Harli Ridling (Kansas) and Paige Parker (Oklahoma) earn softball weekly honors after leading their teams to a combined 7-0 week. Ridling is named Player of the Week while Parker earns Pitcher of the Week honors.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Harli Ridling, Kansas, C, Jr., Sentinel, Okla.
- Hit .714 in three games with a team-best two home runs and nine RBI.
- Recorded a total of five hits, including two home runs and a double, while registering a 1.714 slugging percentage and a .625 on-base percentage.
- Helped the Jayhawks to a 12-0 victory, contributing a double, five RBI and a sacrifice fly in her first start of the weekend versus Green Bay.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Paige Parker, Oklahoma, Jr., Independence, Mo.
- Gave up just one run on four hits and one walk in 15.1 innings while striking out 14 as she helped the Sooners finish a 10-game homestand undefeated.
- Pitched a career-high 10-inning game that included 141 pitches versus Tulsa that resulted in a two-hit shutout.
- The shutout marked her second on the year and 25th of her career, tying for eighth in OU history.
- Struck out six and walked none in the team’s 9-1, five inning win over Omaha and closed the 9-1, six-inning victory versus Illinois-Chicago by striking out the final batter to strand a pair of runners.
BIG 12 SOFTBALL WEEKLY AWARDS
|February 14||Taylor Dodson, KU, UT, Sr.||Alexis Reid, KU, So.|
|February 21||Sami Williams, ISU, 2B, So.||Emma Hylen, ISU, So.|
|February 28||Shelby Friudenberg, BU, IF, Jr.||Tiarra Davis, UT, Sr.|
|March 7||Shelby McGlaun, BU, DP/P, Fr.||Kelsee Selman, BU, Sr.|
|March 14||Harli Ridling, KU, C, Jr.||Paige Parker, OU, Jr.|