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.
Lady Bisons have to overcome loss of veterans Kelly Young and Tanner Sanders.
Brianne Hogland, left, and Kelly Young, right, spent last weekend at the NCAA Career Forum in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Ryman stresses the importance of the senior class to the program.
Hitting will be the key if Lady Bisons are going to advance in A-Sun Tourney.
A-Sun starts off with rematch between Lipscomb and Kennesaw State.
Young, Brewer and Higgins also receive accolades.
Elmore, Sanders, Young earn ASUN All-Academic honors for 2016.
Lady Bisons heading to the A-Sun Tournament this week as the No. 5 seed.
Both games decided by one run as two similar teams battled.
Lady Bisons are one of three teams in District 3 with two or more representatives on the team.
Lady Bisons aware of possible consequences and repercussions.
Young strikes out 10 in a 4-2 loss.
Lady Bisons ready for challenge after a weekend off.
Jordan strikes out 11 in two-hit, five-inning outing.
The game will feature special jerseys as Lady Bisons "Think PinK" to "Strike Out" cancer.
Playing two nationally-ranked teams in the same day was a positive challenge.
Eight-run fifth by No. 12/13 Tennessee seals loss in final game of the weekend.
Sanders completes outstanding performance against the Sooners.
Young ties season and career high for strikeouts with 15.
Lady Bisons open with Radford before facing Oklahoma and Tennessee Sunday.
Junior McCarley Thomas earned her first win in her first career start.
Elmore sitting at or near top of conference in a number of stats.
The Lady Bisons have a less than sunny trip to Florida.
Five home runs in game two at Stetson are a season high.
Lipscomb needs a series win at Stetson in tight A-Sun race.
The hope of brighter days drives the softball team.
Several players rank high in conference stats.
Elmore batted .818 with three multiple hit games in a series at North Florida.
Young holds on for three-hit shutout.
The Lady Bisons have a major challenge ahead Sunday as they try to salvage a win at UNF.
Every game is crucial as conference remains tight.
Senior moments, a new sister in Christ and a winning weekend are reasons to be thankful.
Higgins is one of top freshmen in A-Sun this season.
Senior Kelly Young has earned her fifth career Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week award, as announced by the league offices on Monday.
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.
Fenichel, Plocheck power 6-1 win for Lipscomb.
Strong pitching and timely hitting give Lady Bisons split with FGCU.
Lipscomb looking to continue series win streak against FGCU.
Five seniors will be playing their last home A-Sun weekend series against FGCU.
Lipscomb and Tennessee Tech combined for 21 hits, 20 runs and 10 extra base hits.
Lack of attention to detail is costly for Lipscomb.
Sellout crowd expected as Lady Bisons face the nationally-ranked Vols.
A salute this week to softball Dads.
Lady Bisons struggle to get on track
Young ties career record for strikeouts in a game with 15.
Elmore is the new all-time steal leader in the A-Sun.
Higgins drives in the winning run with a single.
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 Thomas catches up on the last two weekends of softbball.
Two missed pitches and four errors are too much for Lipscomb to overcome.
Ryman liked what see saw from her players mentally and physically.
Lady Bisons' game plan is to execute in all phases of the game.
Lipscomb heads into A-Sun play with three-game win streak.
Lady Bisons in final games before opening A-Sun play.
Two-run single by Higgins seals the 5-3 win in the seventh.
One big inning in each game is costly for Lipscomb.
Lady Bisons set for three games with Houston.
Eighth-inning miscue proves costly.
Chattanooga is the first of six straight road games against three opponents.
The first home weekend of the season was about family, softball and barbecue.
Lady Bisons combine for 12 runs, 10 RBI and 14 hits; all team highs.
The Lady Bisons beat Troy and closed out the day with a loss to Youngstown St.
Lady Bisons strand 11 runners.
Ryman expecting close games throughout the weekend.
Lady Bisons looking for ways to score more runners.
Lady Bisons win their fifth straight.
Lady Bisons out to extend a four-game winning streak.
The bond between the Lipscomb softball players is strong
Lady Bisons finish strong in Frost Classic with four straight victories
Jordan earns her second win of the sseason.
Plocheck, Higgins both blast home runs
Gibson, Fenichel, Hiiggins have solid games on offense
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.
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.
The Lady Bisons are looking for quality at bats as they play five games this weekend in the Frost Classic.
The Lady Bisons enjoyed some fun surprises during their trip to Chicago for the Total Control Sports Invite.
Lady Bisons held to only three hits in loss.
The Lady Bisons combined for 19 hits, nine for extra bases.
Caitlin Plocheck hits the first grand slam of the season for Lipscomb.
Power was the key once again for the Lady Bisons with six extra base hits against IUPUI.
Plocheck, Elmore, Higgins, Fenichel get extra base hits.
The Lady Bisons are looking for consistency in all three areas of the game - hitting, pitching and fielding.
This is the first of a series of blogs to be written this season by Lipscomb pitcher McCarley Thomas.
Fenichel, Higgins power sixth inning rally.
Gibson has career day at the plate.
The Lady Bisons are a young and talented with lessons to be learned in the early games.
A three-run fifth inning was not enough for the Lady Bisons.
Destinee Brewer recorded a number of firsts in her first college game with a home run, two hits and a stolen base.
The Lady Bisons are scheduled to play five games at the Sand Dollar Classic in Gulf Shores.
It takes a team effort to win championships and the Lipscomb softball players are working together to maximize their talents.
The Lipscomb Diamond Dinner on Feb. 6 will provide a preview of the 2016 softball season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Lipscombsports.com.
Wednesday at 4 p.m. the Lipscomb softball team will play host to Vol State for a doubleheader at Draper Diamond at Smith Stadium.
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.
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.
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.
Lipscomb softball's plans for a doubleheader at Belmont Saturday have been canceled due to persistent rain.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 game...in style. Junior pitcher McCarley Thomas writes about the experience.
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 Lipscombsports.com.
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.