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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.

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 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.

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.

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.