Former Golden State Athletic Conference standout Lori Kwiatkowski has been named Azusa Pacific softball head coach.
Sharon Lehman, the winningest softball coach in the history of the Golden State Athletic Conference, has resigned after 11 successful seasons.
Azusa Pacific is hosting its first-ever softball camps in June. The camp is available to players from ages 8 to 16 who will have an opportunity to work with college players while improving their skills and knowledge of the game.
Junior Jessica Mikesell hit 2 home runs, including a grand slam, and registered a school-record 7 RBIs to lead Azusa Pacific to an 8-5 victory and a season-finale split with No. 6-ranked Poiont Loma Nazarene.
Jessica Mikesell's 2-run double capped a 3-run sixth inning to complete a comeback victory and a Cougar sweep of UC San Diego.
Biola swept a GSAC doubleheader from Azusa Pacific to close the door on the Cougars' playoff hopes. The Eagles scored all their runs of the day in just 2 innings of play.
Megan Alkire teamed with Kris Franks to strike out 26 batters and then slugged her seventh home run of the season to lead Azusa Pacific to a GSAC sweep of Hope International.
Pitchers Amanda Xavier and Candice Thomas held the Cougars to just 2 hits through 13 innings and Cal Baptist collected its first-ever sweep at Azusa Pacific, beating the Cougars 4-0 and 6-3.
Azusa Pacific used a pair of suicide squeezes and a collision at first base to beat Biola in the first game of a key GSAC doubleheader that the 2 teams split.
Vanguard scored 7 of its 12 runs with 2 outs to come through in the clutch for a GSAC doubleheader sweep of Azusa Pacific.
Azusa Pacific had to settle for yet another GSAC split, this time sharing victories on the road with Concordia. As a result, the Cougars are 6-6 in conference play.
Azusa Pacific won for the first time in 5 years at Point Loma Nazarene and managed a split with the No. 7-ranked Sea Lions, winning the first game 1-0, before falling 2-1 in the nightcap.
Azusa Pacific has now won 36 straight over Hope International after racing past the Royals to 12-2 and 10-0 Golden State Athletic Conference victories.
Azusa Pacific posted a pair of easy victories at the Sunwest Tournament, downing Gustavus Adolphus, 8-0, and Briarcliffe, 14-3.
The strong-armed pitching of Cal Baptist proved to be better than the hot-swinging bats of Azusa Pacific as the Lancers handed the Cougars their first shutouts of the season.
Azusa Pacific had to rally in both of its GSAC games with Vanguard. One fell short, the other came through as Azusa Pacific settled for another GSAC split.
Azusa Pacific scored in 6 of its final 7 at-bats and registered 9 extra-base hits as the Cougars swept a pair of mercy-ruled verdicts games over Culver-Stockton, 10-0 and 8-0.
Azusa Pacific was one inning away from a conference-opening doubleheader sweep. Instead, the Cougars suffered a fateful inning that forced them to settle for a split with Concordia
Shawna Paxton's 1-out single to rightfield scored Tami Carter in the bottom of the seventh to give Azusa Pacific a 6-5 victory and a doubleheader sweep of Cal State San Bernardino.
Azusa Pacific scored 3 runs in the third inning and then kept Dominican at bay for a 4-2 victory over the Penguins during the final day of the NorCal Tournament.
As was the case on Friday, Saturday rains have also washed out the entire Azusa Pacific Softball Tournament and cost the Cougar baseball team its fourth attempt at starting GSAC play.
Tami Carter and Natalie Mickelson hit mammoth 2-run home runs and the Cougars got quality pitching and sterling defense to post its first-ever sweep of Cal State Bakersfield, 4-2 and 7-1.
The NAIA's No. 18-ranked Azusa Pacific litterally ran by upstart Patten in 2 mercy-ruled victories of 8-0 and 11-0. The Cougars stole 8 bases and held the Lions to just 4 hits, no-hitting them in the nightcap.
For the first time in 10 years, Azusa Pacific opened a new season with a doubleheader sweep, collecting 5-0 and 10-4 victories in its first-ever visit to Redlands.
Anxious to put the last year somewhere in the distant past, Azusa Pacific enters the 2005 season with excitement and high anticipation. Seven starters are back along with 4 pitchers.