2023-24 Salem Softball News

  • Brown Named to USA South All-Sportsmanship Team
    May 01, 2024
    Salem softball team earned its fourth USA South Conference accolade of the 2024 campaign when senior Madeline Brown was named as a member of the All-Sportsmanship Team by the league office on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Tate, First-Year Trio Instrumental in Split with Monarchs
    April 27, 2024
    The Salem softball team earned its fourth doubleheader split of the 2024 season in Fayetteville, N.C., on Saturday after posting a 5-2 win in the second game of the series with Methodist.
  • Salem Recognizes Student-Athletes at 2024 Athletic Banquet
    April 24, 2024
    The Salem Department of Athletics capped off its 2023-24 athletic season with a banquet held in Varsity Gym, located on the Salem Campus, on Thursday, April 25th. The banquet honored the student-athletes for their individual contributions over the course of the year.
  • Spirits Conclude Home Schedule with Setbacks to MBU
    April 24, 2024
    Five members of the Salem senior class competed at Blixt Field for the final time in their career, while sophomore Maleah Tate swiped the 38th base of her career and first-year Carmen Duffey converted her team-leading seventh double of the slate in a pair of 7-0 setbacks to USA South Conference foe Mary Baldwin on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Spirits Wrap Up Home Schedule Versus MBU
    April 23, 2024
    The Salem softball team puts its finishing touches on the 2024 home schedule on Wednesday afternoon when the Spirits host Mary Baldwin. The 2024 unit will look to replicate the feats of the 2020 team by winning its final two games of the season.
  • Miller Recognized as USA South Rookie of the Week
    April 22, 2024
    For the first time this season and the fourth time since joining the USA South Conference, a member of the Salem softball team—Cassandra Miller—was recognized as the league’s Rookie of the Week for their performance.
  • Salem Softball Completes Senior Day Versus Pacers
    April 20, 2024
    On Saturday afternoon, the Salem softball team recognized the contributions of seniors Cree Bass, Madeline Brown, Katie Gerhardt, Jessica Pinnix and fifth-year senior Savanah Atkins.
  • Salem Senior Day Features Clash with William Peace
    April 19, 2024
    The Salem softball team will host its 2024 Softball Senior Day on Saturday afternoon when the Spirits take on William Peace in a doubleheader at Blixt Field. The first game of the series is set for 1 p.m. and preceding the game the softball team will honor the contributions of its seniors—Cree Bass, Madeline Brown, Katie Gerhardt and Jessica Pinnix.
  • Spirits Conduct League Doubleheader Sweep of Brevard
    April 16, 2024
    The Salem softball team conducted its first doubleheader sweep of the 2024 campaign, earning a pair of road wins over USA South Conference foe Brevard by scores of 7-6 and 9-8.
  • Salem, Brevard Square off on Diamond Tuesday
    April 15, 2024
    The Salem softball team will cap off a quick four-game road stretch on Tuesday afternoon when it makes the trek to Brevard, N.C., for a doubleheader clash with the host Tornados.
  • Sophomore Duo Highlights Salem Meeting With Greensboro
    April 13, 2024
    Sophomores Shelby LaPoint and Maleah Tate highlighted a USA South Conference doubleheader against Greensboro, which posted wins of 8-0 and 6-0, when the two clashed in Greensboro, N.C.
  • Tate, Miller Highlight Salem Offense Versus Knights
    April 10, 2024
    The Spirits were led offensively by the combination of Maleah Tate, who tallied two hits and three stolen bases, along with Cassandra Miller, who notched three hits in two games.
  • Knights, Spirits Battle in Strike Out Cancer Game
    April 09, 2024
    Salem is hosting its second Strikeout Cancer Game in as many seasons. The Spirits will honor Natasha Tate, mother of Salem sophomore Maleah Tate, who is tossing out the first pitch. Natasha is suffering from stomach cancer.
  • Stokes, Morales Solid in Clash with No. 16 Pfeiffer
    April 06, 2024
    The Salem softball team faced a nationally ranked opponent for the 10th time in program history on Saturday afternoon at Blixt Field, and 16th-ranked Pfeiffer conducted a doubleheader sweep of the Spirits by scores of 9-0 and 16-1 in a pair of five-inning victories.
