Category: Softball

Senior Traina well-loved on and off field

Jaclyn Traina’s pitching talents are almost unheard of. Not many experienced pitchers can win a softball team a national championship. Traina, now a senior, did so as a sophomore. In 2012, she went 42-3 with a 1.87 ERA. Thirty-seven of her 43 starts were complete games, and she pitched seven shutouts. She was named the MVP of the Women’s College […]

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Softball team concludes nonconference schedule

In each of its three games last week, the No. 6 Alabama softball team attracted crowds in the thousands. Even when Alabama suffered a disappointing 6-2 loss last Wednesday to Auburn at Lagoon Park in Montgomery, the atmosphere was great, coach Patrick Murphy said. “They had over 3,000 people, and the only disappointing thing was we didn’t play very well,” […]

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The Alabama softball team will face Georgia Southern at Chapel Hill, N.C., on Friday.

Softball team drops 3rd straight

The No. 6 Alabama softball team added another loss to the column on Wednesday night. It came at the hands of in-state rival No. 23 Auburn in a midweek game that ended 6-2 in favor of the Tigers. After a series loss to Mississippi State, including a 4-3 loss in extra innings after scoring three in the top of the […]

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Tide softball team travels to Montgomery

The Alabama softball team didn’t have Auburn on its 2014 schedule, originally. The rivals weren’t supposed to meet due to the rotating SEC schedule. So when Alabama and Auburn weren’t slated to play each other, Alabama coach Patrick Murphy called then-Auburn coach Tina Deese about scheduling an out-of-conference game. She agreed, but it still wasn’t set in stone. Clint Myers […]

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Kaila Hunt finishes career at UA

As her career at Alabama winds down, senior infielder Kaila Hunt has a great deal of success to look back on, but it’s not the legacy she wants. Last year, she was named an NFCA second team All-American and a Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-American. The same year, Hunt led the team in home runs and RBIs, with 15 and […]

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