Tag: USF softball

NOTEBOOK: Williams heads to WNBA final

Courtney Williams is just three wins away from glory. The former USF women’s basketball standout is heading to the WNBA final after the Connecticut Sun completed a three-game sweep in the semifinal by defeating the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday night. Williams played for the Bulls from 2012-2016. Williams is […]

Nevins’ journey to the Hall of Fame

Sara Nevins still plays softball, even after her career with USF and Team USA. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB When one considers a player like Sara Nevins, who topped the USF softball all-time strikeouts chart in 2014, one would expect her to continue to be slinging 75 mph pitches at unsuspecting batters […]

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 […]

NOTEBOOK: Rideau staying at USF for senior season

Laquincy Rideau announced in April he was declaring for the NBA Draft. The AAC Defensive Player of the Year withdrew his name from the draft Tuesday and will remain at USF for his senior season. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB He’s back — or, rather, he’s not leaving. Laquincy Rideau announced Tuesday night […]

USF Athletics Hall of Fame inductees announced

Sara Nevins was one of three former Bulls announced as USF Athletics Hall of Fame inductees Tuesday. ORACLE FILE PHOTO The USF Athletics Hall of Fame will have three new names this fall. Shantia Grace (women’s basketball, 2005-09), Sara Nevins (softball, 2011-14) and George Selvie (football, 2006-09) will be the next […]