LWC softball has won 47 games in each of the last three seasons.
COLUMBIA, Ky. -- For the third straight year, the Lindsey Wilson College softball team captured the Mid-South Conference Tournament title in 2012. This time, the Blue Raiders used an offensive explosion -- five home runs and 19 hits -- en route to a 20-2 rout of Campbellsville University to claim another trip to the national tournament.
The title is No. 19 on the Lindsey Wilson College athletics' Top-22 of 2011-12.
The Blue Raiders matched a program-record with 47 wins during the season on its way to the MSC regular season and tournament titles. Lindsey Wilson fell shy of advancing beyond pool play at the national tournament but closed the season with a 10-0 win over Indiana University Southeast in the Blue Raiders' final game of the season.
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More about No. 19….
- Lindsey Wilson scored nine runs in the top of the first inning in the championship game against Campbellsville, including blasting three home runs.
- The Blue Raiders closed the game with a seven-run fifth inning in the run-ruled win.
- With the tournament win, Lindsey Wilson is 14-3 over the last three years in the MSC Tournament, including 8-0 in elimination games.
- Jamie Williams was named MSC Player of the Year in 2012 while Cara Law picked up MSC Pitcher of the Year honors.
- Emily Priar set single-season program-records in 2012 in hits (82) and runs (55) while Williams broke the single-season program-record with 57 RBIs.
- During the season, Williams became the program's all-time leader in home runs (35), runs scored (166) and RBIs (171).
- Coach Ashley McCool-Cozart earned her 100th career win -- all at Lindsey Wilson -- on Feb. 24.
- McCool-Cozart was selected by her peers as MSC Coach of the Year.
- The 47 wins in 2012 ties the 2010 and 2011 seasons for the most wins in a single season.
- The Blue Raiders outscored their opponents in 2012 366-128.
- Lindsey Wilson set single-season team-records in runs (366), hits (543), RBIs (339), home runs (62) and slugging percentage (.503).