PORTSMOUTH – Allie Chapman (JR/Chesapeake, Ohio) and Kelsey Jenkins have been named to the Mid-South Conference All-Academic squad for Shawnee State softball team as announced by conference officials. To be eligible for this honor, a student-athlete must be in at least sophomore academic standing and hold a GPA of 3.25 or higher.
DANVILLE, Ky. – Six home runs from the Lindsey Wilson offense proved too much to overcome for softball as Shawnee State was eliminated from the MSC Tournament with a 15-8 defeat at the hands of the top-seeded Blue Raiders (45-8). The Bears finish the conference tournament at 1-2 overall after a victory against St. Catharine to start the day Friday.
PORTSMOUTH – Softball used a 3-run bottom of the sixth inning to stave off elimination in a 4-3 victory over St. Catharine. The Bears (26-23) were held scoreless for most of the day before a two-out two-run triple from Tara Prater (SR/Hilliard, Ohio) in the bottom of the sixth gave the Bears their first lead of the afternoon.
DANVILLE, Ky. – Softball was top by third-seeded Campbellsville in the opening round of the Mid-South Conference Tournament. With the loss, the Tigers (40-15) improved to 4-0 all-time in the MSC Tournament against Shawnee State. The Bears (25-23) are now 0-4 all-time in MSC Opening Round games after today's 7-2 defeat.
PORTSMOUTH – Softball finished sixth place overall in the Mid-South Conference and will now turn its attention to the postseason tournament this Thursday as the tournament schedule has been pushed back one day in anticipation of inclement weather. Shawnee State (25-22, 17-19 MSC) will draw third-seeded Campbellsville (39-15, 26-10 MSC) in the opening round at Millennium Park in Danville, Ky.