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Jacquie Joseph is throwing out previous Big Ten matchups, tough losses and even solid victories.
The MSU softball head coach doesn’t care what her team has done in the past — regardless of how well or how poorly it played — and is focusing on the present and winning one game at a time.
For the fourth consecutive season, the MSU softabll team split its series with Penn State at Secchia Stadium Wednesday, losing the first game, 8-6, but pulling out the second, 7-6.
The MSU softball team opened the first game of its double header against Penn State Wednesday with an 8-5 loss at Secchia Stadium.
Opening the Big Ten season at 1-3, the MSU softball team said it is working to find unity on and off the field to get on the winning track for conference games.
Senior shortstop Lindsey Hansen slides into home plate as Wisconsin catcher Maggie Strange attempts to get her out during Saturday's game at Secchia Stadium. Hansen was ruled safe and scored two runs to help the Spartans defeat the Badgers, 8-0. Lauren Wood/The State News
Senior first baseman Heidi Purtzer runs into third base as Wisconsin third baseman Shannel Blackshear catches the ball during Saturday's home game at Secchia Stadium. Lauren Wood/The State News
Freshman pitcher Cassee Layne throws the ball to first base after Wisconsin outfielder Kendall Grimm made a hit during Saturday's game at Secchia Stadium. It was the first game to be played at the stadium. Lauren Wood/The State News
Sophomore outfielder Kylene Hopkins rounds third base during Saturday's home game against Wisconsin at Secchia Stadium. Hopkins had one run, helping the Spartans defeat the Badgers, 8-0. Lauren Wood/The State News
Sophomore outfielder Kylene Hopkins swings the bat to hit the ball during Saturday's game against Wisconsin at Secchia Stadium. The Spartans defeated the Badgers, 8-0, in the fifth inning. Lauren Wood/The State News
Senior first baseman Heidi Purtzer smiles with first base and assistant coach Jessica Bograkos after hitting a single during Saturday's home game against Wisconsin. Purtzer scored one run during the game. Lauren Wood/The State News
Junior second baseman Ali Grant reaches to catch the ball as Wisconsin infielder Michelle Mueller slides into second base during Saturday's game at Secchia Stadium. The Spartans defeated the Badgers, 8-0. Lauren Wood/The State News
The MSU softball team opened the brand new Secchia Stadium with an 8-0 win Saturday.
The MSU softball team hopes Saturday’s game at the new Secchia Stadium is a beginning of things to come.
After opening the Big Ten season with two losses to Illinois last weekend, the MSU softball team is looking to “get back on track” this weekend when it hosts Wisconsin at 1 p.m.
The MSU softball team sweeps the weekend at the Hoosier Classic.
The MSU softball team kicked off its season in winning fashion, going 3-2 in its first five games this weekend at the Lead-off Classic in Deland, Fla.
With 16 experienced players returning from last season’s roster, the MSU softball team has a chance to make some noise in the Big Ten next spring. Add in the fact they’ll be playing in a newly renovated, $2 million stadium, and the Spartans have a lot to look forward to in 2011. The renovations to the softball stadium, which include 120 chair back seats, a new press box, backstops and handicap-accessible seating, are expected to be finished in December, making it ready for next season.
After a season filled with a multitude of extreme highs and lows, MSU head coach Jacquie Joseph used one word more than any other to describe the 2010 campaign: Inconsistent. The Spartans finished the season with a 21-31 overall record and 5-15 in the Big Ten
The MSU softball team split its final series of the season, losing 6-1 on Friday but winning 11-3 on Saturday, the final game for senior pitcher Kelly Confer.
After a week where her team was outscored 36-4 and couldn’t seem to get back up after being constantly knocked down, softball head coach Jacquie Joseph let her players take this past weekend off and get away from softball.