2016 Softball News

June 15, 2016
Augusta Softball Inks Marni Greenstein For 2017 Season
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team has signed junior transfer Marni Greenstein from Florida State College at Jacksonville to a National Letter of Intent (NLI), head coach Melissa Brocato announced. Greenstein will join the Jaguars for the 2017 season.

April 17, 2016
Jaguars Conclude 2016 Season At Lander
GREENWOOD, S.C. – Augusta traveled to Lander on Sunday afternoon for their final regular-season series and fell 7-5 and 2-0 in Peach Belt Conference action.

April 14, 2016
Jags Take No. 7 North Georgia To 14 Innings In Marathon Doubleheader
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars took No. 7 North Georgia to 14 innings in game two of their Peach Belt Conference doubleheader and fell 1-0, after they dropped game one by just run as well on Thursday afternoon.

April 13, 2016
Seven From Softball Secure PBC All-Academic Honors
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference released the softball All-Academic team from the conference office in Augusta, Ga., and seven Jaguars made the list.

April 10, 2016
Jags Knock Two Homers To Split Series With Columbus State In Final Home Stand
AUGUSTA, Ga. – In their final pair of home games for the 2016 season, the Augusta Jaguars (18-30, 7-13 PBC) dropped game one 6-1 to Columbus State (24-23, 8-12 PBC) before using two home runs to rally from behind and win 7-3 in game two.

April 9, 2016
Augusta Holds Montevallo Scoreless In Doubleheader Sweep
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Hosting their first doubleheader of two in their last weekend at home on the season, the Augusta Jaguars shutout the Montevallo Falcons 4-0 in game one before winning 1-0 in game two on Saturday afternoon at Jaguar Field. On the mound for the Jags, senior Haley Birkle posted a season-best 10 strikeouts in game one, while senior Paige Deschaine dealt a no hitter in the second meeting.

April 6, 2016
Augusta Splits PBC Doubleheader At Francis Marion
FLORENCE, S.C. – The Augusta Jaguars split a pair of Peach Belt Conference games on Wednesday at Francis Marion, falling 4-3 in game one before winning 1-0 in the second meeting.

March 30, 2016
Jaguars Sweep Rival USC Aiken In PBC Double Feature
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars met rival USC Aiken for the first time of the season on Wednesday afternoon and won a 3-0 shutout in game one before taking the second 7-1 in Peach Belt Conference play.

March 21, 2016
Jags Win In Walk-Off Fashion Over Flagler To Split PBC Series
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars trailed 1-0 in their last at bat of game two when sophomore Lindsey Stokes delivered a two-run hit for a 2-1 comeback win over Flagler College after they dropped a close 2-0 first meeting to the Saints on Monday afternoon at Jaguar Field.

March 20, 2016
Augusta Drops Double Feature With Armstrong For Senior Day
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars lost a pair of Peach Belt Conference games to the Armstrong Pirates on Sunday afternoon at Jaguar Field. Prior to first pitch, the Augusta Jaguars (11-25, 0-8 PBC) celebrated the four-year careers of seniors Kristen Bagley, Haley Birkle, Paige Deschaine, and Casey Rowland.

March 18, 2016
Softball Shifts Weekend Slate, Moves Senior Day To March 20
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team has postponed their Peach Belt Conference doubleheader with the Flagler Saints and moved 2016 Senior Day to Sunday, March 20 for the 1:00 p.m. PBC series against the Armstrong Pirates at Jaguar Fiel

March 13, 2016
Augusta Cruises Past Coker For Doubleheader Sweep
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars swept the Coker Cobras in a non-conference doubleheader, winning 8-0 in game one and 3-0 in the second meeting on Sunday at Jaguar Field.

March 12, 2016
Jags Split Doubleheader With Lenoir-Rhyne For Pink Out Game
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Hosting their annual Pink Out games to support cancer awareness and raise funds for the GRU Cancer Center, the Augusta Jaguars won a 3-0 non-conference game over the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears before falling by the same score in game two at Jaguar Field on Saturday afternoon.

March 9, 2016
Augusta Drops PBC Double Feature At Young Harris
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars lost a pair of Peach Belt Conference games on the road against Young Harris on Wednesday afternoon in Young Harris, Ga.

March 7, 2016
Jags Softball Sets Pink Out Game For Cancer Awareness On March 12
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team will host their Pink Out games to support the GRU Cancer Center on Saturday, March 12 for a 1:00 p.m. doubleheader at Jaguar Field against Lenoir-Rhyne. The game serves to raise awareness and funds for cancer research and the university cancer center. All fans are encouraged to wear pink!

March 6, 2016
Paige Deschaine Posts Career-Best 19 Strikeouts In PBC Series With Georgia Southwestern
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars (8-19, 0-3 PBC) hosted their first PBC series of the season with Georgia Southwestern (15-10, 1-0 PBC) and dropped a game one in extra innings 3-2 before falling in the second meeting 4-2 on Sunday afternoon at Jaguar Field.

March 5, 2016
Newberry Notches Two Wins Over Augusta
NEWBERRY, S.C. – The Augusta Jaguars fell in a non-conference doubleheader on Saturday afternoon to the Newberry Wolves in back-to-back games on the road.

