2014 Softball Headlines
May 6, 2014
BSC names 2014 Larry D. Striplin Athletes of the Year at annual Athletic Awards Banquet
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern held its annual Athletic Awards Banquet, Tuesday evening in Bruno Great Hall, and named the 2014 Newcomers, Athletes, Teams, and Man and Woman of the Year, as well as the Johnny Johnson Most Inspirational Senior Student Athletes.
April 26, 2014
SAA CHAMPIONS! Softball wins conference crown with four Saturday victories
CONWAY, Ark.—Rallying back with five straight elimination game wins, the Birmingham-Southern softball team won the 2014 Southern Athletic Association championship tonight in Conway, Ark., with two late-night wins against Berry College.
April 25, 2014
Softball goes 2-1 on day one of SAA Championship
CONWAY, Ark.—The Birmingham-Southern softball team went 2-1 Friday on the first day of the 2014 Southern Athletic Association Championship, hosted by Hendrix College in Conway, Ark. The second-seeded Panthers defeated seventh-seeded Sewanee, 15-1 in five innings, before falling to third-seeded Millsaps, 6-4 in 11 innings, but rebounded with a 7-3 win against fourth-seeded Rhodes this evening.
April 24, 2014
Taylor Harkins named SAA Pitcher of the Year
CONWAY, Ark.—Freshman Taylor Harkins was named Pitcher of the Year, and eight Panthers earned All-Conference honors Thursday evening at the Southern Athletic Association Softball Championship banquet, hosted by Hendrix College in Conway, Ark., on the eve of the 2014 SAA Championship.
April 20, 2014
Panthers split with Berry in regular season finale to earn second seed in upcoming SAA Championship
ROME, Ga.—The race for the Southern Athletic Association regular season conference crown came down to the final day of the season as Birmingham-Southern and Berry faced off in a Sunday afternoon doubleheader, with Berry winning game two, 2-0, to clinch the regular season title. The squads split on the afternoon with the Panthers claiming a 4-3 game one victory.
April 19, 2014
Softball splits with Berry to open final SAA series
ROME, Ga.—Ford Field was the stage Saturday afternoon for a conference faceoff with the regular season softball crown on the line. Separated by one game in the win column, the Birmingham-Southern Panthers and Berry Vikings split the opening doubleheader, with the Panthers taking game one 4-0 and the Vikings winning game two 2-1.
April 16, 2014
Softball splits with Huntingdon in home finale
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Playing at home for the last time this season, the Birmingham-Southern softball team split with in-state non-conference rival Huntingdon, losing 1-0 in the first game before winning 9-0, Wednesday afternoon at BSC Softball Park.
April 14, 2014
Harkins named SAA Pitcher of the Week
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Freshman Taylor Harkins has been named the Southern Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced today.
April 13, 2014
Softball splits with Hendrix to take SAA series
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—In the final home conference series on the schedule, the Birmingham-Southern softball team split the final games of the series against Hendrix, winning 9-1 and losing 9-7, Sunday afternoon at BSC Softball Park after winning both games on Saturday.
April 12, 2014
Harkins' no-hitter helps BSC take two games from Hendrix
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Propelled by a pair of dominant pitching performances, including a no-hitter from freshman Taylor Harkins, and powered by an almost perfect day at the dish from sophomore Maddie Ridgway, the Birmingham-Southern softball team claimed the first two games of the Southern Athletic Association series against Hendrix, 3-1 and 6-0, Saturday afternoon at BSC Softball Park.
April 6, 2014
Softball completes four-game sweep of Sewanee
SEWANEE, Tenn.—A pair of five-inning victories sealed a weekend sweep of a conference series against Sewanee for the Birmingham-Southern softball team. The convincing wins, 20-2 and 14-0, at Tiger Field improved the Panthers' conference win total to a Southern Athletic Association-best 14 wins to only two losses. Overall, BSC is 17-13. Sewanee drops to 3-19 on the season and 0-14 in the SAA.
April 5, 2014
Softball gets two shutouts at Sewanee
SEWANEE, Tenn.—The Birmingham-Southern softball team picked up two conference shutouts today on the road, defeating Sewanee 9-0 and 15-0.
April 3, 2014
Softball drops twin bill to No. 18 Emory
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Losing both by the score of 2-1, the Birmingham-Southern softball team dropped a pair of games to No. 18 Emory, Thursday evening at BSC Softball Park.
March 30, 2014
Georgia Gwinnett College sweeps Panthers
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.—The Birmingham-Southern softball team dropped a pair of games today to Georgia Gwinnett College, losing 3-2 and 2-0 at Grizzly Softball Complex in Lawrenceville, Ga.
March 24, 2014
Fronk named SAA Softball Pitcher of the Week
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Junior Bethany Fronk has been named the Southern Athletic Association Softball Pitcher of the Week for games played March 17-23, the league office announced today.
March 23, 2014
Today's softball doubleheader pushed back to 2 p.m.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Today's softball doubleheader against Centre College at BSC Softball Park has been moved from noon to 2 p.m. due to rain in the Birmingham area.
March 23, 2014
Softball sweeps Centre with two Sunday wins
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern softball team completed a four-game conference sweep of Centre College with two Sunday victories, winning 6-3 and 8-0 at BSC Softball Park.
March 22, 2014
Big offensive output helps Panthers take two from Centre
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern softball team excelled in just about every facet of the game in Saturday afternoon's doubleheader at BSC Softball Park against visiting Centre College.
March 17, 2014
Softball takes Millsaps series with two Monday victories
JACKSON, Miss.—A pair of wins over Millsaps College, 7-2 and 7-4, Monday afternoon at Millsaps Softball Complex in Jackson, Miss., propelled Birmingham-Southern to its second-straight conference series win to open the Southern Athletic Association schedule.
March 15, 2014
Softball splits with Millsaps to open series
JACKSON, Miss.—After winning 11-3 in five innings in game one, the Birmingham-Southern softball team dropped a close game two, 5-4, Saturday afternoon to open the Southern Athletic Association series against Millsaps in Jackson, Miss.
March 9, 2014
Softball splits with Rhodes to win opening SAA series
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern softball team split at home today with Rhodes to win the Southern Athletic Association series against the Lynx, three games to one. BSC won the first game today 5-2, but lost the nightcap 8-7 after Rhodes scored three in the top of the seventh inning.
March 8, 2014
Panthers win two against Rhodes in SAA opener
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern softball team opened Southern Athletic Association play today, winning two games against Rhodes at BSC Softball Park, 2-0 and 3-1.
March 7, 2014
Softball drops two to No. 17 Washington (Mo.)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern softball team dropped two games at home to No. 17 Washington (Mo.) today at BSC Softball Park, losing 11-2 in six innings and 5-4.
March 4, 2014
Softball shuts out Covenant twice on the road
LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga.—The Birmingham-Southern softball team picked up two shutouts today on the road, defeating Covenant College 2-0 and 9-0 in Lookout Mountain, Ga.
February 28, 2014
Softball drops two to Faulkner in home opener
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern softball team dropped both games of its first home stand of the season this afternoon at BSC Softball Park to Faulkner University.
February 22, 2014
Softball splits on the road against Trevecca Nazarene
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Birmingham-Southern softball team picked up its first win of the 2014 season on Saturday in the second game of a doubleheader against Trevecca Nazarene in Nashville, Tenn.
February 16, 2014
Softball drops twin bill to Piedmont, 7-3, 5-4
DEMOREST, Ga.—The Birmingham-Southern softball team opened the season on the road Sunday and dropped two games to Piedmont, losing 7-3 and 5-4 at Walker Athletic Complex in Demorest, Ga.