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Senior third baseman Carnesha Thompson runs to home plate for a run against Western Kentucky. Mohammed F Emran | Staff Photographer

Softball: Owls clinch Conference USA regular season championship

May 1, 2016

Florida Atlantic softball capped off its senior day celebration by winning the Conference USA regular season championship and sweeping Western Kentucky University over the weekend.

Junior pitcher Colyn O'Connell has recorded an ERA of 1.50 after 15 appearances this season. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Baseball, softball pitching among country’s best

April 25, 2016

Two similarities exist between Florida Atlantic’s softball and baseball team’s seasons.

Junior rightfielder Delaney Rickey runs out a grounder to first base during the Owls' game versus Penn State on Feb. 14.  Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Softball: Owls bring out brooms in series sweep over Charlotte 49ers

April 24, 2016

No. 22 Florida Atlantic softball completed its three game series sweep on the road against the Charlotte 49ers to push the Owls winning streak to 12 games.

Christina (left) and Melissa Martinez wait in the dugout for their respective turns at bat. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Double Play: Twin Owls leaving the nest

April 23, 2016

On a scorching hot Saturday afternoon in April at Florida Atlantic Softball Stadium, senior second baseman Melissa Martinez stepped up to the plate with the bases loaded while her older twin sister, senior center fielder Christina Martinez, watched on from third base.

Kylee Hanson picked up her 18th and 19th wins of the season during the Owls' series versus Marshall. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Softball: Hanson, Wilson limit Marshall to one run in three-game sweep

April 17, 2016

Junior pitchers, Amanda Wilson and Kylee Hanson, powered Florida Atlantic softball to its seventh straight win by allowing a combined one run in three games against Marshall University

Senior outfielder Kiley Southall stands in the batter's box during the Owls game versus Louisiana Tech on April 3. Ryan Lynch | Staff Photographer

Softball: Owls sweep FIU, remain atop Conference USA standings

April 10, 2016

Florida Atlantic softball pitching staff led the team to yet another series sweep, this time over in-state rival Florida International University.

Kylee Hanson (left), Joan Joyce (right) and the FAU softball team are looking to win their second straight conference championship in 2017. Ryan Lynch | Editor in Chief

Kylee Hanson is learning from a living legend, coach Joan Joyce

April 5, 2016

Junior pitcher Kylee Hanson and softball head coach Joan Joyce are on two opposite ends of a very similar journey. Joyce is in her 21st season as head coach of the Florida Atlantic softball team, following a storied career in which she’s been referred to as the Babe Ruth of softball — she threw 150 no-hitters and 50 perfect games.

FAU players run out of the dugout after the game winning run crosses the plate in the bottom of the eighth inning on Sunday. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Softball: Hanson throws two one-hitters as Owls take 2-of-3 versus Louisiana Tech

April 3, 2016

Junior pitcher Kylee Hanson led Florida Atlantic softball to two wins in three games over the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs this weekend.

Head softball coach Joan Joyce talks to an umpire about a collision that had happened between second and third base during the Owls' game versus Penn State on Feb. 14.  Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Softball: Owls win two of three versus Southern Mississippi in conference home opener

March 26, 2016

Florida Atlantic softball entered this weekend’s series scoring 27 runs in its prior four games, but struggled to keep that offensive momentum as the University of Southern Mississippi limited the team to eight runs in three games.

Junior rightfielder Delaney Rickey runs out a grounder to first base during the Owls game versus Penn State on Feb. 14. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Softball: Owls start conference play with series sweep over Middle Tennessee

March 20, 2016

The Florida Atlantic softball team opened up Conference USA play with a three-game sweep of the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders over the weekend.

Sophomore pitcher Tatum Buckley warms up in the infield before the Owls' game on Feb. 14 versus Penn State. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Softball: Owls struggle to score runs over weekend, dropping three of five games

March 14, 2016

The Florida Atlantic softball team limited its opponents to just six runs over the course of five games, but could only manage to pick up two victories.

Junior pitcher Amanda Wilson prepares to pitch during the Owls' 4-2 win versus Penn State on Feb. 14. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Softball: Owls sweep doubleheader against Detroit

March 8, 2016

Florida Atlantic softball won both legs of its doubleheader Tuesday against the University of Detroit behind an eight-run mercy rule win and a 10-6 victory.