Category Archives: Softball

College softball: Young super fans of Yale softball get special roster spots this season

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – There will be two very special additions to the Yale softball roster this season. Six-year-old Hailey Greist and her seven-year-old brother Edwards Greist have joined the…

11 college sports mega-rivalries that may have slipped under your radar

Rivalries bring out some of the most exciting, intense and (sometimes) heartbreaking moments in college sports. Duke-North Carolina in basketball. Auburn-Alabama in football. Countless others — from the Apple Cup…

College softball: Panel approves obstruction rule change

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a rule banning defenders in softball from blocking the plate or base before they have possession of the ball, effective for the 2018…

College softball: Stanford hires alumna Jessica Allister as new head coach

STANFORD, Calif. – Jessica Allister has been named the head coach of Stanford softball, as announced Tuesday by director of athletics Bernard Muir. Allister, the fourth head coach in program history, joins the Cardinal…

College softball: Florida’s Kelly Barnhill receives ESPY Award for Best Female Collegiate Athlete

LOS ANGELES – Sophomore Kelly Barnhill added another postseason award late Wednesday evening as she took home the 2017 ESPY for Best Female Collegiate Athlete during an awards celebration at the Microsoft Theater….

When is the 2018 Women’s College World Series?

The 2018 Women’s College World Series is scheduled for May 31-June 5/6 at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium — OGE Energy Field in Oklahoma City. The finals are slated…