Archive for Softball

Star pitcher fights nerves as she prepares for spring season

February 20, 2013 Comments

Eboni Lacey

Consistency and a positive attitude are what starting pitcher Jackie Bishop hopes for that will help bring Western softball success as she leads the team with over 30 all-time rankings including first in most strike-outs and second in both shutouts and strikeouts. “It’s hard because it’s my third year and I’ve faced everyone for three years and […]

Softball looks to build on standard of success

February 19, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

Expectations for Western Softball are higher than ever after returning a strong majority of players who went 42-13 last season and advanced to the NCAA Tournament.  Western has been to the tournament for six out of the last eight seasons. “It’s been a long-standing program expectation to finish in the top of the conference and […]

Softball goes 2-2 in Durant, Oklahoma

February 18, 2013 Comments

Kyle Inman

Western softball, ranked No. 3 in the MIAA preseason pole, won two and lost two in Durant, Oklahoma before the final day of the tournament was cancelled due to rain. The Griffons lost a close on to Henderson State 4-3 before putting on a display of dominance in a 12-1 win over Southern Nazarene.  Keri […]

Softball splits with No. 3 Central Oklahoma

April 24, 2012 Comments

Kyle Inman

No. 17 Western softball wrapped up its regular season by splitting a doubleheader with No. 3 Central Oklahoma on the road over the weekend. The Griffons record sits at 38-9 on the season. “We are starting this dangerous habit of playing well in game one and not being able to score in game two,” coach […]

Senior softball duo achieve greatness

Senior softball duo achieve greatness

April 17, 2012 Comments

Kyle Inman

Seniors Leah Steele and Blair Stalder went out with a bang in their last game at Griffon Spring Sports Complex on Saturday against Lincoln. [caption id="attachment_10526" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Seniors Blair Stalder (left) and Leah Steele (right) talk after their last game at Griffon Spring Sports Complex. Photo by Jason Brown. "][/caption] Stalder went 4-for-6 with two […]

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