June 29, 2011
Patriots Sign Three Softball Players
Francis Marion University softball coach Stacey Vallee has announced the signing of pitcher Katie Carnes of Pageland, infielder Alison Coates of Leesburg, Va., and outfielder Megan Smith of Dundalk, Md.
June 7, 2011
Hartley To Join UNCP Softball Program
UNCP head softball coach Lacinda Melanson has announced an addition to the 2011 recruiting class. Catcher/utility player Breanna Hartley (Lexington) will be joining the Lady Braves in the fall.
May 28, 2011
Bobcat Softball Adds Columbus Grad
The Georgia College softball program and head coach Jamie Grodecki announced the addition of Kristen Humphries.
May 28, 2011
NCAA Softball: Saints Fall to Cardinals, Eliminated from World Series
The North Georgia softball team saw their season come to an end on Saturday evening, as Saginaw Valley rallied late to come away with a 7-1 victory over the Saints at the third round of the NCAA Division II National Championships at the Moyer Sports Complex.
May 27, 2011
NCAA Softball: Chargers Come out Firing, Soar Past Saints at World Series
Top-ranked Alabama-Huntsville left no room for doubt on Friday afternoon in the second round of the NCAA Division II National Championships, pounding out four home runs and running away with a 14-2 victory over North Georgia in the battle of the top two teams in the country at the Moyer Sports Complex.
May 27, 2011
Three PBC Softball Players Named All-American
Three PBC softball players have been named All-Americans as both the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) and Daktronics released their teams.
May 26, 2011
NCAA Softball: Saints Storm Back to Take World Series Opener 9-4 over Indiana (Pa.)
North Georgia faced an early 3-0 deficit on Thursday evening against 11th-ranked Indiana (Pa.), but the Saints rallied with nine unanswered runs to storm back and take a 9-4 victory on the opening day of the Division II World Series at the Salem Sports complex.
May 25, 2011
USCA Softball Announces Addition of Sadler and Burkett
University of South Carolina Aiken head softball coach Jerry Snyder announced the addition of two players to the 2012 Pacer softball roster.
May 24, 2011
PBC Releases Softball All-Academic Team
The Peach Belt Conference released the softball All-Academic team from the conference office in Augusta.
May 21, 2011
North Georgia Downs Lenoir-Rhyne Twice; Returns to World Series!
The North Georgia softball team needed to beat Lenoir-Rhyne twice on Saturday in order to return to the Division II World Series. The Saints did just that, taking game one 9-7 and the second game 10-2 to make their third straight trip to the national championships.
May 20, 2011
NCAA Softball: Bears Snatch Super Regional Opener 9-7 from Saints
The opening game of the NCAA Southeast Super Regional lived up to all the hype on Friday evening, as seven home runs left the park, but 2nd-seeded Lenoir-Rhyne had the last punch and came out on top with a 9-7 victory over top-seeded North Georgia at Haines & Carolyn Hill Stadium.
May 19, 2011
18 PBC Softball Players Named All-Region
Eighteen Peach Belt Conference softball players have been named All-Region as the NFCA and Daktronics released their teams this week.
May 18, 2011
UNC Pembroke Wins PBC Softball Team Sportsmanship Award
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke softball team has been presented the PBC’s Team Sportsmanship Award, the league office announced on Wednesday.
May 15, 2011
North Georgia Softball Advances to Super Regionals
North Georgia continued their dominance in regional play on Sunday afternoon, taking out Flagler College 6-1 to capture a third straight NCAA Southeast Dahlonega Regional Championship at Haines & Carolyn Hill Stadium.
May 14, 2011
NCAA Softball: Eagles End Pacers' Season
USC Aiken's 2011 season came to a close after dropping their elimination game to Carson-Newman 6-0 at Bears Field.
May 14, 2011
NCAA Softball: Flagler Staves Off Elimination, Downs Augusta State 6-2
Two Augusta State University errors led to four runs as No. 24 (NFCA Division II Top 25) Flagler College defeated Augusta State University 6-2, in eight innings, in an elimination game at the 2011 NCAA Division II Softball Southeast Regional at Hill Stadium Saturday night.
