Alabama’s season and Montana Fouts’ career ended Friday night, losing a pitching battle to Stanford 2-0.
In the opening game of the Women’s College World Series, Alabama’s offense was unable to keep up with one of the country’s most prolific offenses this season, losing to Tennessee 10-5 Thursday afternoon.
With the end of their season on the line Sunday afternoon, Alabama softball defeated Northwestern 3-2 to advance to their 14th appearance in the Women’s College World Series.
Alabama came into Saturday night with their backs against the wall needing a win to force a third game to decide who would punch their ticket to the Women’s College World Series, and the Crimson Tide came through with a 2-1 victory over Northwestern.
In her first game back in two weeks, Montana Fouts did not look like her usual self and the Crimson Tide lost the first game of the super regionals to No. 12 Northwestern 3-1 on Friday.
A Middle Tennessee State victory in the first game Sunday forced a one-game scenario to determine who would advance to the NCAA Super Regionals, but Alabama was able to squeak past the Blue Raiders 1-0 to advance to the Super Regionals for the 17th time in 18 seasons.
Coming off a dominating performance Friday, Alabama started off Saturday’s game a little shaky, but a big fourth inning powered them past Middle Tennessee 12-5.
Friday night Alabama softball hosted the opening round of the NCAA Tournament for the 18th straight time, defeating Long Island University 5-0, led by an outstanding pitching performance from Jaala Torrence.
Alabama is the top seed in the Tuscaloosa Regional that runs Friday through Sunday, joined by Middle Tennessee State, Central Arkansas and Long Island University.
Alabama’s SEC Tournament run comes to a close in the semifinals losing to the No. 1 seed Tennessee Volunteers 7-6 Friday night.
Alabama was able to advance to the semifinals of the SEC Tournament with an extra innings victory over Arkansas, but their ace pitcher Montana Fouts’ health is in question.
Due to a weather delay, Alabama had to wait five hours before winning their first round matchup against Missouri 7-2 Wednesday night at Bogle Park in Fayetteville, Ark.
For the second time this season, Alabama pitcher Montana Fouts threw a perfect game, while the Crimson Tide offense rolled, beating Ole Miss 9-0.
Tuesday, Alabama’s Montana Fouts was named the Wilson/NFCA D1 Pitcher of the Week for the second time this season, an award handed out weekly by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
Over the weekend Alabama softball went 5-0 in the T-Mobile Crimson Classic led by their pitching dominating the opposing teams' hitters.
Wednesday night, Alabama softball completed a 3-2 comeback victory against Samford at Rhoads Stadium, earning head coach Patrick Murphy his 1,200th victory as head coach of the Crimson Tide.
Thursday No.12 Alabama began their first of five tough matchups this weekend at the TaxAct Clearwater Invitational, fighting off a late comeback by No.16 Duke to secure a 5-4 win.