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For the Joy of It: Dejah Mulipola Wins 2022 Athletes Unlimited Title
For a league intent on proving joy and excellence go hand in hand, Dejah Mulipola is the ideal 2022 Athletes Unlimited champion.
Danielle O’Toole Goes No. 1 in Final AU Draft
In her final weekend of pro softball, will No. 1 pick Danielle O’Toole derail Dejah Mulipola’s bid for the Athletes Unlimited championship?
AU Report: Alyssa Denham’s Big Day Creates Four-Way Title Race Entering Final Week
With a one-hit shutout, Alyssa Denham pitched her way into the title race. But Denham, Amanda Chidester and Haylie McCleney are chasing Dejah Mulipola.
AU Report: Danielle O’Toole, Alyssa Denham Dominant in Circle to Open Week 4
Who needs bullpens? Team McCleney’s Danielle O’Toole and Team Chidester’s Alyssa Denham took the ball and took control to open Week 4.
Anissa Urtez Goes No. 1, But Premium on Pitching in Week 4 Athletes Unlimited Draft
Anissa Urtez went No. 1 overall again, but pitching dominated the early rounds of the Week 4 Athletes Unlimited draft.
AU Report: Dejah Mulipola, Haylie McCleney Duel Atop Leaderboard After Week 3
Haylie McCleney’s late heroics lifted her team to a win in the Week 3 finale, but she couldn’t pass Dejah Mulipola on the leaderboard.
AU Report: Dejah Mulipola Reclaims Overall Lead as Parity Reigns in Week 3
Team McCleney and Team Mulipola turned big innings at the plate into bounceback wins on Saturday. That leaves the race wide open at the top of the overall leaderboard.
AU Report: Pitching Dominates Friday Behind Danielle O’Toole, Alyssa Denham
Sahvanna Jaquish and Sam Fischer hit big home runs, but you needed pitching on your side to make the clutch hits count on the opening day of Week 3.
Anissa Urtez Leads Familiar First-Round Faces in Week 3 Athletes Unlimited Draft
Amanda Chidester made sure she reunited with Anissa Urtez for AU Week 3, drafting the shortstop No. 1 overall.
AU Report: Dejah Mulipola Takes Overall Lead After Team Mulipola Sweeps Week 2
There was no stopping Team Mulipola or team captain Dejah Mulipola during Week 2 of Athletes Unlimited. But success means teammates will be rivals in Week 3.
AU Report: Dejah Mulipola and Sahvanna Jaquish Close Gap on Carrie Eberle
Saturday was a good day for defense, comebacks and contenders trying to close the gap on Carrie Eberle in Athletes Unlimited.
AU Report: Team Mulipola Soars, but Carrie Eberle Expands Lead
Team Mulipola supplied the fireworks in Game 1, but Carrie Eberle calmly expanded her overall lead in Game 2, as the second week of Athletes Unlimited got underway.
Rachel Garcia Again Headlines Athletes Unlimited Week 2 Draft
Team Harshman took Rachel Garcia No. 1 overall in the Week 2 AU draft, while Danielle O’Toole, Hannah Flippen and Anissa Urtez rounded out the first round.
AU Report: Carrie Eberle Wins Week 1, Sahvanna Jaquish Slugs Her Way into Contention
Carrie Eberle was the only player Sahvanna Jaquish couldn’t catch as the league’s all-time home run leader wrapped up a Week 2 captaincy with a big finish to Week 1.
AU Report: Kelsey Harshman and Bubba Nickles Star, Carrie Eberle Moves to Top of Leaderboard
Every run counted as close games ruled Rosemont on Saturday. That made Bubba Nickles and Kelsey Harshman all the more valuable.
AU Report: Carrie Eberle, Rachel Garcia Set Opening Day Pace
Team Eberle and Team Zerkle are off to quick starts in the Athletes Unlimited championship season, with Carrie Eberle and Rachel Garcia atop the leaderboard.
10 Reasons to Watch Athletes Unlimited Softball
Whether you want to crunch the numbers on a unique title race or simply watch some web gems, there are a lot of reasons to tune in to the third season of Athletes Unlimited.
Team Zerkle Selects Rachel Garcia No. 1 in Opening AU Draft
Rachel Garcia was the No. 1 pick in Athletes Unlimited’s Week 1 draft, while AU champion Aleshia Ocasio and AUX champion Danielle O’Toole team up.
No Trouble with the Curve for Sydney Littlejohn Watkins
Sydney Littlejohn Watkins is synonymous with the curveball. But to emerge as an AUX revelation after a long hiatus, she first had to find out if there was more to her than softball.
Ally Carda Leads USA to World Games Gold and World Championship
Behind a legendary relief appearance by Ally Carda, Team USA defeated Japan to win the World Games and a world title.
Team USA Beats Australia, Faces Japan for World Games Gold
An Olympic rematch against Japan awaits Team USA after big nights from Haylie McCleney and Ally Carda helped defeat Australia in a World Games semifinal.
Athletes Unlimited Reports Strong Viewership, Engagement for AUX
Athletes Unlimited reported strong viewership and engagement for the first season of AUX.
A Champion for Mental Health: Why Danielle O’Toole’s AUX Title Is a Blueprint for Others
Struggling mentally and physically after a trying 2021, Danielle O’Toole returned to the circle solely to have fun with her friends. She ended up winning an AUX title as a bonus.
Danielle O’Toole Wins Inaugural AUX Championship on Wild Final Day
Danielle O’Toole came out on top after a wild final day of AUX. For the inaugural AUX champion, it was a celebration of perseverance.
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.
Fischer, O’Toole, Zerkle Emphasize Pitching in AUX Series Three Draft
With rookie Georgina Corrick the first off the board, Team Fischer, Team O’Toole and Team Zerkle all went for pitching early in the AUX Series Three draft.