DSU Softball concluded fall conditioning with a scavenger hunt on campus that ended with putting together a puzzle. A true test of conditioning as well as the mind! The red team finished first in the conditioning portion but struggled to put together the puzzle allowing team black to win. Good work ladies!! And what was their prize? New shoes!!! Check out our video of the guys trying on their new gear!!
The teams had to take pics of everyone on the team with the clues at each spot they were attached to :0)
lol udner the chair!
Instead of whoville, it was hornetville!! But not grinch here :0)
Wow time has flown by!! Fall ball has been an exciting time for the Hornets!! Not much has happened since our last games other than the hornets have concluded their fall team practice and are now working on the individual schedule. Below are just a few videos and photos of what has been going on!! Enjoy!!
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OCTOBER 10, 2011
“HORNETS PLACE NINE ON 2011 NFCA ALL-AMERICA SCHOLAR ATHLETE LIST”
Team ranked 37th out of over 130 Division I teams
STARKVILLE, Miss. – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) released their 2011 academic awards late last week and the Delaware State University softball team placed nine players on the All-America Scholar Athlete list while the team was 37th overall out of over 130 Division I teams.
“Academics are why we are here,” stated DSU head coach Jeff Savage.“Academic success really means a lot to us.We’re proud of the support we’ve received from the academic services staff and the effort that the team puts into their education.”
The award is given to any player submitted by a member coach who achieved a 3.50 grade point average or higher during the 2010-11 academic year.
Current players represented as All-America Scholar Athletes are senior Casey Beighley (Los Angeles, Calif.), sophomore Ashlyn Campbell (Trabuco Canyon, Calif.), Samantha Gross (Glasgow, Del.),sophomore Stephanie Martello (Oxnard, Calif.), senior Leslie Pleasanton (Smyrna, Del.), and sophomore Stephanie Sarris (Rohnert Park, Calif.).2010-11 graduating seniors that were named include Janelle Lukens, Sherelle Sheppard and Andrea Waters.
“This is a very impressive list and to be named amongst the best softball programs academically in the nation is truly an honor,” commented Eric Hart, DSU Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Academic Services.“Our softball student-athletes are committed to excellence and it shows both on and off the field.Delaware State University has consistently positioned itself to becoming one of the best Historically Black Colleges and University in America.We are proud of our student-athletes and the effort they exhibit in the classroom.We are pleased with the ranking of 37, but rest assured, we will be moving higher up in the chart in the 2011-12 academic year.”
Over 4,000 student-athletes representing 707 different academic institutions across the NCAA, NAIA, junior college and high school levels were named on the list.This year’s total of 4,33 honorees bested last year’s total by over 30 student-athletes.
For a complete listing of 2010-11 All-Academic Teams and All-America Scholar Athletes, click here.
Interested parties must attend informational meeting
DOVER, Del. – Delaware State University softball head coach Jeff Savage has announced tryout date information for those interested in playing for the 2011-12 Hornets.
Coach Savage and his staff will hold an informational meeting for all students interested in playing softball collegiately at DSU on Tuesday, Oct.4 at 11:15 a.m. at the DSU Sports Annex.Information about trying out, including a tryout approval form, will be distributed at that time.
Official tryouts will be held Thursday, Oct. 13 and Friday, Oct. 14 at the DSU Softball Complex/Hornets Nest.
The DSU Sports Annex is located at 255 College Road, west of campus.The Annex is across the street from University Courtyard Apartments and Sunset Memorial Gardens, before the railroad tracks.
For more information, please contact Assistant Coach Janice Savage at email@example.com.