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Softball: Owls Eliminated in NCAA Regional Final

Softball: Owls Eliminated in NCAA Regional Final

Ryan Lynch, Staff Writer
May 17, 2015
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

Making it all the way to the final day of play at the NCAA Regional, the Florida Atlantic Softball team fell to regional host Florida Gators. The Owls were eliminated 1-0 in extra innings. FAU finishes the season at 39-19-1. Florida (53-6) will now wait to see who their next opponents are in the following... Read more »

Softball: Owls gain berth in NCAA Regional Tournament

Softball: Owls gain berth in NCAA Regional Tournament

Ryan Lynch, Staff Writer
May 12, 2015
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

Tension hung in the air Sunday night as members of the Florida Atlantic softball team sat at Tilted Kilt in Boca Raton. They had just lost the final of the Conference-USA tournament 3-1 to Western Kentucky University on Saturday, giving the Hilltoppers the C-USA playoff berth. The players were waiting... Read more »

Gallery: Softball coach Joan Joyce earns 800th win against Florida A&M

Gallery: Softball coach Joan Joyce earns 800th win against Florida A&M

Max Jackson and Jasmine Garvey
February 22, 2015
Filed under Galleries, Softball, Top Stories

Max Jackson | Photo Editor Center fielder Whitney Farris (13) runs into a bunt that resulted in an out in the bottom of the first.   Max Jackson | Photo Editor Emily Lochten (25) hits a single to center field to start off the third inning. Lochten scored in all four of her at bats. &nb... Read more »

Gallery: Softball earns 6-5 victory vs. Maryland

Gallery: Softball earns 6-5 victory vs. Maryland

Ryan Lynch, Contributing Photographer
February 16, 2015
Filed under Galleries, Softball, Sports, Top Stories

Ryan Lynch | Contributing Photographer Junior infielder Melissa Martinez fields a ground ball during warm-ups before FAU’s game against the University of Maryland. Martinez went 1 for 3 with a run scored.   Ryan Lynch | Contributing Photographer An FAU player’s helmet is lef... Read more »

Gallery: FAU Softball’s Shutout Victory Over LIU

Gallery: FAU Softball’s Shutout Victory Over LIU

Max Jackson, Ryan Lynch, and Idalis Streat
February 9, 2015
Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

Florida Atlantic went 4-1 in their annual FAU Kick-Off Classic this weekend. FAU took on the Arkansas Razorbacks on Friday, Feb. 6 and came out victorious with a final score of 12-7. On Saturday, they were defeated by Kansas 7-6 in their first game, and later beat Georgia Tech 2-0. The third game... Read more »

FAU softball team plays U.S. Marines for charity

Jordan Robrish
April 16, 2012
Filed under Softball, Sports

FAU softball played a charity game Sunday against active duty United States Marines from the Anglico Marine Unit, stationed in West Palm Beach. This game was organized by Assistant FAU softball coach Shane Walker and Semper Fi Fund volunteer fundraiser and retired Marine Sgt. Frank D’Amato. “This... Read more »

Softball: Senior Heather Barnes approaches final season after starting as a walk-on

Rolando Rosa
January 23, 2012
Filed under Archives, Softball, Sports, Top Stories

The softball team’s best hitter did not have the easiest path to FAU. Senior Heather Barnes, the 5’9” brunette second baseman, came here last spring from a community college, with merely a chance to make the team as a walk-on. Head coach Joan Joyce issued no guarantees of playing time. ... Read more »