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Kylee Hanson pitches during the April 30, 2016 game versus Western Kentucky University. Photo courtesy of Mohammed Emran

Softball: FAU loses Kylee Hanson to Florida State

July 10, 2017

Softball head coach Joan Joyce will have to find a new starting pitcher for her squad as Kylee Hanson decided to transfer to Florida State University.

Senior pitcher Kylee Hanson picked up her first loss of the season against Kentucky, but still stands at 5-1 with a 0.91 ERA. Photo by Mohammed F. Emran

Softball: Owls win four of five in FAU tournament

February 27, 2017

Florida Atlantic softball won four out its five FAU tournament games this past weekend behind a solid offensive performance.

Emily Lochten hit three home runs over the weekend. Photo by Max Jackson

Softball: Owls win sixth straight after sweeping Strike Out Cancer Tournament games

February 19, 2017

After a consistent offensive performance this past weekend, FAU softball was able to win all four of its games in the Strike Out Cancer Tournament.

Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Softball: Owls pick up trio of wins in opening weekend tournament

February 13, 2017

Behind a stellar performance from Junior Emily Lochten, Florida Atlantic softball won three out of four in their opening weekend series. Lochten finished the weekend with four scores, five hits, a home run and a RBI.

Senior Kylee Hanson tosses the ball over to sophomore first baseman Lauren Whitt in the Owls 1-0 victory over North Florida. Hanson stuck out 10 batters in her fist win of the season. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Softball: Owls win season opener, lose later in same night

February 10, 2017

North Texas scored more runs in every inning of its game two victory, than it did in its game one defeat against No. 23 Florida Atlantic softball on Thursday night in Boca Raton.

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

Softball: Owls rack up multiple preseason awards, begin season Friday

February 8, 2017

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association and USA Softball have both announced their respective preseason polls, with Florida Atlantic softball starting the season at No. 23 in both rankings. The Owls finished the 2016 season with a 51-9 record and a Conference USA Championship, capped off by their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance.

The FAU Cheer team poses with their national championship rings and trophy during halftime of an Owls basketball game in early December. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

FAU sports: top moments of 2016

December 31, 2016

As 2016 winds down to a close, it has been an up and down year for FAU sports. The Owls had teams vary from national champions to the worst in Conference USA and everything in between.

FAU players run out of the dugout after the game winning run crosses the plate in the bottom of the eighth inning on April 3 during the Owls game versus Louisiana Tech. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Softball: Owls win Conference USA championship game over UAB

May 14, 2016

Ever since Conference USA’s softball coaches named Florida Atlantic the top team in the conference’s preseason poll, the Owls have been thought of as the best team in the league.

Senior Amanda Wilson picked up her seventh victory of the season with the Owls win over WKU on Saturday. Photo by  Mohammed F. Emran

Softball: Conference USA Tournament preview

May 12, 2016

Florida Atlantic softball (47-7) finished its season with the fewest number of losses in program history, earning the team the top seed and an automatic two-round bye into the second day of the Conference USA Tournament, which began on Wednesday, May 11.

Senior pitcher Kylee Hanson picked up her first loss of the season against Kentucky, but still stands at 5-1 with a 0.91 ERA. Photo by Mohammed F. Emran

Softball: Kylee Hanson throws no-hitter, Owls sweep UTSA to close season

May 8, 2016

Florida Atlantic softball finished its regular season with a sweep over the University of Texas at San Antonio, extending its winning streak to 18 straight games.

Gallery: Softball versus Western Kentucky

Gallery: Softball versus Western Kentucky

May 1, 2016

Mohammed F Emran | Staff Photographer Junior pitcher Kylee Hanson fields a ground ball and throws to first base for an out. Mohammed F Emran | Staff Photographer Hanson pitches a...

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.