“Here For The Long Run,” Ritter Promoted to Gophers Head Coach
The University of Minnesota promoted Piper Ritter to head coach on Sunday. The former Gopher pitcher had served as the program’s pitching coach for the last 13 seasons.
NCAA Sets Standard For 2020 Recordkeeping
The NCAA has had many decisions to make over the past couple of months, including how to handle statistics with Arizona’s Jessie Harper and others chasing records.
Ole Miss Set To Hire Minnesota’s Trachsel
Ole Miss picked up a high-quality hire this week when it tabbed Minnesota’s Jamie Trachsel as its new head coach.
Olympics or College? Team USA Members Hope Both Are Still Possible
Bubba Nickles, Rachel Garcia and Dejah Mulipola took a redshirt year this year to train with the U.S. Olympic softball team. With the Olympics postponed, they now await their eligibility from the NCAA.
NCAA Grants Eligibility To All Spring Sport Athletes
The NCAA Division I Council has approved a blanket waiver to give all spring sport athletes whose season was abruptly canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic an additional season of competition and an extension of their period of eligibility.
Monica Abbott Reacts to Tokyo Olympics Being Postponed
The Tokyo Olympics were officially postponed for the summer of 2020, and Team USA member Monica Abbott reacted to the news.
The Packaged Deal Tries To Fill Softball Void Through Virtual Classes
The Packaged Deal looks to fill a void with new concept “Softball School.” Virtual classes will take place Monday-Friday and taught by softball stars around the country.
Coaches React to Unprecedented Halt to College Softball
Arizona’s Mike Candrea and Michigan’s Carol Hutchins have been involves in college softball for more than three decades. But the events of the last two days have been unlike anything they have experienced before. They and other coaches around the country are trying to figure out what comes next.
BREAKING: 2020 WCWS Cancelled
The 2020 Women’s College World Series and the NCAA tournament has been cancelled, the NCAA announced on Thursday.
Titans and Knights Play In First Spectator-Free Game
Fullerton, Calif. – Four uniformed officers blocked the front entrance at Goodwin Field with strict instructions not to let spectators enter the gate. After a radio call and some convincing, I was finally allowed through the chain-link fence. There were two distinct sounds upon entering the complex: cheers echoing from the softball stadium and the […]
Cancellations, Spectator Limits Mark Softball’s Response To Coronavirus
The ongoing coronavirus is having a major impact on the sport of college softball and we keep you posted on the latest developments.
Ivy League Cancels Remainder of Softball Season
The Ivy League became the first college conference to cancel the rest of the softball season on Wednesday.
Pitcher of the Week: Keely Rochard, Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech’s Keely Rochard put together quite an impressive showing on the mound in three games last week, and is this week’s Pitcher of the Week.
D1Softball’s Player of the Week: Cheyenne Lindsey
Florida’s Cheyenne Lindsey had a huge weekend at the plate, and for that, she’s the D1Softball Player of the Week.
D1Softball’s Freshman of the Week: Lexi Sosa, UCLA
UCLA’s Lexi Sosa had a week to remember, and for that, she’s this week’s D1Softball Freshman of the Week.
Daily Dozen Headlines: Friday, March 6th
Perfection, streak-busting milestones and intriguing SEC openers highlighted the action on Friday as Rhiannon Potkey and Tara Henry get you caught up with the Daily Dozen.
Week Five Primer: Matchups To Watch
Another huge weekend of college softball action is on the horizon, and our staff takes an in-depth look at the premier matchups to watch.
New Professional League Set To Launch This Summer
Athletes Unlimited is launching a series of professional leagues across different sports, starting with softball in August of 2020. The league will feature unique innovations, including individual players earning points and teams changing weekly.
Daily Dozen Headlines: Saturday, Feb. 29
The final two undefeated teams fell on Saturday as upsets were aplenty on an action packed day that saw Kentucky put up some historic numbers offensively.
2020 D1Softball Preseason All-Americans
The Pac 12 leads the charge in terms of representation as we unveil the inaugural D1Softball Preseason All-Americans.
Washington’s Bates In Mix For Local Honor
Washington’s Sis Bates is in the mix for a prestigious local award in Seattle as the season nears for the Huskies.
NCAA Upholds Missouri’s Postseason Ban, Other Penalties
Missouri softball will be ineligible for the 2020 NCAA and SEC tournaments as the NCAA upheld a previous ruling including a ban and more penalties.
USA Softball Announces 2020 Olympic Roster
The 2020 Tokyo Games are just around the corner and USA Softball announced its Olympic roster this weekend. Who made the cut? Find out.