College Spotlight – Fordham University


Fordham University

Division: NCAA I

Conference: Atlantic 10

Nickname: Rams

School Size: 6,000

Mailing Address: 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458-9993

Team Site:

Twitter: @FordhamSoftball

Head Coach:

Bridget Orchard –

Program Highlights:

  • Coach Orchard begins her 14th season as head coach of the Rams, has won Coach of the Year five times in her career
  • The Rams have won three of the last four Atlantic 10 Conference titles
  • The Rams recruit from northeast states
  • Minimum academic requirements is: 3.0 GPA, 1000 Math/Verbal SAT
  • The Rams have registered 12 consecutive 30-win seasons
  • Fordham has made four appearances in the NCAA tournament in the last five seasons

Schedule Highlights:

  • Fordham will face top teams from around in the country in the Citrus Classic in Orlando, Florida (Feb. 27 – March 1) Maryland, Penn State, Georgia, Georgetown and Minnesota

Other schedule highlights can be found here.

Questions about recruiting? A beneficial questionnaire can be found here.