39-20 ( 23-9 Mid-American Conference)
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D1Softball’s Evanston Regional Central
Follow along all weekend as the Evanston Regional unfolds on the road to the Women’s College World Series.
Evanston Regional Preview: Plenty of Wildcats, Plenty of Stars
For No. 12 Northwestern, Kentucky, Miami and tournament newcomer Eastern Illinois, the road to the WCWS begins in the Evanston Regional.
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.
Mid-Major Power Rankings: Louisiana Leads, Central Arkansas and Southern Illinois Climb
Charlotte registered Wednesday’s big win at Virginia Tech to boost its stock, but Central Arkansas is the most upwardly mobile mid-major after a perfect ASUN start.
What We Learned: Karlyn Pickens’ Statement, Valerie Cagle’s Comeback, Utah’s Start
Tennessee freshman Karlyn Pickens put on a show in sweeping LSU, while we learned a little more about Valerie Cagle’s path to Player of the Year contender.
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.
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.
Coaches in New Places: Ohio’s Jenna Hall
Ohio’s Jenna Hall intended to be a teacher in the classroom. Instead, she became a teacher on the field. She discussed her path to becoming a first-time head coach with Rhiannon Potkey in the “Coaches in New Places” series.
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.