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Monday, April 30, 2018

Jacqueline Pickering Selected to All-CIAA Softball First Team


Salem, VA (April 30, 2018) – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), along with its Softball Coaches & Sports Information Directors Association, announces the 2018 All-Conference Teams, All-Rookie Team, Player of the Year, Pitcher of the Year, Rookie of the Year, and Coach of the Year.
Kris Neal, a senior outfielder from Chowan University, has been named CIAA Softball Player of the Year. The Clayton, NC native hit .394 on the season with a league-leading 50 hits. She swiped the third most bags in the league with 17. Neal was named First Team All-CIAA last season, Second Team in 2016, and an All-Rookie selection in 2015.
Shannon Buchanan, a sophomore from Chowan, earns CIAA Softball Pitcher of the Year. Buchanan led the league with 13 wins on the season, including an 8-0 record in CIAA action. She averages 7.8 strikeouts per contest and limits opponents to a 1.91 earned run average.
The Pasadena, MD native, Beth Walker, crushed the ball and her competition on her way to being named CIAA Rookie of the Year. Walker was also named All-CIAA First Team and an All-Rookie selection.  Walker hit .382 on the year while being tied for the most home runs in the league with 10.  The freshman led the Hawks in home runs and runs batted in while being tied for third in RBI with 40.
Head coach Brian DeWitt earns his second CIAA Coach of the Year honor and first since the 2016 season.  DeWitt led the team to a 27-14 overall record and an unblemished 16-0 CIAA record including the program's fourth straight CIAA Northern Division Title.
The Trojans of Virginia State University are recognized for their commitment on the field and in the classroom. Marking a cumulative 3.49 GPA, the team earns this softball season's Highest GPA Award.


2018 All-CIAA First Team
PitcherShannon Buchanan, CUOutfielderKris Neal, CU
CatcherLindsey Stigler, CUOutfielderTamiera Sanchez, SAU
First BaseBeth WalkerOutfielderMaggie Smith, FSU
Second BaseHaley Cooper, CUDesignated PlayerSamantha Gibbs, WSSU
Third BaseBrittany ParsonUtility PlayerMarley Parker, SAU
Short StopJacqueline Pickering, BSU

2018 All-CIAA Second Team
PitcherMaKayla August, SAUShort StopHaley Sessoms, SAU
CatcherShi-Cara Goins, FSUOutfielderJasmine Holloman, WSSU
First BaseJasmine Rios, SAUOutfielderDonya Salman, CU
Second BaseBrittany Kline, ShawOutfielderShenice Harrison, JCSU
Third BaseAkera McPhaul, SAUUtility PlayerErica Davis, WSSU

2018 CIAA All-Rookie Team
Beth Walker, CUFirst BasemanAnnie Brenner, VUU Outfielder
Nyla Howard, WSSUOutfielderDaijja Williams, JCSUPitcher/Outfielder
Mechelle Moss, SAUPitcher/UtilityTatyana Mars, JCSUPitcher/Utility
Mackenzie Taggart, CUOutfielder Destiny Middleton, WSSUOutfielder
Audrenik Howard, VUUOutfielder 

The CIAA Softball Championship is set to open on Monday, April 30th at 12:00 p.m. The event, held at Moyer Park in Salem, Virginia, is free and open to the public. For more information about CIAA softball, visit www.theciaa.com

Bowie State Plates 10 in 7th Inning and Rallies to Defeat Saint Augustine’s 12-6

SALEM, Va. – Bowie State University (No. 4 North) used a 10 run 7th inning to erase a 6-2 deficit to rally the Lady Bulldogs to a 12-6 CIAA Championships opening round upset over the Saint Augustine’s University Lady Falcons (No. 1 South) on Monday afternoon at the Moyer Complex. With the win, the Bulldogs advance in the winner’s bracket and will face Winston-Salem State University (No. 3 South) at 5 p.m.


All-CIAA senior shortstop Jacqueline Pickering (Bowie, Md.) recorded a pair of hits and junior Tiffany Bearns (Lusby, Md.) accounted for two RBI to lead Bowie State. As a team, the Bulldogs had eight hits, five in the decisive 7th inning but committed four errors. Senior Nicoleen Ochoa (Madison, Ohio) earned the win in the circle, improving her season pitching record to 11-10.

