2019 Owls Softball News

  • Scoggin Named USCAA Softball Pitcher of the Week (March 19)
    March 20, 2019
    Madison Scoggin of Mississippi University for Women is the USCAA Softball Pitcher of the Week. In the team’s 12-3 start to the season, Scoggins has an ERA of under one with 32 strikeouts in 43 innings on the mound. The senior has started seven games and has gone the distance in six of those starts. Her highlight game thus far came against Penn State DuBois where she gave up zero earned runs on 11 strikeouts.
  • Softball Stalls Offensively at Huntingdon
    March 20, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Owls played well defensively against NCAA Division II opponent Huntingdon College on Wednesday, March 20. The W prevented the Hawks from scoring in most of the innings but were unable to get runs on the board to suffer a doubleheader sweep.
  • Owls Collect Back-to-Back Victories in Strikeout Cancer Doubleheader
    March 16, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls softball team faced tough competition during its “Strikeout Cancer” doubleheader versus Hendrix College. The W played well defensively in front of its home crowd to take both games 7-2 and 2-1.
  • Softball Match-up Against Dallas Decided in Late Innings
    March 13, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls softball team took on the Crusaders of the University of Dallas on Wednesday, March 13. The W appeared to be equally matched with its USCAA sister-institution with both games of the doubleheader being decided in the final innings of the competition.
  • Softball Match-up Against Dallas Decided in Late Innings
    March 13, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls softball team took on the Crusaders of the University of Dallas on Wednesday, March 13. The W appeared to be equally matched with its USCAA sister-institution with both games of the doubleheader being decided in the final innings of the competition.
  • Owls Grab 7th Shutout of the Season to Sweep Penn State DuBois in 3-Game Series
    March 05, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Junior Madison Fields was perfect at the plate for the Owls on Tuesday afternoon in an 11-0 win over Penn State DuBois at Don Usher Field. The third and final game of the series marks the seventh shutout this season for The W to put the Owls at 9-2 overall.
  • Owls Issue Sixth Shutout of the Season Against Penn State DuBois
    March 04, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls softball team finds themselves back on top after a long break with back-to-back victories over Penn State DuBois on Monday, March 4. The W took both games of the doubleheader 6-0 and 11-1 to improve to 8-2 on the season.
  • Rhodes Ends Owls Winning-Streak in Midweek Doubleheader
    February 27, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. - The Owls softball team received its first losses of the season at the hands of Rhodes College on Wednesday, Feb. 27. The W played hard defensively but could not get the bats going until late to fall 5-0 and 10-5 in a doubleheader matchup.
  • Wilkinson's Three RBIs, Scoggin's Complete Game Leads Owls to Doubleheader Victories at Stillman
    February 26, 2019
    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Including five shutouts, the Owls softball team extends their winning streak to six games with a doubleheader sweep at Stillman College. The W improves to 6-0 on the season defeating the Tigers 1-0 and 7-2 on Tuesday, Feb. 26.
  • Softball Sweeps Crowley's Ridge in Doubleheader Action
    February 16, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. ? The Owls softball team improves to 4-0 on the season, sweeping the Pioneers of Crowley?s Ridge College in doubleheader action on Saturday, Feb. 16. Closing both games in just five innings, The W defeated Crowley?s Ridge 17-0 in game one and 9-0 in game two.
  • Softball Opens Season with Back-to-Back Victories Against Rust
    February 13, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls softball team defeated Rust College back-to-back in doubleheader action Wednesday afternoon to open the 2019 season at Don Usher Softball Field. The Owls downed the Bearcats 15-0 in both matchups to begin the season 2-0.
  • Owls Softball Opens 2019 Season at Home Against Rust
    February 12, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Following a historic comeback season in 2018, in which the Owls softball team finished fifth in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Small College World Series, The W now turns its attention to the 2019 season, which kicks off on Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. CT. The Owls will open the season at home in doubleheader action against in-state rival Rust College on Don Usher Field.
  • John Newman Named to Head Owls Softball
    August 23, 2018
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Director of Athletics Jason Trufant and The W Athletic Department have named John Newman as the new head coach for the Owls Softball program.