Sign-ups Open for Softball Camps

There will be three camps throughout the summer run by Lady Bisons coaches and players


Softball's Thomas named to ASUN Winners for Life Team

With her on and off the field performance this season, graduated pitcher McCarley Thomas represents the Bisons on the eight-member team.


Lipscomb claims 4th-Consecutive ASUN Academic Championship

With 82.27 percent of student-athletes claiming a 3.0 grade-point-average or higher, the Bisons have earned the ASUN Conference Academic Champions Trophy for the 4th-straight year.


Ryman expects softball team to build on foundations set in 2017

A season that opened with so many questions was a success on many levels for the Lady Bisons.


Ryman announces two softball additions

Fortel, left, is a JUCO transfer who is expected to be a key part of the pitching rotation. Endris, right, will provide power and versatility.


Plocheck earns spot on NFCA Southeast Region Softball Team

Lipscomb first baseman Caitlin Plocheck had a career season and was named Southeast Region Third Team.


Jordan earns spot on ASUN Softball Tournament Team

Jordan adds ASUN Tournament Team to her season honors.


ASUN Softball Tourney ends early for Lady Bisons

Destinee Brewer shows her disappointment after the Lady Bisons fell 3-1 to FGCU Friday night for their second loss in the ASUN Tournament.


Rainy weather forces ASUN softball schedule changes

Due to rain and wet grounds the Lady Bisons will play FGCU at 3 p.m. The winner advances to face Kennesaw State at 5:30.


Lady Bisons facing FGCU for second time in three days

Both Lipscomb and FGCU are trying to climb out of the loser's bracket in the ASUN Conference Softball Championship.


Offense and Jordan are back as Lady Bisons win in ASUN

The Lady Bisons used RBI from four different players, including Chloe Yeager, in a 4-1 win over Jacksonville Thursday afternoon to stay alive in the ASUN Tournament.


Ryman believes her team can still be a winner

The Lady Bisons fell 4-0 to FGCU Wednesday night and now must battle out of the loser's bracket against Jacksonville Thursday.


Ryman likes focus of her team on eve of ASUN Softball Tourney

The No. 5-seeded Lady Bisons will face No. 4 seed FGCU in the opening day of the ASUN Conference Tournament.


Plocheck named ASUN Softball First Team

In addition to Plocheck, Mandy Jordan was a Second Team selection and middle infielders Hannah DeVault and Peyton Ward were voted to the All-Freshman Team.


Three Lipscomb softball players earn ASUN All-Academic

Pitchers Mandy Jordan and McCarley Thomas and outfielder Kasey Gibson were named to the ASUN Conference All-Academic Softball Team.


Regular season finale no fun for softball

DeVault led with two hits, but a four-run third inning was the difference as the Lady Bisons fell 4-0 to FGCU in ASUN action Friday.


Second game hitting gives softball an ASUN doubleheader split

It was a long evening as the Lady Bisons lost 3-2 in nine innings at FGCU, but came back for a 10-2 win in the nightcap on 10 hits Thursday night.


Gibson named to CoSIDA Softball District Team

Kasey Gibson, graduating this weekend with a degree in corporate management, earned her first-ever berth on the CoSIDA District 3 All-Academic Team.


Softball playing for seeding in the ASUN Tourney

The Lady Bisons are on the road at Florida Gulf Coast for the final regular season ASUN series.


Lipscomb is 39th in NCAA softball RPI

The Lady Bisons had a tough weekend, but remained in the top 40 in the RPI.


Lady Bisons lose a series, but earn ASUN Tourney berth

The Lady Bisons got back on track after a two-hour, 24-minute rain delay, but fell 6-2 to Kennesaw State.


Softball game will start 30 minutes earlier

Due to expected inclement weather later this afternoon the softball game between Lipscomb and Kennesaw State will start at 1:30.


"Senior Day" joy dampened by struggles on the field

The Lady Bisons lost both ends of an ASUN doubleheader, falling to Kennesaw State 9-1 and 2-0 Saturday night.


Two of the top teams in ASUN ready to go this weekend

The Lady Bisons welcome Kennesaw State this weekend in a key three-game conference series.


Lipscomb Athletics celebrates with 2017 Lippys

The Bisons gathered in Allen Arena on Wednesday night to honor the best of the last year in Lipscomb Athletics.


Lady Bisons shut down Belmont in "Battle of the Boulevard"

Mandy Jordan struck out 13 and gave up only four hits for her seventh shutout of the season Tuesday night.


Softball's version of the "Battle of the Boulevard" is Tuesday

The Lady Bisons are enjoying their "underdog" role this season.


Patience pays off for softball in rout of Chattanooga

The Lady Bisons drew a season-high nine walks in a 5-inning, run-rule, 12-0 win over Chattanooga on Thursday night in the Music City.


