Try Premium for 30 days

Live games for all NFL, MLB, NBA, & NHL teams
Commercial-Free Music
No Display Ads
In The Circle-logo

In The Circle

4 Favorites

More Information


United States






In the Circle: 2017 Off-season Recap, Moulton talks NFCA Convention

Today on In The Circle, we take a look at some of the recent transfers from Louisiana and how player-movement has been just as unpredictable as the coaching movement. Also, we share thoughts from previous guests such as Florida's Tim Walton, Alabama's Patrick Murphy, and Stanford's Jessica Allister. Eric is then joined by FastPitch News editor Sara Moulton who shares with us her trip to Las Vegas for the NFCA Convention last week and some of the speakers she listened to there. We end the...

Duration: 01:01:51

In the Circle: Gerry Glasco Talks New Job at LLU

On this edition of In The Circle, we talk with new Louisiana Head Coach Gerry Glasco. We discuss how he ended up at Louisiana and what attracted him to take the job. Glasco talks about how he has handled the roster since arriving and the message he has given to the players. He also talks about allowing those players who wished to leave a release. Glasco discusses the wild 2017 offseason he has had that included being the Associate Coach with Texas A&M and getting to Women's College World...

Duration: 00:32:06

In the Circle: Bailey Castro take over Palm Beach Atlantic Program

On this episode of "In the Circle," we head back into Division II as we chat with one of the youngest head coaches in the country Bailey Castro of Palm Beach Atlantic. She talks about her team heading into the 2018 season and how they will be ready for their first full season in the Sunshine State Conference. Coach Castro also shares her experiences with playing for Tim Walton at UF and the interesting story about how she ended up at PBA.

Duration: 00:43:04

In the Circle: 2018 Gators with Tim Walton

On this edition of In The Circle, we are joined by two-time National Champion and Head Coach of the Florida Gators Tim Walton. Walton discusses his career, from being a player on the 1994 Oklahoma Baseball National Championship team to going into coaching Softball and turning the Gators program into a National Power. The Gators have won National Championships in 2014 and 2015. Coach Walton talks about the upcoming 2018 season, The Gators will be led by 2017 USA Softball Player of the...

Duration: 00:35:53

In the Circle: Alabama Coach Patrick Murphy talks Career and 2018

On this edition of In The Circle, we talk with Alabama's Head Coach Patrick Murphy joins the show to talk about his remarkable career at Alabama including taking the Crimson Tide to 11 Women's College World Series appearances including bringing the SEC's first National Championship in 2012. Murphy discusses his career at Alabama and how he ended up with the Crimson Tide in 1996 as an assistant coach before becoming the Head Coach in 1999. Coach also talks about his influences and what got...

Duration: 00:50:19

In the Circle: Mike Smith, Ole Miss and State of Softball Recruiting

On this edition of In The Circle on FastpitchNews features guest Ole Miss Head Coach Mike Smith who talks about the magical 2017 season and the expectations going into the 2018 season. Smith discusses the process of hiring Ashley Chastain to be the new pitching coach replacing Taryne Mowatt who left to go to Arizona. Smith breaks down how the transition is going. Coach also talks about how he got into coaching softball and how he ended up at Oxford. Smith also discusses the growth of...

Duration: 00:45:44

In The Circle: Movers and Shakers

On this edition of In The Circle, The guys talk about Gerry Glasco heading to Louisiana Lafayette to be new Head Coach. We also speak with Danielle Zymkowitz, who is entering her second season as assistant coach at Wisconsin, about the upcoming Badgers season. First, Eric Lopez talks with Justin McLeod of Justin's World of the reports of Gerry Glasco becoming the new Head Coach at Louisiana Lafayette. What does the hire mean for the Ragin Cajuns and what does it mean for Mickey Dean and...

Duration: 01:09:33

In the Circle: Rachel Lawson talks 2018 Kentucky and NCAA Rule Changes

On this edition of In The Circle, the guys talk with Kentucky Head Coach Rachel Lawson. Lawson who is entering her 11th season as Head Coach of the Wildcats talks about the outlook for the upcoming 2018 season coming off a 2017 season where Kentucky went 39-19 and made it back to the Super Regionals for the 5th time during the Lawson era. Lawson discusses developing young pitchers which she will be doing once again in 2018 as Kentucky will have to find a replacement for ace Meagan Prince...

Duration: 00:42:19

In the Circle: It's all in the Family, The Stuedeman Sisters

On this edition of In The Circle, we talk with the Stuedeman sisters. We are joined by Mississippi State's Head Coach Vann Stuedeman and her sister Alabama's Huntsville's Head Coach Les Stuedeman. First, we talk with Les Stuedeman who has been the Head Coach at UAH since 1995. She talks about building a successful program at the NCAA DII level. Coach also shares her outlook for the 2018 season and competing in the Gulf South Conference. Finally, she talks about differences between her and...

Duration: 01:18:01

In the Circle: Can Texas A&M Return to WCWS in 2018, Jo Evans Talks

On this edition of In The Circle, the guys talk to Texas A&M Head Coach Jo Evans about the Aggies outlook for the 2018 season after a 2017 hat saw Evans and Aggies return to the Women's College World Series for the first time since 2008. Coach discusses getting back to Women College World Series and what the key will be for the Aggies to get back in 2018. Evans also talked about the new Texas A&M softball stadium which is scheduled to open in the spring of 2018. Coach Evans then talks...

