Softball Notebook

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Elite Eight is Set

National College Championship Field Prepares for Quarterfinals
By Daniel Urban
TSC Analyst/Contributor
The final eight is set for the Women’s College World Series! The teams are:
1. California
2. Alabama
3. Arizona State
4. Oklahoma
5. Tennessee
6. Oregon
7. South Florida
8. LSU
California has gone with Jolene Henderson as their starting pitcher for the playoffs (rather than stud Valerie Arrioto) and the decision has […]

Sweet 16!

California Tops Field Heading into NCAA Super Regionals
TSC Contributor
The number of teams vying for the national collegiate softball title is down to 16, with #1-ranked Cal still the odds-on favorite to win it all.
That’s not to say Cal had an easy time of it this past weekend. The heavily favored Bears lost 3-2 […]

Showdown at the Berkeley Corral

Cal & Arizona State Collide for Pac-12 Title
By Daniel Urban
TSC Analyst/Contributor
There are currently two teams atop the standings for the Pac-12: The University of California, Berkeley (California or Cal) and Arizona State. These two teams are set to play each other in an epic conference showdown at Berkeley this weekend, May 10th-12th.
Cal is currently sitting […]

Trio Leads SEC

Florida, Alabama & Tennessee Vie for Supremacy in Southeast
By Daniel Urban
TSC Analyst/Contributor
There are three standout teams emerging in softball’s #2 power conference behind the Pac-12, the Southeastern Conference. Florida is currently sitting on top of the SEC East with a combined record of 43-8 overall and 20-5 in conference. Alabama is currently #1 in the […]