2012-13 Headlines

August 26, 2013
Sarah Pauly Earns Third NPF Title, Named All-Pro
Former Islanders pitcher and current Islanders pitching coach Sarah Pauly along with her USSSA Pride teammates have clinched the 2013 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) championship.

July 31, 2013
Hughes to Speak at USSSA Corpus Christi Pride World Series Celebration
CORPUS CHRISTI – Texas A&M - Corpus Christi head softball coach Stephanie Hughes will be speaking at the USSSA Corpus Christi Pride six-and-under t-ball Pony World Series celebration on Thursday, Aug. 1, from 6-7 p.m. at the Moody High School Softball Field.

July 17, 2013
Islanders' Incoming Class Earn Postseason Honors
Head Coach Stephanie Hughes’ first recruiting class to be added to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has had an impressive spring and summer after signing to be an Islander in November.

June 26, 2013
Islanders Softball Wraps a Trio of Successful Camps
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball program hosted three successful summer camps in the month of June at Chapman Field.

June 25, 2013
Islanders Place 71 Student-Athletes on Commissioner’s Honor Roll
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi athletic department continued its academic success, placing 71 student-athletes on the Southland Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the semester, the league announced Tuesday.

June 25, 2013
Top Moment #8: Islanders Softball Walk-Off Win Over SHSU
Throughout the summer of 2013, GoIslanders.com will look back at the best moments and athletic performances from the 2012-13 school year.

June 24, 2013
Jessica Rogers Named Islanders Assistant Softball Coach
Jessica Rogers will join the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi staff as an assistant coach for the Islanders’ softball program, Head Coach Stephanie Hughes announced today.

June 17, 2013
Spots Still Available in Tuesday's Islanders Pitching Camp
A limited number of spots are still available for Tuesday’s Islanders Pitching Camp, featuring former Islander and National Pro Fastpitch star Sarah Pauly. The camp is comprised of two sessions, the first running from 10-11:30 a.m. and the second slated for 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on the campus of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

June 12, 2013
Sarah Pauly to Pitch Thursday at Whataburger Field in the NPF Coastal Classic
Former Islanders pitcher and current Islanders pitching coach Sarah Pauly is set to return to the circle with her USSSA Pride National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) team Thursday, June 13, at the NPF Coastal Classic at Whataburger Field.

June 3, 2013
Islanders Softball to Host Three Summer Camps
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi Softball program is hosting three camps during the month of June at Chapman Field.

May 7, 2013
Lindsey Lyles Named to All-Southland Conference Softball Team
Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball utility player Lindsey Lyles was named Second Team All-Southland Conference, the league office announced on Tuesday.

May 7, 2013
Mickayla Cochran Named GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week
Sophomore Mickayla Cochran has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi.

May 5, 2013
Softball Clinches Series with 6-5 Victory over Bears on Senior Day
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team rallied in the third and held the lead with a pair of runs in the sixth to pick up their first Southland series of the season with a 6-5 victory over Central Arkansas to wrap the season on Meagan McKinney’ Senior Day.

May 4, 2013
Islanders Host Central Arkansas on Senior Weekend
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will host its final three-game home series this weekend against Central Arkansas at Chapman Field.

May 4, 2013
Softball Splits Doubleheader with Central Arkansas at Chapman Field
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team split a conference doubleheader with Central Arkansas Saturday at Chapman Field.

April 28, 2013
Islanders Fall in Heartbreaker to Colonels, 3-2, in Nine Innings
The Texas A&M – Corpus Christi softball team dropped a 3-2 heartbreaker in nine innings today to Nicholls State in the series finale at Chapman Field.

April 27, 2013
Islanders Host Colonels in Southland Conference Series at Chapman Field
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will return home for its final two home conference series. The Islanders will first host Nicholls State this weekend in a three-game series at Chapman Field.

April 27, 2013
Softball Falls to Nicholls State in Conference Doubleheader
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team dropped a pair of losses to Nicholls State Saturday in a conference doubleheader at Chapman Field.

April 26, 2013
Islanders Insider Episode 22 Now Online
The latest edition of Islanders Insider – Episode 22 – is now available online. Host Steven King talks to baseball coach Scott Malone and softball coach Stephanie Hughes about the current seasons, and Teddy Medina provides a feature of the Islanders' exhibition against the Corpus Christi Hooks.

April 21, 2013
Islanders Drop 6-0 Loss to Ladyjacks in Series Finale
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team fell 6-0 to Stephen F. Austin Sunday in the series finale at Ladyjacks Softball Field.

April 20, 2013
Softball Faces Ladyjacks in Final Conference Road Series of the Season
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will embark on its final Southland Conference road series of the season this weekend when it takes on Stephen F. Austin in a three-game series.

