Skylar Wallace’s walk-off homer sends Alabama softball to SEC Tournament semifinals

By Brad Cox Special to The Tuscaloosa News COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Leading off the eighth inning, Alabama second baseman Skylar Wallace simply wanted to get on base and give the Crimson Tide a spark. The freshman touched all four bags...

Alabama softball motivated this season by No. 8 SEC prediction

SEC TOURNAMENT Alabama vs. Georgia or Ole Miss When: 4 p.m. Where: College Station, Texas TV: SEC Network Radio: 93.3 FM Eighth. Back in February, that's where the Alabama softball team was predicted to finish in the SEC standings. Florida was picked to win, followed by...

CECIL HURT: Big turnaround for Alabama softball, but still work to do

Patrick Murphy didn’t hear any howls of discontent at the end of the 2018 season. The fiercely loyal Alabama softball fan base never arrived at Rhoads Stadium brandishing pitchforks and lighted torches. But as the Crimson Tide wrapped up its...

Alabama softball claims top individual SEC honors

BIRMINGHAM – The Alabama softball team racked up top honors at the SEC softball awards. The league announced its 2019 winners Tuesday with the Crimson Tide leading the way. Patrick Murphy was named Coach of the Year with Sarah Cornell...

Crimson Tide enters SEC softball tournament as top seed

The Alabama softball team has the No. 1 seed for this week’s Southeastern Conference tournament. It’s Alabama’s highest seed since the 2015 tournament when it was No. 3. The Crimson Tide has a bye for the first round of the tournament...

Alabama’s Montana Fouts receives fourth SEC honor

Alabama softball pitcher Montana Fouts earned a school-record fourth SEC Freshman of the Week honor, the league office announced Monday. She is the first UA player to win the award four times. Kayla Braud (2010) and Charlotte Morgan (2007) earned...

Alabama softball caps series sweep over LSU

BATON ROUGE, La. – Alabama softball wrapped up its regular season slate with a 5-1 win over LSU on Sunday, capping the series sweep. The sweep is the first for Alabama (50-6, 18-6 SEC) over LSU (40-15, 14-10 SEC) in...

Alabama softball beats LSU to claim SEC title outright

BATON ROUGE, La. — Patrick Murphy didn’t have to say a word to motivate his 2019 softball team. It just took a number. That number was 8. The significance? That is where the SEC softball coaches predicted Alabama would finish...

Big sixth inning gives Alabama win, share of SEC title

BATON ROUGE, La. — For six nerve-wracking innings, Alabama freshman pitcher Montana Fouts used every pitch in her arsenal to escape predicament after predicament and make a slender one-run lead stand up against LSU on Friday night. In the top...

Alabama softball can clinch regular-season league title against LSU

No. 4 Alabama at No. 7 LSU Schedule: Friday at 6 p.m., Saturday at 5 p.m., Sunday at 1 p.m. Where: Tiger Park, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Records: Alabama 47-6, 15-6 SEC; LSU 40-12, 14-7 SEC TV: ESPN2 Friday, SEC Network Saturday and Sunday Radio:...
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