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Players Only Series on the D1Softball Podcast with Georgina Corrick and Odicci Alexander
Athletes Unlimited’s Georgina Corrick and 2023 champion Odicci Alexander take over the mic for our second episode of the Players Only Series.
Odicci Alexander Wins 2023 Athletes Unlimited Championship
There was drama on the final day, courtesy of Alyssa Denham, but Odicci Alexander’s stellar summer still ends with the 2023 Athletes Unlimited championship.
Athletes Unlimited Roundup: Odicci Alexander Controls Her Own Fate Entering Final Week
After another perfect week as captain, Odicci Alexander holds a big lead and controls the title race entering Week 5.
Athletes Unlimited Roundup: Odicci Alexander Surges to Overall Lead
Odicci Alexander took control of Week 3 as a pitcher and a general manager, surging into the overall lead in Athletes Unlimited.
Joy, Friendship and Web Gems: Sis Bates, Aliyah Andrews Are Ambassadors for LLWS Visit
As Athletes Unlimited heads to the LLWS, Sis Bates and Aliyah Andrews prove softball can be about joy, friendship and world-class defense.
Athletes Unlimited Roundup: Faraimo No-Hitter Highlights Week 2
Captain Sierra Romero made sure her team dominated Week 2 in Athletes Unlimited, but Team Faraimo’s captain stole the show and the overall lead with a no-hitter.
Garcia, Romero, Zerkle, Faraimo Select Teams for Athletes Unlimited Week 2
Sierra Romero drafting younger sister Sydney Romero is among the roster highlights for Week 2 in Athletes Unlimited.
Athletes Unlimited Roundup: Rachel Garcia Picks Up Where She Left Off
Rachel Garcia was Athletes Unlimited’s leading hitter in Week 1. She also happened to be the week’s leading pitcher. Guess who tops the leaderboard?
Pitching Rules, but Jessi Warren Tops Week 1 Draft
The AU season begins with 23 of last season’s top 25 players back in action. But after skipping 2022, Jessi Warren still went No. 1 in the Week 1 draft.
Triple Threat: Aubrey Leach Balances Law School, Playing and Coaching
Aubrey Leach is juggling law school, a professional playing career and coaching. The former Tennessee star will represent Team USA this week in a World Cup Group Stage event in Ireland.
Rachel Garcia Wins Weather-Affected AUX Title
Poor air quality forced AUX to cancel its final day, leaving Rachel Garcia the champion in the competition’s second season.
AUX Report: Tori Vidales, Megan Faraimo Send Title Race to Tuesday’s Season Finale
The AUX championship won’t be decided until the final game. Tori Vidales’ late home run powered Team Warren to a win against Team Garcia that prevented Rachel Garcia from wrapping up the crown.
AUX Report: Team Warren’s Long Day Narrows the Title Race
Captains Rachel Garcia and Aubrey Leach led their teams to victory against Team Warren as Series 3 opened, going a long way toward reducing the title race to three players.
AUX Report: Rachel Garcia Wins Series 2, Sweeps Into Overall Lead
Team Leach had a chance at Series 2 perfection, but Team Filler’s Rachel Garcia had complete control of the finale and the overall leaderboard.
Athletes Unlimited Signs Kathryn Sandercock
Athletes Unlimited has signed No. 5 overall draft pick Kat Sandercock for the championship season that begins July 28.
AUX Report: Dejah Mulipola Slam Caps Team Taylor’s Epic Comeback
Another doubleheader, another sweep. But Team Filler’s misfortune was Dejah Mulipola’s big break. Team Taylor’s slugger capped off an epic comeback with a 160-point swing on the second day of Series 2.
AUX Report: New Series, Same Starring Roles for Aubrey Leach, Rachel Garcia
Rachel Garcia came up big at the plate and in the circle. Aubrey Leach continued to remake herself as a slugger. And doubleheaders continued to befuddle teams. AUX Series 2 is underway.
AUX Report: Leach Wins Series 1, Joins Taylor, Filler as Series 2 Captains
The final day of Series 1 of AUX had plenty of seventh-inning drama.
Leading to Aubrey Leach, Nadia Taylor and Andrea Filler earning captain spots for the next round.
AUX Report: Record-Setting Day Puts Rachel Garcia Atop Leaderboard
Rachel Garcia’s record-breaking day has her leading AUX Series 1, but she may not be the favorite entering the final day of games in the round.
AUX Report: Faraimo Gets Best of Mentor and Team Garcia on Opening Day
Megan Faraimo, one of the league’s newest faces, and Megan Wiggins, pro softball’s senior stateswoman, each had a hand in sinking Team Garcia on AUX Opening Day.
AUX Preview: Sydney McKinney, Megan Faraimo, Odicci Alexander Set for AUX Debuts
You thought softball was over just because they turned off the lights in Oklahoma City? Not so fast. Monday brings the start of the AUX season. The brainchild of Athletes Unlimited, the professional league entering its fourth year of operations, this will be the second edition of AUX. After playing last year in San Diego, AUX moves to Rosemont, Illinois, also home of AU’s championship […]
Long Time Coming: Sydney McKinney’s AUX Debut Shows Softball Growing Its Own Stars
In making her way from small-town Missouri to Wichita State to national acclaim, AUX No. 1 overall pick Sydney McKinney debuts as proof of progress in a long revolution.
2023 Athletes Unlimited Post Draft Show
Tara Henry and Savanna Collins are LIVE following the 2023 Athletes Unlimited College Draft on Monday night.
Osterman and Swoopes Join AU Advisory Board
Former AU champion and softball legend Cat Osterman and basketball icon Sheryl Swoopes are the newest members of the Athletes Unlimited Advisory Board.
No Place Like Home: AUX Moves to Rosemont for Second Season
AUX is trading palm trees for deep dish, with the second season of the pro softball competition moving from San Diego to Chicago.
The D1Softball Podcast – Season 3 with Amanda Lorenz
The D1Softball Podcast is back for Season 3! Tara Henry and Rhiannon Potkey welcome former Florida All-American and USA National team member, Amanda Lorenz.
Kevin Durant, Angela Ruggiero among investors pledging $30 million to Athletes Unlimited
In a sign of continued league growth, investors including Kevin Durant and Angela Ruggiero have pledged $30 million to Athletes Unlimited.
For the Joy of It: Dejah Mulipola Wins 2022 Athletes Unlimited Title
For a league intent on proving joy and excellence go hand in hand, Dejah Mulipola is the ideal 2022 Athletes Unlimited champion.
AU Report: Alyssa Denham Takes Overall Lead, Sets Up Final Day Free-For-All
Alyssa Denham took over the AU lead without throwing a pitch on the season’s penultimate day. Her secret? She drafted Rachel Garcia.
D1Softball All Things AU with Savanna Collins – Fourth Edition
Tara Henry and Savanna Collins chat all things Athletes Unlimited. Coming off Week 4, the duo recaps last week and looks ahead to Week 5 of the season.
Danielle O’Toole Goes No. 1 in Final AU Draft
In her final weekend of pro softball, will No. 1 pick Danielle O’Toole derail Dejah Mulipola’s bid for the Athletes Unlimited championship?
AU Report: Alyssa Denham’s Big Day Creates Four-Way Title Race Entering Final Week
With a one-hit shutout, Alyssa Denham pitched her way into the title race. But Denham, Amanda Chidester and Haylie McCleney are chasing Dejah Mulipola.