Susquehanna Places Second in Final President Cup’s Standings May 22, 2013 Susquehanna University finished second in the final 2012-13 Landmark Conference President’s Cup standings, released Wednesday morning. [full story]
Landmark Announces 2013 Spring Academic Honor Roll May 14, 2013 The Landmark announced its 2013 Spring Academic Honor Roll selections today, with 63 student-athletes from Susquehanna receiving recognition. [full story]
May 11, 2013 Softball Grabs One Win on Rainy Saturday in NCAA Tourney Action The 2013 season continues for the Susquehanna softball team as the Crusaders defeated Kean 1-0 on Saturday afternoon before storms moved through the Montclair area, pushing SU’s 4 p.m. game against De Sales back to Sunday.
May 10, 2013 Softball Falls to Virginia Wesleyan in NCAA Tournament Action The 20th-ranked Susquehanna softball team suffered its first postseason loss as the team fell 3-0 to No. 15 Virginia Wesleyan on Friday evening in the Crusaders’ second game of the NCAA Tournament.
May 10, 2013 Three Crusaders Pick Up Softball All-Region Accolades Susquehanna’s Brianna Murphy, Alyssa Cantalini and Ashley Cole have all been named All-Region players by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association, announced Friday afternoon.
May 9, 2013 Cantalini Comes up With Game-Winning Hit in NCAA Tourney Win The Susquehanna softball team took the field four hours later than it had initially planned for its NCAA first-round game against Farmingdale State but it was well worth the wait as the team won on a walk-off hit from Alyssa Cantalini in the bottom of the seventh.
May 7, 2013 A Winning Weekend In a span of roughly three hours, Susquehanna University captured three different Landmark Conference championship titles as the softball and men’s and women’s lacrosse teams all took home their respective titles on the afternoon of May 4. All of those titles were clinched at home.
May 7, 2013 Softball Wins Four Major Landmark Awards Following its thrilling game seven, Landmark Conference Championship win and earning a berth into the NCAA Division III Tournament, Susquehanna softball has won four major awards, announced Tuesday.
May 7, 2013 Nine Named All-Landmark in Softball Following its thrilling game seven, Landmark Conference Championship win and earning a berth into the NCAA Division III Tournament, Susquehanna softball has had nine members named All-Landmark Conference, announced Tuesday.
May 6, 2013 Three NCAA Selections for SU Athletics; Women’s Lax to Host on Wednesday Following a historic Saturday in which three Susquehanna spring sports captured Landmark Conference championships, all three programs have been selected to their respective NCAA Division III Tournaments, with women’s lacrosse set to host an opening round game on Wednesday, May 8 at 3 p.m.
May 6, 2013 Cantalini, Lewis Sweep Weekly Landmark Conference Softball Awards Susquehanna’s Alyssa Cantalini and Morgan Lewis were named the Landmark Conference Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, on Monday afternoon.
May 6, 2013 Softball Heading to Montclair State Regional in NCAA Tournament The Susquehanna softball team earned a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Division III Softball Tournament. The Crusaders will compete in the Montclair State regional bracket and take on No. 7 seed Farmingdale State in the team’s opening game on Thursday at 5 p.m.
May 5, 2013 SU Teams to Host Selection Shows On Sunday night and Monday morning, the men's lacrosse, women's lacrosse and softball teams will all hold selection shows to learn their respective first-round opponents in their upcoming NCAA Tournaments.
May 4, 2013 Softball Walks Its Way to First-Ever Championship A bases-loaded walk from Alyssa Cantalini in the bottom of the eighth inning of the 2013 Landmark Conference Softball championship game propelled the Susquehanna women’s softball team to its first-ever Landmark Conference title while earning the team an at-large bid to the upcoming NCAA Tournament.
May 3, 2013 Susquehanna Softball Splits on Day One of Conference Tourney The No. 1 seed Susquehanna softball team split a pair of games on the opening day of the Landmark Conference Tournament. The Crusaders won their opener 8-0 against No. 4 seed Juniata before falling to Catholic, the No. 3 seed, 3-0 in the nightcap.
May 2, 2013 Lewis Named to 2013 CoSIDA Academic All-America Team Susquehanna’s softball sophomore pitcher Morgan Lewis has been named to the 2013 CoSIDA Academic All-America District 4 Team announced Thursday afternoon.
