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Mid-Major Rankings: Wichita State Takes Top Spot, Fullerton Rides Big Wins
Softball beyond the Power 5 is rich with stars and stories. Wichita State’s power and pitching lead the D1Softball Mid-Major Rankings.
Daily Dozen: 2023 Opening Day, Feb. 9
Another thriller between Georgia and UCF. Liberty nearly took down Oklahoma. A true freshman threw a no-hitter. Opening day of the 2023 had everything and the Daily Dozen is back to get you caught up on all of it.
Opening Weekend: What to Watch
The anticipation is finally over. The 2023 NCAA Division I softball season begins on Thursday. The D1Softball staff has you covered with the big games to watch and all the tournament information needed.
2023 Preseason Power Rankings: Designated Player and Utility
UCF head coach Cindy Ball-Malone said Jada Cody will win the Knights games with her bat. She plays multiple positions at a high level and comes in as our top utility player.
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.
Clearwater Invitational Schedule: Five Games to Watch
The schedule for the 2023 Clearwater Elite Invitational was released on Thursday. Find out what five games the D1Softball staff is interested to see.
D1Softball Top 50 Programs 2022: No. 31-35
It’s time to unveil our D1Softball Top 50 College Softball Program rankings. We continue with an in-depth look at No.’s 31-35.
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.
Japan Wins All-Star Series; American College Players Gain Valuable Experience
Team Japan won the rubber match over Team USA 1-0 on Monday in Tokyo to complete the Japan All-Star Series, which showcased many American college stars.
Jada Cody’s Five Toughest Stadiums
D1 Players Society member Jada Cody writes an article explaining the five toughest stadiums she has played in as a Knight.
Teams announced for 2023 TaxAct Clearwater Elite Invitational
The 16 teams were announced for the 2023 TaxAct Clearwater Elite Invitational on Tuesday with multiple 2022 WCWS participants.
Norman Super Regional: Sooners slug their way back to OKC
If it’s Memorial Day Weekend, Oklahoma must be booking its place in the WCWS. Game 2 against UCF was Grace Lyons’ turn to star.
D1Softball’s Super Regional Central
Catch up on the scores, news and analysis from all eight super regionals on the road to the WCWS.
Norman Super Regional: Sooners cruise behind Trautwein no-hitter
Hope Trautwein’s no-hitter and yet another run-rule win has No. 1 Oklahoma on the brink of returning to the WCWS.
Super Regional Preview: UCF at Oklahoma
No. 16 UCF has been a master of drama all season, so why not take on the biggest challenge of them all in visiting No. 1 Oklahoma.
D1Softball’s Top 10 Plays – Week 15
The top plays from the fifteenth week/regional tournaments of the 2022 D1 season.
The D1Softball Podcast – Season 2 Episode 34
Tara Henry and Rhiannon Potkey are back for Season 2 of The D1Softball Podcast! The duo recaps Regionals and preview the Super Regional match-ups.
Which Super Regional Team Is Most Homegrown?
You might have guessed that Florida is a very homegrown team. But did you know they have fewer in-state players than super regional foe Virginia Tech? We look at the roots of the remaining 16 teams.
What We Learned: NCAA Regionals Edition
D1Softball looks back on a weekend of mayhem that saw some of the sport’s most familiar names sent packing and some new faces audition for roles in Oklahoma City.
D1Softball’s Orlando Regional Central
One team will take the next step toward Oklahoma City as UCF, Michigan, South Dakota State and Villanova gather for the Orlando Regional.
Bracket Questions: Oklahoma vulnerability, ACC-Big Ten opportunity, Louisiana potential
Is Oklahoma vulnerable or in prime position to repeat? Are Arkansas and Virginia Tech ready for the bright lights? Is the Big Ten any good? We look at bracket questions on the road to the WCWS.
Around the Nation Tournament Central: Stories behind the automatic NCAA bids
UCF wants a seed. North Texas and UNCW are in for the first time. UMBC has a pitcher no one wants to face. Around the Nation looks at some of the best stories beyond the Power 5.
Dear UCF Fans,
D1 Players Society member Jada Cody writes an open letter the UCF Softball fans and shares a few things she wants them to know.
D1Softball Field of 64 Projections: May 13
In our latest Field of 64 Projections, we look at a new SEC team in position to host a regional and a Pac-12 bubble battle.
D1Softball’s Top 10 Plays – Week 13
The top plays from the thirteenth week of the 2022 D1 season. Follow all the action & tag us using #D1Top10 throughout the entire year.
Around the Nation: Six conference tournaments you should be watching
Why is most of the country rooting for Liberty, Louisiana and UCF this week? It’s all about the bubble. In going beyond the Power 5, D1Softball’s Around the Nation hands out awards and looks at the ripple effects for the NCAA bracket from six key conference tournaments.
What We Learned: Arizona State’s statement, Bedlam dominance and replay controversy
Championship Week is here, but players and teams across the softball map lent a postseason feel to the final week of the regular season in most conferences.
Daily Dozen: Saturday, May 7th
Utah earns the series win over UW, Oklahoma sweeps Bedlam and UCLA evens the series at ASU. All that and more in D1Softball’s Daily Dozen.
What We Learned: Arkansas, Virginia Tech are champions, Georgina Corrick reaches 30 wins
Championships clinched, milestones reached, Georgina Corrick perfection, Addison Barnard home runs. Just another weekend in college softball, really. D1Softball’s What We Learned has you covered.
Around the Nation: College Softball Beyond the Power 5
Wichita State wanted to know who can match Addison Barnard’s power-speed combination. We’ve got the answer. Also, Miami keeps beating past NCAA champions and UNCG keeps hitting home runs.
D1Softball’s Top 10 Plays – Week 10
The top plays from the tenth week of the 2022 D1 season. Follow all the action & tag us using #D1Top10 throughout the entire year.