TEMPE - In 2011, freshman Dallas Escobedo recorded three victories - including two shutouts - in regional play before winning two more in the super regional and five in a row in the Women's College World Series to lead Arizona State to a national championship.
TEMPE - It isn't easy to take the circle a day after throwing a no-hitter, and somehow one-up your own performance.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -Penn made its first-ever NCAA tournament appearance Friday, and was greeted by 14 Texas A&M hits in a 12-0, five-inning loss.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Jackie Traina threw a five-hitter and delivered a key RBI single, and Alabama became the first Southeastern Conference team to win a NCAA softball title, beating Oklahoma 5-4 in the final game of a best-of-three series that ended early today.
Oklahoma first baseman Lauren Chamberlain stretches, but Alabama runner Amanda Locke is safe in the second inning.
OKLAHOMA CITY - It's on the wall in the practice facility and in the dugout whenever Alabama plays. It's right there in black and white on the players' wrists, too.
OKLAHOMA CITY - National player of the year Keilani Ricketts struck out 16 in a two-hit shutout, Georgia Casey homered and Oklahoma beat top-seeded California 3-0 on Friday night in the winners' bracket at the Women's College World Series
OKLAHOMA CITY - Lauren Chamberlain hit a two-run home run, and Keilani Ricketts struck out 11 to lead Oklahoma past South Florida 5-1 Thursday in the opener of the Women's College World Series.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Is it possible for the man in charge of the nation's top softball players to be considered a new kid on the block in one of his sport's premier events?
LANDOVER, Md. - Neymar scored a goal and was involved in two others as Brazil beat the United States 4-1 in an international friendly on Wednesday night.
Arizona Wildcats softball
NORMAN, Okla. - Shelby Babcock is getting it right, at just the right time.
NORMAN, Okla. - The most likely answer to the Arizona Wildcats' hypothetical question stands 6 feet 2 inches and throws more than 70 mph from the left side.
When it became likely their two schools would be placed on the same side of the NCAA softball tournament bracket, Stephanie Ricketts got a text message from her sister Keilani.