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Nikki Myers to be Inducted into ASUN Hall of Fame

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 18:51:00 EDT

Former Florida Atlantic University softball player Nikki Myers (1999-02) has been selected for induction into the Atlantic Sun Conference Hall of Fame. Joining her in the class of 2017 will be fellow ASUN alums Colin Montgomerie (Houston Baptist, golf), Russell Knox (Jacksonville, golf), Chris Westervelt (Stetson, baseball) and Keri McKee Cortolano (Kennesaw State, softball). The Hall of Fame's third annual induction ceremony will take place on October 16, 2017 on the campus of ASUN member New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, NJ. Myers was a member of the inaugural class of the FAU Athletics Hall of Fame, inducted in 2006.


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Nevertheless, They Persisted: 2017 FAU Softball Season Recap

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 12:18:00 EDT

Prior to the start of the 2017 softball season, Florida Atlantic University was picked to repeat as Conference USA regular season champions. The team had a strong core returning but had to replace three four-year starters.



Emily Lochten Named NFCA All-American

Wed, 31 May 2017 16:52:00 EDT

Florida Atlantic University shortstop Emily Lochten has been named a National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Third Team All-American, as announced by the organization on Wednesday. She is just the third player in FAU history to earn the honor, joining two-time All-American Nikki Myers and current Owls’ pitcher Kylee Hanson, who earned Second Team honors last season.



Student-Athletes Post an Overall GPA over 3.0 in Spring Semester

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:53:00 EDT

Florida Atlantic University student-athletes concluded the 2016-17 season with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) above a 3.0 for the second consecutive year and fourth consecutive semester. The two-year consistency is evidence of a departmental culture rather than a trend for the more than 450 Owls and their respective coaches and support staffs.


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Student-Athletes Post an Overall GPA over 3.0 in Spring Semester

Fri, 26 May 2017 15:30:00 EDT

Florida Atlantic University student-athletes concluded the 2016-17 season with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) above a 3.0 for the second consecutive year and fourth consecutive semester. The two-year consistency is evidence of a departmental culture rather than a trend for the more than 450 Owls and their respective coaches and support staffs.



Emily Lochten and Tatum Buckley Named NFCA All-South Region

Thu, 18 May 2017 12:14:00 EDT

Florida Atlantic University shortstop Emily Lochten and utility player Tatum Buckley were named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) South Region Team, on Thursday. Lochten made the first team, while Buckley was a third team member.



Owls Can’t Fend Off WKU Rally, Fall 6-5 in Nine

Thu, 11 May 2017 01:32:00 EDT

A late rally by WKU, capped off by two runs in the top of the ninth inning, proved too much to overcome as the Florida Atlantic University softball team lost 6-5 at the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday.



Alex Miller Named to Conference USA All-Academic Team

Wed, 10 May 2017 12:33:00 EDT

Florida Atlantic University softball player Alex Miller has been named to the Conference USA All-Academic Team, the league announced on Wednesday. She currently holds a 3.78 GPA while majoring in nursing.



Softball's Lochten Dominates at the Plate to Earn FAU Player of the Week

Tue, 09 May 2017 14:25:00 EDT

In last week's four-game road trip, Florida Atlantic University shortstop Emily Lochten dominated at the plate and helped the Owls capture two conference wins. The Lake Worth, Florida, native hit .533, slugged .867, walked three times, stole three bases, hit a home run and scored 10 times.



Three FAU Softball Players Named All-Conference

Tue, 09 May 2017 14:00:00 EDT

Three Florida Atlantic University softball players earned all-conference honors, announced by the Conference USA office today in advance of the C-USA Softball Championship, which begins Wednesday, May 10 at Southern Miss.



Softball Falls to UTEP 6-4 in Regular Season Finale

Sun, 07 May 2017 18:17:00 EDT

The Florida Atlantic University softball team lost to UTEP 6-4 in its regular season finale on Sunday. The Owls are now 35-20 and finish their Conference USA schedule with a 15-9 record.



Offense Busts Loose in Doubleheader Sweep of UTEP

Sat, 06 May 2017 23:06:00 EDT

A pair of impressive offensive performances propelled the Florida Atlantic University softball team to two wins over a pesky UTEP squad, 7-4 and 11-8. The doubleheader sweep improves FAU to 35-19 overall and 15-8 in Conference USA play.



Owls Nipped by New Mexico State 5-4

Thu, 04 May 2017 23:25:00 EDT

The Florida Atlantic University softball team closed out its nonconference schedule with a 5-4 loss at New Mexico State on Thursday. The loss dropped the Owls to 33-19 on the season.



Softball Ends Regular Season at New Mexico State, UTEP

Tue, 02 May 2017 16:36:00 EDT

The Florida Atlantic University softball team will conclude the 2017 regular season with a four-game road trip to New Mexico State and UTEP. The Owls (33-18, 13-8 C-USA) will play a single game against the Aggies on Thursday before traveling to El Paso for a three-game set against the Miners. FAU is currently the No. 4 seed for the upcoming C-USA Championship, but could move up to the third spot this weekend.



Pitchers Buckley and Miednik Strike Out the Competition to Become FAU Players of the Week

Mon, 01 May 2017 12:19:00 EDT

Picking up her eighth and ninth wins of the year, softball's Tatum Buckley has earned her third Florida Atlantic University Player of the Week title this season. No. 28 Baseball's junior lefthander Jake Miednik joins her after finishing off FIU on Sunday and securing the sweep for the Owls.