April 20, 2013
Islanders’ Bats Strong in Doubleheader Split with Stephen F. Austin
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team split a doubleheader today with Stephen F. Austin in conference play.

April 17, 2013
Islanders and Roadrunners Meet in Wednesday Double Dip
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will take a break from conference action on Wednesday, April 17 when they travel to San Antonio to take on UTSA in a doubleheader at Roadrunner Field.

April 17, 2013
Softball Drops a Pair of Losses to UTSA in Non-Conference Doubleheader
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team dropped a doubleheader to UTSA in non-conference action Wednesday at Roadrunner Field.

April 14, 2013
Three-Run Eighth Inning Lifts Bearkats Over Islanders, 8-5
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team battled with Sam Houston State today in a rubber match at Chapman Field. After falling behind early 5-0, the Islanders rallied back in the first and third frames to tie the game at 5-5 and force extra innings.

April 13, 2013
Softball Returns to Chapman Field to Host Sam Houston State
The Islanders will play host to Sam Houston State in a three-game conference series starting Saturday, April 13, in a doubleheader before wrapping the series on Sunday, April 14.

April 13, 2013
Softball Splits With Bearkats, Perez Hits Two-Run Walk-Off Homer for Game 2 Win
After dropping a 10-2 opening game against Sam Houston State, junior Valerie Perez cranked a two-run walk-off homer over the right center wall to lift the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi Islanders to a 6-5 game two victory Saturday at Chapman Field.

April 10, 2013
Catching Up With Greta Cecchetti
Former Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball pitcher Greta Cecchetti is continuing her softball career at the national level for the Italian National Softball Team and the Bollate Softball Club team in her hometown.

April 7, 2013
Sixth Inning Rally Lifts Lamar Past Islanders, 5-4
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team put together a three-run rally in the top of the fourth but Lamar answered with one of their own in the bottom of the sixth to win game three, 5-4, Sunday afternoon at Ford Park.

April 6, 2013
Softball Continues Road Swing at Lamar for Three-Game Conference Series
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will continue its road swing this weekend when they travel to Beaumont, Texas to take on Lamar in a three-game conference series.

April 6, 2013
Softball Suffers a Pair of Losses to Lamar
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi Softball team dropped a conference doubleheader with Lamar Saturday at Ford Park.

March 30, 2013
Softball Falls 10-2 in Series Finale at Southeastern Louisiana
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team took an early lead in the top of the second after Meagan McKinney hit a solo home run, but Southeastern Louisiana scored 10 runs on nine hits to seal the series finale, 10-2, Saturday afternoon at North Oak Park.

March 29, 2013
Softball Treks to Louisiana for Three-Game Series Against Southeastern La.
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will head on the road for its next six games in conference play. First up for the Islanders is a three-game series in Hammond, La. against Southeastern Louisiana.

March 29, 2013
Islanders Split Doubleheader with Lady Lions in Conference Play
After dropping a 5-0 loss to Southeastern Louisiana in game one, the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team bounced back in game two with a season-high 13 hits to clinch a 6-0 victory Friday evening at North Oak Park.

March 28, 2013
Islanders Insider Episode 20 Now Online
The latest edition of Islanders Insider – Episode 20 – is now available online. With the basketball season in the books, we shift our focus to the spring sports, as Scott Malone talks Islanders Baseball and Stephanie Hughes talks Islanders Softball.

March 24, 2013
Key Hitting Lifts Lady Demons Past Islanders, 5-1
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team dropped a 5-1 decision to Northwestern State in game three of the series Sunday afternoon at Chapman Field.

March 23, 2013
Softball Plays Host to Northwestern State at Chapman Field
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will continue Southland Conference action this weekend when they host Northwestern State in a three-game series at Chapman Field.

March 23, 2013
Islanders Drop Doubleheader to Northwestern State at Chapman Field
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team dropped two games Saturday to Northwestern State.

March 17, 2013
Softball Comes Up Short in SLC Series Finale at McNeese State, 4-1
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team dropped a 4-1 decision to McNeese State in the final game of the conference series Sunday afternoon at Cowgirl Diamond.

March 16, 2013
Softball Continues Conference Play Saturday at McNeese State
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will continue Southland Conference action this weekend when they trek to Lake Charles, La. to take on McNeese State in a three-game series.

March 16, 2013
Softball Suffers a Pair of Losses to McNeese State in SLC Doubleheader
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball suffered a pair of losses to McNeese State in a Southland Conference doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Cowgirl Diamond.

