2013 Cal Poly Softball Headlines

  • Andersen Caps Cal Poly Softball Season with Easton All-America Honor
    June 28, 2013
    Cal Poly softball junior third baseman Jillian Andersen added to her season trophy cabinet recently by becoming the first Mustang in four years to earn Easton All-America praise.
  • Andersen, Westlund and Cochiolo Earn All-Big West Softball Honors
    May 14, 2013
    After leading the Cal Poly softball program with a .325 batting average, a .402 on-base percentage and 53 hits, Mustang junior third baseman Jillian Andersen was named to the All-Big West Conference second team on Tuesday afternoon. Joining Andersen were junior shortstop Kim Westlund and junior catcher Mariah Cochiolo, both of whom earned All-Big West honorable mention acclaim.
  • UC Davis Tops Cal Poly Softball Team in Regular Season Finale, 4-0
    May 11, 2013
    Junior catcher Mariah Cochiolo collected a team-leading two hits, but a three-run fifth inning from UC Davis helped propel the Aggies to a 4-0 victory against the Cal Poly softball team during the 2013 regular season finale between both programs at LaRue Field.
  • Mustang Softball Team Swept in Saturday Doubleheader at UC Davis
    May 10, 2013
    Junior third baseman Jillian Andersen and sophomore designated player Emily Ceccacci each finished with a team-leading three hits on Saturday afternoon, but the Cal Poly softball program dropped both ends of a doubleheader versus UC Davis, falling 5-2 in the opening game and 6-4 in the nightcap at LaRue Field.
  • Cal Poly Softball Team Concludes Regular Season at UC Davis May 10-11
    May 09, 2013
    The Cal Poly softball program wraps up the 2013 regular season when visiting UC Davis for a three-game set at LaRue Field that opens with a 1 p.m. doubleheader on Friday, May 10 and closes with a 12 noon matchup on Sunday, May 11.
  • Mustang Softball Team Trumped Late in Series Finale at UC Riverside
    April 28, 2013
    Junior second baseman Ashley Romano and junior catcher Mariah Cochiolo both matched career highs with three hits apiece, but UC Riverside produced the decisive run with two out in the bottom of the sixth inning as the Cal Poly softball program was edged at Amy S. Harrison Field on Sunday afternoon, 3-2.
  • Mustang Softball Program Splits Saturday Doubleheader at UC Riverside
    April 27, 2013
    Junior third baseman Jillian Andersen’s sixth-inning, bases-loaded single stood as the decisive blow and starting sophomore lefthander Chloe Wurst tossed her sixth complete-game shutout of 2013 as the Cal Poly softball program opened a Saturday afternoon doubleheader versus UC Riverside with a 2-0 triumph at Amy S. Harrison Field. Powered by a four-run second inning, however, UC Riverside returned during the second game to whitewash Cal Poly, 8-0, in five innings.
  • Mustangs Enter Big West Home Stretch at UC Riverside April 27-28
    April 25, 2013
    The Cal Poly softball program closes the 2013 regular season with a six-game road trip that begins with a three-game April 27-28 set at UC Riverside. The series at Amy S. Harrison Field gets underway with a 12 noon doubleheader on Saturday, April 27 before closing with a 12 noon single contest the ensuing Sunday.
  • Mustangs Edged by No. 15 Hawai’i in 2013 Home Finale
    April 20, 2013
    Sophomore starting lefthander Chloe Wurst tossed a complete-game seven-hitter and struck out three batters, but two run-scoring singles from Hawai’i shortstop Jessica Iwata accounted for the difference on Saturday afternoon at Bob Janssen Field as the Cal Poly softball program was edged by the 15th-ranked Rainbow Wahine, 2-1.
  • Mustang Softball Team Edged Twice by No. 15 Hawai’i
    April 19, 2013
    Sophomore starting lefthander Chloe Wurst matched a career high with seven strikeouts during the Cal Poly softball team’s Friday doubleheader opening game against No. 15 Hawai’i, but the Rainbow Wahine allowed just three hits as the Mustangs dropped a 4-0 decision at Bob Janssen Field. Despite taking a first-inning lead during the nightcap, Cal Poly also fell in the second game, 3-1.
