February 22, 1989 |
A year ago, Cal State Fullerton softball player Missy Coombes began her sophomore season with high hopes. Coombes had hoped to improve on an impressive freshman season that included a spot on the all-Pacific Coast Athletic Assn. team. She hit .336 that year, third-best on the Titan roster, and led the team with 38 RBIs. But as her sophomore season progressed, Coombes' dreams of success waned. Instead of having her usual high-energy level, Coombes was constantly fatigued.
April 29, 1990
Cal State Fullerton gained a split with Cal Poly Pomona in a Big West Conference softball doubleheader Saturday at Pomona. Fullerton (42-17, 20-9 in conference) won the first game, 2-0, on run-scoring singles by Missy Coombes and Charlotte Wiley. Pomona (27-30, 10-18) won the second game, 1-0, behind the one-hit pitching of Bonnie Ebenkamp. In California Collegiate Athletic Assn.
April 29, 1988
Cal State Fullerton swept a doubleheader from San Diego State, 6-3 and 5-1, Thursday night in Pacific Coast Athletic Assn. softball at Fullerton. In the first game, Fullerton (48-14, 21-7) was led by Valerie Van Kirk and Missy Coombes, who each drove in two runs. In the second game, Janis Okerlund (13-3) threw a four-hitter for the victory.
July 16, 1987 |
Michele Granger of Valencia High School broke the tournament record for strikeouts Wednesday as the United States won three games in the Junior Girls World Fast Pitch Softball Championship. In a morning game, the United States' Yvette Hernandez drove in the game-winning run and Granger struck out 10 after she entered in the third inning as the U.S. team edged New Zealand, 2-1.
February 22, 1988
Anjie Bryant pitched a two-hit shutout as Cal State Fullerton defeated the University of Arizona, 1-0, Sunday in the championship game of the Arizona tournament in Tucson. Bryant (5-0) struck out two batters in winning her second game of the day. In a first-round game, she pitched four innings in relief in the Titans' 3-0 victory over Arizona State. She also picked up a save in Fullerton's 1-0 victory over Cal State Long Beach in the semifinals.
April 26, 1987
Cal State Fullerton combined two strong pitching performances with two 3-for-4 games from freshman Tiny Glomboske to sweep a Pacific Coast Athletic Assn. softball doubleheader from San Jose State Saturday at Fullerton. In the first game, senior Connie Clark (24-1) allowed three hits and struck out three, and Glomboske had the game-winning RBI for the Titans (21-1, 45-4). Freshman pitcher Janis Okerlund (12-2) scattered seven hits to shut down the Spartans (5-17, 18-23) in the second game.