MSU plays its first home games after 26 road contests
The MSU softball season will begin on Friday, Feb. 8, at the Leadoff Classic.
Spartan softball coaches and team will instruct clinics Dec. 28-29.
A two-time NFCA All-America honoree, Bograkos holds the MSU record for career no-hitters (4), wins (72), shutouts (24) and strikeouts (659). In addition, she holds single-season records for wins (29), innings pitched (283.1), appearances (53), shutouts (13) and the top two spots on the single-season strikeout chart (264, 235). Bograkos earned her first All-America honor following her junior year, during which she posted a 27-11 record with a 1.25 ERA. She posted 30 complete games with 13 shutouts for State in 2003. Bograkos also hit .254 (43-for-169) on the season and was Second-Team All-Big Ten.
Bograkos was enshrined in the Greater Lansing Sports Hall of Fame in the summer of 2014.
A native of Okemos Mich., Bograkos earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology from Michigan State University in 2004. She currently resides in Okemos, Mich., with her husband Tim, a former MSU basketball player, and their children, Tyler and Olivia.