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IU hopes win streak will grow at Iowa

Heading into this weekend’s series against the Iowa Hawkeyes, the IU softball team is coming off of a doubleheader win against Ball State.

The IU softball team huddles up before a game April 8 at the IU Softball Field. The Hoosiers play Ball State 3 p.m. today at home.

IU takes on Ball State in two games


The Hoosiers will be seeing a familiar Ball State team at 3 and 5 p.m. today in a doubleheader at home. Unfortunately for the Hoosiers, Ball State is playing much better than it was during their last matchup March 14.

Senior Emily Bergeson yells to her teammates during the first of two games against Ohio State on April 8 at the IU Softball Field. Sophomore Sara Olson pitched a no-hitter in the second game.

IU faces Tulsa on Saturday

IU will face Tulsa at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the IU Softball Field. Tulsa comes into Saturday sitting near the top of the Conference USA standings as its second-winningest team. The Hoosiers are also likely to face junior pitcher Jackie Lawrence, who was the Conference USA Co-Pitcher of the Week last week.

Sophomore pitcher Sara Olson prepares for a pitch against Ohio State, April 8, 2009 at the IU Softball field.

IU loses two at Illinois


The Hoosiers were not able to continue their win streak at Illinois on Wednesday, losing both games in the doubleheader.

Sophomore Pitcher Ashley Hobbs winds up April 8 during the first game of a double header agaisnt Ohio State at the IU Softball Field. Indiana lost the first game 14-4, and the second 1-0.

Pitching duo faces powerful Illini


Senior Ashley Hobbs and sophomore Sara Olson have combined for three straight gems from the mound for the Hoosiers (7-28, 3-7). With a double header at Illinois (22-12, 5-4) tonight, the pitching duo will look to make it five.

Sophomore pitcher Sara Olson hits a foul ball during the first game of a double-header against Ohio State on Wednesday afternoon at the IU Softball Field. Olson pitched a no-hitter in the second game.

Team prepares for Michigan State series


IU (5-28, 1-7) will head to East Lansing, Mich., this weekend to face Michigan State (13-18, 0-5). But the stage for this game will be a little different from the usual.

Junior outfielder Kelli Ritchison watches the game from third base Wednesday afternoon during the first game of a double header against Ohio State at the IU Softball Field. Indiana lost the first game 14-4, and the second 1-0.

Olson throws no-hitter in two losses


Sophomore pitcher Sara Olson put her name in the IU record books Wednesday afternoon, recording the first no-hitter in almost three years. However, the Hoosiers (5-28, 1-7) still lost to the No. 16 Ohio State Buckeyes (30-6, 7-1) 1-0.

Freshman Bridget Langan stands on first base during the sixth inning against Indiana State on March 26 at the IU Softball Field. Freshman Molly Anderson hit a walk-off RBI in the eighth inning, lifting the Hoosiers to a 5-4 win over the Sycamores.

Hoosiers to face Big Ten’s best in Ohio State


The Hoosiers (5-26, 1-5) recently got something they have  lacked throughout the season: a feature pitcher. Sophomore pitcher Sara Olson will take the mound against the Big Ten’s best today, when IU faces No. 16 Ohio State (28-6, 5-1) at 2 p.m. today.

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IU faces No. 15 Louisville

After falling to Minnesota at home this past weekend to open up the Big Ten season, the Hoosiers (3-21, 0-2) will look to sneak up on No. 15 Lousiville (26-3, 4-0) at  5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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Rested team travels to Fla.


The Hoosiers will have to execute on both sides of the ball if they plan on snapping the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles’ 17-game winning streak. The Eagles (25-4) will take on the Hoosiers in the opening game 4 p.m. Friday.

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Yamaguchi’s softball career comes full circle


Practices are tough to watch these days for Tory Yamaguchi. Whenever she spots a catcher’s mitt, the former IU softball standout can’t help but reminisce of the days when she signaled for changeups and fastballs.