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History of Wilkins Stadium

Staff Reporter

March 11, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The home for WSU softball has come a long way since April 6, 1994, the first year permanent lighting was installed. The first evening softball game was played on campus that night, according to goshockers.comConstruction on Wilkins ...

Softball has unfinished business in MVC

Staff Reporter

March 11, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Softball

Last year, Wichita State won its first Missouri Valley Conference championship in softball. Don’t be surprised if — when — it happens again.I’m calling it now.After finishing last season with the most wins in conference p...

Comeback kids: Softball finishes weekend 3-1

Sports Editor

February 16, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Wichita State softball team, now 6-3 on the season, finished the weekend with three wins and one loss as part of the Texas Classic in Austin, Texas, at Red and Charline McCombs Field.The Shockers were scheduled to play Indi...

WSU softball team preparing for spring season early

Sports Reporter

September 8, 2014

Filed under Softball, Sports

Following three months of summer vacation, the Wichita State women’s softball team took to the field last Wednesday for their first practice of the fall season. After winning last season’s competitive Missouri Valley Confere...

Shockers fall to Salukis on Senior Weekend

Sports reporter

April 27, 2014

Filed under Softball

With the regular season starting to come to a close, Wichita State hosts its last series at Wilkins Stadium against the Southern Illinois Salukis.In the first two games of the series, wind dominated the field and the WSU offens...

Salukis shut down

Madison Johnson, sports reporter

April 19, 2014

Filed under Softball

Pitching has always been one of the Shockers strong suits, but on Friday night, the team’s bats heated up before run, ruling the Southern Illinois Salukis 10-0 in seven innings.At the bottom of the first, the Shockers started t...

Shocker softball loses to Sooners

Staff Reporter

April 8, 2014

Filed under Softball

Wichita State softball headed south Tuesday night to Norman, Okla. to play the No. 18 ranked Sooners in a double-header. They lost 3-0 and 9-1.“It’s a great experience to play a top 20 ranked team like that and we played wel...

Shocker softball downed by Tulsa

April 2, 2014

Filed under Softball

The Wichita State Shocker softball team (20-13) fell to the No.16 ranked Golden Hurricane (33-3) Tuesday night in Tulsa by a final score of 9-3.Hurricane Junior Erica Sampson went 4-for-4 with a home run and four RBI.Williams ...

Softball sweeps Indiana State

Staff Reporter

March 23, 2014

Filed under Softball

About a week before Spring Break, I saw Facebook statuses and tweets from friends and family pining for their upcoming trips — South Padre, the Caribbean, Florida and even England. And where was I over spring break?Inside a store...

Softball in Florida holds mixed results

Sports Reporter

February 23, 2014

Filed under Softball

Wichita State softball is trying to get back on a roll following the program’s best start in school history, 4-0. After the second tournament of the year the Shockers stood at 5-3.Day one of the Unconquered Classic was a day of def...