Scottie Athletics News

  • Mountaineers Sink Scotties with Second-Half Tally
    October 20, 2018
    BEREA, Ky.—Sophomore keeper Abby Ackerson (Hoover, Ala.) made 16 stops, but it was not enough to keep host Berea from claiming a 1-0 victory over Agnes Scott in USA South women’s soccer action. The Mountaineers outpaced the Scotties 28-15 in shots for the game, but needed only one moment when Glendy Pineda scored in the 62nd minute.
  • Soccer Set to Take Over USA South Conference Social
    October 18, 2018
    Fans will be able to catch a glimpse behind the scenes of the Agnes Scott Women’s Soccer program when they take over the USA South Conference’s Instagram account. The Scotties are the eighth entity to showcase themselves on the conference account this fall.
  • Emory Tops Scotties in Crosstown Match
    October 18, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott Volleyball concluded its 2018 home schedule with a 3-0 loss to eighth-ranked Emory University on Thursday evening. The Scotties celebrated senior Bella Kammerer (Mt. Sterling, Ky.) before the contest.
  • Seniors Lead Scotties to USA South Triumph
    October 17, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Senior Caitlynn Croft (LaGrange, Ga.) celebrated Senior Day a first-half goal that ended up as the difference as Agnes Scott Soccer handed Wesleyan College a 1-0 defeat. The Scotties got into the win column in the USA South Conference for the first time this season, while Wesleyan fell for the seventh straight time in conference play.
  • Lions Fight Off Scotties in Three Sets
    October 16, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott Volleyball fell to divisional opponent Piedmont in three sets on Tuesday night at the Woodruff Gymnasium. Piedmont managed to win all three sets in very different ways as the Scotties applied pressure late with a chance to flip momentum around. The Lions found their groove late in the third to close out the sweep of the Scotties.
  • Scotties Drop 3-0 Result to Divisional Rival Maryville
    October 13, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Maryville spoiled Senior Day for Agnes Scott with a 3-0 win at Woodruff Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon. The Scotties honored seniors Paige Heck (Indianapolis, Ind.) and Morgan Pearson (Pensacola, Fla.) before the match.
  • Scotties Compete at Berry Invitational
    October 13, 2018
    ROME, Ga.—Agnes Scott Women’s Cross Country finished 23rd overall at the 2018 Berry Cross Country Invitational on Saturday morning on the expansive campus of Berry College. Senior Ellie Vergura (Atlanta, Ga.) led the way for the Scotties in 157th out of 217 registered runners.
  • Stormy Petrels Squeeze Out Three-Setter Versus Scotties
    October 10, 2018
    ATLANTA—Agnes Scott fell in a closely contested three-set match at Oglethorpe University on a rainy Wednesday evening in the metro area. The Scotties fought back after dropping the first set, but Oglethorpe was able to outlast them over the final two sets to claim a 3-0 win. Oglethorpe topped the Scotties 25-19, 25-20, 25-22.
  • Scotties Earn Academic Award from United Soccer Coaches
    October 10, 2018
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Agnes Scott Women’s Soccer was a named recipient of the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award as announced by the USC last week. The Scotties earned the award, which is given to teams with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, for the 14th time since 2002.
  • Volleyball Splits Conference Matches at LaGrange
    October 06, 2018
    LAGRANGE, Ga.—Agnes Scott Volleyball split a pair of USA South matches on Saturday afternoon. The Scotties won their second conference match in a row by handing Berea a loss in three sets before dropping a match to host LaGrange in four sets.
  • Scotties Fall 4-0 at Piedmont
    October 06, 2018
    DEMOREST, Ga.—USA South West Division-leading Piedmont scored twice in each half to control a 4-0 win over Agnes Scott Women’s Soccer on Saturday. The Scotties fall to 0-4 in conference action, while Piedmont remains unbeaten at 0-4.
