Softball Makes Playoffs

Sports

By John Niswander Senior Writer   The Washington College softball team made it in the Centennial Conference Tournament after going 4-0 last weekend, landing in the last spot.  On the Shorewomen’s senior day, WC swept Franklin & Marshall, the defending Centennial Conference Tournament Champions to keep their playoff hopes alive.  The Shorewomen shutout the Diplomats and […]

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On the Diamond: Baseball and Softball

Sports

By John Niswander  Senior Writer The Washington College baseball team contested a road double header last weekend at Muhlenberg College. WC raced out to an early 5-0 lead before a Mules rally saw the home team come back and prevail 7-5. “The Centennial Conference in baseball is extremely competitive and every team is capable of beating any […]

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Baseball and Softball Both Deserve Support: An Update to a Conversation on Campus Athletic Facilities and Equal Treatment

Opinion

By Olivia Libowitz  Elm Staff Writer I enjoy literally one sport and that sport is baseball. Did that sound familiar? This week I’m doing a follow up article to my piece last week on the softball team’s facilities. This time we’ll be looking at the baseball team, and their feelings on their own facilities, and how they […]

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WC Softball Team Lacks Same Resources as Baseball

Opinion

By Olivia Libowitz  Elm Staff Writer I enjoy one sport and that sport is baseball. I understand the appeal and the charm of the sport, and if I had to watch a game it would be baseball. But I also played softball for six months and am fairly certain the two games are fundamentally the same, despite […]

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Athlete Spotlight: Rachel Butler: Sophomore Takes the Mound and the Batter’s Box for the Shorewomen

Sports

By Louis Galdos Elm Staff Writer Coming into her second collegiate season, sophomore Rachel Butler already has racked up quite a few accolades. As a freshman, she made the 2017 All-Centennial Conference second team, she earned Shorewoman of the Week one time, and was a four-time Goose Nation TV Shorewoman Player of the Game last season. She […]

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Softball Pushes Through

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By Pat Mariboe  Senior Writer The Shorewomen opened their Centennial Conference campaign this past week with doubleheaders against Ursinus and Gettysburg.  Before resuming their normal training schedule in Chestertown, the Shorewomen travelled to Kissimmee, Fla. for spring break play. It wasn’t much of a break for the team, who played 10 games in the span of […]

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Softball Goes to Florida

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By John Niswander  Senior Writer The Washington College softball team traveled to Kissimmee, Fla. last week for spring break and played a total of 10 games over five days. WC finished the trip with an overall record of 3-7, but gained game play and experience which will help the team with conference competition. “All of us […]

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Spring Seasons Begin On the Diamond

Sports

By Pat Mariboe  Senior Writer The Shoremen and Shorewomen were both in action this past week as they looked to start their seasons off in winning form. After winning their doubleheader season opener against Lancaster Bible, the Shoremen faced off against Catholic University and Roger Williams University at home. First up was Catholic. The Shoremen […]

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2018 Softball Season Preview

Sports

By Carson Metzker Elm Staff Writer Washington College’s softball team hopes to carry the momentum from last year into the 2018 season. The Shore women finished the year with a record of 25-16 and dominated the Centennial Conference in 2017 with an in-Conference record of 13-3. The team ended the year with a second-place finish in […]

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Mariboe’s Playoff Preview

Sports

By Pat Mariboe Senior Sports Writer The Washington College women’s tennis team is no stranger to the Centennial Conference Tournament, as the team will be participating in the postseason for the third consecutive season. In their last two playoff appearances, the Shorewomen made it all the way to the Championship Match, but lost on both occasions […]

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