May 2, 2013 Championship Weekend for Three Susquehanna Teams Susquehanna University is set to host three Landmark Conference championships this coming Friday and Saturday in softball, men’s lacrosse and women’s lacrosse.
May 1, 2013 Softball Ranked 21st in the Nation The Susquehanna softball team has broken into the top-25 of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III poll for the first time in program history as the Crusaders are currently ranked 21st in the nation.
April 30, 2013 Softball Extends Win Streak to Twelve The Susquehanna softball team swept a Tuesday afternoon doubleheader from Misericordia to win its 11th and 12th-straight games of the spring.
April 29, 2013 Cantalini, Cole Named Landmark Players of the Week After earning the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Landmark Conference Tournament, Susquehanna softball players Alyssa Cantalini and Ashley Cole have been named the Landmark Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for the period ending April 28.
April 29, 2013 The Week Ahead In SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this preview for the period of April 29-May 5.
April 27, 2013 Softball Earns No. 1 Seed with Saturday Sweep The Susquehanna softball team swept a Landmark Conference doubleheader at Scranton and in the process clinched the No. 1 seed in next weekend’s Landmark Conference Tournament for the second year in a row.
April 25, 2013 Softball Ranked Fifth in East Region Susquehanna’s softball team is ranked fifth in the East Region in the latest NCAA softball regional rankings, released Thursday afternoon.
April 24, 2013 Extra-Inning Win for SU Softball Fans who sat through all 10 innings of Susquehanna’s softball win over Lebanon Valley certainly got their fill of excitement in a back-and-forth game that ended in a 7-6 Crusader victory.
April 23, 2013 Catching up with…Kathryn and Lauren Gilbert This week "Catching Up With..." sat down with senior softball players - and sisters - Kathryn and Lauren Gilbert as they play their final few games in Crusaders uniforms.
April 22, 2013 Softball Takes Two from Gettysburg The Crusaders allowed only one run all afternoon as Susquehanna softball swept Gettysburg in non-conference action on Monday. SU won game one in six innings, 9-1, followed by a 5-0 blanking in the second contest.
April 22, 2013 The Week Ahead In SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this preview for the period of April 22-28.
April 21, 2013 Crusaders Rout Rangers in Doubleheader Sweep A 24-hour delay turned out to be no big deal for the Susquehanna softball team as the Crusaders swept a doubleheader at Drew in a series that was pushed back one day due to field conditions.
April 20, 2013 Softball Doubleheader at Drew Pushed Back to Sunday Due to unplayable field conditions, Susquehanna's softball doubleheader at Drew, originally scheduled for Saturday, has been moved to Sunday, April 21.
April 18, 2013 Softball Sixth in Region The Susquehanna softball team is currently ranked sixth in the East Region, ahead of conference opponent Moravian.
April 17, 2013 Cantalini Powers SU Softball to Doubleheader Sweep Alyssa Cantalini finished with two triples and one home run in the Susquehanna softball team’s doubleheader sweep of Elizabethtown on Wednesday afternoon.
April 15, 2013 Hoffman Named Landmark Softball Pitcher of the Week After winning all three of her starts last week, Susquehanna senior Sarah Hoffman has been named the Landmark Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week for the period ending April 14.
April 15, 2013 The Week Ahead In SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this preview for the period of April 15-21.
April 13, 2013 Softball Splits on Senior Day The Susquehanna softball team rebounded from a game-one loss to Juniata to win the nightcap and earn a split with the Eagles on Saturday afternoon, which also marked Senior Day for the program.
April 11, 2013 Four in a Row for SU Softball With its two wins over Wilkes on Thursday afternoon, the Susquehanna women’s softball team picked up its fourth win a row and ninth in its last 10 games.
April 10, 2013 Gilbert, Minori Named Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders Softball and menâs field are represented the Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders for the week of April 1-7 as senior Lauren Gilbert and sophomore Jared Minori have been honored.
April 9, 2013 Softball Sweeps Lycoming in Annual Cancer Awareness Cup The fourth-annual Cancer Awareness Cup between the Susquehanna and Lycoming softball teams went the way of the Crusaders as they won the Cup game 9-0 before going on to win the nightcap of the doubleheader 3-0.
