It’s back to the drawing board for Drexel softball. The Dragons were swept in their season-ending three-game series against Colonial Athletic Association rival George Mason University May 3-4 in Fairfax, Va. Tara Konopka took the mound for the first game and did her job to keep the Dragons competitive. She gave up six hits and [...]
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Heading into the final stretch of the season, first-year softball head coach Miranda Ervin and her young Drexel team may have found the formula for winning. The Dragons’ bats came alive, allowing them to pick up their first Colonial Athletic Association victories of the season April 27, sweeping a doubleheader against the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Drexel won the first game 4-1, [...]
It was a tough week for the Drexel softball team, as the Dragons went 1-4 and were swept by Georgia State University. Still, Drexel was able to push past Delaware State University in a closely contested game April 23. In addition to the games played this week, April 21 marked Senior Day, as the seniors [...]
It was another dismal week for the Drexel softball team, whose only win came April 16 against La Salle University. Overall, the Dragons went 1-5 this week, which included a sweep by Towson University. Drexel is now 12-29 on the season and has a tough matchup April 20 against Georgia State University. The Dragons played [...]
After a miserable start to the week, the Drexel softball team salvaged a victory in the final inning of the week’s last game. Overall the team went 1-4 for the week, including a perfect game that was thrown against them. The Dragons were shut out by Hofstra University 11-0 in the series opener April 6. [...]
On March 27, the team swept both games against Bucknell University on the road. Both games were decided by the same score: 3-1. In Game 1, a three-run third inning was enough for Drexel. The highlight of the inning was a two-run double by Jenn Reading. Mary Horton’s error opened the door for the big [...]
The Drexel University softball team entered a busy stretch of five games in six days with momentum, winners of three consecutive games. All five games took place on the road, with four of them played in Buies Creek, N.C., March 8-9 at the Hampton Inn Camel Stampede Tournament and a final game March 13 against [...]
The Dragons stuggle to earn a win after a series of losing games. New head coach Miranda Ervin hopes to bring a new energy and a winning attitude to Drexel. After four consecutive losing seasons with Drexel’s softball team, Kim Camara resigned and Miranda Ervin was named the team’s new head coach. Ervin has a [...]
On the front page of the Drexel University Dragons’ website, there is a new YouTube video. The two-minute compilation encompasses the wide variety of athletes and teams that make up the athletic program with a central message: “I am a Dragon.” It is a video geared toward incoming students, alumni and current students, meant to [...]
In her final year as a Drexel pitcher, Hillary Allen and the Drexel softball team came within one win of making it to the postseason. Although they didn’t make it, their heart and determination are to be applauded. “Obviously we wanted it to go the other way,” Allen said. “Our last game that could have [...]
On the heels of an outstanding season and career, capped off with her fourth First Team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection, senior catcher Paige Collings will ride off into the sunset with a bang. Collings finished her Drexel softball career as the Dragons’ all-time leader in home runs and RBIs. Even with such high accolades, she [...]
In a do-or-die three-game season finale against the University of Delaware, the Drexel University softball team fell just short of making the Colonial Athletic Association postseason tournament. “It was disappointing that we did not make the tournament,” head softball coach Kim Camara said. “But I am proud of the way the team played all year. [...]
The Drexel softball team has its work cut out this weekend and will require some help after a disappointing weekend against George Mason University. The Dragons were only able to take one of three against the Patriots the weekend of April 28. The April 28 doubleheader was split between the two teams, with Drexel taking [...]
The Drexel softball team put an end to its six-game Colonial Athletic Association losing streak April 21-22, taking two of three from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. The Dragons kicked off the weekend by extending the losing streak before they were able to end it. Drexel fell 4-2 to the Seahawks in the first game [...]
After hitting a stride last week, the Drexel softball team encountered a daunting and difficult task against Georgia State University April 14-15. The Panthers (32-12, 9-3 Colonial Athletic Association) hold the best overall record in the CAA, and they are currently third in the CAA standings. The Dragons struggled against their conference rivals, losing all [...]
The Drexel softball team has found itself on a bit of a hot streak. The Dragons have finally been able to get their bats going on a consistent basis, giving their pitchers the run support they’ve been yearning for all season. “We were always hitting. Now we are just stringing them together a little more [...]
Fortunes have been mixed for the Drexel softball team recently. On the one hand, they went 3-1 at the War Eagle Classic March 9-11, beating Presbyterian College, Evansville College and Louisiana Tech University, with their only loss being a 12-0 defeat at the hands of 20th-ranked Auburn University — the War Eagle Classic host. Yet [...]
The Drexel softball team (3-8 overall) has gotten off to a rocky start, but the season is still young, and the Dragons have time to resurrect it. The team traveled to Lawrenceville, N.J. March 6 to challenge Rider University (2-9 overall) in a doubleheader. Senior pitcher Hillary Allen got the start for Drexel in the [...]
The Drexel softball team traveled to Greenville, N.C. Feb. 10-12 to compete in the Pirate Classic for its first action of the season. The Dragons struggled against the competition,, losing all four games they played. The Dragons were defeated by the University of Virginia twice, then Canisius College, and finally the hosting East Carolina University, [...]
Senior forward Christina Mastropaolo received her second consecutive Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year award. She finished her senior year with 14 goals. The 2010-11 Drexel athletic year was filled with ups and downs for Drexel. Through it all, many Dragons proved their worth as top athletes in their respective teams. I sat down [...]
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