Akron, Ohio – In the winner’s bracket of the USCAA Softball National Championships today, the top seed Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women’s softball team shut out No. 5 seed Briarcliffe College (N.Y.) 7-0, but fell to defending champion and No. 2 seed Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) 2-0 for a chance to advance to the championship game of the double elimination tournament. Unfortunately, due to inclement weather conditions in Akron tonight and predicted tomorrow, the USCAA officially announced the end of tournament play. With the loss to Lindenwood-Belleville, the Pomeroys were named national runners-up for the fourth time in the past five years.
Akron, Ohio – Behind a five inning no-hitter from pitcher Brooke Jordan, the No. 1 seed Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women’s softball team defeated No. 8 seed Penn State-Mont Alto 8-0 on Tuesday morning in the USCAA Softball National Championships at Firestone Stadium. Penn State-Mont Alto had defeated No. 9 seed Concordia College-Alabama yesterday afternoon (11-0) to advance in the matchup with SMWC.
Akron, Ohio - On Monday, May 12, the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) announced the 2014 softball All-American teams. The USCAA honors 15 First Team, 15 Second Team, and 10 Honorable Mention student-athletes. SMWC junior Brooke Jordan and sophomore Sarah Burnham were named First Team All-Americans. Junior Kirby Schuble was named Second Team All-American and senior Carly Painter was named Honorable Mention All-American.
The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women’s softball team will open up the 2014 USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) National Softball Championships today (Monday, May 12) in Akron, Ohio. The Pomeroys enter the double elimination tournament as the No. 1 overall seed and will play at 6 p.m. vs. the winner between No. 8 seed Penn State-Mont Alto and No. 9 seed Concordia College-Alabama.
Owensboro, Ky. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women’s softball team played its final regular season doubleheader of the season on Saturday afternoon against the Lady Bearcats of Brescia University. The Pomeroys would win a pitchers dual in the first game 2-0 in extra innings, but fell in the nightcap 5-4. The Pomeroys conclude its regular season schedule with a 24-16 record and are currently ranked No. 1 in the USCAA Softball Coaches Poll for the fourth consecutive week.