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2017 Birmingham-Southern Softball News

  • SAA Tournament: Panthers Fall 8-0 to Centre
    April 22, 2017
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team could not overcome a big third inning from Centre College Saturday morning and fell 8-0 in their third game of the Southern Athletic Association Tournament. The Panthers went 1-2 in the tournament to conclude their season at 22-18 overall.
  • SAA Tournament: Softball Splits First Day
    April 21, 2017
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team used a big fourth inning to help propel them to an 8-1 win over Hendrix College in the first round of the 2017 Southern Athletic Association Tournament Friday, but then fell 9-3 to regular season champion No. 3 Berry College. BSC is now 22-17 on the year.
  • SAA Tournament: Softball Preview
    April 20, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Riding a four-game win streak, the Birmingham-Southern softball team hopes to take the momentum into the Southern Athletic Association Tournament this weekend. The Panthers (21-16, 8-8 SAA) are seeded fourth and open against fifth seed Hendrix College at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 21.
  • Six Panthers Earn All-Conference Honors; Lee, Crumpton Named to First Team
    April 20, 2017
    ATLANTA – The SAA announced the 2017 Softball All-Conference Award winners at a banquet held at Warner Park in Chattanooga on Thursday evening. Top honors of Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year were garnered by Rhodes' Christine Hume and Berry's Marie Collop, respectively. Kayla Davidson of Millsaps earned Newcomer of the Year and Berry's Cori Thiermann claimed Coach of the Year after guiding the Vikings to a 35-2 season.
  • Panthers Blank Talladega in Doubleheader Sweep
    April 13, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team shutout Talladega College in both games of their doubleheader Thursday. The Panthers (21-16) put up five runs in the first inning of game one en route to a 9-0 (5) win before blanking the Tornadoes 4-0 in the nightcap.
  • Crumpton Named SAA Player of the Week
    April 10, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Sophomore Haley Crumpton (Alabaster, Ala. / Thompson HS) was named Southern Athletic Association Player of the Week for play April 3 – 9.
  • Offensive Onslaught Leads Panthers to Big Win at Centre
    April 09, 2017
    DANVILLE, Ky. – Big bats helped the Birmingham-Southern softball team rout Centre College 11-0 in five inning Sunday, to improve to 8-8 in conference play.
  • Panthers Split At Centre, Improve to 7-8 in SAA
    April 08, 2017
    DANVILLE, Ky. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team split its doubleheader at Southern Athletic Association rival Centre College Saturday. The Panthers (18-16, 7-8 SAA) fell 2-0 in game one and then shut the Colonels out 7-0 in the finale. BSC is now in fourth place in the league.
  • Cassady Wins 200th in Split with Transy
    April 07, 2017
    WILMORE, Ky. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team split its doubleheader with Transylvania Friday afternoon. The Panthers (17-15) dropped game one 2-1, but then went on to win 11-0 in six innings and handed Head Coach Kimball Cassady her 200th career win. The longest tenured coach in program history, Cassady is the first to reach the 200 win mark.
  • Panthers Split with Georgia Gwinnett
    April 04, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team (16-14) split its doubleheader against NAIA opponent Georgia Gwinnett Tuesday.
  • Panthers Upend No. 6 East Texas Baptist on Road
    March 28, 2017
    MARSHALL, Texas – The Birmingham-Southern softball team defeated its second ranked opponent in two days, splitting their doubleheader against No. 6 East Texas Baptist Tuesday evening. The Panthers (15-13) won game one 2-1 and then took ETB to extra innings before falling 4-3 in the finale.
  • BSC Sweeps #17 Louisiana College on Road
    March 27, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team got two much needed wins to kickoff a tough road trip against three ranked teams in three days. The Panthers (14-12) swept No. 17 Louisiana College 5-3 and 7-5 in their doubleheader Monday. This marked their first win against a ranked opponent this season.
  • Panthers Drop Night Series to No. 1 Berry
    March 24, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team came out tough in game one of its Southern Athletic Association doubleheader against No. 1 Berry College Friday night. BSC (12-12, 6-7 SAA) trailed by just one run heading into the top of the seventh inning of game one, but eventually fell 7-4, and 13-1 in the nightcap.
  • Lee Earns National Player of the Week Honors
    March 22, 2017
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Trine University’s Danielle Ray and Birmingham-Southern College’s Savannah Lee captured Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III National Pitcher and Player of the Week honors.
