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Top 80 Freshmen Names to Know Heading into 2023
Ready for the season to start? Here are 80 names to know that could be impact freshmen in 2023.
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.
2023 Preseason Power Rankings: Catcher
Oklahoma’s Kinzie Hansen battled injuries last season, but when healthy it’s hard to argue with her stellar bat and defensive skills. She comes in as our top preseason catcher for 2023.
Pac-12 Preview: Who can Battle the Bruins for the Top Spot?
UCLA appears to be the favorite heading into the season. What other Pac-12 teams can challenge the Bruins? Find out in the Pac-12 Preview
2022 Fall Report: UCLA
Megan Faraimo appears to be on a mission. Maya Brady brought it in the fall. There’s plenty of new Bruins embracing the culture. UCLA has the fire power and ready for another championship run.
The Preseason D100 Player Rankings: The Top Players in College Softball
The Preseason D100 Player Rankings are here. Oklahoma’s Tiare Jennings tops our list.
Let us know your thoughts about the full rankings!
The D1Softball Podcast – Season 3 with Kirk Walker
UCLA Associate Head Coach Kirk Walker joins the D1Softball Podcast this week. Season 3 is presented Bat Club USA.
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.
Oklahoma-UCLA Highlight’s 2023 Mary Nutter Schedule
A matchup between Oklahoma and UCLA highlights the schedule for the 2023 Mary Nutter College Classic, which runs Feb. 23-26 in Cathedral City, Calif.
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.
Behind Klingler’s Blast, Team USA Evens Series With Japan
Baylee Klingler’s three-run home run was the difference on Sunday as Team USA beat Japan 3-2 to even the Japan All-Star Series at a game apiece.
Alliance All-Star Game Showcases Next Generation of Collegiate Stars
The second annual Alliance All-Star Game on July 24th will feature the next generation of collegiate stars. Last year’s game featured 38 players from Power Five programs.
Second Chance in Portal Connects Yanez and UCLA
Pitcher Brooke Yanez heard from UCLA the first time she entered the transfer portal in 2019. She was hoping to hear from the Bruins again this year, and her wish came true.
D1Softball Crystal Ball: Early Eight for 2023 WCWS
Is it too early to talk about 2023? We don’t think so. Here’s an early look at eight teams for the WCWS next season.
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.
WCWS Semifinals: Alo Blasts No. 1 Oklahoma Back into the Championship Series
Jocelyn Alo belted two home runs as No. 1 Oklahoma run-ruled UCLA 15-0 to advance to the championship series of the Women’s College World Series.
WCWS Semifinals: Brady Powers UCLA Over No. 1 Oklahoma to Force Winner-Take-All Game
Maya Brady hit two home runs as No. 5 UCLA beat No. 1 Oklahoma 7-3 to force a winner-take-all second semifinal game on Monday in the Women’s College World Series.
WCWS Game 9: Azevedo Meets Her Moment as Bruins Advance to National Semifinals
Redshirt senior Holly Azevedo threw a two-hit shutout in her first career start at the WCWS as No. 5 UCLA advanced to the national semifinals with an 8-0 win over No. 14 Florida in six innings.
WCWS Game 5: Faraimo’s Clutch Performance Carries UCLA Past Northwestern
Megan Faraimo had a Hollywood moment to help No. 5 UCLA avoid elimination with a 6-1 win over No. 9 Northwestern on Friday night in the Women’s College World Series.
For UCLA’s Delanie Wisz, Tools Tell the Story
For UCLA catcher Delanie Wisz, surprise custom catcher’s equipment tells a story of inner strength behind the mask.
WCWS Game 1: Using Power and Speed, Texas Dominates UCLA
Texas jumped all over No. 5 UCLA from the start and beat the Bruins 7-2 in the opening game of the 2022 Women’s College World Series on Thursday.
D1Softball’s WCWS Central
D1Softball has you covered with the recaps, analysis, news and stories you need from the Women’s College World Series.
Title or Bust: D1Softball’s WCWS Preview
It’s down to just eight teams competing for the national title. The D1Softball staff provides the best-case/worst-case scenarios for each program at the Women’s College World Series.
2022 D1Softball All-Americans
D1Softball’s staff selected our All-American teams based on the best and most valuable college softball players for the 2022 season.
Making Their Case: Former Stars Offer Analysis, Advice for WCWS Teams
What will it take to have success at the Women’s College World Series? Famous former players from every team in OKC provide their advice.
Eight Things to Know About the WCWS
Which WCWS team relied most on Super Seniors? Is the new schedule made for aces? Is Jocelyn Alo’s heir already here? D1Softball has the eight things you need to know to prepare for OKC.
Los Angeles Super Regional: Bruins cruise to 31st WCWS
UCLA eventually overpowered Duke to sweep the Los Angeles Super Regional and advance to the World Series for the seventh consecutive time.
D1Softball’s Super Regional Central
Catch up on the scores, news and analysis from all eight super regionals on the road to the WCWS.
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.