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Jessica Mohl leads on and off the field

Written by Erin Turner, Staff Writer VSU shortstop Jessica Mohl is a five-tool softball player. Since transferring to VSU from Indian River State College, Mohl has already been named Gulf South Conference Player of the Week, and she leads the Gulf South Conference in hits and runs. At Indian River, Mohl earned First Team All-American honors as a freshman and ...

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Chelsea Canara has softball in her blood

Written by Briana Salem, Staff Writer Shouts of “Clutch Canara,” can be heard all around Steel’s Diamond during softball games. These cheers are not random. They’re directed at senior, third baseman Chelsea Canara. Following in the footsteps of her older siblings, Canara has been playing softball since the age of seven. She said she picked softball because she got to ...

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VSU Softball enters the season as a GSC power

Written by Juston Lewis, Staff Writer The Blazer Softball team is not getting caught up in preseason honors or rankings ahead of the 2017 season. The Blazers were picked to finish third in the Gulf South Conference in a preseason coaches poll this season, and they had three players selected to the preseason All-GSC team. The team also opened the ...

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Softball earns first bye in GSC tournament

Written by Terrance Johnson, Staff Writer The bases were loaded and everyone came home as the Blazers beat Delta State 9-3. As an added bonus, West Georgia fell to Shorter 1-0, allowing the Blazers to jump into second place and earn a first-round bye heading into the Gulf South Conference Tournament this week in Florence, Alabama. With the victory, the ...

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Calhoun leads softball’s hot streak

Written by Lamarcus Wilkerson, Staff Writer Since the opening of March, VSU softball has found its rhythm and dominated the opposition. VSU has won nine out of their last 11 games to earn a season record of 23-8-1. Upon the beginning of Spring Break, the Blazers lost to Shorter twice in a three-game series. The Hawks sent three homers over the ...

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Softball looks to build off of sweep of UWA

Written by Aldean Star, Staff Writer The No. 20 Valdosta State Blazers softball team is more than halfway through the regular season and it is ready to take it up a notch. Through 24 games this season, the Blazers have tallied up a 17-6-1 record. VSU opened the year gaining 11 wins against their first 13 opponents this season. Although ...

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Softball hosts GSC Tournament

Written by: Stuart Price, Sports Writer The Lady Blazer softball team was able to get a huge win last weekend against Mississippi College when senior Fran Johnson hit a two-out, bottom of the seventh inning double to give the Blazers a walk-off win! As the No. 1 team in the conference, the Blazers get the privilege of hosting this year’s ...

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Softball pitcher Calhoun gets recognized, wants more for team

by Lia Armistead VSU softball pitcher Caitlyn Calhoun appreciates all the attention she is getting from the season but wants everyone to recognize the team for all they have done. After receiving three National Pitcher of the Week titles this season, and multiple Gulf South Conference Pitcher of the week titles, Caitlyn Calhoun has continued her progress towards her goal ...

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Albritton embraces new role after three weeks on the sideline

Written by Lia Armistead, Staff Writer Courtney Albritton is still in recovery after breaking her arm March 8 while up at bat against North Alabama. The Junior was two hits away from the Gulf South Conference record for career hits, however she did not end up making it through the game. At the bottom of the first inning, Albritton was ...

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