2013-14 Softball News

April 25, 2014
Macy Terry Named PBC All-Academic
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta Softball senior Macy Terry was named to the 2014 Peach Belt Conference Softball All-Academic Team Friday morning, while sophomore Haley Birkle and junior Molly Walton were named honorable mention, according to an announcement from the Peach Belt Conference office in Augusta, Ga.

April 18, 2014
Paige Deschaine Earns Peach Belt All-Conference
FLORENCE, S.C. – Jaguar Softball sophomore Paige Deschaine was named second-team Peach Belt All-Conference on Thursday night at a banquet in Florence, S.C., on the eve of the PBC Championships at Francis Marion.

April 18, 2014
Jags Fall To No. 4 North Georgia In Peach Belt Quarterfinal
FLORENCE, S.C. – Seeded eighth in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament, the GRU Augusta Jaguars (22-34) allowed two runs to the top-seeded Nighthawks (42-9)in the bottom of the fourth and fifth innings to fall 4-0 in the shutout victory Friday afternoon at the Francis Marion Softball Field in the opening quarterfinal game of the 2014 tournament.

April 17, 2014
Jags To Face No.1 Seed North Georgia In PBC Tournament
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta Softball is going to the Peach Belt Conference tournament in Florence, S.C., hosted by Francis Marion, after taking the eighth seed over Georgia Southwestern by winning the two-way league tiebreaker.

April 13, 2014
Diamond Jags Make Peach Belt Tourney
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The 2014 Jaguar Softball team is going to the Peach Belt Conference tournament after taking the eighth seed over Georgia Southwestern by winning the two-way league tiebreaker.

April 12, 2014
Jags Split Series At Lander In Extra Innings
GREENWOOD, S.C. – GRU Augusta dropped game one to the Lander Bearcats, but stole game two to even the series with two runs in the ninth inning of the Peach Belt Conference series at Doug Spears Field.

April 10, 2014
Jags Split Double Feature At Young Harris
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The Diamond Jaguars shut out Young Harris 5-0 in the first meeting of the Peach Belt Conference series, but fell 3-2 on a walk-off double in game two Thursday afternoon at Zell B. Miller Field.

April 8, 2014
Diamond Jags Take Split At USC Aiken
AIKEN, S.C. – The Diamond Jaguars responded from a 3-0 game one loss at USC Aiken to take the Peach Belt Conference nightcap meeting by the same score off just four hits and another nine-strikeout day from sophomore slinger Paige Deschaine.

April 6, 2014
Jaguars Sweep Ga. Southwestern For Senior Day
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Diamond Jaguars celebrated 2014 Senior Day with a Peach Belt Conference sweep over Georgia Southwestern – highlighted by Sophomore Paige Deschaine’s career-high 16 strikeouts in the game two victory.

April 2, 2014
Jaguars Drop Twin Bill To Georgia College
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta (16-29, 3-9 PBC) trailed early to GC (29-11, 8-6 PBC) and left 15 runners on base in the Peach Belt Conference doubleheader for the Bobcats to take both games on Wednesday afternoon at Jaguar Field.

April 1, 2014
Jags Announce “Strike Out Cancer Day”
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar Softball program and Head Coach Melissa Brocato have sets plans for “Strike Out Cancer Day” this Saturday, April 5th for the Peach Belt Conference doubleheader with Columbus State at 2:00 p.m. on Jaguar Field.

March 31, 2014
Jaguars Split Twin Bill With Flagler Saints
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars tied game one in their last scheduled at bat to take the game to 11 innings where the fell 9-8 before outlasting the Flagler Saints in game 2-1 on Monday afternoon in the Peach Belt Conference doubleheader at Jaguar Field.

March 30, 2014
GRU Augusta Takes One From No. 3 Armstrong
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars split the Peach Belt Conference series with the No. 3 Armstrong Pirates Sunday afternoon at Jaguar Field, with Haley Birkle earning the game-one victory on the mound for GRU Augusta.

March 27, 2014
Jaguars Push Saturday Doubleheader To Monday
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar Softball team has postponed their Peach Belt Conference doubleheader with the Flagler Saints from this Saturday to Monday, March 31st at Jaguar Field.

March 26, 2014
Jags Earn Comeback Win For DH Split With West Georgia
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta responded from a game one shutout loss to West Georgia with a comeback win in game two behind sophomore starter Paige Deschaine who had nine strikeouts in the non-conference affair at Jaguar Field on Wednesday afternoon.

March 22, 2014
Jaguars Fall In Twinbill At Francis Marion
FLORENCE, S.C. – The Jaguars cut game two to a one-run affair late in the game, but the Francis Marion Patriots held off GRU Augusta for a 4-3 final to sweep the Peach Belt Conference doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at the FMU Softball Stadium.

March 21, 2014
Jags Take Game Two For Doubleheader Split
PEMBROKE, N.C. – The Jaguars responded from a two-hit shutout to score in the first inning of game two and take an 8-2 final Friday afternoon in Peach Belt Conference action at the UNC Pembroke Braves in Pembroke, N.C.

March 15, 2014
Sunday Doubleheader At Young Harris Postponed
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Softball Peach Belt Conference doubleheader at Young Harris scheduled for tomorrow, Sunday March 16, has been postponed due to inclement weather expected for Young Harris, Ga.

March 15, 2014
Jags Drop Close Series At No. 10 North Georgia
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – GRU Augusta dropped their Peach Belt Conference opening series at North Georgia 3-1 and 2-1 at The Hill in Dahlonega, Ga., Saturday afternoon.

