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Women’s fastpitch 6-0 after victorious weekend
April 7, 2014

Photos by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – Women’s fastpitch softball at Washington State University finished the weekend with four wins, sending the spring record to 6-0. Four players got at least one home run.

Researchers hit virtual heads to make softball, sports safer
September 12, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – Two nearly identical softballs, both approved for league play, can have dramatically different effects when smacked into a player’s head.


Those are the findings from a study conducted by Professor Lloyd Smith in Washington State University’s School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and project engineer Derek Nevins. The report will be presented at the Asia Pacific Congress on Sports Technology later this month in Hong Kong. Their work was published in the journal, Proceedia Engineering.


Smith’s group developed a unique model of a softball that they electronically throw at a virtual head to better understand and prevent injuries.

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WSU soccer beats Coug volleyball, 5-2
August 12, 2010








Slideshow and article by Tim Marsh, WSU Today



PULLMAN – The women’s soccer team squared off against the women’s volleyball team Wednesday evening, Aug. 11, at Bailey-Brayton field, in softball game that was all Cougars.


In the end, the Cougar soccer team beat their WSU volleyball counterparts, 5-2, in exhibition action. Head coaches
Matt Potter (soccer) and
Andrew Palileo (volleyball) led their teams. 
(Video below)


Donnie Marbut, WSU baseball head coach, was umpire.


Tied, 1-1, after its scheduled five innings, the game went into extra innings with soccer … » More …