Softball, Alabama-Auburn style

Updated: February 6, 2014, 1:37 PM ET
By Graham Hays | espnW.com

Give Alabama sophomore All-America outfielder Haylie McCleney 15 or so seconds on a softball diamond and she can bend a game to her will. She can chase down a fly ball at the wall in center field and be safely back in the dugout. She can line a ball into the gap, slide into third with a triple and still leave time for the standing ovation.

But when it came to the Saturday after Thanksgiving, she could only sit at home and watch with the rest of her family as Auburn defensive back ...

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