Playing Softball In College

Updated Thursday January 10, 2019 by Downtown Little League.

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The presentation attached at the bottom of the page provides information and general overview of college softball and what the softball recruiting process looks like. This was presented by Downtown Little League in spring of 2018. Next presentation and update to come sometime in Winter of 2018 or Spring of 2019.

NOTE: NCAA has approved legislation in April of 2018 that has changed and dramatically impacted the recruiting process and timeline. This will be reflected in the next update.


For general college information, below is a list of colleges that some of the Downtown Little League softball players have attended recently (participating college sport in parenthesis):


  • Albright College
  • Bates College (D-3 softball)
  • Binghamton University
  • Catholic University (D-3 volleyball)
  • Denison
  • Emory University
  • George Washington University (Club Softball)
  • Georgetown University (Club Softball)
  • Gettysburg College
  • Hofstra University
  • Macalester College (D-3 softball)
  • McGill University
  • Middlebury College (D-3 track)
  • Ohio State University
  • Salve Regina University
  • St Thomas Aquinas (D-2 basketball)
  • SUNY Oneonta
  • Tulane University
  • UNC Chapel Hill
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Buffalo
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Michigan (Club Softball)
  • University of Tampa


Please email us if you have any questions or would like to get in contact to learn more about the schools listed.


Other Resource

KeepPlayingBaseball - A In Depth College Recruiting Guide with insight from former College Players & Coaches, lessons can be applied to softball


Downtown LL - College Softball RecruitingSeminar Mar18.pdf

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