Softball Top Stories

  • BSC Softball Ranked 14th in Final NFCA Poll
    June 03, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern softball finished the 2019 season ranked No. 14 in the country by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.  
  • Murphy Named NFCA All-American
    May 23, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Junior Bailey Murphy (Trussville, Ala./Hewitt-Trussville HS) was named a third-team All-American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association after helping No. 6 Birmingham-Southern softball to one of its most successful seasons in program history in her first year on the Hilltop.
  • No. 6 Softball Puts Four on All-Region Teams
    May 17, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Accolades to No. 6 Birmingham-Southern softball keep rolling in.  The Panthers placed four on National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Atlantic Region teams, the organization announced recently.
  • BSC Recognizes Yearly Award Winners at Annual Banquet
    May 13, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern athletics department announced the winners of its awards and recognized the accomplishments of the student-athletes at its 2019 Athletic Awards Dinner Monday night in the Norton Great Hall on BSC's campus.
  • NCAA Tournament: No. 6 BSC Falls in Regional Final
    May 12, 2019
    MARSHALL, Texas – A late run downed No. 6 Birmingham-Southern softball Sunday night in the NCAA Division III Marshall Regional final.  BSC (35-7) fell 5-4 to No. 8 Texas Lutheran to close out a historic season.  Haley Crumpton (Alabaster, Ala./Thompson HS), Abby Spencer (Auburn, Ala./Auburn HS), and Bailey Murphy (Trussville, Ala./Hewitt-Trussville HS) were named to the all-tournament team for their performances this weekend.
  • NCAA Tournament: No. 6 Panthers Split Day One
    May 10, 2019
    MARSHALL, Texas – No. 6 Birmingham-Southern softball upset host No. 2 East Texas Baptist to stay alive at the Marshall Regional of the NCAA Tournament Friday night. BSC defeated ETBU 7-4 in the night cap after falling to No. 6 Texas Lutheran 2-0 in game one.
  • NCAA TOURNAMENT: No. 6 BSC Set For Top Bracket
    May 09, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – No. 6 Birmingham-Southern College softball is headed to Marshall, Texas to open play in the 2019 NCAA Division III Tournament’s strongest bracket.  The Panthers will square off against No. 8 Texas Lutheran University (30-7) and host No. 2 East Texas Baptist University (39-4) this weekend for a chance to play in the Super Regional’s.
  • BSC Softball Moves to No. 6 in NFCA Recent Poll
    May 08, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern softball has moved up to No. 6 in the country as voted on by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.  BSC (34-5) is riding a 21-game win streak after sweeping play at the Southern Athletic Association tournament and claiming both the regular season and tournament crowns.
  • SAA CHAMPIONS: No. 8 BSC Wins 8-2 Over Rhodes
    April 28, 2019
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – No. 8 Birmingham-Southern softball used two home runs to help catapult them over Rhodes College 8-2 in the Southern Athletic Association tournament championship Sunday afternoon at Frost Stadium.  BSC (34-5) went undefeated in the tournament, extending their win streak to 21 games.
  • SAA TOURNAMENT: No. 8 Panthers in Championship
    April 27, 2019
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – After topping Rhodes College 6-1 in the semifinals of the Southern Athletic Association tournament, No. 8 Birmingham-Southern softball is headed to its first final since 2016 and fourth all-time in the league.
  • SAA TOURNAMENT: No. 8 BSC Advances to Semis
    April 26, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – No. 8 Birmingham-Southern softball opened play in the 2019 Southern Athletic Association Tournament with a 6-1 win over Hendrix College Friday afternoon.  BSC (32-5) improved to 18-11 all-time in the tournament, 6-1 when facing Hendrix.
  • No. 8 Panthers Dominate Top Conference Awards
    April 25, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – No. 8 Birmingham-Southern softball is having a stellar season, and the coaches of the Southern Athletic Association recognized their efforts by giving BSC three of the top four awards.
  • BSC Softball Breaks Into the Top 10
    April 24, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern softball continues to climb the ranks of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association poll. The Panther broke into the top 10 at No. 8 this week, heading into the Southern Athletic Association tournament.
  • Crumpton Named NFCA National Pitcher of the Week
    April 17, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern senior Haley Crumpton (Alabaster, Ala./Thompson HS) was named the Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III National Pitcher of the Week.
