2017 Softball News

  • Winter And Spring All-Academic Honor Roll Announced
    June 30, 2017
    ATLANTA – The SAA announced its Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll today for the 2017 spring term and a total of 1,033 student-athletes made the list. To qualify, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade-point average of 3.25 for the term and be a regular member of a varsity athletic team in a sport sponsored by the conference.
  • Gray Stanton Of Hendrix Named SAA Man Of The Year
    May 22, 2017
    ATLANTA - The SAA announced the 2016-17 SAA Man and Woman of the Year presented by Summit Management Corporation and Gray Stanton of Hendrix and Mason Paas of Centre each won SAA Man of the Year honors while Rhodes' Mackenzie Cohen claimed SAA Woman of the Year status.
  • Rhodes' Mackenzie Cohen Named SAA Woman Of The Year
    May 22, 2017
    ATLANTA - The SAA announced the 2016-17 SAA Man and Woman of the Year presented by Summit Management Corporation and Gray Stanton of Hendrix and Mason Paas of Centre each won SAA Man of the Year honors while Rhodes' Mackenzie Cohen claimed SAA Woman of the Year status.
  • Centre's Mason Paas Named SAA Man Of The Year
    May 22, 2017
    ATLANTA - The SAA announced the 2016-17 SAA Man and Woman of the Year presented by Summit Management Corporation and Gray Stanton of Hendrix and Mason Paas of Centre each won SAA Man of the Year honors while Rhodes' Mackenzie Cohen claimed SAA Woman of the Year status.
  • Spring All-Sportsmanship Teams Announced
    May 09, 2017
    ATLANTA – The SAA announced the 2017 Spring Sports All-Sportsmanship Teams and 79 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 Claims Third Straight Softball Championship
    April 30, 2017
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. - The Berry softball team won the 2017 SAA Softball title on Sunday afternoon by topping Millsaps, 4-2. The victory gives the Vikings their third straight SAA championship.
  • Spring Sports Updating Championships Links
    April 22, 2017
    ATLANTA - The 2017 Spring Sports Championships got underway in earnest on Friday with the lacrosse, tennis, golf, softball and track & field championships all getting started. Saturday saw champions crowned in track & field and the stage set for Sunday finals. Below are your updating links to follow all the action.
  • Berry Softball raises Over $2,800 For Special Olympics
    April 21, 2017
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – Partnering with the Rome Special Olympics, the Berry College softball team held a silent auction following an SAA matchup against Millsaps on Saturday, April 15. The auction raised over $2,800 to support the Special Olympics program located here in Floyd County.
  • Softball All-Conference Award Winners Announced
    April 20, 2017
    ATLANTA – The SAA announced the 2017 Softball All-Conference Award winners at a banquet held at Warner Park in Chattanooga on Thursday evening. Top honors of Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year were garnered by Rhodes’ Christine Hume and Berry’s Marie Collop, respectively. Kayla Davidson of Millsaps earned Newcomer of the Year and Berry’s Cori Thiermann claimed Coach of the Year after guiding the Vikings to a 35-2 season.
  • Final Softball Players Of The Week Won By Young, Collop
    April 17, 2017
    ATLANTA - The SAA released the softball Players of the Week for games played April 10 - 16 and Centre's Jessika Young captured Player of the Week after guiding the Colonels to a series win at Rhodes while Berry's Marie Collop collected her second straight Pitcher of the Week award for maintaining her dominance in the circle.
  • Berry Atop 2017 Softball Tournament Bracket
    April 15, 2017
    ATLANTA - The softball regular season came to a close today as No. 3 Berry College completed a perfect 17-0 run through conference play to earn top billing in the 2017 SAA Softball Tournament to be held in Chattanooga next Friday through Sunday at Warner Park.
  • Berry Softball Silent Auction To Support Special Olympics Slated For Saturday
    April 12, 2017
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. - The Berry College softball team has announced additional details for their silent auction to be held on Saturday, April 15th in support of Rome Special Olympics.
  • Crumpton, Collop Capture Weekly Softball Honors
    April 10, 2017
    ATLANTA - The SAA released the softball Players of the Week for games played April 3 - 9 and Haley Crumpton of Birmingham-Southern won Player of the Week after an outstanding all-around performance over the course of seven games for the Panthers. Pitcher of the Week honors were claimed by Berry's Marie Collop who helped lift the Vikings to their fifth straight SAA regular season crown.
  • Berry Captures Fifth Straight Regular Season Softball Crown
    April 09, 2017
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – Rallying for six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, the Berry College softball team took the three-game sweep over Rhodes College on Sunday to claim their fifth straight SAA regular season title. The Vikings defeated the Lynx 7-2.
  • Hendrix Raises Money for Special Olympics
    April 06, 2017
    CONWAY, Ark. - The Hendrix College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee helped raise $600 for Arkansas Special Olympics with the Kickin' It with the Warriors Kickball Tournament Sunday.
