D1 Batting Champion: Kayla Kowalik


Now that everyone caught their breath after the longest Women’s College World Series on record, it’s time to sit back and celebrate the best and brightest of the 2021 season. We’ll hand out a slew of D1Softball awards in the coming days, leading up to the reveal of the first D1Softball Nine — the most exclusive club in college softball. 

Batting Champion: Kayla Kowalik, C, Kentucky 

Forgive the pun, but why single out the batting champion? Because it’s worth pausing to appreciate what Kowalik did in leading the nation with a .495 batting average while playing in the nation’s[…]