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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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Bulls upset Memphis 75-73

Call it a revenge win — it came against a team the Bulls blew a 15-point lead against just last month. Call it a statement win — it was the first Quad 1 victory of coach Brian Gregory’s tenure at USF. Call it whatever you want — but the end […]

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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 […]