TALLAHASSEE — The South Carolina softball team used a 5-run fifth inning and scored 4 more in the seventh Saturday night to beat UCF 10-1 and secure a spot in Sunday’s NCAA Tallahassee Regional Final against No. 3 Florida State at the Seminole Softball Complex.
The Gamecocks led 1-0 after stealing home in the second inning and took advantage of costly errors made by the Knights in the fifth to take control of the game.
With the bases loaded and one run already scored in the inning, South Carolina’s Aaliyah White singled up the middle with two outs. As runners rounded the bases, an errant throw...
TALLAHASSEE — Chloe Evans did a little bit of everything for UCF softball Friday night.
The junior transfer from Minnesota went 2-for-4 with a double and a triple while helping the Knights capture a critical first win, 6-1, against South Carolina in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional at the Seminole Softball Complex.
“It doesn’t matter who’s pitching or how hot they are, she’s a tough out,” UCF coach Cindy Ball-Malone said about Evans. “She’ll just keep knocking on their door until something goes through and then when they try to make an adjustment, she does something else.”
The Knights (40-19) struck...
After capturing a second straight American Athletic Conference tournament championship over the weekend, UCF softball is heading to the Tallahassee Regional in the NCAA tournament, it was announced Sunday night.
The Knights will head north later this week to the NCAA regional that’s hosted by the national No. 3 seed Florida State. They’ll be joined by South Carolina and Marist in the regional.
The NCAA tournament appearance is the 10th in program history and the third straight under coach Cindy Ball-Malone.
UCF softball players, including AAC pitcher of the year Sarah Willis, center, celebrate...
Hours after receiving a commitment from UMKC 4-star transfer Shemarri Allen, UCF men’s basketball landed a pledge from a second top prospect out of the portal Thursday night.
Wichita State guard Jaykwon Walton announced his intentions to join Johnny Dawkins and the Knights for their inaugural season in the Big 12 Conference.
A 4-star transfer on 247Sports.com, Walton ranked as the nation’s No. 91 overall prospect in the portal, according to the recruiting website.
The move, however, comes with controversy.
Walton, who averaged a career-high 13.9 points as the Shockers’ leading scorer last season,...