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Jennie Finch Talks Softball, Women’s Sports & Capital One Cup

University of Florida gymnasts Mackenzie Caquatto and Alaina Johnson and softball pitcher Hannah Rogers accepted the Capital One Cup Trophy on behalf of the entire Gator women’s athletics program on Wednesday night at the ESPY Awards. The Cup was presented by Gator great and five-time U.S. Olympian Dara Torres. Earlier in the day we caught …

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[Video] Oklahoma Pitcher Keilani Ricketts Wins 2013 Honda Cup

Sooners softball fans were hardly surprised when Keilani Ricketts, who dominated collegiate softball all season, was named the 2013 Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and recipient of The Honda Cup. Ricketts, who has been called “her sport’s Babe Ruth,” was presented the prestigious award tonight in a live telecast from USC’s Galen Center Founders Club in …

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College Club Sports: Consider as Valuable Alternative to Varsity Play

Thanks in part to Title IX, opportunities for you to participate in sports as part of your college experience have expanded substantially. Yet when thinking about competing on behalf of your school, you tend to think varsity sports. I’d like to take this opportunity to expand your horizons in case your radar is limited. Two …

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Women’s College World Series ready to throw first pitch

When the NCAA Women’s College World Series opens Thursday at the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, the eight teams represented will have each traveled a thrilling road to the championships. If you’re a softball fan, you’ve probably followed the season of your favorite team, or at least tuned in …

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Field set for the 2010 NCAA Women’s College World Series

Super Regional action is over and the field is now set for the 2010 NCAA Women’s College World Series. The biggest upset came in the Tuscaloosa Super Regional, where No. 16 Hawaii recorded a pair of one-run wins to eliminate No. 1 Alabama in three games.  Hawaii’s heroics shocked top-seeded Bama, who along with  more …

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Honda Award Winners – Best Female Collegiate Athletes

For the 24th consecutive year, Honda has honored the most outstanding female collegiate athletes in the nation with the Collegiate Women Sports Awards. Winners are selected in each of the 12 NCAA-sanctioned sports by a panel of more than 1,000 NCAA administrators. Each year, one deserving athlete is also chosen as the Collegiate Woman Athlete …

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Washington edges Florida to claim first NCAA softball title

Wow! What a dramatic series. I’ve been glued to the TV the last week watching some of the best college softball players in the country battle it out for the crown. Last night, Kimi Pohlman raced home, giving Washington the decisive run in a 3-2 victory for its first NCAA softball championship. Washington (51-12) kept …

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Fastpitch 411

1. The College World Series is amazing and full of nonstop action live on ESPN. Follow the games here. 2. The National Collegiate Softball Player of the Year was announced. Check out full coverage of this prestigious award. 3. Follow and Tweet with ESPN commentator, Jessica Mendoza and go behind the scenes of the broadcast. 4. Take a virtual tour of the …

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Women’s College World Series: As good as it gets

The Women’s College World Series has been so full of great softball this year. If you haven’t been watching, you’re seriously missing out. So far the series has been a dazzling display of drama. A walk off grand-slam by a Florida senior who was 0-9 for the series to oust Alabama may have been the …

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