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Softball senior day wins double header

Softball senior day wins double header

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

April 16, 2019


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The USI softball team had their senior night Saturday along with a doubleheader against Missouri University of Science & Technology. In the bottom of the first inning, sophomore infielder and outfielder Alicia Webb got an RBI scoring the first run in the game. “It’s a good feeling,” Webb said...

Softball keeps winning as offense struggles

Softball keeps winning as offense struggles

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

April 20, 2017


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Sue Kunkle said the softball team is finding different ways to win during its seven game win streak. USI has been winning close games since there hasn’t been much breathing room created by the offense. Three of the last four games ended with the team up by one run. The offensive struggles stretch back e...

Softball fights back twice

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

April 16, 2017


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No. 8 Southern Indiana (36-8) passed the 35-win mark for the third straight season and last season’s win total of 35 after sweeping Wisconsin-Parkside (13-23) in a GLVC doubleheader on Friday. The wins didn’t come easy for the Eagles, but USI’s head coach, Sue Kunkle, said the fact that they...

Softball sweeps Indy as Leonhardt earns 20th win

Softball sweeps Indy as Leonhardt earns 20th win

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

April 12, 2017


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After going 5-1 last week, including a doubleheader sweep of No. 14 University of Indianapolis, the No. 10 Southern Indiana softball team is one game away from matching last season’s win total. Four of the Eagles’ five wins came when freshman pitcher, Jennifer Leonhardt (20-1), stepped into the pitchi...

Softball continues to surge

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

April 6, 2017


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No. 10 Southern Indiana (31-7) didn’t allow a run in its doubleheader sweep against Bellarmine (15-23) at the USI Softball Field  Tuesday. Both starting pitchers, Courtney Atkisson (10-4) and Jennifer Leonhardt (17-1) pitched complete game shutouts. By winning the first game, Atkisson joined Leonhar...

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