Elon Softball Trio Earns Spot on All-State Softball Teams

Posted by Press Release on July 4, 2014 at 1:50 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball trio of Carleigh Nester, Alaina Hall and Emily Cameron were all selected to the 2014 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) University Division All-State Softball Teams as announced today, July 1, by the association. Nester received first team honors in the outfield and her third overall selection …Read the Rest…

GC’s Nicholson Named To NCCSIA All-State Softball Second Team

Posted by Press Release on July 3, 2014 at 5:58 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced its selections for the 2014 College Division All-State Softball Teams. Twenty-three student-athletes representing nine different North Carolina universities and colleges were named to the 2014 NCCSIA College Division All-State Softball Teams. Greensboro College junior Jackie Nicholson was named to the second team all-state. Nicholson finished her …Read the Rest…


College Softball News – Guilford Trio Lands All-State Honors

Posted by Press Release on July 1, 2014 at 8:54 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. –Guilford College’s Cynthia Hayes (Seagrove, N.C./Southwestern Randolph) and Marty Wilcox (South Charleston, W. Va./Charleston Catholic (Florida Southern)) earned First Team College Division All-State softball recognition from the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) Wednesday. The Quakers’ Rachel Howard (Hillsborough, N.C./Cedar Ridge) was a second-team honoree. The all-state squads consist of NCAA Division …Read the Rest…

NCCSIA announces 2014 North Carolina College Division Softball All-State Teams

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The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced its selections for the 2014 College Division All-State Softball Teams on Tuesday. Twenty-three student-athletes representing nine different North Carolina universities and colleges were named to the 2014 NCCSIA College Division All-State Softball Teams. Lenoir-Rhyne University placed four student-athletes on the first-team.Wingate University had three on the …Read the Rest…

NCCSIA announces 2014 North Carolina University Division Softball All-State Teams

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The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced its selections for the 2014 University Division All-State Softball Teams on Tuesday. Twenty-three student-athletes representing six different North Carolina universities were named to the 2014 NCCSIA University Division All-State Softball Teams. UNC Greensboro led the way with six representatives, all garnering first-team honors, followed by Western …Read the Rest…


College Softball News – Guilford’s Cynthia Hayes Named First All-American in School History

Posted by Press Release on May 21, 2014 at 10:24 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

TYLER, Texas – Senior Cynthia Hayes (Seagrove, N.C./Southwestern Randolph) is Guilford College’s first NCAA Division III National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association (NFCA) All-America honoree. Hayes, a first-team selection, attended Wednesday night’s NCAA Softball Championship banquet where the All-America teams were announced. Cynthia Hayes 2014 by Greensboro Sports Seagrove, N.C./Southwestern Randolph. Guilford College Softball Hayes, a second …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Nester Selected to NFCA All-Region Softball Teams

Posted by Press Release on May 15, 2014 at 1:27 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Senior outfielder Carleigh Nester of the Elon University softball team was selected to the 2014 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division I Mideast All-Region teams today, May 15, as announced by the association. Nester received her second career All-Region honor after being tabbed to the third team. The Kernersville, North Carolina, native …Read the Rest…

College Softball News – Guilford Pair Earns All-Region Honors

Posted by Press Release on May 10, 2014 at 10:25 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

FOREST, Va. – Guilford College’s Cynthia Hayes (Seagrove, N.C./Southwestern Randolph) and Marty Wilcox (South Charleston, W. Va./Charleston Catholic (Florida Southern)) earned National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association (NFCA) All-Atlantic Region honors Saturday. The all-region teams are nominated and selected by NFCA member coaches in each of the eight Division III regions. First team all-region choices are eligible …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix Falls to UNCG at SoCon Championships

Posted by Press Release on May 8, 2014 at 3:38 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C – The Elon University softball team saw its season come to an end with a 4-2 setback at the hands of UNCG at the 2014 Southern Conference Softball Championships on Thursday, May. The defeated dropped the Phoenix to 24-29-1 while UNCG improved to 28-25. The Phoenix outhit the Spartans 11-8, but also left …Read the Rest…

Elon Falls to Eagles in SoCon Sooftball Tourney Opener

Posted by Press Release on May 7, 2014 at 6:42 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C – The Elon University softball team suffered a 4-0 setback to Georgia Southern in its first game at the 2014 Southern Conference Softball Championships on Wednesday, May 7, at UNCG Softball Stadium. The Phoenix (24-28-1) was victim to a no-hitter tossed by the Eagles’ Sarah Purvis. Purvis (19-11), the three-time SoCon Pitcher of …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball to Face Top-Seeded Georgia Southern to Open SoCon Tourney

