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Softball prepares for potential fourth consecutive winning season

Softball team congratulating each other

Anthony Flores

January 18, 2018

The start of the 2018 softball season is right around the corner and the Bobcats are preparing to put together their fourth consecutive winning season in the last five years. The softball team posted a 42-17 record during its 2017 season which is the third most wins in school history. The Bobcats...

Athlete inspired to play softball from father’s legacy

Brooke Phillips

November 9, 2017

Playing softball at the college level has always been a dream for one Texas State athlete, and after a successful first year in the books, she continues to find inspiration for the game through her family. Bailee Carter, sophomore infielder, made her debut as a Bobcat in the 2016-17 school year. Her...

Softball drops to NPF’s Scrap Yard Dawgs 4-2

<em>File Photo of Randi Rupp</em>

Melea Polk

November 3, 2017

The Texas State softball team dropped to the National Professional Fastpitch League’s Scrap Yard Dawgs 4-2 Nov. 2 at Bobcat Softball Stadium. The Dawgs took an early lead with senior pitcher Randi Rupp at the mound in the first inning. Two RBI’s gave the Dawgs a 2-0 lead over the Bobcats. The...

The final season for a softball star

Randi Rupp, senior right-handed pitcher, winds up the pitch during a past game against Troy

Brooke Phillips

November 1, 2017

After having three successful years on the Texas State softball team, a returning veteran is back to accomplish even more for her last and final year as a Bobcat. Randi Rupp, senior right-handed pitcher, has been one of the biggest faces of the Texas State softball program since coming here in 2014...

Bobcats put together excellent season despite post-season losses

Softball team congratulating each other

Anthony Flores

June 5, 2017

The Texas State softball team ended their 2017 season at the NCAA College Station Regional with a 6-3 loss against the Texas Longhorns. The Bobcats finished their campaign with an overall record of 42-17, and a Sun Belt Conference record of 18-8. Texas State finished second overall in conference rankings,...

Texas State eliminated from College Station Regional

Softball player No. 21 running

Anthony Flores

May 21, 2017

The Texas State Bobcats suffered back to back losses to Texas A&M, 3-1, and the Texas Longhorns, 6-3, at the NCAA College Station Regional on May 20. Texas State advanced to the next round of the tournament to face the Aggies after snatching a 2-1, extra innings victory over the Longhorns on May...

Bobcats down the Longhorns 2-1 in 12 inning defensive showdown

<strong>Photo by: <a href= Joshua Castellano Davila | Staff Photographer
Bobcat Softball Team secured a win over UT March 2, at Bobcat Softball Stadium." />

Anthony Flores

May 20, 2017

The No. 2 Texas State Bobcats beat the No. 3 Texas Longhorns 2-1 in the 2017 NCAA College Station Regional on May 19 in College Station. Texas State and Texas have faced each other twice this season, with the Bobcats picking up two 2-1 victories over the Longhorns. The Bobcats were awarded the...

Bobcats fall short in final game of the regular season 4-3

Softball team congratulating each other

Melea Polk

May 8, 2017

The Texas State softball team lost the last game of their three-game series against UT Arlington 4-3 Saturday at the Allan Saxe Field in Arlington. The Bobcats finished the series 1-2 after dropping game one 6-0 and winning game two 10-3. Texas State solidified their No. 2 seed of the Sun Belt...

Bobcats down Roadrunners 3-1 in mid-week matchup

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Quincy Charleston pitches a softball March. 25 inside Bobcat Softball Stadium." />

Anthony Flores

April 27, 2017

The Texas State softball team hosted the University of Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners at Bobcat Softball Stadium Wednesday night picking up a 3-1 win. The win gives the Bobcats a 9-1 record in mid-week games for the season, and comes in large part thanks to the excellent Bobcat defense, as the Texas...

No pressure for Randi Rupp

<em>File Photo of Randi Rupp</em>

Melea Polk

April 26, 2017

With over 800 collegiate strikeouts and an earned run average of around 1.00, junior pitcher Randi Rupp refuses to feel any pressure while on the mound. When pitching, Rupp tries to have a clear mind, focus on each pitch and let everything fall into place. “I don’t feel like I am under pressure...

Texas State defeats Georgia Southern in game-three to win series

<em>File photo</em>

Anthony Flores

April 24, 2017

After starting their series against the Georgia Southern Eagles with an 2-0 loss, the Texas State softball team rebounded with a 9-4 win in game two, and closed out the series with a 4-3 win Sunday. The win improves the Bobcats to a 34-11 overall record, with a Sun Belt Conference record of 14-6. Texas S...

Texas State and Georgia Southern split doubleheader on Saturday

Softball team congratulating each other

Melea Polk

April 23, 2017

The Texas State softball team split their series doubleheader 1-1 with Sun Belt Conference team Georgia Southern Saturday in Georgia. The Bobcats dropped to the Eagles in the first game 2-0. Game two ended in favor of the Bobcats with 9-4. Texas State’s overall record dropped to 33-11 and 13-6 in...

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