1. Laura Trout Named Illinois Softball Associate Head Coach

    Laura Trout Named Illinois Softball Associate Head Coach

    Aug 25, 2021

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Illini softball's Laura Trout has been promoted to associate head coach, the program announced on Monday. Trout, who has been with the Fighting Illini softball program since 2015, begins her seventh year with the program, and will continue to serve as the Illini hitting coach in addition to working with the infielders.
  2. Lexie Handley Joins Ohio State for 2021-2022 Season

    Lexie Handley Joins Ohio State for 2021-2022 Season

    Jul 15, 2021

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Lexie Handley, a left-handed pitcher who spent the last three year at Auburn, will join the Ohio State softball program for the 2021-22 season, head coach Kelly Kovach Schoenly announced today. She will have one year of eligibility remaining.
  3. Dowell Joins Gophers as Graduate Transfer

    Dowell Joins Gophers as Graduate Transfer

    Jul 15, 2021

    MINNEAPOLIS – University of Minnesota softball head coach Piper Ritter announced Wednesday the addition of Makenna Dowell to the Golden Gopher program. Dowell, a two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll honoree, will be a graduate student in 2021-22 and will have one year of eligibility remaining. Dowell was a mainstay for the Tigers during her career in Auburn, making over 100 starts and was the only member of the team to start all 51 games last season. As a shortstop she knocked a team-leading 42 hits and crossed home plate 10 times while leading the Tigers with 19 RBI. She finished second on the team with .294 batting average and drew a team-best 20 walks to hold a .381 on-base percentage. Dowell helped the Tigers reach three NCAA Tournaments, and helped the team reach the Tuscan Regional Final in 2019 where she plated a pair of RBI against Colorado State. In total the Suwanee, Ga., native owns a .270 career batting average with 43 RBI and is approaching 100 career hits with 94, 20 of which have been extra-base hits. Coming out of North Gwinnett High School, Dowell was a state champion and a four-time All-County selection. She was named to the All-State team while leading her team to three regional championships. Dowell was inducted into the North Gwinnett High School Hall of Fame after her stellar prep career. Dowell studied psychology at Auburn and plans on pursuing … at the University of Minnesota.
  4. Burkhardt Joins Wolverine Program as Graduate Transfer

    Burkhardt Joins Wolverine Program as Graduate Transfer

    Jul 15, 2021

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan softball head coach  Carol Hutchins announced Tuesday (July 13) the addition of transfer Kristina Burkhardt to the Wolverine program. Burkhardt, a first team All-ACC honoree as an outfielder for North Carolina, will be a graduate student in 2021-22 and have one year of eligibility remaining.
  5. Ohio State Softball Photo Gallery | 2021 THE Spring Games

    Ohio State Softball Photo Gallery | 2021 THE Spring Games

    Mar 15, 2021

    Find the Ohio State college softball photo gallery from THE 2021 Spring Games. Photos by Bernie Walls of USA TODAY Sports. 
  6. Northwestern Softball Photo Gallery | 2021 THE Spring Games

    Northwestern Softball Photo Gallery | 2021 THE Spring Games

    Mar 15, 2021

    Find the Northwestern college softball photo gallery from THE 2021 Spring Games. Photos by Bernie Walls of USA TODAY Sports.
  7. Minnesota Softball Photo Gallery | 2021 THE Spring Games

    Minnesota Softball Photo Gallery | 2021 THE Spring Games

    Mar 15, 2021

    Find the Minnesota college softball photo gallery from THE 2021 Spring Games. Photos by Bernie Walls of USA TODAY Sports.
  8. Michigan State Softball Photo Gallery | 2021 THE Spring Games

    Michigan State Softball Photo Gallery | 2021 THE Spring Games

    Mar 15, 2021

    Find the Michigan State college softball photo gallery from THE 2021 Spring Games. Photos by Bernie Walls of USA TODAY Sports. 
  9. Indiana Softball Photo Gallery | 2021 THE Spring Games

    Indiana Softball Photo Gallery | 2021 THE Spring Games

    Mar 15, 2021

    Find the Indiana college softball photo gallery from THE 2021 Spring Games. Photos by Bernie Walls of USA TODAY Sports. 
  10. Purdue Softball Photo Gallery | 2021 THE Spring Games

    Purdue Softball Photo Gallery | 2021 THE Spring Games

    Mar 13, 2021

    Find the Purdue college softball photo gallery from THE 2021 Spring Games. Photos by Bernie Walls of USA TODAY Sports. 
  11. Maryland Softball Photo Gallery | 2021 THE Spring Games

    Maryland Softball Photo Gallery | 2021 THE Spring Games

    Mar 13, 2021

    Find the Maryland college softball photo gallery from THE 2021 Spring Games. Photos by Bernie Walls of USA TODAY Sports.
  12. Ohio State Softball Wins 15-Inning Game Over Wisconsin, Splits Doubleheader

    Ohio State Softball Wins 15-Inning Game Over Wisconsin, Splits Doubleheader

    Mar 11, 2021

    LEESBURG, Fla. – The longest game in Ohio State softball history – 15 innings – ended in the Buckeyes’ favor on Thursday afternoon. And that was just the opening act of the day.
  13. Big Ten Softball: What To Watch For At 2021 THE Spring Games March 11-14

    Big Ten Softball: What To Watch For At 2021 THE Spring Games March 11-14

    Mar 8, 2021

    After a week off, the Big Ten “Bubble” returns to the Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex in Leesburg, Florida with a full weekend slate of conference games set to open on Thursday, March 11.
  14. THE Spring Games Weekly Viewing Guide: Big Ten Softball March 11-14, 2021

    THE Spring Games Weekly Viewing Guide: Big Ten Softball March 11-14, 2021

    Mar 8, 2021

    How to watch Big Ten softball games with Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Northwestern, Ohio State, Indiana, Wisconsin, Illinois, Purdue, Penn State, Nebraska, Michigan State, Maryland, Iowa, and Rutgers compete at THE Spring Games Feb. 26-28, 2021 on OTT, desktop, or mobile.
  15. THE Spring Games Weekly Viewing Guide: February 26-28, 2021

    THE Spring Games Weekly Viewing Guide: February 26-28, 2021

    Feb 23, 2021

    THE Spring Games is the World’s largest college softball event with collegiate teams from NCAA Divisions I, NAIA, and NJCAA teams participating from mid-February to the end of March. THE Spring Games will host over 300 games and is available to live stream or on video-on-demand exclusively on FloSoftball.