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Softball set to play in Great South Quarterfinals at Maryville

The Salem College softball team is set to play in their first ever Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) Tournament this Friday at Maryville. Salem will play as the sixth seed against Maryville, who will be the third seed.

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Settles throws no-hitter in softball doubleheader wins against Wesleyan

Abby Settles (Reidsville, NC) pitched a no-hitter in game 1 of a doubleheader against Great South foe Wesleyan College. Settles pitched in both 5 inning victories for Salem. In the first game the Spirits won 8-0, and they took the second game 11-2. Salem ends the regular season with an 11-20 record, while Wesleyan finishes with a 4-21 record.

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Softball earns conference split with Covenant at home

The Salem College softball team earned a split with Covenant College today at home in a Great South conference doubleheader.

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Softball drops doubleheader at home against Piedmont

The Salem College softball team dropped two games today to Piedmont College in Great South play. The Spirits kept it close through all 7 innings in a 3-0 loss in the first game. In the second game, the Lions broke it open early for a 13-1 victory. Salem falls to 4-8 in conference play and 8-19 overall.

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McDowell High's Davidson commits to play softball at Salem

The Salem College softball program is excited to announce that Sydney Davidson has committed and deposited to attend Salem next fall. Davidson played softball for Coach Bill Taylor at McDowell High School in Marion, NC.

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Softball sets scoring record in series split in Georgia this weekend

The Salem College softball team heavily defeated Spelman College twice on Saturday, before dropping a doubleheader to Agnes Scott today in Great South action in Georgia. The Spirits set a single-game scoring record with a 23-0 victory against Spelman, and they also defeated the Jaguars 18-2. Salem dropped two games today to Agnes Scott 4-2 and 10-0. The Spirits overall record improves to 8-17 overall and they are now 4-6 in the Great South.

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Softball loses upset bid to Methodist 7-5

The Salem College softball team almost pulled off an upset against Methodist University tonight. The Spirits were up 5-0 in the sixth before Methodist scored 7 unanswered runs in the bottom of the sixth. The Spirits fall to 6-15 and Methodist improves to 19-6.

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Softball picks up important split with Maryville at home

The Salem College softball team picked up an important Great South split with Maryville College today at home. In the doubleheader, Salem won the first game 5-3 and fell 7-2 in the second game. Amber Bass (Clinton, NC) finished with 3 hits in the 2 games for the Spirits. Salem improves to 6-14 overall and 2-4 in the Great South.

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Softball picks up first ever Great South win in split with LaGrange

The Salem College softball team picked up their first Great South win in the NCAA era with a 5-4 win against LaGrange. The Spirits lost in their first game of the day to the Panthers 10-6. Salem improves to 5-13 overall and 1-3 in the Great South after today.

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Softball loses first two Great South games at Huntingdon

The Salem College softball team played their first Great South games ever today in Alabama. The team came up short 9-1 in both games. Kayla Kennedy (Goldsboro, NC) led the Spirits with 2 hits on the day. Salem drops to 0-2 in the GSAC and 4-12 overall, while Huntingdon improved to 2-1 and 10-7 overall.

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