Leah (O’Brien) Amico serves as the analyst for the Women’s College World Series on the Westwood One/NCAA Radio Network. While starring in the outfield for the University of Arizona, Amico appeared in four national championship games (1993-95, 1997), winning three titles. She was named to the all-tournament team in 1994, 1995 and 1997 and still holds the WCWS record for highest average in a single series, batting .750 in 1994. During her career with the Wildcats, she hit .428 with 53 doubles, seven home runs and 181 RBIs. She also scored 253 runs in her four years, second-best in NCAA history at the time she graduated. She was a three-time first-team academic All-American, and in 2006, she was named to the NCAA Division I Softball 25th Anniversary Team.
Amico also was a three-time Olympic gold medalist, winning as a member of the U.S. Olympic softball team in 1996, 2000 and 2004.
She has served as an analyst for ESPN’s coverage of the super regionals for each of the last five years and has also co-hosted the Christian Sports Show “More Than Conquerors” on Trinity Broadcasting Network. 2013 marks her thied Women’s College World Series as a radio analyst.
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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — For the second straight year – and a night after an epic 17-inning showdown – Oklahoma got the best of Florida 5-4 to capture a second straight Women’s College World Series title. Kevin… Read More »
OKLAHOMA CITY – Paige Parker’s 27th consecutive victory was her biggest of the year as the Oklahoma Sooners defeated the Auburn Tigers 2-1 on Wednesday night to capture the program’s second softball championship in four years. Parker was nearly untouchable, allowing just five hits and striking out five. On a night… Read More »
OKLAHOMA CITY – Emily Carosone’s walkoff grand slam gave Auburn a come-from-behind 11-7 victory on Tuesday night at the Women’s College World Series. The Tigers trailed 7-0 early but came all the way back to force a decisive Game 3 on Wednesday night. Kevin Kugler and Leah Amico called the action… Read More »
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sydney Romero’s three-run home run was just enough as Oklahoma held on to defeat Auburn 3-2 on Monday night in the first game of the best-of-three championship at the Women’s College World Series. The Tigers got to within a run on Jade Rhodes’ homer in the final frame… Read More »
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Florida jumped all over Jaclyn Traina early and held on for a 6-3 victory over Alabama as the Gators’ captured their first-ever softball national championship. Kristi Merritt and Stephanie Tofft each went deep for Florida, with Merritt’s three-run shot the big blow for the Gators in… Read More »
Florida took Game One of the Women’s College World Series on Monday night by a final score of 5-0. Come back tonight at 7:45 PM Eastern for all the action of Game Two. Will the Gators win the first softball championship in school history? Or can Alabama even the series… Read More »
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Hannah Rogers threw a four-hit shutout as Florida took the first game of the best-of-three championship at the Women’s College World Series 5-0 over Alabama on Monday night. Aubree Munro got the offense started for the Gators with a solo home run in the top of… Read More »
OKLAHOMA CITY – It was a year later than they wanted, but the Oklahoma Sooners are now the champions of college softball. After falling in 2012 at this stage, Oklahoma finished off one of the best seasons in NCAA history with a 4-0 victory over Tennessee. Sooners pitcher Michelle Gascoigne… Read More »