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AUX Report: Team Zerkle Sweeps, Dejah Mulipola Leads Title Race
A tape-measure home run helped Team Zerkle sweep its doubleheader and put Dejah Mulipola in pole position entering the final day of the AUX title race.
Gwen Svekis Is Athletes Unlimited’s Championship Whisperer
Gwen Svekis helped recruit Cat Osterman and Aleshia Ocasio to Athletes Unlimited. Then the best kept secret in catching helped each win a championship.
AUX Report: Sierra Romero’s Strong Debut Can’t Save Team Ocasio on Opening Day
In her AUX debut, Sierra Romero looked like the player softball missed. But former high school teammate Taylor Edwards stole the spotlight from Romero and Team Ocasio.
Ocasio Selects Romero Sisters in Opening AUX Draft
By reuniting sisters Sierra and Sydney Romero and drafting newcomer Rachel Garcia, team captain Aleshia Ocasio made the biggest splash in the opening AUX draft.
AUX Preview: Rachel Garcia, Sierra Romero, Georgina Corrick Among New Faces
You thought softball was over just because they turned off the lights in Oklahoma City? Not so fast. Stretch your legs and get some sleep this weekend because Monday brings the start of the AUX season in San Diego. The brainchild of Athletes Unlimited, the professional league entering its third year, AUX is a brand […]
WCWS Finals: For National Champion Oklahoma, Unmatched Excellence Again
The road to a national championship in college softball runs through Oklahoma City. But after Oklahoma won its sixth title and second in a row, you have to go through Nomran to get there.
Jocelyn Alo Is Softball’s Post-Olympic Star
Jocelyn Alo might be the greatest hitter in college softball history. She is also the post-Olympic star that softball needs as a blueprint for the future.
WCWS Championship Preview: Can Defiant Texas Outlast Oklahoma Juggernaut?
The WCWS championship series is a Red River showdown unlike any other. Will Oklahoma cement its place as one of history’s great teams or will Texas complete a postseason run for the ages?
WCWS Semifinals: Indefatigable Texas Eliminates OSU, Sets Up Red River Title Series
Down five runs against arguably the best pitcher in the nation, Texas stunned Oklahoma State to sweep the day and become the first unseeded team to play for a title in the WCWS.
WCWS Semifinals: Texas Blanks Oklahoma State, Forces Another Winner-Take-All Game
After winning winner-take-all games against Washington and Arkansas to get to the WCWS, Estelle Czech and Texas forced another with a spot in the championship series on the line.
At Her Own Speed: Oklahoma State’s Kelly Maxwell Makes Her Case as Nation’s Best
In a world that is often in a hurry, Oklahoma State’s Kelly Maxwell took the time to get it right. Now, the pitcher intent on getting better may be the best there is.
WCWS Game 10: Czech and Mates Lift Texas to Semifinals
An unlikely home run and unlikely relief appearance carried Texas to a win against Arizona and a place in the Women’s College World Series semifinals.
WCWS Game 8: Small Ball and Shutout Carry Oklahoma State to Semifinals
Oklahoma State is a win away from the championship series after Kelly Maxwell blanked Florida to remain unbeaten this postseason.
Arizona’s Pitchers Forge the Partnership Behind the WCWS’s Most Surprising Team
Arizona pitchers Devyn Netz and Hanah Bowen figure out they’re better together. Now opponents can’t figure out how to beat them.
WCWS Game 6: Mazon’s Return Not Enough to Derail Arizona’s Stay in OKC
Oregon State had its ace back, but two Arizona pitchers who have looked like All-Americans all postseason kept the Wildcats in the bracket.
For UCLA’s Delanie Wisz, Tools Tell the Story
For UCLA catcher Delanie Wisz, surprise custom catcher’s equipment tells a story of inner strength behind the mask.
WCWS Game 4: Petty Gives Cowgirls Second Chance to Silence Wildcats
Kelly Maxwell finally gave up a postseason run, but Karli Petty gave Oklahoma State’s ace a second chance to shut down Arizona.
Rylie Boone Gives OU Homegrown Spark
Oklahoma pulls the best and brightest softball recruits from around the nation. But with Rylie Boone, Patty Gasso didn’t have to look far to find the spark she needed.
WCWS Game 2: Bahl Returns as Boone and Johns Spark Oklahoma
The bottom of the order got things started for No. 1 Oklahoma in a record-breaking opening win that also saw ace Jordy Bahl return.
Meet Oklahoma State’s Jules Callaham, the future veterinarian who made awards history
Jocelyn Alo isn’t the only back-to-back winner of a major award at the WCWS. As a two-time Elite 90 winner, Jules Callaham is the preeminent student in OKC.
Oklahoma’s Alo and Bahl Sweep Player and Freshman of the Year
On the eve of the Women’s College World Series, Oklahoma’s Jocelyn Alo and Jordy Bahl swept the major individual awards as the nation’s top player and freshman, respectively.
Eight Things to Know About the WCWS
Which WCWS team relied most on Super Seniors? Is the new schedule made for aces? Is Jocelyn Alo’s heir already here? D1Softball has the eight things you need to know to prepare for OKC.
Fayetteville Super Regional: Sophia Simpson and Texas stun Arkansas
With Hailey Dolcini unavailable, Texas turned to freshman Sophia Simpson. With help from Janae Jefferson, she pitched the Longhorns to the WCWS with her first career shutout.
Norman Super Regional: Sooners slug their way back to OKC
If it’s Memorial Day Weekend, Oklahoma must be booking its place in the WCWS. Game 2 against UCF was Grace Lyons’ turn to star.
Stillwater Super Regional: Oklahoma St. heading back to WCWS
With a third straight trip to the WCWS, Oklahoma State is part of softball’s upper class. But there was still some familiar scrap in how they won the Stillwater Super Regional.
Fayetteville Super Regional: Hailey Dolcini and Longhorns refuse to go home
Hailey Dolcini added a 10-minute, 20-pitch at-bat to a legend that continues to grow, helping Texas level its series against Arkansas.