Lacey Waldrop can't keep a poker face. The Florida State ace finds it hard not to smile as she leads the nation in wins to help the Seminoles retain their spot in the espnW power rankings.
Kentucky senior Emily Gaines has emerged as a key player this season. It just took some time for the former state high school star to reach her current role as the Wildcats' best hitter.
It's more than a game for North Texas shortstop Brooke Foster: She plays softball so she can earn a degree and support her 4-year-old son, Layton.
In a wide-open season, Oregon rode its deep lineup to a series win over previous No. 1 UCLA and became the latest team to grab the top spot in the espnW power rankings.
Pinch hitting just three weeks after a severe knee injury, Alabama's Ryan Iamurri showed again that she's willing to do anything for her team.
Our power rankings may be holding mostly steady with UCLA and Michigan at the top, but that doesn't mean we have all the answers to how this season will play out by any means.
Pitchers Farish Beard and Hannah Campbell stayed close to home to help South Alabama build its program, and now the Jaguars win no matter where they go.
In the heart of Chicago, three coaches with illustrious softball backgrounds are helping bring a program to life at NAIA Roosevelt University.
Michigan shortstop Sierra Romero is proving to be a major headache for opposing pitchers and has the Wolverines up to No. 2 in our power rankings.
In their final season before the program is eliminated, the Temple Owls are off to an injury-riddled 7-14 start. But with their home opener finally here, the Owls still have time to make a last stand.
In the latest twist to a topsy-turvy season, UCLA rode a three-game sweep of Arizona State and the pitching of Jessica Hall and Ally Carda to the top of our power rankings.
Kenzie Fowler was the next big thing at Arizona as a freshman five years ago, but after back and concussion woes derailed her career, she's just happy to be pitching again.
On an Arkansas team that emphasizes patience and power, Devon Wallace has combined the two to become a slugger for the modern age.
Senior Cassie Tysarczyk has never been the star for Texas A&M, but her smart play has the Aggies making waves in this week's espnW power rankings.
Three years after leading her team to the Women's College World Series title, Arizona State senior ace Dallas Escobedo is finally hitting her comfort zone.
Arizona State's three losses last week mean we have a new No. 1, and, for the first time in a long time, it's an SEC team that's in the top spot.