Softball splits four games in Iowa

With a five-run comeback in the final inning, the No. 23 Washington University softball team won 11-7 against Simpson College in the second game of a doubleheader after falling, 3-2, earlier Friday afternoon. On Saturday, the Bears fell behind early in both of their games, but they were able to mount a determined comeback in a 9-5 victory against St.

Albert Mo | Contributing Reporter

Softball struggles on offense, goes 1-2 against ranked teams in Mizuno Invite

Hitting a tough stretch of close games that end in losses can easily break a team. For the Washington University softball team, keeping its unwavering confidence helped end the Mizuno Invitational this weekend on a positive note. A 1-3 record in the invitational left the Bears with a 13-6 mark on the season and only five wins in their last 11 games.

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Softball finishes week with three wins

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.

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Softball losing streak hits four games

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.

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Neal powers softball to four road wins to open 2013 season

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.

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Softball sweeps pair of weekend doubleheaders

Junior Olivia Cook and senior Claire Voris pitched the Washington University softball team to four important wins this weekend. “They’ve done a tremendous job keeping the games close until we can get timely hitting from the offense,” head coach Leticia Pineda-Boutté said. “It’s a huge asset when they can keep the opponent’s run total down.

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