2018 Softball News

  • Sylvester Tabbed Carol Maggio Departmental Recognition Award Recipient
    June 19, 2018
    Suffolk softball’s Delaney Sylvester has been tabbed the 2017-18 recipient of the Carol Maggio Departmental Recognition Award, Director of Athletics Cary McConnell announced Tuesday afternoon.
  • Holmes Selected Google Cloud Academic All-America
    June 05, 2018
    Taylor Holmes of the Suffolk softball team has made history as the first-ever Academic All-American in the program’s 34-year history as the senior earned a spot on the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America Division III Third-team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), the organization announced Tuesday afternoon. 
  • Softball Trio Tabbed NFCA All-Northeast
    May 16, 2018
    For the first time in Suffolk softball’s 34-year history, three Rams garnered all-region accolades from the National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association as Delaney Sylvester, Payton Sylvester and Taylor Holmes were named to the northeast teams Wednesday afternoon.  
  • Sylvester Up for HeroSports’ Fan Choice D3 Softball Player of the Year
    May 15, 2018
    HeroSports.com has named Suffolk softball’s Delaney Sylvester a nominee for Fan Choice DIII Softball Player of the Year after a standout senior season. To vote for Sylvester, click here. The polls, which can be voted on every hour, are open until Friday, May 18 at 12 p.m. 
  • Rams Reflect: Softball's Sydney Littlefield
    May 11, 2018
    The 2018 Rams Reflect is the third in a series of annual collections. Senior captains and representatives of Suffolk teams have been invited to contribute viewpoints based on personal experience from both their senior seasons and full varsity careers at Suffolk.
  • Holmes Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
    May 10, 2018
    For the second time in Suffolk softball history and first since 2006, a Ram has earned Google Cloud College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) Academic All-District as senior Taylor Holmes garnered the distinction for the 2018 season, the organization released Thursday afternoon. 
  • Sylvesters Take Player and Rookie of the Year as Softball Garners Five All-GNAC Nods
    May 08, 2018
    After a stellar season that saw Suffolk softball capture its third GNAC Regular Season Title in the last four years, the Rams placed five players on the All-GNAC teams and yielded the conference Player of the Year, Delaney Sylvester and Rookie of the Year, Payton Sylvester, the league office announced Tuesday. 
  • Softball Fights for Spot in GNAC Title Game vs. Emmanuel
    May 06, 2018
    Suffolk softball has one final chance to chase GNAC glory as the top-seeded Rams battle the seventh-seeded Saints of Emmanuel for the spot in the championships contest versus second-seeded Johnson & Wales. Suffolk and the Saints clash at 10 a.m., with the winner taking on the Wildcats in the title game at 12:30 p.m.
  • Softball Escapes Elimination in Extras, Downs Emmanuel in GNAC Tournament
    May 06, 2018
    Suffolk softball needed extra time to do it, but the top-seeded Rams secured a spot in the GNAC Championship as it eliminated seventh-seed Emmanuel behind a 4-3, eight-inning victory Sunday morning at East Boston Memorial Park. 
  • Softball Falls to Johnson & Wales in GNAC Championship, 4-2
    May 06, 2018
    The Suffolk softball team fell just short of GNAC glory as the top-seeded Rams were defeated by second-seed Johnson & Wales, 4-2, Sunday afternoon at East Boston Memorial Park.
  • Johnson & Wales Blanks Softball, 6-0, in GNAC Semis
    May 05, 2018
    The Suffolk softball team saw a bump in the road to GNAC glory as the top-seeded Rams took their first loss of the conference tournament, a 6-0 setback to second-seed Johnson & Wales Saturday afternoon at East Boston Memorial Park. 
  • GNAC Glory Up for Grabs this Weekend, Softball Faces JWU in Semis
    May 04, 2018
    After an extra-inning walk-off homer in the second round of GNAC Tournament, top-seeded Suffolk softball sets its sights on the semifinals where it will face second-seeded Johnson & Wales Saturday, May 5 at 3:00 p.m. at East Boston Memorial Park.
  • Softball Sets Sights on GNAC Tournament
    May 03, 2018
    Suffolk softball has turned its attention to the post-season as the top-seeded Rams will make their 2018 GNAC Softball Tournament debut May 3. Suffolk awaits its opponent as fifth-seeded Albertus Magnus and fourth-seeded Saint Joseph’s (Maine) go head-to-head in the first tilt Thursday afternoon in Eastie with the winner taking on the blue-and-gold at 5:30 p.m.
  • Sylvester’s Shot Sends Softball Past St. Joseph’s (Maine), 2-1, in Nine
    May 03, 2018
    The top-seeded Suffolk softball team had a flare for the dramatic in its GNAC Tournament opener as a classic pitcher’s duel took the game to nine innings before Delaney Sylvester barreled a two RBI bomb to send the Rams past fourth-seeded Saint Joseph’s (Maine), 2-1, Thursday night at East Boston Memorial Park.  
  • Softball Shares GNAC Regular Season Title, Set to Host Conference Tournament
    May 02, 2018
    With its best league ledger in program history, the Suffolk softball team secured the top seed and first-round bye into the upcoming 2018 GNAC Softball Tournament, which the Rams will host this weekend. 
