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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Iona 2016 Softball Schedule

The Iona Gaels will open their 49 game 2016 schedule on the weekend of February 26 at the Greensboro Invitational in North Carolina. They will play a set of five games at one of South Florida's tournaments on the weekend of March 11 before heading out to the west coast. On the weekend of March 18, the Gaels will play in Santa Clara's tournament, then make visits to three Cali schools, including the Gaels of St. Mary's on March 24. Before returning home, they will play in the Aggie Tournament hosted by Cal Davis.

Iona will open the home portion of their schedule on March 31 when they host Fordham. MAAC play begins for the Gaels on April 3 with a doubleheader vs. Monmouth in New Rochelle. They will close their regular season on May 7 at defending conference champion Fairfield. Iona will have eight home dates in 2016.

Iona 2016 Softball Schedule

Friday, December 18, 2015

Siena 2016 Softball Schedule

The Siena Saints will open their 54 game 2016 softball season on the weekend of February 19 when they play in Eastern Michigan's Invitational Tournament in Madeira Beach, Florida. On the weekend of Febraury 26, the Saints will be in Miami for Florida International's Felsberg tournament. The first weekend of March will find Siena back in Johnson City, Tennessee to participate in E. Tennessee's annual tournament. The Saints will play at UMBC's Spring Classic on the weekend of March 18 to close out the tournament portion of their schedule.

Siena will open the home portion of their schedule on March 24, playing a doubleheader vs. Holy Cross. They open MAAC play at home on April 2nd and 3rd vs. Manhattan and Marist. They will close their regular season schedule on May 7 when they host conference rival Niagara. The Saints will have ten home dates in 2016.

Siena Saints 2016 Schedule

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Ally Stoltzmann Faces Long Recovery

Monmouth Hawk pitcher Ally Stoltzmann was jogging after softball practice on December 3 shortly after practice when she was struck by a car, and is now recovering after awakening from an induced coma:

Ally is a beautiful, sweet spirited, giving 21 year old, Jr attending Monmouth University.  She was suddenly struck by a car while jogging home from softball practice on Thursday, December 3, 2015.   Ally sustained very serious injuries and is currently in a drug induced coma at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.  As a result, Ally has endured traumatic brain injuries to both frontal lobes, fractured the back of her skull, sinus cavity, cheek bones, ribs, and has some internal bleeding on her brain. 

Ally is from Gilbert, Arizona, and had transferred to Monmouth in time to play with the Hawks in the 2016 season.
But this unfortunate accident will result in months of recovery and rehabilitation. To help her family offset the cost, please visit this page:

https://www.gofundme.com/weetpr6c