Michigan's 2005 Women's College World Series win gave hope to softball players east of the Mississippi.
ESPN.com's Mary Buckheit recently went on record predicting an 12th national title for UCLA. She sits down with UCLA's senior stars to see what they think about the Bruins' chances for a return trip to the Women's College World Series.
Pitchers dominated for much of the Women's College World Series, but Michigan's Samantha Findlay struck a blow for hitters in Game 3.
The benefits of changing from a winner-take-all to a best-of-three format are being felt immediately at the WCWS.
If you know nothing else about what's going on in college softball, Mary Buckheit urges you to scope this simple WCWS cheat sheet.