The Big 12 Conference has announced its 2018 Spring Scholar-Athletes of the Year
Oklahoma senior pitcher Paige Parker has been named a nominee for the 2018 Honda Sport Award, the Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) announced Tuesday.
Three Big 12 softball student-athletes were honored on the Google Cloud Academic All-America Division I Softball Team, announced by CoSIDA. Vanessa Shippy (Oklahoma State), Paige Parker (Oklahoma) and Sami Williams (Iowa State) were among the 33 recognized.
No. 4 seed Oklahoma softball advanced to Sunday at the Women's College World Series behind a 2-0 victory over No. 2 Florida on Saturday night.
No. 4 seed Oklahoma softball used a 2-0 victory over No. 8 Arizona State on Saturday morning to stay alive and advance in the 2018 Women's College World series.
Seven Big 12 softball players were awarded National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-American status. 2018 Big 12 champions Oklahoma led the conference with three selections, while Baylor, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas Tech each earned a nod.
Paige Parker (Oklahoma) and Vanessa Shippy (Oklahoma State) were named Senior CLASS All-Americans after being named to the First-Team.
Alo becomes just the second Big 12 softball player to be awarded the Schutt Sports/NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year honor.s
The two-time defending national champion Sooners have qualified for their 12th WCWS appearance since 2000 and keep alive their quest for a rare three-peat. UCLA (1988-90) is the only team to claim three straight NCAA crowns in softball.
The Oklahoma State women's tennis duo of senior Vladica Babic and junior Sofia Blanco advanced to the doubles round of 16 on Thursday, defeating No. 17 Anna Danilina and Victoria Emma of Florida in the first round.
Two-time defending softball national champion Oklahoma finally allowed an opponent to score in this year's NCAA Tournament, but the Sooners still had ample breathing room on a sweltering Friday afternoon while posting a 7-2 victory over Arkansas in game one of the Norman Super Regional at Marita Hynes Field.
Oklahoma senior pitcher Paige Parker was named one of four finalists for the 2018 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year, USA Softball announced Wednesday.