Michigan State softball defeated Central Michigan 3-0 in its home opener to earn their second straight victory and improve to 9-12 overall on the year.
One of McDonald-Kelley’s first tasks on her to-do list was to shake up the culture. It started with her determining a theme for the first season: "Unleash."
While sports outside of football and basketball are often overlooked, there’s been a significant revamp in these four programs to try and jumpstart some success.
McDonald-Kelley will be tasked with getting the softball program back on track after they finished with a 24-28 record last season including going 4-16 in conference play.
They'll begin this last stretch of the season when they head to West Lafayette, Indiana on Friday to take on the Boilermakers.
“I’m disappointed with the outcome,” Joseph said. “The game was there for us to win, and you’ve gotta tip your cap because their pitcher was better. She was better and she beat us.”