University at Buffalo softball interim head coach Mike Ruechel announced the signing of 12 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent for the 2019-20 softball season. The class includes six New York athletes, three Canadians, two from Ohio, and one from Virginia.
BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo interim softball head coach Mike Ruechel rounded out his coaching staff on Friday afternoon with the addition of Cortney Radke as assistant coach. Radke comes to Buffalo after spending the last two seasons as pitching coach at division II West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, WV.
BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo softball interim head coach Mike Ruechel announced on Monday afternoon that Canadian softball legend Jody Hennigar has been hired as pitching coach for the Bulls. Hennigar brings over 45 years of playing and coaching experience to UB, having been a member of the Canadian National Men's Fastpitch Team for over a decade.
BUFFALO, NY - Assistant coach Mike Ruechel has been named the interim head coach for the University at Buffalo softball program, Director of Athletics Mark Alnutt announced on Monday afternoon. Ruechel will be replacing Mike Roberts who left the program for a position at Louisiana Lafayette.
BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo softball commit Zoe Hicks earned a spot on the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Softball All-America First Team, as announced on Wednesday morning.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo softball team saw a program record four student-athletes named to the Mid-American Conference Academic All-MAC team, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. Ally Power earned the recognition for the second straight season while Alissa Karjel, Taylor Scott and Ufuoma Ogagan each earn the honor for the first time in their UB career.
BUFFALO, NY – A duo of University at Buffalo softball players were honored on Tuesday afternoon as the Mid-American Conference announced its postseason awards. Freshman Anna Aguon was named to the All-MAC First Team and All-Freshman Team while Jenelle Martinez earned All-MAC Second Team honors.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo softball team (16-31, 7-16 MAC) saw their slim MAC Tournament hopes fade away on Saturday afternoon as they dropped a doubleheader at Nan Harvey Field to Miami (OH). The Bulls fell in the first game by the score of 13-3 and 16-11 in the second game of the day.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo softball team (16-29, 7-14 MAC) kept their playoff hopes alive on Friday afternoon at a windy Nan Harvey Field as they collected the hard-fought 7-3 victory over the Miami (OH) RedHawks. With the win, Buffalo will now need a pair of wins tomorrow afternoon against Miami and a pair of losses by Bowling Green against Ohio in order to earn the #8 seed in the MAC Tournament.
ATHENS, OH – The University at Buffalo softball team (15-29, 6-14 MAC) was blanked in a pair of games on Saturday afternoon at MAC-leading Ohio. The Bulls were defeated 17-0 in the opening game of the afternoon before falling 8-0 in the second game as both games went five innings.
ATHENS, OH – The University at Buffalo softball team (15-27, 6-12 MAC) fell on Friday afternoon in the opening game of a three-game series on the road at first-place Ohio, 9-1. Sophomore Jenelle Martinez notched the lone RBI in the loss for UB as she now has a career-high and team-best 33 runs batted in on the year.
KENT, OH – The University at Buffalo softball team (15-26, 6-11 MAC) dropped both ends of a Saturday doubleheader against the Kent State Golden Flashes on the road. The Flashes handed Buffalo the 10-2 loss in the first game and the 13-1 defeat in game two. Catrell Robertson closed out her day with her first two home runs of the season in the defeats.
KENT, OH – The University at Buffalo softball team (15-24, 6-9 MAC) dropped their third straight Mid-American Conference game on Friday afternoon as the Kent State Golden Flashes handed UB the 10-0 defeat at the Stadium at Dix. The Buffalo lineup was only able to produce two hits in the loss.
BUFFALO, NY – After a dominant 8-0 shutout in the opening game of the doubleheader against Canisius on Wednesday afternoon, the University at Buffalo softball team (15-23, 6-8 MAC) wasn’t able to secure the sweep as the Griffs came away with the 15-5 victory in the nightcap. Leandra Jew and Taylor Scott each notched their first career home runs in the game one victory over their crosstown rivals.
AKRON, OH – The University at Buffalo softball team (14-20, 6-6 MAC) got back to their winning ways on Wednesday afternoon on the road against Akron as they were able to collect the regular season sweep of the Zips with a 4-2 victory. Ally Power went the distance in the circle for the Bulls as she notched her career-best 11th victory of the season, most in a single season for a Buffalo pitcher since Tori Speckman won 22 games in 2014.
MOUNT PLEASANT, MI – The University at Buffalo softball team (13-20, 5-6 MAC) dropped both ends of the Sunday doubleheader on the road at Central Michigan. The Bulls were handed the 7-1 defeat in the first game of the afternoon before falling 13-5 in the final game of the weekend.
MOUNT PLEASANT, MI – The University at Buffalo softball team (13-18, 5-4 MAC) dropped the opening game of a three-game series on the road at Central Michigan on Friday afternoon, 10-2. The Bulls led through three innings but the Chippewas scored seven in the fourth to take the game in five innings.
BUFFALO, NY – Behind a strong offensive effort, the University at Buffalo softball team (13-17, 5-3 MAC) was able to collect a doubleheader sweep of the Akron Zips on Tuesday afternoon at Nan Harvey Field. The Bulls opened the day with a 16-1 victory before closing out game two with a 7-4 win.
DEKALB, IL – The University at Buffalo softball team (11-17, 3-3 MAC) dropped the final game of a three-game series on the road to Northern Illinois on Saturday afternoon, 7-5. Catrell Robertson led the Bulls with two RBI in the loss to the Huskies.
DEKALB, IL – The University at Buffalo softball team (11-16, 3-2 MAC) couldn’t get their offense on track on Friday afternoon at Northern Illinois as they dropped both ends of a series opening doubleheader to the Huskies. NIU collected the 10-0 win in the opening game before downing UB 9-1 in the second game of the day.
BUFFALO, NY – After claiming their first three-game Mid-American Conference sweep in two seasons, the University at Buffalo softball team (11-14, 3-0 MAC) will hit the road this weekend to take on the Northern Illinois Huskies in DeKalb. Buffalo had a strong start to their conference slate while the Huskies opened with a 1-2 record against Miami (OH) during the opening weekend.
BUFFALO, NY – Junior pitcher Ally Power of the University at Buffalo softball team (11-14, 3-0 MAC) was named MAC East Division Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday, as announced by the conference office. Power earns the weekly recognition for the first time in her Buffalo career.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo softball team (11-14, 3-0 MAC) completed a MAC-opening weekend sweep of the Eastern Michigan Eagles this Saturday afternoon with a 6-4 win in the first game and an 8-0 shutout in the finale. This is just the second time in program history that the Bulls swept a conference opening series.