Nicki Sprague became the PacWest’s first three-time softball Player of the Year, and Carrie Webber was named PacWest Coach of the Year.
Both teams rallied from three-run deficits before Central Washington pulled away late to win the West 2 Softball Regional in Azusa.
Central Washington posted a 7-3 win over Azusa Pacific to force a winner-take-all regional title game on Sunday.
Azusa Pacific hosts one of two NCAA Division II Softball West Regionals this week, May 5-8.
Azusa Pacific’s offensive and defensive execution helped the Cougars win twice and advance to Saturday’s regional championship.
Azusa Pacific swept California Baptist in a pair of one-run games to secure the program’s first Pacific West Conference title.
Azusa Pacific allowed just one unearned run in a 7-1, 5-0 doubleheader road sweep over Dominican Monday afternoon.
Carly Xepoleas tossed a five-inning no-hitter in the second game of Azusa Pacific’s 7-4, 16-0 sweep at Holy Names.
A Madison Hernandez eighth-inning home run powered the first of back-to-back walkoff wins over Concordia.
Azusa Pacific hit seven doubles in a 9-1, 7-1 sweep over BYU-Hawaii Monday.
Azusa Pacific rallied for an 8-2 Game 2 win to secure a road split at PacWest-leading California Baptist.
Azusa Pacific dropped Tuesday’s opener to Academy of Art, 4-1, but rebounded for a 12-1 mercy-rule win in the nightcap.
Nicki Sprague went 5-for-5 Monday afternoon to lead Azusa Pacific to 4-3 and 10-0 wins over Notre Dame de Namur.
Janelle Eccles hit a walkoff home run in the opener and added a solo shot in Game 2 to complete Azusa Pacific’s sweep over Hawai‘i Pacific.
Azusa Pacific posted an 8-2 win over Western Washington and blanked Western Oregon to wrap up the Tournament of Champions in Turlock.
After dropping its opener in extra innings, Azusa Pacific fired back-to-back shutouts at the Tournament of Champions in Turlock.
Azusa Pacific swept Monday’s doubleheader with Chaminade despite allowing three first-inning runs to the Silverswords in both games.
After sweeping PacWest-leading Hawai‘i Hilo Friday night, Azusa Pacific dropped a pair to the Vulcans Saturday in Azusa.
Azusa Pacific rallied from behind in both games to sweep Hawai‘i Hilo to win the first two of a four-game series between PacWest leaders.
Narissa Garcia and Carly Xepoleas each fired complete-game shutouts to lead Azusa Pacific’s sweep at Concordia.
Azusa Pacific swept No. 2 Dixie State at home with a 10-inning walkoff victory before coming back from 6-1 with an 8-run sixth inning to complete the sweep.
After two weeks off, Azusa Pacific split with No. 18 Dixie State, winning the opener 8-0 with four home runs.
Azusa Pacific swept No. 7-ranked Adelphi on Friday to give the Cougars seven wins in their last eight contests.
Azusa Pacific split a pair of one-run games against Concordia (Ore.) with an extra-innings win in Game 2.
Azusa Pacific’s 6-1, 8-0 road sweep at Biola ran the Cougars’ win streak against the Eagles to 14.
Azusa Pacific scored 28 runs in three games Saturday to finish the Desert Stinger Tournament with a winning record.
Kayla Jimenez hit a two-run double for a 6-5 walkoff win in Azusa Pacific’s opening game of the Desert Stinger Tournament.
A six-run inning helped Azusa Pacific softball gain a season-opening split with UC San Diego.
Two-time PacWest Softball Player of the Year Nicki Sprague was voted the 2016 PacWest Preseason Player of the Year.