  • Sylvester Up for HeroSports.com  DIII Pitching HERO of the Week
    May 02, 2018
    Payton Sylvester of the Suffolk softball team has been named a nominee for HeroSports.com DIII Pitching HERO of the Week after a standup performance inside the circle. To vote for Sylvester, click here. 
  • Sylvester Selected GNAC Corvias Pitcher & Rookie of the Week
    May 01, 2018
    Suffolk softball’s Payton Sylvester’s continues to impress during her freshman campaign as she was named GNAC Corvias Pitcher and Rookie of the Week, the league office announced. 
  • Sylvesters Sweep FastPitchNews DIII Players of the Week
    May 01, 2018
    Delaney and Payton Sylvester have made the most of their first and only seasons together in Suffolk softball uniforms and added more for their memory books as the siblings have become the first-ever sisters to sweep FastPitchNews Division III Player of the Week honors, the organization announced Tuesday.
  • Softball Storms Past Simmons, 10-1, in Game 1
    April 29, 2018
    The Suffolk softball team crushed Simmons, 10-1, in five innings Sunday afternoon at Daly Field to open a two-game GNAC doubleheader. 
  • Sylvesters Send Softball to GNAC Regular Season Title with No-Hitter, All-Time Hit Record
    April 29, 2018
     Payton Sylvester was near perfect inside the circle as she fired a no-hitter in the closer of Sunday’s GNAC softball doubleheader at Simmons, while her sister, Delaney Sylvester became the Rams’ all-time hit leader behind a two-RBI double, as Suffolk softball blanked the Sharks, 14-0, at Daly Field. 
  • Hectic Weekend Ahead for Softball
    April 27, 2018
    Suffolk softball will play three consecutive doubleheaders over the weekend starting Friday (April 27) morning against Saint Joseph (Conn.) at 11 a.m. The Rams will then step out of GNAC play Saturday, April 28 in their Bark at the Park event versus Emerson before venturing to Simmons Sunday, April 29. Both weekend tilts are set for a 12 p.m. first pitch.
  • Softball Bests St. Joseph (Conn.), 5-1, in Series Opener
    April 27, 2018
    Behind a 3-for-3 effort, with a pair of extra base hits, from Devlin Frost and stand up pitching from Ali Yamakaitis, the Suffolk softball team opened a two-game GNAC series with Saint Joseph (Conn.) with a 5-1 victory Friday morning at East Boston Memorial Park.   
  • Softball Slips Past USJ, 6-4, in Game 2
    April 27, 2018
    As the sky began to open up and rain poured down on East Boston Memorial Park, Suffolk softball managed to grab a 6-4 lead over the University of Saint Joseph at the end of the fifth frame to be declared the winner of the closer of the GNAC doubleheader, which was called complete after five innings due to unsafe field conditions Friday afternoon. 
  • Softball to Host Bark at the Park Saturday vs. Emerson
    April 26, 2018
    Join Suffolk softball for the first annual Bark at the Park taking place at East Boston Memorial Park on Saturday, April 28 when the Rams entertain Emerson in a doubleheader starting at 12 p.m. 
  • Worcester's Sylvester Sisters Starring for Suffolk Softball
    April 25, 2018
    A feature piece of Suffolk softball sisters, Delaney and Payton Sylvester, appearing on Telegram.com April 24, 2018.
  • Softball Welcomes Saint Joe’s, Visits Simmons
    April 24, 2018
    The Suffolk softball team will be on the diamond in back-to-back days as the Rams entertain Saint Joseph’s (Maine) Tuesday, April 24, before visiting Simmons Wednesday, April 25.
  • Softball Storms Past Saint Joseph’s (Maine), 17-2
    April 24, 2018
    The Suffolk softball team put together an offensive onslaught of Saint Joseph’s (Maine) as the Rams cruised past the Monks, 17-2, in five innings to open the GNAC doubleheader Tuesday night at East Boston Memorial Park.  
  • Sylvester Sends Softball Past Saint Joseph’s (Maine) in Game 2, 11-6
    April 24, 2018
    Payton Sylvester hit a go-ahead grand slam and came on as a relief arm to lead Suffolk softball past Saint Joseph’s (Maine), 11-6, in the nightcap of a GNAC double feature Tuesday night at East Boston Memorial Park.   
  • Sylvester Swipes Fifth GNAC Corvias Rookie of the Week Nod
    April 23, 2018
    For the fifth time this season, Payton Sylvester of the Suffolk softball team took home GNAC Corvias Rookie of the Week recognition, the league office announced Monday. The laurels come on the 5-1 week for the Rams were the freshman put together a slash line of .435/.417/.696.  
  • Frost’s Extra-Inning Walk-Off Jack Sends Softball Past Albertus Magnus, 8-6
    April 22, 2018
    Devlin Frost’s walk-off homer in the eighth inning lifted Suffolk softball to an 8-6 win over Albertus Magnus to open the GNAC double feature Saturday afternoon at East Boston Memorial Park.  
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