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Big Ten Tournament Day 4: Northwestern Comeback Gives Seniors First Title
Almost undone by one of the wilder plays of championship week, Northwestern rallied behind its fifth-year seniors to win the Big Ten title in walk-off fashion.
Big Ten Tournament Day 2: Walk-Off Escapes Continue in Urbana
Indiana and Minnesota had to work overtime, but walk-off heroics staved off upsets in the Big Ten tournament.
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.
20 Prospects to know ahead of the WPF Draft
D1Softball previews 20 prospects from around the country to know ahead of Monday’s WPF Second Annual Draft.
Daily Dozen: Saturday, April 1
Michaela Edenfield started April strong.
Duke’s offense had a blast against Virginia Tech.
ASU picked up its biggest win under Megan Bartlett thus far.
Daily Dozen: Friday, March 17
USF had an unlikely hero in a pair of walk-off wins.
Washington beats UCLA in Westwood.
Ashley Rogers tames the Tigers.
D1Softball Preseason All-Americans
No. 1 Oklahoma and No. 2 UCLA headline a talented pool of players as we unveil the 2023 D1Softball Preseason All-Americans.
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?
Big Ten Preview: WCWS Veteran Northwestern Faces Deep Pack of Challengers
Northwestern still has Danielle Williams as the Wildcats chase back-to-back WCWS trips, but the rest of the Big Ten has a lot to offer the champs.
2022 Fall Report: Northwestern
Big Ten juggernaut? Northwestern returns eight of nine starters who advanced to the WCWS just a season ago, including lefty ace Danielle Williams.
Final Pitcher Power Rankings
Here is the final D1Softball Pitcher Power Rankings, headlined the aces of Oklahoma State and USF in Kelly Maxwell and Georgina Corrick.
The D150: The Top Players in College Softball 2022
After days of building it up, here is the complete D1Softball list of the best 150 players in college softball.
2022 D150 Player Rankings: 15-1
D1Softball’s D150 ends today as we release the best 15 players in College Softball in 2022 headlining the list.
WCWS Game 5: Faraimo’s Clutch Performance Carries UCLA Past Northwestern
Megan Faraimo had a Hollywood moment to help No. 5 UCLA avoid elimination with a 6-1 win over No. 9 Northwestern on Friday night in the Women’s College World Series.
Massage, E-Stim, Infrared Clothing: How Pitchers Recover After Starts
From compression to electrical stimulation to infrared clothing, athletic trainers are using every tool at their disposal to keep the aces participating in the Women’s College World Series in top form.
Eight Things to Know About the WCWS
Which WCWS team relied most on Super Seniors? Is the new schedule made for aces? Is Jocelyn Alo’s heir already here? D1Softball has the eight things you need to know to prepare for OKC.
Tempe Super Regional: Northwestern comes back again, heads to WCWS
Down 5-0 at one point, Northwestern rallied as it has down all season to punch the last ticket to Oklahoma City.
Tempe Super Regional: Cardiac Cats do it again to beat the Sun Devils￼
Danielle Williams gave Northwestern another gritty effort going 11 innings. As the Wildcats clawed back from a three-run deficit to take the first game of the Tempe Super Regional.
Super Regional Preview: Northwestern at Arizona State
With a trip to OKC on the line, we look at the matchup between Arizona State and Northwestern in the Tempe Super Regional.
D1Softball’s Evanston Regional Central
The road to the Women’s College World Series runs through Evanston, Illinois for an NCAA regional at Sharon J. Drysdale Field featuring No. 9 Northwestern, Oakland, McNeese and Notre Dame.
Big Ten Notebook: Northwestern receives honors, Hutch reaches 1700 and the world’s largest tailgate
Northwestern is on the brink of earning its eighth Big Ten title, Minnesota is fighting for a bid and Maddie Schwartz is Wisconsin’s workhorse. That and more in the Big Ten Notebook.
USA Softball Player of the Year Unveils Top 10 Finalists
USA Softball on Wednesday announced the Top 10 finalists for the 2022 Collegiate Player of the Year award. The list is split evenly with five pitchers and five position players.
Big Ten Notebook: ‘Cats move into the top spot, Wisconsin squeezes by Nebraska
Northwestern leads the way, Nebraskas’ streak ends and Illinois is not far behind. That and more in the Big Ten Notebook.
Pitcher and Catcher Power Rankings: Week 11
Northwestern’s Danielle Williams and Mississippi State’s Mia Davidson claim top honors in our pitcher and catcher rankings, respectively. But who are the newcomers in the latest rankings?
Big Ten Notebook: Grand slams galore, broken records and the B1G strikeout chase
Nebraska extends its win streak to 18, Rachel Lewis goes off and Michigan wins another series. That and more in the Big Ten notebook.
USA Softball Releases Player of the Year Top 25 Finalists
The top-ranked University of Oklahoma has four players included as Top 25 finalists for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award.
Pitcher and Catcher Power Rankings: Week 9
D1Softball releases bi-monthly player rankings throughout the season. Check out the latest Pitcher and Catcher Power Rankings
Big Ten Notebook: Nebraska, Wisconsin Streaking, Northwestern Stays The Course
Northwestern stays the course, while Nebraska and Wisconsin continue to streak. Will Michigan be able to bounce back after a tough weekend?
Pitcher and Catcher Power Rankings: Week 7
Megan Faraimo leads our pitcher power rankings as the lead architect of UCLA’s 21-game winning streak. Check out the latest pitcher and catcher power rankings from D1Softball.
Big Ten Notebook: Northwestern Takes Missouri Classic, Hackenbracht’s Homers Continue
The ‘Cat call the shots in Mizzou, Wisconsin, Ohio State is battle test3ed on the road and a pair of B1G teams faced No. 1 Oklahoma, That and more in the Big Ten notebook.
D1Softball Weekly Awards: Gibson, Williams, Loftin
Arkansas’ Danielle Gibson, Northwestern’s Danielle Williams and UNCG’s Grace Loftin take home the D1Softball weekly honors.
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.