Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Sports | Softball

SOFTBALL

MSU's 6-game win streak ends in 1-3 weekend against Hawkeyes

The Iowa Hawkeyes squashed the MSU softball team’s six-game winning streak during the weekend, and it only went downhill from there for the Spartans. MSU posted a 1-3 record on the weekend, losing two games to Iowa and splitting a doubleheader with Illinois — which included a mercy win over the Fighting Illini with an 11-5 victory in five innings.

SOFTBALL

Mejia adds to résumé as freshman captain

Growing up, freshman captain Bianca Mejia was surrounded by softball. She played for her high school team at El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills, Calif., and her two older sisters, Krystal and Vanessa, played at Long Island University.

SOFTBALL

Joseph: Weather's going to be an issue

Mother Nature won’t be very nice to the MSU softball team this weekend in its home opener, but that doesn’t bother the players. A chilly, rainy and snowy weekend is forecast throughout the team’s Friday and Saturday series against Minnesota and double-header against Wisconsin on Sunday.

SOFTBALL

MSU player joins USA Junior Softball Team

MSU sophomore Bianca Mejia will join the USA Junior Women's National Softball Team at the ISF Junior Women's Fast Pitch World Championships. The tournament will take place June 20-30 in Enschede, Netherlands, with the United States playing its first game against Puerto Rico at 9 a.m.

SOFTBALL

Ace pitcher sends softball team home

The MSU softball team could not get going offensively against 2007 Big Ten Pitcher of the Year Eileen Canney and the Northwestern Wildcats Thursday.The team fell 4-0 in the first round of the Big Ten Championship Tournament in Columbus, Ohio.

SOFTBALL

Spartans shut out by Chippewas

They got 'em on. They just couldn't bring 'em home. The MSU softball team stranded 12 runners on base during Wednesday's nonconference matchup with Central Michigan, and it cost them dearly.