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Lipscomb claims ASUN academic trophy for third straight year

The Bisons have claimed the Atlantic Sun Conference Presidents' Academic Trophy for the third straight year after having 278 student-athletes finish the academic year with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

A better 2017 softball season starts with pitching

Lady Bisons have to overcome loss of veterans Kelly Young and Tanner Sanders.

Lipscomb athletes selected to attend NCAA Career Forum

Brianne Hogland, left, and Kelly Young, right, spent last weekend at the NCAA Career Forum in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Softball season ends with tourney loss to Stetson

Ryman stresses the importance of the senior class to the program.

Softball to face Stetson after A-Sun loss to KSU

Hitting will be the key if Lady Bisons are going to advance in A-Sun Tourney.

Ryman urging her team to show some fire in A-Sun softball tourney

A-Sun starts off with rematch between Lipscomb and Kennesaw State.

Elmore, Fenichel lead A-Sun softball honors

Young, Brewer and Higgins also receive accolades.

Softball trio named to ASUN All-Academic Team

Elmore, Sanders, Young earn ASUN All-Academic honors for 2016.

Late rally falls short as softball closes regular season at KSU

Lady Bisons heading to the A-Sun Tournament this week as the No. 5 seed.

Softball splits A-Sun doubleheader at KSU

Both games decided by one run as two similar teams battled.

Elmore, Young named to CoSIDA Academic All-District™ Softball Team

Lady Bisons are one of three teams in District 3 with two or more representatives on the team.

Anything can happen as A-Sun softball closes out regular season

Lady Bisons aware of possible consequences and repercussions.

UAB homer in seventh gives softball a sad home finale

Young strikes out 10 in a 4-2 loss.

UAB is last home softball game of season

Lady Bisons ready for challenge after a weekend off.

Softball flexes offensive muscles in 10-1 win over TSU

Jordan strikes out 11 in two-hit, five-inning outing.

Ryman looking for offensive consistency as TSU visits

The game will feature special jerseys as Lady Bisons "Think PinK" to "Strike Out" cancer.

McCarley's Inside Softball Stories: Playing for the young girls who love the game

Playing two nationally-ranked teams in the same day was a positive challenge.

Ryman sees positives from Tennessee Invitational

Eight-run fifth by No. 12/13 Tennessee seals loss in final game of the weekend.

Softball loses heartbreaker with No.9 Oklahoma

Sanders completes outstanding performance against the Sooners.

Fenichel's walk-off double gives softball 1-0 win

Young ties season and career high for strikeouts with 15.

Softball facing a weekend of challenges at Tennessee Invitational

Lady Bisons open with Radford before facing Oklahoma and Tennessee Sunday.

Thomas throws shutout in softball win over Murray State

Junior McCarley Thomas earned her first win in her first career start.

Softball back at home for game with Murray State

Elmore sitting at or near top of conference in a number of stats.

Softball falls short in Stetson series

The Lady Bisons have a less than sunny trip to Florida.

Power surge gives softball a doubleheader split

Five home runs in game two at Stetson are a season high.

Ryman is spinning the roster wheel for softball starters

Lipscomb needs a series win at Stetson in tight A-Sun race.

McCarley's Inside Softball Stories

The hope of brighter days drives the softball team.

Ryman relying on depth of softball team

Several players rank high in conference stats.

Elmore wins second consecutive A-Sun softball POTW

Elmore batted .818 with three multiple hit games in a series at North Florida.

Softball closes UNF series with slugfest

Young holds on for three-hit shutout.

UNF hands softball two setbacks

The Lady Bisons have a major challenge ahead Sunday as they try to salvage a win at UNF.

Lipscomb softball hits the road for UNF

Every game is crucial as conference remains tight.

McCarley's Softball Blog: Inside Stories

Senior moments, a new sister in Christ and a winning weekend are reasons to be thankful.

Softball doubleheader with UAB is postponed

Higgins is one of top freshmen in A-Sun this season.

Young notches fifth career A-Sun Pitcher of the Week honor

Senior Kelly Young has earned her fifth career Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week award, as announced by the league offices on Monday.

Elmore wins second A-Sun Player of the Week award

Senior Brittany Elmore was named the Atlantic Sun Softball Player of the Week for the second time in her career on Monday, as announced by the league offices.

Softball wins FGCU series 2-1

Fenichel, Plocheck power 6-1 win for Lipscomb.

Game two shutout gives Lipscomb DH split

Strong pitching and timely hitting give Lady Bisons split with FGCU.

Softball set to host FGCU

Lipscomb looking to continue series win streak against FGCU.

Softball will honor seniors this weekend

Five seniors will be playing their last home A-Sun weekend series against FGCU.

Lipscomb falls short in softball slugfest

Lipscomb and Tennessee Tech combined for 21 hits, 20 runs and 10 extra base hits.

Largest softball crowd in program history watches Lipscomb and UT

Lack of attention to detail is costly for Lipscomb.

Lipscomb set to host Tennessee in softball

Sellout crowd expected as Lady Bisons face the nationally-ranked Vols.

