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April 23, 2014
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate, Jacksonville and Lipscomb added to Atlantic Sun Softball's non-conference resume as the squads picked up victories on Wednesday.
April 22, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Stetson's Meredith Owen secured her 20th win of the season as the Hatters defeated UCF 3-0 in non-conference Tuesday night action.
April 22, 2014
DeLAND, Fla. - Stetson University senior pitcher and designated player Meredith Owen has been named the USA Softball Collegiate National Player of the Week, it was announced on Tuesday.
April 21, 2014
Weekend series victories lifted Stetson and FGCU in the Atlantic Sun Conference standings and helped Meredith Owen and Jessica Barnes land weekly honors.
April 19, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Mercer became the fourth team to clinch a spot in the 2014 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship by winning a doubleheader on Saturday. Bears took two from Northern Kentucky.
April 18, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb and Stetson clinched berths in the 2014 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship on Friday afternoon. The two split a doubleheader ensuring that both advance to the postseason.
April 17, 2014
MACON, Ga. - As we hit the final stretch in Atlantic Sun Softball, team are still looking to secure a spot in the upcoming A-Sun Championship that begins on May 7th in Nashville, Tenn.
April 17, 2014
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate standout softball pitcher Lexi Shubert has been named a Top 25 finalist for the NFCA National Freshman of the Year award for NCAA Division I.
April 14, 2014
MACON, Ga. - FGCU's Jessica Barnes and North Florida's Kaylie Wallace collected Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.
April 13, 2014
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate and Lipscomb completed the series sweep on Sunday, while North Florida, FGCU and Stetson also collected conference wins.
April 12, 2014
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate became the first team to clinch a spot in the 2014 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship after the Spartans landed two victories at Northern Kentucky on Saturday.
April 11, 2014
MACON, Ga. - We have put together some of the best tweets from the past week to relive the accomplishments throughout the conference in words and pictures.
April 11, 2014
MACON, Ga. - With under a month to go in Atlantic Sun Softball, teams are fighting to gain momentum and clinch a trip to Nashville for the A-Sun Championship starting on May 7th.
April 09, 2014
MACON, Ga. - One Atlantic Sun Softball conference game highlighted the schedule on Wednesday night. Kennesaw State picked up a win over Mercer to even their conference record.
April 08, 2014
Spartanburg, S.C. – Winners of 13 straight games and claiming 11 consecutive wins against top tier programs in the A-Sun, the USC Upstate softball team has moved back into the national Top 25 polls.
April 07, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb's Rena' Cothron and North Florida's Kaylie Wallace grabbed Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors as announced by the league's office on Monday.
April 06, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Three Atlantic Sun Softball teams completed weekend series sweeps with wins on Sunday. Lipscomb, Stetson and North Florida all posted wins. Kennesaw State also picked up a victory.
April 05, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun Softball conference play continued with five teams picking up Saturday doubleheader sweeps. USC Upstate maintained their top spot defeating Mercer.
April 04, 2014
MACON, Ga. - We have put together some of the best tweets from the past week to relive the accomplishments throughout the conference in words and pictures.
April 04, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun Softball action rolls on with more conference action set for this weekend. USC Upstate sits on top of the standings with a 13-2 record in league play.
April 02, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun softball teams continued to strengthen their non-conference records, while Mercer landed a two-game sweep of Kennesaw State on Wednesday.
April 02, 2014
Spartanburg, S.C. – Standout senior softball pitcher Anna Miller was selected by the PA Rebellion with the 16th pick in the fourth round of 2014 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) College Draft Monday night.
March 31, 2014
MACON, Ga. - In Monday Atlantic Sun Softball conference play on Mercer and Jacksonville came away with victories to improve its league record.
March 31, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Stetson's Jessica Griffin and USC Upstate's Lexi Shubert posted a strong week of play to collect Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.
March 30, 2014
MACON, Ga. - On a Sunday full of Atlantic Sun Softball action, USC Upstate, Stetson and ETSU completed the series sweep in conference play.
March 29, 2014
MACON, Ga. - USC Usptate, ETSU and Stetson collected wins in Atlantic Sun Softball on a rainy Saturday in conference play.
March 28, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun Softball continues to show strong play as teams and players are posting impressive seasons around the league.
March 27, 2014
MACON, Ga. – Regular season titles in men’s and women’s soccer and men’s and women’s basketball have FGCU in the lead for the 2013-14 Atlantic Sun Conference All-Sports championship.
March 26, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Kennesaw State, Lipscomb, Mercer and Stetson grabbed non-conference wins for Atlantic Sun Softball on Wednesday.
March 25, 2014
MACON, Ga. - In the first NCAA Softball RPI release of the season, the Atlantic Sun put up a strong showing with four A-Sun teams in the top-50 in RPI and six within the top-100 in the country.
March 24, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Stetson went 6-0 in this week's softball action as Courtney Brandt and Meredith Owen swept Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.
March 23, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun Softball play continued with USC Upstate securing a weekend sweep. Mercer and Stetson also picked up sweeps while Kennesaw State defeated Lipscomb Sunday.
March 22, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun Softball Conference play resumed Saturday as USC Upstate, Lipscomb, Stetson and Mercer collected sweeps. Northern Kentucky picked up their first conference win.
March 21, 2014
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Softball Conference season continues this weekend with key games as the top four teams in the standings play each other in conference play.
March 20, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Mercer and Jacksonville collected wins against 2013 NCAA Tournament participants in Atlantic Sun Softball midweek action on Thursday. Lipscomb wins fifth in a row.
March 19, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Stetson and ETSU picked up victories on Wednesday in non-conference play as they prepare for another weekend of Atlantic Sun conference play.
March 18, 2014
MACON, Ga. - In non-conference action Atlantic Sun Softball teams went 4-1 on Tuesday. Stetson swept a doubleheader with 2013 NCAA Tournament participant Marist.
March 17, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb's Kristen Sturdivant and USC Upstate's Anna Miller garnered Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.
March 16, 2014
MACON, Ga. - FGCU, Kennesaw State and USC Upstate recorded wins Sunday giving them weekend sweeps in Atlantic Sun Softball action. The Owls now lead the league standings.
March 15, 2014
MACON, Ga. - FGCU, Kennesaw State, Lipscomb and USC Upstate all swept Atlantic Sun Conference games on Saturday. Mercer earned a split with Stetson in extra innings.
March 15, 2014
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun continues to show how well rounded the league is as all teams have opened up the conference season.
March 12, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Stetson defeated USC Upstate on Wednesday to win their opening conference series of the year to highlight Atlantic Sun Softball games on Wednesday.
March 11, 2014
MACON, Ga. - The A-Sun Softball Conference season continued midweek with a doubleheader between Stetson and USC Upstate. The two teams split on Tuesday.
March 10, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb's Kelsey Cartwright earned Atlantic Sun Softball Player of the Week honors while Meredith Owen of Stetson collected the Pitcher of the Week award.
March 09, 2014
MACON, Ga. - The second weekend of conference play concluded on Sunday with Mercer, Jacksonville, North Florida and FGCU collecting victories.
March 08, 2014
MACON, Ga. - The A-Sun Softball Conference continued Saturday as Lipscomb, Kennesaw State and Jacksonville recorded sweeps. Mercer and ETSU split their games.
March 08, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Round two of Atlantic sun Softball action kicks off this weekend as eight teams play in league games.
March 05, 2014
MACON, Ga. - In Wednesday's Atlantic Sun Softball action Lipscomb recorded two wins while No. 25 USC Upstate suffered their first losses of the 2014 season.
March 04, 2014
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate can boast yet another first as the squad is ranked No. 25 this week in both the USA Today/NFCA and ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25 polls.
March 03, 2014
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate's Shellie Robinson pounded out 10 RBI with four home runs to earn Player of the Week, while Lipscomb's Ashley Anderson allowed four hits in 12 shutout innings as Pitcher of the Week.
March 02, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb shutout North Florida to take the series while USC Upstate swept Jacksonville as Head Coach Chris Hawkins notches 700th career victory.
March 01, 2014
MACON, Ga. - The A-Sun Softball Conference season began Saturday as USC Upstate swept Jacksonville. North Florida and Lipscomb split their opening conference games.
February 28, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Anna O'Neill of Mercer threw her first career no-hitter as Mercer got two victories to highlight Friday's Atlantic Sun Softball action.
February 28, 2014
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Softball season continues its winning ways as the league holds a 92-40-1 (.695) record after just three weeks of games.
February 26, 2014
MACON, Ga. - FGCU and Mercer squared off in non-conference action on Wednesday to collect to more wins in Atlantic Sun Softball.
February 25, 2014
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate senior Anna Miller has been named the Lousiville Slugger/NFCA co-National Player of the Week by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
February 24, 2014
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate's Shellie Robinson and Anna Miller led the Spartan squad to a perfect 7-0 week to land Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.
February 23, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun Softball teams completed another successful weekend by going a combined 8-2 on Sunday. USC Upstate remains undefeated.
February 22, 2014
MACON, Ga. - The A-Sun Softball teams showed their strength on Saturday going a combined 9-3. USC Upstate's Anna Miller throws second no-hitter.
February 21, 2014
MACON, Ga. - On Friday A-Sun Softball teams continued to build on their great start to season. USC Upstate improved to 11-0 with win over WCU.
February 20, 2014
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Softball season has started with a bang with eight of the ten teams in the league at .500 or better.
February 19, 2014
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate improved to 10-0 after collecting two wins at Gardner-Webb on Wednesday afternoon.
February 17, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Stetson's Jessie TenBroeck and Lipscomb's Tanner Sanders took home Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors after posting stellar performances.
February 16, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Sunday saw Atlantic Sun softball teams defeat teams from the ACC, Big Ten and Conference USA as strong start to 2014 season continues.
February 15, 2014
MACON, Ga. - On Saturday Atlantic Sun softball teams had another strong showing highlighted by Lipscomb defeating No. 14 Baylor in Waco, Texas.
February 14, 2014
MACON, Ga. - A-Sun softball teams continued their great start to the season by posting a 7-2 combined record on Friday going 2-0 vs. Big Ten teams.
February 14, 2014
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February 10, 2014
MACON, Ga. - FGCU's Kelsey Carpenter, JU's Victoria Brown and Upstate's Hannah Alexander posted impressive performances in the opening weekend of A-Sun Softball to secure weekly honors.
February 09, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun softball teams posted an undefeated Sunday with a combined 10-0-1 record as FGCU claimed the first tie by an A-Sun team since 2007.
February 08, 2014
MACON, Ga. - Four Atlantic Sun softball teams remain undefeated two days into the 2014 season as FGCU (4-0), USC Upstate (3-0), Lipscomb (2-0) and Stetson (2-0) lead the conference pack.
February 07, 2014
MACON, Ga. - On the opening day of the 2014 Atlantic Sun Softball season, league teams racked up nine wins including several against top-level conferences.
February 06, 2014
MACON, Ga. – A lineup of A-Sun baseball and softball games, including the A-Sun Championship final for both, has been added to the conference’s spring schedule of original content available on ESPN3.
February 06, 2014
MACON, Ga. - The 2014 Atlantic Sun Softball season kicks off this weekend with 16 games on the bout on opening day.
February 06, 2014
MACON, Ga. - With the start of the 2014 Atlantic Sun Softball season getting underway on Friday, the A-Sun is taking a look at some of the top returning student-athletes from around the league.
February 05, 2014
MACON, Ga. - With the start of the 2014 Atlantic Sun Softball season right around the corner, the A-Sun is taking a look at some of the top returning student-athletes from around the league.
February 04, 2014
MACON, Ga. - With the start of the 2014 Atlantic Sun Softball season right around the corner, the A-Sun is taking a look at some of the top returning student-athletes from around the league.
February 03, 2014
MACON, Ga. - With the start of the 2014 Atlantic Sun Softball season right around the corner, the A-Sun is taking a look at some of the top returning student-athletes from around the league.
January 31, 2014
MACON, Ga. - One week from today marks the start of the 2014 Atlantic Sun Softball Season as 16 games are scheduled for A-Sun teams on Friday, February 7th.
January 27, 2014
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate enters the 2014 season as the favorite after taking home the Atlantic Sun Softball Championship crown.
January 24, 2014
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Conference wants to hear the fan voice for the 2014 Preseason Softball All-Conference Awards. Go to our Facebook Page to vote.
January 09, 2014
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Conference announced promotions for two members of the conference office team, elevating them to full-time status.
January 02, 2014
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Conference wants to hear the opinion of its fans, student-athletes and everyone else as we begin the process of redesigning AtlanticSun.org.
November 26, 2013
MACON, GA - The Atlantic Sun Conference has joined Pinterest and we ask you the fans to check it out as we pin things around the league.
October 24, 2013
The NCAA released its annual Graduation Success Rate reports and the A-Sun numbers continue to rise as its member institutions boast multiple reports equal to or above the record-high national averages.
October 04, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb, Mercer, Northern Kentucky and Stetson were recognized by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) as an All-Academic Team.
