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Women’s College Sports Get Boost in TV Ratings, Visibility 

FILE - In this Thursday, June 10, 2021, file photo, Oklahoma players celebrate with the trophy after defeating Florida State in…

Odicci Alexander became an overnight sensation at the Women’s College World Series.

James Madison’s dynamic, endearingly humble pitcher was well-known among die-hard softball fans, but she introduced herself to a national audience by throwing a complete game to help her unseeded squad stun tournament favorite Oklahoma in the opening game earlier this month. She threw another complete game the next day in a victory over Oklahoma State and a star was born.

As her team was being eliminated in the semifinals, Alexander drew a standing ovation when she left the field. Fans watching on TV and streaming devices were sorry to see details ⇒

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