The tumbling leaves symbolize more than autumn for Seton Hall’s softball program, as the fall season is the preparation for a long-awaited Big East tournament appearance.
Reganne Camp is Seton Hall softball’s ace. She is an alpha, an inspiration, the one the Pirates turn to when they need to shut out the opposition. But as isolated as Camp may seem on the rubber mound, she is never alone – for there is an angel on her shoulder.
Whether she’s giving her best Freddie Mercury impression pregame or leading cheers in the dugout during the game, nobody can deny Katherine Matthys’ talent off the field. However, this year she is showcasing her talent on the field as well.
The Allender family is not unaccustomed to the game of softball, especially playing it in a blue and white uniform at the collegiate level. Baylee Allender was raised by a former Creighton Bluejay in her mother, Teir and watched her older sister Kelsey follow suit as she went on to play for Creighton between 2013 and ‘16. Playing softball in Omaha, Nebraska seemed almost inevitable for Baylee as well, but the sophomore infielder chose instead to continue her softball career wearing the blue and white of Seton Hall University instead.
After numerous trips to warmer locales in February and March, a grueling Big East schedule that included trips to Chicago and Providence, and a few picture-perfect weather days in South Orange, the softball team will be playing its final series of the regular season in Omaha, Nebraska against Creighton over the weekend.
As the Seton Hall softball team looks ahead to series against Georgetown and Creighton to end the season, it will turn toward its fearless leader on the mound, Reganne Camp, for support.
The Seton Hall softball team went 1-1 in their doubleheader clash with Lehigh, extending their record to 20-22 on the season. Seton Hall took the first game 9-7 while Lehigh recovered from their first game defeat with an 6-0 victory.
The Seton Hall softball team defeated Providence, 5-4, in extra innings on Saturday to claim a crucial Big East series victory.
The Seton Hall softball team retaliated from a one-run deficit to defeat Hofstra on Thursday afternoon by a final score of 4-1.
Although the Seton Hall baseball team is taking its show on the road and playing home games in Staten Island and Queens due to renovations to Owen T. Carroll Field, the temporary move allows for the softball team to step into the campus spotlight even more.
“It’s all on you now.”
The Seton Hall softball team swept a doubleheader today against Saint Peters in convincing fashion, winning the first game 7-2 and the second game 8-0 in five innings. Today’s dominating wins against the Peacocks come on the heels of a narrow loss to DePaul in a rain-shortened series over the weekend and serve as important tune-ups heading into the rest of Big East play.
The Seton Hall softball team rallied twice but ultimately fell short in a 8-6 loss to DePaul Saturday afternoon, bringing the team’s record to 12-15, including 2-2 in conference play.
Head coach Paige Smith recognizes the outgoing personalities of her outfield. Although she says she feels like a “grandma” when listening to the jokes of her outfielders, she enjoys how they act as a goofy team outside the softball field. On the field, however, they know how to get in the zone. This year, for the outfielders, the 2019 campaign has been dubbed “Savage Season.”
Softball is back in full swing for the 2019 season and Seton Hall currently holds a winning record after challenging openers against the likes of Lehigh and Saint Peter’s.