Softball Notebook

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Secret of College’s Best Teams: Defense!

Florida Did It Best in 2017
By Daniel Urban
TSC Analyst/Contributor
The NCAA website keeps a pretty dynamite archive of statistical data from the prior season based on team and individual performance. It keeps rankings for 12 stat categories. The team stat categories range from practical ones, like team scoring and team home runs per game, […]

Big 12 is Best College Softball Conference

2017 NCAA Playoff Stats Tell the Tale
By Daniel Urban
TSC Analyst/Contributor
Lucky for all you softball fans out there, in my free time I like to prepare softball data for analysis. This time I went through every game of the 2017 NCAA playoffs and tallied the victories per team. I then matched up the teams […]

Sexual Abuse in the Olympics

Is Softball Above the Scandal?
By Jessica Urban
TSC Contributor
A few weeks ago, 60 Minutes ran a report about the sexual abuse of US gymnasts at the hands of Dr Larry Nassar. In it, US gymnastics star Aly Raisman chronicles the years of abuse, and the aftermath of Nassar’s arrest. This was a very powerful piece, […]