2009-10 PBC Softball News
June 14, 2010
North Georgia's Sarah Phillips Named Finalists for Honda DII Athlete of the Year
The Board of The Collegiate Women Sports Awards presented by Honda has announced that junior Sarah Phillips has been nominated as a candidate for the 2009-2010 Division II Athlete of the Year representing softball.
May 29, 2010
North Georgia's Historical Season Comes to Close at College World Series
The storybook season of the North Georgia softball team came to a close on Saturday evening as Metro State used the a pair of home runs to eliminate the Saints from the 2010 NCAA Division II World Series at Heritage Park.
May 28, 2010
Blazers Beat North Georgia at Softball World Series
In a battle of the top two teams in the country, 2nd-ranked Valdosta State exploded early and held on for a 6-1 victory over top-ranked North Georgia, ending the Saints bid for a perfect season in the second round of the NCAA Division II World Series Friday afternoon at Heritage Park.
May 27, 2010
North Georgia Blanks Molloy 4-0 to Open World Series
Top-ranked North Georgia began their quest for a National Championship on Thursday afternoon, using timely hitting and stellar defense to top Molloy College 4-0 in the opening game of the 2010 NCAA Division II National Championships at Heritage Park.
May 27, 2010
Six PBC Softball Players Named All-Americans
Six Peach Belt Conference softball players were named All-Americans as both the Louisville Slugger/NFCA and Daktronics teams were released in conjunction with the Division II World Series in St. Joseph, Mo.
May 22, 2010
WORLD SERIES! North Georgia Blasts Lenior-Rhyne to Win Region Title
With one game standing between No. 1 North Georgia and the World Series, the Saints erupted in the fifth inning for 10 runs on their way to a 15-0 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne, capturing the Southeast Super Regional for the second straight season at Haines & Carolyn Hill Stadium.
May 21, 2010
North Georgia Steps Closer to World Series, Downs Lenoir-Rhyne 5-3
Top-ranked North Georgia stayed perfect on the year Friday evening with a 5-3 victory over 8th-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne as the two clubs combined for four home runs in game one of the Southeast Super Regional at Haines & Carolyn Hill Stadium.
May 20, 2010
18 Peach Belt Conference Softball Players Named All-Region
18 Peach Belt Conference softball players were named All-Region as both the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) and Daktronics released their Southeast Region teams.
May 19, 2010
Zimmer To Join UNCP Softball Team
UNCP softball head coach Lacinda Melanson announced an addition to her 2009-10 recruiting class as Kernersville native and Robert B. Glenn High School standout Kat Zimmer inked her name to a National Letter of Intent to continue her playing career with the Braves.
May 18, 2010
PBC Announces Softball All-Academic Team
The Peach Belt Conference has announced the 2010 softball All-Academic team from the league office in Augusta, Ga.
May 16, 2010
Lenoir-Rhyne Brings ASU Season to a Close
May 16, 2010
FMU's Bases-Loaded Walk Sends Patriots to Title Game
May 16, 2010
North Georgia Wins Softball Regional; Advances to Super Regional
The North Georgia Saints finished off a wet weekend in Dahlonega with a 5-0 win over Francis Marion to claim the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional title Sunday night at Haines & Carolyn Hill Stadium.
May 15, 2010
Lenoir-Rhyne Tops Jaguars in NCAA Regional
May 15, 2010
May 14, 2010
FRANCIS MARION'S BIG INNING DROPS CARSON-NEWMAN 5-0
May 14, 2010
NO. 1 SAINTS TOP QUEENS 4-1 BEHIND PAIR OF HOME RUNS
May 13, 2010
NCAA Softball Regional Central
The 2010 NCAA Southeast Region softball tournament begins on Friday in Dahlonega, Ga., and Hickory, N.C. This is the place to find the links you need to follow along with all the action from both locations.
May 10, 2010
Peach Belt Sends Four Softball Teams to NCAA Tournament
Four Peach Belt softball teams learned on Monday that their season will continue as the NCAA released the 64-team field from the national office. Eight teams in the southeast region will play in two four-team sub-regionals.
April 22, 2010
Pacer Softball Signs Two to 2011 Roster
The University of South Carolina Aiken softball team and head coach Jerry Snyder announced the signing of two more players to a National Letter of Intent on Monday, Apr. 19. The duo joins a trio of pitchers who signed with the Pacers earlier in the season.
April 18, 2010
North Georgia Wins Second Consecutive PBC Softball Tournament Title
Second baseman Laura Voyles homered twice and drove in four runs to power top-ranked, top-seeded, and unbeaten North Georgia College & State University to a 9-5 win over third-seeded Francis Marion University, Sunday afternoon (April 18) in the championship game of the 2010 Peach Belt Conference Tournament at the Freedom Florence Recreational Complex.
