Posts Tagged: Softball

McDonald was a dynamic leader on Soldotna softball team

May 2, 2020

Ashley  McDonald was a four-year softball player at Soldotna High School who lead her team through her play both offensively and defensively.  Her softball IQ and understanding of the game allowed her to impact the game in many ways: leadoff hitter, stalwart shortstop, shut down catcher, and dynamic base runner.  She was named Northern Lights… Read more »

Hill named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Athlete of the Week

April 13, 2020

Anchorage’s Morgan Hill was named our Alaska Athlete of the Week for her performance off the field of play. Now that her college softball career at the University of Missouri-St. Louis has ended, the former East High standout will continue to play a starring role in the next chapter of her life. The 23-year-old next month will… Read more »

Hill eager to make transition from softball player to nurse

April 8, 2020

Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear scrubs and swing a mean stick like former University of Missouri-St. Louis softball player Morgan Hill of Anchorage. The 23-year-old next month will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and is eager to begin a career on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. “Somebody… Read more »

Frisk drives in go-ahead run, picks up save in Crookston debut

February 11, 2020

Anchorage’s Kamryn Frisk couldn’t have scripted a better beginning to her softball career at the University of Minnesota Crookston. With her team trailing 4-3 in the fourth inning, Frisk was brought into the game as a pinch-hitter with two outs and the bases loaded. The junior transfer cleared the bases with a single as part… Read more »

Frisk graduates from JUCO to NCAA D2 signee with D2 UMC

August 16, 2019

Anchorage’s Kamryn Frisk is moving on up the college softball ladder. After two productive seasons at junior college with the Northwest Kansas Tech Lady Mavericks, the two-way star is headed to the University of Minnesota Crookston. Frisk, of Service High fame, has signed with the NCAA D2 school as a pitcher. Minnesota Crookston plays in… Read more »

Duffield adds NFCA All-Region selection to her UTEP resume

May 22, 2019

University of Texas El Paso softball’s Kacey Duffield of Fairbanks earned National Fast Pitch Association All-Region third team honors. It was just another accolade for senior all-star, who is just the third Alaska woman to hit double-digit home runs in a single season at the NCAA D1 level. The first baseman was named to the… Read more »

Rosenzweig triggers MIT walkoff win in NCAA Championships

May 11, 2019

Sierra Rosenzweig of Anchorage singled and scored the tying run in the seventh and final inning as the MIT softball team beat Eastern Nazarene College 5-4 for its second straight walkoff win at the NCAA D3 Championships in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The starting left fielder finished 2-for-3 with a run and RBI from the No. 9… Read more »

White earns first all-conference nod in senior year at Corban

Anchorage’s Rachel White of Corban University was the only Alaskan among the 28 softball players named to the first or second all-league team in the Cascade Collegiate Conference. This is the first all-conference nod for the pitcher in her four seasons. White, of South High fame, was especially excellent in league play as she went… Read more »

From walk-on to all-star, Duffield had quite the run at UTEP

May 10, 2019

Kacey Duffield of Fairbanks just wanted an opportunity to prove she could play softball at the highest college level when she walked on the team at University of Texas El Paso. Two years later, she walked away as one of the program’s finest first basemen. Duffield led the Miners with a .388 batting average, .640… Read more »

Dabbs named to all-region second team for Marshalltown CC

May 8, 2019

Anchorage’s Nicolette Dabbs was named to the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference All-Region second team. The 5-foot-8 sophomore outfielder logged innings at all three outfield positions and provided a consistent presence in the offensive lineup. Dabbs, of East High fame, hit .322, with 18 RBIs, six home runs, four doubles and 17 runs in 34… Read more »