2017-18 FSW Softball News

  • Former Buccaneers Named To New Zealand National Team
    June 07, 2018
    The New Zealand White Sox Softball World Championship team will have plenty of FSW representation. The White Sox announced the full squad on Tuesday (June 5) and former FSW softball standouts and New Zealand natives Courtney Gettins (Univ. of Alabama), Mikayla Werahiko (Univ. of Maryland) and Mereana Makea have been named to the team.
  • #FSWSoftball Lands Four On NFCA All-America List
    June 06, 2018
    More postseason accolades continue to come in for the FSW softball team, as four student-athletes picked up National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) NJCAA Division I All-American honors. Sophomore Riley Russel was named to the First Team, sophomore Mikenzie Vaughn earned Second Team honors and sophomores Mereana Makea and Christian Quinn were named to the Third Team.
  • SEC BOUND | #FSWSoftball Standout Christian Quinn Signs With Mississippi State
    June 01, 2018
    FSW softball outfielder Christian Quinn has signed her National Letter of Intent to play for head coach Vann Stuedeman and Mississippi State University from the Southeastern Conference (SEC).
  • #FSWSoftball Quartet Earns NFCA All-Region Honors
    June 01, 2018
    The postseason accolades continue to pile up for the FSW softball team, as four student-athletes picked up National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) NJCAA Division I South Region honors. Sophomores Mereana Makea, Mikenzie Vaughn, Riley Russell and Christian Quinn were all named to the NFCA NJCAA South Region First Team.
  • No. 1 #FSWSoftball Falls Twice On Friday; Eliminated From The NJCAA National Tourney
    May 18, 2018
    The No. 1 seeded Florida SouthWestern softball team dropped a pair of games on Friday (May 18) and were eliminated from the double-elimination NJCAA National Tournament at the Canyons Complex.
  • No. 1 #FSWSoftball Defeats No. 8 Seminole St. (OK); Advances To Quarterfinals Of National Tourney
    May 17, 2018
    The No. 1 seeded Florida SouthWestern softball team defeated No. 8 Seminole St. (OK), 8-2, on Thursday (May 17) in game two of the NJCAA National Tournament at the Canyons Complex.
  • No. 1 #FSWSoftball Defeats South Georgia St.; Advances In Winner’s Bracket Of National Tourney
    May 16, 2018
    The No. 1 seeded Florida SouthWestern softball team defeated No. 16 South Georgia State, 5-1, on Wednesday (May 16) in game one of the NJCAA National Tournament at the Canyons Complex. The Bucs now advance in the winner’s bracket and will face the Seminole St. (OK) (47-5 overall) Thursday, May 17 at 4:30 p.m. ET.
  • No. 1 #FSWSoftball Set To Open National Tournament Play Wednesday
    May 15, 2018
    The two-time defending FCSAA/Region 8 State Champion (2017, 2018) Florida SouthWestern State College softball team, the No. 1 overall seed, is set to kickoff play in the 16-team, double-elimination National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Tournament. The Buccaneers, who hold a 51-3 record on a season, will face No. 16 South Georgia State (33-16) in first round action on Wednesday, May 16 at 7:00 p.m. ET in St. George, Utah at the Canyons Complex.
  • No. 1 #FSWSoftball Defeats No. 2 Chipola, 2-1, Wins Second Straight FCSAA/Region 8 State Championship
    May 05, 2018
    program on Saturday afternoon (May 5) at the FCSAA/Region 8 State Tournament at Boombah Soldiers Creek Park. The Bucs now punch their third consecutive ticket to the NJCAA National Tournament. The 2018 NJCAA National Tourney will take place May 16-19 in St. George, Utah at the Canyons Complex.
