College Softball News – Guilford’s Howard Named to All-State Team

Posted by Press Release on June 3, 2015 at 5:01 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College’s Rachel Howard (Efland, N.C./Cedar Ridge) earned First Team College Division All-State softball recognition from the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) Tuesday. A second-team all-state pick last spring, Howard is Guilford’s third two-time all-state softball honoree. Rachel Howard (Efland, N.C./Cedar Ridge) The all-state squads consist of NCAA Division II, …Read the Rest…

NCCSIA Announces 2015 North Carolina College Division All-State Softball Teams

Posted by Press Release on June 2, 2015 at 3:40 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced its selections for the 2015 College Division All-State Softball Teams on Tuesday. Twenty-four student-athletes representing 15 different North Carolina universities and colleges were named to the 2015 NCCSIA College Division All-State Softball Teams. Wingate University placed three student-athletes on the first team and a fourth on …Read the Rest…


NCCSIA Announces 2015 University Division All-State Softball Teams

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The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced its selections for the 2015 University Division All-State Softball Teams on Tuesday. Twenty-four student-athletes representing seven different North Carolina universities were named to the 2015 NCCSIA University Division All-State Softball Teams. Western Carolina leads the way with four first-team honorees and five overall selections. Charlotte also …Read the Rest…

Elon Quartet Selected to NCCSIA All-State Softball Teams

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ELON, N.C. – Four members of the Elon University softball program were placed on the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) All-State teams as announced on Tuesday, June 2. Freshman Hannah Olson received first team All-State honors while junior Kayla Caruso, sophomore Alaina Hall and freshman Kara Shutt made the second team. This is …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Shutt (SEG) Lands on NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Softball Teams

Posted by Press Release on May 14, 2015 at 11:50 am under College | Read the First Comment

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Freshman outfielder Kara Shutt (Southeast Guilford) of the Elon University softball team received a spot on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Mid-Atlantic All-Region teams as announced by the association earlier today, May 14. Shutt was placed on Mid-Atlantic All-Region third team and becomes the first Elon freshmen to earn All-Region honors …Read the Rest…


College Softball News – Guilford’s Rachel Howard Named to All-Region Team

Posted by Press Release on May 11, 2015 at 4:04 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Guilford College’s Rachel Howard (Efland, N.C./Cedar Ridge) earned Third Team All-Atlantic Region recognition from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Monday. She is one of 361 NCAA Division III students so honored. Howard earned Second-Team All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) recognition earlier this month. The senior first baseman led the Quakers and …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball’s Run at CAA Tournament Ends

Posted by Press Release on May 7, 2015 at 10:06 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HARRISONBURG, Va. – After opening the day with a 8-6 win over Towson in its first game of the day to stay alive in the Colonial Athletic Association Softball Championships, the Elon University softball team saw its run end in its second game of the evening as the third-seeded Phoenix fell to top-seeded James Madison, …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Falls to Hofstra to Open CAA Tournament

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HARRISONBURG, Va. – The Elon University softball team fell in its opening game of the Colonial Athletic Association Softball Tournament to Hofstra by a score of 10-0 on Wednesday, May 6, at Veterans Memorial Park on the campus of James Madison. The third-seeded Phoenix (30-21) saw its four-game win streak snapped at the hands of …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Quartet Receives All-CAA Honors:Kara Shutt(Southeast Guilford HS) does it again

Posted by Press Release on May 6, 2015 at 9:49 am under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – The Colonial Athletic Association announced its 2015 All-CAA teams on Tuesday, May 5, with four members of the Elon University softball team – Alaina Hall, Hannah Olson, Kara Shutt(Southeast Guilford High School) and Emily Roper – receiving all-conference accolades from the league. Hall was placed on the All-CAA second team, the second …Read the Rest…

Elon Phoenix Opens CAA Championships Versus Hofstra

Posted by Press Release on May 5, 2015 at 2:33 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Entering its first-ever Colonial Athletic Association Softball Championship tournament, the No. 3-seeded Elon University softball team opens the league tournament against the No. 2 seed, Hofstra, on Wednesday, May 6, at 3 p.m. in Harrisonburg, Va., at James Madison’s Veterans Memorial Park. Live Coverage Fans can follow the Phoenix this weekend via …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Duo Receives CAA Weekly Honors(Kara Shutt/Southeast Guilford HS wins again)

Posted by Press Release on May 4, 2015 at 1:41 pm under College | Read the First Comment

