2013 News

May 13, 2013
Three Knights Earn USCAA Honors
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced its 2013 softball All-American and All-Academic selections honoring three members of the Southern Virginia University softball team.

May 8, 2013
2013 Softball Season Recap
The Southern Virginia University softball team hit its high and low points of the 2013 season, including winning five of six games from Mar. 23-Apr. 2, on route to a 10-20 overall record.

May 2, 2013
Edwards and Mackay Earn Capital One Academic All-District Honors
Senior McKenzy Mackay and sophomore Sarah Edwards of the Southern Virginia University softball team were named today to the Capital One Academic All-District First Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

April 16, 2013
Softball Drops Season Finale at Randolph-Macon
Although freshman left fielder Chance Hegsted recorded 3-of-4 base hits at the plate, the Southern Virginia University softball team lost 3-1 on Tuesday in the 2013 season finale at Randolph-Macon College.

April 12, 2013
Southern Virginia Drops Both at Virginia-Wise
The Southern Virginia University softball team suffered its sixth consecutive loss after dropping Friday’s twin bill 8-0 and 9-2 at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

April 8, 2013
Softball Drops Game One Walk-off On Route to Series Sweep
Despite senior shortstop Dinah Rogers' two-run home run to even the score in the top of the seventh, the Southern Virginia University softball team dropped the opener to Davis and Elkins College on Monday 4-3 on a Kayla Whoolery walk-off RBI-single in the bottom of the inning followed up with a 9-1 loss to the Senators in game two.

April 5, 2013
Eagles Sweep Southern Virginia
Despite four base hits and three RBI from senior first baseman Malia Falevai (Mesa, Ariz.) the Southern Virginia University softball team was swept 5-2 and 11-6 in Friday's doubleheader at Bridgewater College.

April 2, 2013
Knights Sweep Owls on Senior Day
In its final home doubleheader of the season, the Southern Virginia University softball team swept Tuesday’s twin bill, earning 11-1 and 13-2 victories over USCAA-opponent the University of Maine at Presque Isle.

March 28, 2013
Softball Splits Doubleheader with Fighting Squirrels
Thanks to sophomore pitcher Annie Biggs’ five-strikeout, one-run complete game performance, the Southern Virginia University softball team won the opener 7-1 at The Fields on Thursday before dropping the final contest of the doubleheader 9-1 to Mary Baldwin College.

March 23, 2013
Big Day from Falevai Helps Softball Sweep Wesley
Senior Malia Falevai went 5-for-6 with three RBI to lead the Southern Virginia University softball team on Saturday to a 4-1 and 12-4 doubleheader sweep at Wesley College.

March 20, 2013
Streaking Cobras Take Two From Southern Virginia
In its sixth consecutive loss, the Southern Virginia University softball team lost both games of a Wednesday home doubleheader 6-1 and 10-1 to Virginia Intermont College.

March 13, 2013
Cavaliers Upend Knights in Twin Bill
Despite freshman Cheyenne Hegsted’s 4-for-5 performance at the plate, the Southern Virginia University softball team dropped a home doubleheader on Wednesday 12-1 and 13-5 against the University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

March 8, 2013
Knights Win Extra-Inning Opener in Three-Game Series at WVU-Tech
Upon a go-ahead RBI-sacrifice fly from sophomore Marva Warndahl, the Southern Virginia University softball team won a thrilling nine-inning 7-5 game one on Friday before dropping the final two contests 9-1 and 11-5 in a tripleheader at the West Virginia University Institute of Technology.

March 6, 2013
Edwards Named Player of the Week
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced sophomore catcher Sarah Edwards as USCAA Softball Player of the Week.

March 6, 2013
Mackay Named Pitcher of the Week
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced senior starting pitcher McKenzy Mackay as USCAA Softball Pitcher of the Week.

March 5, 2013
Knights Split Series with Royals
After dropping game one 11-0 on Wednesday, the Southern Virginia University softball team bounced back with an 8-4 win to split the doubleheader at Eastern Mennonite University.

March 2, 2013
Southern Virginia Drops Two at Home to Randolph
Despite a three-run blast down the left field line by sophomore catcher Sarah Edwards in the opener, the Southern Virginia University softball team dropped game one on Saturday 4-3 followed by a 15-3 loss to ODAC-opponent Randolph College.

March 1, 2013
Softball Sweeps Shock at Home as Mackay, Edwards Post No-Hitters
Senior shortstop Dinah Rogers went 4-for-5 at the plate with four RBIs and two extra-base hits to lead the Southern Virginia University softball team to a 14-1 and 13-1 sweep on Friday against USCAA-opponent Washington Adventist University.

February 25, 2013
Softball Earns First Win, Splits in First Home Doubleheader
On home-opening day, senior starter McKenzy Mackay—who pitched a complete-game, five strikeout outing—led the Southern Virginia University softball team to its first win of 2013 with a 3-2 advantage over NAIA-affiliate Bluefield College after dropping game one 10-1.

February 15, 2013
Softball Drops Season-Opening Doubleheader at Virginia Intermont
Despite scoring 13 runs in game two, the Southern Virginia University softball team was swept in its season-opening doubleheader 8-0 and 14-13 on Saturday at Virginia Intermont College.

February 14, 2013
2013 Softball Season Preview
In preparation for entrance into the Capital Athletic Conference next year, the Southern Virginia University softball team is optimistic with eight returning scholar-athletes from last year’s squad.