Wesleyan College head softball coach Dickey Hightower has worked hard this offseason to bring in a class of recruits that will continue to help him develop a competitive softball program as the Wolves transition into the USA South Conference next season.
The Wesleyan College Department of Athletics awarded its year-end honors to its student-athletes on Thursday evening with senior Mellissa Webb earning the top honor as Athlete of the Year
Agnes Scott jumped on the board early in the first inning and never looked back, earning the 2016 Great South Athletic Conference softball title and a berth to the NCAA Softball Championships with a 6-0 win over Wesleyan College on Saturday afternoon.
Wesleyan's bats came alive in a 3-1 win over top-seeded Salem College on Saturday morning, and the Wolves now advance to the GSAC Championship game against Agnes Scott College.
The Great South Athletic Conference awarded its postseason honors for the 2016 softball and tennis seasons on Friday night.
Senior captain Mellissa Webb has made a significant impact on the Wolves softball team since coming to Wesleyan as a junior, and her excellence both on and off the field has made her a standout student-athlete on campus.