No. 18 Stanford rolled through the first two days of the Stanford Louisville Slugger Classic, going 4-0 against the competition to improve to 21-5 on the season. In the process, John Rittman reached an important milestone, as the longtime Cardinal head coach notched his 700th victory Friday night against Florida Gulf Coast with a 2-1 win.
While the pitching was solid over the final two days of the invitational, it was Stanford’s offense that propelled the Cardinal (17-5) to a successful weekend in Fullerton, California.
No. 15 Stanford bounced back with a strong showing on Saturday after dropping its first two games at the Easton Invitational, posting victories against Cal-State Fullerton and Northwestern to improve to 16-5 on the season. In the morning session, senior Teagan Gerhart shut down Fullerton, allowing only one run on two hits in picking up her seventh win on the season, as the Cardinal blasted the Titans 14-1 in a 5-inning mercy rule decision.
The Stanford softball team sent an emphatic message with its impressive performance at the Stanford Nike Invitational: the Cardinal will be a contender in the… Continue Reading »
After mustering only one run against Kentucky in its last game, No. 20 Stanford softball (5-2) had no trouble finding offensive rhythm at home on Wednesday night, taking down Santa Clara 8-0.
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