Hampton beats Norfolk State in final game of NSU-Hampton Classic

Courtesy of Norfolk State University Athletics 3 2 Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E HU 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 NSU 0  0  0  0  0  2  0  2 8 2 W: WORKMAN,Emily (1-0) L: ANDERSEN,Cam (0-1) Seniors Gabby Vaughan and Lily Potter each hit a double in the final game of the NSU-Hampton Classic but it was not enough as the Norfolk State softball dropped the contest, 3-2, to Hampton on the NSU Softball Field on Sunday. The Lady Pirates scored the game’s first run in the…

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Howard softball gets first W of season

Courtesy of Howard Athletic Communications Howard University softball team finished the weekend on a high note, knocking off North Carolina A&T State (NCAT) in the night cap, 12-8. HU dropped the morning contest to Robert Morris (RMU), 8-0 in five innings. GAME TWO (Howard 12, NCAT 8) HU pounded out 12 hits, led by junior Luz Aguilasocho (Grand Terrace, Calif.) going a perfect 4-of-4 at the plate with an RBI-single. Newcomer Alyssa Vasquez (Downey, Calif.) got Howard on the board with an RBI-single up-the-middle, 1-0, but NCAT responded with four runs in the bottom…

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Constance Orr named FAMU softball coach

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida A&M University’s VP/Director of Athletics, Kortne Gosha, announced on Friday the promotion of Constance Orr as the new Head Softball Coach.  “We are excited about the continuity Coach Orr will bring to our team,” Gosha said. “It was clear that the foundation of our softball program was solid and very important that we developed a long term plan. Coach Orr is the right fit and right philosophy to take our program to the next level.”  Orr takes over for legendary head coach…

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Delaware State’s Jackson will step down after the season

From meacsports.com : DOVER, Del., Apr. 15, 2019–Delaware State head softball coach Amber Jackson has announced that she will leave the post at the end of the current season to serve a missionary tour in Africa. Now in her fifth season as head coach of the Hornets, Jackson’s tenure has been highlighted by two Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Northern Division titles, MEAC Coach of the Year honors in 2016 and a 56-25 regular-season mark in division games (.691). In 2016, Delaware State led all conference teams in total wins (30)…

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MEAC Announces 2019 ESPNU Baseball and Softball TV Schedule

From meacsports.com : NORFOLK, Va., April 1, 2019—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced the baseball and softball regular-season games that will be televised live on ESPNU. On Sunday, April 7, Savannah State will visit Tallahassee, Fla. to take on legendary head coach Veronica Wiggins and Florida A&M for an 11 a.m. match-up. The contest, which features the perennially-contending Lady Rattlers, will be shown on ESPNU from the Lady Rattler Softball Complex. ESPNU will also be in Greensboro, N.C. on Friday, April 26 at 1 p.m. to broadcast the first…

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