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Softball team split doubleheader against Notre Dame de Namur

SF State's Kylie Garbowski (6) on home plate putouts Amanda Wallach (3) of the Norte Dame de Namur Argonauts at the SF State Gator's home game against Notre Dame de Namur at the softball Field Wednesday, April 9. Photo by Jenny Sokolova /Xpress

Michael Duran
April 9, 2014
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UPDATE: SF State’s dugout cleared out as Marisa Andrade rounded each base with a smile from cheek to cheek, only for the whole team to greet her at home plate after hitting a two-run homerun off the Notre Dame de Namur Argonauts.   The Gators split their doubleheader against the Argonauts...

Softball team loses to Chico, despite strong pitching

Nelson Amaya
March 23, 2014
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With the bases loaded and only one out in the fourth, the Gators were poised to turn a one-run deficit into a comfortable lead. A few pitches later, that chance turned into a double play instead. Despite strong pitching, SF State was unable to take advantage offensively as the team lost both games t...

Gator softball sweeps the visiting Cal State Stanislaus Warriors, moves up in conference

Michael Duran
March 20, 2014
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The entire SF State softball team and cheering section were on their feet and yelling at the top of their lungs, as the winning run crossed the plate, in an extra-inning win over the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors, 3-2. The Gators swept the Warriors in a doubleheader, with dominant pitching and timely...

Softball faces loss in doubleheader with Cal Baptist

Softball faces loss in doubleheader with Cal Baptist

Michael Duran
March 18, 2014
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SF State's Selina Rodriguez (24) tags out Cal Baptist's Jacque Lopez (14) at first base during the Gators game against the Lancers at SF State's softball field, Saturday, March 15, 2014. The Gators lost the game 0-1. Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress SF State was unable to come up with the upset in t...

Softball team loses two games in doubleheader, optimistic about season

Softball team loses two games in doubleheader, optimistic about season

Michael Duran
March 14, 2014
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SF State's Kelsey Murakami throws the ball to first base against Dixie State Tuesday, March 11 at SF State's softball field. SF State lost 1-4. Photo by Rachel Aston / Xpress Due to lack of offense and a couple of defensive errors, Gators softball lost two games to the Dixie State Red Storms in a dou...

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

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

Haley Brucato
March 12, 2014
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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...

Softball’s returning players give hope for a successful season

Curtis Uemura
February 1, 2014
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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,...

Humboldt State Lumberjacks defeat Gators in doubleheader

Humboldt State Lumberjacks defeat Gators in doubleheader

Xpress Staff
March 22, 2013
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By Frank Leal The SF State Women's softball team faced off against the Humboldt State Lumberjacks in a doubleheader ending in defeat for the Gators on Friday, March 22, 2013. Both teams had dueling pitchers leaving each other little room to make it back to home plate. Gator pitcher Emily Gibson (4) stun...

Gators softball comes out even after weekend doubleheader against Penguins

Gators softball comes out even after weekend doubleheader against Penguins

Xpress Staff
March 18, 2013
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Photos by Gabriella Gamboa / Xpress The SF State Gator softball team tied against the Dominican University Penguins in a doubleheader at SF State on Sunday, March 17, 2013. The Gators took the first game 3-0 but fell short 1-3 in the second game. The Gators will return to the field this Friday, Ma...

SF State sports fields get much needed makeovers

SF State sports fields get much needed makeovers

Heather Ito
September 5, 2012
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Student athletes no longer need to worry about lumpy fields, tall forest-like grass or surprise water puddles. Starting this season, athletes will have the satisfaction of playing on well-kept fields now that Cox Stadium, Maloney Field and the softball field have undergone much needed makeovers by...

SF State Gator softball closes season with doubleheader against Sonoma State Seawolves

SF State Gator softball closes season with doubleheader against Sonoma State Seawolves

Vonique Stricklen
April 21, 2012
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Three Gator athletes were carted out of the first inning due to injuries during softball’s season-ending doubleheader Saturday that only continued Sonoma State domination of the home team. The Gators could not prevent Sonoma State’s offense from picking up runs, and ended up losing both games 10-0 resulting in a complete shutout for...

Sonoma State pitcher shuts down SF State softball at home

Sonoma State pitcher shuts down SF State softball at home

Alvaro Alfaro
April 20, 2012
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Sonoma State's starting pitcher Samantha Lipperd dominated SF State's softball team earlier today by keeping the Gators scoreless in back to back games. Coming into the matchup, Lipperd was leading all three divisions in the NCAA for strikeouts. After a total of  28 strikeouts in both games again...

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