Deerfield Academy has a rich softball tradition and a dynamic team of student athletes who love the game. Deerfield won the league championship in 2000 and reached the finals in 2004, 2005, and 2006. In 2017, Deerfield made its way back to the WNEPSGSBA Class A Tournament, claiming the 5th overall seed in New England with a final record of 10-4.
The team plays a highly competitive 14-16 game schedule against some of the top teams in New England, including Choate, Andover, Taft, and Miss Porter’s.
For more information, please contact head coach Ms. Melvoin.
O’Brien Pitches Perfect Game and Softball Remains Undefeated
Deerfield softball kept its undefeated season going with a 3-0 win against Taft. Leading the team was Meaghan O’Brien who pitched a perfect game, which included 13 strikeouts. She also ripped two doubles – one down the third base line and another to right. Suzy Mazur had another great...
2018 Spring Family Weekend Preview
With spring teams approaching the mid-way point in their seasons’ and the beginning of the 2018 Spring Family Weekend underway, the Deerfield Athletics department welcomes all students’ families to campus. Today and tomorrow, we will host eleven home contests and six teams will travel to compete at away contests....
Deerfield Teams Go Undefeated Against Choate
Deerfield teams went undefeated against rival Choate in Saturday’s athletic contests at home and on the road. Saturday’s final Deerfield-Choate tally was 4-0-1. Seven different players scored to propel girls varsity lacrosse to a 16-8 win over the Wild Boars. Varsity softball jumped ahead to an early lead to...
Girls Varsity Teams are Perfect in Wednesday Home Games
On Wednesday, spring sunshine filled the sky and the cheers from excited fans enjoying long-awaited spring home games propelled the Deerfield girls’ varsity teams to home game perfection, recording 4 out of 4 victories on the day. Girls varsity water polo led the way as they defeated Loomis 13-8....
Athletes of the Week
Congratulations to the first spring Athletes of the Week! Thank you for helping to kick-off the spring athletic season at DA! Boys Varsity Tennis: Matthew Wuyan ’18 & Gideon Yektai ‘18 Matthew was the only player to put a point on the board on Saturday, 3/31, defeating Groton’s #2...
Deerfield Spring Sports are Underway!
“With eight of our 12 varsity teams returning from successful spring pre-season trips and combined with fields cleared of snow, the spring season has started off well for us here at Deerfield. The construction on the new Athletics Complex and the Tennis Pavilion are moving along as planned and...
Team Performance & Pitching Highlights Softball Scrimmage
The Big Green softball team had the perfect backdrop in Florida this morning for their preseason scrimmage. A picturesque sunrise painted the background for the team’s pre-scrimmage warm-up. The team’s pitchers highlighted the outing for the Big Green, but eventually fell 2-9 to their strong opponent. Coach Melvoin was excited...