May 14, 2011
NCAA Softball: North Georgia Advances to Region Final
North Georgia used a four-run fifth inning on Saturday afternoon to erase a two-run deficit and rally for a 5-4 victory over Flagler College in the semifinals of the NCAA Division II Southeast Dahlonega Regional at Haines & Carolyn Hill Stadium.
May 14, 2011
NCAA Softball: Pirates Eliminated from NCAA Regional
The Armstrong Atlantic State University softball squad saw its 2011 season come to a close with a pair of losses on Saturday in the 2011 NCAA Southeast Regional in Hickory, N.C. The Pirates dropped a 3-0 decision to No. 6-ranked and host Lenoir-Rhye, then fell to Carson-Newman, 8-4, in an elimination contest.
May 13, 2011
NCAA Softball: Armstrong Atlantic State Knocks Off Carson-Newman 3-2
Freshman Lauren Wilcox's two-out RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning sent the Armstrong Atlantic State University softball squad into the winner's bracket of the 2011 NCAA Division II Softball Southeast Regional on Friday afternoon at Bears Field in Hickory, N.C.
May 13, 2011
NCAA Softball: No. 24 Flagler shuts out Augusta State 6-0 at Dahlonega Regional
Lauren Bessent hit two doubles and Kelly Riddick tossed four shutout innings and allowed only one hit as No. 24 (NFCA Division II Top 25) Flagler College defeated Augusta State University in the opening round of the 2011 NCAA Division II Softball Southeast Regional at Hill Stadium Friday night.
May 13, 2011
NCAA Softball: Saints Cruise Past Erskine in Southeast Regional
North Georgia used some early offense on Friday evening to pull away and take down Erskine College 8-0 in six innings in game two of the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional at Haines & Carolyn Hill Stadium.
May 13, 2011
NCAA Softball: Pacers Narrowly Fall to Sixth-Ranked Bears
Half a step came between the University of South Carolina Aiken softball team (26-17) and possible extra innings to attempt to secure their first victory in NCAA Southeast Region play as the Pacers fell 1-0 to the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears.
May 9, 2011
Five PBC Teams Chosen for NCAA Softball Tournament
Five Peach Belt Conference softball teams learned on Monday morning that they have earned bids to the NCAA Southeast Regional softball tournament and the opportunity to play for the national championship.
May 6, 2011
GC Softball Adds Lumpkin County Shortstop
The Georgia College softball program and head coach Jamie Grodecki announced the signing of Frankie Walls.
April 17, 2011
North Georgia Claims Third Straight Softball Tournament Title!
Katherine Martin’s three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth broke open what had been a tight game to lead North Georgia past Augusta State 5-2 in the PBC Tournament championship game on Sunday at Freedom Florence in Florence, S.C.
April 14, 2011
Peach Belt Releases Softball All-Conference Team
The Peach Belt Conference announced the 2011 softball All-Conference team at a banquet in Florence, S.C., site of the 2011 PBC Tournament.
April 12, 2011
Peach Belt Announces Softball Tournament Bracket
Following the final doubleheader of the regular season on Tuesday, the Peach Belt Conference has released the 2011 softball tournament bracket from the league office.
April 11, 2011
PBC Softball Daily Recaps - April 11
USC Aiken swept Columbus State and North Georgia did the same to Francis Marion to determine the top eight teams in the PBC. With the wins, USC Aiken has secured a spot in the top eight along with UNC Pembroke and Georgia College. ASU, Flagler, CSU, AASU and NGCSU are also in the tournament field. The bracket will be released on Tuesday following the ASU/Lander twinbill.
April 10, 2011
North Georgia Claims Third Straight Peach Belt Softball Championship!
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia softball team clinched the program's third straight Peach Belt Conference regular season title on Sunday afternoon with a pair of games still remaining on the conference schedule.
March 4, 2011
Coan Makes DII History with 19 K's as #3 Saints Blank #15 Lenoir-Rhyne 2-0
Pitching guided the 3rd-ranked North Georgia softball team to another win on Friday evening, but this time a 19-strikeout performance from junior Jessica Coan baffled Lenoir-Rhyne in a 2-0 victory to open the Mid South Classic.
February 2, 2011
North Georgia Second; Armstrong Atlantic 22nd in Softball Preseason Top 25
The North Georgia softball team will begin the 2011 season ranked second in the nation as the preseason top 25 was released by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA).
