2011 Softball News

August 8, 2011
Danielle Rucker completes Hess Fellowship with YWCA
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—After completing a summer internship with the YWCA Central Alabama’s Social Justice department, Danielle Rucker, a rising junior and softball player at BSC, is returning to school with a new perspective on the YWCA and the direct services that it provides to the community.

June 7, 2011
Birmingham-Southern College among eight NCAA Division III Southeastern institutions to form new athletics conference
Seven members of the NCAA Division III Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference announced today that they are leaving the conference effective July 1, 2012, to form a new athletics conference that will begin competition with the 2012-13 academic year.

May 6, 2011
Softball announces summer clinic featuring Rick Pauly
The Birmingham-Southern softball program will host Rick Pauly, ASA All-American men's pitcher and one of the top pitching instructors in the nation, at its clinics on June 28 and 29.

May 3, 2011
BSC names annual Athletes of the Year
Birmingham-Southern College named its annual Athletes of the Year this evening at the Athletic Awards Banquet, held in Bruno Great Hall on the BSC campus.

April 25, 2011
Five Panthers earn All-Conference honors
In exclusive 2011 All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) voting by the league’s head coaches, five Birmingham-Southern softball players earned All-Conference honors, the league office announced today.

April 23, 2011
Softball sweeps Berry in season finale
The Birmingham-Southern softball team capped off the 2011 season today with a road sweep of Berry College, winning 8-5 and 8-2 in Rome, Ga. The Panthers end the season at 25-9, while the Vikings fall to 20-16.

April 14, 2011
Softball splits with Covenant in home finale
In the last home games of the season, the Birmingham-Southern softball team split with Covenant College this evening at BSC Softball Park, winning the first game 3-0 and losing the second game by the same score.

April 12, 2011
Brittany Berkopec named SCAC Softball Player-of-the-Week
Brittany Berkopec has been selected the SCAC Softball Offensive Player-of-the-Week for games played from Monday, April 4 through Sunday, April 10.

April 10, 2011
Softball clinches SCAC East Division title with split against No. 4 DePauw
With a split against No. 4 DePauw today, the Birmingham-Southern softball team clinched its first-ever Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference East Division title. BSC lost game one, 4-2, but rallied to win game two, 11-9.

April 10, 2011
Softball upends No. 4 DePauw, 9-1, 10-5
The Birmingham-Southern softball team scored two big upsets today, defeating No. 4 DePauw University twice in a doubleheader by the scores of 9-1 and 10-5. BSC extends its win streak to eight games, moving to 21-7 overall and 12-2 in the SCAC with the wins.

April 4, 2011
Ferris named SCAC Softball Co-Pitcher-of-the-Week
Ronni Ferris has been selected the SCAC Softball Co-Pitcher-of-the-Week for games played from Monday, March 28 through Sunday, April 3.

April 3, 2011
Softball records four-game shutout sweep of Sewanee
After shutting out Sewanee twice yesterday, the Birmingham-Southern softball team did it again today, this time by the scores of 10-0 and 15-0, to get the four-game sweep of the Tigers.

April 2, 2011
Ferris throws perfect game in doubleheader shutout of Sewanee
Junior Ronni Ferris pitched a perfect game today to help the Birmingham-Southern softball team get a doubleheader shutout of Sewanee to move to 17-7 overall and 8-2 in conference play.

March 28, 2011
Ronni Ferris named SCAC Softball Pitcher of the Week
Ronni Ferris, a junior right-handed pitcher from Cincinatti, Ohio, has been selected the SCAC Softball Pitcher-of-the-Week for games played from Monday, March 21 through Sunday, March 27.

March 27, 2011
Softball wins series against Rhodes
The Birmingham-Southern softball team beat Rhodes College twice today to win the series, 3-1, after splitting yesterday.

March 26, 2011
Softball splits with Rhodes
The Birmingham-Southern softball team split with Rhodes at home today, winning the first game 3-1 but losing game two, 8-6, in eight innings. The Panthers move to 13-7 overall and 4-2 in the SCAC.

March 20, 2011
Softball picks up two wins against Centre to take series, 3-1
The Birmingham-Southern softball team won two games today against Centre on the road to win the four-game series, 3-1. The Panthers won today by the scores of 6-5 and 16-0, moving to 12-6 overall and 3-1 in the SCAC.

March 19, 2011
Softball splits at Centre

March 17, 2011
Softball sweeps Millsaps to extend win streak to eight games

March 15, 2011
Softball sweeps Covenant College

March 13, 2011
Panthers get doubleheader shutout of Wesleyan College

March 6, 2011
Softball wins two in Panther Spring Classic

March 4, 2011
BSC drops two at home to Huntingdon

February 27, 2011
Softball falls to Greensboro College, Emory on day two of BSC Invitational

February 26, 2011
Softball splits on opening day

February 17, 2011
Saturday's softball season opener cancelled

February 11, 2011
Softball picked to finish second in SCAC East Division

February 8, 2011
Softball announces summer clinic featuring Rick Pauly