NCAA Division II softball

Taylor thriving in second season with the Argos

Taylor thriving in second season with the Argos

Just another inch or two and the ball is fair and probably good for an extra-base hit. Instead it goes foul, and University of West Florida (UWF) softball player Callan Taylor steps back up to the plate to take another swing at a pitch during a game against Valdosta State two weeks ago. Taylor eventually […]

UWF softball ranked in the top five nationally

UWF softball ranked in the top five nationally

Coming off one of its best seasons in program history, the University of West Florida softball team will start the season ranked third in the nation in NCAA Division II. The National Fastpitch Coaches Association preseason poll was released Wednesday and UWF is behind only Minnesota State and Angelo State. Minnesota State received 14 first-place […]

Argos rally to knock off Blazers in NCAA regional final

Argos rally to knock off Blazers in NCAA regional final

Tiona Hill’s heroic hit in the bottom of the seventh inning put the exclamation point on a perfect three-game run through the NCAA Division II South 1 Regional. With the Argonauts down a run with one out and the bases loaded, Hill drove in two runs with a big base hit to help the Argos […]

Taylor swinging for success with Argos

Taylor swinging for success with Argos

Callan Taylor found herself penciled into the starting lineup as the designated hitter for the University of West Florida softball team on the first day of the 2017 season. The Argonauts were up against Miles in the Gulf Coast Invitational in Gulf Shores, Alabama, and Taylor, a freshman out of Navarre, battled the tug-of-war feeling […]

Argos picked to repeat as Gulf South champs in baseball

Argos picked to repeat as Gulf South champs in baseball

West Florida is the team to beat in baseball in the Gulf South Conference. The reigning conference champions are picked to win the GSC crown again this season, receiving six of the possible 11 first-place votes and finishing one point ahead of 2016 GSC tournament champion Delta State. Coming off a year where they appeared […]

Argos turn attention to GSC tournament

Argos turn attention to GSC tournament

The best regular season in six years ended Sunday afternoon with a second consecutive loss to Shorter. The Argonauts fell 1-0 to the Hawks in nine innings. Yet, West Florida University’s softball team is still headed to the Gulf South Conference tournament, earning the third seed. The Argonauts will play the sixth-seeded Hawks at 10 […]

Pettigrew among key returning players for Argos

Pettigrew among key returning players for Argos

Former Navarre standout Emily Pettigrew made quite an impression in her first softball season at the University of West Florida. Pettigrew was the only player to start all 49 games a year ago and ranked second on the team in batting average (.331) while leading the team in hits (54) and runs (25). The starting senior […]