Tide boasts quantity, quality in circle
This season, ESPN.com is taking you inside the Alabama softball program. Each month, Tide coaches and players will provide insight into what it takes to become an elite program. For the first installment, coach Patrick Murphy, pitching coach Vann Stuedeman and SEC Pitcher of the Year Kelsi Dunne discuss Alabama's unique pitching philosophy -- the Tide rely on a staff instead of an ace -- and its preparations for the season.
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