Fall starts with alumni game

 2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

McDaniel opened its fall season on Wednesday, Sept. 11 with morning workout followed by their first appearance on the Green Terror Softball Park field in the afternoon. On Saturday, Sept. 14, the team had a morning workout before being joined by former Green Terror teammates for the 2013 Alumni game at 11 a.m.

After posting 53 wins and two more playoff appearances over the last two season, the team will welcome seven newcomers to the squad for Coach Phil Smith this fall. Freshmen Breanna Lineman (Philadelphia, Pa.), Jamie Weisser (Chappaqua, N.Y.), Brittany Powers (Vienna, Va.), Roxana Aviles (Manassas, Va.), Dana Mertz (Gillette, N.J.), Lauren Stricker (Woodbine, Md.) and Olivia Kipe (Manchester, Md.) join the team for the first time. Also returning to the diamond is junior Megan Liebknecht.

Returning seniors Rachel Sidney, Stephanie Maring and Stacey Armocost will lead a strong upperclassman class this fall. The team will host CCBC on Oct. 6 in a weekend doubleheader starting at 12 p.m. The team will conclude their fall season on Oct. 9 with a final team workout.

The Green Terror will be hosting several team events starting with the team's Bull & Oyster Roast on Saturday, Oct. 5 followed by their Vera Bradley Bingo on Nov. 9.

For further information or to purchase tickets for these upcoming events or register for the team's winter Youth Softball Pitching/Catching and Skills Clinics, please visit the team's camp website at www.greenterrorsoftballcamps.com.

The team opens is 2014 season at Gallaudet on Mar. 2.