2017 News

  • COLLEGE WORLD SERIES BOUND! Marlins Extend Shutout Streak to Win Super Regional
    May 20, 2017
    The No. 1-ranked Virginia Wesleyan College softball team extended its streak of shutouts to six games, defeating No. 13 Kean University to win the Virginia Beach Super Regional and advance to the NCAA Division III College World Series, a program first.
  • Hull Owns Circle, Plate in 3-0 Virginia Wesleyan Win
    May 19, 2017
    Freshman Hanna Hull dominated No. 13 Kean University in the circle and drove in the game-winning run at the plate as No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan downed the Cougars 3-0 in the first game of the Virginia Beach Super Regional.
  • No. 1 Marlins to Host No. 13 Kean in Super Regional
    May 17, 2017
    The No. 1-ranked Virginia Wesleyan College softball team will host its first-ever NCAA Super Regional on Friday and Saturday as No. 13 Kean University ventures south for tournament action.
  • HISTORY MADE! No. 1 Marlins Win First-Ever NCAA Regional
    May 15, 2017
    The No. 1-ranked Virginia Wesleyan College softball team advanced to its first-ever NCAA Super Regional with a 9-0 victory over Randolph-Macon College in the regional championship of the Ashland Regional on Monday.
  • Marlins Place Four on NFCA All-Region Teams
    May 15, 2017
    The No. 1-ranked Virginia Wesleyan College softball team placed four members on the all-region teams as the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) announced their squads on Monday.
  • Hull Cruises in 3-0 Marlin Win
    May 14, 2017
    Freshman Hanna Hull cruised through seven innings Saturday to make No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan the only unbeaten team remaining in the Ashland Regional of the NCAA Division III Softball Tournament.
  • No. 1 Marlins Start Regional with 5-0 Victory
    May 13, 2017
    The No. 1-ranked Virginia Wesleyan College softball team got its Ashland Regional off to a good start with a 5-0 victory over Franklin & Marshall College on Saturday.
  • Weather Forces Postponement of Day One to Ashland Regional
    May 11, 2017
    Weather scheduled to hit Virginia on Friday has altered the schedule for day one of the Ashland Regional of the NCAA Division III Softball National Tournament.
  • Marlins have Two in Mix for Schutt Sports/NFCA Division III National Player of Year
    May 11, 2017
    Ten outstanding softball players remain in the mix for 2017 Schutt Sports/NFCA Division III National Player of the Year honors, with Virginia Wesleyan leading the way with two candidates in Cassetty Howerin and Hanna Hull.
  • Moore, Barrett, Erby Win Big at BOB Awards
    May 10, 2017
    Seniors Khory Moore, Tiffany Barrett, and Justin Erby claimed the three major awards Wednesday night at the first annual BOB Awards.
  • Athletics Inducts Sixth Class into Chi Alpha Sigma
    May 09, 2017
    The Virginia Wesleyan College athletic department inducted 35 members into its sixth class of the Chi Alpha Sigma National Honor Society on Tuesday evening.
  • No. 1 Softball to travel to Randolph-Macon for NCAA Regional
    May 08, 2017
    No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan will head to ODAC rival Randolph-Macon College for an NCAA Regional as the NCAA Division III Softball Tournament field was announced on Monday. The Marlins will face Frankin & Marshall College while Randolph-Macon challenges Averett University in the other matchup.
  • Marlins Dominate ODAC Major Awards
    May 02, 2017
    The No. 1 ranked Virginia Wesleyan College softball team dominated the major Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) awards as the All-ODAC softball teams were announced on Tuesday.
  • Softball Announces Summer Camps
    May 02, 2017
    The No. 1 ranked Virginia Wesleyan College softball team announced its summer camps for this year, with a day camp, as well as a recruiting camp, scheduled.
  • Marlins Power Way to 10th ODAC Championship
    April 30, 2017
    The No. 1 ranked Virginia Wesleyan College softball team needed the second, and final, game Sunday to defeat Emory & Henry College to claim the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) softball championship.
