The Daily Utah Chronicle

Softball: Utes Travel to Texas for Texas A&M Tournament

Softball: Utes Travel to Texas for Texas A&M Tournament

By Casey Overfield

March 2, 2018

Midway through its preseason play, the University of Utah softball team is traveling to College Station, Texas, to play in the Texas A&M tournament at the Aggie Softball Complex. The team will play five games over the course of three days.   After a successful weekend in California at the Mary Nutt...

Softball: Amy Hogue: From Player to Coach

Softball: Amy Hogue: From Player to Coach

By Casey Overfield

February 25, 2018

Coaching a college sports team requires a lot of time, energy and skill. Amy Hogue, the head coach of the University of Utah softball team, knows this all too well as she is in her 18th year with the program. Even before her coaching career started, Hogue was a standout player with the Utes as an underg...

Life After Softball

Life After Softball

By Casey Overfield

February 25, 2018

The life of a student-athlete can get overwhelming while balancing practices, games, schoolwork and other daily responsibilities. Miranda Viramontes, pitcher for the University of Utah women’s softball team, has experienced such challenges firsthand. As she enters her fourth and final year as a Ute,...

Softball: Utah Goes 4-2 at Mary Nutter Classic

Softball: Utah Goes 4-2 at Mary Nutter Classic

By Casey Overfield

February 25, 2018

This past weekend, the University of Utah softball team competed in the Mary Nutter Classic in Cathedral City, California. The Utes took on Syracuse, Arkansas, Cal Poly SLO, Fordham, Loyola Marymount and UC Santa Barbara in their six-game series. After splitting Saturday's contest with one victory and one loss...

Castaneda Takes on Leadership Role

Castaneda Takes on Leadership Role

By Casey Overfield

February 21, 2018

For some softball players when they begin playing on the college field, the game seems to be more sped up than compared to high school or travel ball. For sophomore BreOnna Castaneda of the University of Utah softball team, it was a struggle for her to get caught up to speed once she started playing ...

Softball: Utah Set for Mary Nutter Classic

Softball: Utah Set for Mary Nutter Classic

By Casey Overfield

February 17, 2018

In its second weekend of preseason play, the University of Utah softball team will travel to Cathedral City, California, to compete in the Mary Nutter Classic. The tournament runs from Feb. 17-19, and it will feature 16 teams. Utah will face Syracuse and Arkansas on Saturday, Cal Poly and Fordham on S...

Peterson Takes Love For Softball to Higher Heights

Peterson Takes Love For Softball to Higher Heights

By Casey Overfield

February 15, 2018

Playing college sports is an accomplishment, but playing for a national team is also a feat, especially if it's for the country that one's parent is from. For Aubrey Peterson, a junior on the University of Utah softball team, that was the case. She was a member of the Great Britain National Softball...

Softball: Utah Finishes 2-3 at Kajikawa Classic

Softball: Utah Finishes 2-3 at Kajikawa Classic

By Casey Overfield

February 15, 2018

To open its season, the No. 15 University of Utah softball team traveled to Tempe, Arizona to compete in the Kajikawa Classic. The team concluded the tournament going 2-3. The Utes took on New Mexico, Georgia, Nebraska, Tennessee and Saint Mary’s.    “It was so cool to see everyone finally ...

Softball: Utah Opens Season with Kajikawa Classic

Softball: Utah Opens Season with Kajikawa Classic

By Casey Overfield

February 9, 2018

To open its 2018 season, the University of Utah softball team will travel to Tempe, Arizona, to compete in the Kajikawa Classic hosted by Arizona State. The Utes will begin play on Friday, Feb. 9, with the tournament wrapping up on Sunday, Feb. 11. The tournament will include 28 different teams with 76 scheduled...

Pitchers Can’t Play it Alone

Pitchers Can’t Play it Alone

By Emilee White

August 18, 2017

Softball is a game made up of multiple positions that rely on each other in order to play as a team. University of Utah softball pitcher, Katie Donovan, believes pitchers are just as much a part of the team as any other player, because even if they only have one job, pitching, it is vital. There is more...

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