Tradition, Work Ethic, PNW Pride; Kyle Nobach fits right in at Washington
Former Oregon State baseball standout Kyle Nobach has found a new calling as a softball coach for perennial power Washington.
Erika Piancastelli Is AU’s Italian Ambassador
Fresh off a trip to the Olympics with the Italian National team, Erika Piancastelli has become the Italian Ambassador for Athletes Unlimited.
Athletes Unlimited Report: August 29
Pitching ruled the second day of the Athletes Unlimited season, capped by Cat Osterman throwing the first no-hitter in league history — but missing out on a shutout.
Kayla Wedl’s Long Road to Athletes Unlimited
Recruited as a pitcher, Kayla Wedl never threw a college inning. But the player who grew up idolizing Cat Osterman may soon play with her after reaching Athletes Unlimited through an open tryout.
Athletes Unlimited Refresher: How Does This Work?
Athletes Unlimited begins its second season with 60 of the best softball players in the country and high hopes for the future. Here’s what you need to know about the league.
Off the Dirt with D1Softball • Episode 3
In Episode 3 Tara and Gray talk about NIL, FGCL takeaways, the new Florida Vibe, Team USA in Tokyo, and coaching changes!
2021 D1Softball Assistant Coach Carousel
Come check out the latest D1Softball assistant coach carousel, as we chronicle every assistant opening and replacement.
Oklahoma and Texas Ready for More Competition, Exposure in the SEC
Oklahoma and Texas are leaving the Big 12 for the SEC. The programs are excited for a more challenging schedule and increased financial opportunities.
Road to Tokyo: USA Softball’s Ali Aguilar
Ali Aguilar planned to spend 2020 playing on softball’s biggest stage. Instead, a coaching stint off the beaten path reminded her of the joy the game holds.
Road to Tokyo: USA Softball’s Cat Osterman
Two-time Olympic medalists Jessica Mendoza and Cat Osterman sit down to talk about the #RoadtoTokyo. In part one of this two-part series, Cat gives insight on how she handled the Olympic postponement and her life off the field.
Oklahoma Sets Standard of Softball Excellence
By winning a fifth national championship with yet another generation of players, Oklahoma moved to the front of the line as a 21st century dynasty in women’s sports.
Arizona’s Winner and Softball’s Champion, Mike Candrea Retires
Softball was destined to grow as the world around it changed. In 36 seasons at Arizona, Mike Candrea sped up the process and changed the lives of those he coached.
WCWS: Florida State Takes Alabama to Extra Game
Florida State is comfortable playing with its season on the line, and it showed in a 2-0 win against Alabama that extends the semifinal to Monday.
JMU’s Alexander the perfect player for this Year’s WCWS Stage
Following months of social justice activism, JMU’s Odicci Alexander is the perfect player to take center stage at this year’s WCWS.
James Madison’s Odicci Alexander Right Where She Belongs
This week marks James Madison’s first trip to the Women’s College Series. But as she prepares to step into the national spotlight, Odicci Alexander is right where she belongs.
Road to Tokyo: USA Softball’s Haylie McCleney
Former Olympic Gold Medalist, Jessica Mendoza, sits down with outfielder Haylie McCleney to talk about her experience with Team USA.
Florida’s Kendyl Lindaman Second to None
Tim Walton calls Kendyl Lindaman the best right-handed hitter in Florida history. Maybe that’s proof she has nothing more to prove.
NCAA Bracket Reveal: Disrespect Spreads Far and Wide
At least a few teams every year feel disrespected when the NCAA bracket is revealed. But this season, the aggravation spread much wider and was evident through actions and words.
Five key stories from the NCAA tournament bracket
The Pac-12 dismissed? An epic super regional in Norman? Upsets aplenty? Here are the takeaways from the NCAA tournament bracket.
Pac-12 Notebook: Awards Season
The Conference of Champions provided plenty of candidates for the D1Softball 2021 All-Pac-12 team. Find out which players made the squad.
The D1Softball Fantasy League: 2021 FINALS
The D1Softball Fantasy Softball Playoffs are here! Gray Robertson and Tara Henry square off in the Finals of the inaugural D1 Fantasy Softball League.
Pac-12 Notebook: Hackbarth Ties Single Season Record
In our latest Pac 12 notebook, Tara Henry takes an in-depth look at Arizona State and much more.
Big 12 Notebook: Oklahoma State’s Homegrown Bedlam
How did the state of Oklahoma become the center of the softball universe? It turns out Bedlam is partly homegrown.
SEC Notebook: Arkansas Completes Climb to Historic Title
In this week’s SEC notebook, Rhiannon Potkey details the path Arkansas took from just one conference win to regular-season champions.
Weekend Primer: Week 12
We’ve made it to Week 12! Take a look at the intriguing storylines and players to watch during this week of play.
SEC Notebook: Arkansas Responds, History Making Remains on Track
In this week’s SEC Notebook, Rhiannon Potkey details Arkansas avoiding a series sweep to remain on track for the program’s first SEC title.