2014 Brandeis Softball News

May 21, 2014
Kamber named NFCA first-team All-America utility player
Junior Anya Kamber, who split her time in the infield and outfield, is the Judges' second first-team All-American in as many years.

May 12, 2014
Four softball players named All-New England
Amanda Genovese and Anya Kamber are eligible for All-American honors. Liana Moss and Madison Sullivan were both third-team selections.

May 10, 2014
WPI survives elimination game with Brandeis, Smith earns championship berth against Salve Regina
In the second half of the ECAC Tournament semifinal round, the Judges dropped a 7-4 decision against the top-seeded Engineers while the Pioneers won their second straight 3-0 game over the Seahawks.

May 10, 2014
Lower seeds advance in ECAC Softball semis
The #2 Judges were blanked by #3 Smith, 3-0, while top-seeded WPI fell to #4 Salve Regina, 7-5.

May 5, 2014
Softball qualifies for ECAC Tournament
The Brandeis softball team returns to the playoffs for the eighth-straight season.

May 1, 2014
Liana Moss named UAA Softball Rookie of the Year
Moss was the rookie of the year and a first-team all-conference selection. Amanda Genovese and Anya Kamber were also honored

April 30, 2014
Announcing the 2014 Brandeis Department of Athletics Award Winners
On Wednesday, April 30, Director of Athletics Sheryl Sousa '90 handed out the department's annual end-of-season awards.

April 29, 2014
Softball wraps regular season with 6-3 win at Babson
Anya Kamber went 3-3 as the Judges finished with a 21-17 record. They will await a possible ECAC bid on Monday.

April 27, 2014
Softball sweeps Emerson on Senior Day
Melissa Nolan and Leah McWilliams were honored before the twinbill against the Lions. Nolan had a complete game win and a home run in the first game, while McWilliams walked and scored three times in game two.

April 24, 2014
Nolan records 300th K as softball sweeps Worcester State
The Judges pounded out 22 hits in a 12-7 win the opener as Nolan reached the milestone. In the nightcap, Madison Sullivan doubled home the game-winner in the eighth inning of a 5-4 win.

April 23, 2014
Brandeis Athletics Spring 2014 Schedule Changes: Updated, April 23
It's that time of year: spring schedule updates! Latest update concerns softball, who will have Senior Day on April 27 at 10 a.m.

April 22, 2014
Softball splits slugfest with Clark
The Judges lost a 9-8 opener, but won 7-5 in the nightcap. Danielle Novotny had a pair of terrific offensive performances, going 6-for-8 with two doubles, four RBI and three runs scored.

April 19, 2014
Softball swept by Bowdoin in pair of 5-1 contests
Danielle Novotny had three hits a stolen base and an RBI, but it wasn't enough for the Judges to get past the Polar Bears.

April 18, 2014
Cote pitches softball to DH split with UMass Boston
After the Judges fell victim to a late rally to drop the opener, 8-7, junior Nikki Cote tossed a five-hit shutout in game 2, fanning seven Beacons in five innings in an 8-0 win.

April 16, 2014
Softball suffers sweep at hands of WPI
Rookie Madison Hunter hit her first career home run, but it wasn't enough in a pair losses to the Engineers, 8-4 and 20-0.

April 10, 2014
Softball splits with Salem State
The Judges won the opener, 6-3, but were edged in game 2, 8-7. Madi Gagnon was 3-7 with three RBI, a double and a run scored in the twinbill.

April 10, 2014
Amanda Genovese '15: The Art of the Steal
Junior Amanda Genovese of the Brandeis softball team has a simple philosophy on life: “When I like doing something, I want to spend all my time doing it.”

April 8, 2014
Brandeis Softball Puts on Offensive Show in Routs of Lasell
The Judges racked up 22 runs and 24 hits in 8-0 and 14-1 victories over the Lasers.

April 3, 2014
Genovese reaches century mark in career steals as Judges split with Endicott
Amanda Genovese stole career bases 100 and 101 (pictured) as Brandeis won the opener with the Gulls, 9-4. EC kept her at bay and won the second game, 6-1.

April 2, 2014
Softball falls to Wellesley, 9-6 and 11-1, in home opener
Despite Amanda Genovese's 4-6 performance with a triple, three runs scored and her 99th stolen base, and five RBI from Anya Kamber (pictured), it wasn't enough to overcome the Blue.

March 29, 2014
Softball returns to action with split against Husson
Junior C/1B Cori Coleman went 5-for-7 with five RBI, four runs scored and two home runs as the Judges and Eagles split a twinbill. It was Brandeis's first action in two weeks.

March 21, 2014
Amanda Genovese named to UAA Softball All-Tournament team
The junior had a number of outstanding performances at the UAA Tournament earlier this month.

March 15, 2014
Judges close out UAA Tournament with wild, 12-11 win over No. 9 Emory
The softball team blew an eight-run lead before winning on a walk-off double by Danielle Novotny.

March 14, 2014
Softball loses a pair at UAAs
The softball team fell to WashU and Rochester in the second to last day of the UAA tournament.

March 13, 2014
Softball rallies to defeat Case, 12-11, in 10 innings
The game was a slugfest, featuring 23 runs and 31 hits, but rookie Samantha Wroblewski shut down the Spartans, holding them to just two hits over the last five innings as the Judges completed a seven-run comeback.

March 12, 2014
Softball comebacks thwarted on Day Two of UAA Tournament
The Judges came from 6-2 down to force extra innings with Rochester before falling, 10-6, while cutting a 7-2 deficit to 7-6 against #9 Emory before losing a 14-6 decision.

March 11, 2014
Brandeis softball falls to Case, 13-1, knocks off #18 WashU in 11 innings, 2-0
Samantha Wroblewski did it all for the Judges, tossing a complete-game, 11-inning shutout and driving in the game-winning run as the Judges knocked off the Bears, 2-0. Earlier in the day, Brandeis dropped its UAA opener to Case, 13-1.

March 9, 2014
Softball improves to 6-0 with two more wins
The Brandeis softball team’s offense continued to shine in sunny Florida.

March 2, 2014
Softball stays perfect with 14-0, 7-3 wins
The Judges moved to 4-0 on the season behind a pair of wins against Southern Vermont College on Sunday.

February 23, 2014
Softball storms past Newbury in season opener
Liana Moss’ strong debut helped the Judges to 12-4 and 13-2 victories.

July 19, 2013
Brandeis Athletics announces 2013 Hall of Fame Class
Two teams and six distinguished individuals will join the Joseph M. Linsey Brandeis Athletics Hall of Fame on October 12. This will be the 20th anniversary of the Hall and the 15th induction class.