September 06, 2013
MACON, Ga. - The 2012-13 academic year saw great success for Atlantic Sun teams, student-athletes, coaches and the league at large. As a result, a record number of people visited AtlanticSun.org.
July 26, 2013
MACON, Ga. - FGCU's Azul topped Northern Kentucky's Victor E. Viking in the finals of the Atlantic Sun Most Valuable Mascot Challenge with a total of 5,844 votes.
July 22, 2013
FGCU's Azul claimed the semifinal round of the Most Valuable Mascot Challenge to advance to the final round. Azul received 1,872 votes to finish ahead of Northern Kentucky's Victor E. Viking.
July 19, 2013
Four mascots advanced from the opening round of the Atlantic Sun Most Valuable Mascot Challenge with the reigning champion - Victor E. Viking - taking the top spot with 1,243 votes ahead of FGCU's Azul.
July 15, 2013
MACON, Ga. – The 2013 Atlantic Sun Softball season marked one of the best seasons in the history of the conference as the league finished seventh in the final RPI.
July 02, 2013
MACON, Ga. – More than 64 percent of the student-athletes in the A-Sun posted a 3.0 grade point average or better during the 2012-13 competition season, including a high of 73 percent by Stetson University.
July 01, 2013
MACON, Ga. - As we recap the 2012-13 seasons, the Atlantic Sun wants to see some of the fan photos from the stands at the conference championships. Tag a photo you took on Instagram with #ASunAlbum.
July 01, 2013
MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Conference announces its 2013-14 championship schedule, following the final determination of several sites by the conference membership.
June 11, 2013
MACON, Ga. – A dozen teams from seven A-Sun schools posted perfect scores and all teams in the A-Sun earned above the standard multi-year score for 2011-12 in the NCAA’s ninth annual APR report.
June 11, 2013
FORT MYERS, Fla. – FGCU Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh has been named an Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year it was announced on Monday by the NACDA.
June 06, 2013
MACON, Ga. - After the conclusion of the 2013 Women's College World Series, 17 Atlantic Sun Softball student-athletes marked a top-25 ranking in the NCAA's final statistics.
June 05, 2013
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Recipients of several of the A-Sun's most prestigious awards were honored to conclude day two of the A-Sun's spring meetings Wednesday evening.
May 22, 2013
MACON, Ga. – Florida Gulf Coast University completed its sweep of the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Sports races, claiming the Jesse C. Fletcher Trophy as the conference’s men’s all-sports champion.
May 18, 2013
Tuscaloosa, Ala. – The USC Upstate softball team ended its run in the Tuscaloosa Regional of the NCAA Tournament with a 3-0 loss to Western Kentucky Saturday night.
May 18, 2013
Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Anna Miller tossed a five-inning, mercy rule perfect game to lead the USC Upstate softball team to an 8-0 victory over Jacksonville State.
May 17, 2013
Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Western Kentucky starting pitcher Emily Rousseau limited Upstate to just two hits en route to leading the Lady Toppers to a 3-0 victory over USC Upstate in the opening game.
May 16, 2013
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate earned its first ever Atlantic Sun Softball Championship as the No. 2 as they defeated fourth-seeded Lipscomb in the Championship Final.
May 16, 2013
MACON, Ga. - The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has named seven Atlantic Sun Softball student-athlete to its All-Region Teams as announced on Wednesday.
May 16, 2013
MACON, Ga. – Florida Gulf Coast University is the Bill Bibb Trophy winner for the first time in the school’s history, edging ETSU to claim the 2012-13 Atlantic Sun All-Sports championship.
May 12, 2013
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate head to its first ever NCAA Softball Tournament as they have been placed in the Tuscaloosa Regional where they will face Western Kentucky.
May 11, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - USC Upstate earned its first ever Atlantic Sun Softball Championship Title with a 7-5 win vs. Lipscomb at Draper Diamond in Nashville, Tenn.
May 11, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - USC Upstate grabbed a crucial 4-1 win vs. fourth-seeded Lipscomb to force a winner take all championship game on Saturday afternoon.
May 11, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Second-seeded USC Upstate (39-10) and fourth-seeded Lipscomb (34-23) square off for the 2013 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship crown on Saturday, May 11th at 12 p.m. CST.
May 10, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - After a lengthy rain delay, second-seeded USC Upstate defeated top-seeded North Florida 9-2 to advance to the 2013 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship Final.
May 10, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - North Florida kept its Atlantic Sun Softball Championship hopes alive with an RBI single by Kelly Wilson in the seventh inning to defeat FGCU on Friday.
May 10, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Fourth-seeded Lipscomb defeated second-seeded USC Upstate 4-2 to move on to the Atlantic Sun Softball Championship Final.
May 10, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Get all of the coverage, links and news you need for your favorite A-Sun softball team in the 2013 Championship and stay plugged in with the conversation on social media.
May 09, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Atlantic Sun Regular Season Champion North Florida Ospreys defeated sixth-seeded Stetson 1-0 in the sixth game of the A-Sun Championship to avoid elimination on Thursday night.
May 09, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - FGCU's Kelsey Carpenter cranked a two-run walk-off home run to keep the Eagles A-Sun Championship hopes alive as they defeated No. 5 Kennesaw State 6-4 on Thursday.
May 09, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Lipscomb secured its second win of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Championship in dramatic fashion with a 3-1 win vs. A-Sun Regular Season Champion North Florida in extra innings.
May 09, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Led by the pitching of the Atlantic Sun Freshmen of the Year Jamie Ujvari, second-seeded USC Upstate defeated sixth-seeded Stetson 5-1 in the A-Sun Softball Championship.
May 08, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Lipscomb won the extra innings showdown 5-4 with a walk-off home run by Mickey Bell in the eighth inning in the game two of the Atlantic Sun Softball Championship.
May 08, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Sixth-seeded Stetson defeated third-seeded FGCU 14-6 in the first game of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship on Wednesday afternoon.
May 07, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The 2013 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship is set to begin as North Florida, USC Upstate, FGCU, Lipscomb, Kennesaw State and Stetson have staked their claims to the tournament.
May 06, 2013
MACON, Ga. - The 2013 Atlantic Sun Softball season continues to prove how well-rounded the league is as FGCU's Chelsea Zgrabik and Jacksonville's Sarah Simon earned Co-Player of the Year Honors.
May 06, 2013
MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Conference honored Mercer's Sarah Santana as the 2013 Softball Scholar-Athlete of the Year to highlight the league’s Academic All-Conference team.
May 06, 2013
MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb swept the final Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Awards of the season after a three-game sweep of Northern Kentucky on the road.
May 04, 2013
MACON, Ga. - The 2013 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship field is set as the North Florida Ospreys clinched the regular season title on Saturday, May 4th.
May 03, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Kennesaw State clinched the fifth seed to the Atlantic Sun Softball Championship on Friday after Lipscomb came away with two victories vs. Northern Kentucky.
May 02, 2013
MACON, Ga. - The 2013 Atlantic Softball Championship field is set with North Florida, USC Upstate, FGCU, Lipscomb, Kennesaw State and Stetson all finding a spot in the tournament in Nashville, Tenn.
May 01, 2013
MACON, Ga. - The 2013 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship is one week away as the tournament is set to begin Wednesday, May 8th in Nashville Tenn.
April 29, 2013
MACON, Ga. – Kennesaw State's freshman Caitlin Fowler and FGCU's Jaclyn Owen landed Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.
April 27, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Seven Atlantic Sun Softball squads remain in the top-100 in RPI in the country. USC Upstate boasts the best RPI at 39, while FGCU also cracks the top-50 at 46 respectively.
April 24, 2013
MACON, Ga. - The 2012-13 season marks one of the most successful seasons in Atlantic Sun Softball with six teams ranked in the top-60 in RPI and several victories over 2012 NCAA tournament teams.
April 22, 2013
MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb's Paige Neely and Stetson's Meredith Owen collected Atlantic Sun Weekly Softball Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.
April 19, 2013
MACON, Ga. - This week in Atlantic Sun Softball six teams are ranked in the top-60 in RPI and seven are within the top-100. USC Upstate tops the standing with an RPI of 38.
April 17, 2013
Athens, Ga. – Ericka Harris belted a two-run home run in the seventh and collected three RBIs to lead the USC Upstate softball team to an 8-5 victory over Georgia Wednesday night at Jack Turner Stadium.
April 17, 2013
MACON, Ga. - The 2012-13 season marks one of the most successful seasons in Atlantic Sun Softball with six teams ranked in the top-60 in RPI and several victories over 2012 NCAA tournament teams.
April 15, 2013
MACON, Ga. – The Stetson pair of Jessica Griffin and Meredith Owen collected Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.
April 12, 2013
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate tops the Atlantic Sun Softball standing with a 15-1 conference record. The Spartans are riding a 13 game winning streak; the second longest winning streak in the country.
April 09, 2013
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate landed a No. 24 rank in the USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Poll on Tuesday, April 9th to mark the first ranking of an Atlantic Sun team since the 2011 season.
April 09, 2013
MACON, Ga. – There are several records that are in jeopardy in Atlantic Sun Softball with players and teams knocking on the doors to career and single season records.
April 08, 2013
MACON, Ga. – FGCU's Jessica Barnes and Lipscomb's Heather Parker collected their second career Atlantic Sun Weekly Softball Honors after leading their team to wins in conference action this weekend.
April 05, 2013
MACON, Ga. - This week in Atlantic Sun Softball, USC Upstate is on top of the standings with 29 wins. Jacksonville and North Florida follow with 27 wins each.
April 01, 2013
MACON, Ga. – Jacksonville's Ashley Simon and Lipscomb's Heather Parker earned their first career Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.
March 28, 2013
MACON, Ga. - As Atlantic Sun Softball league play continues, six A-Sun teams rank in the top-100 in the RPI standings. Kennesaw State boasts the highest RPI of the season so far at 36 respectively.
March 25, 2013
MACON, Ga. – Mercer's Krista Kennedy and North Florida's Kaylie Wallace took home Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.
March 22, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun Softball league play continues this weekend with all teams scheduled to play conference opponents. FGCU is on top of the standings with a 3-0 conference record.
March 19, 2013
FORT MYERS, Fla. – FGCU played ten innings and used a solo home run to walk off winners against Big 12 member Iowa State, 7-6, behind the bat of Emily Lanier at the FGCU Softball Complex.
March 18, 2013
MACON, Ga. – FGCU's Mariah Fernandez and Kennesaw State's Amanda Henderson captured Atlantic Sun Weekly Softball Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.
March 14, 2013
MACON, Ga. – FGCU claimed regular season titles in men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball and women’s basketball and leads the A-Sun All-Sports race following completion of the 2012-13 winter seasons.
March 12, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun league play began last with week six squads competing against each other. Mercer marked a strong start to the conference season with a 3-0 sweep vs. ETSU.
March 11, 2013
MACON, Ga. – Stetson's Chrissy Morello and USC Upstate's Jamie Ujvari captured Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.
March 04, 2013
MACON, Ga. – FGCU's Chelsea Zgrabik and North Florida's Kayla Goff captured Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors after dominating performances this week.
March 02, 2013
Another strong performance in the circle by freshman Victoria Brown helped the Jacksonville University softball team defeat Michigan State, 5-2, Saturday at the Florida Atlantic Classic.
February 26, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun Softball has had a strong start to the season with nine teams over .500 and four teams with at least ten wins early on.
February 25, 2013
MACON, Ga. – USC Upstate's Shellie Robinson and Stetson's Meredith Owen lead their teams in big games to capture Atlantic Sun Weekly Softball Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.
February 24, 2013
FORT MYERS, Fla. – FGCU moved to 8-4 on the season with wins vs. the Big Ten Conference's Michigan State and St. Bonaventure from the Atlantic 10 Conference.
February 24, 2013
Spartanburg, S.C. – Shellie Robinson had a monster day at the plate, finishing two games with seven hits, including three home runs, six RBIs and seven runs, leading Upstate to an 8-1 win over Georgetown.
February 23, 2013
FORT MYERS, Fla. – FGCU rebounded to win both its games on Saturday at the FGCU Softball Complex against Villanova and Albany by scores of 7-3 and 6-0 respectively.
February 22, 2013
MACON, Ga. - Two weeks into the softball season the Atlantic Sun has already claimed nine wins over 2012 NCAA Tournament teams.
February 20, 2013
ATLANTA, Ga. – Mercer ended a four-game losing streak, as the Bears' Hugghins sisters helped plate three runs in the top of the seventh to down Georgia Tech 10-9 at Mewborn Field in Atlanta.
February 18, 2013
MACON, Ga. – ETSU's Jackie Baird and Kennesaw State's Amanda Henderson landed Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.
February 16, 2013
Spartanburg, S.C. – Anna Miller tossed a five-inning, run-rule shorted no-hitter to lead the USC Upstate softball team to an 8-0 victory over George Mason in the Firehouse Subs Spartan Invitational.
February 15, 2013
MACON, Ga. - The long ball helped the Jacksonville University softball team defeat the Big Ten's Ohio State, 4-2, on the first day of the Jacksonville Tournament Friday at the JU Softball Complex.
