2012 Pirate Softball Headlines - Southwestern University

2012 Pirate Softball Headlines

  • 105 Pirates Earn SCAC Spring Academic Honor Roll Honors
    June 13, 2012
    SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) named 1,037 student-athletes to the 2012 SCAC Spring Academic Honor Roll on Wednesday. This year's total is the third-highest for a single period in the history of the award.
  • Pavlicek Selected to Softball SCAC All-Sportsmanship Team
    May 18, 2012
    SUWANEE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its fourth annual Softball All-Sportsmanship team. Ten softball players were selected to the 2012 squad including Southwestern University senior Kaitlyn Pavlicek.
  • Seven Pirates Named as All-SCAC Selections
    May 01, 2012
    SUWANEE, Ga. - Seven Southwestern softball student-athletes were named in the 2012 All-SCAC Softball Teams announced Friday night at the SCAC Conference Tournament, the most so far by the young program. Senior outfielder Taylor Turpin led the way as an All-SCAC First Team pick while senior shortstop Amanda Ambrose, first-year third baseman Ashleigh Scott and senior pitcher Lyndsy Maus were All-SCAC Second Team selections.
  • Big Fourth Inning Kicks Pirates From Tournament
    April 28, 2012
    JACKSON, Tenn. - For the second time in the day the Pirates took on a repeat opponent to stay alive in the SCAC Conference Tournament. This time the opponent was Birmingham Southern who defeated SU 4-3 on day one of the tourney and the Pirates ran out of steam offensively in game two, falling 5-1 to be eliminated from the tournament.
  • Hughes’ Record-Setting Performance Paces Pirates to Win
    April 28, 2012
    JACKSON, Tenn. - Junior first baseman Haley Hughes went 3-5 from the plate with two homeruns, her second and third homeruns of the tournament, and set a new SCAC Conference Tournament record for most homeruns in the tournament with her performance. Southwestern defeated Austin College 9-5 in game one on day two of the tournament to stay alive in the loser’s bracket.
  • Pirates Stay Alive with Win Over Rhodes
    April 28, 2012
    JACKSON, Tenn. - Rhodes College and Southwestern faced off in the eighth game of the SCAC Conference Tournament in a rematch of the opening game of the tournament. Though slow to start the Pirates revved up their offense in the second half of the game, scoring six runs in their final three at bats to win 7-2 and remain alive.
  • Homeruns Abound in Game Three of SCAC Championships
    April 27, 2012
    JACKSON, Tenn. - Five of the combined seven runs scored by Southwestern and Birmingham Southern in game three of the SCAC Conference Tournament came off two swings of the bat with each team posting a multi-run homerun in the game. BSC scored in the bottom of the sixth to claim the lead and hand SU a 4-3 loss.
  • Irvin’s Single Drives in Game Winning Run to Advance Pirates
    April 27, 2012
    JACKSON, Tenn. - Southwestern was slow to start in game one of the SCAC Conference Tournament on Friday but pulled out the win thanks in large part to a two-out single to right field by pinch hitter Kayla Irvin (pictured).
  • 2012 SCAC Spring Championships - Tournament Links and Brackets
    April 25, 2012
    SUWANEE, Ga. - The busiest weekend of the 2011-12 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference sports season has arrived. Championships in the spring sports will be decided over the course of four days beginning on Thursday, April 26 with the Southwestern softball, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's golf and men's and women's track & field competing.
  • 2012 SCAC Softball Championship Moves to Jackson, Tennessee
    April 22, 2012
    JACKSON, Tenn. – The West Tennessee Healthcare Sportsplex in Jackson, Tenn., will host the 2012 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Softball Championship, April 27-29. Six teams will compete for the conference title and a berth in the NCAA national tournament.
  • Softball Goes 1-3 at Trinity to Land In Second
    April 21, 2012
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Southwestern softball dropped three of four games to Trinity over the weekend to fall to second place in the SCAC West. They will enter the SCAC Conference Tournament next weekend as the #2 seed.
  • 39 Student-Athletes Receive Senior Watches at Annual Ceremony
    April 18, 2012
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - Thanks to the generous donations of parents, alumni and students in the Pirate Crew, Southwestern University's Booster Club, the Athletic Department was able to continue the tradition of awarding watches to senior athletes whom had completed eligibility while at SU. This is the third year for the ceremony.
  • Maus Earns SCAC Pitcher-of-the-Week Honors
    April 17, 2012
    SUWANEE, Ga. - Lyndsy Maus, a senior righthander from Cypress, Texas, has been selected the SCAC Softball Pitcher-of-the-Week for games played from Monday, April 9 through Sunday, April 15.
