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Alabama softball blanked by Washington, 3-0

For the second day in a row, the Washington Huskies defeated the University of Alabama softball team courtesy of the long ball. Before lighting caused a 90-minute delay at Rhoads Stadium, thunder struck twice at the plate for Washington...

Huskies homer sinks Tide softball

By Sami Harb Special to The Tuscaloosa News   The pitching outclassed the hitting on both sides at Rhoads Stadium for six innings during Friday evening’s matchup between No. 9 Washington and No. 12 Alabama. As both teams searched for the difference-making play...

Tide softball looking for offensive breakout

Half of the University of Alabama softball team’s games this season have ended in a shutout that favors the Crimson Tide. The pitching is there. The defense is there. But there is still something missing – the cause of the...

Alabama softball shuts out Southern Miss

Whenever the University of Alabama softball team has what Patrick Murphy considers a good win, the head coach gives the lineup card to the player he believes most deserves it. After Wednesday night’s 2-0 home victory over Southern Miss, sophomore...

Alabama softball seeks offensive remedy

Just when it seemed like the University of Alabama softball team found some offensive answers, the rain came and washed them all away. The Crimson Tide pounded out three runs on seven hits in three turns at bat against Tennessee...

Holes evident in UA softball lineup

The Alabama softball team dropped games at Tennessee on Saturday and Sunday, with the Volunteers winning on seventh-inning walk-offs both times. In both cases, Alabama’s offense fell flat with some glaring holes in the batting order. In Sunday’s 2-0 defeat,...

Alabama softball falls in second game to Tennessee

  KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The Crimson Tide fell in walk-off fashion for the second straight game to Tennessee in Sunday's game. A seventh-inning home run gave the Volunteers a 2-0 win. Sydney Littlejohn (14-3) suffered her third loss of the season,...

Alabama softball falls to Tennessee on walk-off hit

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Alabama softball team saw a 2-0 lead erased in the bottom of the sixth and a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh gave Tennessee the 3-2 comeback victory on Saturday night. Alabama...

Cranek stepping up for UA softball

Mari Cranek apologized to University of Alabama softball coach Patrick Murphy after last season. As a freshman, the outfielder from Needville, Texas – about an hour’s drive southwest of Houston – batted just .111. She started only seven games, and...

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