June 26, 2012
Athletics: 10 Student-Athletes Named To NECC Spring Academic All Conference Team
The New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) has announced that 10 Daniel Webster College student-athletes have been named to the Spring Academic All-Conference Team.
May 22, 2012
Softball From the Tewksbury (Mass.) Town Crier: "Delponte catches Coach of the Year honor"
The future looks bright for the Daniel Webster softball program under the apt leadership of Head Coach Danielle Delponte, who was named NECC Coach of the Year last week. The Tewksbury native holds the position at the young age of 25, and has demonstrated in her inaugural season with the team that it doesn’t take years of coaching experience to steer a collegiate softball program towards victory.
May 9, 2012
Softball: Eagles Best Season Ends In ECAC Quarters at Brandeis
The most successful season in Daniel Webster softball history came to a close on Wednesday as host and top-seed Brandeis topped the eighth-seeded Eagles, 7-1 in the quarterfinals of the ECAC New England Championship tournmament, the first ever apperance for DWC.
May 9, 2012
Softball: Four Earn All Conference, DelPonte Takes Top Coaching Honors
Four Daniel Webster softball student-athletes have earned all-conference honors as selected by the conference coaches and announced Monday by the conference office. Junior Chelsey Crawford was named to the all-conference first team, junior Samantha Hill and freshman Sarah Durocher were named to the second team, and senior Amy Waller earned honorable mention. Head Coach Danielle DelPonte earned “Coach of the Year” honors after guiding the squad to its most successful season in program history.
May 8, 2012
Athletics: Waller, Adinolfo Named Student-Athletes Of Year Headlining DWC Annual Awards Night
Senior Amy Waller of Berlin, Mass. (Tahanto HS) and sophomore Josh Adinolfo of Manchester, N.H. (Governor Dummer Academy) were recently honored as the male and female Student-Athletes of the Year respectively, headlining the annual Daniel Webster College Athletics Awards Night ceremony on Thursday, May 3rd in the Collings Auditorium on the College campus.
May 7, 2012
Softball: Eagles Play On, Earn First Ever Spot In ECAC Tournament
The most successful softball season in Daniel Webster College history isn’t done yet. The program has been selected as the eighth and final seed of the ECAC New England Championship tournament – the first tournament selection in its history – as announced today by the ECAC headquarters in Centerville, Mass.
May 5, 2012
The NECC Softball Championship: DESPITE LOSS IN FINAL, EAGLES HOLD HEADS HIGH
The most surprising and remarkable season in Daniel Webster softball history came to a close on Saturday as the third-seeded Eagles once again upset second-seeded Mitchell in the semifinal round but again fell short to Lesley, 11-3 in the tournament final on the campus of Wellesley College. DWC finished with a program-record 23-19 overall mark and reached the finals of a conference tournament for the first time.
May 4, 2012
The NECC Softball Tournament: EAGLES RUSH PAST MARINERS INTO SEMIFINALS, 11-2
The third-seeded Daniel Webster softball team continued its remarkable season, scoring a surprising, 11-2 victory over second-seeded Mitchell, before dropped a 9-0 decision to top-seed Lesley Friday at the NECC final four played on the campus of Wellesley College and hosted by Lesley. The split moves the Eagles (22-18) into the final three of the tourney.
May 2, 2012
The NECC Softball Tournament: EAGLES RISE FROM DEAD, STUN REGIS IN 7th, 11-10
For six and a half frustrating innings, the Daniel Webster softball team struggled mightily in their NECC first round matchup with Regis. Luckily, there’s always one last inning in softball to make amends.
May 1, 2012
SCHEDULE ALERT: Softball NECC Playoff Moved To Wednesday
This afternoon's softball NECC first round tournament game against Regis has been postponed 24 hours. The game will be played on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at Eagle Field.
April 28, 2012
Softball: Eagles Set New Wins Record With Sweep Of Newbury, Host Regis Tuesday In Playoff
Samantha Hill combined to knock in five runs, Chelsey Crawford had an in-the-park home run and Daniel Webster pitching combined to allow just four earned runs over 14 innings as the Eagles swept Newbury, 9-3 and 5-2 and broke the program record for both overall and conference victories in a season Saturday at Eagle Field. The sweep pushed the Eagles to 20-17 overall (12-6 NECC), good for third place in the NECC final standings, also marking the best finish in program history.
