AUM softball

AUM’s Wilkes snares NFCAA’s assistant of the year award

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (aumathletics.com) — Auburn Montgomery assistant softball coach Scottie Wilkes was named the National Fastpitch Coaches Association’s Assistant Coach of the Year award at the NAIA level, the league office announced Friday morning. This award salutes the efforts of coaches from the various NFCA membership categories for their tireless dedication to the sport of softball and to the continued education,…

AUM Softball’s 2017 newcomers

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (aumathletics.com) —- Auburn Montgomery softball head coach Eric Newell announced the addition of eight newcomers to complete the program’s 2017 class Thursday. Joining the Warhawks for the upcoming season are transfers Kalee Sparks (Jr., OF, Hoover, Ala./Shelton State CC), Kaylin Finch (So., MI, Montgomery, Ala./Tuskegee University) and Christy Hendrix (Jr., 3B, Hueytown, Ala./Snead State CC), as well as…

OKC ends AUM’s bid for three-peat National Championship

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (aumathletics.com)  —— The No. 2 ranked and No. 2 seeded Auburn Montgomery softball finished fourth in the 36th annual NAIA Softball World Series after falling to No. 1 ranked and No. 1 seeded Oklahoma City University 4-3 after a three-run seventh inning. NOTES                       • The Warhawks finished the season 53-8, a mark which set a program record for…

AUM’s Newell, Wilkes earn NFCA Regional Coaching Staff of the Year Honor

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (aumathletics.com)—- Auburn Montgomery head softball coach Eric Newell and assistant Scottie Wilkes were recognized Monday afternoon as one of six programs to earn NFCA NAIA Regional Coaching Staff of the Year honors. Newell currently boasts a 352-136 (.721) career record, and has totaled a 98-14 (.875) record while wearing the orange and black. He and Wilkes were named…

AUM softball notches 50th win in 3-1 victory over Central Methodist

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (aumathletics.com) —— The No. 2 ranked and No. 1 seeded Auburn Montgomery softball team defeated No. 19 ranked and No. 2 seeded Central Methodist in the NAIA National Championship Opening Round game 3-1 to become the first team in program history to acquire 50 wins. NOTES                       • The Warhawks improved to 50-6 on the year. • The Eagles fell…

AUM wallops Lourdes 10-0 in NAIA’s opening round

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (aumathletics.com) —– The No. 2 ranked and No. 1 seeded Auburn Montgomery softball team defeated No. 4 seeded Lourdes in the NAIA National Championship Opening Round game 10-0 after six innings of play Monday night. NOTES • The Warhawks improved to 49-6 on the year. • The Gray Wolves fell to 18-29 overall. STANDOUT PERFORMERS • Senior Kayla Hale…

Warhawks host; earn top seed in NAIA’s opening round of softball

MONTGOMERY, Ala.  (aumathletics.com) — The Auburn Montgomery softball team, who remained second in the final regular-season NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, earned the top seed in the Auburn Montgomery Bracket of the NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round when the national office announced the seeding for the 10 Opening Round sites Tuesday Afternoon. Joining the Warhawks in the Auburn Montgomery…

AUM’s Powell grabs 6th POTW honor this season

MONTGOMERY, Ala.  (aumathletics.com) —- Senior pitcher Taylor Powell was selected the Southern States Athletic Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week for the sixth time this season, after leading the Warhawks to their first SSAC Tournament Championship this past weekend, the league office announced Monday. The Alabaster, Ala. native picked up four wins in three days at the conference tournament to give…

Hale sets career record as Warhawks down Martin Methodist 4-1

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (aumathletics.com) — The No. 2 Auburn Montgomery softball team defeated No. 12 Martin Methodist 4-1 to advance to the SSAC Tournament Winner’s Bracket Final, and senior Kayla Hale set a new school record for career home runs in the game. NOTES                       • The Warhawks improved to 46-5 on the year. • The RedHawks fell to 44-13 on the season….

Warhawks open SSAC softball tourney with 4-0 win over Mobile

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (aumathletics.com) —- Senior Taylor Powell tossed her 13th shutout of the season to keep the No. 2 Auburn Montgomery softball team in the winner’s bracket after the first day of play at the Southern States Athletic Conference Tournament, being play at Fain Park in Montgomery. NOTES • With the win, the Warhawks improved to 45-5 on the season….