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D1Softball Podcast with Syd McKinney
Tara Henry and Gray Robertson went LIVE with the picks and predictions for the 2024 Clearwater Invitational.
PLUS, they were joined by Sydney McKinney with the latest news from Athletes Unlimited.
Athletes Unlimited’s AUX Moving to Wichita
Athletes Unlimited’s AUX competition is moving to Sydney McKinney’s turf after AU and Wichita State announced a multi-year hosting agreement.
2023 D100 Player Rankings: 10-1
The best of the best. The top 10 players in the nation as we finish off the D100 list.
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 […]
Long Time Coming: Sydney McKinney’s AUX Debut Shows Softball Growing Its Own Stars
In making her way from small-town Missouri to Wichita State to national acclaim, AUX No. 1 overall pick Sydney McKinney debuts as proof of progress in a long revolution.
The Art of Softball: Sydney McKinney Paints a Portrait of Success in Many Fields
Sydney McKinney is one of the best hitters in NCAA Division I history. Off the field, the Wichita State senior is just as talented with a paintbrush in her hand.
Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings: Week 11
D1Softball’s Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings in Week 11 of the 2023 season are led by Taryn Kern and Skylar Wallace.
What We Learned: Texas Makes Statement, Baylee Klingler Never Misses, Ace Up Auburn’s Sleeve
Reese Atwood walk-offs helped Texas stroll into the top five, Baylee Klinger made the most of senior weekend in Seattle, Auburn’s ace is ready for postseason.
20 Prospects to know ahead of the WPF Draft
D1Softball previews 20 prospects from around the country to know ahead of Monday’s WPF Second Annual Draft.
What We Learned: Oklahoma Adjusts, South Carolina Surges, Skylar Wallace Makes a Case
What lessons did the weekend hold? OU hitters adjusting to pitching changes, South Carolina, Utah and Northern Iowa making sweeping statements and Skylar Wallace and Maya Brady mashing.
Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings: Week 9
D1Softball’s Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings in Week 9 of the 2023 season are led by Taryn Kern and Sydney McKinney.
Daily Dozen: Saturday, April 8
Arkansas salvaged the series finale.
Montana Fouts won another series for Bama, this time with a no-no.
Ole Miss didn’t want Erin Coffel to beat them. So Grace Lorsung did.
What We Learned: South Carolina Stunner, Jayda Coleman Star Power, Montana Fouts Workload
Oklahoma and Texas provided plenty of drama, on and off the field. UCLA swept aside Stanford. And Montana Fouts just keeps pitching. That and more in What We Learned.
Daily Dozen: Saturday, April 1
Michaela Edenfield started April strong.
Duke’s offense had a blast against Virginia Tech.
ASU picked up its biggest win under Megan Bartlett thus far.
Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings: Week 5
D1Softball’s Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings in Week 5 of the 2023 season are led by Rachel Becker and Skylar Wallace.
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.
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: Saturday, March 4
South Alabama and Tulsa spring upsets in different fashions, Sydney McKinney’s hit streak ends and triples are wild for Texas Tech. That and more in Saturday’s D1Softball Daily Dozen.
Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings: Week 3
The Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings of the 2023 season are led by Oklahoma’s Tiare Jennings and Wichita State’s Sydney McKinney.
What We Learned: Oklahoma Makes Statement, Florida Falters, Taylor Pleasants Shines
Oklahoma lets it be known that it prefers life at No. 1. Florida spends a lost weekend in California. Taylor Pleasants keeps coming through, and Sydney McKinney keeps hitting. Only a few of the lessons from Week 3.
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.
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.
D1Softball Preseason All-Americans
No. 1 Oklahoma and No. 2 UCLA headline a talented pool of players as we unveil the 2023 D1Softball Preseason All-Americans.
American Preview: Heavyweights Look To Keep Conference Punching Above Its Weight
UCF and Wichita State share loaded lineups and pitching question marks, which could produce one of the nation’s most exciting title races.
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.
2022 Fall Report: Wichita State
Returning All-Americans Addison Barnard and Sydney McKinney lead a potent lineup that has Wichita State softball turning heads locally and nationally.
Final Shortstop Power Rankings
The D1Softball Shortstop Power Rankings include a Pac-12 triple crown winner and the nation’s batting champ among others.
2022 D150 Player Rankings: 30-16
D150 D1Softball continues with players 30-16 released. Everyone included in this group was an All-American.
USA Softball Player of the Year Unveils Top 10 Finalists
USA Softball on Wednesday announced the Top 10 finalists for the 2022 Collegiate Player of the Year award. The list is split evenly with five pitchers and five position players.
Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings: Week 11
D1Softball releases bi-monthly player rankings throughout the season. Check out the latest Second Base and Shortstop Power Rankings.
USA Softball Releases Player of the Year Top 25 Finalists
The top-ranked University of Oklahoma has four players included as Top 25 finalists for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award.
Second Basemen and Shortstop Power Rankings: Week 7
Check out Rapsodo’s Cutting Edge technology and products! Our power rankings are based upon identifying the best and most valuable college softball players for the 2022 season and will be released bi-monthly throughout the season. Tiare Jennings retakes the top spot as our best second baseman. Grace Lyons, her double play partner in Norman, reigns […]