February 14, 2013
MACON, Ga. - The first week of the Atlantic Sun softball season found two wins over Big Ten schools as well as seven wins over 2012 NCAA Tournament teams.
February 11, 2013
USC Upstate's Maddison Kieffer and Kennesaw State's Amanda Henderson captured Atlantic Sun Softball Player of the Week Honors after leading their teams to an undefeated opening week of play.
February 08, 2013
HOUSTON, Texas - Tanner Sanders made an impressive debut for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons as she struck out seven batters on the way to a 4-0 shutout of Iowa from the Big 10.
February 08, 2013
MACON, Ga. -This week marks the beginning of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Softball season with five teams set to compete on Friday, February 8th and three more squads scheduled to start on Saturday.
February 07, 2013
MACON, Ga. - With the 2013 softball season just a day away, the Atlantic Sun is taking a look at the top returning batters in the league with the best batting averages.
February 06, 2013
MACON, Ga. - With the start of the 2013 softball season nearing, the Atlantic Sun is taking a look at the top returning pitchers in the conference with the most wins from the 2012 season.
February 05, 2013
MACON, Ga. - With the 2013 softball season starting this week, the Atlantic Sun is taking a look at the top returning batters in the league with the best batting averages.
February 04, 2013
MACON, Ga. - With the start of the 2013 softball season nearing, the Atlantic Sun is taking a look at the top returning pitchers in the conference with the most wins from the 2012 season.
February 01, 2013
MACON, Ga. - With the 2013 softball season nearing, the Atlantic Sun is taking a look at the top returning batters in the league with the best batting averages.
January 31, 2013
MACON, Ga. - With the start of the 2013 softball season nearing, the Atlantic Sun is taking a look at the top returning pitchers in the conference with the most wins from the 2012 season.
January 30, 2013
MACON, Ga. - With the 2013 softball season nearing, the Atlantic Sun is taking a look at the top returning batters in the league with the best batting averages
January 29, 2013
MACON, Ga. - With the start of the 2013 softball season nearing, the Atlantic Sun is taking a look at the top returning pitchers in the conference with the most wins from the 2012 season.
January 28, 2013
MACON, Ga. - With the 2013 softball season starting soon, the Atlantic Sun is taking a look at the top returning batters in the league with the best batting averages.
January 25, 2013
MACON, Ga. - With the start of the 2013 softball season nearing, the Atlantic Sun is taking a look at the top returning pitchers in the conference with the most wins from the 2012 season.
January 24, 2013
MACON, Ga. - FGCU was picked to be the Atlantic Sun Softball Preseason favorite in the A-Sun Coaches Poll, receiving all ten first place votes.
January 24, 2013
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Conference wants to hear the fan voice for the 2013 Preseason Softball All-Conference Awards. Go to our Facebook Page to vote.
December 12, 2012
MACON, Ga. – A total of 28 Atlantic Sun Conference softball student-athletes are 2012 National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar-Athletes, the association recently announced.
September 27, 2012
MACON, Ga. - The A-Sun and ESPN are teaming up to deliver exclusive basketball, baseball and softball content in 2013 on its live multi-screen sports network, ESPN3, and via WatchESPN.
September 17, 2012
Make sure to follow all of the Atlantic Sun Conference Social Media Platforms; Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, to keep up to date with A-Sun news and results.
August 03, 2012
After receiving the most votes in the opening round and semifinals, Northern Kentucky's Victor E. Viking defeated North Florida's Ozzie the Osprey to claim the title of the A-Sun's Most Valuable Mascot.
August 01, 2012
MACON, Ga. - After two grueling rounds only two Atlantic Sun Mascots remain in the Most Valuable Mascot Challenge; Victor E. Viking and Ozzie the Osprey.
July 24, 2012
Victor E. Viking, Ozzie the Osprey, LU Bison and Bucky advanced to the semifinals of the A-Sun Most Valuable Mascot Challenge and now need your vote on Twitter
July 19, 2012
The Atlantic Sun office wants to know who you think is the best mascot in the conference. Fans can vote on our Facebook Page in hopes of advancing their mascot to the next round.
July 17, 2012
MACON, Ga. – The 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference softball season had numerous highlights, many of which included impressive wins over tough opponents.
July 01, 2012
MACON, Ga. – Northern Kentucky University has become the Atlantic Sun Conference’s newest member. Here is a quick rundown of what you need to know about NKU athletics.
June 28, 2012
MACON, Ga. – More than 65 percent of the student-athletes in the A-Sun posted a 3.0 grade point average or better during the 2011-12 competition season, establishing a new record for academic excellence.
June 22, 2012
MACON, Ga. – All-Sports races, video distribution, sportsmanship, sport-specific policies, championships and committee participation were topics at the recent 2012 A-Sun Spring Meetings in Daytona Beach, Fla.
June 21, 2012
MACON, Ga. – The full schedule and locations for the 2012-13 Atlantic Sun Championships were announced today by the league office, after the membership recently approved several sites.
June 13, 2012
MACON, Ga. – The Florida Gulf Coast University softball team has claimed the Crons Achiever Award for its accomplishments in the month of May.
June 07, 2012
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The A-Sun met with its member institutions, recognized several student-athletes for their accomplishments and honored a staff member during its 2012 Spring Meetings.
June 05, 2012
Fans will determine which of the following A-Sun performances/events was the most notable in May. Cast your vote now at the Atlantic Sun Insider blog. The winner claims May's Crons Achiever Award.
May 19, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – After their first-ever NCAA Tournament win on Friday, the FGCU softball team was defeated twice against USF, 8-3, and fifth-seeded Florida, 6-2, in the Gainesville Regional.
May 19, 2012
MACON, Ga. – East Tennessee State University is the Bill Bibb Trophy winner for the sixth consecutive time, edging Kennesaw State by 4.5 points to claim the 2011-12 Atlantic Sun All-Sports championship.
May 18, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – FGCU earned an upset victory against fifth-seeded Florida, 2-1, in front of a crowd of 1,345 at the Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium.
May 17, 2012
MACON, Ga. - The A-Sun Conference Champions, the FGCU Eagles, will take on the No. 6 Florida Gators on Friday at 6 p.m. in the opening round of the NCAA Softball Tournament.
May 17, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Year, Shelby Morgan was not exactly highly recruited out of high school. The Eagle was being looked at by only a handful of schools.
May 17, 2012
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Conference had a strong showing in the NFCA Division I All-Region Teams this year. Seven A-Sun student-athletes received second-team acknowledgements.
May 15, 2012
FORT MYERS, Fla. – One day after capturing their first-ever Atlantic Sun Conference Championship, the FGCU softball team learned will face fifth-seeded Florida in the Gainesville Regional.
May 12, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Jessica Barnes finished a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate with five RBI and two runs as Florida Gulf Coast defeated Kennesaw State, 8-0, to claim the 2012 A-Sun Softball Championship.
May 12, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - When Dave Deiros first came to FGCU the Eagles were an NAIA school with no facilities and no scholarships.
May 11, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – No. 2 seed Kennesaw State (33-23) defeated No. 6 seed Stetson (26-22) 2-0 in an elimination game at the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Championship
May 11, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. To Kennesaw State junior Abbey Mixon the this year has been anything but expected.
May 11, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – No. 2 seed Kennesaw State (32-23) beat No. 4 seed Lipscomb (35-20) 9-2 in an elimination game in the third round of the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Championship.
May 11, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Kennesaw State softball program is no stranger to those at Cherokee High School. Currently three members of the Owls softball team were teammates at Cherokee.
May 11, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – No. 1 seed FGCU defeated No. 6 seed Stetson, 3-0, as the 2012 Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Year Shelby Morgan collected her eighth shutout of the season.
May 11, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The FGCU Eagles came into this tournament as the No. 1 seed. The Eagles have lived up to their high seeding by winning their first two games to advance to the conference final.
May 10, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – No. 2 seed Kennesaw State picked-up a 2-1 nine-inning-win against No. 5 seed Jacksonville in an elimination game Thursday in the second round,
May 10, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - You can count on one hand the number of Jessica Cross’s family members that have impacted Kennesaw State athletics.
May 10, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – No. 4 seed Lipscomb (35-19) defeated No. 3 seed USC Upstate (39-13) 8-3 in an elimination game Thursday in the second round of the A-Sun Softball Championship.
May 10, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Ever since she was young Lipscomb catcher Mollie Mitchell knew she wanted to be a coach. The senior is about to graduate from Lipscomb.
May 10, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – A grand slam from catcher Chelsea Zgrabik in the bottom of the eighth inning pushed No. 1 seed FGCU (35-22) past No. 5 seed Jacksonville (31-24), 8-4, on Thursday.
May 10, 2012
That fact that FGCU's Chelsea Zgrabik was as comfortable with her game as she has been all season entering the 2012 A-Sun Championship was not good news for the other five teams in Spartanburg, S.C.
May 10, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – No. 6 seed Stetson (26-20) beat No. 2 seed Kennesaw State, 7-2, on Thursday in the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Championship hosted by USC Upstate at Cyrill Stadium.
May 10, 2012
With its second win as the No. 6 seed in the 2012 A-Sun Softball Championship, Stetson has the opportunity to make championship history.
May 09, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – No. 6 seed Stetson (25-20) defeated No. 3 seed USC Upstate (39-12) 1-0 tonight in the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Championship.
May 09, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – No. 5 seed Jacksonville (31-23) opened the 2012 A-Sun Conference Softball Championship with a 2-1 win over No. 4 seed Lipscomb.
May 09, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Jacksonville Dolphins are looking to make a statement in this year’s A-Sun Championship and Sarah Sigrest wants to prove she can make it to the NCAA's again.
May 08, 2012
MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Conference honored Lipscomb's Whitney Kiihnl as the 2012 Softball Scholar-Athlete of the Year to highlight the league’s Academic All-Conference team.
May 08, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Four Kennesaw State Owls captured 2012 Atlantic Sun Softball All-Conference First-Team honors, while the Owls’ own Jessica Cross was named Player of the Year.
May 08, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Championship opens up on Wednesday, May 9th at Cyrill Stadium.
May 07, 2012
MACON, Ga. – Championships in golf and softball and strong showings in tennis and volleyball led Kennesaw State University to the 2011-12 Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s All-Sports Race title.
May 07, 2012
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate's Shellie Robinson and Jacksonville's Brittany Eppley earned the final Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week Honors of the season.
May 06, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS – The Northern Kentucky University softball team came from behind to take a 4-3 victory from Illinois Springfield in the finals of the NCAA Division II Midwest Region.
May 05, 2012
MACON, Ga. - The field has been set for the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Championship, which will take place May 9-12 in Spartanburg, S.C.
May 04, 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Senior Night didn’t start the way head coach Kristin Ryman wanted it to, but it ended with a return to the postseason.
May 04, 2012
MACON, Ga. - The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) recently announced the 2012 Academic All-District softball teams, which included Lipscomb’s Whitney Kiihnl on the District Three team.
May 04, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Over the next week eight regular season softball games are slated for play. The 2012 A-Sun Championship is also set to begin on Wednesday.
May 04, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS – After a weekend filled with home runs, it was small ball that won the day for the Northern Kentucky softball team, which defeated Illinois Springfield, 1-0.
May 03, 2012
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Redshirt junior Kayla Gabel blasted a walk off home run off the FGCU scoreboard to clinch the Atlantic Sun regular season title for the Eagles after sweeping A-Sun rival UNF.
May 03, 2012
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - By winning their 10th conference game this season, the Jacksonville softball team has secured their spot in the conference tournament.
May 03, 2012
MACON, Ga. - The Spartans have punched their ticket to the Atlantic Sun Softball Championship with a 9-5 A-Sun record.
May 01, 2012
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate came in at No. 17 in the Softball Mid-Major poll. The Spartans are third in the A-Sun with a 9-5 conference record.
April 30, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Kennesaw State's Kaylee Williams and Jacksonville's Sarah Sigrest earned the Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week Honors.
April 28, 2012
KENNESAW, Ga. – Kennesaw State used two solo home runs from Kaylee Williams and a six-run sixth inning to cap a sweep over Mercer, winning 9-1 and 7-3.
April 27, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Over the next week nine softball games are slated for play. The next two weeks are crucial for teams trying to clinch a berth in the A-Sun Championship.
April 25, 2012
MOBILE, Ala. – Sophomore McKenzie Woody broke the Bears' single season hit record on Wednesday afternoon.
April 25, 2012
MACON, Ga. – East Tennessee State University holds the top spot in the Atlantic Sun All-Sports Standings with just the baseball and softball championships remaining.
April 25, 2012
Stepping into the circle for the final time at home in her record setting career wearing the green and gold, senior pitcher Sarah Sigrest saved her best performance for last.
April 23, 2012
MACON, Ga. - FGCU's Chelsea Zgrabik and Shelby Morgan helped the Eagles lock up a spot in the 2012 A-Sun Softball Championship and in the process earned weekly honors.
April 20, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Over the next week 30 softball games are slated for play. A-Sun softball teams will enjoy another heavy dose of conference play this week as 20 of the 30 games are conference games.
