Scottie Athletics News

  • Eagles Run Past Scotties, 85-51
    November 17, 2018
    MARIETTA, Ga.—Life University held onto a big early lead to down Agnes Scott 85-51 in non-conference women’s basketball play on Saturday evening. Life improves to 5-2 this season, while Agnes Scott falls to 0-4 to start the year.
  • Scotties Stopped by Oglethorpe on the Road
    November 13, 2018
    ATLANTA, Ga.—Oglethrope showed why it’s one of the best teams in the South region as the Stormy Petrels handled Agnes Scott 78-37 in non-conference women’s basketball action. The Stormy Petrels built up a 41-11 lead by halftime and never let the Scotties get in a groove to improve to 2-0 on the season. Agnes Scott falls to 0-3 after playing three games in four days to start the year.
  • Tigers Keep Scotties at Bay in Weekend Finale
    November 11, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott Women’s Basketball fell to Sewanee 59-47 in the finale of the Agnes Scott Tip-Off Classic on Sunday afternoon. The Scotties were unable to shake off a slow start despite strong second-half performances from Kalin Smith (Klin, Miss.) and Garis Grant (Charleston, S.C.).
  • Scotties Drop Tight Game in Classic Opener
    November 10, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Visiting Averett University outlasted Agnes Scott Women’s Basketball in the first game of the inaugural Agnes Scott Tip-Off Classic, 48-42. The Scotties started off hot and held the halftime lead, but an Averett run early in the second half made all the difference as both offenses slowed over the final 20 minutes.
  • Scotties Finish Out Season at NCAA Regionals
    November 10, 2018
    ROME, Ga.—Agnes Scott Cross Country saw its season come to a conclusion on Saturday morning after competing in the NCAA Division III South Regional race at Berry College. Senior Allyssa Willis (Apache Junction, Ariz.) was the top finisher for the Scotties in 178th place.
  • Scotties Tip Off Season with Home Classic
    November 09, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Year two of the Coach Albie Biggs era is set to begin in style for the Agnes Scott Women’s Basketball program. The Scotties are set to host the inaugural Agnes Scott Tip-Off Classic beginning on Saturday afternoon as Averett University, Piedmont College and Sewanee all ship into Decatur for their season openers.
  • Scotties Beat Mountaineers to Extend Season
    October 27, 2018
    BEREA,Ky.—Agnes Scott Women’s Volleyball got the win it needed in the final match of the regular season to clinch a postseason berth in the upcoming USA South. The Scotties rebounded from a 3-1 loss to LaGrange in the first match of the day to beat host Berea in four sets.
  • Scotties Stay Near the Top at USA South Championships
    October 26, 2018
    MARYVILLE, Tenn.—A string of consistent performances in the top half of the pack placed Agnes Scott Cross Country in the top half of the USA South Championship on Friday morning. The Scotties overcame cold, soggy conditions to run their best overall race of the 2018 season, coming in seventh in the conference for the second consecutive year.
  • Cross Country Hopes for Continued Success at USA South Championship
    October 25, 2018
    DECATUR—The culmination of over two months of hard work will be realized when Agnes Scott Cross Country takes its place at the start line of the USA South Championships. The race, scheduled for 11 a.m., is the first of two postseason races in which the Scotties will take part.
  • Covenant Bounces Scotties in USA South First Round
    October 24, 2018
    LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga.—The season drew to a close on Wednesday for Agnes Scott Women’s Soccer after falling on the wrong side of a 3-0 result at Covenant College in the first round of the USA South Tournament. . The Scots scored once before halftime and twice early in the second half to take control of the match.
  • Tornados Surge Past Scotties in Three Sets
    October 24, 2018
    BREVARD, N.C.—Agnes Scott Volleyball was upended by Brevard on Wednesday evening in three sets. The Scotties had chances to turn the match in the second and third sets, but the Tornados came up with all of the big-moment points to close it out in three.
  • Scotties Win Tiebreaker after Tie at LaGrange
    October 22, 2018
    LAGRANGE, Ga.—The fate of the season came down to the flip of a coin for Agnes Scott Women’s Soccer after playing to a scoreless draw on a cold October Monday evening. LaGrange and Agnes Scott had their eyes set on a winner-take-all game before 110 minutes of 0-0 ball led to USA South Conference commissioner Dr. Tom Hart flipping a penny to decide who would move on to the conference tournament. Calling heads, the Scotties won two flips to earn a trip to Covenant on Wednesday at 4 p.m.
  • 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.
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