April 8, 2013 Susquehanna Softball to Host Cancer Awareness Cup The Susquehanna University and Lycoming College softball programs will compete in their annual Cancer Awareness Softball Game on Tuesday, April 9 at 3 p.m. The Cancer Awareness Game will be the first game of Tuesdayâs schedule doubleheader at SUâs Sassafras Field.
April 8, 2013 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this preview for the period of April 8-14.
April 7, 2013 Softball Earns Road Split with Moravian The Susquehanna softball team split its doubleheader against Landmark Conference opponent Moravian on Sunday afternoon, winning game one 11-7 before falling 3-0 in the nightcap.
April 4, 2013 Crusader Softball Sweeps Dickinson The Susquehanna softball team used timely hitting and more than solid pitching to sweep a mid-week, non-conference doubleheader from visiting Dickinson. The Crusaders won 7-0 in the opener before holding off the Red Devils 2-1 in the nightcap.
April 3, 2013 Susquehanna President Jay Lemons Appointed to NCAA Presidents Advisory Group Susquehanna University President L. Jay Lemons has been appointed to represent the Landmark Conference on the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Division III Chancellor/Presidents Advisory Group. His term of service on the committee begins immediately and will continue through the close of the January 2016 NCAA Convention.
April 3, 2013 Cole, Hotaling Named Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders Softball and baseball are represented as the Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders as freshman pitcher Ashley Cole and sophomore pitcher Spencer Hotaling have been selected for the period ending March 31.
April 2, 2013 Landmark Conference Announces Addition of Elizabethtown College Sanford J. Ungar, President of Goucher College and Chair of the Landmark Conference Executive Board, announced today that Elizabethtown College has accepted an invitation to join the Landmark Conference as its ninth member in athletic competition, beginning July 1, 2014.
April 2, 2013 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this preview for the period of April 1-7.
April 2, 2013 Softball Postponed at Misericordia Due to unplayable field conditions, the Susquehanna softball games at Misericordia scheduled for 3 p.m. today have been postponed. A rescheduled date will be announced later.
April 1, 2013 Cole Named Landmark Softball Pitcher of the Week Susquehanna freshman softball player Ashley Cole was named the Landmark Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week on Monday afternoon.
March 28, 2013 Softball Sweeps Catholic in 2013 Home Opener Playing the first Landmark Conference and home games of 2013, Susquehanna softball swept Catholic on Thursday afternoon. The Crusaders won in come back fashion in the first contest 6-5 and shut out the Cardinals in game two, 3-0.
March 27, 2013 Softball Receiving Votes in NFCA Poll After opening the 2013 season with a 12-4 mark, Susquehanna’s softball team is receiving votes on the NFCA Division III Top 25 Poll released Wednesday.
March 25, 2013 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this preview for the period of March 25-31.
March 24, 2013 Crusader Softball Falls to No. 1 Montclair State Playing its third and fourth games of the weekend, the Susquehanna softball team dropped its Sunday doubleheader to the number one team in the nation, Montclair State.
March 23, 2013 Softball Sweeps Kean The Susquehanna softball team collected their 11th and 12th wins of 2013 after sweeping Kean Saturday afternoon. The Crusaders won the first game 4-3 in eight innings and won the second contest 5-3.
March 23, 2013 Location Change for Sunday Doubleheader Sunday's softball doubleheader at No. 1Montclair State University will now be played at Kean University due to field conditions.
March 21, 2013 Softball Finally Back on the Field, Sweeps York After a 13-day absence from game action, the Susquehanna softball team finally got back on the field Thursday afternoon and swept a doubleheader at York. The Crusaders won 2-1 and 13-6 decisions to grab their ninth and 10th victories of the springl.
March 19, 2013 Softball Home Opener Postponed Due to the three-plus inches of snow that fell in Selinsgrove from Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning, the Susquehanna softball home-opening doubleheader against Dickinson has been postponed.
March 19, 2013 Susquehanna Remains Fourth in President Cup Standings Susquehanna University remains in fourth place in the most updated Landmark Conference President’s Cup standings, released Tuesday morning.
March 18, 2013 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this preview for the period of March 18-24.
March 15, 2013 Weekend Softball Games Postponed The Susquehanna softball team’s Landmark Conference opener at Moravian, originally scheduled to be played Saturday, March 16, has been moved to Saturday, April 7 due to field conditions at Moravian.
