Freshman right-hander Sierra Hyland broke Cal Poly’s single-season record for strikeouts and shutouts, helping Cal Poly softball sweep Long Beach State.
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Mustang News Weekly Recap, Nov. 7, 2013: New housing on campus, Republican club tears down wall
Lisa Diaz and Kim Westlund [follow id= “vaya_con_diaz”][follow id= “kimwestlund”] Mustang News anchors Lisa Diaz and Kim Westlund recap the week’s biggest news at Cal Poly.
Softball looks to 2014 after a losing campaign
A disappointing softball season that featured multiple close losses to top-ranked teams wrapped up this past weekend as the Mustangs were swept by UC Davis and finished the year in eighth place in the conference.
In her first year, Puppy gives ‘Stangs bite
Jefferson P. Nolan firstname.lastname@example.org Cal Poly softball assistant coach Gina Vecchione was 13 when her friends and teammates started calling her “Puppy.” Her men’s size 10.5 feet support a 5-foot-5 frame, giving her the proportions of a 2-month-old golden retriever. And after four collegiate national championships, a retired jersey and a career chalk-full of athletic awards, […]
Softball kicks off season at Arizona tournament
Jefferson P. Nolan email@example.com Before each game, Kim Westlund puts her left sock on before her right and her right shoe on before her left. She wears her headphones on the bus to the game and will not take them off until she steps onto the field. The junior shortstop says the same phrase to […]
Softball snaps 10-game losing streak
The Cal Poly softball team (8-22, 1-2 Big West) fell to Cal State Fullerton 7-0 in the second game of Sunday’s doubleheader after ending their 10-game losing streak earlier in the day. True freshman Jordan Yates went one inning and gave up four runs in the first to Fullerton’s powerful offense. Freshmen Chloe Wurst relieved […]
Softball kicks off 2012 season
The Cal Poly softball team began its regular season with five games in three days, at the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz., Feb. 10 to 12. Competing against nationally-ranked schools such as Arizona State and Georgia Tech, the Mustangs (1-4) won just one game at in the tournament — a 3-0 victory over Texas Tech. The […]
Putting the 'Al' in 'alumnus': Weird Al at the PAC
Grammy Award-winning legend “Weird Al” Yankovic, the biggest selling comedy recording artist of all time, will return to his alma mater, Cal Poly, for his Alpocalypse Tour on Nov. 2 in the Christopher Cohan Performing Arts Center. Yankovic graduated from Cal Poly in 1980 with a B.S. in architecture, but found that architecture wasn’t in his […]
Young softball team takes positives from losing record
In a preseason coach’s poll released back in February, Cal Poly was predicted to win the conference but two months later, it’s a different story.
Softball hopes for tough early competition to pay off down the stretch
The Cal Poly softball team has a tough nonconference schedule. Of the 14 games the team has played, 10 have been versus ranked opponents. So far, the result has not been good for the unranked Cal Poly team.