2016-17 Softball News

April 18, 2017
Four Diamond Jags Named PBC All-Academic
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University seniors Brianna Dickens, Erin Rozier, junior Lindsey Stokes, and sophomore Alex Head were all named to the 2017 Peach Belt Conference All-Academic team on Tuesday afternoon. The PBC announced the awards from their league offices in Augusta, Ga.

April 14, 2017
Augusta Begins Final Road Trip Of Season At Armstrong
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team began its final road trip of the 2017 season on Friday afternoon with a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader at Armstrong State and the Jaguars fell 12-2 and 8-0.

April 9, 2017
Jags Softball Celebrates Senior Day With Comeback Win Over Lander
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team celebrated 2017 Senior Day on Sunday afternoon at Jaguar Field during the Peach Belt Conference doubleheader against the Lander Bearcats. Augusta lost a 1-0 meeting in the first game and came back in the sixth inning of game two to win 3-2.

April 8, 2017
Diamond Jaguars Split At Rival USC Aiken
AIKEN, S.C. – The Augusta University softball team split a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader at USC Aiken on Friday night, falling 11-1 in game one and taking the second 2-1 in comeback fashion.

April 4, 2017
Jags Softball Sets 2017 Senior Day For April 9
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team will host 2017 Senior Day on Sunday, April 9 during the 1:00 p.m. Peach Belt Conference doubleheader against the Lander Bearcats at Jaguar Field. The games mark the final competition at home for the Jaguars this season.

April 2, 2017
Jags Softball Drops Doubleheader To Montevallo Falcons On The Road
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The Augusta Jaguars hit the road for a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader at Montevallo and fell 7-2 and 4-2 on Sunday at Orr Park.

March 29, 2017
Augusta Falls To Francis Marion 6-0 In Both Games
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball squad hosted the Francis Marion Patriots on Wednesday afternoon for a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader and were defeated by a score of 6-0 in both meetings.

March 26, 2017
Hunter Pitches Two Complete Games Against No. 2 North Georgia On Cancer Awareness Day
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team hosted No. 2 nationally-ranked North Georgia on Sunday afternoon for a closely-contested Peach Belt Conference doubleheader. Augusta was unable to capitalize in a tight 2-0 loss in game one, before falling 3-0 in late innings of game two.

March 22, 2017
Diamond Jags Host Cancer Awareness Games March 26
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team hosts the annual cancer awareness game on Sunday, March 26 against the North Georgia Nighthawks for a 1:00 p.m. doubleheader at Jaguar Field. The game serves to raise awareness and funds for cancer research with all proceeds going to the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University!

March 22, 2017
Augusta Softball Concludes Season With Two Losses At Flagler
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The Augusta University softball team concluded its 2017 season on Saturday afternoon with a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader at Flagler University. The Jaguars dropped game one 7-0 and fell 12-8 in the second contest.

March 18, 2017
Jags Hit Three Homers In Georgia Southwestern Losses
AMERICUS, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team played at Georgia Southwestern on Saturday afternoon for a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader and dropped a 6-5 battle in game one, before falling in game two 12-3 in five innings. There were seven combined home runs hit across the doubleheader.

March 15, 2017
Diamond Jags Defeated By Newberry In Non-Conference Doubleheader
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team dropped a pair of non-conference games to the Newberry Wolves 9-1 and 7-3 on Wednesday afternoon at Jaguar Field.

March 13, 2017
AurbnJags Softball Pushes Back Newberry Series To March 15
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars have moved their non-conference doubleheader with the Newberry Wolves to Wednesday, March 15 at Jaguar Field for a 2:00 p.m. start.

March 11, 2017
Hausman Hits Walk-Off Homer As Jags Sweep UNCP In League Doubleheader
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team hosted the UNC Pembroke Braves for a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader on Saturday at Jaguar Field and won 6-3 in game one and 5-3 on a walk-off home run from sophomore Lydia Hausman.

March 8, 2017
Lenoir-Rhyne Survives Augusta In Non-Conference Doubleheader
HICKORY, N.C. – The Augusta University softball team played Lenoir-Rhyne for the third and fourth times of the season on Wednesday and dropped two close non-conference games 3-2 and 4-2 at Bears Field.

March 5, 2017
Augusta Splits Doubleheader With Carson-Newman On A Walk-Off Win
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team hosted the Carson-Newman Eagles on Sunday afternoon at Jaguar Field and snapped a seven game losing streak with a 6-5 walk-off win in the first game of the non-conference doubleheader. Augusta dropped the second 12-2 in five innings.

March 4, 2017
Jags Open Peach Belt Conference Play Against Georgia College
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team hosted the Georgia College Bobcats for the Peach Belt Conference opener on Saturday and lost a pair of games at Jaguar Field.

February 26, 2017
Augusta Wraps Mid-South Classic Tournament
DUNCAN, S.C. – The Augusta University softball team concluded the Mid-South Classic at Tyger River Stadium on Sunday afternoon and were defeated 6-3 by Lenoir-Rhyne and 4-1 to Limestone.