April 26, 2012
Softball: Eagles To host "Pink Game" Cancer Fundraiser Saturday Against Newbury
The Daniel Webster College softball team with join the fight against cancer this Saturday against Newbury College, hosting a "Pink Game" in an effort to raise awareness and funds towards the cure for cancer. The DWC softball team will be donating all the proceeds to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The games begin at Noon.
April 21, 2012
Softball: Eagles Take Game Two To Earn Split With Bay Path
Rookie Sarah Durocher (Keene, N.H.) allowed one run on four hits for a complete game victory, striking out five and walking two as host Daniel Webster topped Bay Path, 4-1 to earn a split of a New England Collegiate Conference doubleheader after the Wildcats took the opener, 7-6 Saturday afternoon at Eagle Field.
April 20, 2012
Softball: Eagles Drop Pair At Mitchell
The Mitchell College softball team powered to a pair of victories against Daniel Webster College on Friday afternoon, winning by final scores of 11-2 in six innings and 8-0 in five innings at Alumni Field.
April 15, 2012
Softball: Eagles Rally To Earn Split With Becker
Pinch runner Trista Commeau scored the go-ahead run on an error in the bottom of the sixth inning and rookie Sarah Durocher finished a solid afternoon with a spotless seventh for a complete game victory as host Daniel Webster held off Becker, 4-3 to earn a split in a pair of New England Collegiate Conference softball matchups Sunday at Eagle Field after Becker had rallied for a 12-10 victory in the opener.
April 14, 2012
Softball: Eagles Snuff Blazers With Two Seventh Inning Rallies
The Daniel Webster softball team scored a pair of big victories on the road Saturday, breaking late ties with a pair of seventh inning rallies on the way to a 5-2, 2-1 sweep of Elms College in a NECC doubleheader.
April 12, 2012
Softball: Lesley Shuts Out Eagles In Battle For First Place
Lesley softball upended Daniel Webster by the score of 6-0, taking over first place in the NECC standings on a rainy, windy Thursday afternoon at Buckingham Field.
April 10, 2012
Softball: Eight Straight For Eagles With Sweep Of Fisher
Senior Amy Waller continued her hot hand, combining to hit 6 for 8 at the leadoff spot knocking in three runs and Samantha Hill combined to go 4 for 6 with four RBI helping host Daniel Webster to a sweep of Fisher College, 11-3 and 15-1 in a pair of five-inning regional games Tuesday at Eagle Field. Sarah Durocher knocked in five runs over the two wins, adding a complete game victory in the nightcap.
April 9, 2012
Softball: Waller, Hill Power Eagles Past Green Mountain For Sweep
Senior Amy Waller combined to go 6 for 6 with five runs scored and knocked in three runs at the leadoff spot and Samantha Hill notched her second home run of the season as host Daniel Webster swept Green Mountain, 10-2 in six innings and 9-1 in five innings in a regional doubleheader Monday at Eagle Field.
April 9, 2012
Softball: Brennan Honored With First NECC "Player Of The Week" Award
Daniel Webster College softball player Courtney Brennan of Beverly, Mass. has been named the NECC “Player of the Week,” announced Monday by the conference office. Brennan, a sophomore third baseman and outfielder, hit .643 (9-14) with a double and seven RBI over a four-game stretch this past week as the Eagles went 3-1 overall.
April 7, 2012
Softball: Eagles Break DH Record, Move To 6-0 in League Play With Sweep Of Wheelock
Sophomore Courtney Brennan and junior Chelsey Crawford combined to go 11-14 with 11 runs batted in to lead the Daniel Webster College softball team to a double header sweep over host Wheelock College, 21-9, 18-3, this afternoon in a New England Collegiate Conference twinbill at the Pine Manor College softball field in Chestnut Hill, MA.
April 5, 2012
Softball: Eagles Take Game One From Rivier To Earn Split
Freshman Heather Strong went 3 for 3 knocking in two runs while Samantha Hill and Courtney Brennan added two hits and two RBI as host Daniel Webster topped Rivier, 8-6 in game one of a doubleheader split Thursday at Eagle Field. Rivier responded with a 20-hit attack as part of a 16-5 victory in the nightcap.
April 1, 2012
Softball: Wilson Bombs Away To Lead Eagles Past Mountaineers In NECC Sweep
Senior Amanda Wilson enjoyed one of the best days at the plate in her career, combining to go 5 for 6 with a career-best three triples and added a complete game five-inning victory on the mound guiding host Daniel Webster to a 10-2 and 6-1 sweep of Southern Vermont in a New England Collegiate Conference doubleheader Sunday at Eagle Field.
