For the second consecutive year, student-athletes from all seven Big 12 softball programs landed NFCA All-Region honors. A total of 26 players were recognized, including a Conference-leading eight selections from Oklahoma.
Fifty-seven percent of Big 12 institutions were tabbed for the NCAA Division I Women's College World Series bracket, announced on Sunday night. Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas received postseason bids.
No. 1 seeded Oklahoma earned the 2018 Phillips 66 Big 12 Softball Championship crown with its 6-4 victory over No 3 Baylor. With the win, OU claimed its second consecutive and sixth overall postseason title.
Despite strong winds during the six-game opening day of the 2018 Phillips 66 Big 12 Softball Championship, the No. 1 seeded Oklahoma Sooners and the No. 3 Baylor Bears advanced to the title game slated for 4 p.m. CT on FS2. Oklahoma and Baylor emerged as its respective pool A and pool B leaders after earning 2-0 and 1-1 records, respectively.
A combined total of nine Big 12 baseball and softball student-athletes earned recognition on the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Teams.
The 2018 men's and women's All-Big 12 tennis awards are announced, headlined by women's Player of the Year Bianca Turati (Texas) and men's Player of the Year Alex Bakshi (Oklahoma).
No. 3/3 ranked Oklahoma and Oklahoma State headline the 2018 Big 12 softball postseason awards. Vanessa Shippy (OSU) was named Big 12 Player of the Year, Paige Parker (OU) was earned Pitcher of the Year, while Kelsey Arnold (OU) produced Defensive Player of the Year status and Jocelyn Alo (OU) was recognized as Freshman of the Year.
The 2018 Phillips 66 Big 12 Softball Championship has been set, taking place May 11-12 at USA Hall of Fame Stadium Complex in Oklahoma City.
Sixty-four Big 12 softball student-athletes are featured on the 2018 Academic All-Big 12 Team.
With the victory over Oklahoma State to open the last week of Big 12 play, the Oklahoma Sooners earned the outright title as 2018 Big 12 Softball Regular Season Champions.
Oklahoma secured at least a share of the 2018 Big 12 Softball Regular Season title with its 5-4 (8 innings) victory over Texas.
Five Big 12 softball players were named as top-25 finalists for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, which is considered the most prestigous honor in Division I softball. The award recognizes the outstanding athletic achievement by student-athletes throughout the nation.