Georgia Women’s Tennis: Bulldogs fall to Pepperdine in NCAA Tournament
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LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky softball opened postseason play with a 6-0 victory against DePaul. The Wildcats did the bulk of their damage with five runs in the first inning. The 14th-seeded Wildcats were led in the circle by starting pitcher Meagan Prince who tossed six shutout innings while striking out five DePaul batters. The left-hander allowed just two […] The post Kentucky softball: Box score, recap from regional win against DePaul appeared first on SEC Country.
Mississippi State outfield Brent Rooker has proven a difficult out for pitchers all season, batting .408 with 20 HRs and 71 RBIs as a redshirt junior. The SEC’s leading hitter has gained a lot of interest from professional scouts due to the breakout season, including the Atlanta Braves. During a Q&A on Twitter, Braves general manager […] The post Mississippi State slugger Brent Rooker receives praise from Atlanta Braves GM appeared first on SEC Country.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — After Florida pitcher Delanie Gourley struck out Florida A&M’s Kenya Pereira to close out the Gators’ 9-0 win, she walked over to her teammates with an ear-to-ear grin. It was for good reason. The senior left-handed pitcher threw the fifth no hitter of her career and her second of the season as the top-seeded Gators (51-6) […] The post NCAA Tournament: Delanie Gourley tosses no-hitter as Florida softball routs Florida A&M appeared first on SEC Country.
AUBURN, Ala. — The postseason journey for Auburn softball starts today. After a strange season on the Plains, one filled with coaching changes and suspensions, the Tigers have a chance to move closer to their ultimate goal: an appearance in the 2017 Women’s College World Series. To reach that moment coach Clint Myers’ team will have […] The post Auburn softball vs. ETSU: Live updates for NCAA Auburn regional Game 1 appeared first on SEC Country.
ESPN reporter Holly Rowe told the AP some unfortunate news. Her cancer, melanoma which she was first diagnosed with over two years ago, has returned and spread. The news comes after ESPN announced that Rowe’s contract had been extended. Rowe had thought that she could potentially be one of the ESPN employees laid off, as a […] The post ESPN reporter Holly Rowe announces her cancer has returned appeared first on SEC Country.
ATHENS — Lamar Heard, a captain on Georgia’s 1983 Final four men’s basketball team, has died. He was 55. The cause of death was not immediately known. However, he had fallen ill suddenly earlier this month and had been hospitalized since in Atlanta, according to persons with knowledge of the situation. Heard’s family is asking […] The post Lamar Heard, captain of UGA’s Final Four team, dies appeared first on SEC Country.
Former Ole Miss safety Anthony Alford will be making his big league debut soon. Alford received a call-up to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, likely filling in for Kevin Pillar who has been suspended for two games. The Rebels football program took time to congratulate Alford on the accomplishment. Congrats to former Ole Miss football […] The post Former Ole Miss safety Anthony Alford called up to Toronto Blue Jays appeared first on SEC Country.
Auburn QB Jarrett Stidham lacks much of a national resume after limited playing time earlier in his career. But Sports Illustrated’s Chris Johnson has seen something in the Tigers’ new quarterback, listing him as one of his five Heisman dark horse candidates. Stidham appears to have the kind of coach in Auburn’s Gus Malzahn to […] The post SI tabs Auburn QB Jarrett Stidham a Heisman ‘dark horse’ appeared first on SEC Country.
The Arkansas softball team lost its first game of the postseason on a walk-off Friday afternoon to Tulsa, 5-4. Haley Meinen took the first pitch of Tulsa’s seventh inning over the rightfield fence to lift the Golden Hurricane in dramatic fashion at the Norman, Oklahoma, Regional. Just an inning before, Arkansas’ Katie Warrick’s had hit […] The post Arkansas falls to Tulsa on walk-off homer at Norman Regional appeared first on SEC Country.