DES MOINES - The Drake Bulldog softball team is having their best season in 7 years. Dogs are on top of the Missouri Valley Conference at 14-3.
The main reason Drake is on top, pitching. Bulldogs have 2 of the top pitchers in the entire conference, Nicole Newman and Rebekah Schmidt.
Drake Coach Rich Calvert says they didn't set any specific goals this year, but the Dogs were confident they could compete for a title with the team coming back.
Drake split with in-state rival UNI Tuesday night, 1-3 and 6-2. Bulldogs are home again Saturday against Indiana State for a doubleheader.