The Sam Houston State Bearkats were one of the top stories of the Southland Conference Softball Tournament, and added a few more accolades to their ledger at its conclusion as Lindsey McLeod and Codi Carpenter were named to the all-tournament team.
Director of Athletics Bobby Williams announced on Friday that Garrett Valis has been promoted to head coach of the Sam Houston State softball program, replacing Bob Brock who retired at the conclusion of the 2018 season.
Sam Houston pitcher Lindsey McLeod has been named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District VII Softball Team, presented by CoSIDA, the organization announced Thursday afternoon.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats built up a 4-0 lead, but could not hold off Southeastern Louisiana, walked off with a 7-6 win in nine innings to eliminate the Kats from the Southland Conference Tournament on Thursday afternoon at Joe Miller Ballpark.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats needed a win to keep their season alive on Wednesday, and got just that with a 6-0 win over second-seeded Stephen F. Austin at Cowgirl Diamond in an elimination game of the Southland Conference Tournament.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats could not get anything going on Tuesday afternoon against Southeastern Louisiana and ace Rachel Hayes as the Lions shut out the Bearkats in a 7-0 win in the second round of the Southland Conference Tournament at Cowgirl Diamond.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats scored in each of its final four at-bats and Lindsey McLeod tossed her 20th complete game of the season as the Kats eliminated Central Arkansas with a 9-1 win in the opening round of the Southland Conference Tournament on Tuesday at Cowgirl Diamond.
The Sam Houston State softball team wrapped up the regular season on Sunday afternoon, but will have to refocus for a postseason run that kicks off on Tuesday morning in the opening round of the Southland Conference Tournament.
The Southland Conference unveiled its 2018 all-conference teams on Monday in an announcement from league officials with five Sam Houston State Bearkats receiving postseason honors.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats used another high-octane fifth inning to complete the series sweep of the Houston Baptist Huskies, 4-1, Sunday afternoon at Bearkat Softball Complex in the regular-season finale for both teams.
For the second straight season the Sam Houston State softball team entered the final weekend of the season needing wins over Houston Baptist to secure a berth in the Southland Conference Tournament. And for the second straight season they got just what they needed, doing so with a sweep of a doubleheader over the Huskies on Saturday afternoon at the Bearkat Softball Complex.
The Sam Houston State Bearkat softball team will close out the 2018 regular season this weekend and try to earn a berth into the Southland Conference Tournament when it hosts Houston Baptist beginning with a doubleheader on Friday at the Bearkat Softball Complex.