March 13, 2013
Second-Inning Play Helps Lift UTSA Past Islanders,9-4
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team outhit UTSA 9-6, but a seven-run second inning helped lift the Roadrunners to a 9-4 non-conference victory Wednesday afternoon at Chapman Field.

March 12, 2013
Islanders, Roadrunners Meet for Midweek Game at Chapman Field
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will take a break from Southland Conference action Wednesday, March 13, to host former Southland Conference opponent UTSA at Chapman Field.

March 10, 2013
Huskies' Bats Sink Islanders, 9-3
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team dropped its first Southland Conference series of the season 9-3 to Houston Baptist Sunday in a rubber match at Chapman Field.

March 9, 2013
Islanders Open Southland Conference Play Saturday vs. HBU at Chapman Field
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will open the 2013 Southland Conference season Saturday, March 9, at Chapman Field against first-year member Houston Baptist.

March 9, 2013
Softball Splits Doubleheader with HBU in Southland Conference Opener
Sophomore Lindsey Lyles cranked a walk-off single to third base with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to lift the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team to its first Southland Conference victory of the season 4-3 over Houston Baptist on a windy Saturday at Chapman Field.

March 3, 2013
Softball Suffers 9-1 Loss to North Texas to Conclude the CenturyLink Classic
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team took on North Texas for the third time this season to conclude the CenturyLink Classic.

March 2, 2013
Softball Falls to Texas State and Purdue on Day Two of CenturyLink Classic
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team came up short on the second day of the CenturyLink Classic at Bobcat Softball Stadium.

March 1, 2013
Softball Falls Short on Opening Day of CenturyLink Classic
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team fell to North Texas and Purdue on the opening day of the CenturyLink Classic at Bobcat Softball Stadium. The Islanders (5-12) dropped a 7-3 loss to North Texas before falling 3-0 to Purdue in the second game.

February 28, 2013
Softball Heads To San Marcos for Three-Day CenturyLink Classic
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will travel to San Marcos to take part in the three-day CenturyLink Classic, hosted by Texas State on March 1-3.

February 26, 2013
Meagan McKinney Named GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week
Senior Meagan McKinney has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi.

February 24, 2013
Elicerio Shines in 7-3 Victory Over Southern University to Wrap Classic
Ashley Elicerio shined in her first career victory in the Islanders' circle today with a 7-3 victory over Southern University at Chapman Field.

February 23, 2013
Eighth Inning Rally Propels Islanders Past Lobos 6-5
Meagan McKinney fielder’s choice with bases loaded lifted the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team to a 6-5 eighth inning victory over New Mexico Saturday afternoon at Chapman Field.

February 22, 2013
Softball Falls to Kansas and Auburn on Opening Day of Best Western Classic
The Texas A&M – Corpus Christi softball team dropped two games today on the opening day of the Best Western Marina Grand Islanders Classic at Chapman Field.

February 21, 2013
Brandenburg Leads Islanders Past Kansas, 1-0
Constance Brandenburg powered the Islanders (3-8) in the circle to a 1-0 shutout over Kansas (7-3) today in the season home opener at Chapman Field.

February 20, 2013
Islanders Host Best Western Marina Grand Islanders Classic
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will host Kansas Thursday, Feb. 21, in a single game at Chapman Field in the home opener. The Islanders will then host the three-day Best Western Marina Grand Islanders Classic Feb. 22-24.

February 17, 2013
Islanders Explode for Season-High 12 Hits in 6-4 Victory over Northern Colorado
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team cruised to a 6-4 victory over Northern Colorado today in the consolation game of the Miken Classic at Getterman Stadium. The Islanders posted a season-high 12 hits to seal the weekend.

February 16, 2013
Islanders Come Up Short in Doubleheader With Baylor
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team dropped a doubleheader to Baylor today on the second day of the Miken Classic at Getterman Stadium.

February 15, 2013
Softball Heads to Waco For Three Day Miken Classic
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will travel to Waco, Texas, to compete in the Miken Classic at Getterman Stadium this weekend. Host Baylor, Northern Colorado and the University of the Pacific will join the Islanders for the three-day event.

February 15, 2013
Softball Drops First Two Games of Miken Classic
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team dropped two games on the opening day of the Miken Classic Friday at Getterman Stadium.

February 10, 2013
Islanders Shut Out Memphis 3-0 to Wrap Texas Classic
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team wrapped play today at the Texas Classic with a 3-0 victory over Memphis at Red & Charline McCombs field.

February 9, 2013
Softball Falls to North Texas and No. 7/9 Texas On Day Two of Texas Classic
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team dropped two games today on the second day of the Texas Classic. The Islanders fell 11-3 to North Texas earlier today and followed it with an 8-0 loss to No. 7/9 Texas in the second game at Red & Charline McCombs field.

