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Alabama catcher Marlie Giles (34) celebrates after driving in a run on a double in the first inning of a Women's College World Series softball game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Duke Blue Devils at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, Friday, May 31, 2024. Alabama won 2-1.

Where Alabama Softball is Ranked in Final 2024 Polls

After a run to the Women's College World Series, the Crimson Tide shot up in the college softball rankings.

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Alabama catcher Marlie Giles (34) celebrates after driving in a run on a double in the first inning of a Women's College World Series softball game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Duke Blue Devils at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, Friday, May 31, 2024. Alabama won 2-1.
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Where Alabama Softball is Ranked in Final 2024 Polls

After a run to the Women's College World Series, the Crimson Tide shot up in the college softball rankings.

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May 30, 2024; Oklahoma City, OK, USA;  Alabama Crimson Tide infielder Kenleigh Cahalan (31) throws to first base for an out during the second inning against the UCLA Bruins during a Women's College World Series softball game at Devon Park. Mandatory Credit: Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports
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Report: Alabama Softball’s Kenleigh Cahalan Enters Transfer Portal

The sophomore shortstop led Alabama in multiple stat categories this season.

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The University of Alabama softball team huddle against UCLA at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on Thursday, May 30, 2024. Photo by Kent Gidley

First Season with Hitting Coach was 'Relationship-Building Year' for Alabama Softball

Crimson Tide head coach Patrick Murphy was asked about differences he noticed offensively under first-year hitting coach Adam Arbour.

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Jun 2, 2024; Oklahoma City, OK, USA;  Alabama Crimson Tide starting pitcher Kayla Beaver (19) throws a pitch in the first inning during a Women's College World Series softball losers bracket elimination game against the Florida Gators at Devon Park. Mandatory Credit: Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports
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Patrick Murphy Explains Alabama's Pitching Plan against Florida

Alabama ace Kayla Beaver was lifted after four innings for Jocelyn Briski, and Alea Johnson made her first appearance since early May.

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Alabama coach Patrick Murphy during a Women's College World Series softball game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Duke Blue Devils at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, Friday, May 31, 2024. Alabama won 2-1.
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Everything Patrick Murphy, Alabama Softball Said After Losing to Florida in WCWS

The Alabama Crimson Tide softball season ended at the hands of the Florida Gators in the Women's College World Series. The Crimson Tide lost 6-4 after throwing

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Florida head coach Tim Walton speaks to the press during the practice and media day for the Women's College World Series at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, on Wednesday, May 29, 2024.
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Everything Florida Softball Coach Tim Walton Said After Defeating Alabama

The Florida Gators defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide 6-4 in Sunday night's eliminaton game at the Women's College World Series. Florida head coach Tim Walton al

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Alabama Softball Eliminated By Florida Gators at WCWS

The Alabama Crimson Tide's special postseason run came to an end on Sunday evening at the hands of the Florida Gators. The Crimson Tide battled hard, keeping th

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WCWS Live Updates: No. 14 Alabama Softball vs. No. 4 Florida

OKLAHOMA CITY– Alabama softball is facing another elimination game at the Women's College World Series. The Crimson Tide will take on No. 4 Florida on Sunday a

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Alabama assistant coach Lance McMahon comes to the circle to talk to Alabama pitcher Jocelyn Briski (23) at Rhoads Stadium Saturday. Alabama downed Ole Miss 5-1
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Pitching Coach Lance McMahon is Key to Alabama Softball's Success

Despite having to replace legendary pitcher Montana Fouts, the Crimson Tide once again had one of the best pitching staffs in the SEC fueling the return to the Women's College World Series.

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Alabama softball player Marlie Giles (34) celebrates against Florida at Rhoads Stadium in Tuscaloosa, AL on Monday, Mar 11, 2024.
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How to Watch WCWS Elimination Game: No. 14 Alabama Softball vs. No. 4 Florida

Game time and TV information for the all-SEC showdown in Oklahoma City.

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May 19 2024; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama players celebrate their regional championship at Rhoads Stadium Sunday. Alabama defeated Southeastern Louisiana 12-2 in 5 innings to advance to the Super Regional.
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The Unsung Heroes of Alabama Softball's Run to OKC

Patrick Murphy credits the support of the role players as a major key to Alabama's return to the Women's College World Series.

