College Spotlight – Auburn Montgomery

PrintAuburn Montgomery

Division: NAIA

Conference: Southern States Athletic Conference

Nickname: Warhawks

School Size: 5,000

Mailing Address: 7031 Senator Drive, Montgomery, AL 36124

Team Site: Auburn Montgomery Softball Website

Twitter: @AUMathletics

Head Coach:

Eric Newell

Program Highlights:

  • Coach Newell will enter his second season as Warhawks head coach in 2016 as both he and his coaching staff were named the NFCA Coaching Staff of the Year
  • Led Auburn Montgomery to its second straight NAIA Championship after defeating Lindsey Wilson in the NAIA World Series Finals last season, finishing the season 46-9
  • The team also won the NAIA National Championship in 2014 with a 44-7 record, defeating William Carey University
  • The Warhawks have a strong recruiting class coming in for the 2015-16 season, getting Junior College standouts Rachel Ragland (pitcher/outfielder – Wallace State Community College) and Sydney Dishman (catcher – Shelton State Community College)
  • In 2015, Warhawks’ senior pitcher Cassie Jones was named an NAIA All-American and was the NAIA Player of the Year. Senior third baseman Katie Spain was an NAIA All-American honorable mention

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