The UMHB softball team left Marshall on Friday with four more wins under its belt and momentum heading into Tuesday’s meeting with No. 4 Texas Lutheran in Seguin.
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The weekend in UMHB athletics…by the numbers
It was a thrilling weekend in UMHB athletics, with a number of different sports in action across the Lone Star State. Here is a look at some of the biggest numbers from the weekend that was.
Grant’s sacrifice fly scores Simmons for walk-off win in No. 18 Softball’s season opener
Malyn Simmons and Sierra Grant each had quite a memorable collegiate debut in Saturday’s season opener for UMHB softball.
Returning core leads No. 18 UMHB softball in 2023 season
BELTON- For Melissa Mojica and the 17th-ranked UMHB softball team, there is plenty of reason for optimism entering the 2023 season, which begins with Saturday’s doubleheader against St. Thomas (TX).
UMHB commits set to compete at Heart of Texas FCA Victory Bowl this weekend
BELTON- Blair Neighbors has always seen his play on the field as more than just a final score, or a stat line, or earning individual accolades. The son of a pastor in his hometown of Thrall, the middle linebacker and free safety has been driven by his faith through his success on the gridiron, success that has granted him an opportunity with the UMHB football program this fall.
UMHB softball eliminated at ASC Tournament in 4-2 loss to Hardin-Simmons, will now wait for possible at-large bid
CLEVELAND, Miss.-Held to just three hits, offense was hard to come by for the UMHB softball team on Saturday morning. And in an elimination game setting, that proved to be a hurdle, as Hardin-Simmons scored all four of its runs in the final three innings, en route to a 4-2 victory.
UMHB softball opens ASC Tournament with consecutive one-run games
CLEVELAND, Miss.- The UMHB softball team encountered rain, wind, and consecutive one-run games, but the Crusaders have lived to fight another day at the ASC Tournament. UMHB, the nation’s No. 9 team, won its opening round game over McMurry early Friday before dropping the following contest in walk-off fashion to No. 8 ETBU.
Senior Lexi Harris leading 9th-ranked UMHB softball into the ASC Tournament
CLEVELAND, Miss.-Lexi Harris’ senior season has gone perhaps even better than expected.
The UMHB softball team’s starting center fielder, she is one of just two Crusaders, starting shortstop Milly Cesare being the other, to have started all 40 games for the team this season. In those 40 games, she has become the only player in the lineup to be hitting for a batting average above .400, at .405, and her 53 hits lead the Cru by a wide margin.
10th-ranked UMHB softball finishes regular season with fourth straight series sweep
BROWNWOOD, Texas- Three weeks ago, UMHB softball head coach Melissa Mojica said that if her team could stay focused, there was great potential to win the final nine games on the ASC schedule.
The Crusaders did just that. A win streak started by a sweep of Concordia in Austin gave way to victory after victory over the final three weekends of the season. In fact, UMHB, ranked No. 10 in the nation, has not fallen since April 2. And that was on the road against national power ETBU.
IMMEDIATE ACCEPTANCE: After transferring to UMHB in 2021, Tatum Stover is helping lead Cru Softball into final weekend of regular season
BELTON- In the spring of 2020, things were put into perspective for everyone, including spring-sport college athletes, who saw their seasons abruptly end with no return to the field in sight. Tatum Stover was one of them, But for the UMHB first baseman, it was not the first time life was literally put into perspective.