2015 Softball News

  • Panthers Beck Voted NFCA All-America
    May 21, 2015
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Freshman softball player Micaela Beck has been voted Third-Team All-America by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association, the organization announced this evening at its Division III Championship Banquet in Salem, Va.
  • Coaches Announce 2015 Softball All-Tournament Team
    May 12, 2015
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The SAA softball coaches have formed the 2015 Softball All-Tournament Team following the league championships held April 24 - 26 in Jackson, Miss.
  • Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams Announced
    May 11, 2015
    ATLANTA, Ga. – The SAA announced the 2015 Spring Sports All-Sportsmanship Teams and 78 student-athletes among the league’s eight full-time members received recognition. Formed in 2011, the SAA places a special emphasis on good sportsmanship and fair play among all competitors.
  • Berry Softball Earns Five NFCA All-Region Awards
    May 11, 2015
    ATLANTA, Ga. -- Led by three spots on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III All-Atlantic Region second team, the Berry College softball team garnered five all-region honors.
  • Rodriguez Steps Down As Millsaps Softball Coach
    May 11, 2015
    Jackson, Miss. - Millsaps' head softball coach Roland Rodriguez has decided to step down after eight seasons.
  • BSC Trio Earn NFCA All-Region Honors
    May 11, 2015
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Freshman Micaela Beck and seniors Taylor Bassett and Alyssa Statham have been named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Region Teams, it was announced today.
  • Berry Softball Headed To NCAA's
    May 04, 2015
    ROME, Ga. -- The Berry College softball team has been selected to compete in the 2015 NCAA Division III Softball Championship. The 62-team field was announced on Monday morning.
  • Softball All-Conference Awards Announced
    April 27, 2015
    ATLANTA –The SAA announced the 2015 Softball All-Conference award winners and, following votingby the league head coaches, Berry’s Kassie Howard won the top prize of Player of the Year. Taylor Harkins of Birmingham-Southern collected her second straight Pitcher of the Year award while Micaela Beck of Birmingham-Southern earned Newcomer of the Year status. Berry’s Cori Thiermann was selected Coach of the Year by her peers for the second time in two years.
  • Vikings Win 2015 SAA Softball Crown
    April 26, 2015
    JACKSON, Miss. - Berry College swept through the field to win the 2015 SAA Softball title. The Vikings got a first round bye before squeezing out two 1-run wins and then cruising 7-0 in the Championship game against Hendrix.
  • Spring Championships Churn Into Saturday (UPDATING)
    April 25, 2015
    ATLANTA, Ga. - Sunday championship matchups were set and battle lines drawn for the finales of the spring sports season (excluding baseball) after a smashing semifinal Saturday.
  • Aiken, Skelton Capture Softball Player / Pitcher Of The Week Honors
    April 20, 2015
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The SAA released the softball Player and Pitcher of the Week for games played April 13 - 19 and Berry's Kylie Aiken (player) and Rhodes' Forrest Skelton (pitcher) won the final awards of the spring season.
  • Regular Season Softball Title Won By Berry (Tourney Bracket)
    April 19, 2015
    ATLANTA. Ga. - For the third straight year the SAA regular season crown in softball will belong to Berry College after the Vikings finished the season 19-2 overall in league play.
  • Softball POW Honors Won By Collop, Fronk
    April 13, 2015
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The SAA released the softball Player and Pitcher of the Week for games played April 6 - 12 and Marie Collop of Berry (player) and Beythany Fronk of Birmingham-Southern (pitcher) won the weekly awards with two outstanding performances.
  • Anderson, Harkins Capture Softball Player, Pitcher Of The Week
    April 07, 2015
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The SAA released the softball Player and Pitcher of the Week for all contests played March 30 - April 5 and Shelby Anderson of Hendrix (player) and Taylor Harkins of Birmingham-Southern won this week's awards.
  • Weekly Softball Awards Go To DeBusk, Harkins
    March 30, 2015
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The SAA released the softball Player and Pitcher of the Week for contests played March 23 - 29 and Berry's Allison DeBusk (player) and Birmingham-Southern's Taylor Harkins (pitcher) claimed the weekly honors.
  • Ballew, Howard Collect Softball POW Honors
    March 23, 2015
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The SAA released the softball Player and Pitcher of the Week for all games played March 16 - 22 and Birmingham-Southern's Amanda Ballew won the Player award while Kassie Howard of Berry claimed the Pitcher honor.
  • Softball POW Honors Go To Ferrell, DeNoon
    March 16, 2015
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The SAA released the softball Player and Pitcher of the Week for all contests played March 9 - 15 and Brittanny Ferrell of Berry (player) and Cassisy DeNoon of Millsaps (pitcher) captured the weekly honors.
  • Bassett, Fronk Sweep Softball Honors For BSC
    March 09, 2015
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The SAA announced the Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week for all games played March 2 - 8 and Birmingham-Southern teammates Taylor Bassett (player) and Bethany Fronk (pitcher) swept the weekly awards.
  • Softball Weekly Awards Go To Murray, Howard
    March 02, 2015
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The SAA announced the softball Player and Pitcher of the Week for all games played February 23 - March 1 and Megan Murray of Millsaps (player) and Kassie Howard of Berry garnered the weekly honors.
  • LeBlanc, Harkins Nab Softball Weekly Honors
    February 23, 2015
    The SAA announced the softball Player and Pitcher of the Week for games played February 16 - 22 and Rayner LeBlanc of Millsaps (player) and Taylor Harkins of Birmingham-Southern (pitcher) nabbed the weekly honors.
  • First Softball POW Honors Go To Moore, Faucheux
    February 16, 2015
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The SAA released the softball Player and Pitcher of the Week for all games played through Fenruary 15 and Sarah Moore of Berry (player) and Danielle Faucheux of Millsaps collected the inaugural awards of the spring.
  • Four SAA Softball Squads Honored For Academic Excellence
    October 03, 2014
    ATLANTA, Ga. - The National Fastpitch Coaches Association released their All-America Scholar Athletes on Thursday and four SAA schools earned recognition for their hard work in the classroom.