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Softball team honors seniors before last games of the season

May 2, 2018 Sports

SF State’s softball team wrapped up their season on Saturday, April 28 with a doubleheader against Chico State on the Gator’s home field. Before the pair of games began, the Gators honored their soon-to-be-gone seniors Lindsey Cassidy, Sara Higa, Angelica Terrel, Delanie Chrisman, Madison Collins and Mallory Cleveland with flowers and applause,. Each senior played ...

Upcoming baseball and softball games

April 11, 2018 Multimedia Sports

The graphic displays the upcoming games for the SF State baseball (13-19) and softball (18-24) teams for the month of April. It also includes statistics regarding the teams’ season record thus far. The data was collected  from the SF State Athletics website to show the number of wins and losses for both teams during home, ...

SF State wins doubleheader 6-1, 7-0

February 21, 2018 Sports

SF State softball won both games of a doubleheader against Notre Dame De Namur on Monday, Feb. 19 at SFSU Softball Field by scores of 6-1 and 7-0. The team won the first game by opening with a two-run first inning, and they never looked back. They added a run in the second frame but ...

Gators softball? Anything but soft

January 24, 2018 Sports

Change can be scary, but for SF State softball, change is nothing new. After finishing no higher than 6th place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association in the past three seasons, SF State’s softball team is ready for redemption. The six seniors will have to help lead a team laden with freshmen and transfers. They’ll ...

Senior softball pitcher takes career overseas

May 2, 2017 Sports

Many DII athletes say goodbye to their sport after college graduation, but not senior softball pitcher Megan Clark. Clark is spending her final days as a Gator preparing to take her athletic career overseas this summer. After recording her 36th win on April 9 against Sonoma State University, Clark surpassed Gator alumna Audrey Nauer (1990-1994) ...

Clark dominates as Gators finish strong final games of the season

April 29, 2017 Sports

In the final games of the 2017 spring season, SF State women’s softball team walked away with two big wins against the Holy Names University Hawks on Friday at the SF State softball field. Starting pitcher Megan Clark scattered two hits across five innings as the Gators shut out the Hawks 9-0. In game one, ...

Gators fall to Monterey Bay in final home series

April 19, 2017 Sports

The SF State’s women’s softball team came out pumped up for Senior Day, but the excitement died down as the Gators ended up losing to California State University, Monterey Bay 3-6 at home on Saturday, April 15. The reluctancy by head coach Lisa McKinney to proceed with a pitching change proved to be costly as ...

Gators split series with nationally-ranked Wildcats

March 15, 2017 Sports

The Gators battled their hearts out but were unable to shut out nationally-ranked number six Chico State University in the second half of the softball series Wednesday, March 15 at SF State. First game pitcher Megan Clark had a strong hand hovering over the Wildcats and was able to keep them from reaching home plate ...

Gators take down sixth in nation in first half of series

March 15, 2017 Sports

SF State women’s softball team took an early 2-0 series lead against nationally-ranked Chico State University during Tuesday’s double-header. First game pitcher Megan Clark threw a complete game against the sixth ranking Wildcats, holding them to just four hits and one run in a 4-1 win. Clark was just one short pop up away from ...

SF State splits series with San Marcos

March 10, 2017 Sports

In a double header against California State University, San Marcos Friday, the Gators walked away splitting the games in half 6-1 and 1-2. In game one, Gator pitcher Megan Clark came out and held on strong, not allowing the Cougars to score through seven innings. At the top of the second inning, first baseman Sara ...

Gators axed by Lumberjacks on Senior Day

April 17, 2016 Sports

The grass was a shimmering green and the sun was shining Saturday afternoon, but it was a cloudy day for the SF State softball team as they lost a weekend doubleheader against third ranked Humboldt State. The Gators lost game one 5-3, and came close to winning game two, but fell short 4-3. “I’m extremely ...

