"First, I want to thank everyone at the University of Alabama - the administration, the players and the support staff - for their support over the last few days. I have tremendous respect for the University of Alabama and for LSU.
The LSU softball program lost a legend to retirement this past season when Yvette Girouard called it quits. The challenge of replacing her was going to be as tough as an SEC schedule. But Pat Murphy seems like the perfect fit.
The SWAC Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted Thursday to adopt a league policy to prohibit any member institution subject to NCAA postseason bans to include SWAC championships and tournaments. The policy is effective immediately.