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Softball Wins Five Consecutive, Hopes to Sneak Into A-10 Tournament

Softball Wins Five Consecutive, Hopes to Sneak Into A-10 Tournament

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

May 2, 2019

The SLU softball team is going into their final series of the regular season in Olean, N.Y. to take on the St. Bonaventure Bonnies this weekend. The Bills have won five of their last seven games, all five wins being against conference teams. The team is currently in sixth place in the conference, the la...

Softball ends UMass’ winning streak

Softball ends UMass’ winning streak

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

April 4, 2019

After taking their first conference series win over La Salle, the Billiken softball team dropped a mid-week two-game series to Dayton followed by a split two-game series against conference favorite, UMass. The win over UMass ended the Minutewomen’s 25-game conference win streak dating back to their...

Softball takes three wins, one loss to open home play

Softball takes three wins, one loss to open home play

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019

The Billikens softball team lost at Missouri State yesterday coming off of a loss and three home wins in the Billiken Spring Tournament last week. They have gotten off to a rocky start this year sitting at 5-18 going into their conference season.   Last Friday, the Bills played a double-header at Billiken Sports...

Softball Prepares for Season Opener in Iowa

Softball Prepares for Season Opener in Iowa

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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 ...

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