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    ISU Softball

    Isn't it time for the coaches to give up on Cali and TX recruits for sb and start winning some games??? Recruit the midwest and local players! Maybe time for change? Or who cares?



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    Re: ISU Softball

    I care. About time we get a program that doesn't consistently get blown out of games. And they're only getting worse.



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    Re: ISU Softball

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    I care. About time we get a program that doesn't consistently get blown out of games. And they're only getting worse.
    Yes, just look at all of the Iowa girls on UNI roster who blasted us.



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    Less *****=more wins



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    Re: ISU Softball

    Quote Originally Posted by GreenRocketCY View Post
    Less *****=more wins
    look at the girsl pitching at missouri and wisconsin If your going to lose at least play someone that can garner some local support look at our girls bb.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ceyeclone View Post
    look at the girsl pitching at missouri and wisconsin If your going to lose at least play someone that can garner some local support look at our girls bb.

    Agreed. From my understanding we didn't even look at the Darrah girl. Complete miss on her and Thomas.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ISU42 View Post
    Agreed. From my understanding we didn't even look at the Darrah girl. Complete miss on her and Thomas.
    Iowa didn't look at Cassandra either. I was tickled to death when She out-pitched both of Iowa's pitchers last weekend, throwing three complete games (won two, and was undone by poor defense in the loss). How can all the in-state schools have missed on these two?


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    Hard for us to compete in B12 no matter who we get. Even with new facilities, we are still behind many in conference (no idea about new conference mates, haven't seen their facilities). Weather works against us. Need indoor training facility for off-season if we want to finish in top half. But hard to justify the financial committment needed with so many obstacles in our way.



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    Re: ISU Softball

    Quote Originally Posted by ISU42 View Post
    Agreed. From my understanding we didn't even look at the Darrah girl. Complete miss on her and Thomas.
    You are correct, didn't recruit either of them. There are lots of very good softball players in the state of Iowa, seems like this staff doesn't pursue them very hard.


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    Head coach is a joke. The lack of communication is terrible. Kids have zero guidance and their practices aren't structured. Never seen such horrid defense in my life either.

    No doubt she needs to quit recruiting the leftovers of the leftovers in California and start recruiting more Midwest



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    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    Head coach is a joke. The lack of communication is terrible. Kids have zero guidance and their practices aren't structured. Never seen such horrid defense in my life either.

    No doubt she needs to quit recruiting the leftovers of the leftovers in California and start recruiting more Midwest
    correct, I got to watch them practice a couple times and it wasn't very serious (going through the motions, etc.)


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    Re: ISU Softball

    Our two most productive hitters are from California. (Miller,Torescano) The major problem is lack of quality pitching. This coach has not shown she can recruit decent pitching. Until that changes ISU will not be any good. End of story.



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    Re: ISU Softball

    I've been following the team for 10 years now - used to think it was Coach Crowe, who was the problem. Current coach hasn't brought any more success. It's easy to blame the climate on our problems, but northern teams have had success. e.g. Michigan, DePaul, and (yuck) Iowa. The one thing about the current staff has been consistently lousy pitching. Oh well, I'll keep hoping for better days ahead.



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    Re: ISU Softball

    Quote Originally Posted by jay moe View Post
    You are correct, didn't recruit either of them. There are lots of very good softball players in the state of Iowa, seems like this staff doesn't pursue them very hard.
    They did recruit Chelsea. ISU offered a 75% scholarship. But that was even after they knew Mizzou had offered a full ride.


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    Re: ISU Softball

    The new facilities will be a big upgrade and may help recruiting a bit.



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