Tuesday, October 16, 2018

UA softball sweeps doubleheader over Wallace State

An offensive explosion propelled Alabama softball to a doubleheader sweep over Wallace State Sunday at Rhoads Stadium. The Crimson Tide shut out the Lions 11-0 in Game 1 before earning a 12-4 win in Game 2. The Crimson Tide slugged...

Alabama softball shuts out West Alabama

The Alabama softball team was dominant in all phases Friday night against West Alabama, shutting out the Tigers, 13-0, over 10 innings at Rhoads Stadium. The Crimson Tide offense tallied 12 runs, including a pair of home runs from sophomore...

Tide softball ahead of pace in fall practice

Alabama opened fall softball practice with seven new faces on the 18-player roster, but four of them got a head start when the Crimson Tide toured Japan for four games in the summer. Three-a-day practices, weight room sessions, pitcher bullpens...

Former UA softball players invited to Team USA selection camp

OKLAHOMA CITY – USA Softball released its list of 41 national team selection camp invitees Tuesday and four-year Alabama All-Americans Haylie McCleney and Kelly Kretschman will have the opportunity to earn a spot on the 2019 Team USA roster. The selection...

Kaylee Tow suspended

Alabama softball outfielder Kaylee Tow has been suspended from the team, coach Patrick Murphy announced Tuesday. “Due to a violation of team rules, Kaylee Tow will not play in any fall games and will not participate in any team activities...

Byrne, Saban and several coaches get new contracts

The University of Alabama system compensation committee approved new contracts for several athletics employees on Friday morning, including director of athletics Greg Byrne and football coach Nick Saban. Byrne’s contract calls for a salary of $980,000 for the 2018-19 academic...

Alabama softball lands transfer infielder

The Alabama softball program announced Tuesday the incoming transfer of infielder Taylor Clark from Virginia Tech. A junior, Clark was a two-year starter for the Hokies. She will be eligible to play next spring. A native of Mechanicsburg, Pa., Clark...

McCleney helps USA softball qualify for Olympics

MAKUHARI, Japan — The U.S. qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics by winning gold at the Softball World Championship on Sunday, defeating Japan 7-6 in 10 innings in the gold medal game. Kelsey Stewart drove in the winning run with...

UA softball team finishes summer tour of Japan

The Alabama softball team closed out play Sunday on its summer tour of Japan, playing to a tie with Great Britain and dropping the second game of the doubleheader at Naruto Sports Park. The first game was called with the...

Alabama softball splits doubleheader in Japan

The Alabama softball team split a doubleheader with the New Zealand national team Thursday in exhibition play in Japan. New Zealand won the first game, 7-6, coming from behind after Alabama took a 6-3 lead. Alabama rallied from a 5-0 deficit...
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