2018 Softball News

  • Scotties Finish Promising Season with Losses to LaGrange
    April 19, 2018
    LAGRANGE, Ga.—Agnes Scott Softball finished out its 2018 season with a pair of non-conference losses to USA South foe LaGrange on Thursday evening. The Panthers held off the Scotties 7-3 in game one before overcoming a first-inning deficit for a 16-2 triumph on the series finale.
  • Scottie First-Years Voted to Conference Divisional Team
    April 05, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.—Standout first-years Cecilia Siegel (Plantation, Fla.) and Tiara White (Sinton, Texas) were named to the USA South West Division Second Team on Thursday morning, as announced by the USA South Conference.
  • Heyser Homer Aids Scotties in Twinbill Split
    March 28, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—For the second time in as many games a moonshot from first-year Taylor Heyser (Miami, Fla.) proved to be the difference in a win for Agnes Scott Softball as the Scotties split a doubleheader with LaGrange. Heyser hit the first pitch she saw in the fifth inning to break a 2-2 tie and send the Scotties to a 5-2 win. LaGrange rebounded for a 7-3 triumph in game two. Agnes Scott (5-21, 2-10 USA South) heads to Brevard on Friday before a trip to Maryville on Saturday for its final conference games.
  • Siegel's Hit Parade Garners USA South Recognition
    March 26, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.—Agnes Scott first-year Cecilia Siegel was a force to be reckoned with in six games that led her to be named the USA South Conference Rookie of the Week in softball. The rookie catcher was able to help lead the Scotties to break a lengthy winless streak on Sunday with a standout performance.
  • Offense Rules the Day in Split with Mountaineers
    March 25, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott crossed home plate 11 times in the fifth inning of game two to earn a split of a wacky USA South Conference doubleheader with visiting Berea. The two teams combined for 49 runs over 13 innings with the Mountaineers winning game one 12-11 before the Scotties struck back for a 17-9 triumph.
  • Sunday's Memorial Game Times Changed
    March 24, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.--Due to approaching weather in the greater Atlanta area on Sunday morning, The Lauren Giddings Memorial Games versus Berea have been pushed back to a 1 p.m. start time from an initial noon first pitch. 
  • Game Two Comeback Falls Short at Covenant
    March 24, 2018
    LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga.—A tough conference slate for Agnes Scott Softball continued as the Scotties suffered two losses at the hands of Covenant College on an unseasonably cold Saturday afternoon. The Scots jumped on the Scotties early in game one with eight runs in the first two innings and never looked back on their way to a sweep.
  • Long Ball Carries Lions Over Scotties
    March 21, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—The Piedmont Lions were a hard team to slow down on Wednesday as they took a USA South doubleheader with Agnes Scott College at Oakhurst Park. Piedmont racked up 26 runs on 32 hits to beat the Scotties 13-1 and 13-4 to sweep the season series.
  • Lady Bears Grab Doubleheader from Scotties
    March 17, 2018
    CLEVELAND, Tenn.—Agnes Scott Softball dropped a pair of games to NAIA opponent Truett-McConnell on the Lady Bears’ Senior Day on Saturday. The Scotties fell on the wrong end of a close 2-0 game in the opener before the long ball carried the Lady Bears to a 9-0 victory in game two.
  • Hawks Triumph Over Scotties in Doubleheader
    March 16, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott fell twice in USA South action to Huntingdon on Friday evening at Oakhurst Park. The Hawks’ top of the lineup was tough out all night long as Huntingdon took down the home team 11-2 in five innings before a 12-0 win in game two. The Scotties (3-13, 0-4 USA South) will look to rebound tomorrow against at Truett-McConnell beginning at 2 p.m. The Hawks moved closer to .500 at 9-11 and 2-4 respectively.
  • Blazers Take Two from Scotties
    March 13, 2018
    MACON, Ga.—Agnes Scott Softball ran into its stiffest test to date in a pair of losses following a two-week break. The Belhaven Blazers came into the day having won 12 straight games and the Scotties were unable to slow them down in two defeats, 9-1 in game one and 5-4 in the series finale.
  • Ninth-Inning Heroics Earns Split with Point
    February 28, 2018
    WEST POINT, Ga.—A ninth-inning rally spurred on by the bat of Alexei Young (McDonough, Ga.) helped Agnes Scott Softball earn a share of a doubleheader split with Point University on Wednesday evening. The Scotties took game one 2-1 before the Skyhawks put together a seventh-inning comeback in game two for an 8-7 walk-off victory.
  • Panthers Take Two from Scotties
    February 24, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—A late rally in game one fell short for Agnes Scott before Ferrum was able to blast their way to a big win in game two for a sweep over the Scotties. The Panthers jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the opener, but Agnes Scott threatened to tie it in the late stages before falling 3-2. Ferrum controlled the second contest from beginning to end, handing the Scotties a 10-0 defeat in six innings.
  • Lions Roar Past Scotties in Twinbill Sweep
    February 22, 2018
    DEMOREST, Ga.—Piedmont College Softball handed Agnes Scott a pair of non-conference losses on Thursday afternoon at the Walker Athletic Complex. The Lions jumped on the Scotties with a 10-0 win in game one before finishing up with an 11-0 victory in the nightcap.
  • Weaver Picked as Conference Rookie of the Week
    February 19, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.—First-year Caitlin Weaver (Jacksonville, Fla.) was named the USA South Rookie of the Week after an outstanding all-around week that led to two wins for the Agnes Scott Scotties. Weaver made two starts in the circle, earning one winning decision, while also serving as the Scotties’ best hitter for the week with eight hits in four games.
  • Heartstoppers: Scotties Pull Off Epic Comebacks to Sweep Tigers
    February 16, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—A walk-off double by first-year Cecilia Siegel (Plantation, Fla.) helped Agnes Scott complete a sweep of Sewanee on Friday night under the lights of Oakhurst Park. The Scotties overcame deficits of at least three runs in each game to beat the Tigers 7-4 and 5-4 in a doubleheader.
  • Wolves Rally to Take Two from Scotties
    February 15, 2018
    DECATUR, Ga.—A pair of mid-inning rallies allowed visiting Wesleyan to spoil the season openers for Agnes Scott College Softball on Thursday evening. The Scotties jumped out to the early leads in each contest, but the Wolves battled back to win 6-2 and 5-2 at Oakhurst Field.
  • Weather Forces Weekend Tournament Cancellation
    February 08, 2018
    Agnes Scott Softball’s 2018 debut has been delayed once again due to weather. The Scotties will no longer travel to Memphis this weekend for the Rhodes tournament with inclement weather rolling into Western Tennessee on Saturday morning. The Scotties season will now begin next Thursday when they host Wesleyan, games that were moved from February 7th. The doubleheader will begin at 5 p.m. at Oakhurst Field.
  • Softball Home Opener Postponed
    February 07, 2018
    The 2018 home debut for Agnes Scott Softball will have to wait another week as rain has washed out a doubleheader with Wesleyan scheduled for Wednesday evening. 
  • Scotties Slotted Eighth in USA South Poll
    January 24, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.—The Agnes Scott Softball program was picked to finish eighth in the USA South West Division, as voted by the other coaches in the conference. The Scotties finished eighth in the division last spring.