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Dominant pitching leads to four wins

The No. 16 Griffons picked up four wins with two shut outs out of five games in the Kelly LAAS Invite over the weekend. Head coach Jen Trotter believes that all-around solid play from the Griffons led to their success. “We pitched well, we played very good defense and our offense did what we needed to do to win four... Read More

Defense assists Western in two wins

Although half of the UAM 8-State Classic was cancelled, the Griffons found success in winning two of their three games. Head coach Jen Trotter believes the season will change once the team plays at a high level every game. “This last weekend, we were able to make some big plays and kind of play with some more confidence, but now... Read More

Pitching, defense paramount against Tigers

The softball team has won 17 of the last 18 games going into a Friday doubleheader in Hays, Kansas, against a 17-14 Fort Hays State team. The Tigers have been very up-and-down of late, earning a split with a 22-11 Central Oklahoma squad last week, but also splitting with Northeastern State, whose record is below 14-18 this season. Last season the Griffons... Read More

Western faces familiar opponents as MIAA play begins

After playing in three nonconference tournaments, the Griffons will finally face a familiar opponent as they begin their conference play against the Northeastern State RiverHawks. In Western’s previous nonconference tournament, the LAAS Memorial, the team pitched a shutout in the opener, defeating Concordia-St. Paul 3-0. However, they went on to lose three out of the next four games, leaving the... Read More