RICHMOND, Va. – Junior Kayla Caruso and freshman Kara Shutt of the Elon University softball team were selected as the Colonial Athletic Association Co-Pitcher and Co-Rookie of the Week, respectively, as released by the league office on Monday morning, May 4. Caruso earned her first career conference weekly award after the Kennesaw, Ga., native went …Read the Rest…


Elon Phoenix Seeded Third for CAA Softball Championships

Posted by Press Release on May 3, 2015 at 6:59 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The four-team field is set for the 2015 Colonial Athletic Association Softball Championships as the Elon University softball team earned a No. 3 seed for the upcoming league tournament which will be held in Harrisonburg, Va., on May 6-8, at James Madison’s Veterans Memorial Park. Elon opens the double-elimination tournament against No. …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball: Million’s Walk Off Home Run Closes Out Softball’s Sweep of UNCW

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ELON, N.C. – Carey Million’s walk off home run in the bottom of the eighth inning helped the Elon University softball team to a 4-3 win over UNCW in a Colonial Athletic Association series finale on Saturday, May 2, at Hunt Softball Park. The Phoenix (30-20, 11-10 CAA) won the second game of the series, …Read the Rest…

College Softball News – Three Quakers Named to All-ODAC Softball Teams; Guilford’s Hall Named Top Scholar

Posted by Press Release on May 2, 2015 at 4:03 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

FOREST, Va. – Guilford College’s Laura Hall (Pittsburgh, Pa./Baldwin) received the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s (ODAC) Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Softball Scholar-Athlete Award as selected by the league’s sports information directors Friday. The Quakers’ Caroline Barnette (Matthews, N.C./Butler), Taylor Boyd (Franklinton, N.C./South Granville) and Rachel Howard (Efland, N.C./Cedar Ridge) earned all-conference recognition according to voting …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix Homers Sink UNCW, 5-3

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ELON, N.C. – Home runs by freshman Kara Shutt and sophomore Carey Million helped the Elon University softball team to a 5-3 game one victory over UNCW in a scheduled Colonial Athletic Association doubleheader on Friday, May 1, at Hunt Softball Park. Elon began play in the nightcap and jumped out to a 2-0 lead …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix to Host Seahawks, Senior Day in Regular Season Finale This Weekend

Posted by Press Release on April 30, 2015 at 3:49 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Going into the weekend with Colonial Athletic Association postseason implications on the line, the Elon University softball team hosts UNCW in its final regular-season series beginning with a doubleheader on Friday, May 1, at 5 p.m. The series concludes on Saturday, May 2, in a single-game contest with the first pitch scheduled …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix Offense Powers Past Aggies, 11-2

Posted by Press Release on April 28, 2015 at 10:24 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Nine runs produced in the second and third innings aided the Elon University softball team to a 11-2 victory over North Carolina A&T on Tuesday evening, April 28, at Hunt Softball Park. The Phoenix (27-20) snapped its overall five-game losing skid after tallying 14 hits against the Aggies (13-27) in its early-week …Read the Rest…


Elon Softball Closes Out Non-Conference Slate Versus N.C. A&T

Posted by Press Release on April 27, 2015 at 2:19 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Entering the final week of its regular-season, the Elon University softball team hosts its final non-conference game versus longtime local rival North Carolina A&T on Tuesday, April 28. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. Live Coverage Fans can follow the Phoenix via live stats by going to the Elon softball schedule …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix Drops Series Finale at #22/23 Dukes

Posted by Press Release on April 26, 2015 at 11:32 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HARRISONBURG, Va. – James Madison’s freshman pitcher Megan Good tossed her first career no-hitter as the Elon University softball team fell to the No. 22/23 ranked Dukes, 8-0, in the Colonial Athletic Association series finale on Sunday, April 26, at Veterans Memorial Park. Good went 6.0 innings with a pair of walks and six strikeouts …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix Swept in Doubleheader at CAA-Leader #22/23 JMU

Posted by Press Release on April 25, 2015 at 5:13 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HARRISONBURG, Va. – The Elon University softball team was swept in its Colonial Athletic Association doubleheader at league-leader No. 22/23 James Madison on Saturday, April 25. The Phoenix (26-19, 8-9 CAA) fell in the opening contest, 9-1, before suffering a 9-0 setback at the hands of the Dukes (39-6, 16-0 CAA) in game two at …Read the Rest…