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Softball Prepares for Season Opener in Iowa

Softball Prepares for Season Opener in Iowa

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Sports, Women's Softball

Shockingly, despite the temperatures in the negatives in St. Louis, spring sports are right around the corner. SLU softball opens up their season in Cedar Falls, Iowa against South Dakota State next Friday in the UNI-Dome Classic. The tournament will feature Drake University, who finished at No. 31 in the R...

Softball Snaps Drought with Some Small Ball

Softball Snaps Drought with Some Small Ball

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Softball

SLU Softball has faced numerous opponents over the last two weeks. The Billikens swept SBU in a doubleheader and split another with Dayton, before losing a pair of games each to No. 19 Arkansas and UMass.

Softball Takes Two Out of Three Against Two A-10 Foes

Softball Takes Two Out of Three Against Two A-10 Foes

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

April 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Softball

SLU Softball played host to three foes and ended March at George Mason. Despite cold rainy weather, the Billikens beat St. Joseph’s 9-1 in five innings on Saturday, March 24. SLU got to work right off the bat—of senior infielder Allie Macfarlane, who batted in freshman outfielder Kat Lane....

Softball Rockets Through Tournament Play

Softball Rockets Through Tournament Play

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Softball

Softball posted a 13-11 record in tournament play, before opening up play at the Billiken Sports Center against Murray State and Southern Illinois. SLU posted a 1-4 record in the Petersen Hotels Invitational, with the sole win coming against Miami (Ohio) on Friday, Feb. 9. SLU posted a 6-0 win, w...

Sadie Wise Wants To “Just Win”

Sadie Wise Wants To “Just Win”

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Sports, Women's Softball

“I don’t like to look at my own stats,” said freshman softball outfielder, Sadie Wise. “I don’t focus on numbers, I would rather go out there and just win.”   Her strategy must be working because in her first 25 games as a Billiken, Sadie has broken the SLU record for most home runs hit ...

Softball in a Rut Early

Softball in a Rut Early

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Softball

SLU softball began its fall ball schedule on the road at SIU Carbondale against the hosting Salukis and a neutral-state game against Murray State. Overall, the Billikens played good defense but lacked hitting in important situations.   Against SIU Carbondale, the Billikens started with a 2-0 lead go...

Softball wins fourth straight

Softball wins fourth straight

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April 30, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Softball

This past weekend, the Billiken softball squad brought home a clean sweep from Philadelphia against St. Joseph in three conference games.  Blazing through the  Atlantic-10 Conference rankings, the Bills hushed the Hawks 7-1, 11-1, and a final nerve-wracking win, 6-5, to conclude the series. The Billi...

Softball sweeps La Salle; 1-1 vs. SEMO

Softball sweeps La  Salle; 1-1 vs. SEMO

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April 23, 2015


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The Billiken softball team improved to 12-5 in the Atlantic 10 Conference regular season after sweeping La Salle in a three-game series this past weekend, April 18-19, at Billiken Sports Center. After a tough loss to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on April 15, the sweep gives the Bills m...

Softball drops series against Colonials, 1-2

Softball drops series against Colonials, 1-2

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April 16, 2015


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The Billiken softball team came up short in Washington D.C. over the weekend of April 11-12, falling 2-1 to George Washington (GW) despite a strong start.  The Bills were 8-3 in the Atlantic 10 Conference, while the Colonials were 2-7 going into the weekend. SLU came out in the first game reflecting ...

Softball now 8-3 in conference

Softball now 8-3 in conference

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April 9, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Softball

The Billiken softball team is hitting its midseason stride, going 6-2 over its last eight games.  During the eight-game stretch, SLU played  three-game series with George Mason and Rhode Island, both Atlantic 10 opponents. The Bills also played single games against Missouri and Southern Illinois. ...

Softball overcomes 8-run deficit

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March 26, 2015


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After another cancellation for the women’s softball team on March 18, due to weather, the Billikens were fully charged and ready to face their first conference opponent of the 2015 season.  And what better way to hit it off than against rival and last year’s A-10 regular season and tournament cha...

Softball 3-5 at Jayhawk Invite

Softball 3-5 at Jayhawk Invite

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March 21, 2015


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The women’s softball team played 10 games over the course of the nine days during spring break, going to work while the rest of the university enjoyed their time off. For the second time this season, weather forced the Billikens to change their plans for the weekend of March 6-8.  Originally schedu...

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