Having completed her first year as a graduate assistant coach for the Mississippi State softball program, Alison Owen will begin her second season with the Akron Racers of National Pro Fastpitch, Saturday.
Nearing the completion of her master's degree in business administration, senior Julia Echols was named to the Capital One Academic All-America third team, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced Friday.
Playing in a Lafayette Regional that was greatly affected by weather throughout the weekend, Mississippi State was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament on Sunday.
A combination of lightning and rain caused an elimination game between Mississippi State and Weber State to be suspended on Saturday at Lamson Park.
Despite a balanced offensive attack, Mississippi State was unable to open the Lafayette Regional of the 2015 NCAA Softball Tournament with a win over No. 18 Baylor.
Making its fourth-consecutive NCAA Tournament, the Mississippi State softball team (35-19) will begin its road to Oklahoma City at the Lafayette Regional for the second-straight year.
Senior Julia Echols and sophomores Alexis Silkwood and Mackenzie Toler each received South All-Region honors, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced Thursday.
For the fourth time in as many seasons, the Mississippi State softball team is headed to the NCAA Tournament and the Lafayette Regional for the second-consecutive season.
Currently in the process of getting her Master's degree in Business Administration, senior Julia Echols was named to the Capital One Academic All-District first team for District 6, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced Thursday.
In a game dominated by pitching and defense, the Mississippi State softball team lacked enough offense to advance in the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Wednesday.
With the regular season complete, Mississippi State (35-18, 10-14 SEC) will now focus on the postseason, starting with the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Wednesday.
A trio of home runs in the fourth inning and a hit parade in the sixth was all that South Carolina needed to beat Mississippi State, 9-1 in six innings, on Sunday.