Category: Softball

Appalachian State Softball 2014

Warnock’s Blast Lifts App State Past Syracuse In Softball

By David Coulson Executive Editor College Sports Journal   BOONE, N.C. — It looked like Appalachian State’s 19-game, home winning streak in softball might be in jeopardy early on in the Lady Mountaineers’ home opener Friday against Syracuse.   But sparked by a three-run homer from catcher Sarah Warnock in the fourth inning, ASU overcame […]

BCS Politics Reach To NCAA Softball Tourney With Fresno State Snub

By David Coulson Executive Editor College Sporting News   PHILADELPHIA, PA. — Several years ago, I remember a conversation with an athletic director from an Football Championship Subdivision school on his role as a member of the NCAA Division I Baseball committee.   This AD, who was a veteran of the NCAA Division I Football […]

Julie Wambold (Syracuse Athletics)

Freshmen Wambold, Thomas, Lead Syracuse Softball To Historic Wins

By David Coulson Executive Editor College Sports Journal SYRACUSE, N.Y. — It was a historic weekend for Syracuse softball, as the Orange played indoors for the first time at the Carrier Dome in wins over Colgate and Canisius. And the centerpieces of that history were a pair of freshmen, Julie Wambold and Carey Leigh-Thomas.   […]