The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced 364 players to the 2019 NCAA Division III All-Region softball teams today, May 15. The Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team saw three athletes named onto the All-Region West team after a season in which the team went 31-12-1 overall and 21-7 in the SCIAC, finishing runner-up in the SCIAC Tournament.
CLAREMONT, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team concluded their season at the SCIAC Championship, falling to Whittier College in the final round 4-3 on Sunday afternoon. The Sagehens wrapped up a solid season where they finished in second place in the SCIAC with a 31-12-1 record overall and 21-7 in conference play.
CLAREMONT, CA. – The second day of the SCIAC Tournament provided plenty of dramatic moments, but in the end the Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team prevailed 6-5 over Whittier College after 10 innings. Katy Hurley batted 2-for-5 with a team-high three RBIs while Alondra Reynoso threw 4.2 innings of shutout relief, striking out two for the win.
CLAREMONT, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team got off to a hot start in the SCIAC Tournament, taking a comfortable 6-2 victory over Chapman University on Friday afternoon. Liz Rodarte pitched a complete game, surrendering only two runs for her 17th win of the season and batting 2-for-3 with an RBI.
CLAREMONT, CA. – Senior Liz Rodarte earned Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Pitcher of the Year while four Sagehens earn All-SCIAC honors as announced by the league office.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team split their final regular season series on the road against University of La Verne on Saturday, winning the first match by a close 1-0 margin before losing the second 10-2.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team split their final regular season home series of the season with Cal Lutheran University on Friday evening, winning the first game in five innings by mercy rule 11-1 before falling 7-6 in the second match.
he Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team took a dominating road sweep over Chapman University on Saturday, winning the first game 10-9 and taking the second game in six innings 15-6. Liz Rodarte swung a scoring bat at the plate, hitting 7-for-10 with four runs and two RBIs. Karina Falkstrom batted 5-for-7 total with four runs and two RBIs.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team split their home series against cross-street rival No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Friday, winning the first game in a tight 4-3 contest, before taking a close 2-1 loss in the second game.
Four student-athletes from the Pomona-Pitzer Athletics Program were named SCIAC Athlete of the Week after their standout performances on the field this past week. Liz Rodarte was named Pitcher of the Week for softball while Natalie Hill's huge contributions on offense earned her Athlete of the Week for Women's Water Polo. Kiera Havill's all-around contributions on defense earned her Defensive Player of the Week for Lacrosse and Maria Lyven's undefeated run on the court earned her Women's Tennis Player of the Week.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team continue to reel, sweeping the Occidental College Tigers on Saturday afternoon in a doubleheader. The Sagehens shutout the Tigers in their first game 11-0 and followed with a 12-6 win in the second game. Liz Rodarte earned her 13th win of the season and pitched 10.1 innings with 10 strikeouts without surrendering a single run.
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference named Megan Otsuka and Liz Rodarte SCIAC Athletes of the Week. Megan Otsuka earned Hitter of the Week honors after her huge 10-for-16 showing this past weekend while Liz Rodarte came away with three wins and 20 strikeouts to take Pitcher of the Week.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball team continues to reel after sweeping the Whittier College Poets on Saturday afternoon. The Sagehens managed to overcome a four-run deficit in game one to win 8-7 and followed with a clinical 5-1 victory in game two.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball program swept through the Cal Lutheran Regals on Friday afternoon, winning both games via mercy rule. The Sagehens took the first game 8-0 in five innings and later dominated through a 14-5 victory in six innings in the second game. Liz Rodarte earned two wins that day, reaching 10 total wins this season.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team battled No. 7 Williams College on Sunday, ending the day with two toughly contested losses. After battling back and forth to a 6-5 loss in game one, the Sagehens fell 9-4 in the second game.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team kicked off spring break with a series split against Denison University on Monday, winning the first game 9-5 before dropping the second contest 9-3. Julia Carreon earned her first career victory and Karina Falkstrom played hero in the first game with a huge two-run home run to seal the victory for the Sagehens.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball program split their Saturday series against Chapman University, making a comeback victory 6-5 in game one off back-to-back homeruns from Izzy Deatherage and Megan Otsuka, before falling 6-2 in game two. Deatherage had a solid game at the plate, hitting a combined 3-for-6 with two RBIs, and three runs.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball program extended their winning streak to six games on Friday evening after sweeping Alfred University in a doubleheader at home with a 2-0 and 6-0 victory. Both Sagehens’ pitchers Liz Rodarte and Alondra Reynoso were lights out in the circle, throwing complete game shutouts and allowing a combined one hit.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team continued their winning streak, sweeping the University of Redlands on the road on Saturday with a lopsided 13-5 victory in game one and a tough 6-5 win in extra innings in game two
Friday afternoon ended with a victorious sweep for the Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team as they won two games against Hiram College. The Sagehens shutout the Terriers in the first game 8-0 and took the second game 6-3.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team remain undefeated after shutting out the Occidental Tigers with a pair of 9-0 mercy rule sweeps. Liz Rodarte pitched phenomenally in the first game, throwing a complete game shutout, but Alondra Reynoso followed up with an impressive no-hitter in the second game, the first of her career.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team finished their Friday series against No. 4 Linfield with a win and a draw, putting up seven runs in both games. In a close series where either side could have emerged victorious, the Sagehens finished with the advantage with a dominant victory in game one and a comeback tie in the second.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team continue to remain undefeated, after winning their road trip doubleheader against Whittier College on Saturday, winning the first game 7-1 and the second 2-0. Liz Rodarte and Alondra Reynoso both earned their second wins of the seasons on the mound while four different Sagehens belted a solo home run.
CLAREMONT, CA. – Pomona-Pitzer had four athletes earn Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Athlete of the Week honors with junior Izzy Deatherage (Softball), sophomore Lukas Ming Menkhoff (Men’s Swim & Dive), sophomore Jed Kronenberg (Men’s Tennis) and senior Kahea Kahaulelio (Women’s Water Polo) all earning the award as announced by the league office.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball Season started the season on the right track, sweeping Puget Sound in their doubleheader on Friday afternoon, winning the first game 5-3 and the second in mercy rule fashion 13-1.
The Pomona-Pitzer Softball Team will open the 2019 Season with a doubleheader against Puget Sound, in hopes of improving upon last season’s success. After posting the best record in program history, going 26-14, the Sagehens will look go further as they enter the new year with nine returning players, including five who were in the All-SCIAC Team.