March 12, 2014
Jaguars Fall To Indians On Last Inning Heroics
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars climbed from a three-run deficit in game two, but gave up a game-ending home run to Catawba for the Indians to complete the non-conference doubleheader sweep Wednesday afternoon in Salisbury, N.C.

March 9, 2014
Jags Split With Lenoir-Rhyne
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Sophomore Paige Deschaine helped give the GRU Augusta Jaguars a 2-1 win off her 11 strikeouts in game one, before the Jags fell 7-0 in game two Sunday afternoon at Jaguar Field.

March 8, 2014
Jags Drop Double Feature At Carson-Newman
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Jaguars dropped a non-conference twin bill on Saturday, March 8 to the Carson-Newman Eagles, but not before GRU sophomore slinger Paige Deschaine recorded 12 strikeouts in game one.

March 5, 2014
Jags Come Back To Sweep Mount Olive
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars used two great starts on the mound from sophomores Paige Deschaine and Haley Birkle to take two from Mount Olive in non-conference action Wednesday afternoon at Jaguar Field.

February 28, 2014
Jags Drop Mid-South Classic Opener
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – GRU Augusta freshman Mallory Ferguson broke open Catawba starting pitcher Carley Tysinger’s no-hitter in the fifth inning, but 13 Tysinger strikeouts helped give the Indians a 4-0 non-conference win over the Jaguars in the opening day of play at the Mid-South Classic at Tiger River Park.

February 25, 2014
Jaguars Fall Twice At Anderson
ANDERSON, S.C. – The Jaguars rallied back from an 8-0 deficit in game two of the non-conference doubleheader at Anderson, but couldn’t overcome the Trojans’ offense as they fell twice Tuesday afternoon.

February 24, 2014
Jaguars Set To Retire Kacee Camp Jersey
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Former Jaguar softball standout Kacee Camp will have her No. 14 jersey retired this Wednesday, Feb. 26 during halftime of the women’s basketball game at 5:30 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

February 22, 2014
Jags Take 3-of-4 At Catawba Tournament
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars improved to 7-9 on the year with three wins in four games at the Catawba Tournament in Salisbury, N.C. this past weekend in non-conference action.

February 18, 2014
Jags Split Home Opener With Erskine
AUGUSTA, Ga. –The GRU Augusta Jaguars split their home opener with non-conference Erskine on Tuesday afternoon, dropping game one 1-0 in extra innings before taking the second meeting 3-0 over the Flying Fleet at Jaguar Field.

February 15, 2014
Doubleheader At Anderson Pushed To Feb. 25
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta Softball’s doubleheader at Anderson, scheduled for today at 2:00 p.m., has been postponed to Tuesday, Feb. 25 due to the unplayable conditions I Anderson S.C.

February 9, 2014
Jaguars Take Two In Final Day Of Charger Chillout
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Diamond Jaguars won two games in the third and final day of the Charger Chillout with a 12-4 non-conference win over Miles and a 3-2 last-inning comeback over Delta State.

February 8, 2014
Jags Downed In Day Two Of Charger Chillout
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – GRU Augusta fell twice in day-two action of the Charger Chillout to West Alabama 8-5 and North Alabama 7-0 on Saturday afternoon at Kiwanis Sportsplex.

February 7, 2014
Diamond Jags Drop Opening Day At Charger Chillout
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Diamond Jaguars opened play in their first of three tournaments in 2014 at the Charger Chillout with a 7-6 game one loss to Southern Indiana and a 2-1 game-two loss to Union on Friday afternoon at Metro Kiwanis Sports Stadium.

February 5, 2014
GRU Augusta Splits At Newberry 8-1, 5-0
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars split a non-conference doubleheader at Newberry Wednesday afternoon, winning the first game 8-1 before dropping a 5-0 meeting.

February 1, 2014
Diamond Jags Swept At Wingate In Opener
WINGATE, N.C. – The Diamond Jaguars fell twice on the road to open the season at Wingate on Saturday afternoon 8-0, 6-5 in non-conference action.

January 28, 2014
Softball Slated For Feb. 1 Opening Day
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The 2014 Diamond Jaguars open their season at Wingate on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 1:00 p.m., kicking off a 12-game road stint before the team debuts at Jaguar Field on Tuesday, Feb. 18 with Erskine.

January 22, 2014
PBC Releases Preseason Softball Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The 2014 Diamond Jaguars were picked to finish 10th in the 2014 Peach Belt Conference preseason poll, according to a vote of the league’s coaches released on Wednesday by the league office in Augusta.

January 15, 2014
2014 GRU Augusta Softball Prospectus
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Jaguars have unveiled their online media guide for the upcoming softball season.

November 27, 2013
Softball Signs Three In Early Signing Period
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Head Coach Melissa Mullins had an eventful offseason as she signed three student-athletes for next season’s 2015 GRU Augusta Softball campaign.

November 5, 2013
Softball Settles 2014 Slate
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Diamond Jaguars announced their 2014 schedule Tuesday afternoon and will open the season on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Wingate and commence home play on Tuesday, Feb. 18 against Erskine.

October 8, 2013
Diamond Jags In The Offseason
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar Softball program has been on the diamond at Jaguar Field all fall long practicing and working out for the upcoming 2014 campaign.

September 10, 2013
Jaguars Announce Alumni Game
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Head Coach Melissa Mullins and the GRU Augusta Softball program will host an alumni game for all former Jaguar softball players on Saturday, Sept. 21 at Jaguar Field on the Forest Hills Campus, Mullins announced Tuesday afternoon.

September 5, 2013
Mullins Announces Tryouts
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta softball program announced plans to hold a tryout for all full-time female GRU students on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 13-14 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Jaguar Field on the Forest Hills Campus off Wrightsboro Rd.