March 31, 2012
Softball: Eagles Hang On To Hold Off Regis In NECC Openers
Suddenly winners of five of their last six after a 0-9 start, the Daniel Webster softball team swept a NECC doubleheader over host Regis on a cold and wet Saturday afternoon. The Eagles won game one, 7-6, in eight innings and followed that up with a 4-3 victory in the second game of the day.
March 30, 2012
Softball: Waller Hits, Flashes Leather As Eagles Earn Split With Owls
Senior second baseman Amy Waller went 4-for-4 at lead off scoring four runs and Lauren Chesnulevich added a 4-for-4 outing knocking in three runs helping host Daniel Webster to a game one, 9-1 victory over Maine-Presque Isle, before the Owls answered with a 5-1 victory as part of a regional doubleheader split at Eagle Field Friday.
March 26, 2012
Softball: Crawford Picks Up NECC "Player of the Week" Accolades After Weekend Performance
Daniel Webster College softball player Chelsey Crawford of Westfield, Mass. has been named the New England Collegiate Conference)“Player of the Week.” Crawford, a junior center fielder, erupted for an 8-for-10 performance with seven RBI this past weekend as part of a doubleheader sweep of Saint Elizabeth, guiding the Eagles to their first victories of the season as part of their home openers.
March 24, 2012
Softball: Crawford Leads Eagles To Sweep St. Elzabeth For First Wins of Season
Chelsey Crawford’s infield single in the bottom of the seventh scored Sarah Durocher from third base with one out to give the Daniel Webster softball team a dramatic, 6-5 victory over Saint Elizabeth College and complete an afternoon sweep of the Screaming Eagles in the host Eagles’ home openers Saturday at Eagle Field.
March 14, 2012
Softball: Eagles Fall To Framingham, Otterbein In Florida
The Daniel Webster softball team dropped a pair of single contests Tuesday afternoon as they continue their season-opening swing through Florida, dropping a 6-1 decision to Framingham State and a 10-0 decision to Otterbein. Amanda Wilson pushed home the Eagle’s sole run of the day with a RBI single in the fifth inning of game one.
March 11, 2012
Softball: Florida Rains Cancel Eagles Sunday Tilts, Makeup Monday
The Daniel Webster softball team had two games washed out Sunday in Kissimmee, Fla. The Eagles-Skidmore matchup will be made up on Monday at 5:00 p.m., while their matchup with Anderson (Ind.) will not be replayed.
March 10, 2012
Softball: Eagles Drop Two In Season Openers In Kissimmee
The Daniel Webster softball team opened its 2012 season dropping a pair of contests to 17th ranked Rowan (NJ) University by a 17-0 score and followed with a tough 6-5 setback to Presentation College of South Dakota Saturday at Osceola Athletics Complex.
March 9, 2012
Softball Season Preview: New-Look Eagles Aim For Return Trip To Postseason in 2012
With a new look almost across the board starting from the bench outward, the Daniel Webster softball program will be keeping its expectations positive and realistic as the 2012 campaign begins this coming weekend in the Sunshine State. DWC opens its campaign on Saturday against Rowan University (NJ) and Presentation College (IN) in Kissimmee, Fla. as part of a season-opening 10-game swing.
March 1, 2012
Softball: Eagles Tabbed Eighth In NECC Preseason Poll
The Daniel Webster softball program has been selected to finish eighth in the New England Collegiate Conference preseason coaches’ poll, announced today by the conference office. First year Head Coach Danielle DelPonte and her coaching staff return four starters from last season’s squad, and welcome 11 newcomers in 2012.
December 27, 2011
Softball: Nine Home Meetings, 10 Games In Florida Highlight 2012 Schedule
Nine home doubleheaders and a 10-game season-opening stretch in the Sunshine State highlight the Daniel Webster College softball program’s 38-game 2012 regular season schedule as announced today by the DWC department of athletics.
November 30, 2011
Athletics: Daniel Webster Names Danielle DelPonte Head Softball Coach
The Daniel Webster College department of athletics has announced the appointment of Danielle DelPonte as new head coach of the Eagles softball program. DelPonte is a 2009 graduate of the University of Connecticut where she played four seasons with the Huskies in the Big East. She joins DWC after serving the past years as a top assistant coach at Boston College and the two previous seasons as assistant coach at Springfield College.