softball

25-9 Softball takes three games off Carnegie Mellon, cruises toward potential postseason bid

The team’s ERA slots them in the top 25 of all Division III pitching staffs. Opponents have a .208 batting average against WashU’s pitchers and have scored 81 runs in comparison to WashU’s 231. 

| Managing Sports Editor

Maggie Baumstark’s journey from being the only girl on her baseball team to RBI leader

The freshman has totaled 42 hits in 32 games played and leads the team in runs batted in. She has a .460 on base percentage and has only struck out swinging four times.

| Junior Sports Editor

With their season cut short, softball reflects on what could have been

Washington University softball started this season on strong footing, however the COVID-19 pandemic brought things to a premature end.

Miguel Campos | Staff Reporter

With sweep and series win in home openers, baseball and softball off to a strong start

Both Bears Baseball and Softball emerged from the weekend with victorious series.

| Senior Sports Editor

Good Things: Rhea Butcher on softball history and comedy

Rhea Butcher is a Los Angeles-based comedian from outside Cleveland, Ohio. They have appeared on Adam Ruins Everything, Comedy Central, Conan and more. I spoke with Butcher about baseball, softball and, of course, jokes.

| Senior Sports Editor

WU gets swept by NYU in three games, dominated by the long ball

The Washington University softball team faced off with New York University in Purchase, New York this weekend. NYU managed to win all three games by narrow margins.

Miguel Campos | Staff Reporter

WU softball blows past Fontbonne, sweeps Wydown Showdown

The Washington University softball team stormed from behind against Fontbonne to sweep the season series of the Wydown Showdown on Tuesday.

| Senior Sports Editor

WU softball rebounds to take three of four against Carnegie Mellon

The Washington University softball team bounced back after a tough weekend against Emory to take 3 of their 4 games against Carnegie Mellon University this weekend.

Miguel Campos | Staff Reporter

Softball takes one of four in rough stretch of games against Emory

The Washington University softball team opened UAA play against Emory University. Emory, who came into Wash. U. territory with a 4-0 conference record and an 18-4 overall record, got the best of the Bears, taking three of the four games and blowing out Wash. U. in both games on Sunday.

Miguel Campos | Staff Reporter

Softball sweeps No. 4 Illinois Wesleyan, swept by No. 8 Coe

The Washington University softball team went into this past weekend with a 5-5 record looking to break .500 and get their positive momentum flowing for the remainder of the season. To do so however, they had to face off against not one, but two ranked teams in a total of four games.

Miguel Campos | Staff Reporter

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