Knowing how to win has been the theme for softball this season

The Lady Bisons will play Chattanooga Thursday at 5 at Draper Diamond at Smith Stadium.


Ryman gets a birthday present as softball wins in the eighth

A three-run outburst in the eighth inning gave the Lady Bisons a 4-1 win at Louisville Tuesday night.


Softball hits the road to face Louisville

The Lady Bisons are 38th in the country in this week's RPI.


Jordan earns ASUN Softball POTW

Jordan named ASUN Pitcher of the Week for third time this season after finishing 2-0 with 13 strikeouts against North Florida.


A 2-1 victory gives softball an ASUN series win

A potent second inning with three hits and a wild pitch gave the Lady Bisons all the runs they would need in a 2-1 win over North Florida.


A rough start in game two forces a split for softball

Chloe Yeager's single in the seventh inning prevented the Lady Bisons from becoming victims of a no-hitter.


Big hits lead the way for softball win

Two home runs brought in five runs and a double and single added two more as Lipscomb scored seven runs in an 8-1 win over UNF in game one.


Another critical ASUN series ahead for softball

Coach Kristin Ryman likes where her team stands as the Lady Bisons prepare for a three-game series with UNF.


McCarley's Inside Softball: Celebrating the Game

When Lipscomb played Alabama in Florence, Alabama it was more than a game - it was a softball celebration.


Softball game with Samford is canceled

Weather concerns force cancellation of game Tuesday night.


Softball back on track offensively

The Lady Bisons are ranked 38th in the latest RPI, the highest ranking of the season.


Higgins named ASUN softball Player of the Week

Sarah Higgins earned POTW honors with a .500 average, a two-run homer and two three-hit games.


Softball puts together 14 hits and seven runs in ASUN series win

Sarah Higgins (18), the leader at the plate with three hits, and pitcher Mandy Jordan (14) set the pace for the 7-1 win over Stetson Sunday.


Softball comes back for ASUN split with Stetson

Sarah Higgins tied her season game high with three hits, including a two-run homer in the first inning of a 5-3 win in the nightcap at Draper Diamond at Smith Stadium.


Softball is home for ASUN series with Stetson

The Lady Bisons are 12-0 at Draper Diamond at Smith Stadium and the Hatters are making their first true road trip of the season.


Softball's Rena' Cothron: Where Are They Now?

Rena' Cothron is back at Draper Diamond at Smith Stadium, but she is in the press box instead of the field.


Softball has chilly reception against Alabama

The Lady Bisons gave up two runs in the first and three in the sixth as No. 11/12 Alabama won 5-0 Wednesday night in Florence, Alabama.


Softball facing Alabama at neutral site

The Lady Bisons are scheduled to play nationally-ranked Alabama Wednesday night at 6.


Softball fails in attempt of series sweep at Jacksonville

Fenichel, Gibson and DeVault get hits in 1-0 loss.


Softball sweeps ASUN doubleheader at Jacksonville

Hannah DeVault posted back-to-back multi-hit games and drove in two runs as the Lady Bisons won game one 2-1 and rallied to win game two 4-3.


Softball back on the road for an ASUN series

Caitlin Plocheck has been a power source for the Lady Bisons as they travel to Jacksonville.


Softball extends home win streak to 12-0

Plocheck and Fenichel combine for five hits and six RBI in a 7-2 win over Tennessee Tech Wednesday night.


Softball has not been shut out this season

Lady Bisons facing a single game with Tennessee Tech Wednesday night.


Softball makes a big move in the RPI

Lady Bisons move up five points to 42, the highest of any ASUN team.


Softball capitalizes on errors for ASUN win

Mandy Jordan threw an eight-inning 2-0, four-hit shutout to keep the Lady Bisons from being swept at USC Upstate Sunday.


Disappointing day for softball as ASUN opens

Lipscomb lost 4-1 in eight in game one and 4-1 in the nightcap in ASUN doubleheader at USC Upstate Saturday.


Softball facing tough opponent to open ASUN portion of season

Lady Bisons take a seven-game winning streak into a three-game series at USC Upstate.


Softball's Heather Parker: Where Are They Now?

Heather is joined by her brother, Heath; mother, April and father, Buddy.


Softball sweeps doubleheader to extend win streak to seven games

The Lady Bisons rebounded from a 2-0 deficit for a 4-2 win in game two against Western Kentucky.


Jordan strikes out 12 in softball game one win

Lady Bisons score four runs on six hits in a 4-1 game one win over Western Kentucky.


Softball not getting emotional about the season

The Lady Bisons have won their past five games heading into doubleheader with Western Kentucky.