  • Martin’s Game-Winning Single Lifts No. 1 #FSWSoftball Over Seminole St; FSW To Play For State Title On Saturday
    May 04, 2018
    The No. 1 Florida SouthWestern softball team scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat No. 16 Seminole State, 6-5, on Friday afternoon (May 4) in their second game of the FCSAA/Region 8 State Tournament. The Bucs now advance in the winner’s bracket and will face the winner of Chipola/Central Florida for the FCSAA/Region 8 State Title on Saturday, May 5 at 4 p.m.
  • No. 1 #FSWSoftball Defeats Pensacola St; Advances In Winner’s Bracket Of State Tourney
    May 03, 2018
    The No. 1 Florida SouthWestern softball team defeated Pensacola State, 3-0, on Thursday (May 3) in game one of the FCSAA/Region 8 State Tournament. The Bucs now advance in the winner’s bracket and will face the winner of Indian River State and Seminole St. on Friday, May 4 at 4 p.m.
  • #FSWSoftball Racks Up Postseason Honors
    May 01, 2018
    The Florida SouthWestern State College softball team saw 11 student-athletes receive postseason accolades, highlighted by sophomores Giovanna Watts and Mikenzie Vaughn and head coach Robert Iamurri earning superlative awards.
  • No. 1 #FSWSoftball Set To Open Postseason Play Thursday
    May 01, 2018
    The three-time Suncoast Conference Champion (2016, 2017, 2018) Florida SouthWestern State College softball team begins postseason play on Thursday, May 3 at the NJCAA Region 8/FCSAA State Softball Tournament at Boombah Soldiers Creek Park (Longwood, Fla.). The Buccaneers' first round matchup with Pensacola State (28-22, 10-10) is set for a 10 a.m. start. FSW will then play the winner/loser of the Indian River State and Seminole State matchup on Friday, May 4.
  • #FSWSoftball Sophomore Emily Cummings Signs With Goshen College
    April 30, 2018
    FSW softball lefty pitcher Emily Cummings has signed her Letter of Intent to play for head coach Kristen Kolter and Goshen College. Goshen is in the Crossroads League in NAIA.
  • #FSWSoftball Ace Giovanna Watts Signs With Valdosta State
    April 30, 2018
    FSW softball ace Giovanna Watts has signed her Letter of Intent to play for head coach Thomas Macera and Valdosta State University. Valdosta State is in the Gulf South Conference in NCAA Division II.
  • No. 1 #FSWSoftball Set To Host Friendly With Chinese National Team On Monday
    April 27, 2018
    The No. 1 nationally-ranked FSW softball team will host the Chinese National team in an exhibition doubleheader on Monday, April 30 (4pm and 6pm) at City of Palms Park. The Buccaneers swept a doubleheader with the Chinese National team in Vero Beach on Thursday (April 26), defeating the squad 2-1 in game one and 5-3 in game two.
  • #FSWSoftball Tops NJCAA National Rankings For First Time In Program History
    April 24, 2018
    The FSW softball team (48-3 overall, 19-1 Suncoast Conference) was ranked No. 1 nationally in the NJCAA Division I Softball Rankings that were released on Tuesday (April 24). It's the first time in program history the Buccaneers have been voted to the nation's top spot in the rankings.
  • #FSWSoftball Sophomore Riley Russell Signs NLI With Stetson
    April 23, 2018
    FSW softball outfielder Riley Russell has signed her National Letter of Intent to play for head coach Frank Griffin and Stetson University from the ASUN Conference.
  • #FSWSoftball Earns No. 2 Spot In NJCAA National Poll And Region 8 Rankings
    April 18, 2018
    The FSW softball team (48-3 overall, 19-1 Suncoast Conference) was ranked No. 2 in both the NJCAA Division I Softball Rankings and Region 8 Softball Coaches’ Poll that were released on Tuesday (April 17). This marks the seventh consecutive week that the Buccaneers have been ranked No. 2 in the country.
  • #FSWSoftball Sophomore Mikenzie Vaughn Signs NLI With FGCU; Becomes First FSW To FGCU Transfer
    April 16, 2018
    FSW softball infielder Mikenzie Vaughn has signed her National Letter of Intent to play for head coach David Deiros and Florida Gulf Coast University from the ASUN Conference.