April 16, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb's Gracey Aguirre and USC Upstate's Hannah Alexander earned the A-Sun Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week Honors, announced by the league office on Monday.
April 13, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Over the next week 21 softball games are slated for play. A-Sun softball teams will enjoy another heavy dose of conference play this week as 16 of the 21 games are conference games.
April 10, 2012
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate moved up another spot in the Softball Mid-Major poll coming in at at No. 9. The Spartans had a 3-0 week with wins over ETSU and one over Charleston Southern.
April 09, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Belmont's Mia Vierra and FGCU's Shelby Morgan earned the Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week Honors.
April 05, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Over the next week 31 softball games are slated for play. A-Sun teams will enjoy another heavy dose of conference play this week as 20 of the 31 games are conference games.
April 03, 2012
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate moved up a spot in the Softball Mid-Major poll coming in at at No. 10. The Spartans had a 4-2 week with their only losses coming from conference opponents.
April 02, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Kennesaw State's Jessica Cross and North Florida's Kaylie Wallace earned the Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week Honors.
March 30, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Over the next week 19 softball games are slated for play. A-Sun softball teams will enjoy a heavy dose of conference games this week as 16 of the 19 games scheduled are conference games.
March 27, 2012
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate and Lipscomb secured their spots in the Softball Mid-Major poll with USC Upstate tied at No. 11 and Lipscomb returning to the poll at No. 24
March 26, 2012
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate's Shellie Robinson and Lipscomb's Whitney Kiihnl earned the Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week Honors.
March 23, 2012
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Defeating two quality opponents in one day is nice. Doing so in California is just a bonus.
March 23, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Over the next week 27 softball games are slated for play. The USC Upstate Spartans have the best regular season record going 24-4.
March 21, 2012
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Head Coach Dave Deiros earned his 400th win in just his 10th season as the FGCU softball team swept ACC member Maryland, 3-1 and 9-1.
March 21, 2012
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate received votes (7) in the USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 while Lipscomb also picked up votes (2) in the ESPN.com/USA Softball Poll.
March 20, 2012
MACON, Ga. – Mercer sophomore outfielder McKenzie Woody has claimed the A-Sun/Crons Achiever Award for her accomplishments in the month of February.
March 20, 2012
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate is ranked No. 11 in the Softball Mid-Major Poll, the Spartans retained the same spot from last week.
March 19, 2012
MACON, Ga. – FGCU's Kirsten Bembnowski and North Florida's Kaylie Wallace earned the Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week Honors
March 16, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Over the next week 37 softball games are slated for play. The Spartans have the best regular season record going 22-4 and collected eight votes in the ESPN.com Poll.
March 15, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Belmont holds the top spot in the Atlantic Sun All-Sports Standings after the completion of the winter sports regular seasons.
March 12, 2012
MACON, Ga. - FGCU's Jessica Barnes and Lipscomb's Whitney Kiihnl claimed the Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week Honors.
March 11, 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - It was Whitney Kiihnl’s moment, but it was Ashley Anderson’s day.
March 10, 2012
Clearwater, Fla. – USC Upstate played flawless defense en route to a 2-0 victory over Penn State in the Spartans' first game of the day in the USF Under Armour Showcase softball tournament.
March 09, 2012
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Highlighted by two shutouts, the FGCU softball team went 2-0 against BIG EAST foe Georgetown, 4-0, and PAC-12 opponent Utah, 2-0.
March 09, 2012
Clearwater, Fla. – Lacey Dinney tossed a gem and got out of a jam in the seventh inning to lead the USC Upstate softball team to a 3-1 victory over No. 23 Syracuse.
March 08, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Over the next week 46 softball games are slated for play. FGCU and Kennesaw State opened conference play this week and split a double header, 1-1.
March 08, 2012
This two-time Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team member (2010, 2011) and Atlantic Sun Conference Scholar-Athlete (2011) takes time to catch readers up on the importance of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council.
March 07, 2012
MACON, Ga. - The A-Sun softball season kicks into high gear this week with the beginning of conference play. Kennesaw State and FGCU are set to face off tonight at 5 p.m. at FGCU.
March 07, 2012
MACON, Ga. – The championship games of the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball and Softball Championships will be carried on ESPN3.
March 07, 2012
DeLand, Fla. - Five runs in the first two innings vaulted the Stetson softball team to a 7-1 win over visiting Boston College Tuesday at Patricia Wilson Field.
March 05, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Mercer's McKenzie Woody and Jacksonville's Sarah Sigrest claimed the Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week Honors.
March 03, 2012
ATHENS, Ga. – On a rain-soaked day at the Georgia Bulldog Invitational, the Mercer softball team was able take a 14-6 victory over Big East opponent Rutgers.
February 27, 2012
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate's Shellie Robinson and Libscomb's Whitney Kiihnl take home the third Atlantic Sun Player and Pitcher of the Week Honors.
February 24, 2012
CHARLESTON, S.C. – If the remaining three games of the College of Charleston Classic are like the first days competition, head coach Kristin Ryman will be on heart medication by Sunday.
February 23, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Over the next week 50 softball games are slated for play. USC Upstate currently sits at the top of the A-Sun Standings with an 8-0 record.
February 21, 2012
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate and Stetson are ranked in the Softball Mid-Major Poll. USC Upstate sits at No. 19, up four spots from last week. Stetson jumped into the rankings at No. 21.
February 20, 2012
MACON, Ga. - FGCU's Kelsey Carpenter and Kennesaw State's Amanda Henderson take home the second Atlantic Sun Player and Pitcher of the Week Honors.
February 20, 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Nothing brightens up a cold and cloudy day like a win…unless it is two of them. The Lipscomb Lady Bison put together a pair of victories Saturday.
February 19, 2012
MIAMI, Fla. - The JU softball team went 1-1 on Sunday after defeating South Carolina 7-6 in their first game and then losing to tournament host FIU 3-1 in the second.
February 19, 2012
Spartanburg, S.C. – Lacey Dinner tossed a no-hitter to lead USC Upstate to a 5-0 victory over UNC Wilmington in the Spartans' second game of the day on Saturday.
February 16, 2012
Macon, Ga. - Over the next week 42 softball games are slated for play. Two Lipscomb games can be seen on ASun.TV on Sunday: Lipscomb vs. Butler at 1:15 p.m. and Lipscomb vs. Samford at 3:30 p.m.
February 13, 2012
MACON, Ga. - North Florida's Mariah Reynold's and USC Upstate's Hannah Alexander collect their first-career Player and Pitcher of the Week Awards and the first awards of the season.
February 11, 2012
CLERMONT, Fla. - On Day Two of the Dot Richardson National Collegiate Invitational, North Florida came from behind to beat Ohio State, 10-5, and also defeated Florida A&M, 12-8.
February 10, 2012
Stetson's Carolyn Boyd is currently the A-Sun NCAA National SAAC Representative, is the chair of Stetson University's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and is the former A-Sun SAAC chairwoman.
February 09, 2012
MACON, Ga. - Softball season is set to begin tomorrow in full force. Over the next week, 46 games are slated for play. Several of the games can be seen on ASun.TV.
January 25, 2012
MACON, Ga.— After claiming last year’s Atlantic Sun Softball Championship for the first time in school history, Jacksonville is picking up right where it left off — in first place.
January 24, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - For the second-straight season, Lipscomb earned votes in the ESPN/USA Softball Collegiate Top-25 Preseason Poll after finishing as runner-up in the A-Sun last year.
January 23, 2012
MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Conference wants to hear the fan voice for the 2012 Preseason Softball Awards. Go to our Facebook Page to vote.
January 23, 2012
FORT MYERS, Fla. – This past weekend, the FGCU softball team took time out of their busy schedule to help Habitat for Humanity paint an entire house for a deserving family in Lee County.
January 20, 2012
DeLand, Fla. - For the third time in the past four years, Stetson Softball's home facility, Patricia Wilson Field, has been named Sports Turf Managers Association National College Softball Field of the Year.
January 19, 2012
Lipscomb University outfielder Bree Thurman drops by for a blog chat with the Atlantic Sun Insider.
January 19, 2012
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville University softball team took a trip to the Jacksonville Zoo to participate in a community service effort. Twenty-one players and coaches arrived at the zoo ready to get their hands dirty.
December 08, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Northern Kentucky University will join the Atlantic Sun Conference effective July 1, 2012, with competition to begin in all sports for the 2012-13 academic year.
September 29, 2011
STARKVILLE, Miss. – The NFCA released its academic team honors on Wednesday and two Atlantic Sun Conference teams appeared as Top-10 All-Academic Teams.
September 12, 2011
Spartanburg, S.C. – On Sept. 12, the USC Upstate softball team assisted with the Carolina Miracle League, serving as buddies for the participants as part of the Athletic Department's community outreach initiatives.
September 11, 2011
MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Conference and Streamline Technologies debuted a re-designed AtlanticSun.org on Monday, continuing a seven-year partnership between the entities.
September 07, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Director of Athletics Jim Cole has announced that former Louisiana State University associate head coach James DeFeo has been named as Mercer University's new softball head coach.
July 15, 2011
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville University softball team didn’t have to look far for its new leader as assistant Ali Higgs has been promoted to head coach, Director of Athletics Alan Verlander announced Friday.
June 30, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Softball continued to be one of the premier sponsored sports in the Atlantic Sun Conference during the 2011 season, finishing as the 12th ranked RPI conference in the nation.
June 21, 2011
Spartanburg, S.C. – On Sunday, former USC Upstate pitcher Morgan Childers earned her first career victory, going 4 1/3 innings to earn the 3-2 win against the NPF Diamonds for the Akron Racers.
June 14, 2011
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The JU softball’s team run to the NCAA Tournament was noticed by the rest of the nation as the Dolphins received a vote in the final USA Today/NFCA Top 25 poll for the 2011 season.
June 10, 2011
MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Conference concluded its annual spring meetings of athletics directors, senior woman administrators and faculty athletic representatives this Thursday, June 9.
June 08, 2011
FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Atlantic Sun Softball Player of the Year senior Courtney Platt (Naples, Fla./Gulf Coast) garnered another postseason honor, earning a spot on 2011 Easton All-American third team.
May 21, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Trailing by a run to start the fourth inning, UCLA scored 10 unanswered runs in the final four frames to eliminate the JU softball team, 12-4, from NCAA Tournament in Gainesville, Fla. on Saturday.
May 21, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The JU softball team used a four-run second inning to secure a 8-0 victory (6) against Bethune-Cookman and stay alive in the Gainesville Regional of the NCAA Tournament
May 20, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Dolphins dropped their first-ever appearance in the NCAA Softball Tournament as they fell by a 2-0 score to the defending national champions, UCLA.
May 20, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Five Atlantic Sun Conference softball student-athletes were named to the 2011 Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-Region teams this week.
May 19, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The JU softball team will get to face a national power to start the NCAA Tournament on Friday as they play defending national champion UCLA at 3:30 p.m. on the first day of the Gainesville Regional.
May 16, 2011
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The JU softball team’s inaugural NCAA Tournament appearance will be against the one of the nation’s best, as the Dolphins will face defending national champion UCLA.
May 14, 2011
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The top-seeded Jacksonville Dolphins utilized two Amanda Schmidt homers to down Lipscomb 7-1 in the Title Game of the 2011 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship.
May 13, 2011
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Lipscomb jumped out to a 5-0 lead after four innings and held on for a 7-2 victory over Campbell on Friday evening at Cyrill Stadium in the 2011 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship.
May 13, 2011
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Campbell starting pitcher Brittany Arnn (7-8) went the distance, allowing just two hits, two walks and struck out three as the Camels eliminated Mercer, 3-0.
May 13, 2011
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – With one out and runners on first and second in the bottom of the sixth inning, Jacksonville’s Karson Tuck sent a home run over the wall in left to give the Dolphins a 3-1 victory.
May 12, 2011
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – In the final contest on Thursday afternoon, Mercer scored two runs in the fourth inning and held on for a 3-2 win over USC Upstate at Cyrill Stadium.
May 12, 2011
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Lipscomb’s Mollie Mitchell scored the lone run of the contest in the bottom of the sixth inning, lifting the Lady Bisons to a 1-0 victory over USC Upstate on Thursday afternoon at Cyrill Stadium.
May 12, 2011
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Sarah Simon delivered a two-out two-RBI single to right field in the bottom of the second inning to lead No. 1 seed Jacksonville to a 4-1 victory over No. 5 Mercer.
May 12, 2011
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – In the first elimination game of the 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Championship, Campbell downed Kennesaw State, 7-1, on Thursday morning at Cyrill Stadium.
May 11, 2011
Spartanburg, S.C. – Lauren Quevedo hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to break a 5-5 tie and lift third-seeded USC Upstate to a 7-5 victory over sixth-seeded Kennesaw State.
May 11, 2011
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – In the seventh inning, Mercer's Tiffany Phillips singled to center field allowing Kassie Bailey to score the game-winning run on Wednesday afternoon at Cyrill Stadium against Kennesaw State.