March 13, 2013 Catching Up With...Alyssa Cantalini This week, the SU athletics communications department caught up with sophomore Alyssa Cantalini as the Crusaders are gearing up for the 2013 Landmark Conference opener at No. 14 Moravian on Saturday.
March 11, 2013 Cole Named Landmark Softball Pitcher of the Week Following Susquehanna softball’s spring break trip to Florida, freshman Ashley Cole was named the Landmark Conference Pitcher of the Week for the period ending March 10.
March 11, 2013 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this preview for the period of March 11-17.
March 8, 2013 Softball Ends Spring Break with Pair of Wins Susquehanna’s softball team ended its week in Florida with a pair of victories on Friday afternoon in the form of an 11-1 win over Penn State-Kensington and a 4-2 victory against Manhattanville.
March 7, 2013 Softball Ends Fourth Day of Games with a Win Susquehanna’s softball team split a pair of games again on Wednesday, falling to Coe College 6-4 before defeating Adrian 5-3 to cap off its fourth day of games in Florida.
March 7, 2013 Softball Splits Wednesday Contests The Susquehanna softball team split a pair of games on Wednesday, defeating Saint Vincent 9-0 before falling to Emerson 13-7, marking the team’s first loss of the season.
March 5, 2013 Crusader Softball Wins Two More The Susquehanna softball team picked up two more wins on Monday with a 6-0 win vs. John Carroll and a 4-2 victory over Marywood as the Crusaders improved to 4-0 on the season.
March 4, 2013 Softball Takes Two The Susquehanna University’s softball spring training trip could not have gotten off to a much better start as the Crusaders swept their pair of games on Sunday in Claremont, Fla.
February 26, 2013 High Expectations for 2013 Softball After earning the number one seed and hosting the 2012 Landmark Conference Championship for the first time in program history, the 2013 version of Susquehanna softball has high expectations going into the spring.
February 25, 2013 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this preview for the period of Feb. 25-Mar.3.
February 19, 2013 SU Softball to Finish Second in Landmark Preseason Poll Susquehanna’s softball team was picked to finish second in the 2013 Landmark Conference preseason poll released on Tuesday.
February 7, 2013 SU FACT to Hold Alumni Panel Susquehanna University’s FACT (Female Athlete Connection Team) will be holding an alumni panel on Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. in the Degenstein meeting rooms.
November 28, 2012 SU Student-Athlete Siblings Going away to college is a major step in the path of adulthood and more often than not, a student has to experience this on his or her own with the pressures of making new friends and being in an environment completely foreign to what they are used to.
October 8, 2012 SAAC Swim-Off a Rousing Success On Sunday, Oct. 7, members of the Susquehanna University community took part in a charity swim-off, SAAC Saves the Girls: Drown-Out Cancer. Susquehanna’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) organized the event which raised over $1,500 in donations for the American Cancer Society.
September 3, 2012 Little League World Series: More Than Just Fun for the Players From Aug. 16 – Aug. 26, Susquehanna senior softball player Lauren Gilbert got the opportunity of a lifetime to work at the Little League World Series, held in nearby Williamsport, Pa. And Gilbert was not there to sell game programs or take tickets; she was able to get a behind-the-scenes look at the tournament and write about all of the unique aspects of the global event.
July 13, 2012 Softball Slated to host First Annual Golf Outing On Saturday, Sept. 15, the Susquehanna softball team will host its first annual Susquehanna University Softball Golf Outing at Shade Mountain Golf Course in Middleburg, Pa.
June 28, 2012 Four Student-Athletes Named to Landmark All-Academic Team Four Susquehanna student-athletes earned spots on the 2012 Landmark Conference Spring All-Academic Team. Seniors Lisa Finizio, Trae Humphreys, Kristin Stam and Joe Zamadics represent softball, lacrosse and track & field, respectively.
June 27, 2012 Sixty-Six Spring Athletes Earn Academic Honor Roll Status Sixty-six Susquehanna student-athletes were named to the Landmark Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll, released on Wednesday afternoon. In total, 310 student-athletes from the conference’s member and affiliate institutions were named to the honor roll.
June 25, 2012 An Award-Winning Year The 2011-12 athletic year produced not only wins and highlight-reel plays, it also turned out numerous major awards for both the student-athletes and their coaches.
