Despite the cancellation of a Sunday doubleheader at DePauw University due to wet field conditions, the Washington University softball team came away from its weekend with three wins in four games. The Bears recovered from a tough start to the week with a two-game sweep of Monmouth College Saturday in Monmouth, Ill. Wash. U.
As she strode to the batter’s box for her first plate appearance on Senior Day, catcher Sondra Polonsky had a promise to keep. “I actually told my dad that I was going to hit a home run in my first at-bat because my parents are always late, and I wanted them to be on time for Senior Day.
Behind an offensive outburst from junior Stacy Berg and strong pitching on Sunday, the Washington University softball team finished its weekend on a three-game winning streak. The Bears dropped a road game against No. 20 Illinois Wesleyan University at the IWU Invitational Saturday. But Wash. U.
Just over a week ago, the Washington University softball team suffered two of its toughest losses of the season with a pair of sixth-inning collapses. But the Bears turned it around Friday, opening the afternoon with a 6-4 win and coming right back with an 11-0 win in five innings later that night.
Unfortunately, a softball game is seven innings; two fewer and the Washington University softball team may have had a better weekend. The Bears lost two games on Saturday, 7-1 to Central College and 5-1 to Augustana College, and gave up 11 of the opposing teams’ 12 runs in the sixth inning of each game.
Junior Kelsey Neal made sure that the Washington University softball team got off to a perfect start to its 2013 season. Neal pitched a complete game and hit a two-run home run to help herself out in the season-opening 3-2 win over Rhodes College Saturday in Memphis, Tenn., at the Lynx Classic.
The No. 24 Washington University softball team took three of four games this weekend to keep its NCAA tournament hopes alive. On Sunday, the Bears split a doubleheader with Blackburn College on the road, winning the first game 9-1 but falling 5-1 in the second game.
Washington University’s softball team overcame the elements to shut out Webster University twice on Sunday afternoon. On a stormy weekend that resulted in a pair of cancelled games on Saturday, the Bears got timely hitting throughout the order and some lights-out pitching on the mound.
Despite a rocky start to a six-game road trip through Iowa, the Washington University softball team finished on a strong note and returned to campus with a tournament title. Wash. U. won three of four games in the Grinnell College Tournament to win the championship. With back-to-back losses to No.
The Washington University softball team won two of three games this weekend with a 4-0 win over Harris-Stowe State University on Saturday and a 5-4 win and 7-6 heartbreaking loss to Fontbonne University on Sunday.