ESPN’s Michele Smith talks Clearwater Invitational, Jordy Bahl’s injury and OU’s biggest competition

The Jenni Carlson Show

Feb 15 2024 • 23 mins

ESPN analyst Michele Smith was surprised to see so much parity on college softball’s opening weekend, but it’s got her fired up for this weekend’s Clearwater Invitational and beyond. The former Olympian talks about all that and much more on The Jenni Carlson Show.

Episode highlights:
2:00: What Michele Smith expects at the Clearwater Invitational, which features 10 teams ranked in the top 25.
3:40: What teams is Smith excited to see in person in Clearwater?
5:45: Players that are worth keeping an eye on this weekend.
7:20: How does Smith think her experience would’ve been different as a player if she were playing today?
9:45: The impact of Jordy Bahl’s injury and Smith’s own experience with a terrible injury.
11:40: Was Smith expecting so much parity to be so obvious so soon this season?
13:30: What were Smith’s impressions of Oklahoma State?
15:25: Might UCLA’s dominance be waning?
18:00: Is Texas a legitimate challenger to Oklahoma?
20:15: What are Smith’s early impressions of the Sooners?

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