Posts Tagged: Softball

Page brings a mix of discipline, destruction to batter’s box

April 6, 2017

As the cleanup hitter for the Louisiana Tech softball team, Taria Page of Anchorage knows her job is to drive in runs. But that doesn’t mean swinging for the fences. Page is a power hitter with patience and a master at reaching base. The sophomore designated hitter has reached base 11 times in her last… Read more »

Tufi passes Bullock on career RBI list among Alaska D1 players

April 3, 2017

When it comes to driving in runs on a NCAA D1 softball field, nobody from Alaska has done it better than Pauline Tufi of Anchorage. The Louisiana Tech slugger pushed her career RBI total to 139 to pass Anchorage’s Lillian Bullock for the state’s all-time lead. Bullock collected 138 RBIs at North Carolina A&T from… Read more »

White earns first two wins, throws CG for Corban softball

March 20, 2017

Corban University pitcher Rachel White of Anchorage did yeoman’s work over the weekend. The right-hander threw eight of 10 innings during Sunday’s doubleheader sweep of Northwest Christian in Eugene, Oregon. The sophomore pitched three innings of relief in a 14-0 Game 1 win and then tossed a complete game in a 15-3 Game 2 victory…. Read more »

Everett named conference pitcher of the week for Coast Guard

March 15, 2017

Mackenzie Everett of Palmer flirted with perfection on the pitcher’s mound, coming one inning short of throwing a perfect game. The Coast Guard Academy softball pitcher earned a consolation prize in winning the conference player-of-the-week award. Everett, of Colony High fame, was honored by the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference after winning three of… Read more »

‘Slam Sisters’ Page, Tufi homer in same game for third time

March 3, 2017

Louisiana Tech softball players Taria Page and Pauline Tufi of Anchorage each hit home runs in a 10-0 win over Tennessee State in Memphis, Tennessee. It marked the third time they each went yard in the same game. Page clubbed a two-run shot to left center in the first inning. In the third inning Tufi… Read more »

Tufi inches closer to Alaska HR, RBIs record for D1 softball

February 25, 2017

As soon as Pauline Tufi of Anchorage got her swing right, the Louisiana Tech softball team got right. With the senior slugger leading the way, the Lady Techsters extended their five-game winning streak with back-to-back victories at the Louisiana Tech Classic over Northern Iowa and Grambling State. Tufi, of West High fame, has hit .400… Read more »

MIT provides softball, aerospace engineering for Rosenzweig

July 23, 2016

She finished at the top of her class and hit at the top of the lineup for her high school softball team, so it makes sense Sierra Rosenzweig of Anchorage would wind up going to a top notch college. The all-conference middle infielder and East High valedictorian will attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, one… Read more »

Diminutive softball player Blair signs with D1 Eastern Kentucky

July 14, 2016

  She stands only 4-foot-11, but Leilani Blair of Anchorage has always come up big on the softball field. The speedy leadoff hitter won two state championships in high school and was part of a Junior League World Series title with Nunaka Valley. Now she’s headed to Eastern Kentucky, a NCAA D1 school in the… Read more »

Frost stays ready for when Stanford softball calls her name

May 12, 2016

Eagle River’s Lauren Frost never knows when her name will be called off the bench with the Stanford University softball team. The freshman infielder has played sparingly but stays ready. She proved that earlier this week when she drove the ball up the middle for a pinch-hit single in the fifth inning of a 10-4… Read more »

Alaska’s ‘Slam Sisters’ Tufi and Page strike again for LaTech

May 2, 2016

Louisiana Tech sluggers Taria Page and Pauline Tufi of Anchorage each homered in the same game for the second time this college softball season. They each went yard in the same inning, just one batter a part, in a 7-2 win over Southern Mississippi in Conference USA action at LaTech. Just call them Slam Sisters…. Read more »