2015 Santa Clara Softball News

  • Softball Hires Breezy Bernard as Volunteer Assistant Coach
    September 17, 2015
    Softball Hires Breezy Bernard as Volunteer Assistant Coach Santa Clara softball has hired former Bronco Breezy Bernard at the volunteer assistant coach. Bernard graduated with a degree in Marketing in 2015 and is attending graduate school at Santa Clara. She will work primarily with the catchers and hitters.
  • Athletes Graduating in 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 Come Out for Santa Clara Softball Prospect Camp
    June 23, 2015
    Athletes Graduating in 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 Come Out for Santa Clara Softball Prospect Camp This three-day camp is designed for the student-athlete who aspires to play at the Collegiate level. Campers will have the opportunity to receive instruction as well as showcase their skills in front of the Santa Clara coaching staff and several other qualified instructors. Players will have a great opportunity to get a feel for the SCU campus, coaching staff, and our Bronco softball program.
  • EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — June 10, 2015 (Season Finale)
    June 10, 2015
    EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — June 10, 2015 (Season Finale) On the season finale of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday take you around the horn for the best of Santa Clara University sports in 2014-15. EYEBRONCO thanks the seniors Denzel and Nici for their exceptional work during their time as Broncos. Enjoy their last episode as hosts of the BWSW!
  • Softball Concludes Winningest Season in Nine Years
    June 01, 2015
    Softball Concludes Winningest Season in Nine Years Santa Clara softball continued its rise in 2015 by winning the most games under head coach Lisa Mize and the most since 2006 when the Broncos won 24 contests. The freshman class produced big results for Santa Clara, giving hope to the continued growth of the program. The veterans etched their names in the Santa Clara record books as well while several key pieces will be returning to the Mission campus in 2016.
  • Six Broncos Nab All-WCC Softball Honors
    May 14, 2015
    Six Broncos Nab All-WCC Softball Honors Santa Clara softball had six players honored on the All-WCC Teams as announced Thursday. Junior Casandra Padilla was named First-Team while freshman Ellie Fisher was named Second Team. Seniors Breezy Bernard and Jordan Newell, junior Ciara Gonzales, and sophomore Geenamarie Bonilla were Honorable Mention.
  • Five Softball Players Honored by WCC for Academics
    May 08, 2015
    Five Softball Players Honored by WCC for Academics After finishing the season last weekend, Santa Clara softball had five players honored by the WCC for their work in the classroom. Taylor Bojorquez, Ashley Haney, Jenna Krummen, and Jordan Newell were named to the WCC All-Academic Team while Amanda Delfino was Honorable Mention. The five honorees tied with BYU and Saint Mary’s for the most on the team.
  • WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 6, 2015 (Celebrity Golf Edition)
    May 06, 2015
    WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 6, 2015 (Celebrity Golf Edition) Santa Clara Athletics hosted the second annual SCU Celebrity Golf Tournament Monday, May 4 at Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park, Calif. The tournament benefitted Santa Clara Athletics and the Bronco Bench Foundation. EYEBRONCO reporters Nici Gilday and Jared Brownridge took this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap out to the links to catch up with the celebrity field. Take a look at interviews with Steve Nash '95, Jerry Rice, Randy Winn '96, Jose Vizcaino, Dwight Clark, Dan Jansen, Ronnie Lott, JT Snow, Shawn Estes, Lloyd Pierce '98, Stuart Holden and many more in this EYEBRONCO production!
  • Softball Drops Game on Senior Day
    May 02, 2015
    Softball Drops Game on Senior Day On Senior Day, Santa Clara softball fell to BYU by a final of 8-0 in five innings. The Broncos finish 15-35 on the season and 4-11 in the WCC while the Cougars are 37-10 and 12-0 in conference play.
  • Softball Head Coach Lisa Mize on the Five Seniors
    May 01, 2015
    Softball Head Coach Lisa Mize on the Five Seniors With the 2015 softball season coming to an end this weekend, Santa Clara head coach Lisa Mize spoke about the five graduating seniors. Mize talked about what each player brings to the team on and off the field. Senior Day is Sat., May 2 at 12 p.m. vs. BYU.
  • Softball Falls Twice to BYU
    May 01, 2015
    Softball Falls Twice to BYU Kicking off the final weekend of the season, Santa Clara softball fell to BYU by a final of 4-0 and 5-0. The Broncos are now 15-34 on the season and 4-10 in the WCC while the Cougars are now 36-10 and 11-0 in conference play. The win in game two clinched the WCC title for BYU.
  • WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 28, 2015
    April 28, 2015
    WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 28, 2015 SANTA CLARA, Calif. – On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday get you caught up on Bronco sports. Last week featured a number of championship events with five Bronco sports competing for titles. Additionally, Sunday marked a special event with the 10th anniversary of baseball’s Stephen Schott Stadium. This episode begins with the Bronco baseball team.
  • Bonilla’s Five RBI Lead Broncos Past Spartans
    April 28, 2015
    Bonilla’s Five RBI Lead Broncos Past Spartans n the final non-conference game of the season, Santa Clara softball beat San Jose State by a final of 7-6. The Broncos are now 15-32 on the season.