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The University of Alabama softball team celebrates Alabama softball player Marlie Giles (13) home run against Duke at OGE Field at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, OK on Friday, May 31, 2024
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Marlie Giles Delivers Again for Alabama Softball on WCWS Stage

The Crimson Tide's sophomore catcher had an RBI-double and game-winning home run to beat Duke in an elimination game.

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Duke head coach Marissa Young speaks to the press during the practice and media day for the Women's College World Series at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, on Wednesday, May 29, 2024.
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Everything Duke Softball Coach Marissa Young Said After Losing to Alabama in WCWS

The Duke Blue Devils qualified for the Women's College World Series for the first time in program history this season. The ACC Champions were eliminated on Frid

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Alabama head coach Patrick Murphy speaks with officials during an NCAA super regional game between Tennessee and Alabama at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium in Knoxville, TN, Saturday, May 25, 2024. Alabama defeated Tennessee 3-2 in the 14th inning.
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Everything Patrick Murphy, Alabama Softball Said After Beating Duke in WCWS

Full transcript from Kayla Beaver, Marlie Giles and Patrick Murphy in Oklahoma City.

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Alabama Softball Extends Season By Eliminating Duke at WCWS

The Crimson Tide kept its season alive with another strong effort in the circle combined with clutch hitting to continue its time in the Women's College World Series.

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Alabama's Jenna Johnson (88) catches the ball for an out in the first inning of a softball game between Tennessee and Alabama in the Women's College World Series at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Thursday, June 1, 2023.
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WCWS Live Updates: No. 14 Alabama vs. No. 10 Duke

Score updates and analysis from Devon Park in Oklahoma City as the Crimson Tide tries to fight off elimination.

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How to Watch WCWS Elimination Game: No. 14 Alabama Softball vs. No. 10 Duke

Game time and TV information for Friday's elimination game at the Women's College World Series.

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May 19 2024; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama base runner Larissa Preuitt (11) and Alabama base runner Kristen White (3) are all smiles after scoring runs at Rhoads Stadium Sunday. Alabama defeated Southeastern Louisiana 12-2 in 5 innings to advance to the Super Regional.
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Alabama Outfielder Larissa Preuitt Leaves WCWS With Injury

Alabama softball came up short in the first game of the Women's College World Series on Thursday, falling to the UCLA Bruins 4-1. Crimson Tide right fielder Lar

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UCLA's Sharlize Palacios (13) tags out Alabama's Kali Heivilin (22) at home in the fifth inning of the Women's College World Series game between Alabama and UCLA at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May, 30, 2024.
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Play at Plate Changes Momentum in Alabama's Opening-Round WCWS Loss to UCLA

Alabama's potential go-ahead run was erased at home plate in the top of the fifth inning against UCLA.

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Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Patrick Murphy looks on in the third inning against the the UCLA Bruins during a Women's College World Series softball game at Devon Park.
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Everything Patrick Murphy, Alabama Softball Said After Losing to UCLA in WCWS

Full transcript from Kayla Beaver, Bailey Dowling and Patrick Murphy in Oklahoma City.

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UCLA head softball coach Kelly Inouye-Perez speaks to the media during media day for the Women's College World Series at Devon Park in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, May, 29, 2024.
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Everything UCLA Softball Coach Kelly Inouye-Perez Said After Defeating Alabama

The Alabama Crimson Tide softball team lost 4-1 to the UCLA Bruins in the opening game of the Women's College World Series. UCLA head coach Kelly Inouye-Perez m

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Alabama pitcher Kayla Beaver vs UCLA
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Alabama Softball Falls to UCLA in First Game of Women's College World Series

The Crimson Tide now moves one game away from elimination after a remarkable postseason run.

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Jun 1, 2023; Oklahoma City, OK, USA;  Alabama Crimson Tide outfielder Kristen White (3) throws the ball in the second inning against the Tennessee Lady Vols during the Womens College World Series at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports
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WCWS Live Updates: No. 14 Alabama vs. No. 6 UCLA

Score updates, stats and analysis from Devon Park in Oklahoma City as the Crimson Tide and Bruins open play at the Women's College World Series.

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Alabama catcher Riley Valentine (17) celebrates with her team after hitting a grand slam during an NCAA super regional game between Tennessee and Alabama at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium in Knoxville, TN, Sunday, May 26, 2024.
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Alabama Softball Gets Inspiration From Derek Jeter

Be honest. You didn’t have the Alabama softball team penciled in the Women’s College World Series bracket a month ago.  Even having the Crimson Tide advance out

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