June 21, 2012 SU Softball Slated to Host July Clinics Members of the Susquehanna softball coaching and team will host two clinics on Tuesday, July 24 and Wednesday, July 25. The one-day clinics will be held at the SU softball field at the Sassafras Sports Complex.
June 14, 2012 SU Wins Landmark President’s Cup for Second Time in Three Years For the second time in the past three years, Susquehanna University has won the Landmark Conference President’s All-Sports Cup. SU becomes the second team to win multiple Cups after having also won the award following the 2009-10 season.
May 14, 2012 Finizio Picks Up Another Honor Susquehanna softball senior Lisa Finizio picked up another accolade on Monday as the outfielder was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Assocation (NFCA) East Region First-Team. Finizio was one of only two Landmark Conference athletes named to the First Team.
May 11, 2012 Finizio, Zamadics Receive Harnum, Heaton Awards Susquehanna softball player Lisa Finizio and cross country/track & field athlete Joe ZamadicsChester have been named the respective winners of the University’s Connie N. Harnum and Blair M. Heaton Awards, presented on Friday, May 11 at the annual on-campus Senior Awards Reception.
May 7, 2012 Softball Reels In Two Major Awards After a trip to the 2012 Landmark Conference Championship game, Susquehanna’s softball team was honored with two major awards as senior center fielder Lisa Finizio was named as the Player of the Year and head coach Kathy Kroupa and her staff were selected as the Coaching Staff of the Year, released on Monday.
May 7, 2012 Crusader Softball Sees Four Players Earn All-Conference Honors Four Susquehanna softball players were named to All-Landmark Conference teams on Monday, with two First-Team honorees and two Second-Team recipients. In addition, senior outfielder Lisa Finizio was tabbed Player of the Year while head coach Kathy Kroupa and her assistants were named Coaching Staff of the Year.
May 7, 2012 SU’s Finizio Named to CoSIDA District 4 All-Academic Team Susquehanna senior softball player Lisa Finizio has been named to the CoSIDA/Capital One District 4 All-Academic Softball Team.
May 5, 2012 Softball Drops Championship Game to Greyhounds The Susquehanna softball team advanced to the Landmark Conference Championship game after a one-year absence but could not fend off defending champion Moravian, falling 8-0 in the final game of the weekend.
May 4, 2012 Crusader Softball Earns Split on Opening Day of Championships The Susquehanna coaching staff could not have asked more from its starting pitchers as Morgan Lewis and Sarah Hoffman combined to surrender one run in two games. Unfortunately, the SU bats could only propel the Crusaders to a split on the opening day of the Landmark Conference Tournament.
May 3, 2012 Catching Up With...Lisa Finizio This week, the Susquehanna Athletic Communications office “Catches Up With” senior Lisa Finizio, a member of the softball team, which is getting set to host the Landmark Conference Tournament.
May 3, 2012 Crowe, Murphy Named April Rookies of the Month Men’s track and softball are represented as distance runner Paul Crowe and outfielder Brianna Murphy have been selected as the SAAC April Rookies of the Month.
May 1, 2012 Softball Splits in Regular Season Finale Playing in the final tune-up leading up to this weekend’s Landmark Conference Tournament, the Susquehanna softball team split its Tuesday doubleheader against Misericordia. The Crusaders took game one 4-0 before falling 3-0 in the finale.
April 30, 2012 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this weekly preview for the week of April 30 - May 6.
April 30, 2012 Kathryn Gilbert Selected as Softball Player of the Week Susquehanna junior outfielder Kathryn Gilbert has been selected as the Landmark Conference Softball Player of the Week for the period ending April 29. This is the first time Gilbert has been named Player of the Week.
April 28, 2012 Softball Sweeps Its Way to No. 1 Seed Saturday’s sweep of Scranton by the Susquehanna softball team handed the Crusaders the No. 1 overall seed in the Landmark Conference Tournament and thus home field advantage throughout the tournament.
April 25, 2012 SU Softball Sweeps Doubleheader It was a tale of two games as the Susquehanna softball squad used four runs in game one against Lebanon Valley to win a pitchers’ duel and then erupted for 17 runs in a 17-1 game two victory
April 24, 2012 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this weekly preview for the week of April 23-29.
April 22, 2012 Sunday Rainout for Softball Sunday's softball doubleheader at Lycoming has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
April 21, 2012 Softball Splits with Rangers The Susquehanna softball team split its Landmark Conference doubleheader against Drew, winning the opening game 6-1 before falling 4-3 in the seventh inning of the second contest.
