Softball

  • Handy and Adams Named USCAA All-Americans
    May 31, 2018
    The USCAA named two Christendom students to their All-American softball team this past week, making Christendom one of only a handful of schools to have more than one student selected this year.
  • Seniors Sent Off With Sports Banquet
    May 03, 2018
    On May 2nd, the athletics department held its annual end-of-year sports banquet.  At the banquet, the athletics department honored our graduating seniors with personal plaques commemorating their years of participation in Christendom varsity sports, as well as honoring Sophomore Ian Heisler with his USCAA Player of the Week Award for his no-hitter thrown on March 3rd.
  • Lady Crusaders End Season With Losses to Washington Adventist
    April 22, 2018
    In the first game of the double-header, Christendom fell to Washington Adventist on Sunday 17-4. The Crusader offense struggled against Washington Adventist’s pitcher, Aliyah Stone, who only gave up 5 hits.
  • Lady Crusaders Crush Northern Virginia
    April 20, 2018
    The Lady Crusaders defeated Northern Virginia Community College 27-4 in 5 innings on Friday afternoon. Christendom’s offense was hot and put together 21 hits in their 35 total at bats. Sophie Adams was 5-5 including 2 doubles, a triple, and a grand slam;
  • Christendom College Alumni Giving Day 2018
    April 22, 2018
    Calling all Christendom Crusaders! T-minus 2 days to Giving Day! We hope you can join us for one of the social events in Front Royal, Manassas, Dallas or Denver on the 24th of April. Our first challenge has been announced: Once we receive 200 monthly gifts a group of generous alumni will give $75K to The Carroll Fund! Wow, $75K just for 200 of you giving a monthly gift no matter the amount. This is absolutely attainable with your help, especially considering the fact that alumni couples that give count as two gifts. We can do this!
  • Lady Crusaders Continue Hot Streak With Sweep of Trinity
    April 19, 2018
    The Lady Crusaders defeated Trinity 21-0 in 5 innings on Thursday. The Crusader offense was led by Margaret Speer and Rosemarie Olszewski
  • Lady Crusaders Sweep Valley Forge
    April 14, 2018
    On a beautiful Spring day, the Lady Crusaders beat Valley Forge on Saturday 8-6. The Lady Crusaders strung together multiple hits and scored 6 runs in the first inning to take a commanding lead.
  • Lady Crusaders Fall to Penn State Schuylkill
    March 20, 2018
    The Lady Crusaders lost to Penn State Schuylkill on Sunday 16-3. Penn State's Danielle Lilly had 4 RBIs and their pitcher, Cara Brennan, allowed only 4 hits to the 24 batters she faced. Christendom's Becca Byrne pitched 4 innings, giving up 21 hits and 13 earned runs.
  • Lady Crusaders Get First Wins Against Valley Forge
    March 17, 2018
    The Lady Crusaders got their first win of the season on Saturday at Valley Forge. They rallied in the top of the 2 nd inning to score 20 runs. Annemarie Speer led the Crusaders with 4 RBIs followed by Becca Byrne and Sophie Gordon who each had 3. Becca Byrne got the win, pitching 5 innings, allowing 7 hits and 6 earned runs.
  • Lady Crusaders Swept by Washington Adventist
    March 15, 2018
    The Lady Crusaders traveled to Washington Adventist University on Thursday. They fell to the Shock 7-1 in the first game of their double header. Annemarie Speer batted in the one Crusader run of the game. WAU's Courtney Jenkins led the Shock’s offense with 5 RBIs
  • Lady Crusaders Open Season With Losses to Cairn University
    March 13, 2018
    On a very cold and windy afternoon, the Lady Crusaders took on Cairn University in a double header. The Sophomores stole the show with Margaret Speer, Sofia Skuba, and Rebecca Byrne all having two hits a piece. Byrne also battled the wind and cold and pitched the entire game.
  • Lady Crusaders Split Opening Doubleheader
    March 22, 2017
    After build-up of much anticipation due to multiple snow or rained-out games, the Lady Crusaders softball team took the field for their first game this past Wednesday. Under new Coach Bob McClary, the team began this season well, with a 14-11 run victory against Notre Dame of Maryland. The girls played a clean first game, making only 2 errors. Among the highlights were a diving catch behind 2nd base made by senior shortstop Bridget Handy to end the top of the second inning, as well as clutch hits by sophomores Nicole Feldman and Maggie Adams and consistent pitching by Senior Mary Solitario
  • Striving for Greatness - The Freshman Athletic Experience
    March 19, 2017
    For athletes, there is no greater rush than playing a game well. It makes the early morning practices, the hill sprints, and the sore muscles all have a purpose. There is something about playing on a team that really brings out the best in people. When you look at the scoreboard and know?whatever the end result is?that you have played your hardest, it all makes sense. This is everything you have worked for?it?s the reason you pushed through all those tough practices.
