Tag: USF softball

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NOTEBOOK: Two Bulls enter transfer portal

Two USF football players ⁠— quarterback Kirk Rygol and wide receiver Zion Roland entered the NCAA transfer portal this week. Rygol announced his intention to transfer via Twitter on Tuesday. Rygol transferred from ASA College, Brooklyn in 2018 as a walk-on. He took 33 snaps in five games last season. […]

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NOTEBOOK: Spring practice gets underway Tuesday

When USF’s spring game comes around on April 18, don’t expect to see a finished product hit the field at Corbett Stadium. Getting new systems in place during spring practice, which starts Tuesday morning, will be a process similar to learning math, according to coach Jeff Scott. “I think we […]

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NOTEBOOK: Bulls fall to UConn

Despite improved shooting in the second half, USF women’s basketball (18-12, 10-6) fell to No. 5 UConn (16-3, 16-0) on the road 80-39 in the final game of the regular season Monday at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. USF couldn’t buy a basket in the opening quarter, going 3-of-15. […]

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Bulls embrace weekend challenge

USF softball faces a daunting task starting Thursday. The Bulls (0-4) begin the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational (Eddie C. Moore Complex in Clearwater | Times: vary | TV: ESPN3) against No. 16 Oklahoma State. If that wasn’t already a big enough challenge, USF goes on to play four more ranked […]

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Bulls drop all four games on opening weekend

For the first time since 2002, USF softball is 0-4 after its opening weekend.  After losing to Illinois State 9-3 on Thursday, the Bulls couldn’t find a win in the USF-Rawlings Invitational at the USF Softball Stadium, falling to Fresno State 3-2 on Friday, No. 17 Michigan 2-1 on Saturday […]

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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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Holding your own against the best of the best

Even though USF softball’s game Tuesday was just an exhibition, it was not your ordinary one.  The Bulls took on 2020 Olympic-bound Team USA in a game that could’ve been a blowout on paper. Except it wasn’t.  USF’s 3-0 loss at the USF Softball Stadium wasn’t really a loss considering […]

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Getting the bats swinging

In 2019, USF softball showed why it was so good at pitching. The Bulls led the AAC in strikeouts (379) and had the third best ERA in the conference (2.10).  Defensively, the Bulls were sound. But the bats weren’t exactly making contact. USF’s batting average was bottom of the barrel […]