What To Watch For At The 2021 PGF Nationals Premier 18U
Jul 22, 2021Give us the ocean cool breeze, the fruit lady, and late nights of amazing softball. Premier Girls Fastpitch Nationals is finally here. FloSoftball will be streaming all eight fields from Huntington Beach Sports Complex from July 27-30 and from July 30-31 we will stream the Platinum Championships. Below we take a look at some of the top teams that will be playing over the weekend.
Tennessee Adds Infielder Zaida Puni
Jul 21, 2021KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee softball head coach Karen Weekly has announced the addition of Oklahoma transfer infielder Zaida Puni to the Lady Vol program."Zaida was one of the most highly recruited players in the 2020 class," Weekly said. "She has a powerful bat, exceptional defensive skills and a high softball IQ. The training she received in the OC Batbusters organization under Mike Stith and his staff is invaluable. She is a great to addition to our program and we're excited to coach her." A rising sophomore from Carson, California, Puni spent her freshman campaign in Norman, Oklahoma, as a member of OU's 2021 national championship squad. She appeared in 15 games for the Sooners, hitting .357 (5-for-14) with three doubles, one home run, six runs scored and six RBIs during her rookie season. Prior to Oklahoma, Puni starred for St. Anthony's High School (Carson, Calif.) and the OC Batbusters travel club. She was ranked as the No. 25 player in the country by Extra Inning Softball and No. 79 by FloSoftball. As a junior, she batted .382 with 31 hits, 27 RBIs, 26 steals and 16 homers. In the summer of 2019, Puni helped lead the Batbusters to the 2019 18U USA World Fast Pitch Championship.
Oklahoma Adds Oregon All-Pac 12 Transfer Alyssa Brito
Jul 3, 2021NORMAN — Oklahoma softball head coach Patty Gasso announced Friday the addition of transfer utility player Alyssa Brito from the University of Oregon.
2021 Tulsa Elite Summer Invite Photo Gallery
Jun 13, 2021Find the 2021 Tulsa Elite Summer Invite softball photo gallery. Photos by Rob Ferguson of USA TODAY Sports.
2021 WCWS Recap | Division I
Jun 12, 2021With a 5-1 win over Florida State in Wednesday afternoon’s winner-take-all game three of the 2021 NCAA Softball Women’s College World Series, the Oklahoma Sooners captured their third Nationa Championship in five years. The national title is OU coach Patty Gasso’s fifth while in Norman.
What To Watch For At The 2021 Tulsa Elite Summer Invite
Jun 4, 2021Every year since 2011, the weekend following the NCAA Division I Women’s College World Series marks the pilgrimage of some of the top travel softball teams in the country converging in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma to compete in the Annual Tulsa Elite Summer Invite. That first year, 16 teams took to four fields, and today the event has grown to become one of the nation’s top recruiting events of the year. From Wednesday-Sunday, well over 100 college coaches attend the tournament held at Arrowhead Park, offering a single 12-field complex allowing for maximum exposure.
Jocelyn Alo Named 2021 USA Softball Collegiate Player Of The Year
Jun 2, 2021OKLAHOMA CITY –– USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, announced today that the University of Oklahoma’s Jocelyn Alo has been named the 2021 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year. The award, which is considered the most prestigious honor in Division I women’s softball, is designed to recognize outstanding athletic achievement by female collegiate softball players across the country.
Tiare Jennings Named 2021 NFCA/Schutt DI National Freshman Of The Year
Jun 2, 2021LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Oklahoma’s Tiare Jennings was named the 2021 NFCA / Schutt Sports Division I National Freshman of the Year, the Association revealed during a live virtual presentation co-hosted by USA Softball on Tuesday night.
2021 NCAA Division I Softball Super Regional Recap
Jun 1, 2021We now know the final eight teams headed to the 2021 Women’s College World Series. The 64-team field has been taken down to those worthy of a trip to Oklahoma City next weekend, now that this past weekend’s Super Regionals have come to a conclusion.
2021 USA Softball Collegiate Player Of The Year Top 3 Finalists Revealed
May 19, 2021OKLAHOMA CITY –– USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, announced today the remaining Finalists for the 2021 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year. The USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, which is considered the most prestigious honor in Division I women’s collegiate softball, recognizes the outstanding athletic achievement by Division I female players across the country.
How To Watch The 2021 Tulsa Elite Summer Invite
May 17, 2021Here's how to watch the 2021 Tulsa Elite Summer Invite Presented by WIN Reality.
Top 10 Finalists Named For USA Softball Collegiate Player Of The Year
May 5, 2021OKLAHOMA CITY –– Only 10 Finalists remain in the hunt for the 2021 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year, USA Softball announced today. The USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, which is considered the most prestigious honor in Division I women’s collegiate softball, recognizes the outstanding athletic achievement by Division I female players across the country.Jocelyn Alo | Oklahoma | Utility | Senior
2021 Schutt Sports / NFCA DI National Freshmen of the Year: Top 30 Revealed
May 1, 2021LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Thirty student-athletes are in the running for the 2021 Schutt Sports / NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year award, the Association revealed on Thursday afternoon. The winner will be announced prior to the start of the 2021 NCAA Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City.
Oklahoma Softball Voted To The Top Of The 2021 Big 12 Preseason Poll
Jan 21, 2021For the ninth consecutive year, Oklahoma has been chosen as the favorite in the 2021 Big 12 softball preseason poll in a vote by the league’s head coaches. This marks the 12th occurrence in the last 13 years the Sooners have collected the honor.
Winning Habits: North Texas Softball Explains Roadmap To Growing Success
Jan 19, 2021Growing up in Lawton, Oklahoma, University of North Texas head softball coach Rodney DeLong was a die-hard Oklahoma Sooners football fan. When he began coaching softball, DeLong, now in his third season with the Mean Green, looked up to Sooners head softball coach Patty Gasso. So it was only fitting that on February 29, 2020, DeLong would lead his team to victory over the school he rooted for as a boy while making history at the same time.