Softball infielder Lauren Chamberlain (Oklahoma) and football wider receiver/kick returner Tyler Lockett (Kansas State) have been named the 2014-15 Big 12 Conference Athletes of the Year, the league office announced.
Big 12 Athlete of the Year candidates will be highlighted each day through July 17. Fans will then be able to vote for their male and female choices from July 17-22. Fan voting will be considered in the final tally for selecting this prestigious award.
The Big 12 Conference has announced its Scholar-Athlete of the Year recipients for the 2015 spring sport season. The following student-athletes have been selected as the award-winners for their respective sports based on a vote of each sport's head coaching group.
Oklahoma senior Jessica Vest was named to the 2015 Capital One Academic All-America Second Team Wednesday after posting a 3.91 GPA majoring in Multidisciplinary studies.
When Texas softball's Randel Leahy stepped foot on campus in the fall of 2014, she arrived as a heralded catching/outfield prospect with numerous awards in tow from a standout high school career.
Baylor's Kaitlyn Thurman and Oklahoma's Shelby Pendley have been named Senior CLASS Award First-Team All-Americans for the 2015 season.
The Oklahoma softball team's season came to an end Saturday night as the 11th-ranked Sooners (49-9) dropped a 5-3 decision at No. 6 Alabama (47-13) in the third and final game of the Alabama Super Regional.
A five-run sixth inning, highlighted by a pair of two-run homers, lifted No. 11 Oklahoma (49-7) to a 5-2, comeback win at No. 6 Alabama (45-13) Friday night in game one of the Tuscaloosa Super Regional.
After helping pitch No. 11 seed Oklahoma to the Super Regionals, Sooners pitcher Paige Parker has been named a top three finalist for the NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year award.
The University of Oklahoma softball team, seeded 11th, will open play in the Super Regional round of the 2015 NCAA Division I Softball Championship Friday night.
As the 2015 Big 12 softball regular season comes to a close, the league office has announced the winners of this year's postseason honors.
Four Big 12 Conference Softball Teams will compete in NCAA Regional play next weekend in the first of two rounds leading up to the 2015 NCAA Women's College World Series.