2023 Albany State Softball season preview

Courtesy of Albany State Athletics In 2022, Albany State Softball had a tremendous season as they finished with a (35-9) overall record as well as the SIAC Eastern Division Champions.   According to the Black Sports Network, the Golden Rams finished with the most wins of any HBCU on any level in the country. The Golden Rams feature several players that received accolades from the 2022 season.  Madison Hurt finished as the number #7 leading hitter in the country with a batting average of .467.  Morgan Brown was named SIAC Freshman of the year. …

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Albany State Softball adds Daniel Grimes as Assistant Coach

Courtesy of Albany State Athletics Coach Grimes comes to Albany State University after serving as an assistant football, baseball, softball, and head coach of wrestling at Mitchell County High School.  Coach Grimes assisted with taking Mitchell County football team to a 10-2 record and Region Champions in 2019.  Coach Grimes was instrumental in the team reaching the 3rd round of the state playoffs in 2019 and 2020.  “I am honored to be given the opportunity to serve under Coach Bryant as assistant softball coach. I am looking forward to gaining the…

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Albany State Softball takes Eastern Division crown

Via Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Golden Rams softball team won two out of three games against the Benedict College Tigers in their final series of the regular season.  As a result, the Golden Rams finish #1 in the Eastern Division of the SIAC.  The Golden Rams improved to 32-7 (16-3 in the SIAC) while the Tigers are 27-17 (11-7 in the SIAC).   In game 1, the Tigers defeated the Golden Rams 12-4.  The Tigers jumped out to a (3-0) lead after the 1st inning.  But, McLeod homered in…

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Albany State softball hits the road for three against Benedict

The Albany State softball team ( 30-6, 14-2 SIAC) heads to Columbia, SC for their last road trip of the regular season, as they will take on the Tigers of Benedict (26-15, 10-5, SIAC) in a three-game set over the weekend. A doubleheader is scheduled for Saturday, April 23, with the first pitch for Game 1 set for 1:00 pm EST and Game 2 scheduled to commence at 3:00 pm. Sunday’s series ender gets going at 3:00 PM EST. The last time the two squads faced of was on March…

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Albany State Softball to take on Georgia Southwestern

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Golden Rams softball team will travel to Americus, Georgia to play the Georgia Southwestern University Hurricanes, on April 20.  This will be the Golden Rams first game since Sunday, April 10.  The Golden Rams are 30-4 (14-2 in the SIAC) while the Hurricanes are 27-18 overall.  The Golden Rams are 10-2 on the road while the Hurricanes are 14-6 at home.  The Golden Rams have won 16 out of their last 17 games.  The Golden Rams and Hurricanes last played on February…

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Albany State splits first two with Fort Valley

The Golden Rams softball team split with the Fort Valley State University Wildcats on Saturday, April 9.  The Golden Rams are now 29-4 (13-2 in the SIAC) while the Wildcats are 10-22 (3-11 in the SIAC). In game #1, the Golden Rams lost (6-5).  The Golden Rams led 5-2 going into the bottom of the 7th inning.  But, the Wildcats exploded for 4 runs in the inning to upset the Golden Rams.  Alera Buie scored when Hailey Bracey singled in the bottom of the 7th inning to win the game for the Wildcats.  Glory Seay hit a…

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Albany State softball to take on Fort Valley State

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Golden Rams softball team will travel to Fort Valley, Georgia to play the Fort Valley State University Wildcats, on April 9-10.  The first pitch is scheduled at 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 9. The Golden Rams are 28-3 (12-1 in the SIAC) while the Wildcats are 9-21 (2-10 in the SIAC).  The Albany State University Golden Rams softball team has won 14 straight games while the Wildcats have lost 6 games in a row.  The Golden Rams and Wildcats last played…

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Golden Rams pitchers toss no-no in softball’s 13-0 win over Allen U

In their series with Allen University, the Albany State offense has been quite lively, generating 23 runs through the first two games. The Golden Rams pitching has been getting it done in their own right, not surrendering a single run and only allowing four Yellow Jacket hits over the two games. While the ASU bats were certainly active, scoring 13 runs on Sunday afternoon it was the Rams arms that took, their performance to another level, throwing a no-hitter in their 13-0 victory. The rams scored five runs in the…

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Albany State softball gets dominating wins over Allen University

Albany State softball extended their win streak to 13 after a dominating sweep of Allen University, winning the games by a combined 23-0 ( 12-0 in Game 1 and 11-0 in Game 2). Game 1 Albany State got right to work in the first inning scoring ten runs and essentially putting the game out of reach from that point forward. In the third inning, the Golden Rams would add two more runs, one coming on wild pitch and the second on a Madison Hurts double that plated Keyatta Ayers. Romona…

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Albany State softball sweeps Savannah State

Courtesy Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics: The Albany State Golden Rams softball team swept the Savannah State Tigers by winning (7-3) on Monday afternoon at the ASU West Campus.  The Golden Rams improved to 22-3 while the Tigers fell to 3-12 overall. The Golden Rams got on the board in the 2nd inning when Ciweya Tennison was walked with the bases loaded.  Glory Seay scored another run in the 2ndinning when Madison Hurt bunted to the pitcher. The Golden Rams scored anther run in the 5th inning when Morgan Brown singled to center field to score Madison…

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