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.
DECATUR, Ga.—The Agnes Scott Softball program will be hosting an Elite Camp for prospective students who would be interested in continuing their playing career in college. The Scotties will hold the event on July 11, 2018 at Oakhurst Park, which will be run by head coach Kerry Busby and the rest of her staff. The clinic is open to all high school-aged players, freshmen through seniors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DECATUR, Ga.—The Agnes Scott Softball program will be hosting an Elite Camp for prospective students who would be interested in continuing their playing career in college. The Scotties will hold the event on November 11, 2017 at Oakhurst Park, which will be run by head coach Kerry Busby and the rest of her staff. The clinic is open to all high school age players.