  • Lee Named SAA Player of the Week
    March 20, 2017
    ATLANTA - The SAA released the softball Players of the Week for all games played March 13 - 19 and Savannah Lee (Lascassas, Tenn./Oakland HS) had a big week at the dish to win player of the week.
  • Panthers Drop Series Finale 5-2
    March 19, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team dropped its series finale to Millsaps College Sunday afternoon 5-2. The Panthers moved to 12-10 with the loss and 6-5 against Southern Athletic Association opponents.
  • Panthers Split Day With Millsaps
    March 18, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Savannah Lee (Lascassas, Tenn./Oakland HS) hit three home runs in three at bats to help the Birmingham-Southern softball team shutout Millsaps College 6-0 in game one of their Southern Athletic Association doubleheader Saturday. But late runs in game two down the Panthers 4-2 in the finale. BSC (12-9) is now 6-4 against SAA opponents.
  • BSC Sweeps Huntingdon in Road Doubleheader
    March 15, 2017
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern softball swept Huntingdon College 4-0 and 9-1 in six innings on the road Wednesday Afternoon. The Panthers improved to 11-8 overall with the wins.
  • Panthers Fall 2-1 in Midweek Matchup
    March 08, 2017
    MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team dropped a mid-week matchup at the University of Montevallo Wednesday night. BSC moved to 7-8 overall with the loss.
  • Softball Drops Pair at Rhodes
    March 04, 2017
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team fell 8-3 and 5-4 on the road Saturday at Rhodes College to move to 7-6 on the year, 3-2 in Southern Athletic Association play.
  • Panthers Rebound to Run Rule Hendrix in Series Finale
    February 26, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team trailed 3-0 going into the third inning against Southern Athletic Association rival Hendrix College Sunday when its offense exploded for four runs in the third and eight in the fourth. The Panthers went on to win 12-3 in five innings and improve to 7-4 on the year, 3-0 against SAA opponents.
  • BSC Sweeps Hendrix in Conference Opener
    February 25, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team swept Hendrix College 4-3, 10-2 (5) Saturday afternoon to open Southern Athletic Association play in BSC Softball Park. The Panthers (6-4, 2-0 SAA) close the series Sunday afternoon in a single game at noon.
  • No. 13 Panthers Pick Up a Pair of Wins Over LaGrange
    February 22, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – No. 13 Birmingham-Southern softball swept LaGrange College 7-3, 8-0 (5) Wednesday evening in BSC Softball Park. The Panthers are now 4-4 on the year. LaGrange dropped to 0-4 with the losses.
  • No. 13 BSC Unable to Hold Off Texas Lutheran, Drops Home Series
    February 18, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Savannah Lee (Lascassas, Tenn./Oakland HS) went 4-for-6 including a home run and a double on the day to lead the No. 13 Birmingham-Southern softball team against Texas Lutheran. But the Panthers could not string together runs and fell 7-5 and 4-1 Saturday to move to 2-4 overall.
  • No. 13 Panthers Sweep Covenant 4-1, 6-1
    February 14, 2017
    LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. – The No. 13 Birmingham-Southern softball team swept Covenant College in its first away series of the season. BSC won game one 4-1 and then took game two 6-1.
  • No. 13 Panthers Drop Home Opening Series
    February 11, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The No. 13 Birmingham-Southern softball team dropped its season opening doubleheader against Piedmont College Saturday afternoon. The Panthers fell 4-3 in eight innings in the first game, and then 1-0 in the night cap.
  • Panther Profile: Savannah Lee
    February 09, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Savannah Lee (Lascassas, Tenn./ Oakland High School) is in her sophomore year at Birmingham-Southern College. She came in on fire last spring for the softball team, earning the Southern Athletic Association Newcomer of the Year award. Lee is studying business and hopes to go into sales after graduation.
  • Softball Ranked No. 13 Nationally in NFCA Preseason Poll
    February 02, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern softball team starts its 2017 campaign ranked No. 13 in the country, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced. The Panthers are one of two Southern Athletic Association programs to be recognized in the Division III coaches poll.
  • SAA Softball Programs Team Up to Support Special Olympics in 2017
    January 10, 2017
    ATLANTA – The softball programs of the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) have announced their partnership with Special Olympics for the upcoming 2017 season.
  • BSC Softball Adds Anderson to 2017 Roster
    July 12, 2016
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern College Head Softball Coach Kimball Cassidy announced the addition of Taylor Anderson to the Panthers 2017 roster. She joins a BSC team that finished the 2016 season ranked No. 7 nationally and third in the Atlantic region.