Tag "Softball"

Failure to retain players has North Texas softball stuck in a rut of mediocrity

When head coach Tracey Kee was hired as the fourth softball coach in program history in August 2013, many expected the program to experience a swift turnaround. In 16 seasons

Sophomore Lauren Craine maturing in second season with Mean Green softball

Morgan Price | Staff Writer There may be three pitchers in North Texas softball’s bullpen now, but next season, only one of them will be returning. With seniors Jessica Elder and

Twins Lacy and Lindsay Gregory impacting softball program as freshman

It has almost come down to a science. Senior infielder Kelli Schkade leads things off for the Mean Green, and she normally reaches base. She ranks 16th in Conference USA

Pump up the jam: North Texas softball dishes on its walk-up songs

Scrolling through a playlist trying to find the right pump-up jam can be a strain. Sometimes it may be even more stressful than the game a player is competing in. But

Mean Green softball determined to avoid another conference collapse

This time last season, the Mean Green softball team was close to making history – and not in a good way. That’s because on April 13, 2016, North Texas went on

Senior pitcher Stacey Underwood finding success after altering mental approach in offseason

As she takes the mound, it’s almost like a new person is wearing the No. 15 for the Mean Green softball team. She may have the same pink highlight in

The doubleheader problem; Mean Green softball struggling in back-to-back games

In a schedule built around double headers and playing up to five games in the span of three days, collegiate softball has one of the most grueling and demanding seasons.

Behind the plate with freshman catcher Nicole Ochotnicki

Crouched behind home plate, the catcher puts her glove up to receive a pitch from a former foe standing in the circle just 35 feet away. Before freshman catcher Nicole

Mean Green softball sweeps day two of UNCW tournament

The Mean Green softball team earned their first sweep of the season, defeating the University of Maryland-Baltimore County and Appalachian State Saturday in their second day of the University of

Mean Green softball confident a conference collapse won’t happen again this season

Last season, the Mean Green softball team got off to its second-best start in school history. With a 13-6 record and two wins against nationally ranked Baylor University, North Texas