Come On, Eileen: Purcell Plates Three in Senior Day Split

September 7th, 2015
1 year ago

N.A.S. by Sean Begin When the two teams tied for the top in the Northeast Conference met on the diamond Sunday, the opportunity was there for someone to emerge as the sole leader. But after dropping the first game 2-0 and winning the second 3-0, Central Connecticut (28-9) and Robert Morris (24-20) remained tied for […]

Debrosse Delivers at the Plate and in the Field

April 16th, 2014
2 years ago

by Navindra Persaud Central Connecticut softball has been playing well this year, in no small part to exemplary performance by one of the team’s youngest players: freshman Alexis Debrosse. Debrosse comes to New Britain by way of New Bedford High School in New Bedford, Mass. where she was named player of the year three times.


April 9th, 2014
2 years ago

by Sean Begin The Central Connecticut softball team, following the weekend, has played in three Northeast Conference double headers. All of them have been swept. But this weekend’s games against LIU-Brooklyn on Saturday and Wagner on Sunday did not see the Blue Devils celebrating at the end of both days. The Blackbirds (13-24, 2-2 NEC) […]

Evie Rentzel vs. SHU (3-29-14) (Devin Leith-Yessian))

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Softball Sweeps Sacred Heart to Open NEC Play

April 2nd, 2014
2 years ago

  by Sean Begin The Central Connecticut softball team was looking for a fast start to conference play this season. Thanks to a sweep of Sacred Heart on Saturday, and some timely weather postponing all other Northeast Conference games, the Blue Devils now sit firmly in first place. “It’s huge,” said acting head coach Breanne […]

Softball Shakes Off Rust

March 24th, 2014
3 years ago

by Sean Begin With two tournaments in Florida and Virginia to open the season, the Central Connecticut softball team used the warmer Southern climates to help thaw out their offense, returning to New Britain Sunday evening with a respectable 5-3 record. “In Florida we were pressing a lot at the plate,” said acting head coach […]

Through Three Head Coaches, Toke Emerges as Leader

March 24th, 2014
3 years ago

by Sean Begin When a student-athlete coming out of high school chooses a school to play for, they usually do so expecting to remain there for several years, earning a degree while playing a sport they love for a coach that they think can help improve their ability on the field. But when you go […]

For Central Softball, Repeating not a Focus

February 12th, 2014
3 years ago

by Sean Begin For the Central Connecticut softball team, the last few years have been a meteoric rise to the top of the Northeast Conference. Following a 2009 season that saw the team at the bottom of the conference, Central hired head coach Jeff Franquet, who helped increase the team’s win total each season since […]


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Softball Clinches Tourney Spot

May 1st, 2013
3 years ago

By Derek Turner From day one, the CCSU softball team had one goal in mind, to win a Northeast Conference title. They took one step closer to achieving that goal last weekend, clinching a spot in the upcoming tournament and securing at least a share of the regular season title. With 16 wins, the Blue […]


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Softball Sweeps FDU, Looks To Match Up Against Robert Morris

April 24th, 2013
3 years ago

By Derek Turner Coming off a weekend where the Blue Devils dropped three of four games and fell to second in the Northeast Conference standings, the team came together for a meeting. They agreed that on April 14, Monmouth was better than them, but on the second weekend of May, CCSU will be the better […]


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Blue Devils Drop First Conference Games

April 17th, 2013
3 years ago

By Derek Turner It had been 20 days since the softball team last played away from New Britain. It had been 27 days since the Blue Devils last lost a game. That all changed last weekend. The CCSU softball team dropped three of four games on the weekend, the first game of two vs. Mount […]

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