2021 Fall Report: Auburn
Auburn has put in extra extra time in the weight room this fall hoping it can strengthen its offense to complement its young pitching talent.
2021 Fall Report: Clemson
Clemson captured an ACC regular-season title in its first full season of existence as a program. The Tigers are hoping to build off that momentum during the fall.
2021 Fall Report: Seattle
After reaching the NCAA tournament in 2021, Seattle U. hopes to take yet another step forward in 2022 with a strong fall.
2021 Fall Report: Wichita State
Wichita State took the nation by storm last year via the long ball. The retooled Shockers are navigating the fall hoping to do the same in ’22.
Coaches in New Roles: UMass’ Danielle Henderson
UMass has always been home to Danielle Henderson. Rhiannon Potkey recently caught up with Henderson as part of a series introducing new head coaches.
2021 Fall Report: Arkansas Razorbacks
After a record-setting season and SEC title, Arkansas is hoping to build on the momentum. We check in with the Hogs in our Fall Report.
SIUE’s Finigan Trying to Earn Respect After Initial Backlash
SIUE received criticism when it announced P.J. Finigan as its interim softball coach. The former baseball assistant is hoping to earn respect from the softball community.
New Professional League Unveiled; Lauren Chamberlain Named Commissioner
Women’s Professional Fastpitch announced Thursday the launch of a new professional softball league, with Lauren Chamberlain as its commissioner.
D1 x AU Season 2 Recap & Awards
The D1 x AU awards for Season 2 with Christian Conrad, Tori Tyson and Stacey Nuveman-Deniz.
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.
Aleshia Ocasio Wins Athletes Unlimited Championship
Look at Aleshia Ocasio and you see the best player in the second season of Athletes Unlimited. You also see ample reason to remain hopeful about where the sport goes from here.
Athletes Unlimited Report: September 26
One more day remains in the Athletes Unlimited season, but Aleshia Ocasio turned it into a coronation rather than a sprint to the finish line. The ace all but wrapped up the title with another gem.
Athletes Unlimited Report: September 25
Carrie Eberle made her move for the title with a pitching gem in Saturday’s opening game. But Aleshia Ocasio might have slammed the door shut by earning MVP honors in the nightcap.
Coaches in New Roles: Hofstra’s Adrienne Clark
Training with the U.S. Bobsled & Skeleton Federation left a lasting impression on Hofstra’s Adrienne Clark. Rhiannon Potkey recently caught up with Clark as part of a series introducing new head coaches.
D1 x AU: Week 5 Reactions
Team Chidester went 3-0 in Week 4 of Athletes Unlimited and Carrie Eberle gets a captainHear from the crew as they discuss the Week 4 draft.
Odicci Alexander Goes No. 1 in AU Week 5 Draft
Superstar rookie Odicci Alexander went No. 1 in the final Athletes Unlimited draft, but could the title race turn on Amanda Chidester finding Cat Osterman available in the second round?
Kenny Gajewski: College Softball’s Maestro of Transfer Portal
Oklahoma State’s Kenny Gajewski has become the maestro of the transfer portal, using personal relationships to snag premier players.
Aleshia Ocasio Tops AU Leaderboard After Week 4
Almost no one could hit Carrie Eberle in Week 4, and that means almost no one can catch Aleshia Ocasio and Amanda Chidester as they head to the final week in pursuit of a championship.
‘What is JMU?’ More People Know the Answer After WCWS Run
The publicity perks of JMU’s run to the WCWS have been clearly evident on the recruiting trail. The Dukes have more name recognition.
Athletes Unlimited Report: September 19
Kelsey Stewart used a big day to move into title contention. Morgan Zerkle kept up her bid by putting Cat Osterman on the brink. All that and much more from a busy Sunday from Athletes Unlimited.
Athletes Unlimited Report: September 18
Led by Team Jaquish’s Alyssa Denham, rookie pitching ruled the opening day of Week 4 in Athletes Unlimited. But it’s still a familiar hitter atop the overall leaderboard.
Coaches in New Roles: Fresno State’s Stacy May-Johnson
Stacy May-Johnson appreciates Fresno State’s history of softball success. Rhiannon Potkey recently caught up with May-Johnson as part of a series introducing new head coaches.
Montana Fouts Ready for More NIL Opportunities, Extra Year at Alabama
Alabama pitcher Montana Fouts has capitalized on the NIL opportunities that have come her way in the last few months. She’s the top collegiate athlete on Cameo, and has more sponsorship deals in the works. Fouts also plans to extend her stay in college.
Amanda Lorenz Tops AU Week 4 Draft
Three weeks into her rookie season in Athletes Unlimited, it’s increasingly clear what Amanda Lorenz’ peers think of the slugger. She’s the new arrival that everyone has to have. A first-round selection in the league’s first weekly draft this season, Lorenz added another milestone Tuesday when she was selected No. 1 overall by Aleshia Ocasio […]
D1 x AU: Week 4 Reactions
Team Jaquish went 3-0 in Week 3 of Athletes Unlimited and she remains in the top four of the leaderboard. Hear from the crew as they discuss the Week 4 draft.
Amanda Chidester Tops AU Leaderboard After Week 3
It was never too late to save the day in Week 3 of Athletes Unlimited. A late home run lifted Amanda Chidester to the top of the leaderboard, while a huge final day from Cat Osterman extended a record streak.