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Brady Vernon is a writer for D1Softball. He has covered the sport since his sophomore year of college and currently resides in Arizona.Follow Brady Vernon on Twitter
2025s in 5: LSU commit Rylie Johnson
Rylie Johnson wants to continue the tradition of “Outfield U” at LSU.
2023 Fall Report: NC State
New head coach Lindsay Leftwich loves her relationships with her players. After last season, NC State’s players really needed someone like that.
2025s in 5: GCU commits Sarah & Morgan Campbell
Sarah & Morgan Campbell are a package deal from Oklahoma headed to GCU.
2023 Fall Report: Texas A&M
There is a lot to like from the offense and pitching in College Station. Year two under Trisha Ford could mean big things for the Aggies.
2025s in 5: Stanford commit Elena Krause
Stanford will have a familiar name joining them in a few years with Elena Krause.
ACL expands to Texas with Lone Star State Collegiate League
The American Collegiate League (ACL) is expanding to Texas with the announcement of the Lone Star State Collegiate League.
2025s in 5: Virginia Tech commit Avery Layton
Avery Layton loved watching Keely Rochard pitched, soon, she’ll be throwing from the same circle at Virginia Tech.
2023 Fall Report: Washington
After a WCWS appearance the Washington lineup will certainly look different. Who can we expect to see be the next great Huskies? Find out more in the Fall Report:
2023 Fall Report: North Carolina
Megan Smith Lyon takes great pride in being a Tar Heel and taking over for Donna Papa as she tries to lead North Carolina back to the postseason.
2025s in 5: UCLA commit Bri Alejandre
“Wearing the four letters means so much to me because I get to play where I’m from and represent my hometown”
Bri Alejandre is excited to join the Bruin Bubble
2025s in 5: Auburn commit Charley Butler
Charley Butler is a right-handed pitcher headed to Auburn, she’s had a pair of power pitchers to look up to from the state of Alabama.
2025s in 5: Washington commit Kaycie Burdick
Kaycie Burdick admired Victoria Hayward and Sis Bates, and now she gets to learn from them at Washington.
2025s in 5: Florida State commit Bella Dimitrijevic
Bella Dimitrijevic is headed to a pitcher’s dream at Florida State and working with Lonni Alameda.
Learn more about the FSU commit
2025s in 5: Louisiana commit Bailey Mackles
For Bailey Mackles, it means the world to stay home and play for a top-tier program like Louisiana.
2023 Fall Report: Arizona State
Megan Bartlett has a lot of pride in the way her clubhouse in coming together in Tempe.
There are a lot new Sun Devils, but they all seem to be meshing together quickly.
2025s in 5: Oregon commit Maddie Milhorn
Competitive atmosphere, valuing student-athletes and great facilities. There are many reasons Maddie Milhorn is excited to call Oregon home.
2023 Fall Report: Nebraska
A very good, experienced Nebraska team added one of the best prolific stars in the sport. There’s a lot to be excited about in Lincoln and the fall has shown that.
2025s in 5: Florida commit Kylie Shaw
Kylie Shaw plays a lot like Kendra Falby, so fittingly she’ll be a Gator like Falby.
Learn more about the triple threat headed to Florida.
2025s in 5: Alabama commit Gerritt Griggs
“Having the opportunity to play at Alabama in front of thousands of the best fans in the nation is a dream come true for me!”
Gerritt Griggs is ready to be a part of the Tide
2025s in 5: Texas commit Caigan Crabtree
Caigan Crabtree wouldn’t be heading to Texas without her mom aspiring her to play softball. Learn more about the future Longhorn.
2025s in 5: Oklahoma commit Kai Minor
Kai Minor is one of the next group of players to take their talents to Norman. Find out more about the newest 2025 Oklahoma commit.
2025s in 5: Michigan commit Kiley Carr
Kiley Carr was 8 years old when she told Carol Hutchins she was going to play for Michigan one day. The 2025 commit is on her way to Ann Arbor to keep that promise.
2025s in 5: Wichita State Commit Mia Richards
We kick off our “2025s in 5” series with Mia Richards, a Texas native who recently committed to Wichita State.
2025 Class Commitment Master List
Where are the top 2025 softball recruits headed? Find out here with the D1Softball Commitment Master List.
2024 Top Transfer Classes: 1-5
The top five transfer classes are highlighted by some of the best pitchers from last season as they don new threads.
2024 Top Transfer Classes: 6-10
We unveil the next section of our top transfer classes heading into the 2024 season filled with game-changing sluggers.
2024 Top Transfer Classes: 11-15
We start our top transfer classes that will impact the 2024 season. These schools revamped lineups and found two-way stars to help on both sides.
ACL Continues Growth for Summer 2024
The American Collegiate League has found success giving opportunites to players across the country, and now even more will get a chance to hone their skills.
Lauren Chamberlain Resigns as WPF Commissioner
Lauren Chamberlain announced on her Twitter that she has resigned as WPF Commissioner following the league’s inaugural season.
WPF Roundup: Pride, Smoke Advance to Championship Finals
The USSSA Pride and Texas Smoke are moving on to the Women’s Professional Fastpitch (WPF) championship finals.
WPF Roundup: Smoke Capture Top Seed Heading into Championship
The Smoke clinched the league’s top seed. Could Ashley Rogers’ no-no fire up the Vipers as they head into the playoffs?
17 Florida Gulf Coast and Music City Collegiate League Standouts
These 17 players stood out this summer in the Florida Gulf Coast and Music City Collegiate Leagues.