  • Scotties Named Easton/NFCA Scholar-Athletes
    October 06, 2018
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Four Agnes Scott Softball student-athletes were named to the Easton/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Scholar-Athletes list this week. Senior Jessica Costero (Miami, Fla.) and juniors Alexei Young (McDonough, Ga.), Jamie Candler (Caseyville, Ill.) and Jordan Keesler (Trenton, Ga.) all garnered honors after earning a cumulative grade point average of above a 3.50 following the 2017-18 academic year.
  • Scotties Roll Brevard in Three
    October 02, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott Volleyball put a check in the USA South Conference win column on Tuesday evening after cruising past visiting Brevard in three sets. The Scotties controlled the first set from the start before having to rally late in the second to put themselves in a great position entering the third. Agnes Scott took care of business by building a big lead in the third before eventually closing things out 25-15, 25-22, 25-18.
  • Maryville Gets Past Scotties 4-1
    September 30, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Three first-half goals powered Maryville College to a 4-1 win over Agnes Scott in USA South soccer play on Sunday afternoon at Gellerstedt Field. The Scotties scored the first goal of the game in the second minute, but Maryville controlled the tempo from there to beat the Scotties handily.
  • Scotties Gritty in Pair of Four-Set Losses
    September 29, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott Volleyball fought tooth and nail with two of the best teams in the USA South West Division, but ultimately dropped a pair of four-set matches to Huntingdon and Covenant. The Scotties outscored the Hawks and blitzed the Scots in the opening set, but each seasoned opponent was able to put together enough runs to outlast the home side in each match.
  • Final-Minute Goal Stuns Scotties
    September 29, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—All it took was one moment to decide a back-and-forth affair between Brevard and Agnes Scott in USA South Women’s Soccer action on Saturday. The Tornados capitalized on a loose ball in the final minute regulation and subsequently made an outstanding save on a Hail Mary from the Scotties to win the game 1-0.
  • Scotties Post Personal Bests in Stacked Field
    September 29, 2018
    OXFORD, Ala.—Agnes Scott Cross Country finished 15th at a stacked Jacksonville State Foothills Invitational on Saturday morning. The Scotties were led by senior Allyssa Willis (Apache Junction, Ariz.) who finished 92nd overall in the 19-team meet.
  • Lions Protect Cave from Scotties
    September 26, 2018
    DEMOREST, Ga.—Piedmont shook off a wild first set before settling down to beat visiting Agnes Scott in three sets on Wednesday evening. The Lions improve to 6-5, while the Scotties drop to 2-12.
  • Personal Records Highlight Strong Day in Augusta
    September 22, 2018
    BEECH ISLAND, S.C.—Agnes Cross Country ran to a ninth-place finish in a competitive field at the Jaguar Cross Country Invitational on Saturday morning. The Scotties were the only Division III program to compete in the meet, hosted by Augusta University.
  • Scots Surge Past Scotties in Second Half
    September 22, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott Women’s Soccer saw its win streak stop at two games as Covenant scored twice early in the second half to lead the Scots to a 3-0 result over the Scotties at Gellerstedt Field. The Agnes Scott defense led by first-year Alyssa Bayus (Phoenix, Ariz.) held steady in the first half, but the Scots were able to capitalize with two strikes in a three-minute span to kick off the final half to outlast the Scotties on an unseasonably hot afternoon.
  • Agnes Scott Drops Two at Maryville Tri-Match
    September 22, 2018
    MARYVILLE, Tenn.—Agnes Scott Volleyball dropped a pair of matches to Maryville and Johnson University (Tenn.) on Saturday afternoon. The Scotties opened the day with a 3-0 loss to host Maryville in the USA South Conference opener before falling on the wrong side of a match that went the distance, a 3-2 loss to Johnson.
  • Scotties Protect Home Court from Barons
    September 18, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Energy was high from the start for Agnes Scott Volleyball as they outlasted Brewton-Parker in four sets on Tuesday night at Woodruff Gymnasium. The Scotties won their second match of the season and improve to 2-9.