May 10, 2011
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Four Jacksonville Dolphins adorned the 2011 Atlantic Sun Softball All-Conference First Team, while head coach Amanda Lehotak earned an unanimous nod as the Coach of the Year.
May 09, 2011
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Championship opens up on Wednesday, May 11th at Cyrill Stadium on the campus of USC Upstate.
May 09, 2011
MACON, Ga. - The 2011 Capital One Academic All‐District ® Softball Teams, selected by CoSIDA, have been released and five Atlantic Sun student-athletes earned recognition
May 09, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Jacksonville pitcher Sarah Sigrest picked up three wins for Jacksonville as the Dolphins clinched the school’s first softball regular season title to win her second Atlantic Sun
May 05, 2011
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Dolphins locked up the A-Sun regular season championship with a sweep against crown-town rival UNF, 8-0 (5) & 6-1, on Wednesday night at the JU Softball Complex.
May 02, 2011
MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Player of the Week, Sara Stukes homered in the fifth inning against Kennesaw State giving Mercer a 1-0 win and the five seed in the upcoming A-Sun Softball Championship.
May 01, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Mercer's Kassie Bailey, Jenni Holtz and Kari Chambers allowed just eight hits in two games as the Mercer softball team swept Kennesaw State clinching a berth in the conference tournament.
April 28, 2011
MACON, Ga. - With only two weeks remaining until the start of the 2011 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship, seven teams remain in the hunt for the six spots in the tournament.
April 26, 2011
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - For the second straight year, the JU softball team is getting recognized nationally as they received a vote in the latest USA Today/NFCA Top 25 Softball poll.
April 26, 2011
BUIES CREEK, N.C. - Freshman Olivia Scarborough threw a complete-game no-hitter with a career-high nine strikeouts to lead Campbell's softball team to a 10-0 five inning run-shortened victory over North Carolina Central.
April 25, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb’s Whitney Kiihnl and Courtney Billington secured the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week awards with sweeps against Kennesaw State and Mercer this week.
April 18, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Kennesaw State starting pitcher Jessica Cross notched the Owls’ first no-hitter since 2008, surrendering just one walk against ETSU to win her second Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week honor. Belmont junior
April 17, 2011
Macon, Ga. – USC Upstate pitcher Morgan Childers had a record-breaking day Saturday, earning her 109th career win to break the A-Sun's all-time wins record.
April 11, 2011
MACON, Ga. – FGCU utilized the performances of senior outfielder Courtney Platt and sophomore pitcher Stephanie Sullivan to sweep USC Upstate and ETSU and earn the duo the Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Awards.
April 10, 2011
DeLAND, Fla. – In a career full of achievements, USC Upstate pitcher Morgan Childers earned the win in the first game of a doubleheader sweep of Stetson, tying the A-Sun career record for wins with 108.
April 07, 2011
AUBURN, Ala. – Mercer softball head coach Mike Raynor picked up his first win against a ranked opponent on Wednesday night by defeating No. 22 Auburn, 3-0 at Jane B. Moore Field.
April 04, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Jacksonville’s Olivia Kline hurled a no-hitter against ETSU and added two more victories on the week to earn the Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Week award.
March 28, 2011
MACON, Ga. – The Lady Bisons opened up their Atlantic Sun softball title defense with two road sweeps starting with ETSU and finishing with USC Upstate on Sunday.
March 24, 2011
BUIES CREEK, N.C. - Campbell's softball team (16-15) rallied from a 3-0 deficit to defeat North Carolina (19-12) by a 7-4 score in the team's second game of the day at the Eakes Athletic Complex.
March 22, 2011
Spartanburg, S.C. – After inching closer to a top 25 national ranking in the previous weeks, USC Upstate secured its first-ever national ranking this week, coming in at No. 25 in the UltimateCollegeSoftball.com poll.
March 21, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Katie Hinton led Campbell to conference-opening sweep against Mercer to earn the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award, announced Monday by the league office.
March 21, 2011
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – In a career filled with tremendous accolades and honors, USC Upstate's Morgan Childers has racked up another after being drafted in the 4th round of the NPF College Senior Draft
March 20, 2011
CLEARWATER, Fla. - UNF opened day two of the USF The Game Tournament at the Eddie C. Moore Complex with a 9-3 victory against Rutgers of the Big East Conference.
March 19, 2011
CONWAY, S.C. - Lipscomb rallied for eight runs in the seventh inning against Providence in the Chanticleer Challenge to clinch a victory over the Big East Conference opponent.
March 18, 2011
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Junior Sarah Sigrest allowed one hit in seven innings, while junior Kayla Ouellet scored twice to lead the JU softball team past No. 22 Texas A&M, 3-1.
March 14, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Mercer’s Randi Rea belted three home runs on the week including a three-run walk-off homer against Samford to earn the Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Player of the Week award.
March 12, 2011
SEATTLE – Lauren Quevedo connected on a two-run home run in the the seventh inning to lift USC Upstate to a 2-1 victory against Oregon State - the first ever win for any Upstate team over a Pac 10 school
March 07, 2011
MACON, Ga. – FGCU’s Emily Lanier and Jacksonville’s Sarah Sigrest earned the Atlantic Sun Conference softball weekly awards, announced Monday by the league office.
February 28, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Sharon Swanson’s bat surged Kennesaw State past No. 22 Georgia Tech and Mississippi State as the sophomore belted a grand slam against the Yellow Jackets and two-run bomb against the Bulldogs.
February 27, 2011
WOODSTOCK, Ga. – Kennesaw State's successful second day at the Third Annual Phyllis Rafter Memorial featured a 3-2 downing of the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Sharon Swanson hit a go-ahead home run
February 26, 2011
BIRMINGHAM Ala. - Lipscomb's Whitney Kiihnl threw her first no-hitter of the year blanking Samford, 10-0. Kiihn pitched only six innings due to the run-rule lead. She struck out 17 out of 19 batters she faced
February 26, 2011
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Jacksonville used a four-run first inning en route to downing Connecticut 10-0 in five innings, during the first day of the FAU Tournament in Boca Raton, Fla.
February 26, 2011
WOODSTOCK, Ga. – Mercer picked up a pair of wins on the first day of the Phyllis Rafter Memorial, defeating Mississippi State and Tennessee State, 6-5 and 6-1 respectively.
February 24, 2011
KENNESAW, Ga. – The Kennesaw State Owls used solid pitching by Jessica Cross and a momentous grand slam by Sharon Swanson to take down No. 22 Georgia Tech, 4-1 at Bailey Park in their 2011 home opener.
February 22, 2011
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Off to its best start in the Division I era, USC Upstate has received its first national recognition, receiving votes in a pair of Top 25 polls
February 21, 2011
MACON, Ga. – Morgan Childers and Ericka Harris led USC Upstate to a second-consecutive undefeated week to push the team’s record to 10-0 and earn the duo the Atlantic Sun Conference Softball weekly honors.
February 19, 2011
FORT MYERS, Fla. - FGCU opened the Homewood Suites/Hilton Garden Inn FGCU Tournament with a 10-0 triumph against Georgetown behind the three-RBI perfomance by Jessica Barnes
February 17, 2011
Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate hurler Morgan Childers received her highest national honor after being selected as one of 30 softball players in the nation to be named to the national list for the Lowes Senior CLASS Award.
February 14, 2011
MACON, Ga. – USC Upstate’s starting hurler Morgan Childers started the 2011 season the best way possible by tossing her fifth career no-hitter in an 8-0 blowout of Charleston Southern.
February 14, 2011
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Katie Zauner belted a two-run home run and accounted for all three of USC Upstate's runs as the Spartans claimed a 3-2 victory vs South Carolina to win the Palmetto State Showdown
February 13, 2011
DeLand, Fla. - Stetson earned its first win of the 2011 season to wrap up the Stetson Lead-off Classic, defeating Boston College 6-2. Sophomore Camille Czarnecki threw five scoreless innings to earn her first career victory.
February 12, 2011
BUIES CREEK, N.C. - Campbell started the 2011 season with a win against Virginia, 7-2. Sophomore lefty Brittany Arnn earned the opening game start and was steady with four innings and three strikeouts.
February 11, 2011
ATHENS, Ga. - The Lipscomb Lady Bisons softball team opened the 2011 season in style with a 5-4 win over the Iowa Hawkeyes of the Big Ten Conference at the UGA Red & Black Showcase.
February 10, 2011
MACON, Ga. – The 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference softball season gets under way this weekend as all 11 teams are set for first pitch over the span of the next five days.
February 04, 2011
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Amateur Softball Association of America, the National Governing Body of Softball in the U.S., has selected its initial Watch List for the 10th Annual USA National Collegiate Player of the Year Award.
February 03, 2011
MACON, Ga. – After advancing to the finals of the NCAA Softball Regional last season, Lipscomb returns as the Atlantic Sun Conference favorite after picking up eight first-place votes in the coaches’ preseason poll.
January 25, 2011
MACON, Ga. - The Lipscomb Lady Bisons' softball team earned eight points in the 2011 Preseason USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Poll after finishing last season at 50-13.
September 30, 2010
Spartanburg, S.C. – While the USC Upstate softball team was playing its way to a 41-win season and an appearance in the championship game of the A-Sun Tournament in 2010, it also excelled in the classroom.
July 08, 2010
DeLAND, Fla. - Stetson's Carolyn Boyd will take a spot on the national NCAA Division I SAAC. As part of the national group, Boyd will have a voice in shaping NCAA policy as it relates to all student-athlete issues.
June 19, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Following a vote of the conference’s administrators, the Atlantic Sun awarded the 2011 and 2012 Softball Championships to USC Upstate, the conference announced on Saturday.
June 03, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Lipscomb's Whitney Kiihnl was named to the Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division All-American Third Team - the first Lipscomb player earning NCFA All-American honors
May 23, 2010
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Lady Bisons closed out a historical softball season with a 6-0 loss to top-seeded Alabama Sunday afternoon on the Tuscaloosa NCAA Regional Final at the Alabama Softball Complex.
May 23, 2010
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Caroline Mason’s two-out ground ball single down the left field line scored Mollie Mitchell with the game-winning run in the ninth inning in a 7-6 extra innings win over UAB Saturday night.
May 22, 2010
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Lipscomb fell 5-2 to top-seeded Alabama Saturday afternoon in the NCAA Regional in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Lady Bisons will play the winner of Alcorn State and UAB at approximately 6:30 p.m
May 21, 2010
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Lipscomb Lady Bisons combined speed, hitting and a three-hit pitching performance by Whitney Kiihnl in a 4-1 win Friday afternoon in the first game
May 20, 2010
MACON, Ga. – The 2010 NCAA Softball Tuscaloosa Regionals begin Friday with a matchup between Lipscomb and UAB at 3:30 p.m. CT. at the Alabama Softball Complex. The field also features No. 1 Alabama and Alcorn State.
May 20, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Stetson’s Jessica Lokeinsky and Amanda Lindsey earned Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division I Second-Team South Region accolades as announced Thursday.
May 20, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb’s Whitney Kiihnl earned Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division I First-Team Southeast Region accolades as announced Thursday.
May 17, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Lipscomb was in the first bracket called out on the NCAA Div. I Softball Championship selection show Sunday night. The Lady Bisons (48-11) will play May 21-23 in Tuscaloosa, Ala., against UAB (36-20).
May 15, 2010
DeLAND, Fla. – No. 1 Lipscomb won its first Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Championship title with an 11-0 win against No. 4 USC Upstate, Saturday at Patricia Wilson Field.
May 15, 2010
DeLAND, Fla. – With the 2-1 defeat of No. 2 Stetson, No. 4 USC Upstate moved into the finals of the 2010 Atlantic Sun Softball Championships to face No. 1 Lipscomb, Saturday at Patricia Wilson Field.
May 14, 2010
DeLAND, Fla. – With No. 1 Lipscomb's 6-1 defeat of second-seeded Stetson, the Lady Bisons move into the finals of the A-Sun Softball Championship for a chance to become the Champion and earn the NCAA automatic bid.
May 14, 2010
DeLAND, Fla. – No. 4 USC Upstate advances to the final round of the Atlantic Sun Softball Championships with a 7-4 win against No. 5 Jacksonville, Friday afternoon at Patricia Wilson Field.
May 14, 2010
DeLAND, Fla. – No. 1 Lipscomb returns for more action of the A-Sun Softball Championships this afternoon as the Lady Bisons recorded their 28th shutout on the season with an 8-0 victory, eliminating third-seeded KSU.
May 13, 2010
DeLAND, Fla. – With the score tied in the bottom of the seventh, Jill Semento of No. 2 Stetson sneaked an RBI single through the left side and Lokeinsky scored the game-winning run, leaving the Hatters as the lone unbeaten.
May 13, 2010
DeLAND, Fla. – Katie Zauner of No. 4 USC Upstate blasted an RBI single to drive in Kim Brasil and bring the Spartans one step further in postseason play, as the squad defeated No. 1 Lipscomb, 3-2, Thursday evening.
May 13, 2010
DeLAND, Fla. – Kayla Ouellet of No. 5 Jacksonville smacked an RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to advance the Dolphins to the next round of postseason play in the 2010 A-Sun Championships.
