The D1Softball Podcast – Season 2 Episode 2
Tara Henry and Rhi Potkey catch up on the most recent D1 Fall Reports and welcome the 2021 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year, Jocelyn Alo.
Fullerton’s Dockins ‘Needs Some Love Sent Her Way’ After Medical Complications
Cal State Fullerton pitcher Taylor Dockins has been fighting cancer for the last four years. She recently endured another medical setback.
2020 D1Softball Transfer Tracker
With the 2020 college softball season being canceled, plenty of players are using this opportunity to move on to other programs. We track the latest movements.
2020 College Softball Coaching Carousel
The college softball coaching carousel was still somewhat active despite the season shutdown. Here are all the changes in one spot.
Summer Rundown: Shannon Saile, Kenna Wilkey Discuss FGCL
The Florida Gulf Coast League was a huge success this summer, and Oklahoma’s Shannon Saile and Northwestern’s Kenna Wilkey discussed the experience.
Sierra Romero Steps Forward With Signature Cleat
Former Michigan star Sierra Romero collaborated with New Balance to release a signature cleat The Romero this week.
Worthington Creates Lasting Legacy at EKU
Jane Worthington is entering her 29th season leading Eastern Kentucky. She’s helped build the program from the ground up through hard work and loyalty.
Unity The Message As The Fastpitch Alliance Launches
Softball unity is important during these challenging times, and there’s no better example of that than the launch of The Fastpitch Alliance.
Oklahoma’s Juarez On The Road To Recovery
Oklahoma ace G Juarez is on the road to recovery after having surgery in March to repair a biceps tendon tear in her left throwing arm.
Maryland’s Taylor Wilson Makes Voting Initiatives Her Main Focus
Maryland’s Taylor Wilson is working hard to get student-athletes informed about voting in the upcoming elections through her role on the Big Ten Conference’s Anti-Hate and Anti-Racism Coalition and her school’s “VoTERP” initiative.
Penn State Hires Miami Ohio’s Crowell As Head Coach
Penn State softball has been on the search for a new head coach over the past few weeks, and it has its new skipper with Clarisa Crowell moving over from Miami (Ohio).
Father’s Memory Inspires Illinois State’s Mack Leonard
Mack Leonard was one of the breakout stars of the FGCL this summer. The Illinois State rising junior was named league MVP and helped the RiverMocs win the title. Her father’s memory remains close to her heart on the field.
Roy Williams’ Scholarship Donation Is A ‘Blessing’ For UNC Seniors
North Carolina men’s hoops coach Roy Williams donated more than $600,000 to fund scholarships of seniors whose seasons were cut short. That includes UNC pitcher Brittany Pickett and infielder Campbell Hutcherson.
FGCL Wrap: Putting A Bow On An Incredible Summer
The Florida Gulf Coast League had a summer to remember, and our Tara Henry discusses the championship and more with Gray Robertson.
Florida’s Longley Preparing For Larger Role With Summer Reps
Sarah Longley knows she’ll have big cleats to fill at Florida to replace starting shortstop Sophia Reynoso. The rising sophomore has been playing in the Florida Gulf Coast League to get some reps in preparation.
Breaking Down FGCL’s Summer All-Stars
The Florida Gulf Coast League’s All-Stars will head across the Sunshine State to face off with the USSSA Pride club. Tara Henry dissects each of the FGCL’s All Stars.
Enquist, NFCA Partner To Create The Natasha Watley Scholarship For Social Change
The NFCA on Wednesday announced the creation of the Natasha Watley Scholarship for Social Change, in partnership with former UCLA head coach Sue Enquist. The scholarship will provide financial assistance to a Black coach at any level to attend the annual NFCA National Convention. Enquist is funding the scholarship named after her former All-American infielder.
Texas A&M’s Harley-Riding Backstop Making Noise This Summer
From motorcycle riding to softball, Haley Lee has never been afraid to expand her horizons and try new things. The Texas A&M rising junior catcher is looking the part at the Florida Gulf Coast League this summer.
FGCL Playoffs Primer: Top-Seeded River Mocs Favored
The Florida Gulf Coast League culminates with a single elimination playoff, as the River Mocs look to take the crown after a strong regular season showing.
Softball To Lead Off Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the new schedule for the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Softball is slated to lead off the games at 9:00 a.m. JST on July 21, 2021, two days before the Opening Ceremony, at Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium. Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium will host the five opening rounds, while the […]
FGCL Closes Season with Home Run Derby, All-Star Game and “Coasty Awards”
Learn more about the 2020 Florida Gulf Coast League Home Run Derby, All-Star Game rosters, and first-ever “Coasty” Awards!
Florida Gulf Coast League: Week Four Insider
As teams begin to prepare for the playoffs at the Florida Gulf Coast League, Furman’s Riley Ludlam and others are standing out.
D1Softball Analytics No. 1 Pitcher: Virginia Tech’s Keely Rochard
Virginia Tech’s Keely Rochard was having a 2020 to remember and we take an in-depth look at how she got to this point.
D1Softball Analytics No. 2 Pitcher: Oregon State’s Mariah Mazon
Mariah Mazon realized last summer how integral her mind was in the circle. With a new mental approach, the Oregon State righthander checks in at No. 2 in our analytical rankings.
FGCL Week Three: Standings, Additions, Players to Watch
The fourth week of the Florida Gulf Coast League is in the books and our Tara Henry takes an in-depth look at who’s standing out and much more.
D1Softball Analytics No. 4 Pitcher: Indiana’s Emily Goodin
Emily Goodin checks in at No. 4 in our analytical rankings for the 2020 season and plans to return for a fifth year to help lead the Hoosier to the NCAA tournament.