  • Spirits, (16) Pfeiffer Meet in USA South Conference Clash
    April 03, 2024
    After playing eight of its last 10 games on the road, the Salem softball team opens April with a pair of doubleheaders against Pfeiffer (April 6) and Southern Virginia (April 10).
  • Day One: NCAA Division III Week
    April 01, 2024
    This week, from April 1-6, the NCAA national office is celebrating NCAA Division III week. We in Salem College Athletics will be doing the same, to honor our student-athletes and their contributions to the program, campus community as well as the region, nation and world.
  • Morrison, Tate Highlight Salem Clash with N.C. Wesleyan
    March 30, 2024
    Salem was led at the plate by Karma Morrison, who finished the day with two hits, as well as Maleah Tate, who came through with a pair of steals.
  • Morrison Delivers Three Hits in League Clash with Meredith
    March 29, 2024
    After struggling to find its offensive rhythm in the first game of its USA South Conference opener against Meredith, the Salem softball team delivered nine hits and scored six runs in game two.
  • Spirits Open USA South Conference Action with Doubleheader Weekend Clashes
    March 26, 2024
    The Salem softball team returns to action after a 16-day layoff, enduring two rainouts along the way, when it begins USA South Conference action against the likes of Meredith (March 29) and N.C. Wesleyan (March 30).
  • Stokes, LaPoint Highlight Clash with Agnes Scott
    March 13, 2024
    The Salem softball team concluded its two-day, four-game road trip to Georgia with a series of setbacks to Agnes Scott by scores of 3-2 and 9-1 (5 innings) on Wednesday afternoon in Decatur, Ga.
  • Morrison, Tate Highlight Salem Offense Versus Covenant
    March 12, 2024
    The Salem tandem of Maleah Tate and Karma Morrison delivered five hits apiece in the doubleheader clash with Covenant, but the Scots prevailed with a pair of victories to wrap up a tough start to the Salem road swing in Georgia by triumphing 10-8 and 14-8 on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Spirits Head to Peach State for Clashes with Covenant, Agnes Scott
    March 11, 2024
    After a seven-day layoff, which included the cancellation of a doubleheader against New Paltz on Sunday afternoon, the Salem softball team begins a six-game road stretch on Tuesday, March 12th.
  • Duffey, Tate Highlight Salem Clash with Bruins
    March 05, 2024
    First-year Carmen Duffey delivered two hits, including her first collegiate double, while Maleh Tate finished with three hits for the Salem softball team, which fell in a doubleheader clash with crosstown rival Carolina University by scores of 5-1 and 9-0 in nearby Clemmons, N.C. on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Salem, Carolina U. Meet in Tuesday Matinee
    March 04, 2024
    The Spirits will head to nearby Clemmons, N.C., to face Carolina University for the second time this season on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Tate Caps Off Clash with Averett with Four Hits
    March 03, 2024
    Salem’s Maleah Tate capped off a pair of setbacks to Averett with four hits to lead the way for the Spirits, which fell in a non-conference doubleheader at Blixt Field by scores of 13-0 and 11-1 in succession.
  • Salem, Averett Rekindle Rivalry with Saturday Clash
    March 01, 2024
    The Spirits will host Averett for their third doubleheader series of the season on Saturday, March 2nd.
  • Salem Falls in Triad Battle with Quakers
    February 28, 2024
    The Guilford softball team conducted a doubleheader sweep of Salem on a gusty Wednesday afternoon at Haworth Field by scores of 8-1 and 13-0 in a non-conference clash between the two Triad-based programs.
  • Spirits Prepare for Midweek Clash with Guilford
    February 27, 2024
    The Salem softball team makes the short trek up I-40 to Greensboro to face Guilford for a doubleheader clash at Haworth Field on Wednesday afternoon. The games were moved to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m., due to inclement weather in the Triad.
  • Morales Nabs Second Consecutive USA South Rookie Pitcher of Week Honor
    February 26, 2024
    For the second time in as many weeks and the first time in program history, Salem softball’s Isabella Morales was named USA South Conference Rookie Pitcher of the Week in an announcement from the league office on Monday afternoon.
  • Miller, Spirits Fall to Wesleyan in Sunday Pair
    February 25, 2024
    Salem first-year standout Cassandra Miller finished off a two-game performance on Sunday with three hits, four RBI along with a three-run home run in two games against Wesleyan.
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