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Utah Hopes to Have Staying Power as Pac-12 Battles Winds of Change
Few expected Utah to reach the Women’s College World Series this season. But the Utes have heard the doubts since entering the Pac-12. How will they do in a changed conference landscape?
WCWS Game 6: Oklahoma State Rolls, Ends Utah’s Magical Run
Kenny Gajewski was confident his team would respond in a big way. Oklahoma State did with a 8-0 run-rule win over Utah to stay alive.
WCWS Game 5: Stanford’s Vawter and Canady Combine to Eliminate Fouts and Alabama
Alana Vawter and NiJaree Canardy combined on a one-hitter to deliver Stanford its first WCWS win in 19 years and bring the Montana Fouts era in college softball to a close.
WCWS Game 4: Holtorf’s Bat Lifts Washington Over Utah
Rylee Holtorf drove in three runs, including the go-ahead home run, to lead Washington to a 4-1 victory over Utah on Friday at the Women’s College World Series.
Milloy Family Diary: Widespread Allegiences at WCWS
The Milloy family has connections to three teams playing in the Women’s College World Series this week. They are sharing their experiences with D1Softball in a daily diary.
Tara’s Take: Five Things I Learned – Day 1
Tara’s take live from Day One of the Women’s College World Series.
WCWS Game 3: Florida State Makes Statement in Run-Rule Win Over Oklahoma State
Florida State made quite the statement. The Noles won their first opening WCWS game in its last six tries after run ruling Oklahoma State.
Jordy Bahl’s Real Women’s College World Series Debut
Jordy Bahl pitched in the WCWS as a freshman. But what we saw in Thursday’s opening game was the Oklahoma ace’s real WCWS debut.
WCWS Game 2: Clutch Coleman and Sooners Spoil Canady’s Curtain-Raising Gem
Stanford freshman NiJaree Canady woke up the echoes of WCWS aces past in a stellar debut, but Jayda Coleman, Jordy Bahl and No. 1 Oklahoma ultimately made it a footnote on their march toward another title.
WCWS Game 1: Tennessee Slugs Past Alabama in Opener
Sparked by the bottom of the order, No. 4 Tennessee opened the Women’s College World Series with a 10-5 victory over No. 5 Alabama on Thursday afternoon.
Player’s Journal: Inside Look at the WCWS
Throughout the Women’s College World Series, players will be providing journal entires to D1Softball for an inside look at what’s taking place in Oklahoma City.
The Next Evolution: How Jayda Coleman Kept the Oklahoma Dynasty Moving Forward
You don’t stay on top by staying the same. For Oklahoma and coach Patty Gasso, Jayda Coleman was the player and the personality that the Sooners needed to keep moving forward.
The D1Softball WCWS Preview
Tara Henry and Gray Robertson get you ready for the Women’s College World Series. They also chatted with ESPN’s Amanda Scarborough as she made her way to OKC.
Eight Things to Know About the 2023 WCWS
From Oklahoma chasing history to the role of transfers, fifth-year players and geography, all you need to know to prepare for the 2023 WCWS.
Coming Full Circle: Hogue and Allister Lead Their Alma Maters Back to WCWS
Utah’s Amy Hogue and Stanford’s Jessica Allister were players on the last teams at their programs to reach the Women’s College World Series. Now, they are back as head coaches.
Tuscaloosa Super Regional: Lightning Strikes Twice as Fouts Sends Alabama Back to WCWS
Montana Fouts had plenty of help this time, but Alabama’s ace said farewell to the Rhoads House by saying hello again to the Women’s College World Series.
Salt Lake City Super Regional: Mariah Lopez Carries Utah to WCWS
Pitcher Mariah Lopez helped Utah beat San Diego State in the Super Regional and earn a trip to the Women’s College World Series for the first time in 29 years.
Tuscaloosa Super Regional: Fouts, Prange and Crimson Tide Win Round 2, Force Sunday Finale
Alabama’s Ashley Prange gave Montana Fouts a lead to protect, and the legend didn’t let it slip away. Now it’s one game for a trip to OKC.
Seattle Super Regional: Lindsay Lopez Leads Washington Back to OKC
Lindsay Lopez leads Washington back to OKC in a shutout victory over Louisiana.
Salt Lake City Super Regional: Utah Routs San Diego State to Force Game 3
Utah hit three home runs, including a grand slam by Julia Jimenez, to run-rule San Diego State 10-1 and force a winner-take-all Game 3.
Knoxville Super Regional: Gottshall’s Gem Delivers Tennessee to WCWS
Payton Gottshall threw a two-hitter as Tennessee beat Texas 9-0 to sweep the Super Regional and advance to the Women’s College World Series for the first time since 2015.
Norman Super Regional: Record-Breaking Epic Gives OU 48th Consecutive Win, 16th WCWS Bid
Down to its final strike, Oklahoma rallied to win its record-breaking 48th consecutive game and return to the WCWS.
Durham Super Regional: Stanford Answers Early Wake-Up Call, Advances to WCWS
Despite an early-morning first pitch, Stanford showed no signs of sluggishness on Saturday to sweep Duke and advance to the Women’s College World Series for the first time since 2004.
Salt Lake City Super Regional: San Diego State Secures Historic Win
San Diego State beat Utah to secure its first-ever Super Regional victory behind key performances from AJ Murphy and Dee Dee Hernandez.
Seattle Super Regional: Meylan Shuts Out Louisiana, Holtorf Delivers
Washington’s run-rule win over Louisiana puts the Huskies just a win away from advancing to OKC.
Tallahassee Super Regional: FSU holds off Georgia, heads back to OKC
The pitching staff held Georgia quiet and the lineup found clutch hits.
Florida State is headed back to Oklahoma City.
Tuscaloosa Super Regional: Danielle Williams Wins the Battle of the Aces
Two legendary aces started Friday’s game, but only Northwestern’s Danielle Williams made it to the finish line victorious. As she has more than any active pitcher in Division I.
Stillwater Super Regional: Maxwell, Naomi lift Oklahoma State to 4th straight WCWS
Oklahoma State is headed to the Women’s College World Series for the fourth straight season. Kelly Maxwell was nearly perfect and Kiley Naomi is still on fire.
Knoxville Super Regional: Puni Launches Tennessee Over Texas
Zaida Puni continued her hot streak at the plate as Tennessee moved one step closer to the Women’s College World Series with a 5-2 win over Texas in the Knoxville Super Regional opener.
Durham Super Regional: Canady Deals Stanford One Step Closer to WCWS
NiJaree Canady threw a four-hitter in a battle of freshmen aces and Kaitlyn Lim hit a clutch double to lead Stanford to a 3-1 win over Duke in the Durham Super Regional opener.
The D1Softball Super Regional Preview
Tara Henry and Gray Robertson get you ready for Super Regionals as they break down all eight super regional match-ups.
Stillwater Super Regional: Kilfoyl Spins a Gem, Oklahoma State Bats Come Alive Late
Lexi Kilfoyl retired the last 17 batters she faced.
Kiley Naomi and Morgyn Wynee delivered the blasts.
Oklahoma State started the Stillwater Super Regional strong.