SF State Gator's Kelsey Murakami (13), hugs her teammates as they give her flowers during the senior celebration ceremony before the first game of a double header against the Sonoma State Seawolves at SF State Sat. April 26.
27 Apr 2014

Gator softball concludes their season with Senior Day

What was supposed to be a celebration for the softball seniors was spoiled by rivals Sonoma State, shutting out SF State in both games Saturday, 8-0 and 6-0. It was

14 Apr 2014

Softball ends series with dramatic extra inning win

After a lengthy 13 innings and an incredible shot down center field by Selina Rodriguez, the Gator softball team earned themselves a split with No. 15 UC San Diego winning

14 Apr 2014

Softball earns doubleheader split against the conference’s first place team

Thanks to outstanding pitching and defense The Gators earned a split in their doubleheader against the No. 20 ranked UC San Diego Tritons Friday. With two games left in the

SF State's Kylie Garbowski (6) on home plate putouts Amanda Wallach (3) of the Norte Dame de Namur Argonauts at the SF State Gator's home game against Notre Dame de Namur at the softball Field Wednesday, April 9. Photo by Jenny Sokolova /Xpress
09 Apr 2014

Softball team split doubleheader against Notre Dame de Namur

UPDATE: SF State’s dugout cleared out as Marisa Andrade rounded each base with a smile from cheek to cheek, only for the whole team to greet her at home plate after

23 Mar 2014

Softball team loses to Chico, despite strong pitching

With the bases loaded and only one out in the fourth, the Gators were poised to turn a one-run deficit into a comfortable lead. A few pitches later, that chance

20 Mar 2014

Gator softball sweeps the visiting Cal State Stanislaus Warriors, moves up in conference

The entire SF State softball team and cheering section were on their feet and yelling at the top of their lungs, as the winning run crossed the plate, in an

18 Mar 2014

Softball faces loss in doubleheader with Cal Baptist

SF State’s Selina Rodriguez (24) tags out Cal Baptist’s Jacque Lopez (14) at first base during the Gators game against the Lancers at SF State’s softball field, Saturday, March 15,

14 Mar 2014

Softball team loses two games in doubleheader, optimistic about season

SF State’s Kelsey Murakami throws the ball to first base against Dixie State Tuesday, March 11 at SF State’s softball field. SF State lost 1-4. Photo by Rachel Aston /

12 Mar 2014

Sister, sister: Twin softball players go head-to-head

Identical twin sisters Jenny and Katie Obbema both play softball, but attend SF State and Humboldt State. Photo by Becky Obbema / Special to Xpress For the first time in

01 Feb 2014

Softball’s returning players give hope for a successful season

A young core of returning players has the Gator softball team poised to duplicate last year’s early season success, when they won four of their first five games and captured

27 Apr 2013

Gators split doubleheader with Pioneers, end season

[HTML1] After splitting a doubleheader with Cal State East Bay Pioneers Friday, April 26, 2013, the Gators softball team started strong, sending the Pioneers packing with a 7-0 first game

19 Apr 2013

Gators sweep Coyotes in doubleheader

[set_id=72157633282188957] By Mike Hendrickson / Special to Xpress The Gators’ softball team shutout the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes 5-0 in the first of their two games, and squeezed by

14 Apr 2013

Gators split doubleheader with Otters

The Gator softball team heated up the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader with a shutout 3-0 win over the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters but lost momentum in the second

22 Mar 2013

Humboldt State Lumberjacks defeat Gators in doubleheader

By Frank Leal The SF State Women’s softball team faced off against the Humboldt State Lumberjacks in a doubleheader ending in defeat for the Gators on Friday, March 22, 2013. Both

18 Mar 2013

Gators softball comes out even after weekend doubleheader against Penguins

Photos by Gabriella Gamboa / Xpress The SF State Gator softball team tied against the Dominican University Penguins in a doubleheader at SF State on Sunday, March 17, 2013. The

09 Mar 2013

SF State softball claims victory in doubleheader against Cal State Dominguez Hills

[HTML1] SF State’s softball beat Cal State Dominguez Hills in a doubleheader at SF State on Saturday, March 9, 2013. The Gators won the first game 5-2 and the second

21 Apr 2012

SF State Gator softball closes season with doubleheader against Sonoma State Seawolves

Three Gator athletes were carted out of the first inning due to injuries during softball’s season-ending doubleheader Saturday that only continued Sonoma State domination of the home team. The Gators

20 Apr 2012

Sonoma State pitcher shuts down SF State softball at home

Sonoma State’s starting pitcher Samantha Lipperd dominated SF State’s softball team earlier today by keeping the Gators scoreless in back to back games. Coming into the matchup, Lipperd was leading

17 Apr 2012

Gator softball sweeps Cal State Stanislaus in tight back-to-back games

The SF State softball team snapped a four-game losing streak after sweeping the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors in the doubleheader Tuesday. The Gators managed to grab the win with clutch-hitting in the

10 Mar 2012

SF State softball team splits doubleheader of three-game series against Grand Canyon

Solid pitching was the key component in both games of the doubleheader Thursday that pitted the SF State women’s softball team against the non-conference opponent Grand Canyon Antelopes. The Gators won

25 Feb 2012

SF State softball team splits Saturday doubleheader against UC San Diego

The women’s Gator softball team managed to steal a win from the 10th ranked UC San Diego Tritons at home on Saturday. The doubleheader allowed for both teams to come out with

08 Feb 2012

SF State alumnus Ernie Munoz returns as softball coach

Collegiate athletes are lucky to be remembered through honorary mentions or record-breaking seasons. Upon graduation, most athletes leave their respective colleges and reflect on their team members and coaching staff

26 Apr 2011

Softball sisters lead team to victory

Softball standouts Kelsey and Kendra Wood have heard every joke in the book about identical twins. But don’t be fooled – being twins is just a small part of their

19 Apr 2011

Softball players reminisce on Senior Day

Amid the clouds and the fog, gold balloons floated and giant purple posters hung last weekend on the outskirts of a tall black fence in what turned out to be an

13 Apr 2011

Gators exact revenge on Argonauts

In a surprising 8-6 win in their first game of a double header against Notre Dame de Namur University Thursday, the Gators softball team showed off their skills with clutch

12 Apr 2011

Women's softball splits grueling four-day series

Playing a grueling four doubleheaders in the span of four days, the SF State softball team relied on strong pitching and timely hitting to maintain their recent high level of

10 Apr 2011

Gators split series with Coyotes

After sweeping Notre Dame de Namur in back-to-back non-conference games, the SF State softball team played its third straight doubleheader match against the fifth placed team in the California Collegiate

16 Mar 2011

Cal State Monterey Otters drown Gators in four-game series at the Swamp

Clutch hitting, solid pitching and spectacular defensive plays helped the SF State women’s softball team avoid a sweep to the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters at home. Seasoned senior Gators’

13 Mar 2011

Gators fall short to Otters in four-game series

In a desperate attempt to win their four-game series against CSU Monterey Bay Saturday, the Gators softball team struggled in the last doubleheader that ended in defeat. Losing 1-2 to

12 Mar 2011

Gators split doubleheader against Monterey

After snapping their seven-game losing streak last weekend against Chico State, the SF State women’s softball team split their doubleheader home series defeating the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters 3-1