The state of Oklahoma swept the individual awards, and accounted for eight of the 12 spots on the first team when Big 12 coaches released their yearly postseason awards on Wednesday.
OU head coach Patty Gasso is the Big 12 Coach of the Year for the 10th straight season and the 14th time overall.
OU outfielder Jocelyn Alo is the Big 12 Player of the Year for the second year in a row.
It’s the 14th time a Sooner has earned the honor, the third season in a row, and the 11th time in the last 15 seasons.
OU pitcher Jordy Bahl is the Big 12 Freshman of the Year and Co-Pitcher of the Year.
It’s the eighth time a Sooner has won Pitcher of the Year, and the fifth time in the last six seasons.
Bahl becomes the fifth freshman to earn the honor.
Bahl becomes the 10th Sooner to win Freshman of the Year honors, which an OU player has won seven straight seasons.
Bahl shared the pitching honor with Oklahoma State’s Kelly Maxwell.
It’s the second straight year a Cowgirl has earned Pitcher of the Year honors.
OU shortstop Grace Lyons is the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year for the second year in a row.
It’s the ninth time a Sooner has won the award, and the fourth season in a row.
Oklahoma had six first team All-Big 12 selections, while OSU had two.
The second team featured one Sooner and four Cowgirls.
The freshman team featured one from each school in Oklahoma.
2022 ALL-BIG 12 SOFTBALL POSTSEASON AWARDS
Coach of the Year: Patty Gasso, Oklahoma* (28th season)
Player of the Year: Jocelyn Alo, Oklahoma* (Sr., UTL)
Pitcher of the Year: Jordy Bahl, Oklahoma (Fr.)
Kelly Maxwell, Oklahoma State (Jr.)
Defensive Player of the Year: Grace Lyons, Oklahoma (Sr., IF)
Freshman of the Year: Jordy Bahl, Oklahoma* (P)
ALL-BIG 12 FIRST TEAM
Name, School Yr. Pos.
McKenzie Wilson, Baylor So. OF
Jocelyn Alo, Oklahoma* Sr. UTL
Jordy Bahl, Oklahoma* Fr. P
Jayda Coleman, Oklahoma So. UTL
Tiare Jennings, Oklahoma* So. INF
Grace Lyons, Oklahoma* Sr. INF
Hope Trautwein, Oklahoma Sr. P
Miranda Elish, Oklahoma State* Gr. P
Kelly Maxwell, Oklahoma State* Jr. P
Hailey Dolcini, Texas Sr. P
Mary Iakopo, Texas Sr. C/1B
Janae Jefferson, Texas* Sr. INF
ALL-BIG 12 SECOND TEAM
Name, School Yr. Pos.
Aliyah Binford, Baylor So. P/INF
Dariana Orme, Baylor So. P
Mikayla Ramos, Iowa State Sr. C
Carli Spelhaug, Iowa State Jr. UTL
Olivia Bruno, Kansas Fr. UTL
Alyssa Brito, Oklahoma So. UTL
Katelynn Carwile, Oklahoma State So. OF
Chyenne Factor, Oklahoma State Sr. OF
Kiley Naomi, Oklahoma State Sr. INF
Sydney Pennington, Oklahoma State Gr. INF
Mia Scott, Texas Fr. INF
Alyssa Washington, Texas So. INF
ALL-BIG 12 FRESHMAN TEAM
Name, School Pos.
Taylor Strain, Baylor* OF
Kaci West, Baylor* P
Angelina Allen, Iowa State* INF
Kaylee Pond, Iowa State* INF
Olivia Bruno, Kansas* UTL
Jordy Bahl, Oklahoma* P
Brianna Evans, Oklahoma State* INF
Katie Cimusz, Texas* C/1B
Mia Scott, Texas* INF
Sophia Simpson, Texas* P
Honorees listed alphabetically by school.
Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own student-athletes