May 13, 2010
DeLAND, Fla. – No. 2 Stetson used back-to-back home runs from Jill Semento and Jordan Cleghorn, in addition to a 2-0 shutout from Amanda Lindsey, to vault into the next round of play in the A-Sun Softball Championships.
May 13, 2010
DeLAND, Fla., – A-Sun Player and Pitcher of the Year in Whitney Kiihnl of No. 1 Lipscomb recorded 14 strikeouts against No. 6 Campbell to lead the Lady Bisons to a 4-1 victory in the second game of the championships.
May 13, 2010
DeLAND, Fla. – No. 3 Kennesaw State's Jessica Cross posted a 1-0 shutout of No. 4 USC Upstate in the opening round of the Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Championship, hosted by Stetson University.
May 12, 2010
MACON, Ga. – The 2010 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship opens Thursday, May 13 at Patricia Wilson Field on the campus of Stetson University with a 9 a.m. contest between No. 3 Kennesaw State and No. 4
May 11, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Fresh off completing the best Atlantic Sun season in the sport in 10 years, Lipscomb dominated the All-Atlantic Sun team, placing a record six players on the First Team, led by Whitney Kiihnl
May 10, 2010
KENNESAW, Ga. - Kennesaw State softball head coach Scott Whitlock earned his 900th fast pitch softball victory of his collegiate coaching career on Saturday when his squad swept a doubleheader against UNF, 3-0 and 2-0.
May 10, 2010
MACON, Ga. – USC Upstate’s Lauren Quevedo tallied Atlantic Sun Softball Player of the Week accoaldes after hitting three home runs, while teammate Morgan Childers earned A-Sun Softball Pitcher of the Week honors.
May 09, 2010
BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Campbell and USC Upstate recorded a split in Atlantic Sun Series of the Week, Saturday at the Eakes Athletic Complex, to earn the last two seeds in the 2010 A-Sun Softball Championshship.
May 07, 2010
MACON, Ga. – The A-Sun Softball Series of the Week features two schools looking to secure spots in next week’s Atlantic Sun Championship as Campbell hosts USC Upstate in a doubleheader starting at 3:00 p.m. Saturday.
May 06, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Five Atlantic Sun softball student-athletes earned Academic All-District honors from the College Sports Information District of America (CoSIDA) and ESPN the Magazine as announced Thursday.
May 03, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb’s Mollie Mitchell recorded her third Atlantic Sun Softball Player of the Week award and second on the season, while Jacksonville’s Ashley Iveson recorded a 0.47 ERA and struck out 17 batters.
April 30, 2010
KENNESAW, Ga. - Senior Ashley Iveson and freshman Olivia Kline each had complete-game shutouts to help Jacksonville to a pair of 2-0 wins against Kennesaw State on Thursday night in Kennesaw Ga.
April 29, 2010
MACON, Ga. – The A-Sun Softball Series of the Week features a battle for seeding as Kennesaw State hosts Jacksonville in a doubleheader starting at 4 p.m. Thursday from Bailey Park. Catch all of the action on A-Sun.TV.
April 26, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb’s Mollie Mitchell recorded her second Atlantic Sun Softball Player of the Week award, while Whitney Kiihnl tallied her sixth career A-Sun Softball Pitcher of the Week honor and fifth on the season .
April 25, 2010
BUIES CREEK, N.C. - Lipscomb claimed the A-Sun title after sweeping two-time defending tournament champ Campbell as All-American candidate Whitney Kiihnl earned both wins in the circle.
April 24, 2010
DeLAND, Fla. - A recent outbreak of late-inning magic struck twice more for the Stetson softball team Saturday in a 7-3, 2-1 sweep of visiting Kennesaw State at Patricia Wilson Field in the A-Sun Series of the Week.
April 21, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Lipscomb won the first game of a doubleheader against UAB, 1-0, for its 24th shutout of the season as Whitney Kiihnl pitched her fifth no-hitter.
April 19, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Kennesaw State’s Ashlee Burkett collected her second A-Sun Softball Player of the Week award, while USC Upstate’s Morgan Childers tallied her sixth career A-Sun Softball Pitcher of the Week honor.
April 17, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Home runs from Kellie Sirus, Abby Keese and Courtney Billington and strong pitching from Whitney Kiihnl and Christen Campbell sparked Lipscomb to a sweep of Stetson by scores of 5-0 and 1-0.
April 12, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Jacksonville’s Katie Kelly collected her first A-Sun Softball Player of the Week accolade, while Stetson’s Amanda Lindsey tallied her fourth career A-Sun Softball Pitcher of the Week honor and third on the season.
April 10, 2010
Jacksonville, Fla. - Morgan Childers tossed her fourth career no-hitter, broke her own single-season strikeouts record, and now sits alone atop the school's all-time shutouts list to lead USC Upstate over UNF in game one.
April 07, 2010
MACON, Ga. – As the NCAA released its latest weekly Division 1 softball statistical report, the A-Sun headlines several categories, led by USC Upstate’s defense and the individual efforts of several A-Sun pitchers.
April 07, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Lipscomb Lady Bisons softball team is back in the top 25 in one poll and is receiving votes for the top 25 in two others.
April 06, 2010
Columbia, S.C. - Morgan Childers struck out 12 and tossed a two-hit shutout to tie USC Upstate's all-time shutouts record and the Spartans scored three runs in the first inning to set the tone in a 6-0 victory at South Carolina.
April 05, 2010
MACON, Ga. – USC Upstate’s Crislyn Chewning earned her first A-Sun Softball Player of the Week accolade, while Lipscomb’s Whitney Kiihnl tallied her fifth career Softball Pitcher of the Week honor and fourth on the season.
April 04, 2010
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Lady Bisons took on North Florida in a double header today in Florida and stayed perfect in the Atlantic Sun with two wins over the Ospreys in the A-Sun Softballl Series of the Week.
April 01, 2010
Spartanburg, S.C. - Heading into the season, USC Upstate head coach Chris Hawkins said the strongest facet of his team would probably be defense. Through the first half of the season, he has been correct.
April 01, 2010
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Freshman Brittany Arnn earned her first career win and drove in three runs to lead Campbell's softball team (15-18-1) to an upset victory over the No. 22 North Carolina (25-11).
March 29, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Kennesaw State’s Ashlee Burkett earned A-Sun Softball Player of the Week accolades, while Mercer’s Jenni Holtz recorded her fifth A-Sun Softball Pitcher of the Week honor.
March 28, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Lipscomb’s Whitney Kiihnl proved to be a double threat winning game one with her pitching and helping to win game two with her bat against USC Upstate.
March 28, 2010
MACON, Ga. – It was a day of firsts for the Mercer Bears and junior pitcher Jenni Holtz as the team split a double-header on Saturday with the visiting Campbell Camels, 1-0 and 0-2.
March 26, 2010
MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Softball Series of the Week features a duel between two of the nation’s top pitchers, as Whitney Kiihnl and Lipscomb hosts Morgan Childers and USC Upstate, in a doubleheader Saturday.
March 22, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Campbell’s Taylor McGee earned A-Sun Softball Player of the Week accolades, while USC Upstate’s Morgan Childers earned her fifth A-Sun Softball Pitcher of the Week honor.
March 21, 2010
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Morgan Childers tossed her third career no-hitter, struck out 17 and reached 700 career strikeouts to lead USC Upstate to a 1-0 victory in game one at North Carolina A&T on Sunday.
March 21, 2010
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Senior pitcher Devyn Findley tossed a complete game, with nine strikeouts, in UNF's shutout of No. 16/17 (ESPN/NFCA Top 25) Ohio State, 1-0.
March 18, 2010
HONOLULU - The Lipscomb Lady Bisons shut down No. 12 California-Berkeley 1-0 in the first round of the Hawaii Spring Fling, the first time this season the Lady Bisons have beaten a nationally-ranked team
March 16, 2010
Spartanburg, S.C. - USC Upstate split its doubleheader with Coastal Carolina Tuesday afternoon at Cyrill Stadium. The Spartans claimed the win in game one, 4-0, and lost game two, 4-2.
March 16, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Lipscomb continues to get national recognition despite a loss last week to Evansville in doubleheader. This week the Lady Bisons are in Hawaii this week for the Hawaii Spring Fling.
March 15, 2010
MACON, Ga. – JU’s Kayla Shavers claimed A-Sun Softball Player of the Week accolades, while Lipscomb’s Whitney Kiihnl earned her third consecutive A-Sun Softball Pitcher of the Week honor after tossing another no-hitter.
March 11, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Lipscomb split a doubleheader with Evansville Thursday night at Draper Diamond. Sophomore right-hander Whitney Kiihnl threw her third no-hitter and fifth shutout of the season winning game one, 6-0.
March 10, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - There are a number of polls for collegiate softball and the Lipscomb Lady Bisons have been recognized in three of them this week.
March 09, 2010
DeLAND, Fla. - Stetson pitcher Amanda Lindsey threw a no-hitter for the second time in her last three starts, blanking Austin Peay 2-0 in the first game of a softball doubleheader at Patricia Wilson Field on Tuesday evening.
March 08, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb’s Keese claimed A-Sun Softball Player of the Week accolades, while Kiihnl earned her second A-Sun Softball Pitcher of the Week honor after their performances during the Lady Bisons Classic.
March 07, 2010
WODOSTOCK, Ga. – Mercer head coach Mike Raynor became just the third coach in school history to win 100 games after the final day of the Georgia Tech “Buzz Classic” on Sunday.
March 05, 2010
KENNESAW, Ga. – Home runs by Jessica Cross and Sharon Swanson propelled the Kennesaw State Owls to a come-from-behind, 6-5 victory against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Bailey Park.
March 04, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Lipscomb Lady Bisons 12-1 start has attracted the attention of coaches voting in the various softball polls. The Lady Bisons got votes for two polls, but not enough to break into the top 25.
March 01, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb’s Kellie Sirus claimed A-Sun Softball Player of the Week accolades and Whitney Kiihnl earned her second A-Sun Softball Pitcher of the Week honor after their performances during the Frost Classic.
March 01, 2010
Alaina Jacobson held Georgetown to one hit and Christen Campbell provided the only offense of the day with a two-run home run in the second inning to give Lipscomb the 2-0 win and a clean sweep of the Frost Classic.
February 27, 2010
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Junior Jessica Duncan (Ooltewah, Tenn.) has been a huge addition to the Lady Bucs’ softball team through the early stages of the season.
February 27, 2010
FORT MYERS, Fla. – The FGCU softball team got back in the win column Friday night with a 5-3 victory over the University of Connecticut in the Eagles’ second game of the FGCU Spring Break Invitational.
February 22, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Mercer’s Sarah Santana claimed A-Sun Softball Player of the Week accolades, while Stetson’s Amanda Lindsey earned her second-consecutive A-Sun Softball Pitcher of the Week honor.
February 19, 2010
MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Tournament of the Week features the Second Annual Phyllis Rafter Memorial, taking place Friday through Sunday in Woodstock, Ga. at the Twin Creeks Softball Complex.
February 15, 2010
MACON, Ga. – JU's Schmidt claimed A-Sun Player of the Week for leading the Dolphins at the JU Invitational, while Stetson’s Lindsey earned Pitcher of the Week for her performance during the Stetson Leadoff Classic.
February 13, 2010
The weather was cold, but the Dolphins’ bats were not as the JU softball team slugged its way to an 11-7 victory over Virginia Tech at the JU Tournament on Saturday night.
February 11, 2010
MACON, Ga. – As the 2010 NCAA Division I Softball season approaches, the A-Sun takes a look at each team leading up to the start of the season. Today, the series ends in Buies Creek, N.C. with the Campbell Camels.
February 11, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb senior first baseman Kellie Sirus and Campbell senior pitcher Brittany Stanley have been named as two of the 30 candidates for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award.
February 10, 2010
MACON, Ga. – As the 2010 NCAA Division I Softball season approaches, the Atlantic Sun Conference takes a look at each team leading up to the start of the season. Today, the spotlight shines on FGCU.
February 09, 2010
MACON, Ga. – As the 2010 NCAA Division I Softball season approaches, the A-Sun takes a look at each team leading up to the start of the season. Today, we feature the Lipscomb Lady Bisons from Nashville, Tenn.
February 08, 2010
MACON, Ga. – As the 2010 NCAA Division I Softball season approaches, the A-Sun takes a look at each team leading up to the start of the season. Today, we stay in town to check in on the Mercer Bears.
February 05, 2010
MACON, Ga. – As the 2010 NCAA Division I Softball season approaches, the A-Sun takes a look at each team leading up to the start of the season. Today, we venture to Spartanburg, S.C. to visit with USC Upstate.
February 04, 2010
MACON, Ga. – As the 2010 NCAA Division I Softball season approaches, the A-Sun takes a look at each team leading up to the start of the season. Today, we stay in Jacksonville, Fla. to visit with the UNF Ospreys.
February 03, 2010
MACON, Ga. – As the 2010 NCAA Division I Softball season approaches, the Atlantic Sun Conference takes a look at each team leading up to the start of the season. Today, the spotlight shines on Jacksonville.
