2 days ago

Michigan State softball coach Jacquie Joseph has announced the 2018 Spartan softball schedule, which features games against schools from 14 different conferences, nine non-conference teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament, and three which advanced to the Women’s College World Series in 2017.

Source: Michigan State University Official Athletic Site

1 week ago

Michigan State head coach Jacquie Joseph has announced the addition of Benjamin Sorden to the Spartan softball staff. Sorden comes to Michigan State after four seasons (2014-17) on the softball staff at Indiana.

Source: Michigan State University Official Athletic Site

2 weeks ago

Jacquie Joseph has announced the upcoming addition of three student-athletes to the Michigan State Softball program for the 2019 season: Charla Echols, Abigail Joseph, and McKenzie Meech.

Source: Michigan State University Official Athletic Site

2 months ago

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has announced its All-America Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2016-17 academic year, which includes six Spartan student-athletes. For the Spartans, 2017 graduate Sarah Gutknecht, current seniors Lea Foerster, Bridgette Rainey, and Kristina Zalewski, and juniors Kaitlyn Eveland and Kelly Zackrison made the list of honorees. Nominees had to be of at least sophomore standing earning a 3.5 grade-point average or higher.

Source: Michigan State University Official Athletic Site

3 months ago

Michigan State softball coach Jacquie Joseph has announced the fall exhibition schedule for her team, with six fall dates that will help her team prepare for the upcoming 2018 season

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

6 months ago

Satchmo and DB discuss a variety of topics including the firing of Curtis Blackwell, the Title IX investigation into the football team, the Spartan football schedule, how the Spartan football and softball teams ended their seasons, the Spartan hockey staff rounding into shape and other news of note.

Source: Sparty Talkspartyon | Sports Podcasts

7 months ago

Junior Lea Foerster (Portage, Mich.) has been named a National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Second Team All-American, as announced this afternoon.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

7 months ago

Michigan State softball players Lea Foerster (Portage, Mich.) and Kristina Zalewski (Ann Arbor, Mich.) have earnedLea Foerster Academic All-America honors, as announced by CoSIDA on Thursday, May 25.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

7 months ago

It was MSU’s first postseason tournament appearance since 2004, when it won the Big Ten Tournament title and advanced to the NCAA regionals. The 34 wins were the Spartans’ most since 2006, and they broke seven team offensive records, including runs scored (345), batting average (.313), home runs (66) and RBIs (320). MSU loses two seniors going into next season.

Source: Detriot Free Press

7 months ago

Michigan State’s 2017 season came to an end on Thursday in the regional finale of the National Invitational Softball Championship, a 5-0 loss to host Illinois State.

Source: MSU’s Season Ends In NISC Regional Final – Michigan State Official Athletic Site

7 months ago

Michigan State got a walkoff 4-3 victory over Illinois State to keep its hopes alive in the NISC Regional. Ebonee Echols delivered the deciding hit, a double in the seventh inning. The teams face off again at 4 pm ET.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

7 months ago

Michigan State has placed three players on the All-Great Lakes Region team, as announced on Thursday morning by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA): Lea Foerster, Kaitlyn Eveland, and Kelcey Carrasco.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

7 months ago

A 10-run sixth inning propelled MSU to a come-from-behind victory over Murray State on Wednesday night, advancing MSU into the NISC regional finals on Thursday.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

7 months ago

Kaitlyn Eveland went 3-for-4 with four RBI and Kristina Zalewski threw two innings of no-hit relief to secure a 7-1 win over IUPUI in an NISC elimination game on Wednesday.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

7 months ago

Murray State rallied from a 6-0 deficit to score a 7-6 win in the ninth inning in the opening game of the National Softball Invitational Championship (NISC).

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

7 months ago

MSU joins IUPUI, and Murray State at regional host Illinois State for the NISC Tournament, which begins Tuesday. MSU joins IUPUI, and Murray State at regional host Illinois State for the tournament, with games beginning on Tuesday at 4 pm when the Spartans take on Murray State. The double-elimination regional round will be contested May 16-18. The Championship round will take place May 23-25 at a site to be determined after regional play.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

7 months ago

The National Invitational Softball Championships (NISC) has announced that Michigan State is among the 48 teams selected for the inaugural tournament. The Spartans were the automatic qualifier from the Big Ten Conference.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

7 months ago

The Spartan softball team ran out late-inning magic in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals, falling to No. 3 seed Ohio State 4-3 on Saturday afternoon in Ann Arbor.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

7 months ago

Michigan State’s softball team rallied for the second straight day today, this time to knock off its biggest rival. No. 7 seed MSU scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to upset No. 2 seed Michigan, 5-4, in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten softball tournament at Wilpon Complex/Alumni Field in Ann Arbor.

Source: Detroit Free Press

7 months ago

Michigan State opened the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday afternoon with an 8-7 come-from-behind victory over Indiana.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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