Category Archives: Softball

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…

Softball panel recommends obstruction rule change

The NCAA Softball Rules Committee has recommended a proposal banning defenders from blocking the plate or base before they have possession of the ball, effective for the 2018 season. The…

College Softball: Oklahoma’s Paige Parker knocks over KC Royals catcher Drew Butera in warmups

Help pitch your team to a national championship, check. Make the Women’s College World Series All-Tournament Team, check. Throw out the first pitch at a Major League Baseball game, check,…

Women’s College World Series: Oklahoma wins softball championship after sweeping Florida

Oklahoma City — Oklahoma defeated top-seed Florida 5-4 Tuesday evening for a WCWS Championship Series sweep to claim the title. NATIONAL CHAMPIONS AGAIN!!!#Sooners claim second straight title & third in…