Errors cost Gators softball in second game of doubleheader

April 9, 2016 Sports

The SF State softball team battled the UC San Diego Tritons in the first series of a weekend doubleheader on a cloudy afternoon. The Gators took game one of Friday’s doubleheader, 2-0, behind a two-hit shutout by starting pitcher Megan Clark. The Tritons capitalized on an abundance of Gators’ errors to come back and win game two. Clark had ...

Pitching dominates in softball doubleheader spilt

March 19, 2016 Sports

SF State split Friday’s doubleheader versus Stanislaus State as each team’s winning pitchers held the offenses to one and no runs, respectively. Game 1 The Stanislaus State Warriors took game one, 4-0, behind starting pitcher Kylie Ragsdale, who held the Gators offense to no runs and five hits, though the Gators had multiple scoring opportunities. Gators ...

Gators offense stymied by Coyotes

February 22, 2016 Sports

The SF State softball team fell short after losing a doubleheader series against Cal State San Bernardino. Game 1  The Gators quickly started off fine up until a rough fourth inning contributed to a 7-0 defeat. The Gators found themselves trailing in the fourth when sophomore starting pitcher Lindsey Cassidy gave up four runs. Junior ...

Gators begin season undefeated after winning double-header

February 13, 2016 Sports

  SF State’s softball team opened the 2016 season at home, winning a double-header series against Northwest Nazarene University Crusaders. Junior pitcher Megan Clark and a strong defense led the Gators to win the first game 4-0. A fourth-inning rally spurred the Gators to finish off the Crusaders 7-5 in the second game of the ...

Gators softball ready to dive into new season

February 3, 2016 Sports

Headed into the new season, SF State’s softball team is focused on improving on their 12-40 record from last season. First-year head coach Lisa Allen has inherited an experienced team with 14 returning players, including eight starters from last year’s team. Among them are starting pitcher Megan Clark and out elder/pitcher Aryn Guzman. “The girls ...

New faces flood athletic department

August 26, 2015 Sports

The moving boxes sat freshly unpacked in the offices of three recently-hired SF State head coaches after a busy summer of personnel decisions for second-year Athletic Director Charles Guthrie and the SF State Athletic Department. Softball coach Lisa Allen, baseball coach Tony Schifano and women’s soccer coach Tracy Hamm were off-campus acquisitions for their respective programs. Women’s ...

Athletic department welcomes new head softball coach

July 16, 2015 Sports 1 Comment

A new era of SF State softball began Monday with the announcement of a new head coach after a month-and-a-half-long search. Lisa Allen, an accoladed transplant from Division II Montana State University Billings, was named to succeed head coach Cristina Byrne, who led the team for seven years, according to SF State’s Athletics website. Allen will inherit a ...

Gator softball concludes their season with Senior Day

April 27, 2014 Sports

What was supposed to be a celebration for the softball seniors was spoiled by rivals Sonoma State, shutting out SF State in both games Saturday, 8-0 and 6-0. It was not the way the Gators wanted to send off their seniors as they were only able to muster three hits combined in both games. But ...

Softball ends series with dramatic extra inning win

April 14, 2014 Sports

After a lengthy 13 innings and an incredible shot down center field by Selina Rodriguez, the Gator softball team earned themselves a split with No. 15 UC San Diego winning 2-1 in the second game after a defeat earlier by the Tritons of 8-2. SF State Gator, Jennifer Lewis, slide safely to base before UC ...

Sister, sister: Twin softball players go head-to-head

March 12, 2014 Sports

Identical twin sisters Jenny and Katie Obbema both play softball, but attend SF State and Humboldt State. Photo by Becky Obbema / Special to Xpress For the first time in their entire lives, identical twin sisters Jenny and Katie Obbema went head to head, pitching for opposite teams at Humboldt State over the weekend: Jenny ...

Softball’s returning players give hope for a successful season

February 1, 2014 Sports

A young core of returning players has the Gator softball team poised to duplicate last year’s early season success, when they won four of their first five games and captured their first ever Best of the West Invitational championship. SF State returns 11 players from that team, including six sophomores, all of which with the ...