Softball - Archives 2017

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Sooners Punch Ticket to OKC
Softball 05/27/2017

No. 10 seeded Oklahoma (56-9) is returning to the Women's College World Series (WCWS) in Oklahoma City to defend its national championship after a 5-2 win over No. 7 Auburn (49-12) Saturday.

League Opens Super Regional Action
Softball 05/26/2017

After the first day of NCAA Softball Super Regional play, league teams earned a 1-1 record. No. 10 seeded Oklahoma notched a 4-0 victory at No. 7 Auburn while No. 15 Baylor fell to No. 2 Arizona, 3-2.

Three Headline CoSIDA All-America Teams
Softball 05/25/2017

Three Big 12 student-athletes earned recognition on the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America Division I Softball Team. Among the honored were Oklahoma's Paige Parker and Oklahoma State's Vanessa Shippy on the First Team and Baylor's Lindsey Cargill on the second team.

Baylor, Oklahoma Set for Super Regionals
Softball 05/24/2017

No. 15 seeded Baylor and No. 10 seeded Oklahoma are slated to begin Super Regional play on Friday, May 26 after teams earned the advancing victories on their home fields over the weekend.

24 Named to NFCA All-Region Team
Softball 05/18/2017

All seven softball programs were highlighted on the 2017 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division I All-Region team.

Four Teams Slated For NCAA Postseason Play
Softball 05/14/2017

Fifty-seven percent of Big 12 softball teams are slated to play in the 2017 NCAA Division I Softball Championship. Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas earned postseason bids, the most conference bids since 2015.

Sooners Crowned Champions
Softball 05/13/2017

The Oklahoma Sooners were crowned champions in the first Big 12 Softball Championship in seven years. OU, which was the last institution to win the postseason honor (2010), defeated Oklahoma State in USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium.

Bedlam Slated for Championship Showdown
Softball 05/13/2017

The six game, Day One opener of the Big 12 Softball Championship was highlighted by Oklahoma and Oklahoma State emerging as its leaders of Pool A and Pool B, respectively.

Play Softball All-Big 12 Awards Unveiled
Softball 05/10/2017

Four Oklahoma and one Baylor standout headline the 2017 Big 12 softball postseason awards. Shay Knighten (Player of the Year), Paige Parker (Pitcher of the Year), Nicole Mendes (Freshman of the Year) and Patty Gasso (Coach of the Year) from Oklahoma received individual honors. From Baylor, Jessie Scroggins earned Defensive Player of the Year.

Trio Records Final 2017 Weekly Honors
Softball 05/09/2017

Three Big 12 student-athletes, Jessica Hartwell (Texas Tech), Kelsee Selman (Baylor) and Emma Hylan (Iowa State) record the season's final Big 12 softball weekly awards.

Seeding Slated for Softball's Return to OKC
Softball 05/07/2017

The field has been set for the first Big 12 Softball Championship since 2010, taking place May 12-13 in Oklahoma City. Following the conclusion of regular season action on Sunday, the top six teams in conference standings are slated to begin play at 11 a.m. CT on Friday.

2017 Academic All-Big 12 Softball Team Recognizes 56
Softball 05/04/2017

Fifty-six Big 12 softball student-athletes are featured on the 2017 Academic All-Big 12 Team.