February 02, 2010
MACON, Ga. – As the 2010 NCAA Division I Softball season approaches, the Atlantic Sun Conference takes a look at each team leading up to the start of the season. Today, all eyes are on Kennesaw State.
February 01, 2010
ATLANTA, Ga. – Kennesaw State’s legendary head softball coach Scott Whitlock added another accolade to his long list of recognitions as he was inducted into the Georgia Dugout Club’s Softball Hall of Fame on Saturday.
February 01, 2010
MACON, Ga. – As the 2010 NCAA Division I Softball season approaches, the Atlantic Sun Conference takes a look at each team leading up to the start of the season. Today, the spotlight is on ETSU.
January 29, 2010
MACON, Ga. – As the 2010 NCAA Division I Softball season approaches, the Atlantic Sun Conference takes a look at each team leading up to the start of the season. Today, we focus in on Stetson.
January 28, 2010
MACON, Ga. – As the 2010 NCAA Division I Softball season approaches, the Atlantic Sun Conference takes a look at each team leading up to the start of the season. Today, Belmont falls under the microscope.
January 27, 2010
MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb earned top billing in the A-Sun preseason coaches’ poll, edging out Campbell, the 2009 conference champion and Mercer, while Kellie Sirus and Brittany Stanley earned preseason player honors.
December 15, 2009
MACON, Ga. - National powers like Florida State, Tennessee, Texas, and UConn have dominated in women’s sports, but since the fall of 2007, none hold a better home winning percentage than the FGCU Eagles.
November 10, 2009
BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Over the weekend, members of Campbell’s softball team held a “Play for a Cure” donation clinic to benefit redshirt junior catcher Amanda Littlejohn, who is currently fighting cancer back home in California.
November 04, 2009
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Head Softball Coach Dave Deiros will be presented with an Easton Victory Club award on Dec. 10. The award will be presented at a special luncheon during the NFCA National Convention in Nashville, Tenn.
October 19, 2009
BUIES CREEK, N.C. - Members of the Campbell softball team will be hosting a clinic on Nov. 7 to benefit Amanda Littlejohn. The clinic will be open to the public and will be held at the Eakes Athletic Complex, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
August 06, 2009
MACON, Ga. - On Monday, the Atlantic Sun Conference, in conjunction with its internet partner, Streamline Technologies unveiled a redesigned www.atlanticsun.org.
July 12, 2009
BUIES CREEK, N.C. - Campbell relief pitcher Katie Woodcock reached rarified air in 2009 in tying for the national lead in saves with six, the NCAA announced recently.Woodcock tied San Diego State's Samantha Beasley
July 11, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Chris Kuhlmeyer has been named head coach of Belmont Softball, Belmont University Director of Athletics Mike Strickland announced Friday.
June 05, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Mercer graduates Cassy Neilson and Lacey Richardson and Belmont's Sammi Parks are extending their softball careers as members of the playing in the Austrian Softball League.
June 03, 2009
FORT MYERS, Fla. - FGCU's Cheyenne Jenks continues to rack up awards as she picked up her second All-American honor when she was named a first team Easton All-American on Tuesday.
May 27, 2009
TOWSON, Md. - Lipscomb's Kellie Sirus and Campbell's Karlie Love earned spots on the 2009 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Softball Teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
May 15, 2009
STARKVILLE, Miss. - The National Fastpitch Coaches Association has announced the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-Region teams. Athletes from Campbell, FGCU and Jacksonville all earned spots in their regions.
May 15, 2009
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Campbell's softball team lost a back-and-forth affair to Radford by a 9-5 score on Friday, May 15 on the second day of the Chapel Hill Regional in the NCAA Tournament.
May 10, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Campbell learned it will take on UNC on its home field on May 14 in Chapel Hill, N.C. Radford and No. 6 Georgia are also in the region. Follow all the postseason action at AtlanticSun.org.
May 09, 2009
DeLAND, Fla. - Campbell defeats Mercer off a Taylor McGee homer to take the 2009 Atlantic Sun Championship presented by Holiday Inn Express, 1-0. Brittany Stanley earned her second consecutive MVP award.
May 08, 2009
DeLAND, Fla. - On the first pitch of the tenth inning, Campbell All-Freshman Selection Taylor McGee fired a long bomb over the center field fence to send the Camels to the Championship game by defeating Mercer, 1-0.
May 08, 2009
Four Atlantic Sun softball student-athletes and a pair of baseball student-athletes earned selections to the CoSIDA ESPN The Magazine Academic Academic All-District First and Second Teams
May 08, 2009
DeLAND, Fla. - Lipscomb's big bats close out the Stetson season after winning, 6-2 in the second game of day two of the 2009 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship presented by Holiday Inn Express.
May 08, 2009
DeLAND, Fla. - Mercer's offense exploded with 10 runs on 15 hits to elimainate the Lipscomb Lady Bisons, 10-4 in the final game of day two of the 2009 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship presented by Holiday Inn Express.
May 07, 2009
DeLAND, Fla. - For the third straight year, Stetson's Patricia Wilson Field serves as the site for the Atlantic Sun Conference Softball Championship, kicking off Thursday at 9:00 a.m. Fans can catch all of the action on ASun.TV.
May 07, 2009
DeLAND, Fla. - The 2009 Atlantic Sun Championship presented by Holiday Inn Express kicked off with the Mercer Bears taking down the Jacksonville, 2-0 at Patricia Wilson Field at Stetson University.
May 07, 2009
DeLAND, Fla. - The 2009 Atlantic Sun Championship presented by Holiday Inn Express continued with the No. 2 Lipscomb Lady Bisons defeating the No. 5 ETSU Lady Buccaneers, 6-0, in the second game of the day.
May 07, 2009
DeLAND, Fla. - In a rematch of the 2008 A-Sun tournament championship game, the ending was similar as Campbell bounced the Hatters, 7-5, at the 2009 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship presented by Holiday Inn Express.
May 07, 2009
DeLAND, Fla. - On a walk off hit, Stetson's Nicole Peltz singled to left field to bring in Megan Voeller for a 3-2, victory against ETSU and advancement in the 2009 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship presented by Holiday Inn Express.
May 07, 2009
DeLAND, Fla. - Mercer's Cassy Neilson lifted the Bears past Lipscomb, 2-0 in the fifth game of the 2009 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship presented by Holiday Inn Express at Patricia Wilson Field.
May 07, 2009
DeLAND, Fla. - In the final game of day one of the 2009 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship presented by Holiday Inn Express at Patricia Wilson Field, the Campbell Camels eliminated the Jacksonville Dolphins, 5-1.
May 06, 2009
MACON, Ga. - FGCU senior Cheyenne Jenks unanimously earned the A-Sun Player of the Year award. Campbell junior Brittany Stanley and head coach Drew Peterson took home Pitcher and Coach of the Year awards.
May 06, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Catch all the 2009 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship action on ASun.TV!
May 04, 2009
MACON, Ga. - ETSU junior Marissa Hardy extended her own school record for season shutouts last week, and freshman Annie Martin powered the Lady Bucs to a sweep of Western Carolina with a 7-for-8 performance
April 27, 2009
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate sophomore Morgan Childers broke her own school record for strikeouts in a season over the weekend, giving her the two most prolific strikeout seasons in Spartan history in her first two years
April 26, 2009
MACON, Ga. - After the dust settled across A-Sun softball fields, the Campbell Camels remained in the top spot for the regular season championship. This is their first title since a 1996 divisional title.
April 20, 2009
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate's Kim Brasil led the Spartans to a 2-1 week with three RBI and Campbell's Brittany Stanley went 2-0 without allowing a run and striking out nine to stop No. 19 FGCU to earn weekly honors.
April 18, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Kristin Peck had to wait a long time to get her 28th birthday present from her players. Abby Keese slammed a three-run homer to give the Lipscomb a 10-7 win, the 100th of Peck's career.
April 13, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Mercer standout, Jenni Holtz, went 2-0 on the weekend to earn her second career Pitcher of the Week honor. Lady Bison Abby Keese led Lipscomb with seven RBI on the week to earn Player of the Week.
April 12, 2009
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Whitney Kiihnl and Alaina Jacobson both pitched complete games as the Lady Bisons swept an Atlantic Sun doubleheader from USC Upstate Sunday afternoon at Cyrill Stadium in Spartanburg, S.C.
April 07, 2009
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Florida Gulf Coast University softball team is ranked 21st in the nation in the latest Ultimate College Softball poll. The poll was released late Monday night (April 6).
April 06, 2009
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate sophomore Morgan Childers tossed 24 strikeouts to go 4-0 on the week to earn her second career weekly award. Robin Leathers scored 13 runs on the week in Campbell's five wins to earn POTW
April 05, 2009
MACON, Ga. - The Bears claimed a split against FGCU in Friday afternoon's Atlantic Sun softball doubleheader at Sikes Field. FGCU was victorious, 7-5, in game one, but Mercer rebounded to earn a 4-3 win in game two.
April 02, 2009
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - The Amateur Softball Association, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, announced that Cheyenne Jenks was a finalist for the 2009 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Award.
April 01, 2009
MACON, Ga. - For the second straight season, A-Sun softball has improved its non-conference record and thanks to stellar play throughout the league, the league owns the fourth-best non-conference win percentage all conferences.
March 30, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb freshman catcher Mollie Mitchell helped the Lady Bisons to a 5-1 record last week, including three conference victories over the weekend to earned her first career Player of the Week and
March 26, 2009
FORT MEYERS, Fla. - All Cheyenne Jenks wants to do is play, whether she's digging a volleyball out of the sand, setting up a spike indoors or ripping a rise ball over the fence. All the FGCU softball team can do is play, prohibited from participating in the postseason as the school's athletic programs continue their rapid ascent from Division II independent to Division I powerhouse in the Atlantic Sun conference.
March 23, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Preseason All-Conference catcher, Ashley Battaglia slammed a pair of doubles in UNF's win against FGCU, to earn Player of the Week. Jenni Holtz completed won all four of Mercer's games to earn Pitcher of the Week.
March 21, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Jenni Holtz fanned 19 batters over 11 innings of work, and junior Brandy Keeter went 2-for-2 with an RBI in two games to help Mercer claim a sweep over Kennesaw State in Saturday's doubleheaderat Sikes Field.
March 19, 2009
Spartanburg, S.C. - USC Upstate head coach Chris Hawkins and the Spartans swept Furman in a doubleheader to give the 14-year head coach his 500th career victory.
March 16, 2009
MACON, Ga. - First baseman Andrea Migliori knocked in eight runs to help Stetson to a 5-0 weekend to earn Player of the Week award. Amanda Lindsey went 4-0 during the Hatters six-game winning streak to earn Pitcher of the Week.
March 15, 2009
CLEARWATER, Fla. - The #23 FGCU softball team led 2-1 going into the sixth inning and added four runs on four hits and an error in that frame to knock off the #21/14 UMass Minutewomen by the final of 6-3 ...
March 09, 2009
MACON, Ga. - FGCU's Cheyenne Jenks knocked in 14 runs to extend the Eagles winning streak for Player of the Week award. Whitney Kiihnl pitched three consecutive shutouts for the Lady Bisons to earn Pitcher of the Week.
March 05, 2009
In Thursday A-Sun action, FGCU softball earned its 300th win against Oregon and then took down nationally-ranked Mississippi State. UNF softball swept Georgia Southern on the way to coach Marcie Hickey's 100th win.
March 02, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Jacksonville's Sarah Sigrest allowed no runs at the Jacksonville Invitational to earn Pitcher of the Week. FGCU infielder Cheyenne Jenks homered four times and scored 11 times to lead the Eagles to a 6-0 record..
February 26, 2009
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Ten STMA Field of the Year winners were honored during the Sports Turf Managers Association's (STMA) Annual Awards banquet, Fri., Jan. 16, 2009, in San Jose,Calif. Stetson's Patricia Wilson Field earned Field of the Year in softball.
February 23, 2009
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate's Morgan Childers tossed her second career no-hitter and Campbell's Amanda Miller homered twice and scored three times. For their performances they are awarded Pitcher and Player of the Week.
February 22, 2009
Spartanburg, S.C. - Crislyn Chewning had another strong day at the plate and Lauren Quevedo smacked a solo home run to highlight the offensive production for USC Upstate. And, Morgan Childers earned tournament MVP
February 21, 2009
Spartanburg, S.C. - Morgan Childers tossed her second career no-hitter and Crislyn Chewning delivered the key hit in the sixth inning, a two-run home run, as USC Upstate opened the flood gates late in the game to take
February 21, 2009
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The FGCU softball team finished 2-0 in the second day of the FGCU Spring Break Tournament and picked up the program's first win over a nationally ranked opponent.
February 16, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb's Christen Campbell threw her first career a no-hitter to earn her second career Pitcher of the Week award. Courtney Platt paved the way for FGCU's offense to earn her first career Player of the Week honor.
