Five teams from OLLU have been included in the NAIA Scholar-Team list for the 2016-2017 academic year. Men’s golf and tennis, and women’s soccer, softball and volleyball all earned NAIA Scholar-Team recognition this year. Women’s soccer led the way with an overall 3.34 GPA, followed by golf with a GPA of 3.11. Softball earned a 3.08, while both men’s tennis and volleyball tallied a 3.01 GPA. Last season, women’s soccer, softball, golf and volleyball earned Scholar-Team recognition. In 2014-2015, OLLU’s Scholar-Teams included women’s soccer, cross-country, softball and track and field, as well as men’s golf.
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The OLLU softball team will host the 2016 Winter Softball Camp on Sunday, Jan. 22, from 1-5 p.m. at the OLLU Softball Field. Click here for the camp information site.
The camp is designed for girls ages 8-18. Walk-up fee is $40, or $25 each if more than seven from one team registers. Walk ups are welcome. Read more online.
The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) softball team secured doubleheader run-rule victories over Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) rival Huston-Tillotson University (HTU), 8-0 and 13-5 on Tuesday afternoon at the OLLU Softball Field. The pair of wins moves the Saints to 29-7 on the season and 10-0 in the RRAC. HTU sits at 1-25 overall and 1-11 in conference. Read more online.
Stone elevated the Saints to a doubleheader sweep of the University of Houston-Victoria with five hits and a pair of RBIs. The senior third baseman was 4-for-7 in the first game with a double and an RBI to lead a 4-2 victory. Read more online.
The softball team improved to 19-7 on the season after defeating St. Catherine University (SCU) 8-4 in nonconference action Sunday afternoon at the OLLU Softball Field. The result leaves the Wildcats at 10-2 for the season. Second baseman Larissa Gutierrez (SO/San Antonio, Texas) provided the spark for the Saints on offense with four RBIs including a three-run home run to left-center field in the fourth inning. OLLU will return to action on Tuesday, March 31, in a nonconference doubleheader against Schreiner University beginning at 2 p.m. Earlier in the year, the Saints defeated the Mountaineers 1-0 and 6-4 in a doubleheader in Kerrville, Texas. Read full article online.
The softball team has announced the signings of nine student-athletes to its 2014-2015 squad. The women joining the team in August 2014 include: Jana Arenas from Sugarland, Texas; Cheyanne Carter from Hempstead, Texas; Kim Chaves from Sharyland, Texas; Taylor Doege from San Antonio; Lauren Elizabeth Garza from McAllen, Texas; Lesly Martinez from San Antonio; Samantha Perales from San Antonio; Amanda Sanchez from San Antonio; and Brooke Vasquez from Austin, Texas. The Saints finished the 2014 season with it best-ever overall record of 39-12-1 and 18-2 in the Red River Athletic Conference. The Saints were crowned regular season and tournament champions and they qualified for the opening round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Championship for the first time in history. OLLU will play a few games in the fall of 2014 and will begin its official schedule in spring 2015. Go online for full story.
After trailing 7-0 through the seventh inning, the No. 3 OLLU softball team scored two runs, but it was not enough to defeat No. 4 seed Ottawa University in NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round action at Joseph & Nancy Fail Field last Monday.
Ottawa followed the win with a match-up against No. 2 Oklahoma Baptist University in an elimination game at 6:30 p.m., but the Lady Braves lost 5-0 and joined the Saints in ending their seasons. OLLU finishes at 39-12-1, while Ottawa ends at 26-23. Read full article online.
OLLU received notice that Brittany Stone has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Softball Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The program recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. Capital One has been the entitlement rights holder to CoSIDA’s Academic All-America teams programs since 2011. To be nominated, a student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) at his/her current institution. Nominated athletes must have participated in at least 50 percent of the team’s games at their positions. No student-athlete is eligible until he/she has completed one full calendar year at his/her current institution and has reached sophomore athletic eligibility. Stone is a junior from Helotes, Texas, and a graduate of O’Connor High School. She is majoring in Biology and Chemistry. She finished the 2013-2014 school year with a 3.51 GPA. Read full article online.
Opening Round Brackets – – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) officially released the seeds and brackets for the 2014 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round. OLLU is featured in the William Carey Bracket as the No. 3 seed. The Saints (39-10-1) will play their first round in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and will be matched up against No. 2 seed Oklahoma Baptist University (43-15) today at 4 p.m. CDT, while No. 1 seed William Carey (44-10) will play Ottawa University (Kansas) (26-21) at 6:30 p.m. CDT. Tomorrow, the winner of game one will play the winner of game two at 1:30 p.m. CDT, and the loser of game one will play the loser of game two at 4 p.m. CDT. The final game of the day will be between the loser of game three and the winner of game four at 6:30 p.m. CDT. On Wednesday, the winner of game three will play the winner of the fifth game at 11 a.m. CDT. If necessary, the winner of game six will play the loser of game six. The 10 Opening Round champions will punch their ticket for the 34th annual NAIA Softball World Series in Columbus, Ga., from May 23 – 29. For more information on the 2014 NAIA Softball National Championship, click here. Read full article online.
The softball team made history Saturday after capturing its first-ever regular season conference title. The Saints swept Bacone College on Friday 7-0 and 3-2, and on Saturday, 13-4 and 3-1 to win the Red River Athletic Conference. The Saints end the conference with an 18-2 record and are at 36-10-1 overall as they prepare for the conference tournament as the No. 1 seed. Before the games on Saturday, the Saints paid homage to three-year seniors Amanda Hinojosa and Ashley Perez, and four-year seniors Julie Ramos and Kimberlee Briseno.
The Saints will head out to Farmers Branch, Texas (near Fort Worth) on Thursday to prepare for the conference tournament that OLLU is hosting. On Friday, May 2, game one will be between No. 1 seed Saints and No. 4 seed Langston at 11 a.m. Game two will be between No. 2 seed Southwest and No. 3 seed Bacone at 1:30 p.m. At 4 p.m., game three will be between the losers of game one and game two. The final game will be at 6:30 p.m. between the winners of game one and game two.
On Saturday, game five will be between the loser of game four and the winner of game three at 10 a.m. The championship game will take place at 12:30 p.m., and if necessary a second championship game will take place at 3 p.m. OLLU will provide live stats for all games. Visit http://www.dakstats.com/WebSync/Pages/Tournament/TournamentList.aspx?association=10 for links to the tournament games. Read full story online.