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Drake and Litumbe Named NFCA All-Region
Softball 05/19/2017

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association has announced that 668 student-athletes from 175 programs have received 2017 NFCA Division I All-Region accolades.

Softball's Season Ends in Title Game
Softball 05/18/2017

After fighting through the double-elimination bracket to get back to the NISC Region 5 championship game, Georgia State fell 3-2 to top-seeded Kennesaw State, ending Georgia State's season with a 36-25 record.

Drake, Litumbe Homer in Loss to Owls
Softball 05/17/2017

Ivie Drake and Megan Litumbe hit back-to-back home runs Wednesday, but the Panthers fell to Kennesaw State 5-3 in the NISC Region 5 semifinals. GSU will play either WKU or Alabama State Thursday at 10 a.m.

Litumbe Homers Panthers Past Skyhawks
Softball 05/16/2017

Making its first postseason appearance since 2011, Georgia State won their opening game as hosts of the NISC Region 5 bracket. Megan Litumbe homered twice as the Panthers defeated UT Martin 6-5 Tuesday night at the Bob Heck Softball Complex.

GSU to Host Regionals of National Invitational Softball Championships
Softball 05/15/2017

Georgia State is one of six regional hosts for the inaugural National Invitational Softball Championships, officials announced Sunday. Five teams, including the Panthers, will compete Tuesday through Thursday at the Heck Softball Complex for a spot in the NISC Finals.

Softball Puts 22 on Academic Honor Roll
Softball 05/13/2017

The Georgia State Department of Athletics shattered all previous records with a 3.30 grade-point average for the spring semester and 227 student-athletes earning academic honors.

Softball's Tournament Run Comes to an End
Softball 05/12/2017

Third-seeded Georgia State (34-23) was eliminated from the Sun Belt Conference Championships Thursday evening after losses to No. 2 seed Texas State and No. 5 seed UT Arlington.

Five-Run First Inning Fuels First Round Win
Softball 05/10/2017

Third-seeded Georgia State (34-21) defeated No. 7 seed ULM 5-2 Wednesday evening at the Sun Belt Conference Championships. The Panthers advance to the quarterfinals and will face No. 2 seed Texas State Thursday at 1:30 p.m. ET.

Five Panthers Named All-Sun Belt; Jennings is Newcomer of the Year
Softball 05/09/2017

Five Panthers were named to the 2017 All-Sun Belt teams, the Sun Belt announced Tuesday.

Drake Named Sun Belt Player of the Week
Softball 05/08/2017

Ivie Drake was named the Sun Belt Player of the Week Monday after leading GSU to a series sweep over rival Georgia Southern.

Softball Earns No. 3 Seed; Will Play Wednesday
Softball 05/07/2017

Georgia State's softball team will face the winner of ULM and Georgia Southern Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. ET at the 2017 SBC Tournament in Troy, Ala.

Bats Come Alive as Softball Sweeps Georgia Southern
Softball 05/06/2017

Georgia State (33-21, 18-9 SBC) swept rival Georgia Southern with a pair of five-inning run-rules Saturday to close out the regular season. The Panthers scored in eight of the 10 innings during the doubleheader and held GS to just one run on five hits.