March 1, 2016
Jags Begin PBC Play At Georgia College In Doubleheader Loss
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Peach Belt Conference play commenced on Tuesday night for the Augusta Jaguars at Georgia College and they fell 7-2 in game one and 8-5 in the second meeting at the Peeler Complex.

February 28, 2016
Augusta Goes 3-3 At Mid-South Classic In Non-Conference Action
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Augusta Jaguars concluded play at the 2016 Mid-South Classic on Sunday afternoon and outlasted Lincoln Memorial 6-5, while falling to Wingate 2-0 at Tyger River Stadium.

February 27, 2016
Augusta Avenges Loss To Catawba With 2-1 Victory At Mid-South Classic
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – In day two of the Mid-South Classic, the Augusta Jaguars fell to Queens 5-2 before handing the Catawba Indians their second loss of the season in a 2-1 non-conference victory for the Jags at Tyger River Stadium.

February 26, 2016
Jags Split To Start Mid-South Classic With Win Over Saint Joseph’s College
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Augusta Jaguars opened play in their third non-conference tournament of the season at the Mid-South Classic and split day one with a 1-0 loss to Southern Indiana before run-ruling Saint Joseph’s College 11-2 in five innings at Tyger River Stadium.

February 20, 2016
Augusta Goes 3-1 In Non-Conference Weekend
SALISBURY, N.C. – The Augusta Jaguars shut out Belmont Abbey 6-0 before falling in the sixth inning to Catawba 2-0 in day-two of the non-conference weekend in Salisbury, N.C., at Catawba College.

February 19, 2016
Augusta Sweeps With Wins Over Lenoir-Rhyne & Carson-Newman
HICKORY, N.C. – The Jaguars began their second of three tournaments on the road this season and outlasted Lenoir-Rhyne 6-5 in the opening game before producing 14 hits in game two to win 11-7 over Carson-Newman. The Jags began the non-conference tourney at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, N.C.

February 17, 2016
Three Homers Lifts Augusta Over Erskine In Doubleheader Sweep
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars returned home to Jaguar Field after 10 road games to start the 2016 season and knocked three home runs in the home opener on Wednesday afternoon to sweep the Erskine Flying Fleet.

February 13, 2016
Jags Fall Twice At Anderson In Non-Conference Action
ANDERSON, S.C. – The Augusta Jaguars softball team traveled to Anderson, S.C., on Saturday afternoon for a non-conference doubleheader and fell 6-5 and 5-1 in a pair of losses. Augusta led in game one in the final inning, but allowed a walk-off homerun.

February 10, 2016
Jags Drop Non-Conference Doubleheader At Wingate
WINGATE, N.C. – The Augusta Jaguars fell 8-0 and 9-2 on Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference doubleheader against the Wingate Bulldogs at the WU Softball Complex.

February 6, 2016
Jags Fall Twice At West Georgia In Final Inning Finale
CARROLLTON, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars traveled to Carrollton, Ga. on Saturday afternoon for a doubleheader against the University of West Georgia Wolves. The Wolves took both games of the doubleheader in heartbreaking fashion, each by just a one-run margin with both coming down to the final inning.

January 31, 2016
Augusta Concludes Season-Opening Tourney With Pair Of Losses
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars competed in back-to-back non-conference doubleheaders to start the season at the Southern Showdown and dropped a pair to Delta State and Alabama Huntsville in day-two action.

January 30, 2016
Softball Falls Twice To Start Season At Southern Showdown
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team dropped an extra-inning battle with Valdosta State 2-0 before falling 12-1 to North Alabama on Saturday at the 2016 Southern Showdown tournament in Columbus, Ga., hosted by Columbus State University.

January 27, 2016
Augusta Softball Starts Season Jan. 30 At Southern Showdown Tourney
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguar softball team begins the 2016 season on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Southern Showdown in Columbus, Ga., and faces Valdosta State at 1:30 p.m. and North Alabama at 6:30 p.m.

January 22, 2016
Augusta Softball Picked Fourth In PBC Preseason Coaches Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars were selected to finish fourth in the 2016 Peach Belt Conference preseason poll, according to a vote of the league's coaches released on Friday by the league offices in Augusta.

December 28, 2015
Augusta Softball Releases 2016 Media Guide
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball program has released their 2016 online media guide! Check out team info, rosters, schedules, statistics, and more!

November 25, 2015
Augusta Softball Signs Browne & Leblanc For 2017
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team signed freshmen Courtney Browne and Aly Leblanc in the National Letter of Intent (NLI) early signing period, Head Coach Melissa Brocato announced Wednesday morning.

November 12, 2015
Sign Up For Jaguar Softball Clinic This Saturday Nov. 14
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Augusta University softball team will hold a girls softball clinic for ages 14 and under on Saturday, Nov. 14 at Jaguar Field from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

October 23, 2015
Softball Sets Boston Butt Sale For Nov. 21
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team will be pre-selling tickets until Nov. 14 to purchase Boston butts as part of their season-long fundraising efforts to support the Jaguar softball program. Fans can buy tickets up until Saturday, Nov. 14 and the pickup day will be Saturday, Nov. 21.

August 20, 2015
GRU Softball Tryouts Sept. 10 At Jaguar Field
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta softball team announced plans for an open tryout to all currently-enrolled female Georgia Regents University students on Thursday, Sept. 10 at the Jaguar Softball Field.