Fastpitch Links (Xplosion Softball)

Here are some fun and educational fastpitch softball sites. Check out the Olympic players sites for biographical information and the latest news on our Olympic Softball team. The College Softball sites will keep you informed about the NCAA Women’s College World Series. All games are televised, and we’ll provide the television schedule each year. Give us feedback on what you think of these sites and be sure to share some of your favorites with us.

National Pro Fastpitch
Women’s Professional Softball

National Softball Organizations

Amateur Softball Association (ASA) – The governing body for Junior Olympic and USA National softball teams. The principal governing body for youth and women’s fastpitch.
American Fastpitch Association – A national organization sponsoring youth tournaments.
Bobby Sox Softball – National fastpitch organization founded in Buena Park, California.
National Fastpitch Coaches Association – Source of information for coaches including tips, drills, clinics, and other general information.
National Softball Association – Sponsors of youth tournaments including the NSA World Series. – Official site for NCAA women’s softball.
PONY Baseball/Softball – Sponsors of youth softball organizations and youth tournaments including the PONY Nationals held in Sterling, Virginia, the last few years.
United States Fastpitch Association – Dedicated to girls youth fastpitch teams nationwide. USFA is strictly fastpitch run by fastpitch people.

News and Directories

National Collegiate Athletic Association – The governing body for college athletics. Go to this site for information about college athletic eligibility requirements, links to college athletic programs, and the latest college sports news.
Fastpitch Central – Provides comprehensive coverage of Fastpitch topics with thousands of links including coverage of state fastpitch news. – College Women’s Fastpitch Softball and Youth Girl’s Fastpitch Softball

Local College Teams

George Mason University – Official site for Patriot softball
University of Maryland – Official Maryland Terrapins softball site
University of Virginia – Cavaliers softball team includes scores, stats, and news

Top College Teams

Arizona State University – Official site for Sun Devil softball
Cal State Fullerton – Official site for Titan softball
DePaul University – Official site for Blue Demon softball
East Carolina University – Official site for Pirate softball
Florida State University – Official site for Seminole softball
Fresno State University – Official site of the 1998 College World Series champion Fresno State Bulldogs
Louisiana State University – Official site for Lady Tiger softball
Oregon State University – Official site for Beaver softball
Stanford University – Official site for Cardinal softball
Texas A&M University – Official site for Aggie softball
UCLA – Official site of the 1999 College World Series champion UCLA Bruins
University of Alabama – Official site for Crimson Tide softball
University of Arizona – Official site of the 2001 College World Series champion Wildcats
University of California – Official site of the 2002 College World Series champion Golden Bears
University of Iowa – Official site for Hawkeye softball
University of Michigan – Official site for Wolverine softball
University of Nebraska – Lincoln – Official site for Huskers softball
University of Notre Dame – Official site for Fighting Irish softball
University of Oklahoma – Official site for Sooner softball, the 2000 College World Series champions
University of South Carolina – Official site for Lady Gamecock softball
University of Washington – Huskies’ softball news, schedule, and results

Olympic and Professional

Michelle Smith – The home page of Olympic pitcher Michelle Smith
National Pro Fastpitch – News and schedules for the only women’s professional softball league

Instruction and Drills Softball – A great source for coaching information
The K-Zone: Fastpitch Softball Lessons – The K-Zone offers fastpitch softball instruction in pitching, fielding, catching, and hitting
Minnesota Fastpitch – Find just about any information you want including drills, coaching tips and fastpitch links
Softball Coach – Includes tips for players of all ages covering hitting, defense, baserunning, mental preparation and college preparation