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SEC Reveals 2024 Conference Schedule
The Southeastern Conference on Wednesday announced the conference schedule for the 2024 softball season. Conference play runs from March 8-May 5.
2024 Top Transfer Classes: 11-15
We start our top transfer classes that will impact the 2024 season. These schools revamped lineups and found two-way stars to help on both sides.
Pitchstock Provides Valuable Data Resource for College Coaches
Behind a strong demand by college pitching coaches, Pitchstock 2023 returned this year to help programs incorporate more technology and data into their training plans.
D1Softball’s Austin Regional Central
The road to the Women’s College World Series runs through Austin, for a regional at Red & Charline McCombs Field featuring No. 13 Texas, Texas A&M, Texas State and Seton Hall.
Austin Regional Preview: State Bragging Rights on the Line
For No. 13 Texas,Texas A&M, Texas State and Seton Hall, the road to the WCWS begins in the Austin Regional.
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.
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.
What We Learned: Taryn Kern Chases Legends, Maddie Penta Dominates, Julia Cottrill Slugs
Indiana’s Taryn Kern keeps hitting home runs, Maddie Penta keeps carrying Auburn and the final NCAA seed keeps building false hopes.
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.
D1Softball Top 25: Texas Jumps into the Top Five, Louisville Enters
Texas climbs to a season-high ranking after sweeping Oklahoma State, while Louisville adds another ACC entry to the list.
D1Softball Top 25: Tennessee Surges; Central Arkansas and South Carolina Enter
Following a week of high volatility, there was some movement in the D1Softball Top 25 poll. Central Arkansas and South Carolina join the rankings for the first time.
D1Softball Top 25: Baylor Climbs, Louisiana and Florida Re-Enter
With six of the top 10 teams suffering losses, there was a big shuffle in the D1Softball Top 25 rankings. Baylor climbed and Florida and Louisiana re-entered the poll.
Rust Has No Match for the Power of Motherhood and Madison Preston
Trisha Ford never expected Madison Preston to return to softball.
But the lefty is back in the circle and motherhood has made her stronger than ever.
D1Softball Top 25: Indiana Climbs, Cal Enters the Chat
Indiana stays hot, Cal ends ranking hibernation and Florida drops out of the latest top 25 rankings.
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.
D1Softball’s Top 25: Georgia and Texas Climb, Indiana Enters
The status quo reigns supreme at the top of the D1Softball Top 25, but Georgia is on the move inside the top 10.
What to Watch Week 6: Pac-12, SEC Feature Ranked Matchups; OU Plays at WCWS Home
Need a break from basketball and brackets? The softball schedule for Week 6 has plenty of options for entertainment, including ranked matchups in the Pac-12 and SEC.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What to Watch Week 3: Mary Nutter Takes Center Stage
The Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic highlights another jam-packed weekend of softball across the country. Find out where every team is playing and the big games to watch.
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.
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.
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.
What We Learned: Ace Up Washington’s Sleeve, SEC Power Persists, Taylor Pleasants No Surprise
SEC teams couldn’t stop scoring, Washington and Michigan answered pitching questions and Lehigh raised its flag in Tuscaloosa. D1 Softball’s crew takes you through the news of Week 1.
SEC Preview: Gators, Hogs Ready to Battle for Supremacy
Florida and Arkansas start the 2023 season at the top of the always-stacked SEC, which has plenty of contenders and intrigue in store as usual.
2022 Fall Report: Texas A&M
What should you expect from the first year of the Trisha Ford era at Texas A&M?
A deep pitching staff she’s excited to work with and a lineup that could see a lot of growth in 2023.
The D1Softball Podcast – Season 3 with Trisha Ford
The D1Softball Podcast is back for Season 3! Tara Henry and Rhiannon Potkey welcome Texas A&M Head Coach Trisha Ford.
D1Softball Top 50 Programs 2022: No. 16-20
It’s time to unveil our D1Softball Top 50 College Softball Program rankings. We continue with an in-depth look at No.’s 16-20.
Ranking the Top 10 Transfer Classes in College Softball
What teams acquired the most talent through the transfer portal for the 2023 season? We have the answers here.