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D1Softball Podcast with Team USA’s Heather Tarr and Rachel Garcia
Tara Henry went LIVE with Team USA’s Heather Tarr and Rachel Garcia from the 2023 Pan American Games in in Santiago, Chile.
Athletes Unlimited Roundup: Odicci Alexander Controls Her Own Fate Entering Final Week
After another perfect week as captain, Odicci Alexander holds a big lead and controls the title race entering Week 5.
Athletes Unlimited Roundup: Rachel Garcia Picks Up Where She Left Off
Rachel Garcia was Athletes Unlimited’s leading hitter in Week 1. She also happened to be the week’s leading pitcher. Guess who tops the leaderboard?
AUX Report: Tori Vidales, Megan Faraimo Send Title Race to Tuesday’s Season Finale
The AUX championship won’t be decided until the final game. Tori Vidales’ late home run powered Team Warren to a win against Team Garcia that prevented Rachel Garcia from wrapping up the crown.
AUX Report: Team Warren’s Long Day Narrows the Title Race
Captains Rachel Garcia and Aubrey Leach led their teams to victory against Team Warren as Series 3 opened, going a long way toward reducing the title race to three players.
AUX Report: Rachel Garcia Wins Series 2, Sweeps Into Overall Lead
Team Leach had a chance at Series 2 perfection, but Team Filler’s Rachel Garcia had complete control of the finale and the overall leaderboard.
AUX Report: Record-Setting Day Puts Rachel Garcia Atop Leaderboard
Rachel Garcia’s record-breaking day has her leading AUX Series 1, but she may not be the favorite entering the final day of games in the round.
AUX Preview: Sydney McKinney, Megan Faraimo, Odicci Alexander Set for AUX Debuts
You thought softball was over just because they turned off the lights in Oklahoma City? Not so fast. Monday brings the start of the AUX season. The brainchild of Athletes Unlimited, the professional league entering its fourth year of operations, this will be the second edition of AUX. After playing last year in San Diego, AUX moves to Rosemont, Illinois, also home of AU’s championship […]
No Place Like Home: AUX Moves to Rosemont for Second Season
AUX is trading palm trees for deep dish, with the second season of the pro softball competition moving from San Diego to Chicago.
Team Zerkle Selects Rachel Garcia No. 1 in Opening AU Draft
Rachel Garcia was the No. 1 pick in Athletes Unlimited’s Week 1 draft, while AU champion Aleshia Ocasio and AUX champion Danielle O’Toole team up.
Danielle O’Toole Wins Inaugural AUX Championship on Wild Final Day
Danielle O’Toole came out on top after a wild final day of AUX. For the inaugural AUX champion, it was a celebration of perseverance.
AUX Report: Garcia Leads Team O’Toole to Doubleheader Sweep
Rachel Garcia was the star on Thursday and rose all the way to the second spot on the AUX leaderboard with two MVP 1 games.
AUX Report: Team Fischer Sweeps Series Two, O’Toole and Zerkle Join as Captains
Team Fischer swept the final day of Series Two of Athletes Unlimited AUX Softball, with Sam Fischer, Danielle O’Toole and Morgan Zerkle earning Series Three captaincies.
AUX Report: Rachel Garcia Resilient, But Sam Fischer Tops the Leaderboard
Rachel Garcia wrote an epic MVP performances for Team Mulipola, but Team Fischer continues to dominated the leaderboard in AUX Series Two.
AUX Report: Sierra Romero’s Strong Debut Can’t Save Team Ocasio on Opening Day
In her AUX debut, Sierra Romero looked like the player softball missed. But former high school teammate Taylor Edwards stole the spotlight from Romero and Team Ocasio.
Ocasio Selects Romero Sisters in Opening AUX Draft
By reuniting sisters Sierra and Sydney Romero and drafting newcomer Rachel Garcia, team captain Aleshia Ocasio made the biggest splash in the opening AUX draft.
Athletes Unlimited Releases AUX Schedule, Names SDSU Softball Stadium Host Venue
The inaugural season of Athletes Unlimited AUX will take place at SDSU Softball Stadium in San Diego and include a doubleheader on the 50th anniversary of Title IX.
AU adds Romero, Garcia for expanded 2022
Athletes Unlimited will welcome Rachel Garcia and Sierra Romero in 2022 and give fans more opportunities to see them play by expanding operations with a second competition.
Rachel Garcia Named First Two-Time Outright Winner of Honda Cup Award
Rachel Garcia becomes just the third student-athlete ever to be named a two-time winner of the Honda Cup, and is the first two-time outright winner.
D1 Two-Way Player of the Year: Rachel Garcia
UCLA’s Rachel Garcia went out like she came in. Doing everything better than just about anyone else in college softball.
Rachel Garcia Wins NFCA Player of the Year
UCLA’s Rachel Garcia isn’t done winning yet. Before heading to the Olympics, she claimed NFCA Player of the Year for the second time.
Rachel Garcia Eliminated But Unbowed
Rachel Garcia’s college career came to a close Saturday, but she long ago made her mark as one of the sport’s transcendent figures.
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: Alabama’s Montana Fouts Perfect Against UCLA
Montana Fouts threw the fifth perfect game in Women’s College World Series history to lead Alabama to the first win in program history against UCLA.
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.
Los Angeles Super Regional Preview
Pitching will once again be on display at Easton Stadium with No. 2 UCLA and its deep staff hosting Virginia Tech and ace Keely Rochard.
Pac-12 Notebook: Awards Season
The Conference of Champions provided plenty of candidates for the D1Softball 2021 All-Pac-12 team. Find out which players made the squad.
Daily Dozen: Thursday, May 13
Alabama had a record-tying win, UCLA played home run derby and the Big East will crown a new champion. That and more in Thursday’s Daily Dozen.
Rachel Garcia and Dejah Mulipola Lead Athletes Unlimited College Draft
Olympians Rachel Garcia and Dejah Mulipola headlined the first Athletes Unlimited College Draft.
Weekend Primer: Week 11
We’ve made it to Week 11! Take a look at the intriguing storylines and players to watch during the tenth week of play.
Daily Dozen: Friday, April 16
Oklahoma dominates rival Texas, Alabama suffers multiple losses and pitching takes center stage. That and more in Friday’s Daily Dozen.
Pac-12 Notebook: Pitching By Committee Or Not?
In her latest Pac 12 Notebook, Tara Henry takes an in-depth look at UCLA, Washington, Arizona and Oregon, which have a clear divide from the rest of the league.