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The Long Way Home: Groundbreaking Transfer Taryn Kern May Unlock a Stanford Title
Taryn Kern grew up near Palo Alto, but it took a continent-wide detour for the All-American to return home as Stanford’s first transfer in nearly 25 years.
PAC-12 Preview: The Finish Line Approaches for the Sport’s Greatest Conference
Storylines abound in the nation’s most historic softball conference – the final season that the PAC-12 will play in its current form. Stanford enters the season as conference favorites, but there’s a pack of PAC teams that have other plans.
2025s in 5: Stanford commit Elena Krause
Stanford will have a familiar name joining them in a few years with Elena Krause.
Pac-12 Struggling for Survival in Latest Realignment Shifts
The Pac-12 is on the brink of extinction with multiple schools leaving for other conferences. A rich history of softball will be left behind with the changes.
After World Series Run, Stanford’s Chung Gets Valuable Reps in Florida
Coming off a late-season surge to help Stanford reach the Women’s College World Series, Kylie Chung headed to Florida this summer to get more reps and build more confidence.
USA Softball Unveils Japan All-Star Series Roster
USA Softball on Thursday announced the 16 players selected to represent Team USA in the 2023 Japan All-Star Series in August. The players come from 12 NCAA Division I programs.
D1 Freshman of the Year: NiJaree Canady
Following Oklahoma’s NCAA record-run to a third straight national title at the Women’s College World Series, it’s time to sit back and celebrate the best and the brightest of the 2023 season. D1Softball will be handing out its postseason awards over the next few days. Freshman of the Year: NiJaree Canady, Stanford The flamethrowing rookie […]
D1Softball Crystal Ball: Early Eight for 2024 WCWS
The 2023 season just ended but it’s never too early to think about the 2024 Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City.
D1Softball Top 25: Oklahoma Retains No. 1 Dominance in Final Poll
Fresh off a third-straight national title, Oklahoma secures a three-peat at No. 1 in the final D1Softball poll of the 2023 season.
WCWS Photo Gallery – Day 5
D1Softball has you covered with all the sights of the Women’s College World Series. PLUS, recaps of every game.
Canady Gives Stanford a Star and Role Model to Build Around
Stanford freshman NiJaree Canady was the breakout star of the Women’s College World Series, and she doesn’t plan to settle for just one trip.
WCWS Game 11: Sooners Catch a Rising Star, Slip Past Stanford to Reach Championship Series
Baffled by Stanford’s NiJaree Canady throughout the WCWS, Oklahoma All-American Tiare Jennings got one last chance to solve the riddle. She didn’t let it go to waste.
Chung Comes Through in the Clutch Again for Stanford
Kylie Chung didn’t have a defined role for Stanford coming into the season, so she made one.
Her clutch hitting down the stretch now has the Cardinal in the WCWS semifinals.
WCWS Game 9: Canady Wins Freshman Pitching Duel to Lead Stanford into WCWS Semifinals
Stanford’s NiJaree Canady won a riveting pitching duel between Pac-12 freshmen to lead the Cardinal into the WCWS semifinals with a 1-0 win over Washington.
WCWS Game 5: Stanford’s Vawter and Canady Combine to Eliminate Fouts and Alabama
Alana Vawter and NiJaree Canardy combined on a one-hitter to deliver Stanford its first WCWS win in 19 years and bring the Montana Fouts era in college softball to a close.
WCWS Game 2: Clutch Coleman and Sooners Spoil Canady’s Curtain-Raising Gem
Stanford freshman NiJaree Canady woke up the echoes of WCWS aces past in a stellar debut, but Jayda Coleman, Jordy Bahl and No. 1 Oklahoma ultimately made it a footnote on their march toward another title.
D1Softball’s Women’s College World Series Central
All of our Women’s College World Series coverage in all place.
Eight Things to Know About the 2023 WCWS
From Oklahoma chasing history to the role of transfers, fifth-year players and geography, all you need to know to prepare for the 2023 WCWS.
Coming Full Circle: Hogue and Allister Lead Their Alma Maters Back to WCWS
Utah’s Amy Hogue and Stanford’s Jessica Allister were players on the last teams at their programs to reach the Women’s College World Series. Now, they are back as head coaches.
Durham Super Regional: Stanford Answers Early Wake-Up Call, Advances to WCWS
Despite an early-morning first pitch, Stanford showed no signs of sluggishness on Saturday to sweep Duke and advance to the Women’s College World Series for the first time since 2004.
Durham Super Regional: Canady Deals Stanford One Step Closer to WCWS
NiJaree Canady threw a four-hitter in a battle of freshmen aces and Kaitlyn Lim hit a clutch double to lead Stanford to a 3-1 win over Duke in the Durham Super Regional opener.
Super Regional Preview: Stanford at Duke
The road to the Women’s College World Series runs through Durham, where Duke and Stanford square off in a meeting of programs whose seasons ended at this stage last year.
D1Softball’s Stanford Regional Central
D1Softball has you covered for the entire 2023 NCAA Tournament including the Stanford Regional hosted by the Cardinal.
Stanford Regional Preview: Quality Pitching and a Superstar Slugger
The Stanford regional has the likes of NiJaree Canady, Alana Vawter, Jenna Perez and Shannon Haddad in the circle.
But can Skylar Wallace lead Florida out of the regional anyways?
Oklahoma Awarded No. 1 Seed in NCAA Championship for Fourth Straight Year
The NCAA Division I Championship bracket was released Sunday night. Two-time defending champion Oklahoma was the No. 1 seed for the fourth straight year while Arizona and Michigan didn’t make the field for the first time in tournament history.
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.
D1Softball Top 25: Washington Jumps Into Top 5; Fullerton Enters
After the final weekend of the regular season, things remained steady at the very top of the Top 25 rankings. But there was movement below as teams battle for postseason positioning.
Daily Dozen: Saturday, May 6
Washington wins a Pac-12 pitching duel, Oklahoma rallies for its 40th straight victory and walk-off celebrations sweep the nation. That and more from Saturday’s action.
Daily Dozen: Friday, May 5
Montana Fouts was perfect again for the Tide, Florida State secured another ACC title and mid-major pitchers were dealing. That and more in Friday’s Daily Dozen.
D1Softball Weekly Awards: Cottrill, Willis and Canady
Texas A&M’s Julia Cottrill, UCF’s Sarah Willis and Stanford’s NiJaree Canady are the D1Softball Weekly Award winners.
D1Softball Top 25: Stanford Surges, Minnesota Enters
While the top of the D1Softball Top 25 remains largely unchanged, Minnesota’s sweep at Ohio State has the red-hot Gophers tunneling into the rankings this week.
Brady’s Breakdown: No. 10 Stanford at Arizona State
Stanford showed how lethal the duo of Alana Vawter and NiJaree Canady can be in a 4-2 win over Arizona State on Friday.