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Bissette still in the hearts and minds of South Florida softball team

It’s been two years since Meredith Bissette’s last softball game in a University of South Florida Bulls uniform, but her presence with the team hasn’t faded.

Bissette was diagnosed with chordoma cancer in 2016. The disease can present anywhere along the spine and although the tumors are normally slow to progress they are relentless and can recur after treatment.

Bulls’ Astin Donovan always pushing for perfection

TAMPA, Fla. – There is a quote on the women’s softball team’s locker room door at the University of South Florida that sums up the Bulls attitude. “Expect perfection, accept excellence.” Outfielder Astin Donovan is coming pretty close to perfection in her 2017 campaign, as the Connecticut native compiled an outstanding .395 batting average over […]

USF sophomore Evans excelling at mental game

TAMPA, Fla. —  Softball player Lauren Evans has avoided the dreaded sophomore slump with flying colours. Evans, who plays first base for the University of South Florida (USF), has increased her batting average from .266 to .304, and her slugging percentage from .395 to .536. The native of Land O’Lakes, Florida, says a big contributor to […]