Other Bulldogs to record at least one hit were seniors Ochoa and Lindsey Fenner (Havre de Grace, Md.), juniors Jaelyn Belt (Glen Burnie, Md.) and Morgan Powell (Upper Marlboro, Md.), sophomore Madison Margas (Stevensville, Md.) and freshman Morgan White (Baltimore, Md.).




Saint Augustine’s (16-9) was paced by Haley Sessoms with three hits while Tamiera Sanchez, Marley Parker, Makayla August and Haili Pettifer contributed two hits each in the loss.  The Falcons belted three home runs in the contest with Parker, August and Sessoms responsible for the long balls. Parker suffered the loss in the circle, going 6.1 innings and was responsible for seven of Bowie State’s runs before being relieved by August.

As a team, the Lady Falcons pounded out 11 hits but committed five errors, their second highest single game total this season. Saint Augustine’s will take on Virginia Union at 5 p.m.

BOWIE STATE SOFTBALL 2018
Bowie State vs Saint Augustine's
Apr 30, 2018 at Salem, VA (Moyer Complex)
Bowie State 12 (14-17)
Player 
 ab 
  r 
  h 
rbi 
 bb 
 so 
 po 
  a 
lob 
OCHOA,Nicoleen p 
MARGAS,Madison 2b/lf 
PICKERING,Jacqueline ss 
BEARNS,Tiffany lf/2b 
BELT,Jaelyn cf 
POWELL,Morgan 1b 
JOHNSON,Morgana c 
FENNER,Lindsey 3b 
WHITE,Morgan dh 
YOUNG,Asia-Marie rf 
Totals 
31 
12 
21 
11 
  
Saint Augustine's 6 (16-9)
Player 
 ab 
  r 
  h 
rbi 
 bb 
 so 
 po 
  a 
lob 
SANCHEZ,Tamiera cf 
RIOS,Jasmine c 
PARKER,Marley p/2b 
AUGUST,Makayla ss/2b 
SESSOMS,Haley 2b/ss 
PETTIFER,Haili 1b 
MCPHAUL,Akera 3b 
MACKEY,Chandra lf 
CAPRON,Keighly rf 
Totals 
33 
11 
21 
Score by Innings                     R  H  E
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Bowie State......... 011 000 (10) - 12  8  4
Saint Augustine's... 014 010 0    -  6 11  5
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E - MARGAS,M. 2(8); PICKERING,J.(12); JOHNSON,M.(1); RIOS,J. 3(12); PARKER,M.(4); AUGUST,M.(5). DP - Bulldogs 1. LOB - Bulldogs 5; Lady Falcons 8. 2B - BELT,J.(3); FENNER,L.(6); AUGUST,M.(15); SESSOMS,H.(8). HR - PARKER,M.(7); AUGUST,M.(3); SESSOMS,H.(2). HBP - SANCHEZ,T.. SB - PICKERING,J.(8); POWELL,M.(2); SANCHEZ,T. 2(11); SESSOMS,H.(14); PETTIFER,H.(6). CS - JOHNSON,M.(1).
Bowie State  
ip 
er 
bb 
so 
wp 
bk 
hbp 
ibb 
ab 
bf 
fo 
go 
OCHOA,Nicoleen W,11-10 
7.0 
11 
33 
35 
10 
  
Saint Augustine's  
ip 
er 
bb 
so 
wp 
bk 
hbp 
ibb 
ab 
bf 
fo 
go 
PARKER,Marley L,5-3 
6.1 
10 
27 
33 
AUGUST,Makayla  
0.2 
Win - OCHOA,N. (11-10). Loss - PARKER,M. (5-3). Save - None. WP - OCHOA,N.(6); PARKER,M.(5). HBP - by OCHOA,N. (SANCHEZ,T.). PB - JOHNSON,M.(4); RIOS,J. 3(7).
Umpires - HP: Amber Dewald 1B: Melvin Clark 3B: Dustin Price
Start: 12 pm Time: 2:14 Attendance: 92
Weather: Sunny - 62 Degrees Game notes: CIAA CHAMPIONSHIPS OPENING ROUND


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