2019 Division I Top 100
Ahead of the 2019 college softball season, we ranked the best Division I players in the country.
See our Top 100 below.
Rachel GarciaUCLA P/INFNotes:
Pitching: 208 IP | 29-4 | 1.31 ERA | 315 SO
Hitting: .339/.407/.563 | 11 HR | 54 RBI
She's the reigning USA Softball Player of the Year.
Amanda LorenzFlorida OFNotes:
.416/.582/.753 | 11 HR | 61 RBI
The most consistent hitter in the country, Lorenz can swing for contact or for power depending on the situation.
Jocelyn AloOklahoma OFNotes:
.420/.549/.977 | 30 HR | 72 RBI
Take about five steps back before reading this. Ok, now you're safe. Alo's own teammates don't even enjoy fielding during her bp.
Kelly BarnhillFlorida PNotes:
214.1 IP | 29-3 | 1.08 ERA | 324 SO
Go ahead, try to hit 70-plus with spin from 43 feet away.
Aubrey LeachTennessee INFNotes:
.441/.565/.523 | 2 HR | 25 RBI
Arguably, the nation's best lead-off hitter. You can hear the cheer from Knoxville, "Aubrey Leach reach!"
Shay KnightenOklahoma INFNotes:
.353/.424/.567 | 8 HR | 29 RBI
A one-time WCWS MVP, Knighten is ready for her senior season.
Meghan BeaubienMichigan PNotes:
217 IP | 33-6 | 1.16 ERA | 266 SO
One of the nation's leaders in every pitching category as a freshman.
Sis BatesWashington INFNotes:
.389/.471/.580 | 5 HR | 37 RBI
Her offense is good but her defense is even better. She's a human highlight reel.
Meghan KingFlorida State PNotes:
198 IP | 26-6 | 1.17 ERA | 190 SO
Last year's WCWS MVP returns for one more season.
Aaliyah JordanUCLA OFNotes:
.429/.491/.719 | 12 HR | 67 RBI
Returned from an injury in a big way last year. She will remain in the heart of a deadly Bruins lineup.
Lilli PiperOhio State INFNotes:
.404/.487/.876 | 20 HR | 58 RBI
Basketball player turned All-American, Lilli Piper is one of best to wear a Buckeyes uniform.
Giselle “G” JuarezOklahoma PNotes:
Year: Jr. (Transfer from Arizona State)
224.1 IP | 26-6 | 1.22 ERA | 305 SO
She led the Sun Devils to the WCWS last season and won't be expected to throw as much with such a large staff.
Miranda ElishTexas PNotes:
175 IP | 25-2 | 1.20 ERA | 249 SO
Was the ace of the Ducks last season and is expected to be better in Austin this season.
Taran AlveloWashington PNotes:
188 IP | 23-5 | 1.30 ERA | 242 SO
The best pure pitcher in the Pac-12.
Alyssa DiCarloGeorgia INFNotes:
.400/.498/.850 | 21 HR | 67 RBI
She can play anywhere and produced some of the best numbers in the SEC last year.
Sydney RomeroOklahoma INFNotes:
.395/.455/.651 | 12 HR | 59 RBI
She was a first-team All-American last season.
Janae JeffersonTexas INFNotes:
.392/.463/.460 | 0 HR | 24 RBI
The brightest spot of the Texas offense last season. She only benefits from the new additions to the team.
Mary HaffArkansas PNotes:
213.1 IP | 29-7 | 1.51 ERA | 249 SO
Dominated the toughest conference in softball as a freshman last year,
Megan GoodJames Madison P/INFNotes:
2017 stats (Missed 2018 due to injury)
Pitching: 244.2 IP | 38-3 | 0.63 ERA | 271 SO
Hitting: .383/.464/.644 | 12 HR | 58 RBI
She missed last season due to a knee injury but she is expected to return to her old self.
Bubba NicklesUCLA OFNotes:
.413/.479/.674 | 10HR | 52 RBI
She raised her batting average from .282 to .413 in one season. What?
Jessica HartwellTexas Tech INFNotes:
.400/.489/.910 | 20 HR | 59 RBI
Flew under the radar nationally but we noticed her monster power numbers.
Jenna HolcombTennessee OFNotes:
.386/.423/.399 | 0 HR | 6 RBI
She hits behind Aubrey Leach and almost always moves her into scoring position.
Gabbie PlainWashington PNotes:
166.1 IP | 22-5 | 1.01 ERA | 181 SO
The Aussie gives Washington a dual-threat and was superb last season.
Briana PerezUCLA INFNotes:
.386/.433/.557 | 6 HR | 41 RBI
She can slap and she can hit a home run. She will always keep the defense on its toes.
Kendyl LindamanFlorida CNotes:
Year: Jr. (Transfer from Minnesota)
.361/.532/.832 | 20 HR | 55 RBI
She's a two-time All-American and last year's Big Ten Player of the Year.