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The Oracle Sports Podcast – Ken Eriksen

In this episode of The Oracle Sports Podcast, Nolan and Hannah ponder the nature of coronavirus testing (and how long it takes to get results), question the possibility of spring football, embrace the eventual domino effect and sit down with USF softball and Team USA head coach Ken Eriksen.

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Passing the torch

It’s not exactly a surprise at this point. Longtime USF softball coach Ken Eriksen is taking a leave of absence from the program in order to lead Team USA in the Summer Olympics in what will be the sport’s first appearance in the Olympics in 12 years. Actually, Eriksen has […]

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More than just a softball game

USF softball coach Ken Eriksen plays catch with U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Tampa) at the USF Softball Stadium on Friday. Castor will be representing “Tenacious” Theresa Jean-Pierre Coy (pictured in background in pink shirt), a one-year survivor of stage 3 breast cancer in this month’s Congressional Women's Softball Game in […]

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What Eriksen’s Olympic job means for USF

Ken Eriksen was named head coach for the 2020 Olympics last week. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB It may not have been the most surprising announcement in recent memory, but the important thing is it’s official. USF softball coach Ken Eriksen was named head coach of Team USA for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics […]

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Eriksen named Olympic head coach

USF softball coach Ken Eriksen was named head coach of Team USA for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo on Tuesday. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB In Ken Eriksen’s own words, softball was “dead in the water as a sport.” After it and its sibling sport baseball were cut from both the 2012 and […]

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Corrick leads USF past South Carolina in NCAA Regional opening round

Georgina Corrick (22) pitched a complete game Friday against South Carolina in the NCAA Regional in Tallahassee. The sophomore struck out 11, retiring 10 straight batters in the middle innings. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB TALLAHASSEE — In a game that was won in the pitching circle, USF softball (41-17) defeated South Carolina 3-2 […]

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Going back to Tally

USF softball before a game against UCF on April 14. The Bulls head to Tallahassee for their NCAA Regional starting Friday against South Carolina. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB In a season where the Bulls welcomed any and all opponents, perhaps it’s only fitting that their NCAA Regional is stacked. USF (40-17, […]

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Pitching shines in Bulls’ sweep of Knights

Georgina Corrick pitches Sunday against UCF at the UCF Softball Complex in Orlando. Corrick threw 19 scoreless innings against the Knights over the weekend. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB ORLANDO — Pitching, pitching and more pitching. That was the story for USF softball (32-15, 10-2) this weekend as the Bulls swept War on […]