Neal, Tsuchiyama Complete Softball StaffCal State Fullerton head softball coach Kelly Ford announced the addition of Cya Neal as the Director of Operations and Ariel Tsuchiyama as an Administrative Assistant to the program on Monday.
Titans Host Softball Alumni GameThe Cal State Fullerton softball program will host its annual alumni game at 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 15, at Anderson Family Field.
Titans Update Softball StaffCal State Fullerton head softball coach Kelly Ford announced the promotion of Jorge Araujo to the role of first assistant coach and Claire Sua-Amundson as an assistant coach on Wednesday afternoon.
Kingsbury to Lead Whittier College Softball ProgramCal State Fullerton softball Associate Head Coach Dee Dee Kingsbury has accepted the head coaching position at Whittier College, it was announced Tuesday by Special Assistant to the President and Executive Director of Whittier Athletics, Robert Coleman. Kingsbury becomes the ninth coach in Whittier College history to lead the Poet softball program.
2013-14 Softball Season RecapWith one of the toughest schedules in the nation, the Cal State Fullerton softball team finished fourth in the Big West Conference and reached the most wins since 2007 during the 2014 season.
Pair of Titans to Compete in the World Cup of SoftballCal State Fullerton infielder Missy Taukeiaho will compete with the Mexican national team while outfielder Gabby Rodas will play alongside the Philippines national team this week at the General Tire World Cup of Softball IX. Both teams play a six-game schedule Tuesday thru Saturday at Bill Barber Park in Irvine, Calif., hosted by the Southern California ASA.
Taukeiaho Selected on NFCA All-American Third TeamCal State Fullerton sophomore third baseman Missy Taukeiaho was named to the 2014 NFCA Division I All-American Third Team on Wednesday. Taukeiaho becomes the 29th Titan to be named to an NFCA All-American team and the first since Kiki Munoz earned second team honors in 2008.
Taukeiaho Named to NFCA All-West Region First TeamCal State Fullerton sophomore third baseman Missy Taukeiaho was named to the 2013 National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-West Region Second Team on Thursday morning. Taukeiaho becomes the first Titan to be named to an NFCA All-West Region First Team since Kiki Munoz earned the same honor in 2008.
Six Titans Earn All-Big West Honors; Taukeiaho Player of the YearCal State Fullerton sophomore Missy Taukeiaho and senior Ariel Tsuchiyama were named to the All-Big West Conference First Team, highlighting a group of six Titans named to the all-league honor roll released by the conference office on Tuesday evening. Taukeiaho also became the 11th Titan to be crowned the Player of the Year in the conference.
Titans Conclude Regular Season on High Note, Sweep MatadorsThe Cal State Fullerton softball team used a six-run third inning to rout Cal State Northridge, 10-1, in the final contest of the regular season at Matador Diamond on Saturday afternoon. The Titans completed the first three-game sweep of a Big West foe over the entire year.
Titans Dominate in Sweep of Matadors on FridayThe Cal State Fullerton softball team swept Cal State Northridge behind Christina Washington’s one-run gem and Missy Taukeiaho's five RBI performance in a 14-1 rout in game one, while using Monique Wesley’s first career complete game shutout, 2-0, at Matador Diamond on Friday afternoon.
Titans Close Out Regular Season Traveling to NorthridgeThe Cal State Fullerton softball will close out the regular season traveling to Northridge, Calif., for a three-game set at Cal State Northridge. The Titans and Matadors will compete in a doubleheader on Friday, May 9 at noon and 2 p.m., while wrapping up the final game of the season for both squads with a single game on Saturday, May 10 at noon.
UC Davis Powers Past Titans, 9-6The UC Davis softball team exploded for a six-run fourth inning to erase a three-run deficit and salvage the final game of the series with Cal State Fullerton, 9-6, at Anderson Family Field on Sunday afternoon.
Titans Sweep UC Davis, Capture Series on SaturdayThe Cal State Fullerton softball team swept UC Davis for the first time at Anderson Family Field since 2006 behind Eliza Crawford’s walk-off RBI double in game one, 5-4, while the Fullerton offense exploded for a season-high 14 hits en route to a 10-5 decision in the night cap on Saturday.
Titans Rout Santa Clara, 12-4The Cal State Fullerton softball team tallied at least two runs over the first four innings en route to a 12-4 run-rule victory in five innings over Santa Clara at Anderson Family Field on Thursday evening.
Titans Host Final Homestand Highlighted by ESPN3 and Senior DayThe Cal State Fullerton softball team concludes the final home stretch with four games at Anderson Family Field in Fullerton, Calif. Fullerton welcomes non-conference opponent Santa Clara for a mid-week single game on Thursday at 6 p.m., followed by hosting Big West foe UC Davis in a three-game series this weekend. The teams will meet in an ESPN3 broadcasted doubleheader on Saturday at 4 and 6 p.m. and will wrap up the series with a single game on Sunday at 12 p.m. on Fullerton's annual senior day.
Titans Salvage Series Finale With Cal Poly, 5-3The Cal State Fullerton softball team was led by Monique Wesley’s three-hit gem to salvage the series finale over Cal Poly, 5-3, at Bob Janssen Field on Sunday afternoon. Cal Poly clinched the overall series with a record of 2-1.
Titans Fall Twice to Cal Poly on SaturdayThe Cal State Fullerton softball team was swept in a doubleheader with Cal Poly at Bob Janssen Field on Saturday. Cal Poly was led by Sierra Hyland’s complete game two-hit shutout in game one, 6-0, while holding on for a 2-1 decision by another complete game four-hit gem by game two starter, Chloe Wurst.
