• 00:23

    Western Kentucky University Softball

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    #176: Amy Tudor, Head Coach, Western Kentucky University Softball, vists The Coach Roges Show, for the first time to talk about the state of the Lady Toppers and preview upcoming games against Conference USA foe Florida Atlantic.  This season, Western Kentucky is led by two Sr's both transfers from IPFW.  Miranda Kramer has really been everything for the team inside the circle season, earning her third consecutive C-USA Pitcher of the Week last week, while OF Larissa Franklin has shown her ability at the plate and in the field.  Franklin is also a member of the Canadian National Team and will be on Team Canada in Toronto for the 2015 Pan American Games.  Four SR's total moved from IPFW to WKU this season. Western Kentucky University Twitter

  • 00:16

    BIG XII Softball Longhorns vs Jayhawks

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    #175: Connie Clark, Head Coach, Texas Longhorns Softball, vists The Coach Roges Show to preview the upcoming BIG XII open between her Longhorns and the Kansas Jayhawks.  This will truly be a battle from the circle as the Longhorns will have Gabby Smith (who has also appeared at 3B) and Erica Wright who has looked very solid in her freshman campaign, while Alicia Pille continues to carry the Jayhawks in the circle.  The Longhorns will play their next home game on April 4, when they host Texas State. Coach Clark Twitter, Texas Twitter, Texas Facebook.

  • 00:16

    Huskers Head Coach Rhonda Revelle Previews Series vs Michigan State

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    #171: Rhonda Revelle, Head Coach, Nebraska Softball, joins the show to discuss the current state of Huskers Softball and breakdown the upcoming series (3/20-3/22) against the Spartans of Michigan State.  Sophmore, RHP/UT, Cassie McClure, a transfer from Texas Tech has been the heart and soul for the Huskers this season.  For Michigan State, SR, OF, Alyssa McBride, has really carried the Spartans offensively.  Nebraska Softball , Facebook , Twitter

  • 00:18

    Iowa Hawkeyes Softball

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    #173: Marla Looper, Head Coach, Iowa Softball, visits TCRS for the first time to discuss the home opener and B1G opener against Maryland. Games vs Maryland will be tonight at 4pm, Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 1pm.  Sunday's game will air on BTN Plus. Coach Looper concluded her fourth season as the head coach for the University of Iowa softball program in 2014. Looper owns an 100-104-1 overall and 42-48 Big Ten Conference record since the 2011 season.  Looper collected her 100th career victory in the 2014 season finale, when Erin Erickson delivered a walkoff, two-run home run to lift the Hawkeyes past Ohio State, 3-2. On the season, Iowa posted 16 wins -- nine in conference action and three over ranked opponents (16-30-1).  Megan Blank earned her third-straight first team All-Big Ten honor and was a second team NFCA All-Midwest Region selection after leading the Hawkeyes in batting average, slugging percentage, hits, doubles, triples, RBIs and walks. Kayla Massey earned her second career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week nod on March 31 after recording two complete game wins over Wisconsin.  Hawkeyes Twitter, Hawkeyes Facebook.

  • 00:14

    Oklahoma vs LSU Softball Preview

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    #172: Beth Torina, Head Coach, LSU Softball, returns to TCRS, as the most downloaded guest of 2014.  Coach Torina, will preview the upcoming series against the Oklahoma Sooners and talk about the overall state of LSU Softball.  The Tigers have quality wins this season over Flordia, Notre Dame and Arizona.  LSU has been led at the plate by Bianka Bell & AJ Andrew while Allie Walljasper & Baylee Corbello are leading in the circle.  The Tigers will host the 2015 SEC Tournament May 6-9 at Tiger Park.  Coach Torina Twitter Tigers Facebook Tigers Twitter Tigers IG.

  • 00:30

    FSU Seminoles Coach Lonni Alameda

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    #153: Lonni Alameda, Head Coach, Florida State Softball, visits TCRS to recap the 2013/2014 season and talk about how the team has looked since its return from the holiday break.  In six seasons at FSU, Coach Alameda has led the Seminoles to five ACC Championship game appearances with titles in 2011 and 2014.  FSU posted its best season in a decade with a 55-9 record in 2014 to finish ranked No. 7 in the country by both the NFCA and USA Softball. The Seminoles won 24 ACC games to set a new school and ACC mark for conference wins in a season and also set program records in runs scored (400), home runs (65), extra base hits (168), RBI (363), walks (318) and slugging percentage (.493). Coach Alameda Twitter, FSU Twitter, FSU Facebook, FSU Instagram. 

