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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SIAC Announces Weekly Softball Honorees

Courtesy of the SIAC; The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its softball weekly honors, released by the league office on Monday. Olivia Townsend (Benedict) was named Player of the Week, while Alexandra Ballester (Spring Hill) earned Pitcher of the Week honors. PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Olivia Townsend, Benedict, Pitcher  |  Freshman |  Hernando, FL Townsend hit .571 in five games, with a slugging percentage of 1.429. The freshman had three home runs in three at-bats versus Columbia College, and had another home run against Fort Valley State. Of her 8 hits for the week, 4 were home runs. PITCHER OF…

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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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