2017 Mount Ida College Softball News

  • NFCA Awards Three Mustangs Scholar-Athlete Honors
    August 17, 2017
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Three members of the 2017 Mount Ida College softball team have been named as National Fast Pitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Scholar Athletes.
  • 124 Student-Athletes Named to Dean’s List in 2016-17
    July 12, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. -- A total of 124 Mount Ida College varsity student-athletes were named to the Dean’s list in one or both semesters during the 2016-17 school year. Student-athletes tabbed to the Dean’s List achieved a minimum 3.33 GPA during that semester over a course load of at least 12 graded credit hours.
  • Mustangs Boast Third Straight Record Academic All-Conference Class
    June 15, 2017
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Commissioner Joe Walsh has announced the 2016-17 Academic All-Conference Teams, and for the third consecutive year, Mount Ida College has put forth a record number of student-athletes who are eligible for this award.
  • Medici, Handzel End Mount Ida Careers as All-Conference Selections
    May 08, 2017
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Seniors Nicole Handzel (Palmer, Mass.) and Lucianna Medici (Riverside, R.I.) have each been selected to the 2017 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Softball All-Conference teams, announced on Monday by the conference office.
  • Handzel Represents Mount Ida, GNAC on CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    May 04, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. – Senior softball pitcher Nicole Handzel (Palmer, Mass.) has been selected to the 2017 College Sports Information Director’s Association (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Team, making her the first Mount Ida student-athlete to receive this honor.
  • Special Senior Class Ends Career on Mount Ida Softball Field
    April 29, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. – Five important members of the Mount Ida College softball program played their final home games on Saturday afternoon as the Mustangs were swept in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) doubleheader by Simmons College on Senior Day.
  • Mustangs Set for Senior Day Showdown With Simmons
    April 28, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. – Mount Ida College softball will head into their Senior Day game against Simmons on Saturday afternoon with a battle ofr a spot in the Great Northeast Atlhletic Conference (GNAC) playoffs after Saint Joseph's College (18-14, 14-4 GNAC) won both ends of a doubleheader against the Mustangs (13-20, 7-13 GNAC) on Friday afternoon.
  • Mustangs Sweep Cross-Town Rivals in GNAC Twinbill
    April 27, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. – The Mount Ida College softball team collected victories in two Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) softball games against Lasell College on Thursday afternoon at the Mount Ida College softball field. The Mustangs hop back in the win column at 13-18 this season and 7-11 in the GNAC, while the Lasers drop to 4-26 overall and 0-16 in the conference.
  • Shorthanded Softball Swept at Suffolk
    April 24, 2017
    BOSTON – The Suffolk softball team run ruled Mount Ida twice, to sweep the GNAC twin bill Monday night at East Boston Memorial Park. The Rams grabbed game one 9-1 in six innings and used a nine-run fourth to capture the nightcap, 13-3, in five.
  • Softball: Mustangs Run to Two GNAC Victories Over AMCATS
    April 23, 2017
    Worcester, Mass. – The Mount Ida College softball team earned a pair of emphatic Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) victories against Anna Maria College on Sunday evening at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
  • Wildcats Stay Undefeated in GNAC Play with Sweep of Mustangs
    April 18, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. – The conference-leading Johnson & Wales University softball team proved too much for Mount Ida College on Tuesday afternoon, as the visiting Wildcats swept a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) doubleheader to improve to 14-0 in the league.
  • Falcons Take Two from Mustangs Softball
    April 15, 2017
    New Haven, Conn. - Albertus Magnus College swept Mount Ida College in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference doubleheader at Celentano Field on Saturday afternoon. The Falcons took game one, 12-4, in six innings and shut out the Mustangs, 8-0, in the night cap.
  • Norwich Softball sweeps Mount Ida in GNAC DH
    April 14, 2017
    NORTHFIELD, Vt. – The Norwich University softball team picked up its first Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) sweep of the season with a pair of victories over Mount Ida College on Friday afternoon in the Cadets’ 2017 home opener.
  • Softball Sweeps Rivier to Level GNAC Record
    April 12, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. – Senior Nicole Handzel (Palmer, Mass.) threw a pair of complete games and Mount Ida College swept a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) softball doubleheader from Rivier University on Wednesday afternoon at Mount Ida Softball Field.
  • Mustangs Open GNAC Play with Win over Saints
    April 08, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. – In their first Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) softball game of the year and their first contest on Mount Ida softball field this season, Mount Ida College defeated visiting Emmanuel College 4-1, and eventually settled for a split of their doubleheader when the Saints took game two by a 5-2 scoreline.