  • #FSWSoftball Sits In No. 2 Spot In NJCAA National Poll And Region 8 Rankings
    April 11, 2018
    Winners of 40 of their last 41 games and riding a 10-game winning streak, the FSW softball team (48-3 overall, 19-1 Suncoast Conference) was ranked No. 2 in both the NJCAA Division I Softball Rankings and Region 8 Softball Coaches’ Poll that were released on Tuesday (April 10). This marks the sixth consecutive week that the Buccaneers have been ranked No. 2 in the country.
  • Madison Johnson Named NJCAA Region 8 Player Of The Week
    April 10, 2018
    After helping lead FSW to a 4-0 record last week, freshman Madison Johnson was named NJCAA Region 8 Player of the Week on Tuesday afternoon (April 10). This marks Johnson’s first career Region 8 Player of the Week honor.
  • #FSWSoftball Holds On To No. 2 Spot In NJCAA National Poll And Region 8 Rankings
    April 03, 2018
    Winners of 34 of their last 35 games, the FSW softball team (42-3 overall, 13-1 Suncoast Conference) was ranked No. 2 in both the NJCAA Division I Softball Rankings and Region 8 Softball Coaches’ Poll that were released on Tuesday (April 3). This marks the fifth consecutive week that the Buccaneers have been ranked No. 2 in the country.
  • No. 2 #FSWSoftball Captures Third Straight Conference Title
    April 03, 2018
    The No. 2 Florida SouthWestern softball team picked up a doubleheader sweep of Suncoast Conference foe State College of Florida on Tuesday (April 3) to secure the program’s third straight conference title. The Bucs defeated SCF 3-1 in game one, before picking up an 11-3 win (5 innings) over the Manatees in game two.
  • #FSWSoftball Ranked No. 2 In NJCAA National Poll And Region 8 Rankings
    March 27, 2018
    Winners of 30 of their last 31 games, the FSW softball team was ranked No. 2 in both the NJCAA Division I Softball Rankings and Region 8 Softball Coaches’ Poll that were released on Tuesday (March 27).
  • No. 2 #FSWSoftball Extends Win Streak to 29 Games With Doubleheader Sweep At Polk State
    March 15, 2018
    The No. 2 FSW softball team swept a road doubleheader with Polk State on Thursday (March 15). The Bucs took game one, 9-0 (5 innings), and defeated the Eagles in game two, 13-3 (6 innings).
  • #FSWSoftball Ranked No. 2 In NJCAA National Poll And Region 8 Rankings
    March 13, 2018
    Riding a 25-game winning streak and off to the best start in program history (33-2 overall), the FSW softball team was ranked No. 2 in both the NJCAA Division I Softball Rankings and Region 8 Softball Coaches’ Poll that were released on Tuesday (March 13).
  • #FSWSoftball Ranked No. 2 In NJCAA National Poll
    March 06, 2018
    Riding a 19-game winning streak and off to the best start in program history (27-2 overall), the FSW softball team was ranked No. 2 in the first regular season NJCAA Division I Softball Preseason Rankings. The poll was released on Tuesday afternoon (March 6).
  • Reigning NJCAA Region 8 Softball Champs Ranked No. 2 In Region 8 Rankings
    March 06, 2018
    he reigning 2017 NJCAA Region 8/FCSAA Champion FSW softball team was ranked No. 2 in this week’s Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) NJCAA Region 8 Softball Coaches’ Poll as released by the association on Tuesday (March 6). This marks the third consecutive week that the Bucs took the No. 2 spot.
  • Watts Named Region 8 Pitcher Of The Week
    March 06, 2018
    After posting a 2-0 record with a 0.00 ERA in a pair of appearances last week, sophomore ace Giovanna Watts was named NJCAA Region 8 Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday (March 6). This marks Watts’ second career Region 8 Pitcher of the Week honor.
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