  • Big Bats Sweep Crusaders on Sunday
    April 15, 2012
    IRVING, Texas - The Pirate softball offense continues to light up opponents and did so again on Sunday with 26 hits in two games, winning 6-0, 6-0 on Sunday afternoon over the University of Dallas. The wins improve SU to 9-1 in the SCAC and tied for first place in the West.
  • Pirates Secure Post Season Spot With Pair of Wins
    April 14, 2012
    IRVING, Texas - With two wins over the University of Dallas on Saturday afternoon the Southwestern softball team firmed up a spot in the SCAC Conference Tournament. The Pirates won game one 8-2 before posting a 6-0 shutout in game two.
  • Setting the Standard
    April 12, 2012
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - When the softball team defeated Hendrix 8-0 in its last conference home game this year, it was more than just another win for the team. It was the last home game for the first group of women to play softball at Southwestern. Despite being pioneers in a new sport at Southwestern, these students have done well by all standards – both on and off the field.
  • Mountaineers Steal One from Pirates
    April 06, 2012
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - After a dominating 7-1 win in game one the Pirates weren’t able to get their bats going again as they fell 2-1 in game two to split action Friday with Schreiner University.
  • Video Interview: Amanda Ambrose, SCAC Softball Offensive Player-of-the-Week
    April 05, 2012
    Amanda Ambrose talks about the win streak the Pirates are riding and how to secure a spot in the SCAC Conference Tournament.
  • Ambrose Selected SCAC Player-of-the-Week
    April 03, 2012
    SUWANEE, Ga. - Amanda Ambrose, a senior shortstop from Lago Vista, Texas, has been selected the SCAC Softball Offensive Player-of-the-Week for games played from Monday, March 26 through Sunday, April 1.
  • Softball Sweeps Hendrix on Senior Day
    April 01, 2012
    GEORGETOWN, Texas – The Pirates celebrated Senior Day with a pair of wins against Hendrix College. Southwestern won 5-2 and 8-0 receiving stellar performances from the honored guests of the afternoon. The team and fans recognized seniors, Taylor Turpin, Lyndsy Maus, Kaitlyn Pavlicek, Amanda Ambrose and Lauren Zearfoss for their immeasurable contributions to the program in a ceremony following the games.
  • Pirates' Bats Down Warriors
    March 31, 2012
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - The Pirates blasted Hendrix for 28 total hits over two games as they swept their opening double header 6-3 and 8-7.
  • Softball Savors Sunday Sweep
    March 25, 2012
    GEORGETOWN, Texas – Southwestern swept Austin College 8-0 and 6-4 in Sunday’s doubleheader. The Pirates offense sprang to life and received strong pitching from Lyndsy Maus along with a clutch save appearance by Tamara Belilove.
  • Pirates Open Conference Action at Home Against Austin College
    March 24, 2012
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - The Southwestern pitching staff got limited run support early as the Pirates opened conference action with a win and a loss on Saturday afternoon. SU fell 4-0 in game one before turning things around in game two to win 8-7 in the bottom of the seventh.
  • Pirates Gear Up for Conference at Rebel Games
    March 13, 2012
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Southwestern played six games over spring break at the Rebel Spring Games in Florida. The Pirates emerged with three wins while outscoring their opponents 27-11.
  • Southwestern Splits Games at Texas Lutheran
    March 06, 2012
    SEGUIN, Texas -It was a tale of two different games as defenses controlled game one and offenses reigned supreme in game two as Southwestern and Texas Lutheran battled on Tuesday afternoon. SU took the opening game 3-1 but fell 12-10 in the second.
  • Softball Splits Games at ASC Crossover
    March 03, 2012
    FARMER’S BRANCH, Texas - Southwestern University spent the weekend in Farmer's Branch as the only school invited to compete in the ASC Crossover. SU represented the SCAC well, splitting games over the weekend against some of the top teams in the nation.
  • Zearfoss Named SCAC Pitcher-of-the-Week
    February 27, 2012
    SUWANEE, Ga. - Lauren Zearfoss, a senior right-hander from Boerne, Texas, has been selected the SCAC Softball Pitcher-of-the-Week for games played from Monday, February 20 through Sunday, February 26.
  • Patriots Best Pirates
    February 26, 2012
    TYLER, Texas - Southwestern softball outhit UT Tyler in game one but fell 3-1 and were held to just two hits in an 8-0 run-rule loss in game two to fall to 4-5 on the year.
  • Softball Splits Defensive Battle
    February 24, 2012
    ROUND ROCK, Texas - Just a combined three runs were scored in two games as the Pirates split with Concordia University (TX), winning game one 1-0 before falling 2-0 in game two.
  • Interview with SCAC Player-of-the-Week Haley Hughes
    February 24, 2012
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern University junior first baseman, Haley Hughes, talks about being named SCAC Player-of-the-Week for the first week of action and what makes the Pirates so special.
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