Competition heating up at the Women's College World Series
The set-up: After the 2020 season was canceled due to COVID-19, postseason softball made its triumphant return last month when 64 teams began their hunt for a trip to the WCWS. Now, following two weekends of thrilling regional and super regional action, eight teams will battle for the national title in a double-elimination tournament beginning today at 12 p.m. ET.
- And the fun doesn’t stop there. Following this weekend’s double-elimination play, two teams will compete in a best-of-three championship series beginning Monday. Check out the and tune in on ESPN. , baby.
Top teams: Led by , Rachel Garcia and Bubba Nickles, defending champs No. 2 UCLA are looking for their record-extending 13th national title. Meanwhile, fresh off breakout performances from pitcher Odicci Alexander, the tourney’s James Madison University (JMU) will make their first-ever College World Series appearance.