2018 USC Upstate Softball News

  • USC Upstate Defeats Marshall on Case’s Walk off Single
    February 23, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – Brittany Case’s RBI single with one out in the bottom of the seventh lifted the USC Upstate softball team to its tenth consecutive victory on Friday evening as the Spartans defeated the Marshall Thundering Herd 2-1 at Cyrill Stadium.
  • USC Upstate Set for Spartan Classic this Weekend
    February 22, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate softball team returns to Cyrill Stadium this weekend as it is set to play host to four teams during the Spartan Classic scheduled from Friday until Sunday.
  • USC Upstate Takes Ninth Straight with Doubleheader Sweep at Charlotte
    February 20, 2018
    Charlotte, N.C. – Karla Beasley paced the USC Upstate offense with four hits, including one home run, as the Spartans captured their ninth straight victory to start the season on Tuesday with a doubleheader sweep of the Charlotte 49ers at Daughtridge Stadium.
  • Cecchetti Named ASUN Softball Player of the Week
    February 19, 2018
    LakePoint, Ga. – USC Upstate junior catcher Elisa Cecchetti has been named the ASUN Softball Player of the Week following her performance on offense last weekend during five games at the Upstate Classic, it was announced this afternoon by the conference office.
  • USC Upstate Travels to Charlotte on Tuesday for Midweek Doubleheader
    February 19, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate softball team hits the road for the second time this season as the Spartans travel to Charlotte, N.C. on Tuesday afternoon for a doubleheader against the Charlotte 49ers beginning at 2 p.m. from Phillips Softball Complex.
  • Biggerstaff, Cecchetti Lead USC Upstate to 4-0 Victory over ETSU
    February 18, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – Christina Biggerstaff struck out a career-high 12 batters while Elisa Cecchetti drove in a career-best three RBI to lead the USC Upstate softball team to a 4-0 win over the East Tennessee State Buccaneers on Sunday afternoon at Cyrill Stadium to close out play at the Upstate Classic.
  • Spartans Adjust Upstate Classic Schedule
    February 17, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – Due to expected inclement weather in the Spartanburg area early Saturday afternoon, the USC Upstate softball team has adjusted the schedule for the final two days of the Upstate Classic at Cyrill Stadium.
  • USC Upstate Wins Sixth in a Row with Doubleheader Sweep of Colgate
    February 17, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – Logan Morris collected a team-high four hits and five RBI on Saturday evening as the USC Upstate softball team won its sixth game in a row to start the season following a doubleheader sweep of the Colgate Raiders at Cyrill Stadium on day two of the Upstate Classic.
  • USC Upstate Homers Three Times in Doubleheader Sweep of Fairfield
    February 16, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – Brittany Case had four hits and four RBI to lead a USC Upstate offense that homered three times on Friday afternoon as the Spartans softball team opened play at the Upstate Classic with a doubleheader sweep of the Fairfield Stags at Cyrill Stadium.
  • Spartans Host Three Teams in Upstate Classic this Weekend
    February 15, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate softball team begins the home portion of its 2018 season this weekend when it hosts the Fairfield Stags, Colgate Raiders and East Tennessee State Buccaneers in the Upstate Classic from Cyrill Stadium.
  • USC Upstate Softball Signs Ten for 2019 Season
    February 14, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate softball program and head coach Chris Hawkins have announced the addition of ten signees that will join the program beginning with the 2019 season.
  • USC Upstate Sweeps Gardner-Webb in Season-Opening Doubleheader
    February 08, 2018
    Boiling Springs, N.C. – Karla Beasley hit two home runs, while Megan Obier had five RBI, as the USC Upstate softball team opened its 2018 season with a doubleheader sweep of the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs on Thursday afternoon at Brinkley Stadium.
  • USC Upstate Opens 2018 Season Thursday with Doubleheader at Gardner-Webb
    February 07, 2018
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate softball team begins its 2018 season on Thursday afternoon when it makes the short drive to Boiling Springs, N.C. for a doubleheader against the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs beginning at 2 p.m. from Brinkley Stadium.
  • USC Upstate Voted Second in ASUN Softball Preseason Poll, Obier Named Preseason Defensive Player of the Year
    January 17, 2018
    LakePoint, Ga. – Megan Obier has been voted the ASUN Preseason Defensive Player of the Year while the USC Upstate softball team has been tabbed to finish second by the league coaches in the ASUN Preseason Softball Coaches Poll, it was announced this afternoon by the conference office.
  • Ten Spartans Earn NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete Honors
    October 10, 2017
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate softball team had ten players garner NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete honors for their performance in the classroom during the 2016-17 academic year, it was announced this afternoon by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA).
  • Upstate Makes NFCA All-Academic Team List
    October 04, 2017
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate softball team has been rewarded for its performance in the classroom as the Spartans were named a 2016-17 Easton/NFCA Division I All-Academic Team by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA).
  • Upstate Softball Releases 2018 Schedule
    September 21, 2017
    Spartanburg, S.C. – Coming off its fifth consecutive NCAA Regional appearance, USC Upstate associate athletic director and head softball coach Chris Hawkins has announced this afternoon that the Spartans will play a 54-game schedule for the upcoming 2018 season.
  • Robinson Named to 2017 All-NPF Team
    August 18, 2017
    Spartanburg, S.C. – Former USC Upstate softball player Shellie Robinson was recognized by the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) League earlier this week at the annual NPF Awards Banquet in Baton Rouge, La.
  • Robinson Continues Impressive Season with Akron Racers
    August 10, 2017
    Spartanburg, S.C. – Former USC Upstate outfielder Shellie Robinson built upon her impressive season with the Akron Racers of the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) League on Wednesday evening by leading it to a doubleheader sweep over the Scrap Yard Dawgs.
  • Rector Named ASUN NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee
    August 04, 2017
    Spartanburg, S.C. – Former USC Upstate outfielder Ryan Rector has been selected as a nominee for the ASUN Conference's NCAA Woman of the Year for 2016-17.
  • Upstate Announces Four Additions to 2017 Signing Class
    July 26, 2017
    Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate head softball coach Chris Hawkins has announced this afternoon the addition of four players that will join the Spartans for the upcoming 2018 campaign.
  • Chris Hawkins Promoted as Associate Athletic Director
    July 24, 2017
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Upstate announces the promotion of head softball coach and alumnus Chris Hawkins ‘89 to associate athletic director. Hawkins will remain the head softball coach for the Spartans.
  • Former Spartan Shellie Robinson among Top Offensive Players in National Pro Fastpitch
    July 10, 2017
    Spartanburg, S.C. – Former USC Upstate softball player Shellie Robinson has enjoyed a great start to her third professional year in National Pro Fastpitch as the outfielder ranks among the top offensive players in the league to begin the 2017 season.

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