Softball's Jordan earns TSWA Pitcher of the Week

Mandy Jordan was honored by the TSWA for the second time this season as pitcher of the week after a 3-0 week and 30 strikeouts in 15 innings.


Softball is ranked 47th in first RPI

Lipscomb, 21-7, is ranked one spot behind Kennesaw State with all ASUN teams in the top 150.


Softball's Jordan earns ASUN Pitcher of the Week

Jordan wins the award for the second time this season with a 3-0 record and 30 strikeouts in 15 innings.


Softball wins ugly in sweep of series

Plocheck's walk-off single in the eighth gives Lipscomb a 7-6 win over Austin Peay State.


Softball makes quick work of APSU

Lady Bisons win 8-0 in five innings in game two for the doubleheader sweep.


Jordan strikes out 14 on the way to 3-1 softball win

Lipscomb used a three-hit performance from Jordan and some timely hitting for 3-1 win over APSU in game one.


Softball set for three-game series with Austin Peay State

The Lady Bisons are fine tuning their game as the ASUN Conference opener draws near.


Softball shuts down UAB in five on the road

Mandy Jordan threw a two-hitter, and the Lady Bisons connected for 10 hits and nine runs, in a mid-week victory.


Softball ready to renew rivalry with UAB

Lipscomb looking to get back in offensive mode.


McCarley's Inside Softball: Finding fun on a tough, cold weekend

Players will remember the good times over the weekend longer than the bad.


Softball game canceled due to weather

Lipscomb's Sunday game with Oakland was canceled by a mutual decision of the coaches due to weather conditions.


Softball overcomes Memphis and the elements for win

Mandy Jordan bounced back after two lengthy rain delays in a four-hit, 6-2 win over Memphis.


Softball singing the blues as bats go missing

The Lady Bisons lost in the eighth inning twice Friday, the second a 3-2 decision to Indiana.


Early morning game not a highlight for Lady Bisons

Lipscomb manages only three hits in eight-inning loss to Western Illinois.


Memphis softball tournament offers new challenges

Abby White, Destinee Brewer and Kasey Gibson, from left, form a potent outfield quartet with Khayla Green.


Softball overcomes sluggish start for 5-2 win over Campbell

Jordan ties her season high for strikeouts on the way to her 10th victory of the season.


Why I Coach: Megan Smith

"I have learned that Christ will shine out of me when I use my gift for Him. I have realized we all truly want a purpose, to be part of something bigger than ourselves: a team. I get to be on God’s team. I live out a metaphor of life every day at work."


Motivated softball team ready for Campbell

Start time of Campbell game has been changed to 4 p.m.


Softball dominates Purple and Gold Challenge

Lady Bisons are doing everything well, but are working to get even better.


Disciplined hitting is helping drive softball's success

The Lady Bisons combined for 19 hits in their wins on the second day of the Purple and Gold Challenge.


Softball's Thomas records a 7-0 shutout

Plocheck drives in three runs on three hits to lead Lipscomb offense.


Jordan throws shutout for softball win in Purple and Gold Challenge

Big hits were the order of the day as seven of eight runs were scored on extra-base shots.


Softball home for Purple and Gold Challenge

Lady Bisons excited to be playing in front of their home crowd.


An ugly win still looks good as softball wins home debut

Caitlin Plocheck and Sarah Higgins combine for five of nine Lipscomb hits.


Younger softball players are taking advantage of opportunities

Lady Bisons are opening home schedule with Wright State.


Jordan wins TSWA Softball Pitcher of the Week

Jordan wins first ever TSWA Pitcher of the Week honors.


McCarley's Inside Softball:Dealing With An Unwelcome Visitor

Battling the flu gives a perspective on the passage of time.


Jordan named ASUN Softball Pitcher of the Week

Jordan went 3-0 and added a save as she recorded two shutouts, including a 1-0 win over No. 19 Pitt.


Softball's Jordan picks up her third win in the Troy Classic

Lipscomb scores late to take 4-2 win over Troy.


Softball falls short of weekend sweep of No.19 Pitt

Lady Bisons comeback leaves them two runs short of a win.


Jordan hurls 7-0 shutout

Yeager's home run is the first of her college career.


Softball comes back for 8-6 extra innings win over Troy

Hannah DeVault's three-run homer was a key hit as Lipscomb overcame a 6-0 deficit.


Jordan shuts down No. 19 Pitt in softball

Plocheck seals the win over the previously unbeaten Panthers with a solo homer in the seventh.


Softball playing this weekend at Troy Classic

Pittsburgh, ranked No. 19, Troy and Southeastern Louisiana round out the tournament.


Softball's McCarley Thomas: Inside Stories

Thomas and her teammates enjoyed a successful weekend on the field and a fun visit to an historical city.


