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The D1Softball Podcast – Season 2 Episode 2
Tara Henry and Rhi Potkey catch up on the most recent D1 Fall Reports and welcome the 2021 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year, Jocelyn Alo.
D1 Breakout Player of the Year: Mackenzie Donihoo
Overshadowed for much of the season by a part-time role and Oklahoma’s constellation of stars, Mackenzie Donihoo made herself a star in the World Series.
Player of the Year: Jocelyn Alo
Jocelyn Alo piled up so many numbers in 2021 that the Oklahoma slugger may have broken math. The master of run production is the D1Softball Player of the Year.
D1 Catcher of the Year: Kinzie Hansen
A panel of some of the best catchers who ever put on the gear agreed that Oklahoma’s Kinzie Hansen is the D1Softball Catcher of the Year.
D1Softball’s Top 10 Plays – Women’s College World Series
The top plays from the WCWS in Oklahoma City. Follow all the action & tag us using #D1Top10 throughout the 2021 campaign.
Oklahoma Adds Transfer Hope Trautwein
A week after winning the national championship, Oklahoma launched its title defense by adding transfer pitching Hope Trautwein.
D1 Rookie of the Year: Tiare Jennings
The easiest call of the D1Softball awards season? Oklahoma’s Tiare Jennings as the best newcomer in college softball.
D1Softball’s Top 25: WCWS Champion Oklahoma Is The One
Our final rankings of the season are here with Oklahoma holding the top spot, JMU jumping to No. 4 and Liberty entering the rankings.
Oklahoma Sets Standard of Softball Excellence
By winning a fifth national championship with yet another generation of players, Oklahoma moved to the front of the line as a 21st century dynasty in women’s sports.
No. 1 Oklahoma Caps Unprecedented Season with a National Title Win Over FSU
A season that started with empty stands finished with a packed crowd cheering as No. 1 Oklahoma captured the national title with a 5-1 victory over No. 10 Florida State in a winner-take-all Game 3 of the Women’s College World Series on Thursday afternoon.
Jocelyn Alo’s Home Run Triggers Oklahoma’s Offensive Comeback
Jocelyn Alo’s two-run home run in the sixth inning was the trigger the Oklahoma offense needed to stay alive in the Women’s College World Series as the Sooners beat Florida State 6-2 to force a winner-take-all final game.
WCWS: Oklahoma Forces Winner-Take-All Game 3
Oklahoma was on the ropes, but any team with Jocelyn Alo has a chance. The Player of the Year led a comeback with a home run that forces a winner-take-all Game 3 on Thursday.
Tara’s Take: Florida State Runs With It
Our Tara Henry takes an in-depth look at Florida State after its win over Oklahoma at the Women’s College World Series.
WCWS: Florida State Takes Game 1 Against Oklahoma
Florida State jumped out a big early lead against Oklahoma in Game 1 of the championship series. Surprise starter Danielle Watson and freshman standout Kalei Harding made sure it stuck.
WCWS Championship Series Primer
Oklahoma and Florida State took the longest possible paths to the Women’s College World Series best-of-three championship series. Which one will walk away with the title?
No. 1 Oklahoma Secures Spot in WCWS Championship Series
Top-seeded Oklahoma defeated JMU 7-1 on Monday to advance to the Women’s College World Series championship series. The Sooners pulled away with four runs in the fifth inning.
WCWS Recap: Oklahoma Avenges JMU Loss, Forces Another Game
No. 1 Oklahoma defeated JMU 6-3 in the national semifinals on Sunday afternoon to force a third meeting between the teams.
WCWS: No. 1 Oklahoma survives, eliminates No. 2 UCLA
Oklahoma is halfway back after sweeping two elimination games Saturday, with help from some surprising sources.
WCWS Recap: No. 1 Oklahoma Run-Rules Georgia to Stay Alive
Top-seeded Oklahoma staved off elimination on Saturday afternoon with a run-rule victory over Georgia. The Sooners face No. 2 UCLA in a few hours.
WCWS: JMU Upsets No. 1 Oklahoma in Extras
JMU sprung the upset in the opening game of the Women’s College World Series, taking down No. 1 Oklahoma 4-3 in eight innings.
Women’s College World Series Preview
The Road to OKC ends here. The D1Softball Staff has you covered with everything you need to know heading into the WCWS.
Make Your Case: Alums of WCWS Teams State Why Their Teams Can Win
Former players from all eight Women’s College World Series programs state their case for why their teams can win the national title.
Oklahoma’s Jocelyn Alo Wins USA Softball POY
Oklahoma’s Jocelyn Alo is the 2021 USA Softball Player of the Year, joining former Sooners legend Keilani Ricketts as winners.
Super Regional Digest: Saturday, May 29
Tickets to the Women’s College World Series are being punched Saturday, and the D1Softball crew has you covered on all the Super Regional action.
Super Regional Digest: Friday, May 28
All eight super regionals are in action Friday. The D1Softball staff has you covered with the key stories and highlights from across the nation.
Super Regional Scouting Reports: Coaches Provide Their Insight
Few people know the remaining 16 Super Regional teams better than opposing coaches. Rhiannon Potkey spoke with a few to get their insight.