GREENWOOD – Three opponents that reached the 2017 NCAA Division II Softball Championship and eight matchups against teams that played in conference tournament championship games highlight the Lander softball team’s 2018 schedule.
GREENWOOD – Lander head softball coach Glen Crawford announced on Tuesday that former Reinhardt University standout Taylor Braselton has been named the new assistant coach for the Bearcat softball program. Braselton played for Crawford at Reinhardt from 2014-15.
GREENWOOD — Lander finished its season in style on Friday, sweeping Peach Belt Conference rival USC Aiken in a doubleheader at Doug Spears Field. McKenzi Ferguson tossed a complete game three-hitter to lead the Bearcats to a 2-1 victory in round one, while also earning her first save of the season to secure a 7-4 win in the second matchup.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – McKenzi Ferguson tossed a three-hit, complete-game shutout and Dariean Ward's sacrifice fly in the fourth inning provided the game's only run as the Lander softball team defeated Augusta 1-0 in the first game and earned a split in the Peach Belt Conference doubleheader at Jaguar Field. The Jaguars won the first game, 3-2.
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Lander softball team scored seven runs in the seventh inning of game one of a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader against Georgia College on Saturday afternoon to earn a split with the Bobcats at the Peeler Complex. Lander won the first game, 10-2, while GC won the second game, 10-7.
GREENWOOD – The Lander softball team claimed its second consecutive doubleheader sweep Thursday afternoon when the Bearcats defeated Mars Hill, 8-0 and 6-0, in a non-conference twinbill at Doug Spears Field.
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – Despite out-hitting No. 17 North Georgia in the first game of Sunday afternoon's Peach Belt Conference doubleheader, the Lander softball team dropped both games to the Nighthawks at Hill Stadium. UNG won the first game, 3-2, and the second, 9-1, in six innings.
GREENWOOD – The Lander softball team hit five home runs and rode the arm of McKenzi Ferguson to a doubleheader sweep of Southern Wesleyan on Tuesday night at Doug Spears Field. Lander won the first game 4-0 and the second game 12-7.
GREENWOOD – McKenzi Ferguson tossed a four-hit shutout to help the Lander softball team earn a split of a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader against Georgia Southwestern on Saturday afternoon at Doug Spears Field. Lander dropped the first game 2-1, before defeating the Hurricanes 1-0.
GREENWOOD – Dariean Ward delivered a pinch-hit, three-run walkoff homer in the eighth inning of game one on Friday night to give Lander a split in a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader against Columbus State at Doug Spears Field. The Bearcats won the first game, 6-3, and dropped the second, 6-4.
GREENWOOD – The Lander softball team continues its 12-game home stretch this weekend with Peach Belt Conference contests against Columbus State and Georgia Southwestern. The doubleheader against the Cougars was pushed up to Friday due to the threat of inclement weather on Sunday. The Bearcats will face the Hurricanes on Saturday.
GREENWOOD – Destiny Clyde and Chandler Carey both had home runs Sunday afternoon as the Lander softball team a split of the Peach Belt Conference doubleheader against Montevallo in front of a record 324 fans at Doug Spears Field.
GREENWOOD – The Lander softball team returns to action after a week-long layoff on Saturday afternoon when the Bearcats host Flagler at Doug Spears Field for a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader. The two teams were scheduled to play last weekend, but pushed the games back a week due to inclement weather.
GREENWOOD – Due to expected inclement weather on Sunday afternoon, the Lander softball program has moved Alumni Day to Saturday, March 11, when the Bearcats face Armstrong State in a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader at Doug Spears Field.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Lander softball pitching staff allowed just three runs over 14 innings, but the Bearcats fell in a doubleheader against Embry-Riddle on Wednesday afternoon. Embry-Riddle won by scores of 1-0 and 2-1.
WINTER PARK, Fla. – The Lander softball team bounced back from a walk-off defeat in game one to pull out a game two win and earn a split against Rollins College in a non-conference doubleheader on Tuesday night at Martin Luther King Jr. Park. The Bearcats dropped the first contest 5-4 before prevailing in game two, 4-3.
PEMBROKE, N.C. – Brianna Surrento and McKenzi Ferguson combined to allow just one run in 14 innings as the Lander softball team swept UNC Pembroke on Sunday afternoon in a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader.
FLORENCE - The Lander softball team begin the Peach Belt Conference portion of the schedule with a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader loss to Francis Marion at the FMU Softball Stadium. The Patriots won the first game, 2-1, in eight innings, before blanking Lander 6-0 in the second game.
NEWBERRY, S.C. – Emily Marchbanks earned a win and a save on Tuesday afternoon as the Lander softball team dropped a pair of one-run decisions to Newberry at the Smith Road Complex. Newberry won both games by a score of 3-2.