RECAP: Amanda Chidester Walk-Off Beats Australia
When Team USA pitching finally needed a little bit of help, Amanda Chidester’s walk-off hit kept the Americans unbeaten.
Tokyo Olympic Views
The D1Softball Staff shares their daily thoughts on the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
RECAP: Osterman Leads USA Over Mexico
Another brilliant pitching performance backed by just enough offense kept Team USA unbeaten with a 2-0 win against Mexico. D1Softball has what you need to know from the win.
Road to Tokyo: Cat Osterman’s Last Dance
Cat Osterman never expected to be pitching at 38 years old. But one more chance to take on her oldest rival called her back. That rival? The game itself.
RECAP: Team USA vs. Team Canada
The US offense has been lacking through the first two games in Tokyo, but Amanda Chidester came through in the fifth inning to ensure Abbott had at least one run to work with in the circle.
Arioto and Moultrie a Long Way from Whitehorse
Almost 11 years to the day after playing for a world title in the wilderness, Valerie Arioto and Michelle Moultrie made their presence felt in the Olympics.
Road to Tokyo: USA Softball’s Monica Abbott
Monica Abbott has been one of the most dominant pitchers in the sport for nearly two decades. She will finally get a second chance to pursue Olympic gold this month in Tokyo.
Road to Tokyo: USA Softball’s Tairia Mims Flowers
Softball is just days away from kicking off the Tokyo Olympics as we continue on the #RoadtoTokyo powered by Wilson. Tara Henry talks with medal-winning Olympian and USA Softball assistant coach Tairia Mims Flowers from Tokyo!
Off the Dirt with D1Softball • Episode 2
In Episode 2 Tom Canterbury & Gray Robertson recap the Florida Gulf Coast League and preview the playoffs.
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 Aubree Munro
Aubree Munro becomes a softball superhero when she dons her catching gear. The Olympics will shine a light on the woman behind the mask.
D1Softball Transfer Tracker: 2020-2021
With the 2021 college softball season coming to a close, plenty of players are using this opportunity to move on to other programs. We track the latest movements.
Back on the Road: Coaches Relish Return to In-Person Recruiting
After COVID shut down in-person recruiting for nearly 15 months, college coaches are grateful to be back on the road searching for the next generation of stars.
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.
From Home Runs to Home Ownership, Kate Gordon Had it Covered
JMU’s Kate Gordon balanced playing softball with a job in real estate while helping the Dukes make a magical run to the Women’s College World Series.
Off the Dirt with D1Softball
Episode 1 of our newest segment, Off the Dirt with D1Softball, features Alabama Crimson Tide analyst, Florida Gulf Coast League expert and Out of the Box podcast host, Gray Robertson.
Game-Changer: How New NIL Rules Could Impact College Softball
The new name, image and likeness rules represent a historic change in college athletics. What will the impact be on softball? How many players will cash in? Everyone is learning as it goes.
College Softball’s Best: D1Softball Nine
There’s no worrying about utility spots or positional eligibility. This is all about the nine players who defined the 2021 college softball season.
NCAA Softball Rules Committee Recommends Video Review
The NCAA announced Friday that the Softball Rules Committee has proposed implementing video review and allowing coaches to have two video review challenges beginning in the 2021-22 academic year.
Road to Tokyo: USA Softball’s Hannah Flippen
Hannah Flippen was on the softball field before she was even born. The defensive stalwart fell in love from the start, and earned a spot on the US Olympic team as a replacement player.
D1 Breakout Player of the Year: Mackenzie Donihoo
Overshadowed for much of the season by a part-time role and Oklahoma’s constellation of stars, Mackenzie Donihoo made herself a star in the World Series.
D1 Woman of the Year: Odicci Alexander
Odicci Alexander wasn’t just a pitcher, a hitter or even a two-way talent. She wasn’t just a mid-major success. Our Woman of the Year was everything we love about softball.
FGCL Players to Watch: June 30
The Florida Gulf Coast League is off to a roaring start this summer. Who has been standing out? Tara Henry takes an in-depth look.
Player of the Year: Jocelyn Alo
Jocelyn Alo piled up so many numbers in 2021 that the Oklahoma slugger may have broken math. The master of run production is the D1Softball Player of the Year.
Rachel Garcia Named First Two-Time Outright Winner of Honda Cup Award
Rachel Garcia becomes just the third student-athlete ever to be named a two-time winner of the Honda Cup, and is the first two-time outright winner.
D1 Pitcher of the Year: Montana Fouts
For much of the 2021 season, Alabama’s Montana Fouts put on the kind of pitching display worthy of the greatest aces of yesteryear.