Maverick softball suffers loss in Georgia

Marissa Woolard Contributor The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s softball team was knocked down in a doubleheader against Georgia Tech, falling 5-1 and 2-1at Mewborn Field in...

Scarpello gets 600th win in softball season opening weekend

Written by Joe Gabbert The Mavericks softball team began the 2014 season at the Red Desert Classic in St George Utah with a milestone victory-...

Coach Scarpello wins 500th career game

Head coach Jeanne Scarpello earned her 500th career win as the eighth-ranked UNO softball team ended the Southeastern Oklahoma State Invitational with a pair of wins Sunday.


Mathewson finds a home, freedom at UNO

When Allie Mathewson stepped into the batter's box for her first at bat of the season, and her first at bat as a Maverick, her shoulders may have been heavy with expectation.  The former Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year had an illustrious high school career that included a .542 batting average her senior year and a .462 career average overall.
Mathewson was named the honorary captain of the Lincoln Journal Star Super-State team in 2011, and twice received All-Nebraska honors from the Omaha World Herald.  As a freshman at Creighton, Mathewson earned her way onto the All-Missouri Valley Conference Second Team.
But if Mathewson was feeling any pressure, it didn't show.  She put whatever weight of expectations there may have been into a swing that sent a pitch over the left field fence.
 


Softball finally opens new home field, rips Kearney in doubleheader

After dropping the first game of a doubleheader 3-0 to North Dakota at the Great West Conference Cluster on March 25, UNO head softball coach Jeanne Scarpello had had enough.  It was the second time the Mavs had been shut out on the weekend and UNO had scored just 11 runs in five games.


Five straight: Mavericks ride hot streak against South Dakota

Jackson Taylor SPORTS EDITOR The Omaha softball team improved to 28-22 (12-2 Summit League) with their weekend sweep of South Dakota. The Mavericks have now won...

Softball gets two in South Carolina trip

The UNO softball team ended a road trip to South Carolina and the Coastal Carolina Invitational taking two of three over the weekend. The Mavericks defeated St. Peter's 7-1 and lost to Coastal Carolina 5-0 on Friday, then defeated Dartmouth 5-1 on Saturday.


Maverick Softball competes in Citrus Classic

Jackson Taylor SPORTS EDITOR The Omaha softball team went 1-5 in the Citrus Classic in Kissimmee, Fl. over the weekend. UNO played two ranked teams of...