Originally Posted by CalifLadyVolFan
Great series win for the Lady Vols!!!
The "balk" is called an "Illegal pitch"... no leaping or replanting of feet by pitcher during the pitcher motion... the drag foot needs to maintain contact with ground... also, the pitcher needs to stay within the pitcher's lane when she pitches the ball home... must stay within or on the lines that come out from both sides of the rubber.
Admittedly I'm a softball neophyte, but this seems to be the most inconsistently enforced rule in college. I mean, that USF pitcher never got called in the regular season and then had, like, 6 illegal pitches in the super regional. Wierd.