McCarley's Inside Softball Stories

A salute this week to softball Dads.

Lipscomb unable to sweep A-Sun softball series

Lady Bisons struggle to get on track

Young's one-hitter seals softball doubleheader sweep

Young ties career record for strikeouts in a game with 15.

Ryman wants her softball players to be working with every pitch

Elmore is the new all-time steal leader in the A-Sun.

Softball pulls off two-out rally for 4-3 win

Higgins drives in the winning run with a single.

Time for "Battle of the Boulevard" softball style

The game between two long-time rivals will also benefit Second Harvest Food Bank with cans of food or a cash donation required for admission.

McCarley's Softball Blog: Inside Stories

McCarley Thomas catches up on the last two weekends of softbball.

Lipscomb softball falls 6-3 in 11 innings

Two missed pitches and four errors are too much for Lipscomb to overcome.

Lipscomb earns split in A-Sun softball opener

Ryman liked what see saw from her players mentally and physically.

Lipscomb opens A-Sun portion of softball season

Lady Bisons' game plan is to execute in all phases of the game.

Higgins powers softball to doubleheader sweep

Lipscomb heads into A-Sun play with three-game win streak.

Softball's Ryman looking for all-out effort against WKU

Lady Bisons in final games before opening A-Sun play.

Lipscomb softball closes out Houston series with win

Two-run single by Higgins seals the 5-3 win in the seventh.

Lipscomb softball loses doubleheader

One big inning in each game is costly for Lipscomb.

Higgins has emerged as young leader for softball

Lady Bisons set for three games with Houston.

Lipscomb softball rally ends in disappointment

Eighth-inning miscue proves costly.

Lipscomb softball working with a new attitude

Chattanooga is the first of six straight road games against three opponents.

Softball's McCarley Thomas: Inside Stories

The first home weekend of the season was about family, softball and barbecue.

Lipscomb softball finishes strong in 12-9 win

Lady Bisons combine for 12 runs, 10 RBI and 14 hits; all team highs.

Lipscomb softball splits games Saturday

The Lady Bisons beat Troy and closed out the day with a loss to Youngstown St.

Lipscomb softball loses to Furman in 8 innings

Lady Bisons strand 11 runners.

Lipscomb softball hosting Purple and Gold Challenge

Ryman expecting close games throughout the weekend.

Lipscomb splits softball doubleheader with Louisville

Lady Bisons looking for ways to score more runners.

Sanders pitches softball to win against Louisville

Lady Bisons win their fifth straight.

Softball ready for home opener with Louisville

Lady Bisons out to extend a four-game winning streak.

McCarley Thomas softball blog

The bond between the Lipscomb softball players is strong

Elmore's triple gives softball an 8-6 comeback win

Lady Bisons finish strong in Frost Classic with four straight victories

Softball grinds out 4-1 win over EIU

Jordan earns her second win of the sseason.

Lady Bisons softball powers to 9-1 win

Plocheck, Higgins both blast home runs

Lady Bisons softball stressing hitting consistency

Gibson, Fenichel, Hiiggins have solid games on offense

Softball tops Northern Kentucky in five innings

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons made a quick come back in the first day of the Frost Classic with a 10-1 win over Northern Kentucky. The game was called after the top of the fifth due to the run rule.

Softball falls to No. 18 Kentucky at Frost Classic

Two home runs made the difference as the Lipscomb softball team lost 4-0 Friday in the first day of the Frost Classic to No.18-ranked Kentucky.

Lady Bisons softball opens Frost Classic with nationally-ranked Kentucky

The Lady Bisons are looking for quality at bats as they play five games this weekend in the Frost Classic.

Softball adventures in the Windy City

The Lady Bisons enjoyed some fun surprises during their trip to Chicago for the Total Control Sports Invite.

Softball ends four-game win streak in EKU loss

Lady Bisons held to only three hits in loss.

Offense clicking takes pressure off of softball team

The Lady Bisons combined for 19 hits, nine for extra bases.

Softball shuts down Iowa behind Sanders

Caitlin Plocheck hits the first grand slam of the season for Lipscomb.

Fenichel powers Lipscomb softball to 5-1 win

Power was the key once again for the Lady Bisons with six extra base hits against IUPUI.

Lady Bisons use two home runs to spark 7-2 win

Plocheck, Elmore, Higgins, Fenichel get extra base hits.

Lipscomb softball heads north looking for wins

The Lady Bisons are looking for consistency in all three areas of the game - hitting, pitching and fielding.

Lipscomb Softball: Inside Stories

This is the first of a series of blogs to be written this season by Lipscomb pitcher McCarley Thomas.

Softball breaks through for first win

Fenichel, Higgins power sixth inning rally.

Hard luck continues for Lady Bisons softball

Gibson has career day at the plate.

Ryman likes the competitiveness of her softball team despite two losses

The Lady Bisons are a young and talented with lessons to be learned in the early games.

Lady Bisons softball drops 7-3 game to No. 25 South Alabama

A three-run fifth inning was not enough for the Lady Bisons.

