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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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Bass hits walk-off home run to propel softball to split with Guilford

The Salem College softball team split a home doubleheader with Guilford College today. Amber Bass (Clinton, NC) hit a walk-off home run in the second game to give Salem the 4-3 win. Guilford took the first game 11-2 in 5 innings. Salem improves to 4-10 after today's games, and Guilford is now 10-4.

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Softball drops two games on road at North Carolina Wesleyan

The Salem College softball team lost two non-conference road games today at North Carolina Wesleyan. The Spirits lost 8-0 in the first game, and dropped the second game 10-1. Salem falls to 3-9 overall on the season.

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Softball Team Dines with Special Olympics Participants

The Salem College softball team went out to dinner with six physically and mentally challenged students this week during a dinner sponsored by the Special Olympics of Forsyth County.

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Softball splits doubleheader with Emory and Henry at home

The Salem College softball team split a doubleheader with the Wasps of Emory and Henry. The Spirits used a 7 run inning to propel the team to a 7-4 victory, before they dropped the second game 13-0. Abby Settles (Reidsville, NC) recorded 11 strikeouts in the win. Salem's record now stands at 3-7 overall this season.

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