April 19, 2012 Softball Ranked Eighth in Region For the third consecutive year, Susquehanna’s softball team has earned a spot in the NCAA Regional Rankings. The Crusaders are ranked eighth in the East Region, released today.
April 19, 2012 Cullen, Delavan Chosen as Super Crusaders Softball and men’s lacrosse are represented in this week’s SAAC Super Crusader Awards as freshman pitcher Alison Cullen and senior attack Luke Delavan have been honored for the week ending April 15.
April 18, 2012 Softball Swept by Elizabethtown Susquehanna’s softball squad dropped a pair of games to non-conference foe Elizabethtown on Wednesday. The Crusaders lost game one 7-2 and fell 7-4 in the night cap, which went 10 innings.
April 17, 2012 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this weekly preview for the week of April 16-22.
April 16, 2012 Cullen Nabs Pitcher of the Week Honor Susquehanna sophomore pitcher Allison Cullen was named the Landmark Conference’s Pitcher of the Week, released on Monday. This marks the first weekly honor of her career.
April 14, 2012 Softball Soars Over Eagles; Cantalini Cracks Grand Slam Susquehanna’s softball team swept Landmark Conference rival Juniata on Saturday afternoon. The Crusaders exploded for 12 runs in game one, winning 12-4. SU won game two 3-0.
April 12, 2012 Crusaders Sweep Wilkes in Non-Conference Action Susquehanna’s softball team swept Thursday’s non-conference doubleheader with Wilkes by winning game one 3-2 on a walk-off double and game two 12-2 in five innings.
April 10, 2012 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this weekly preview for the week of April 10-15.
April 5, 2012 Finizio, Rieker Selected as Super Crusaders Baseball and softball are represented this week as seniors Ethan Rieker and Lisa Finizio have been selected as the SAAC Super Crusaders for the period ending April 1.
March 31, 2012 Crusaders Take Down Cardinals The Susquehanna softball team swept Catholic with 7-6 and 8-5 victories on Saturday in a conference road doubleheader.
March 29, 2012 Softball Splits with Gettysburg Susquehanna’s softball team split Thursday’s non-conference doubleheader with Gettysburg in a pair of one-run games. The Crusaders dropped the first game 8-7 but won the second 3-2.
March 26, 2012 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this weekly preview for the week of March 26 - April 1.
March 25, 2012 SU Splits vs. Montclair State; Hand Red Hawks First Loss of Season The Susquehanna softball team took to the road on Sunday to face an undefeated Montclair State squad and thanks to the Crusaders’ game two win, handed the Red Hawks their first loss of the season.
March 23, 2012 Kroupa Earns 250th Coaching Victory With Thursday afternoon’s 11-3 win over York (Pa.), Susquehanna head softball coach Kathy Kroupa earned her 250th career win as a head collegiate softball coach.
March 23, 2012 Saturday Softball Games Postponed Due to tomorrow’s inclement weather forecast, Susquehanna’s softball game at Merchant Marine has been moved to 12:00 p.m.
March 22, 2012 Softball Splits with Spartans Susquehanna’s softball team split Thursday’s non-conference doubleheader with York (Pa.) by winning game two 11-3 in five innings. The Crusaders dropped the first contest 3-1.
March 20, 2012 Softball Scorches Red Devils Susquehanna’s softball team swept its doubleheader at Dickinson on Tuesday evening, winning game one and game two by the scores of 8-6.
March 19, 2012 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this weekly preview for the week of March 19-25.
March 17, 2012 Softball Splits with Moravian Susquehanna’s softball squad split Saturday’s doubleheader against Moravian by winning game two 7-5. The Crusaders dropped the first contest 7-2.
March 13, 2012 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this weekly preview for the week of March 12-18.
March 9, 2012 Softball Splits on Day One of Seagull Classic The Susquehanna softball team, on its way back from six games in Florida, made a stop in Salisbury for the two-day Seagull Classic Tournament, beginning on Friday. The Crusaders split their opening two games, defeating Baruch 5-4 before falling 6-0 to No. 9 Salisbury in the nightcap.
March 9, 2012 SU Softball: Notes from the Road The SU softball team has been spending its spring break on the road, first hitting Florida for a six-game stretch.
