Alabama softball crushes Florida in WCWS elimination game

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Oh, mercy. The last time it faced Florida pitcher Kelly Barnhill it wasn’t a pretty sight for Alabama softball. When the Crimson Tide saw her again Saturday it was brutal. For Barnhill. Alabama knocked the All-American out of the...

Alabama softball in must-win situation at WCWS

Editor's Note: Game was scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Weather delayed the start until the conclusion of the Minnesota vs. Washington game   OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — The softball career of one group of seniors will end Saturday. The other group...

Win against Oklahoma just out of reach for Alabama softball

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Claire Jenkins had seen it happen before. Back in late February against Missouri State, the Alabama shortstop witnessed teammate Elissa Brown track down a fly ball to deep center field, leap, reach up and snag the...

Claire Jenkins breaks out of slump in big way for Alabama softball

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Claire Jenkins never doubted herself. Despite being in an 0-for-19 slump from the SEC Tournament all the way through two postseason tournaments, the Alabama shortstop still had faith she could hit and deliver for her team. She did...

Alabama softball drops tough opener to Oklahoma at WCWS

No. 1 Oklahoma leads the country in too many categories to count. The Sooner pitching staff has so much depth it would make Nick Saban envious. The deck was already stacked against Alabama softball on Thursday in the first round of...

Alabama fan catches two home run balls at WCWS

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Mitchell Walls is feeling pretty lucky. He’s hoping what he did Thursday evening is a good omen for the Alabama softball team. The Huntsville native and his family is attending the Women’s College World Series and were...

Alabama softball players earn All-America honors

Three Alabama softball players were selected as NFCA Division-I All-Americans, with freshman Montana Fouts, sophomore Kaylee Tow and junior Bailey Hemphill all earning second-team honors.The trio improves Alabama’s total to 57 All-America awards over the program’s 23-year history. Fouts was...

New rule ‘the death’ of softball slap hitters?

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The rule was made with good intentions, but if Alabama softball Patrick Murphy had his way it would be back to the drawing board for the NCAA Softball Rules Committee. Before the 2018 season, the committee...

Alabama softball receives outpouring of support from former players

The Alabama softball team's first Women's College World Series appearance in two years is a big deal for the players and coaches. Even for former players, too. With the Crimson Tide taking on Oklahoma tonight in the first round of the...

Alabama softball places 3 on NFCA All-America List

OKLAHOMA CITY – Three Alabama softball players were selected as NFCA Division-I All-Americans, with freshman Montana Fouts, sophomore Kaylee Tow and junior Bailey Hemphill all earning second-team honors. The accolade is the first for Fouts and Hemphill and the second...
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