Lady Bisons open softball season with loss in extra innings

Destinee Brewer recorded a number of firsts in her first college game with a home run, two hits and a stolen base.

Ryman will test team early as softball season opens

The Lady Bisons are scheduled to play five games at the Sand Dollar Classic in Gulf Shores.

Softball team setting tone with work ethic

It takes a team effort to win championships and the Lipscomb softball players are working together to maximize their talents.

Softball plans season preview dinner

The Lipscomb Diamond Dinner on Feb. 6 will provide a preview of the 2016 softball season.

Ryman expecting great things from her 2016 softball class

The start of the 2016 softball season is only a few days away, but coach Kristin Ryman is also looking ahead to her five new additions for next fall.

Lipscomb softball is overwhelming preseason A-Sun favorite

The Lipscomb softball team received six of seven first place votes and Tanner Sanders and Brittany Elmore earned preseason all-conference in a vote by the A-Sun coaches.

Softball's Alaina Jacobson: Where Are They Now?

Alaina Jacobson was a pitcher for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons and was part of the first team to play in the NCAA Tournament. She completed a biology degree and then attended nursing school. She works in a cardiac ICU.

Ryman announces the 2016 softball schedule

Lipscomb softball coach Kristin Ryman always has a goal of challenging her players when she formulates a schedule. The 2016 schedule follows that tradition, but Ryman hopes that the lineup will offer a variety of tests for her team.

Softball's Caroline Mason Simpson: Where Are They Now?

Caroline Mason Simpson was known for her ability to not only hit a softball with authority but also for the strength and accuracy of her arm as she made throws from right field. She spent some time this week talking with

Freshmen to get long looks in softball doubleheader

Wednesday at 4 p.m. the Lipscomb softball team will play host to Vol State for a doubleheader at Draper Diamond at Smith Stadium.

Softball tops NFCA Division I GPA rankings

Lipscomb University’s softball team posted the top grade point average for the 2014-15 school year as announced Tuesday by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.

Lipscomb leads A-Sun in NFCA Academic honors

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has announced that 14 Lipscomb softball players have earned NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2014-15 academic year.

New softball additions making Ryman happy

Coach Kristin Ryman gets a second look at her players Wednesday night in a softball doubleheader at Draper Diamond at Smith Stadium against Trevecca Nazarene. The first game starts at 5.

Wet grounds force softball cancellations

Lipscomb softball's plans for a doubleheader at Belmont Saturday have been canceled due to persistent rain.

Softball opens team practice with high expectations

The motto for the Lipscomb softball team this fall is “every day counts”. That was especially true Tuesday as the Lady Bisons held their first day of team practice.

Softball Mission Trip Day 8: “Que Dios Le Bendiga”

The softball Lady Bisons wrapped up its 2015 mission trip to Mexico on Friday. The final blog post of the trip sees the group saying their final goodbyes and giving thanks to all involved with their mission.

Softball Mission Trip Day 7: "Ensenada”

On day seven of the softball mission trip to Mexico, the group traveled to Ensenada where they said their final goodbyes before doing some last minute shopping and enjoying a final Mexican meal. The team will arrive back in Nashville on Friday.

Softball Mission Trip Day 6: “Perspective”

Day six was full of love for the Lipscomb softball mission team as they went door to door visiting numerous families in the area. The group sang songs and prayed for each family and in return, they received fruit, pizza and a warm heart.

Softball Mission Trip Day 5: "When I rise, give me Jesus”

Day five of the Lipscomb Softball Mexico mission trip was filled with more unforgettable moments, ranging from a spectacular sunrise to a competitive painting session and then a song-filled camp fire.

Softball Mission Trip Day 4: “Oh, How He Loves Us”

The softball Lady Bisons had a busy day on Monday in Mexico. They started the day by helping members of the church paint their houses, then held a hitting clinic with the town before finally wrapping up the day with some shark tacos and group singing by the ocean.

Softball Mission Trip Day 3: “Unidad”

Junior pitcher McCarley Thomas takes us through day three of the Softball's Mission Trip to Mexico, including the different encounters with God that numerous members of the group have had.

Softball Mission Trip Day 2: “Be Still and Know”

Day two of the Softball Mission Trip to Mexico details the long and beautiful trip from San Diego to Colonet, B.C. - the team's home for the next week. Junior pitcher McCarley Thomas paints a picture of the experience God has put before them.

Softball Mission Trip Day 1: "Come Away With Me"

The Lipscomb softball team left Nashville Friday morning for a week-long mission trip in Mexico. Before making the trek south of the border, the team made a pit stop in San Diego to take in a Padres style. Junior pitcher McCarley Thomas writes about the experience.

Where Are They Now? Softball's Bridgette Begle

Former Lipscomb softball player Bridgette Begle will return to the classroom in August to pursue a law degree at the University of Houston. She has been in Nashville this week for a wedding shower for one of her former teammates, but found some time to talk with

Ryman announces fall softball schedule

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons softball team will play eight games and five teams this fall with doubleheaders against Tennessee State, Vol State and Trevecca and a doubleheader featuring games against Belmont and Alabama-Huntsville.