February 14, 2009
LAFAYETTE, La. - Christen Campbell did everything that was needed to guarantee a win. She threw the first no-hitter of the season Saturday for the Lady Bisons in a 1-0 win over Louisiana Tech Saturday morning in the
February 09, 2009
MACON, Ga. - Campbell's Karlie Love and Kennesaw State's Jessica Cross earn the first Player and Pitcher of the Week awards to kick off the 2009 season. Cross led the Owls to a 3-1 start and Love opened up with three home runs.
January 29, 2009
MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate, earned top billing from the conference coaches, edging out both FGCU and Lipscomb, all who shared the A-Sun regular season title. Hatters dubbed to win tournament.
November 12, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Recently, Stetson, USC Upstate and Campbell garnered awards as members from the softball teams were named National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar Athletes during the 2007-08 year.
September 29, 2008
BUIES CREEK, N.C. - Former Army standout Nicki Carr has been named assistant softball coach, Campbell head coach Drew Peterson announced this afternoon, Sept. 29. With the Camels, Carr's primary responsibilities will be with the hitters and the outfielders. She will also oversee the team's academic progress, equipment management and the team's strength and conditioning program.
September 19, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - Head ETSU softball coach Andrea Mangrum announced the hiring of a new assistant coach on Thursday. Mangrum brought in former University of Louisville standout, Sarah Totten, to primarily coach the hitters and infielders in 2008-09.
September 19, 2008
DeLand, Fla. - Before Stetson University had intercollegiate sports for women, Patricia Maxcy Wilson '47 played nearly every intramural sport she could. Years later, Wilson became a champion of Stetson's Division I athletics program as a member of the Board of Trustees.
August 13, 2008
NASVILLE, Tenn. - Lexi Myers has been named as an assistant coach for softball for Lipscomb University. Dr. Lin Garner, interim athletic director, made the official announcement Wednesday afternoon.
August 11, 2008
KENNESAW, Ga. - Kennesaw State head softball coach Scott Whitlock has announced the hiring of former KSU All-American, Sarah Locket, to the position of assistant coach with the Owls program.
July 31, 2008
Jacksonville University will continue to hold the torch for the conference as junior Danielle Gray took the reins as a representative for the National Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
July 30, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Alaina Jacobson looked at Mizzou as her "dream" school. Jacobson, a former all-state pitcher from Crocker High School, spent a long freshman season at the University of Missouri before transferring to Lipscomb for this past school year.
July 30, 2008
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - USC Upstate softball pitcher Morgan Childers extended her standout year by helping lead the VA Legends travel softball team to the U23 ASA National Championship in Auburn, Alabama.
July 30, 2008
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - USC Upstate softball pitcher Morgan Childers extended her standout year by helping lead the VA Legends travel softball team to the U23 ASA National Championship in Auburn, Alabama.
July 30, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Alaina Jacobson looked at Mizzou as her "dream" school. Jacobson, a former all-state pitcher from Crocker High School, spent a long freshman season at the University of Missouri before transferring to Lipscomb for this past school year.
July 15, 2008
No team had more wins last season without making the NCAA tournament than Florida Gulf Coast. Picked to finish sixth in the Atlantic Sun, the Eagles tied for the regular-season title with a 16-6 conference mark, part of a 48-16 record.
May 17, 2008
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Senior hurler Christina Gwyn Trice tossed her second no-hitter of the season, fanning 14 Camels as Brigham Young edged Campbell 1-0 in NCAA Regional softball action at Williams Field.
May 16, 2008
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Facing elimination and a one-run deficit in the bottom of the seventh, the Campbell Fighting Camels put up two runs for a 7-6 victory against the host North Carolina Tar Heels in NCAA Regional action.
May 15, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Seven Atlantic Sun Conference softball players earned NFCA 2008 Southeast All Region honors, including FGCU sluggers Carmen Paez and Cheyenne Jenks, who each landed a spot on the First Team.
May 15, 2008
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Putting up nine runs in the first three innings, the No. 15 Georgia Bulldogs pushed past Campbell 9-0 in first round action of the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional at Williams Field.
May 12, 2008
BUIES CREEK, N.C.- Atlantic Sun Conference champion Campbell will travel to Chapel Hill, N.C. to face the No. 15 seed Georgia Bulldogs Thursday in the first round of the 2008 NCAA Division I Softball Championship.
May 10, 2008
DeLAND, Fla. - Courtney Quinn blasted a walk-off homer in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting Campbell to a 6-3 victory over Stetson in the A-Sun Softball Championship at Stetson's Patricia Wilson Field.
May 09, 2008
DeLAND, Fla. - The first day of the 2008 A-Sun Softball Championship provided plenty of excitement, as each of the top-three seeds fell in their opening games for the first time under the current Championship format.
May 09, 2008
DeLAND, Fla. - In each team's first elimination game of the 2008 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship, the ETSU Lady Buccaneers earned the right to advance with a 4-3 victory against Gardner-Webb on Friday.
May 09, 2008
The 2008 ESPN the Magazine Baseball and Softball Academic All-District Teams were announced today as selected by CoSIDA and eight Atlantic Sun student-athletes earned spots on the First or Second Team
May 09, 2008
DeLAND, Fla. - Amanda Lindsey threw a one-hitter and Blyth Golden poked the game-winning single into shallow center as Stetson eliminated Mercer 1-0 in eight innings at the 2008 A-Sun Softball Championship.
May 09, 2008
DeLAND, Fla. - The Camels slugged two home runs against the ETSU Lady Bucs to move on the final day of the 2008 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship at Stetson's Patricia Wilson Field.
May 08, 2008
DeLAND, Fla. - ETSU's Marissa Hardy held Mercer's bats in check, throwing a complete-game shutout, propelling the Lady Bucs to a 2-0 victory in the first game of the 2008 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship.
May 08, 2008
DeLAND, Fla. - A three-run homer from freshman Keeli Michael in the second inning provided all the offense Campbell would need to pull off a 3-2 upset of defending-champion Stetson at the 2008 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship.
May 08, 2008
DeLAND, Fla. - Entering the seventh inning trailing 2-1, Stetson plated two runs in the inning to take a 3-2 decision and knock the top-seeded Lipscomb Lady Bisons out of the 2008 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship.
May 08, 2008
DeLAND, Fla. - Jenni Holtz picked up a win in relief and Stacey Condra cranked a two-run homer to lead the Bears to a 3-0 win against Gardner-Webb, avoiding elimination in the 2008 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship.
May 08, 2008
DELAND, Fla. - Fifth-seeded Campbell scored the first six runs in Thursday's winner's bracket contest with No. 4 ETSU, and held on for a 6-3 victory at the Atlantic Sun Softball Championship.
May 07, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Carmen Paez of Florida Gulf Coast led a strong contingent of Eagles with postseason honors, earning the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Year Award.
May 06, 2008
DeLand, Fla. - For the second straight year , Stetson's Patricia Wilson Field serves as the site for the A-Sun Softball Championship, held May 8 through May 10. Lipscomb holds the top-seed heading into the event.
May 05, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Campbell's Amanda Littlejohn hit two home runs in as many games and Erica Demers of Stetson didn't allow a run in 10 innings of work, as they claim the A-Sun Player and Pitcher of the Week honors, respectively.
April 29, 2008
DeLAND, Fla. - Erica Demers and Andrea Migliori climbed atop the record books at Stetson as the Hatters swept FGCU, 1-0 and 4-3. With the sweep, FGCU shares the A-Sun regular-season title with Lipscomb and USC Upstate.
April 28, 2008
April 28, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Brittany Stanley of Campbell tossed a perfect game and Stetson's Andrea Migliori had three home runs in winning the Atlantic Sun Softball Pitcher of the Week and Player of the Week awards, respectively.
April 26, 2008
KENNESAW, Ga. - ETSU used a three-hitter from Marissa Hardy to take a 6-0 victory against Kennesaw State in game one of the A-Sun Softball Series of the Week. The Owls earned the split with a 1-0 win in game two.
April 21, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Brittany Matthews struck out 36 batters in 19.2 innings of work, earning her fifth A-Sun Pitcher of the Week honor. UNF's Kara Rutenbar hit .444 with six RBI in winning her first A-Sun Player of the Week award.
April 17, 2008
KENNESAW, Ga. - It was a recording setting afternoon on Wednesday as the Kennesaw State softball team swept an important Atlantic Sun Conference doubleheader from in-state foe, Mercer, at Bailey Park.
April 14, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Lauren Quevedo's clutch hitting powered USC Upstate to an undefeated record and resulted in her selection as the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week. Quevedo hit a total of four home runs during the week.
April 12, 2008
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - USC Upstate went deep four times to earn a sweep of conference-leading Florida Gulf Coast in the A-Sun Series of the Week on Saturday. The Owls won 6-4 in game one and 7-3 in the nightcap.
April 10, 2008
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Florida Gulf Coast senior Carmen Paez made the list of the top 25 finalists for the 2008 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Award, the Amateur Softball Association announced today.
April 07, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Mercer freshman Jenni Holtz handed FGCU its first loss of the season in winning the A-Sun Pitcher of the Week Award. Carmen Paez of FGCU brought home her third player of the week award with four home runs.
April 06, 2008
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Jenni Holtz struck out nine as the Mercer Bears ended Florida Gulf Coast's perfect conference record with a 4-2 win in the first game of a doubleheader Sunday afternoon. The Eagles took game two, 7-4.
March 31, 2008
MACON, Ga. -They took different paths, but Belmont's Angie Helseth and UNF's Heather Hyde arrived at the same place. The two shared the title of Atlantic Sun Softball co-Player of the Week.
March 29, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The A-Sun Series of the Week was shortened due to inclement weather in the Nashville area on Friday night. Florida Gulf Coast took the first game of the scheduled doubleheader with Lipscomb, 4-3.
March 28, 2008
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Carmen Paez, a senior outfielder for Florida Gulf Coast, is featured in the March 31, 2008 edition of Sports Illustrated as one of the "Faces in the Crowd." Paez currently leads the nation with 17 home runs.
March 26, 2008
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The FGCU softball team received two votes in this week's Ultimate College Softball Top 25 that was announced on Tuesday. This the second time this season that the Eagles have earned a vote
March 24, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Gwen Williams was a force to be reckoned with this week, taking extra bases on six of her 10 hits in leading the Ospreys to a 5-0 record. The senior second baseman made big play after big play
March 21, 2008
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Two of the best hurlers in the Atlantic Sun were on display Friday, as Morgan Childers and USC Upstate split a pair of 2-1 finals with Kennesaw State and Brittany Mathews.
March 17, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Jamie Madruga filled the columns in several offensive categories, hitting .478 during the week while stealing five bases and driving in nine runs to earn the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award for the first time in 2008.
March 12, 2008
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The FGCU softball team received a vote in this week's ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll the Amateur Softball Association announced on Tuesday.
March 10, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Brittany Matthews did everything for Kennesaw State during the week, appearing in five games on her way to a 3-0 record with two saves to garner her second straight Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week
March 06, 2008
STANFORD, Calif. - For the second time in three days, Campbell softball suffered a one run loss to a ranked opponent, falling to No. 7 Stanford, 2-1, Thursday night at Smith Family Stadium, kicking off the Stanford Classic.
March 03, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Stetson senior Andrea Migliori was the centerpiece of the Hatters' success over a week that saw them capture the crown at the Stetson Invitational. She hit .455 and drove home 10 runs
February 26, 2008
FORT MYERS, FLA. - Florida Gulf Coast took a pair from St. Bonaventure in the A-Sun Game of the Week on Tuesday to increase their winning streak to 10 games. The Eagles won game one 3-2 and game two 5-0.
February 25, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Florida Gulf Coast pitcher Morgan Campen wasted little time making an impact for the Eagles. The freshman won three games over the weekend to lead Florida Gulf Coast to a 7-0 record
February 20, 2008
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Amber Patterson slapped the game-winning single down the right field line to give Upstate a 4-3 win in extra innings in game one. Winthrop bounced back to take the night-cap.
February 18, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Campbell's Courtney Quinn opened her final season in the black and orange red hot, hitting over .500 in leading the Camels to a 5-1 start. On Monday, she won her first Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award.
February 11, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Kennesaw State's Brittany Matthews picked up three wins, and fanned 34 hitters to win her fifth career Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week award. Lipscomb's Abby Keese won the Player of the Week award.
February 10, 2008
BOCA RATON, Fla. - UNF closed out the FAU Kick-off Classic on a high note with a 3-2 win against South Carolina in eight innings Sunday. The victory gave head coach Sonya Wilmoth her 500th career win.
February 09, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Lipscomb upset No. 17 Georgia Tech 11-9 on Saturday, highlighting a weekend of wins by A-Sun. Jacksonville defeated Minnesota on Thursday and Kennesaw State beat Georgetown and Ole Miss
January 31, 2008
MACON, Ga. - Stetson, a team perennially near the top of the A-Sun softball standings earned top billing from the conference coaches, edging out the 2007 regular-season champ Kennesaw State for the top spot
October 02, 2007
STARKVILLE, Miss. - The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced the 2006-07 All-Academic Teams and seven Atlantic Sun schools made the list. Gardner-Webb led this group, posting the 4th-highest GPA in Dvision I.
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