2017-18 Softball News

  • Jags Run Rule Flagler To Split Final Home Games Of Season  
    April 16, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team hosted its final regular-season games of the season on Monday against the Flagler Saints. The Jaguars dropped game one of the Peach Belt Conference doubleheader 11-1 and beat Flagler 8-0 in game two.
  • Augusta Sweeps UNC Pembroke In Extra Innings
    April 14, 2018
    PEMBROKE, N.C. – The Augusta University softball team swept the UNC Pembroke Braves on the road Saturday afternoon, winning game one 8-4 and taking game two 9-6 in extra innings.
  • AU Softball Adjusts Weekend Schedule, Senior Day
    April 13, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – With a rainy forecast in the works for Sunday, April 15, the Augusta University softball team and head coach Melissa Brocato have announced a change to the series with Flagler College at Jaguar Field.
  • Jags Come Up Short At West Georgia
    April 11, 2018
    CARROLLTON, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team traveled to Carrollton, Ga. and dropped a pair of non-conference games against the West Georgia Wolves at University Field.  
  • Jags Walk Off USC Aiken To Split Doubleheader
    April 08, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team hosted the USC Aiken Pacers for a Peach Belt Conference series on Sunday at Jaguar Field and fell 7-2 in game one, before winning in walk-off fashion. Senior Carolyn Edwards lined a single into left field to score freshman Regan Norfleet and give Augusta a 2-1 victory in game two.
  • Jags Softball Splits Doubleheader With Lander
    April 06, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team hosted the Lander Bearcats for a Peach Belt Conference series on Friday at Jaguar Field and dropped game one 2-0, before winning the second 5-2.
  • Augusta Takes One From Emmanuel
    April 03, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team hosted the Emmanuel College Lions on Wednesday afternoon and won game one 4-2 in walk-off fashion, before falling 6-3 in non-conference play at Jaguar Field.
  • AU Walks Off GSW To Split Doubleheader
    March 30, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team hosted the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes for a Peach Belt Conference series on Friday at Jaguar Field. Augusta walked it off against the Canes 2-1 in the first game and fell 4-2 in the second.
  • No. 2 North Georgia Pitches Past Jaguars In Twin Bill
    March 24, 2018
    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team dropped a pair of Peach Belt Conference games to the No. 2 North Georgia Nighthawks on Saturday afternoon at Hill Stadium.
  • Augusta Closes Out Claflin Twice
    March 21, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team welcomed the Claflin Panthers for a midweek non-conference double feature at Jaguar Field and won 15-2 in game one, before scoring five runs in the six inning of the second game to win 6-5 and sweep the day.
  • Augusta Splits PBC Series With Columbus State
    March 18, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team hosted the Columbus State Cougars at Jaguar Field for a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader on Sunday afternoon. Augusta came from behind in game one with a go-ahead home run to win 2-1, before falling 8-0 in game two.
  • Augusta Sweeps Erskine At Home
    March 15, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team hosted Erskine College on Thursday afternoon at Jaguar Field and won 4-2 and 6-5 to sweep the non-conference doubleheader.
  • Jags Lose Two To No. 12 Lenoir-Rhyne
    March 14, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team started its longest home stint of the season on Wednesday afternoon at Jaguar Field with a non-conference doubleheader against the No. 12 nationally-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne Bears. Augusta fell 10-2 in game one 6-1 in the sequel.
  • Melissa Brocato Reaches 500 Career Wins
    March 10, 2018
    FLORENCE, S.C. – Augusta University softball head coach Melissa Brocato won her 500th game with the Jaguars on Saturday, March 10 with a 13-10 victory in game one of a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader at Francis Marion University. AU dropped the second game 9-6 to split the conference-opening doubleheader.
  • AU Falls To Newberry In Non-Conference Doubleheader
    March 08, 2018
    NEWBERRY, S.C. – The Augusta University softball team had the bases loaded down a pair of runs in the last inning of game two at Newberry, but couldn’t get a run and fell 2-0 after they lost 14-6 in a non-conference doubleheader Thursday afternoon.
