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Texas State hits a nine-game winning streak with Georgia State series sweep

<em>Haleigh David catches a pitch in the March 31 game against Georgia State.</em><strong>Photo by <ahref=“https://star.txstate.edu/author/LASTNAME-FIRSTNAME/>Kate Connors </a></strong>

Colton McWilliams

April 2, 2019

After a disappointing sweep by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette earlier in the season, Texas State softball has made a complete turnaround, reaching a nine-game win streak with a home sweep against Georgia State this weekend. With a four-run inning in the fourth, Texas State continued their...

Texas State softball takes down the Cardinals

Texas State softball takes down the Cardinals

Zach Lopez

March 29, 2019

Texas State softball takes down the Cardinals Texas State softball beat the Lamar Cardinals 4-1 Wednesday night at Bobcat Softball Stadium bringing their current win-streak to six games.  The Bobcats got on the board first, sophomore infielder Tara Oltmann (1-4) brought in junior outfielder Christ...

5-run seventh inning pushes Bobcats over Warhawks

Krista Jacobs pitches the ball to a waiting player at bat. <strong> Photo by Kate Connors.</strong>

Colton McWilliams

March 24, 2019

A five-run seventh inning would be the difference in the game as Texas State defeated the University of Louisiana Monroe Warhawks 8-2. With the win, the Bobcats have won the weekend series and will go for the sweep Sunday. Texas State drew first blood in the first inning as the Bobcats batted in...

Softball goes 2-1 against Jaguars

Softball goes 2-1 against Jaguars

Jordan Drake

March 19, 2019

Texas State softball finished its three-game series in Mobile, Alabama Sunday with a dominating 12-2 win against the University of South Alabama Jaguars that ended after five innings. Texas State broke open the scoring in the top of the second scoring six earned runs on six hits and never looked...

Texas State softball rallies late to take the win over South Alabama

<strong>Photo by: <a href= Lesly De Leon | Staff Photographer
Quincy Charleston pitches a softball March. 25 inside Bobcat Softball Stadium." />

Zach Lopez

March 16, 2019

Texas State softball put on a show in Mobile, Alabama Friday with a 9-6 win in the first of a three-game series against the South Alabama Jaguars, breaking a five-game losing streak. South Alabama earned two runs on three hits in the bottom of the first inning, but Texas State was able to answer...

Bobcat softball swept by Ragin’ Cajuns in first conference series

Freshman Jordyn Smith eyes the pitch before moving to hit the ball.<strong>Photo by Kate Connors.</strong>

Zach Lopez

March 12, 2019

Texas State softball went 0-3 at home in a series against the 11th-ranked University of Lousiana at Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns this weekend, marking their fifth straight loss of the season. The Bobcats lost 1-6 in the first game of the series Friday night to the Cajuns, who churned out six hits and five...

Texas State splits four game USF Rawlings Invitational

Head coach talking to one of her players

Anthony Flores

February 25, 2019

The Texas State Bobcats closed their weekend with a shutout loss to the University of South Florida Bulls, splitting the four-game USF Rawlings Invitational. Texas State opened the tournament with an impressive 17-5 win over the Virginia Tech Hokies. Virginia Tech jumped out to an early 3-0 lead...

Texas State hosts the Bobcat Classic to open the softball season

Hailey MacKay eyes the pitch as she begins to swing at the ball. Photo by Kate Connors

Jacob Sommers

February 11, 2019

The Texas State softball team began its season by hosting the Bobcat Classic at home. Texas State lost in the opening game Thursday 3-2 to the University of Texas at San Antonio. UTSA was able to score all three of their runs in the top of the third inning. While Texas State failed to capitalize...

Bobcats fall to Road Runners in season opener

Softball player No. 21 running

Anthony Flores

February 8, 2019

The Texas State Bobcats opened their 2019 season with a 3-2 loss to the University of Texas at San Antonio Road Runners. The defending Sun Belt Conference champions got off to a rocky start in the Bobcat class tournament. Starting sophomore pitcher Meagan King allowed an early hit before striking...

Bobcat softball gears up to defend title in 2019

<em>File photo</em>

Anthony Flores

February 4, 2019

With the spring ball opener coming Feb. 7, Texas State softball is bracing to defend their title as the reigning champs of the Sun Belt Conference Championship. With an influx of younger talent and the departure of six seniors, including Bobcat all-time greats Randi Rupp and Ariel Ortiz, head coach...

Cat Osterman: She’s baaaaaaack

Cat Osterman throwing for USA softball 
Photo courtesy of USA Softball. Photo by Jade Hewitt

Andrew Zimmel

January 22, 2019

Texas State’s assistant softball coach Cat Osterman is gearing up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games after making the women’s national team this month. In a 2015 Sports Illustrated interview after her last game in the National Pro Fastpitch league for the USSSA Pride, Osterman said that winnin...

Softball coach to try out for U.S. Olympic team

Cat Osterman signaling her players during  game against the University of Louisiana at Monroe
Photo courtesy of Texas State Athletics.

Anthony Flores

October 19, 2018

Softball associate head coach and former olympian pitcher Cat Osterman will be trying out for the U.S. National team for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Osterman, 35, was originally recruited by Team USA to be a member of the national team’s coaching staff in 2020 but began to have doubts ...

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