  • Mustangs Outdueled by Blue Jays in Narrow Defeats
    April 08, 2017
    NEW BRITAIN, CONN. -- The Mount Ida College pitching and defense did all they could to keep the Mustangs within reach of University of Saint Joseph, but the Mustangs couldn't find the offense they needed to break through and were handed a pair of Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) softball defeats by the Bluejays at Central Connecticut State University Softball Field on Sunday afternoon.
  • Mustangs Take Two from Wildcats
    March 30, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. – Mount Ida College softball earned a pair of victories on Thursday afternoon, beating visiting Wheelock College 8-4 and 8-0 in non-conference action at Alumni Field.
  • Mustangs Earn First Win on Home Turf in 2017
    March 24, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. - The Mount Ida College softball team earned their first win on their home campus, although they were technically the away team, as the Mustangs and Newbury College split a double-header hosted by the Nighthaws on a cold, wet Friday evening at Alumni Field.
  • Home Opener for Softball Soured by Eastern Nazarene
    March 23, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. – On a cold day at Alumni Field, the Mount Ida College softball team was able to play their home opener, but suffered a 10-3 defeat to visiting Eastern Nazarene College in a single non-conference softball game on Thursday afternoon.
  • Softball Wraps Up Play at Spring Games
    March 08, 2017
    CLERMONT, Fla. – The Mount Ida College softball team came just inches away from coming away with a third straight doubleheader split on Wednesday afternoon, but weren’t able to get the breaks they needed in a 2-1 loss to Drew University, as the Mustangs dropped their final two games at The Spring Games at Hancock Park.
  • Win Over Sage Ensures Third Straight Split in Florida
    March 07, 2017
    MINNEOLA, Fla. – For the third straight day, Mount Ida College softball won their opening game and dropped the second half of their doubleheader, this time by a pair of 4-2 scorelines at Minneola Athletic Complex.
  • MacDonald’s Homer, Four Hits Blast Mustangs Past Pilgrims
    March 06, 2017
    LEESBURG, Fla. – Michele MacDonald (N. Dighton, Mass.) opened Day 2 at The Spring Games for Mount Ida College with a solo home run to deep center field and finished the game with four hits, three runs scored and two RBIs as the Mustangs never trailed in a 9-4 win over New England College at Sleepy Hollow Fields.
  • Softball Walks Off to Win First Season Opener Since 2010
    March 05, 2017
    CLERMONT, Fla. -- Alisa Benson (Middletown, R.I.) hit an infield single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh to score Alexis Boswell (Amesbury, Mass.) and give the Mustangs a 6-5 win over Concordia Moorehead in their 2017 opener at The Spring Games.
  • Full Strength Softball Team Expects to Best Recent Successes
    March 03, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. – While the coaches across the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) picked Mount Ida College softball to finish 9th in this year’s preseason poll, Head Coach Katie Zuman doesn’t think that’s enough credit for a team coming off back to back playoff trips that boasts five returning All-Conference selections, including First Team utiity player Hayley Microulis (Pawtucket, R.I.).
  • 2017 Mount Ida College Spring Break Central
    February 26, 2017
    CLERMONT, Fla. -- The Mount Ida College softball and women's lacrosse teams were both in the Sunshine State this year as they competed at the National Training Center tournament early in their season. Here are the results for each team, along with game recaps and box scores from every contest!
  • Mount Ida to Hold Athletics Open House on January 21
    December 20, 2016
    NEWTON, Mass. – Prospective student-athletes and their families are invited to attend a special Open House geared towards athletics at Mount Ida College on Saturday, January 21st, 2017.
  • Mustangs Softball Helps Out the Cat Community
    November 08, 2016
    NEWTON, Mass. – Under the guidance of veterinary technology major and senior infielder Lucianna Medici (Riverside, R.I.), the Mount Ida College softball team recently participated in some feline community service, working at Gifford Animal Shelter in Brighton, Mass.
  • Athletics Events to Highlight Mount Ida Fall Fest Weekend
    October 13, 2016
    Newton Centre, MA – The 2016 edition of Mount Ida College’s Fall Fest Weekend is quickly approaching and the weekend of October 21st-22nd will offer a number of events for current students, alumni, family, and friends to enjoy. With four teams competing at home this weekend, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved with Mustang Athletics.