  • Jags Softball Swept By Queens
    March 03, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team dropped a pair of non-conference games to Queens University of Charlotte Saturday afternoon, falling 6-0 in back-to-back meetings at Jaguar Field.
  • Augusta Beats Barton 4-0 In Mid-South Classic
    February 24, 2018
    DUNCAN, S.C. – The Augusta University softball team competed in the Mid-South Classic on Friday and Saturday afternoon with non-conference games against Carson-Newman, Lincoln Memorial, Barton, and Limestone at Tyger River Park. The Jaguars lost two close games on Friday, falling to Carson-Newman 4-2 and LMU 5-4 in extra innings. On Saturday, the Jags shut out Barton 4-0, before slipping 1-0 to Limestone.
  • Augusta Softball Returns To Mid-South Classic Feb. 23-24
    February 23, 2018
    DUNCAN, S.C. – The Augusta University softball team competes in the Mid-South Classic at Tyger River Park in Duncan, S.C. The non-conference tournament features Augusta, Barton, Carson-Newman, Converse, Georgia College, Limestone, Lincoln-Memorial, Mount Olive, Tiffin, and UNC Pembroke.
  • AU Crushes Converse 11-0 In Doubleheader Sweep On The Road
    February 20, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Augusta University softball team shut out the Converse College Valkyries 11-0 in game one of a non-conference doubleheader on Tuesday, before winning 5-3 in the second game on the road.
  • Jags Let No. 20 Carson-Newman Slip By In Doubleheader
    February 18, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Augusta University softball team played a non-conference doubleheader at No. 20 nationally-ranked Carson-Newman on Sunday afternoon and lost two close games, 2-1 and 3-1 at Vickee Kazee-Hollifield Softball Complex.
  • Augusta Hosts Coker In 2018 Home Opener At Jaguar Field
    February 13, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team hosted its first games of the 2018 season on Tuesday afternoon at Jaguar Field against Coker College. Coker took care of game one 12-3 and the second meeting 9-1 to sweep the non-conference doubleheader.
  • Wingate Survives Augusta In Non-Conference Doubleheader
    February 09, 2018
    WINGATE, N.C. – The Augusta University softball team traveled to Wingate, N.C., to take on Wingate University in a non-conference doubleheader and fell 6-1 and 11-8 at the WU Softball Complex.
  • Softball Pushes Erskine Doubleheader To March 15 Due To Weather
    February 07, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team has announced a change to this Thursday’s non-conference doubleheader against Erskine College. The games have been postponed to Thursday, March 15 due to inclement weather in the area.
  • Augusta Splits At Catawba To Start 2018 Campaign
    February 03, 2018
    SALISBURY, N.C. – The Augusta University softball team played a non-conference doubleheader at Catawba College on Saturday afternoon to start the 2018 season and shut out the Indians 6-0 in game one, before giving up two runs in the seventh inning of game two to lose 4-3.
  • Augusta Softball Starts Season Feb. 3 At Catawba
    February 01, 2018
    CATAWBA, N.C. – The Augusta University softball team begins its 2018 campaign this Saturday, Feb. 3 with a non-conference doubleheader at Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C. First pitch is slated for 1:00 p.m. at Whitley Softball Field.
  • Augusta Softball Picked 11th In PBC Preseason Poll
    January 25, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference released the 2018 PBC Softball Preseason Coaches Poll on Thursday and the Jaguars are ranked 11th overall.
  • Augusta Softball Gains Four Freshmen In Early Signing Period
    November 21, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University head softball coach Melissa Brocato has signed four new freshmen student-athletes in the National Letter of Intent (NLI) early signing period (Nov. 9-16). The Jaguars picked up Katy Caldwell, Madelyn Libby, Lauren Prescott, and Addison Renfroe who can compete in the 2019 season.
  • Brocato Books 22 Home Games In 2018 Jags Softball Schedule
    September 13, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Now in her 20th year at the helm of the Augusta Jaguars softball program, head coach Melissa Brocato has unveiled the 2018 schedule that features 50 total games and 22 home contests at Jaguar Field.