Freshman pitcher Patrick Monteverde has been named State Rookie of the Year as the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced the College Division All-State Baseball Teams on Tuesday. Justin Erby is a First Team All-State pick as Monteverde is joined on the second team by Brandon Kussmaul and Riley Koonce.
The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) has announced the 2017 College Division All-State Softball teams Thursday afternoon and the No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan softball team swept the major awards as five players were recognized. The five honors ties the 2014 and 2016 squads for the most Marlins on the All-State squad.
Virginia Wesleyan University field hockey coach Christina Restivo left in early June to coach a field hockey team of American players in the Victorian Country Field Hockey Tournament in Melbourne Australia.
National champion Virginia Wesleyan University was the pick of its peers as the 2017 NFCA’s NCAA Division III National Coaching Staff of the Year, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association revealed on Monday.
Hanna Hull, a freshman pitcher from Virginia Wesleyan University, was named the DIII Honda Athlete of the Year nominee for Softball as announced by Executive Director Chris Voelz of THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) presented by Honda.
The Virginia Wesleyan University coaching staff of Brandon Elliott, Jim Inzana, Jim Quinn, and Josh Freeman earned Regional Coaching Staff of the Year honors as eight total staffs were recognized across the country on Monday.
Freshman Hanna Hull and junior Cassetty Howerin were recognized on the Fastpitch News (FPN) All-American teams as the squads were announced recently. Hull was honored on the first team while Howerin received second-team laurels.
For the eighth year, the NCAA is inviting more than 230 current student-athletes, NCAA scholarship and grant recipients, all with an interest in working within the sports industry, to the Career in Sports Forum in Indianapolis, which started on Thursday and runs through the weekend. A committee from within the NCAA membership selected two student-athletes from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, Julia Downing, as well as Sweet Briar's Kayla Kishbaugh.
The Virginia Wesleyan softball team won its first-ever Division III National Championship with a 1-0 victory over St. John Fisher on Monday afternoon. The freshman duo of Courtney Wright and Hanna Hull combined to hold the Cardinals scoreless in 14 innings between the two games.
Freshman Hanna Hull faced senior Lindsay Thayer of St. John Fisher for the first time, winning the matchup of the top pitchers in the nation, dominating the Cardinals for a 5-0 victory in the first game of the NCAA Division III Softball Championship Series on Monday.
The Virginia Wesleyan softball team advanced to the NCAA Division III Softball Championship Series with a 5-3 victory on Sunday over Texas-Tyler, ending the season for the defending national champions.
The Virginia Wesleyan softball team scored three in the first, and two late, to defeat Texas-Tyler 5-2 and force an elimination game for both teams at 6 p.m. The winner will head to the championship series against the lone survivor of the other half of the bracket.