UMass Athletics:

Recently in Graham Hays Category softball expert Graham Hays named UMass as his sleeper to reach the NCAA Super Regionals in his softball blog.

Hays says, "With Plourde (1.30 ERA, 556 strikeouts) healthy, the lineup should have time to find its rhythm on the road to the NCAA tournament."

Hays went on to name fellow A-10 school Fordham as a sleeper to reach the Women's College World Series, and Missouri as a sleeper to win the National Championship.