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’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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SIAC Weekly Softball honorees named

Courtesy of the SIAC: The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its softball weekly honors, released by the league office on Monday. Da’Ondalyn Simmons (Savannah State) was named Player of the Week, while Zamiyah Williams (Miles) earned Pitcher of the Week honors. PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Da’Ondalyn Simmons, Savannah State| First Base  |  Senior |  Tallahassee, Fla. The senior first basemen hit the lights out in a three-game series sweep of Allen University this weekend. Simmons slashed .833/.750/1.000 over the series with a season-high five doubles and one home run. Overall, she battled .833 registering 10 hits on 12 at bats…

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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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