The Stanford softball team kicked off its fall schedule in style, riding plenty of bench support to a 6-1 victory over visiting St. Mary’s on Friday night
Alabama’s softball team earned the second seed in the NCAA Tournament on the back of an impressive 49-8 record, going 19-6 in the Southeastern Conference (SEC). It was a perfect 23-0 at home, including three easy victories last weekend in the NCAA Regional. All of that went out the window Thursday, when the 15th-seeded Stanford softball team stunned the Crimson Tide with a 5-2 victory in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
The Stanford softball team heads to Tuscaloosa, Ala., this weekend to clash with the Alabama Crimson Tide in a best-of-three series with a trip to the Women’s College World Series on the line.
The anticipated duel between Arizona State’s pitcher Dallas Escobedo and Stanford’s own Teagan Gerhart lived up to its billing, as both aces pitched complete games, but the Sun Devils’ offense scratched out a couple of key hits and Escobedo pitched her way out of two bases-loaded jams on the way to a 3-1 victory over the Cardinal in the desert.
After struggling against the Oregon Ducks last weekend, the Stanford softball team faces a tall task as it heads to the desert to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils in the last Pac-10 series of the year.
The Stanford softball team rode a good pitching performance from sophomore Teagan Gerhart and a hot night at the plate from junior Ashley Hansen to blank UC-Davis 6-0 on Tuesday night.
Thursday’s showdown between No. 10 Stanford and No. 12 California lived up to the hype, as sophomore pitcher Teagan Gerhart threw her 19th complete game of the season in a thrilling 2-0 loss at the hands of Jolene Henderson and the Golden Bears.