Found May 26, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
TEMPE, Ariz. -- A year ago, the Arizona State softball team took a straight and narrow road to the Women's College World Series with a flawless 10-0 run. This year, the road has been a little bumpier and a little more winding, but the destination the same. The No. 3 seed Sun Devils earned a trip back to the WCWS in Oklahoma City on Friday night by winning back-to-back Super Regional games against No. 14 seed Louisiana-Lafayette. It was the second week in a row the defending national champion Sun Devils (51-9) faced elimination, having lost Game 1 of the series 6-0 on Thursday night, but overcoming adversity not seen on last season's campaign has made the triumphs even sweeter. "We didn't do it the easy way," ASU coach Clint Myers said after Friday night's 9-2 and 8-0 victories. "But great teams figure out ways to win." The extra challenge that has come with escaping elimination twice now has shown the Sun Devils how they must respond in the fa...

ASU softball facing elimination again after loss

TEMPE, Ariz. -- For a second straight week, the Arizona State softball team will take the field with its season hanging in the balance. But this time the No. 3 seed Sun Devils will be playing from behind. No. 14 seed Louisiana-Lafayette (53-4) shut out ASU (49-9) 6-0 in the Tempe Super Regional opener Thursday night, and ASU is now just one loss away from an unsuccessful national...

ASU holds on to beat UA; chaos atop Pac-12

Box score TUCSON, Ariz. -- Drama, drama, drama. What would the Arizona State-Arizona rivalry be without it? Certainly not as exciting as it's been through two games of the season-ending three-game series at Hi Corbett Field in front of back-to-back season-high crowds. Saturday night's game -- played in front of 5,677 fans, the most since 1980 -- saw ASU closer Jake Barrett...

Welcome to the Fallout: Arizona State's Jake Sheffield, Notre Dame's future, UGA recruiting controversy, and more.

 (Welcome to the Fallout is the SWRT off-season weekend wrap-up of college football related news.) Hero of the Day.  Kevin Gemmell profiles Arizona State defensive tackle Jake Sheffield, who served two tours of duty in Iraq as a US Marine before joining the Sun Devils football program. (ESPN) Conspiracy Theory.  Georgia is accused of hiring of its new director of on...

Pennel eager to begin Sun Devil career

Whether it’s going to a junior college in the Sun Devils’ backyard or having good friends on the football team, Mike Pennel was always in close proximity to Arizona State. His recruiting with the team of his choice was a rocky affair but the defensive tackle signee knows that the wait will be worthwhile as he is poised to become a member the team which he was yearning to join...


It's Memorial Day Weekend, but the countdown must go on.... After a few football games that have smaller followings it's time to head to the land of the rising sun for a game that may be a bit more known amongst the casuals out there. Before we do here is No. 79 & No. 78 from earlier this weekend for your viewing pleasure. No. 77 - Arizona vs. Arizona State (FBS Football...

Wildcats Walk-off

In what was one of the better games of the season, Arizona defeated Arizona State Friday night on a walk-off single by Seth Mejias-Brean.
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