  • Cal Poly Softball Team Closes Blue-Green Series with 3-1 Triumph
    April 17, 2013
    Sophomore righthander Jordan Yates tossed a complete-game four-hitter and junior shortstop Kim Westlund’s two-out, two-run single during the bottom of the fourth inning marked the decisive blow as the Cal Poly softball team concluded its season series against Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara with a 3-1 victory on Wednesday afternoon at Bob Janssen Field.
  • Mustangs Wrap Home Slate versus UC Santa Barbara, No. 15 Hawai’i
    April 16, 2013
    The Cal Poly softball program opens its final home stand of 2013 and closes its season series against Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara when hosting the Gauchos for a 3 p.m. single game on Wednesday, April 17 at Bob Janssen Field. The Mustangs (17-26-1, 6-8) then conclude their 18-game home schedule when hosting No. 15 and Big West Conference-leading Hawai’i for a three-game set that opens with a 4 p.m. doubleheader on Friday, April 19 and closes with a 2 p.m.
  • Gerhart, Wurst Help Lift Cal Poly Softball Team Past Cal State Northridge
    April 14, 2013
    Sophomore lefthander Chloe Wurst tossed a complete game and senior center fielder Whitley Gerhart’s second-inning solo home run stood as the difference as the Cal Poly softball program closed its series versus Cal State Northridge with a 2-1 triumph on Sunday afternoon at Matador Diamond.
  • Mustangs Swept in Saturday Doubleheader at Cal State Northridge
    April 13, 2013
    Sophomore righthander Jordan Yates tossed a complete-game four-hitter on Saturday afternoon, but a two-out, two-run homer by Cal State Northridge second baseman Korinne Randazzo during the bottom of the seventh inning propelled the Matadors to 3-2 victory at Matador Diamond. The Matadors also captured game No. 1 against Cal Poly, 7-0.
  • Mustangs Drop Wednesday Doubleheader to UC Santa Barbara
    April 10, 2013
    Junior third baseman Jillian Andersen finished Wednesday's doubleheader versus Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara with a team-leading four hits -- including a career-high three during the opening game -- but the Cal Poly softball program dropped both ends of the matchup at Bob Janssen Field, falling 3-1 and 1-0.
  • Mustangs Host UCSB, Visit Cal State Northridge for Weekend Series
    April 09, 2013
    The Cal Poly softball program looks to break back into the Big West Conference championship race when hosting Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara for a 3 p.m. doubleheader on Wednesday, April 10 at Bob Janssen Field (the split series will conclude with a 3 p.m. single game on Wednesday, April 17 in San Luis Obispo). The Mustangs conclude action this week when visiting Cal State Northridge for a three-game April 13-14 series at Matador Diamond.
  • Mustangs Edged by Pacific in Series Finale, 3-1
    April 07, 2013
    Junior shortstop Kim Westlund swatted her first home run of the 2013 season on Sunday afternoon, but the shot counted as the Cal Poly softball program’s lone offense against Pacific as the Mustangs dropped a 3-1 contest against the Tigers at Bob Janssen Field.
  • Mustang Softball Looks to Maintain Big West Momentum versus Pacific
    April 06, 2013
    Off to the program’s best start to a Big West season in three years, the Cal Poly softball team looks to stay in the conference title chase when hosting Pacific for a three-game April 6-7 series. Action at Bob Janssen Field gets underway with a 12 noon doubleheader on Saturday, April 6 before concluding with a 12 noon single game on Sunday.
  • Mustangs Rally to Split Saturday Doubleheader versus Pacific
    April 06, 2013
    Sophomore lefthander and reigning Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week selection Chloe Week allowed five hits in a complete-game shutout as the Cal Poly softball program closed a Saturday doubleheader against Pacific with a 3-0 victory at Bob Janssen Field. The Mustangs, however, dropped Saturday’s opening contest, 7-0.
