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."
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.”
MSU's Ashley Miller pitched a perfect game for the first time since 2007, leading her team to victory over Akron.