Posted by Press Release on May 6, 2014 at 2:23 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University softball team opens its 10th and final appearance at the Southern Conference Softball Championships on Wednesday, May 7, with a contest against No. 1 seed Georgia Southern beginning at 3 p.m. at the UNCG Softball Stadium in Greensboro. Live Coverage Fans can follow the Phoenix throughout the 2014 SoCon …Read the Rest…


Elon Softball Duo Earns All-SoCon Honors

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Senior Carleigh Nester and freshman Alaina Hall of the Elon University softball team were selected to the 2014 Southern Conference Softball All-Conference teams today, May 6, as announced by the league office. Nester received her second straight first team selection while Hall was placed on the second and All-Freshman teams. Nester concluded …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Phoenix Downed in Series Finale at UNCG

Posted by Press Release on May 4, 2014 at 6:48 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C – The Elon University softball team dropped its series and regular-season finale at UNCG on Sunday, May 4, by an 8-0 setback. The Phoenix fell to 24-27-1 overall and 6-15 in Southern Conference play while the Spartans improved to 27-24 and 10-11 in the SoCon. Elon will be the No. 8 seed in …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Drops Twin Bill at UNCG

Posted by Press Release on May 3, 2014 at 10:28 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C – Senior Carleigh Nester set a new single-season school record for home runs, but the Elon University softball team fell in its Southern Conference doubleheader on Saturday, May 3, at rival UNCG. The Phoenix (24-26-1, 6-14 SoCon) fell in five innings in game one, 10-2, before losing a tough one in the second …Read the Rest…

College Softball News – Guilford’s Hayes and Wilcox Land All-ODAC Honors

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FOREST, Va. – Guilford College’s Cynthia Hayes (Seagrove, N.C./Southwestern Randolph) and Marty Wilcox (South Charleston, W. Va./Charleston Catholic (Florida Southern)) earned First Team All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) recognition earlier this week. The selections were made by the league’s head softball coaches based on statistics accrued in conference games. Hayes, a senior second baseman, becomes …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Wraps Up Regular Season at I-40 Rival UNCG

Posted by Press Release on May 2, 2014 at 10:20 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Coming off its first Southern Conference series win of the season this past weekend, the Elon University softball team will look to continue its momentum as the Phoenix closes out the 2014 regular-season at local rival UNCG on May 3-4. The series begins on Saturday with a doubleheader at 1 p.m. at …Read the Rest…

Elon Softball Earns Walk Off Win Over Samford; Nester Sets Home Run Mark

Posted by Press Release on April 27, 2014 at 6:34 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C – Senior Carleigh Nester belted her 35th career home run to become the Phoenix’s all-time career home run leader as the Elon University softball team took a 3-2 extra inning victory over Samford on Sunday, April 27, in the rubber match Hunt Softball Park. Freshman Alaina Hall reached on a two-out fielder’s choice …Read the Rest…


College Softball Final – Randolph-Macon 9, Guilford 7 (ODAC Tournament – Final Elimination Game)

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SALEM, Va. – Guilford College’s winningest season in program history came to a close Sunday morning as they dropped the final elimination game of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Tournament to fourth-seeded Randolph-Macon College, 9-7. The Quakers (29-15) finish 2014 with the most wins in program history as well as the program’s best finish …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Nester Ties Program Home Run Mark as Phoenix Softball Split Bulldogs

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ELON, N.C. – Carleigh Nester tied a school-record with her 34th career home run as the Elon University softball team split its doubleheader versus Samford on Saturday, April 26, at Hunt Softball Park. The Phoenix (23-24-1, 5-12 (Southern Conference) fell in game one, 3-1, before evening the series with a 6-1 victory over the Bulldogs …Read the Rest…

Guilford Sets Program Record for Wins in a Season, Finishes 1-1 in Day Two of ODAC Softball Tourney

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SALEM, Va. – Guilford College (29-14) set a new program record for wins in a season as the Quakers split two games Saturday in day two of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Softball Tournament. The Quakers began the day defeating second-seeded Lynchburg College, 9-0, in six innings. Guilford earned the right to face top-seeded …Read the Rest…