  • Wurst Earns Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week Praise
    April 01, 2013
    After recording successive shutout victories to help the Cal Poly softball program post a three-game sweep at Cal State Fullerton (March 29-30), Mustang sophomore lefthander Chloe Wurst was named Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday afternoon.
  • Mustang Softball Team Finalizes Sweep of Cal State Fullerton
    March 30, 2013
    Junior left fielder Lauren Moreno’s solo home run during the top of the second inning set a triumphant tone for the Cal Poly softball program on Saturday afternoon as the Mustangs completed a three-game sweep of Cal State Fullerton with a 4-0 victory at Anderson Family Field.
  • Mustangs Sweep Friday Doubleheader at Cal State Fullerton
    March 29, 2013
    Junior shortstop Kim Westlund’s run-scoring single during the opening game of a Friday doubleheader at Cal State Fullerton provided the Cal Poly softball team a 1-0 victory while junior catcher Mariah Cochiolo’s two-run single in the nightcap accounted for the winning margin in a 3-2 triumph as the Mustangs produced a pair of two-out, fifth-inning rallies to sweep the Titans at Anderson Family Field.
  • Cal Poly Resumes Big West Conference Action at Cal State Fullerton
    March 28, 2013
    Following Monday’s doubleheader split against Fresno State, the Cal Poly softball program resumes Big West Conference action when visiting Cal State Fullerton for a three-game March 29-30 series.
  • Gerhart Homer Helps Cal Poly Split Doubleheader with Fresno State
    March 25, 2013
    Senior center fielder Whitley Gerhart’s sixth-inning, two-run homer helped power the Cal Poly softball team to a 6-5 come-from-behind victory against Fresno State during the opening game of a Monday afternoon doubleheader at Bob Janssen Field.
  • Cal Poly Softball Edges Long Beach State for First Big West Win
    March 24, 2013
    Sophomore righthander Jordan Yates tossed a complete-game shutout and stranded 13 Long Beach State baserunners as the Cal Poly softball program earned its first Big West Conference victory of the 2013 season by edging the 49ers on Sunday afternoon at Bob Janssen Field, 2-0.
  • Cal Poly Falls in Both Ends of Saturday Big West-Opening Doubleheader
    March 23, 2013
    Successive sixth-inning home runs sank the Cal Poly softball program 5-4 during the opening game of a Saturday doubleheader while the Mustangs were also edged during the second game against Long Beach State at Bob Janssen Field, 1-0.
  • Cal Poly Opens Big West Slate versus Long Beach State, Hosts Fresno State
    March 22, 2013
    The Cal Poly softball program opens a five-game home stand and its 17th season of Big West Conference competition when hosting Long Beach State for a three-game series that begins with a 12 noon doubleheader on Saturday, March 23. The series at Bob Janssen Field versus the 49ers (19-12) concludes with a 12 noon single game on Sunday, March 24.
  • Mustang Softball Team Splits Sunday Doubleheader at CSU Bakersfield
    March 17, 2013
    The Cal Poly softball program split a non-conference doubleheader on Sunday afternoon at CSU Bakersfield, falling 4-3 to the Roadrunners in the first game before winning the nightcap 2-0.
  • Mustang Softball Caps Big West Preparations Sunday at CSU Bakersfield
    March 16, 2013
    The Cal Poly softball program completes preparations for its 17th season of Big West Conference action when visiting CSU Bakersfield for a 12 noon doubleheader on Sunday, March 17.
  • Cal Poly Wins Twice During Sunday Finales of Mustang Classic
    March 10, 2013
    The Cal Poly softball team led from the onset during its Sunday doubleheader opener at the Mustang Classic before rallying for victory during the nightcap as Cal Poly closed tournament play with wins against, respectively, Northern Illinois (6-5) and Sacramento State (2-1) at Bob Janssen Field.
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