Tag: Softball

Three USF streaks come to a halt Sunday

USF softball coach Ken Eriksen doesn’t expect any lingering effects of USF losing its 23-game  winning streak saying it will be, “business as usual.” ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU With one out in the bottom of the fifth inning Sunday, the Bulls had a fighting chance. The excited faces that watched […]

Fung provides spark in wins over Utah

Sophomore outfielder Mia Fung shakes off the pain after getting hit in the knuckle — the second time in two weeks — in Wednesday’s 6-1 win over Utah. ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Sophomore outfielder Mia Fung took her base wincing in pain and clutching her left hand with USF down a […]

Erica Nunn steps outside the circle

Senior Erica Nunn is batting .429 with four RBIs in 21 at-bats to start the season after not hitting since her sophomore year. ORACLE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ Weeks before the softball season commenced, Erica Nunn sat in her coach’s office petitioning for a spot in the batting order. With little resistance, […]

USF softball turns a corner in USF Tournament

Senior Erica Nunn capped off a strong weekend with a one-hit, complete-game shutout in USF's 6-0 win over Kansas on Sunday. ORACLE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ USF softball is beginning to hit its stride following a four-win weekend at the USF Tournament. With wins over Power 5 opponents Wisconsin (7-7) and Kansas […]

USF softball powers past Dolphins

Sophomore Mia Fung was one of four Bulls to have multiple RBIs in Wednesday’s win over Jacksonville. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ JACOB HOAG  With one out in the bottom of the fifth inning, sophomore outfielder Mia Fung blasted a three-run shot over the left-field wall, which ricocheted off the green lettering […]

USF softball looks for a spark against Jacksonville

After knocking home 52 RBIs while batting .378 in 2015, senior catcher Lee Ann Spivey is batting just .144 through nine games this season. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/JACOB HOAG USF trudged through an opening schedule that featured the top-three ranked teams in the country in Florida (11-0), Michigan (8-1) and Auburn (10-1). The Bulls […]

Notebook: No. 19 USF keeps fighting off injuries

USF freshman Kitija Laksa put up 13 points on Sunday before exiting the game in the waning minutes. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU For a brief moment, the USF women’s basketball team looked to be back at full health and ready to see what it could accomplish with a full complement […]