April 16, 2010
PBC Softball Tournament Central
The 2010 PBC Softball Tournament is here! Francis Marion University and the Freedom Florence Complex host the top eight teams in the PBC. This is your source for everything involving the tournament from results, schedules and brackets to stats and boxscores.
April 14, 2010
PBC Releases Softball Tournament Bracket
The Peach Belt Conference has released the bracket for the 2010 PBC softball tournament which begins this Friday, April 16, at the Freedom Florence Complex in Florence, S.C.
April 13, 2010
Olympian, Hall of Famer Michele Smith to Speak at PBC Softball Banquet
Two-time Olympic softball gold medalist Michele Smith will speak at this Thursdays PBC softball awards banquet in Florence, S.C., on the eve of the 2010 PBC Tournament presented by GEICO.
April 13, 2010
Softball Daily Update - April 13
Lander swept their way into the PBC tournament on Tuesday by taking two games from Columbus State.
April 6, 2010
North Georgia Claims PBC Softball Regular-Season Championship!
A doubleheader sweep on Tuesday afternoon is all the No. 1 team in the country would need to capture the 2010 Peach Belt Conference Championship, knocking off Columbus State University 7-0 and 7-4 as the Saints remained undefeated on the season.
March 3, 2010
North Georgia Softball Ranked #1 in the Nation
After debuting as the number two team in the country in the NFCA preseason poll, North Georgia as taken the nations top spot in the first regular season NCAA Division II poll, their second top ranking in as many years.
January 27, 2010
North Georgia, USC Aiken Ranked in Softball Preseason Top 25
The North Georgia and USC Aiken softball teams have been ranked among the top 25 in the nation in the preseason poll of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association, released on Wedneday (Jan. 27).
January 22, 2010
Peach Belt Releases Softball Preseason All-Conference Team
The Peach Belt Conference has released the 11-member preseason softball All-Conference team, as selected by the leagues head coaches. Six of the 11 PBC softball-playing schools had members of the team with the majority going to the defending regular-season and tournament champions at North Georgia, who had six honorees.
January 20, 2010
North Georgia Selected to Top of Softball Preseason Coaches Poll
The North Georgia Lady Saints have been selected as the team to beat in the 2010 softball season in a poll of the leagues head coaches released today (Jan. 20).
January 4, 2010
Flagler Softball Signs Three
Flagler College head softball coach Kristen Overton and the Athletics Department has announced the signing of three student-athletes to a National Letter of Intent to play for the Saints starting in the fall of 2010.
December 4, 2009
Lander Softball Signs Two Floridians to Letters of Intent
Lander softball coach Brandon Duncan announced the signing of Arielle Buchholz and Taylor Donson to national letters of intent for the 2010-11 academic year.
December 2, 2009
UNCP Softball Adds Cloninger And Klemann
UNCP head softball coach Lacinda Melanson has announced the additions of Taylor Cloninger and Natalie Klemann to her 2010 recruiting class as the two prep standouts declared their intentions to continue their playing careers with the Black & Gold.
November 24, 2009
CSU Adds Local Prep Standout During Early Period
Columbus State softball coach Brad Huskisson has announced the signing of Northside High School catcher Casey Googe. The signing took place as part of the NCAA Early Signing Period.
November 16, 2009
Snyder Signs Three Pitchers at USCA
University of South Carolina Aiken head softball coach Jerry Snyder announced the signing of three student-athletes to a National Letter of Intent on Monday, Nov. 16.
August 3, 2009
Iowa Infielder to Play at Francis Marion
Francis Marion University softball coach Stacey Vallee has announced that infielder Michelle Phillips of Wuakee, Iowa, who played one season at Division I University of Northern Iowa, will be transferring from Indian Hills Community College-Ottumwa to FMU and will play for the Patriots this coming season.
July 27, 2009
Flagler Softball Adds Six to 2010 Softball Roster
Flagler College head softball coach Kristen Overton announced the signing of six players for the 2010 campaign.
July 21, 2009
Lander Adds Three More for 2009-10 Softball Season
Lander softball coach Brandon Duncan today announced the signing of three more players for the 2009-10 academic year. Added to the roster are junior college players Rachelle Adkins, a catcher from Newnan, Ga., and Lindsey Blackwell, a middle infielder from Milledgeville, Ga., along with freshman Casey Corbitt, a middle infielder from West Columbia, S.C.
July 8, 2009
Softball Standout Returns to Florence; Will Play for FMU
Francis Marion University softball coach Stacey Vallee has announced that former South Florence High School standout Brittany Cannon will be transferring from Santa Fe College to FMU and will play for the Patriots this coming season.
July 1, 2009
Saints Coaching Staff Named Best In Southeast
Head North Georgia softball coach Mike Davenport, and assistant coaches Andrea Moss and Keri McKee have been named the NFCA Southeast Regional Coaching Staff of the Year announced the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.