  • 00:31

    Seminoles Softball Monday VI

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    #164: Lonni Alameda, Head Coach, Florida State Softball, recaps the series with Boston College and previews the upcoming FAU Parents Weekend Tournament in Boca Raton.  FSU will face Coastal Carolina, Hofstra, Memphis, FAU and Bethune-Cookman.  In 2014, FSU swept BC with a pair of 5-1 wins and an 8-0 (5). Coach Alameda Twitter, FSU Twitter, FSU Facebook, FSU Instagram. 

  • 00:29

    Seminoles Softball Monday IX

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    #174: Lonni Alameda, Head Coach, Florida State Softball, recaps the ACC series against Virginia Tech.  Game previews will include games against SEC's Auburn (Wed. 25th) and an ACC series against Pittsburgh (Sat. 28th & Sun. 29th).  Auburn will enter the game after facing SEC rival Kentucky, while Pittsburgh will be coming in off a series against St. Bonaventure.  Pittsburgh also played ACC games against Virginia, GA Tech, and North Carolina State  Coach Alameda Twitter, FSU Twitter, FSU Facebook, FSU Instagram. 

  • 00:14

    Seminoles Softball Monday VII

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    #167: Lonni Alameda, Head Coach, Florida State Softball, recaps the FAU Parents Weekend Tournament in Boca Raton.  The game preview will include ACC rival Notre Dame.  The Seminoles will have eight games on ESPN3, with two games on ESPNU and one game on the SEC Network. The games on ESPN3 include home contests against Florida A&M, USC Upstate, Colgate and Auburn, as well as a road ACC doubleheader at Virginia Tech. The final two games of the ACC series at Louisville will be shown on ESPNU, while the game against Florida in Gainesville will air on the SEC Network. Coach Alameda Twitter, FSU Twitter, FSU Facebook, FSU Instagram. 

  • 00:29

    Seminoles Softball Monday VIII

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    #170: Lonni Alameda, Head Coach, Florida State Softball, recaps the ACC series against Notre Dame.  Game previews will include Troy, Colgate (on ESPN 3) and an ACC series against Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.  The Virginia Tech games on March 21, will air on ESPN3. Coach Alameda Twitter, FSU Twitter, FSU Facebook, FSU Instagram. 

  • 00:14

    Jayhawk Invitational Preview Kansas

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    #169: Megan Smith, Head Coach, Kansas Softball, visits TCRS to discuss upcoming games against Northern Colorado, Idaho State and Nebraska-Omaha at this weekend's Jayhawk Invitational.  During the 2014 season, Smith guided the Jayhawks back to the postseason with Kansas’ first appearance in the NCAA Tournament since 2006. KU opened the Columbia Regional with a 3-1 upset over No. 19 Nebraska, which marked the second victory over a ranked opponent in 2014. The first win over a nationally-ranked foe was a 7-5 win over No. 8 Kentucky. The wins extended KU’s streak to five-straight seasons under Smith where the Jayhawks have defeated an opponent in the Top 25 polls. Kansas concluded its fifth season under Smith with a 34-23 record, which marked the fourth-straight 30-win season for the Jayhawks in the Smith era.


    Kansas garnered several honors at the conclusion of the 2014 season. Sophomore shortstop Chaley Brickey was selected to the All-Big 12 Second Team for the second-straight year and was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Region First Team, while junior first baseman Maddie Stein was named to the Big 12 All-Defensive Team. Five Jayhawks earned Academic All-Big 12 honors in 2014 including senior Alex Jones, who earned her third first-team honor, while Stein collected her second first-team honor. Junior Chanin Naudin earned academic honors from the Big 12 for the second-straight year. Junior Alicia Pille and senior Nikki Bruce earned their first career Big 12 academic accolades. Jayhawks Twitter, Jayhawks Facebook.

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