The ASUN Conference had its best season in league history in terms of postseason success with the group earning 19 wins in national tournaments, including the ASUN's first-ever national championship.
The 2019 team finished with the second highest win total in the NCAA Division I era.
Hudson Steele's memory drives her to do her best every inning.
Jenna Pealor and Jordan Fortel each blasted homers for the Lady Bisons Friday afternoon, but it wasn't enough as Arizona State's three long balls lifted them to a 4-3 win in the first game of the Tuscaloosa Regional.
After clinching the ASUN Tournament title last weekend, the Lipscomb softball team is onto the next phase of their postseason campaign: the NCAA Regional Round.
Lipscomb softball’s Hannah DeVault and Mandy Jordan were named to the 2019 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Southeast Region Third Team on Thursday.
Dealing with the negatives of the game have produced positive results.
The positive enthusiasm of the players makes the cheers even more appealing.
Jordan, Brewer and Yeager excited about playing again in their home state.
The Lady Bisons will be facing Arizona State on Friday at 3 p.m. Alabama and Alabama State are also in the regional.
Top-seeded Lipscomb takes down North Florida 8-2 Saturday afternoon in Fort Myers, Florida to capture the program's second ASUN Championship title.
After almost turning her back on softball Gladden is a major part of Lipscomb success.
Small ball saves the day offensively as Gladden, Vetula and Brewer lead the way.
Mandy Jordan goes the distance for the win with Liberty next in the tourney.
With the game knotted at 0-0 Lipscomb and North Alabama resume with two outs in the bottom of the 12th.
Ryman says her team is peaking at the right time and taking a positive approach.
She strengthened her faith and discovered she is more than just a softball player.
The ASUN announced its annual awards on Wednesday afternoon, and the Lady Bisons were the big winners, led by a pair of accolades for Hannah DeVault.
Six pitchers have seen game action this season led by veteran Mandy Jordan and freshman Katie Turner.
Lipscomb’s Mandy Jordan was named the ASUN Softball Pitcher of the Week, as announced by the league offices on Monday.
Mandy Jordan overcomes a sweltering day for a 1-0 win in 10 innings.
After sweeping doubleheader against Florida Gulf Coast a first-round bye is secured.
Ryman likes how her team is playing heading into the final regular season series.
For the second time in her career and the first time this season, Lipscomb softball’s Sarah Higgins has been named the ASUN Player of the Week, as announced by the league offices on Tuesday.
Megan Gray threw a three-hitter for 7-1 win.
Middle of the order produces big hits and big runs.
Lady Bisons lead the ASUN in several categories on offense.
Graysen Gladden drives in the only run of the game with a bases -loaded walk-off single.
Team is in top 20 in NCAA in doubles and stolen bases per game.
"Senior Day" is celebrated in a big way with a 17-hit afternoon.
The game Friday between Lipscomb and Stetson to open the ASUN series will be completed Saturday as part of a doubleheader.
Lady Bisons have won the last six meetings with the Hatters.
The key word for the 2019 senior class is resiliency.
Lipscomb currently stands third in the race for the ASUN Conference Bill Bibb All-Sports Trophy with nine championships still to be decided.
For the second time this season Lipscomb softball’s Hannah DeVault has been named the ASUN Player of the Week, as announced by the league offices on Monday.
The Lady Bisons remain unbeaten on Sunday in the ASUN.
The Lipscomb softball team started off its weekend series with North Alabama by splitting a doubleheader on Saturday at Draper Diamond, as the Bisons took the first game 4-1 and the Lions won round two 5-4.
This will be the first meeting between the two schools in softball.
Back-ro-back RBI doubles from Jenna Pealor and Sarah Higgins provide the 2-1 winning edge.
Ryman pleased with the toughness and grit of her team.
Through the combination of discipline at the plate and keen eyes the Lady Bisons are using walks to produce scoring opportunities.
The Lady Bisons only had five hits, but they also used 10 walks to get the winning edge.
Lipscomb senior outfielder Graysen Gladden has been named the ASUN Player of the Week for April 1. The ASUN office announced the award Monday.
The week is a little different for the Lady Bisons, but the goal is still the same.
