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2023 D100 Player Rankings: 10-1
The best of the best. The top 10 players in the nation as we finish off the D100 list.
Brady’s Breakdown: Pac-12 Tournament Day 2
Brady Vernon notes his thoughts of Day Two from the inaugural Pac-12 Softball Tournament in Tucson, Arizona.
The 50 Most Impactful Players in D1 Softball According to 643 Charts wWAA Model
Who is the most impactful player in Division I Softball? Find out as we launch the wWAA model with our friends at 643 Charts.
Daily Dozen: Friday, April 28
The April 28 edition of the D1Softball Daily Dozen covers Florida State’s comeback, Bama freshmen shining and UCLA winning the Pac-12.
Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings: Week 11
D1Softball’s Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings in Week 11 of the 2023 season are led by Taryn Kern and Skylar Wallace.
What We Learned: Oklahoma Adjusts, South Carolina Surges, Skylar Wallace Makes a Case
What lessons did the weekend hold? OU hitters adjusting to pitching changes, South Carolina, Utah and Northern Iowa making sweeping statements and Skylar Wallace and Maya Brady mashing.
Daily Dozen: Saturday, April 15
A former Wildcat had a huge moment in the sport’s deepest rivalry.
Utah made a statement in the Pac-12.
Florida might be turning the tide of its season.
Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings: Week 9
D1Softball’s Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings in Week 9 of the 2023 season are led by Taryn Kern and Sydney McKinney.
Daily Dozen: Friday, March 31
The WCWS Finals rematch looked a lot like the original.
Megan Faraimo looked like the ace we know in a Top 10 matchup.
Tennessee overcame Texas A&M in a lenghty pitcher’s duel.
Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings: Week 7
D1Softball’s Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings in Week 7 of the 2023 season are led by Rachel Becker and Skylar Wallace.
Tara’s Take: Godin Walks Off Washington to Win Series
The rubber match between UCLA and Washington started with a home run derby before the the Bruins pulled away to clinch the Pac-12 series win. More in Tara’s Takes.
Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings: Week 5
D1Softball’s Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings in Week 5 of the 2023 season are led by Rachel Becker and Skylar Wallace.
Daily Dozen: Friday, March 3
Autumn Pease threw another gem.
Alex Storako and Kinzie Hansen starred again in a ranked matchup.
Stetson took down another marquee opponent.
That and more in the D1Softball Daily Dozen.
Outfield and Designated Player Power Rankings: Week 3
The initial Outfielder and Designated Player Power Rankings are led by UCLA’s Maya Brady and Oklahoma’s Jocelyn Erickson.
Weekly Award Winners: Brady, Maxwell, Meylan Earn Player of the Week Honors
UCLA’s Maya Brady, Oklahoma State’s Kelly Maxwell and Washington’s Ruby Meylan pick up D1Softball’s inaugural weekly awards for the 2023 season.
What We Learned: Ace Up Washington’s Sleeve, SEC Power Persists, Taylor Pleasants No Surprise
SEC teams couldn’t stop scoring, Washington and Michigan answered pitching questions and Lehigh raised its flag in Tuscaloosa. D1 Softball’s crew takes you through the news of Week 1.
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: Outfield
Thirty-three home runs. Twenty-five stolen bases. A .391 batting average and 1.018 slugging percentage. Addison Barnard did just about everything last year. She’s our top outfielder heading into this season.
Pac-12 Preview: Who can Battle the Bruins for the Top Spot?
UCLA appears to be the favorite heading into the season. What other Pac-12 teams can challenge the Bruins? Find out in the Pac-12 Preview
2022 Fall Report: UCLA
Megan Faraimo appears to be on a mission. Maya Brady brought it in the fall. There’s plenty of new Bruins embracing the culture. UCLA has the fire power and ready for another championship run.
Behind Klingler’s Blast, Team USA Evens Series With Japan
Baylee Klingler’s three-run home run was the difference on Sunday as Team USA beat Japan 3-2 to even the Japan All-Star Series at a game apiece.
Final Outfielder Power Rankings
Sluggers, speedsters, gold glovers all make up our D1Softball Top 25 Outfielder Power Rankings from this past season.
2022 D150 Player Rankings: 75-61
D150 D1Softball continues with players 75-61 released. A pair of Hokies headline this group of 15 players and a few aces join them.
WCWS Semifinals: Brady Powers UCLA Over No. 1 Oklahoma to Force Winner-Take-All Game
Maya Brady hit two home runs as No. 5 UCLA beat No. 1 Oklahoma 7-3 to force a winner-take-all second semifinal game on Monday in the Women’s College World Series.
WCWS Game 9: Azevedo Meets Her Moment as Bruins Advance to National Semifinals
Redshirt senior Holly Azevedo threw a two-hit shutout in her first career start at the WCWS as No. 5 UCLA advanced to the national semifinals with an 8-0 win over No. 14 Florida in six innings.
Los Angeles Super Regional: Bruins cruise to 31st WCWS
UCLA eventually overpowered Duke to sweep the Los Angeles Super Regional and advance to the World Series for the seventh consecutive time.
Super Regional Preview: Duke at UCLA
One of the most historic programs in softball and one of the most successful young programs in softball will face off at Easton Stadium in the Los Angeles Super Regional.
Daily Dozen: Friday, April 22
Texas A&M rallies to upset Alabama, Florida State clinches the series against Clemson and Stanford ends another streak. That and more in Friday’s Daily Dozen.
Tara’s Take: Faraimo Dominates Pac-12 Opener
Megan Faraimo struck out 11 in the Pac-12 opener against rival Arizona.
2022 Pac 12 Season Preview
The Pac-12 graduated a lot of talent from last season. There will be new stars, but the favorites for the conference appear to be the same.
2021 Fall Report: UCLA
Rachel Garcia and Bubba Nickles are gone but the process remains in Westwood. Will one of the most experienced rosters imaginable keep UCLA in the title picture?
WCWS: No. 2 UCLA Blanks No. 10 Florida St.
Rachel Garcia pitched her second consecutive postseason shutout, giving UCLA’s offense time to find the runs to beat Florida State.