Softball adds SJ Geurin and Ma’Nia Womack for 2025 season


AUBURN, Ala. – A pair of talented student-athletes are poised to join Auburn softball for the 2025 season as co-head coaches Chris and Kate Malveaux announced the signing of transfers SJ Geurin and Ma’Nia Womack on Monday.

Geurin, a left-handed pitcher, competed at Oklahoma and was part of the Sooners’ 2023 and 2024 national championship seasons. Womack, a utility athlete, brings Southeastern Conference experience after competing at Ole Miss last season.

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Position: Left-Handed Pitcher

Bat/Throw: L/L

Hometown: Leander, Texas

Previous School: Oklahoma

High School: Leander

Club: Texas Bombers Gold 

Highlights: Made nine appearances for the Sooners in 2024 … went undefeated with a 2-0 record … gave up just one run in her 10.0 innings of work to post a 0.70 earned run average … scattered four hits and three walks ... struck out nine … faced 37 batters and held opponents to a .118 average at the plate … redshirted her true freshman campaign in 2023 … prepped at Leander High School … was a top-25 overall recruit and a top-10 pitching recruit by Extra Innings Softball and Softball America … 2021 Texas 5A First Team All-State and 5A 26 Pitcher of the Year … Extra Innings First Team All-American and MaxPreps All-American (2021) … Great Austin Sports Foundation Scholar-Athlete of the Year … 2019 TAPPS II All-State Pitcher … 2019 freshman season at Fort Bend Christian Academy (Texas): 2019 TAPPS II third-place finish, 2019 TAPPS II Academic All-District … 2021 junior season at Leander (Texas) HS: .093 ERA, 23-1 record, 272 K, 158 IP, .991 FLD %, 5A Regional quarterfinalist … helped team to No. 1 ranking in the country by MaxPreps … 2021 Class 5A 26 Academic All-District … played travel ball for Texas Bombers Gold and coach Scott Smith … 2021 Alliance National Runner-Up … 2021 Colorado Sparkler champion … 2021 Texas Fastpitch League champion … 1.10 ERA, 44 IP, 43 K, 10-0 record

Chris Malveaux on Geurin: “We are so thrilled to have SJ join our Auburn softball family! She will add some depth to our bullpen and provide a lefty look. She understands what it means to work, and she wants to compete. She brings great character, and we’re looking for her to play a vital role in our pitching rotation this spring.“

Kate Malveaux on Guerin: “We are super excited to add SJ to The Plains as part of our pitching staff! She has been part of competitive programs and organizations, and we can’t wait to hit the dirt with her.”

Ma'Nia Womack_sb_20240623_ZB_0083


Position: Utility

Bat/Throw: R/R

Hometown: Brandon, Mississippi

Previous School: Ole Miss

High School: Hartfield Academy

Club: Mississippi Bombers  

Highlights: Appeared in 23 games for the Rebels during her 2024 freshman campaign, primarily as a pinch runner … recorded a .250 batting average with a pair of hits in eight at-bats, including a home run in her first collegiate at-bat versus Hawaii (2/10) … drove in four runs and scored seven … added one walk … ranked No. 18 overall in the class of 2023 by Extra Inning Softball … member of the Softball America Top 100, checking in at No. 51 … a five-time first team all-district and all-state honoree at Hartfield Academy in Brandon, Mississippi … helped lead the Hawks to a pair of state championships in 2018 and 2021 … was recognized as MAIS Player of the Year in 2021, front lining the All-MAIS team … posted a .508 batting average through the fall portion of her senior season with five longballs thus far … registered a .421 average her sophomore season and raised it to .488 as a junior while slugging 14 homers … batted .356 is a freshman with eight home runs … was a multi-sport athlete, playing basketball at Hartfield Academy … played for the Mississippi Bombers club team

Chris Malveaux on Womack: “Ma’Nia will bring big-time athleticism and playmaker ability to our roster. She comes from a competitive family and has an incredible work ethic. She will bring leadership and competitiveness to our locker room and set a daily example of what we are building.”

Kate Malveaux on Womack: “Our program is getting gem in Ma’Nia. Competitive fire, athleticism, grit. She’s going to be fun to watch and make all those around her better. So glad she’s part of the Auburn Softball family!”