Posts Tagged: Softball

A mix of power and patience, Duffield among top C-USA sluggers

March 6, 2019

University of Texas at El Paso first baseman Kacey Duffield of Fairbanks showed why she’s one of the best hitters in Conference USA by flexing her muscles against No. 14 Texas Tech. The senior slugger crushed her fifth home run with a two-run shot in the second inning of a 16-8 loss in Lubbock, Texas…. Read more »

Hill secures upset win for Missouri-St. Louis with decisive double

March 4, 2019

Anchorage’s Morgan Hill hammered her first extra-base hit of the season to power the University of Missouri-St. Louis to a 2-1 upset victory over No. 14 Grand Valley State in Clermont, Florida. The junior slugger doubled in two runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to help her team erase a 1-0 deficit. Hill,… Read more »

White pitches her greatest game of Corban career in 2-1 victory

March 2, 2019

Rachel White of Anchorage pitched the best game of her college softball career to help Corban University beat Carroll College 2-1 in Salem, Oregon. The senior right-hander threw a career-best 6.2 innings and earned her first winning decision of the season and the 10th since 2017. White, of South High fame, allowed just four hits… Read more »

Duffield crushes 2 bombs in season-opening weekend for UTEP

February 10, 2019

University of Texas at El Paso cleanup hitter Kacey Duffield of Fairbanks had four hits in four games, including two home runs, during the season-opening tournament at the NM State Invitational in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She finished the tournament with a .444 batting average and .583 on-base percentage. She drove in three runs, scored… Read more »

Frisk NJCAA First Team All-Academic for NW Kansas Tech

June 8, 2018

Northwest Kansas Technical College freshman Kamryn Frisk of Anchorage has earned First Team NJCAA All-Academic honors for softball. She finished with a 4.0 GPA and is taking business classes. Frisk, of Service High fame, was one of three NW Kansas Tech players to earn first-team honors. On the field, Frisk was one of the best… Read more »

Rosenzweig, MIT win Super Regional; NCAA Nationals up next

May 20, 2018

Anchorage’s Sierra Rosenzweig was part of the go-ahead rally that propelled the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to the Super Regional title and punch a ticket to the NCAA D3 Softball Championships. With the game tied in the fifth inning, Rosenzweig led off with a walk and later scored the go-ahead run in a 7-5 victory… Read more »

Finley, North Dakota college finish 3rd at NJCAA Nationals

May 19, 2018

Wasilla Tesa Finley was part of a North Dakota State College of Science team that made a nice run at the National Junior College Athletic Association D3 Softball Championships. The Wildcats reached the final day of the national tournament in Rochester, Minnesota, before losing 6-0 to Herkimer College in the third-place game. Finley, of Colony… Read more »

Duffield’s bat comes alive in second half of season for UTEP

May 18, 2018

It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish, and Kacey Duffield of Fairbanks was fabulous down the stretch for the University of Texas El Paso. An excellent ending to the softball season helped the junior first baseman turn in a terrific season in her first year after transferring to the NCAA D1 school in… Read more »

Hill plays well for UMSL during loss in NCAA D2 Regional

May 16, 2018

A sour end to the season shouldn’t overshadow Anchorage’s Morgan Hill sweet showing at the plate for the University of Missouri St. Louis at the NCAA D2 Midwest Regional. Despite winning Game 1, the visiting Tritons dropped the next two games to lose the series to Illinois Springfield and end their season with a 35-24… Read more »

Wenatchee Valley has won 10 of 11 games when Shapp has RBI

May 12, 2018

Whitney Shapp of Anchorage joined the Wenatchee Valley College softball team in a pinch, but her big bat has provided a punch of adrenaline to the NWAC team. The Knights improved to 10-1 when the second baseman records an RBI after she batted in a run in the fifth inning in an 8-6 victory over… Read more »