February 27, 2012 The Week Ahead in SU Sports Take a look at the week ahead in SU athletics with this weekly preview for the week of Feb. 27 - March 4.
February 23, 2012 Softball Selected to Finish Third in Preseason Poll Susquehanna’s softball team has been selected to finish third in the Landmark Conference Preseason Poll, released on Thursday. Moravian was the unanimous first place team with Catholic following in second place.
February 22, 2012 Softball Primed for 2012 Campaign This year, the Susquehanna women’s softball team has what it hopes will be the right combination of depth, talent and experience to put together another successful season.
December 14, 2011 SU Softball Announces 2012 Winter Skills Clinic Susquehanna’s softball program is hosting the 2012 Winter Skills Clinic on Sunday Jan. 15 from 12- 4 p.m. The clinic will be held in the Garrett Sports Complex and is open for players ages 10 to 17.
October 10, 2011 Ten SU Softball Players Earn NFCA All-Academic Recognition Ten players from the 2011 Susquehanna softball team were named a National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Scholar-Athlete.
September 26, 2011 Superwoman Status Though Susquehanna head softball coach Kathy Kroupa may not wake up in the morning and dress herself in the ever-so-awesome blue and red costume that Superwoman wears, she does possess numerous qualities that qualify her for Superwoman status.
August 10, 2011 Landmark Conference Announces Spring All-Academic Team The Landmark Conference has announced the selection of 32 student-athletes to the 2011 Spring Landmark All-Academic Team. Representing Susquehanna was men’s tennis player Bruce Osborn ’11 track athlete Joe Zamadics ’12, softball player Kate Reese ’12 and track athlete Alycia Woodruff ’11.
July 28, 2011 Seventy-Four Student-Athletes Earn Academic Honor Roll Status Seventy-four Susquehanna student-athletes have been named to the Landmark Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll. A total of 279 student-athletes from the eight Landmark institutions were named to the honor roll for completing the spring season with a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher.
July 18, 2011 Landmark Conference Rebranding Project Underway The Landmark Conference, just four years old, recognizes that the student-athletes at its eight member institutions are remarkable individuals, and that more needs to be done to promote not only the member academic institutions, but also the conference itself.
June 22, 2011 Changes Announced for Women’s Soccer Staff, Administration It has been announced that there will be several internal changes to the Susquehanna women’s soccer coaching staff, starting this summer. Current assistant coach Andrew Zechman has been elevated to head coach, as former head coach Kathy Kroupa has been promoted to Assistant Athletic Director, in addition to her title as the Crusaders’ head softball coach.
June 3, 2011 Academic Excellence for SU Athletics Susquehanna’s 24 varsity sports put together another successful year in 2010-11 both on and off the playing fields as numerous individuals and teams received academic recognition following the conclusion of the spring semester and 2010-11 academic year.
May 12, 2011 Swerdlow, Finizio Earn Regional Recognition Susquehanna softball players Cara Swerdlow and Lisa Finizio have been named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-East Region First and Third Teams, respectively.
May 10, 2011 Swerdlow Named Pitcher of the Year; Four Other Players Earn All-League Status Senior Cara Swerdlow capped off her historic career by being named the Landmark Conference Co-Pitcher of the Year and was one of five SU players to earn All-League honors on Tuesday afternoon.
May 7, 2011 Softball Eliminated from Landmark Tournament The Susquehanna softball team quickly shook off its tournament-opening loss on Friday by grabbing an early victory on Saturday against Scranton, but was then eliminated from the Landmark Conference Tournament with a 2-0 loss to Catholic.
May 6, 2011 Cardinals Hand SU Tournament-Opening Loss For one of the few times this season, the Susquehanna softball pitching staff could not shut down its opponent as the No. 3seeded Crusaders fell to No. 3 Catholic 11-5 on the opening day of the Landmark Conference Tournament.
May 2, 2011 Regular-Season Finale Ends in Split The Susquehanna softball team wrapped-up its regular season with a road split at Misericordia on Monday afternoon. SU took game one 4-0 before dropping a 10-0 decision in a five-inning game two.
April 30, 2011 Crusaders Drop Both at Moravian; No. 2 Seed in Landmark Playoffs The Susquehanna University softball team dropped both games at Moravian College, 2-0, 5-1, in the last regular season games of the season. The Crusaders will now wait until next week’s Landmark Conference tournament, where they will be the No. 2 seed.