Duration: 00:36:43

In the Circle: Hokies in 2018 with Angela Tincher O’Brien

On this edition of In The Circle. Eric talks with Former Virginia Tech All-American and 2008 College Softball player of the year winner Angela Tincher-O'Brien who is an assistant coach at Virginia Tech since fall of 2013. Tincher O'Brien talks about the outlook for the Hokies 2018 season following a 2017 season where many injuries hit the team. Tincher O'Brien talks about how the game compares to when she played and why she decided to go into coaching. She also reflected on her playing...

Duration: 00:55:10

In the Circle: Ragin Cajun Controversy, Lotief Out

The wildest off-season on record continues on this special edition of In The Circle as we discuss ULL's firing of Head Coach Michael Lotief after he was placed on administrative leave. We discuss what got us to this point. The University said it received student complaints about violent, vulgar language and verbal and physical assault by Coach Lotief. All of this happened since Lotief was placed on administrative leave for an argument that occurred when Lotief questioned gender equity at...

Duration: 01:07:29

In the Circle: Lacey Waldrop helping build at Duke

On this edition of In The Circle, the guys talk to Lacey Waldrop about being an assistant coach at a startup softball program like Duke. Waldrop offers us some insight on how the Blue Devils are looking this fall and what they will look like in 2018. She also discusses what got her interested in coaching and who was a significant influence on her coaching style. While playing at Florida State, Waldrop was named the College Softball Player of the Year in 2014. We also talked about her pro...

Duration: 00:44:06

In the Circle: Michelle Gascoigne from Player to Coach

On this edition of In The Circle, we talk with Northwestern's assistant coach Michelle Gascoigne who talked about the outlook for the Wildcats 2018 season including bringing back experience pitching staff. Gascoigne discusses what drew her to go into coaching and ending up at Northwestern? Gascoigne also discusses her playing career with Chicago Bandits winning NPF Championships in 2015 and 2016 as well as college career at Oklahoma where Gascoigne was part of the Sooners 2013 National...

Duration: 00:43:15

In the Circle: Kenzie Fowler, from the Field to the Booth

On this edition, The guys talk with former Arizona All-American pitcher and current Pac-12 Network Analyst Kenzie Fowler about her career patch from the playing field to the broadcasting career. Fowler discusses how she ended up in broadcasting for Pac-12 Network and who she looks up to in broadcasting, as well how she prepares for a broadcast. Fowler also talks about Taryne Mowatt coming back to Arizona as pitching coach and impact it will make. Fowler reflects on her playing career at...

Duration: 00:53:15

In the Circle: Lotief Benched, Mowatt Back at Arizona

Today on In The Circle on Fastpitch News, we talk about the return of Taryne Mowatt back to Arizona as the Wildcats' new pitching coach. We share some of her insights about her path into coaching from her interview last summer as well as who might possibly replace her at Ole Miss. Then, we discuss the breaking news happening at Louisiana-Lafayette with Justin McLeod of Justin's World of Softball.

Duration: 00:57:18

In the Circle: Welcome Back Sammy Marshall

On this edition of In The Circle on Fastpitch News, we're joined by newly re-signed Chicago Bandit and Saint Leo assistant coach Sammy Marshall. Sammy talks about her staying with the Bandits for 2018 and what it means to play for Chicago. She also shares coaching for the two-time Sunshine State Conference champion Lions, who we should look for from St. Leo heading into 2018 (including how they replace Stephanie Adkins), and how she is adjusting coaching, playing, and going to graduate...

Duration: 00:47:17

In the Circle: USA Softball vs. National Pro Fastpitch

On this edition of In The Circle, Eric and Victor break down the recently released U.S.A Softball Invitee roster. It included many current NPF players like Monica Abbott and Kelly Kretschman. The guys share their thoughts on the list and who is a lock to be in Tokyo in 2020 from the list. We also look at some players that were not included. Also, how will the relationship go between U.S.A Softball and the NPF and what issues may develop as the United States gets ready to build a team for...

Duration: 00:41:51

In the Circle: Duke Softball Launches, Allister talks Stanford

Two of the bigger stories in the offseason take center stage on this edition of In The Circle on Fastpitch News. First, we chat with new Stanford HC Jessica Allister as she continues her first fall ball back at her alma mater. We talk about the difficult decision she made to leave Minnesota to head back home and how things have been back on the Stanford campus. We're then joined by our very own Maren Angus to talk about her trip to Durham to watch Duke softball play their inaugural fall...

Duration: 00:47:53

In the Circle: New Faces, New Places

On this episode of In The Circle on Fastpitch News, we talk to two of the new head coaches starting their first seasons with new programs. First, we talk with the new leader of the Marshall Thundering Herd, Jen Steele. Steele comes over from Jacksonville where she led the Dolphins to a 30-win season in 2017. Coach Steele talks about the quick timeline that led her to Huntington and an interesting fact about a member of her family. We are then joined by new Iowa State HC Jamie Pinkerton...

Duration: 00:54:11

See More