After scoring the first two runs of the game, Michigan State softball gave up five consecutive runs to their in-state rivals, the Michigan Wolverines, to lose the matchup by a score of 5-3. The Spartans are now 11-22 on the season.
Michigan State softball dropped its fourth-straight game against Notre Dame on Tuesday, losing 8-0. The Spartans have been struggling to get the offense going as of late and will look to rebound tomorrow as they host rival Michigan at 5 p.m.
Michigan State Softball earned a much-needed win against Oakland on Tuesday night 4-3. The Golden Grizzlies almost came back from being down 4-1, but the Spartans ultimately prevailed to push their record to 11-17 overall on the season.
After losing their first game of the day by a score of 5-3, Michigan State softball put up eight runs in their second match of the day to earn an 8-3 win and split their conference-opening series doubleheader against the Wisconsin Badgers.
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."
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.