Weekly Sports Wrap-Up: Head Softball Coach Wins 200 Games


The softball team in a huddle
Photo courtesy of Keenan Hairston for Meredith College Athletics

Head softball coach wins 200 games


Last week at the softball doubleheader against Guilford College Coach, Kim Scavone won her 200th game at Meredith College.


“Winning at home was really special,” Scavone said. “We have missed out on so many things the last two seasons, so it was very nice to have something to celebrate at our field with friends and family.”


When asked who she wanted to thank, Scavone responded, “I have been so blessed to work with amazing student-athletes every year of my career. Sarah Watson and Bryce Smith were a part of the program for most of our wins as student-athletes and have continued as assistant coaches. We are so lucky to have them and I am so grateful for their loyalty, commitment and the work they put in each day to help our team succeed.”


“Meredith College has been a part of my family since my children were born,” Scavone added. “It takes a while to get to a coaching win milestone and I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to work at this wonderful school as long as I have. I am so thankful for [Athletic Director] Jackie Myers’s leadership, the other talented coaches in our department who I learn from each year and my family who loves this program as much as I do.”


Feb. 26: Tennis match against Sweet Briar College


The tennis team lost against Sweet Briar College 0-9.


Feb. 26: Softball game against Georgia Wesleyan University


The softball team won their game against Georgia Wesleyan University with a score of 7-5. Alexa Daniel was the pitcher for this game. Alyssa Drake and Madison Hamilton were both up to bat five times and scored one run each. Sarah Manis scored one run and was at bat four times. Savannah Talley, Fallon Wimberly and Kendall Johnson scored one run each and were up to bat three times. Victoria Negron scored one run and was up to bat twice.


Feb. 26: Softball game against Susquehanna College


The softball team won their game against Susquehanna College with a final score of 13-5. Sarah Gundlach was the pitcher for this game. Drake scored three runs and was at bat four times. Hamilton and Jessie Woller each scored two runs and batted four times. Taylor Walker scored two runs and was at bat three times. Sarah Manis was up to bat five times and scored one run. Anna Goldman and Susanne Taylor scored one run each and were up to bat four times. Laura Tobin was up to bat twice and scored one run.


Feb. 27: Tennis match against Roanoke College


This game was postponed due to weather. A rescheduled date has not been set.


By Mia Russell, Staff Writer

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