Posts Tagged: Softball

White earns 4th win, remains undefeated for Corban University

April 5, 2018

Corban University pitcher Rachel White of Anchorage is back in the starting rotation for the country’s seventh-ranked NAIA softball team. The junior has started back-to-back games for the first time on the season, including a 7-0 win over No. 14 Southern Oregon University in the second game of a doubleheader to help Corban earn a… Read more »

In need of softball players, Wenatchee turns to hoops star Shapp

April 1, 2018

When the Wenatchee Valley College softball team suffered a rash of injuries that forced the NWAC school to search for replacement players, the coaches didn’t need to look far to find Whitney Shapp of Anchorage. The former high school all-conference standout was already on campus as a member of the Wenatchee Valley women’s basketball team…. Read more »

Rosenzweig crushes first home run of MIT softball career

March 29, 2018

Anchorage’s Sierra Rosenzweig brings brains and brawn to the softball field. The environmental engineering major at Massachusetts Institute of Technology crushed the first home run of her career against nationally ranked Rowan during a doubleheader in Glassboro, New Jersey. The sophomore switch hitter homered, doubled and drove in three RBIs in a 6-6 tie in… Read more »

Breslin picks up save, win on same day for Friends Falcons

March 23, 2018

She’s normally a starting pitcher for the Friends University softball team, but if needed Heather Breslin of Anchorage will finish a game. In a doubleheader against Texas Wesleyan she did both. The senior right-hander closed out Game 1 to earn the save and then started Game 2 and pocketed the win to highlight a sweep… Read more »

Page on the verge of re-writing LaTech softball record book

March 19, 2018

Taria Page of Anchorage is on the verge of adding her name for the sixth time to the Louisiana Tech softball all-time record book. Already on the career offensive list for slugging percentage, batting average and on-base percentage, the junior slugger is approaching the top 10 in home runs, RBIs and walks. Page, of East… Read more »

Page crushes grand slam, finishes with 6 RBIs for La Tech

February 24, 2018

It took Louisiana Tech softball player Taria Page of Anchorage one game to erase an early season slump. The junior cleanup hitter enjoyed a historic day at the plate when she crushed her first career grand slam and added a two-run single in a 9-1 win over South Dakota in Ruston, Louisiana. The six RBIs… Read more »

White, Corban advance to first NAIA Softball World Series

May 25, 2017

Anchorage’s Rachel White is part of the greatest softball team in Corban University. The Salem, Oregon, school has won 43 games and qualified for its first NAIA Softball World Series. White, of South High fame, is a sophomore pitcher. The right-hander has a 3-2 record with a 3.55 ERA. She ranks third on the team… Read more »

Page homers in dramatic fashion, LaTech drops heartbreaker

May 21, 2017

One moment she was down to her final strike. The next moment Anchorage’s Taria Page was rounding the bases it what could be the greatest individual moment in Alaska softball history. The Louisiana Tech’s sophomore slugger crushed a game-tying, pinch-hit home run with two strikes and two outs in the bottom of the seventh and… Read more »

Alaska’s ‘Slam Sisters’ catapult LaTech to C-USA championship

May 14, 2017

With one swing, Anchorage’s Pauline Tufi erased a decade of frustration for the Louisiana Tech softball program. The senior first baseman crushed a solo home run in the seventh inning to supply a 1-0 victory over Florida International and catapult the Lady Techsters to the school’s first Conference USA championship since 2008. “To hit that… Read more »

Tufi knocks in 5 runs as LaTech wins C-USA tourney opener

May 10, 2017

Not even a 4-hour delay could slow down Pauline Tufi of Anchorage in the Conference USA tournament opener in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The Louisiana Tech senior slugger doubled twice and finished with a career-high five RBIs in an 11-1 victory over Charlotte in the first round. Tufi, of West High fame, laced a two-run two-bagger in… Read more »