Softball loses series, advances in ASC games

Softball loses series, advances in ASC games

The softball team’s last series for the American Southwest Conference on April 26-27 against UT Tyler had a bittersweet ending, with the team taking losses in all three games while also breaking its home run record for this season. The Comets are currently losing 20-16 and have won 12 out...

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Softball makes comeback

Softball makes comeback

The softball team has recovered from their eight-game losing stretch and are now 15-6 since March 16. After a period where they lost eight of nine games, the softball team was able to turn it around and make a run to try to qualify for the ASC Tournament. During this...

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New softball coach arrives

New softball coach arrives

The athletic department has named a new interim softball head coach after the previous one departed UTD last November. Athletic Director Bill Petitt announced the hiring of Corrie Hill to be the interim head coach in December. This is the fourth time the softball coaching job has changed hands since...

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Hoping for a repeat performance

Hoping for a repeat performance

After their most successful season in school history, the softball team looks to continue its dominance and repeat its record-breaking performance. Last season, the Comets finished with a 36-10 record and captured their first ASC championship with a 7-5 win against the UT Tyler Patriots. Their successes in the regular...

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Softball season off to solid start

Softball season off to solid start

UTD’s softball team earned their first national ranking after opening the season with the best start in program history. The NFCA/NCAA Division III rankings listed UTD softball as the 18th best team in the country on its Feb. 22 poll. The Comets started the season with a 5-0 record leading...

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Softball prepares for new season

Softball prepares for new season

UTD’s softball program is gearing up to start their new season following a run in 2016 that matched the school record for wins and saw the team make the semi-finals of the ASC tournament. Head coach Rich Wieligman, who is entering his second year at the program’s helm, coached the...

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Men’s tennis, softball postseason runs come to close

Men’s tennis, softball postseason runs come to close

The softball and men’s tennis teams’ postseason runs ended last weekend after historic runs for both squads. After winning the ASC West, the men’s tennis team hosted the conference tournament for the first time in program history. The Comets opened the contest with a 5-0 victory against Ozarks on April 28,...

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Softball team’s luck looking up

New coach’s approach leads to team built around aggressive offense, needs to maintain success to turn program around The softball team may finally be turning a corner in its quest to rise from the mediocrity that has been plaguing it since last year, although fans may not realize it just...

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Softball looks to bounce back with new coach

Softball looks to bounce back with new coach

Program head brings nine years of experience at Division I school After a lackluster season that saw the softball team miss out on the ASC tournament, the Comets are looking to bounce back under the direction of a new head coach. Following a 16-19 season, Brad Posner, who had coached...

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Softball head coach brings Division I experience to help revitalize team

Softball head coach brings Division I experience to help revitalize team

After finishing with a second straight losing record in conference play and the first losing season since 2011, changes at the helm have been made in an effort to revitalize the softball program. UTD’s softball program will begin the year with a new head coach. Rich Wieligman was officially appointed...

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