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At this point, Southern Illinois coach Kerri Blaylock probably knows the UCLA 8-clap and cascading trills of the Alabama fight song by heart. She’s certainly heard her share of Boomer Sooners.
Blaylock is regular part of the Women’s College World Series scene, one of countless people working behind the scenes to help pull off the biggest show in softball. She was in Oklahoma City again last season, assisting with bat testing and listening as school fight songs blared over the public address system — the easiest way to know which team just scored when the field isn’t in view.