April 27, 2011 Softball Splits with No. 23 LVC on Senior Day It was all about the seniors on the Susquehanna softball team as SU earned a split with No. 23 Lebanon Valley on Senior Day at Sassafras Fields. The Crusaders fell 1-0 in the opening game but rebounded to grab game two by a 2-0 score.
April 26, 2011 Softball Splits with Scranton The Susquehanna extended its win streak to seven games by winning its opening game at Scranton 6-1 but quickly saw that streak snapped with a 4-0 loss in the nightcap to earn a split with the Royals on Tuesday afternoon.
April 25, 2011 Fourth of the Season for Swerdlow Susquehanna softball pitcher Cara Swerdlow picked up her fourth Landmark Conference Pitcher of the Week award of the season on Monday. The senior lefty earned a pair of conference wins and in the process surpassed the 600 career strikeout mark.
April 22, 2011 Six Straight for Softball The Susquehanna softball team opened a stretch of four games in two days with a doubleheader sweep of Landmark Conference opponent Drew. The games, rescheduled due to last week’s rainout, saw SU blank the Rangers 10-0 and 8-0.
April 20, 2011 Crusaders Power Way to Doubleheader Sweep The Susquehanna softball team grabbed two wins over Landmark Conference opponent Juniata thanks to two pitching shutouts and 15 runs. The Crusaders remain perfect in league play at 6-0 while also extending their win streak to four.
April 19, 2011 Finizio, Wing Grab First Super Crusader Awards of the Spring Softball and baseball were represented in this week’s Super Crusader awards, as outfielder Lisa Finizio and third baseman Dan Wing were tabbed the SAAC Super Crusaders for the week ending April 17.
April 19, 2011 Softball Doubleheader to be Streamed Live Susquehanna’s softball doubleheader against Juniata on Wednesday, April 20 will be streamed live on GoSusQu.com through America One.
April 14, 2011 Softball Continues Winning Ways at Wilkes The Susquehanna softball team captured its 20th and 21st victories of the season with a doubleheader sweep at Wilkes on Thursday. The Crusaders took game one 2-0 and won 7-3 in the nightcap.
April 12, 2011 Pastore, Swerdlow Recognized as Super Crusaders Tim Pastore of the men’s lacrosse team and Cara Swerdlow of the softball team have been named Super Crusaders for the week ending April 10. It is Pastore’s first honor of the season while it marks the second for Swerdlow.
April 12, 2011 Thirty-Two Student-Athletes Recognized for Academic Accomplishments Thirty-two Susquehanna student-athletes have received Scholar-Athlete Awards for recording the highest grade-point averages (GPA) on their respective teams during the 2010 fall semester. The award is part of the Student-Athlete Affairs program (SAA), sponsored by the NCAA.
April 11, 2011 Softball Splits with E’Town as Game-Two Rally Falls Just Short Trailing 5-2 heading into the final inning in the nightcap of Susquehanna’s softball doubleheader at Elizabethtown, SU was able to put two runs on the board but fell just short of completing the comeback in a 5-4 loss. However, the Crusaders grabbed a game-one victory by a 3-0 score to split with the Blue Jays.
April 7, 2011 Swerdlow Makes History as SU Sweeps Gettysburg Senior Cara Swerdlow tossed a four-hit shutout and in the process became Susquehanna’s all-time winningest pitcher as she now has 45 victories over her four-year career. The Crusaders swept Gettysburg 1-0 and 7-2 to extend their winning streak to an impressive 10 games.
April 5, 2011 Sophomores Sweep Super Crusaders A pair of sophomore student-athletes swept this week’s Super Crusaders awards as softball pitcher Sarah Hoffman and track and field athlete Ken Schetroma were named the SAAC Super Crusaders for the week ending April 3.
April 2, 2011 Softball Runs Win Streak to Eight Straight; Sweeps Catholic The Susquehanna University softball team improved to 16-4 on the season and increased its current winning streak to eight games with a doubleheader sweep over Landmark Conference rival, The Catholic University of America, 6-4, 3-0.
March 31, 2011 Softball Games vs. Gettysburg Postponed Susquehanna’s softball doubleheader against Gettysburg, originally scheduled for Thursday afternoon, has been postponed due to rain. The games will now be played on Thursday, April 7 at 3 p.m.