Tag Archives: softball
08
Jun

One-year blog anniversary announcement

The West Coast Fastpitch blog will commemorate its one-year anniversary next week and you’re invited to celebrate with us! Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect: Coach Q’s top-10 post picks from the first year, the first-ever WCFP blog post, and a giveaway.

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06
Jun

From high school to Oklahoma City and the WCWS

It has been talked about on ESPN during this year’s Women’s College World Series that younger pitchers are taking over the pitchers circle. Starting pitchers at the 2011 WCWS: two freshmen, five sophomores, no juniors, and one senior. Source: ESPN, Inc. How can student-athletes go from pitching for their high school and 12-months later be [...]

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04
Jun

What is West Coast Fastpitch?

Click on the photo below to hear more from Coach Mike Quiroz about the purpose of West Coast Fastpitch and this blog.

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01
Jun

Softball players should ‘toughen up’

Stacey Nuveman, San Diego State University assistant softball coach, offended some viewers when she said

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30
May

2011 Women’s College World Series bracket

UPDATE: scroll down to see the results up to today, June 7. Below is a bracket for the 2011 Women’s College World Series scheduled for June 2-7, in Oklahoma City. All games will be broadcast online and on either ESPN or ESPN2. Four teams from the Big XII Conference are in this year’s series; two [...]

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26
May

Jennie Finch’s opinion on pitchers face masks

Mary wrote on the blog: Jennie, “I would like to know (your) opinion on facemasks for youth softball players! Thanks!” Watch the former USA Softball player’s response below.

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26
May

Jennie Finch’s childhood practice schedule

West Coast Fastpitch interviewed Jennie Finch, former USA Softball pitcher, earlier this month and we asked her about her childhood practice schedule. Watch her response below…

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24
May

Jennie Finch on being nervous and prepared

Becky recently asked here on the blog: Jennie, “did (you) ever get nervous?” and “how did (you) get through it?” Watch both of Jennie Finch’s answers below.

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20
May

Jennie Finch’s advice to softball players

West Coast Fastpitch recently interviewed Jennie Finch, former USA Softball player, and we asked her what advice she has for softball players. Watch her response below…

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18
May

Jennie Finch talks about playing multiple sports

Karen asked: “While in high school/college how did (Jennie Finch) balance…. softball and studies?” Also, did Jennie “participate in other sports and when did (she) know that softball was…. (her) main sport?” Watch the former USA Softball player’s answers below.

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