February 8, 2013
Fifth Inning Rally Lifts Tigers Past Islanders, 7-5
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team rallied back in the third and fourth frames to take a 5-4 lead but a three run fifth inning by Memphis lifted the Tigers to a 7-5 victory over the Islanders in the Texas Classic Friday afternoon at Red & Charline McCombs field.

February 7, 2013
Softball Drops Season Opener 6-0 to No. 7/9 Texas
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team opened up the 2013 season Thursday night against No. 7/9 Texas and dropped a 6-0 loss at Red & Charline McCombs Field.

February 6, 2013
Softball Opens 2013 Season Thursday at No.7/9 Texas on Longhorn Network
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will open its 2013 campaign in Austin, Texas against No. 7/9 Texas on Thursday, Feb. 7. The Islanders will then compete in the Texas Classic Friday, Feb. 8 through Sunday, Feb. 10 at Red & Charline McCombs Field.

January 30, 2013
Islanders Insider Episode 13 Now Online
The latest episode of Islanders Insider – Episode 13 – is now online and available for viewing. This week, Steven King talks with men's Associate Head Coach Marty Gross and Coach Chadwick in addition to presenting a feature on Islanders Softball's upcoming season.

January 27, 2013
Islanders Softball Season Tickets Now on Sale
Texas A&M - Corpus Christi Islanders softball season tickets are now on sale. This year season tickets are flexible and allow fans to utilize their tickets at all games located at Chapman Field.

January 26, 2013
Islanders Softball Gives Back Through Habitat for Humanity
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team volunteered their time Saturday morning helping Habitat for Humanity in the Coastal Bend.

January 23, 2013
Islanders Softball Tabbed Fourth in Southland Conference Preseason Polls
Sophomore Mickayla Cochran (OF) was selected to the All-Southland Conference Preseason Second Team.

January 4, 2013
Islanders Softball Announces 2013 Schedule
The Islanders will play host to 21 games at Chapman Field and will compete in a total of 50 regular-season games.

November 20, 2012
Softball Adds Six in Fall Signing Period
Coach Hughes and the Islanders softball coaching staff have announced the addition of six student-athletes to the 2013 recruiting class.

October 31, 2012
Meet the 2012-13 Softball Newcomers: Ashley Elicerio
Each week GoIslanders.com will feature a new Islander on the 2012-13 softball team. This week we feature Ashley Elicerio, a freshman pitcher from El Paso, Texas.

October 23, 2012
Meet the 2012-13 Softball Newcomers: Michelle Sorenson
Each week GoIslanders.com will feature a new Islander on the 2012-13 softball team. This week we feature Michelle Sorenson, a sophomore catcher from Spring Branch, Texas.

October 19, 2012
Softball to Host Alumni Game Saturday at Chapman Field
The Islanders Softball program will be hosting it’s an Alumni Game on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Chapman Field.

October 16, 2012
Meet the 2012-13 Softball Newcomers: Dani Tefft
Each week GoIslanders.com will feature a new Islander on the 2012-13 softball team. This week we feature Dani Tefft, a freshman outfielder from Sugar Land, Texas.

October 12, 2012
Softball Wraps Fall Season at Chapman Field
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team wrapped the fall season today in a doubleheader at Chapman Field against Coastal Bend College.

October 10, 2012
Meet the 2012-13 Softball Newcomers: Natalie Zarzabal
Each week GoIslanders.com will feature a new Islander on the 2012-13 softball team. This week we feature Natalie Zarzabal, a freshman outfielder from Schertz, Texas.

October 10, 2012
Westmoreland, McKinney to Represent Islanders at NCAA Leadership Forum
Texas A&M – Corpus Christi tennis player Matt Westmoreland and softball player Meagan McKinney have been chosen to attend the NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum on Nov. 1-4 in Dallas. The duo will represent the Island University along with Senior Scholastic Coordinator Kayleigh McCauley.

October 6, 2012
Islanders Belt 32 Hits in Fall Softball Sweep
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team faced UH-Victoria and Texas A&M - International in a doubleheader today at Chapman Field.

October 5, 2012
Islanders’ Bats Come Alive in 7-0 Victory over UH-Victoria
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team faced UH-Victoria in a doubleheader today at Chapman Field to open their fall season.

September 28, 2012
Softball Fall Games at Sugar Land College Classic Canceled
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team’s two-day tournament at the Sugar Land College Classic has been cancelled due to rain in the Houston area.

September 25, 2012
Islanders Softball Fall Schedule Set
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team has announced its fall 2012 schedule. The Islanders are slated to play six games over three dates under head coach Stephanie Hughes.