Category Archives: Softball

UCLABruins.com: Olympians Feature

UCLA owns one of the richest Olympic traditions of any University. Over the past nine decades, nearly 450 athletes, coaches and trainers have represented UCLA in the Summer Olympic Games, winning 230 medals, including 110 gold. UCLABruins.com celebrates the school’s … Continue reading

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NCAA.com: Softball

Story on ASA/USA Softball’s role in returning the sport of softball to the Olympic Programme. Again, a 1,000 word guideline. As the International Softball Federation works towards reinstatement of softball to the Olympic Programme, ASA/USA Softball continues its work to … Continue reading

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NCAA.com: Softball

Feature story on the history of softball in the Olympic Games. Given 1,000 words to cover four quads of competition. Softball spent four “quads” as an Olympic sport with a debut in 1996 and the final Olympic softball competitions taking … Continue reading

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NCAA.com: Softball

Feature story on Arizona State outfielder Annie Lockwood, who nearly quit the team before changing positions and becoming a key starter for the Sun Devils. Annie Lockwood’s Arizona State career started with a whimper. Lockwood grew up in Phoenix, less … Continue reading

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NCAA.com: Softball

Feature story on Baylor shortstop Dani Leal, who moved to the United States from Mexico to play college softball. Baylor senior shortstop Dani Leal was a high school student in her hometown of Mexico City, Mexico, when the softball coach … Continue reading

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NCAA.com: Softball

Feature on California sophomores Lindsey Ziegenhirt and Jolene Henderson, who have been playing together for over a decade. Not many collegiate student-athletes can say that they’ve been playing with each other for more than a decade. But for Lindsey Ziegenhirt … Continue reading

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NCAA.com: Softball

Feature story on the Big 12 Conference leading in to the opening day of the 2011 WCWS. The Big 12 did not plan to have a postseason tournament in 2011. It appears that there will be one anyway, and it … Continue reading

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NCAA.com: Softball

Preview “pick a winner” piece to open the Women’s College World Series. Wrote on Alabama. Read more…

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NCAA.com: Softball

Capsules on all eight teams advancing to the 2011 Women’s College World Series. Read more…

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NCAA.com: Softball

Feature story on Kentucky pitcher Rachel Riley, who was a key factory in UK’s surprise advance to the Division I Super Regionals. If there is a clutch situation on the softball diamond, Kentucky coach Rachel Lawson knows precisely where to … Continue reading

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