The bats of the Braves refuse to cool off down the final stretch of the season and that was especially evident in their commanding sweep of the Golden Bulls of Johnson C. Smith University on April 17 at Biddleville Park in Charlotte, N.C. The UNCP softball team wrapped their last bit of non-conference action and recorded their 14th and 15th double-digit hit performances of the season with their pair of victories in the twinbill. They completed comebacks in both contests winni
In their last home action of the 2019 season, the UNCP softball team welcomed the Francis Marion University Patriots to UNCP Softball Field on April 16th for a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader. The Braves split the twinbill with their conference foe by taking the first game 2-1 and dropping the second 7-1.
While UNCP’s red-hot bats as of late were lukewarm on the day, the matchup turned into a fierce pitching battle through both games outside of a seventh-inning outli
The UNCP softball team faced off against with the Georgia Southwestern University Canes in a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader on Saturday at the Lady Canes Softball Field. The Braves took both games of the twinbill into extra innings and while they came out victorious in game one when they broke the scoreless stalemate for a 1-0 win, they would drop game two 5-6 after their host would score a pair of runs in the bottom of the 10th.
Through eight innings the
After splitting their last two doubleheaders with Peach Belt Conference opponents, the UNCP softball team swept the Rams of Winston Salem University in a nonconference matchup at the UNCP softball field. The Braves continued their recent streak of explosive offense at bat by capturing the first game 6-3 and the secured the sweep in game two with an 11-3 win.
“We can hit any pitching you throw at us right now. We’re having six, eight, 10 hits a game. I don’t have to worr
The UNCP Softball team capped off their weekend of doubleheaders with Peach Belt Conference opponents on Sunday with a twinbill against the Saints of Flagler College on Senior Day. The Braves put 24 hits through both contests, 10 of which came as extra-base hits. They split the doubleheader winning the first game 4-2 and dropping the first game in extra innings 13-11. Prior to their victory in game one, they had dropped four-straight bouts with the Saints.
“There’s no e
The UNCP softball team faced off against the Bearcats of Lander University in a doubleheader at the UNCP Softball field on Apr.6. The two teams would split the twinbill in a Peach Belt Conference matchup with the Braves winning the first game 6-3 and the visiting Bearcats captured the second game 9-1.
The Black and Gold came into the first game of the doubleheader riding a four-game winning streak and extended it to five-straight thanks to a grand slam in the bo
The UNCP softball team used a sensational day at-bat to sweep the USC Aiken Pacers in a doubleheader at the J.H. Satcher Field on Mar.30. The Braves totaled 24 hits on the day through both games that included eight extra-base hits. They won the first game 7-2 and secured the sweep in game two with an 11-6 victory. The outing marked the first sweep of a conference opponent by the Braves this season and extended their winning streak to four straight games.
The Braves softball team traveled to Fayetteville State University on Wednesday, Mar. 27 to match up against the Broncos in a doubleheader. UNCP had a successful outing with 16 hits between both contests and not allowing their hosts to record a single run in either game. Game 1: The first game of the doubleheader started slow and silent for both UNCP and Fayetteville State with the first three innings being scoreless. In the top of the fourth, the Braves gained the lead with
The UNCP Softball team picked up their first win in nearly a month when they split their doubleheader with the Limestone College Saints on Mar.20 when they traveled to Gaffney, SC. Their losing streak was running at nine-games before they were able to bounce back from dropping the first game 5-6 and win the second game of the twinbill 10-7.
Neither team was able to get anything going on offense through two and a half innings until the bottom of the third frame w
The UNCP softball team got back to work after nearly a two-week hiatus from play when they welcomed the Division III William Peace Pacers to UNCP Softball Field for a non-conference doubleheader on Feb.26. They were enduring a four-game losing skid coming into this match-up but thanks to 15 hits over the course of both games, that included two home runs from freshman slugger Cam Davis, they were able to get back in the win column and bring their overall record to .500 at 8-8.