  • Weekly Softball Awards Captured By Mabbs, Howard
    April 03, 2017
    ATLANTA - The SAA release the softball Players of the Week for games played March 27 - April 2 and Centre's Charlotte Mabbs collected Player of the Week after a scorching six games at the dish while Berry's Kassie Howard twirled a no-hitter en route to winning Pitcher of the Week.
  • SAA Softball Squads Continue Partnership With Special Olympics, Announce Silent Auction
    March 30, 2017
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. - In the fall, the SAA softball programs announced that the conference would be partnering with the Special Olympics program throughout the year. So far, each school has taken an initiative to partner with their local Special Olympics organizations to interact and get to know the athletes better, while simultaneously encouraging and mentoring one another.
  • Hume, Davidson Nab Weekly Softball Honors
    March 27, 2017
    ATLANTA - The SAA released the softball Players of the Week for all games played March 20 - 26 and Christine Hume of Rhodes claimed Player of the Week with a red-hot bat while Millsaps' Kayla Davidson earned her second Pitcher of the Week honor after posting two complete game shutouts.
  • Berry Softball Now Unanimous No. 1 In NFCA Coaches Poll
    March 22, 2017
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Improving to a national-best 21-1 on the season, the Berry College softball team remains the No. 1 ranked team in the latest National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) poll, receiving all eight first-place votes.
  • Softball Players Of The Week Won By Lee, Howard
    March 20, 2017
    ATLANTA - The SAA released the softball Players of the Week for all games played March 13 - 19 and Savannah Lee had a big week at the dish to win Player of the Week. In the circle, Berry's Kassie Howard earned another nod after posting two scoreless victories.
  • Berry Softball Makes History, Takes No. 1 Ranking In NFCA Coaches Poll
    March 16, 2017
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - After surging to a national-best 19-1 record, the Berry College Vikings softball team has claimed the No. 1 ranking in the latest National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) poll, dethroning the reigning national champions.
  • Weekly Softball Awards Swept By Centre's Aubuchon, Brewer
    March 13, 2017
    ATLANTA - The SAA released the softball Players of the Week for games played March 6 - 12 andCentre teammates Sarah Aubuchon and Erika Brewer claimed the honors. Aubuchon won Player of the Week while Brewer earned Pitcher of the Week as the Colonels extended their winning streak to six straight.
  • Henry, Stockalper Claim Weekly Softball Honors
    March 06, 2017
    ATLANTA - The SAA released the softball Players of the Week for games played February 27 - March 5 and Kendall Henry of Rhodes won the Player of the Week distinction after delivering clutch hits in the Lynx' three-game sweep of Birmingham-Southern. Emily Stockalper of Hendrix claimed Pitcher of the Week after posting two wins in the circle over Centre.
  • Millsaps' Teammates Davidson, Gravat Win Weekly Softball Honors
    February 27, 2017
    ATLANTA - The SAA announced the softball Players of the Week for games played February 20 - 26 and Millsaps' teammates Kayla Davidson and Rayne Gravat picked up the honors. Davidson won for her excellence pitching in the circle while Gravat won for a sterling week at the dish.
  • Weekly Softball Awards Collected By Moore And Collop Of Berry
    February 20, 2017
    ATLANTA - The SAA released the softball Players of the Week for games played February 13 - 19 and Berry teammates Sarah Moore (player) and Marie Collop (pitcher) swept the honors after spearheading the Vikings to a 4-0 week over nationally ranked competition.
  • Viking Duo Of Tuttle, Howard Sweep First Softball Honors Of The Spring
    February 13, 2017
    ATLANTA - The SAA announced the softball Players of the Week for games played through February 12 and Berry teammates Brittany Tuttle (player) and Kassie Howard (pitcher) swept the honors after guiding the Vikings to a 4-0 start to the season.
  • Berry Softball Ranked No. 6 In NFCA Preseason Poll
    February 01, 2017
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Berry College softball team will open the season ranked No. 6 in the nation in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Preseason poll, higher than any other Southern Athletic Association (SAA) rival.
  • BSC Softball Ranked No. 13 Nationally In NFCA Preseason Poll
    February 01, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team starts its 2017 campaign ranked No. 13 in the country, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced. The Panthers are one of two Southern Athletic Association programs to be recognized in the Division III coaches poll.
  • SAA Softball Programs Team Up To Support Special Olympics In 2017
    January 10, 2017
    ATLANTA – The softball programs of the SAA have announced their partnership with Special Olympics for the upcoming 2017 season.
  • Lynx Softball Breaks from Finals to Give Back to Aspire Schools Coleman Elementary
    December 09, 2016
    MEMPHIS - The Rhodes College softball team took a much needed break from their upcoming finals and renewed their partnership with local Aspire Coleman Elementary in Memphis.
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