Softball America’s Tara Henry on what could derail an OU four-peat

Softball America’s Tara Henry on what could derail an OU four-peat

The Jenni Carlson Show: What has made OU so dominant, what OSU is capable of this season and Women’s College World Series teams to watch.

Jenni Carlson

By Jenni Carlson

| Feb 2, 2024, 11:00am CST

Jenni Carlson

By Jenni Carlson

Feb 2, 2024, 11:00am CST

Tara Henry has an eye on the entire softball scene as the general manager of Softball America, but in looking ahead to the start of the college season, she sees lots of crimson and cream. OU has been and continues to be the sport’s biggest story, and Henry dives into why she believes the Sooners have become so dominant, why they have a chance to four-peat as national champs this season and what might possibly derail their run. Plus, she talks about Softball America’s preseason All-Americans and national rankings. All of that and more on The Jenni Carlson Show.

Episode highlights:

2:20: What gives OU the best chance of four-peating and what might keep the Sooners from another title?

6:55: Henry played at UCLA, so what does her experience on some superb Bruin teams tell her about how OU keeps things in harmony with so many great players?

8:50: How tough was it to do the preseason top 25 for Softball America?

11:25: What team might be best equipped to derail the Sooners?

13:25: What about Texas, OSU and Baylor, three other really good teams in the Big 12?

16:00: What was behind Henry’s recent move to Softball America?

20:10: Has college softball come far enough to have villains? And are they dressed in crimson and cream?

22:20: Is the OU dynasty bad for college softball?

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