  • BSC Softball Jumps to No. 12 in Recent Poll
    April 17, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern softball jumped six spots in the recent National Fastpitch Coaches Association poll.  The Panthers (31-5) are now ranked No. 12 in the country.
  • Crumpton Named SAA Pitcher of the Week
    April 15, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern softball senior Haley Crumpton (Alabaster, Ala./Thompson HS) was named the Southern Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
  • No. 18 BSC Extends Streak, Tops Millsaps 2-0
    April 14, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – No. 18 Birmingham-Southern softball closed out its home season with a 2-0 win over Southern Athletic Association rival Millsaps College Sunday.  BSC (31-5) is now 13-2 in conference play and riding an 18-game win streak.  This is the first time since 2016 the Panthers have had a 30+ win season.
  • Perfect Game Paces No. 18 Panthers' WIns
    April 13, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Senior Haley Crumpton (Alabaster, Ala./Thompson HS) struck out 10 en route to a perfect game Saturday to open the Panthers two-game sweep of Southern Athletic Association rival Millsaps College.  BSC (30-6, 12-2 SAA) won 10-0 in five innings and then 1-0 in game two.
  • Panthers Move Up to No. 18 in NFCA Poll
    April 10, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern softball moved up in the rankings this week.  The Panthers are now ranked No. 18 in the country according to the recent National Fastpitch Coaches Association poll. BSC (26-5) was previously ranked No. 20.
  • No. 18 BSC Trounces Eagles in Midweek DH
    April 10, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – No. 18 Birmingham-Southern softball improved to 28-5 overall with its two-game sweep of Emory University Wednesday night.  BSC won 4-1 and 12-5 to extend their streak to 15 games.
  • No. 20 BSC Wins 8-0 in Six Innings Over Hendrix
    April 07, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –No. 20 Birmingham-Southern softball improved to 26-5 with its 8-0 win over Southern Athletic Association rival Hendrix College Sunday.  BSC is now 11-2 in SAA play with the six inning win.
  • No. 20 BSC Continues Streak, Sweeps Hendrix
    April 06, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –No. 20 Birmingham-Southern softball continued to shine in Southern Athletic Association play Saturday. BSC (25-5) defeated the Warriors 3-2 and 11-4 to improve to 9-2 against conference opponents.
  • Panthers Ranked No. 20 by NFCA
    April 03, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern softball catapulted into the national rankings this week.  BSC (23-5) is now No. 20 in the country as voted on by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.  This is the third time in four years BSC has crashed into the top 20.
  • Perley Named SAA Pitcher of the Week
    April 01, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern softball sophomore Jessica Perley (Vestavia Hills, Ala./Vestavia HS) was named the Southern Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
  • BSC Completes Sweep of No. 13 Berry
    March 31, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team extended its win streak to 10 with an 8-5 win over No. 13 Berry College Sunday at BSC Softball Park.  The win completed the Panthers sweep of the reigning conference champion.  BSC is now 23-5 on the year and 7-2 against Southern Athletic Association opponents.
  • Panthers Upset No. 13 Berry, Sweep Vikings in DH
    March 30, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team stunned No. 13 Berry College Saturday in a Southern Athletic Association doubleheader.  BSC (22-5) won game one 12-7 before taking game two 5-4 to improve to 6-2 in conference play.  The wins put them in a tie for first place in the league and extend their win streak to nine.
  • Streak Continues With Two Wins Over Maryville
    March 27, 2019
    MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Birmingham-Southern softball pulled out two wins on the road at Maryville College Wednesday afternoon.  BSC (20-5) won 2-1 and 1-0 to extend their win streak to seven.
  • BSC on Five Game Streak After Covenant Sweep
    March 26, 2019
    LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team improved to 18-5 after sweeping their doubleheader against Covenant College Tuesday afternoon.  The Panthers, who are on a five-game win streak, won game one 12-5 before taking game two 4-3 in eight innings.
  • Crumpton Named SAA Pitcher of the Week
    March 25, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern softball senior Haley Crumpton (Alabaster, Ala./Thompson HS) was named the Southern Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
  • BSC Takes Two From Huntingdon
    March 23, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team swept its doubleheader with Huntingdon College Saturday afternoon.  BSC (16-5) took game one 4-2 before winning the finale 3-1.
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