  • Cassie Padilla Reflects on Her Time Thus Far at SCU
    April 27, 2015
    Cassie Padilla Reflects on Her Time Thus Far at SCU As she wraps up her third year here at SCU, Cassandra Padilla (CP) looks back on her favorite memories and talks about her future. Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) caught up with Padilla to hear more about it.
  • Softball Finishes Season at San Jose State, vs. BYU; Senior Day Saturday at 12
    April 27, 2015
    Softball Finishes Season at San Jose State, vs. BYU; Senior Day Saturday at 12 Heading into the final week of the season, Santa Clara softball travels down the street to face San Jose State on Tues., April 28 at 4 p.m. in the final non-conference game of the season. The Broncos then return home to face BYU Fri., May 1 at 4 and 6 p.m. and Sat., May 2 at 12 p.m. for Senior Day. After the game there will be the annual Senior BBQ in Alumni Park. Santa Clara is 14-32 on the season and 4-8 in WCC play.
  • Softball Falls to Pacific in Pink Game
    April 26, 2015
    Softball Falls to Pacific in Pink Game Santa Clara softball fell to Pacific by a final of 7-0 on Sunday in its pink game. Micaela Vierra’s mother Cathy threw out the first pitch. The Broncos are now 14-32 on the season and 4-8 in the WCC while the Tigers are now 17-33 and 5-7 in conference play.
  • Broncos Swept in Doubleheader by Pacific
    April 25, 2015
    Broncos Swept in Doubleheader by Pacific With the wind wreaking havoc on any ball in the air, Santa Clara softball fell to Pacifc by finals of 4-3 and 3-0. The Broncos are now 14-31 on the season and 4-7 in the WCC while the Tigers are now 16-33 and 4-7 in conference play.
  • Softball Returns Home to Face Pacific; Pink Game on Sunday
    April 24, 2015
    Softball Returns Home to Face Pacific; Pink Game on Sunday After two weeks on the road, Santa Clara softball returns home for the final two weekends of the regular season. The Broncos welcome Pacific for a three game series beginning Sat., April 25 at 12 and 2 p.m. The series concludes Sun., April 26 at 12 p.m. Santa Clara is 14-29 on the season and 4-5 in WCC play.
  • Four Run Second Lifts Softball at San Diego
    April 19, 2015
    Four Run Second Lifts Softball at San Diego Santa Clara softball beat San Diego by a final of 5-4 on Sunday. The Broncos are now 14-29 on the season and 4-5 in WCC play while the Toreros are now 28-18 and 7-2 in conference action.
  • Softball Swept at San Diego
    April 18, 2015
    Softball Swept at San Diego Getting back to conference play, Santa Clara softball fell to San Diego by finals of 5-0 and 9-1 in five innings. The Broncos are now 13-29 on the season and 3-5 in WCC play while the Toreros are now 28-17 and 7-1 in conference action.
  • Ellie Fisher Is Just Getting Started
    April 17, 2015
    Ellie Fisher Is Just Getting Started Ellie Fisher (EF) has utilized her freshman year to make strides as a player on the Santa Clara softball team. Her progress over the past four months is undeniable. Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) is looking forward to watching Fisher continue to thrive throughout her career on the Mission campus.
  • WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 14, 2015
    April 15, 2015
    WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 14, 2015 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday bring you the latest in Santa Clara University Bronco sports. As we march on in April, Monday-Wednesday marks the first of the West Coast Conference spring championships.
  • Bronco Softball Drops Midweek Game at No. 15 Cal
    April 14, 2015
    Bronco Softball Drops Midweek Game at No. 15 Cal In a midweek game, Santa Clara softball lost to No. 15 Cal by a final of 8-0 in five innings. The Broncos are now 13-27 on the season.
  • Softball Travels to Cal, San Diego
    April 14, 2015
    Softball Travels to Cal, San Diego After taking two of three over the weekend, Santa Clara softball returns to the field for a midweek game at No. 15 Cal on Tues., April 14 at 3 p.m. before heading south for more WCC action. The Broncos will face San Diego Sat., April 18 at 12 and 2 p.m. and Sun., April 19 at 12 p.m. With two wins over Saint Mary’s last weekend Santa Clara is 13-26 overall this season and 3-3 in conference play.
  • Jordan Newell Talks about her Final Season with the Broncos
    April 13, 2015
    Jordan Newell Talks about her Final Season with the Broncos Coming towards the end of her final season with the Broncos, senior Jordan Newell (JN) continues to show her leadership on and off the field, both with her play and mentoring the underclassmen to become future leaders. Santa Clara Broncos (SCU) had a chance to talk with Newell as she looks forward to competing against old rivals and showing the WCC what Santa Clara softball is all about.
  • Broncos Lose Lead in Seventh, Rally to Win in Extras
    April 12, 2015
    Broncos Lose Lead in Seventh, Rally to Win in Extras On Sunday afternoon Santa Clara softball topped Saint Mary’s by a final of 5-4 in eight innings. The Broncos are now 13-26 on the season and 3-3 in WCC play while the Gaels are now 16-27 and 1-4 in conference play.
