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 Stanford softball team opened its season with an emphatic showing at the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz., finishing the tournament with a perfect 6-0… Continue Reading »
In a wild conclusion to the regular season on Saturday, Arizona (32-24, 9-15 Pac-12) defeated No. 13 Stanford softball (37-19, 13-11 Pac-12) 4-3 in nine innings of play to clinch the series victory. The Wildcats also won 5-3 in Thursday’s contest while the Cardinal came out on top 2-0 on Friday. The victory marked the second straight Pac-12 series taken by the Wildcats, who also defeated No. 5 Arizona State (45-10, 16-8 Pac-12) in the prior series. Stanford had previously swept its last two Pac-12 opponents before losing this series.
No. 15 Stanford will face Saint Mary’s at the Smith Family Stadium on campus tonight. The Card is on a run of good form, lead by senior Jenna Rich and Sophomore Cassandra Roulund
Stanford’s batting duo of Jenna Rich and Cassandra Rouland led the team to a 7-1 win over San Jose State on Wednesday, with Rich hitting two home runs and scoring three in total.
Normally, a single victory over the course of a long season would not mean anything more than the next, simply representing a single notch in… Continue Reading »