Chloe Yeager threw a one-hit shutout for her second win of the series.
Jenna Pealor's three-run blast in game two is the hit of the day.
Ryman likes the discipline she is seeing from her hitters
Ryman knew long before the first pitch her team was ready to play and win.
Coach Kristin Ryman saw her team grow through adversity last week.
DeVault's three-run homer is the key hit in the 7-2 win at Liberty.
Ryman and her team will be out to salvage a win in the ASUN series.
Coach Kristin Ryman confident her team is ready for conference play.
The Lady Bisons live up to their reputation for never giving up scoring four runs with two outs in the seventh inning.
Trip through Virginia is anything but the holiday road for the Lady Bisons.
Jordan Fortel's double in the seventh inning prevents the no-hitter.
Lipscomb is hosting the No. 11 Texas Longhorns after a busy weekend in which the Lady Bisons went 4-0 at the Belmont Invite.
Fortel, DeVault and Ward all bring in multiple runs in 10-2 run-rule win over Purdue-Fort Wayne.
Back-to-back doubles by Hannah DeVault and Jenna Pealor account for three runs in win.
Jordan Fortel continues to be a crucial hitter with a two-run home run in game one and what proved to be the game-winning RBI in game two.
Lipscomb managed only four hits but two were home runs and one was a triple, all producing multiple runs batted in with Hannah DeVault leading with a grand slam.
The Lady Bisons continue their homestand at Draper Diamond at Smith Stadium Wednesday when Western Kentucky visits.
Coach Kristin Ryman credits too many missed opportunities for the 2-1 loss in 10 innings to Valparaiso in the final day of the Lady Bison Classic.
Lipscomb slams 14 hits and score 15 runs, both season highs, in a 15-5 win over Buffalo in the Lady Bison Classic.
In the first game of the Lady Bison Classic at Draper Diamond at Smith Stadium the blast by Higgins broke a 2-2 tie with the Buffalo Bulls. Lipscomb is 13-6-1. Buffalo drops to 1-14.
Due to expected weather issues the classic will open Thursday at 4 p.m. with Lipscomb, 12-6-1, hosting Buffalo, 1-13, at Draper Diamond at Smith Stadium as the Bisons face the Bulls.
Lipscomb softball’s Mandy Jordan has been named the ASUN Pitcher of the Week, as announced by the league offices on Monday.
Lipscomb softball’s Hannah DeVault has been named the ASUN Player of the Week, as announced by the league offices on Monday.
Saturday in the Purple/Gold Challenge at Draper Diamond at Smith Stadium the Lady Bisons opened the day with a 6-1 win over Miami (Ohio) and finished with a 4-2 victory over Eastern Illinois.
Softball takes down Eastern Illinois 5-3 to win both games of day one of the Purple and Gols Challenge.
Mandy Jordan threw a a two-hit shutout to lead Lipscomb to a 1-0 win over Appalachian State in their opening game of the Purple and Gold Challenge.
The Lipscomb softball team makes its home debut this weekend with the Purple and Gold Challenge where they will face Eastern Illinois, Appalachian State, and Miami (OH).
Hitting for power is always a good thing. Hitting for average is equally as desirable. But when a team can do both and mix in some speed on the bases paths as well it is a perfect storm your opponents must deal with.
In an effort to fit in all of this weekend’s game, Lipscomb softball’s Purple and Gold Challenge has undergone scheduling changes due to inclement weather.
Lipscomb senior Jordan Fortel has been named the ASUN Softball Player of the Week, as announced by the league offices on Monday.
Lipscomb and Elon tied 8-8 in the final game of the Unconquered Invite as the game had to be called after the seventh so Elon could catch a flight back home
Lipscomb softball defeated Elon 5-4 in 11 innings on Saturday to split day two of the Unconquered Invite at Florida State.
Saturday afternoon host Florida State scored five runs in the first and nine more in the fourth to take a 14-2 win over Lipscomb in day two of the Unconquered Invitational at JoAnne Graf Field.
The Lipscomb softball closed out day one of the Unconquered Invite with a 13-0 loss to host No. 1 Florida State in five innings.
