2023 SWAC Softball Preseason Selections

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2023 SWAC Softball Preseason teams and individual award selections on Thursday afternoon. The preseason teams and individual awards were voted upon by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. Alabama State’s Kindall Deramus was named Preseason Player of the Year, while Texas Southern’s Jazmine Gendorf was tabbed Preseason Pitcher of the Year.  Kindall Deramus |Freshman | Outfielder| Alabama State Deramus hit a team-best .410 during the regular season from the leadoff position. She finished regular season competition with…

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SIAC 2023 Preseason Softball Honorees

Courtesy of the SIAC The 2023 preseason team returns 14 of the 30 players from the 2022 Baseball All-Conference Teams. Savannah State paced this year’s preseason team with nine selections after closing last season with one of the best records in modern Tigers’ history at 34-12. They led the regular season with a 28-2 conference mark and entered last year’s tournament as the No. 1 seed. The Tigers return 2022 SIAC Player of the Year, Joe Smith, who had an incredible redshirt-junior season. The Brunswick, Georgia native led the Tigers…

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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’s Pettus and Murphy named to SIAC All-Tournament Team

Though things did not turn out how they wanted in the SIAC Softball Tournament, there was a bit of good news for the Albany State softball team, as they had two of its members named to the SIAC All Tournament Team. Sydney Pettus- First Base Sydney Pettus, a sophomore starter a first base from Decatur, GA, recorded 5 hits, 2 dingers, 6 RBIs and scored 3 runs during the tournament. Trista Murphy- Pitcher and Infielder Murphy is a freshman pitcher and infielder who hails from Ludowic, GA. During here 23.3…

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2022 SIAC Softball All-Conference Awards

From the SIAC The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its 2022 softball all-conference awards, as voted on by the league’s coaches and sports information directors. Tuskegee’s Kendra Gibbons headlines the all-conference team after being selected as the 2022 SIAC Player of the Year alongside teammate Ayriana Stoneback who was named 2022 Starting Pitcher of the Year. Spring Hill’s Paityn Desormeaux earned this year’s Relief Pitcher of the Year honor.  Albany State’s Morgan Brown was selected as the 2022 SIAC Freshman of the Year along with, Tuskegee’s Kaeley Roldan, who was named Utility Player of the Year. Tuskegee’s head coach, Dietrich Randle, has been named 2022 SIAC Softball Coach…

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Tennessee State Softball gets win over Morehead State

Via Tennessee State Athletics: The Tennessee State softball team won the weekend series at Morehead State with a rubber match victory on Saturday afternoon. INSIDE THE MATCHUP (Game Three):Final: Tennessee State 4 (W: Francys King, 3-10), Morehead State 2 (L: Lennon Spicer, 6-17) (8 Innings)Records: Tennessee State Tigers (14-36, 6-19 OVC), Morehead State Eagles (6-34, 6-18 OVC)Location: University Softball Field || Morehead, Ky.Follow Us: @TNStateSoftball on Twitter, @TSUTigersSB on Instagram. HOW IT HAPPENED:TOP 5TH: Ryla Traylor led off the inning with an infield single to shortstop. In the next at-bat, Anayah Baker laced an opposite field double to right field and Traylor advanced…

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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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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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