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Wichita State softball drops two of three games against Southern Illinois

Sports Reporter

April 8, 2013

Filed under Softball

The Wichita State softball team faced Southern Illinois in Carbondale, Ill., in a double header Saturday and a third game Sunday.  The Shockers fell behind quickly in Saturday’s first game, giving up a run in four consecutive innings. Mel...

Baseball vs. Softball: What’s the difference?

"Pitch Hitter"

March 13, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Softball

If you fall in line with the thinking that softball is just the girls’ version of baseball, then you’d be wrong. Although the games share a common ancestor and similar rules, there are a few major differences in the games...

Huskers shuck Shocker softball in doubleheader on Saturday

Sports Reporter Rick Buckle

March 11, 2013

Filed under Softball

After a rain delay of over three and a half hours, Wichita State dropped both games of a doubleheader at soggy Wilkins Stadium on Saturday against the No. 22 Nebraska Cornhuskers. The Shockers hung tough in the first match bu...

Wichita State softball season underway after Louisiana tournament

Sports Reporter Dylan Edelen

February 13, 2013

Filed under Softball

You win some; you lose some. The Wichita State softball team split the first two games of the Mardi Gras Classic in Monroe, La., dropping the first to the University of California-Santa Barbara and bouncing back to win decisive...

Shocker softball splits doubleheader with Butler

Sports Reporter

October 11, 2012

Filed under Softball

Katie Armagost managed to settle down and find her rhythm after allowing a single, hitting a batter, and then walking a batter to load the bases early in the game. Armagost went on to pitch six-consecutive shutout innings, strik...

Defensive struggles abound for Shockers

Sports Reporter

October 8, 2012

Filed under Softball

The way the Wichita State softball team struggled defensively Saturday night in its doubleheader served as a reminder that the team still has a lot of work to do before the regular season begins. Thanks to its offense, WSU won ...

Softball begins fall schedule by splitting games against Pitt. St, Johnson County

Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2012

Filed under Softball

Wichita State softball coach Kristi Bredbenner knew it wasn’t going to be a quick fix. Her first season leading the Shockers netted only 15 wins to go along with 40 losses, but there is plenty of reason to believe year two is go...

Shocker softball opens up fall schedule with doubleheader this weekend

Sports Reporter

September 27, 2012

Filed under Softball

Wichita State softball coach Kristi Bredbenner will get the chance to find out a little more about her team this weekend. The Shockers begin their fall schedule this weekend with a game against Pittsburg State on Saturday, Sept. ...