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Top 80 Freshmen Names to Know Heading into 2023
Ready for the season to start? Here are 80 names to know that could be impact freshmen in 2023.
2023 Preseason Power Rankings: Catcher
Oklahoma’s Kinzie Hansen battled injuries last season, but when healthy it’s hard to argue with her stellar bat and defensive skills. She comes in as our top preseason catcher for 2023.
2023 Preseason Power Rankings: Pitcher
The D1Softball Position Power Rankings kicks off with the best in the circle. Kelly Maxwell starts the year at the top of the list. Who else joined her?
SEC Preview: Gators, Hogs Ready to Battle for Supremacy
Florida and Arkansas start the 2023 season at the top of the always-stacked SEC, which has plenty of contenders and intrigue in store as usual.
The Preseason D100 Player Rankings: The Top Players in College Softball
The Preseason D100 Player Rankings are here. Oklahoma’s Tiare Jennings tops our list.
Let us know your thoughts about the full rankings!
2022 Fall Report: Alabama
To send off Montana Fouts with an WCWS sequel, a star-studded freshman class will need to adapt quickly to Alabama’s enduring standard of excellence.
Clearwater Invitational Schedule: Five Games to Watch
The schedule for the 2023 Clearwater Elite Invitational was released on Thursday. Find out what five games the D1Softball staff is interested to see.
The D1Softball Podcast – Season 3 with Patrick Murphy
The D1Softball Podcast is back for Season 3! Tara Henry welcomes Alabama head coach Patrick Murphy.
D1Softball Top 50 Programs of 2022: No. 5 Alabama
It’s time to unveil our D1Softball Top 50 College Softball Program rankings. We continue with an in-depth look at No. 5 Alabama.
Coaches in New Places: Memphis’ Stephanie VanBrakle-Prothro
Stephanie VanBrakle-Prothro is stepping out of her comfort zone to become the new head coach at Memphis. She discusses the move with Rhiannon Potkey in the Coaches in New Places series.
Alabama to Hire McMahon as New Pitching Coach
Alabama is expected to hire Illinois’ Lance McMahon as its new pitching coach, sources have told D1Softball. McMahon replaces Stephanie VanBrakle Prothro.
Coaches in New Places: UAB’s A.J. Daugherty
A.J. Daugherty has climbed through the high school and Juco ranks to become a Division I head coach. He shares his journey in the “Coaches in New Places” series.
Memphis to hire Alabama’s VanBrakle Prothro as its next head coach
Memphis softball is expected to hire Alabama assistant coach Stephanie VanBrakle Prothro as its next head coach.
No Trouble with the Curve for Sydney Littlejohn Watkins
Sydney Littlejohn Watkins is synonymous with the curveball. But to emerge as an AUX revelation after a long hiatus, she first had to find out if there was more to her than softball.
D1Softball Crystal Ball: Early Eight for 2023 WCWS
Is it too early to talk about 2023? We don’t think so. Here’s an early look at eight teams for the WCWS next season.
Teams announced for 2023 TaxAct Clearwater Elite Invitational
The 16 teams were announced for the 2023 TaxAct Clearwater Elite Invitational on Tuesday with multiple 2022 WCWS participants.
What We Learned: NCAA Regionals Edition
D1Softball looks back on a weekend of mayhem that saw some of the sport’s most familiar names sent packing and some new faces audition for roles in Oklahoma City.
D1Softball’s Tuscaloosa Regional Central: Stanford stuns Alabama
The road to the Women’s College World Series runs through Tuscaloosa at Rhoads Stadium featuring No. 6 Alabama, Chattanooga, Murray State, and Stanford.
D1Softball Field of 64 Projections: May 15 (Selection Sunday)
In the latest D1Softball Field of 64 softball postseason projections, it’s Selection Sunday. Let’s see what we can get right.
SEC Tournament Central: Delce deals, Arkansas celebrates another historic title
Follow all the action from the SEC Tournament with daily updates, recaps and highlights of games until a champion is crowned.
D1Softball’s Top 10 Plays – Week 13
The top plays from the thirteenth week of the 2022 D1 season. Follow all the action & tag us using #D1Top10 throughout the entire year.
SEC Notebook: Tournament time arrives, nobody is safe
The regular-season ended with record-breaking home runs, controversial home runs and a muddled mess in the middle. Now, all eyes turn to the tournament. Find out more in this week’s SEC Notebook.
D1Softball Field of 64 Projections: May 10
Before conference tournament week, D1Softball put together another Field of 64 projection. From hosts to the bubble, a lot has changed.
D1Softball Top 25: Arizona State climbs, Ole Miss enters
As the SEC Tournament gets underway, Mississippi gives the nation’s deepest league yet another representative in the D1Softball Top 25. But it’s Pac-12 leader Arizona State on the move this week.
What We Learned: Arizona State’s statement, Bedlam dominance and replay controversy
Championship Week is here, but players and teams across the softball map lent a postseason feel to the final week of the regular season in most conferences.
How the Top 25 Fared: Week 13
Perfect weeks for Oklahoma, Florida State and Tennessee help set the stage for conference tournament week. Check out How the Top 25 Fared
Daily Dozen: Saturday, May 7th
Utah earns the series win over UW, Oklahoma sweeps Bedlam and UCLA evens the series at ASU. All that and more in D1Softball’s Daily Dozen.
Weekend Preview: Pac-12, Big 12 and Big Ten championships on the line
In Week 13 of our Softball Weekend Preview, there’s NCAA tournament and conference title implications across the nation.
How the Top 25 Fared: Week 12
Check out how D1Softball’s Top 25 fared during Week 12 of the 2022 season. We saw 12 teams go undefeated in the last week of April.
SEC Notebook: Mizzou, A&M open some eyes and Arkansas tightens title grip
Missouri and Texas A&M open some eyes, Arkansas solidifies its title-leading status and coaching legends are honored. That and more in this week’s SEC Notebook.
D1Softball Top 25: Virginia Tech Moves to No. 2, Stanford and LSU Enter
The top remains nearly the same while the rest of the rankings resemble the Wild West. Washington climbs into the top 10 while Stanford and LSU re-enter the poll.