  • Baseball and Softball Set to Return Next Week
    March 14, 2017
    America’s pastime returns to Christendom next week, with opening day double-headers scheduled for baseball and softball. The Lady Crusaders will hit the field first on Tuesday, taking on Trinity University, while the Crusaders will make their long-awaited return to the diamond on Friday against Central Penn. Both sets of games will be held at Front Royal’s Bing Crosby Stadium.
  • Senior Athletes Contribute to Banner Year for Crusader Athletics
    May 10, 2016
    Christendom’s athletic department is celebrating one of its finest years in sports, due in a large part to the efforts of the college’s senior student-athletes, both this season and over the course of their four years at Christendom. Of the sixteen senior athletes, each played key roles on their teams, leading the Crusaders to great success this year, and leaving a legacy of sportsmanship and perseverance that the college will remember for years to come.
  • Lady Crusaders Celebrate Another Great Season
    April 25, 2016
    Once again another softball season has come and gone. Unfortunately for the Lady Crusaders, this season was cut short due to multiple rainouts. Despite this misfortune, the girls had a great season.
  • Lady Crusaders Fall in Season Finale
    April 18, 2016
    The Lady Crusaders closed out their season with a tough loss this last Monday, when the team traveled to the beautiful campus of Messiah College in Pennsylvania. It was a sunny, warm, and clear—the perfect weather for playing softball.
  • Lady Crusaders Complete Sweep of Trinity
    April 11, 2016
    The second game of the night went just as well for the Lady Crusaders. Annie Adams took the mound and pitched a tight game, striking out 5 batters and walking only one.
  • Lady Crusaders Defeat Trinity in First of Doubleheader
    April 11, 2016
    The women’s softball team traveled to Maryland on Monday in order to take on Trinity for a second time this season. The entire team brought their A-game.
  • Lady Crusaders Mercy-Rule Valley Forge
    April 02, 2016
    In Game 2 of the double-header against Valley Forge on Saturday, the Lady Crusaders came out strong, led by Senior pitcher Annie Adams. The bats were on fire for Christendom, with 10 singles and several RBI sacrifice flies
  • Lady Crusaders Prevail Over Valley Forge
    April 02, 2016
    The Lady Crusaders took the field on Saturday expecting tough competition from Valley Forge, and that was exactly what they were faced with.
  • Lady Crusaders Sweep Doubleheader
    March 23, 2016
    Playing under the lights before a large, cheering Christendom crowd, the Lady Crusaders picked up right where they left off in the first game. In game two of the night, the Crusaders again took the W, with the final score 21-3
  • Lady Crusaders Fight Hard in Loss
    March 17, 2016
    In the second game of the double header vs College of the South-Sewanee, the Lady Crusaders continued their solid momentum from the last several innings of Game 1, getting a couple of walks and timely hits which lead to a 3-0 lead in the first inning. They played solid defense and scored again in the second inning to go up 4-0.
  • Lady Crusaders Fall in Season Opener
    March 17, 2016
    The Lady Crusader’s Softball team got off to a bit of a rocky start this season; they ended their first game against College of the South-Sewanee with a final score of 13-5. Yet this game was not without its victories for the Crusaders.
  • High Expectations for the Lady Crusader “Bombers”
    March 16, 2016
    In the second year with the reborn Christendom College Softball program, the Lady Crusaders offer a promising season.
  • Crusaders Split Hard Fought Double Header Against Valley Forge Christian
    April 13, 2015
    Competing against a formidable opponent, the Christendom Crusaders won the first game of their double header against the University of Valley Forge Patriots this Saturday.
  • Women’s Softball Opens Season with Double-Header at Notre Dame of Maryland University
    March 19, 2015
    In their first game back from an eight year sabbatical, the Lady Crusaders were swept by the Notre Dame Gators in a double header Wednesday afternoon.
  • Lady Crusaders Destroy Trinity For First Victory
    March 22, 2016
    The Lady Crusaders took the field on Tuesday night, focused and ready to avenge their losses their first two games of the season vs The College of the South-Sewanee.
  • Athletic Department Expands With Women's Softball
    February 12, 2015
    Christendom College's athletic program will be expanding this spring with the reintroduction of softball to the college. The team, to be coached by philosophy professor Mike Brown, will play ten games, giving students even more opportunities to compete at the collegiate level.
  • Crusaders Earn Their First Victory of the Season Against Trinity University
    March 30, 2015
    A shutout from Sophomore pitcher Mary Solitario brought the Crusader’s their first win of the season this Monday, beating Trinity Washington University 23-0 in the first game.
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