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Wiggins, Alo, Wisz Homer on Day Two of Series Two

Day two of Series Two presented very close matchups, but Team Clark and Team Edwards came out resilient. 

Florida set to hire Memphis head coach Stephanie VanBrakle Prothro as new pitching coach

Florida is set to hire Memphis head coach Stephanie VanBrakle Prothro as its new pitching coach sources confirmed to Softball America. 

Top Gun Events Notebook

Kansas City played host to two of the top recruiting tournaments of this early summer season in the Team 1 Elite Club Invite and the 2024 Top Gun Invitational. The weather was heating up and the competition was even hotter. Both tournaments scheduled pool games for the first couple of days setting up a competitive single-elimination bracket format.

Series Two kicks off with Team Clark comeback, Team Alo blasts

Series Two kicked off with much excitement as Team Clark had a massive comeback win in the seventh inning of game one and Team Alo won by scoring early in game two. 

Softball America Final 2024 Two-Way Rankings

Our power rankings are determined by offensive and defensive statistics, the eye test on the field, strength of schedule and the player’s value to their team’s success. Rutgers' Morgan Smith, FAU's Trinity Schlotterbeck and North Florida's Allison Benning were a few of the best in the circle and at the plate. What other players made an impact on both sides?

Softball America Final 2024 Utility Rankings

Our power rankings are determined by offensive and defensive statistics, the eye test on the field, strength of schedule and the player’s value to their team’s success. The bats of CC Wong, Kalei Harding, Reagan Walsh and Trinity Cannon stood out as they moved positions around the field. 

Softball America Final 2024 Outfielder Rankings

Our power rankings are determined by offensive and defensive statistics, the eye test on the field, strength of schedule and the player’s value to their team’s success. Duke's Claire Davidson, Florida's Korbe Otis and Oklahoma's Jayda Coleman all starred in their own ways in the outfield this season. Who else made our rankings? 

Warren, Spaid, Clark stun in AUX Series One finale

In the series one finale of AUX, the bats were on fire with a walk-off win in game one and a back-and-forth run affair in game two. Jessi Warren, Karli Spaid and McKenzie Clark all had stellar days.

Softball America Final 2024 Shortstop Rankings

Our power rankings are determined by offensive and defensive statistics, the eye test on the field, strength of schedule and the player’s value to their team’s success. All-Americans Skylar Wallace, Tiare Jennings, Maya Brady and Jess Oakland lead the way in the shortstop rankings. Who else joins them? 

Softball America Final 2024 Second Base Rankings

Our power rankings are determined by offensive and defensive statistics, the eye test on the field, strength of schedule and the player’s value to their team’s success. From Duke to Colorado State to Dayton to Arizona, find out who were the best players at second base during the 2024 season. 

Softball America Final 2024 Third Base Rankings

Our power rankings are determined by offensive and defensive statistics, the eye test on the field, strength of schedule and the player’s value to their team’s success. Karli Spaid is the top-ranked at the third base position after hitting 36 home runs, the second-most in a single season and rising to second all-time on the home run list with 103 career blasts. Who else impressed at the hot corner?

Softball America Final 2024 First Base Rankings

Our power rankings are determined by offensive and defensive statistics, the eye test on the field, strength of schedule and the player’s value to their team’s success. Charlotte's Arianna Rodi and Baylor's Shaylon Govan lead the first base rankings. Who else made the rankings? 

UCLA Commit Addisen Fisher Wins Gatorade National Softball Player of the Year Award

In its 39th year of honoring the nation's most elite high school athletes for excellence on and off the field of play, Gatorade today announced Addisen Fisher of Bend High School in Bend, Ore. is the 2023-24 Gatorade National Softball Player of the Year.

Nickles, Vidales, Fouts shine on Day 2 of AUX

Bubba Nickles, Montana Fouts and Tori Vidales stole the show on the second day of AUX in Wichita.

Softball America Final 2024 Catcher Rankings

Our power rankings are determined by offensive and defensive statistics, the eye test on the field, strength of schedule and the player’s value to their team’s success. Softball America Player of the Year Reese Atwood and Defender of the Year Jocelyn Erickson headline the catcher rankings. Who else was a top backstop this season? 

Softball America Final 2024 Pitcher Rankings

Our power rankings are determined by offensive and defensive statistics, the eye test on the field, strength of schedule and the player’s value to their team’s success. NiJaree Canady tops the list after leading Stanford to another Women's College World Series appearance. Who else made the list? 

The Softball America Podcast – 2024 Season Finale

Join Tara Henry, Gray Robertson and Nicole Mendes as they wrap up the 2024 softball season and discuss Oklahoma's four-peat, the end of the Pac-12, the coaching carousel, portal mania, and more!

Final 2024 Softball America Top 25 Poll

Softball America releases its final poll of the Top 25 poll as the four-time defending champs Oklahoma go out on top with Texas, Florida, Stanford and UCLA rounding out the Top Five. 

Homers highlight first day of 2024 AUX season

Jocelyn Alo, Erin Coffel, Taylor Edwards and Bubba Nickles top the AUX leaderboard after hitting home runs on the first day of the season.

Charlotte head coach Ashley Chastain to fill South Carolina vacancy

Ashley Chastain is headed back to her roots. The former Gamecock is set to lead the South Carolina softball program.

Softball America Top 100 Players of 2024

Softball America releases its Top 100 of the 2024 Division I collegiate season. Offensive and defensive statistics determine our rankings along with the eye test on the field, strength of schedule and the player’s value to their team’s success through the regular and postseason. 

Potential candidates for the South Carolina head coaching job

South Carolina announced on Saturday that it would not retain head coach Beverly Smith after 14 seasons. Smith and the Gamecocks advanced to the Super Regionals in 2018, the team's best finish during her tenure. Who could potential candidates be to fill the vacancy? 

Early Eight for 2025 Women’s College World Series

The 2024 Women's College World Series just wrapped up but it's never too early to look into the future. Although the transfer portal always keeps us on our toes, we'll give our best guess as to what the field in Oklahoma City might look like in 2025.

Kelly Maxwell found herself and led Oklahoma to its fourth straight title

Oklahoma's four-peat doesn't happen without Kelly Maxwell. There's no if ands or buts about it. We've seen Maxwell arguably be the best pitcher in the country during her team at Oklahoma State. But this Kelly Maxwell, the national champion and the most outstanding player of the tournament, there was something different about her in Oklahoma City.