Softball

When Loyola built its softball park in 1997, it was very traditionally surfaced with dirt infields and grass outfields. Throughout the last 10 years, the university has been converting the infield and the outfield to artificial turf. Last year, Loyola completed the process, which has taken the field’s unpredictability out of practices and games, according to head coach Jeff Tylka.

Softball

With four wins at the Madeira Beach Invitational Feb. 24, the Loyola softball team improved to 10-0 on the season and continues to surprise with its hot start — the best in program history.