Thomas Named TSWA Softball Pitcher of the Week

Thomas earns second pitching award for the week.


Thomas named ASUN Pitcher of the Week

Thomas gets two wins and a save as Lady Bisons go 4-1 for the weekend.


Softball ends weekend with 5-1 loss

It was one of those days when nothing worked for the Lady Bisons.


Softball extends win streak to five games

Lipscomb combines for 25 hits and 24 runs in two-game sweep.


Softball bats come alive in 15-7 win over Eastern Kentucky

Fenichel leads the way with three hits and five RBI.


Jordan shuts out UIC as softball sweeps the day

One run was all the Lady Bisons needed.


Thomas gets the win for softball over Monmouth

Gibson's two-RBI triple provides the winning spark for the Lady Bisons.


Softball facing five games at College of Charleston

There are games to be played and lessons to be learned by the Lady Bisons this weekend.


Softball's McCarley Thomas: Inside Stories

McCarley Thomas returns for another season of inside stories.


Walk-off homer by Higgins gives softball a win

Lipscomb posted a five-run comeback to beat Furman 5-2.


Softball splits the day with a nightcap loss

A quick start by the Lady Bisons is erased by Marshall.


Softball gets first win of the season

A two-run homer by Caitlin Plocheck seals the victory.


Softball loses to No.3 Florida State

Peyton Ward hit her first collegiate home run, but it was the only run the Lady Bisons scored against Florida State.


Softball falls in extra innings to Marshall

Plocheck leads Lipscomb with two hits in 2-1 loss to Marshall.


Softball ready to open season at Florida State

Two slogans are motivating the Lady Bisons this season.


Softball has depth despite a small roster

Pitching is the unknown as softball opens the 2017 season.


Softball's Kristen Sturdivant: Where Are They Now?

Kristen Sturdivant teaches two fifth grade classes at Lipscomb Academy, serves as an assistant softball coach and also cheers on her hometown Memphis Grizzlies.


Fenichel, Higgins are ASUN softball preseason picks

Coaches vote Lipscomb fourth in regular season in close race.


Softball schedules Diamond Dinner

Lipscomb's softball team will provide a preview of the 2017 season during its annual fundraising dinner Jan. 21.


Softball announces schedule for 2017

Coach Kristin Ryman has put together another challenging schedule for the Lady Bisons.


Softball adds a pair of players for 2017

Caitlin Turner, left, and Eirin Doyle, right, are the newest additions to the Lipscomb softball team.


Softball's Ali Watson: Where Are They Now?

After extensive travels in the missions field Watson is ready to settle down in Nashville soon.


Softball's Reid H. Bennett: Where Are They Now?

After a year away Reid Harrell Bennett returned to Lipscomb, her school and her home. One daughter has started preschool classes at Lipscomb this year so the legacy continues.


Ryman anxious for the start of the fall season

Team practice opens Tuesday and the first games of fall are scheduled for Saturday.


Softball's Brianne Welch: Where Are They Now?

Brianne Welch played softball for Lipscomb and she is still in sports, reporting on games for the "Big Country" in Abilene, Texas.


Softball mission team members ask for your continued prayers

The minds of team members are packed with memories of experiences that will never be forgotten.


Softball mission leaves behind a legacy of caring in Mexico

The good byes have been said, but the people of the Baja area touched by the softball missions team will long remember this past week.


Softball mission impacts families in the Baja area

It is a sad time for the members of the Lipscomb softball mission trip as they say farewell to the families and children they have worked with the past week.


Softball enjoys full day of activities on Baja mission

House painting, soccer and lunch at the beach fill the day for the softball mission trip.


Softball's Haley Elliott: Where Are They Now?

Haley Elliott earned her Master's in Accountancy and is using the lessons she learned at Lipscomb in the financial world.


Pizza, soccer, crafts fill the day for softball mission

The members of the softball mission trip enjoyed a day of food and fun with children as their mission in Mexico continues.


A day of highlights and lowlights for softball mission trip

Painting, nature and a fight to get their transportation out of the sand filled Monday for the softball mission trip.


Song service, children playing are highlights for softball team

The softball mission trip was in high gear Sunday with a song-filled church service and an afternoon of fun with the children in the Baja area of Mexico.


Softball mission trip ready to go on day one

The softball program has sent an enthusiastic group to Mexico on a mission trip.


Golf programs and softball earn NCAA Public Recognition Award

The Lipscomb golf programs along with softball squad have been honored by the NCAA with the organization's Public Recognition Award for finishing in the top-10 percent in the Academic Progress Rate in 2014-15.


Bisons reflect on legacy of Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt's reach was far and wide and that is easily evidenced by the impact she left on the Lipscomb staff.