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The softball team defeated North Texas 11-8, 11-5, 4-3 this past weekend and New Mexico 7-0 on Monday, April 16 at the Helen of Troy field.

Softball uses momentum down final stretch

Daniel Muñoz, Staff Reporter April 16, 2018

The UTEP softball team opened up their six-game homestand with their first Conference USA sweep of the season against North Texas this past weekend. The Miners improved to 18-26 and 7-11 in C-USA play as their offensive firepower took over on the weekend. ...

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Senior infielder Courtney Clayton is second all-time in doubles (50) at UTEP.

Clayton takes pride as ultimate team player

Daniel Mendez, Staff Reporter April 9, 2018

When Courtney Clayton took her recruiting trip to El Paso, it was her first time being away from her home of Cornelius, Oregon. On the trip, she stumbled upon UTEP softball fans at a bagel shop, who recognized Clayton and encouraged her to choose UTEP....

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UTEP softball player Ariel Blair leads the team in stolen bases with six.

Blair overcomes health issues to shine at UTEP

Mike Flores, Staff Reporter February 26, 2018

Ariel Blair began playing softball at the age of 6 and instantly fell in love with the game. But where she is now, a key piece to UTEP softball’s team, is something far different from where she thought she would end up. When Blair was 14 and in the...

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The UTEP softball team will open their home schedule against NMSU on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Softball opens home slate after hitting stride in Vegas

Adrian Broaddus, Copy Editor February 19, 2018

After an early season rut, the Miners’ softball team (4-6) was able to bounce back midway through the Marucci Desert Classic this past weekend in Las Vegas to win their last three games. The winning spark for the team came just in time as they will...

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The UTEP softball team will open up the 2018 season in Tempe, Ariz., against Missouri.

UTEP softball hopes to bounce back this year

Elenie Gonzalez, Staff Reporter February 5, 2018

After a disappointing 2017 season, in which the Miners were only able to collect 12 wins and a last-place finish in the West Division of Conference USA, the UTEP softball team will strive to take advantage of a fresh start and a schedule that might benefit...

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Erika Harrawood saved her best season for last and has struck out 46 batters so far.

Softball seniors prepare for final games in EP

Mike Flores, Staff Reporter May 2, 2017

The UTEP softball team will be sending out five seniors come Sunday, March 6, when their final series of the season comes to an end against Florida Atlantic in El Paso. The five seniors are pitchers Erika Harrawood, Kaitlin Fifield and Taylor Grohmann,...

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Pitcher Devyn Cretz leads UTEP in wins (5) and strikeouts (34) as a freshman.

Cretz relishes role as starter after redshirt season

Mike Flores, Staff Reporter March 28, 2017

From the veteran group of pitchers on the roster of the UTEP softball team—three seniors included—it’s the redshirt freshman Devyn Cretz who has stood out in the 2017 season so far. Out of UTEP’s eight wins in the year, Cretz is credited for five...

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Senior infielder Kiki Pepi is currently batting .355 with two home runs and 20 runs batted in for the Miners.

UTEP softball ready to take on Southern Mississippi this weekend

Augie Touris, Contributor March 21, 2017

The UTEP softball team will face off against Southern Mississippi on Saturday, March 25, and Sunday, March 26. The Miners are starting to turn their season in a better direction after a rough start that included losses to top programs Stanford, Arizona...

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Softball opens season against nation’s top teams in Kajikawa Classic

Softball opens season against nation’s top teams in Kajikawa Classic

Augie Touris, Contributor February 14, 2017

The UTEP Miners’ softball team began their 2017 campaign in the Kajikawa Classic tournament in Tempe, Arizona, on Thursday, Feb. 9. The team left Arizona without a win, but put up a fight against some of the nation’s better teams. The Miners faced...

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Women’s softball is tied for first place in the Western Division of Conference USA and clinched their spot in the tournament.

Softball clinches a spot in the C-USA Tournament

Christopher Piñones, Staff Reporter May 3, 2016

The Miners’ softball team made history on Sunday, May 1, by clinching their spot for the Conference-USA Tournament and winning their 13th conference game of the season at home. This year’s Miners have seen the most wins in school history as they went...

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Danielle Pearson winds the pitch against UTSA. The women’s softball has won eight of their last nine conference games.

Softball falls to the Roadrunners

Christopher Piñones, Staff Reporter April 5, 2016

The Miners fell to UTSA 10-5 on Sunday, April 3, after winning eight-straight conference games. Although they lost to the Roadrunners, the Miners were able to win two games in the series against UTSA, which secured a first-place spot for the Miners in...

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Miners women’s softball lost two back to back games against Missouri, 15-4 and 11-0, on Monday, March 21.

Softball falls in doubleheader against Missouri

Christopher Piñones, Staff Reporter March 22, 2016

The Miners lost two games in a row to the 15th nationally ranked Missouri Tigers on Monday, March 21 at the Helen of Troy softball field after coming off three straight wins over the weekend against Louisiana Tech. Although the Miners struggled against...

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