With her team in need of a run to stave off an upset bid from UC-Davis, Erin Ashby stepped up to the plate and with one swing of the bat, propelled No. 22 Stanford softball to a resilient 3-2 victory over the Aggies, while helping the Card finish with a 5-1 record in the Stanford Louisville Slugger Classic.
The final countdown towards the start of Pac-12 softball has already begun for the Stanford Cardinal, as the Stanford Louisville Slugger Classic is now all… Continue Reading »
All Stanford student-athletes are inherently very versatile people, as they must consistently meet the rigorous demands associated with both their Stanford educations and their athletic careers. However, after having spent the last three years around the Stanford softball program, it is clear to me that Erin Ashby takes such versatility to a new level. As a two-year starter for the Cardinal, Ashby has been called upon to play at catcher, second base, first base, hit in the designated player spot and even pitch in the circle.
Faced with the possibility of a third consecutive loss after a 13-0 start to the regular season, the No. 13 Stanford softball team (14-3) dug… Continue Reading »
With each victory the Stanford softball team has notched over last two weeks, the recognition for the Cardinal and its ever-increasing winning streak to start… Continue Reading »
Stanford softball continued its torrid start to the 2014 season, going 5-0 against the competition at the Stanford Nike Invitational this weekend to maintain its unblemished record.
After dispatching its competition at the Kajikawa Classic with relative ease, the No. 14 Cardinal softball team will come home to play its first set of home games at Boyd and Jill Smith Family Stadium. The Cardinal moved to 6-0 on the season after outscoring its opponents 60-6 in six games in Tempe, Ariz., and the Card will look to continue its hot start when the Nike Invitational begins on Friday morning.