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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 struggles at Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic

Stanford softball (9-8) had a rough weekend at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic, going 1-4 against their competition over the four day tournament in Cathedral City, California. While the Cardinal certainly played a tough schedule as part of one of the premier non-conference tournaments in college softball, the performance in all facets of the game…

Softball blog: Game-day Lang

With three outs to go before the end of the final game of the Stanford Nike Invitational this past weekend, we found ourselves short of energy, low on luck and down on runs. A bottom of the seventh, game-winning comeback after trailing the Cal Poly Mustangs by a score of 4-0 seemed unattainable. After all,…

Cohn: Reflecting on the 2014 softball season

How do you define success in life? Is it measured by getting A’s in every class, or by winning conference and national championships in athletics? Our society as a whole largely holds this viewpoint, as winners and champions are consistently elevated to a rarefied status; their achievements are often the only factor we use in order to judge their contributions to our culture.