College Softball Roundtable – Oklahoma’s Undefeated Run, Biggest Surprises, and More

We’re just over halfway through the college softball season, and we’ve seen records broken, home runs, and thrilling defensive plays on the field. Just like last year, Oklahoma showed its dominance. The Sooners, who won their first 33 games of the 2021 season en route to the Women’s College World Series title, are 32-0, leading … Read more

Oklahoma’s Jocelyn Alo hits 96th career home run to break NCAA softball record

HONOLULU — Oklahoma slugger Jocelyn Alo, playing in her home state for the first time since high school, hit the 96th homer of her storied career on Friday night to become the all-time leading homer hitter in the NCAA softball history. Alo’s record home run came in the sixth inning of the Sooners’ undefeated and … Read more

Oklahoma softball star Jocelyn Alo, one NCAA-record homer, walks three times in home opener

NORMAND, OKLA. – Jocelyn Alo swung – a big swing at that – as a 13mph wind whipped through her hair. Fans at the Oklahoma Sooners home opener, many huddled under blankets as the temperature dipped into the 30-degree range, gasped. It was the third inning of Oklahoma’s 9-1 five-inning victory over Minnesota on Monday, … Read more

Historic home run eludes Oklahoma softball star Jocelyn Alo, for now

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. – Nineteen times in three days the mobilization began. Each time it started with a supervisor calling on a handheld radio to a group of volunteer security guards. “She’s on deck,” he said, and with that, five or six men and women walked over to and positioned themselves beyond the outfield fence. … Read more

College softball preview – Predicting the WCWS, player of the year and more storylines

College softball is back. Eight months after Oklahoma won its fourth Women’s College World Series since 2013, the road to Oklahoma City 2022 begins. Since the Sooners defeated Florida State 5-1 in Game 3 of the championship series, a lot has changed. Beyond conference realignment and name, image and likeness impacting the broader college landscape, … Read more