Lyndsay Butler, pitcher and junior on the Wayne State women’s softball team, starts a new chapter in the Warrior history books by breaking the all-time strikeout record during last Friday’s game in a staggering 4-1 win over Georgia College.
Several Wayne State coaches gathered at Tony V’s Tavern in Midtown Sept. 9 for the Fall Coaches Series to discuss their expectations and goals for the fall athletics season.
Gary Bryce became Wayne State's head softball coach in the fall of 1981.
Earlier this month, Detroit Tigers all-star pitcher Max Scherzer and his wife Erica hosted a baseball and softball clinic at Wayne State's baseball and softball fields.
The Wayne State softball team won two games in a best-of-three game series in St. Louis, Mo. on the weekend of May 16.
The weather in Michigan may be cold but the women’s softball team headed for warm weather in the south to begin their season.
Wayne State University’s softball team (31-20 overall) triumphed by the score of 2-1 in an eight-inning showdown against Tiffin University (26-24 overall), kicking off the 2012 GLIAC tournament.
In the winner’s bracket final, the Warriors softball team (33-20 overall) endured a long rain delay and a late-inning attack by the Ferris State Bulldogs (30-23 overall) as they held on for a 7-6 victory, advancing them into the final round of the GLIAC tournament.
The Wayne State softball team (12-14 0verall, 4-4 GLIAC) came out with ferocious bats and hungry gloves on March 31, as they hosted GLIAC opponent Ohio Dominican (12-16, 6-2 GLIAC). The Warriors dominated the Panthers in both games, seemingly scoring at will and making every defensive play that was in reach, on their way to double wins in its doubleheader.
A season removed from a seventh place finish in the GLIAC, the Wayne State softball team returns to the field on Feb. 17, looking to regain its 2010 form in which it competed in the D-II World Series.
With the weather refusing to break, the patience of the tournament committee finally did. A combination of soft fields and field temperatures that were going to dip in the 30's forced the GLIAC tournament to come to a premature end after only 7 innings.
Casey Hanes carries a nations best 0.56 ERA and is expected to start every game in the GLIAC tournament for the Warriors.
After a hard fought and very successful regular season that saw the Wayne State softball team break the school record for wins, the Warriors are ready and prepared for their second season, the GLIAC tournament. Wayne State (47-10; GLIAC 21-5) opens up the double elimination tournament as the No. 1 seed and take on No. 8 seeded Hillsdale College (16-28; 7-19) May 7.
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