Carrie Webber has been named Azusa Pacific's softball head coach. Webber, who spent the past 5 years as the head coach at Santa Rosa Junior College, becomes the sixth head coach in the program's 22-year history.
Freshman Erin Halma stroked a walk-off single and fellow rookie Bre Anderson pitched the finest game of her young career to lead Azusa Pacific to a season-ending 3-2 victory over Concordia, a perfect send-off for 5 Cougar seniors who also played key roles in today's doubleheader split.
Azusa Pacific snapped a 6-game losing streak, riding the big bats of Tierney Burk and Natalie Mickelson who crushed home runs in Azusa Pacific's 5-4 victory at Biola. The Eagles took the second game, 7-0.
Vanguard hit 4 home runs, including 1 early and 3 late in the day, to registered a GSAC sweep of Azusa Pacific, downing the Cougars 13-0 and 13-4 in Azusa Tuesday evening.
Lori Kwiatkowski has announced that she will resign as Azusa Pacific's softball head coach at the close of the 2007 season. Kwiatkowski cited personal reasons for her decision after 2 years at the Cougar helm.
California Baptist looked every bit the No. 1-ranked team in the NAIA, rolling over Azusa Pacific for the GSAC doubleheader sweep, 9-1 and 11-0.
Point Loma Nazarene rallied for 6 runs late in the first game and then scored 6 more in the nightcap to sweep a GSAC doubleheader from Azusa Pacific.
Hope International snapped a 44-game, 13-year losing streak to Azusa Pacific by rallying for an 8-7 victory over the Cougars in the first game of a GSAC doubleheader. Azusa Pacific won the second game 6-5.
This is just what the doctor ordered – a pair of victories that featured clutch pitching and timely hitting – to give Azusa Pacific a nonconference doubleheader sweep of Cal State San Marcos.
For the fourth time in a month, Azusa Pacific suffered another extra-inning GSAC setback, this time falling to Concordia, 6-5 in 10 innings, after losing to the Eagles, 6-2 in the opener.
Biola swept a GSAC doubleheader from Azusa Pacific, winning a pair of extra-inning games, 4-3 and 2-1, including the nightcap when the Cougars lost a run for leaving third base too early.
Azusa Pacific pestered top-ranked California Baptist in the first game, falling just short at 3-0 before the Lancers left the Cougars in the dust with a 9-0 nightcap victory and a GSAC sweep.
Azusa Pacific produced 15 hits in its last 31 at-bats to explode for 11 runs and collecte a nonconference split with Dominican. The Cougars lost the first game 8-2 before winning the nightcap 11-3.
Azusa Pacific swept Dakota Wesleyan, 6-2 and 10-2, and that is something to cheer about because it's the Cougars' first doubleheader sweep of the season and it pulls the Cougar record even at 7-7.
Point Loma Nazarene swept a GSAC-opening doubleheader from Azusa Pacific, using a suicide-squeeze to win game one 4-2 in 8 innings and then a barrage of singles to post a 9-0 victory in the nightcap.
Azusa Pacific scored 6 runs in the top of sixth inning to explode for a 7-1 victory, its first win of the season, and settle for a split at Chico State.
Cal State San Bernardino got some timely hits and took advantage of several Cougar defensive miscues to sweep a doubleheader and spoil Azusa Pacific's 2007 season-opener.
Competing in the Golden State Athletic Conference, the NAIA's premier softball conference, is no easy task but second-year Azusa Pacific coach Lori Kwiatkowski believes her 2007 Cougars are ready to make strides and contend with the GSAC's best.