Southern Illinois Upsets Mississippi State At Puerto Vallarta Challenge

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Holy Salukis! Southern Illinois pulls off the 4-1 upset over top 25 Mississippi State at the Puerto Vallarta Challenge.

REPLAY | Southern Illinois vs Mississippi State

Brianna Jones held the Bulldogs to one run and five hits. Katelyn Massa led the way with a stellar performance plating two runs for the Salukis in the first and sixth inning.

The Salukis struck first in the bottom of the first with a two-out RBI single by Massa. The Bulldogs responded in the top of the third tying up the game after a Kat Moore RBI single.

Headed into the bottom of the sixth, Massa sent a solo shot to center putting the Salukis up 2-1. Kyleigh Decker followed with a double to right and Ashley Wood continued the trend with a double to score Decker, 3-1. The bases were juiced for Susie Baranski who walked to plate another run, 4-1.

The Bulldogs did not have an answer in the seventh as they left six runners aboard.

THE Spring Games Announces 2020 Logo Selection Contest Participants

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THE Spring Games, the World’s largest college softball event, announced Monday that it has officially opened it’s 2020 Logo Selection Contest for public voting on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Rising Star: Speedster Reagan Johnson Is The Lightning For The Thunderbolts

When Jay Roberson took over as head coach for the Birmingham Thunderbolts 16U squad this season, he inherited a team loaded with power. Through the first 20 games this fall, the Bolts have already hit 32 home runs.

Head Softball Coach Mike Smith Resigns From Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss head softball coach Mike Smith has resigned from his position. Ruben Felix will step in to be the interim head coach for the upcoming 2020 season, announced Sunday by athletics director Keith Carter.

Easton Diamond Sports Announced As 2020 Top Gun Invitational Title Sponsor

Shawnee, Kan. – Top Gun Events, the national leader in premier youth fastpitch tournaments, is excited to announce that they have reached an agreement with Easton Diamond Sports to become the title sponsor of the 2020 Top Gun Invitational. As part of the agreement, Easton will provide prize packages worth $5,000 to the champions of the 12U-18U Maverick competition divisions. 

Cast Your Vote For The Best Dressed Club Team Of 2019

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The Ultimate Gift Guide For Softball Players

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'Tis the season to gift to your favorite softball player.

The History Of The Division III Softball Dynasty: The College of New Jersey

Mark Allister will be covering DIII softball for FloSoftball this upcoming year, and he would welcome your story ideas at his email address, allister@stolaf.edu. Allister is a professor of English at St. Olaf College in Minnesota and the author of Women’s College Softball on the Rise: A Season Inside the Game.

Canadian Wild Return To NPF For Second Season

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Marion, IL (November 20, 2019) – The Southern Illinois Miners are proud to announce that their partnership with Softball Canada will continue into 2020, as the Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois will return to Rent One Park to play their second season in Southern Illinois and National Pro Fastpitch (NPF).

Rising Star: Arizona Storm 2022 Shortstop Viviana Martinez

Arizona Storm coach Corey Mathis remembers the first time when college coaches started taking notice of Viviana Martinez. The left-handed-hitting shortstop lofted a routine fly ball to center field that was about to be caught.