February 25, 2017
Diamond Jags Take One From Converse To Open Mid-South Classic
DUNCAN, S.C. – The Augusta University softball team started competition on Saturday at the Mid-South Classic – a non-conference tournament at Tyger River Stadium and outlasted Converse 4-2 in game one before dropping a 9-1 game to Wingate.

February 23, 2017
Jags Give Up Late Lead To Wingate For Doubleheader Sweep
AUGUSTA, Ga. – After rain pushed the meeting back a day, the Augusta University softball team hosted the Wingate Bulldogs on Thursday afternoon for a non-conference doubleheader and fell 7-2 in game one and 4-2 in the second meeting at Jaguar Field.

February 22, 2017
Softball Pushes Wingate Doubleheader To Thursday Due To Weather
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team will play a non-conference doubleheader against the Wingate Bulldogs on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. on Jaguar Field.

February 18, 2017
Augusta Wraps Up Non-Conference Tourney With Two Losses
SALISBURY, N.C. – The Augusta University softball team met Catawba and Pfeiffer on Saturday in non-conference action and fell 6-2 to Catawba and 5-1 to Pfeiffer at Whitley Field.

February 17, 2017
Diamond Jags Open Play In Non-Conference North Carolina Tourney
HICKORY, N.C. – The Augusta University softball team started played in its first non-conference tournament of the year on Friday afternoon and dropped a game to Lenoir-Rhyne and one to Pfeiffer.

February 12, 2017
Jags Outhit Anderson In Pair Of Losses At Home
AUGUSTA, Ga. – It was a battle of AU versus AU on Sunday afternoon as the Augusta University softball team took on the Anderson University Trojans for a non-conference doubleheader. Anderson came away with a 2-0 win in the first meeting and survived a 5-4 win in game two at Jaguar Field.

February 9, 2017
Jags Drop Two At Coker In First Road Games Of Season
HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The Augusta University softball team traveled for the first road games of the 2017 season on Thursday afternoon and fell to the Coker Cobras twice in non-conference action at Saleeby-Stokes Field.

February 5, 2017
Diamond Jags Split Day Two With Catawba, West Georgia
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team wrapped up their opening weekend on Sunday by winning 5-4 over the Catawba Indians, before falling 5-1 to West Georgia at Jaguar Field.

February 4, 2017
Softball Starts Season With Non-Conference Split
AUGUSTA, Ga. – In their first games of the 2017 season, the Augusta University softball team hosts the Catawba Indians and the West Georgia Wolves on Saturday. The Augusta Jaguars took down Catawba 5-3 in game one and fell 8-1 to West Georgia.

January 26, 2017
Jags Softball Ranked 11th In Peach Belt Conference Preseason Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team has been picked to finish 11th in the Peach Belt Conference Preseason Poll, as voted on by the league head coaches and announced by the conference office Thursday morning.

January 25, 2017
Augsuta Softball Hosts 24 Games In 2017 Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University head softball coach Melissa Brocato announced the 2017 softball schedule on Thursday that features 24 home games on Jaguar Field and 52 total events.

December 5, 2016
Softball Inks Four Freshmen In Early Signing Period For 2018 Season
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team and head coach Melissa Brocato have announced the program’s four-member early signing class for the 2018 season. The Jaguars gained four freshmen in Cassie Blizzard, Bella Fernandez, Lindsey Lee, and Regan Norfleet. All four signed National Letters (NLI) of Intent during the early signing period (Nov. 9-16) and are set to join the team.

September 26, 2016
Augusta Softball Sets 2017 Roster
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team returns 12 players and has six new signees for the 2017 spring season that begins in February at Jaguar Field.

September 23, 2016
O’Keefe & Smith Promoted To New Titles
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Director of Athletics Clint Bryant announced on Tuesday that head men’s golf coach Jack O’Keefe has been named the Director of Golf and assistant softball coach Evan Smith is now the associate head coach.

September 23, 2016
Softball To Participate in Day of Service Sept. 24
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University holds the Day of Service on Saturday, Sept. 24 and numerous Jaguars Athletics teams are participating in the event and serving the community through volunteer service. Softball will play kickball with the special needs children with the Miracle League of Augusta. The team will be on Freedom Way, behind the VA Hospital on Wrightsboro Road from 9:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

September 23, 2016
Augusta Softball Signs Browne & Leblanc For 2017
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team signed freshmen Courtney Browne and Aly Leblanc in the National Letter of Intent (NLI) early signing period, Head Coach Melissa Brocato announced in Novmber 2015.

September 23, 2016
Augusta Softball Inks Marni Greenstein For 2017 Season
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team has signed junior transfer Marni Greenstein from Florida State College at Jacksonville to a National Letter of Intent (NLI), head coach Melissa Brocato announced. Greenstein will join the Jaguars for the 2017 season.

August 30, 2016
Inclement Weather Pushes Softball Tryouts To August 31 At Jaguar Field
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team will hold an open tryout for all currently-enrolled female Augusta University students Wednesday, August 31 at the Jaguar Softball Field.