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Softball advances to 7-0 after successful weekend

Jessica Green

October 5, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

After another weekend triangular, the Wichita State softball team advanced to 7-0 Saturday after victories against Johnson County Community College and Rockhurst University.In game one, WSU took a quick lead and ran with it to wi...

Softball holds Hutch to zero runs, defeats Blue Dragons 12-0

Jessica Green

October 1, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

With a 12-0 victory over Hutchinson Community College on Wednesday, the Shocker softball team improved their record to 5-0.The Shockers out-hit the Blue Dragons 11-3 and led with zero errors compared to Hutch’s two. Offensively, t...

Softball begins fall season Saturday

Jessica Green

September 17, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Wichita State softball team will start its fall season Saturday playing against experienced old-timers.The WSU softball alumnae game begins at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wilkins Softball Complex at WSU.“The alumnae game is a time ...

Shocker softball adds two new coaches

August 24, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Wichita State softball team has two new coaches in the lineup for this year’s season.Wichita Wingnuts manager Kevin Hooper will return to his alma mater as volunteer assistant coach, and Ryne Stefankiewicz, former gradu...

MVC biographies: Softball

Sports Reporter

March 11, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

Wichita StateLast season, the Shockers finished with a record of 34-21. In the Missouri Valley, the Shockers went 21-6 on their way to winning the title. The team was strong on the road and at home. Away, the Shockers were 15-7...

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...