2015-16 Softball News
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July 26, 2016
Wesleyan College head softball coach Dickey Hightower has worked hard this offseason to bring in a class of recruits that will continue to help him develop a competitive softball program as the Wolves transition into the USA South Conference next season.
May 5, 2016
The Wesleyan College Department of Athletics awarded its year-end honors to its student-athletes on Thursday evening with senior Mellissa Webb earning the top honor as Athlete of the Year
April 30, 2016
Agnes Scott jumped on the board early in the first inning and never looked back, earning the 2016 Great South Athletic Conference softball title and a berth to the NCAA Softball Championships with a 6-0 win over Wesleyan College on Saturday afternoon.
April 30, 2016
Wesleyan's bats came alive in a 3-1 win over top-seeded Salem College on Saturday morning, and the Wolves now advance to the GSAC Championship game against Agnes Scott College.
April 29, 2016
The Great South Athletic Conference awarded its postseason honors for the 2016 softball and tennis seasons on Friday night.
April 29, 2016
After falling to Agnes Scott 1-0 in the opening game of the Great South Athletic Conference Championship, the Wesleyan College softball team rallied to defeat Mount Mary University 2-0 and stay alive in the tournament.
April 27, 2016
Wesleyan outfielder Ashley Bush was named the Great South Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week for games played the week of April 18-24.
April 26, 2016
The 2016 Great South Athletic Conference Spring Championship brackets have been set, and the Wesleyan College softball team has earned the No. 2 seed while the tennis team will be the No. 5 seed.
April 25, 2016
Nicole Wilson picked up a big win from the pitcher's circle for the Wesleyan softball team on Sunday evening as the Wolves defeated GSAC rival Agnes Scott and sealed up the No. 2 seed in this week's GSAC Softball Championship.
April 20, 2016
Though held hitless in Game 1, Wesleyan bounced back with a much better offensive showing in their second game against NAIA Middle Georgia State University on Wednesday. The Knights swept the doubleheader 8-0 and 12-6.
April 19, 2016
Wesleyan College was overpowered by the tenth-ranked Eagles of Emory University in softball action on Tuesday evening. Emory's offense generated 27 hits over the course of the doubleheader, while holding the Wolves to just three hits in their 12-0 and 7-2 losses.
April 17, 2016
Consistent hitting and solid defense gave Salem College the advantage in a dobuleheader sweep of Wesleyan College on Sunday afternoon.
April 13, 2016
Mellissa Webb picked up two wins from the circle for the Wesleyan College softball team over Great South Athletic Conference rivals Agnes Scott on Wednesday evening.
April 9, 2016
In a matchup against GSAC rival Salem College, Wesleyan came up short despite improved hitting. The Wolves fell to the Spirits 4-3 and 10-4
April 4, 2016
In the First Annual Division III Faculty/Staff vs. Student Kickball Grudge Match, the students pulled out a close 5-4 win over their off the field mentors.
April 3, 2016
Quiet bats once again hampered Wesleyan's offense as the Wolves fell to future USA South opponent Maryville College by scores of 9-0 and 7-0 on Sunday afternoon.
March 28, 2016
Mellissa Webb delivered another impressive performance for Wesleyan from the pitcher's circle, leading the Wolves to their eighth win of the season with a 3-0 victory over Alverno College. The Inferno bounced back to win Game 2 by a score of 2-0.
March 22, 2016
Home runs by junior Nicole Wilson and freshman Alyssa Flowers highlighted a 13 hit offensive explosion by Wesleyan in Tuesday afternoon's 8-3 win over Covenant College.
March 20, 2016
Wesleyan's Mellissa Webb threw a season high 10 strikeouts in her Senior Day appearance in the circle, leading the Wolves to an 8-0 shutout win over Rust College on Sunday afternoon.
March 16, 2016
A lead off home run by Bela Bravo sparked Wesleyan's offense and gave the Wolves the momentum it needed to pull out its second win over LaGrange College this season.
March 10, 2016
Despite competitive outings in both games today, the Wesleyan College softball team came up short, falling to Roger Williams University 3-0 and Newbury 4-3 in the final day of competition at the Clermont Spring Break Tournament.
March 10, 2016
Runners left on base was the story of the day for the Wesleyan softball team at the Clermont Spring Break Tournament, as the Wolves fell to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy 6-1 and to Austin College 5-3.
March 9, 2016
For the second consecutive week, Wesleyan's Mellissa Webb has earned Great South Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week honors.
March 7, 2016
A late game offensive burst came up just short for Wesleyan's softball team in a 5-4 loss to Thiel College and offensive struggles hurt them in a 4-0 loss to Waynesburg University at the Clermont Spring Break Tournament on Monday night.
March 7, 2016
Impressive performances by pitcher Mellissa Webb in both games played on Sunday evening gave Wesleyan's softball team the advantage they needed to earn two big wins at the Clermont Spring Break Tournament in Winter Garden, FL.
March 2, 2016
Wesleyan senior Mellissa Webb has been named the Great South Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for her play during the week of Feb. 22-28.
February 28, 2016
Mellissa Webb pitched a complete game shutout to guide Wesleyan's softball team to its first win of the season over LaGrange College, 8-0. The Panthers took the second game of the doubleheader with an 11-5 win.
February 25, 2016
The Bravo sisters, Jema and Bela, provided a much needed spark for Wesleyan's offense, but the Wolves could not overcome a number of defensive errors on Thursday afternoon, dropping both games of a doubleheader to Huntingdon College, 10-0 and 7-1.
February 20, 2016
Unable to find an offensive rhythm throughout the afternoon, the Wesleyan College softball team dropped both games of a doubleheader to the College of Coastal Georgia.
February 13, 2016
A solid offensive performance by Covenant College spoiled the season opener for the Wesleyan College softball team, who fell to the Scots 7-0 and 11-0 on Saturday afternoon.
July 23, 2015
Colleen DeGraff, a May graduate of Wesleyan College, has advanced a step further in the NCAA 2015 Woman of the Year recognition process, being named the Great South Athletic Conference's honoree.
June 21, 2015
NCAA member colleges and universities have nominated 480 female student-athletes – the most ever in the history of the program – for the 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year award and Wesleyan College's Colleen DeGraff is among the list of nominees.