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No. 14 Oklahoma racks up 10 runs; Softball falls in Norman, Oklahoma

Grant Cohen

April 6, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

Wichita State looked for redemption in Norman, Oklahoma, after committing three errors in the seventh inning to give a win to Illinois State on Sunday. Even though the Shockers had their first loss in nine games, confidence was r...

Errors cost Shockers softball sweep

Grant Cohen

April 4, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

Illinois State was down to their last out on Sunday and was looking for a miracle after giving up a 5-2 lead to Wichita State in Normal, Illinois.The Shockers cut the lead 8-7 with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning,...

Softball’s five home runs sink Golden Hurricanes

Grant Cohen

April 1, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

Five runs in the eighth inning in Tuesday’s victory over Kansas was the positive momentum Wichita State needed to carry to the plate in Wednesday’s meet up with Tulsa (23-6).  WSU transitioned the positive momentum into a ...

Shockers sweep Loyola

Grant Cohen

March 28, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

Junior Jenni Brooks pitched in four innings on the mound in Saturday; the team needed only five innings before sweeping Loyola in a three-game home series.Wichita State defeated conference-rival Loyola in all three games, including ...

Softball falls to Oklahoma State 4-3

Grant Cohen

March 10, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

Wichita State got on the bus to Stillwater, Oklahoma, on Wednesday morning in hopes of getting back to their winning ways. The trip back home became more difficult to sink in as the Shockers fell short Wednesday night to Oklah...

Softball goes 1-2 in Lincoln, Nebraska

Grant Cohen

March 7, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

While the Shocker’s weekend did not end as successfully, they managed to end on a positive note with a win over 23rd ranked Nebraska on Saturday in the second game of a three-game series.In Saturday’s doubleheader, the Shoc...

Softball finishes 4-0 in South Alabama Invitational

Grant Cohen

February 29, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Shockers won all four of their games in the South Alabama Invitational this weekend, with victories over Dartmouth, South Alabama and two against Bowling Green. Wichita State started off the showcase with Dartmouth, with the...

Softball looks to end slow start in Mobile, Alabama

Grant Cohen

February 25, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

While the Shockers’ first three losses of the season came from ranked teams two weeks ago, the Wichita State softball team lost three out of five games in Las Vegas last week and started out the season with a 4-6 record.The...

Shockers finish 2-3 in Demarini Desert Classic

Grant Cohen

February 22, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

Wichita State fell short of their five-win expectations, but left Las Vegas with multiples wins.WSU started out with a 13-2 win over San Jose State in six innings. Liz Broyles and Cassidy Kelsheimer hit home runs while Mackenzie ...

Shocker softball prepares for Demarini Desert Classic

Grant Cohen

February 18, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

Wichita State’s performance last week in College Station, Texas, was better than what their 2-3 record says.With wins over Colorado State, two of its three losses were by one run to ranked teams.The Shockers fell 5-6 to seventh ...