Titans Travel to Cal Poly For Crucial Weekend SeriesConcluding a seven-game home stand, the Cal State Fullerton softball travels to San Luis Obispo, Calif., to take on Big West foe Cal Poly in a three-game series this weekend. The teams will meet in a doubleheader on Saturday at 2 and 4 p.m. and will wrap up the series with a single game on Sunday at 12 p.m. All games will be contested at Bob Janssen Field.
Titans Split With Rival Long Beach State, Capture SeriesThe Cal State Fullerton softball team split a doubleheader against Long Beach State at Anderson Family Field on Thursday. CSF was led by Christina Washington’s complete game five-hitter to outlast LBSU in game one, 3-1, while dropping game two after blowing a season-high six-run lead led by Leilani Tupua-Tautalatasi’s six RBIs in an 8-6 decision in favor of LBSU. Fullerton clinches the overall series with a 2-1 record.
Titans Host Rival Long Beach State on ESPNU/ESPN3The Cal State Fullerton softball team continues its home stand hosting a Big West three-game series against Long Beach State this week. The teams will meet in a single game on Wednesday, Apr. 16 at 4 p.m. (ESPNU) and will conclude the series with a doubleheader on Thursday, Apr. 17 at 4 and 6:30 p.m. (ESPN3) at Anderson Family Field in Fullerton, Calif.
Titans Fall to UC Riverside in Series FinaleFULLERTON, Calif. – The UC Riverside softball team was led by Alyssa Razo’s complete game five-hitter to shutout Cal State Fullerton, 6-0, at Anderson Family Field on Sunday afternoon. UCR captures the series with a record of 2-1.
Titans Earn Split with UC Riverside on SaturdayThe Cal State Fullerton softball team split a doubleheader against Big West foe UC Riverside at Anderson Family Field on Saturday. UCR was triumphant in game one, 6-3, behind two crucial three-run innings, while CSF was led by Christina Washington's second career complete game en route to a 4-2 decision in the night cap.
Titans Host UC Riverside in Big West Weekend SeriesThe Cal State Fullerton softball team continues its home stand hosting a Big West three-game series against UC Riverside this weekend. The teams will meet in a doubleheader on Saturday, Apr. 12 at 4 and 6 p.m. and will conclude the series on Sunday, Apr. 13 at 12 p.m. at Anderson Family Field in Fullerton, Calif.
Second-Ranked UCLA Outlast Titans, 5-2The No. 2 UCLA softball team used a go ahead three-run homer by Jelly Felix and a complete game eight-hitter by Ally Carda to outlast Cal State Fullerton, 5-2, at Anderson Family Field on Thursday evening.
2014 Midseason Report: SoftballFullertonTitans.com sat down with Titans softball Head Coach Kelly Ford to look back on the first 38 games into the season and aspirations on upcoming Big West play heading into a possible postseason run.
Titans Split With Hawai’i, Capture SeriesThe Cal State Fullerton softball team split a doubleheader against Hawai’i at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium on Saturday. CSF scored a season-high 11 runs in the third inning to eventually run-rule UH in game two, 12-3, while dropping game one on a walk-off two-run single by Lindsey Willmon in a 6-5 decision for Hawai’i. Fullerton captures the overall series with a 2-1 record.
Titans Rally in Extras to Stun Hawai’i, 5-3The Cal State Fullerton softball team was led with over eight innings of stellar relief by Jasmine Antunez to come from behind in extra innings to down Hawai’i, 5-3, at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium on Friday evening.
Titans Land in Hawai'i; Host Top-Ranked UCLAThe Cal State Fullerton softball team begins play this week traveling to Honolulu, Hawai’i to compete in a three-game series against defending Big West champions Hawai’i beginning on Friday (6 p.m. PDT) and concluding with a doubleheader on Saturday (2 p.m. and 4 p.m. PDT). The Titans will then return home to host No. 1 UCLA for a single game on Thursday at Anderson Family Field in Fullerton, Calif.
ESPNU/ESPN3 Featuring Long Beach State at Cal State Fullerton SeriesESPNU has announced that it will air the Big West softball game between Long Beach State and Cal State Fullerton on Wednesday, April 16 live from Anderson Family Field at 4 p.m. The two teams will conclude the series on Thursday, April 17 with a doubleheader beginning at 4 p.m., followed by game two starting at 6:30 p.m. broadcasted on ESPN3.
Taukeiaho Garners Big West Softball Player of the Week AwardCal State Fullerton transfer Missy Taukeiaho paced the Titans to three wins over the week, blasted three home runs and collected four doubles en route to earning Big West Softball Field Player of the Week honors, it was announced by the conference on Monday.
Galarza’s Grand Slam Topples UCSB in Series Finale, 11-7FULLERTON, Calif. – The Cal State Fullerton (21-13-1, 2-1) softball team overcame a five-run deficit to down UC Santa Barbara (21-12, 1-2), 11-7, and capture the Big West opening series. Samantha Galarza highlighted the slugfest with a deciding grand slam in the sixth inning, the third grand slam of the game between the two teams.
Titans Split Big West Opener with UC Santa BarbaraThe Cal State Fullerton softball team split a doubleheader against Big West foe UC Santa Barbara at Anderson Family Field on Saturday. UCSB was triumphant in game one, 6-1, behind Shelby Wisdom’s complete game three-hitter, while CSF was led by Missy Taukeiaho’s career-high five RBI and Christina Washington’s first career complete game en route to a 10-0 run-rule victory.
Titans Victorious in Game One, Concede to a 10-10 Tie in Night CapThe Cal State Fullerton softball rode the arm of Jasmine Antunez in tossing six solid innings to run away from CSU Bakersfield, 6-2 in game one, while blowing a six-run lead in the night cap game to conclude the contest in a seven inning 10-10 tie, first decision of this type for the Titans since the 2008 season.