  • No. 1 Marlins Advance to ODAC Championship
    April 29, 2017
    No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan College advanced to the ODAC Softball Championship with a 4-0 victory over Randolph-Macon College on Saturday.
  • Marlins Win Tourney Opener, 4-1, over WildCats
    April 28, 2017
    No. 1 nationally ranked Virginia Wesleyan College won its ODAC Softball Tournament opener, 4-1, over No. 8 seeded Randolph College on Friday. The Marlins scored a run in each of the first four innings to pull away.
  • Lone Run Lifts Marlins to 1-0 Victory
    April 28, 2017
    No.1 Virginia Wesleyan College advanced to the ODAC Semifinals with a 1-0 victory over No. 4 seeded Emory & Henry College. The Marlins improve to 41-1 on the year, which ties a program record for most wins in a single season, while the Wasps fall to 30-12.
  • ODAC Tournament Preview: Softball
    April 27, 2017
    The No. 1-ranked Virginia Wesleyan College softball team (39-1/20-0) completed a perfect 20-0 record in its ODAC slate and will look to continue that success in the ODAC Softball Tournament, set to begin on Friday at the James I. Moyer Sports Complex in Salem, Virginia.
  • Two Named ODAC Player of the Week
    April 24, 2017
    Freshman pitcher Hanna Hull and sophomore Paul Gladstone were named ODAC Players of the Week for this past week.
  • Hull Breaks Records in Regular Season Finale
    April 23, 2017
    Freshman Hanna Hull broke her own single-game strikeout record, also besting the VWC single season strikeout record, as the No. 1-ranked Marlins swept Bridgewater College in ODAC play Saturday. Virginia Wesleyan recognzed seniors Kasey Newcomb, Liz Bailey, and Blake Henderson prior to the game.
  • No. 1 Marlins look to finish ODAC play undefeated vs. Bridgewater
    April 21, 2017
    The top-ranked team in the nation will attempt to finish the regular season on a 23-game winning streak, including a perfect 20-0 in conference play as Bridgewater College travels to face Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday.
  • First Regional Rankings List No. 1 Marlins at Top
    April 21, 2017
    The Virginia Wesleyan College softball team, the top ranked team in the country, finds itself ranked at the top of the first regional rankings as well.
  • Three Marlins in the Mix for National Player of the Year
    April 21, 2017
    Twenty-five outstanding softball players are in the mix for 2017 Schutt Sports/NFCA Division III National Player of the Year honors. Freshman Hanna Hull and juniors Cassetty Howerin and Kiersten Richardson were all listed on the list of 25.
  • Three Named ODAC Player of the Week
    April 17, 2017
    Freshman pitcher Hanna Hull, sophomore tennis player Paul Gladstone, and track and field athlete Marissa Coombs were recognized as ODAC Players of the Week for their performances this past week.
  • No. 1 Marlins Dominate Lynchburg on Saturday
    April 15, 2017
    The No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan College softball team scored 14 runs in Saturday’s doubleheader, holding Lynchburg College to just two runs across 14 innings of action.
  • Marlins Set Fundraiser Record for Strike Out Cancer
    April 14, 2017
    The Virginia Wesleyan College softball program set a program record for Strike Out Cancer, raising $20,004 for the American Cancer Society.
  • Hull Named NFCA National Pitcher of the Week
    April 12, 2017
    Virginia Wesleyan freshman pitcher Hanna Hull scored Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III National Pitcher of the Week recognition for her performance last week.
  • No. 1 Marlins Ride 17-Game Win Streak into ODAC Contests
    April 11, 2017
    The No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan softball team (33-1/14-0) faces off against a pair of ODAC opponents this week, looking to extend a 17-game winning streak.
  • No. 1 Marlins Down EMU in Doubleheader
    April 11, 2017
    No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan College defeated Eastern Mennonite University in both ends of an ODAC softball doubleheader on Tuesday.
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