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Bama’s 2018 softball schedule full of challenges

Alabama will play nine games in 2018 against teams that made it to the Women’s College World Series last season, including six games at Rhoads Stadium. UA released its schedule for the spring on Monday. The Crimson Tide will host...

Madi Moore retires from UA softball team

  Former state Miss Softball Madi Moore of Winfield has left the Alabama softball team after two seasons and is giving up the sport. Alabama coach Patrick Murphy announced that, following consultation with team doctors, the left-handed pitcher will take a...

Demi Turner healthy and determined

  Let’s make this perfectly clear: Demi Turner has been cleared to practice with the Alabama softball team this fall. The senior infielder from Huntsville, Texas, missed 15 games last season after being hit in the face with a ball in...

McCleney homers for USA

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – Former University of Alabama star Haylie McCleney hit a home run to lead the USA Women’s National Team to a 6-0 softball victory over Venezuela on Tuesday at the Pan American Championships. The event is...

Alabama players earn gold in 2017 World Championship

The USA Junior Women’s National Team (JWNT) defeated Japan to win its second-straight World Baseball Softball Confederation Junior Women’s World Championship. Sophomore Elissa Brown and incoming freshman Kaylee Tow were on the roster. USA dominated its opponents, outscoring them by...

Olympic dream back on for softball

The last Olympic softball game was played almost nine years ago in China, but by the time Japan defeated the United States in the gold medal game the sport had already lost. Three years earlier, the International Olympic Committee voted...

Team USA too much for Alabama All-Stars

The Alabama Stars collected 20 top players with state ties – all but two playing at state colleges, with the other two being natives who play collegiately outside the state – for a softball doubleheader at Rhoads Stadium. The USA...

McCleney coming home with Team USA

   Haylie McCleney hasn’t played at Rhoads Stadium for more than a year, but she never left it completely behind. The four-time All-American softball player at the University of Alabama now plays for USA Women’s National Team. The outfielder from the...

USA falls to Japan in softball before heading to Tuscaloosa

OKLAHOMA CITY – Japan defeated the United States 2-1 on Sunday to win the World Cup of Softball XII championship. Former University of Alabama star Haylie McCleney went 1-for-4 with a first-inning single for the U.S. She started in center...

Tide ranked No. 12 in final NFCA Coaches Poll

Alabama softball concludes the 2017 season ranked No. 12 in the final top 25 rankings from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association, released Monday. Alabama has finished in the top 25 every season since 2000, a streak of 17-straight. The Tide...

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