After losing two out of three against No. 14 Washington this past weekend, No. 15 Stanford softball (29-15, 6-9 Pac-12) hopes to turn things around at Pacific (27-22, 12-6 Big West) tonight.
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.
Stanford traveled to Corvallis, Ore,. seeking a road series win against a quality opponent in order to further bolster its bid for a top seed in the NCAA Tournament. Consider that mission accomplished. In a three-game set that played out over the course of two days, No. 14 Stanford won two of three against No. 14 Oregon State (24-11, 1-5 Pac-12) to improve to 26-10 on the season and 4-5 in Pac-12 play.
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.
After taking four of its six games at the Kajikawa Classic this past weekend, the Stanford softball team looks to secure its first home victory of the 2013 campaign against Santa Clara tonight.
Senior shortstop Jenna Rich was named to espnW’s All-American Second Team on the eve of Stanford’s season debut at the Kajikawa Classic today. A three-time All-Pac-12 selection and two-time All-West Region First Team honoree, Rich led the Card in several offensive categories while playing second base last season.
For the second weekend in a row, the Stanford softball team bashed its way past all comers, finishing with a 5-0 record in the past weekend’s Demarini Invitational. In the three-day round robin tournament, the Cardinal defeated Indiana, Northwestern, Florida International, Michigan State and East Carolina by a combined score of 32-4. On Friday,…