  • Bronco Softball Splits on Saturday at Saint Mary's Behind Gonzales' One-Hitter
    April 11, 2015
    Bronco Softball Splits on Saturday at Saint Mary's Behind Gonzales' One-Hitter Opening the first road conference weekend of the season, Santa Clara softball split with Saint Mary’s by finals of 3-0 and 8-3. The Broncos are now 12-26 on the season and 2-3 in WCC play while the Gaels are now 16-26 and 1-3 in conference play.
  • Broncos Travel to Rival Saint Mary's
    April 10, 2015
    Broncos Travel to Rival Saint Mary's Heading on the road for the first away conference games of the season, Santa Clara softball plays at Saint Mary’s on Sat., April 11 at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. and Sun., April 12 at 12 p.m. Last week the Broncos opened conference play with a walk-off win vs. LMU. Santa Clara is 11-25 on the season and 1-2 in WCC play.
  • WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 7, 2015
    April 07, 2015
    WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 7, 2015 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday get you caught up on Bronco sports from the first week of April.
  • Broncos Walk-Off in Game 1, Fall to LMU in Game 2
    April 03, 2015
    Broncos Walk-Off in Game 1, Fall to LMU in Game 2 Santa Clara softball beat LMU by a final of 4-3 and fell 5-3 on Friday. The Broncos are now 11-25 overall and 1-2 in WCC play while the Lions are now 20-22 and 2-1 in conference action.
  • Softball Falls in Conference Opener to LMU
    April 02, 2015
    Softball Falls in Conference Opener to LMU In the conference opener, Santa Clara softball lost to LMU by a final of 2-0. The Broncos are now 10-24 overall and 0-1 in WCC play while the Lions are now 19-21 and 1-0 in conference action.
  • Bronco Softball Opens WCC Play vs. LMU Thursday
    April 01, 2015
    Bronco Softball Opens WCC Play vs. LMU Thursday Santa Clara softball starts West Coast Conference play this week with three home games vs. LMU. The Broncos and Lions will square off Thurs., April 2 at 4 p.m. and Fri., April 3 at 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. Last week Santa Clara dropped a doubleheader to UMKC to move to 10-23 on the season.
  • WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 31, 2015
    March 31, 2015
    WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 31, 2015 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday kick off their final quarter with EYEBRONCO by giving you the latest in Bronco Sports.
  • Softball Falls in Doubleheader to UMKC
    March 24, 2015
    Softball Falls in Doubleheader to UMKC Finishing a stretch of six games in five days, Santa Clara softball fell to UMKC by finals of 7-2 and 2-1. The Broncos are now 10-23 on the season.
  • Softball to Host UMKC Tuesday for Doubleheader
    March 23, 2015
    Softball to Host UMKC Tuesday for Doubleheader Coming off back-to-back big wins, Santa Clara softball hosts UMKC on Tues., March 24 at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Last week Santa Clara dropped its first two games of the Santa Clara Marriott Round Robin but came back with a 6-0 win over Brown and a 10-0 win over Manhattan. The Broncos are now 10-21 on the season.
  • Bats Explode in James' First Collegiate Win
    March 22, 2015
    Bats Explode in James' First Collegiate Win On the final day of the Santa Clara Marriott Round Robin, Santa Clara softball beat Manhattan by a final of 10-0 in five innings. The Broncos are now 10-21 on the season.
  • Gonzales' Gem Leads Broncos to Doubleheader Split
    March 21, 2015
    Gonzales' Gem Leads Broncos to Doubleheader Split Santa Clara softball fell to UC Santa Barbara by a final of 3-1 and topped Brown 6-0 on Saturday. The Broncos are now 9-21 on the season.
  • Broncos Fall in Extras to Manhattan
    March 20, 2015
    Broncos Fall in Extras to Manhattan Starting the final home tournament of the season, Santa Clara softball fell to Manhattan by a final of 2-0 in eight innings. The Broncos are now 8-20 on the season.
  • Broncos Set to Host Santa Clara Marriott Round Robin
    March 19, 2015
    Broncos Set to Host Santa Clara Marriott Round Robin Coming off a three-win weekend in San Diego, Santa Clara softball returns home for its final home tournament of the season with the 2015 Santa Clara Marriott Round Robin. The Broncos open the tournament Fri., March 20 at 5:30 p.m. vs. Manhattan. Santa Clara will also play Brown and UC Santa Barbara. For the full schedule, click here. Last week the Broncos went 3-2 at the San Diego Classic to move to 8-19 on the season.
  • WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 17, 2015
    March 17, 2015
    WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 17, 2015 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, student-athlete hosts Nici Gilday and Denzel Johnson get you caught up on the latest in Santa Clara athletics. Seven Bronco teams competed last week, so take a look as Gilday and Johnson spin you around the world of Bronco sports.
  • Softball Holds Off Late Rally by Utah Valley
    March 15, 2015
    Softball Holds Off Late Rally by Utah Valley On the final day of the San Diego Classic, Santa Clara softball topped Utah Valley by a final of 3-2. The Broncos are now 8-19 on the season.
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