By 6 a.m. this morning, the bags were packed, the buses were loaded and the Lady Techsters were headed down I-20 on their way to Gulf Shores, Ala. for the 2016 Sand Dollar Classic.
In the circle Louisiana Tech has big shoes to fill with the departure of Bianca Duran, but the Lady Techsters are up for the challenge.
While depth will be a key advantage for the Lady Techsters in the infield, the same can be said for the Louisiana Tech outfield. Six Lady Techsters will see action in the outfield in 2016 and five of those six are upperclassmen.
Louisiana Tech enters 2016, looking for consecutive 30-win seasons for the first time in over 15 years. Expectations have reached new heights for the Lady Techsters as they were picked to finish 5th in Conference USA, the highest since joining the conference prior to the 2014 season. One key reason for that high ranking is that LA Tech...
Kristen Miles’ day starts before 7 a.m. every morning as the senior outfielder rises out of bed prepared for another day of classes. At best, her day won’t end until 18 hours later, but that is all in a day’s work for the Plano native.
The city of Junction City, Arkansas sits 30 miles north of Ruston, home of senior infielder Courtney Lowe. Lowe spent her entire childhood along the small city that sits on the border of Arkansas and Louisiana, spending most of her time at the home of Elanor “Faye” Rogers, better known to Courtney as, “Nanny.”
Louisiana Tech senior Krysta Tutsch was voted to the Conference USA Preseason Coaches Team while the Lady Techsters were picked to finish fifth out of 12 teams as the league released the results on Wednesday morning.
On the shelf of a house in Cross Roads, Texas sits a dust filled atlas. The atlas is full of check marks and x marks along interstates across the United States with each mark representing a stage in the journey that led to an inseparable bond between a father and his daughter.