January 26, 2011
Peach Belt Announces Softball Preseason All-Conference Team
The Peach Belt Conference has released its 14-member preseason softball All-Conference team from the league office in Augusta.
January 20, 2011
North Georgia Voted Softball Preseason Favorite
For the third straight season, the North Georgia Saints have been selected as the preseason softball favorites in a poll of Peach Belt Conference head coaches released on Thursday.
January 4, 2011
Lady Braves Softball Adds Five During Early Signing Period
UNCP softball coach Lacinda Melanson has announced the signing of five student-athletes to national letters of intent to join the Lady Braves’ softball squad for the 2011-2012 academic year
December 22, 2010
Cougar Field Earns NFCA & Stabilizer Solutions 2010 Field Maintenance Award
Cougar Field, home of the Columbus State softball team, won the NFCA & Stabilizer Solutions Field Maintenance Award for the Division II level.
December 16, 2010
GC Softball Signs Six, Including Four JuCo Student-Athletes
The Georgia College softball program and head coach Jamie Madewell-Grodecki are pleased to announce the signing of six student-athletes for the 2012 season.
December 15, 2010
FMU Softball Team Inks Catcher and First Baseman
Francis Marion University softball coach Stacey Vallee has announced the signing of catcher Krissy Longstreet of Pinellas Park, Fla., and first baseman Carly Madigan of King, N.C., during the recent early signing period.
December 8, 2010
Three Prep Standouts Ink With ASU
Augusta State head softball coach Melissa Mullins recently announced the signing of three high school standouts to national letters-of-intent. The trio will join the Jaguar Softball program for the Fall, 2011 semester.
November 23, 2010
Saints Softball Inks Six During Early Signing Period for 2012
North Georgia College & State University head softball coach Mike Davenport has announced the signing of six players to NCAA National Letters of Intent.
November 18, 2010
USC Aiken Softball Signs Spires During Early Signing Period
Head coach Jerry Snyder and the University of South Carolina Aiken softball team announced the signing of Kaylee Spires to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, Nov. 17 to end the early signing period.
October 21, 2010
Two PBC Softball Teams; 18 Players Receive Academic Honors
Two PBC softball teams and 18 players have been recognized for their academic achievements as the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) released the 2009-10 Girls Got Game/NFCA All-Academic Team awards as well as the NFCA Scholar-Athlete awards.
October 7, 2010
FMU Softball Team Holds Adoption Ceremony
The newest member of the Francis Marion University softball squad need not stroke a line drive or make a diving catch to contribute, but needs to just keep smiling. During an adoption ceremony, the Patriots introduced Saharah, a 7-old-year from Chesterfield, as the newest member of the squad.
September 3, 2010
USC Aiken Announces Addition of Hudson
USC Aiken head softball coach Jerry Snyder announced the addition of Carly Hudson to his 2011 softball roster on Friday, Sept. 3.
August 23, 2010
Saints Softball Inks Seven for 2011 Season
Following the most successful softball season in program history, North Georgia College & State University head softball coach Mike Davenport has announced the addition of seven players who will join the squad for the 2010-11 season.
August 17, 2010
UNCP Softball Signs Two
UNCP head softball coach Lacinda Melanson announced two additions to the UNCP softball program Monday in the form of freshman Schanique Barrett (Apple Valley, Calif.) and transfer Starr Gilley (Graham, N.C.).
August 4, 2010
Flagler Softball Announces Five More Recruits
Flagler College head softball coach Kristen Overton has announced the completion of her recruiting class with the addition of five new players.
July 19, 2010
GSW Adds Seven to 2011 Softball Roster
Georgia Southwestern head softball coach Eddie Ward announced the Lady Hurricanes seven-member signing class for the 2010-11 academic year.
July 17, 2010
Madewell-Grodecki Named Softball Coach at Georgia College
The Georgia College & State University athletic department and director Wendell Staton are proud to announce the hiring of Jamie Madewell-Grodecki as the fourth fastpitch softball coach in school history.
July 14, 2010
Pacer Softball Adds Williamson
The University of South Carolina Aiken softball team and head coach Jerry Snyder announced the signing of Brittney Williamson to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, July 14.