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Baseball finishes season at .500

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The 2017 Maryville College baseball season has come to an end. The Fighting Scots finish their campaign with a 20-20 overall record, 9-9 in USA South Conference play. After winning their first game, the Scots dropped the next two which outed them from the double-elimination tournament—ending their season. Maryville locked up a five-seed for the USA South Conference Tournament and traveled to four-seed Huntingdon College on Wednesday, April 12 for a match-up with the Hawks. Junior lefty Evan Heffner got the nod for the Scots and held Huntingdon scoreless through three innings. The visiting Scots struck first in the top of the third inning. After junior Patrick Messinger was hit by a pitch, freshman Hayden Hollingsworth hit a sac-fly that moved Messinger into scoring position. Junior Bryce Redaja stepped to the plate and ripped an RBI-double, scoring Messinger, and...

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Lady Scots Softball Team finishes with a 22-19 overall record

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Softball program’s 2017 season has come to an end. The Lady Scots finish their 2017 campaign with a 22-19 overall record, 9-11 in USA South Conference play. Maryville entered the post-season as the sixth seed in the USA South West Division, and traveled to Piedmont College on April 8, to face the first seed in the West. The Lady Scots had to win a best-of-three series against the top-seeded Lions, to advance to the later USA South Conference Tournament rounds, and they did. In game one, Maryville upset Piedmont 4-3. Junior Rachel Taylor led Maryville with a 3-RBI outing, and freshman Ashton Hayden added an RBI of her own. Casey Joliff earned the complete game win with 3 K’s, giving up only 8 hits, and 3 earned runs. Later that day, Piedmont took game-2 with a...

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MC Softball Team looks to finish season strong

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Softball Team (18-16, 9-11 USAS) is 1-3 in the month of April. Maryville’s lone win ended an eight-game losing streak. On Saturday, April 1, the Lady Scots traveled to face the Salem College Spirts in a USA South Conference double-header. Trailing 1-0, Maryville cashed in seven runs in the top of the forth inning that would propel them to a 7-5 win over the Spirits. In the top of the fourth, freshman Mercedez Strambler and Aly Snider both singled. With two runners on, sophomore Alexus Murray hit an RBI-double that scored Strambler. Then, sophomore Christen Torres hit a two-RBI-double, which put Maryville up 3-1. After a two-out Salem error, and a steal by freshman Ashton Hayden, senior Jenna Roberts stepped up to the plate and delivered. A two-RBI-single put Maryville up 5-1. With Roberts on first...

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MC Scots Baseball wins four of last seven games

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Scots Baseball Team hosted their last 7 straight games at The Scotland Yard. During the homestretch, Maryville hosted Wilmington (Ohio) College, Ferrum College and Calvin College. On Tuesday, March 14, the Scots hosted Wilmington College in an out-of- conference double-header. Michael Hawks chalked up a start on the rubber, and Maryville’s defense held Wilmington to only one run until the sixth inning. Led by Wilmington miscues and a Derek Hurt bomb, the Scots took a 6-1 lead into the sixth inning. In the sixth, the Quakers’ bats came alive and rallied to a 6-5 deficit. In the seventh inning, First Baseman Drew Johnson hit a dinger to left and gave the Scots a 7-5 advantage. Wilmington added a run in the ninth, but Joe Jones finished off the Quakers with his fourth save of the season....

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MC Softball Team drops last four

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Softball team dropped their last four contests against USA South Conference foes Meredith College and Emory University. On Sunday, March 19, the Softball Scots celebrated Senior Day for Jenna Roberts and Jessica McMahan. The two seniors have been a key role in the turnaround of the Softball program. They combine for a 42-24 record as Maryville College Scots. In the first game of a double-header against Meredith College, Meredith would capitalize on loaded bases and take a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Meredith added to their lead in the fifth and went into the sixth inning with a 4-0 lead. In the bottom half of the sixth, the Maryville bats came alive. Rachel Taylor singled, and was replaced by pinch runner Christina White, who moved to third on a walk and a...

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