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The Advocate
Despite late rally, Cajuns softball swept aside 7-6 by Oklahoma, which advances to the Women’s College World SeriesFriday night in an NCAA softball tournament super regional matchup. “I love my
Despite late rally, Cajuns softball swept aside 7-6 by Oklahoma, which advances to the Women’s College World Series
The Advocate / Posted 12 hours ago
Friday night in an NCAA softball tournament super regional matchup. “I love my kids. They’re fighters,” Cajuns coach Michael Lotief said. “We had a great season. I’m proud of these kids. They never roll over or accept mediocrity.” The start... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma Softball Super Regional: Sooners coach Patty Gasso celebrates 54th birthday with WCWS berthfall marks the first time a top seed has failed to reach the WCWS since 2010 wh
Oklahoma Softball Super Regional: Sooners coach Patty Gasso celebrates 54th birthday with WCWS berth
The Oklahoman / Posted 16 hours ago
fall marks the first time a top seed has failed to reach the WCWS since 2010 when Hawaii defeated Alabama. ULL coach Michael Lotief on his team's reaction to the loss: “They're sad today and it stings. It's supposed to. But this is a life... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette softball team hits pair of homers, but that’s not enough as Oklahoma prevails 8-2“We have to go up there and attack the pitches that we want. Trust our plan, tr
Lafayette softball team hits pair of homers, but that’s not enough as Oklahoma prevails 8-2
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
“We have to go up there and attack the pitches that we want. Trust our plan, trust our coaches and execute.” Cajuns coach Michael Lotief said his team needs to play better defense behind pitcher Alex Stewart (29-5) as well. “Now we can get some... Read more
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The Advocate
Cajuns softball beats Texas A&M 9-8 in an extra innings thrillerto go through an experience like that in your life, it will impact these women
Cajuns softball beats Texas A&M 9-8 in an extra innings thriller
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
to go through an experience like that in your life, it will impact these women for the rest of their lives,” Cajuns coach Michael Lotief said. “What an incredible experience.” The Cajuns advanced to their fifth super regional in as many seasons,... Read more
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The Advocate
They know drama: Cajuns softball beats Texas A&M in 9 innings to advance to super regional matchup with Oklahomato go through an experience like that in your life, it will impact these women
They know drama: Cajuns softball beats Texas A&M in 9 innings to advance to super regional matchup with Oklahoma
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
to go through an experience like that in your life, it will impact these women for the rest of their lives,” Cajuns coach Michael Lotief said. “What an incredible experience.” The Cajuns advanced to their fifth super regional in as many seasons,... Read more
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The Advocate
Cajuns softball beats Texas A&M 9-8 in an extra innings thrillerto go through an experience like that in your life, it will impact these women
Cajuns softball beats Texas A&M 9-8 in an extra innings thriller
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
to go through an experience like that in your life, it will impact these women for the rest of their lives,” Cajuns coach Michael Lotief said. “What an incredible experience.” The Aggies hit the ball hard all day to the tune of 13 hits. They held... Read more
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The Advocate
Cajuns use some drama to advance to super regional roundto go through an experience like that in your life, it will impact these women
Cajuns use some drama to advance to super regional round
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
to go through an experience like that in your life, it will impact these women for the rest of their lives,” Cajuns coach Michael Lotief said. “What an incredible experience.” The Aggies hit the ball hard all day to the tune of 13 hits. They held... Read more
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The Advocate
Cajuns softball takes Lafayette regional opener with 9-5 win over Boston Universitywin over Boston University in its first game of the NCAA tournament’s Lafayette
Cajuns softball takes Lafayette regional opener with 9-5 win over Boston University
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
win over Boston University in its first game of the NCAA tournament’s Lafayette regional Friday night, Ragin’ Cajuns coach Michael Lotief called the Terriers scrappy. “My kids were just scrappier,” he said. The Terriers were scrappy to the tune... Read more
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The Advocate
‘Today was her day’: Macey Smith holds Texas State hitless as the Cajuns score another Sun Belt softball titleplayer to throw a no-hitter in a championship game of a conference tournament.
‘Today was her day’: Macey Smith holds Texas State hitless as the Cajuns score another Sun Belt softball title
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
player to throw a no-hitter in a championship game of a conference tournament. “That’s just a fairy-tale story,” coach Michael Lotief said after Smith silenced Texas State for the second straight day, retiring the final eight batters she faced... Read more
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The Advocate
‘Today was her day’: Macey Smith holds Texas State hitless as the Cajuns score another Sun Belt softball titleplayer to throw a no-hitter in a championship game of a conference tournament.
‘Today was her day’: Macey Smith holds Texas State hitless as the Cajuns score another Sun Belt softball title
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
player to throw a no-hitter in a championship game of a conference tournament. “That’s just a fairy-tale story,” coach Michael Lotief said after Smith silenced Texas State for the second straight day, retiring the final eight batters she faced... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Extra-inning win lifts LSU to SEC tourney title gamelead. "As a team we have been talking about a situation like today the whole s
Extra-inning win lifts LSU to SEC tourney title game
The Houma Courier / Posted 14 days ago
lead. "As a team we have been talking about a situation like today the whole season," Ragin' Cajuns Softball head coach Michael Lotief said. "When you get in an environment that is festive, every pitch is emotional, there is adversity, mistakes... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Extra-inning win lifts LSU to SEC tourney title gamelead. "As a team we have been talking about a situation like today the whole s
Extra-inning win lifts LSU to SEC tourney title game
The Daily Comet / Posted 14 days ago
lead. "As a team we have been talking about a situation like today the whole season," Ragin' Cajuns Softball head coach Michael Lotief said. "When you get in an environment that is festive, every pitch is emotional, there is adversity, mistakes... Read more
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The Advocate
Cajuns use 11-run second inning to rout Georgia State in Sun Belt softball tournamenthad eight hits in the first two innings and took advantage of eight walks. “Ou
Cajuns use 11-run second inning to rout Georgia State in Sun Belt softball tournament
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
had eight hits in the first two innings and took advantage of eight walks. “Our kids are ready to play,” coach Michael Lotief said after Thursday’s opening game that was stopped after 41/2 innings. “However we have to do it … if we fall... Read more
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The Advocate
Cajuns shut out ULM in softballit there. A hit is a hit whether it’s a single or a double or a home run. I was
Cajuns shut out ULM in softball
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
it there. A hit is a hit whether it’s a single or a double or a home run. I was just like, ‘Let’s go home.’ ” Cajuns coach Michael Lotief said Craighton’s toughness is hard to match. “Not too many females do stuff like that,” Lotief said. “She... Read more

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