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What We Learned: Baylor Sweeps, Boise State Celebrates, Mariah Lopez Dominates Ducks
Baylor may have swept its way into more games in Waco, Mariah Lopez makes Utah a daunting postseason visitor and Jordy Bahl can do it all wherever she plays.
Daily Dozen: Friday, May 5
Montana Fouts was perfect again for the Tide, Florida State secured another ACC title and mid-major pitchers were dealing. That and more in Friday’s Daily Dozen.
What to Watch Week 12: Conference Titles, NCAA Hosting Bids at Stake
As the regular season enters the stretch run, teams are competing for conference titles and NCAA hosting position. Find out What to Watch for Week 12.
Mid-Major Power Rankings: Central Arkansas Statement Ushers In Busy Weekend
With a historic win to sweep the season series against Arkansas, Central Arkansas offered a fitting opening act for a big weekend in the mid-major ranks.
Mid-Major Power Rankings: Louisiana Leads, Central Arkansas and Southern Illinois Climb
Charlotte registered Wednesday’s big win at Virginia Tech to boost its stock, but Central Arkansas is the most upwardly mobile mid-major after a perfect ASUN start.
What We Learned: Karlyn Pickens’ Statement, Valerie Cagle’s Comeback, Utah’s Start
Tennessee freshman Karlyn Pickens put on a show in sweeping LSU, while we learned a little more about Valerie Cagle’s path to Player of the Year contender.
Mid-Major Rankings: Wichita State Takes Top Spot, Fullerton Rides Big Wins
Softball beyond the Power 5 is rich with stars and stories. Wichita State’s power and pitching lead the D1Softball Mid-Major Rankings.
2022 Fall Report: Boise State
Boise State won 40 games last season in Justin Shults. With a tougher schedule this season, the goal is to make the postseason.
The Broncos have a ton of depth and aren’t afraid to use it to get there.
Around the Nation: Six conference tournaments you should be watching
Why is most of the country rooting for Liberty, Louisiana and UCF this week? It’s all about the bubble. In going beyond the Power 5, D1Softball’s Around the Nation hands out awards and looks at the ripple effects for the NCAA bracket from six key conference tournaments.
D1Softball Top 25: Nebraska and Illinois Enter, Washington Climbs
Oklahoma lost for the first time this season but retains the No. 1 ranking in the D1Softball Top 25. Meanwhile, it was a big week for Nebraska and the resurgent Big Ten.
Buzz Factor: Mountain West Adding Tournament
The Mountain West plans to add a conference tournament in 2023. The coaches hope the event can boost RPIs and increase visibility.
Daily Dozen: Thursday, April 14
OU and Bama win close ones, Arizona and Oregon slug it out on ESPN2, ASU’s win streak stayed alive and more in D1Softball’s Daily Dozen.
No Softball Before College? No problem for Boise State’s Lalor
Kelsey Lalor grew up playing baseball and played basketball for her first three years in college. She decided to switch to softball in 2020 and landed at Boise State.
D1Softball Top 25: Arkansas Moves Up, Notre Dame and Stanford Enter
The Sooners cruise through another week atop the D1Softball Top 25, UCLA drops and Stanford enters.
D1Softball Top 25: Oklahoma State Climbs, San Diego State Enters
Oklahoma State climbs after back-to-back Big 12 sweeps, while Virginia Tech also moves up and San Diego State enters.
Daily Dozen: Saturday, April 2
Georgia sits atop the SEC standings , the home run race tightened, and no lead is safe in between Notre Dame and Virginia Tech. That and more in the D1Softball Daily Dozen.
Around the Nation: BYU’s Violet Zavodnik offers preview of Big 12 coming attractions
BYU’s Violet Zavodnik showed against Iowa State why the Big 12 won’t lose all its star hitters when OU and Texas leave. Also in Around the Nation, UCF’s Gianna Mancha wins a battle of aces and Northern Iowa has it figured out.
D1Softball Top 25: Northwestern Climbs; Boise State Enters
The top five spots in the D1Softball Top 25 remain steady as Oklahoma, UCLA, Florida State, Alabama and Virginia Tech all went undefeated while Boise State enters the poll for the first time.
Around the Nation: Jada Cody Chases Century Club
Could UCF’s Jada Cody make it to 100 RBIs? She and the Knights will be tested this week against Georgina Corrick and USF. That and more from beyond the Power 5 in Around the Nation.
What We Learned: Week 6
Karina Gaskins may be Notre Dame’s most valuable run producer, Kate Drohan is our kind of innovator and college softball can get in the March spirit. Find out what else the D1Softball staff learned in Week Six.
Daily Dozen: Friday, March 18
The Pac-12 opened play, Arkansas rallied for SEC win and Boise State opened the Mountain West in style. That and more in D1Softball’s Daily Dozen.
Around the Nation: Georgina Corrick Nearing History
Georgia Corrick is closing in on history as impressive as anything involving home runs. That and more from beyond the Power 5 in Around the Nation.
Around the Nation: USF’s Corrick Shines Again, Charlotte And Much More
Graham Hays touches on South Florida standout Georgina Corrick, Charlotte and a host of others in his latest trip Around The Nation.
Around the Nation: Week 2
Georgina Corrick took down some heavyweights in Clearwater. Louisiana prepares for Alabama. And Liberty bounces back. There is plenty going on beyond the Power 5.
Around the Nation: Week 1
Who will be the next James Madison? Our weekly check-in begins on the wealth of excellent softball beyond the Power 5, including by Kandra Lamb and unbeaten Louisiana.
Daily Dozen: Saturday, February 12
From a California showdown between two perennial powers to a new strikeout leader in the AAC, we’ve got you covered, that and more in the Daily Dozen.
Coaches in New Places: Boise State’s Justin Shults
In our “Coaches in New Places” series, Rhiannon Potkey introduces a few of the coaches who have taken over programs during the offseason. This edition features Boise State’s Justin Shults.
College Softball Weekend Preview: Week Five
Another big weekend of college softball filled with tournaments and high-profile non-conference matchups is here and our staff has you covered. Here’s what you should keep an eye on over the next few days.
Five Thoughts From Judi Garman
With the prestigious Judy Garman Classic underway, here are five thoughts that stood out to our own Tara Henry from day two of the action.