The National Fastpitch Coaches Association released the All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athlete honors Thursday. Six MVC schools earned the Team Honor with 56 individuals earning Scholar-Athlete awards.
Loyola University Chicago has announced the hiring of Jeff Tylka as the school’s head softball coach. The eighth head coach in program history, Tylka has served as an assistant coach at Loyola for the past three seasons.
Wichita State is the 2013-14 Missouri Valley Conference All-Sports Champion. It marks the eighth crown in the past 11 years for Wichita State, which has a league best 20 all-time. WSU also won last season’s all-sports trophy race.
Fourteen conference softball student-athletes have been named to the 2014 MVC Scholar-Athlete first team, including six repeat selections, as voted on by the league's softball sports information directors and announced by the Missouri Valley Conference office today.
Tatum Edwards went 3-for-4 with a RBI in addition to tossing a no hitter and Nebraska belted four home runs as Bradley’s post-season run ended with a 9-0 loss to the 19th-ranked Cornhuskers Saturday night at the NCAA Columbia Regional.