roll
    April 13, 2017
    The University at Buffalo softball team had five individuals named to the MAC Honor Roll for 2016-17. Included on the list is Kenzie Koch, Taylor Light, Essence Savinon, Taylor Scott, and Bobbie Langlois.
  • Late Run Lifts Akron Past Buffalo
    April 12, 2017
    The visiting Akron Zips broke a 2-2 tie in the top of the seventh as they defeated the University at Buffalo softball team, 3-2, Wednesday afternoon at Nan Harvey Field.
  • Charlotte Miller Named MAC East Pitcher of the Week
    April 10, 2017
    University at Buffalo softball junior Charlotte Miller has been named the MAC East Pitcher of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday afternoon. She is the first UB softball player honored by the MAC this season.
  • Bulls Walk Off With Series Finale Against Western Michigan
    April 09, 2017
    Sophomore Ally Power hit a bloop single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the Bulls to a 4-3 comeback victory in extra innings over Western Michigan. Sophomore Catrell Robertson had a pair of huge hits, leading the Bulls to the comeback in their home opener at Nan Harvey Field.
  • Offense Goes Cold In Doubleheader Sweep
    April 08, 2017
    The University at Buffalo softball team wasted a pair of masterful pitching performances on Saturday as the Bulls were swept in a doubleheader by Western Michigan. The Broncos won the first game 2-0 and then took the second contest 2-1 in 11 innings. Both games were played at Dobson Field at D’Youville College.
  • Changes Made To Weekend Softball Series
    April 07, 2017
    Due to snow and unplayable field conditions, Friday's series opener between the University at Buffalo softball team and Western Michigan has been postponed. The series will now begin on Saturday afternoon with a doubleheader beginning at 1pm at Dobson Field at D'Youville.
  • Softball Splits Doubleheader At Akron
    April 04, 2017
    The University at Buffalo softball team split a Mid-American Conference doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon at Akron as the Bulls shut the Zips out in the first game 3-0 before falling in the second contest, 4-1.
  • UB Reduces its Intercollegiate Sports Teams from 20 to 16
    April 03, 2017
    The University at Buffalo is reducing the number of its intercollegiate athletic programs by four, effective at the end of the spring 2017 season.
  • Bulls Lose To Toledo In Series Finale
    April 02, 2017
    TOLEDO, OH – The University at Buffalo softball team lost their series finale to the Toledo Rockets 5-1 on Sunday afternoon.
  • Bulls Swept By Rockets In Series Opener
    April 01, 2017
    TOLEDO, OH – The University at Buffalo softball team lost both games in a series opening doubleheader against the Toledo Rockets on Saturday. UB lost the first game 6-3 and lost the second game 7-0.
  • Bulls Split Doubleheader At Canisius
    March 29, 2017
    The University at Buffalo softball team split their doubleheader at Canisius on Wednesday as the Bulls won the first game in extra innings, 7-6, before falling in the nightcap, 4-3.
  • Bulls Earn First MAC Win With 7-4 Victory Over Ball State
    March 26, 2017
    The University at Buffalo softball team won its first Mid-American Conference game of the season on Sunday morning as the Bulls defeated Ball State, 7-4. The game was played at Dobson Field at D’Youville College.
  • Softball Finale Postponed
    March 25, 2017
    Due to weather, Saturday's softball game against Ball State has been postponed. It will be played on Sunday at 9am at D'Youville College.
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