Posts Tagged: Softball

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 »

Tufi on a terror, has LaTech peaking on eve of postseason

May 3, 2017

Pauline Tufi of Anchorage has her softball swing on point. The senior slugger for Louisiana Tech crushed her team-leading seven home run of the season in a 6-4 win over North Texas in Ruston, Louisiana. Tufi, of West High fame, launched a two-run shot as part of a five-run third inning. She has now 34… Read more »

Sitka slugger Gray leads Liberty League in RBIs for St. Lawrence

April 12, 2017

The hits keep coming for Sitka’s Elle Gray of the Lawrence University softball team. The sophomore slugger is batting third in the lineup and ranks among the most prolific hitters in the Liberty League, a NCAA D3 conference. The super second baseman leads the league with 25 RBIs in 17 games and lists No. 3… Read more »

White comes out of the bullpen to save Corban University

April 10, 2017

After the Corban University softball team scored six runs in the top of the first inning, everybody thought the game was over. It wasn’t. The University of Great Falls battled back to pull within striking distance before Rachel White of Anchorage came out of the bullpen to slam the door and preserve a 9-5 victory… Read more »

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 »