  • Young's Last-Minute Strike Carries Scotties to Big Win
    September 18, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Jasmine Young (Albany, Ga.) provided the magic touch with 43 seconds left in regulation to help Agnes Scott defeat Sewanee for the first time in program history. A short-handed Scottie side got a big boost from the junior midfielder when she lofted a ball too high for the retreating Tiger keeper to make a clean save on, sending Agnes Scott to its second consecutive victory.
  • Croft Garners Conference Players of the Week Nod
    September 17, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.—Caitlynn Croft (LaGrange, Ga.) won the weekly award for USA South Conference Player of the Week after scoring the game-winning strike on Saturday against Oglethorpe. Croft scored her second goal of the season at the perfect time to push Agnes Scott to its second triumph of the season.
  • Ackerson Tabbed Defensive Player of the Week
    September 17, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.—Sophomore goalkeeper Abby Ackerson (Hoover, Ala.) picked up her first USA South Defensive Player of the Week award on Monday morning. Ackerson made 11 saves to help the Scotties to their first home victory of the season, a 2-1 result over nearby rival Oglethorpe.
  • Scotties Rally to 2-1 Triumph
    September 15, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Caitlynn Croft’s (LaGrange, Ga.) strike in the 78th minute pushed Agnes Scott Women’s Soccer to a 2-1 victory at home over Oglethorpe on Saturday afternoon. The Scotties overcame an early 1-0 deficit with a goal right before halftime and kept the game even until Croft lofted one over the head of the Stormy Petrel keeper for the eventual game-winner.
  • Scotties Drop Seesaw Battle to Hawks
    September 14, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott Volleyball fell to USA South West Division leading Huntingdon 3-1 in non-conference action on Friday night. A rocking Woodruff Gymnasium saw the Scotties shake off a slow start to the night to push the visiting Hawks to the brink before the visitors were able to hold on 25-11, 17-25, 25-16, 25-22. The Hawks improved to 6-3 on the young season, while Agnes Scott falls to 1-9 entering conference play this week.
  • Scotties Stopped by Toccoa in Four Sets
    September 13, 2018
    TOCCOA, Ga.—For the second time in nearly a week, Toccoa Falls handed Agnes Scott Volleyball a defeat. However, unlike in the first matchup Agnes Scott was able to battle from two sets down to take the third game before ultimately falling in four sets. The Screaming Eagles won 25-15, 25-11, 19-25, 25-10.
  • Late Goal Pushes Cougars Past Scotties
    September 09, 2018
    DEMOREST, Ga.—The momentum of a season-first victory on Saturday was not enough to carry Agnes Scott Women’s Soccer to back-to-back wins for the first time. Averett scored the only goal of the game in the 81st minute on a counter play that caught the Scotties off guard to register its first win of the year. For the second Sunday in a row, Agnes Scott found themselves scoreless on a game they dominated on the stat sheet. The Scotties were unable to finish off several key opportunities, including a penalty kick in the 80th minute that would have broken the scoreless tie in their favor. The Cougars used the impressive save on Zoey Perchaluk’s (Fort Erie, Ont.) penalty attempt and quickly turned the tables on the Scotties with the game’s only score less than a minute later. The Scotties held solid advantages in corner kicks (6-2) and shots (12-6), but only held a slim lead in attempts on net (4-3). However, only one stat mattered at the final buzzer. Averett defender Ashley Ruelo (Tampa, Fla.) scored her first collegiate goal, the eventual game-winner. Bailee Brown (Salem, Va.) made four saves for the Cougars, but none bigger than on Perchaluk’s penalty kick to keep the Scotties off the board. Abby Ackerson (Hoover, Ala.) made two stops for Agnes Scott in the loss. The Scotties (1-3-1) are off until next Saturday when they host Oglethorpe in the first of three consecutive home matches.
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