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D1Softball’s Top 25: Oklahoma(s) Remain on Top; Northwestern, Louisiana Re-Enter
As they prepare to start Big 12 Conference play, the Oklahoma schools remained steady at the top of the D1Softball Top 25. Georgia made a big jump while Northwestern and Louisiana re-entered the poll.
Daily Dozen: Saturday, March 18
Arizona made quite the comeback…three times.
Allee Bunker and Oregon snapped Stanford’s 21-game winning streak.
Montana Fouts squared off against Chenise Delce and a pitching duel broke out.
That and more in the D1Softball Daily Dozen.
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.
Daily Dozen: Saturday, Feb. 25
Tennessee and Louisiana handed Clemson and LSU their first losses of the season.
Other unbeatens went down.
Faith Hensley had her senior day moment.
Plenty more in the D1 Daily Dozen.
2024 Clearwater Elite Invitational Field Loaded With WCWS Experience
The 2024 Clearwater Elite Invitational will again feature a bevy of teams that know the way to OKC and the Women’s College World Series.
Opening Weekend: What to Watch
The anticipation is finally over. The 2023 NCAA Division I softball season begins on Thursday. The D1Softball staff has you covered with the big games to watch and all the tournament information needed.
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.
The D1Softball Podcast – Season 3 with Kate Drohan
Northwestern Head Coach Kate Drohan joins the D1Softball Podcast this week. Season 3 is presented Bat Club USA.
Oklahoma-UCLA Highlight’s 2023 Mary Nutter Schedule
A matchup between Oklahoma and UCLA highlights the schedule for the 2023 Mary Nutter College Classic, which runs Feb. 23-26 in Cathedral City, Calif.
D1Softball Top 50 Programs 2022: No. 21-25
It’s time to unveil our D1Softball Top 50 College Softball Program rankings. We continue with an in-depth look at No.’s 21-25.
Summer Swings: Team Alliance Draws College Players, Young Crowds
Seeing live pitching, meeting new people and having fun are big attractions for players participating The Alliance Fastpitch’s inaugural Collegiate Summer Series.
Title IX Turns 50: Female Coaches Take Stock of Softball’s Progress, Remaining Obstacles
Title IX is celebrating its 50th anniversary of being signed into law. Softball has greatly benefited from the landmark legislation. But while female coaches are grateful for the progress made, they warn against complacency.
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.
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.
WCWS Game 2: Bahl Returns as Boone and Johns Spark Oklahoma
The bottom of the order got things started for No. 1 Oklahoma in a record-breaking opening win that also saw ace Jordy Bahl return.
D1Softball’s WCWS Central
D1Softball has you covered with the recaps, analysis, news and stories you need from the Women’s College World Series.
Title or Bust: D1Softball’s WCWS Preview
It’s down to just eight teams competing for the national title. The D1Softball staff provides the best-case/worst-case scenarios for each program at the Women’s College World Series.
Making Their Case: Former Stars Offer Analysis, Advice for WCWS Teams
What will it take to have success at the Women’s College World Series? Famous former players from every team in OKC provide their advice.
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: Hill, Arizona State survive for another night
Jazmine Hill had the highs and the lows Saturday night, she carried her team and they picked her up. ASU lives for another day in the Tempe Super Regional
D1Softball’s Super Regional Central
Catch up on the scores, news and analysis from all eight super regionals on the road to the WCWS.
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.
The D1Softball Podcast – Season 2 Episode 34
Tara Henry and Rhiannon Potkey are back for Season 2 of The D1Softball Podcast! The duo recaps Regionals and preview the Super Regional match-ups.
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.
Which Super Regional Team Is Most Homegrown?
You might have guessed that Florida is a very homegrown team. But did you know they have fewer in-state players than super regional foe Virginia Tech? We look at the roots of the remaining 16 teams.
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.
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.
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
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.