25 May

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Softball extends season with 7-5 win over Alabama, despite losing Elish to injury

Junior pitcher Miranda Elish had to be helped from the field in the second inning of the Texas softball team's 7-5 win over Alabama after taking a throw in the face from catcher Mary Iakopo (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Texas softball team rallied from a 4-0 deficit to the beat Alabama in the NCAA Super Regional to extend its season, but the victory may have come with a high price.

Starting UT pitcher Miranda Elish had to be helped from the field in the second inning after