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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: 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 Top 25: Oklahoma State Climbs, Utah and Texas State Enter the Party
Winning a potential WCWS preview against Florida State helps Oklahoma State climb to No. 2, while Utah and Texas State debuts in the D1Softball Top 25.
What We Learned: Kiki Milloy Goes Big, Clemson Scores In Bunches, OU Travels Well
Kiki Milloy was ready for the SEC, but they aren’t ready for her. Clemson’s added depth creates a lot of crooked innings. Lehigh wins big. All that and more in What We Learned.
How the Top 25 Fared: Week 5
Oklahoma State, Washington and Texas A&M all earned Top 25 Series wins. Check out how the rest of the Top 25 Fared.
Daily Dozen: Saturday, March 11
Cal delivered the biggest upset of the season thus far.
Montana Fouts delivered a heroic effort.
Oklahoma State, Washington and Texas A&M evened their series.
All that and more in the D1Softball Daily Dozen.
Daily Dozen: Friday, March 10
Florida State delivers an opening statemen in Stillwater, Texas newcomers help beat Alabama and pitchers had their day in the circle. That and a lot more in D1Softball’s Daily Dozen from Friday.
What to Watch Week 5: Heavyweight Showdown in Stillwater; SEC and Pac-12 Begin
Florida State travels to Oklahoma State for a rare three-game nonconference series between power programs. Plus, the Pac-12 and SEC begin play. That and more in What to Watch for Week 5.
D1Softball’s Top 25 Rankings: Alabama, Texas Climb as Oklahoma Reasserts Dominance
Oklahoma strengthened its reclaimed hold on No. 1, but Big 12 rival Texas keeps climbing in this week’s D1Softball Top 25.
What We Learned: Valerie Cagle Rules, Montana Fouts Overdue, Skylar Wallace Returns
Big stars did big things in Week 4, with Clemson’s Valerie Cagle making her case as the best of them all.
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.
What to Watch Week 4: Final Tourney Tune-ups and ACC Play Begins
As six ACC teams begin play this weekend, many other teams are going through their final tune-ups in tournaments before their conference season starts.
D1Softball’s Top 25 Rankings: Oklahoma Back on Top; Oregon, Wichita State Enter
After an emphatic victory over UCLA, Oklahoma returns to No. 1 in the latest D1Softball Top 25 rankings. Oregon and Wichita State are the newest entrants.
How the Top 25 Fared: Week 3
Oklahoma made a statement.
UCLA, Clemson and LSU suffered their first losses of the season.
How did the rest of the Top 25 fare? Find out here.
Daily Dozen: Friday, Feb. 24
Texas-Virginia Tech entertains, Dariana Orme stars again for Baylor and Lexi Kilfoyl is back on track for OSU. That and more from Friday in the D1Softball Daily Dozen.
What We Learned: Baylor’s Perseverance Pays Off, Stanford Deals and Cowgirls Crush
If at first you don’t succeed against Oklahoma, keep trying. And trying. Baylor’s persistence ended OU’s reign at No. 1. And that’s just one of Week 2’s lessons.
D1Softball Top 25 Rankings: UCLA Takes Over Top Spot
There is a new team at the top of the D1Softball Top 25 poll. After Oklahoma’s loss to Baylor, UCLA moves to No. 1 for the first time in two years.
How the Top 25 Fared: Week 2
No. 2 UCLA went undefeated at the Clearwater Invitational. How did the rest of the D1Softball Top 25 fare this week? Find out here:
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.
Daily Dozen: Saturday, February 18
Bama’s promised comeback. Kiley Naomi can’t be stopped in Clearwater. Stanford did it again in Athens. That and more in D1Softball’s Daily Dozen.
Daily Dozen: Friday, February 17
There were homers and no-hitters everywhere. Kara Dill’s team upset her former coach. Texas A&M’s pitching staff shined. That and more in D1Softball’s Daily Dozen.
Daily Dozen: Thursday, February 16
Aynslie Furbush took down Liberty with her arm and her bat. Kelly Maxwell and Kyra Aycock were a pair of aces in Clearwater. Multiple comeback efforts came up short. That and more in the Daily Dozen.
What to Watch Week 2: Clearwater Invitational Loaded with Ranked Teams
Highlighted by the star-studded TaxAct Clearwater Invitational, Week 2 of the Division I season features multiple games involving ranked teams.
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.
How the Top 25 Fared: Week 1
How did the D1Softball Top 25 Fared on Opening Week of the 2023 season? The answers are right here for you.
Daily Dozen: Saturday, February 11
Nicole May shined for Oklahoma against Washington, Longwood took down FSU and Lexi Kilfoyl took her role for the Cowgirls head on. That and more in Saturday’s Daily Dozen.
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.
D1Softball Field of 64 Projections: Preseason 2023
It’s never too early to take about the postseason, right?
Here is an early Field of 64 Projection for the 2023 postseason.
Honeymoon Can Wait: Chelsea Alexander Finds Spark in Pro Softball
Chelsea Alexander didn’t think she wanted to play professional softball after finishing her career at Oklahoma State. But joining a hometown WPF team was an opportunity she couldn’t turn down, even if it means postponing her honeymoon.
Top 80 Freshmen Names to Know Heading into 2023
Ready for the season to start? Here are 80 names to know that could be impact freshmen in 2023.
2023 Preseason Power Rankings: Second Base
Allie Skaggs hit 24 home runs last year and her defense improved as the season went on. The Arizona second baseman is one of the best at the position.
2023 Preseason Power Rankings: Shortstop
Glove, bat, leadership, Grace Lyons does it all for Oklahoma. The Sooner shortstop comes in at our top spot at the position.