The Lady Bisons 8-0 win over Samford gives the team a positive lift as it heads into this afternoon’s game with host Florida State at JoAnne Graff Field. at 4:30.
Lipscomb softball will be taking on the Unconquered Invite this weekend where they will face Elon, Samford, and the number one team in the country, Florida State.
Sunday afternoon they pounded 12 hits, including four for extra bases, in a 9-1 win over Mercer which was called in the sixth inning due to the run-rule. The Lady Bisons closed out the Jaguar Challenge at Jaguar Field with a 3-2 record including two wins in a row.
Megan Gray threw the first no-hitter of the year for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons, a 7-0 win over North Dakota Saturday afternoon in the Jaguar Challenge at Jaguar Field.
After spotting Tulsa a 4-0 lead after three innings the Lady Bisons rallied for one run each in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings to fall 4-3 Saturday morning in the Jaguar Challenge at Jaguar Field.
The host South Alabama Jaguars scored six runs in the fourth inning for an 8-5 win Friday night. The Lady Bisons split the first day of the Jaguar Challenge. They opened with a 6-5, eight-inning win, over Mercer at Jaguar Field.
Lipscomb defeated Mercer 6-5 in extra innings to kick off the Jaguar Challenge on Friday.
Lipscomb softball will face Mercer twice, South Alabama, Tulsa, and North Dakota at the Jaguar Challenge over the weekend
In her first-ever weekend in the Purple and Gold Lipscomb softball freshman Katie Turner has been named the ASUN Pitcher of the Week, as announced by the league offices on Monday.
In Sunday’s 4-3 loss to host McNeese State at Joe Miller Field in the Cowgirl Classic the Lady Bisons stranded eight runners. The Lady Bisons split with McNeese State after winning 6-1 Saturday night.
After losing earlier in the day 5-0 to No. 14-ranked Arkansas, the Lady Bisons bounced back in the nightcap of the Cowgirl Classic Saturday night to beat host McNeese 6-1 at Joe Miller Field. The Lady Bisons raised their record to 3-1. McNeese fell to 2-3.
Peyton Ward’s double was the biggest of three hits for the Lipscomb Lady Bisons as they fell 5-0 Saturday to No. 14-ranked Arkansas.
Lipscomb softball came out strong on opening day, defeating Campbell 8-0 and Samford 7-0
Based on the results of the season opener the Lipscomb softball team is going to be a well-balanced one as coach Kristin Ryman predicted in preseason.
Lipscomb will be facing Campbell, Samford, Arkansas, and McNeese State twice over the opening weekend at the Cowgirl Classic.
Lipscomb’s Jordan Fortel was named one of the top 100 players in the nation by Softball America on Thursday.
Hannah DeVault was voted the ASUN's Preseason Defensive Player of the Year, Caitlin Turner was voted to the All-Conference Team, and Lipscomb was picked to finish fourth by the league's coaches.
With the season approaching in three months, the Lipscomb softball team and head coach Kristin Ryman unveiled the 2019 schedule on Tuesday.
For the 6th-straight year, Lipscomb leads the ASUN Conference All-Sports standings in the race for the Bill Bibb Trophy after the conclusion of the conference fall seasons.
The Lipscomb softball and head coach Kristin Ryman have announced the signing of nine student-athletes to the 2018-19 recruiting class
The Lipscomb softball team is set for a five-game fall slate this month, starting with a pair of games at Draper Diamond on Saturday.
Softball's Caitlin Plocheck on the final day of the mission trip to Mexico.
Day six in Mexico for the athletics mission team.
Softball senior Caitlin Plocheck continues her blog on the mission team painting a church before a dinner and a movie wrap up day five in Mexico.
Senior Caitlin Plocheck continues to document the athletics mission trip to Mexico.
Senior softball player Caitlin Plocheck reflects after another great day!
Day two of the Athletics Mission Team in Mexico.
Mission trip veteran and senior softball player Caitlin Plocheck shares about the the teams journey on Day 1
Thirty ASUN Conference student-athletes, administrators & league representatives attended the 2018 Summer Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Meetings from July 22-24 on the campus of Lipscomb University.