Number 1 Academic Softball Team

For the second straight year, the Lady Lions are the Number 1 team in the nation academically with a 3.72 team GPA.

The Lions also had 6 Distingushed Academic All-Americans, Ashley Smith (4.0) from Pelham, Kaylea Brewer (4.0) from Pulaski TN, Caitlin WIlliams (3.83) from Priceville, Sallie Beth Burch (3.96) from Moulton and Sallie Van Kirk (4.0) from Athens. Joining those 6 is Academic All-American Allison Reynolds (3.63) from Birmingham.

All Amercian Selections

The Lady Lions again this year placed players on the First Team All-Amercan selections. Kelsey Dennis was selected to the First Team NJCAA All-American Team as a Pitcher. Outfielder Sallie Van Kirk was selected to the First Team NJCAA All-American team and Stephinie Needham was selected at first base as a First Team All-American. For full team selections go to NJCAA

Sallie Beth Burch was selected to the NFCA All-South Region Second team as an infielder and Kelsey, Sallie V and Stephanie were selected to the First Team All South Region. NFCA has more information.

Lady Lions Finish Number 2 at Nationals!

For the second year in a row, the Lady Lions were in the championship game battling for the national title. This year, they came up short losing to Yavapai AZ 2-1 in the if necessary game after defeating them in the frist championship game 3-1. The Lions finish with a 63-10 record.

Lions Sophomores Move On

Ashley Smith Belmont University, Nashville TN
Kaylea Brewer Christian Brothers University, Memphis TN
Sallie Beth Burch Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville AL
Sallie Van Kirk University of Alabama at Birmingham
Caitlin Williams University of North Alabama, Florence AL
Natalie Harrison University of North Alabama, Florence AL
Allison Reynolds Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham AL
Caitlyn Bonham University of West Alabama, Livingston AL

 

President's and Dean's list for Spring Semester 2009

The Lady Lions placed six on the President's list and eleven more on the Dean's for academic achievement during the Fall Semester 2008. These student-athletes continue the tradition of 'First in the Classroom', setting the standards high for themselves and their teammates.

President's List

President's List Dean's List
Sophomores: Photo Sophomores: Photo
Kaylea Brewer Kaylea Brewer Haley Allcorn Haley Allcorn
Sallie Van Kirk Sallie Van Kirk Caitlin Williams Caitlin Williams
Ashley Smith Ashley Smith Natalie Harrison Natalie Harrison
Sallie Beth Burch Sallie Beth Burch Allison Reynolds Allison Reynolds
Amber Johnson Amber Johnson    
Freshmen Photo Freshmen Photo
Ashley Tolbert Ashley Tolbert Ali Barnette Ali Barnette
Jessica Graves Jessica Graves Saige Wright Saige Wright
Katelyn Tribble Katelyn Tribble Catie Smith Catie Smith
Haley Anderson Haley Anderson Tara Sadler Tara Sadler
Kelsey Dennis Kelsey Dennis Kristen Skinner Kristen Skinner
    Stephanie Needham Stephanie Needham
    Allyson Ritenour Allyson Ritenour

WSC Signs Twelve for 2010

2010 Recruiting Class

Seated: L-R - Courtney Bailey, Cara law, Summer Wilkerson. Standing: L-R - Asst Coach Tracy Grindrod, Jessica Bowman, Kesha Lipham, Kaite Pierce, Coach Jayne Clem, Cortney McNett, Nikki Forbus, Chandler Orr, Lauren Seibert, Whitney Hood, Brooke Chittam.

Wallace State Softball signed 12 high school seniors to National Letters of Intent and a softball scholarship to play for the defending National Champions starting in the fall of 2009. They are:

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