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Softball’s season ends in sweep at Cal

Stanford softball (17-37, 2-22 Pac-12) ended its 2015 campaign by getting swept in Berkeley, California at the hands of archrival No. 19 California (38-16, 10-14 Pac-12). In the first two games of the series, Stanford received heroic performances in the circle from position players sophomore Kylie Sorenson and senior Erin Ashby, who stifled and repeatedly flummoxed…

Softball comes just short against Oregon

The Stanford softball team (16-29, 1-14 Pac-12) gave No. 1 Oregon (38-5, 16-2 Pac-12) everything it could handle in a three-game set at Smith Family Stadium — about everything except come away with a victory in the series. While the series will go in the books as an Oregon sweep, the Cardinal responded with a…

Oregon looms ahead for softball

In the midst of the Stanford softball program’s most difficult season since the mid-1990s, the Cardinal’s Pac-12 schedule will continue to offer no breaks, as Stanford (16-26, 1-11 Pac-12) welcomes No. 1 Oregon (35-5, 13-2 Pac-12) to Smith Family Stadium for a three-game series beginning on Saturday afternoon. While top-ranked Oregon will be coming off…

Softball falls in slugfest against Saint Mary’s

Stanford softball (16-26, 1-11 Pac-12) and Saint Mary’s (17-27, 1-5 WCC) played an offense-filled game on Wednesday evening at Smith Family Stadium, with the teams blasting a combined 19 runs and 22 hits. However, in the end, the Cardinal could not overcome a rough first two innings in the circle, falling to the Gaels by a…