Ken Eriksen Previews USF Season


South Florida’s Ken Eriksen has been USF Head Coach since 1997

Eric Lopez and Victor Anderson talk to South Florida’ Head Coach Ken Eriksen about the Bulls 2016 season. Among the topics Eriksen talked about include :

  • Who are some of the players to look for this season at USF?
  • Breaking down USF’s schedule
  • Outlook for the AAC in 2016
  • Impact new Asst Coach Jessica Moore will have on program
  • Chances of Softball getting back to the Olympics in 2020?

Interview with Ken Eriksen 

2016 American Athletic Conference Softball Preseason Coaches’ Poll

School Points
1. UCF (4) 33
2. Tulsa (2) 31
3. Houston (1) 27
4. USF 23
5. East Carolina 12
6. Memphis 11
7. UConn 10

The Bulls offense will be led by Catcher/Outfielder Lee Ann Spivey. Spivey hit ten homeruns and drove in 52 runs last season for South Florida. Infielder Kristen Wyckoff is going to be another key player to watch as Wyckoff led the Bulls in runs scored with 45 as well as stolen bases with 25. Junior  Juli Weber also will be a big part of the offense as Weber won AAC Freshman of the Year and was first team all-AAC in 2014. In 2015 Weber scored 28 runs which was a career high.

On the Pitching Staff the Bulls will led by senior  Eric Nunn as well as well as Emily Gaitan who joins South Florida after transferring from Ole Miss.

Ken Eriksen Been Head Coach of Team USA since 2011

Coaching the Bulls pitching staff is 1st year asst coach at USF , Jessica Moore. Moore comes over after coaching 1 season as an asst coach at Idaho State. Moore is a former Oregon all-american pitches for Eriksen on Team USA. Eriksen has been the head coach for the U.S. Women’s National Team since 2011.

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