SALEM, N.C.- The Randolph softball team began its 2019 season at the Salem College Tournament on Saturday. While its scheduled opener with the host Spirits was called off, the WildCats got their game in with Frostburg an hour later than planned. The wait didn’t seem to bother the ‘Cats as they defeated the Bobcats 10-4.
LYNCHBURG, Va.- While last season ultimately fell short of expectations, the Randolph softball team did find itself qualifying for the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament as the seventh seed. The team is much different than it was from the end of the last year as 11 players depart including eight seniors. It will be a younger squad in 2019 with 10 underclassmen (including seven first-years) making up the roster.
SALEM, Va.- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2019 softball preseason poll on Wednesday afternoon. Randolph was picked 10th with 23 points, one spot ahead of Shenandoah, and four points behind Bridgewater.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.- The National Fastpitch Coaches Association in collaboration with Easton recognized over 6,200 softball players across high school, Division I, II, III, NAIA, and Junior College with the distinction of Scholar-Athletes. Randolph College was represented by Taylor Craft, Kate Hodgkiss, Jordyn Knapp, Courtney Lucado, and Lauren Morris.
ANNANDALE, Va.- On Thursday afternoon, the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced the 2018 College Division All-State softball team. Randolph designated player Lauren Morris (Troy, N.C./West Montgomery) was selected to the Second Team.
FOREST, Va.- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) on Tuesday released its All-Conference Awards. Randolph senior designated player Lauren Morris (Troy, N.C./West Montgomery) was named to the First Team.
SALEM, Va.- The Randolph softball team competed in the ODAC Tournament on Friday afternoon at the James I. Moyer Sports Complex. The WIldCats fell to Randolph-Macon 3-0 in their first game of the day and then dropped a 3-2 extra inning affair to Eastern Mennonite in the elimination game.
LYNCHBURG, Va.- For the 10th straight season, the Randolph softball team has qualified for the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Tournament. Play begins this Friday in Salem, Va. The WildCats will face Randolph-Macon at 2:00 p.m.
LYNCHBURG, Va.- While visiting #4 Randolph-Macon was already locked into the second spot in the upcoming Old Dominion Athletic Tournament this weekend, the WildCats softball team looked to improve its position. The Yellowjackets prevented that from happening as they swept Monday’s doubleheader with scores of 5-0 and 6-0.
WINCHESTER, Va.- Host Shenandoah scored twice in the bottom of the first inning and that was all it needed as it defeated Randolph 2-0 in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. The WildCats bounced back to claim the second game 8-5.
GREENSBORO, N.C.- Randolph softball traveled to Guilford on Friday in a resumption of a game that was suspended back on March 24. The WildCats scored early and were able to get the victory with a 4-2 triumph over the Quakers.
LYNCHBURG, Va.- Randolph softball played host to #1 Virginia Wesleyan in Old Dominion Conference Action on Saturday afternoon. The Marlins remain undefeated on the season with wins of 3-0 and 12-0. The WildCats fall to 12-18 overall and 5-8 in the ODAC.
WildCats Sweep Doubleheader from Eagles
BRIDGEWATER, Va.- The Randolph softball team ended the weekend with a sweep but this time it was in the ’Cats favor. After dropping a twin bill to Eastern Mennonite on Friday at home, Randolph traveled to Bridgewater on Sunday to play the Eagles. The WildCats won with scores of 5-2 and 5-3.
LYNCHBURG, Va.- Looking to gain some momentum after their sweep of Emory and Henry on Wednesday, the WildCat softball team hosted Eastern Mennonite on Friday afternoon. The Royals, however, had the upper hand on the ’Cats as they swept the doubleheader with scores of 9-4 and 5-2.
LYNCHBURG, Va.- With inclement weather forecasted for Saturday, Randolph softball’s ODAC doubleheader with Eastern Mennonite has been moved to Friday afternoon. The first game begins at 3:00 p.m. with the second game following at 5:00 p.m.
EMORY, Va.- Randolph softball traveled to Emory and Henry to face the #25 ranked Wasps in an ODAC doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon. The WildCats picked up two wins with a sweep of E&H at a cold and windy Wasps Field.
LYNCHBURG, Va.- After a rough pattern of weather recently, Thursday afternoon was warm and sunny at the Randolph Softball Complex. The WildCats hosted cross-city rival Lynchburg in an ODAC doubleheader. The Hornets took the first game 16-5 while the ‘Cats claimed the second by the score of 4-1.
GREENSBORO, N.C.- The Randolph softball team returned to action on Saturday as they faced Guilford in the ODAC opener for both teams. The Quakers plated four runs in the bottom of the fifth to go ahead and held off the WildCats 6-4.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.- The Randolph softball team had a busy afternoon on Tuesday as it played three games on the second day of the WildCats’ Spring Break trip. The ‘Cats started with a 6-2 win over Penn State-Abington and then dropped a 10-2 decision to Mary Washington and a 3-0 defeat to William Peace to end the day.